Category Archives for Mindset

Are you asking the right questions to grow your business?

Are you asking the right questions to grow your business?

Are you asking the right question to grow your business? And I don’t just mean grow your business but to help your business move forward. Often we get to the point where, we get stuck and we don’t know what to do next or sometimes even where to start. And more often than not, it’s […]

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Job Done Brett Jarman

Progress, Procrastination and Pleasuring Yourself

Sigmund Freud’s pleasure principle isn’t exactly rocket science but it’s easy to forget. Essentially it says every action we take is an effort to feel better, either by seeking pleasure or avoiding pain. Avoiding pain usually takes priority and often takes the form of procrastination. We put something off because we perceive it as a […]

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Home office

Inspiration is good for business. How to create an inspired work space.

Being self employed allows us to have some flexibility in what we wear to work, how we choose to order our day and how we choose to order our physical environment. Creating an inspired work space, doesn’t need to cost a lot, it just needs to have some soul to it. What is it about […]

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Charlie Gilkey

Charlie Gilkey on The Small Business Lifecycle

I recently reviewed Charlie Gilkey’s book, The Small Business Lifecycle, A guide for taking the right steps at the right time to grow your business. At the time the book was only available on Kindle but Charlie has since released it in print form. I’ve since had the pleasure of interviewing Charlie to discuss the […]

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Matthew Kimberly

Matthew Kimberley on Sales, Marketing, The Universe and Everything

My wife, Jan Terkelsen and I were recently fortunate enough to have an interview with Matthew Kimberley. Matthew is the author of How to Get a Grip and an expert in marketing and sales. He’s one of the funniest people we know and in this interview we cover subjects such as the best client relationship […]

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Crush the competition

Let’s Crush the Competition!

Actually, let’s not. I like my competition. Admire them in fact. More than that, I’m often inspired by them! Competition breeds innovation. It gives us benchmarks to aspire to or stay ahead of. It gives us folks we can joint venture with.

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Is good money good enough

Is Good Money Good Enough?

There’s ‘good money‘ in it. The opportunity, the idea, the project…That’s great but what else does it have to offer? Will it spark your creative juices? Will it give you the interaction with others that you enjoy? Will you be inspired to do what it takes to earn it? Will it give you plenty of […]

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Self employed

Self Employed Job Advertisement

NOW HIRING – 60 hour week. Low, irregular salary. Twelve bosses. No vacation. No benefits. No qualifications necessary. Supportive but anxious employer. Sounds like a job you’d be interested in? Perhaps not but this is the reality for millions in self employment. They might be pretending to enjoy the ‘freedom’ of being their own boss […]

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