Loralee Hutton was treading the path of corporate success in the dot com era. Immersed in eighty hour work weeks, she was part of the work hard and play hard team and thrived on the camaraderie and sense of achievement. Her experience and expertise then paved the way to starting her own business in software training and she welcomed the anticipated freedom, flexibility and change of pace.
Only it didn’t quite work out that way.
“My new business grew substantially over the next 4-5 years but I got to the stage where I wished I could fire myself!” says Loralee. That growth had taken her in a direction that she did not really want, and she began to realise how much she missed consulting and client contact. Before she could really unpack this realisation, a significant health challenge changed everything.
Sometimes clouds do indeed have silver linings and from this unexpected challenge, a doorway opened on a new direction. Loralee asked herself the question “why can’t I start a business that is just me?”. www.LoraleeHutton.com was the answer and Her Portable Biz, an exciting Next Chapter, was born.
An energetic, uplifting conversation, you’ll feel new possibilities bubble up inside when you listen in today.
Key points from this episode
- No matter what you choose to do in business, the essence of you will come along to help
- Listen, listen , listen – what do people most want and need that you can, and want, to deliver?
- How setting deadlines will change your life
- Finishing changes everything – the gold on the other side of procrastination
- Just start with helping one person
- If at first you don’t succeed, pause, regroup and simply start again
- Prioritise self-care – you deserve it
Links and key resources from this episode
Loralee has provided a brilliant resource – “Rebrand as me – 10 steps to redesign your business”. The purpose of this e-book is to help you remember what is truly important for you while creating the next version of your business.
Click on the image below to download the resource.
You can also Purchase Loralee’s Book from Amazon
Online entrepreneurs are bombarded with bright shiny objects everyday, keeping them from finishing their most important projects. This book challenges the reader to finish 1 digital product within 14 days and experience the rush of finishing! With a digital information product, entrepreneurs can participate in Joint Venture opportunities, be featured guests on radio shows and prominent websites, and build relationships with long term customers.
It requires quite a lot of sweat equity, perseverance and stamina. But it’s worth it! Because finishing really does change everything.
About Loralee Hutton
While creating an portable biz on an incredibly lean budget (less than $30 per month) wasn’t easy, it’s the foundation piece Loralee loves to share with other solopreneurs. Creating your own passive & leveraged income doesn’t need to be hard, or expensive either.
Connect with Loralee Hutton
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