How To Build A Business To Succeed

The other day I was chatting with a friend of mine who is the owner of a rapidly growing business.  We were chatting about ways to bring some sanity back into her life, because some aspects of her business were getting out of hand. At one point, my friend, who had recently interviewed Tara Gentile, said: “It’s amazing!  Tara has SO much going on, but when we...

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Too Much To Do, Too Little Time? These Strategies Can Help

It’s so liberating to run a business in the technological age—where the world’s knowledge base is at the tips of our fingertips, our clients are not limited by the geographical location, and where there is a gadget for just about anything. But. . . It’s also overwhelming to process all the information coming at us, nerve-racking to always have to be on top of...

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I Could Have Avoided My Flopped Launch

Growing up in USSR, where owning a business was out of the question and individualism, creativity and being distinct weren’t praised, I had no appropriate business role models to learn from. So, the first two years of building my own business were a steep learning curve.  After a while my individual practice picked up, which was certainly an achievement. However,...

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Laura Roeder on Systems

Extract of the interview with Laura Roeder, founder of LKR Social Media. (First published as part of Systems That Sell series.  To listen to the original interview click here) Natasha:  I know that over the past couple of years your team has significantly grew.  How many people are on your team right now? Laura:  Our whole team is five people and two interns. We...

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Srini Rao on Systems

Extract of the interview with Srini Rao, founder of The Unmistakable Creative, former BlogcastFM. (First published as part of Systems That Sell series.  To listen to the original interview click here) Natasha:  Welcome Srini!  The reason I wanted to speak with you is because you produce so much: you record interviews for BlogcastFM and BlogcastFM Backstage, you...

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