Monthly Self Reflections: Learn About Yourself through Your Habits

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”https://www.inc.com/author/geil-browning” color=”#75bfea” class=”” size=””]“It is when we take time to reflect–to look back on a day, week, or year and harvest all that valuable ‘stuff’- that our lives are truly enriched.” – Geil Browning[/perfectpullquote] Part of a healthy routine isn’t just what you do in the morning or throughout the day, but also how you address your …

Craft Your Daily Habits: Creating Routines that Work for You

Elizabeth Larkin, writer for The Spruce blog, has created a helpful step-by-step list on how to establish a routine. “Setting up a solid daily routine is a little bit art and a little bit science,” she writes. “The science is figuring out what you need to get done; the art is figuring out when to do it.” From your morning …

Waking Up and Starting Your Day on Time

Googling “how to wake up on time” is like searching for ways to lose weight without exercising. You’ll find all these bullet points to list out exactly how to do it, but your will power is nowhere in sight. If you’ve put “waking up on time” or “lose 10 pounds” on your New Year’s resolution, then you have an idea …

The Rhyme and Reason of Routines

Routines: you either love them or hate them…there is no inbetween. Sometimes routines form organically. You have the mindset for it and understand how to navigate and set boundaries within your routines. However, there are times where routines don’t work. They often feel restricting or too time consuming–like, you’re planning too much and never getting the work done. One way …

Create a Money-Making Marketing Strategy

Whether you are starting a new business or updating your current one, a marketing strategy is a great way to visualize how you are reaching customers. A study from Smart Insides asked 604 businesses if they have a clear marketing strategy and only 34 percent said theirs is created and implemented. That’s a small percentage of businesses getting the most …

Where to Spend and Save: Managing Money for Your Small Business

Revitalizing a business may take more than sprucing up little areas here and there. Sometimes it requires a complete adjustment of how you are investing in your business. The Small Business Administration (SBA) discovered over half of small business fail within their first five years because of poor planning/investing. Establishing a small business is a feat for the strong willed, …

Building Effective Relationships at Work

We spend the majority of our lives working. With school then real world jobs, a lot of our time involves interactions with numerous people and hours working as part of a team. Because of this time dedication, it’s important we know our coworkers/team members and are able to build appropriate and effective relationships with them. A 2017 survey from The …

Ted Talks for Business Leaders

When you own a business, you’re not just leading the way for your company, but you’re also seeking leaders to stand with along the way. Not everyone will successfully lead with you or have the best interest for your company, but choosing the right leaders play a key role in the success of your business. But choosing the right leaders …

Rebranding 101

When you think of good branding, your mind most likely shoots to Nike, Apple, and/or Starbucks. These brands understand the power of a logo and they’ve become iconic for it. Realistically, small businesses like ours will not have the same worldly impact with our branding, but our image affects our current and prospective customers. If you’re currently facing the obstacle …

Family Blogs Worth Following

There is so much to learn about parenting and navigating adulthood–whether you’re looking for ideas to keep your kids entertained or seeking advice on parenthood, there are a million directions to turn to. In an effort to keep you calm and find all the right information for you, we have collected a few bloggers who might help. With topics on …