Mastering the Art of Cold Calling: 3 Essential Do’s and Don’ts for Success
How many times do you receive cold email/cold messages everyday? How many of them ever caught your attention? Read more »
5 ways to replace “I know” in your language and sound more positive
How do you feel when someone says “I know” after you comment on something?
Or do you often reply “I know” in a conversation? Read more »
How do you answer when someone says: “I don’t know”?
When was the last time you heard “I don’t know”?
Was it from your team? Your client? Or even yourself?
When do you think people say “I don’t know”? Read more »
How to connect and build your network as an entrepreneur – My daily practice
When it comes to networking, we jump straight into a number game: How many people did you talk to? How many connections do you increase on LinkedIn? How many followers do you get on Instagram or any other social media?
I was there too, until I was fed up with this marketing tactic. Read more »
How to handle your fear and make peace with it
Entrepreneurs are usually seen as “courageous” or “fearless”. It seems that fear is not an issue to founders or early stage business owners, or they simply just have enough courage to start something new. But is it really true? Read more »
Five key aspects to consider when you offer your service/product for FREE
Every business owner has been through this. When you just started it out, you didn’t feel right to charge or ask for your “standard rate”. How can we be smart with free offer? Read more »
Procrastination Types: The Worrier
”Don’t worry. Be happy.” Did people say this to you when you are procrastinating?
You worry that others will criticize your work so you don’t feel safe to deliver?
Do you need lots of Read more »
Procrastination Types: The Dreamer
“I have a dream: My task will be done in no time and effortlessly.”
Surely this is not what was said when people are daydreaming. But it was not missed in essence for Dreamers. Their procrastination is usually based on Read more »
Procrastination Types: The Crisis-maker
Like the Dreamer, Crisis-makers have a low threshold for boredom too. However the reasons they get distracted are quite different from the Dreamer – They need a sense of urgency to drive them. This might be due to a low level of Read more »
Procrastination Types: The Overdoer
Are you proud to be a Highachiever?
Do you believe “going the extra mile” is the key to success?
You feel like you are at the center of lots of things (if not everything)?
Does it feel like Read more »
How do you charge a premium? 3 simple ways to decide your pricing
For many new business owners, pricing structure and offer design is probably the most critical question besides “Where to find my clients”. The answers to it can be Read more »
When your motivation is low… From assumption to action
“I don’t feel motivated.” 😩
“I am not in the mood for it.” 😩
Do you hear this a lot? Does it happen when you are on something important? You know the thing you want to do means a lot to you but you just can’t find a way to Read more »
Procrastination – it’s not just about will power
This is the confession of an ex-procrastinator.
I used to be a great procrastinator – a thief of my own time.
Like many people, “Perfectionism” is just an easy excuse for my low tolerance of frustration. I didn’t want to fail or even risk the chances of “not getting things right right away”. The result? Read more »
You don’t have to sell yourself to be a business owner
“I like to be my own boss, but I don’t like to sell.”
“I want to build my business, but I am not good at sales. I prefer to focus on my work.”
Does that sound like Read more »
How do you find your clients?
I have been to quite a few networking events for entrepreneurs and freelancers. No matter which business they are in, this was almost the number one question:
“How do you get Read more »