Posts in Entrepreneurship & Life
Strategist vs. Coach vs. Consultant: Which do you need?

If you’re an entrepreneur trying to build, improve, or grow your business, it can be a bit confusing to know where to turn to get help. We’ve all been told that the most successful business owners don’t do entrepreneurship alone, but who is the best resource to help you reach your goals?? In order to not waste your time and energy (and to actually get the help you need), be sure to choose the right one. Here are the key differences between a strategist, coach, and consultant and when to hire which one.

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Why turning down my dream project was the best decision ever

The consulting projects I was taking on for extra money while I tried to start up my business ended up just being a big distractor that was actually PREVENTING me from accomplishing my long-term goals. I had to turn down what I thought at the time was a dream project to be able to focus on my business. It was a tough decision, but it quickly paid off. There is an opportunity cost to everything and I had to say no to a tempting offer to see what I had been trading in for quick cash.

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Hard Truths about Myself

In the midst of trying to be a better person and a better business owner, I’ve had to admit some hard truths about myself. I have this vision in my mind of what it looks like to be a successful female and I’ve been trying so hard to uphold that facade. Unfortunately, this mindset has been keeping me from living my ideal life and reaching my business and personal goals. Specifically, the strive for perfection has been paralyzing. Here are some of the things I’ve struggled with as a result of my perfectionism and what I’m doing to work on them.

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Are Lousy Mindsets or Methods Giving You Lousy Business Results?

As solopreneurs, we are pretty much what the success or failure of our business resides on. Our mindset and our methods will determine how far we go. If you’re not achieving the success you desire, ask yourself if something about your mindset and/or method of running your business may be holding you back. Without the willingness to uncover the true cause of our lousy results (mindsets or methods), it’s impossible to change those things for better results. Changing your mindset is often-times the key to being able (and willing) to change your methods. And when you change both of these, that’s when the magic happens.

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Screw Work-Life Balance

I don't think it matters if entrepreneurs have figured out the elusive "work-life balance". What I do think matters is that entrepreneurs have healthy rhythms of WORK and REST. I'm on a mission to expand my impact while having a healthy rhythm of rest, proving that you don't have to self-destruct before you can rest while building your business and I believe that HOW EFFECTIVE work and rest are is what’s most important, rather than how balanced they are.

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Why I Chose a Slightly Pretentious Social Handle

Making a decision on your business name is difficult enough, let alone which social handles to choose. I poured over these decisions for weeks and months, going back and forth, back and forth, eventually landing on something slightly pretentious for my social handle. You may wonder why, so in this post I give you all the deets behind my decision. HINT: I decided to choose consistency over my first choice.

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Build a Business You Love in 7 Steps

Being an entrepreneur and creating and growing a business can be pretty overwhelming, especially when you want it to make a positive impact while living your ideal lifestyle. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or already generating revenue, if you need some clarity on what your next step is so you can build and grow your dream business, follow these seven steps.

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