Lauren Smith Brody, author of The Fifth Trimester turned down a high prestige offer when she realized saying yes would make her feel like a fraud. Then, a surprise turn of events proved the decision was the right one.
In Lauren’s story you will learn:
Why she turned down a speaking engagement invitation she really wanted
How her entrepreneur philosophy has changed since her book was released
How turning down that so-called opportunity led to better ones
In Lauren’s lesson you will learn:
How she balances her desire to volunteer with the importance of being paid for your work
Her specific strategy to put a price on your time- even when you are volunteering
Specific ways parents can evaluate how much time to allocate to different commitments
In Lauren’s money tip you will learn:
The specific way she decides what to outsource, and what to do for herself
Tips for entrepreneurs on setting up their business
How taking the time to learn new skills like setting up a website and putting together presentations, improved her value as an entrepreneur.
What she chose to outsource and the mistakes she made along the way.
In my take you will learn:
Why you need to decide if you are a business, or a hobby.
How to evaluate the true vale of an opportunity, beyond the direct financial benefit
Why I am adamant that entrepreneurs must trademark their brands
Harvey Karp’s book: The happiest baby on the block
Learn more about Lauren at http://www.thefifthtrimester.com/
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Buy Lauren’s book The Fifth Trimester