Chase Reeves

  • Current Ideas in Small Business, Q1 2017 (FS206)

    We’ve got some articles, some books, some podcasts and some videos that can help you with your vision, motivation, productivity and all the other good stuff you need to succeed in modern indie business. Give the podcast episode a listen if you’re not already subscribed… the context on each of these is fun, inspiring and meaningful.

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  • Follow Your Curiosity, Find Your Passion & Keep it! Here’s How (FS204)

    On the podcast today we interview someone who actually found out how to make his living doing something he loved. And, I swear to god, if he can do it with this niche, there’s at least a chance for you to do it in whatever topic that’s got you excited. Because this guy, Ross Symons, literally makes little paper animals. THAT’S. IT. Origami, that’s the interest Ross pursued.

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  • How To Quit Your Startup (Or Anything Else You Need To Quit) – FS203

    Listen, some things you just need to quit. You realize you need to stop doing it, stop it. Acknowledge and move on. But other things… other things are big, hairy, important, terrifying things. To quit these kinds of things is heavy, emotional, traumatic. So, in this article (and accompanying podcast) I’m going to share: How we get “bamboozled” into working on stuff that ...

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  • Give What Grows — How to Overcome Burnout (FS200)

    “Though usually regarded as the result of trying to give too much, burnout in my experience results from trying to give what I do not possess.” That is a quote from Parker Palmer. Parker Palmer is awesome. I’ll prove it. And you are awesome too. But you’re in danger of burnout. If you want to create something interesting… you’re up against burnout.

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  • How to Become Successful, Seriously (FS198)

    Might sound crazy, but in this podcast we literally teach you how to be successful. Simple as that. You want to become successful. You want to make headway towards your goal. You want to feel inspired and insightful about the work you do. You want to live life on your terms, employ your own damn self, define your own lifestyle.

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  • Why You Need Sustainable Motivation (Register ASAP!)

    When you’re working on business or personal projects for yourself it is so easy to become un-focused, to lose energy, to lose motivation. Which, of course, makes working on that project a nightmare. you run out of energy you lose focus you get distracted easily it takes so much effort to make the smallest progress So, if you want to make progress on your projects, ...

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  • The 3 Most Difficult Things in Your Business Right Now (FS196)

    We surveyed Fizzle members and asked them: what is the most difficult thing in your business right now. Today on the show we talk about 3 of the most common responses to that question, offering in return some of that wisdom, humor and experience you’ve come to expect from the Fizzle Show. (BTW, you can see the results of the entire survey here with beautiful illustrations.

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  • 10 Pieces of Gear We Rely on to Get Our Work Done (FS195)

    I’ve been working for myself full time for a little under a decade now and I use tools to get my work done every day. Some tools are essential, like, I wouldn’t be able to get my work done without them. Others are just super helpful. On the show today we talk about 10 pieces of gear we rely on to get our work done.

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  • Goal Setting Sucks! Here’s A New 5-Step Approach (FS194)

    Today we are talking about goal setting… which is not a favorite subject of mine. If you feel the same way, this conversation is for you because the Steph will literally change everything you think and feel about goals. I know because it happened to me… live… as we recorded the episode. In this episode she walks us through a kind of 5-step process for setting REAL goals… no ...

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  • End This Year STRONG: 8 Ways Stay Motivated In 2016 (FS192)

    We’ve got a few weeks left until the end of the year and you can probably feel it’d be pretty easy to just take your foot off the gas, let things slow down, maybe mindlessly read the news a little? OR, you could take a breath, make a plan, and finish the year off STRONG. Today on the show we’re sharing 8 ways to end this year strong so you can start off next year with clear e ...

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  • 6 Ways Work Environment Shapes Your Productivity (FS191)

    You want to be more productive and motivated? Let’s talk about your work environment — and more specifically how your work environment shapes your productivity. On the show today Corbett, Chase and Steph walk you through insights about how our work places effect our work practices. This one’s especially helpful for those of us who work from home (and coffee shops and librarie ...

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  • How to Stay Inspired as an Entrepreneur (FS190)

    Being “inspired” as an entrepreneur can mean a lot to your business and life. To me, the feel of inspiration is towards possibility and opportunity… a far cry from the standard doom and gloom that can come with starting a business. But more importantly, I find my best ideas, my most creative moments, come not when I’m dour and heavy, but when I’m light and hopeful… which is wh ...

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  • 127 Ways to Grow Your Email List (and the Only 3 that Really Matter)

    Email marketing is an insanely effective way for most small businesses to build trust and invite potential customers to purchase products and services. Unlike a Facebook or Instagram feed where your message is simply one of thousands (if it gets displayed at all), in the email inbox you’ll have a much higher likelihood of getting your message seen and read.

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  • 8 Places Real Entrepreneurs Find Meaningful Business Help (Fs189)

    If you’re creating a business you are going to need help. At some point in your journey a suggestion from a peer, or an insight from an article could lead to a major breakthrough for you. But where do you go for that help? That is the question we dig into in today’s podcast, sharing insights from each of us about where we truly find help in modern business.

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  • Squarespace vs WordPress: The Ultimate Comparison

    If you’re trying to decide between Squarespace vs WordPress, you’re in the right place. We’re going to cover every important decision factor here, so you can make a decision and move on to the next step. Most of us feel like the right website can go a long way to helping us get discovered. But most of us also don’t have a large chunk of money lying around to pay for a beautiful custom website.

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  • How To Live A Good Life (FS185)

    Modern western culture is buzzing with ideas about living a happy and fulfilled life. I can’t walk down the street without seeing a #liveyourdream hashtag on something. There seems to be hundreds of books, podcasts, courses, shows and instagram accounts about it. But with all the gurus and research courses and books out there, is there a framework that can really help? I mean, ...

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  • 7 Ways to Work ON Your Business Instead of IN Your Business (FS184)

    Overwhelmed. Submerged. Swamped. Engulfed. This is what it feels like to become lost inside your business. You get lost in the necessary day to day operations. You get lost wasting months on an elusive project that never gets finished. You get lost in the fog of un-motivation. (Or is it “de-motivation”?) You get lost in the anxiety and worry of declining metrics.

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  • 9 Reasons Why Your Audience Isn’t Growing (FS183)

    “I did everything right, but my audience STILL isn’t growing. How do I get random strangers to discover me?” I loved how honestly the question was asked in the Fizzle Forums. It came from a woman who had taken one of our courses, the one about defining and understanding your target audience. The course had helped her make big improvements to her website, going so far as to d ...

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