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Here’s Why It’s Okay to be a Vulnerable Entrepreneur

Here’s Why It’s Okay to be a Vulnerable Entrepreneur

Today, I want to ask you an important question. How are you? Okay, maybe I should rephrase that: How are you when the going gets tough? The reason why I’m asking you this question is because it’s very easy to say things are doing well when, well, everything’s going great. Maybe you were able to […]

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Here’s Why Building a Brand Will Kill You

Here’s Why Building a Brand Will Kill You

Whether you’re new to the biz game or not, building a business can easily kill you. Yep, you heard right. Statistics show that entrepreneurs are more likely to develop anxiety and depression than those who don’t, and it’s pretty easy to understand why: businesses take a whole lot of work. You see, to be willing […]

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5 Ways to Deal with Failure as an Entrepreneur

5 Ways to Deal with Failure as an Entrepreneur

Just like success, failure is universal.  There have been many people before you and me that have failed countless times and even then, we still make our mistakes here and there. The problem is that the majority of people look at failure in a negative light when it really shouldn’t be.  If you haven’t read […]

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Why I Love Failure

Why I Love Failure

I have learned to love failure. I know that sounds possibly counter-intuitive and it may even feel a little cliche since you might have heard from other people that failure is a good thing. But it’s true. Failure allows you to see what you need to do and what not to do. Failure allows you […]

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The 4 P-Words to Get Over Perfection Rejection as a Business Owner

The 4 P-Words to Get Over Perfection Rejection as a Business Owner

Have you ever heard of perfection rejection?

It’s not exactly what you think it may be, though.

Let me explain. Perfection rejection is really just something that’s really good news. And you’re probably asking, “What are you talking about?

Well, I say this tongue in cheek but not completely. But I always tell my class or my students: perfection is the devil.

Why? Perfection is what is blocking you from getting seen, getting heard, and getting paid. It’s blocking you. I like to call this the P-word.

But there’s good news, too.

There are four other P words that will help you prevent perfection rejection.

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3 Ways to Overcome Your Fears

3 Ways to Overcome Your Fears

Running a business isn’t for the faint of heart. Not only does it ask you to work and study hard, it also asks you to overcome your biggest fears in order to be successful. Whether you’re an introvert like me or are afraid of speaking in front of people, having a business can push you to do these things and more.

But it’s for the best.

Being an entrepreneur for over 10 years, there were situations where I had to face my fears to better my business. Here are three ways to get started:

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