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What will change in 2023?

Written by Shaun Bernstein on .
Einstein never actually said “insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” No one’s quite sure who said it. Whoever did say it may be genius. It’s true in life, and it is certainly true in business. If a business of any size becomes successful, they might attribute it to staying with “tried and true” methods, or “sticking with what works.” That can be a great way to remain consistent in business. Except it doesn’t work as well if you’re looking to grow. If you’re looking to take your business to the next level, you’re probably going to have to do…

You Never Know Who’s Reading

Written by Shaun Bernstein on .
Some businesses are fairly easy to quantify. Numbers are how they know that they’re successful. If you’re selling units of anything, you’re tracking your numbers because they represent the health of your business almost definitively. How many units did you sell this year? How many more than last year? Are you hitting your revenue targets? How much inventory do you have on hand? There are a million of these sorts of questions. Then there’s a fuzzier one: what is your customer acquisition cost? In short – how much money are you spending to acquire each new customer? (or client, or buyer, e…

Dear 2019 Me

Written by Shaun Bernstein on .
Someone suggested the other day to write a letter to my past self. I wasn’t quite sure how it would go, but decided it was worth a try. Here’s the result: Hi 2019 Shaun, You’ve been through a lot this year! You’ve seen highs, and lows, and you’ve been to some pretty dark places. You’re not where you expected to be at the start of the year – not by a long shot! After you decided to make a career change, you truly had no idea what would come next. The great news is that you’re finally feeling like yourself again, and you’re wondering what it would be like to run your own business. You’…

3 Years of Business In 7 Thoughts

Written by Shaun Bernstein on .
This has been a pretty monumental week, as yesterday marked the third anniversary of The Write Stuff Agency. Running this business has been a roller coaster, as running any business is in its earliest years. It hasn’t always been easy, but the mission is the same as it was from day one – to help tell stories better to those that need to hear them. nn Personally, I never thought that I could take this on. I had no business background, and was terrified of entrepreneurship and all of the variables that it entailed. I truly did not know what to do next, or where I would find the answers. I …