In this week's episode, I'm trying something a little different. Instead of hearing from just one guest today, you'll hear from 15.
I asked my favorite fellow entrepreneurs, “What do you wish you'd known before starting your own business?” Today, you'll hear answers from incredible folks, including:
- Scott Voelker from The Amazing Seller
- Amy Schmittauer from Savvy Sexy Social
- Mike Stelzner from Social Media Examiner
- Steve Scott from Authority Pub
- Dana Malstaff from Boss Mom
- Leslie Samuel from Become A Blogger
- Steve Chou from My Wife Quit Her Job
- Cliff Ravenscraft from Podcast Answer Man
- John Lee Dumas and Kate Erickson from Entrepreneur On Fire
- Ray Edwards from RayEdwards.com
- Mark Mason from Late Night Internet Marketing
- Jaime Masters from Eventual Millionaire
- Chris Ducker from ChrisDucker.com
Every one of them offers an honest, personal glimpse at their mistakes and how they've grown since their early days.
Your first years as an entrepreneur are rarely easy. I hope these words of wisdom show you that struggle is a natural part of the journey and inspire you to stick with it and stay true to what you value. Tune in and enjoy!
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- Words of wisdom from 15 successful entrepreneurs.
- The importance of nurturing professional relationships and building your own support system.
- Why “doing it all yourself” can be a dangerous choice for entrepreneurs.
- The difference between your gifts and your passions, and how it affects your business.
- Advice on overcoming your anxieties around selling, money, and the value of your business.
- How peer pressure can be a powerful tool for growth.
- Tips for maximizing your time spent working.
- What I wish I had known before starting my business, and more!
- The Amazing Seller
- Social Media Examiner
- The One Thing [Amazon affiliate link]
- The Compound Effect
- The Slight Edge [Amazon affiliate link]
- 1-Day Business Breakthrough
- Sellers Summit
- Podcast Answer Man
- Entrepreneur On Fire
- Smart Passive Income Podcast Episode 223: Over the Shoulder—How John Lee Dumas Launched a Successful Kickstarter Campaign
- The Miracle Morning [Amazon affiliate link]
- Rework [Amazon affiliate link]
- Smart Passive Income Podcast Episode 182: Frameworks for Writing Copy That Converts with Ray Edwards
- Late Night Internet Marketing
- Virtual Freedom [Amazon affiliate link]
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