#MotivationMonday Tip No. 3

We hear phrases about simplicity thrown around in life & particularly in business. But, what does this actually mean? How does that translate to your business? Trying to crack the code for how to simplify your message, operations, daily to-do list, service offering, and so on --- is nearly impossible without a solid strategy in place. Read today’s #MotivationMonday tip to help you get closer to figuring it out.

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#MotivationMonday Tip No. 2

Sometimes closing the door on activities that no longer serve you can help you open up the door to new opportunities you didn't even realize existed. Figuring that out is nearly impossible when you are engrained with the day to day of your business or current career. Make time for yourself. Learn more with today’s #MotivationMonday tip.

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Part I: It's so hard to say goodbye

Building a craft business and brand was probably one of the most rewarding and valuable experiences that D&Co founder Jessica has ever had. Closing that business, letting go and moving on was an ongoing internal debate that took a few years for her to come to terms with. In Part I, she shares more about some of those challenging decisions to close and why other businesses make that difficult decision.

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Growth & Failure: Navigating through the business lifecycle

Is your business destined to fail? You've probably heard the phrase that approximately 9 out of 10 startups fail. While there is no 100% fail-proof method, having a solid understanding of the business lifecycle will help arm you with the knowledge you need to manage each stage of your company's growth. Brace yourself, this article is chock full of frameworks and somewhat academic approaches but D&Co translates this practical use. Read on to prepare your business for sustainable growth.

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