If you’re a mompreneur or a parent who runs their own service-based business, it can be tough to set boundaries with clients. I have clients who ask me what to do when they are asked to work weekends and evenings – a commitment that can be very tough as a work-at-home parent. There are a few key things you can do when your clients ask you to work weekends and evenings when that is not what you … [Read more...] about What to do when clients want you to work weekends and evenings
A business planner is typically a physical book where business owners create intentions. It helps in the creation of a plan for your business set out in days, weeks and months. It helps you get organized and helps you take action. Many business owners, including myself, invest in business planners with the intent of filling them out, but some business owners never actually fill them out. Have you … [Read more...] about Bought a Business Planner but Never Follow Through?
Do you ignore the red flags that tell you a client may be awful or that a project is not right for you and take on that client or project anyway? A lot of time entrepreneurs take on work even though there are clear signs that it is not going to work well. They do so because of fear – fear they will not make enough money or that they will not find any more work. This plays into a scarcity … [Read more...] about Entrepreneurs: Do you ignore the red flags?
What does it mean to ask: Are you a Gun for Hire or An Expert in your Field? It means are you doing the work you want to be doing and working with the people you want to be working with? Many entrepreneurs end up taking on clients that they may not want to do or take on work that is not in their area of expertise. Why? For money. Entrepreneurs often have a scarcity mentality – they think there … [Read more...] about Are you a Gun for Hire or An Expert in your Field?
Do you ever stop yourself from moving forward in your business to avoid fame? This is coming up with many of my clients as well as friends. Even my husband and I were discussing this not too long ago. My husband wants to put a blog together, but he is stuck and not taking action on it. A blog is something he has wanted to do for a while as an extension of his 9-5 job and as an exercise in learning … [Read more...] about Are you holding yourself back to avoid fame?