Written by: Lynne Strang Mark Twain once said, “There are two types of speakers: Those who get nervous and those who are liars.”If the thought of speaking in public gives you sweaty palms and a pounding heart, you have plenty ofcompany. One of the keys to getting those butterflies to fly in formation is lots … Read more.
Written by: Brandon Turner Everyone has had the experience of self-destructing. It’s a strange feeling to know that you ruined the very thing you were trying so hard to accomplish. Most self-sabotage is the result of discomfort. It can be the discomfort of failing, succeeding, or having to perform tasks that are uncomfortable. You may … Read more.
Written by: Stacey Randall Who’s Referring You and Why It Matters Paying attention to where your business – or clients – come from helps you make decisions on where you should be spending your time and resources. When your client is still a prospect, do they find you through networking, advertising, speaking engagements, direct mail, … Read more.
Written by: Valerie Hunter You might think branding a small business isn’t necessary and that it will be a difficult and expensive venture anyway. After all, if you’re only operating in your local area or have a small website, why do you need to worry about your brand? While those thoughts might be understandable, the … Read more.
Written by: Katie Conroy Maintaining your business’s cash flow is crucial to the success of your company. Without a healthy cash flow, you risk financial penalties or even outright business failure. But what exactly is cash flow and how can you maintain a healthy one. Here’s a primer on maintaining a healthy business cash flow. … Read more.
Written by: Roger Scherping At ProjectionSmart, we’re all about business planning. I searched “business planning” on Google, and all I found was countless articles on writing business plans: “How to Write a Business Plan” and “How to Write the Perfect Business Plan.” Another article, despite its title of “Definition of Business Planning,” was also all … Read more.
Written by: Alex Bulmer It’s not a secret: Americans don’t like Tax Day. A 2014 survey by Pew Research Center, found 56% of Americans don’t like doing their taxes, while 26% absolutely hate it. Whether you’re running a large corporation or a small business, you’ll want to leave yourself plenty of time to prepare for … Read more.
Written by: Julie Morris When you want to make a difference in the world around you, perhaps you dedicate yourself to a local cause through volunteer work, donations and fundraising. But what if you really want to impact change? Well, if you’re up to the task, you could think about starting your very own nonprofit … Read more.