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Emotional Intelligence & Solopreneurs

Solopreneurs are usually intelligent people. Many have above average IQs. Creating a successful business requires intelligence, creativity, insight, and copious amounts of logic. However, a high IQ alone is not necessarily a marker for success. The most successful solopreneurs have something else – a high emotional intelligence (EQ). Emotional intelligence is the ability to manage […]
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How Solopreneurs Can Fail

Being a successful solopreneur is a career path many people dream about but few ultimately succeed in achieving. Most solopreneurs fail in their first year of business and many of these people are forced to return to ‘normal’ work. Creating a thriving self-made business is a lot harder than most people imagine. Even when purely […]
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Solopreneurs Fuel Motivation

When you start out as a solopreneur, fueling your motivation is never a problem. You’re overflowing with it and its all you can do to stop yourself from working day and night. The majority of people who start their own business are passionate about what they do and why they are doing it. However, over […]
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NINJA BOOK REVIEW #4: PREDICTABLE REVENUE

Short & Sweet reviews of our favorite books for entrepreneurs. This weeks review: Predictable Revenue: Turn your business into a sales machine with the $100 Million Best Practices Of Salesforce.com by Aaron Ross & Marylou Tyler 4 out of 5 NINJA STARS Entrepreneurs often struggle with stability because revenue is often not predictable. This book gets […]
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10 Ways to Discover if Freelancing is for You

Freelancing is a popular career choice for many people, especially those with an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to escape a boring 9-to-5 office job. Yet while a freelancing career can be liberating in many ways, it’s also a very difficult route to take. Not everyone is suited to this way of working. There are […]
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NINJA BOOK REVIEW #3

Short & Sweet reviews of our favorite books for entrepreneurs. This weeks review: The Partnership Charter: How to Start Out Right With Your New Business Partnership (or Fix the One You’re In) by David Cage 4 out of 5 NINJA STARS We’ve read several books about how to make a successful partnership and think this one […]
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Show Confidence to Clients (Even if it’s Missing)

If there’s one thing that’s vital for a successful freelancer or solopreneur, it’s confidence. To succeed in business, you need to portray self-confidence and power, whether you work alone or you’re in charge of a team. Clients feel comfortable when around self-confident service providers. They assume, because of your self-assuredness, that the level of your […]
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Thinking Habits to Transform Your Business

Mindset is everything when it comes to growing a successful business. The way you think and the mental habits you cultivate can help your business thrive or struggle. While there are many different outside factors that come into play when running a business, ultimately, it’s your thinking habits that most influence the trajectory of your […]
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NINJA BOOKS REVIEW #2

Short & Sweet reviews of our favorite books for entrepreneurs. This weeks review: Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk 5 out of 5 NINJA STARS Best for solopreneurs ready to put in the work to tackle social media on their own. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Gary Vaynerchuck’s family immigrated to the United States from […]
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7 Powerful Copywriting Tactics For Success

You can be excellent at what you do but if you can’t properly market and sell your products or services, then no one will buy. You’ll be a solopreneur without customers. A huge component of great marketing is powerful copywriting. This is the content people read when visiting your website, picking up a leaflet, flicking […]
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Lessons from the World’s Most Successful People

Great business lessons provide freelancers and solopreneurs with both inspiration and guidance. Yet there are so many tips and tricks to be found online and in hundreds of different books. With so much information at our fingertips, some of which is conflicting, it’s difficult to know what to believe and who to follow. As with […]
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NINJA BOOKS REVIEW #1

Short & Sweet reviews of our favorite books for entrepreneurs. This weeks review: The Sales Acceleration Formula by Mark Roberge 3.8 out of 5 NINJA STARS: Best if you are about to scale up your team ABOUT THE AUTHOR Mark Roberge is Hubspot´s Chief Revenue Officer. When he joined Hubspot, it was a three-person software […]
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9 Ways to Effectively Automate Your Freelancing

As a freelancer, you’re running a business, and this entails more than just working with clients. There’s also self-marketing, sales, billing, and the many different facets of business management to juggle. With so many different things to do, it really is important you effectively automate your freelancing career as much as possible. Automation is key […]
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