There Is No Such Thing As Too Much Ambition

There Is No Such Thing As Too Much Ambition

Early on in my career, I had a crucial conversation with a good friend. I told her my dreams and aspirations about where I wanted to be in my business but, to my dismay, she was very disapproving. She told me that with my family and beautiful home, I had everything I needed. She explained Read more about There Is No Such Thing As Too Much Ambition[…]

How to Qualify for a Loan When you Don’t Qualify for a Loan

How to Qualify for a Loan When you Don’t Qualify for a Loan

Up until recently, I had always thought that banks follow their strict underwriting rules, and if you didn’t fall into the ratios, you were simply out of luck. I had heard that sometimes banks bend the rules, but figured that was a rare exception, and it really was just about the cold, hard numbers. I Read more about How to Qualify for a Loan When you Don’t Qualify for a Loan[…]

Co-workers and Coffee: How Caffeine Effects the Workplace

Co-workers and Coffee: How Caffeine Effects the Workplace

The challenges of tackling the entrepreneur world can be daunting, but to say that you own and/or run your own business successfully is something not many people can say. As entrepreneurs, the workload can vary. Usually, it means longer hours and less sleep because you are trying to make it. The time and effort the Read more about Co-workers and Coffee: How Caffeine Effects the Workplace[…]

When To Move Your Business Out of Your Home

When To Move Your Business Out of Your Home

Sam runs a $970K construction business out of his home. Amy runs a $1.2M online business out of her home. Chris runs a $250K consulting business out of his home. All three are clients of ours, and all three asked me when they should consider moving their businesses out of their home. You might be Read more about When To Move Your Business Out of Your Home[…]

How To Be A Better Leader & The Top Leadership Skills You Need | Utah EntreCon

How To Be A Better Leader & The Top Leadership Skills You Need | Utah EntreCon

It’s a commonly held belief that leaders are born, not made. And while it may be true that some people naturally possess the qualities that allow them to excel in leadership positions, there’s no reason these good leadership skills can’t be learned – and mastered – with practice. Here are six team leader qualities that Read more about How To Be A Better Leader & The Top Leadership Skills You Need | Utah EntreCon[…]

How To Know When It Is Time To Fire Someone

How To Know When It Is Time To Fire Someone

Here Is the Scenario: She was amazingly talented. We had hired her to do community outreach, and build relationships with business partners and ambassadors. She worked very hard at her job and was excellent at it. She had relationships with many key contacts in our industry and knew the name of every important business person. Read more about How To Know When It Is Time To Fire Someone[…]

What to Do When Cash Is Tight

What to Do When Cash Is Tight

If you have been in business for more than a week, you have experienced this: You check your bank balance to pay a bill, maybe even a significant bill like payroll or rent, and your bank balance is too low to cover it. Oh crap. The scramble to find the money then ensues. The most Read more about What to Do When Cash Is Tight[…]

Top 5 Challenges for Entrepreneurs and How to Prepare for Them

Top 5 Challenges for Entrepreneurs and How to Prepare for Them

How to Face the Top 5 Entrepreneur Challenges Though any job has challenges, the world of entrepreneurship comes with its own set of obstacles related to starting your own company. Time management, branding, and funding are all challenges of entrepreneurship which many entrepreneurs can run into as they begin to get their business off the Read more about Top 5 Challenges for Entrepreneurs and How to Prepare for Them[…]

Finding Clarity: Brooke Elder Shares Her Business Journey

Finding Clarity: Brooke Elder Shares Her Business Journey

Brooke Elder is the founder of Social Tenacity, an online marketing consulting company that provides high quality, industry leading systems. Her company caters to bloggers, online marketers, and entrepreneurs. Brooke started out as a fourth-grade teacher but after having her second child, she wanted to spend more time with her kids. While at home, she Read more about Finding Clarity: Brooke Elder Shares Her Business Journey[…]

The Time Map Secret To Getting More Done in A Week

The Time Map Secret To Getting More Done in A Week

Does this sound familiar? You look at your calendar first thing in the morning Your first appointment is in an hour, so you spend the first hour of your day checking email and posting on social After the appointment, you have a few minutes before your next appointment, so you don’t start on that big Read more about The Time Map Secret To Getting More Done in A Week[…]