Business Strategy

Find Your Pace

If you’re like me (and you must be at least a little, if you’re walking the path to PIE), you are a highly motivated, self-starting individual. You have an unending drive for success. You are tenacious. You have a tendency to go-go-go, until you attain your goals. The word stop just isn’t in your vocabulary. […]
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Knowing The Law

You hear about it almost every day. Another company faced with a multi-million dollar lawsuit, brought forth by a former customer or employee. Another business owner facing charges for illegal practices (more often knowingly than not). Now fortunately, as a small business, your chances of being waylaid with a gigantic seven figure lawsuit are extremely […]
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Make The Most of Your Social Media Accounts

Social media is the single fastest growing method of staying connected with your client base. In today’s ultra-connected world, there is no better way to link up with your clients, providing them with useful information, and getting immediate feedback in return. But you know this already, I’ve written about it before. If you’ve been following […]
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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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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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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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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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7 Ways to Increase Traffic to your Website

Once you’ve gotten past the start-up phase of your online network marketing venture, you should experience a kind of settling-in period, where statistics can be monitored to determine the volume of traffic visiting your website. If you’re unsatisfied with those numbers, don’t be alarmed – it’s very common initially to experience such sluggish traffic. That […]
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Don’t Work – Build

You might think  you’re getting into business for yourself to pursue your dreams. Finally, you think, you’ll be doing what you love and working for yourself, and you’ll be happy. You might even be right. Unfortunately, odds are good that you’re not. Even if you’re getting into a business that you’re passionate about – which […]
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