How To Avoid Ghosting

In past posts (like this one), we’ve discussed how saying no is healthy for you and your business. It frees up bandwidth and helps to lessen the problems that come with over-committing. But saying no isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Sometimes we don’t know how to say no constructively — that’s when fear […]

Introducing Lunch and Learn with One Valley Pittsburgh

I have some exciting news that I’d like to share with you this week! Starting this month, B.O.S.S. Consulting will lead Lunch and Learn events for One Valley Pittsburgh. During these events, we will explore subject matter that applies to nonprofits and for-profits alike, including our relationship with money, building the skills leaders need to […]

Get Online Grow Online

It’s always a challenge to find time and resources as an entrepreneur – especially when you’re trying to balance your schedule between getting your daily tasks completed while also looking to build the future of your organization. If your business is located in the city of Pittsburgh, the GOGO Program may be just what you […]

Combatting To Do List Fog

Let me know if this sounds familiar to you. You’ve sat down and made a list of everything you want to accomplish in your day. Everything that was in your head is now on a sheet of paper or in a spreadsheet. Once you’ve written it all down, you spend some time thinking about how […]

The Benefit of Building Opposing Skill Sets

Business owners and leaders need to develop and build an abundance of different skill sets. Sometimes, those skill sets seem opposite of one another. However, you’ll often find that when you align these seemingly dissimilar skills that you get big results. In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Dan Cable, a professor of organizational behavior […]

Fear As A Resource

Recently, I was asked what we do at B.O.S.S. Consulting. My response was this: “We take the naturally occurring resource of fear and help people use it to build confidence.” That may seem surprising. Fear? A resource? What do I mean by that?  Fear can act as an indicator. It’s a data point that, if […]

Look for the Signs of Being Overwhelmed

Admitting that you’re overwhelmed can be difficult. The word “overwhelmed” has a lot of stigma attached to it, and some leaders and entrepreneurs may even see it as a weakness. So let’s put an end to that line of thinking right now. We all feel overwhelmed from time to time. You may feel more comfortable […]

This Is Your Reminder To Take A Break

You may have noticed that we didn’t post a new blog last week. That’s because I took some time off.  Entrepreneurial life takes a lot of focus, time, and energy. As I’ve mentioned here on the blog and in conversations with my clients many times before, it’s important to take breaks and spend time with […]

Identifying Your Ideal Clients

Finding customers who are the best fit for your business can be difficult. When you’re first starting out, it’s tempting to take on any and every client who comes your way. But that doesn’t always lead to the best working relationships. Entrepreneurs only have so much capacity, and working with the wrong people can cause […]

The Benefits of Peer to Peer Groups

As entrepreneurs and leaders, we can spend a lot of time in our own heads trying to solve problems. In the process, we often end up making those problems bigger than they actually are. It can be lonely (and frustrating) when you don’t have someone like you to talk to – someone who’s also building […]