OnlineBound Podcast #5
Alexandra Franzen: How to market with integrity and courage when you work online
May 12, 2021
My today’s guest is a writer, consultant, and entrepreneur Alexandra Franzen.
We share personal stories about the nuances of business failure (and how to survive it), jealousy (and how to turn it into motivation), rejection (and how to go after what you want anyway).
If you need a motivation boost in your business and life, then this episode is for you.
No doesn’t necessarily mean no forever. You have to be willing to be brave enough to knock on the door again, and then again, and then maybe even again.
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Discussed in this episode:
Dealing with business failure and negative feedback: personal stories
How to not compare yourself to others in the initial stages of your business: practical tips
How jealousy can motivate you
How to continue working when you don’t see the results
Nuances of rejection and going after what you want
Links and resources
🔸 Book mentioned: You Are Going to Survive by Alexandra Franzen
🔸 Also mentioned: Susan Hyatt: Don’t be mad about the results you didn’t earn from the work you didn’t do. (article)
About Alexandra Franzen
Alexandra Franzen is a writer, consultant, and entrepreneur based in Hawaii.
Her sixth book is The Checklist Book: Set Realistic Goals, Celebrate Tiny Wins, Reduce Stress and Overwhelm, and Feel Calmer Every Day. Other books include You’re Going to Survive and So This Is the End: A Love Story.
She has written articles for Time, Forbes, Newsweek, The Huffington Post, and Lifehacker. Her work has been mentioned in The New York Times Small Business Blog, The Atlantic, The Los Angeles Times, and Inc.
She writes about a wide range of topics: life, love, death, grief, unplugging from technology, creativity, focus, productivity, simplicity, time–and how we spend it.
She is the founder of the Tiny Press, a publishing imprint specializing in very short books–100 pages or less. Tiny Press books include Say It Now by Sherry Richert-Belul (#1 Amazon New Release), Wishwork by Alexa Fischer (featured on Good Morning America), and Your Next Level Life by Karen Arrington (nominated for 2020 NAACP Image Awards, Outstanding Instructional Literary Work).
🔸 Website: alexandrafranzen.com
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