Episode 050: The Ins and Outs of Starting a Business

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Episode 050: The Ins and Outs of Starting a Business

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Starting a business is hard. Keeping your business running smoothly day after day and growing steadily is harder. So starting a business where you help other people create, maintain, and grow online businesses is obviously the hardest of all (that’s just math).


This week’s guest has done all of those things. Leigha Miceli is a pretty amazing person (and, full disclosure, my virtual assistant who has saved my business and life). A few years ago she made the gutsy decision to quit her uninspiring job without a plan, and through some exploring found that so many small business founders had a need for someone to help pick up the slack—a need she was excited to meet.


Like many small business owners, she’s learned a lot along the way, and in Episode 50: The Ins and Outs of Starting a Business she share all her secrets. We’ll dig into:

  • How to find the idea for your business
  • Good and bad advice for business owners
  • How to get through the tough days as a business owner
  • And so much more!


Give it a listen, and then let me know what business you’re itching to jump in and start. Does this make you feel more ready? I know you’ve got this!

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Show Notes (Timings are Approximate):

Leigha’s background & how she found her business idea (1:52)

How it felt finding her first clients (9:30)

Early lessons learned (10:10)

Early mistakes made (11:20)
Habits that help her stay motivated on her business (13:00)

Things she’s still figuring out (14:05)

Best and worst advice she got when getting started (15:50)

Advice for people starting their own venture (18:30)

Leigha’s dreams for her business (20:30)

Leigha’s dreams for her life (22:15)

The travel side of her business (27:30)

Rapid fire travel questions (29:40)


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