Benefits of mentoring for small business owners

On this blog we’ve talk a lot about the challenges we face as small business owners. Especially around the fact that many of us work completely on our own which, of course, means that we are 100% responsible for every aspect of our businesses. From marketing to...

Keeping calm when you run a small business

This month, we’ve been introducing you to Tabono’s signature C.A.L.M. approach to supporting small business owners: Community, Accountability, Learning and Mentoring. But not only does this approach provide practical support to our clients –...

Why do women join Tabono?

Everyone knows how important it is for a small business owner to have a good support network around them, and this article from Inc. includes some great tips for starting to build one. But what about our own network? Why should women join Tabono? The Tabono community...

Why is small business important?

This month we’re talking all about why we love small businesses. And let’s face it – they’re pretty easy to love! They’re creative, innovative, exciting… and their owners are some of the most inspiring, hard-working people that...

Is Tabono a networking group?

“Are you a networking group?”… We get asked that a lot. So what actually is a networking group? Well, the Cambridge Dictionary defines it as “the activity of meeting people who might be useful to know, especially in your job”. But while...

Grant applications – our top 5 tips

Grant application. As a small business owner, how do you feel about those two words? Have you ever considered applying for a grant to support your business? Or is the idea squarely outside of your comfort zone? Either way, the idea of completing a grant application...