How a Flexible Work Model Creates a Competitive Advantage

How a Flexible Work Model Creates a Competitive Advantage

Whether tackling daily operations or planning long-term strategy, small businesses face endless obstacles on their path to success.  So how can you get a competitive advantage?  One word…delegation.  Delegate is defined by the dictionary as, “to entrust (a task or responsibility) to another person, typically one who is less senior than oneself.”  You may not…

5 Ways To Keep Your Warm Leads From Growing Cold

5 Ways To Keep Your Warm Leads From Growing Cold

I sent out a newsletter last week on this topic and had a tremendous response…which tells me what a pain point this is for most people. It really doesn’t matter what industry you’re in…when you’re making connections, you need to follow up on them. Whether it’s business prospects or referral partners, cultivating these leads is…

What I Learned From Attending A National Women’s Business Conference

What I Learned From Attending A National Women’s Business Conference

Kindness, compassion, stick-to-itiveness, shift happens…these are just a few takeaways from last week’s NAWBOWBC conference in Minneapolis. From the National level, down to each local chapter member…everyone was there to lift one another up and inspire. The “Together We Dare” theme was evident throughout the entire conference. Meeting people from other chapters was one of…

8 Tips To Create A More Positive, Enjoyable Atmosphere & Attitude

8 Tips To Create A More Positive, Enjoyable Atmosphere & Attitude

Let’s face it!!! When Monday comes, all we really think about is how quickly the week will pass by so we can start the weekend again. It doesn’t have to be this way and we have the choice to make a change in how we look at the way we start our week and finding…

Out-Of-The-Box Gift Giving Ideas For 2017

Out-Of-The-Box Gift Giving Ideas For 2017

Are you getting tired of the same old gift baskets, boxed holiday cards…or just running out of unique ideas altogether? Then it’s time to start thinking out-of-the-box! Whether you’re sending gifts to friends & family, or to clients, referral partners, prospects or team members for your business, below are some ideas that are fun, practical…

Protect Your Finances With Checks & Balances

Protect Your Finances With Checks & Balances

The recent Equifax security breach gets you thinking…is my information ever truly safe? Am I taking the precautions necessary to protect my credit and finances in case something happens? What policies or procedures do I currently have in place to protect myself and my company when I’m trusting others to take care of this for…

EVA Spotlight Series Presents: Diane Lang, DL Counseling

EVA Spotlight Series Presents: Diane Lang, DL Counseling

I’m so happy to present this month’s EVA Spotlight Series featuring Diane Lang of DL Counseling. We’ve been fortunate to have Diane as a client of EVA’s since 2016. Diane is a Therapist, Educator and Life Coach who has dedicated her career to helping people turn their lives around and is now on a mission…

Busting the Myth: Delegating Takes Too Long

Busting the Myth: Delegating Takes Too Long

Effectively delegating is a skill. As with any skill, the more you practice the better you become. One of the common frustrations that people have is that “by the time they explain it, they could have just done it themselves.” Depending on the task being delegated, this may be true! According to Lisa Crilley-Mallis, you can…

EVA Spotlight Series Presents: Chris Schwab, Think Maids

EVA Spotlight Series Presents: Chris Schwab, Think Maids

I am very excited to write this month’s Spotlight Series featuring Chris Schwab of Think Maids. Chris has been a loyal client of EVA since 2016 and is a great example of how effective delegating can truly grow your business. Chris uses 2 VA’s to run his cleaning company and they do tasks from marketing…