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Why It’s Important to Find Your Unique Genius

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“Why can’t I just help everybody?”

Sound familiar?  As a woman entrepreneur, we naturally want to help everyone we can.  Reality: trying to serve everyone actually serves no one.

Cristi Cooke

Discover Your Unique Genius

Join me as I discuss with Marketing Strategist Cristi Cooke the reasons why it’s so vital to recognize and claim that which makes you special, your “Unique Genius”.

In this episode of The Her Next Step Show with Darlene Cary learn:

  • Why take the time to discover what you do best? (and why it can turn your business around)
  • Finding your core patterns and strengths
  • Setting yourself apart from the pack and how that draws clients to you
  • How Finally communicating what you really are is a big sigh of relief!

Links to Resources mentioned in the Show:

Free 90 minute teleseminar Unlock Your Unique Genius happening May 31, 2014

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Click Here for the “Discover Your Genius” free audio and worksheet

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How to Grow Your Email List for Greater Profit

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Listen in to the 2nd of a two part interview about Email Lists with small business specialist Christine Gallagher of She’s Got Clients.

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Christine Gallagher of She’s Got Clients

Topics discussed in this 19 min audio include:

  • How to use Social Media to Grow an email list
  • Critical mindshifts to effectively build your list
  • Free vs. Paid traffic (which is better?)
  • Why consistency is important.

Business Coach Christine Gallagher takes us step by step to email list success!

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Links from this Episode:

Grow Your List Home Study Course with Christine

The email software I recommend: Aweber

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5 Lessons Learned Leaving the Corporate World To Start a Business

Her Next Step audio show with Women’s Business Coach Darlene Cary Episode 018

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Moving from a job to starting your own business?   Save yourself grief by learning these 5 lessons first!5 Lessons Learned

Listen in as I tell my own story of leaving an office job and starting and growing two businesses

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Topics Discussed:

  • How I went from Corporate cog to living my dream
  • 5 Surprising Lessons I had to learn the hard way

Links mentioned in the podcast:

Lesson 2: Online Community expert Alyssa Gregory’s  interview about the benefits of engagement with online communities

Lesson 4: Fear expert Marcia Hoeck on taming the F-word (Fear)
Bonus link for Lesson 4: Dealing With the Fear of Change

Lesson 5: Ali Davies on top of a mountain January 1, 2000

Bonus link for Lesson 5: Accountability 101

What lessons have you learned making the transition from a job to your own business?  Let us know in the comments below.

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Not Sexy, But Vital: Your First Steps Toward A Stable Accounting Base (With 10 Page Bonus Guide)

Yes, You Can: First Steps Toward A Business Accounting Base –  Her Next Step Episode 017

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Mischelle Watkins

Accounting Powerhouse
Mischelle Watkins

Many years of working with small businesses of all types has prepared Mischelle Watkins for what she is today: an accounting “get it done” powerhouse.  You name it, she’s has seen it or lived thru it with small business.  Mischelle knows what works and what doesn’t when it comes to small biz billing, accounting, and yes, marketing!

Listen in as Accountant and Small Biz Consultant Mischelle Watkins walks us thru setting up an effective accounting base for your new business. Learn how to effectively create invoicing, checking, and online billing to make your business a success from the start.

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Download the 10 page Business Starting Bonus Guide from Mischelle

Topics Discussed:

  • The first step you should absolutely do in a small business
  • Accounting software recommendations
  • Inexpensive billing options
  • Pricing methods
  • Marketing on a shoestring (locally and online)

Links mentioned in the podcast:

Mischelle’s website (a huge resource of small biz information)   Link to basic contract

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