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What No One Tells You About Running a Micro Agency

When you’re running a micro agency, you’re likely going to learn a lot of things along the way. Sometimes it’s surprising and other times you…

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What is a Micro Agency?

Agencies are pitched as the natural next step when growing a service business, but is an agency right for you? And if you’re running an…

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The Full On Facts About Finding Clients in 2022

Is your business a little slow? Do you need better leads? Or you’re just plain sick of the marketing you’re doing? This episode is for…

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Terrible Takes on Sales (And What to Do Instead)

Have you ever thought you weren’t good at sales? Or that you’re missing some secret sales strategy? In this episode, we’re digging into some of…

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Covering Your Ass: Planning for the Unexpected with Julee Yokoyama

Have you ever been lying in bed and thought about what would happen to your business if you were unable to work? Or if you…

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Sell the Strategy: Updates Based on What I Learned from Seven Clients

You’re probably already doing strategy work in your business, but you’re not getting paid for it. Or you’ve got strategy offers and you feel like…

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5 Places to Cut the BS in Your Service Business

As a business owner, sometimes you get a feeling. Like you’re missing something. Or like things can’t be this simple. I’m here to tell you…

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BS-Free Sustainability for Service Businesses

So many of the business strategies and tactics that we’re taught feel overwhelming. Like we need to learn something new and start over. But what…

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The Cult of Scale

The Cult Of Scale (and Why Sustainability is More Important) By Maggie Patterson All opinions in this post are my opinions and mine alone. You…