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Starting Your Child Care Business by Faith

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Do you feel inspired to start a Child Care Business? Not sure how to get started? In fact, I believe that if you desire to start a Business, it is vital that you develop your Faith.

Faith is the Substance of Things Hoped for and the Evidence of things not seen yet. So what is it that you hope for? Faith is also having confidence that you can Do it!

Do you hope for opening a Center? Do you have hope for starting a Home Daycare?

If the Desire is there, Your Faith will empower you to give birth to that Dream of starting a Child Care Business.

Without Faith, it is almost impossible to Build a Business. Moreover, I have found that It was easy to go to my job everyday; knowing that I would get a paycheck every two weeks.

However, when you decide to start you own business, you will be the person creating the paycheck and that takes Big Faith, Motivation, Tenacity and Determination to keep that business going.

Please allow me to share my start-up story with you.

I worked as a Medical Assistant from 1994-1998. I loved my job, however, I wasn’t fulfilled as a Medical Assistant. In fact, I was starting to get very bored.

I was inspired to start a home daycare back in 1998. Furthermore, I was only making $10 an hour and I was having financial difficulties. I knew there was more for me.

While doing my laundry one day back in 1998, I heard the following words in my spirit: Start a Daycare. I knew that God was inspiring me to start a business and I resisted the thought at first. Until, I decided to give my boss a 6 week notice and I quit to start my home daycare.

Today, My home daycare has grown from one center to two locations and I am still focused on growing my Business by Faith!

Leaving my Job 20 years ago, took Big Faith, however, I did it! 

So, if you have a desire to start a Child Care Business and you don’t know where to start, I would love to be your Start-up coach.

Are you ready to start that Child Care Business? Contact me today and let’s talk about how to get started and How to Build Your Faith for Business Success! Click here.

Be sure to subscribe to this blog series to read upcoming blog Posts: The Faith to Move Your Daycare From Your Home, Developing Your Faith For Multiple locations and Tips for Activating Your Faith For Child Care Business Success!

To Your Success,

Shiketa Morgan

Recommended Reading:

10 Steps to Starting a Child Care Business

Doing Business by Faith

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2014 Child Care Trends For Family Home Child Care Providers

As I prepare to host the upcoming Child Care Business Owner Teleseminar, I decided to do some research on what is trending in the Child Care Industry for 2014 and I discovered the following Trends on the National  Association For Family Child Care website:

1)     Competition from other child care programs will continue to increase.

2)      There will be more competition from providers exempt from regulation.

3)      There will be more competition from large child care centers.

4)      Parents will demand more from their caregiver and will be more likely to leave one program
for another.

5)      There will be a greater demand for specialized services.

6)      It will take longer to fill child care openings.

7)      More parents will be looking for objective standards of quality.

8)      More child care programs will close because of financial pressures.

9)      Providers who have good business skills and the ability to communicate with parents will be
more likely to succeed.

Source: NAFCC

My Thoughts about the Trends

I was not surprised to see the above trends, because the #1 complaint that I hear from home providers is: How do I increase my enrollment?

With more competition out there, it is vital that you become a master at marketing your Business and discovering how to stand out from all the rest.

Moreover, parents want quality care and if they have to go from one  child provider to another to get it; they will do that.  One way to assure that you are providing high quality care is to become an educated early childhood professional and/or seek to get your Child Care Program Accredited.

My family home Child Care Business was Accredited by the NAFCC along with my Center. Furthermore,  being Accredited caused my program to standout from the rest and because I provided a high quality program, my family turnover rate was very low. In fact, the average family stayed with me for five years.

According to Trend #8, many day cares will close due to financial pressures, however, I believe that once you learn how to effectively manage your money, you can make it in any season in this business.

Finally, I totally agree with Trend #9, it is vital that you have good Business Skills and master the art of communicating with parents. Parents used to be my #1 issue in my home daycare, however, after educating myself on how to deal with difficult parents and discovering the key to communicating with parents, that is no longer an area that I struggle with.

So with that said, if you want to beat the odds in this business, discover how to deal with the challenges in the industry including: building enrollment and improving your Business Skills, You must grab my Business Makeover Teleseminar audio replays and Virtual Makeover kit today!  click here

To your success,

Shiketa Morgan

Get Empowered in 2014 by Joining the Family Home Child Care Empowerment Club (1-year Membership Club)!

 

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