Business travel can be expensive, and it can take a huge chunk out of your budget if you don’t plan ahead. However, with the right strategies in place, you can still make the most of your business travels without breaking the bank. These tips and tricks for saving on business travel include when to book flights, how to find discounted accommodation, and more.
3 Factors That Impact Your Culinary Business
Creative businesses come in all shapes, sizes, and flavors. The culinary industry is a highly-competitive sector that requires constant creativity to stay ahead in the game. Your main focus is likely the quality of your …
Invest in Your Brand: Unlocking New Levels of Success
Your brand is one of the most important assets your business has. If you want to grow your business and achieve success, you need to invest in your brand. This blog post will discuss the importance of branding and how you can use it to grow your business. It will also provide tips on how you can create a powerful brand image that will help you stand out from the competition and stick in your customers’ minds.
3 Common Risks Insurance Can Help Protect Your Small Business From
There are a lot of fun and exciting things to plan out when you want to start a small business, but figuring out your insurance needs is not usually one of them. For some businesses, professional liability insurance could be all you need. That’s a common choice for online-only businesses like coaches and consultants. But even if your business doesn’t have a typical physical office or storefront, there are some common risks insurance can help protect your small business from.
Understanding When Business and Blogging Mix
Some blogs are meant to support a business or brand, while other blogs are the business. When you decide to become a blogger, it’s essential to know which of those two types of blogs you plan to have.
Confidence Exercises to Make Challenges Less Scary
Ever have an exciting opportunity pop up—like seeing someone you really want to go talk to or a job you want to apply for—and suddenly find yourself hesitating to make a move? You’ve probably also had someone tell you, “You should have more confidence!” a time or two. If only it was that easy, right? Actually, it can be that easy. Because confidence is like a muscle. Today, I’ve got some simple practices that help exercise and strengthen it.
My Emergenetics Personality Profile Results
One thing I really enjoy: taking different kinds of personality tests. It’s not just for fun, though. When I want to focus on my own growth, those tests provide helpful insights. Once you understand how you think or process certain things, and why, you can easily figure out how you want to improve from there. For today’s post, I thought it would be fun to share my Emergenetics Profile, which defines preferences through behavioral and thinking attributes.
Increase Motivation & Creativity in 4 Easy Steps
If our motivation levels didn’t rise and dive all over the place, we could get so much done all the time. Wouldn’t that be great? Unfortunately, losing motivation is a frequent challenge all creators and entrepreneurs face from time to time. But I have good news: there are a few simple things you can do at any time to increase motivation levels and fire up your passion and creativity!
Spring Cleaning Your Home Office
The end of winter is in sight, which means there’s a big undertaking just around the corner: spring cleaning. After months of being cooped up in the cold, most of us are tired of our surroundings. For me, those feelings tend to lead to one or two rooms being painted a new color. But if you work from home or live the digital nomad lifestyle, your home office should definitely get some attention when the next cleaning frenzy hits.
7 Steps to Strengthen Your Growth Mindset
I don’t know about you, but I get pretty restless this time of year. We’re about halfway through winter and I am ready for it to be over. Like all the plants buried under snow and ice outside, I feel like my creative energy is finally ready to move out of its dormant phase and bust into the sunshine with new projects and plans. But I’ve learned there’s some important prep work to be done before all that bustin’ out happens. It all comes down to cultivating a growth mindset to see those new ideas to fulfillment.
Top Blogging Goals for 2023
It’s a lot of work to run a blog, especially one you want to turn into something successful and profitable. But setting goals and milestones along the way makes it more realistic than just wishful thinking. This list does not reflect my full list of blogging goals for the year. It does, however, reflect goals I think others might want to adopt and adapt for themselves.
29 Painless Blog Post Ideas for Creative Entrepreneurs
Everyone hits dry spells when trying to come up with blog post ideas, whether you’re an experienced writer or not. There are tons of lists out there full of general blog topics almost anyone can write about. But what if your blog is there to support your business, not the focus of it? If you’re a creative entrepreneur with an e-commerce site, offer freelance work, coaching, or consulting services, these blog post ideas are for you!
10 Ways to Improve Your Self-Care Routine
A lot of us have to be reminded to put our own well-being first and take care of ourselves. Luckily, there are small activities we can easily incorporate into our day-to-day lives. In this post, I’m sharing 10 things you can do to benefit both your physical and mental well-being. You don’t have to start doing all 10 at once—adding just one activity to your self-care routine can help!
13 Things to Do for Get to Know Your Customers Day
If you run your own business, one unofficial holiday you might want to mark on your calendar is Get to Know Your Customers Day.
Newly Published Articles: Winter 2022-23
The winter 2022-23 issue of South Magazine just arrived with my newest articles!