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Break the pattern of delay. Stop "preparing"...


​A common thought-pattern that prevents a lot of people from making progress in their business:


Before I...  [take the next real step in my business]
I need to first do  [some preparatory action that takes a lot of time]
so that I'll feel more ready/confident to move forward.

This is a dangerous train of thought because "preparation" always sounds logical... until you wake up to the fact that you have already been preparing for months (maybe years!)… and you can be in preparation mode…

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10 Year Plan for Authentic Business

​Here is a plan to help you create a business that expresses your soul -- and allows you to have a semi-retirement lifestyle.

​What’s possible with this plan:
  • By year 2: Part-time income, providing your authentic service.
  • By year 4: Full-time income, with 1–1 and group offerings.
  • By year 10: Full & somewhat passive income, allowing for semi-retirement, and being one of the best in your field.

Although this is called a 10-Year Plan, you might be able to speed everything up, dependi…

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​First Steps to Starting a Solopreneur Service-Based Business


​When starting a business, many people think that one of the first tasks is to build a website.


The more experienced I get in helping new businesses get traction, the more my perspective on this has shifted — I now believe that a website is useless for most new businesses… possibly even harmful.

If you are working to become a coach, consultant, mentor, healer, or other type of solopreneur service-based business, I recommend that you don’t build a website yet...
(The exception is for …

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Examples of Simple Online Courses


​One of the best products you can create — especially in these times — is online courses. Millions love to learn by taking classes online. And everyone has something to teach.

You, too, have the potential to create and launch online courses.

I facilitate an online support group to help with creating/launching online courses, and many of the members are just launching their first course. A few members are more experienced, but they’re also enjoying the energy and momentum in working toge…

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When you’re feeling “not ready” to put your work out there…


​I see a lot of aspiring business owners doing this:

You’re waiting until you’re “ready” before you take the leap.

A dear client asked me about the “thin line between readiness and procrastination.”

​After coaching hundreds of business owners, I can tell you this: ​
Chances are, you are being fooled by your own brilliant mind. Feeling of “lack of readiness” is usually procrastination.

Here’s the truth:
I rarely feel “ready”.

When I started writing this article, I felt maybe I woul…

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