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  • 10 Benefits of Building an Advisory Team

    10 Benefits of Building an Advisory Team

    As an entrepreneur, you are forced to wear many hats to ensure your business operates the way you envisioned. Creating a product, marketing to the right audiences, maintaining your bookkeeping and ...

  • 5 Reasons You Should Have A Business Plan

    5 Reasons You Should Have A Business Plan

    Is your business plan a vision in your mind or a written document? A business plan is a written document that explains your business venture, goals, target markets, competition and financial foreca...

  • 5 Steps To Completing A Competitive Analysis

    5 Steps To Completing A Competitive Analysis

    Creating a competitive analysis is an integral part of business planning. It allows you to take a close look at your competitors to see where your company fits within the marketplace. There are fiv...

  • 5 Strategies for Working with Your Partner

    5 Strategies for Working with Your Partner

    Working with your spouse isn’t always an easy thing to do. It has been one year since I made the decision to leave my full-time public sector position and join Karen Jones Consulting Inc. on a full...

  • A positive workplace culture: How can it make a difference?

    A positive workplace culture: How can it make a difference?

    Establishing a positive workplace culture can make a huge difference in your productivity and the productivity of your team. Without a cohesive working environment, it is difficult to be motivated,...

  • Expressing Gratitude

    Expressing Gratitude

    How often do you express gratitude for the things in life that make you happy? Are you too focused on negativity to recognize the great things that you have around you?  Managing your own business ...

  • Graduation and Entrepreneurship - A Similar Journey

    Graduation and Entrepreneurship - A Similar Journey

    My step-daughter just graduated from high school and during this time I had the opportunity to reflect back on my youthful days. I thought about the friends I had, the teachers and coaches that ins...

  • How to use Social Media to Help Promote Your Business

    How to use Social Media to Help Promote Your Business

    It’s no secret that social media is becoming increasingly dominant in today’s society and this is no different when it comes to businesses. Social media is a great tool for two-way communication th...

  • Increase Sales Without Selling

    Increase Sales Without Selling

    Do you ever feel that the idea of selling your product or service is overwhelming and scary? Many entrepreneurs feel paralyzed due to fear or anxiety associated with selling that can play havoc on ...

  • Should I Hire A Business Consultant?

    Should I Hire A Business Consultant?

    Business consultants can bring a fresh perspective and objective insight to your company and its operations. The right consultant has the knowledge, experience and skills that can assist you with l...

  • Should I Incorporate My Business?

    Should I Incorporate My Business?

    As a small business owner, you may be considering incorporating your business. Incorporated businesses are different than sole proprietorships and partnerships in many ways, and there are advantage...

  • Tax Preparation

    Tax Preparation

    With tax season upon us, are you starting to feel overwhelmed by the thought of preparing all the necessary documents and paperwork? You’re not alone! Many business owners procrastinate during this...