The idea of starting a business when you have young children can be overwhelming (OK, the idea of starting a business at any time can be overwhelming). Will you have enough time to devote to your family and to growing your business? Will the company benefit your family or become a burden? [Read more…] about How to Include Your Child(ren) in Your StartUp (and Build the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs)
You have a business and you’re likely wondering if you need to hire a public relations team to help you manage your social media accounts and public persona. The quick answer is probably not right now. And here’s why:
The very basic definition of public relations is to positively promote products, services, or an organization, and persuade the audience to buy into your brand. [Read more…] about The Importance of Public Relations
It doesn’t matter how much you may love your job, there is always one aspect of your role that just isn’t enjoyable. Maybe it’s answering emails, sitting in on conference calls, or balancing the books. Perhaps it isn’t a work task that you dread, but something in your personal life like working out or managing the finances. Whatever your least favorite tasks are, here are five ways to make them just a little more enjoyable. [Read more…] about 5 Ways to Make Your Most Dreaded Tasks Fun
When you buy a new car, you start to see it everywhere. But is it suddenly appearing everywhere, or has the car been there all along and you never noticed it?
Think of that concept when you are trying to find resources to help you launch. You’d be surprised at what is already around you, today, that can help make your idea successful. [Read more…] about 3 Keys to Remember When Launching with Limited Resources
Launching is hard. There are a lot of risks involved and even room for failure. However, you must take calculated risks to reap any sort of reward. [Read more…] about The Lifeboat Philosophy: What It Is and How It Can Help Launchers
Have you considered going into business with your significant other?
Starting a business with your spouse can be one of the most rewarding and frustrating things you do as a launcher. Not only do you have the challenges of navigating the new business, but you have a relational aspect that can bring an entirely different set of questions and dynamics. [Read more…] about How to Successfully Launch a Business with Your Spouse