Overcoming a Slow Start in the Home Business World

slow start in home business

We’ve all been there. You have a great idea for a new home business, but making it a reality can seem like an overwhelming and intimidating task. The beginning stages can be particularly disheartening when progress is slow and the results you were hoping for don’t come as soon as you might have expected. Thankfully,…

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Bootstrapping Doesn’t Mean Doing It All Alone

bootstrapping doesn't mean doing it all alone

I have ambiguous feelings about the term ‘bootstrapping’.  On the one hand, it’s the way I created my own business. On the other, I hate that it’s somehow become some sort of badge of honor.  The term originated as a way of saying something was pretty much impossible.   No one could literally pull themselves up…

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16 Helpful & Encouraging Quotes for Home Businesses

encouraging quotes for home businesses

Subscribers to my newsletter receive a helpful, inspirational or encouraging quote in each issue. In the newsletter, they correspond with the subject and are a nice way to not only reinforce whatever it is that I’m teaching or sharing, they also serve as pretty reminders. In today’s blog post, I’m going to share some of…

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Does a Home Business Need Regular Business Hours?

home business regular hours

One of the reasons owning a home business is many people’s dream job is the desire for flexibility.  Working 9 to 5 or longer, plus the added time of commuting means a large chunk of time daily is spent either going to, coming home from, or being at work. In fact, many individuals spend way…

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