Author Archive | Natalie MacNeil

The Three Small Business Tools We Can’t Live Without

Have you ever noticed that a lot of successful entrepreneurs recommend like, a million tools to keep their businesses running? How in the world do they manage all their management tools??!! You need tools to run your business, but don’t let your tools run you! (Click to tweet!) I know it can feel really overwhelming […]

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It’s Your Choice: The Antidote For Being Too Busy

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You run into someone you haven’t seen for a while and ask them how they’re doing and they say, “I am sooooo busy.” Or maybe someone asks you about how things are going and your knee-jerk response is to reply, “I’m really busy,” maybe even with a bit of […]

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Should You Say “No” To Earning Extra Income?

Here’s a common scenario so many entrepreneurs ask about – say you’re a photographer whose bread and butter is taking pictures at weddings. You can always rely on that work for earning extra income, BUT you’d rather be creating your own curated shows and selling pieces. The wedding jobs just keep rolling in, which is […]

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One Question That’s Going to Rock Your Business

Have you ever stopped to wonder if you’re truly doing the right things to help your business succeed? Or if there’s another person you can delegate to who would be a better person to complete the task? I know I have, and it’s something I really struggled with. That is, until I discovered one very […]

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Feel Like You’ll Never Be as Good as THAT Person?

Today I want to talk to you about a topic I’m really passionate about, something I like to call the North Star Syndrome. The North Star Syndrome happens when you fixate on someone else’s success to the point you think they shine the “brightest,” just like the North Star. (But guess what? The North Star […]

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How to Grow Your Business While Traveling the World

This blog post is being brought to you by Visa Small Business. Raise your latte if you share this fantasy: Taking a conference call from a balcony in Bali. Meeting up with that hilarious, startup-launching Twitter friend – in Stockholm. Popping over to Hong Kong to speak at a conference (with a three-day layover in […]

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Cure Idea Bloat and Get Focused

Ever find that you have soooo many ideas you don’t know which one to focus on first? That it’s hard to prioritize what’s important (and what’s not), and you just end up feeling stuck in always planning out an idea? When you have that fiery entrepreneurial spirit, you just can’t stop dreaming up new things […]

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