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6 Quick Fixes for Small Business Owner Stress

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

Stress! It's the constant companion of most of us as small business owners. It's the mental and physical response to threats or demands — some of which are caused by external circumstances; others from our response to the threats (real or perceived.) No matter the cause, stress is energy-draining and, left on its own for too long, is debilitating.

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Tags: Happiness at Work Small Business Success Best Practices Performance Entrepreneurship Success Psychology Business Coaching Growing Pains

The Value of Community for Emerging and Growing Entrepreneurs

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

There’s something a foot in the entrepreneurial space ... And some small business owners are spilling the beans on how they really feel about their business.

What started out as fun has turned into a bit of a nightmare. They are overwhelmed, burnt out, and exhausted. Endless hours with stress as a constant companion affords little time for home-cooked meals with family, exercise, or thinking in any strategic capacity about the direction of their business.

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Tags: Small Business Growth Networking Best Practices Small Business Strategy Growing Pains

The Unsuspecting Business Strategy That Beats Entrepreneurial Overwhelm

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

Like any self-respecting entrepreneur, I lay awake in the early morning hours creating and regurgitating my to-do list only to overwhelm myself into a fit of anxiety over a day that has yet to start!

This morning was different, however, as I remembered a bit of so-called "meaningless" information I recently read in Sarah Knight's book, get your sh*t together.

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Tags: Small Business Strategy Growing Pains Strategic Thinking

5 Ways to Overcome the Agonizing Discomfort of Entrepreneurship

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

Stress. Anxiety. Overwhelm. Call it what you want, running a small business can be extremely uncomfortable. (Heck, writing this blog is uncomfortable.) And, if we’re not paying attention, the discomfort experienced prompts us to disconnect from whatever we’re working on. Sadly, this pattern of disconnection negatively influences our ability to perform.

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Tags: Goal Achievement Best Practices Growing Pains

The Only Key to Success That Entrepreneurs Need

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

When Neil Armstrong walked on the moon and declared, “This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind,” it was transformative. It was success as defined by that particular mission. It was anything but “one” or “small.”

Like success in business, it was a mission composed of a million small steps and victories.

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Tags: Entrepreneurship Growing Pains

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