Do you serve both your family and your family business? It seems that the digital world makes it easier for young women to be both Mom and an Entrepreneurs. When I started my business, computers or smart phones did not exist. It was quite a different time and usually moms stayed at home with their children. The thrill of
All businesses want to increase productivity but sometimes it is difficult to pinpoint exactly where the problem of sluggish productivity lays, the nuances of that problem and, therefore what the solution should be. Also you might realize that certain patterns repeat again and again but you are unsure why and cannot find an answer. These sorts of challenges are often
Conflict. It sounds negative. But welcome conflict into your business. It is healthy to have conflict where you have intelligent people who want the best for the business but have differing viewpoints, expectations, skills and experiences. If you have conflict then you know that the company is alive! The key is to ensure that conflict is not destructive. When
In 1983 I decided to found a company to run my own business. When I talked to my Dad to get his feedback as a family business owner he told me that I was nuts to leave my highly paid job. I was pretty confused because, as a business owner himself, I thought that he would support my decision wholeheartedly.
Have you ever felt exhausted, tired and burnt out? Do you think that family and business is just too much sometimes? Are you longing for a vacation to relax and have fun? Would you like to have more time for yourself? If any of these questions are answered with a YES then you need some changes in your life and
In the new age of the internet we hardly use communication face to face anymore. Everybody tries to do more in less time through written online communication. Of course, it is great to be able to get a fast answer but it does not really help to build relationships. And without strong relationships in business, and in life, success is
Do you have a plan for your business if disaster hits your business? In 2015 my husband had a terrible accident with the result of a craniocerebral injury. He needed surgery and was kept in a coma. The doctors told me that they didn’t know how bad the injury was and what the outcome may be. They told me that