Blog Archive: Processes/Systems/Finances

The Oprah Story You Were Never Told

Oprah has had some hair drama over the years.

When she was an anchorwoman at age 22, her producer told her to tame her hair.

It was too big.

By Justin Krane

Raiders of the Lost Lipstick

Went to Nordstroms for my wife.

To pick up some perfume for her.

By Justin Krane

5 Top Tips For Proofreading

When you’re writing for your business, you must proofread carefully to make sure no embarrassing mistakes are published. Even if you’re an excellent writer – and not everyone is – you might not be the best typist. Plus, many spell-check programs usually won’t catch errors that are correctly spelled homophones (such as they’re/their/there).

By Sophie Zollmann

For Entrepreneurs Finances Can Be An Emotional Issue

Today we interview Lorra Brown, who has made it her mission to provide a healthy financial environment to individuals and entrepreneurs. She’s an advisor to many large and small companies, and she’s a passionate advocate for families, women, and adolescents. Her passion for helping others stems from her own story where she found herself a teenage mother, married and separated, with three young children.

By Meredith Eisenberg

No Time for the Phone? No Problem!

As business owners increasingly rely on messaging technology for instant communication with employees, clients and vendors, having to deal with time-consuming phone calls and messages can become annoying. When you’re pressed for time, it’s such a relief to get a simple solution for an urgent need.

By Sophie Zollmann

Social Media 101

Many small business owners are leery of social media and stay away from it, missing out on a great opportunity for visibility and brand awareness. But others are a bit too gung-ho about it and overuse or misuse it to their own detriment. No matter where you fall within this spectrum, there is always something you can learn about social media that can help boost your business.

By Sophie Zollmann

What Happens When You Don’t Get Paid

What happens when you don’t get paid? Working for yourself is fantastic because you are your own boss, you do work that you enjoy, and your earning potential is limitless. But that’s the catch – it’s potentially limitless. The reality is that sometimes clients pay late or don’t pay at all, and your cash flow suffers and your income is stunted. One of the few things small business owners DO miss about working for someone else is the regular bi-monthly paycheck.

By Sophie Zollmann

Calendar Management

If your business has you constantly moving, it can be difficult to find the time to maintain your calendar, confirm appointments and set reminders. And that can lead to unintentional blunders or embarrassing mistakes. But with just a little advance planning, you can make the time for everything you need to do – including precious personal time!

By Sophie Zollmann

This Is For People Who Hate Losing Money

This Is For People Who Hate Losing Money… Especially when they invest…

Have you ever seen someone buy a piece of real estate for say, $1 million, and then they put it up for sale at $1.25 million?

By Justin Krane

Mad Online Shopping Skillz

Do you ever feel like you are a PROFESSIONAL ONLINE SHOPPER?

Like you have serious online shopping skill-z? You could SO get paid to shop for your friends? Right?

By Justin Krane

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