10 Private Growth Ideas To Assist You Love Your Small Enterprise Life
Running a small business is hard work. But it can also be fun if you love what you do. Personal development is an important element of a successful, sustainable business. Use these tips from the online small business community to learn, grow, and love what you do.
Find joy in your business
Many entrepreneurs do business because they love it. However, this feeling can sometimes fade over the years. If you want to build a sustainable business, it’s important to have at least some fun doing it. John Jantsch and Shani Godwin discuss this topic in this Duct Tape Marketing article and podcast.
Add fitness workouts to an agenda
Maintaining your business takes a lot of time. However, it is important not to neglect personal health. Fitness is an important element for a healthy work-life balance. In this Aha! NOW post by Sarun Ravindrad tells you how to add fitness workouts to your schedule. Then read what BizSugar members had to say about the concept.
Use empathy when reaching your niche
The ability to understand your customers is vital regardless of the industry you are in. This is why empathy is such an important quality for entrepreneurs. In this TopRank Marketing Post and Podcast, Susan Misukanis shares an interview with Nicole Brady for further discussion.
Take these courses to make money from home
Working at home is an attractive option for many business owners and workers. For some, however, there may be a learning curve. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources out there to help. In this post on The Work at Home Woman blog, Holly Riesem Hanna lists the best options.
Choose a lucrative niche for your startup
Finding a business niche that you love is important. But it’s also important to find one that can actually be successful. Some industries are currently better suited to making money than others. In this crowdspring post, Katie Lundin lists steps to find these lucrative niches.
You can find advice in these resources
Education is an important part of growing your role as a business owner. The right resources can have a huge impact on your personal journey. In this noobpreneur post, the Young Entrepreneur Council offers resource tips for new founders. And BizSugar members continued to discuss here.
Set up a home work area that encourages productivity
Your work area can have a huge impact on how many tasks you complete during the day. This is an often overlooked part of running a business. And for those who work from home, it can be even more difficult. Thankfully, Molly Stovold offers tips in this post on Process Street.
Protect your side hustle legally
Starting a side business can be the perfect way to discover a new interest and increase your sales. But even small business opportunities can be associated with legal elements. In this CorpNet article, Nellie Akalp examines how side hustlers can legally protect themselves.
Be tech-forward without losing customer connections
As a small business owner, your ability to connect with customers on a personal level is of paramount importance. Technology can make certain types of communication easier. But there is a cost sometimes. In this Small Biz Daily post by Kelsey Stuart, learn how to get the most out of technology without losing personal connections.
Plan Your Small Business Retirement
Some entrepreneurs love their jobs enough to keep them going for a lifetime. Others want to enjoy their retirement. If you fall into the latter category, planning is key. Rick Pendykoski describes six steps to retirement planning for small business owners in this post from Smallbiztechnology.com.
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