Mentality & Personal Development

Why Progress Equals Happiness (and How to Start)

I was listening to a motivational pump-up youtube video this morning during my workout. It was one of those mashups of motivational speeches from a variety of cool dudes with “inspiring” music in the background. And there was one line that really hit me. You know something has some meaning when you’re listening to a …

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How to Organize and Prioritize your Solopreneur Business

Today I want to talk about one of my favourite topics: how to work efficiently, get through tough times and continue growing as a solopreneur. As you know, I like to dig into the nitty gritty of that stuff. Not because general business tactics/strategies aren’t important, but because a lot of that can be found …

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Scaling Up as a Solopreneur and Staying Focused

I gained a new appreciation this week. And that is the appreciation for those who’ve built multiple-six-figure businesses, ie. $200,000++ (note: I am not one of those people… yet!) How did this appreciation come to be? Well, I had a really good coaching call this week (I’ve been using a business coach for the last …

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How to Motivate Yourself Even If You’re Too Comfortable

If you’re anything like me, you might be a privileged white male living in Canada who had a pleasant upbringing. You might have also received a decent university degree, setting yourself up for “success” in life.  The problem with all of the above, and with hitting a certain level of financial success in business, is that …

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4 General Tips for Becoming a Successful Solopreneur

Every once in a while, a group of habits, lessons and common tips show themselves repeatedly in my day-to-day that I just like to get off my chest. These general tips for becoming a successful solopreneur apply to anyone who might: want to start a business but not have any ideas have an idea but …

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When To Take A Break From Your Solopreneur Business And How To Recover From It

It’s been a whirlwind of a few weeks and I think I’ve been spreading my brain capacity too thin. As an update, it’s been a busy month servicing clients through my firm, putting out more content than ever through SG, and a few other side projects like running a networking event later this month (that …

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Why You Should Take Action to be a Successful Solopreneur

Have you ever struggled to figure out the true purpose or message of your business? Maybe you started something – a company, a Youtube channel, a side-project – and went out into the world to try and bring it to life. In the early stages (from my experience, the first 3-6 months), you should have …

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What To Do When You Need Motivation or Feel “Off”

It’s been a weird week… I don’t know if it’s because the weather is changing, it’s tax season or I’m just going through a classic solopreneur grind period where nothing too “exciting” is happening… But every once in a while, for as long as I’ve been working on my solopreneur business, I will go through …

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3 Habits of Successful Solopreneurs and Why None of Us Are Perfect

I had an epiphany this week. No, not some religious or spiritual awakening that has changed my life forever, but a realization after finishing the recording of another episode of the SG Podcast. I was chatting with a guest about how he was able to grow his Instagram account so organically over the years and …

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