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The truth is it takes a certain type of personality to go into entrepreneurship that many people don’t have.  The concept of business ownership is often glamorized, especially on social media. It makes a lot of people think, “I wan…

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’ve been thinking a lot recently about the concept of a business builder versus a business investor. The more I get into business, the more I realize that they are two very different identities. The more successful entrepreneurs I meet and in…

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So a fair number of people advocate for making your passion your business. I think that's a bad idea, and I'll tell you why, but let's go the other direction first. Do you even have to like what your business does? Now, I'm not saying that you sho…

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Admit it. We've all been there. Someone forwarded you a Grant Cardone or Gary Vee video and you said, "Stop with the #hustle content already." But then, at some point, when you got past the hate, for one reason or another you realized you might even…

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So a saying in business that I really love is "begin with the end in mind."  It's such a solid reminder of the power of intentionality.  But I don't subscribe to that philosophy when it comes to building your business.  I'm much more …

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Some time ago I got to write an in-depth Starter Story about my MaidThis Franchise journey. Not everyone will be interested in the long story, so I decided to put together a shorter version of that article, with some links to other articles I've wri…

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Yet another advantage of the Remote Local lifestyle is that you’re in charge of when you level up.  Sometimes it doesn’t feel like you need to, like when that solopreneur life is giving you everything you want and need.  And th…

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While saying that your business is an asset might seem a statement of the obvious, the truth is that you can’t say it enough.  To use a favorite animal analogy, a business should be like a cow, producing for you for years until you decide…

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One of the reasons I write articles and share on twitter and do podcasts is to document all the things I was never taught when getting into business ownership.  There’s so much to learn that no one teaches you but that you can pick up alo…

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You’ve seen or heard of this creature: the stressed-out business owner, who’s running everywhere, can’t sleep at night, and is worried he/she won’t make payroll.  I’ve seen them too.  I’m not denying tha…

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