Since we work at the computer so much, it’s important to know how to prevent repetitive stress injury or carpal tunnel. I’m not a medical professional and you should consult yours, but here’s my personal experience of healing and prevention.
A year into my online business I began to feel tingling and pain in my wrists. I knew it could get worse if I didn’t do something about it.
So I started doing the following 3 actions...
(Originally written in 2018. Updated for 2020.)
Recently, I launched a product that had far fewer sales than expected… barely any buyers.
My first reaction was to get discouraged and slightly depressed. In earlier years, I would’ve been tempted to quit.
Some might be surprised to read that a business/marketing “expert” like me would experience failures anymore.
As a heart-centered business owner, you’re very supportive of others. This can mean you’re not mindful about your boundaries sometimes, and you give away more than you sustainably can.
When friends or family are interested in your services, do you instinctually offer them free sessions or access to your programs?
Here’s my recommended guidelines regarding what to offer for free to family, friends and colleagues:
The mainstream perspective about being consistent and disciplined can be summarized as “hustle and grind”… a state of busy activity that suggests an underlying layer of struggle and suffering.
Many of us have grown up with such teachings:
There is always an alternative…
One of the essentials for business success is effective time management.
When you've mastered it, you feel calm and joyfully on purpose everyday. You can clearly see how your daily actions are connected to your bigger goals. You have a system (that you feel confident about) for achieving your dreams.
I’m excited to be teaching a course on time management that will help business owners be more joyfully productive. There are 3 areas I’ll be teaching: Effective Planning, Joyful Action, and Time Awareness.
In this post I’ll briefly describe each.
George Kao is a Marketing Coach for small business owners, especially solopreneurs such as Coaches and Mentors. He focuses on ethical & effective ways to grow one's platform and build true livelihood.
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