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The Amazon Files, hosted by Kristin Ostrander, Amazon business strategist and one of the founders of Mommy Income, hits the airwaves every Tuesday with the real truth about selling on Amazon. This show isn’t about sugar-coated reality. It’s real truth - the good, the bad and the ugly - shared with practical action steps and strategies to help both new and experienced sellers tackle the world’s largest retail sales platform.

Sep 3, 2018

Whether you’re just starting your journey as an Amazon entrepreneur or have been working hard on building your business, there are a few critical skills you need to start, grow, and scale your business and achieve the success you desire. Learning and honing new skills is critical to every industry - whether it’s building an Amazon business, teaching school-age children, or working in a professional environment.


On today’s Inner Entrepreneur series, we’re discussing the top five skills every entrepreneur needs to master to achieve their next level of success. We discuss the importance of staying focused on the small tasks that will help you move the needle in your business, how multitasking impacts your success, and why stepping out of your comfort zone and taking calculated risks are critical to achieving your goals. We also discuss why entrepreneurs should occasionally evaluate various tasks and strategies they are implementing in their businesses and the impact that pivoting can have on your long-term success.


“Nothing great ever happens in your comfort zone.” - Amy Feierman


This week on The Amazon Files:

  • The importance of staying focused as an entrepreneur.
  • The negative effects of multitasking.
  • Tasks entrepreneurs need to focus on to move the needle forward.
  • How to properly scale your Amazon business into new markets.
  • The importance of setting goals.
  • How to filter your tasks to identify those that are helping you achieve your goals.
  • The importance of stepping out of your comfort zone.
  • Why taking calculated risks is critical to growing your business.
  • How allowing yourself to be vulnerable helps you overcome fears and achieve your goals.
  • Doing research before taking risks.
  • Why you should identify how you learn best.
  • The importance of listening to your customers to identify their wants and needs.
  • Why evaluating and pivoting are critical to the success of your Amazon business.
  • The importance of being resilient.
  • How positivity impacts your success.
  • Why you need to develop your problem-solving skills.





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