Michelle Villalobos, MBA helps business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals remove blind spots, experience transformative insights and create groundbreaking shifts in business and career strategy in very short amounts of time. She shares some of the challenges she has faced during her entrepreneurial journey and how she overcame them. Michelle offers critically important advice for anyone who is considering leaving their job to start their own business, including some key points she wishes she considered herself.
Specifically, in this episode you will learn:
- Why you need to watch out for what you share at work (i.e. why you shouldn’t trade vulnerabilities)
- When you would be happier working “solo” in your career
- What holds most people back from saying, “I’m giving notice.”
- The items you need to have in your plan before you quit your job
- How your personality type affects your entrepreneurial success
- the different types of advice you get from men vs. women
- How raising your fees affects the type of clients you work with
- The critical nature of the personal brand
- How thought leadership is the new marketing
- How to be a thought leader
- The connection between aha moments and oh-oh moments
- The number one thing you need to have before quitting your job
It’s not who you know; it’s who knows you…and what they say when you’re not around.
Links and resources mentioned in this episode:
- The Stiletto In Your Back: The Good Girl’s Guide To Backstabbers, Bullies, Gossips & Queen Bees At Work (The Good Girl’s Guide To Getting Ahead Book) by Michelle Villalobos
- Wealth Dynamics Test
- Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
- The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) by Tim Ferriss
- Michelle’s Website
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