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Money Mistakes to Avoid for Managing Online Business Finances

Entrepreneurs – even the most successful ones – can fall victim to financial mistakes.  Take filmmaker George Lucas of Star Wars fame… In the mid-’80s, he was having cash flow issues. He had invested heavily in new technology that hadn’t quite taken off while his returns from Star Wars were starting to dwindle.  So he … Read more

5 Top Business-Building Tips From Live Your Message LIVE 2024

Marisa Murgatroyd public speaker

At Live Your Message LIVE, entrepreneurs from all over the world (67 countries to be exact!) had the weight of “not knowing” lifted off their shoulders as they learned exactly what to do to grow their business FAST.  So, I thought I’d share 5 of my TOP business-building takeaways from the event… so you can … Read more

The One Myth You Must Bust to Become a Pro Entrepreneur in 2024

Facts vs Myths

There’s a myth that’s been around for centuries… A myth that’s been shared in almost every motivational book or seminar around the world. And it’s dangerous.  Let’s flashback to 1911 when two evenly-matched teams competed to be the first European explorers to make it to the South Pole. One team, led by Robert Falcon Scott, … Read more

State of the Internet: 12 Expert Predictions for 2023 (& Beyond)

If you took English literature in high school or are a Sci-Fi fan, you might be familiar with Ray Bradbury’s short story, “There Will Come Soft Rains.”  It was first published in 1950 during the mid-post-war nuclear war paranoia and depicted a smart house powered by AI going through its daily routine in the year … Read more

State of the Internet 2023: 12 Trends That Are Redefining Online Business As We Know It

“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” — Molière And oh boy, did we have some treacherous obstacles to overcome as online business owners and entrepreneurs this year… Continued Zoom fatigue made it more challenging to get people — and keep them on — your live webinars.  Customer objections were plentiful (and … Read more

10 Learnings From 10 Years of Launching & Scaling an Online Business

Ten years ago I definitely didn’t imagine that — 10 years later — I would have a multi-million dollar business that’s helped over 12K students launch their business and products online. All because — 10 years ago — I made the small, yet monumental choice to step out of my comfort zone… and into my genius zone. Now I know that this is a choice that’s not easy to make, so I wanted to share my Top 10 Learnings from 10 years of launching and scaling an online business.

15+ Best Business Checking Accounts for Entrepreneurs in 2024

Having a business checking account is a must for most small businesses.  You’re able to keep your business and personal expenses separate, prep for taxes (no fun… but necessary!) and legitimately establish your business’s financial presence.  And thanks to the internet, entrepreneurs and small business owners have many options for choosing a business checking account. … Read more

The 3 Essential Parts of Your Business Message

Crafting your message is one of the hardest things you’ll do as an entrepreneur. It’s not a flip that you switch. It’s not something you do once and call it a day. Instead, you have to constantly evolve, iterate, and refine as you get more clear and grounded in the unique value you’ve got for the world. Learn the three parts of your message and how to cart one that drives massive action and gets real results for your business.

How to Grow and Scale a Business

Just like we need food, oxygen and water to survive, your business needs money, customers and support. And most people who want to grow and scale their business focus on what they want instead of what their business needs. But when you shift your focus to what your business needs, you’re able to take this longer-term view that sets you up for success — not just now — but in the future. 
Scaling your business is about taking the ceiling off, so you can continue to grow, and your business can continue to grow beyond your limits, beyond what you’re capable of doing on your own. And to do that, you’ve got to take consistent strategic action. So how can you take the ceiling off your business and grow and scale beyond what you thought was possible? By taking these 5 actions.

The Lost Art of Teaching: How to Make More Money & Have More Impact by Embracing Your Inner Teacher

There are four levels of teaching and each level of teaching is more valuable and more valued than the next in that people are willing to pay more money for it.