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Daily Inspiration: Battling a Business Lull

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Daily Inspiration Videos by Go Media President Bill Beachy

Go Media president Bill Beachy sits down to give you some daily inspiration and advice. Bill shares his years of experience building Go Media into the company it is today. Topics in this video series include Getting Started, Happiness, Humility, Patience, Flow, Focus, Productivity, Business Systems, Courage, Eating Well, Obstacles, and Creativity.

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About the Author, William Beachy

I grew up in Cleveland Hts. Ohio and was drawing constantly. As a child I took art classes at the Cleveland Institute of Art and eventually became known as the "class artist." I graduated from The Ohio State University's department of Industrial Design. I have always tried to blend my passion for illustration with Graphic Design. Go Media was the culmination of my interests for both business and art. I'm trying to build a company that is equally considerate of our designers AND our clients.
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  • http://simonh.me Simon H.

    Agreed. Been there, done that.

  • http://twitter.com/FluxMorz Guy Dishington

    I am just at the end of my first year of doing business, and have seen almost no work or income over that period so I know what you are talking about in regards to our ego being tied to customer gratification and to being busy with customer work. And you’re a hundred percent right about filling that time with work ON your business being of paramount importance too, though it can certainly be difficult to motivate yourself and keep your own deadlines for that kind of thing if there’s no work to push you along.
    I just wanted to leave this comment though, not only to say that I know exactly where you’re coming from, but to let youk now that I recently heard an old saying which is almost exactly what you said in this video, it goes: “Doing nothing is a full time job. Its easier to fit things in when you have lots to do” or something like that anyway :) It does definitely say a lot about procrastination and work efficiency.

  • Alexander Graham Singleton

    Yeah, I learnt the hard way that looking for work and building your business has to be a full time commitment. It’s all too easy to be rushed off your feet with several projects only to find yourself suddenly finish them all at once and have no new work to replace them!

  • Rita Stern

    Couldn’t agree more. This is my second year as a full-time freelancer and it’s been rather tough. I’m trying to generate business not only from the main source of income which for me is design but also looking into other sources of income such as selling art on market places, selling my craft and paintings and partnering up with other creatives.

  • Rita Stern

    Couldn’t agree more. This is my second year as a full-time freelancer and it’s been rather tough. I’m trying to generate business not only from the main source of income which for me is design but also looking into other sources of income such as selling art on market places, selling my craft and paintings and partnering up with other creatives.

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    Yeah, I learnt the hard way that looking for work and building your
    business has to be a full time commitment. It’s all too easy to be
    rushed off your feet with several projects only to find yourself
    suddenly finish them all at once and have no new work to replace them!

  • http://www.nanomatik.gen.tr nanomatik

    Yeah, I learnt the hard way that looking for work and building your
    business has to be a full time commitment. It’s all too easy to be
    rushed off your feet with several projects only to find yourself
    suddenly finish them all at once and have no new work to replace them!

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