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How to Beat the Self-Employed Isolation

When we’re making the decision to jump from being employed to running our own business, one of the great perks is the opportunity to set our own schedule, without answering to a manager or having to deal with the various demands of a team.

So why is it, when many people first move in to running their own business, one of the first issues that hits is a sense of isolation?

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start a lifestyle business myths

The Biggest Myth of Starting Your Lifestyle Business (& How to Steer Clear of It)

After toying endlessly with the idea, you decide to become a solopreneur or small business owner. You spend months or years working out your strategy, your tagline, your marketing plan, your platform. You tweak your website for days or weeks, put the finishing touches on your portfolio until the wee smalls of morning after morning. Finally you’re ready. You open your doors …

… and you don’t get any business.

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Quit 9 to 5 for a Lifestyle Business on the Beach

How to Quit Your 9 to 5 Job to Start Your Lifestyle Business

Do you want to escape 9 to 5, but you don’t know how to make it happen?

In early 2013 I decided that I’m not going to waste my life as a walking dead banker. I’d had enough.

I knew from day one that I don’t fit the banking environment. But it took me some time until I was ready to cut the crap. I needed to figure out first how to get a business running while working in my 9 to 5 job.

Here’s what I’ve learnt!

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Values Shine Through at Work

How to Let Your Personal Values Shine through in What You Do

One of the most satisfying thing to do is to live your life in harmony with your personal values. Even if you don’t think about your values when you do what you do for a living, you have this inner drive to express your values with it.

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Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I have a dream" persuasive speech

The 6 Elements of a Persuasive Speech

Speeches can be incredibly exhilarating, or mind numbingly boring. The difference between the two lies in writing a captivating speech and presenting it in a powerful way. By following the below five elements of a persuasive speech, you can ensure your audience stays attentive and hanging on your every word.

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Goal Achievers

The Goal Achiever – A New Business Idea

This is a summary of a business idea for goal-setting. I’m currently thinking about starting a new internet based business that is very close to my heart. It’s about personal development and especially about goal achievement.

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Stephen Covey's 7 Habits

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (1. Private Victory)

These 7 habits are really a guide along which you can develop your potential … to fulfill your dreams and to become the best you can be. The idea is to describe principles of human growth, you can say natural laws for a human being, which understood and applied will lead to effectiveness. I learned a lot from it and applied it. I want to look at these habits and explain them from my understanding here…

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