Overcoming Leadership Challenges in Modern Organizations

Leadership is a multifaceted endeavor that extends far beyond mere management. It’s about inspiring others, making tough decisions, and navigating the complex landscape of today’s business environment. As you embark on this journey, understanding the nuances of effective leadership can transform challenges into opportunities for growth and development. This guide, courtesy of Propel Businessworks, explores…

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Fostering Community Well-Being: How Small Businesses Drive Health and Prosperity

Small businesses weave threads beyond economic growth in the tapestry of a community’s vitality. They are the heartbeat of local neighborhoods, innovation engines, and health and well-being catalysts. While they contribute significantly to the economic landscape, their impact extends further, reaching into the realm of community health and prosperity. This article, courtesy of Propel Businessworks,…

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Self-taught and self-studied, addicted, and borderline obsessed, I may not have “formal” marketing education per se, but with over 30 years of observation and learning on my own, you might say experience is my foundation. And many would agree that is more valuable. But that doesn’t stop the brain from doubting what I know… and…

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Taking Tax Time by the Horns

Every year tax time seems to creep up and get the best of me. So this year I thought starting early would be the ticket. It helped! I’m taking tax time by the horns and WINNING! They say nothing is certain but death and taxes. That sure feels like the truth when each year we…

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Finding A Good Bookkeeper

If you’ve ever heard me speak on entrepreneurship or starting a business, then you’ve heard my rant about finding a good bookkeeper. I’ve known a few bad ones but that only honed my interviewing skills and led me to work with my last two amazing professionals. When the last one moved his practice to Washington…

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Promises Can Make Or Break A Business

Many a reputation have been destroyed by false hope and quick words. Since words carry so much weight, always remember… promises can make or break a business or a person. Isn’t it wise then, to only make promises you know you can keep? Whether it’s with yourself or someone else, and especially in business, take…

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Working On Weekends

Just because one entrepreneur chooses or needs to work on weekends doesn’t mean everyone does… It is my opinion that before expecting a professional to respond, jump, and work after 5pm on Friday it would serve you well to ask them what hours they keep for their business – and then respect that. Unless there…

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Trusted Support System

This sabbatical I’m in wouldn’t be possible without a trusted support system around me. It isn’t hard to remember how lucky I am and this heart is grateful daily for my team at the helm of Propel’s ship during this precious time. Propel would not be what it is without the team members I have.…

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Single Day Tech Detox

Have you ever done a tech or social detox? Did you commit to a multi-day avoidance? If so, how did you do? Did you know detoxes don’t have to last a week or a full month? Twenty-four hours might be all you need or can take to reset, but even a single day tech detox…

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