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SMALL BUSINESS BESTIE

A Business + Branding Blog

How to Use Asana in Business and Life

I recently posted on Instagram about how much I love my Asana boards. A few people wanted to know how I use it, so I decided to quickly create a quick video tutorial for you!

It is the best way to project manage, communicate with my team, and track tasks for myself and my team. If you’ve never seen the inside of Asana before, it is really amazing. I take you through it with this video tutorial.

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How Do I Know What My Business Even Is?

One of my favorite side effects of becoming my own business owner is being a small business bestie online and IRL. In addition to my clients, some of my best friends, favorite family members and coolest former coworkers have opened up to me about their dreams of running their own business. One thing most of them have in common: they’re overwhelmed with the daunting task that lies ahead, and don’t know where to begin. Seriously: how do I start a small business?

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Aligning Your Schedule With Your Goals

Lots to talk about, but mainly: Happy New Year! You probably have a killer dream in place – maybe one or two goals in mind. I was talking with a friend recently who said she was looking for a 9-5 job. But then I asked her what her goals were for this year. They were to travel and to have job flexibility. Well – those two things don’t really fit into working a regular corporate job. So why was she trying to do that when her ultimate goals for 2018 were totally opposite?

A lot of us get stuck in the “when I grow up” phase – I’ll do that when I grow up! It’d be nice to do that someday, or go there someday. As we get older we realize that “someday” is going to come and go. If you want it to happen, you need to make a game plan.

So let’s get serious about SCHEDULES and ROUTINES to help you achieve more!

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Why Online Business Owners Should Outsource, Not Hire

As a Creative Entrepreneur, you’re scaling up and need someone who can grow alongside you. The natural inclination is to hire someone on your staff – whether an intern, or someone part time or full time, you just know you want someone on your team to help you out. It feels like a natural next step, and a lot of us are natural born leaders, so we are eager for someone to lead. But here’s why you should really be outsourcing to a professional instead of hiring.

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all the ways a virtual assistant can help your small business

What a Virtual Assistant Can Do For You

As a busy business owner, you have a lot of things on your plate. And you have the strategy to go along with it. What you don’t have? The hours to do it all. Fear not! The right Virtual Assistant can help you maximize your impact by implementing your strategy and tackling all the boring but necessary stuff. Here’s what else a Virtual Assistant can do for you and your business:

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