25 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From Book Titles

My name is Penny Layne, and I am addicted to books. I love to read, on almost any topic. I enjoy the pictures that stories can draw in your mind. I love that reading can teach you new ideas, whether fiction or non-fiction. I love books. Since books, in general, have taught me so much … Continue reading 25 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From Book Titles

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The Rules of Rule-Breaking

Are Rules Really Meant to Be Broken? If you are an entrepreneur/freelancer, you already understand that some rules need to be broken to create your best work. What many rule breakers don’t understand is that to effectively break the rules, you first have to understand the rules. When I say understand the rules, I don’t … Continue reading The Rules of Rule-Breaking

The Five-Step Foolproof Guide to Creating a Business Plan

From Conception to Reality You’ve thought about your business idea, considered every reason why you shouldn’t do it and why you should. You’re ready to move on to making it a reality instead of a dream, so what’s your next step? It’s time to create an actual business plan! While this idea may seem scary, … Continue reading The Five-Step Foolproof Guide to Creating a Business Plan

10 Creative and Unusual Business Ideas

A Business Idea Doesn’t Have to be Traditional The internet is inundated with business ideas for the entrepreneur. From box subscriptions to dropship websites to virtual services, you can find a niche to fit your personality and abilities. With online stores becoming more mainstream and start-ups being open to the idea of contracting remote workers, … Continue reading 10 Creative and Unusual Business Ideas

How a Business Plan Can Lower Stress and Increase Success

Do I Need a Business Plan? Whether it’s a service-based business or product-based; whether you plan to be an online entity, or you plan on establishing a brick-and-mortar shop, every person planning to start a business needs to begin with the business plan. A business plan is an important step in establishing your business, but … Continue reading How a Business Plan Can Lower Stress and Increase Success

7 Lessons on the “Ultimate Questions” of Life in Douglas Adams Quotes

Most people have either read the book, or watched the movie, ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’. If you have not, it is all about being foiled in trying to understand why 42 is the answer to life, the universe, and everything. (That gets the most common HGG quote out of the way) This book was … Continue reading 7 Lessons on the “Ultimate Questions” of Life in Douglas Adams Quotes

How an Observation Journal Could Help You Increase Your Business Potential

Keeping an Observation Journal If you are trying to start a business, you want to make sure whatever you contribute adds value. In fact, in life in general, we should be seeking to add value to the lives of those around us. How can you make sure you will succeed in this endeavor? Become an … Continue reading How an Observation Journal Could Help You Increase Your Business Potential