“Where were you when the world stopped turning on that September day?”
- Alan Jackson
We see you. You’re an ambitious woman who juggles a ton and has big dreams. And you’ve probably thought about breaking free and finally launching that dream business you’ve had on your mind for years.
Today we're talking to Kate Milkosky, a math tutor who runs her own successful business teaching kids how to master their math challenges for lifelong success. She's turned the concept of a traditional tutor on its head and into a thriving business where her students and their parents love working with her--and just as importantly--referring her to others. Learn how she approaches her business from scaling to customer service in this actionable and eye-opening interview.
After returning to work with my second child, I was exhausted and felt stuck. Although I loved my employer and colleagues, the increasing signs of burnout were hard to ignore. More than once after driving for nearly an hour, and hustling into the office, I’d realize I forgot my breast pump. Sometimes, my wallet or notes for the day. Worse, how I got to the office in the first place.
Starting a business is an incredible feat. The pride you should feel after putting in countless of hours into your website, filling out the correct paperwork, and meeting with the right people who helped your dream become a reality is really quite amazing.
There may be no crying in baseball, but there's definitely crying in business. That’s been my personal experience anyway, and that of every woman entrepreneur I’ve ever worked with.
Congratulations! You’re embarking on the exciting journey of starting a new business. This is an incredibly brave and rewarding journey, but it can also be a daunting one. You’ve come up with a great business concept, but where do you start? And how do you protect yourself in the process? “Legal” issues sound scary. How do you gain a baseline understanding of the risks associated with starting your business and the steps you can take to minimize the risks?
She refuses to clean up her room. He won’t stop playing Xbox. She keeps getting out of bed after bedtime. He whacks his brother for touching his basketball. And that’s just a tiny sample of the daily challenges we face as parents. It’s exhausting!
Today's blog post comes from Hingham, MA-based virtual assistant Zoe Pirnie, who shares how she helps businesses solve email problems big and small!