How Will YOUR 2016 End?

I was sitting on the floor this week, working on my fourth quarter planning and I realized how close we are to the end of the year.  There’s literally only three months left! I’m wondering how 2016 will end for you? Will you meet your goals or will it be a miss? I get howRead more

“Life” Getting in the Way of Your Dreams?

  Ready for a truth? Life goes on while you are building a business. I’ve had several people this week tell me that they haven’t had time to do the things they need to do in order to get their business going forward because life has gotten in the way. I’m calling you out onRead more

Niching – A Case Study

  Last weekend, I was on a flight to Philly.  (I wasn’t supposed to go to Philly, it was one of those re-route deals.  That’s a story for another time!)  At any rate, I ended up talking to a guy in my row because I had accidentally taken his window seat.  After a lot ofRead more

Time Tactics for Side Hustlers

  Whether your full time job is working in an office or taking care of the kids, finding time to move your side hustle business forward can be, well. . . hard.  Long days at work can sap your energy and trying to work again on your side hustle may seem nearly impossible. Wait!  Don’tRead more

Try One More Time

“Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you.” ~Bethany Hamilton   When my son was little, I put my husband in charge of teaching our son how to ride his bike.  Gary (my husband) is a total jock-athlete type, so I thought it would be no problem.  ARead more

Crafting a Summer Schedule that WORKS for Mompreneurs

  Summer. . . For some people, summer is the time to rest and relax with one of those fancy-schmancy umbrella drinks by the pool.  For mompreneurs, the challenge of having the kiddos home may totally throw a monkey wrench in how you manage your day. I get it. For years while other moms wouldRead more

Your PB Opens Doors

[Quick note – my NEW 4 part Success Steps video series is up on the website at www.karenkalis.com.  Register there and get some great training!  Feel free to share!] Over the weekend, I went to the gym like I normally do, to do one of my normal workouts on a normal workout day.  I gotRead more

3 Ways to Define Productive Time

  I talk to tons of people who are BUSY.  Isn’t that the national greeting these days?  “How are you?”  “I’m sooooo busy!”  Honestly, it doesn’t even answer the question! Being busy and what you are busy with is an important question for entrepreneurs and solopreneurs.  We only have 24 hours in each day andRead more

Time to Take a Walk

  Every business has issues.  Mine does.  Yours does.  How can you deal with the issues? Take a walk. Yup.  Get out of the office and away from the problems.  You will find clarity or at least get a bit of space around it.  You might even want  to take a notebook with you. That’sRead more

Should Solopreneurs Really Be SOLO?

Love this quote.  As an entrepreneur, I have had my fair share of false starts and failures.  The biggest contributor is trying to go it alone. I see this all the time.  Clients come to me having attempted to build their business without the sounding board of a coach or mentor and wonder why theyRead more

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