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Even solopreneurs can’t do everything alone. We get to a point where we need support. Over the past 3 years, I have built up a band of rock stars to help me rock my business. Each band member that I have brought on contributes to the success of my band. This is why I want to teach you how to build your own band of rock stars. On this episode of Solopreneur Money, we are kicking off the Building Your Band series. You won’t want to miss it, so press play to get started.
You will want to hear this episode if you are interested in…
- Building your band [1:22]
- Anna’s story [6:44]
- Curiosity as a tool [14:12]
- Learning when to level up [20:27]
- Hiring a W2 or 1099 [34:58]
- The smartest money choice Anna has made [39:30]
- Learning from Anna’s biggest mistake with money [40:43]
- Discovering what mastering finances means to Anna [45:10]
What will you learn in the Building Your Band series?
Over the next several episodes we will focus on a different aspect of building your band. You’ll learn how to look for signs that it is time to grow your band, when to add a rock star to your band, how to find the right fit for your band, and how to lead your band. Lastly, we’ll contemplate whether you really want to bring your spouse into the band.
I am so excited to share this series with you. You’ll get to meet members of my band and other professionals that help us examine the myriad things to think about when you realize that to build a successful business, you can’t do everything yourself.
Who is Anna Oakes?
Anna Oakes has combined her love for people with her vast experience, both in the corporate and entrepreneurial worlds to become a strategic business advisor. Anna helps entrepreneurs enhance the performance of businesses by focusing on humanity as well as the bottom line.
Anna’s curiosity has led her to be who she is. Everything she has done has stemmed from asking questions. She uses her growth mindset to get better every day and make an impact on the world around her.
How will you know when to level up?
Everyone talks about reaching the next level in their business, but how will you know when you’ve reached it? That is up to you. As a solopreneur, often you wear many hats and perform many different roles. But there comes a time when you need to get back in your own lane and do what you do best, leaving the rest of the work to someone else. Listen in to hear Anna describe how self-awareness can help you bring on success in your business.
Don’t miss out on this interview with Anna Oakes! She describes how she uses time blocking to organize her day and help her stay focused. She also explains the difference between your capacity and your capability. Which one should you be leveraging? Find out in this interview!
Resources & People Mentioned
Connect with Anna Oakes
- Anna Oakes on LinkedIn
- The Oakes Co. website
- @TheAnnaOakes and @Oakes.co on Instagram
- Oakes Co. on YouTube
- Anna’s TedX talk
Connect With Gabe Nelson
- FREE Downloadable Resources at https://www.gabenelsonfinancial.com/resources/
- EMAIL: Gabe (at) GabeNelsonFinancial.com
- Follow Gabe on LinkedIn
- Follow Gabe on Twitter: @GabeNelsonCFP
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- Follow Gabe on Instagram: @GabeNelsonCFP
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