October 10, 2017
Maybe you wonder why one of your competitors seems to always be one step ahead of you or why she seems to be able to close more sales than you can. Part of that may be her competitive advantage. When it comes to entrepreneurship, there are 7 characteristics that many successful business owners have. They're called competencies. These competencies help them stay one step ahead of their competitor. There's a good chance you have some, too. In this episode, find out how you can develop the competencies needed to sustain a successful business.
Today's Wine: Duckhorn Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
September 18, 2017
Sometimes navigating what the other people you work with need is difficult. I believe so much of the miscommunication and tension we experience during our work day is simply becasue we communicate and process information in different ways as different personality types. Today we talk about the different types of personalities based on the enneagram test and 6 ways to handle personality differences without our businesses.
Today's Wine: Stags Leap Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
August 21, 2017
My husband and I have been running our businesses together for over 3 years now. Not only have we grown our income by over 650% since that time, but we've also enjoyed more time with our family and as a couple. There are a lot of things to consider before you jump into business with the love of your life. In this episode we will discuss a few of the things Michael and I have learned over the years. If you're thinking it might be fun to work with your spouse, listen to this episode first.
Today's Wine: Il Poggione Brunello do Montalcino 2012
August 18, 2017
We've all heard the saying, "never mix business and friendship" and as well meaning as it is, that doesn't have to be the case. I have done the business and friendship wrong and I have done it right. In this episode, I'll give you some tips on how to make sure your business and friendship both thrive if you're going to be working with a friend.
Today's Wine: Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay 2015
August 7, 2017
I find that many entrepreneurs find themselves so engrossed in the minutiae of their day that they miss the chance to think big picture about their business. If you've ever found yourself at the end of the month with not much work to show for all of your hours, this may be happening to you. It's so easy to get consumed working in your business that we forget to work on our business. Here are a few questions you can ask yourself so you know exactly what you should be spending your work hours on.
Today's Wine: 2016 Sette Aje Terre Siciliane Pinot Noir
Book Recommendations: The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
July 25, 2017
Our insecurities can often create havoc in our businesses simply because we haven't identified them as insecurity and we don't realize they're throwing a wrench into our system. In today's episode I'm going to get really real with you about a few things that I'm insecure about and how they might hurt my ability to add value to the lives of the people that may want to work with me. I'll also give you 5 ways to deal with your insecurity so you can stop blowing up your own businesss and just get on with the success!
Today's Wine: Demarie Superiore Barbera d'Alba 2013
Enneagram Testing site: www.enneagraminstitute.com
Enneagram Type Descriptions: https://www.enneagraminstitute.com/type-descriptions/
Book Recommendations --
The Road Back to You: http://amzn.to/2vH4iBq
Daring Greatly: http://amzn.to/2tHU6LH
July 17, 2017
After reflecting on why my businesses in the last 4 years were more successful than those I tried earlier on in my career, I found one common thread linking the successful ventures (producing over a million in revenue each year). That thread has to do with the one employee I have that is the hardest to work with -- me. In this eposide of Boss Up, I propose that the way to create more success is to focus on the things you're actually good at rather than the things you have to learn from scratch and hate doing.
Today's Wine: Ascheri Barolo 2012
July 10, 2017
Sometimes it's frustrating to see other entrepreneurs create something really original and then see it take off when you've been racking your brain trying to come up with the next new "thing." One thing I would love to see us avoid is simply copying what everyone else's ideas without making them ours. Here are 5 tips on ways to create content, ideas and attract customers without jumping on any bandwagons.
Today's Wine: Stags' Leap Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
July 5, 2017
My mother and Jim Rohn are two of the human beings that had a profound and real impact on my life in my early twenties (when I knew everything already...duh). They taught me how to live a good life. Did you know there's a secret to living the good life? It's doing an activity that only 3% of the population actually does. Doing so would make you 13 times more likely to be successful. Find out what it is and download the free guide I put together for you to create your own good life. Today's podcast is dedicated to my mama. Happy would-be-60th to her.
Free good life mini guide: www.lindsayteaguemoreno.com/goodlifeminiguide
Today's Wine: K Vintners The Deal Sundance Vineyard Syrah 2013
June 26, 2017
One of the main keys to getting poeple to buy your product or service from you is to get them to like you. Here are a few ways to accomplish that both online and in person so you can sell more and create a more profitable business.
Today's Wine: Greywacke Pinot Noir 2013