002: What is a Parentpreneur?

"I decided not to consider myself as being held back by other commitments, but instead that I was a Parentpreneur" - Alexis Kingsbury

In this episode of the Parentpreneur Accelerator Podcast, I share what I think a ‘Parentpreneur’ is, why I think we need this term, why being a Parentpreneur can make you a better entrepreneur, why you should consider be proud of being a parentpreneur, and why parentpreneurs matter to the world! (OK, so I got a bit ‘rant-y’ and ‘on my…

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001: Why I created the Parentpreneur Accelerator podcast

"Being an entrepreneur can be all-consuming. Its easy to lose perspective and work frantically to the detriment of everything else" - Alexis Kingsbury

In this first ever episode, I’d like to tell you a bit about who the Parentpreneur Accelerator podcast is for, what we’ve got coming up in the next few episodes, why I created this podcast, what we’ve got coming up in the next few episodes, and the key lessons I’ve learned from 17+ years as an…

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Being authentic will attract haters, but its worth it

Being authentic will attract haters, but its worth it

On Wednesday, a wonderful Parentpreneur in our Community Facebook Group highlighted an article in the Daily Mail that complained about a ‘booming trend’ of ‘Slummy Mummies’: So I read it. I agreed with Juliette. It is a nasty article that names and (attempts to shame) six fantastic women who are using humour and honesty to help others deal…

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Why most entrepreneurs end up going back to the drawing board

Building a successful startup business isn’t simple or quick! You are going to need to change a lot as you go along. Over time, you’ll learn what customers need, what they value, and what they’ll be willing to pay. The business you start out with will be unrecognisable against the business you end up with.…

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Why getting your first sale is key

Without paying customers your business cannot succeed in the long-term. Yet it’s likely when you first start your business you’ll start by spending money (not earning it) on: Website domains and hosting Phone calls Travelling Computer and software Training Stationery You’ve probably got a little money saved to start with, and can probably find more…

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