Entries by Andrew Hogan

Running a Business in the Boondocks

The future will belong to the nature-smart—those individuals, families, businesses, and political leaders who develop a deeper understanding of the transformative power of the natural world and who balance the virtual with the real. The more high-tech we become, the more nature we need.  —Richard Louv When Visioneers, decided to go MobileLocals360, they weren’t just talking […]

Successful Networking: Just be Quiet!

Let’s face it, networking for your business can sometimes be compared to root canal. It can be costly, time consuming and fairly painful if you’re not armed with the proper skills and know-how. I mean, uggh, starting conversations with complete strangers, in a crowd, over appetizers. “Shoot me,” right? Well, it doesn’t have to feel like […]

Top 5 Mistakes Every Small Business Solopreneur Makes

Decided to go out on your own, eh? Ready to offer the world your unique gifts in your own unique way? Fabulous! Choose a name for your business, make a quick website, print some business cards, start a blog and ta-da – you are officially an entrepreneur. Now what? (Crickets chirping, perhaps?) It’s hard to believe, but sending out […]

Initiating Change: Do I Have To?

We’ve all had that feeling. You know the one. “OK, this is IT! I’m never going to ______________________ ever again!” (fill in the blank: drink, smoke, overeat, miss a deadline, be judgmental) Or, “I’m going to start ______________________ everyday!” (fill in the blank: walking, reading, learning a new skill at work, appreciating my employees, meditating) You have a […]