How to Be Productive in Your Day

We constantly struggle with how to be productive. The tools and advice out there are endless. There are phone apps that track your schedule, hoards of planners and planner accessories and awesome productivity coaches that help us straighten out our day. Here is our perspective on the top three tips for personal productivity. 1. MaintainContinue reading “How to Be Productive in Your Day”

How to Be Productive With Your New Business

Woohoo! You’ve started a business. What an exciting time! The rush of optimism is fresh in the air and you’re ready to conquer the world. Your game face is on and there’s nothing that can stop you. The only thing holding you back is that pesky limit of 24 hours a day. Now the challengeContinue reading “How to Be Productive With Your New Business”

4 Ways to Come up With a Startup Idea That You Will Actually Enjoy

You are an aspiring entrepreneur. You are exhausted from being a cog in the giant wheel. Done with committing your time and energy to the pursuit of someone else’s passion (and pocketbook). For you, there is something bigger and bolder out there. You’re looking to put both your mind and your heart to work. YouContinue reading “4 Ways to Come up With a Startup Idea That You Will Actually Enjoy”

How To Build a SWOT Analysis for Your Small Business

SMH (Shaking My Head). There are too many initials out there for you busy entrepreneurs to remember! As if you don’t already wear enough hats as you try to grow your business. Now you’re supposed to be an enigmatologist as well? The Wheelhouse Factory team won’t stand for these unrealistic expectations! That’s why we areContinue reading “How To Build a SWOT Analysis for Your Small Business”

5 Ways to be More Productive While You Work From Home

Working from home can be a beautiful thing. There’s no mad dash from the moment your eyes open to the time you spend grooming, getting dressed and eating breakfast. No unexpected fits of road rage on your commute to work. In fact, not having to commute in and of itself is a big win. AccordingContinue reading “5 Ways to be More Productive While You Work From Home”

Your Project Planning Checklist

Entrepreneurs are all about projects. Transformative, incremental and even experimental. We love our projects. They are the building blocks that help us gain momentum and achieve our business goals. The question prompts below can help you think through various elements of your project. Budget, resources and communication are just a few of the factors thatContinue reading “Your Project Planning Checklist”

3 Tips to Find the Right Business Name

First and foremost, congratulations! If you’re reading this then you likely have something exciting in the works. Maybe you have a new product that you’re almost ready to launch or a service concept that you’re putting the final touches on. Perhaps you already have a product out there but you’re looking to rebrand your businessContinue reading “3 Tips to Find the Right Business Name”

How to Create a Project Timeline in Excel

The discovery of your next passion project is revitalizing and exhilarating. Swift momentum. Centered focus. Endless possibilities. Your adrenaline is running on pure creativity. While there is a mountain of work to climb, the journey is one you’re excited to begin. Eventually, though, the dust of excitement will calm down. At some point, you knowContinue reading “How to Create a Project Timeline in Excel”

How to Create Time in Your Day

The eternal question: how can you create more time in your day? Imagine your day-to-day schedule as if it was a game of Tetris. Each activity and task is represented by a designated shape. While you can move the pieces around and rotate their position, each one is necessary. To ensure all the activities areContinue reading “How to Create Time in Your Day”

How to Create a Professional Gmail Signature Line

Remember that scene in Mean Girls where Cady goes to the Halloween house party? After weeks of trying to find her niche at a new school, she gets the invite she had been hoping to receive. She gets dressed up with excitement and chooses the over-the-top bloody corpse bride costume. It is Halloween after all. You’re supposedContinue reading “How to Create a Professional Gmail Signature Line”