How to Work With the One You Love

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 […]

10 Bible Verses Every Small Business Owner Needs for 2015

Since 2010, each year I have selected a set of bible verses to help inspire the small business community and myself. I am so blessed by the fact that so many people have shared this information around the world. My pastor recently shared a thought, “The only hands that God has is our hands.” We […]

How to Create an Effective Vision Board

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 @motivationmama. Denise J. Hart, the Revenue Reinvention Strategist, is the CEO of the Momentum Institute for Women. However, this wasn’t always the case. […]

Do You Have Resolutions or Resolve in 2015?

It’s now January, and rather than spend your time make resolutions that you may or may not keep, how about you resolve to do something different in 2015? You are one idea away from being able to do anything you want, but you need to make the decision to do it.  I rarely hear bad […]

Is 2015 the Year You Become Your Own Boss?

If you’ve been thinking about starting a small business for months or even years, I have one question for you: Is 2015 the year you’ll FINALLY Become Your Own Boss? You’ve been reading blogs, stalking potential competitors online and dreaming about signing your own paycheck, but you haven’t taken the plunge into entrepreneurship just yet. […]

How to Set Your Small Business Resolutions for 2015

I just love setting New Year’s resolutions for myself personally and for my business each year. But many people think resolutions are a waste of time. Why is that? Likely because they’re going about it all wrong. Here, we look at tips for setting the right kinds of resolutions so you can actually accomplish them! […]

10 Ways to Usher Your Small Business Into the New Year

Most businesses don’t realize that success in January starts long before the first of the New Year. It takes plenty of work and planning to set your year up right. Here are several items you should start checking off your list starting today. Don’t miss these 10 Ways to Usher Your Small Business Into the […]

10 Things You Should Be Thankful For as a Small Business Owner

Sure, being a small business owner has its challenges, but since you’ve taken the plunge into running your own business, it’s time to savor the advantages of being the captain of your own ship. There is a reason you sought this role in the first place, so let’s get back to basics and remember the […]

5 Leadership Traits That Do More Harm Than Good

Guest Article Smart companies know that the x-factor to success starts with great leadership. Systems, products, services and branding count, but when there’s no one to drive the massive vehicle of business properly, a crash is soon to come. Oddly enough, leadership has been under fire, especially in America. Last year, Forbes’ Steve Denning openly […]