Archives: business

  • Making a Business Plan

    A solid business plan is more than just a means to go to a bank and try to get a loan. A good business plan forces you to think through your endeavor and do a little planning. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Don’t make it for the bank, make it for you A business plan. This is often…

  • Taking on Debt

    A simple few suggestions about when to take on debt and When to Avoid It. Know whats up. Video production is expensive. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] The good the bad and the ugly Debt…we all cringe at the thought of carrying it, but when you are growing a business or working as a freelancer it can be a…

  • The Formula for Success = Preparation + Timing

    Defining success is important but knowing how to arrive is a close second. Being prepared for the opportunity is key. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Get ready because opportunity waits for no one What is success? That’s a good question. Likely, everyone who reads this will have a different answer. That’s because the very word success can mean…

  • Contacts to Clients

    A little insight into turning the contact list into paying clients. It’s not easy, but doable. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] People pay the people they want to do business with Obviously, one of the biggest parts of building a successful business is to get more clients. Its business development and it can feel like you’re stuck in…

  • Time with Andy

    Another opportunity to pick the brain of a well respected man. Thanks Andy. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Just jump in, stop planning So I had the opportunity again, to me with an older man named Andy. Andy is one of those guys who has been around for a while and had jobs in business and in ministry….

  • Hiring Creatives

    Its essential, but hiring creative people can be like herding cats if you’re not careful. They’re just different and by different, we mean crazy. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] You get what you pay for Paying for creatives is something that seems to generate a bit of confusion. A lot of business owners are not sure that they…

  • Setting Your Price

    A little bit of insight on how to charge what your services are worth. After all we can’t live on dreams alone. Make some money Freelance workers or business owners looking to take things forward face one major challenge: setting their price. It is very difficult to put a price on your work or services…

  • My time with Chuck

    Have you ever had the opportunity to meet with a truly brilliant person? I just did. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Find someone wiser than you and hold on I have always been a firm believer in the power of having a mentor. Nevermore so than after meeting with the truly brilliant person. I had the opportunity to…

  • What Leadership Really Means

    Good leaders, can make a the difference in failure and success, and in overall enjoyment. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Lead well and press into people As a business owner, you are a leader even if you don’t realize it. You don’t have a choice in this. What you do have a choice in is what type of…

  • Hire Your Weakness

    The second half of an earlier article about working in your talent. Since we don’t have the luxury of freezing time, we need to be able to rely on others to make it work. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Get to know yourself If you are a jack of all trades but master of none, that’s not a…

  • Creatives Working in Corporate America

    It may end up being a great means to an end. Its not glamorous but it pays the bills. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Dallas Texas is full of big corporations. Take advantage. It could be good for you. Many people feel that working in a corporate setting may prevent them from achieving goals. After all, the corporate…

  • Work Your Talent

    In order to be efficient, you need know what you’re good at and then have the courage to give what you’re not to someone else. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Success can feel elusive …but often it is due to a few simple issues. Those who are working as freelancers or those who own and operate their own…