Bookkeeping Basics: For Entrepreneurs Who are Scared of Numbers

Are you one of those business owners who hates looking at their bank statements? If you’re in business to make money, why wouldn’t you want to look at your numbers? Have no fear: you’re not alone. Money is a huge stressor for business owners, in part because they get confused over the bookkeeping aspect of business. However, the only true way to plan your business and to earn your wealth is to know and understand your financial statements. Avoiding your bank statements will not make your financial problems disappear. Read More …

Why You Should Take More Risks in Life

We’ve all heard the saying “You’ve got to break eggs if you want an omelette.”

The idea behind this statement is among the reasons why taking risks is so vitally important to achieving success. Think about it, if you don’t accept the risk of losing, you can never have the reward of winning. It is the risk that gives you the chance to come out on top. When you really understand this, you can easily see that risk-taking is a positive and beneficial behaviour that allows success to develop in both life and business. Read More …

Protect Your Time By Learning to Say “No”

Some choices you make about your time seem automatic. You probably spend a certain amount of time taking showers and performing basic self-care activities.  Everything else though, comes down to you determining priorities and making a choice.

It’d be wonderful if you were able to say “yes” to projects and people that fill you with excitement and deliver the best possible profit. But in order for that to happen, you’ll need to say “no” to a lot of lesser things. Read More …

What’s Undermining Your Confidence?

Willow was a graphic designer working for a large agency. She enjoyed the work but she wanted a more flexible schedule. She wanted to strike out on her own and launch a graphic design business, but she was terrified of taking the leap.

Sound familiar?

When someone asked her what was holding her back, Willow said it was a lack of confidence. Without confidence, it’s easy to stay stuck in situations you dislike. Maybe like Willow, it’s a job you hate or perhaps it’s a relationship that’s become draining.
Understanding the cause of your low self-confidence is the key to overcoming it. Here are four of the most common reasons that people lack confidence… Read More …

12 Ways to Welcome More Gratitude Into Your Life Every Day

Embracing gratitude to create more abundance and clarity will require creating new habits, commitment and focus. Here are twelve ideas for maximizing your efforts, to make your new lifestyle as joyful and stress-free as possible.

1.Practice Gratitude Waking and Falling Asleep – The quickest way to get into the habit of gratitude: Find three things to be grateful for, first thing in the morning—before even opening your eyes. And when your head hits the pillow, think of three things you were grateful for that happened during the day. (And feel free to add more, if you like!) Read More …