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13454960625_591fb92e89_zPortland, Oregon – Last week I spent 2 ½ days with fellow independent entrepreneurs at a brand new conference called Pioneer Nation.

If there was ever an event hand-crafted for me, this would be it. The entire affair was geared towards independent entrepreneurs, small business owners, and freelancers that are creating their own work and forging their own destinies.

I met entrepreneurs from all walks of life with varying levels of business experience. I met two artists from Brooklyn that created over $500,000 in revenue during the last year from one simple idea.

I met coaches and consultants that are attracting gobs of clients by leveraging technology to deliver their creative solutions.

I met a guy who became so successful developing web applications that he quit his job and more than doubled his salary.

And I met hoards of creative entrepreneurs that are inventing their own work and thriving at what they do.

Endless Opportunity

One thing became very clear after just a few conversations with fellow attendees. Opportunities are endless. New businesses and new ideas are sprouting up everywhere. And more and more people are choosing to strike out on their own as independent entrepreneurs.

If you find yourself asking the following questions, then chances are you’re ready to make some changes…

  • I can’t imagine doing this for the next (fill in the blank) years! What are my options?
  • I wonder how I can get paid to express my value in a new and creative way?
  • How can I do work that’s more meaningful?
  • Why do I feel trapped in a career that I’m not sure I even want anymore?
  • How can I be brave in the pursuit of my dreams?

Over the past year I’ve spoken to so many people that are looking for answers, looking for a way to start something that matters, and looking for a way to make their mark in a meaningful way.

The good news is that there are more resources available than ever to build, create, and deliver value to the world as an independent entrepreneur.

This doesn’t mean that you won’t encounter struggles along the way. It simply means that NOW is a really good time to start that meaningful project you’ve had bouncing around in your head.

Every day, there will be countless actions you can take to grow your business, and the possibilities can be overwhelming. There’s so much you can do…but only so many hours in the day to do them.

How can you know which things are the most important to focus on? How can you create the right products and services? What’s the best way to connect with your audience?

What if you had FREE weekly advice that allowed you to hone in on the actions that would give you the biggest results?

What if you had experts guiding you and giving you their best advice – people that have been in your shoes – people who know what it’s like to work for themselves?

What would that be like?

Chances are, you’d begin taking the right steps towards starting that business you’ve always wanted to start. You’d feel energized, ready to hit the ground running and start making decisions with confidence.

You’d be empowered by a community of people who understand your unique challenges and are willing to help you grow. You’d have a focused list of tasks to move your business forward.

It’s time to get serious about implementing your good ideas. It’s time to launch that meaningful business into the world. It’s time to seize the moment and become the independent entrepreneur that you know you are capable of being.

What I’m Doing to Help Move You Forward

This week marks a new chapter for The Startup Sessions! Starting Thursday, April 3rd, I will be selecting and interviewing experts on topics that have been most requested by viewers and listeners of the show.

There will now be a focused theme each and every month, allowing me to dive deeper on the subjects that are most requested by YOU!

I'll be offering as much value as I can on a new and relevant subject every month.

Amazing Guests + More Focus = Compelling and Actionable Guidance for YOU!

April's focus will be: Creating a Successful Side Hustle – everything you need to know about starting a meaningful business on the side.

The April interview line-up is incredible:

* April 3rdAnne Samoilov of Fearless Launching
* April 10th – Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation
* April 17th – Jeff Steinmann of How to Quit Working
* April 24th – Dave Hoch of The COG Space

One of my biggest goals is to remove obstacles for anyone that wants to create something meaningful and pursue a life of creative freedom.

Be sure to join the fun and subscribe to receive all the essential strategies, inspiration, and creative geekery of todays leading independent entrepreneurs.

Sign up here to be notified of all new episodes AND receive a copy of my new ebook: Getting Paid To Make A Difference – A 5-Step Guide To Doing Work That Matters.

There's never been a better time to step forward and get on the trail of creating your own meaningful business.

Onward!

Michael

P.S. What’s the number one thing holding you back from launching your big ideas? 

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