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Benefits of mastermind groups

Masterminds: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Masterminds are often seen as a must-have for business owners, but should we believe the hype about what they can really do for us? In…

How Sketchy Business Practices Have Become Online Business as Usual

It’d be an understatement to say that 2020 has changed everything. As our society and lives as we know it are forever altered, that bleeds…

Before you invest

9 Questions You Need to Ask Before You Invest in Anything

As the saying goes, you need to spend money to make money, but is that really true? My take is that sometimes it is and…

celebrity entrepreneurs everything you need to know

Episode 226: Celebrity Entrepreneurs: Everything You Need to Know (+ The 6 Different Types of Celeb Entrepreneurs)

Dude bros. Lady bosses. There are so many different types of entrepreneurs vying for our attention and our money, and I’ve termed these the celebrity…


Episode 225: Finding Clients: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Referrals

Fall is coming up quickly, and if your business is anything like mine, it’s GO time for new business opportunities. To help you go after…

Scale your service business

Episode 224: YES, You Can Scale Your Service Business

If you’re listening to this podcast you’re either tired of the hype in the business world about growing your business, or you’re looking for ways…

Digital-first business

Episode 223: Building a Digital-First Business with Avery Swartz

No matter how digitized your business is (or isn’t), 2020 has made one thing clear: the future of our businesses relies on our ability to…

Stand out from the competition

Episode 222: 8 Ways to Stand Out from the Competition in 2020

FACT: It’s been a weird year, meaning we’ve been left questioning everything. Which means it’s easy to look at our competition and start to feel…

time for a pivot

Episode 221: 5 Signs It May Be Time for a Pivot

In this episode, we’re talking about the dreaded P word….the pivot. Since COVID-19 rearranged our lives in ways we couldn’t imagine, the concept of the…