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How To Use A Holistic Approach To Create A Profitable Business Without Burning Yourself Out

8 Entrepreneurial Skills You’re Forgetting to Develop

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8 Entrepreneurial Skills You’re Forgetting to Develop

There are both hard skills and soft skills for entrepreneurs, but here are 9 entrepreneurial skills no one is talking about, but that you do NOT want to forget.
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You’re Actually NOT Ready to Grow Your Business (Business Growth Stages)

Of course, you WANT to grow your business, but that doesn’t mean you’re actually READY. There are 6 types of readiness that will keep your business growth stagnant (and 3 business growth STAGES you can NOT skip).
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How to Stay Focused – 7 Tips That Actually Work for Entrepreneurs

Trying to figure out how to stay focused as an entrepreneur when EVERYTHING demands your attention? Use these 7 strategies to eliminate distractions, improve focus and concentration, and train your brain to stay on task. (Yes, TRAIN.)

10 Habits for Perfectionists to Practice (How to STOP Being a Perfectionist)

I have 10 strategies on how to stop being a perfectionist or how to overcome perfectionism. Ready to give yourself (and others) a break?

The Downside of “Profit First” for Small Business

It’s no secret that I LOVE the Profit First method. But there is a downside to “Profit First” that not enough of us are talking about.
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7 Money Lessons I Wish I Learned Sooner

There are 7 money lessons I wish I had learned sooner in life…not just how to manage your money, but how to think about it, what money means, a few money mistakes, and some crucial perspective shifts that would’ve got us further ahead by now. Kind of Financial Literacy 101. Kind of.

Reality Check: Your Business is Not Life or Death (How to Manage Stress as an Entrepreneur)

How do you handle business stress and emergencies that threaten your work-life balance and make you wonder why you started a business in the first place?
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HOW HE DID IT: $87k in 12 Months PART-TIME (How to Start a Business During a Recession)

How did my husband earn $87k in his first 12 months of business working part-time, with only $1000 in ads, AND launching in the middle of a pandemic? This is how.
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4 Self-Audits That Will Make Your Business More Productive and Profitable

There are 4 self-audits/business audits every small business owner should do at least once a year to help them be more productive, get better results, and increase profits.


How To Use A Holistic Approach To Create A Profitable Business
Without Burning Yourself Out