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5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your Business

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On May 30, 2018
As the saying goes, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” With all the moving parts of a business to look after, it’s no wonder that some things fall through the cracks, affecting your business growth and bottom line. Here are five common mistakes that will eat away at your profits if left […]
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From Do-It-Yourselfer to Business Leader

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On May 28, 2018
We all have the same 24 hours in each day but how you use those 24 hours will determine your level of success. Have you ever analyzed what tasks you accomplish during the day, especially on those days where you wonder where the day went and wish you had an extra eight hours to finish […]
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It’s Time to Make Changes to Your Business Practices When…

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On May 24, 2018
If you find yourself working hard on your business day in and day out, yet you feel like you’re not getting the results that you should, it may be time to evaluate how you’re handling things. It’s time to make changes to your business practices when: Your business rules your life. If your clients are […]
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3 Magical Words That Will Alleviate Business Stress

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On May 21, 2018
Picture yourself in a perfect world, in your perfect office, running your perfect business. What’s your role? Do you have team members or are you still doing everything by yourself? How much money are you making? Do you have products? Do your clients rave about you? Yes, our perfect worlds are goals certainly worth aiming […]
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Are you a Jack-of-All-Trades Solopreneur?

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On May 20, 2018
What was your reason for starting your business? Financial freedom? No bosses? No office politics? A desire to help people? These reasons (and any others that are floating in your head) are valid and should inspire you to reach for your goals, but the only way to reach those goals is to stay focused on […]
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Don’t Fall Victim to Money Woes…Aim for Your Financial Sweet Spot

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On May 17, 2018
Did you know that money is the number one cause of stress, both in personal life and in business life? That fear of not having enough income to pay monthly expenses is real, especially when you add in the responsibility of supporting a family and the families of those who are working on your team.
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Is Business Stress Ruining Your Life?

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On May 7, 2018
Virtually every human being experiences some level of stress on a daily basis – but the magnitude of stress and how you handle it is what differentiates the successes from the burnouts. And stress is not exclusive to any one group of people. Business owners, high school and college students, new parents – all experience […]
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Spark Joy Podcast: How to Launch an Organized Business

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On May 1, 2018
I was recently interviewed by Karin Socci and Kristyn Ivey of the Spark Joy Podcast. In addition to talking about my experience keeping my business afloat during the recession, I shared my insights on essential systems every small business needs, why planning matters and how you can still get (and stay) organized, even if you […]
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4 Great Systems for Organizing Business Finances

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On April 17, 2018
  Recently, I shared some tips on four ways that you can spring clean your business. In this post, I’m going to dive​ deeper and share some simple systems that can help you organize your financial life. Because of what many of us have been taught and how we’ve been socialized, most of us are flat […]
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