Stephanie Taylor Christensenhttp://www.stephanietaylorchristensen.com
Stephanie Taylor Christensen is a former financial services marketer who brings more than a decade of experience in marketing and writing to her career as a full-time freelance writer and small business owner.
on December 18, 2012
Regardless of your religious affiliation or spiritual beliefs, there are benefits to bringing a kind of Zen to the way you approach business.
Here are four ways to integrate a “Buddha mentality” into your entrepreneurial endeavors:
1. Remove yourself fro…Read » Views: 661
on November 30, 2012
Every time an employee gets sick, the symptoms last for five to six days — and he or she takes anywhere from four to 40 hours off work, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With the 2012-2013 cold and flu season under way (and here to…Read » Views: 652
on November 9, 2012
We don’t need to tell you that owning a small business can be stressful. You’ve probably had more than your fair share of sleepless nights, early morning wake-up calls, and weekends focused on work instead of play. But being an entrepreneur doesn’t have …Read » Views: 465
on October 9, 2012
You’ve developed a social media strategy, built a fan base for your company’s Facebook page, and promoted your online presence in your marketing materials, too. So, how do you motivate people to share more of your Facebook activity?
Here are five simple w…Read » Views: 1,008
on September 11, 2012
Build big. Go fast. Invest heavily. And fly by the seat of your pants. It’s been the American way for business for decades, and much of the time, it’s worked. But it’s just as often led companies into disaster, too.
Eric Ries attempts to shift this paradigm w…Read » Views: 741
on August 13, 2012
Owning a small business has never been for the faint of heart, and over the past decade radical shifts in government policy, the financial world, and technology (particularly how we communicate) have presented even more challenges — and opportunities — for…Read » Views: 634
on August 8, 2012
Do you spend more time justifying, worrying about, or haggling with customers over price than on demonstrating your actual value? If the answer is “yes,” it’s time to go back to the drawing board — no matter how long you’ve been in business — and f…Read » Views: 824
on July 19, 2012
Consumers’ increasing dependence on mobile apps and technologies to handle everyday tasks is good news for small-business owners. Smartphones and tablets not only allow you to take advantage of cost-effective mobile search and banner ads (and use SMS to tar…Read » Views: 539