Feeling blue? Workplace loneliness is becoming a serious problem across the country. We spend approximately 1/3 of our lives working. If you’re an entrepreneur, that number may easily double. Loneliness itself can lead to a lack of productivity, creativity, and decision making abilities. It makes employees far more likely to get sick, and increases absenteeism. In other words, loneliness at work is costing you money and directly affecting your bottom line. Loneliness may be felt individually, but the ramifications directly affect your company’s ability to succeed. It is critical to tackle the issue of loneliness and cultivate a workplace ...Read More
Have you considered how your workplace culture impacts the success or failure of your small business? Positive cultures are breeding grounds for employee engagement, productivity, and success. Conversely, a negative culture of stress and fear can have a direct impact on your company’s sales and profitability. At BizLender, we believe that kindness is contagious. As Gary Vaynerchuk says, “kindness is the ultimate strength.” So why not add a little positivity to your business, today?
It takes very little effort to positively impact someone’s day. A simple act of kindness has the power to boost performance, elevate mood, and even make ...Read More
So, you’ve decided to start your own business. Hooray! You get to be your own boss. Set your own hours. Work from home. Heck, work in your pajamas if you want to! But there are some deep, dark secrets that nobody tells you about entrepreneurship…Just kidding! There are some hard truths, however, that you’ll want to embrace before you make the leap into small business ownership.
“Patience is a virtue, and I’m learning patience. It’s a tough lesson.” – Elon Musk
Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is a business. If you’re lucky, you might see a ...Read More
If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re no stranger to the hustle. Growing your business from scratch to success takes dedication, time, effort and a whole lot of passion. But even the busiest startup founders need to take time for themselves. Burnout can happen to the best of us, and without a proper break from the daily grind you run the risk of higher stress levels and lower productivity.
The benefits you get from taking even one day off far outweigh the delay in growth of your small business. Scientific studies have proven that the benefits of taking a vacation, both mentally ...Read More
It was Norman Vincent Peale who once said, “shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” As an entrepreneur, you know the power of positive thinking. But happy thoughts alone won’t build your business from the ground up. Keep your optimism in check, and your business healthy, by managing your startup costs, collecting on invoices, and giving yourself time to pay your bills. How can I, as a small business owner, entrepreneur, and CEO do all of that by myself and still mange to grow my business? I’m happy you asked. Follow these tips ...Read More