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