Episode 55 – Don’t Quit Your Day Job: Why Starting A Side Business May Be Your Secret To Success
You’ve had an incredible idea for a new business.
You’re pretty much obsessed.
You think about your new business day and night – in the shower, on the train, and yes, at work.
In fact, it’s such a fantastic idea that you’ve already started drafting your letter of resignation in your head…
…imagining the day you can waltz out those doors and get busy doing the work you are really meant to do…
But hold on there, let’s slow down a bit.
Satisfying though it might be, you don’t have to quit your current job to start a new business.
Some people balk at this idea.
It seems like double the work.
And where’s the fun of being an entrepreneur if you’re still clocking in at a JOB every day?
Other people are more cautious:
They could be be afraid to leave the stability of their full-time job and make the leap into being an entrepreneur.
You may be surprised to hear where I come down on this topic.
I think there’s no need to burn your bridges before you start.
Episode 53 – When To Quit Your Job To Go Full Time In Your Business
I get asked this a lot, especially by people at the beginning of the journey.
It’s because it’s what we all want – to not be held hostage by our employers and do whatever we want – yay!
So it’s fun to know when this time is coming.
But, it’s also not a great idea to quit too soon.
So let’s dive into when to leave your job and go full time in your business.
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In my experience, almost anyone can start a coaching, consulting or service-based business online…
…even if you FEEL like you have no experience.
Think about it:
Whatever you do in your work or even in your play or home life, you’re an expert in something.
Whether you’re an expert in helping businesses understand the impact of their cash flow or an expert in getting babies to sleep through the night, someone out there needs your expertise.
But when it comes right down to it, many people starting a consulting business, coaching or practice online struggle because they don’t take the time to get the basics right.
Episode 46 – Your Business, Your Rules – The Book. The What, Why, How & Some Behind The Scenes.
First the what. What?! There’s a Your Business, Your Rules book?!
Yes, there is! If you receive emails from me you’ll know about this and may even be bored with hearing about it.
If you are hearing about this in the podcast you may not have known because I think I may have only mentioned it once briefly.
The Your Business, Your Rules book is designed to be a guide to starting a business, but it’s very different from any other business book I know of.
The way that it’s different is two-fold.
The first reason it’s different is that it starts at a much higher level than other business books.
We start by understanding the business landscape so you can choose the right type of business.
Then look at choosing the right business idea for you.
Only then do we get into how to start that business.
All while making sure you don’t lose yourself or end up trying to be someone else in the process.
Which brings us nicely to the why…
Episode 45 – 9 Ways To Turn Your Knowledge Into Marketable Products And Services
You’ve got a skill or talent of some kind that you want to turn into a business, but how exactly should you sell it?
In what form does it make sense and what are all the options for making it into something you can ask for money for?
I do have a recommendation for the best business model to start a business with, but here I want to explain all the ways that you can transfer value so you have some different ways to think about what makes sense for you.