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Experimenting in Business with Tim Noetzel

In this interview, you’ll learn about how you can take on an active leadership role as a small business owner so your getting better results. Tim Noetzel is an entrepreneur and creator who teaches freelancers how to grow their businesses. One of my favorite parts of the interview is when Tim tells about how his professor gave him the best and worst advice and how he used it to grow his career.

Highlights from the interview:

  • Tim’s passion for creativity.
  • Understanding the challenges that you need to overcome to reach your goals.
  • Setting the standards for our work.
  • The power of the lean startup framework.
  • The importance of experimentation in our business.
  • Utilizing your natural skills so you grow your career with purpose.
  • Leveraging persistence in your career.
  • How to work with your inner voice so you tackle the hard projects that grow your business.
  • Understanding what a business’s problems are.
  • The framework that he teaches people to solve problems.
  • How Tim co-designs a project for a client.
  • Utilizing strategic suggestions.
  • Taking an active leadership role as a freelancer.
  • The exercise he used to figure out his strengths and passions so he could do work he was good at and he loved.
  • What routines that help him keep moving forward when he feels stuck.
  • Using Pareto’s 80/20 rule to help you focus on the projects that move the needle.
  • How to build a better relationship with employees and contractors by creating clear expectations of what you expect and why you expect it.
  • How to deal with perfectionism.

You can learn more about Tim over at FreelanceGPS. You can also connect with him on LinkedIn.

As always, if you have any questions or want to submit a guest for the podcast that you think would be amazing, just reach out to me on the Dig to Fly website, and I’ll do my best to get them on. If you enjoy the interview, please take 30 seconds to rate the Dig to Fly podcast on your favorite platform. Thanks!

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