Category: Money

I Had to Fire a Team Member (and a Pro Tip)!

In a recent post, I talked about having to fire one of my team members. I want to tell you what happened. Hopefully, it helps another entrepreneur not end up in the same situation. A few weeks ago, I walked

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5 Lessons Learned Growing My Business From $5,000 a month to $500,000 a Year

I’ve been an entrepreneur since I was 19 years old. My first business was a vacation-relief service for independent vendors. It started with just myself but grew very quickly. By year two, I had six employees, operated in three states, and the

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6 Steps to Getting Your First Consulting Contract

In 2014, companies spent $42.4 billion on training according to The Training Industry Report. After locking 34 international consulting contracts this year, I can attest to the fact that solopreneurs and lifestyle entrepreneurs have the opportunity to add significant income through paid consulting

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How to Book Your Second International Consulting Gig

Traveling to countries on your bucket list. Having the travel expenses covered and getting a generous consulting fee. Bringing your family and/or significant other on the consulting trips. All of these perks (and more) make international consulting very appealing. I’ve

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I Want to Book Consulting Gigs, I Don’t Know Where to Start

The thought of traveling to cool countries all over the world and getting paid to do it is appealing to a lot of lifestyle entrepreneurs. You have probably seen me doing just that this year and it makes you want

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How to Book Your First International Consulting Gig

There are many types of companies that hire consultants on a wide variety of topics. Companies paid outside consultants $39 billion dollars last year. You can book gigs at companies locally, nationally, and internationally. Traveling to countries on your bucket

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Behind the Scenes of My Consulting Team

One question that comes up lately is about how I use my team of virtual assistants and freelancers. Here is a little peak behind the scenes. This year, I’ve already traveled to 12 countries for consulting gigs at a variety

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4 Things Besides Pay Consultants Need to Negotiate in Contracts

As a consultant, you can travel the world training companies on how to do what you teach in your business. Consulting can be another source of income in your main business or you can start a consulting business as your

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Companies Will Hire You to Consult on These Topics

Companies all over the world will spend $39 billion dollars this year hiring outside consultants to train their employees on a variety of topics. When I talk to lifestyle entrepreneurs about consulting, the question that always comes up is around

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4 Glaring Signs It’s Time to Fire Your Business Coach

You work hard to grow your business but you get to a point where you hit a wall. It seems like no matter what you do, you aren’t reaching your next growth level. You can’t see what’s stopping you, so

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