Category Archives: business

Cultivating Community: Creating A Heart-Core Following

As a community builder and manager, it is important to me to focus on showing up for my community. That may include showing the good, the not-so-good and the growing pains. Recently I joined a great group of live-broadcasters to shares ways we are cultivating community and creating a heart-core following through our live-streaming channel on Periscope.

Showing Up For Your Community

In order to create a heart-core community,

Keeping Up To Date In The Business World

To stay ahead of the curve, you need to know exactly what the curve is. With the fast pace of most industries, it can be quite a task to keep up. Whether you’re a manager, a member of staff, or the owner, it’s important to be up to date with changes within your industry. Here are a few ways to keep up, without having to dedicate every waking minute to it.

Create your support group

These people might be your competitors,

Read more

Taking Photos That Sell

If you have been into photography for quite some time already, you might have built up an impressive portfolio of images. Have you ever considered selling them? Even if you don’t want to become a professional photographer (not just yet, anyway!), there is always the chance to sell your photos to make some extra income alongside your full-time job.

But how exactly do you take a photo that will be irresistible to buyers?

6 Tips to Make Your Meetings Efficient and Meaningful

As an entrepreneur or small business owner, your days will no doubt be taken up with a whole lot of meetings. As these can become very time consuming, it is very important that you make sure you aren’t wasting your time in meetings. This will help you, your company, and your employees.

To make sure that all of your meetings are as efficient and meaningful as they should be, you should always try and keep the following great meeting tips in mind.

Read more

The Divapreneur’s Guide To Launching Your First Company

All women should try to launch a business at some point during their lives. At the end of the day, you have nothing to lose, and you might make a fortune. Working for other people means you will never have the opportunities you might find in the corporate world. With that in mind, I wanted to release a post that highlighted some tips to help you get started. While I won’t have time to cover everything today,

Read more

How Do You Fund Your Business Idea?

Business is never simple, but the hardest part tends to come at the beginning. You have to find an idea, nurture it, prepare your business plan, and then figure out how you’re going to fund it.

It’s at this point many people stutter. In the conceptual phase, it’s easy to see starting a business as an incredibly simple thing to do. You know that you need funds, but you figure you can make it work with an investment from your own personal savings –

Read more

How Setting Up Your First Office Isn’t As Scary (Or Expensive) As You Think

It’s no secret that most entrepreneurs start their businesses from home. The evolution of technology has meant remote working is now easier than ever before. But, there are some drawbacks to running your business from home. For a start, you may not have an area in your home dedicated to your enterprise. And there’s also the issue of interruptions from family members.

Perhaps the biggest downside to a home-based business is your professional image.

Read more