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Follow What Does Hangry Mean? (Don't Worry, You're Not Melting) Well, not yet at least. Ahhh, the glamorous life of an entrepreneur, you get to lay in a velvet chaise while you're grapes and fanned with palm leaves... Said no one ever. Here at TPG HQ, if we're not...
Follow Persistence Is A Big Factor In Small Business Success! Sometimes being in business for yourself can be a grind. Am I right? There's always so much to do and never enough time to do it. You've got to keep an eye on the details and the big picture. Plan for the...
Follow Meet The Farmers! The above photo was taken on my trip last week to San Francisco, a #foodie paradise, and that #foodie word drives me crazy, but it happens to work here, and is a great example of a popular marketing trend I've been seeing a lot lately: selling...
Follow Who Knew Uber Was the Antidote to Stress? Like almost all of us who are (or try to be) good at what we do, I fret/think about/whine and stress about my business. Like a lot. I'm always looking to tweak something, fix it, improve, whatever....

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Follow Persistence Is A Big Factor In Small Business Success! Sometimes being in business for yourself can be a grind. Am I right? There's always so much to do and never enough time to do it. You've got to keep an eye on the details and the big picture. Plan for the...
Follow Are You A Born Entrepreneur? How To Take Care Of Business! I've been in business for myself for most of my adult life. Make that most of my entire life, since I started out peddling shrinkie dinks before I was old enough to safely operate an oven. But I still...
Follow Wanted: Hard-working self starters for new business venture; must be enthusiastic! Starting a business for the first time — especially if you're young — can be really scary. I've never done this before! But I still have college loans! Payroll? Has anyone seen...

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Follow In Small Business, Success Is Built On Your Relationship With Your Customers Can we talk relationships? Isn't that everyone's favorite blog topic — right after Ikea furniture hacks and new ideas for avocado toast? And reading about relationships on a business...
Follow Strategic Partnerships Cost Little, But Offer Big Returns!  As you know, I love sharing business insights with other organizations and think it’s a great way to continuously be growing and learning through the ideas exchange. Recently, we got to participate in...
Follow What's Your Method For Tracking Where Your Money Goes? When I started out in business for myself, I always thought that when I signed another client – especially a high-profile one – or booked a big party to plan, that that was a sign of my success. And success...
Follow New Year's resolution check: How's that diet going? Oh, the promise and hope of January! That month of the fresh start, the new beginning, the diet! What was it this year? I tried some Atkins, a little cleansing, a few days of Dryuary. (Those were long days!)...
Follow Put A Face To The Name! Your Face, Your Name! Do you want to grow your business? After answering "Yes," the next question to ask is "How?" Such a simple question should have a simple answer: Advertise more! Just do it! Add water! Yeah right. You and I know that...
Follow Financial success awaits! It starts with a plan! Did I hook you with that catchy title which clearly promises to lead you to riches and wealth? Of course I did! In fact, I'll probably end up re-reading this myself a few months from now to find out what...
Follow Retrain Your Brain To Make Confidence A Skill, Not A Trait! I've never been one to shy away from a challenge or underestimate myself. It's possible that people have said of me that I overestimate myself, whatever that means! But I don't think of it that way. I...
Follow Finding Your Place In The Market Helps Customers Find You! If one of your goals for the new year is to increase your customer or client base... and now I should finish this sentence with something profound and insightful. But all that keeps coming to mind is...
Follow Secret to Success: Don't Be Afraid of Hard Work! Running a small business is just like running a business of any other size, right? Umm... maybe? You have to develop your product or service, know your target market, keep an eye on your competition, know where...
Follow Does perception affect our choices and opinions? Heck yeah! Most of us care how we're perceived by other people. (Who wants to be thought of as a jerk?) So we have to think before we act and convey an image of ourselves that reflects how we want to be seen....
Follow Drumroll Please... Announcing The Most Liked Instagram Photo from The Profit Goddess! It's the end of the year and everyone loves a countdown or top 10 list... or both! So that's what we're doing this week. We're giving a recap and counting down to our most...
Follow The more you know about your money, the easier it is to make money! When you're running your own business, you have to be something of a jack- (or jill) of-all-trades. You oversee the products or services you provide, you manage relationships, you manage a...
Follow It's all in your mind! "Think" your way to better outcomes! Sometimes the dilemmas we face are issues of mind over matter. For example, my mind over donuts. Actually that's a pretty simple matter. I love donuts, so you can guess how that usually goes! But there...
Follow Analyze this! And that! And that other thing! Be decisive! I'm sure you've heard that before. We generally think of it as a good thing when a person is confident in their decisions, when they don't second-guess themselves. And it is. Who wants to waste time...
Follow Hint... not as well as you should! Every business has customers. It doesn't matter what line of work you're in — whether you provide a product or service; whether your customers are the general public or other businesses — you're trying to sell something to...
Follow Are you a small business owner? Let's talk philosophy! Running your own business can be tough going sometimes. Do you have days when you question your decisions? Everyone does, right? But you get to do it with the added weight of knowing that so much rides on...
Follow How Well Do You Know Where Your Business Stands Right Now? When you're at the helm of your own business, you'd better be running a tight ship! Otherwise, you could find yourself sinking... the sharks circling, no lifeboat in sight! Oh no! How to avoid this...
Follow What's Your Vision? Get The Business You Want With Smart Goal Setting! Every entrepreneur is something of a visionary. Aren't you? But a vision of the future isn't all you need. You've also got to have a plan. Lots of plans! Have you ever hit the end of a busy...
Follow Yes! You Can Make Your Company A Place Where People Want To Work! Everyone knows that happy employees are productive employees, right? I think we've all heard that before. When people feel valued and happy in their work environment, they're able to focus on...
Follow Let Go Of The Issues That Can Derail Your Business! We all have our issues. Some more than others, but hey, that’s what makes life interesting! I’d be kidding myself if I said my issues never affected my business. Sometimes, it’s hard to toss aside doubts and...

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