Articles in Small Business

Maximize Your Focus So You Can Leave Work At Work


Interruptions abound, issues with projects and even emergencies eat away at your valuable time. Here are five ways you can focus so you can have a great day at work.... Read full article

How to De-Stress While Working From Home


It’s the sign of the times. Our levels of stress about our health, our family, our work and the world seem to close in on us. Chronic stress can lead to adrenal fatigue. Cortisol is the main hormone produced when you feel anxiety and nervousness. ... Read full article

The Best Bet You Can Make


Working for yourself can be more stable than you think.... Read full article

Easy to Use Evernote Templates

by Margo Crawford on

A hidden gem of Evernote is their templates. These premade forms were created so you don’t have to spend hours making your own checklists and templates. Evernote breaks down areas of life into collections for work, school and life in general.... Read full article

How to Be Antiracist in Your Business


When I launched my Antiracist Communications Strategy consulting service, it felt like for the first time in my life, my personal and professional selves were in full alignment.... Read full article

5 Ways to Infuse Antiracism Into Your Small Business


Being an antiracist—working to overcome centuries of hatred and its myriad impacts on Black people—is not a passive endeavor.... Read full article

5 reasons you are NOT ready for a grant

by Christine E.B. Howard on

If you are part of a start-up in the first three to five years of operation chances are you could use more funding to get you going on your way. We all could. Here are 5 reasons why you are NOT ready for a grant.... Read full article

How To Switch From Free Advice To Paid With This One Negotiating Tactic


Sick of people asking to "pick your brain" for free? This one simple tactic can help change that topic and get you paid for your time and insight.... Read full article

5 Alarming Signs That Your Business Needs Systems


Have you ever reached a point where you stopped and wondered what you got yourself into by starting a business? I know I have, on more than one occasion. In fact, it still happens occasionally.... Read full article

Staying Efficient and Engaged Amidst the COVID-19 Outbreak

by Margo Crawford on

In speaking with colleagues and clients across the country many of them are having trouble focusing. They get pulled into the latest news, into zoom meetings and in helping with childcare. Here's how you can stay focused and efficient. ... Read full article