It’s time to treat yourself—and your business. Nicki and Kate are digging into gifts you can give your business, but these aren’t your typical gifts. These are gifts that can help move your business forward, whether by giving you more time to focus on your business, boosting your skills, or taking care of your business’s greatest asset: you.
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A Sneak Peek at the Episode
[2:00] Kate and Nicki start the episode by discussing gifts to give our copywriting business, and the first one is the gift of time! Do something for your business or help gift yourself time buy outsourcing a task that doesn’t bring you joy. It can be hard to hire someone to do something you are capable of doing, but you are allowing yourself time to work AND providing work for someone else.
[6:15] Your time is money, so while something may seem like an indulgence (paying a fee for a service) you may actually be coming out ahead by creating more billable hours for yourself and creating a better mindset for you to focus on work.
[9:00] Now that you are earning, when you have the opportunity to do a little something for yourself to save yourself angst, do it! It’s important to preserve your mental and physical energy.
[10:00] Nicki and Kate speak about the idea of gifting your business a bookkeeper. It can save stress and time and make life as a solopreneur easier. You don’t have time to play all of the roles.
[11:40] You are your businesses great asset. Self care is important and allows you to take care of that asset! Make time for yourself away from work.
[17:45] Another area from which you can gift yourself and your business is education! From books to professional development growing your education is important for your business!
[26:00] While our hosts normally stress the importance of limiting your business purchases, it’s okay to allow yourself items for your office that bring you joy. You spend a lot of time in your office and it should be a space that helps you create!
[30:30] There are so many different subscription services, and they are the gift that keep on giving! From beauty boxes to the O & H Kringle of the month, treating yourself each month is fun and sometimes a surprise.
[33:00] Treat yourself well! Don’t hesitate to do it. If it’s hard to spend that money balance it out with savings or a 401K contribution.
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Last Updated on September 12, 2023