Birthdays, business & bucket lists.

So….. I’ve got a monumental birthday coming up in 11 months and 2 weeks (Trust. No one’s counting). The kind of birthday with a 4 in front of it. Of course, it inspired grand, bucket list plans to Tokyo and….triggered all sorts of emotions. Nostalgia. “Damn, it’s been a crazy ride” Elation. “Oooooh ya…..I’m so […]

​Protection is a sign of respect.

Respect shows up in different ways in your business, . It may be by your daily work times dedicated to your craft or by standing firm on your prices to a customer. Real respect for your business is knowing the VALUE of your assets and defending its’ FUTURE PROFIT by your current PROTECTION. Yes, PROTECTION […]

Profit is ALWAYS sexy.

How do you really know you have a solid, profitable idea for a product or service? Easy answer: Uh, someone pays you actual money for your product or service idea. MONEY!!! Better answer: PROFIT = REVENUE – EXPENSES. Basically, whatever is left after you subtract your Expenses (Costs and Liabilities to actually deliver the Service/Product) from your Revenue (All […]

“I did it, alone”

“I did it, alone” …..said no successful business owner. EVER. The fact is, , your External business team, (clique, biz gang, posse) is important to your business health. An external business team consists of service providers such as an accountant, attorney, mentor, insurance agent, banker etc. You might feel that without funding or connections, your […]