Opportunity Amid Uncertainty: Why Now is the Perfect Time to Start a Business by @ProfessorAlyce

by Alyce Herndon, MA, CEO Onyx Business Consulting As the coronavirus pandemic continues causing furloughs, layoffs, and uncertainty, the thought of launching a business may seem intimidating at best and ridiculous at worst. This year, many people have been forced to reevaluate their priorities when it comes to both their careers and their lives—and, surprising […]

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3 Predictions For the 2022 Workplace by @deborahsweeney

Video Call Facetime Chatting Communication Concept by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Nobody could have predicted at the start of 2020 that a “working-from-home economy” would be become part of the next normal by the end of the year. Employees able to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic did so as states announced stay at […]

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Prepare for the rise of Grandma-preneurs by @StarrHall

by Starr Hall Now that I am becoming a grandma for the first time, I guess I am expected to spend my days scarfing One-A-Days and rocking gently in my backyard gazebo. Not happening. (Especially since I don’t own a backyard gazebo). I am an entrepreneur, and I have been most of my adult life. […]

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Why You Need Killer Client Testimonials

by Laura Gatsos Young The numbers don’t lie. Ninety-two percent of customers read online reviews before buying. Seventy-two percent of consumers say positive client testimonials increase their trust in a business. What’s more? A whopping 88% of consumers trust online testimonials as much as recommendations from friends or family. Great client testimonials are powerful, especially […]

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Six ways to stay mentally healthy when starting your own business by @RuthSaundersOP

by Ruth Saunders Being an entrepreneur can be all-consuming – there are so many sacrifices you have to make along the way, but your mental health shouldn’t be one of them. We co-wrote ‘Female Entrepreneurs – The Secrets of Their Success’ to help every woman who wants to set up their own entrepreneurial business to […]

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How to juggle motherhood and freelancing? by Ksenia Larina of @lemoneyeo

by Ksenia Larina Being a mother is an important part of a woman’s life. But what to do if you want more than just switching diapers and cleaning toys the whole day? Some moms find themselves in new hobbies. Others prefer to conquer the world with a baby in arms by switching to freelancing. First, […]

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5 Tips for Turning Your Passion Into a Business by @XLConsultingGro

by Elaine Slatter Having a passion for something like animals, eco friendly products, lifestyle products, or a wellness community can be the start of something amazing in the entrepreneurial world. Our Tips for Turning Your Passion Into a Business Turn Your Passion into Developing the Skills You Need For example, if your passions are dogs […]

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Checkmate: 4 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn Watching The Queen’s Gambit by @deborahsweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor What can you learn from watching, and playing, a game of chess? The Netflix original miniseries The Queen’s Gambit revolves around the game of chess. Set in the 1950s, the miniseries tells the story of a young girl named Beth Harmon. Beth, an orphan after a tragic car accident, discovers […]

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Are You Running Out of Steam? Here’s How to Meet All of Your Brilliant 2020 Goals by @Colleen_Batch

by Dr. Colleen Batchelder Have you run out of steam and feel like you’re at a dead-end? You’re not alone. Many of us are there alongside you. Margarita Monday has now become a week-long event. We’re raging in our sweatpants with Wine Wednesday, Thirsty Thursday, and it’s five o’clock somewhere Friday. Don’t get the wrong […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Start-up Hiring by Surbhi Bhatia of @The_Mom_Store

by Surbhi Bhatia One of the most important things for an entrepreneur is to find the right team. The right people can make a business, scale it more quickly and bring efficiency to ongoing operations. The right employee for a startup is a go-getter, one who is willing to go to lengths to get things […]

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