It’s important to make sure you are fulfilling your hearts desires. The first place to look is at your talents and skills. We all have or know how to do something that would make a good business idea, if establishing wealth is important to you, you’ll want to have multiple streams of income.
We’ve been conditioned to think that the successful businesswoman is a recent phenomenon. This couldn’t be further from the truth. History is abundant with examples of bold and enterprising women who were icons of enterprise years ahead of their time.
I recently read that one of my favorite business women had been robbed at gunpoint in her business. It’s one of those things that you don’t hear of often, or you hear on the nightly news and chalk up to it happening to ‘someone else’. But this time the story hit home because this was someone that I admired and it made me think…
When you’re in the beginning phase of your business, it can be tempting to jump right into the fun stuff, the creative and exciting parts. But it is important that you invest the time to put a solid foundation in place first. What exactly does that mean? It means you need to plan, do research, and prepare! Sounds exhausting already, right? But if you do it right, you’ll be on the right tract, from the start.
Whether you’re a freelancer or just temporarily working a home, you may have noticed how important it is to create designated space to work from. Women that work on their bed or at the kitchen counter may find that they’re not as productive as they desire to be. The reason? Often it’s because you’re utilizing spaces for work, that you generally use for other purposes.
The world would be a different place if all bosses were genuinely good and thoughtful people. If managers and corporate leaders were kind and considerate when talking to you about your role in their organization, working with them would be an absolute dream. Unfortunately, in most work situations, this is not the case. And to make matters worse, most bad bosses don’t show their true colors until you have accepted the job and settled into your position.
Every day, more and more women start their own businesses. Many find ways to improve existing products and services. While some take their work experience and skills and use them to launch a business doing what they love best. Others, the creatives, and innovators often launch something totally new.