Being a business owner is a journey that will teach you so many things, sometimes the hard way.

It’s an endless education and that’s what makes it fun and exciting.

Doing work that you find meaningful and that makes a difference for your clients is the gift of a lifetime.

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has supported me during the past twenty years including my amazing clients, partners, providers, colleagues, friends, and family. You know who you are!

I’ve learned so many lessons over the past twenty years and these are some of the most important ones.

Curious to know which ones resonate the most with you.

Listen to the podcast below (15 minutes short). 

20 Lessons

1. Consistency is Crucial 

2. Building Relationships is Everything 

3. Be Willing

4. Invest in Yourself

5. Be the Most You You Can Be

6. Listen to Your Intuition 

7. Don’t Let Fear Stop You 

8. Take Action 

9. Investigate Your Stressful Thoughts  

10. Say Thank You 

11. Be Generous 

12. Do What You Say You’re Going to Do 

13. Don’t Take Anything Personally 

14. Don’t Make Assumptions 

15. Always Do Your Best 

16. Support and Promote other Business Owners 

17. Take Breaks: Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annually 

18. Different Things Work for Different People 

19. Everything is An Experiment

20. Do Work that is Meaningful to You

What are the most important lessons you’ve learned running your business? 

Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments below.

I respond to every single one.

Stephanie Ward

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