Mom Entrepreneur: My Valentine’s Day Wish for You

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Today I’m thinking about the messaging that we got as little girls about what it means to be a mother. Did you learn any of these stories? Motherhood = self sacrifice Motherhood = coming in last Motherhood = mom jeans (what?!) Motherhood = no romance Motherhood = putting your dreams on hold Motherhood…

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4 Mom Entrepreneur Strategies: How to manage your family + business

Two Mom Entrepreneurs share their advice If you are anything like me, then you are always thinking about how you can better manage your time so you can bring your best to your family while growing your business. It’s not for the faint of heart. Right? My co-author, Rachel Olsen and I got together as part…

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How To Stop Undercharging, Over-delivering, or Constantly Discounting

It pains me to see so many women entrepreneurs – especially coaches, consultants and service professionals – working long hours building their businesses and servicing their clients, only to find out that they are not making enough money to cover their business and personal expenses.   The reason is simple – most of them are…

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The One Thing You Need to Master to Successfully Work From Home

You had no idea what you were up against when you set up shop in your home office. Your intentions were noble; a work arrangement that would afford you the flexibility to plan your work around your life. This work arrangement was meant to give you control of your work day so you were available…

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5 Steps to Streamlined Content

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: Content is King.   “I get it,” you think. “I’m supposed to be blogging.” So you dutifully write your blog post every week, and put it up on your website and share it to Facebook.   But nothing really happens.  You get a few…

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When your client demands a discount to finance his Lamborghini

I’ll never undercut my own work for any client again. By Christina Empedocles   While growing my design firm I’ve adopted the philosophy that digging in and bringing my A-game to every project is the best strategy for building a roster of quality clients willing to pay reasonable rates for excellent work. Getting up to speed…

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Jessica Neighbor – Happy Hour for Mom Entrepreneurs

Happy Hour for Mom Entrepreneurs with Guest: Jessica Neighbor Jessica Neighbor’s site: http://jessicaneighbor.com/ Jessica’s Summer Camp: http://jessicaneighbor.com/summer-program.html   Listen to this short interview (23 minutes) and look for the “nuggets” you can glean. How can you apply these strategies to your business? Post your questions & comments below.

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Mom Entrepreneurs: How to Deal With Negativity

Mom Entrepreneurs: How to Deal With Negativity   This question about Mom + Entrepreneurs dealing with negativity came to me via my Inner Circle Group Coaching Program. With my training as a marriage and family therapist and meditation teacher, I offer you my best solution for dealing with negativity in your life and business once…

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For Moms – The Oprah Effect: How To Future Proof Your Business

You are a Mom in Business. What does Oprah have to do with it?   Do you dream of having your business discovered? Do you fantasize that the right article, public relations or big time blog mention will suddenly put your business on the map? I think most of us dream about an easy and…

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Meet my business baby, #MEG

As I get deeper into my pregnancy experience (5 months and counting!), I’ve noticed that some of my tricks for keeping my energy up are shifting. You see, I’ve been heads-down on a new “work baby” and it launched this week. I’ve had several people marvel that I seem to be getting more done pregnant than…

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