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Let Your Excuses Go

I’m the first to admit that doing something new makes me uneasy. I could think of 7 reasons why I didn’t have time to do it, 4 reasons why I couldn’t do it, and 26 other self-justified reasons why I hadn’t started but I ultimately realized that it was only 1 thing stopping me. Well 2, me and the excuses I let myself believe.

I realized if I wanted to start taking action I had to do something different. I had to stop allowing the excuses to keep me stagnant. In order to do that I had to shift my mindset from excuse to execution.

When an excuse pops into my head I do these 4 steps to push past it.

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Selfishly Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Something was off and I just wasn’t happy. I was going through the daily motions of work & home, lost in the daily routine of life. And I was digging myself deeper into this self-imposed box called my comfort zone. I wanted out. So I did a LOT of mindset work, had some new experiences, and haven’t looked back since.

It’s easy to say step out of your comfort zone, but embracing something new can be scary. Especially if you don’t have a support system you can lean on. Lean on me, I’ve been in that zone, and it’s one I don’t want to go back into.

So here are a couple tips to boost you into stepping out of your comfort zone even quicker. Pick an area that needs to be shaken up and go for it. Hey, your love life isn’t the only thing you need to keep hot and fresh, lol.

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4 Tips To Build Your Biz While Working A 9-5

Most entrepreneurs go through or at least understand the struggle of working a soul draining 9-5 while also having your own business to run. At your 9-5 you probably have to deal with an obnoxious boss or coworkers. Then when you come home you’re probably exhausted or have other important matters to tend to, leaving your business, your dream, unattended.  This transition time can be stressful and difficult, and while ambition is important, it is not always enough to move you forward. Maintaining your motivation and drive during your transition from employee to entrepreneur is crucial. It’s easy to veer off course and get discouraged during this transitional phase. Fear not, this happens to many entrepreneurs and it could feel like you’re pulled in different directions but there are ways to overcome this and work towards giving your business that extra love it needs.

Here’s four tips you can implement in order to run a business while working a 9-5:

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It’s Time For A Checkup

With back to school approaching, it’s time to come out of hiding and start getting ready for new beginnings and fresh starts. You probably haven’t thought about making sure that you’re good. But you know that what #SelfishSaturdays are all about, this week we’re making sure you get a couple checkups. Yes, you need different kinds of checkups, you’re trying to live healthy and wealthy.

Your spirituality. Whatever you believe in, take time to get closer to it. Pray more, meditate more, look for more ways to show your faith. Find new ways you can show your faithfulness and kindness to others as well.

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5 Tips To Help You Create A Routine For Your Biz

Does this sound familiar? On more days than you can count on one hand, you feel like you’re playing catch-up all day? You start on one task, only to decide that something else is more important, so you switch to working on that instead. Or just when you find your groove, BAE calls, the kids need something, or your IG notification goes off and next thing you know you’re sharing The Shade Room new post in your group chat?  Either way the story is the same when it’s all said and done you haven’t really accomplished much.

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3 Ways to Make Money From a Small Email list

A know what I’m about to say is cliché and you’ve probably heard it a million and one times even if you’re an aspiring Entrepreneur but the truth is…..the money is in the list. If for some odd reason you have no idea what list I am talking about, I’m talking about your email list. Your list is the holy grail of business tools. Not only will it increase engagement and a sense of community, but it will also help you increase sales. Now, of course, you can’t just send a half-hearted email and expect the community and cash to roll right in. No! You need to be a little more savvy, strategic, and value-centered to achieve the results you’re aiming for; and contrary to belief you DO NOT need a large list to make money with your list. You just need the right offers (product/service) to present to your tribe.  Today I’m sharing 3 ways to make money from a small email list. Keep reading to learn how you can start to monetize your email list, even if you don’t have anything to offer yet.

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4 Branding Terms You Need To Know!!!

If you’re thinking about starting your biz or have taken the leap of faith and hit the ground running, branding jargon may have you a little confused and wondering WTH! It seems like everyone’s throwing around the terms, brand and branding (and yes, there is a difference) brand identity, brand voice and so forth, but what do all these words even mean; continue reading to debunk their meanings Continue reading

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How to Start Your Biz With Little To No Money

You’ve come this far fellow girl boss. You have this amazing idea or service that could really benefit others and you’re ready to share that idea to the world by starting your own business. But then you probably think to yourself “isn’t opening up a business expensive? Don’t I need to pay for inventory or an office space?” To answer your question, NOPE that couldn’t be further from the truth. In reality, thanks to e-commerce platforms, drop-shipping, and living in an era that lives off of online-anything, becoming an entrepreneur is simpler than ever to set up. Now please don’t get it twisted being an Entrepreneur requires commitment Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Need To Brand Your Biz

Branding = Consistency.
With solid branding in place, you can easily keep things consistent and make decisions more quickly when it comes to your client experience. You won’t have to constantly question yourself on the little things like, “What font should I use? What color should I use? How should this look?” With a brand style guide, you won’t waste time worrying about the “pretty, allowing you to devote your time to what’s important revenue generating tasks.

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5 Ways To Earn Passive Income With Digital Products

Whether you’re a blogger, coach, consultant, strategist, or an online business owner, selling digital products is a great way to earn passive income and increase your revenue streams. Digital products like e-books, online courses, audio products, downloadable templates, software, etc., are increasingly attractive because there’s no start-up costs, or risks (you can create your digital product for free with the primary investment being your time and expertise). You don’t have worry about producing/storing/shipping physical products (ain’t nobody got time for that!!) AND you can Continue reading

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