Valuable Nuggets To Keep You On Track
Helpful Tips To Propel You To Success
Our current economy is like a modern-day gold rush. Everyone is putting their art, their work, their service, out into the market. How do you stand out from the rest? What will give you that edge you need to be appealing to potential clients? You want your potential clients to be emotionally moved. You want them to realize, in a very real way, that you have the answer to a burning question they may not even know they had. You want to make value tangible.
For as many women who have become successful entrepreneurs, there are also women who have found themselves seemingly buried in the muck. You know the feeling: Over-analyzing, over-thinking, overwhelmed. You’re stuck! Fortunately, my guest for today’s podcast has a formula for getting you out of that mess and back on track to success.
In this bonus interview special, I’m talking with my longtime friend, Julie Kraschinsky, entrepreneur and managing director of eWommenNetwork’s Calabasas, CA, chapter. As a “gatherer of people,” Julie is a master at networking and building communities. She’s going to share with us her expert tips on how to make the connections that lead to a community of resources, support, and even clients! Want to know her secret? It’s in the sauce!
Are clients truly hard to find? Or is that a “scapegoat” thought tailored to get us out of doing the work we’re a little bit unsure of? What if neither statement is wholly true? Many people hold the belief, “Clients are hard to find.” Newsflash! You’re not alone! Even better: It just means your brain is functioning properly!
In this episode, I’ll ask you some questions to consider and walk you through identifying other limiting thoughts, the emotions that accompany them, and how they might manifest. As always, I’m going to keep it real and give you solid steps you can take to choose a perspective in any given situation that will produce the type of results you want.
Today’s big question: Are you a hustler? Managing work-life balance can at times prove to be a huge challenge. But taking the steps to achieve a healthy balance of the two can be accomplished with a little guidance!
We sit down with Meredith Vaish, a self-proclaimed ex-hustler, and creator of Pause Box Clarity Coaching, to discuss the “hustle zone” vs. reaching the ideal “golden zone.” Learn to empower and motivate yourself in your career from a place of self-love, rather than the gnawing need to prove your worth.
What is your BIG why? Not the surface one, the one that you can go to when things get challenging and you need something strong to shore up your commitment?
In this week’s podcast episode I meet with Shanna Johnson, founder of Shanna Marie Coaching where she professional moms in leadership excel at all aspects of their lives. During this episode, we dive deep into Shanna’s BIG why. She’s a mom of 3, a corporate leader, and an entrepreneur. If someone has to know their why, it’s Shanna! She will share with us what the key is to identifying what exactly that is – and then share some tips on how to keep it at top of mind and drive commitment.
As each week and month slip by, do you sometimes wonder if you are truly on target with living a life of purpose? Do you have a burning desire to accomplish that BIG DREAM and yet, each day you feel like you are on a hamster wheel or running in place? If the answer to those questions is a resounding YES, this episode is for you! Rochelle Seltzer and I kicked off a Book Experience (i.e., snack-sized book club) that is focused on her amazing book: LIVE BIG – A Manifesto For a Creative Life.
So many times when I am out speaking or working with new clients, I hear people talk about how much they resist selling. They know they HAVE to do it, but they just dread it and find themselves procrastinating.This episode is so relevant to every woman who has sales responsibilities and sometimes has thoughts like this: “I don’t want to be pushy”, “I feel sleazy when I ask people to buy from me”, or . . . the worst,“I’m just not cut out for this”. Recently I had a revelation about where these thoughts come from and some important ways to think about what you are doing when you are selling. You are going to love this!! Take a listen and then let me know.
This bonus episode contains a powerful Masterclass that I held last week focused on three important tips to making an adjustment to the way you think about selling for your business. You will find it so interesting what I tell you to STOP doing and my recommendations of what you should do MORE of! Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned sales veteran, this episode will make you think twice about how you are approaching sales. Have fun!!
Confession: I was an underearner. For the first 9 years of my entrepreneurial journey, anyway. Sure, I was earning a consistent amount of money, but I always wondered why I wasn’t making more. You don’t have to be stuck at a revenue plateau. In fact, simple shifts can create forward movement in your business, life and even in your bank account. In this episode we’ll talk about why you earn the amount you do and what changes you can make to increase that amount without working harder so you can earn the revenue you deserve.
Despite my best efforts to prepare my body physically for a recent skiing trip, I found myself using my business (and working hard) as an excuse to stay busy and not give my body the physical attention it needed. As you can imagine, I had difficulty keeping up with the people I was traveling with and the situation forced me to slow down and really listen to my body. In this episode, I talk about what I learned from striving to work harder and putting my physical wellbeing on the backburner.
I was recently asked what the best way to make an offer is, whether it’s on the stage or in a one-on-one setting. And to be honest, there really isn’t a huge difference. This podcast dives into what makes an offer and how to have a successful sales conversation that starts with confidence and ends with making the sale.
Many women business owners and coaches have dreams of adding membership programs to their offerings. Some do it well… others struggle.
What do you think of when you hear the word makeover? Maybe Oprah – back in the day when her team of experts made over someone’s out-of-date style? The end result was amazing and the people felt refreshed and re-energized.That’s exactly what I mean by a sales makeover.
Like most entrepreneurs, I bet you’ve had moments . . . maybe even MANY moments . . . where thoughts are running through your head that paralyze your creativeness and leave you stuck in your business building efforts.
January 20, 2021
This week we have a special guest joining us, Miss J – the one and only Judith Gaton – style maven and life coach. Judith and I will chat about the importance of aligning your personal style with your business brand. You will walk away from this episode inspired to show up in your business like a Lady Boss!!
Procrastination is one of those things that never really goes away. No matter how hard we work, sometimes we still find ourselves in the throes of procrastination.
Generally speaking, entrepreneurs spend the first 90 days of the New Year setting goals, looking ahead and making plans about what they want to achieve during the year. In this episode, we are going to talk about how business structure, strategy and goals relate to one another and momentum-stopping traps to avoid so you can create unstoppable momentum in the first quarter.
I have considered Amy Porterfield a primary mentor since the start of my online business. I listen to her podcast religiously, I’ve attended her conference in San Francisco and bought her courses. But there is one thing I disagree with her on. Today we will talk about what makes you unique and why people are willing to invest their time and money for the solution you offer.
Goal setting is a popular topic in business. Today, we are going to break it down in a way that you may not have thought about before so that you can take action to achieve the goals you set for yourself, instead of staying stuck in the same old cycles that keep you and your business stagnant. We’ll cover setting the right goals, how to handle obstacles and what you need to do to take massive action.
Would you marry someone you just met? Probably not. The same goes in business. Asking customers to purchase high ticket programs requires a certain level of trust and commitment – and building some of the most intimate business relationships you’ll have, outside of your own personal relationships. Learn how to market yourself so you are building relationships that set you apart from the competition.
Sometimes we can be our worst enemies when it comes to pricing our services appropriately. Join Susan as she outlines the 3-step process she uses with her clients to eliminate the mind drama associated with creating a solid pricing strategy.
There are a million things that you can focus on as an entrepreneur. But when it comes to long-term, sustainable success, there are five non-negotiables that will guarantee your business will be around for years to come.