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3 Important Questions You Need to Answer Before Hiring a Downsizing Team

By Deborah Moyer | November 4, 2021

Every business owner feels trepidation when they face the task of hiring the right staffing for their company. Your team is your biggest asset. Finding the right people to serve your customers and build your business is critical to your success! It’s so important that I spend a considerable amount of time on it in…

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10 Things to Ask a Mover Before You Hire Them

By Deborah Moyer | October 7, 2021

If you’ve ever gone through a move, and most of us have, you know that hiring the right mover can mean the difference between a smooth, stress-free experience and a living nightmare. Unfortunately, there are some unscrupulous moving companies throughout the U.S. that scam customers out of thousands of dollars every year. So, it’s critical…

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Is Relocation Stress Syndrome Real?

By Deborah Moyer | October 19, 2021

Relocation Stress Syndrome (RSS), also known as “transfer trauma”, is a medical or nursing condition that describes older adults who are experiencing a severe emotional response to some type of stressful transition.  It’s frequently seen in situations like a downsizing move. But, it can show up in other types of transition where there’s an abrupt…

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A Cure for the Fear of Selling

By Deborah Moyer | September 21, 2021

Thinking about starting a new business but the thought of selling leaves you cold? Then I have just the cure for your fear! Fear of selling is very common. In fact, ask just about anyone what selling means to them and many will come up with descriptions like “pushy”, “manipulative” or even “slimy”.  It’s obvious…

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The Power of Having a Coach in Your Corner

By Deborah Moyer | September 9, 2021

One of the things that will hold people back from creating the business of their dreams is the feeling that they’d be facing it all on their own. No doubt about it!  Building a business takes hard work, focus, and passion. When I started my senior downsizing business in 2009, I was grateful for the…

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Taking the Overwhelm Out of Creating a Business Plan

By Deborah Moyer | August 17, 2021

Mention the words “business plan” to a new business owner and you’ll probably immediately see them cringe and slowly edge toward the exit door. Business plans have gotten a bad rap for two reasons. First, they intimidate and overwhelm business owners who are already on start-up overload.    Second, they question if there’s enough benefit…

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Franchise or Business Training Program? Which is The Best Fit For You?

By Deborah Moyer | July 27, 2021

Many people think that purchasing a franchise is easier than building a business from scratch. If you’re thinking about starting a senior downsizing business it’s important to carefully weigh the facts.   If you don’t have a lot of business experience, it can seem very appealing to bypass a business setup for a package program…

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How to Identify Your Ideal Client

By Deborah Moyer | July 12, 2021

Finding the “Ideal Client” is at the top of any new business start-up list. Most new business owners have at least a general idea of the type of client they’ll be serving when they began to formulate their business plans.   When I started my senior downsizing business back in 2009, I assumed that every…

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8 Start-Up Financial Tips to Kickstart Your New Downsizing Business

By Deborah Moyer | June 22, 2021

New business owners have a lot to juggle in their first year, so it’s important that they get the best financial tips that can save them from making costly pricing or financial decisions. Probably the lowest on the fun-meter, in starting and operating a new business, is dealing with finances. But, it should be among…

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4 Business Start-Up Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

By Deborah Moyer | May 10, 2021

Let’s deal with the elephant in the room. Business start-up mistakes. You’re excited about starting a business.  The last thing you want to do is to focus on the most feared “F-word” in business: “Failure”.  To be successful in any business, plan early for potential bumps in the road, the better chances you’ll have in…

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