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Trivinia Barber is an entrepreneur, recruiting expert, and team builder who is on a mission to help entrepreneurs get the support they need to uplevel their lives and their businesses. She's a recruiting expert and integrator for busy, high level entrepreneurs typically involved in multiple businesses that have too many projects and not enough support. Diary of a Doer features interviews with business owners and practical strategies for businesses, thought leaders, and influencers who want to determine the next steps in their business and grow.

Trivinia Barber is an entrepreneur, recruiting expert, and team builder who is on a mission to help entrepreneurs get the support they need to uplevel their lives and their businesses. She's a recruiting expert and integrator for busy, high level entrepreneurs typically involved in multiple businesses that have too many projects and not enough support. Diary of a Doer features interviews with business owners and practical strategies for businesses, thought leaders, and influencers who want to determine the next steps in their business and grow.
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Trivinia Barber is an entrepreneur, recruiting expert, and team builder who is on a mission to help entrepreneurs get the support they need to uplevel their lives and their businesses. She's a recruiting expert and integrator for busy, high level entrepreneurs typically involved in multiple businesses that have too many projects and not enough support. Diary of a Doer features interviews with business owners and practical strategies for businesses, thought leaders, and influencers who want to determine the next steps in their business and grow.

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019: The 4 Key Areas of Life You Must Create Room for Growth with Paul Sjoberg

4/16/2019
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Some people are born to be entrepreneurs. Others are a bit more hesitant to dive in. Today’s guest on Diary of a Doer calls himself “the reluctant entrepreneur.” Paul Sjoberg is the founder of True North Realty and Leverage Information Technologies. He is also the author of Three Action Thursday, a weekly blog about personal development, personal finance education and building authentic relationships. Put simply, Paul drops value bombs wherever he goes. Whether that’s in his personal life,...

Duration:00:31:14

018: Mastering Client Relationships: 6 Mistakes You Don't Want To Make

4/9/2019
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We’ve all had our hell weeks. The kind with an overwhelming to do list, internal team crisis and massive project deadline looming over our head. In the midst of chaos, it’s so easy to forget why we are in business. We become so focused on the tasks at hand, we forget that our business is people. Today’s episode is about how to reposition ourselves as a client relationship ninja, so our engagement never falls flat. I’m a firm believer that if you can maintain an amazing relationship, you...

Duration:00:20:18

017: Growing Pains. What I've Learned From 10 Years in Business, with Amy Porterfield

4/2/2019
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My guest today needs no introduction. You know her, you love her, but probably not as much as I do. Amy Porterfield joins us today ready to talk about authenticity, ditching our “security blankets” and a business transition that ripped her from her comfort zone. Amy worked with “the big guy,” Tony Robbins, before breaking out on her own to teach Facebook ads. She’s since amassed a cult-like following, an enviable email list, and library of best-selling digital courses that students clamor...

Duration:00:25:57

016: If I Could Start Over, I Would...

3/26/2019
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All business owners can relate to that feeling of hindsight being 20/20. A quote I recently heard, “I have no desire to suffer twice, in reality and then in retrospect,” got me thinking about six things I would change if I was starting Priority VA over again with my husband. I can’t go back in time to make any of these changes. But, the life lessons I’ve learned are invaluable to helping me make wiser choices moving forward. In this episode, you’ll hear the six ways I would change my...

Duration:00:19:04

015: Digging In When You Have Every Excuse Not To with Ray Edwards

3/19/2019
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Today’s episode features an incredibly important person in the online marketing world, and also in my life. I am so excited for you all to hear from Ray Edwards, a world renowned copywriter and my friend, mentor and stand-in father figure. Ray joins us today to share how copywriting can grow your business, and also to get real about his diagnosis with Parkinson’s, pivoting out of a dying industry, and believing the universe is FOR you. Ray has written copy for some of the best mentors of...

Duration:00:39:13

014: The Podcast Episode Your Assistant Needs to Hear

3/12/2019
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Most weeks, Diary of a Doer is a podcast aimed toward entrepreneurs, founders and business folks in the midst of building their business. But today’s episode is actually for your assistant, or second in command. And it’s totally OK if you don’t have an assistant. This episode will still help you know what to look for in an assistant, and how they should show up for you. I really want you (assistants) to walk away from today’s episode feeling more confident, and knowing how to get more done...

Duration:00:33:08

Entrepreneurship and Health: Taking Care of Your Body, To Grow Your Business with Curtis Christopherson

3/5/2019
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As entrepreneurs, we get so consumed with our laundry list of to-dos and scaling our businesses that, forget the one person we should be focusing on. Ourselves. That’s right, this episode is all about taking care of yourself and how that flows into taking care of your business. I asked my pal, Curtis Christopherson, to share with us how we should treat our bodies like elite athletes if we really want to grow our business. To this self-proclaimed “fat girl”, the thought of acting like an...

Duration:00:35:37

Sleeping My Way To The Top

2/26/2019
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Why is it so easy for us to put off or neglect the things we know are good for us? Today, I’m talking about getting enough sleep. It’s no surprise that lack of sleep is a widespread problem, but our cognitive performance is suffering...and all so we can stay awake to binge-watch The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu. It probably doesn’t surprise you to learn that 20% of all Americans have been diagnosed with a sleep disorder. And in 2016, our sleep deprivation problems were declared a public health...

Duration:00:24:06

How Your Stories Sell, And Why You've Got to Tell Them, with Marc Gutman

2/19/2019
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It used to be so hard for me to think that my story of growing up in a blue collar home, wearing knock-off Keds and learning life lessons from the school of hardknocks would ever be relevant to my life as a business owner. But according to today’s guest on Diary of a Doer, Marc Gutman, our stories are critical to developing trust with potential clients and customers. Marc is a storyteller extraordinaire, and founder of WILDSTORY, a storytelling and content strategy shop. Marc says, “If...

Duration:00:39:51

Why Joining A Mastermind Could Be The Answer You're Looking For

2/12/2019
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“No mind is complete by itself. It needs contact and association with other minds to grow and expand.”- Napoleon Hill Since moving to Georgia from Colorado, the only home I’ve ever known, I’ve been on a quest to meet other entrepreneurs, check out masterminds, and build a community here in our new home. After a conversation with a couple in our neighborhood, I realized that I should share with not only my neighbors, but with listeners of Diary of a Doer, what a mastermind could and should...

Duration:00:22:35

Discovering Your Alter Ego: How Creating a Secret Identity can Transform Your Life

2/5/2019
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What does Superman, Clark Kent, and Root beer all have in common? The answer may not be what you think! Today on Diary of a Doer, my guest is Todd Herman. Through his personal story, Todd shares how he knew that inside was a confident, self-assured, intelligent person who could help others get better results in their lives. When he started using Superman’s classic trick—putting on a pair of glasses (connection #1) — he learned to trigger the specific traits he needed to achieve his...

Duration:00:43:12

9 Secrets to a Kick Ass Morning Routine

1/29/2019
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Does your morning start in a panic? You know what I’m talking about… The alarm goes off and maybe after hitting snooze a couple times, you roll over and grab your phone. This was me. Every. Single. Morning. Without fail, I’d reach for my phone the second I was awake and opened my dreaded email app. I hadn’t even had my morning coffee! Jim Rohn says “Either you run the day, or the day runs you”. I was definitely letting the day run me. Can you relate? If you’re really honest, I’ll bet...

Duration:00:36:15

Why Respite Is Important To Your Business

1/22/2019
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Adoption isn’t as glamorous as many celebrities make out out to be. Brad and Angelina made it seem so easy! The ugly truth is, there’s crying for hours on end, trauma, therapy, and the list of needs goes on and on. One year after fostering a child that felt all-consuming to me, I thought I was going to crack. There’s something in the adoption and foster care world called respite. It’s an opportunity to provide foster parents a much needed break. Rather than taking advantage of respite...

Duration:00:20:12

5 Ways to Avoid Burnout

1/15/2019
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Raise your hand if you’ve suffered from burnout. It’s crippling isn’t it? I’ve experienced burnout more times than I can count. More often than not, it’s my own fault for not setting clear boundaries and putting unrealistic expectations on myself. Burnout from business is real and often times unavoidable. In this episode, I want share with you 5 ways to avoid burnout. These aren’t hokey little remedies I found in a Google search. Rather they’re tried and true strategies I use in my own...

Duration:00:13:12

Preparing Your Business For A Virtual Assistant

1/8/2019
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Every entrepreneur can benefit from a Virtual Assistant (VA). Perhaps you aren’t ready to get support just yet. But when you take the practical steps I share in this episode, you will be ready sooner than you think. In this episode, I share some of the common mistakes business owners make when building teams or looking for support and some ways to avoid them. Taking your time to prepare your business for a VA is going to pay off in the long run, I promise. In this episode, you’ll also...

Duration:00:16:00

Guardrails: Preparing for Impact

1/8/2019
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Today, I want to talk about why we need structure and guardrails in life and how they can help you. Most of us think we don’t need guardrails, but we all desperately do. So I ask you, do you have guardrails to protect you? Safeguards, employees we train, countless hours spent documenting SOPs, or a second set of eyes looking over a blog post. Or how about the friend who asks if you are really okay and helps create a plan when you are not. In this episode, you’ll also hear about: The...

Duration:00:08:36

What Prison Taught Me About Business

1/8/2019
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Imagine if you could provide a lifetime of hope in one ten-hour day. What would that be like? I had the opportunity to do just that. This week, I want to talk about my time in prison... meeting with inmates in the Entrepreneur in Training (EIT) program at the RJD Correctional Facility. It was one of my most hope filled experiences to date. I had the honor of watching 21 grown men, inmates, graduate from the EIT program in front of their family and loved ones. Some of these men had not...

Duration:00:09:41

Failure is Inevitable

1/8/2019
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I have failed more times than I want to admit. While it is frustrating, I have learned so many valuable lessons from failure. Looking back on all of the failures I’ve had in both life and in business, they have helped pave the way for where I am now and where I’m going in the future. Today, I share some of the lessons I’ve learned from past failures and mistakes. In fact, one of the biggest lessons I’ve learned as a result of failure was how to be a gracious leader, gracious with my team,...

Duration:00:11:03

Chasing Slow

1/8/2019
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Do you remember hearing the sound of the ice cream truck when you were young? That sound was so exciting. Of course, now as an adult the best sound ever is that of the delivery truck. Am I right? Well, in this first episode of Diary of a Doer, I share a story about a very special delivery I received one night; a 17-month old foster child. Yes, that’s right, a child. Today, I want to share with you my journey of how her entrance into my life changed my outlook about everything,...

Duration:00:24:17

Welcome to Diary of a Doer!

12/14/2018
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Trivinia Barber is an entrepreneur, recruiting expert, and team builder who is on a mission to help entrepreneurs get the support they need to uplevel their lives and their businesses. She's a recruiting expert and integrator for busy, high level entrepreneurs typically involved in multiple businesses that have too many projects and not enough support. Diary of a Doer features interviews with business owners and practical strategies for businesses, thought leaders, and influencers who want...

Duration:00:03:07