Tag: mindset shift

Why you need to leverage A.I. in your small business

You became a small business owner because you wanted to be in control of your success, and you knew you could bring more value to others on your own as opposed to working within a company. This mindset has propelled your business’ growth, but with the rise of A.I and automation solutions, it may actually… Read More

How to escape the ‘perfectionist’ trap by redefining your identity

If you’re a business owner or leader, chances are you’ve proclaimed yourself to be a ‘perfectionist’ when it comes to executing and producing results. The pride you have in the work you produce has propelled yours and your business’ success — until it hasn’t. The flip side of being a perfectionist leader is overwhelm, burnout,… Read More

How to start setting boundaries without feeling “bad”

As the world of work evolves, and the line between personal and work hours continues to blur, the concept of setting boundaries probably feels completely elusive, especially for business owners and managers. You want to make yourself available to your team (especially if they’re hybrid or remote) and appease your clients, but all this does… Read More

Prepared to delegate? Here are 5 steps to take beforehand

As a business owner and leader, you know how important delegating is to growing your business and team, but letting go of some of these responsibilities may feel daunting. You may be at the point where you’re prepared to delegate, but without a clear plan in place, you may end up feeling even more overwhelmed… Read More

Why you can’t motivate your employees

Figuring out how to engage and motivate your employees is arguably the most challenging aspect of being a business owner and manager. It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that they’re just “lazy,” but you’ve likely taught them to be lazy by withholding the one thing that actually drives motivation: ownership. Prior to… Read More

“I need to hire!” 5 questions to consider before you take the leap

Deciding when and who you need to hire is arguably the most challenging part of being a small business owner. Your team must grow with your business, but sometimes, more team members isn’t the better or even the most effective option. When I first took over operations at my family’s insurance agency, things were so… Read More