Kara Ronin is an Australian entrepreneur, social skills expert, and founder of Executive Impressions. Passionate about teaching people the social skills to thrive in any business or social situation, and in any country, Kara created Executive Impressions, an online education platform that receives thousands of visits every month. Kara has spent over 10-years living an international life in Japan, the United States, and Europe including Tokyo, New York, and Lyon, and speaks Japanese as well as French. At one stage, Kara moved countries or cities every year for 10 years straight. Now she lives in France, just two hours from the French Alps, where she took a leap of faith and created her own business.
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Secret – timesaving technique
Kara checks her email and social only twice a day – it’s too easy to waste time. ONWARD!
Daily habit that contributes to success
Go for a run three times a week – Kara finds that exercise helps her motivation and energy.
Could have ruined your business – but now – an invaluable learning experience
Kara’s business wasn’t growing at all – and Kara tells the whole story here.
Most critical skill you think business owners need to master to be successful
“Persevere – things aren’t going to work immediately.”
Most influential lesson learned from a mentor
“You can only grow as far as your biggest fear – there’s always going to be fear that will limit you if you let it.”
Final Round – “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”
What systems would you go back and put into place sooner?
I would have made a schedule for my blog – my non-plan didn’t work.
What one strategy or “recipe” would compound into big wins for business owners?
Refine and polish your appearance and your interpersonal skills – this soft skill needs to be polished.
How to exceed expectations and add the most value?
An individual would persevere – they need to keep their eyes on the end goal.
What strategy would you recommend new business owners focus on to best ensure success?
- Don’t give into your own self-doubt – come up with a strategy and a plan
- Don’t give into other people’s self-doubt – don’t let other people stop your dreams
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