Category Archives: Fear
Are you settling for the background, hiding behind your computer? Are you afraid to stand in the spotlight in your business or in your niche for fear that it might turn some people away?
This is a touching story about the power of developing a healthy entrepreneurial mindset. Recently, I received a phone call from a woman who has been part of my online community for several years and who had contacted me a year earlier as well. She had attended many of my free trainings and left appreciative [...]
I’m about to share a very personal experience with you. This is not something I’ve always felt comfortable doing but my hope is that many of you will relate as well as benefit from some powerful lessons I’ve recently learned—lessons learned not by choice. Some months ago I became involved in a relationship. In spite [...]
As small and solo business owners, technology is the wonderful tool that allows us to run our businesses with little overhead (from home if we want to), to automate so many time-consuming tasks, and to reach thousands of people in our market. However I often see technology hold people back.
For start-up and early stage small and home based business owners the pressure to nail down a lucrative niche and create multiple products and services is anxiety producing. I see this with my small and solo business clients all the time.
So many small and solo business owners over the years have told me they feel held back by their fear of selling. If you’re in that position, let’s look at that fear as, it’s not so hard to overcome.
Having coached hundreds of small and solo business owners over the years, I’ve noticed certain roadblocks that can slowdown or stop a once enthusiastic start up from building a successful business and the life they dream about. So how do you succeed in your business without giving up when things get difficult?
All you hear lately is recession doom and gloom and it can lead you to bunker down, close the hatches and hold tight hoping it will all pass.But since you had the courage to start a business I think you know better. I’ve never been more optimistic as I am now. If you seek out [...]