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Fear gets to the best of us, whether it is fear of failure, fear of success, or fear of fear itself. All of us have experienced fear at some point in our lives, and it can be a stumbling block that holds us back from being truly successful. Fear can’t hold you back forever if […]

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When you first started mulling over the idea of going it alone, you likely were 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.”  “I know I’m worth more than they’re paying […]

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I get it. You’re a solo-preneur.  You’re proud of the fact that you’ve bootstrapped your business from the ground up, tackling every task that comes your way. You built your first website, dove in and learned how to edit and upload videos to YouTube, figured out how to format your email newsletter, and even wrestled […]

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“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 damaging habit known as negative self-talk. By telling yourself these lies (and yes, they are […]

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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 result? Frustration. Burnout. Resentment (of your clients or your business). And yes, […]

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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.

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Challenges are there to test you. At worst, they delay your success, but problem-solving is one of the many skills that make up a great entrepreneur. “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” Often a setback is a chance to advance your knowledge, see things differently; which can, in turn, result in achieving a […]

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Have negative thoughts hindered your efforts to root, grow and thrive? Your personal beliefs about yourself and your life matter more than you realise.  In fact, those beliefs become the very foundation upon which you build your life. How do you recognise self-sabotaging thoughts? Some common self-limiting thoughts are: “I’ll never be able to save any […]

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Do I need a mentor or a coach? This is the question business owners should ask themselves when looking to hire a professional. The terms ‘coach’ and ‘mentor’ are often used interchangeably, when in fact there are some key and meaningful differences between the two. Generally speaking, a mentor does not coach, and a coach […]

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Black Friday, love it or loathe it; it’s still going to happen and it’s four weeks away, falling on Friday 23rd November. Read on for my top five ways you can participate this year without feeling like a “sell-out”.

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