Tag: Entrepreneurship

Know Your Numbers: Gross Profit Margin

Guest Post by Cyndi Thomason of bookskeep As business owners, we often concentrate on our top line sales number. We use this number as a measuring stick of sorts for how well our business is doing; how successful we are. As a member of several seller Facebook groups, I see it is a point of […]

Checklist For New FBA Sellers

There are currently over 5 million sellers across all Amazon marketplaces worldwide, and you may already be one of them! But if you’re new to Amazon or just thinking about diving into the world of FBA selling, you may be asking yourself: how do I get started? We’re here to provide you with a checklist […]

Celebrating Mothers in Business

“My mother told me to be a lady. And for her that meant, be your own person, be independent.” -Ruth Bader Ginsburg This month we celebrate mothers and all of the things they do for us. Moms are like Jills of all trades. They take on the roles of nurturer, doctor, taxi driver, philosopher, chef, […]

Paying Down Debt with Profit First

The transition to Profit First can seem like a big adjustment when you’re paying down debt. Often, clients are so motivated as they start cutting costs that they apply all those savings to reducing debt. They are so excited about the progress that they bypass the profit account and apply all extra monies towards debt […]

Managing Stress For Success

Most of us have likely heard the phrase “fight or flight”, also known as acute stress response. The phrase was coined by psychologist Walter Bradford Cannon in the early part of the 20th century to describe a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, attack, or threat to survival. While it’s […]

The Rise of Women Entrepreneurs

If someone asked you to guess the percentage of women entrepreneurs in the United States less than fifty years ago, what would you estimate? Thirty percent? Twenty percent? Ten? Try 4.6%. That’s right, in 1972 women only owned 406,000 businesses in this country. That may seem like a lot, but when you consider that there […]

One Foot in Front of the Other

“There will be obstacles, there will be doubters, there will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.” —Michael Phelps Hang in There! By now, pretty much everyone is familiar with the motivational kitten poster from the 70’s. The original black and white picture, taken by photographer Victor Baldwin in 1971, shows his […]

Remote Control – The Challenges of Working Remotely

Here at InventoryLab we all work remotely. Our team members are spread throughout the United States, and it’s been incredibly beneficial for us. We’ve been able to pull talent from all over the country instead of being limited to one geographical area. As a result, our small team is unique and diverse. Each person brings […]