Many people have creative business ideas, but that is only half of the equation. Turning an idea into a business requires an idea, as well as execution. In fact, execution is just as important for the success of new business idea as the initial idea itself. But the question is, where to start? We have compiled the first steps you can take to get your idea off the ground to turn it into a fully formed startup.
Producing quality work can be like a puzzle. Sometimes putting together the puzzle can be a straightforward and seamless task. There are times that everything ‘flows’ just right and everything comes together. However, there is the other side of the coin. There can be days that make you feel like you are neck deep in mud and you can’t do anything. These are the days that your brain gets you nowhere and putting together the pieces becomes an arduous task. This can make even the sanest person feel out of balance and can significantly diminish a person’s focus.
Are you someone who works in an industry where you deal with clients on a daily basis? What about industry… Do all of your clients tend to belong to one particular industry or is it a mix of industries? Either way, we have some tips to help you with managing your clients in the most effective way possible, regardless of which industry they are in!
Let’s be honest, working in a creative industry is very emotionally taxing. We are a special kind of people who really put themselves out there when they create something to share with everyone. Plus, who among us doesn’t have a come-and-go relationship with the creative process itself anyway? Some days it’s more than enjoyable, but easy to create something amazing out of nothing. Then at other times, it’s frustrating and unusually difficult to do your thing without being riddled in doubt. Ultimately though, we know this painful, creative process is always worth the effort in the end, especially once you execute the finished product for the world to see!If you can identify with these aforementioned inner creative struggles, then you’re totally going to be able to relate to our 5 inevitable phases of creative idea development!
Your small business is your baby, your gem, your pride and your joy. To hit the ground running, it all starts with having the right tools and technology. We can give you the best of both worlds with these four tech tools for keeping your business both up to date and efficient!
The Big Apple: Where business is social and social is business. That’s why networking and face-time are key to finding real success in your business. “Ninety percent of all jobs are about fit,” says Trudy Steinfeld, executive director of NYU’s Wasserman Center for Career Development. “The only way people figure this out is by meeting with you face-to-face.”
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