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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 a #SaturdayMorningHustle idea so simple but so powerful and true. People appreciate positive reinforcement. Who doesn't love a compliment, big or small? Think about how you feel when some tells you something nice. Small things count too. Like on your social media post, positive comments, and people going out of their way to make a specific comment about how they like what you're doing. So if all this is true, why don't we all do more of it? Too often we use social media, phone apps, digital platforms and networking events to be negative, complain and not lift others up because we don't want the competition. For me, when I get positive comments online and #IRL about the Saturday Morning Hustle podcast, my business podcast (The Golding Group #NeoMarketing Podcast) and other activity it really lifts my spirits. The smallest act of kindness can do great things for people, so LET'S ALL DO MORE OF THAT! It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the #SaturdayMorningHustle #RiseAndGrind #EvenOnTheWeekend #WorkSmart #WorkHard #SaturdayThoughts #SaturdayMotivation #SaturdayMorning #Entrepreneur #SocialMedia #IRL #Success #StartUpLife #BusinessOwner #Leadership #Dedication #Commitment #CoffeeAndDonuts #Motivation #Career #Advice #Inspiration #Motivation #Opportunity The Saturday Morning Hustle t-shirts are now available for everyone at http://bit.ly/SMHshirt so get yours today. Prove your hustle and grind.  https://saturdaymorninghustle.com/

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No, we're not on a new diet for the #SaturdayMorningHustle but instead reminding you (while reminding myself) that we all need to take the advice and guidance we give to others as direction for ourselves. There's nothing like a less-than-happy conversation with a client to make you feel really stupid for expecting discipline and structure from them (of your making or theirs) but not yourself as well. Trust me, I'm speaking from very recent experience. This is called "eating your own dog food" or "taking your own medicine" or "walking it like you talk it" – you get the message, right? Too many people in business and other pursuits fear rules or structure because they don't want to be constrained or held back by a business plan or marketing strategy. Of course, this is misguided. The plan create structure with room to adapt so you can be creative or make different decisions on the fly when adaptation is needed. That's how it's (supposed to be) designed to work best. Everyone needs to be working towards the same goals, via different objectives and tactics while remembering the big picture. Anything "held back" by a good plan probably deserves to be skipped. So, what is one way (or more) you can do more of what you say or eat your own dog food better after this gentle reminder? How will you be better at following the rules you set in order to reach success in a better way? Best of luck! See you next week. It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the Saturday Morning Hustle. #RiseAndGrind #EvenOnTheWeekend #WorkSmart #WorkHard Subscribe to the 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 #SaturdayMorningHustle t-shirts are now available for everyone at http://bit.ly/SMHshirt so get yours today. #SaturdayMorning #Entrepreneur #Business #Success #Truth #Grind #Hustle #StartUpLife #NoExcuses #BusinessOwner #Leadership #Dedication #Commitment #NoShortcuts #Motivation #Career #AboveAndBeyond #Advice #Inspiration #Motivation #Opportunity #Effort #Win

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The #SaturdayMorningHustle simple truth is there is no simple, singular path to success – big or small. Most of the time something (or everything) fails to work out as planned. BUT, that's not an excuse to skip the plan and jump in without a strategy in place. That's even worse. ⠀ ⠀ The key to success is making a plan, developed via a strategic process with goals, objectives, tactics, tools, assets and measurement that can adapt as needed. Because you will need to make changes along the way. ⠀ ⠀ The better prepared you are to change with circumstances, the more likely you will be in achieving your ultimate success. Let's talk about it! ⠀ ⠀ https://saturdaymorninghustle.com/⠀ ⠀ Listen the full 5 min. Podcast on @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle on #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle on @Anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/kyle-golding or Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay⠀ ⠀ The Saturday Morning Hustle t-shirts are now available for everyone at http://bit.ly/SMHshirt so get yours today and tell the world your willing to do what it takes to make it to the top. That includes hustling, grinding and working on the weekend to build your career.⠀ ⠀ #RiseAndGrind #EvenOnTheWeekend #WorkSmart #WorkHard Best of luck to everyone, see you again next week. ⠀ ⠀ #SaturdayMorning #SaturdayThoughts #Entrepreneur #WorkSmart then #WorkHard #Success #Truth #Grind #Hustle #Strategy #Planning #Goals #Objectives #Tactics #BusinessOwner #Leadership #Dedication #Commitment #Career #Advice #Inspiration #Motivation #Opportunity #Change

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Roller coasters are supposed to be fun because you get to climb to the top of the track, look around at everything and then all-of-a-sudden whoosh your diving downward at top speed. Twist, turns and even loops. That's great fun at an amusement park but not when running a business. A metaphorical roller coast ride as an entrepreneur is having an epic high like a new client, big check or other great success but then what goes up must also come back down. Often in business, these highs and lows happen in the same week. That's the roller coaster. ⠀ ⠀ So, what do you do? Strive for a more predictable middle. Avoid making decisions when you're at the very top or very bottom. Understand that neither the euphoria of wins or the dread of a loss (taking an "L") is permanent. Predictability is key to a successful business, so go after those highs to balance the lows (it happens to everyone, not just you) but work towards consistency. The roller coaster is a lot of fun, but it's exhausting at the same time. If you want a long, healthy career try staying off the roller coaster or at least try to make it a short ride. ⠀ ⠀ Don't think you're bulletproof when you are on top and don't quit just because you came crashing back down. Balance yourself and understand we all take this ride from time to time. ⠀ ⠀ Good luck! See you next week. May the Forth (5/4/19) be with you. It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the #SaturdayMorningHustle.⠀ ⠀ Listen the full 5 min. #SaturdayMorningHustle Podcast on @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle or #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle or @Anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/kyle-golding or Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay⠀ ⠀ #RiseAndGrind #EvenOnTheWeekend #WorkSmart #WorkHard #Entrepreneur #Business #Career #Advice #Success #Coffee #Caffeine #Dedication #Consistency #Predictability #SaturdayThoughts #SaturdayMotivation

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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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