Whether you’re already in business or preparing to start a business, it takes hard work, tenacity, and drive to achieve a high level of success.
According to Elizabeth Wilson of Entrepreneur Magazine, while some 40 million businesses are started each year, a paltry 350,000 break out of the pack and begin growing and making money. So how can a small business owner overcome some of the common business pitfalls?
Author Craig Ballantyne who is a productivity and fitness guru and the inventor of the Turbulence training workout program shared his 5 pillars of success that has changed the lives of more than 500,000 individuals.
These five pillars are the same things that allowed me to overcome anxiety and stress in my own business.
1. Better planning and preparation than ever before: You can't just say that you want to achieve a goal; it’s essential to put together a detailed plan.
2. Professional accountability: Research shows that when you’re accountable to a...
I’m pleased to announce that The Corporate Misfit Club is officially open. My team and I have been working on it for months, and I am so excited to be able to share it with you.
I know how confusing and overwhelming this whole entrepreneurial journey can be.
You may feel like you want to give up trying to make things work, yet you’re still not getting the results you want.
You’ve got the feeling that if you were focused on the RIGHT steps, you’d be golden - but with all the advice out there… you don’t know which information to take in.
I want to know... What would a profitable and impactful business make possible for you?
YOU NO LONGER HAVE TO DO THIS ALONE!
I want to encourage you to check out The Corporate Misfit Club:
Being an entrepreneur is the American dream. It’s all about defining your success, paving your way, and living life the way you want. Many of us walked out of stable and comfortable jobs because we no longer wanted to be in the rat race fueling our former employers' dreams.
Though this seems like the dream. Sometimes there are days when you can't find the motivation to keep moving forward. Maybe you're a new entrepreneur struggling to stay focused and organized. Or maybe you've been doing this thing for a while but hit some bumps in the road.
Either way, as an entrepreneur, it's easy to lose motivation. The key is to not give up and to find ways to pick yourself back up on those long and grueling days.
To help you avoid giving up, burn out, and overwhelm, try these 5 practices:
It’s important to constantly revisit the reason why you started your business. Make sure it’s still engaging. Decide if it needs to be altered or amended. Reflect on...
While quitting your day job to pursue full-time entrepreneurship seems like #TheDream, it’s not nearly as glam once you take the leap. In most cases, resigning is an exciting but scary experience.
Regular employment provides more than just a regular paycheck. It provides a network of relationships and opportunities. Fortunately, you don’t have to give those things up.
By resigning professionally, you can make sure you don’t close any doors or sour any relationships. In this post, I'll cover how to do just that.
Resigning from your job, especially a good one, isn’t a decision to make suddenly. Many people spend years building their business on the side before taking the leap. Only you know when you’re ready to leave your full-time job behind.
Before you take the plunge, there are a few things to consider.
First, do you have a plan?
No, not just a strategic business and marketing plan, although...
Last weeks blog, How To Create A Bangin’ Business Strategy talked about the steps to get your business or hobby started. This week, I want to talk to you about having it make money! CHA-CHING!
If you have followed me for awhile, you'll notice that I focus on helping young entrepreneurs get started, make them profitable and scale their business so they can live more of the life that they want.
In case you've ever wondered how to make your hobby or business profitable, I have 6 ways that will instantly help bring the mula in! Many of these strategies can start working for you in the next 30 days. So let’s get started already, shall we?
An effective way to bring in revenue and additional income is to find areas where your business can be complemented by another product or service and become an affiliate of them.
For instance, let's say that you started an online drop shipping store and your stores following is growing and...
Over the next month, I’m going to be doing a series called Business Basics, which is designed to show you a step by step process for creating your very own business. Hint: it's going to knock your socks off!
Alert: So, I did a recent survey of my audience (like you!) and almost 70% of people who responded said that they would love to learn how to start a profitable business. Awesome, right?
Of the people who responded, only about 12% said that they had actually started a business that is now profitable. The other 58% said they had no idea where to start and not sure what they're passionate about.
So, what gives? What’s with all the people who desire to do it compared to the small number of people who are actually making it happen?
For one, if you want to start a profitable business, you need to have a solid and strategic game plan in place. This is where today’s blog will come into place to help. I'm going to show you how to make a...
There has never been a better time to be a business owner. In 2018, businesses have access to millions of social influencers, celebrities and media outlets that can help promote your brand to your ideal audience.
Interested in working with a celebrity or social influencers to promote your product or service?
Wondering how to find and connect with the right influencers?
Social media influencers and celebrities can help share your brand message to a wider, yet tailored audience.
Today, I am going to share 5 secrets to help you land an opportunity with an influencer and help grow and bring awareness to your brand.
Identify bloggers, celebrities, or experts who share the same aesthetic as your brand. That makes research a crucial first step to finding an influencer since you’ll want an influential partner whose audience you’ll resonate. For example, if you work within the fitness and health industry, it might...
As business owners, we all have one thing in common… TAXES!
If you’re like me, my accountant becomes my best friend several months leading to March 15th (Biz Taxes due in the U.S) and April 15th (Personal Taxes due in the U.S).
The IRS a.k.a Uncle Sam, released some biz information, that I’m actually excited to share. This information will save you and your business money… Yep IRS is sharing how to save money. Crazy!
See the 10 tax deductions to take advantage as a sole proprietor, partnerships, limited liability companies LLCs, C-corporations, and S-corporations.
Keep in mind, each legal entity set-ups might have slightly different rules for some deductions. In today’s blog, check out which of these tax deductions you can apply to your 2017 biz/personal tax returns.
Do you have the entrepreneurial itch? The one that keeps you up every night thinking how to turn your ideas into reality?
Or have you said to yourself, “I’ve got a great idea for a business but I don’t have any money to start it up.”
So, how do you get around it?
Well, I have you covered my friend. No money? No Problem. Here are 7 Ways You Can Start a Business Online with NO $$$.
Before we get started, I want to make it extremely clear that becoming a Corporate Misfit is not easy. It will require a TON of work and sometimes even sleepless nights. However, if you give these “7 Ways” your all and don’t accept failure as an option, I believe you can achieve business success with the ideas below.
Are You Ready?
From website software trials to marketing trials, take advantage of the free services to get your business up and going. The best part about trials is that you can test out the products...