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Entrepreneurial Mindset Makeover Series: How Charging Too Little and Giving Too Much Undervalues You
Each time you undercharge for your time and services you are sending a message that you don’t attach much value to what you do. As a result people don’t value what you offer as highly as they should. And you will tend to attract people who care more about a bargain then about getting amazing results from you.
People often ask me what about my journey to becoming a successful coach and entrepreneur generating a generous six figures per year. Did I just instinctively know what to do? Did I make the same mistakes they’ve made?
If you’ve started to follow through on creating your strategic Profit Plan and Money Map, you may be starting to feel real excitement about what’s possible. When you struggle, then you actually create a detailed plan that seems a stretch but do-able, you start to see that something big can happen.
Random action taken without a real understanding of the marketing and money generating systems that create success will only get mediocre results.
Over the years while driving I’ve been surprised many times when I found someone hidden in my blind spot. Of course I’ve made it a habit to check my blind spot before making a move, and it’s certainly avoided many potential collisions. I’m sure you do the same. However, are you taking a similar approach […]
Quite often I see people agonizing over the smallest decisions in their business, like whether to post a tweet or article, what to change on a webpage, whether to offer a new product, or a hundred other small decisions, and the result is a kind of stalemate. Nothing moves forward. As a recovering perfectionist I […]
Owning a small business is one of the best self growth paths I know—after parenting! Some people call this acquiring the entrepreneurial mindset. It pushes us toward examining the personal roadblocks, habits or ways of thinking or doing that are keeping us stuck where we are. If we chose to ignore the signs that something isn’t working then we stay unaware and stuck.
Some months ago I offered a free tele-class called The 10 Profound Breakthroughs That Created My 6-Figure Business. It was the first time I truly opened up about the underlying breakthroughs that have been responsible for my business success and that I’ve passed on to my small business clients.
Part of what you signed on for when you started a small business was calculated risk-taking and moving outside your comfort zone. A client once asked when she’d get to the point where it would be easy and she could just operate her business on autopilot and just sort of float. When I told her never, she was shocked.
If your small business growth is stagnant and you’re feeling stuck, first of all take heart—we’ve all been there and you’re definitely in good company. That said, how long has this been going on? That’s the key question because if it’s been more than a short while this article about mindset is for you. It’s your wake up call.