How to Have a Relationship When Your Partner does NOT Support Your Business

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 @meika_mashack. Meika Mashack, MSW, BCaBA, Relationship Specialist & Life Coach is a highly regarded, well sought after skilled clinician due to […]

Plan Your Ideal Life, Not Your Ideal Business

Guest Article The best advice I got when I was starting my own business was “plan for the life you want, not the job you want.” I found myself facing the very problem many women entrepreneurs struggle with–we allow ourselves to be defined by our employment, and forget that the life we pursue is so […]

Is Business School Relevant for Today’s Entrepreneur?

Guest Article In the modern entrepreneurial economy, business schools are poised to change. Gone are the days when a place at business school was an automatic ticket to a high-flying job. Although the number of students attending business schools is on the rise, the writing is on the wall for the majority: graduates have to […]

How to Handle a Pay-Raise Request From an Employee

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 […]

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! […]