When I started my video series on the growing pains of a startup business, I had wanted to talk about the struggles of new business owners. Since I’ve been a new business owner more than once, I thought I’d start with my experiences and build on them. The idea soon took another interesting turn, where […]
Do You Say “Yes” Even When You Want To “No”? Are you a people pleaser? Are you devoured by guilt when someone asks you for a favour and you’re tempted to decline? How about when you get invited to places you don’t want to be by people you don’t want to know? Well, I’ve been there. But since […]
Continuing on with the series of videos I’ve been creating where I describe my own struggles as a startup business in the early stages. My first business, a portrait photography business, started very differently from my second one. I realized that I was making a huge mistake by not learning business skills that is essentially like […]
If you’re faint of heart, or especially fond of social media, this post is not for you. I have a very strong opinion on this topic (partially influenced by my own experiences and partially by research studies), which is very close to my heart. So, I thought I should end the year by just letting […]
Continuing on with the series of videos I’ve been creating where I describe my own struggles as a startup business in the early stages. My first business, a portrait photography business, started very differently from my second one, which is success strategy consulting for aspiring or early stage small business owners.
This is the second part in the series I started last week. I wanted to create some videos and blog posts called “Growing Pains of a Startup Business.” I’m not sure if you’ve had the opportunity to watch the first video of the series or read the first post. This week, I speak about starting a business […]
If you’re an entrepreneur in the early stages of your business, or you’re aspiring to become a business owner so you’re finally chasing your own dreams and not someone else’s, you should watch this video that I created and join the conversation. Great conversations lead to great ideas, so go!
The moment we land on a business idea, we get all excited to start! I truly believe in taking fast action and being decisive. I’ve done this exact thing when I started my first business. But that isn’t always the smartest thing to do, as I would soon learn.
What is an elevator pitch? An elevator pitch is a 30 – 60 second speech used to communicate your value proposition to your audience. You could use an elevator pitch at personal or business networking events to make a killer first impression. When you meet someone for the first time, how do you communicate your offer? You could […]
Time blocking is a technique where you pencil off a period of time to get things done – not for an appointment, however. I talked about something similar in an earlier blog post and you can read it here. Time is of the essence where your life, business, career, relationships and anything else is concerned. Everything […]