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Foster Growth is now Jen McFarland

Foster Growth is now Jen McFarland
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As you may have noticed if you were on the website earlier today, https://jenmcfarland.com is now https://www.jenmcfarland.com

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This is How Successful Projects Get Done

This is How Successful Projects Get Done
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Have you ever gone full force into a new business plan or groundbreaking projects?

I don’t mean full force like you’re a little excited and work late a couple of nights.

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#40: Shiny Object Syndrome: How to Stay Focused on Priorities

Jen McFarland Women Conquer Business
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Shiny object syndrome (SOS). It’s a thing. A thing you can avoid. You know all those apps and tools you bought on Black Friday? Do you know how you’re going to use them? How to stay on task with your plan, including resources and budgeting.

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How To Choose The Best Project For Your Business

How To Choose The Best Project For Your Business
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Sometimes being a freelance worker or entrepreneur is a lot like going to the buffet.

There are so many tasty options at your fingertips, and all of them look good. But, before you know it your plate is piled high, your belly is stuffed full, and you didn’t even enjoy any of it.

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#39: Don’t Burn the Business Plan with Sandra Hughes

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Burning your business plan is the latest craze. We talk about why having and using a business plan helps you get clarity, align your goals, and set revenue targets to help you stay on track. Sandra Hughes also recommends building your business as a side hustle. Listen to this episode to learn why and how.

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#38: Why Your Entrepreneurial Spirit is Important

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How do small business owners and entrepreneurs differ? The differences affect things like goal-setting and decision making. We also talk about why the entrepreneurial spirit is important and how to engage with others effectively when exercising your entrepreneurial muscles.

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Stop Blowing Your Budget on Crap You Don’t Need

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Emotional spending — especially on all those too-good-to-be-true tech tools and apps — distracts you from your budget, goals, and dreams.

Recently I talked about how to build a rock-solid foundation for a rock-solid business and why getting the basics of your business right is key to having a successful business. Today, we’re going to build on that foundation and discuss how to choose your projects without blowing your business or your technology budget!

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Rock Solid Businesses Need Rock Solid Foundations

Rock Solid Businesses Need Rock Solid Foundations
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I’m sure you’ve heard the parable about the man who built his house on the sand vs. the man who built his house on the rocks.

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that the house built on the stones outlasted the house that was built on sand.

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How to Get Down and Dirty with Data

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Data is a word that’s daunting to many business owners. It’s much more fun to trust inspirational quotes and the latest trends to determine your next step. However, there comes a time for every business where you have to believe the data to move forward in the right direction.

And, to do that there is a series of business analysis strategies you can use. Here are a few.

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#32: How to Plan and Engage Effectively on Social Media

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Lately, I’ve been hit in the face with a lot of bad business tactics on social media. In this episode I came at it from not only the perspective of a professional asked a lot of social media questions, but also as a consumer of social media. Learn about what it means to get out there and be the face of an organization, strategies and tactics, and the do’s and don’t’s of engagement.

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