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Bad Idea Number Four: Everyone Can Own a Business | GB66

Bad Idea Number Four: Everyone Can Own a Business | GB66

This episode of the Good Business Podcast debunks the myth that everyone should own a business. It explains how entrepreneurship requires a high tolerance for risk and can deeply affect personal relationships. I emphasize that business success isn't just about skills,...

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Why we need to put our best stuff out for free | GB65

Why we need to put our best stuff out for free | GB65

In this episode, we talk about why it is the right thing to do to give out your work, your very best work, generously, and everywhere you can, why special and generous content wins, the pitfalls of marketing funnels, and how generosity contributes to sustainable...

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How to give feedback | GB64

How to give feedback | GB64

In this episode, we’re tackling the often-dreaded task of giving feedback. We all know how important feedback is for growth, but delivering it in a constructive and respectful way can be a challenge.

Join us as we explore the art of giving feedback without being a jerk. We’ll discuss why feelings matter in business, the four key steps to giving effective feedback, and how to approach difficult feedback with empathy and honesty.

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How to ask for and take feedback | GB63

How to ask for and take feedback | GB63

Navigating feedback can be daunting. In this episode, we dive into the skills of asking for and receiving feedback with intention and grace. Learn the art of crafting your asks to elicit constructive insights and how to gracefully accept the advice given, filter...

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How to deal with business pauses | GB62

How to deal with business pauses | GB62

In the fast-paced world of entrepreneurship, taking a break can often feel like a foreign concept. The constant pressure to grow, scale, and make a bigger impact can make prioritizing personal well-being and life outside of work challenging. However, breaks and pauses...

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The problem with most excellent plans | GB61

The problem with most excellent plans | GB61

Ever plan an amazing business move but hit a roadblock? This episode tackles the "pothole" of poor planning for solopreneurs. Learn how to "right-size" your strategy based on your resources and set yourself up for sustainable success. Listen now!   [NOTE: The text...

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When to stick and when to bail | GB60

When to stick and when to bail | GB60

Feeling stuck in a business project that’s not taking off? This episode’s for you! We explore the often-overlooked skill of quitting and guide you through 4 key questions to help you decide when to persevere or let go. Learn to identify your true motivations, navigate self-doubt, and make choices that align with your goals and well-being. Listen to discover when to stick and when to bail!

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You might not need a VA after all | GB59

You might not need a VA after all | GB59

Overwhelmed business owner? Stop! Hiring a VA might not be the answer. Learn how to ID expert vs. VA tasks & hire the right person for the job (without becoming a “shitty boss”). Listen in and get bonus tips in the show notes!

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Want better clients? Make more mistakes. | GB57

Want better clients? Make more mistakes. | GB57

Today’s topic is mistakes in business. Why? We all make them. Good business involves managing both good and bad situations effectively, with elegance, education, confidence. This skill is often overlooked. Let’s explore common mistakes, how people typically handle...

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Oh my god, the bread

Oh my god, the bread

I love bread. All bread. But good bread? Good bread I kinda worship a teensy (a massive amount) bit. Good bread is something entirely different. It’s alchemy. Magic. Love. All kneaded into something filling, nourishing, life-giving. And it’s something I don’t...

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You SHOULD be afraid to speak your mind. We all should.

You SHOULD be afraid to speak your mind. We all should.

I read a blog post last week that a human-I-semi-know (friend is a massive overstatement for most of the people I'm connected to) wrote. She was nonplussed about how the ethics police are basically just making everything harder than it needs to be with all their...

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Resources + Inventory

Resources + Inventory

A few days ago, on one of our Incubator calls, I taught the group the value and methodology of doing a SWOT analysis for your work on a regular basis. For those of you not fluent in traditional marketing jargon, SWOT = Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and...

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The soul of sacrifice

The soul of sacrifice

Your business needs your soul. Like a partner. Like a child. Like the very breath from your chest needs the air it breathes. Honest soul is not simple though. It’s not inspirational memes or platitudes. Or one-line idioms. It’s sacrifice. It’s the simple question[s]...

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