Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone, with Diane Gardner.

Episode 314

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Diane Gardner is an expert tax coach, Quilly award recipient, and best-selling author whose proactive tax planning approach gives clients a leg up on Uncle Sam and helps them dodge the tax bullet. Diane saves small business clients between $5,000 and $50,000 in taxes in as little as 60 minutes! Her tax coaching prowess has resulted in a combined savings of nearly $500,000 to-date of hard-earned profits small business owners would have given to the government by overpaying taxes. Diane is the co-author of the bestselling books, “Stand Apart” and “Why Didn’t My CPA Tell Me That?” She has also authored four other books including her newest, “Stop Overpaying Your Taxes! 11 Ways Entrepreneurs Overpay and How to Stop it Now!”


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What do you do in the first 60 minutes of your day?

Diane starts her day by planning the rest of her day — don’t go into your day without a plan. ONWARD!

Favorite quote or lesson?

“Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone.”

How do you define success?

Success is working the hours that I choose to work — not because I have to work them — so that I can help people because I want to help them — not because I have to help them.

What strategy do you use to combat fear?

Diane thinks you just need to change your mindset — and Diane tells the reasons why here.

What makes as “A player” an “A player”?

An “A player” is someone show shows up with their mind, body, spirit, and soul.


Final Round – “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”


How can we become better mentors?

  1. Never ever give up

How can we build an audience?

  1. Be a giver

How can business owners reach that elusive next level?

  1. Look at your financials

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