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Do You Have a Business or a Gambling Addiction?

Today, many of us are stepping away from the traditional “safe job” mentality and starting down the freelance, small business or entrepreneurship path. From every corner of the globe we hear stories of success. It might be a business coach from New Zealand making millions selling his online training programs,...
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Emotional Intelligence Vs. IQ: Which is More Important?

As a relatively new transplant to America, I’ve enjoyed learning more about U.S. history, and some of this country’s truly impressive heroes. I’m particularly taken with Benjamin Franklin, who in addition to being a founding father, has a host of other mind-boggling accomplishments. He was not only a successful businessman...
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Entrepreneurship and Introversion: The Perfect Match

If you’re an introvert who’s been dreaming of starting your own business, but are afraid that your quiet nature closes that door for you, this episode will reframe your thinking and get the fire going in your belly. Just because your strengths may not naturally include networking, presenting, glad-handing, or...
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The Truth about Introverted Leaders

Jennifer Kahnweiler is an international speaker, bestselling author, and world-recognized authority on introverted leadership capacity…but here’s the kicker: she’s an extrovert! While I make it a rule to invite only introverts on the show, in Jennifer’s case, I’ve made an exception – and you’ll soon discover why. Tune in to...
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Sales Strategies for Introverts

Sales Strategies for Introverts

If you’re an introvert, you probably struggle in feeling comfortable with sales activities – and your results may show it. But there’s no reason to tell yourself that you just don’t have the gift of gab and therefore can never be great at sales. That’s simply not true! Introverts are...
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Why Traditional Business Advice Doesn’t Work for Introverts

Traditional business advice includes ideas such as, “Find an unmet need in the market and create an offering around it.” But this is a terrible suggestion for introverts. Introverts are more likely to focus on authenticity as a core business value. This means that trying to bend ourselves to the...
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Lessons from a Billion-Dollar Brand Founder

“You’ll never believe it,” said the excited voice on the other end of the line. “I just got off the phone with Brian Smith. He agreed to be our closing speaker at Small Business Festival.” Finding the exact right person to close our festival is always difficult. We look for...
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How to Network Effectively – or Skip it Altogether

Discover the bolt of insight that led Dorie Clark to realize she could say goodbye to networking forever and still accomplish all her goals. Small Business Growth, On Your Own Terms From a convoluted career path with lots of doors closing in her face, to becoming a wildly successful business...
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What Makes Introverts Thrive in the Workplace?

Ed Frauenheim, Director of Research and Content at Great Place to Work®, shares the simple steps managers and leaders can take right now, to not only increase the happiness and productivity of introverted employees, but triple the company’s revenue in the process. Creating a Great Place to Work for All...
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