Author - Ella Rucker

The Myth of the Self-Made Millionaire

The Myth of the Self-Made Millionaire

I am in several Facebook groups, and something has hit me like a Mack Truck. The default in most entrepreneurs thinking is that they have to do it alone. Here’s the scenario: There’s an idea in a group, and everyone thinks it is the next big thing.  Everyone in the group talks about their struggles...

The ONE Word Entrepreneur CEO's Should Leave Behind in 2017: Coins

The ONE Word Entrepreneur CEO’s Should Leave Behind in 2017

Coins. We all want ‘em. We all need ‘em. And we should all stop talking about ‘em. At least in the form of the word “coins.” For anyone unfamiliar, “coins” is a phrase used to describe money, especially when it comes to the hustle: “Oh, this webinar is going to help me with my coins.” “I...

The Case For Amy Cuddy: Why Smart Hustlers Still Gain Power From The Power Pose

The Case For Amy Cuddy: Why Smart Hustlers Still Gain Power From The Power Pose

Power posing. Superman does it. Wonder Woman does it. Do you do it? Power posing is standing in your most confident pose for two minutes. It is said to increase testosterone, decrease cortisone and increase feelings of power and tolerance for risk. There’s more to it, but for this discussion that’s what it is; standing in place...

5 Smart Ways to Maximize Your Potential for a Business Mentor

5 Smart Ways to Maximize Your Potential for a Business Mentor

Smart hustlers know that success leaves clues.  My biggest source of breadcrumbs has been my mentors.  I've been fortunate to be mentored by millionaires who knew and worked for billionaires, television personalities, and a host of others. What I've learned and gained from those experiences has been so invaluable that I now own three businesses which...