Monthly Archives: January 2018

January 5, 2018

Getting your business going when you have a job and kids

Here’s what I’d tell myself when I worked a 9-5 and the kids were really young: Put the first things first. Family and health. Keep chipping away. Don’t be “busy”. Do things that move the needle. I like to think of The ONE Thing every week/day that will make the most difference and try and […]

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January 4, 2018

Work smarter with smartphones

My phone’s been on silent for years. I also turn off notifications. I think my phone’s a godsend. I’m no longer chained to my desk and PC. I do more work from my phone than my PC now. It’s amazing. A great bit of advice I heard was, when one of your kids comes over […]

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January 3, 2018

I’m not building an agency

A great book I read a few months ago was “The Automatic Customer”. As well as all the countless insights and inspiration I got from that short book, it also made me realise something very important. For years I’ve been telling people that I’m NOT building an agency, but I’ve always struggled to explain succinctly […]

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January 2, 2018

No longer a freelancer

2017 was the year I understood the power of divorcing my time from my earnings. I sold a course to fellow TheFastlaneForum members and it was amazing to receive money and not have to do any work afterwards. Unlike when a new client pays me and we have to swing into action, when someone buys […]

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January 1, 2018

Working ON my business over Xmas

Usually my Xmas holiday period project is a bit removed from my business. Some new skill that could help down the line. One year it was to record a screencast. Another year it was to create a forum. This year was different. I decided to really think about my business from a much higher level […]

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