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4 Things That Will Keep You Broke, Stuck, and Frustrated

Freedom, impact, creativity, and lifestyle… these are the main reasons that many business builders launch into working for themselves. But even with these great motivations, many will never get past survival mode. Sometimes, the work that got an entrepreneur to survival-mode (where you’re paying the bills but not much else), or even a little beyond, is more about hustling and …

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5 Signs You’re Confusing Your Customers, And How To Fix It

Is your business confusing to people? This might seem like a silly question, but a lot of small business owners go about fixing the symptoms of a business problem without considering how confusing their message or positioning is. And honestly, most entrepreneurs are so deep in the weeds of their business that it’s nearly impossible to know if their business is […]

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Are You Letting Your Constraints Define You?

I got some shitty news earlier this year. I was told that because I had started training too aggressively, I had injured my leg and that I would need to stop running completely for at least 20 weeks. That’s TWENTY WEEKS of not doing something I loved! No early summer morning runs through my neighborhood. No runs through Forest Park. […]

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A Warning About Being an Over-Giver!

After eating my body weight in potatoes, stuffing and pumpkin pie over the past few days, I started thinking about what I’ve been doing with my time and how my business has evolved over the past year. I’ve experimented with finding a balance between offering 1:1 custom coaching and group coaching programs. I’ve tried to find a rhythm with delegating […]

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How To Grow Your Business By Working Less

Many entrepreneurs start out as a one-person show. They wear every hat, from bookkeeper and content creator to salesperson and head of customer service. And in my experience, most business owners get so used to doing it all, even once the business is up and running, that they’re convinced they are the only one who can run the whole show. […]

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Let’s Bury The Hustle

Today I’m going to get straight to it. Change and transformation start with a decision to let go of an old way of being. The things that got us to where we are are most likely the exact things that will keep us stuck there. Take a quick inventory: Are you hustling hard to make it work? Well, you can […]

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Top 5 Podcasts of 2017 (so far!)

I’m Finally Home + Top 5 Episodes of 2017! I’m finally home! After 10 days in Tennessee with Jill and a week in Maui, I’m happy to be home. I’ll be sharing more about my recent adventures soon but today I want to highlight something else. I’ve been hosting The Startup Sessions podcast for almost four years now. That’s a […]

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The Best of The Best – Top 10 Podcast Episodes from 2015

I had the privilege of talking with some of the brightest and best entrepreneurs, experts and all-around business badasses on my podcast in 2015. I am filled with gratitude for the time and energy that these, and the rest of my guests, brought to the show. Last year I created a list of the most popular podcast episodes from the […]

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