Author - Jill Quash

Akimbo Small Business Workshop

10 Pillars of a Successful Small Business [Upcoming Akimbo Course]

Do you want to start or grow your business? Let's do a spot check and see if you have these 10 key pillars of a successful business: 10 Small Business Pillars Target audience. Are you getting clients and serving your audience? Business solution. Does your business solve a specific problem? Pricing. Do you have pricing...

How to Make the Most of a Hybrid Business Model with or without PPP Relief

Small businesses are vital to our global economy, yet they are disproportionately vulnerable to the economic fallout from COVID-19. In fact, more than 70 percent of small business leaders felt a moderate-to-large negative effect from the pandemic, according to an October 2020 U.S. Census Bureau Small Business Pulse Survey. While 4.9 million PPP loans were issued this summer to provide relief for small businesses, it is...

5 Ways to Focus on Finances for the New Year

It’s common practice to start the new year by making resolutions. Whether we keep them, however, is another matter. Diets go by the wayside, as do promises to ditch bad habits. But that doesn’t mean resolutions are pointless. In fact, they can be very helpful — as long as you have a plan and...

Happiness

How to Find Joy and Peace in the Midst of the Chase

Building a business from a simple vision offers tremendous rewards. However, in pursuit of these rewards, we need to be aware of what is happening around us, to be mindful of the potential monster we are creating. As Dr. Henry Frankenstein said in the 1931 classic, Frankenstein, “Look! It's moving. It's alive, it's moving, it's...