#58 Simple and Profitable with Kim Carson-Richards


It doesn’t have to be so hard.  Learn how to keep it simple in your business with Kim Carson-Richards.  Kim and her biz partner Kat run the Profitable Impact Academy - where they help entrepreneurs make a big impact by keeping things simple - which is, of course, an over simplification in the expertise she’s bringing to the podcast today.  She has started 3 successful businesses, become a best-selling author and spoken on over 200 stages - finding a way to combine doing what she loves and still having time for her family. 

In this episode you will learn:

  1. How to ditch the hustle and grind for hustle and flow
  2. Why the grind is NOT a necessary part of entrepreneurship
  3. How chasing what you love makes everything easier
  4. ONE thing you can do right now to keep it simple and grow your impact
  5. Why being clear on your values can help keep you healthy, happy, and sane while running your business.

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#50 More Time for What You Love with Erin Cantwell


As entrepreneurs it can be so easy to get overwhelmed and burnt out and lose track of what we love - like why we started doing what we do in the first place. What systems can you put in place to help you stress less and get back to doing what you love?

Today's guest is Erin Cantwell. She was a graphic designer who went to work at a branding firm in NYC, so she's got some serious creative skills. And now, she helps creative entrepreneurs to bridge the gap between their creative work and the operation side, like how do you get down to the nitty gritty of your business.

And I love that somebody with that much skill and that much training, as an artist, as a creative has taken her passion and love of creativity and being able to spend more time in what she calls the zone of genius. I love how she's taken that and created a whole business to help other creatives be as successful as she was, and really get down to how do you put systems in place that support and nourish you, and...

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#46 Having Fellow Entrepreneurs for Friends Helps you Stay Sane


PODCAST TAKE OVER!  This week one of my entrepreneur friends interviews ME!  Crazy!  The roles are reversed and you get a behind the scenes look at my life.  Lynn Coleman and I are part of a group that meets every week to support each other in our businesses.  I can't tell you how important these weekly meetings have been for me over the past few challenging months - and for my business growth.  Lynn is an expert in authentic messaging and communication, so when she asked if she could interview me on my podcast, I said YES.  

We dive into:

  1. Why being healthy, happy, and mostly sane is so important to you and your business - and what each of them means.
  2. Why creating your own team of entrepreneur friends is valuable and how it can help you to feel less isolated.
  3. If I had to pick, which is my favorite:  my baby Yoda action figure or my Kamala Harris action figure.

mostly sane....

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#6 Finding Balance: Where I Am Right Now and Why It Matters


In this episode you will learn:

  1. Why figuring out what’s going on with you right now is worth your time
  2. About a tool called the Life Balance Wheel
  3. How it can help you get a snapshot of your life right now
  4. How to prioritize your health and wellness goals 
  5. How to find more balance overall with all parts of your life while running a business


Why Health Assessments are freaking awesome (and useful)

One of the awesome things that assessments or quizzes or exercises that are about your health and wellness gives you is knowledge about what is going on with you right now.  I think that the importance of this concept is often overlooked.

When you are looking to change and evolve and grow, when are wanting to be healthier, happier and more sane, when you are wanting more calm and more focus - it’s important to know where you are starting from.  

When I know where I’m starting from - I can discover the things that are already working AND...

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