As you prepare to ring in a brand new year, take a few minutes to tune and consider these 5 things you can do to really finish strong before moving forward in your business. Let's not let things fizzle out....keep rolling, and make it happen!
Lisa Woodruff is a home organization expert, productivity specialist and author of The Mindset of Organization: Take Back Your House One Phase at a Time, and How ADHD Affects Home Organization.
She believes organization is not a skill you are born with, but rather a skill that is developed over time and changes with each season of life.
In this episode we are exploring the mindset behind organization, as well as how we become who we are, why we do the things we do, and how the way we organize our things affects our lives and businesses.
I think you'll walk away feeling motivated and inspired to dig in an get organized going into 2018. Enjoy!
What do you think your life and business would look like if you began focusing on managing your energy instead of just managing your time?
In this Nurture Your Business segment I am exploring how learning to understand, honor, and manage your energy well is the true key to effective time management, and ultimately, a more fulfilling and productive life.
We are all parents just trying to do our best to raise great kids, right? Well what if I told you that you could do just that by being a little more intentional about the books you are choosing to read with your kids?
In this episode I'm joined by my amazing friend Samantha Munoz, who is a mother, wife, engineer, bibliophile, avid coffee drinker, and also the expert kid’s lit curator at Addison Reads, author of The Intentional Bookshelf and founder of The Intentional Book Club.
Sam's mission is to help parents as they search for the perfect books for their little ones and to help moms and dads build a library with purpose as they endeavor to parent with purpose.
As entrepreneurs we daily battle shiny object syndrome and the barrage of ideas that are constantly popping up in our creative little minds.
This presents a problem when we have limited time and resources! How do we know what to focus on and how to actually get the important stuff done?
In today's episode I'm joined by the lovely Ashley Gartland, a wife, mom of two spirited little girls, and life and business coach who works with entrepreneurs and creatives to help them simplify their business so they can experience more growth and fulfillment in their work and find more freedom in their life.
Ashley is passionate about helping women drop the cookie cutter approaches and instead grow their business their way through the lens of simplicity, and she is about to drop some serious golden nuggets so - let's jump in!
Networking is something we hear about often as business owners, but many of us are scared by.
The thought of asking to be friends with someone or asking for help from someone can be totally intimidating.
But, networking can lead to some of the best kind of growth for your business and is one fear that I highly encourage you work toward overcoming.
In this episode we are exploring what it means to network strategically, and some practical tips for making it happen as you go into a new year ready to do new things in your business.
This year is rapidly drawing to a close, and we are just weeks away from welcoming a new year, which means it's time to start mapping out what our game plan is going to be for 2018.
We all have our planners, and our Trello boards, and our notebooks, etc, to manage our projects, daily tasks, and checklists.
But have you taken the time to make an annual calendar and plan for your business?
In this episode we are going to explore what exactly that means, why you need one, and where exactly to start.
In case you hadn't noticed, Amazon is kind of all the rage these days - for both consumers and businesses.
Today my friend Kathleen Kobel and I are chatting all about how easy it can be to grow your business and make more money by leveraging the power of Amazon.
Kathleen is an Amazon expert seller and consultant who helps small businesses grow their brands and scale their sales by selling products on Amazon.
Her mission is to help business owners increase their visibility, trust factor and profits by selling on a marketplace full of customers ready to buy.
Sound like you? Let's dive in!
When you don’t love what you do or how you’re spending your time and your life, it is really hard to find happiness and fulfillment.
Whether you’ve already started a business or are working for someone else there are questions you need to ask yourself and things you need to process through in order to ensure you’re continually doing work you love.
In this episode, I’m chatting with Robin Kegerise, a coach and entrepreneur who supports moms in establishing careers on their own terms, careers in which they utilize their talents, have flexibility in their schedules, and make good income.
She specializes in supporting moms during transitions in order explore options and make thoughtful, informed career decisions that are in line with their values, while helping them figure out how to "make it work" when it comes to having a fulfilling career and raising a flourishing family.
Do you ever struggle with knowing what exactly should come next in your business?
Do you find yourself getting easily distracted with shiny object syndrome and losing focus?
So often as entrepreneurs we waste our time on things that don't ultimately move our businesses forward, and keep us stuck in places of indecision.
In this episode I'm going to break down 5 specific steps to take in order to figure out what you should be focusing and working on next in your business.
Learning the business skills necessary to make a living doing what you love as an artist can be a real challenge, but today's guest is turning the "starving artist" myth on its head and sharing how she has done just that.
Kerstin Pressler is a fine artist, living a creative life for nearly a decade, and a mentor to visual creatives that strive to live their creative passion without suffering financially.
She is a role model to visual creatives that seek to combine their creative passion with entrepreneurialism, and when she's not working on one of her artworks or taking care of her amazing creative clients, she's out and about exploring nature with her son and husband.
In this episode we are going to talk about how to take your creativity and talents and actually turn them into a legitimate business, so if you're having a hard time infusing your passion into your business logistically, this one will be a must-listen!
For many of us in business, thinking and talking about numbers can be scary and confusing (so we try to ignore it all!) But here's the truth: business is all about numbers....people, and numbers.
If you're trying to run a successful business, it's essential that you learn to embrace digging into your numbers so you can achieve your goals and get to where you want to go.
I promise, it doesn't have to be as scary as it seems, and in this episode I'm walking you through some exercises pulled right from my signature Raising Your Business™ program to help you determine your value, your prices, how many hours you need to work, and so much more.
Let's dig in!
Have you discovered your sweet spot in business yet? That's a pretty loaded question, and one that many people would probably answer "no" to if they are being honest.
Finding your sweet spot is really important, but it doesn't have to be as complicated as it can seem.
In this episode we're diving into what exactly finding your "sweet spot" means, and how to go about finding yours if you're feeling a little lost.
Every business owner knows that they will need certain tools to run their businesses successfully and effectively. But, for many of us, it can be a struggle to find the right tools that actually meet the needs and demands of our growing businesses.
If you've ever felt a little lost in the sea of figuring out what tools you should be using for your business (and which ones you shouldn't!) I'm dishing on some of my personal experience that's helped me learn to make better decisions for myself and my business when it comes to choosing tools.
Every now and then you come across those people who just totally blow the socks off of you because of how darn awesome they are, and today's guest, Ashleigh Blatt, is absolutely one of those people!
Self-described money maker for celebrities and high net worth entrepreneurs, Ashleigh came out of her behind-the-scenes role to the forefront as the Chief Curator & Master Motivator within The Power Squad Project, an email community for women entrepreneurs who want to connect with like-minded women entrepreneurs interested in building a giant business that gives them freedom, a challenge and an impact on the world.
This episode is great for anyone looking for motivation, inspiration, and practical tactics to be bold, get clients, get what you want, and do what you want.
Sometimes thinking about how to map out a content strategy might feel a little scary and overwhelming - I get it! But it's really not as complex as you might think. In this episode I'm sharing some juicy insight that will help you find focus and clarity, create less, and generate more business through the strategic content you do create.
Do you consider yourself a "heart-centered" business owner, with a passion for sharing your ideas and talents with the world?
Do you ever struggle with moving your ideas to successful implementation, knowing (and charging!) what your work is worth, or growing your business from a place of purpose, sustainability and profitability?
If so, know that you are not alone and you are going to LOVE this episode as I'm joined by the one and only Reina Pomeroy, Owner and Founder of Reina + Co, the Life + Biz Success Coaching® Practice for creatives who are right brained and heart centered.
Reina also co-hosts the Creative Empire Podcast where she interviews leaders in the creative industry, and as a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach with over 1,500 hours of coaching under her belt, she specializes in helping her clients stop spinning their wheels and take action on what’s most important.
In this episode I'm joined by the amazing Samantha Skelly to talk about how to identify what we're truly hungry for in our lives and how to start honoring ourselves and our bodies by ending the battle with food and body image. This one is SO chock full of amazing awesomeness and I think it might just change your life - so let's dive in!
In this episode I'm joined by the fun and magnetic Jereshia Hawk for an amazing conversation on how to leverage your skills, experiences and ideas to create multiple streams of income that lead to financial flexibility and a lasting legacy.
This week I wrapped up our second Boss Mom Retreat in Charlotte, NC with dozens of incredible, powerful, beautiful women doing amazing things in their lives and businesses.
I'm exhausted, but completely inspired and invigorated because of the connections and experiences we all had together...it makes me excited to keep pushing forward.
On the way home my good friend Kelsey Murphy and I decided to celebrate with a little wine and a few movies, and in this episode I'm sharing some impactful takeaways from both the retreat and the couple of movies we watched that I think just might change the way you think about life and business from this moment on.
As business owners there are about a million different things we could be doing at any given moment, and too often we may find ourselves crippled by the weight of decision fatigue and perfectionism that cause us to never take the right kind of action in our businesses.
In this episode NJ and I are exploring the idea of implementation, why it's necessary to build and grow your business, and how to successfully implement what you need to in your business to reach your goals.
If you've ever struggled to dig in and make the right things happen in your business, you're not alone - and these 5 key secrets will help you learn to implement in your business like a BOSS.
For those of you who aren't with us in Charlotte for the Boss Mom Retreat I hope you'll enjoy this epic conversation with my friend Michael O’Neal of The Solopreneur Podcast about how to leverage conferences the right way.
Michael is someone who pretty much has been to everything I can think of, knows everyone I can think of, has a podcast with like 10 million downloads, and is kind of a thing (trust me!) He's sharing 7 best practices for approaching, experiencing and leveraging conferences and live events to your best advantage, so grab a pen and paper and let's dive in!
In this episode I'm joined by Pamela Gold, Founder of Gold Evolution and Author of Find More Strength: 5 Pillars to Unlock Unlimited Power and Happiness about how to really live in pursuit of your best life by building inner strength and cultivating inner peace.
If you're ready to let go of stress and experience more happiness, peace and fulfillment in your relationships, work, and so much more, pop your earbuds in and enjoy this conversation!
If you've been a fan of the Boss Mom podcast for any length of time you've probably noticed I'm a big fan of all the funny things in life.
I believe that incorporating humor into our lives and businesses bonds us together and increases our happiness, which is why I'm SO exciting to be joined by my friend KT Speetzen, Founder of Mother Cluckers Comedy, to chat about how to use humor to grow your business.
Whether you're the kind of gal who laughs at her own jokes, or thinks she doesn't have a funny bone in her body, you're sure to learn something by tuning into this episode!
In this episode I'm joined by PJ Jonas, Founder of Goat Milk Stuff and Host of The Busy Mom's Survival Guide Podcast, to talk all about her unlikely journey into entrepreneurship and how to be intentional about creating a family legacy through your business. (Did I mention she has EIGHT kids and homeschools??) She has so much wisdom to share so don't wait another minute to tune in!