Jules Taggart and Krystina Feucht from KickStart Kitchen are my guest today and we’re discussing the power of launch and learn when it comes to a successful business.
These ladies have started multiple business and networking communities for women and they say you’ll learn much from the process of launching and learning than you will from trying to be perfect. Perfect is overrated so “forget about it” — imagine me saying that with an Italian accent.
Let’s jump right in to learn a little more about Jules and Krystina — including how listening to their clients is totally changing their business model.Having an accountability partner can be key in business – consider masterminding to help you learn and grow
Systems and schedules are great and needed, but remember to build flexibility into your schedule
Insurance in business
Having small business insurance Alberta is really key. Being prepared for any event is the first step to running a successful business. Insurance is not that expensive for the peace of mind it will give you.
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When it comes to having several ideas on what type of business to start, most people really do know what they want to do – they are usually struggling more with what they think they are supposed to do vs. what they want to do.
The key to being successful is to be able to ask yourself WHY you’re doing something – sometimes we continue down a certain path because we started and we feel as if we must finish. Know when it’s ok to step away.
Pivoting in business is OK – it’s not a sign of failure, it’s a sign of being aware of marketing needs and your strengths.
Listening is key in business – speak less, listen more.
Time management and work-life balance are key for women entrepreneurs – especially since we tend to want to do everything. Tip: schedule, systemize and delegate.
One more course isn’t going to fix your problem – implementation is key and seek help if you can’t figure out how to apply the learning.
Launch and learn – you will learn much more from the activity of launching and learning than you will from trying to be perfect.
Tools they use: Google Drive, Podio, Basecamp.