The Business Owner's Guide to Surviving the Holiday Season

Updated: Mar 26

In today’s episode, discover the 3 systems you need to protect your 3 most valuable assets as a business owner this holiday season and beyond. If you’re the boss, no one is going to tell you to take the break you really need right now. Christine and Katy (@itskatyprince) discuss taking time off (guilt-free), falling in love with the word ‘No’ and why consent is required in business in 2020. Plus, learn more than 10 time-saving tips you can implement in your business to reclaim your energy and make more sales right away.

Katy Prince is an ethical copywriting expert, sales coach, and Certified Trainer of NeuroLinguistic Programming, who is the Founder and CEO of The Squirm-Free School of Business. Katy helps service-based entrepreneurs master the art of "Squirm-Free" selling, so they can increase their revenue and their impact, without compromising who they are and what they stand for.


What to Listen For:

  • Feeling squirmy when you’re selling? This one behaviour will change your entire sales process. Plus, 3 actionable tips you can implement right away. (5:00)

  • You’re the boss! Here’s how you can take time off (guilt-free!) this holiday season. (9:16)

  • Want to be successful? The 3 key systems to protect your 3 most valuable assets as a business owner. (11:33)

  • Turn off the time-suck! Take these 4 easy actions to get more time in your day. (14:57)

  • Self-care isn’t selfish. How clarity is kind for your clients and for yourself. (19:03)

Resources From This Episode:

Katy’s Facebook Group

Waitlist for Squirm-Free School of Business

Seven Days To Sales Success⁠ Course

Get Access to Katy's Squirm-Free Sales Masters with my link


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About this show:

As featured in Top 10 New & Noteworthy Canada & Top 10 Art & Design Canada, Brand Party Podcast will energize you to invest in your brand in new ways. Join me for tips, insights, and actions you can take to make your brand a priority in your business. My guests and I deliver honest, to-the-point advice you can implement RIGHT AWAY!


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Can I just take a moment and say WOWEE! It’s been the ultimate honour to see your business grow and thrive. But the reality is it wasn’t like this overnight and that it’s taken some boundaries in place to ensure that you and your business are well taken care of. A key takeaway I’ve learned from you is to ask for consent and this reigns true more than ever with everything going on in the world with various circumstances and capacities. By listening to this episode today, I want to give listeners the grace to have more compassion and care for themselves and others. Let’s break it down here. What exactly are healthy boundaries and what’s the significance to have them integrated into our businesses?This is a reminder I say often to myself that if you have the right structure in place, your business will not fall apart when you take a day off. Taking time off is part of the process, not a deviation. You just came back from one-month “off” from your business, what did you learn from that process? What are 3 things we can incorporate today that will help us take a graceful step away from our businesses without putting fires out, or feeling the guilt that we should be working? And what are the benefits and impact on your sales as well when we do give ourselves this care?Self-care and healthy boundaries can sometimes be perceived as selfish unfortunately. But language is extremely powerful to set expectations and share some empathy. Whether someone is getting ready for some time off, to navigating a difficult client, what would you recommend to them?

I've got a few rapid questions for you. Are you ready?

What are you currently celebrating? What’s the #1 thing you want people to have fun with from this episode? What’s your bold legacy? Thank you so much Katy for taking the time to join in on the fun on the BRAND PARTY Podcast.

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