6 Tactics to Increase Success – Part 3

Note: This article is part 3 of a 3 part series. Click here to read part 1. Every hour of every day, someone new decides they would like to be a professional home inspector. The lure of working for yourself, running your own business, controlling your schedule and being your own boss can be hard to resist. While different people …

6 Tactics to Increase Success – Part 2

Note: This article is part 2 of a 3 part series. Click here to read part 1. We each come to the home inspection business from different backgrounds, different thoughts and different ideals, but we all share one common goal: becoming a successful small business owner. It’s hard to start a successful small business in today’s dog-eat-dog environment. It seems …

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 …