Becoming an Effective Leader

Team success often hinges on leadership. That leadership can come from a formal role or from within the team but having someone to facilitate a clear direction and provide structure and encouragement is key. An effective leader is one who is not threatened by the competence or successes of his or her team, but ratherContinue reading “Becoming an Effective Leader”

Financial Disaster is Looming, Here’s Why

As the nation faces The Great Resignation, $15 minimum wage for federal employees and an influx of money from stimulus and tax credits businesses are forced to up their game to compete for employees. Lets face it, money is readily available and as such $15 per hour is not as enticing as it used toContinue reading “Financial Disaster is Looming, Here’s Why”

Grow Your Wealth in 2022, Understand Money Moves

The past couple of years have been wild. Terrible for some, tolerable for others, great for no one. Now it seems like the economy is just getting worse. We have the great resignation, hyperinflation, and coming interest hikes that seem to be destroying the stock market. Financially we’re doomed right? Well, not exactly. It’s notContinue reading “Grow Your Wealth in 2022, Understand Money Moves”

You’re Losing Passive Income and Big Money

We’ve all seen those extreme coupon people. The ones who end up on tv or in the paper because they bought $1,000 in groceries for 67 cents. Impressive as that may be, who has the time to figure all of that out? It’s a full-time job clipping coupons, researching deals, mixing and matching, and calculatingContinue reading “You’re Losing Passive Income and Big Money”

Starting a Successful Business You Love- Structure

You’ve found your idea, worked out the finances, discovered your competitive advantage, decided on a funding method, and now its time to get to work on actually making your vision a reality. The next step is to decide on a business structure. There are many routes you could go and no real one size fitsContinue reading “Starting a Successful Business You Love- Structure”

Starting a Successful Business You Love – Getting Funding

A successful business takes a lot of time. As the old adage goes “time is money”, and you will likely need a lot of both if you want to see your business take off. Funding is an important aspect of any startup, but not all funding is created equal. You have many options for howContinue reading “Starting a Successful Business You Love – Getting Funding”

Start Your Passive Income Life – Free Money to Start

2021 showed us the start of the Great Resignation, a mass move to work from home jobs, and a general unrest in traditional employment. Most of us would love to live off passive income and just escape from the shackles of work altogether.  Everyone wants to be totally financially free, but there is a difficultContinue reading “Start Your Passive Income Life – Free Money to Start”

Running a Business You Love – SWOT and PEST

What’s your favorite sports team? How’s their offence? What about defense? Who’s their star player? What do they need to work on for the upcoming season? I’m not well traveled I’ll admit, so I don’t know about the rest of the world, but in the US about 90% of people can answer all those questions.Continue reading “Running a Business You Love – SWOT and PEST”

Starting a Business You Love- Competitive Advantage

Why Are They Doing So Much Better Than I am? You may find yourself asking this question if you approach business with a “build it and they will come” attitude. You can set up a business with the same products, same prices, on the same street as your competitor and have vastly different results. ThisContinue reading “Starting a Business You Love- Competitive Advantage”

Run a Business You Love – Understanding Cash Flow

Its common sense to think that if you made a net income that you would have a positive cash flow as well. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case in business. You have accounts payable, accounts receivable, depreciation, WIP accounts and so on. Your finances can get really complicated pretty quickly, so if you don’t haveContinue reading “Run a Business You Love – Understanding Cash Flow”