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Plan for Success: Take Your Micro or Side Hustle Business Back to the Future!

Plan for Success: Take Your Micro or Side Hustle Business Back to the Future - Photograph by You X Ventures | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

Micro and side hustle business owners often shy away from creating a plan for success because the process of planning will raise a host of factors, including perceptions of self-worth and fear. It’s those feelings of self-worth and the fear of the commitment to a course of action (a course of action we sometimes don’t […]

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Business Objectives: Plan for Success in Your Micro or Side Hustle

Business Objectives: Plan for Success in Your Micro or Side Hustle | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

Does the idea of planning for your micro or side hustle business scare you? Planning can seem frightening, because when you’ve got a plan, you’ve got more than just a vague idea.  You’ve got something real and measurable to work towards.  Something that tells you whether or not your business is a success. And then […]

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Business Skills Success: Taking Your Micro or Side Hustle Out of the Box!

Business Skills Success Taking Your Micro or Side Hustle Out of the Box - Photograph by Rawpixel | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

Business skills can be neatly divided into two sections: functional skills, and ‘soft’ skills (though I prefer to call these ‘out of the box’ skills). Functional skills are business-specific, practical skills – such as financial management and marketing – that your business needs in order to function successfully. So what are out of the box […]

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Improve Your Business Skills with These Business Resources

Improve Your Business Skills with These Business Resources - Photograph by Marten Bjork | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

If there’s one important lesson I’ve learned in 20-years in business, it’s this: When you start your business, it can feel like the world expects you to be able to do it all.  Particularly if you’re the only one in charge. But the truth is that it’s going to take a very wide selection of […]

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Business Skills: Time to Arm Yourself with the Skills for Success

Business Skills Time to Arm Yourself with the Skills for Success - Photograph by Cowomen | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

You need to know which skills you bring to your business. You will also need to know which business skills you should develop, and those you will need to buy in from others-who-can. This is important because a successful business needs a range of skills – even a micro or side hustle business; those brilliant, […]

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Business Skills: Why You Can’t Do It All On Your Own

Business Skills Why You Can't Do It All On Your Own - Photograph by Cowomen | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

More and more people are exchanging the traditional nine-to-five for going it alone and starting a business. The government has forecast that the vast majority of UK start-ups in 2019 will be micro businesses – those that consist of nine people or fewer. While it is the current estimate is that that 40% of employed […]

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How a Clear Vision will Remove the Fear of Planning in Your Business

How a Clear Vision will Remove the Fear of Planning in Your Business - Photograph by Chase Clark | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

Let me ask you a question – and please answer it honestly. Does the idea of business planning scare you? If it does, you’re not alone. As an experienced Business Mentor I have heard lots of ‘reasons’ from micro and side hustle business owners about why they haven’t written a business plan. REASONS or EXCUSES?… […]

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Develop Your Business Skills and Build Your Championship Team

Develop Your Business Skills and Build Your Championship Team | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

Understanding business skills will help set you up for success. How? Because while passion and product knowledge are key, they aren’t everything.  If you want to turn your passion into profit, you’ll have to go a bit deeper. What Business Skills Are You Bringing to the Table? I talk about passion a lot.  Passion gives […]

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Question: Why Did You Start Your Micro or Side Hustle Business?

Question: Why Did You Start Your Micro or Side Hustle Business | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

It seems like some people are destined to become entrepreneurs.  They’ve always been hungry to start their own business – whatever that may be – and they’ll do anything to make it happen. Others find it scary and are intimidated by taking the plunge. They will only strike out on their own if they’ve got […]

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