Simple tips to help you choose a side business in 2020

It is smart to start thinking along the lines of a side business while you have a full-time job. Your side business has the potential to become a long-term solution to financial needs and an enriching life experience. Answering these questions should give you enough information to create a clear path forward, help kick-start your new venture and help you decide whether or not to go “all-in.” Are you passionate about the business? This is a simple but very important question. If you can’t imagine yourself working on your business idea and…

4 Steps to Growing Your Business Now

The challenge of growing a business is surprisingly similar to the difficulties of losing weight. It’s something I realized after growing my first business, a fitness consultancy called Born Fitness. Each year, people set resolutions (goals, KPIs), start off strong (lots of early-year focus), get frustrated (friction from the process), plateau (return to old habits), and watch apathy set in (panic and lack of focus if goals are not met).  Instead of searching for a magic bullet, a systematic process makes it easier to identify breaks in the system, create pathways for progress, and take aggressive bets that…