Sue Miley

When Fear Paralyzes

What Do You Do When Fear Paralyzes You?

By Sue Miley / September 18, 2023 / 0 Comments

I learned in my counseling master’s program that people have different responses to fear and anxiety. We are all probably familiar with “fight or flight,” but what happens when you can’t do either? What do you do when “fear” paralyzes you? Freezing is a big problem because it is the worst possible response in many […]

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When Your Business Threatens to Consume You

By Sue Miley / September 6, 2023 / 1 Comment

I pick up my phone and open the screen. The email symbol is like a coiled snake waiting to deliver the bite of poison potentially sitting in my inbox. I close it.   I am at home. The workday is over.  Like you, I own my own business. It feels like there is a perpetual open […]

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Resilience at Work

Resilience in the Business World Is A Superpower

By Sue Miley / August 14, 2023 / 1 Comment

It can be lonely being the owner of a business.  The fact is that you are the leader and you set the perspective of the company.  How you face obstacles and circumstances affects you, your family, your team, and your business. In the fast-paced and ever-changing business landscape of today, having resilience in the business […]

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How to Manage Stress in Small Business

Unplanned Holes and Cash Flow Woes:  How to Manage Stress in Small Business

By Sue Miley / August 2, 2023 / 0 Comments

I know the Bible says that we don’t need to stress; we just need to bring our concerns to Jesus. But God created entrepreneurs and small business owners, and sometimes it feels like it is in our DNA. We have to learn to manage stress in our business. There isn’t anything new under the sun […]

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The Power of Thinking Time

Unleashing the Power of Thinking Time: Highlights from Keith Cunningham’s “The Road Less Stupid”

By Sue Miley / July 20, 2023 / 0 Comments

I love my morning time.  I have a beautiful view of the sunrise from my back patio.  It is so serene, yet morning is also when I have the most clarity and focus.  So once the sun rises and there is enough light to see, I usually jump into a morning routine of journaling, prayer, […]

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The Power of Financial Analytics

The Power of Accurate Financial Data: Making Informed Business Decisions

By Sue Miley / June 27, 2023 / 0 Comments

Introduction It is rare for a small business to have accurate and timely financial information. If you own a small business, you may say, “What does that even mean”? I have had many owners tell me that they measure their company’s financial performance by the money they have in their bank accounts. And if it […]

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Lay Off Employees

Is It Christian To Lay Off Employees?

By Sue Miley / January 31, 2023 / 0 Comments

Christians in the business world want to apply their Christian values to their work but worry that competition will compete based on different criteria. When COVID hit, many of my small business clients asked if it was Christian to lay off employees. Am I going against God if I have to do a layoff? Am […]

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Strategies for Small Businesses in a Changing Economy

Strategies for Small Businesses in a Changing Economy

By Sue Miley / November 22, 2022 / 0 Comments

Small businesses come in every industry and different industries do better in different economic situations.  Who would have thought home sales would continue to soar through COVID?  Why wouldn’t a thrift store be the place to go if your home was destroyed in a flood? Strategies for small businesses in a changing economy is essential […]

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