COVID-19: Safety and Readiness Tips

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COVID-19: Safety and Readiness Tips

Business, Home, Life Disruption tips

In late 2019 many were speculating about a possible economic crisis unbeknownst to many – this coronavirus outbreak would be the cause of a huge global financial crisis and possible recession.

 

In December I started to see a lot more articles, and was hearing more entrepreneurs talking about a “potential crisis”.  However, many were speculating that it could be due to ongoing changes with the new AB5 Calfornia Law, as well as other things.

Now, if you went through the last “economic crash” then you know that this type of information is NOT taken lightly. 

 

You know you will start to prepare just in case there’s a potential impact and a possible scenario.

 

So in December of 2019, I started to share insight information “411” with many of you online to help you prepare – because that’s what I do…I help others!

 

However, many of you said that I was: “taking this out of proportion, fear-mongering, and saying it was a Hoax”…

 

Unfortunately, here we are in 2020 on “locked down, stock market down, a possible recession, people sick, dying, etc”.

Therefore I always say “It’s better to prepare for the worst and pray for the best”, Faviola the CEO Hustler

I hope that now you realize that this was not a LIE!

 

So it’s NEVER too late to prepare!

 

I want to make sure that moving forward you’re prepared and properly positioned for any impact this virus might have on yourself and your business.

 

This includes taking care of you, your family, your business, and prepare for impacts to your business. 

Here’s a copy of my CORONAVIRUS- BE PREPARED ROADMAP to help you prepare with some essential tips for you, your family and business.

It’s time to “Hunker Down” and be vigilant, prepared, and stay healthy and safe!

Sharing 5 major and essential TIPS to HELP the spread of the VIRUS 

 

  1. Wash your hands ALL THE TIME
  2. Don’t sneeze or spread your germs!
  3. Hunker down, don’t leave your house unless IT’S VERY NECESSARY
  4. Clean frequently; disinfect
  5. Avoid touching eyes, face and keep your distance

As an Entrepreneur, we know this is NOT ONLY going to impact us, our family, friends, but also the globe!

 

Yes, this is a global epidemic and we must take it very seriously if we ever want to get back to our normal life!

 

This is a good time to spend doing some of these 5 TIPS…

  1. Self-training
    1. Watch FREE training entrepreneur videos
    2. Listen to a FREE entrepreneur training podcast
    3. Read blogs and get trained
  2. Self-evaluate your skills and see if you can put them to work
    1. Example: I’m bilingual and I’ve been using my language skills to provide onsite interpreting, document translations, and over the phone interpretations.
    2. I’m also a bilingual skilled entrepreneur providing bilingual virtual administrative online services
  3. Time to work on those OVERDUE projects
    1. YouTube channel
    2. Podcast
    3. Blog
    4. Website
    5. Planning and Development, etc
  4. I also DON’T RECOMMEND that you do ANY SPENDING at this time unless it’s absolutely necessary.
  5. Furthermore, STAY POSITIVE, MOTIVATED AND DON’T LOSE HOPE – we will get through this together

Lastly, I want to remind EVERYONE to PLEASE do your due diligence and don’t let yourself get “sucked in” by all the online social media posts.

 

Get informed by going to each government agency’s website:  If you live in the County or City please check their websites and get informed. 

 

Also, if your State has a text message system sign up so you can get the latest alerts on changes within your State.

 

I welcome all comments and additional information that will help our viewers.

Faviola the CEO Hustler

How to Create Your Business Plan 101

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The "Hustler Business Plan" 101

Create a successful business plan for your Business (DIY)

Boss Up and Rise

By FAVIOLA VALENCIA "THE CEO HUSTLER"

Why is a Business Plan important?

 

Imagine starting your business with “high-profit margins, low overhead, and no physical products, a business you could run from the comfort of your own home or from wherever” all while bringing in six figures, with a platform you probably already use – wouldn’t that be great?!

 

Well, before you can do that you need to create a business plan just as with any other business, you need to have a plan in place for your business, regardless of the type of business.

 

So, before you even begin to think about making any type of income from your services, or products, you need to start treating your “business” as a business.

 

Yes, many “businesses” start a business, but they don’t treat it like a business…In other words, they are just providing the service, collecting the money “commingling funds and their business”, which is a NO!, NO!

 

Little Story: I started my business in 2000 but unlike many businesses I had business experience both Small and Corporate experience and therefore I knew early on what I needed to have in place and what I needed for my business in order to protect it and protect myself.

 

However NOTHING is “BULLETPROOF” and even with all these measures things still happen, but if you prepare yourself you are able to handle things a lot better than NOT being prepared, right?!

“A business without a plan is doomed to fail, According to U.S. Small Business Administration, a business plan precisely defines your business, identifies your goals and serves as your firm’s resume.”

The biggest mistake that I’ve come across when it comes to business is that many exist without a business plan. 

 

But, unfortunately, many fail or put their business at RISK because they don’t have what they need for their business.  

 

A companies business plan is the foundation of a business, without it, a company is inevitably “doomed to fail – bottom line your putting your business at RISK!”

 

Example: When you have a plan you actually start thinking about your earnings,  but also the best way on how to allocate your resources—time and plan more importantly plan on your business growth and where you want to be or go.

 

Unfortunately, not every savvy entrepreneur creates a plan before they launch a new venture…All entrepreneurs, freelancers, solopreneurs, start-ups, etc should (must) create a business plan.

 

Regardless of how long you’ve been in business (even if you are a newbie), walk with me through the following steps and let’s create a strategy (we’ll call it our “Hustler business plan”) and fast track your path to profitability.

If you are struggling with your business, I invite you to Join Me on 12/26/2019 at 6:00 p.m (pst) this is my yearly workshop where we dive in on; year-end review, new year planning, planning and development and so much more.  Spaces are limited so don’t delay and sign up now…

 

Don’t miss out on this amazing price and bonuses will not be available until next year!

If you are struggling with your business, I invite you to Join Me on 12/26/2019 at 6:00 p.m (pst) this is my yearly workshop where we dive in on; year-end review, new year planning, planning and development and so much more.  Spaces are limited so don’t delay and sign up now…

 

Don’t miss out on this amazing price and bonuses will not be available until next year!

A business plan doesn’t have to be complex or 20+pages long especially if you are just starting out, it can be a Basic plan with basic components;  balance sheet, an income statement, and a cash flow analysis.  

 

It will help you allocate resources properly, handle unforeseen complications, and make the right decisions for you and your business.

 

This information is crucial for your business because it provides specific and organized information about your company and how you will repay any borrowed money.  And more importantly, having a good business plan will help your overall success for you and your business. 

 

A business plan will also help you if you are thinking of adding on a sales team, VA’s, vendors, suppliers, or operations team, but it will help you define and focus on your goals.

 

Remember your business is your “Baby” and having a plan on how to care for your “Baby” is going to be so important and crucial for the overall growth of your “Baby”, right?  You have to teach your baby how to “Crawl before they Walk, and before they Run”…  

 

So, now that we got the “411” out of the way, let me tell you that everything that I share with you is based on “Real Life” experiences, knowledge, trial/error, research and development and I share with you ONLY things that I’ve invested in and proven methods. 

 

Having said that, you can choose to spend the Time & Money in doing your research, or contracting another “Coach” to create the plan for your business, or you can invest in my DIY that includes a Step-by-Step process and plan that I’ve used for my business. 

 

I spent over $5k on this plan, but I share it with you because I know how expensive starting and growing a business can be and I wish I had this same benefit back when I started my business, but I didn’t!

 

Did you know that A business plan varies quite a bit and Consultants can charge around $3,000 to $15,000 for a complete business plan? For larger corporate projects, expect to see costs ranging from $25,000 to $50,000 – YES!!! 

 

And these plans usually don’t include your Sales & Marketing, Strategic Planning, HR, Operations, etc…these are all sold separately but are so IMPORTANT if you want to run a successful business!

 

Let me tell you that I spent over $30k just on plans, handbooks, manuals, etc but they played a key role in my growth and success with my business, more importantly, they helped me get the 6-figure contracts and expansion.

Get the Basic Business Plan

Don’t put your Business At Risk. Start & Grow on the right track!

Faviola the CEO Hustler

Lessons learned throughout my business

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Faviola the CEO HUSTLER

Lessons Learned Throughout my Business

#TheRiseTheFallTheComeback 

Faviola the CEO Hustler

By FAVIOLA ARANDA 'THE CEO HUSTLER'

Lessons Learned throughout my business are that no matter what you go through, you still need to…

 

MAKE IT HAPPEN! 

 

TRUE STORY📖 I started my business in 2000 with a Dream & Vision.

 

I NEVER thought in my wildest dreams and didn’t I think I had it in me to build a Top-Notch Corporate Business…

 

But I did it! (I built a 6-figure business in less than 3-months)😱

 

▶️I didn’t have a plan, BUT…

▶️Had a Vision & Dream, And…

▶️I didn’t have a degree, but I had tons of business experience!

▶️ But more importantly, I never let ANYTHING STOP ME 🛑 or get in my way to succeeding!

 

But then something happened…

“The Rise, The Fall, The ComeBack, I am Faviola #TheCEOHustler”

Life happened!

 

I suffered an auto accident while coming back from San Francisco, CA.

 

I had all 3 of my kids in the car when we got rear-ended. I almost lost my small child, but Thank God, he’s OK.

 

Unfortunately, I ended up with severe neck/back/tissue/tendon injuries (still suffer from these same pains)!

 

If things couldn’t get worse one day we were at the Lake (our favorite place to relax) where unfortunately our middle child suffered a severe fracture (Jetski injury) and was in a body cast (femur fracture) for months!!!

 

Then to my surprise I got pregnant (which it’s supposed to be the best time for a mother), right?

 

Unfortunately for me it was such a horrible time and such a bad experience because I almost lost my Baby Girl due to a bad pregnancy due to (severe cholestasis). 

 

I was in/out of the hospital 🏥 for 6-months until finally my husband couldn’t handle me anymore and had to get me hospitalized. 

 

He had me admitted to the hospital for care and treatment. 

 

My daughter was finally born (premature baby at only 32 weeks), but as you all see from my family pics thank God she’s a beautiful miracle princess!  

 

Unfortunately during this same time frame, my father was also diagnosed with Glioblastoma (As you can imagen we were devastated by everything going on)…

 

You see there was so much going on as I was still recovering from:

  • Auto Accident
  • My Son in Body Cast
  • Then my pregnancy 🤰 (almost lost my daughter)
  • To make it worse my poor father was slowly dying from Brain 🧠 Cancer.  And then…
  • Unbeknownst to me the economy was collapsing…(S*** 💩was literally happening all at once!)

 

⚠️Unbeknownst to us the business was also starting to go downhill all due to these

⚠️”Life Situations and Unforeseen Circumstances)!

⚠️And of course, things just got worse!

 

I started getting sued left & right, getting harassed, threatened by interpreters and them literally coming to my home threatening me!!! 😢) who FREAKING DOES THAT?!!! 

 

Keep in mind that I also had 100’s of clients who owed me money 💵 who were not paying, and then the government shutdown!

 

This also affected my business sooo bad, yet I wasn’t at my client’s homes/doors/place of business harassing them or threatening them, but hey we are ALL DIFFERENT, RIGHT?!

And then S*** 💩😢happened my father passed away📿!!!

 

All of this while on verge of:

  • Losing my house and losing everything I worked so hard for.
  • I was heart broken💔
    • No money
    • In pain
    • Sick and devastated, but severely defeated,

It felt like a knife “ripping through my chest”💔!

 

Life was happening behind the scenes (but the “ruthless” interpreters/contractors, sorry to say this)…

 

These same “ruthless interpreters/contractors” were the same ones who for years:

  • I provided work too
  • Who I always put first

I took them out to:

  • eat
  • gave them awards
  • provided them with stipends
  • opened the doors to my house
  • invited them to workshops (for free)

 

I provided them with FREE Training because without them my business would not have grown as big as it did!

 

I acknowledge that they plaid a big part of my business.

 

But unfortunately life happened, S***💩hit the fan and everything I did for them went out the window. 

 

They forgot who I was and smeared my name like I was nothing (that broke me and brought me to my knees, sever depression, anxiety, suicidal)!

 

After years of therapy and hitting “rock bottom” I learned to forgive them.

 

After a couple of years I decided to move on because I had kids, a family and I was NOT going to let this BREAK ME!

 

I’m sure they were going through similar situations due to the economy, but to be so brutal, disrespectful, vicious, hateful & to not care or understand my situation was beyond disbelieve! 

 

They didn’t care that

 

  1. My family was depending on me
  2. That 10 other employees & their families were also depending on me
  3. I also knew they were depending on me; and…

 

That I was doing my best to make things right! But…

 

I couldn’t because I had no more money, no more resources!

 

Unfortunately, after my Dad passed I no longer gave a S*** 💩😢 and had no choice but to file for Bankruptcy and Closed my Doors! 

 

I felt like a total failure, defeated, depressed and just TIRED!!!

I don’t wish this on ANYONE!

 

Therefor it’s so important to build a business that will hopefully prevent some of these issues that I went trough!

 

I will teach you everything that I’ve learned “Good, Bad, Evil” to help you AVOID the same entrepreneur struggles I went through.

 

All my lessons learned throughout my business!

Entrepreneurship Journey; Nightmares & Lessons Learned

Watch it for free. No registration needed. 

You See I’m a Tough Cookie!

 

I Learned My Lesson and I learned to #NeverGiveUp

 

If my father taught me anything in this world – that was to Never Give Up!

 

So, after a few months/years of therapy, counseling and letting the storm pass, I decided to get up and #BossUpandRise 💯🔥

 

I dusted my self off and went back 🔙 to the drawing board!

 

Looking back I don’t regret ANYTHING, but wished I could have done better, been better prepared, but hey God does things for a REASON!

 

I NOW appreciate the experience because;

1️⃣ I understand that God does things for a reason.  (This experience was necessary for me to learn & understand that we must prepare for the future & for ‘unforeseen circumstances’, but also take care of ourselves before being able to take care of others.)

 

2️⃣ It helped me so that I can help others AVOID these same struggles, challenges, but more importantly, help them prepare for the future and give back through training and development!

 

3️⃣ It helped me to be the person I am today. Share+Learn+Grow+Prepare+Plan for the Future and continue to Help Others!

 

You see, we all make mistakes, but we can all learn from them & help others AVOID these same mistakes.🙏

 

We have 2 Choices..Get up #BossUpandRise or Stay down and be defeated!

 

Regardless of the circumstances #KeepOnGoing

🚨#TheRiseTheFallTheComeback @theceohustler ™️🚨

Hustler Business Kit

Hustler Business Starter Kit

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Hustler Business Starter Kit

How to Start Your Own Business & Avoid Business Risks!

the ceo hustler helping you boss up and rise

By FAVIOLA VALENCIA

Want to Start Your Own Business, but not sure where to Start or What you need or How to do it?

“Find something you Love & Just Do It”, Faviola “the CEO Hustler”

Get a Step-by-Step & Clear plan and Start Doing What You Love!

 

Remember that Starting a Business is NOT Hard, but it does come with lots and lots of “baggage”…

 

For example many start-ups start a business without a plan and therefore are not ready for growth moreover not prepared on the exact steps they need to protect their business from all the “legalities” involved in business.

 

Many are unsure of what to do next in other word they don’t know how to market, who to market too, what “backend” tools, resources are needed to help them with their overall business; email list, marketing, CMS, SMS, CPA, programs needed for A/P, A/R, etc.

 

I know I’ve been there and therefore I would like to share this VALUABLE PDF to help you start, prepare and take ACTION in your business (the right way) & help you AVOID the headaches involved in the Biz World!

So it’s very important to understand that if you are considering to start and become a professional business owner, freelance translator/interpreter being prepared will be of utmost importance and you will need a Business Plan.

 

So don’t delay and download this FREE Plan and you’ll have the option to Upgrade as your Business Grows and Starts monetizing.

Start Your Own Business Today with my "Free Hustler Biz Kit"

Download it now for free . Step-by-Step plan, resources & tips

Always remember that to Start + Grow a business requires planning and development, but more importantly execution & action!

 

And remember that many businesses fail because they are not willing to do the work or to afraid to start & take action, but I know that’s not you and I know that your ready to start & take your business to the next level, right?

 

So STEP ONE, download my Starter Kit and make sure that you have all your “ducks in a row” and that you have the basic foundation in place…

 

STEP TWO, check out this FREE VIDEO & find out if this is the right journey for you!

 

STEP THREE, if you still need help and want to scale your business, then check out my Marketing Like a Boss for Entrepreneurs & Let’s Get this Business started now!

Start Your Entrepreneurship Journey

Check it out for free . No registration needed. 

Vision and Dream Board

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Vision Board 4 You!

A Vision Board is just a Vision if you don’t have clarity or don’t know How to make it work for you!

 

A Vision and Dream Board are simples methods to help you stay Motivated, Inspired and to Help Your Dreams and Vision turn into reality!

Your brain will work tirelessly to achieve the statements you give your subconscious mind.

And when those statements are the affirmations and images of your goals, you are destined to achieve them! – Jack Canfield

How did you start your Business?

I started with a Vision at the age of 14...

My first Vision Board was created around 94′ many people (back then) didn’t know much about boards. 

 

I remember I used to cut-out pictures from magazines or would take pictures of things that inspired me, or things that I wanted to do!

 

Unfortunately, I don’t have that Vision Board (got lost when we moved to Sacramento)…

 

But my Vision and Mission never changed!

My Vision for both Family and Life was simple…

 

I remember my Vision always being (like many little girls) get married, have children, and live in a small house with a “white picket’ fence.

 

Those Dreams soon came to reality:

  1. Married my “longtime childhood friend”.
  2. Bought our “small white picket fence” in 96′ at the young age of 22.
  3. We have our ideal family (4 beautiful children)
  4. Remodeled my kitchen “designed it just like I wanted; custom cabinets, open concept, beautiful tile, etc
  5. Bought our ideal Toys (cash no financing); Jetski, 4 wheeler and SS (SS turned out to be a lemon, so dealer bought it back) 

The bottom line everything I dreamed of when I was a young it came to reality! 

 

But it wasn’t’ easy…It took a lot of hard work, dedication and long hours.

 

Onto my Business Corporate Life.

My Business Life and Vision.

 

First and foremost, I come from a family of immigrants.

 

We immigrated into the Country around 78′-79′. My father started his Upholstery Business in the late ’80s; he inspired me and motivated me and made me want to Be My Own Boss.

 

I’ve always been a hard worker, go-getter, researcher and not afraid to take on a challenge! 

 

At the age of 14, I started working because I loved shopping (back then not now ☺) and loved to having and earning my own money. 

 

At a very young age, I started to work in a variety of fields, and business sectors. 

 

So by the time I was 17, I was working as an Office Manager for a Small Construction Business. 

 

I learned so much not only, seeing my father being his own boss, but working for a small to medium-size business and this motivated me to continue working towards my Vision.

So by the time I moved to Sacramento, I had made up my mind and that was – starting my own business!

 

  1. Started my Freelance business in 2000
  2. Mid-2000 I turned my Freelance business into a Corporate Business
  3. By mid-2000, my business was now a 6-figure business.
  4. End of 2000, I had over 2,500 contractors, over 10+ employees, contracts throughout the USA and abroad
  5. My goal was to become a Top-Notch interpreter and I achieved that by; self-training, researching, and development. This allows me to provide services to a variety of business sectors!
  6. I wanted to live the “Lap Top” business life. I achieved that in 2010 by incorporating services to make that dream a reality
  7. These changes allow me to work from home and I am an Entrepreneur!

Join My Vision Board Party (Live)

When you Sign Up for the Training, you will receive an email with Training Details;

  1. Welcome “kit”
  2. Agenda
  3. Things you will need for the Training
  4. Your Download (if you purchased it and signed up for the training, you will receive a refund for the Download purchase), the Download is included in the Live Training.
  5. Additional Instructions
Let’s Get Ready to #BossUpandRise and put your Dreams and Vision to Work!
Vision Board Training

How to Contract a Virtual Assistant

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Hiring a Virtual Assistant, what you need to do before you decide to hire/contract/work/invest on a VA for you and your business.

Question: Your business is growing, right? Great!

 

But do you have the tools, processes, and procedures in place to hire/contract people in order to continue that growth without overwhelming yourself?

 

Well, now’s a great time to take charge and see where you may need help, as well as what processes and procedures you need to put in place to get this process started!

Here are somethings to ponder...

So, if your thoughts are to grow your business (today or in the future), you have to understand that it’s going to require lots and lots of work, if you want this contracting/recruiting process to work!

 

Things you must consider before you decide to hire employees, or recruit freelancers because (trust me), they will either “make you or break you”…YES, I SAID IT!

 

Also, keep in mind that it’s your responsibility not only to hire/contract employees, freelancers, contractors, management, etc., but it’s also your responsibility to train, mentor, but more importantly to have processes and procedures in place, because otherwise instead of moving forward you will be taking steps back!

 

💡TIP 1: Don’t line people up without having the right procedures in place.

💡Tip 2: Really understand your Biz growth and what you need and where you want to go.

💡Tip 3: Set your processes in place; recruiting, HR, administration, etc.

 

 

  • Lining people up before having processes in place will ONLY create chaos, confusion and in the long run problems.
  • Many of use don’t have an HR degree, or experience and therefore we may not be good in the whole recruiting and training process and that is why creating these processes and procedures will come in handy. (I created my own internal processes and procedures and therefore have been tested and proven to work effectively for all business sectors)
  • So, if you decide and envision your business growing, it is very, very important to have these procedures in place for each department, each staff member, etc.

These are just some basics to ponder, but it requires more than just this…

 

I hope you find these growth strategies helpful when you decided to hire help. These three simple tips make such a huge difference when it comes to getting the right person for the job, trust me, I’ve been there!

 

For more guidance and specific tips for your situation, that’s where my coaching can be even more useful – so contact me today, let’s chat and see how we can work together and get your processes and procedures in place, so that you can #BOSSUPANDRISE and be that #CEOHUSTLER you’ve always dreamed of!

faviola the ceo hustler