1. If you’re inspired by something when you saw it, don’t look at it when you create whatever it is that you’re going to create.
2. I would take your own lens, filter, experience; your own angle on things, and use that to filter what it is that you’re teaching.
1. You’re not that special. if you’re going through a struggle, someone else has too.
2. If one person reads what you wrote, and their life is better for it, isn’t that enough?
3. If you’re in it because it’s a business, then your 'why' is kind of off.
1. Introducing Dan Antonelli [2:40]
2. Hiring his first employee [10:34]
3. The spirit of a good entrepreneur [22.24]
4. How Diane started working for Dan [32:14]
5. What Dan learned from Diane [44:37]
1. If you take your edge, your experience, or your perspective and put that spin on the topic, then you’re going to create something that’s unique.
2. Focus on what you want to create and put out into the world with a positive vibe, not a negative one.
1.To feel fulfilled as a solo-preneur, get something done each day that contributes to a bigger project or a bigger goal.
2. If, "write an eBook" is on your to-do list, you’re never going to get it done. Books don't get written that way. Break work up into actionable chunks, then check them off day by day.
3. Part of being an entrepreneur and working for myself is not setting an alarm.
1. As an entrepreneur, you have to listen to - and work on honing - your instincts.
2. Instead of trying to carve out a niche or doing something that’s super broad; start to work with people one on one in small groups.
3. How can I help people on a small scale to reach them on a deeper level?
1. How long did it take to become “real” [2:50]
2. Shifting from blogging to a business [9:13]
3. Passive income with eBooks [12:39]
4. Advice for those who don’t know where to get started [19.34]
5. What to use for free content and what to sell [25:52]
6. Using social media in your business [30:35]
7. Sylvie’s video eCourse details [35:01]
1. It might take more time, but you will build a better business when you build a lot more trust in the people who are following the advice and information that you have.
2. Starting small in this way; what it does is it builds the know, like, and trust factor.
3. It might take more time, but you will build a better business when you build a lot more trust in the people who are following the advice that you have and information that you have.
1. Introducing our guest, Michelle Pfennighaus [1:17]
2. Michelle’s health struggles [3:50]
3. How Michelle’s business looked in the beginning [6:10]
4. When it felt like a “real” business [15.43]
5. How to find your direction [21:22]
6. What social media numbers reflect about success [29:05]
7. Words of wisdom for working moms (and dads) [40:42]
1. To have a mindset that something is too small for you limits you from connecting with people who need what you have to offer the most.
2. Don’t be too proud to get connected with your local community.
3. It’s important to connect with people who are at the same stage of their business as you are, so that you can mutually help each other.
1. Swallow your pride and not be in a position where you’re too good for a job.
2. That’s the kind of mindset that we really need to all get out of; worrying what other people think when we’re on a mission.
3. If you’re on that mission and you're trying to get your business going and you're hustling, you just cannot worry what anybody thinks about it
1. Every time you take this approach and have a new skill that you learned or take the time to learn a new skill, you feel more and more confident that you won’t fail when you try to learn something else that’s new.
2. Have faith in yourself that even if you screw it up the first time, you will figure it out, find the solution, fix it, and move on.
3. Building this foundation of skills will really take you to that next level; that you have that power and that control to get something done right now.
1. People want to pay for what you have to offer
2. You can’t do this work if you can’t earn money
3. Earning money gives you the ability to do the work
4. Earning money from what you’re doing gives you freedom
1. It never makes your “thing” shine or look better to disparage the competition.
2. How to handle comparison
3. It’s your job to communicate your message so strongly that what you have to offer is the obvious choice
4. Passive agressive comparison
1. How to repurpose your content to use across multiple platforms
2. How to record video on iMovie, strip out the audio and use it on a podcast
3. Boil down bullet points and create a shareable to be used on Instagram or a long form post on Facebook
4. Save and reuse content on Periscope (camera roll or katch.me)
5. How to re-watch Periscope videos
6. Does the ScreenFlow also work to record the podcast on Mac?
7. What podcasting software do you use, or like for editing?
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