Solopreneurship

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How I Made $11,249.00 with One Email: The Art of Negotiation

Total Reading Time: 4 minutes, 30 seconds. The secret to big wins is all about learning the art of negotiation, something that scares a lot of people. Most of these people, especially those outside of the business world, see negotiating as confrontational, and find it awkward and/or intimidating. Have you noticed that those who are stronger negotiators tend to get what they want more often than not? If you can learn to redefine the way you feel about negotiating and shift the reactive emotional patterns your body takes on when negotiating in person, you can radically change your life in ...

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Interview with Emily Moberly of Traveling Stories

Emily Moberly is the founder of Traveling Stories, a 501c3 working to outsmart poverty one book at a time. Emily was featured on Forbes as one of the 10 Female Entrepreneurs in San Diego to Watch. Traveling Stories on Twitter Traveling Stories on Facebook   [The text below has been transcribed from audio] Arman: All right, Emily! Please tell us about Traveling Stories. Emily: Traveling Stories is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that exists to outsmart poverty one book at a time. We provide books to kids who do not have access to them. We also try to inspire a love for reading so ...

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The Ultimate Secret to Success: 3 Steps to Getting Anything In Life

Total Reading Time: 5 minutes Success, Vision, Purpose, Drive. Hang with me for a moment. These words appear to some as lacking reality or science. A lot of people will hear a phrase like “the power of visualization” and automatically say something like, “C’mon Arman, not you, not this ‘foofoo’ stuff!” I agree, most of the time they’re right, it’s usually nonsense. Visualization alone will get you nowhere. You can sit in your room day and night, dreaming of the beautiful house in Tuscany or the paradise in Maldives (I hope they have good Wi-Fi), but without the right recipe ...

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7 Reasons to Become a Solopreneur Today

Total Reading Time: 4 minutes “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” —Richard Branson   1. Solopreneurs Have 100% Total Creative Freedom, Autonomy, and Independence As a solopreneur, or entrepreneur, you get to choose your projects and goals. You are also completely in control of how you achieve the end product or result. Do you like working in teams? Do you enjoy being a manager/leader more? Do you have true entrepreneurial spirit and enjoy creating ideas from scratch? The choice is yours. Not everyone is the creative, idea-generating type. I’m definitely not. These are the types that are ...

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Why You Should Quit Your Job

  Warning: If you’re sensitive to explicit language, you won’t dig the video above :) Total Reading Time: 4 minutes Okay, be honest—how many times have you dreamed of doing that? Like most of us, probably too many times. Now I’m not necessarily saying you should walk into your boss’ office and give him or her the finger (whether they deserve it or not is a different question), but perhaps it’s time you start thinking about making a change and moving on. If you’re walking into your job every day with absolutely no excitement for what you do, can’t stand the ...

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How to Achieve True Freedom: Declare Your Freedom Lifestyle and Become a Solopreneur

Total Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s 9 AM. A small fan is blowing the cool San Francisco breeze toward my desk. I’m sipping on a Yerba Mate I just picked up from a new tea store on Polk street. There are no fully stocked refrigerators, no free gourmet lunches, no massage chairs, and definitely no slides. As I sit in my office in SoMA, San Francisco, I ask myself as I do every morning — “So Arman, how does it feel to be a solopreneur?” This question brings a huge smile to my face, every single time. And not only a smile, ...

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