Author: Makeda Pennycooke

6 Things to Do When Change Becomes Necessary by @makedapenycooke

by Makeda Pennycooke | Featured Contributor At some point, in either the near or distant future, you will have to make some changes to your business. You will experience growth you can no longer manage on your own as a solo-preneur. Your revenue will increase and your bookkeeping system has to change. Or maybe your […]

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9 Things You Can Do to Be More Confident by @makedapenycooke

by Makeda Pennycooke | Featured Contributor Wrestling with a lack of confidence is not uncommon for women entrepreneurs. Here are 9 things you can do to lead more confidently in your business and in your life. These are things that I continue to learn in my own business and leadership. Comparison-itis has to stop The […]

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The Power of NO to Make You A Better Leader by @makedapenycooke

by Makeda Pennycooke | Featured Contributor One of my favorite quotes is the saying, “No is a complete sentence”. There is a lot of power in those two little letters but when you’re an entrepreneur, and especially if you’re a solo-preneur, saying no often feels impossible. I occasionally suffer from a severe case of FOMO that […]

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Letting Go of Should by @makedapenycooke

by Makeda Pennycooke | Featured Contributor When you’re an entrepreneur it is easy to get lost in the sea of advice from all the experts out there. Everyone has an opinion about how you “should” be running your business and what you “have to do” to be successful. I’m not saying getting advice from others who […]

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4 Steps For Dealing With Fear by @makedapenycooke

by Makeda Pennycooke | Featured Contributor  I’ve spent much of the first weeks of this year learning and doing things I’ve never done before. I’m being stretched in ways I never imagined and in the process discovering new things about myself. While this growth has been good, what has not been as good is the battles […]

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5 Ways To Make 2015 Different by @makedapenycooke

by Makeda Pennycooke | Featured Contributor  The start of the New Year brings with it an opportunity to start over with a clean slate. Whether 2014 was a great year for you, or you couldn’t wait for it to be done, 2015 lies in front of you filled with so much possibility. Being a business […]

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