Running Your Business

Business operations, best practices and productivity hacks.

Do You Have a Business GPS?

Do You Have a Business GPS?

Would you take off on a cross country drive from Maine to California without a map or GPS of some kind—without some idea of spots to stop along the way or particular routes you would want to avoid? That is exactly what most business owners are doing every day! Running a business without a concrete… Continue Reading

Recruit the Right Advisors

Recruit the Right Advisors

As business owners and especially as solopreneurs you are in business for yourself and more often than not that means by yourself too. Not only is the road to entrepreneurship a lonely one sometimes it is littered with landmines that can topple even the best businesses! That’s why every business needs to recruit the right… Continue Reading

How to Know When to Fire Your Mentor

How to Know When to Fire Your Mentor

Mentors aren’t just for young people in school. Even experienced business owners can use a good mentor. Mentors give us jump starts on projects we are working on and help make connections which are invaluable for our progress. They give us an injection of optimism when everything is going wrong. They remind us, in the… Continue Reading

Business Insurance 101 – The Basics

Business Insurance 101 – The Basics

As a new solopreneur, the first business insurance you should consider getting is a Commercial General Liability (CGL) Policy.  This is also one of the most important insurance policies you will ever get. The CGL is designed to protect your business assets from claims of Bodily Injury (BI) and Property Damage (PD) arising from your… Continue Reading

Choosing the Right Attorney For You

Choosing the Right Attorney For You

As a solopreneur, it may feel like you wear every single hat imaginable in your entrepreneurial effort. But one hat that you cannot (unless you also happen to be a licensed attorney) and should never wear, is that of legal counsel. In your efforts to transform your vision into your success story, plan on expending… Continue Reading