Monday, January 17th, 2022

More from Ellen Rohr

  • Bust These 4 Business Myths and Make More $$

    Bust These 4 Myths and Achieve Greater Success (Photo)Business is easy: Be of service. Charge more than it costs. Take the money now. We really make it harder than it is. Perhaps it’s not the mechanics of business that get in our way. Maybe it’s the emotional baggage we attach to money. Or the things we think we know about business. Once upon a time, I nearly sank the family plumbing business. To fix it, I had to un-learn a few commonly held myths that that were tripping me up.

    Myth #1 – Do what you love and the money will follow.
    When you do what you love, it will come easily and naturally to you. And you might deceive yourself into thinking that the money doesn’t matter. The money DOES matter and it will not just magically appear when you do a good job. Certainly, do what you love. But mind the money.
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  • Discover Your “WHY” and Inspire Sales

    Why do you do what you do? Why does your business exist? Ellen Rohr explores the question of “Why” with marketing expert Simon Sinek.

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  • Clean the Place Up!

    You don’t have to wait until Spring to get serious about cleaning up your office. Ellen Rohr helps you turn chaos into harmony with her Clean Up Day tips.

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  • Stumbling Blocks on the Road to Success

    Ellen Rohr gives 7 tips for overcoming the stumbling blocks you’ll face on the road to success.

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  • Putting the “Fun” in Dysfunctional Family Biz

    When a family business doesn’t work, it’s awful. Unresolved family issues (“Dad always liked you best!”) sabotage communication and production. Unqualified offspring are hired and are given a pass when it comes to policies and procedures. Ellen Rohr gives tips on how to put the “fun” back into a dysfunctional family business.

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  • “So, what do you do?” – Networking for Biz and Friendship

    Working at home can be lonely. One way of making new friends is by networking. You can tell your boss or your spouse that you are going to a cocktail party to network and it sounds like you’re really working, not playing. One of the advantages of branching out and creating new relationships is that you might drum up some business. Ellen Rohr gives tips on how to meet people and build relationships through business networking events.

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 5/14/12 ]
  • What to do on a Day of Doubt

    Do you ever feel like you hate absolutely everything and everyone involved with your business? Do you wonder why you even show up in the morning? Do you doubt your ability to make the business a success? Ellen Rohr gives tips on how to tell if your desire to quit is a passing phase, or the real deal.

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  • Down with DEBT: 7 Steps to Financial Freedom

    Ellen Rohr, who nearly sank her own family business, has since learned a lot about money. In this post, she shares with you ideas on how you can take control of your personal and business debt. She includes a seven-step plan on reducing debt and tips on deciding which bills to focus on first.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Money ] • [ 2/29/12 ]
  • Money Management – Trouble-shooting Tips (Part 2)

    Ellen Rohr gives tips on how to spot and fix mistakes in your financial records. Keeping on top of your business finances will help you keep your cash flow happy and healthy, and reduce your stress levels by letting you know exactly how much money is coming in and going out.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Money ] • [ 2/23/12 ]
  • Money Management – Trouble-shooting Tips (Part 1)

    Ellen Rohr nearly sank her family business before figuring out how to market better and manage the finances. Join her as she explains how to stay on top of your business finances, and how to spot mistakes in your Balance Sheets and Income Statements. Her follow up post will detail how to fix those mistakes.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Money ] • [ 1/30/12 ]
  • Pricing Yourself: Can You Bear the Market?

    Are you charging what your product or service is worth? Are you worried that if you charge more, the market can’t bear it? Ellen Rohr (Bare Bones Biz) gives tips on how to price yourself, successfully, using a marketer’s mindset.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 12/31/11 ]
  • How-to: Create a Profitable Biz Plan! (Part 2)

    Ellen Rohr gives five more tips to help you create a profitable business plan. She also gives you pointers on what to include in a business plan you want to show to investors or bankers. If you don’t already have a plan, or you have one you’re not happy with, this is the article for you!

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under How-To ] • [ 11/30/11 ]
  • How-to: Create a Profitable Business Plan! (Part 1)

    Ellen Rohr gives step-by-step instructions on how to create and organize a business plan that will propel your business forward. If you already have a plan, maybe it’s time for a “business makeover!” Check out Ellen’s tips and suggestions for maximizibg your profitability.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under How-To ] • [ 11/08/11 ]
  • Does Your Business Plan Suck?

    Does your business plan suck? Do you wish you could do an Extreme Makeover on your business? Ellen Rohr asks you to take an honest look at whether or not you’re happy with your business and if not, ask yourself how can you make things better?

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 10/26/11 ]
  • How-To: Prune your Business Plan for Success

    Ellen Rohr gives a step-by-step guide on how to review your business plan and prune it down to make it focused, so your plan can work more effectively for you. This is not just a one-time thing, but something you can do regularly as your business grows and changes. A well-made plan that you review regularly can help keep you moving towards profitable goals.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under How-To ] • [ 10/10/11 ]