Posts belonging to Category Michelle van Schouwen

Shield your business and yourself from pervasive stress

Michelle van Schouwen recommends ways to relieve the stress you’re feeling over running your small business.

Takeaways from a consummate sales professional

Michelle van Schouwen’s shares insights into relationship sales that she gained from a recent experience with a talented Realtor.

What no one tells you about selling your small company

Michelle van Schouwen shares important lessons she’s learned about how to sell a small company.

Creating your Act 2 company: Build the business you want to run next

Michelle van Schouwen writes about developing her Act II company and poses the questions you should ask if you, too, are thinking of a new venture.

Beware the long-term lease or contract

Michelle van Schouwen offers hard-earned good advice about negotiating rental and leasing agreements for your small business.

Observe and empathize to know your clients

Michelle van Schouwen discusses how knowing what makes your clients tick supports the success of your small business.

Keeping your small business healthy when other parts of life intrude

Business owner Michelle van Schouwen offers advice how to make sure your small business operates efficiently when you have to deal with disruptive life events.

Finding balance between efficiency and exploration

Small business owner Michelle van Schouwen talks about the benefits of taking time to explore new ideas, new paths and new relationships as you operate your small business.

Five questions customers ask marketing agencies now

Michelle van Schouwen answers the big questions her marketing firm’s customers are asking about how to launch new products and grow their business in 2017.

Practice reputation management – don’t be the next business casualty

Michelle van Schouwen advises on how small businesses can avoid bad headlines like the ones United Airlines faced this week.

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