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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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Nov. 25, 2021

Build or Buy a Business?

There are so many different ways you can think about the question of “build or buy” but I think the two most important frames for considering the question are time and money. Time When you buy a business you are buying something that i…

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A common question you find on Reddit and Twitter from those who are aspiring to business ownership is: Do I quit my job and just go for it, or do I side hustle my way to success? Once you get into business ownership and your accountants start aski…

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On a recent episode of the Remote Local Podcast, David Lahav and I tossed around the concept of time zones in relation to our local businesses and we learned some interesting things about each other. David had been running a business in Colorado fo…

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One of the aspects I love about the #remotelocal life is the ability to run your business from anywhere.  While some people might visualize that as a laptop on the beach, for those serious about growing their businesses, that “live anywhe…

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