How to stop letting comparison control your life and feel confident in your own work

How to stop letting comparison control your life and feel confident in your own work

In today's episode of the podcast, I'm talking about dealing with the comparison monster as a business owner. No matter how successful you become, you can always fall victim to a case of comparisonitis. I share how comparison affects me, why it gets under our skin so much and how you can combat it.

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Seven things you can do during quiet periods in your business to get things going again

Seven things you can do during quiet periods in your business to get things going again

If you’re going through a quiet period in your business right now, you are not alone. Even the most successful business owner you can think of has periods which are quieter than others and feels the quiet thoughts of “what if it never picks up?” creeping in. But you can tell those thoughts to get right back in the hole they came from, because there are lots of ways to get the ball rolling again…

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Yes, it is absolutely possible for you to make money doing what you love

Yes, it is absolutely possible for you to make money doing what you love

“Well it’s great that you’re so passionate and everything, but…you aren’t going to make much money from this, are you?”
”It’s really risky to be self-employed, you know. Wouldn’t you be better off with a secure job?”
”Work is called work for a reason. It isn’t supposed to be fun.”

These are all things that people have said to me when I’ve told them about my business, and if you’re a fellow solo business owner I’d hedge a bet that you’ve had similar comments. Here’s why they’re wrong.

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How to stop feeling demotivated and start feeling excited about your business again

How to stop feeling demotivated and start feeling excited about your business again

Running a business is a funny thing. One day you’re super keen to put all your amazing plans for world domination into action and the next…bleh. You hit a bump in the road, and suddenly all you want to do is slob on the sofa watching Netflix and eating cereal out of the box. Here are four things you can do today to get your mojo back and start feeling excited about your business again.

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How I create balance in my business and work hard without burning out

How I create balance in my business and work hard without burning out

In the business world, it often seems like if you aren’t hustling 24/7 or kicking back with a cocktail while your business effortlessly brings in the cash, you’re doing something wrong. In reality, neither of these are realistic for new business owners - working every hour of every day isn’t sustainable, but it does take a lot of hard work to create a successful business. Here’s how I create balance in my business and do the hard work I need to without burning out.

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