Feeling Anxious? I’ve Been There Too. Here’s How I Handle It

  Not all that long ago, entrepreneurial anxiety was getting the best of me.    Sitting here writing this post though, it feels almost as if it happened to someone else. I don’t feel anxious now. I feel great!   However, I went through a phase where I worried about my business all the time, and that anxiety would spill into my life…   I’m sharing this with you because I think entrepreneurial anxiety is incredibly common.  More common than… Read More

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Time To Quit? What To Do When You’re Over It

  Fact: To date, I have yet to meet a single entrepreneur who hasn’t sat at her desk one day and seriously contemplating chucking her laptop, her clients, or her entire business out the window.  (Myself included. Many, many times!) We started businesses so we could do the work we love.  Shouldn’t we be happy and grateful because we are our own boss?  While we’re definitely lucky — it doesn’t mean running our businesses is all sunshine and rainbows 24/7!… Read More

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My Biggest Investments Ever (And What Happened Next)

  Entrepreneurship can be ridiculously exciting – winning your first clients, launching new programs, big paydays, and all those heart-singing, god-I-love-my-job breakthrough moments with clients. But between those man-is-this-the-best-job-ever moments? There can be a lot of bloody hard work and tough decisions. Take, for example, figuring out which will be the best investments for your business.  Where should you spend your precious cash to get the very best return on investment when it comes to growing your business? After all,… Read More

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The Fail Files: How To Avoid Common Mistakes In Your New Business

  One of my favourite liberating-but-sorta-painful truths in life is this:  Everyone makes mistakes — especially when we’re brand new to something and learning as we go. The most challenging part of that for me, however, is that I mostly don’t see those mistakes clearly until they’re in the rear-view mirror.     My own first year of business was a pretty crazy ride. I made so many mistakes (I’m still making plenty these days!) and lost money, clients, and… Read More

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The Secrets Of Sales Pages That Rock

  Ah, sales pages. You don’t have to love ‘em, but you do have you respect ‘em, right? Through my client work, and my own projects, I’ve worked on a bunch of sales pages (from extremely simple to extremely fancy).  And so, at this point, I’ve got a clear idea about how to create sales page content, how to give the page smart strategic structure, and which are the most vital bits of information you must include to get your… Read More

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How To Dodge Client Drama

  Having an incredible experience with a client, and helping them get equally incredible results, is such a high. It’s one of the best parts of the job, isn’t it?  You can clearly see the impact you’re having in their life, and the flow on impact they’re having in the lives of others. I mean really: it’s amazing stuff. However, on the flip side of the coin…   If you’re working with even one client who starts to stir up… Read More

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