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Black Friday: Why It’s Good For All Businesses

For all of our American friends, let me start off by saying a belated happy Thanksgiving to you all! Thanksgiving being yesterday means today is one of the most important days for retailers in the US (and now in Canada), Black Friday. Traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year in the US, today is […]
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing my American friends a very happy Thanksgiving! And don’t forget to have PIE with your turkey; we’re having a 55% off special for you as we kick off the holiday season. Have a great holiday! ♥
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Choosing Your Product: Identify A Need

So you’ve decided to step out of the 9-5 world and take your first step on your path to PIE. You’re motivated. You’re focused. You feel ready for anything. You’re Muhammad Ali, and the world is Sonny Liston. You have a plan. You have a goal. You have absolutely no idea what you’re going to […]
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Staying Organized

I want you all to think about a hypothetical situation. For some reason, the government has decided they want to audit your business. They want to see sales reports, payroll, the whole nine yards. There’s just one problem. All these necessary reports are scattered about your home office, strewn haphazardly across multiple areas on multiple […]
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Work All The Time (But Not Really)

If you’re the kind of person who is interested in running your own business, there’s no doubt you’re a proactive, motivated self-starter. After all, here you are putting in the time to do your own research and get a better understanding of the nature of the business. It is a hallmark of the self-starter mindset […]
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Practice Makes Permanent

We’ve all heard the cliche “practice makes perfect”. And it can, if you’re doing it right. But it’s not necessarily going to make things perfect. In fact, it might not be helping you at all. Consider a golf swing. You can work on it over and over, day after day, but if you’re simply replicating […]
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Scalability

We’ve talked before about the need to build your company out so that you’re doing more earning, and less working. One of the most important factors to consider when choosing a business venture that will quickly get you where you want to be is the notion of scalability. Originally an electronics term, scalability is the capacity […]
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5 Things Google Wants In Your Webpage Design

Webpage design is all about empowering yourself to make your income grow, and by definition this requires your website to be noticed. Since Google is one of the top search engines in the world at this moment, ignoring Google is essentially the same as ignoring your own success. Since you don’t want to shoot yourself […]
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Think Outside The Box? Get Rid of The Box Entirely!

It’s been a while since I’ve started a post with this, so here’s one for nostalgia’s sake. There’s an old saying that goes “think outside the box.” You’ll hear this one a lot in life. Work, school, social interactions, this particular phrase pops up literally everywhere. I’m sure I’ve even said it on this blog […]
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An Honest Assessment

It’s no hardship to say something like “it is important to be honest when dealing with your customers and clients.” That’s not a controversial statement because it is, of course, quite true – other than shady businesses that deal in deception, like card sharks or Wall Street bankers, most of the best business opportunities arise […]
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