Begin Again with Winston Faircloth

Begin Again with Winston Faircloth

Life has many Begin Again moments. During these times in business and in life, we each have a decision. If you quit, your outcome is certain. And when you continue, your possibilities are infinite. Begin Again podcast is about building the practice of perseverance: how to cultivate it and put it to use in your business and in life. How drawing upon earlier experiences inspires you to take new steps of faith. Whether you are changing careers or launching your new online business, Begin Again is for you. Winston Faircloth has been a strategic advisor/CEO of several multi-million dollar organizations over his thirty year career. And now, as he starts this podcast, he faces his next Begin Again moment: launching his third business venture by taking his biggest step of faith to date. #BeginAgain #Future7FigureCEO... Show More

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February 11, 2020 8 min

I have a question for you, online business owner?  Are you hiding?  I sometimes hide behind a cloak of invisibility.  

I’m now entering month three of building business three, this time almost exclusively in the online world. Yet, I'm finding how easy it is to hide behind my screen. 

It’s so darn easy to hide, even in online business, behind the cloak of invisibility.  We can spend days writing our website copy, ... Read more

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February 2, 2020 9 min

My question to you.  Why Begin Again? I have three quotes in this episode which will encourage and inspire you.  

I get some pretty interesting reactions when I talk about persistence, perseverance and worthy failures.  Most people who know me well, see me as an optimistic, inspiring and uplifting leader. 

Many times they don’t say this to me, but you can see the wheels turning in their mind:  there’s a real disconne... Read more

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January 28, 2020 8 min

Over the past few days, I’ve met so many people who are WAITING for just the right time, the right idea, the right resources to Get in the Game of business.  

They get a tiny spark of an idea and before they even give it a chance to grow, it gets doused with doubt.  I’m here today to ask you to draw upon your existing resources and your resourcefulness to protect that spark and begin to fan it into a flame.  

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We're returning to our interview format with this episode and it's a special one.  

Sara Anna Powers is the host of the Faith Forward Online Business podcast and is an amazing coach, mentor, speaker and friend.  She's been my 1:1 business mentor for almost two years now and I initially hired her because of how open she is about her faith and her business journey.  In this episode, we hear about several Beg... Read more

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Lesson Seven from 7 Lessons from Building a 7 Figure Business.  Why prioritizing profit gives you leverage to accelerate your business.  And a lesson I learned from giving each dollar in my business a purpose in advance helped me grow.  You will need this cash to become a Future 7 Figure CEO.

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Lesson Six from 7 Lessons from Building a 7 Figure Business.  My mentor says there are three critical attributes in every team.  Someone who makes it up, someone who makes it real & someone who makes it repeat.  Miss that second role and you as the Future 7 Figure CEO will be consistently frustrated. 

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Lesson Five from 7 Lessons from Building a 7 Figure Business.  Our early adopters were THE key influencers in building our multi-million dollar business.  As peers, they could speak directly on how and why they made their decision.  Best marketing decision ever.  Unleash this resource in your business.  You can do this Future 7 Figure CEO.

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Lesson Four from 7 Lessons from Building a 7 Figure Business.  I'm going to urge you, the Future 7 Figure CEO, to take action NOW before you are ready to grow your team.  Avoid becoming the bottleneck of your business by documenting your processes AND locking in on the right traits in early team members (whether on your team or contractors). 

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January 13, 2020 9 min

Lesson Three from 7 Lessons from Building a 7 Figure Business.  Today, why building a framework or repeatable structure in your business has three BIG benefits.  All Future 7 Figure CEOs need a solid framework & scalability from the outset.  We teach this in Paid to Launch, my signature alignment program.

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Lesson Two from 7 Lessons from Building a 7 Figure Business.  Why working with paying clients BEFORE you build your course or program is the BEST way to grow your business.  This was the KEY to my success and step one of my playbook as a Future 7 Figure CEO and the foundation of Paid to Launch. 

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Lesson One from 7 Lessons from Building a 7 Figure Business.   Have you ever noticed, Future 7 Figure CEO, that we tend to pay for services that are complex or challenging for us to learn/do.  However, we don't tend to value those things that come naturally to us.  I call this the "Value Paradox" and how this can stop you from considering offerin... Read more

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January 7, 2020 8 min

Overview from 7 Lessons from Building a 7 Figure Business online course for the Future 7 Figure CEO.  Providing my overall framework of building alignment, removing bottlenecks and creating culture on your way to creating a 7 figure impact business.  Including Paid to Launch.

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January 7, 2020 10 min

Happy New Year 2020.

A chance encounter with his nephew helped Winston recall his own lessons about giving up control and the need for certainty in his life and business.  Moving from fixed expectations to a posture (BEing) of expectancy.  This is key to becoming a Future 7 Figure CEO.

Make sure to subscribe because the next 8 episodes are going to be amazing.  Winston is releasing his online course audio ... Read more

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You have had a successful career, Future 7 Figure CEO.  You’ve held leadership roles, your children are getting older and that empty nest is just around the corner.  Perhaps you mostly identify with your work.  You’ve tasted success, but those feelings of achievement no longer drive you in the same way. You need more meaning and passion in life.  You know that all of your experiences can be used in a better way.  

You migh... Read more

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December 23, 2019 19 min

Part 2 two from the interview with John Budd on his Level Yourself Up podcast.

In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about the Heart of Service of the Future 7 Figure CEO.  How the contrast between my first and second businesses showed me that intentionality made all of the difference.  And how my experience of building multi-million dollar businesse... Read more

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December 22, 2019 22 min

Over the next two podcasts, I’m going to bring you segments from the Level Yourself Up podcast, hosted by my friend and client, John Budd.  I am honored that John asked me to share some Begin Again moments in my life on his show.  

In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about mixing faith and business. I’ll also share more about my career progression ... Read more

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As background for this podcast, let’s go back to episode 003, “Fired at Forty”.  I shared then how my pursuing my curiosity lead to an entirely new career leaving nonprofit management and moving into shared technology services.  THE moment I first became a Future 7 Figure CEO and the accidental beginning to Paid to Launch.

This is the story of the transition into that new career and how one seemingly innocent request ... Read more

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One of my intentions for this podcast is to feature 100s of BeginAgain stories of people from all walks of life. So, on the weekend editions, we’ll have a conversation -- to learn from the life lessons of others.  Today, I’m pleased to have Ruthie and Jamie Slingerland on the show.  

Fans of Dave Ramsey know that THE highlight of his show is when someone comes on the air to share their “Debt Free Scream”.  Just a few years... Read more

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December 12, 2019 6 min

This is part 2 of why using a counter-intuitive way of setting goals changes everything, especially you.  So, when you hear the term “Impossible Goal” or even “100 Worthy Fails”, what thoughts comes immediately to mind?  Are you up for the challenge, Future 7 Figure CEO? 

I wonder, why does failure conjure up such negative emotions in all of us. Perhaps it triggers feelings of guilt or shame because we believe that we... Read more

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December 10, 2019 8 min

Today, let’s talk about why using a counter-intuitive way of setting goals changes everything, especially you -- the Future 7 Figure CEO. 

#BeginAgain moments are often a matter of ongoing perseverance.  Yet, many times people continue only after they come to see a new perspective.

Perhaps you’ve heard the futuristic saying... "People overestimate what can be done in one year, and underestimate what can ... Read more

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