Being an entrepreneur is an exciting, passionate and challenging path to take. We are dedicated to providing our community with real world advice from experts and successful entrepreneurs to support you along the way. From finding the right work environment to marketing your business to connecting with your passion, these pieces will support you along your journey!
Like most entrepreneurs I have dozens of ideas for how I’d like to see my business evolve. The UrbanSitter product in my head is always five versions ahead of the current one. When you are just starting your business, one of the toughest things can be deciding what to build first and how much is enough for an initial launch. Read more!
Many Beyond Moms (defined by a Mom’s desire to develop a sense of self within the motherhood experience) believe they can “have it all” by creating a business and staying at home with their children. I hate to be the bearer of bad news but in my personal experience, getting focused work accomplished at home with your little one(s) (even if you have a babysitter with them in the next room) is nearly impossible. Read more!
When you launch a new business there’s initial euphoria about the launch. You actually did it! Then the initial thrill wears off and you wonder where all the customers are. It’s time to take the next step and grow your customer base with some marketing and PR muscle. No matter the size of your team (even if you’re a team of one), there are marketing and PR strategies you can get started on today and see real, tangible results. Find out more!
Purpose is one of those elusive, mysterious words where there is no blanket, one-size-fits-all answer that will be true for everyone. However, at the heart of what I believe ‘purpose’ to be is a connection to a higher calling or a guiding force that is bigger than us. To think that we exist in a world by ourselves is a limitation in thinking. I link purpose to that feeling you get when you look up at the stars at night, when you look at a newborn baby, or when you witness human potential and reach extraordinary heights that touches your heart in a real way. Read more!
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