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Outsourcing and Building a Team

How to Build a Team for Your Small Business When You’re Not Sure Where to Start

There comes a time in any growing business when you realize you just can’t do it all yourself. The late nights, the constant feeling of overwhelm, and the realization that you’re nearing burnout are all good clues that time to build a team for your small business! But how do you begin the process if you’ve never hired people before? Don’t worry.  I’ve got you! In this post, you’ll learn exactly how to build a team for your small business — including what to do BEFORE you even start the hiring process. 1. Be Clear On Your Mission Before you start hiring, I’d

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Outsourcing and Building a Team

How to Find the Right People to Hire for Your Team

Wondering how to find the right people to hire for your team?  Or just confused about how the whole hiring process works, and where to even start? Don’t worry…I’ve got your back. The process of hiring employees can seem daunting at first, but when you know where to look and how to conduct the hiring process, it becomes much less stressful…and even kind of fun! In this post, I’m going to walk you through where and how to find the right people to hire for your team. Where to Find the Right People for Your Team This is the first

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Outsourcing and Building a Team

How to Know When It’s Time (and You’re Ready) to Outsource

As a solopreneur, it can be hard to know when you’re ready to outsource or hire a team.  You’re so used to doing everything yourself, and the idea of bringing someone else on board can be absolutely terrifying! However, it can help to know that other solopreneurs are in the same boat: in fact, 24% of small businesses outsource to increase the efficiency of their business. So, when is it time to outsource? What are the signs that business outsourcing or hiring a team could be the right next step for you? Let’s take a look! 5 Signs That You’re

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Organization

Combat Overwhelm in Your Business by Having a Plan and a Process

As a solopreneur, it’s common to feel scattered, unfocused, and overwhelmed.  Or to over-extend yourself only to feel like there’s not enough time for everything you have to do.  Can you relate?  Here’s the good news — you can avoid overwhelm by planning and creating simple processes so that business is easier. You juggle so many projects, tasks, and responsibilities, it would be a miracle if you didn’t feel that way some of the time.  But, this doesn’t mean you need to stay stuck in those moments of overwhelm. In fact, there are many steps you can take to avoid

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Time Management

The Best Books About Time Management: 5 Resources to Help You Get More Done

Do you struggle with time management? It can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to tackling your mountains of tasks and responsibilities.  You might be actively searching for solutions by searching online, watching videos, or reading books about time management. I confess I love books.  And I have quite a collection of personal development and business books.   These books are my personal resource library.  They’ve helped me develop better work habits and create my program frameworks and improve personal and professional skills.  This is especially the case for time management. There are some amazing books out

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Solopreneur Mindset

10 Business Mindset Tips You Need to Embrace Now So You Can Grow Your Business While Still Having a Life

Did you know you could be your own worst enemy when it comes to achieving success in your business? While this may sound a little crazy, hear me out: how and what you think – both about yourself and your business – can have a huge impact on your ability to achieve success. In this post, I’m going to share 10 business mindset tips that will help you change your frame of mind, grow your business, and STILL have a life! 10 Top Business Mindset Tips As you work your way through this list, I’d encourage you to jot down

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Habits

5 Essential Productivity Habits You Must Adopt So You Can Make Real Progress in Your Business

Jim Rohn famously said, “Motivation is what gets you started, habit is what keeps you going.” If you’re spending time looking to be inspired, while falling short on your work output, then it’s time to start creating better productivity habits. Why Productivity Habits are Important One night, a storm blows through and knocks out the power in your neighborhood. Yet, as you walk into the dark kitchen, you reach for the light switch. You don’t have to think about it, you just do it. Why? Habit! Habits are the brain’s way of automating tasks. The purpose of a habit is

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Productivity

How to Work More Effectively: 3 Steps to Getting More Done in Less Time

Do you feel like you work 24/7 but never really get ahead?  Or like you’re constantly dodging distractions, and not really gaining momentum in your business?  If you wish you were being more productive, I hear you.  And you’re not alone! Most solopreneurs desperately wish for more hours in the day. Or for a clone!  But since this obviously isn’t possible, there’s really only one realistic solution — to work smarter in order to be more effective and efficient. If you’re wondering how to work more effectively, minimize distractions, and get more done in less time, this post is for

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Time Management

Time Blocking: Increase Your Productivity by 150% With This Simple Scheduling Routine

Time blocking could be the strategy you’ve been waiting for! If you’re tired of going through your day with little purpose or direction – or are simply tired of wasting time during the workday. It can help you get more done, reduce overwhelm and get you into the habit of clearing out time for the things that really matter…and who doesn’t want that? But first, the whole concept of time blocking might be new to you. If so, let’s take a look at what it actually is, and benefits you could experience by using it. What is Time Blocking? At

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Time Management

5 Time Management Habits that Every Business Owner Needs to Master

As a solopreneur who juggles multiple priorities while working on and in your business, you’re never bored! Sure, the mundane tasks of business and personal life may seem boring on some days, but your task list is never done. How is it that your schedule is full, but it feels as if you’ve gotten nothing done? You started a business to improve your life, but no one ever explained that working hard doesn’t necessarily mean you’re more effective. Something’s gotta give because you have no time left in your day! This is why impeccable time management habits are essential for

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