How To Request To Guest Post And Get Accepted

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 23 of Kate’s Take. (Episode not yet published)

When I first came on board with John at EntrepreneurOnFire I knew I had a lot of studying to do.

I’m a somewhat smart marketer thanks to my background in the advertising industry, but drawing up marketing plans for a worldwide logistics company and for truckload and freight carriers isn’t really the same as a marketing plan for a business podcast. What’s this industry all about, and what’s it like working for myself instead of someone else?
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What’s your entrepreneurial stretch?

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 22 of Kate’s Take.

Have you ever stopped to think about the control we each have over our own situation? Of course, I know there are some circumstances we can’t control – this is true. But one thing we always control is how we react to every situation and circumstance we’re put in.
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Growing your business: How long it really takes

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 20 of Kate’s Take.

Have you ever stopped to think about how long growing your business really takes? The endurance, the nurturing and the patience required to really help it grow?

We’d all like to think that it’s as easy as purchasing a domain, getting our website built, and firing up our social media profiles. Once all of that happens, we’ll just start to grow naturally, right?

Wait – you mean to tell me that’s not when people start to find us and follow us and love us and beg us to sell them stuff??” Not quite…
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7 Habits Every Entrepreneur Should Have

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 19 of Kate’s Take.

So I was thinking earlier this week about the things that Entrepreneurs have in common. I mentioned a few of these in my post on things you’ll discover after becoming an Entrepreneur.

However, I don’t just think it’s these discoveries that help define us as Entrepreneurs. I also think it’s simple words like motivated, dedicated, passionate and focused that help describe our mindset and our feelings towards our businesses.

But what’s at the ground level here? What are some of the things we practice on a day-to-day basis that have allowed us to even call ourselves Entrepreneurs?
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Doing the things that make you uncomfortable

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 18 of Kate’s Take.

I was talking to a good friend of mine the other night; his name is Andres. We were having a conversation about the things that make us uncomfortable – either physically or mentally or otherwise. You know: running 26 miles in a marathon, getting up on stage and speaking in front of a hundred people… that sort of stuff.

Andres started telling me about a recent experience he had with meditation, and this is how he described it:
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Turning great ideas into something

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 17 of Kate’s Take.

I know I’m not the only person this happens to:

You’re on a run listening to a podcast, or just letting your mind wander; or you’re in the shower, and you start brainstorming ideas for your business; or you’re at a conference listening to someone speak about a topic you’re very interested in…

In any case, something pops into your mind and you think, “Wow, this is a REALLY great idea!

What comes next?
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