Monthly Archives: January 2011

Solopreneur Doesn’t Mean Lonelypreneur

Last week Sarah Shaw of Entreprenette asked, “As a solopreneur, what are your best solutions for combatting loneliness?” What a great topic and something that I believe women, being naturally social creatures, battle on a daily basis.  It can be tough to work from home, especially when you are a one-woman-show.  Have no fear, there […]

The Three Step Guide to Redefining Failure

This is another great post from Communications expert, Laura Petrolino, Founder of Flying Pig Communications (originally posted on  Before you throw in the towel following a defeat, make sure you see the benefits of redefining your failure.  You may be surprised by what you gain from the experience. This applies to business and life: […]

Tip of the Week – Jan 12, 2011

Simplifying the Pressures of Business I could talk about using organizational tools, delegation or better time management — all of those would be good suggestions for reducing pressure.  But the most effective way to minimize the daily stress of running your business is to take time away from it.  I am guessing that your gut […]

Making Happiness a Habit

This post was originally published on 365 Days of Startups. On the days when my business begins to feel a bit overwhelming, I carve out some quiet time to remember all the reasons I started this solo endeavor — the things that make the long days, sacrifice, and hard work all worthwhile.  I am re-energized […]

Question of the Week – Jan 10, 2011

This week’s question is – Joint Venture Partners can really help you grow your business. What are the most important criteria when selecting JV’s? Why should I join the discussion? Because this online forum is a great place for us to exchange ideas, learn from each other and network. My goal is to unite successful […]

Becoming an Expert in Your Niche

Successful entrepreneurs don’t attempt to be “Janes of all Trades” — they strive to be experts within their particular niche.  Last week I asked the question – What steps have you taken to become an expert in your niche? Our panel of experts weighed in and I am pleased to share their answers with you […]

Top Biz Tips for 2011 – Weekly Wrap Up

Happy New Year! Are you still getting used to writing “11” instead of “10” on everything? Plus, I think I may have left my brain in December because I am having trouble writing “01” instead of “12.” Ready or not, the New Year has arrived! Are you prepared to take it by storm? A lot […]