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“Six-Figure Musician” by David Hooper, Book Review plus Worksheet (download)

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You are in control. You set the pace. You get the rewards.  I feel confident in my next steps to grow my business and my empire. On my terms. Yes, there are lots of checklists, scripts, exercises, “how-to’s”, and exercises in David Hooper’s “Six-Figure Musician” to get you into motion as the best artist you can be, to grow and …

The E-Myth Busted! (Review of The E-Myth by Michael Gerber)

In Book Reviews, Featured, Start Your Damn Business Already!, Video by Cynthia Lou5 Comments

In this review of The E-Myth by Michael Gerber, I share the two most important concepts from this book for your entrepreneurial success. To then help apply these two concepts into your business, I created a worksheet that will help you: 1. Pro-actively plan structures and strategies for growth, starting, and restarting your business 2. Manage the tasks you already …

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“The Dip” by Seth Godin, with downloadable worksheet “Outsmart The Dip”

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“The Dip” by Seth Godin is strategically quitting the things that don’t matter (things that you are mediocre or even “good” at) so you can make it through “The Dip” (the “hard parts”, “tough times”, “rough patches”) to be the Best in the World. “Winners never quit” is a lie. Winners quit all the time – but they don’t quit the …

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“Never Eat Alone” by Keith Ferrazzi, Book Review with downloadable worksheet, “Networking Action Map”

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Never Eat Alone, by Keith Ferrazzi, is all about being successful and networking in non-icky ways. Even if you do not yet have a business, the tools in this book will help you build a foundation to launch your business to quicker success. In this video, I cover the overarching theme of the book. Plus, I give an overview of …

Stop Wasting Energy Hiding “Flaws” – Book Review: “The Gifts of Imperfection” by Brené Brown

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In “The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are”, author Brené Brown, Ph.D., L.M.S.W. shares how she went from hard driving, fact-checking academic to being able to embrace a softer, ”Wholehearted“ side of life. I dove headfirst into this book the moment I received it, ready to tear into …