How to Handle a Pay-Raise Request From an Employee

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Guest Article Who doesn’t want to be acknowledged as a fair boss to his or her employees! It took years of hard work for you to attain this position, build a team and generate the most you could, for your organization. But isn’t it a human tendency for a person to desire more? Asking for a pay-raise is […]

Who is on #SmallBizChat March 2015

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#SmallBizChat is a weekly conversation where small business owners can get answers to their questions. The focus of #SmallBizChat is to end small business failure by helping participants succeed as your own boss.  Join me live every Wednesday, 8PM EST for #SmallBizChat on Twitter.  Here’s how: follow @SmallBizChat on Twitter and click here for directions on how to join […]

How to Handle the Ugly Side of Small Business

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with with @clatemask. Clate Mask is an entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of Infusionsoft, which makes small business sales and marketing automation […]

How to Make Working From Home As Great As It Sounds

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Guest Article Wouldn’t it be wonderful to not have to wake up at the same time every day, listen to the weather forecast, think about what to wear, cram into the metro or waste time stuck in traffic, while you worry about being late? Imagine waking up and taking your time, moving slowly into your […]

How to Finally Start Earning a Profit in Your Small Business

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @ruthking. Profitability Master Ruth King is a serial entrepreneur having owned 7 businesses in the past 30 years.  Ruth has been […]

What’s in the Triple Bottom Line for Entrepreneurs?

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Guest Article Triple bottom line (TBL or 3BL), also known as the “three pillars of sustainability” can provide a powerful shift in an entrepreneur’s philosophy and business development. Triple bottom line refers to people, planet and profit. In my opinion, these three elements speak to the true health of a business, the full cost of […]

How to Work With the One You Love

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with the creators of @grownzone. Alfred A. Edmond Jr. @Alfrededmondjr and Zara D. Green @Zaragreen are the authors of Loving in the […]