Forget How to Write a Business Plan. Write a Business Clarity Plan Instead.

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A business plan can be a gigantic hurdle until you realise that you don’t really need a traditional one. But before we can answer the question: ‘How do you write a business plan?’ we have to ask: “What exactly is it?!” Traditionally it’s a written document that outlines your business goals and your plan for…

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Before You Run Out of Business Funds, Do These 5 Things

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I’ve come close to running out of money a few times so I’ve developed a few strategies for making it last longer and cashing up. But first remind yourself: it’s never the end of anything, your life, your business or the world. As Ralph Waldo Emerson once said: All life is an experiment. The more…

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S1:E1: How to Startup Without A Crystal Clear Business Vision feat. Tristan Cox

Business Vision, Stephanie Holland, The Freedom Philosophy

Can you imagine quitting your corporate job and starting your business without clear business vision? Or — shock, horror! — even if the vision you have for your life is still a little fuzzy? That’s what our guest, Tristan Cox did.  He left his role as a Strategic Account Manager for an Email Marketing Agency to travel…

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10 Reasons You Don’t Need An Advertising Budget to Start & Grow Your Empire

Advertising Budget, Stephanie Holland, The Freedom Philosophy

Starting a business can to be very expensive when you spend money on the wrong things. An advertising budget is assumed to be an essential factor in your startup costs. But when you’re bootstrapping your business from scratch with your own money, an advertising budget can be a waste of your startup funds. Small experiments can be…

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What Kind of Life Do You Want? Practical Lifestyle Design in 3 Simple Steps

lifestyle design, Stephanie Holland, The Freedom Philosophy

Lifestyle design has been a buzz concept since Tim Ferris published The 4-Hour Work Week. Although free-spirited humans have been designing their life off-grid since the dawn of time (we are innately nomadic, yet shockingly ‘motionless’ in contemporary life), this book delivered it to the mainstream, and now it’s available as a DIY option to…

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