Allison Maslan

6 Business and Finance Tips From Successful Entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs don’t become successful entrepreneurs by accident. Even if a couple did, there are still lessons we can learn from accidents of success. Those who have attained certain heights of business success have a lot to teach us. And the best way to learn is to learn from the best. Here are a few tips…

Let Go of Analysis Paralysis Forever

In business,  analysis paralysis can become a critical problem. We’ve all been there!  It basically amounts to the inability to make a decision or take action due to the existence of too many variables and options. Needless to say, it can be a real hindrance to workplace productivity, despite your best intentions. Sometimes it can…

Branding Lessons From Jennifer Lopez: How did the Superstar Talent Ascend into a Business Mogul

Jennifer Lopez may be from the Block in New York’s Bronx, but she has taken the world by storm and her success was not by accident. For decades, Jennifer Lopez has been honing her brand and building her business mogul status. Since the early 90s, she has leveraged various branding techniques that have a proven…

5 Signs it May Be Time to Fire a Problematic Employee

In order for your small business to remain successful, you have to make tough yet effective decisions. As a small business owner, part of those decisions entails the hiring and deciding the time to fire staff. While it may be a challenging–sometimes emotionally painful–decision to make at times, the truth is your business will only…

5 Easy Steps to Systemize Your Business and Free Up Your Life!

When building your business, it’s easy to get stuck working in your business rather than working on it. I’ve talked about this at length because so many business owners get trapped on the hamster wheel of trading hours for dollars. Your business will become more profitable if you can leverage yourself to work on creating…

3 Powerful Sales Strategies To Drive Up Your Income Now!

In the last 25 years, I have worked with thousands of business owners at varying levels of success. All of them want to grow (become more profitable) and become more efficient. Regardless of business size, years in their industry, systems and struggles, selling is always a critical area that can be improved upon. Here are 3 tips…

4 Marketing Tips To Connect with Customers on Valentine’s Day and other Holidays!

Marketing, in any size business, is a critical part of growing a business. Holidays can be a great way to capitalize on the fever and activity around the specialized themes and images that consumers are accustomed to seeing. Some proven strategies are branded merchandise, online advertising, and promotional concepts. If you have a visually catchy…

Are You Playing BIG In Your Business?

What do you think the difference is between someone who makes millions of dollars with their ideas and someone with virtually the same set of ideas who barely makes anything? You might say ‘action,’ and yes action does play a role in taking a fantastical notion out of your head and making it a reality.…

Are You Charging Enough In Your Business? Raise Prices

Would you like to make more money in your business? Of course you would! So ask yourself this: “Are you charging enough for your products and services?” I am always speaking with business owners who are frustrated with their cash flow and revenue. The reason for their frustration is that they are not asking for…