Natalie is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs design a freedom business they love that supports their ideal lifestyle through her Freedom Plan, blog, podcast and best-selling Suitcase Entrepreneur book.
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3 Value Bombs
1) Get clear on what you want from life.
2) Don’t hesitate to take a break from all your work—a business sabbatical is one thing all entrepreneurs need.
3) The ups and the downs are what will help you grow.
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[00:52] – Natalie has been living around the world for the past six years and has been to 70 different countries while running her business
[01:05] – Six months ago, she came back to her home country, New Zealand, and bought a two-acre property
[03:34] – She has blogged for years and it’s where she puts her best content
[03:47] – In 2013, she made a video asking her audience to support her Kickstarter campaign for her book
[04:26] – Her community rallied around her and she got funding for her first book
[04:58] – JLD was at Natalie’s first book launch!
[05:49] – For the second edition of her book, Natalie worked with an agent to grow her reach in North America
[07:46] – Get clear on what you want in life
[08:33] – The clearer you get, the quicker and more easier it will come to you
[10:40] – A business sabbatical is highly recommended for entrepreneurs who hustle
[12:07] – Natalie’s sabbatical was also a difficult time for her
[12:40] – A sabbatical is a powerful opportunity for self-assessment
[14:35] – What helps Natalie cope in life is the universal cycles of life and change
[15:09] – For the last three years, Natalie has been in a stable state, but she experienced turbulence last year
[16:40] – To experience growth and fulfilment, one must really get into the highs and lows in life
[18:54] – Natalie’s book is for people who are just starting out or who already have a business
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