Tag Archives: independent business owners

BE YOUR OWN BOSS – LIFE AS AN ENTREPRENEUR

Being a true entrepreneur requires a ton of daily discipline and faith.  And, many would also say a degree of insanity. The “freedom” to be your own boss is so misunderstood.  Yes, there may be no one telling you, or

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How To Find A Reputable Contractor

As homeowners, we are often faced with the dilemma of how best to find a reputable contractor.  Should I get multiple bids, make sure they are licensed, bonded, insured, trained and certified.  Should I do other background checks?  Years in

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20+ Leadership Best Practices In 4 Workshops

A friendly reminder that my Leadership Transformation Workshop series launches this Wednesday, October 14th. During this 4 part workshop series I deliver well over twenty proven Leadership Best Practices. There are a few spots remaining and I would recommend getting yours now.

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BEST PRACTICES IN LEADERSHIP (For Every Business Owner & Entrepreneur)

  Following are highlights of the Best Practices in Leadership I shared in the webinar earlier today. Show gratitude: “Everything begins and ends with THANK YOU – Jim Shultz”.  Everyone likes to be appreciated – customers, employees, shareholders and even ourselves. We have a

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MY SALUTE TO BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURS

Every year our president issues a proclamation for Small Business Week to recognize the many contributions of our small business owners and entrepreneurs. Small businesses have a huge impact on our communities, society and national economy.  Small businesses make up

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SPRING AHEAD: TWO THINGS YOU CAN DO TODAY TO MAKE A LEAP FORWARD

As we look forward to the first day of Spring I can’t help but look forward to what lies ahead this year in the months ahead.  Specifically the people I will connect with and the impact we may have on

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NEED A HELPING HAND: Why We Need A Mentor

  Everyone can use a mentor.  I can, you can – we all can.  A mentor is not a luxury; it is an absolute necessity with the pace of our world today.  We operate in a whirlwind. The benefit of

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Celebrate Our Independence & Independents

This blog is to wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July. The 4th of July, Independence Day, is a timely reminder to cherish all the liberties which can be easily taken for granted (e.g., our freedom, livelihood, safety, security, retirement, health,

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A Time For Gratitude & Thanksgiving

  It was one year ago when I introduced my new venture the NIEMI TRUST® along with the launch of my new website www.niemitrust.com.   I write this blog to express my deepest gratitude to all who have supported me in

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“Small” Businesses Are The Backbone Of Our …

  Small business owners may not be viewed as the pillar of our society but they are the bedrock of our communities.   There can be no debate that every business once started out small.  What is debated is what constitutes

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