One of the most frustrating things about being a small business owner can be not having enough time in your day to get everything done. Am I right in guessing that sometimes your life feels like an unending race against time as you swing from project to project? At some point, however, this has to
I’m a big fan of days that celebrate love and happiness. I know some have mixed feelings about days like Valentine's, but the core message sticks with me. There’s nothing like having a day to celebrate love, and that doesn’t just have to be the love you have for a spouse or partner. It may
These days everyone is on social media. Very few businesses set up shop without also setting up an online presence using at least one social media platform. But does that necessarily mean this invaluable business tool is being used by most business owners to its full advantage? Nope. In fact using social media effectively is
I’ve always loved tools, which I guess is related to my desire to be uber-efficient. When you are a solopreneur, or working with a small team, you have the challenge of first and foremost delivering your product/service, while ensuring that all the other pieces of your business are running smoothly in the background. At times,
In my last article, I talked about four different skills - discipline, focus, organization and execution - that are critical for any vegan business owner to hone. Today, let’s go through each one, examining why they are each so important.
On a daily basis so many things fight for our attention as business owners that training often falls low on the priority list. But in this fast-paced, information-driven world, it’s not an option for a successful business owner to fall behind... Of course, we all know we need to keep learning, but the hard part is making a commitment to actually doing so. This is where having a plan can really help - when you have a plan in place, you are that much more likely to meet your goals.
No one said that running a vegan business was going to be easy, but most vegan entrepreneurs are so excited about following their dream of doing meaningful work that it may take a while for reality to set in... But when you find yourself struggling, remember this is all part of the process. Life is all about balance, and running a business is no exception.
Have you been thinking about hiring an employee(s) to help out in your vegan business? In June's issue of Vegan Lifestyle Magazine, Stephanie talks about what it takes to build a strong team, and why taking the time to hire right the first time is worth every second.
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The Power of Personal Growth in Business Success…VM’s Feature in Vegan Lifestyle Magazine for August
As your business grows, it's important that you grow with it. There's so much to do as a Vegan Entrepreneur, sometimes it can be hard to remember that!