On Fear, Courage & Making The Ask

Every one of us is afraid of something. For some it's heights. Others get the heebie-jeebies around spiders. And I know a few people that would rather run a marathon au natural than give a speech to a crowd.
Amongst business owners and entrepreneurs, a near-unanimous fear is the fear of making the ask. Of making your ask, and going after what you need in business. 
We've all been there - and this week I'm sharing with you my 3 go-to techniques for busting through and taking action. Read on to find out how you can as well...
 

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How To Create Strong Business Relationships

One of my favourite business quotes is from Kendrick Shope:

“All things being equal, friends buy from friends. All things being unequal, friends buy from friends.”

The same principle applies even if you’re not in sales mode. Relationships – friendships – are one of the must-have tools in running a business, and learning how to cultivate strong, healthy relationships will take you far.

Read on to find out how...

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Why Your Business Needs Vision, Not Just A Plan

Focus is good. Focus is great. Focus gets us where we need to be…most of the time.

But it’s possible to have too much of a good thing, and lose perspective in our businesses. Creativity dwindles, opportunities pass us by, and we’re working so very hard…but not seeing the kind of results we’re looking for.

Snap out of it by ditching the tunnel vision and getting some new perspective – here’s how…

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How To Turn Frustration Into Motivation

One of the best things about having your own business is the sense of pride and ownership you feel. You’re in it. You love it. You set big audacious goals and you knock them out of the park on the regular.

But all that investment of energy and time can lead you to some major frustrations when things aren’t working out as planned. Maybe a deal fell through. Or a client isn’t paying. Or your exciting launch, flops.

Uncovering ways to deal with frustration and its byproducts is important to break you out of those funks and get yourself motivated again – read on to find out how.  

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