34 minutes | Jan 7th 2020

Make Your Business Support Your Life: Indie Business Podcast: Episode 71

Welcome to Episode 71 of the Indie Business Podcast, all about how to make your business support your life! If you’ve listened to even just a few of our interviews with amazing Makers and Creative Entrepreneurs, you’ve surely noticed that most of them have one powerful personal entrepreneurial purpose in common. Here it is: they are all determined to grow a business that allows them to maintain a certain type of very specific lifestyle. Of course, they are not ignoring the hallmark requirement that business be profitable, or that the products and services they offer fill a tangible and specifically identifiable market demand. Having said that, Indie Business Podcast guests tend to be more concerned that business not interfere with the type of way they want to enjoy their lives. They took the traditional business model that most of us grew up with, and turned it on its head so that it performed in ways that allowed them to simultaneously prioritize lifestyle and profitability, and they just went for it. In this episode of Indie Business Podcast, I personally dive deeply into this topic, which is one of my favorites, and share the top 10 strategies you can use to make sure that your business support your specific lifestyle desires. Enjoy this episode NOW! Click the arrow to enjoy the Indie Business Podcast Episode Show Notes Here are the strategies I share in this episode, with time stamps to help you find the information that most interests you: Plan and re-plan. (starting at 3:47)Track everything. (starting at 8:40)Work in batches. (starting at 10:53)Get input from other people. (starting at 14:35)Embrace change and risk-taking. (starting at 17:00)Don't overthink change. (starting at 20:04)Practice developing your leadership skills. (starting at 21:53)Journal your journey. (starting at 24:48)Bring your family along with you. (starting at 27:07)Declare what you want, and be intentional about it. (starting at 29:30) Yes, profitability is important, but so it making sure your business supports your specific lifestyle desires! Here are 10 tips from our founder and CEO, @donnamaria.Click To Tweet Resources and Links Mentioned in this Episode In this episode, Pam and I mentioned the following resources. Maker MastermindJoin the Indie Business Network Binge Indie Business Podcast Episodes If you want to binge listen to previous episodes, you can do that here. Subscribe to Indie Business Podcast If you enjoy the Indie Business Podcast, please subscribe so you can get each episodes as it is released. You can subscribe on Apple Podcasts (on iPhone) or Stitcher (via Google Play or via Apple Podcasts). Rate Indie Business Podcast, Tell Your Friends and Comment If you enjoy the Indie Business Podcast, please rate my show on Apple Podcasts, and be sure to subscribe there to receive automatic episodes as they are released. If this podcast has inspired you to break all the rules, build your own corporate ladder, and create the life you love, please share on Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn. The post Make Your Business Support Your Life: Indie Business Podcast: Episode 71 appeared first on Indie Business Network.
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