Money Talk

paying your team

Paying Your Team: What You Need to Know

This is an updated version of a post originally published on July 23, 2020.  I often get asked how much people should be paying their team. And while that answer varies by the role, my answer is always that you should be paying your team in a way that’s ethical and fair. Especially if you…

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Money goals

A Fresh Approach to Money Goals for 2021 with Nechelle Bartley

It’s a fresh new year, and that means it’s time for a fresh approach to our goals, especially our money goals. In this episode, Nechelle Bartley is back and she’s sharing how to set money goals that are based on fact, not fiction. I don’t have a lot of guests on the show, so you…

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Money mindset

Rethinking Money Mindset with Bear Hebert

Mindset is one of those hot button topics in online business circles. Everything gets chalked up to mindset, when really, maybe mindset isn’t the issue –– especially when it comes to our money mindset. In this episode, guest Bear Hebert helps us think differently about money mindset.  Over the years, I’ve done my fair share…

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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 other times we’d be better served by closing our wallets. In this episode, I’m sharing nine questions you need to ask before you invest in anything. As a business owner,…

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investing in my success

What I Learned About Investing in My Success By Spending $72,700

Back in 2013, I stumbled upon the online business world. At that time, I was running two businesses, one in the papercrafting industry as a blogger and teacher, and the other as a content marketing freelancer and consultant. I was looking for ideas on how to do things differently for both businesses and once I…

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Nechelle Bartley

Episode 206: Stop Worrying About the $5 Latte with Nechelle Bartley

Most of us have financial goals that involve making more money. But what if in the pursuit of making more money, we’re focused on the wrong things? I know I definitely have been there, so in this week’s episode guest Nechelle Bartley talks about how cutting costs may be the wrong thing to focus on,…

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Value-based pricing for freelancers

Episode 183: FreshBooks’ Matt Baker on Value-Based Pricing

Most freelancers struggle BIG time with pricing — and with good reason. There’s so much more to pricing than the money. This year, we’ve talked a lot about pricing on the Small Business Boss podcast, and let me tell you, there’s a good reason for that. As long as this podcast exists, I don’t think…

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Prosperity Gospel

Episode 180: Sarah Von Bargen on the Prosperity Gospel

We’ve all seen the messages plastered all over social media and in our inbox about how we can make more money. But what happens when that message is simply unrealistic — or actually wrong? In this episode, guest Sarah Von Bargen talks about the prosperity gospel, redefining success, finding happiness, and avoiding the trap of…

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Stop Obsessing Over Scale

Episode 179: Stop Obsessing Over Scale

In the online world, we’ve been brainwashed to believe that scale equals success, and the result is a constant quest to make more and more money and grow our business. But what if scale isn’t what it’s all cracked up to be? In this episode, we’re talking about all things scaling and how we need…

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