How to be Totally and Truly Your Own Boss in Every Way Be Your Own Boss To jump right in on how to be your own boss, I’m going to answer a question that I get a lot, which is a lot of people are working through part time or full time in another job and they’re really having difficulty understanding, figuring out or feeling comfortable with how they’re going to be able to transition from their job into working on their business full time. The real question on how to be your own boss is generating enough income in their cleaning service business so that they can more comfortably leave or sooner leave their other part time job. So if that is something that you have had a question about or you’ve been struggling with or you weren’t quite sure, that’s what I’m going to talk about today. Managing Time for Your Business to Be Your Own Boss So in particular some of the questions that I get are things like, “How do I know how many employees to hire?” “Should I hire full time or part time?” “How many days of the week we should be open?” “How do I sort of set up the schedule?” And...

Exhibit Edge has provided trade show exhibit design and consulting for over twenty years and we still learn and grow as new ideas evolve and trends develop. After much discussion and reflection, they’ve worked with the Build My Cleaning Business team to come up with these six tips to help you on your journey to trade show success for your residential cleaning business Bev Gray is the founder and CEO of Exhibit Edge Inc., a trade show exhibit design and consulting company in the Washington, DC metro area. For more information about their trade show services, visit ExhibitEdge.com or email info@exhibitedge.com. Bev is a co-author of this post. Deciding to exhibit at a trade show for the first time can bring about a number of overwhelming emotions, from excitement and exhilaration to nervousness and confusion. It takes several times of trial and error to really master the art of exhibiting, but that shouldn’t stop you from taking a leap of faith and exhibiting your service and/or product for the hundreds or thousands of potential buyers at your industry trade show. Book Early Book your airfare, hotel, and conference tickets as early as possible. Having your airfare booked early relieves the stress of...