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Getting Ahead of your 2019 Game Plan

Getting Ahead of your 2019 Game Plan

Without smart strategic planning, the big wins just don’t happen. Every decent coach (and content marketer) knows it’s true. You don’t make up plays on game day, and you don’t build a content plan while you’re creating content.

Yes, we realize it’s still just the beginning of fall, but for content marketers who want to start 2019 off right, with a detailed content plan that aligns with their marketing plan, it’s time to get going. Here’s a game plan we recommend…

How I Found Mentors Who Share My Values

How I Found Mentors Who Share My Values

Doing something new is difficult. And the older I get, the less I enjoy feeling incompetent. I have to force myself to accept the beginner stage, embrace failure as an essential step toward mastery and keep trying. It always helps when I can watch someone else, especially when they’re willing to share the mistakes they’ve made and the tips and tricks they’ve learned along the way.

The 3 biggest mistakes to avoid when pricing your services

The 3 biggest mistakes to avoid when pricing your services

“How much should I charge?”

“How do I figure out what I’m worth?”

“What if I’m too expensive?”

“What if I’m not charging enough? How do I know? I see others talking smack about people who devalue their profession by competing to be the cheapest, but I need work.”


These are some of the most difficult questions for entrepreneurs and freelancers to answer. I don’t pretend to know all the answers, but I do know the three most common mistakes I’ve made and see others make…

Dream big. Start small.

Dream big. Start small.

It might sound counterintuitive, but when you own your own business, the best way to think about long-term strategies for your business is to focus on the other areas of your life. I love my job, but the reason I got into this whole entrepreneurship thing wasn’t to work 70-hour weeks — it was for more control over the work I do and for better work-life balance.

Is balance a myth? Finding our footing in new times.

Is balance a myth? Finding our footing in new times.

Is balance a myth?

Balance. It’s akin to a foreign word to most of us who spend our working lives attempting to be everything: a great parent, a great spouse, a great employee, a great volunteer, a great leader, a great athlete, etc. Are we able to achieve greatness at anything when we’re trying to excel at everything?

3 steps to help you create your best life

3 steps to help you create your best life

Building a business is incredibly challenging for anyone, but the unique demands of an entrepreneur-parent create multipliers in satisfaction that our non-parent counterparts can’t understand.So, how do you balance the requirements of successful entrepreneurship with those of successful parenting?  Start with these three steps.