109 – Building a Successful Business

Sarah Shaw

Although coming from a long line of entrepreneurs, Sarah Shaw learned everything she did about being an entrepreneur through poor choices and sheer determination.

Sarah calls herself The Entreprenette – mentoring entrepreneurs who seeks the correct path to ensure entrepreneurial success.

She teaches her students to embrace the shunned parts of running a business and to be inquisitive as to ‘the whys’ to understand what it takes to reach success.

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In This Episode:

  • What’s makes you seek a business coach
  • Learning how to get UNstuck from just wanting to build a business
  • The difference between a business plan and a business strategy
  • The necessity of a business plan
  • How to overcome the fear of failing
  • Why making short term goals work best
  • Why business experts are not talking about the stuff that really matters
  • How to account for everything to determine if you’re making or losing money
  • Margins, Par and Core Metrics are _______
  • Why people are scared to talk about money
  • Why its important to always come up with something new in your product line
  • Why outward appearance is what matters when running a business
  • How to be discerning when deciding which advice to take
  • What’s best? Paid Media or Organic
  • Success comes only when you know exactly _______ ____ ____ ______ ___
  • People liking you = People buying your product
  • Why trust creates profit

Show Notes:

Sarah’s reading recommendation for taking your business to the next level is:

  • Books and business programs by Frank Kern

Sarah’s Tool/Technology Recommended for Growing your Business and Income is:

Sarah’s Favorite Quote for Fellow Entrepreneurs:

  • Be not afraid of growing slowly, Be afraid only of standing still. — Chinese Proverb
  • As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think BIG. — Donald Trump
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