Tighten the belt? Ugh.
A job is ONE WAY to create income…but it isn’t the only way. On This Little Parent Stayed Home Radio, we teach you how to prioritize kids and home…without losing that second income.
Investments? If you are over 30, time becomes an issue. A business of your own? Yes! Your own business could make the difference between sinking or swimming in today’s economy. It could be a part-time, home-based venture. And more money means more options, more freedom, and more FUN!
Case studies of other mom business leaders who solved problems capitalizing on their interests:
Going Big! Sarah Blakey of Spanx, Debbie Fields of Mrs. Fields, Anita Roddick of the Body Shop
Staying Small! Kris Whitenberg of BeGoodToPeople.com, Dawn Gluskin of SolTec Electronics. And, the classics…day care, baked items, jewelry, etc.
Think it, ink it, test it, and change it!
One of my favorite Mom Business experts, Ellen Rohr, will be returning to the show to share a few fast-to-cash business ideas that you can start quickly and be cash-flowing right away. Think small to get BIG.
Don’t miss Ellen’s 5 Sure Fire Tips for getting going and making money!
Everyone knows you should have a business plan. (Everyone knows you should eat more vegetables.) Ellen takes ordinarily boring-as-broccoli business concepts and makes them fun, easy and powerful. The simpler you make your business, the faster it can make money!
The Plumber’s Wife turned Business Makeover Expert® teaches the few things that make all the difference to your business success: Easy financial clean up, profitable pricing and powerful business planning. Ellen nearly sank her own family’s plumbing business. Then, she learned how to keep track of the money and make more of it. In turn, she has helped thousands of business owners start, fix and grow their companies.
Ellen is a successful franchisor, helping launch a plumbing franchise to 47 locations and $40 million in sales in under 2 years. Now, she is the president of Zoom Drain and Sewer, LLC, a new franchise company launching in Summer 2014. She is a columnist for Huffington Post, PHC News, and a contributor to many business journals and trade magazines. She provides “in the trenches” insight that business owners can relate to.
Ellen is the author of four business basics books: Where Did the Money Go?,How Much Should I Charge?, The Bare Bones Biz Plan and The Weekend Biz Plan.
Ellen is married to Hot Rod, they have one son, Max who is 28 years old. Ellen got involved in her husband’s company after his partner died unexpectedly. Boy was she humbled! It seemed like lots of money was moving through the company, but at the end of the month there was never any money left. Ellen started Bare Bones Biz, a venture capital and consulting company in 1995 to help folks of all ages turn their big ideas into successful businesses.