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Why You Need To Start A Lifestyle Business ASAP

Everyone dreams of becoming their own boss and not having to work too much for a living. In addition, I bet most of us also secretly hope for longer holidays, more money and the ability of having a flexible schedule which doesn’t interfere…
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Are you following the six habits of highly successful lifestyle businesses?

'How do I build a successful online business?' this is probably the most common question I hear aside from the ubiquitous 'What business should I start?' The answer to the second question is 'I don't know, what are you good at? Do that.' The…

The Ten Commandments of Entrepreneurship

#1: Thou shalt not piggybacking on someone else's platform It is tempting to build a business based upon platforms that already exist in the market, but what happens if/when that platform changes their TOS or ceases to be a rising star? For…
learning to say no

Why your lifestyle business sucks: You don't know how to say 'no'

How many times have you started your day with a clear vision of what you want to accomplish, only to find that you barely ticked the first two boxes on your to do list by the time you're ready to go to sleep? The little intrusions, the interruptions,…
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Why do online businesses fail?

Nobody wants their online business to flounder, so here are a few warning signs to look out for in your own lifestyle business.   If you see any of these things on the horizon, it is time to take a good, hard look at your current model. These…
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How to handle difficult clients

After hitting 'send' for the seventh time that day, I thought to myself, 'It is 2:30 in the afternoon, and I've basically spent half the day responding to emails from one person.' Have you ever had a customer, client or supplier who is like…
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Why successful lifestyle businesses often turn into a business lifestyle

Imagine for a moment that you quit your office job several months ago in order to start a business. Within six months, you've got more clients or customers than you know what to do with and the profits from your new venture exceed what you used…
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How learning to say 'no' helped me to earn a PhD and launch a successful business

I remember it well: My wife and I quit our jobs, sold our stuff, packed our suitcases and boarded a plane destined for the UK. We'd only been married for a year. When we touched down in Edinburgh, Scotland, we didn't have jobs, we didn't…
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How to stop working so much

I knew I'd been pushing myself way too hard, and so did people around me. I had become a workaholic. I was  irritable. I turned down invitations. I exercised less than I should. I was stressed-out. The demands of multiple deadlines and…