How To Start A Conversation That’s Good for Business

Can you believe it? We are already into the second quarter of the year. What a phenomenal start to 2016! Many of the women that I work with are reporting amazing results. One of the major contributors to their success is partnering up. My favorite saying is, “No woman is an island.” I truly believe that when…

How Mileage Can Max Out Profits

When it comes to saving money at tax time, I am a stickler for getting the most bang for your buck. That is because there are many opportunities to legally reduce what the amount of tax you pay and create more room for savings. To start the new year right, the following tip will help be more productive and…

How to Create Your Phenomenal New Year

You can tell a lot about a person by where they spend their money.  In fact, if I were to spend two minutes glancing over your bank statements, credit card purchases and cash receipts, I’d be able to come pretty close to knowing what your top priorities are. That’s because the things that you value most are the…

Income Taxes: Preparation Errors That Can Cost You Money

Filing income taxes is small fries for people who aren’t generating income that is equivalent to substantial proportions. However, the matter of income and taxes are a huge deal when you are making a lot of money. This is especially true for high-income individuals who pay over 28% for every dollar that they earn. When…

(guest post) 7 Ways to Stay Motivated Towards Your Goal

Motivation is this invisible force that drives you toward a goal and keeps you going when things get rough, it is the reason you wake up early or stay up late to finish your work. When something doesn’t feel right, take a moment and look at the big picture and find a different approach to…

7 Common Small Business Tax Myths

One of the biggest hurdles you’ll face in running your own business is staying on top of your numerous obligations to federal, state, and local tax agencies. Tax codes seem to be in a constant state of flux making the Internal Revenue Code barely understandable to most people. The old legal saying that “ignorance of…

One Question To Ask Your Prospects That Will Help You Make More Money

Today I watched a video post by Mike Michalowicz. In it he offers a really great tip for turning prospects into paying customers. I liked the idea so much that I decided to continue the conversation here on my blog. Mike is on point (as usual). Very good idea for entrepreneurs because there is no more waiting months or years…

Why Daughters Model Their Enterprising Mothers

When my daughter was eleven years old she was intrigued by the idea of entrepreneurship after watching Kimora Lee Simmons’ on Life in the Fab Lane. We had been talking about starting an online business over the past few days and the dream that my daughter had for wanting to start one of her own. To my…

How the Lifestyle Entrepreneur Starts a Business

There is a growing feeling by aspiring entrepreneurs that the start-up phase is easy. You get an idea, put up some flyers, order generic business cards and you’re off. If you speak with seasoned business owners who have made it through the start-up phase with success then you will hear a different story. One that…