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Category: Business

How much is your time really worth?

Business • Erin Mitchell

While we WISH we could even contemplate uttering a statement like that, most entrepreneurs are not as in demand as Linda Evangelista was in her heyday in the 1990’s. The statement is extremely bombastic (cue the Shaggy, it's a real word), but sometimes that's how we need to think about how we value our time.

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Not having branded emails is affecting your brand

Business • Laurian Evelyn

When you just started out you might have started as a freelancer, maybe dabbling in a thing or two. But now things are a lot different. These projects are no longer just a "side hustle". You've built up your clientele. You might even have an office. So why is your email still @gmail.com or even worse, @yahoo.com?

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Learn to delegate

Business • Laurian Evelyn

You’re overwhelmed and there are a million things on your to-do list. And if you don’t get it done, it won’t get done. But there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything checked off. It’s time to start delegating. If you haven’t realized that you’re doing things that...

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Stop micromanaging and let things go

Business • Laurian Evelyn

You get inspired. You have your vision and you're excited to run with your ideas. So, you start your business as a one (wo)man show. As your business begins to grow, you're ready to make your first hire, because you realize you can't handle everything on your own. So you interview, hire someone, but then you still continue doing the things you've hired the person to do.

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