Best of Ready, Aim, Empire: 10 Mistakes I Made Growing My Businesses {and How to Avoid Them} – Part 3

On today’s throwback episode, we’re revisiting Part 3 of my Biggest Mistakes I Made Growing My Business {and How to Avoid Them} series and these top three are doozies (there’s something I love about saving the best…or in this case, maybe worst, for last…you’ll have to listen to find out!). 

If you would like to listen to Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, head back to Episode 337 and Episode 337 to get everything leading up to these final lessons on how to swerve past the roadblocks that are keeping you from knocking it out of the park. 

Now, I’ll admit, we talk a lot about business here on Ready. Aim. Empire., and some of what you’ll hear in this episode does dive into the business side of mistakes to avoid (like what in the world a KPI is), but on the other side of that business info is some honest-to-goodness soul talk. 

Whether it’s trusting others, trusting yourself, dealing with navigating business decisions that call into question your values…

You’ll find that some of the most potentially destructive mistakes and biggest problems begin within. Listen on for some of the biggest bumps in my business journey and my best tips to sidestep them. 

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The influence my mother had on me as an entrepreneur, and a lesson she taught me that I have never forgotten
  • How I relinquished control and learned to genuinely start to trust people and create the team needed for building an empire 
  • What KPIs and metrics are {and why you need to know them}
  • The ways I maintain a positive mindset momentum, even in the face of significant health challenges


With grit & gratitude,


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