Unique Benefits of Choosing Solo Entrepreneurship

My senior year of college at Penn State University, I chose to complete my capstone Public Relations project – one that entire semester was centered on – by myself. While other students formed groups to divide and conquer the hefty task list, I was the first and only person to ask my professor if I … Continue reading Unique Benefits of Choosing Solo Entrepreneurship

How the Law of Diminishing Returns Applies to Entrepreneurial Success

When’s the last time you thought about the Law of Diminishing Returns? Whether you’ve intentionally thought about it or not doesn’t really matter because it has been present in your life, regardless. “In economics, diminishing returns is the decrease in marginal output of a production process as the amount of a single factor of production … Continue reading How the Law of Diminishing Returns Applies to Entrepreneurial Success

Managing Anxiety as an Entrepreneur and Business Owner

I’m an anxious person by nature. This began at a really young age for me. I was quite literally scared of the wind. At no older than six or seven years old, I remember agonizing every morning over the weather forecast where I would wait for the meteorologist to share the predicted miles per hour … Continue reading Managing Anxiety as an Entrepreneur and Business Owner

Quitting Your Day Job – When Should Budding Entrepreneurs Make the Leap (Guest Contribution from Kat Buckley)

The following post comes to us from Kat Buckley, digital communication and marketing professional with experience working with non-profits and start-ups. Keep reading to learn from Kat the tell-tale signs that budding entrepreneurs are ready to make the leap and turn their side hustle into a full-time career. Becoming your own boss is exhilarating and … Continue reading Quitting Your Day Job – When Should Budding Entrepreneurs Make the Leap (Guest Contribution from Kat Buckley)

The 10-Year Itch of Entrepreneurship

This July marks 10 years since the birth of Bennis Public Relations, Inc. For a few years now I’ve been feeling called to again take a leap in scaling my business in new ways, but this year that feeling has turned into a vision fueled by a commitment to bring it to life. I’m grateful … Continue reading The 10-Year Itch of Entrepreneurship

The Two Week Evaluation Every Entrepreneur Should Take

The first Monday of each month, I dust off a favorite post from the Bennis Inc Blog archives and give you another chance to enjoy the wit and wisdom that’s been shared. Enjoy this month’s treasure – and if it inspires you – be sure to share it with family and friends! As an entrepreneur, the only … Continue reading The Two Week Evaluation Every Entrepreneur Should Take

Entrepreneurship from a Child’s Eyes

For as long as my two sons have been alive, I’ve been building my own public relations consulting business. Only now am I beginning to gain glimpses into their world as to what it has been like to be raised by two entrepreneurs who have been simultaneously ‘raising’ their own businesses in unison with growing … Continue reading Entrepreneurship from a Child’s Eyes

Female Entrepreneurs Take Motherhood to a Whole New Level

It’s interesting for me to reflect on the fact that my very first baby is my public relations business. So in a way, I had my first taste of motherhood two years before my first son was born. I’m quick to point out that entrepreneurship and motherhood are very different, but similarities do exist. What’s … Continue reading Female Entrepreneurs Take Motherhood to a Whole New Level

A Pivotal Day for Female Entrepreneurs

If there is one day I will always remember, it’s May 11, 2013. On this day, the day right before Mother’s Day that year, my son Holden entered the world and filled my life with so much love as well as so many unknowns. I was less than two years into running my own Public … Continue reading A Pivotal Day for Female Entrepreneurs

The Best Gifts of Entrepreneurship

With Christmas just two days away, the spirit of the season has been at the forefront of my thoughts. I’ve browsed through so many “gift lists” of what to get your spouse, your children, your clients, and much more. I even came across a gift list for what to get an entrepreneur for Christmas. This … Continue reading The Best Gifts of Entrepreneurship