When I started my wedding business years ago, I quickly learned how much there is to do when you are an entrepreneur on your own. Sure, it is easy to hire help to share the load but when you are just starting out, you want to hold on to every single dollar! The first thing I did was to write down every single task that I needed to do for my business. After that not so easy exercise, I started to create my own systems of being more productive.Read More
The tips I am going to share with you aren't the keys to success but the stepping stones towards building a successful business. Regardless, of the industry you are in, these steps can help you move your business forward rather than standing still or taking steps back.Read More
Quitting your business doesn't mean you have necessarily failed. It could just mean it is no longer a right fit. There is nothing wrong with quitting when it is the right reason and decision for you. Now, the question is when do you quit and when do you push on and hope what you are feeling is just a "phase."Read More
It wasn't until I was approached by two people in the same week asking me how to start a blog, that I realized I have been blogging for a really long time and people are starting to see me as a some-what experienced blogger.
In all honestly, I have to thank my friend, Krista for inspiring me and really getting me going. My blog started off as a company blog for my wedding decorating business and I was mostly sharing some of the work I have done for my clients. Super boring read really. I would blog every once in a while with huge breaks in between. (Like months, ekk.) I cringe thinking back now.Read More
Once again, by no means an expert or a successful entrepreneur (by my standards) but after you have created an entrepreneur mindset, you should start working at growing as an entrepreneur. As cliche as it sounds, you have to work hard at success. With you slack off, you client/customer is going to get swooped up by an actual hard working entrepreneur providing the same product or service as you.Read More
"Mindset" seems to be one of those trendy terms everyone throws around when something isn't going their way or change needs to happen. People always talk about changing your mindset to change the outcome or path you are going. I fully agree with this. You can think your way to a different path if you have the right mindset. For an entrepreneur, this is what I think the mindset looks like:Read More