Grow your business with the help of your dreams
Running a business involves making decisions. A lot.
-Will it be good to participate in this giveaway?
-What product should I offer next?
Most times deciding it’s not easy. Either we lack enough information, lack enough objectivity, or talk ourselves into something …only to regret it later.
How to understand who your ideal clients are
The purpose of your business is to help people solve a certain problem. We agree on that, right?
The next thing you need to be crystal clear about is who you want to help.
And you want to find it out as soon as possible, because…
How will you know where they gather? How will you know what topics to write about that are of interest to them? How will you know where to share your content?
Without knowing who you serve, trying to connect with them is all guesswork!
I was in a coaching session the other day and found myself explaining the differences between introverts and extraverts.
How can you know for sure if you are an introvert or an extravert?
Yes, it’s true. There are those online tests everywhere, but most aren’t accurate and really don’t know what they are doing.
They are more confusing than helpful, honestly…
On running your business when life gets in the way
Having your own business is an exciting adventure: You’re following your schedule, you are posting your content, you’ll soon run a promotion for a workshop … and then, something happens. Life gets in the way.
Because life is unpredictable. And has the bad habit of not following our plans.
So from time to time, all of us will have to keep up with our business while navigating the rough waters of life.
How to make wiser business decisions
Not everyone makes decisions in the same manner. Carl Jung, the swiss psychologist, noticed people functioned in different ways.
When faced with a choice, some people make decisions based on the facts, the logic behind the choice. While others will decide according to their personal values and what feels right to them.
These differences are based on how we prefer to use our minds. and it’s connected to our “natural mental wiring”, so to speak.
What makes you (and your work) and unique?
For a long time, as much as I disliked the word “competition” and had tried to shift my mindset about it, I couldn’t shake the tightness in the pit of my stomach at the thought of it.
I had just launched my website in English, and I felt like a tiny particle of dust in a vast universe.
Why would anyone choose to work with me? -I wondered.
I knew it was
Is it possible NOT to live your purpose?
I’m tired of the guilt-based approaches that many experts are using on the idea of “living your purpose”, don’t you?
Instead of helping us live more meaningful, inspired, and satisfying lives, expressing our purpose has almost become a chore:
Another task to add to our already full to-do-list, another reason to feel like a failure, and think that we are falling behind because honestly,…
As a kid, I used to be the typical Nice Girl: Good grades, homework on time, obedient at home…(and not always happy to be so, let me tell you).
Nevertheless, I was scolded off again and again for just one thing…
…I was too chatty at school!
My teachers would catch me talking to my best friend, instead of paying attention to what the teacher was saying.
Most of the times though, I was just Continue reading
5 Things that make you different
In part 1 of this article series, I mentioned how important it is to differentiate if you want to be noticed by those who need your help. The goal here is to position yourself in the market in a way that makes you stand out from the other professionals.
But I also know that for us heart-centered solopreneurs, not every tactic feels right. You want people to pay attention to your work… -…in a way that feels good,
-…it’s aligned with your values, and
-…helps your ideal clients in the best possible way.
In other words, it’s important to show up while being truly YOU.