Best of How To Succeed As Your Own Boss 2010

Many of you who follow this blog are aware that I believe that the best thing you can do for your small business is pray over it every day.  The most popular post on my blog this year was this one I wrote last January on the top 10 Bible verses that I thought could […]

The Best Resources for Budding Book Authors

Since my book, Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months was published by Adams Media earlier this year; many people have reached out for advice. Some wanted to know how to get a book deal or how to promote a book, while others wanted to learn how to get a book excerpt in a major […]

Best Start-up Business Resources For 2010

At the end of each year, I like to supply a list to the best small business book resources I have found on how to start a business.  2010 was a great year for entrepreneurship and next year will be even better.  I have found some terrific authors whose books and e-books will help would-be […]

SmallBizLady’s Business Checklist: 10 Important Tasks To Do Before 2011

At this time of year, we all have a lot of pressures. We have our families, the holidays, parties, shopping, and our travel plans. Then there’s how we make our living. We are small business owners, we do not get lots of time off. It is important for us to stay organized to manage all […]

Smallbizlady’s 7-Step Course Correction in Your Small Business

I often use real coaching situations to develop content for this blog. I recently came across three women business owners who told me that they’d been in business 10-20 years, and that they were stuck and constantly in fear of what was going to happen next in their businesses.   It occurred to me that more […]

4 Keys to Small Business Success: Dream, Plan, Pray and Hard Work

All businesses start with a dream. Sometimes it’s a dream to be wealthy beyond your wildest dreams or a dream of one day seeing your name on the door.  It could even be the dream to be able to take your family on the vacation of a lifetime or to start your own business so […]

Smallbizlady’s 12 Step Program To Cure Work Addiction

Starting a small business is a great way to become a raging workaholic. As a reformed workaholic, I have developed a 12 Step program so that you can run your business and have a life. If you start your business with the knowledge of how it can easily become all consuming–hopefully you will make a […]

Is Your Small Business The Most Important Thing To You?

When I started my first company, I made a vow to myself that no one would be able to “outwork” me.  I believed that if I put more time into my business than my competition, it would make me successful.  I became the worst workaholic you could imagine.  I would actually leave church on Sunday–and […]

How Do You Make Business Decisions?

It’s great to have a nice website, a regular sales process and glossy business cards for your small business. All of these things steer sales, and sales is the engine that drives business. You must look credible in order for a corporation to do business with you, and you must have relationships to make a sale, […]

25 Business Women to Follow on Twitter

As many of you know, I think Twitter is a fantastic social media tool to grow a small business brand.  There are many fabulous people who I’ve met online and these ladies are a special group of women who handle business in a way that I respect and admire.  I thought that I would share […]