7 Simple Ways to Fulfill Your Morning #Goals

A morning routine can be summed up in one word — necessary. Keep in mind that I’m using the term, “morning” very loosely. Depending on your lifestyle, I’ve heard really good arguments for alternative sleep schedules like segmented and triphasic sleep. When I refer to a morning routine, I’m talking about what you do in the first 1.5 hours after...

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How to Stay Motivated When You Want to Give Up On Your Goals

The choice to give up always sits just on the horizon. Beckoning to you. It feels close enough to reach, but far enough that getting there would certainly be a sacrifice. The feeling of wanting to give up is not new to me — nor is it in my distant past. It’s a struggle, and I still have those moments. There is no magical milestone to define when the...

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The Top 3 Qualities That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

How does one become business savvy? Is it in you from birth or is it something you learn through a ton of experience? It’s a question I’ve wondered about for years. And while I don’t know if it’s possible to be born with the qualities you need to succeed as an entrepreneur — I do know that they can be learned. Entrepreneurs are...

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How to Maintain Your Privacy With a Personal Brand

The first rule to modern entrepreneurship is to understand that people buy from people. But, do you have to sacrifice your privacy for the privilege of becoming a business owner? “Authenticity requires vulnerability, transparency, and integrity.” –Janet Louise Stephenson The internet proves there is nothing new under the sun. No matter...

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Facebook Likes Disappeared, How Does That Affect Your Business?

What happens when your social proof goes poof? How heavily does the success of your business depend on your Facebook marketing strategy? Hundreds of businesses use their Facebook “Like” count to build trust with their customers and as a result that’s their main method of initializing engagement. How many times have you received a postcard...

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Write Longer Blog Posts: How to Charm Your Readers & Defeat Google

When I first created a blog to compliment my offline consultation business, I struggled greatly with understanding what the right length of a blog post should be. I took data and studies into consideration, how much time I had available, and how long my writing style would be tolerable to the average person. I’ve received wonderful emails recently...

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Paying Yourself When You Own a Small Business: Ultimate Guide

If you’re struggling with deciding the right way to go about paying yourself in the early stages of your business, there are two things I want to leave with you. First of all, that you are not alone. Entrepreneurship is a sea of uncertainty and this is one of many areas that will leave you confused. Second, sans fluff, this article will clarify the...

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Follow Through: Proven Practices for Actually Getting Things Done

Here you are again; standing in front of the mirror, giving yourself a pep talk. They’re great for your self-esteem and terrible for results. Pep talks make you feel safe and inspire you temporarily. It’s also a great way to feel OKAY with giving mediocre effort. Most people who give their all, day in and day out don’t get into the habit...

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