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Avoid This Impostor Syndrome Pitfall By Connecting With Your Values

One major impostor-syndrome-induced pitfall I see people struggle with is this: overcompensation. Perhaps they're not getting enough paying clients, or not keeping track of their finances. Or they're missing some other metric in their business that makes them feel like they're "getting somewhere." Whatever the reason, people in this type of situation can sometimes fall into a pattern of overcompensating. [...]

Book Review: 55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal by Elizabeth White

Elizabeth White might know impostor syndrome better than many of us. In her book, 55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal, she discusses the financial insecurity that has become a reality for many older people, women, and marginalized groups in the workforce. This book is emotionally uplifting and full of resources. Here are a couple of my favorite points from the book: [...]

Why Financial Education is One of the Best Investments

When we evaluate whether an investment is worth making, one of the most important considerations is what type of return it offers. Financial education boasts an excellent return. This is true in the context of your business and your personal finances. Below, I go on to list the top three benefits of investing in financial education of any kind! Increasing [...]

Want to Grow Your Business? Check Your Impostor Syndrome First

Financial anxieties hold us back in many ways. Oversaving can prevent us from living our lives fully and meeting our needs. Similarly, impostor syndrome often holds us back from investing in our businesses and developing our experience as business owners. "What if I'm not _____ enough?" Out of all the questions impostor syndrome brings out of the shadows, this one [...]

How Much Should You Invest in Your Business?

When you're feeling ready to invest in yourself or your business, the next decision to make is, "How much do I spend?" This is different for everyone, but the key is to think about how the investment will pay off. How soon can you expect a return on purchasing equipment, or more education? Below, I have mapped out some questions for [...]

When Is the Right Time to Invest In Your Dreams?

Whether you're wanting to quit your day job and go full time in your business, invest in some equipment to level up your production, or get a higher level of education in your field, all of us face choices about when to invest in our dreams. Let's talk about how to make these decisions from a financial perspective. Consider Your [...]

How to Use Your Profits to Create the Generous Business You Envision

I'm a big proponent for using a money system in your business for many reasons. One of those is the way it can make giving away money, or donating, so much easier. Today, we're focusing on how to use your profits to be able to give freely in your business. In my series on money mapping, I wrote about setting [...]

How to Develop Good Money Tools So You Can Be As Generous As You Want

I know many kind and generous people who wish to give money to organizations or causes they support, or simply other people in the community who are in need. However, sometimes being clear on how much you can afford to donate is difficult. To clear this up, you need to develop a solid financial base for yourself. I'm talking about [...]

Boost Your Social Impact With the Power of Belief

I'll get straight to the point - what you do with your business and your money matters. A year ago, protests against racist policing and in support of Black lives erupted around the country. Today, we can reflect on those moments and think about the impacts they had, like the conviction of Derek Chauvin and the reduction of police budgets [...]

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