The Impact of Bad Company

One of the best things about being a small business owner is having significantly more control over the company you keep, in more ways than one! This can be both your own small business, and the individuals you interact with daily. However, sometimes the impact a negative coworker/associate/client can have is much more significant in […]

How to Stay in Touch While Remote

As a small business owner in today’s world, you may not have a “home-base” permanent office. In fact, majority of our clients have “virtual offices” where they may have a mailbox or use a desk or conference room as needed, but are otherwise “off the grid” as far as office real estate goes. This saves […]

5 Best Things About Being a Small Business Owner Today

It’s easy to get caught up in pessimism today. Day in and out, we hear something new and disappointing, either in the media, within social media platforms, or through our own relationships.  Not to mention the amount of uncertainty we face at the moment as far as the economy goes; chances are, you remember the […]

Best New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Owners

Now that we’ve discussed the why of New Year’s Resolutions, we thought it might be worth exploring a few commonly suggested resolutions for small business owners. Feel free to utilize these for inspiration, or in a literal sense, whatever your company could use improvement on. In no particular order, our suggestions are as follows: 

Why Do Small Business Owners Need New Year’s Resolutions?

It’s believed that the tradition of New Year’s resolutions date back to 153 B.C. via the God, Janus, who represented the month of January. Janus was said to have two faces, with each face figuratively looking towards the future, and one towards the past (and, if you gifted Janus, he might just forgive your wrongdoings […]

Gift Ideas for Those Who Have Everything

So, we’ve already discussed holiday cards and types that can be sent to associates, customers, and employees, but what about gift ideas? Sending gifts in a more professional relationship can be challenging, so we’ve outlined a few gift suggestions that might just do the trick. Bonus: many of these can be given near-last minute!

3 Different Cards to Send this Holiday Season

Tis the season to receive numerous holiday greeting cards. These often charming, decorative pieces serve the purpose of making us feel remembered and special, letting others know we are thinking of them. That said, we have a few special card ideas for our small business audience to consider this year (or next) to help their […]

5 Substitutes for the Traditional Office Party

Rest easy. One of the perks of small business ownership is being able to skirt the traditional office party setting with all its high pressures and forced socializing with that oddball Bob from the fifth floor sales department. Still, it’s nice to celebrate and be sure you show employees or associates that you appreciate them […]

Things to be Thankful for as a Small Business Owner

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you’ve made it through another potentially grueling Thanksgiving with family members who may or may not understand what it’s like to run a small business. In hopes of keeping confidence and optimism high as we continue through the holiday season, we’ve decided to compose a short list of things small […]

Surviving Thanksgiving: 3 Tips for Small Business Owners

This Thursday leads another year of tradition around the dinner table with family, friends, and catching up.  While everyone is sure to tell you about how wonderfully things have been going for them, the focus is sure to land on you at some point, for better or worse.  After all, the fascination of small business […]