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Sophie has spent the last seven years studying Psychology & Personal Development. She has worked with hundreds on women helping them to become wealthy in every area of their lives.

Sophie believes that in order to be successful in business and in life means that you have to value who you are, what you do and your time. Sophie is currently working on her second book '' How NOT to be a 2-dollar hooker in business'' that teaches women how to find their value and do business without dropping their knickers.

Sophie has been featured in the Financial times, The Wall Street Journal, MSN, YSF Magazine, USP Magazine and Money Week.

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Rucker Park Scoring Champion Launches Clothing Line to Fight Cancer

(1) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 3:40 PM

Brian Kortovich, aka Smokin' Aces, the 2012 Rucker Park Scoring Champion, has decided to join the fight against cancer by launching a charity called Aces in Action.

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The concept of Aces In Action came during an injury that kept Brian bedridden for more than...

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If Opportunities Aren't Knocking...

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2013 | 8:31 AM

Invite everyone you meet for drinks, coffee or dinner.

Having just moved to New York I didn't know anyone, so decided to take bold action.

I had read somewhere that if opportunities aren't knocking then invite everyone you meet for drinks, coffee or dinner. I know that this...

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Sandy's Lesson to Entrepreneurs

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2012 | 2:06 PM

Having just moved to New York a little over a year ago from London, I was unsure what to expect from Hurricane Sandy. Although the media had done a great job painting a doom and gloom picture of how hellish the hurricane was, there was a part of me that...

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The Power of Knowing What You Want

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2012 | 4:58 PM

There is power in knowing what you want, period.

When you know what you want you're not easily distracted by focusing on things that do not best serve you or your business.

A few days ago a client called me and asked why she always seemed to end...

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Paper Your Deals, Honey!

(1) Comments | Posted July 4, 2012 | 3:50 PM

For those of you who are time poor, going through feast and famine cycles in your business or have a just-want-to-work mentality you should know that the golden rule in business is to Paper Your Deals!

I recently read Good Self, Bad Self which is a book written by...

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140 Characters

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2012 | 10:26 AM

Is it possible to articulate what your goals are in 140 characters?

I meet a friend for lunch and we were talking about Twitter bios, and she asked me what does mine currently say? And I said, to be honest, I am more interested what I want it to...

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Vulnerability Is Sexy in Business

(0) Comments | Posted April 12, 2012 | 12:10 PM

The other day I was chatting to my friend Kandice and she said something that at the time made me spit out my coffee. She said that vulnerability is sexy in business.

My first thoughts was that she had to be crazy to even entertain the idea, but I...

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Why Your Customer Wants to Experience Instead of Consume

(1) Comments | Posted March 13, 2012 | 3:53 PM

You may have the best product or service on the market, but if your brand isn't centered around the customer experience, you will struggle.

Companies like Apple and Virgin design all their products and services with the customer experience in mind. This is why they have millions of raving...

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Hello? Pick Up the Phone

(0) Comments | Posted February 15, 2012 | 2:37 PM

A question I am often asked by my clients is "Sophie, how do I market my business and get more clients?" The answer is to pick up the phone and tell people who you are, what you do, and how it can help them.

When you just rely on...

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What's Your Strategy? The Devil Is in the Details

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2012 | 10:03 AM

Over the last couple of days I have been receiving emails asking how to put together a winning strategy for 2012.

To be honest, it's a loaded question. The simple answer is that a business should have an overall strategy and then what I like to call micro-strategies for...

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The Business of Revenue Models

(5) Comments | Posted January 19, 2012 | 10:20 AM

I am often asked by my clients, "Sophie, how can I work smart vs. working hard and how can I stop going through the feast and famine cycle?" The answer is to structure a lucrative revenue model that doesn't exchange dollar for hours.

When you exchange dollars for hours...

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Women Hold Up Half the Sky

(0) Comments | Posted December 19, 2011 | 4:06 PM

I recently came across the Chinese proverb: ''Women hold up half the sky.'' It made me stop and think about what that means.

The first words that came to mind were:

Power.
Persistence.
Courage.
Truth.

I then thought about what the Dalai...

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Hey Entrepreneur, Is This the Time to Be Winding Down?

(2) Comments | Posted December 16, 2011 | 9:52 AM

As we get closer to Christmas I hear an every increasing numbers of entrepreneurs say that they are winding down, that they are busy tying up any lose ends and are eagerly awaiting to relax, unwind and spend time with the family.

But is this the time to wind down?...

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Is the Price Right?

(2) Comments | Posted December 6, 2011 | 12:35 PM

Over the last couple of weeks I have been getting an increasing number of emails from business owners asking how they can correctly price their products and services so I have decide to answer their question in today post.

Question One: How do I determine the right pricing for...

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If You Are Not Selling the Dream, What Are You Selling?

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2011 | 7:30 AM

When you observe entrepreneurs who are selling the dream you always notice that they have a big, fat smile on their face. Why? Because they are probably already millionaires if not close, they have clients, they get results and they look the part.

However you will always notice an...

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Your Little Box of Treasures

(2) Comments | Posted November 7, 2011 | 2:06 PM

Friends are an integral part of your life, but every friend you have must live life at their own pace. When the time comes and they must leave you, there is no need to grieve over there parting from your life. It is the very essence of life that it...
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White Space: Without It, You Are Missing Lucrative Opportunities

(0) Comments | Posted October 25, 2011 | 12:02 PM

You're an entrepreneur, mum, accountant, sales executive, product creator, marketing manager and networker. You always seem to be running out of time and you wish for more then 24 hours in a day. You sleep 4-6 hours a night -- most of the time you don't even sleep in your...

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The Unsupportive Spouse and Why They Are Killing Your Entrepreneurial Dream

(4) Comments | Posted October 11, 2011 | 12:20 PM

Your married, engaged, living with or just really committed to someone that doesn't understand why you choose uncertainty over 'job security', that doesn't understand why you need to go on this seminar, or by that book or work with that coach. Is always the first one to point out when...

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The Art of Negotiation

(0) Comments | Posted October 4, 2011 | 10:56 AM

Negotiation in business is vital; it affects every part of your business. Even though negotiation is vital some entrepreneurs fail to understand negotiation etiquette.

Being able to negotiate is the part of the whole essence of business.

Wikipedia says ''negotiation is intended to aim at compromise.''

There...

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Is an 18,000 Percent Return on Your Investment Possible in Two Weeks?

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2011 | 4:10 PM

That is exactly the question I was left with after watching the movie Limitless, the story of down and out writer Eddie Mora (played by Bradley Cooper) who takes a brain enhancing drug that provides him access to 100 percent of his brain.

He learns languages by half listening...

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