11 Reasons I Believe Every Entrepreneur Needs a Business Coach

Hiring a business coach can mean the difference between working hard and working smart. As entrepreneurs, we tend to develop “head in the sand syndrome.” We get so focused on our business, growing, learning, branding, and marketing that we don’t get a chance to step back and see how well our efforts are paying off. Don’t worry...

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Brand Secrets: Interview With Top Blogger Naomi Dunford

  Naomi Dunford, the founder of IttyBiz, has been in the blogosphere for a long, long time (nearly 10 years). She’s earned quite a name for herself, recognized by the likes of Forbes, Copyblogger, and Problogger. Between marketing, creating, and helping itty bitty businesses flourish, she’s also a mother of two young boys. She is living proof...

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When Goals Become Habits and Habits Become Your Lifestyle

How do you go from $0 to $100,000, and eventually $1 million? The same way you lose 100 pounds. The same way you get your two-year-old potty-trained. The exact same method you use to make it through school, buy a house and start a business. You get there by setting tiny, achievable goals for yourself and work as hard as you can to make those goals happen...

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7 Things About Entrepreneurship That No One Will Tell You

While the idea of entrepreneurship has been an elusive concept for a long time, it is a goal that has recently become more attainable. Everyone has their own reasons for starting a business, but there are certain desires that we all have in common. We want our freedom. We want our recognition. We want a legacy.   It took a while for society to accept...

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Designing A Life You Love: The Secret Path to a Successful Future

Jen Louden, author and speaker, wrote a post about  living in the “now.” She spoke of giving up the quest for something greater or something better and being content with life exactly as it is right now. For a moment, it resonated me. I thought to myself, “What if I just stopped striving and focused on living. What would happen if I...

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Terrible Employees Make Exceptional Entrepreneurs

I once dreamed of climbing the corporate ladder. The idea of going to college for 7-10 years to earn a 6 figure salary greatly appealed to me. I thought all those years of learning, working tirelessly, and fighting my way to the top would make me into a smart, savvy, cutthroat asset for a firm. The vision held strong until I became an employee. For years...

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Your Business Will Never Be Perfect Until You Screw It Up

Are you working or are you waiting? You have the burning desire to take the leap and change your life. You want to be an entrepreneur. You want your own business and you want to work on your terms. The moment you’re ready to get started, you look around at the competition and you realize you have a lot more planning to do. Finally, you get your...

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25 Quotes to Change Your Life

When life hits, it hits hard. Whether in the form of tragedy or epiphany, the message remains the same. If you want to live a life you design for yourself, then change must come. If you want your business to thrive, it’s time for a change. If you want to break down doors that have always been closed to you, then you need to make some adjustments...

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11 Signs That You Should Quit Your Job

How long have you been grunting, “I hate my job” in complete frustration, scouring the web at night for an alternative option? You’re just trying to find a way to start making money elsewhere; like online or starting a local business. Unfortunately, with all the resources available to you online, the internet doesn’t seem to be...

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