Category: Entrepreneur

THE DREAM BIGGER WARRIOR  

I’m always the person who comes up from behind. I tend to take more time studying and can be pretty meticulous, but as the finish line approaches I sail ahead. Now, I embrace this trait- I know that it’s actually those “unseen hours” of preparation that are setting me up for success. So how can you take advantage of the “unseen hours” that go on behind the scenes?  

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THE CALM WARRIOR  

It’s human nature to focus on what’s wrong. We’re often taught to achieve balance by strengthening our weaknesses. But what if we just need to be aware of our weaknesses and not necessarily spend time on them?

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Warrior of Reciprocity

As my gift to you, I offer you two exercises to bring out more in you than you can imagine for yourself. You’ll have fun with these exercises and set yourself up to have an amazing 2019! Enjoy and I wish each and every one of you a magical Holiday and a prosperous New Year. Go out into the world, Create, Serve and Be Prosperous!

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THE PHONE-A-FRIEND WARRIOR  

So often, the words we use around marketing are overly aggressive. We say that we want to reach a “target audience,” we need to “penetrate” the market, or we need to “push” our product.  But words have energy. To attract our ideal customers we have to first stop thinking of them as a target.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

The idea of changing a scarcity mindset to an abundant mindset can seem like a daunting task. Sort of like a complete makeover when all we need is a haircut. This episode offers you ideas on how to pay attention to the subtleties of your thoughts and words to build an abundant mind every day, all day long.

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THE HELPFULNESS WARRIOR  

One thing I truly believe creatives struggle with is feeling like a sleazy salesman. We want to focus on our craft and become hesitant about the business development side of what we do. Most of the time that means selling ourselves short, and not getting the respect we deserve for our hard work. Luckily, the solution isn’t too tough. You really need to just shift your mindset and realize that selling isn’t bad. 

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Warrior of Reciprocity

Common advice is to work ON your business more than IN your business. Great advice for keeping us from getting caught up in trivial tasks at the sacrifice of moving our businesses forward. Better yet though is to work OUTSIDE your business more than ON it. Found out what I mean by that and how this idea can completely revolutionize your business.

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THE CONNECTION WARRIOR  

Social media is a necessity for every business. What started out as a tool for personal expression is now an important way to gain brand recognition. As Facebook usership declines, Instagram is leading the charge- it’s recently hit one billion active monthly users. If you’re dragging your feet on taking your brand to Instagram, you’re missing out on some massive opportunities.

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THE REMEMBRANCE WARRIOR  

Many of us grew up thinking that if you work hard and you don’t give your boss any trouble, you’ll you have a nice future. There was a clear hierarchy, and you had to stay in your lane. But as the world is changing, the definition of leadership is changing, too. When we talk about leadership, no longer are we talking just about the heads of companies- anyone can be a leader.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

For many entrepreneurs and small businesses, the upcoming holiday season can be the busiest time of year. While hopefully, that’s a good thing, it can also take its toll on your health and mental state. Having been a portrait photographer for so many years and doing 60-70% of my business in the last 3 months, I know this feeling very well. I offer some practical advice on how to avoid and recover from seasonal burnout.

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