There has never been a better time to start your own business from home, even if you have young children. Discover why the mompreneur movement is now so strong and successful.
If you are a work at home mom, it is important to learn about good business ideas and how to spot them. It is difficult to find jobs that you can work from home while managing the daunting challenge of raising your children. If you could start your own small business, you would be able to control the workflow so that it fits around your schedule.
The nature of your products and services may be self-evident to you given the rest of your business model, but will they be self-evident to your clients or your financiers. Take a new cake making business, is it selling bread and scones, or is it producing bespoke decorated cakes for special events. Who are their customers, supermarkets buying hundreds or thousands on a single order, or are they one-offs sold direct to the public.
Do you feel imbalanced as an entrepreneur? Are you struggling to feel more connected and in tune with everything that you have to do? This article will challenge you to rethink what you’ve been taught about “balance”, and how you can begin bringing order and effectiveness into your life as a busy entrepreneur.
We can all find reasons to upgrade our video production equipment and software. Industry magazines tell us we should and equipment/software manufacturers advocate we do so we’ll have access to the new features available in the upgrade. There are thousands of people in production forums throughout the world who believe that staying up to date with current upgrades and technology is crucial to being competitive in the video production industry.
When I think about my own entrepreneurial journey, I visualize five phases in the evolution of a woman entrepreneur. Once you understand each phase, you’ll begin to see where you are in your entrepreneurial evolution.
Jack Cohen, founder of Tescos and one of the most successful marketers of his generation is reputed to have said that his market philosophy was ‘stack-’em-high-and-sell-’em-cheap’. It might not be poetry but it is clear; Jack knew where he stood in the market place. Do you?
Maybe you’re discouraged; you’re not sure what needs to be done next; and you’re questioning whether you are doing a good job. If this line of thinking continues, you may start asking yourself: Should I have stayed in my old job? Maybe my friend is right and this new business won’t work out. Maybe I’ll have to get a “real job”?! Let’s nip those thoughts right in the bud! Here are ten strategies to help you get more focus and clarity.