Mindset

Reluctant or Hesitant to Sell? Use These Tips

Would it come as a surprise to you if I said we’re all sales people? It’s true.  Every time you have a prospective client on a discovery call, you’re making a sales pitch. Every time you send an email or write a blog post with an offer, you’re making a sales pitch. Every time you […]

Don’t Let Fear Run Your Business

At some point, every business owner will find themselves in a worrisome situation. Revenue is down. New clients are scarce. Profits are falling, and a peek at the financials is enough to bring on a full-fledged anxiety attack.  Unless you’re Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates, chances are you’ve experienced that sinking feeling of a business […]

What’s Your Why?

When you first hung out your virtual shingle, you were most likely thinking: “I can’t wait to get away from this awful job.” “I just want to be home with my kids.” “This dead-end job is going nowhere.” “I’m tired of working crazy hours and holidays.” “I know I’m worth more than they’re paying me.”  […]

Stop Bootstrapping and Start Profiting

I get it. You’re a solopreneur.  You’ve bootstrapped your business from the ground up, tackling every task that comes your way, and you’re Proud of it (yes, with a capital “P”). You built your first website, dove in, learned how to edit and upload videos to YouTube, figured out how to format your email newsletter, […]

How To Prevent Negative Self-Talk From Destroying You

“I’ve never been good with money.” “I hate budgets.” “I’ll never be a 6-figure earner.”  “My market won’t pay premium prices.” If you’ve ever heard these statements come out of your mouth – or even in your head – then you’re engaging in a devastatingly damaging habit known as negative self-talk. By telling yourself these […]

Identify and Fix These Self-Sabotaging Behaviors

We all do it. No matter how successful you are, at one time or another you’ll fall into the self-sabotage trap, and the price of admission is high.  Your income will suffer. Your self-esteem will plummet. Your confidence will find new lows.  The end result? Frustration. Burnout. Resentment (of your clients or your business). And […]

3 Mistakes That Will Guarantee a Broke Business

Poor money management has been the cause of more business failures than any other single issue. That’s not surprising, as we aren’t born knowing how to manage money. Most of us aren’t taught how to handle it either. We figure it out along the way, through lots of trial and error.  Those same mindset issues […]

Starting a New Business? 3 Tips for a Stress-Free Launch

You did it! You’re leaving the 9-5 job. Great move! However, the last thing you want to do now is add more stress to your life. Isn’t that one of the reasons you decided to build your own business in the first place? You’re looking for freedom from your horrible boss, lazy coworkers, a forced […]

Hacking the Mindset of a Successful Entrepreneur

Want to know what sets the uber-successful apart from the wannabe entrepreneurs?  It’s not money, or brilliant ideas, or even powerful friends.  All of those things (and more) are nice to have, but they’re not a requirement of success. What is a must-have, though, is a good attitude. Without the proper mindset, you’ll constantly be […]

From Dream to Workable Plan

As a coach, it can be difficult to watch the lack of progress of so many promising entrepreneurs and coaches. They’ve dreamed for so long about creating a solid, sustainable business, and yet, all they do is dream.  You know the people I’m talking about. They attend conferences, sign up for free webinars, buy paid […]

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