Is More Always Better?

When I was younger, I always thought that I was going to grow up to be a professor. I don’t know where that career choice idea originated, but it was there, nonetheless. (I’m still not sure about the part where I grow up, as my wife would certainly debate that idea.) But it seems like my career path was always …

When I Have More Time

I’ll do it when I have more time; I’m just too busy right now. It’s likely that these are some of the most often uttered words in any language, especially from the mouths of small business owners. One of the biggest problems facing any entrepreneur is that there’s always more to do. It always seems like the to-do list expands …

You Want Me to Do More? Fitting More Into Your Overbooked Schedule

This morning I listened to an episode of one of my favorite podcasts, Smart Passive Income (http://smartpassiveincome.com/session317).  (By the way, if you are not already listening to podcasts to increase your business knowledge, you should.)  The episode focused on ways that busy individuals could work new things into their already over-filled schedule.  This really resonated with me, as I’m sure …

The One Rule for New Businesses that Nobody Wants to Know

I hope that today’s post finds everyone doing well.  Today, I wanted to touch on one item that typically eludes us when we start planning our businesses.  Whether we are home inspectors, Realtors, plumbers or CPA’s, this rule holds true for everyone starting a small business.  What is this all-encompassing rule?  It’s really simple but understanding it can mean the …

Waiting Patiently

I write this post as I return from a week of vacation with my family.  As my daughter is in her early teen years, we enjoyed a few days at one of the well-known, large amusement parks in Orlando, Florida.  Ironically enough, they were preparing a new ride that will be opening later this year.  It looks like that the …

Love your snooze button? Don’t let procrastination ruin your day

Procrastination. It’s defined as intentionally putting of something that needs to be done. It’s one of the biggest problems facing a small business owner. Without a boss looking over your shoulder, the temptation to procrastinate can be overwhelming. It’s a common human condition: we all like to avoid things that are difficult and uncomfortable, so we put them off for …