Find a Problem, Sell the Solution

Remember when you would visit the pediatrician as a child? You would sit on the table, and the doctor would inevitably point to a chart of smiley faces to gauge your pain. Ranging from no pain to excruciating pain, the doctor would use this to determine whether you really broke your arm or if you were just holding out for … Read More

10 Steps to Developing a Brand

Creating a Brand Follow these 10 steps to create an impactful brand 1 Business Strategy When we talk about your business strategy it’s important to know that this should, and can be, a loose idea. It’s at this point that you start to think about what your goals are for the business. You should be setting up a plan to … Read More

Developing a Great Business Strategy

Developing a business strategy can seem daunting and difficult, but it doesn’t have to be with the right tools. Read on for some guidelines on developing a great business strategy for any budding business. Define Your Vision Which direction do you want your business to go? Where do you see the company in 5 years? 15 years? Your vision for … Read More

Queen of Mortgages Interview

Personal Branding Markita Woods, the Queen of Mortgages Dan sits down with Markita Woods, the Queen of Mortgages to learn more about her past, and how a career in the WNBA put her in the mortgage business.  

What is a Personal Brand?

In these days of social media and internet influencers, the term “personal brand” is floated around in conversation more and more, becoming increasingly common even in casual settings. Just like branding for your company, personal branding can become a key aspect in your future success. But how do you create a personal brand while staying authentic to you? Where do … Read More

Grants for Women-Owned Small-Businesses – Where to Find Them

Image via Entrepreneur Over the years, the number of companies owned by woman has grown tremendously. As of 2016, women were majority owners of over 38% of US businesses. Unfortunately, despite the successful growth of women entrepreneurship, women-owned companies typically operate with less financial capital than companies owned by men, especially non-minority men. Moreover, women still own a smaller percentage … Read More

Entrepreneurs and Depression

Entrepreneurs and Depression

There, I said it. I said it out loud to the world. I am self employed, and I (like a lot of you) don’t always take good care of myself. And a constant stream of that type of behavior often leads to an emotional low point. The problem is, I (like a lot of you) don’t talk about it, or … Read More

10 Podcasts to Motivate Entrepreneurs

One of the hardest things to do when you’re self employed, or an entrepreneur, or just running a side hustle is staying motivated. Posting inspirational memes only provides so much. It might help you feel better, but it probably won’t point you in the right direction. Aw shucks…I’m a fellow, and flattered Ryan. But how do I manage to get … Read More