I probably don't need to tell you that business is tough. Results don't just happen and there is no such thing as an overnight success. Sometimes it takes at least 10 years to see real success, and in many cases, it probably takes even longer than that. To hit your stride, you, the entrepreneur, need to be the one constantly guiding the ship, navigating through choppy seas and steering the company toward calmer waters.Read More
There's an ongoing debate about whether entrepreneurs are made or born. Can you learn to be a great entrepreneur? If so, what's the best way to learn how to create an amazing business? I believe there's definitely room to develop yourself as an entrepreneur and one of the best ways to move your entrepreneurial learning forward is to observe the entrepreneurs around you.
I’m a third-generation entrepreneur and have launched and sold multiple businesses. I’m also a CPA who regularly advises business owners on their finances and business operations. Over the years, I’ve seen how excessive stress affects entrepreneurs, myself included. Without a plan to manage and reduce stress, it’s all too easy to slip into a cycle of unhealthy living, poor decision making and unrealistic expectations for your business and life.Read More
Each day we walk through the routine of life, wake up..take care of responsibilities at work and home...exercise...eat...sleep, and do it all over again the next day. Many times, It's not until an extreme event happens in our lives, that we wake up and appreciate the routine, have gratitude that we have able or healthy bodies to be able to do these things, and feel.Read More
Many of us know what the "law of diminishing returns" is, but we forget about this once we start a business. For those that have forgotten…the law of diminishing returns is when we eventually reach a point that additional work will not create a better outcome, or you become less efficient. For many of us that are entrepreneurs, this occurs often without us even realizing it. ...if we work one more hour, take one more client call, finish one more project - we believe we are helping our business. This is when we hit diminishing returns and have zero semblance of work life balance. We aren't as fresh, we aren't as visionary, and many times can create stress to those around us because of it.Read More