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Scaling from Freelancer to Business

StartUp Creative - Your go-to source for straight-up business advice

Release Date: 09/20/2022

How to know if my idea will work show art How to know if my idea will work

StartUp Creative - Your go-to source for straight-up business advice

I've had a few coaching clients of late reach a point of needing help to finally give their side hustles their all in order to help them finally leave a job that isn't serving them anymore. I often get asked about when and how to make the leap from a full time or part time job so as to give their business idea or side hustle a solid crack. It's a tough one to give a blanket answer to but in this episode I share how I felt and what I did when I transitioned from my '9-5' to StartUp Creative and insights into how to make it work for you.    Even if you've already started and...

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4 Myths About Goal Setting That Could Be Holding You Back show art 4 Myths About Goal Setting That Could Be Holding You Back

StartUp Creative - Your go-to source for straight-up business advice

On today's episode I attempt to bust some of the common myths and stories that keep us from effective goal setting. Based on a research paper 'Role of Goal Orientation, Ability, Need for Achievement, and Locus of Control in the Self-Efficacy and Goal-Setting Process' I cover what are the key factors to setting goals that one goes on to accomplish.  I share practical tips on how to better position yourself for success, ignite your motivation and sustain your efforts towards your goals in order to improve your chances of success. 

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In conversation with the founders of Foile show art In conversation with the founders of Foile

StartUp Creative - Your go-to source for straight-up business advice

On today's episode we chat with Su and Alex, the co-founders of a conscious beauty brand that we all love - Foile.  The pair chat about their startup story and how they got into business together and their tips for starting a business as co-founders. We also discuss the importance in taking your time in the research and development stage when starting a product based business. The couple also shared the real side of running a startup from having to find solutions to their packaging when things didn't go to plan, pivoting their business during covid and moving into a new...

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Feeling Lost in Your Business? 3 Helpful Hacks show art Feeling Lost in Your Business? 3 Helpful Hacks

StartUp Creative - Your go-to source for straight-up business advice

On today’s episode I share 3 hacks for helping you to navigate through times of feel stuck, lost or unclear about your business vision and direction. Inspired by a lot of practices and strategies that I’ve been implementing of late about how to reignite my passion and inspiration for my business after some time off.  A practical guide with 3 clear steps to take now and revisit when the feeling arises. It’s not always going to be easy and the ebbs and flows of business can be hard to manage but when we take time out of working in our business and revisit why we started and where...

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In Conversation with Author Issy Beech show art In Conversation with Author Issy Beech

StartUp Creative - Your go-to source for straight-up business advice

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Scaling from Freelancer to Business show art Scaling from Freelancer to Business

StartUp Creative - Your go-to source for straight-up business advice

On today’s episode I caught up with the bubble personality, photographer and business coaching client of mine Sian Fay. Over the last 6 months or so Sian and I have been working together to redesign her personal brand and help her to scale her business in order to attract more of her ideal customers and dream work.  On completion of our time together Sian shared the many wins and successes she’s had in her business since working together and we reflected on the journey she’d been on to make her dreams and goals come to life.  In this episode Sian very generously shares the...

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5 Foundations for Business Success show art 5 Foundations for Business Success

StartUp Creative - Your go-to source for straight-up business advice

On today’s podcast I share insights from recent materials I’ve been reading and enjoying to creativity inspire my writing, teaching and business coaching.  Pulling on a variety of books, podcasts and lessons from the wisdom of First Nations people, the laws and lesson of nature and new commentary on time and our finite amount of it.  Books & resources I mentioned on the episode: Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman  Sand Talk by Tyson Yunkaporta  The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben  The Choice by Edith Ever  Happy Money by Ken Honda 

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How to diversify your business for long term success show art How to diversify your business for long term success

StartUp Creative - Your go-to source for straight-up business advice

On today’s episode I discuss the rising fear of challenging economic times for small businesses, creative entrepreneurs and startup founders. As we learnt throughout the pandemic, there will be many unpredictable circumstances outside of our control that will inevitable challenge us as business owners and freelancers. Whilst we can not always predict or control outside events we can find hope that they are a natural part of life, business and growth and happening around the globe. As a business owner you should be taking time out of your business to consider how you are setting yourself...

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How To Overcome Self Sabotage show art How To Overcome Self Sabotage

StartUp Creative - Your go-to source for straight-up business advice

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In conversation with Gabe, Ora Health show art In conversation with Gabe, Ora Health

StartUp Creative - Your go-to source for straight-up business advice

Today's guest is the founder of Ora Health, an Australian based supplements company, Gabriel Perera. Coming from a background in the health industry, Gabe took a gamble on himself knowing that he had always wanted to have a crack at starting his own company and by the age of 40 knew that it was now or never. Gabe shares his inspiring and honest account of what it took to launch a product company in the middle of a pandemic, how he stands out in the supplement marketplace, his tips for health and wellbeing and many more practical and actionable tips for making...

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On today’s episode I caught up with the bubble personality, photographer and business coaching client of mine Sian Fay. Over the last 6 months or so Sian and I have been working together to redesign her personal brand and help her to scale her business in order to attract more of her ideal customers and dream work. 

On completion of our time together Sian shared the many wins and successes she’s had in her business since working together and we reflected on the journey she’d been on to make her dreams and goals come to life. 

In this episode Sian very generously shares the lessons she learnt, the [practical steps she took, the ways in which she mastered her mindset around money and her worth as a creative and how she was able to transform her business by backing herself. 

 

A lot of people come to StartUp Creative for ‘how to start’ advice and we regally share the success stories of many well established entrepreneurs and businesses but in this episode we celebrate those still on the journey and the first steps they took to elevate their business skills to move out of those early stages of startup/freelancer to a sustainable and growing business. 

Check out Sian’s website & work here https://sianfay.com