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Why Creating A Personal Brand Is A Good Thing business skills entrepreneurs influence leadership Aug 24, 2020

By: Mandy B. Anderson

If I told you that "you are a brand," what would you think?

Chances are you would look at me cross-eyed and be tempted to argue with me. We typically think of brands as big entities like Target, or Old Navy, or Nike. The average human being does not go around seeing...

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An Open Letter to Entrepreneurs in the Messy Middle business skills entrepreneurs influence Aug 10, 2020

Dear Fellow Entrepreneur, 

This letter is for you. The entrepreneur who is ready to quit because it's lonely and thankless building a company alone. The small business owner who doesn't know how much longer it will take to make enough profit to bring home a paycheck. The founder who wonders...

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The Five Crucial Pages Every Website Needs business skills website training Aug 03, 2020

By: Raychel Perman

Building a website from scratch is daunting to say the least. And, if you’re like most entrepreneurs you are saving some cash and bootstrapping the process. I have done that for every single website I’ve built in the last decade! Turns out the process is quicker if...

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3 Ways You Influence People Without Realizing It influence leadership Jul 27, 2020

By: Mandy B. Anderson

You influence people every day, and the problem with that is you probably don't even realize it.

Becoming an Influencer doesn't mean you have to have a massive audience. It means you understand what you bring to the table, and you're intentional in sharing it. But when you...

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Stop Procrastinating and Start Working: 3 Steps to Stop the Procrastination Cycle leadership mindset Jul 20, 2020

by, Raychel Perman 

Procrastinating is strange, isn’t it? We actively avoid the things that will bring us more clarity, happiness, and success in our lives and businesses. And instead focus on the tasks that make us feel busy but are not as important to complete.  

Why do we do...

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How to Recognize Burnout Before it Happens career mindset Jun 10, 2020

By, Raychel Perman

Have you ever experienced burnout? Many busy professionals have! Burnout is caused by excessive or prolonged stress that eventually causes emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion. Because it is gradual, and does not happen overnight, we can easily miss the early signs of...

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A Message to Coaches and Leaders Who Help People Improve Their Lives connection influence leadership mindset Jun 03, 2020

By: Mandy B. Anderson

My heart is heavy with the weight of what is happening in the world around me right now. Rather than try to write an amazing blog post with the right amount of words and keywords and catchy phrases that will help the Google find it, I want to speak from the heart. So here...

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The Ultimate Blog Post Checklist business tips connection influence May 28, 2020

By Raychel Perman

If you are just starting out with blogging, a checklist can be a lifesaver! There are so many steps you need to accomplish before and after you push publish! It is easy to forget. Even the most seasoned bloggers among us still use simple tools like checklists. So, without...

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4 Simple Steps to Kick Resistance Today mindset personal growth personal leadership professional development May 19, 2020

By Raychel Perman

Being able to kick resistance (and it’s best friend, procrastination!)  is an essential skill for all business owners and busy professionals. Well, for all people really. So WHY is it so hard? Simply put, we resist acting because we think it is going to be hard,...

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Month End Closing Checklist for Small Businesses business tips May 12, 2020

As a small business owner, you are often tasked with the responsibility of closing your books every month. If bookkeeping isn’t a strong skill of yours, you can find yourself overwhelmed and avoiding this necessary task. But, month end closing is necessary to make proper financial...

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Video: 3 Strategic Thoughts To Not Shrink Back During COVID-19 influence mindset Mar 31, 2020

Now is the time to move into the season of embracing our new normal. For the foreseeable future, this is real. It is here. How are we going to deal with it?

We no longer have the luxury as leaders, as parents, as spouses, as employers and employees to sit around in the trauma and the chaos of...

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10 Ways to Pivot During Uncertain Times connection influence mindset Mar 16, 2020

Pivot.

In basketball it means to keep one foot in place while holding the ball and moving the other foot one step in any direction. The purpose of a pivot is to gain a positional advantage.

Right now, as of March 16, 2020, the United States is pivoting. Everywhere you look online, we see teams...

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