Category: money story

Introducing… Profit Personas™!

Reading Time: 8 minutes Introducing… Profit Personas™! by Connie VanderzandenOne of the things I’ve learned in my 30 years of experience working with entrepreneurs is that there are 4 main business personality types or personas. One of my goals for 2021 has been to take these personas and crystallize them into a way that helps you make better business and […]

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If Money took a StrengthsFinder Test

Reading Time: 6 minutes If Money took a StrengthsFinder Test by Connie VanderzandenIt’s no secret I’m a big fan of using personality assessments and similar tools in order to improve my communication and other interpersonal skills, especially when it comes to working with my team. So I got to wondering… What if Money took the Clifton StrengthsFinder test? Which strengths […]

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6 Ways Money Talks & How it Influences Our Communication Styles

Reading Time: 7 minutes 6 Ways Money Talks & How it Influences Our Communication Styles by Connie VanderzandenCan you remember the moment you realized that money influences when and how others communicate with you? I certainly can and SPOILER ALERT! It was not my finest moment. 🤦‍♀️What do I mean by influence? I’m talking about the intersection between another person’s expectations […]

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DNA & the Tax Man: Does your fear of taxes reside in your DNA?

Reading Time: 7 minutes DNA & the Tax Man: Does your fear of taxes reside in your DNA? by Connie VanderzandenOver the last few days, I’ve found myself mentioning several times that while February was energetically way better than the last part of 2020, March may be a different story. Then, in the middle of explaining what I meant to […]

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Gold Nuggets In A Trash Heap? How To Reflect On 2020 And Move Forward In 2021

Reading Time: 8 minutes Gold Nuggets In A Trash Heap? How To Reflect On 2020 and Move Forward In 2021 by Connie Vanderzanden“You must make peace with your past in order to move forward with your future.” ~ Billy CoxTo say 2020 was a big year is putting it mildly. Together we faced a pandemic, widespread protesting, a political year […]

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Connie’s (Gentle) Guide to Stop Equating Debt to a 4-Letter Word

Reading Time: 10 minutes Connie’s (Gentle) Guide to Stop Equating Debt to a 4-Letter Word by Connie VanderzandenAs I sat down to write this post, my original intention was to discuss debt repayment and how that fits into an intentional cash handling system. You know — a nice, safe, appropriate and respectable business conversation to have.And then, my brain immediately […]

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Deep in Our DNA: The Generational Impact of Our Ancestors’ Money Stories

Reading Time: 8 minutes Deep in Our DNA: The Generational Impact of Our Ancestors’ Money Stories by Connie VanderzandenIn the US, March is National Women’s History Month. For the past few years, I have used this month as a reminder to pause and reflect on those who came before me and to be grateful to them for their strength and […]

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