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It's a very meta #SaturdayMorningHustle sharing advice I was given about the Saturday Morning Hustle brand, future and achieving possibilities. Today I'm sharing input from a trusted friend and advisor who "called me out" in the most constructive way possible in regard to me being serious about the SMH podcast, social media, website, products and overall brand without losing what it is that makes the concept behind the hustle so important. By doing a better job on the business side, my #SideHustle just might become more important and impactful to more people.⠀ ⠀ I will translate the advice my friend gave me into actionable steps you can take for your career, self-brand, artistic or entrepreneurial pursuits. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST FOR A FULL 24 MINUTES ON THIS ADVICE:⠀ ⠀ 1. A Self-Brand should be treated as a business⠀ 2. You might be too close to see the big picture⠀ 3. Collaboration and outside input is essential⠀ 4. No excuses (duh!)⠀ and I add a few more ideas of my own to round out this discussion.⠀ 5. Challenges are always good⠀ 6. Strive for more, but be yourself⠀ 7. Leave your comfort zone, but not your ethical limits⠀ 8. There is no perfect time to start⠀ 9. Things change, be patient while being assertive ⠀ ⠀ Listen, Stream or Subscribe to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast⠀ iTunes: http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle⠀ Spotify: http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle⠀ Anchor: https://anchor.fm/satmorninghustle⠀ Google Podcast: https://bit.ly/SMHGooglePod⠀ Google Play Music: http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay⠀ Podchaser: https://bit.ly/SMHPodChaser⠀ Podbean: http://bit.ly/SMHpodbean⠀ YouTube: https://bit.ly/SMHvideos⠀ https://saturdaymorninghustle.com⠀ ⠀ Hit me up with questions, comments and feedback. It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the Saturday Morning Hustle. Listen to the podcast every weekend while your competition is still sleeping.⠀ ⠀ NEW #CoffeeAndDonuts and RED Saturday Morning Hustle T-shirt now available: https://bit.ly/SMHswag⠀ ⠀ #Hustle #Grind #WorkSmart #WorkHard #Entrepreneur #Leadership #EarnIt #EvenOnTheWeekends #Marketing #Branding #Advertising #PublicRelations #SocialMedia #Motivation #Business #SelfBrand #Career #StartUp #CoffeeAndDonuts

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For Success, Build The Foundation FIRST! #SaturdayMorningHustle ⠀ ⠀ It's an old saying but it applies perfectly to start-ups, entrepreneurs and business owners: "Crawl before you walk". Seems simple, but too many people want overnight success and do not want to be patient. The process of creating a business structure for the "Great Idea" that could become a start-up or changing and existing business plan for a major pivot is not the sexy part of entrepreneurship. It's hard work. It's saying No more than Yes because the audience, the market, competition, cost and other realities won't allow for every crazy idea to be explored. It's finding what works best and do that. A lot of that. It's a whole lot of paperwork. It's being patient.⠀ ⠀ Why? Because that's crawling before you walk. Once you have a well-developed and vetted idea, you can build a brand to support the product/service. Then you can create the marketing strategy, the sales process, the distribution and delivery mechanisms. Now, you can start. Without all that, you will most likely not draw any attention at all and fail. If you draw attention but can't actually conduct a transaction, you fail. Even if you get attention and conduct the first transactions, can you sustain that? Once you can sustain your business, you have something that can be successful and create real wealth and opportunities for you, your family and friends.⠀ ⠀ That's the ultimate goal. Take the time to give yourself the best opportunity to reach it.⠀ ⠀ Bonus Advice: If you’re working a product or business just to get rich, stop now and go get a J-O-B somewhere else. Have passion and energy or #GTFO.⠀ ⠀ Subscribe to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast on #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle on Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay on Anchor https://anchor.fm/kyle-golding and streaming on Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle ⠀ The Saturday Morning Hustle t-shirts are now available for everyone at http://bit.ly/SMHshirt and https://saturdaymorninghustle.com⠀ ⠀ #Grind #Hustle #SaturdayThoughts #WorkSmart #WorkHard #RiseAndGrind #Process #EntrepreneurAF #EvenOnTheWeekend #SaturdayMotivation #StartUp #Success #Strategy #Business #Win

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How do you stay motived during a Holiday week? It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the #SaturdayMorningHustle. Getting work done on a holiday week (like this week with the 4th of July on Thursday) can be tricky. But if you're going to be an entrepreneur, have a side-hustle or be the person with your name on the door (the boss!) you can't just take off any time you feel like it. ⠀ ⠀ So how do we stay focused, motivated and (above all) balanced? Let's talk about it. ⠀ ⠀ #RiseAndGrind #EvenOnTheWeekend #WorkSmart #WorkHard. Listen to the #SaturdayMorningHustle Podcast every weekend while your competition is sleeping. Streaming on @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle or subscribe on #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle on & Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay or on @anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/kyle-golding.⠀ ⠀ #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast, videos, social media post: https://saturdaymorninghustle.com/⠀ ⠀ BONUS: How do you stay focused when your favorite NBA team trades your second best player for a bunch of future draft choices? @okcthunder you're breaking my ❤️. ⠀🏀⚡️ ⠀ The Saturday Morning Hustle t-shirts are now available for everyone at http://bit.ly/SMHshirt so get yours today. #RiseAndGrind #EvenOnTheWeekend #WorkSmart #WorkHard #Focus #Hustle #Grind #SaturdayThoughts #SaturdayMotivation #Entrepreneur #SocialMedia #Success #StartUpLife #BusinessOwner #Leadership #Dedication #Commitment #CoffeeAndDonuts #Motivation #Career #Advice #Inspiration #Opportunity

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It's an exciting #SaturdayMorningHustle weekend around here! Startup OKC – A Weekend-Long Startup Competition is happening in our building @Project3810. I love this stuff! Shoutout to @StartupGrindOKC for making it happen.⠀ ⠀ Young, up-and-coming entrepreneurs all get in a room to meet, discuss potential business ideas and form teams to develop the best ideas and pitch to a panel of experts for constructive criticism. It's the process of starting a business, just shrunk into a weekend and executed in a safe space for learning and developing as a professional.⠀ ⠀ If you're not interested in the process, feedback, change and working within realistic expectations than you have no business calling yourself an entrepreneur. An open mind, adaptability and strategic (not just tactical) thinking are the keys to starting and managing a successful business. ⠀ ⠀ So, what is Startup OKC? Startup OKC is a 3-day event during which teams of participants pitch ideas for new startups. They then form teams around the ideas presented, and work the entire weekend to build an MVP (minimum viable product), identify customers, refine MVP, market research, customer validation, refine MVP, validate, business model & rollout strategy, pitch prep & finally on Sunday evening. Pitch!⠀ ⠀ Throughout the weekend participants network with other teams and individuals at Startup OKC. Mentors will be in and out throughout the weekend. The mentors are some of the best and innovative minds from around Oklahoma City.⠀ ⠀ Good luck to everyone participating in Startup OKC and all of you out there in the universe. If you need some advice from a mentor, hit me below or at TheGoldingGroup.com.⠀ ⠀ See you next week. It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the #SaturdayMorningHustle.⠀ ⠀ #Hustle #Grind #EvenOnTheWeekend #StartUp #Process #Entrepreneur #Business #Development #Pitch #Feedback #ConstructiveCriticism #Adapt #Pivot #Process #Success #WorkSmart then #WorkHard

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I'm typically motivated on the #SaturdayMorningHustle but today I'm really fired up after a very fulfilling experience this week I want to share with you. Twice a year I teach a 2 hour class on Marketing / Advertising for the local Career Tech. My class is one in a series on small business education like accounting, legal, social media, etc. ⠀ ⠀ My fav. part is meeting entrepreneurs, small business owners and people considering taking the leap into the world of business. Helping these people understand how to best succeed but also what to avoid (so they don't blow all their money) is very rewarding. ⠀ ⠀ I also find great value in putting my expertise to the test. Like the #AlbertEinstein Quote "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough" teaching a beginner class to a range of people forces me to simplify complex ideas and communicate in a very direct and effective way. ⠀ ⠀ Ultimately, playing a small part in developing our small business community and taking the challenge of explaining in a simple fashion both add up to a very fulfilling experience. If you get a chance to support others while expanding your ideas about business or career success – I suggest you do it. It's good for the community and it will motivate you as well. A true Win-Win. See you next week! ⠀ ⠀ #RiseAndGrind #Hustle #Work #EvenOnTheWeekend #Entrepreneur #Advice #Motivation #Strategy #Goals #Objectives #Tactics #Measurement #Education #Community #WorkSmart Then #WorkHard #Business #SmallBusiness #SelfBrand #SocialMedia #SideHustle #SecondCareer #Career #Hobby #GiveBack #WinWin #OKCSmallBusiness

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I want to thank everyone who listens to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast. I'm especially grateful for getting to hear your stories of motivation, hustle and grind. But, not everyone can #RiseAndGrind on Saturday mornings and that’s OK. In fact, if you're still in bed right now, that's OK too (if you have a plan to put the work in). ⠀ ⠀ The key to success is focusing on what you can control – your effort. It doesn’t matter if it’s this morning, tomorrow or sometime next week. If you want more, you gotta work more – when and how you can. You don't have to do it the way I do it, but you do have to find ways to work smart and work hard. ⠀ ⠀ Let me know when and how you put in the extra hustle. Let’s get social on social media. It’s a two-way conversation. Maybe your story will motivate and connect with others as well. ⠀ ⠀ Until next week, good luck and stay safe out there. ⠀ ⠀ listen the the 5 minute podcast on @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle on #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle on Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay or my IGTV (InstaStory).⠀ https://saturdaymorninghustle.com/⠀ ⠀ More places to find the podcast:⠀⠀ • Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/number-saturdaymorninghustle ⠀ • CastBox_FM: https://castbox.fm/x/Jz3U ⠀ • OvercastFM: https://overcast.fm/itunes1268398101/saturdaymorninghustle ⠀ • Pocketcasts: http://pca.st/s8Zf ⠀ • RadioPublic: https://radiopublic.com/saturdaymorninghustle-6nPAwN ⠀ • Podbean: http://bit.ly/SMHpodbean ⠀ ⠀ #Hustle #Work #EvenOnTheWeekend #Coffee #Entrepreneur #Advice #Motivation #Strategy #Goals #Objectives #Tactics #Measurement #WorkSmart Then #WorkHard #Business #StartUp #SelfBrand #SocialMedia #SideHustle

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Today on the #SaturdayMorningHustle, I run through the levels of entrepreneurship: Side-Hustle, Project Based, Outside Interest, Second Career and Hobby. ⠀ ⠀ Each has its own set of rules, expectations and return on investment (or lack of). If your full time / part time J-O-B isn't enough for you, here are a few options. To get the full rundown, listen the podcast on @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle on #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle on Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay or my IGTV (InstaStory).⠀ ⠀ Let's clear up some confusion about the differences and similarities between having a career working for someone else or being an Entrepreneur and the levels of transition in-between. There are many options to "being your own boss" with levels of risk, freedom and fringe benefits. ⠀ ⠀ Listen to the 5-minute podcast for detailed information. Let's discuss.⠀ ⠀ More places to find the podcast:⠀ • Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/number-saturdaymorninghustle ⠀ • CastBox_FM: https://castbox.fm/x/Jz3U ⠀ • OvercastFM: https://overcast.fm/itunes1268398101/saturdaymorninghustle ⠀ • Pocketcasts: http://pca.st/s8Zf ⠀ • RadioPublic: https://radiopublic.com/saturdaymorninghustle-6nPAwN ⠀ • Podbean: http://bit.ly/SMHpodbean ⠀ ⠀ #RiseAndGrind #Hustle #Work #EvenOnTheWeekend #Coffee #Entrepreneur #Advice #Motivation #Strategy #Goals #Objectives #Tactics #Measurement #WorkSmart Then #WorkHard #Business #SelfBrand #SocialMedia #SideHustle #SecondCareer #Career #Hobby

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