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I'm all for action. And clarity. And outsmarting the hustle. I'm championing impact AND income. In my world, one doesn't exist without the other. And this is where I talk straight - to you.

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Can you take a month off?

It’s become fashionable to dis hustle culture, but there’s also a dangerous notion floating around that we’re entitled to things we haven’t worked for. These two ideas represent extreme ends of the entrepreneur spectrum which I believe sets us up for disappointment and failure. Hustling non-stop isn’t sustainable for most of us. And neither is having your head in the clouds, believing that a magical unicorn will grant you a beautiful business that fulfills your grandest desires.

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How Busyness Nearly Ruined Me

Growth without vision and clarity leads to exhaustion, disconnection, and discontentment. Hard work with the wrong philosophy leads to limitation and frustration.

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The Sneaky Ways We Hold Ourselves Back

10 years of working for myself has offered up one big realization: This journey comes with a few hidden traps. Mostly traps of my own making. Subtle forms of self-sabotage that, at times, have hindered my ability to make progress. So today I’ll share some of the ways we hold ourselves back. And I’ll tell you how I outsmart them.

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How To Design Your Cohort-Based Coaching Program

If you want to run a more efficient and profitable services business, you may want to consider Cohort-Based Coaching (CBC). Cohort-Based Coaching (CBC) offers a higher-level experience that’s built around community, collaboration, accountability, and support.

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21 Tiny Habits That Will Transform Your Life

Habits are the cheat code to success. Plug in the right habits and success is simply a matter of repetition. But the opposite is also true…Stack the wrong habits and… well… best be prepared for a life filled with frustration, discontent, and regret. Truth is…Your life at this very moment is the culmination of the habits and routines you’ve hardwired into your programming.

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