Posts by tea_carney

Can You Hear Me Now? Make sure you and your customers speak the same language

Can You Hear Me Now? Make sure you and your customers speak the same language

Mishaps and mistakes or just miscommunications? They happen to everyone. Mostly because we’re human and we all have this ability to hear and see what we want to (as opposed to what’s really¬†going on). That goes double for clients. If you’re not careful, things can snowball and before you know it, it might feel like you’re stuck in cage with a bunch of hungry lions. This...

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Healthy Body, Healthy Business

Healthy Body, Healthy Business

Did you know your physical health affects the bottom line of your business? Well it most certainly does! This month, the Word Carnies tackle the topic of staying healthy while running your small biz.

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Vanquish Your Nemesis: A Guide to Conquering Small Biz Evils

Vanquish Your Nemesis: A Guide to Conquering Small Biz Evils

Every great story requires two things: a hero and an archenemy. In the adventure that is your business, you often play the part of the hero: the character who struggles with challenges big and small; who’s set out on a quest to right a wrong or bring “magic” back to the village. And along the way, you’ll wrestle with at least one or two (maybe ten) dark lords —...

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How to Solve Small Biz Problems: The Art and the Science

How to Solve Small Biz Problems: The Art and the Science

Ever feel like you’ve got nothin’ but problems? Or just wish you had some strategies for when one of those “rare” monkey wrenches gets thrown into your normally smooth business operations? The carnies have your back on this one. This month’s topic is meant to help us all become better problem solvers. And just like no two snowflakes are alike, no two methods for...

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It Takes a Village: Small Biz Success & the Power of Community

It Takes a Village: Small Biz Success & the Power of Community

This month, the Word Carnival celebrates it’s 1-year anniversary…a whole year of small biz bloggers coming together to share their insights and creativity with their peers. So it made sense that our topic this time around was “Community.” The Word Carnival community continues to grow and we all feel strongly that participating has played an important part in the growth of...

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