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Interpreting Numbers and Experiences [Podcast]

What’s the difference between quantitative data (numbers) and qualitative data (experiences & emotions)?

Keep reading to find out why these are both essential parts of overcoming barriers as an owner, and examples of where to look for vulnerabilities in your business.

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Which Business Models are Predatory [Podcast]

In this episode, Grace explains the differences between 10 popular business models,  the four types of organizational vulnerabilities, and which 6 principles of influence can be used (for good or for bad).

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How to Tell if It’s Time to Quit [Podcast]

Nobody wants to talk about it, but… should you quit?

In this episode, Grace explains the two ways to approach every business decision and 4 ways to face a difficult problem (based on a famous song by Kenny Rogers!)

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How to Go Gray Confidently in 5 Easy Steps

We’ve been stuck at home for weeks. Hair salons are closed. What can you do if your roots are showing and you’re tired of covering them up?

Even if you had never considered it before, maybe this is the time to go gray. Let me share why I chose to stop coloring my hair and the steps I suggest for taking the plunge.

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Ideas for Adapting Your Business [Podcast]

If you are facing a crossroads, this could be a great opportunity to create a better version of your business. This episode provides 9 ways you can adapt to market changes, including how to evaluate both emotions and useful data for making risk intelligent decisions.

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What Happened After I Looked at 403 Health and Wellness MLM Companies

One of the fastest growing industries in the world is the Health & Wellness sector. Yet despite the promise of relief and improvement, many companies promote unproven products using a predatory business model that actually causes tremendous damage to consumers.

In this article, you’ll read my insights from my evaluation of 403 different Direct Sales companies that sell Health & Wellness products.

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The Future of Business After COVID-19 [Podcast]

Whether your company provides face-to-face services or virtual ones, the novel Coronavirus pandemic has given us an opportunity to examine what has been going wrong… and what we can do to fix it. In this episode, you’ll hear some positive changes that are emerging from this crisis, a few negatives, some hidden opportunities, and potential threats to future success.

I will also explain the “neutral zone” of transition and why it’s important to acknowledge and fully experience the grief of what we’re leaving behind.

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Interpreting a Mixed Method Data Evaluation in Your Business

In addition to reviewing hard numbers (quantitative) and experiences (qualitative), the Mixed Method combines them both. This approach offers extremely valuable insights about what could be going wrong in a company.

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Introduction — What to Expect [Podcast]

If you’re looking for practical ways to identify opportunities and threats in your business, don’t just “try harder.” Instead, consider two risk intelligent options: Adapt to a changing market, or Quit and move on to something else.

In this episode, Grace explains why she started this podcast and what you can expect in future episodes. You’ll also learn where to get visual graphics & articles related to each episode, and how to submit a question.

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How to Bounce Back After Your Business Closes

This is a guest post written by Carla Lopez, owner & CEO of Boomer Biz.

When a business venture doesn’t go quite the way you planned, you may be left feeling as though you’ve failed, which can be difficult emotionally.

You may even feel the onset of depression or anxiety, and many entrepreneurs have found that their self-esteem took a hit once they were forced to admit to themselves that they couldn’t make things work.

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