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Francie Hinrichsen
Before It Worked: Encouragement for New Business Owners

Before It Worked: Encouragement for New Business Owners

It's easy to look at business owners who seem like they've figured it out and wonder why they got a break when they built their business. The truth is, every business owner has a "before it worked story," but because building a business requires time, traction, and persistence, we don't often hear about businesses in their "before it worked phase." We don't often hear about businesses until other people are talking about this, which often coincides with success. I didn't just wake up one day and my business was successful, no business owner did. There were a lot of things...

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Francie Hinrichsen
6 Ways to Focus on Your Mindset for Business Success

6 Ways to Focus on Your Mindset for Business Success

Mindset is critical to entrepreneurial success because your business is a byproduct of your repetitive thoughts. In this post I discuss the importance of focusing on mindset for your business and share my coffee chat discussion key takeaways on mindset.

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Francie Hinrichsen
12 Proactive Things to Do Now to Set Your Business Up for Success During COVID-19

12 Proactive Things to Do Now to Set Your Business Up for Success During COVID-19

"I don't know how we will make it through this." a client texted me yesterday.   Is this a heavy season or what?! If I had to guess, I'd say you started your business during a relatively upward economy. People were buying, hiring, and investing. The unemployment rate was low. It seemed like dreamers were flocking to entrepreneurship by the boatloads. And that all changed in what feels like the blink of an eye. If you’re 30 years old, this will be the 4th recession you’ve been through in your lifetime. When you were born, the world was just a few years fresh off the last...

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Francie Hinrichsen
9 Ways to Do Good in this Great Time of Need

9 Ways to Do Good in this Great Time of Need

Humans are amazing. Seriously, I've heard more do good'ers in the last 48-hours as COVID-19-related cancelations continue to roll in than I have heard complaints. It's encouraging and contagious - a positive mindset we'll continue to need so we can amplify the good as we go forward in what will be a very challenging season ahead. Coming out stronger than we were going into this crisis will require deliberate action, patience, and grace. Here are 9 ways to make a positive impact in your circle of influence.

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