8 things that I had to unlearn as a young solopreneur.

I may be feeling my age lately. I’m about to get one of 2 hip replacement surgeries (what??), so I’m seeing the world through a slightly fragile lens. But I also am leaning into being an elder. Age and looking in the rearview mirror have a lot to offer. With that in mind I’ve been […]

Time Blocking Magic: Turning Chaos into Calm

Time Blocking for productivity in your business

The thought of time blocking may seem like torture to you. Similar to a diet. (And yuk to that!) Too much rigidity Too much discipline Just too much But trust me when I tell you that this has been a salvation for me and my business. Do I follow it religiously? Nope, I’m human. (hangs […]

Tackling Self-Sabotage: A Challenge for Solopreneurs

Self Sabotage

Entrepreneurship is no easy path. It’s tough enough with external factors such as market trends and competition. But we often underestimate one huge obstacle that entrepreneurs face – self-sabotage. This internal struggle can inhibit personal and professional growth, jeopardizing the success of the business. So, let’s explore the concept of self-sabotage, how it shows up […]

These 7 mistakes have cost me 10s of thousands of dollars

While building several businesses I did what I thought I needed to do to grow and scale. But I made some very costly mistakes. I mean, big bucks. I’m sharing these with you so you can avoid them. Spending on FB Ads before I was ready. “How else do you grow a business quickly” they […]

The 5 Phases of Solopreneurship

Every successful business grows in phases. But growth phases can be harder to consider when you’re in the middle of your own story, operating as a solopreneur. It’s too easy to get lost in the details, trying to do everything all by yourself. And before you know it, you’re working yourself to death, doing the […]

My contrarian view of goal setting for 2024

Pivot

Time to read:  2.4 minutes. Some personal reflections and revelations (Tap tap….is this thing on?) I’ve been mapping out 2024 (haven’t we all?). Here is where I get muddled as I plan for the new year. Looking back for me can create too much undone, yet-to-do chaos. Old files and folders in my computer just […]

Are you taking advantage of automation?

Are you taking advantage of automation? I’m not talking about A! here – that’s a whole other conversation.     Automation can significantly improve efficiency and streamline processes in service-based businesses. By automating various aspects of your operations, you can not only save time and resources but also enhance the overall customer experience. Here are […]

YOU Get to Define Success

Peaceful and calm business woman

How do You Define Success? Success is a deeply personal and subjective concept, especially for entrepreneurs. As entrepreneurs we are encouraged to grow,grow, grow! That may not be your jam. Not everyone wants a 6 or 7-figure biz, not everyone wants to build a team. And that’s OK! As an entrepreneur, it’s essential to create […]

Is it Time to Pivot Your Business?

We are in a very different landscape right now. Many businesses are struggling, some can’t DO business right now, others are watching their revenues decline. Let’s talk about the art of the pivot and how you can make changes to get your revenue and business back on track.

Networking – Love it or Hate it?

Networking events can be fabulous for your business, or a complete waste of time. And if you are an introvert, they can be torture. How to make it worth your while? Have a plan and a few tools under your belt.  Need some additional help?  Download the Level Up Networking Guide here