Why most new businesses fail (especially online)

I’m sure we have all heard the stat that  ____ % of all new businesses fail.  What is the exact percentage? I’ve heard 8/10. I’ve heard 98%. I’ve heard everything. And I’ve seen it with my own eyes! I work with businesses who are right at the baby stage of just getting over the fear…

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How to create money to pay for things

You may not know this – but I just got a new car and remembered how to drive (I got my license in high school but have driven only a handful of times since then – and have been terrified of it for the past few years). So recently I decided it was time to…

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How to turn $5 into $22000

I woke today to an email from a past client of mine and I wanted to share it because I think it tells such an important story – that you never know where the little things you are doing now will lead you. Ffion Evans did Uncage Your Business with me back in 2013. Her…

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7 things you need if you want to get to 100k

Before you run away from this because you are sick of hearing about the whole 6figure business bullshit that every damn coach and their protégés seem to be yammering on about – I ask you to pause and hear me out. This is NOT a post about how you can SO easily make 6-figures if…

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The ONE Thing That You Need To Make Your Business Work

Yep. I’m making THAT kind of statement. The one where I promise you that there is just ONE secret to success. How bold! I know. I know. But I’ve worked with hundreds of people and I can tell you – MOST of them are lacking this one thing.   You know how you keep reading…

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The Real Difference That Will Make You Successful

Frustrated <– what you’ll be with yourself when you see all the other people killing it, while you sit quietly in the corner. Annoyed <–  how you will feel when you realize you’re way smarter/more talented/cooler than that person out there killing it. Jealous <– when you realize they are doing exactly what you want…

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How To Get Anything You Want

Once upon a time, there was a little princess who lived far away in a beautiful castle. Ok let’s cut the crap. The girl was me, and I didn’t like in a faraway land. I lived in Ottawa, Ontario, with divorced parents and a really smelly hamster named Nipper (she used to bite me to…

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Don’t Change Yourself, Change Your Business

I used to be a nutritionist. Sort of. I spent 2 years in nutrition school, learning how to clean up a messy gut with with an advanced supplement regime, how to prevent my goddamn adult acne by eliminating gluten from my diet, and writing lengthy protocols that would cure everything from candida to cancer. I…

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Start A Project, Not A Business

One of the main struggles I see with my clients and the other wanna-be entrepreneurs I’m connected to, is that they come at their new business with this all-or-nothing mentality. They think they have to have it ALL figured out before they start, or else they can’t start. This happens especially when people are trying…

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Would You Live Differently If You Knew Your Fate?

  I don’t know what she was like as a little girl. Was she playful? Silly? Wild like me? I have no idea who she was as a young woman, or what her wildest hopes and dreams were. Did she want to work at the bank? Or did she have bigger things in store for…

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