If you find yourself filling your calendar with networking events, consider this. Focus on contacting existing or previous clients/customers and building a relationship.
Did you know most cottage food operators don't do enough networking? In fact, building a business network is often not done until there's a grave need. You know, sales fall off and you think to yourself, "I gotta get some more business, talk to some folks!"
At least once a week there is a question about how to structure a small food business. This is a great question. Before answering it, ask yourself the following: What will my business liabilities look like? What will my tax liabilities look like? How flexible are your business needs? Who’s making the decision for…
There comes a time when we all must use the word. Few of us take the time to use it wisely and appropriately. It's a powerful word because it can keep you from using bad judgment and living in fear. Have you mastered using the word "No" or are you glued to the word "Yes?" A word used often by people-pleasers.