In our Ask the Expert series, we will share with you real questions asked by our solopreneur clients, and how we answered them. This week, we’re looking at the all too common desire to run workshops while still in the early stages of business building. In this case, the client is still refining her niche.
Image by Pixabay by Jason Lewis The number one goal of all business owners is to have a successful business. While that may seem obvious, there are still a substantial amount of businesses that fail within the first 2 years of opening. Those first couple of years set the tone of how your business will
After many years of coaching solo-preneurs I can assure you that feeling financially broke does NOT work well when building a business. There is something about desperately needing sales that scares every potential client away instantly. Yet, in the early years of any new business, cash flow is likely to be very tight, and sometimes
Image courtesy of Jimi Filipovski by Jocelyn Brown As a budding solopreneur, the advice you often receive is to do what you love or find a topic that you are highly interested in when thinking of starting your business. Although this is great advice in principle, in practice there may be hundreds (or even thousands) of
In working with solo-preneurs, I’ve noticed how difficult it can be to Stay Positive. This is especially true early in your business when you are still struggling with your messaging, pricing, etc. and are repeatedly hearing “No / No thank you” to your sales pitch. It’s difficult to adjust to this and keep a positive