66 episodes

Hosted by Illana Burk who has 20 years experience guiding hundreds of entrepreneurial clients in creating profitable, ethically-driven, sustainable businesses based on their life’s work. Good Business is here to teach you how to do great work, make great money, and make a positive impact without feeling like you need a shower afterwards.

Good Business Illana Burk: Business and Leadership Coach

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    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Hosted by Illana Burk who has 20 years experience guiding hundreds of entrepreneurial clients in creating profitable, ethically-driven, sustainable businesses based on their life’s work. Good Business is here to teach you how to do great work, make great money, and make a positive impact without feeling like you need a shower afterwards.

    Why we need to put our best stuff out for free | GB65

    Why we need to put our best stuff out for free | GB65

    In this episode, Illana Burk explains why it is the right thing to do to give out your work, your very best work, generously, and everywhere you can, why special and generous content wins, the pitfalls of marketing funnels, and how generosity contributes to sustainable business success and collective growth. Good Business is hosted by Illana Burk, CEO of Your Life's Workshop llc and strategic coach to entrepreneurs, creative leaders, and industry disruptors the world over. For more detai...

    • 9 min
    How to give feedback | GB64

    How to give feedback | GB64

    I'm guessing you're here because you want to give feedback without being a jerk, right?Welcome back, listeners! In this episode, we address the delicate art of giving feedback. Building on our previous discussion on asking for and receiving feedback, we explore how to give feedback in a way that is empathetic, constructive, and respectful.We start by challenging the common notion that feelings have no place in business. Acknowledging and respecting others' feelings matters. We outline four ke...

    • 13 min
    How to ask for and take feedback | GB63

    How to ask for and take feedback | GB63

    Navigating feedback can be daunting. In this episode, we dive into the skills of asking for and receiving feedback with intention and grace. Learn the art of crafting your asks to elicit constructive insights and how to gracefully accept the advice given, filter through biases, and grow from the experience. Whether it's refining your creative process or enhancing your professional journey, we share actionable tips on making feedback work for you. Listen now to learn the strategies that w...

    • 18 min
    How to deal with business pauses | GB62

    How to deal with business pauses | GB62

    Dive into the realities of managing business amidst personal upheavals in this episode. Drawing from the Good Business Incubator community's experiences, we face balancing entrepreneurial demands and life's unpredictable events. Discover strategies for handling both planned and unplanned breaks, from creating financial buffers to building supportive networks. Whether you're currently facing a pause or planning for the future, this episode offers valuable insights and practical advice for main...

    • 20 min
    The problem with having excellent plans | GB61

    The problem with having excellent plans | GB61

    Ever plan an amazing business move but hit a roadblock? This episode tackles the "pothole" of poor planning for solopreneurs. Learn how to "right-size" your strategy based on your resources and set yourself up for sustainable success. Listen now! Good Business is hosted by Illana Burk, CEO of Your Life's Workshop llc and strategic coach to entrepreneurs, creative leaders, and industry disruptors the world over. For more details, visit YourLifesWorkshop.com.

    • 7 min
    When to stick and when to bail | GB60

    When to stick and when to bail | GB60

    In this 60th episode, we're diving into a crucial topic for entrepreneurs: knowing when to quit.This episode goes beyond the "stay positive" rhetoric. Host Illana is a pro-quitter and believes quitting strategically is essential for success.Learn a valuable framework to help you decide when to walk away or double down on your endeavors. We'll explore:The difference between quitting and giving up.Identifying when you've learned what you needed from an experience.Recognizing the pressure to "fi...

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

MagaMamas ,

Unusual + Practical + Wise

I always look forward to when a new episode drops. Illana has a lot of non-normative, non-generic wisdom.

conseler ,

Learned so much from this podcast

Gotten such valuable advice from people I could never afford. Love this content, and the HIST is such a great listen!

Amy McGeachy ,

Honest, Candid, Thought Provoking all packaged for bite sized consumption

Illana exudes a ’tell it like it is’ confidence along with her wise business perspective leaving me wanting to listen to more episodes of her bite sized podcast.

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