Make Networking More Prosperous (and FUN!) with Prosper Network Co-Founder, Melissa Camilleri EP: 192

podcast May 15, 2024

Networking brings different feelings for many people, ranging from very important to quite intimidating. It's a key for growing one’s career and business, but the thought of making connections in formal settings can be stressful. For some, networking is a tiresome task filled with self-promotion, but others see it as a chance to find common interests and make helpful connections. The main challenge is managing these interactions well to form true and beneficial relationships.

Melissa Camilleri is the co-founder of The Prosper Network. Here, she helps create a supportive community where women in business can build meaningful connections and grow together. Melissa's work focuses on fostering real relationships and mutual benefits, ensuring that every interaction within the network is purposeful and impactful.

Join me and Melissa today as she and I talk about:

  • My own networking journey, including periods of intense networking and times when I avoided it
  • The mixed feelings...
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5 Characteristics of a Successful and Empowering CEO with Hello Sugar Founder, Brigham Dallas EP: 191

podcast May 08, 2024

A CEO in any business plays an important role in guiding a company's growth. They not only plan for the future but also lead the company through challenges as it grows. An effective leader not only strategically plans for the future but also leads decisively, motivating teams toward common goals. As the company grows, the CEO's priorities evolve to include building a strong organization, fostering a positive company culture, and making quick decisions.

Brigham Dallas is the founder of Hello Sugar, a rapidly growing franchise in the beauty industry. With his strategic foresight and innovative approach, he has grown Hello Sugar from a single location into a successful national franchise. His leadership style, marked by an understanding of the industry and a commitment to empowering new business owners, establishes him as a leader in the entrepreneurial world.

Listen in as Brigham and I talk about:

  • Hello Sugar’s rapid growth through franchising
  • His insights on starting a...
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Putting Together Your Strengths + Strategy with Tamara Wamsley EP: 190

podcast May 01, 2024

Imagine a life where you no longer compromise on your dreams. Most people think that this is something that’s out of their reach, not realizing that it’s actually possible. What it takes is taking your natural talents and adding some strategic steps to create an energy that moves you towards the life you’re meant to live.

Tamara Wamsley is a Gallup-certified Strengths Coach who specializes in helping women leverage their unique strengths and talents to uncover and fulfill their true purpose. With her expert insights into strategy and personal development, she guides individuals towards transformative change and empowerment.

Join me and Tamara as we discuss:

  • The importance of finding and understanding your life purpose, particularly how it relates to both personal and professional fulfillment
  • Identifying your top strengths and how this can lead to significant changes in your career path
  • Taking concrete steps when you find out your strengths and your life purpose
  • ...
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Giving $10K to Women Through Collaboration EP: 189

podcast Apr 24, 2024

The magic of collaboration lies in its ability to bring together different minds and talents to create a sum greater than its parts. But collaboration not only fosters creativity and achieves goals; it can also transform lives.

Two years ago, I teamed up with publisher Lanette Pottle and a wonderful community of women to write three books: Elevate Your Voice, Step Into Your Brave, and Shine Your Light. This book project not only provided a platform for these women to share their stories but also endeavored to achieve another goal, and that is to support other women around the world reach their dreams.

Join me today on the podcast as I share with you:

  • How Lanette and I led a group of 34 women in writing and publishing three books, each contributing personal stories
  • The way this project not only achieved critical success, with each book becoming an Amazon bestseller, but also demonstrated the power of collaboration
  • Our decision to direct the profits from the sales of these books to...
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Permission to Stop & Breathe EP: 188

podcast Apr 17, 2024

Taking time to pause and breathe is not just beneficial—it's essential, especially in today’s fast-paced world. People often find themselves juggling multiple tasks, facing uncertain outcomes, and dealing with so much that stress and anxiety are sure to follow.

For anyone feeling overwhelmed by the hustle of daily life, taking a moment to stop and just breathe can serve as a powerful tool for maintaining mental and emotional health. Whether it's a few deep breaths between meetings, a brief meditation session in the morning, or a mindful walk during lunch, these pauses can impact one’s well-being: improving focus and productivity, and being able to handle the pressures of life with grace.

Join me today as I share with you:

  • Why taking the time to pause and breathe is a necessary practice to manage stress and prevent burnout
  • My morning routine of sitting quietly and focusing on breathing, which has allowed me to start my day centered and calm
  • An invitation to...
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How often should you share your story? EP: 187

podcast Apr 03, 2024

In today's world, stories are everywhere, making storytelling more important than ever. It connects us, making us feel understood and closer to one another.

However, there's an important question that often goes with storytelling: How often do you share or should you share your story?

And: are our stories worth being told over and over again?

But these questions aren’t just about how frequently we tell our stories, but about the powerful impact sharing them can have.

Join me today on the podcast as I share with you:

  • Why stories need to be told and retold to ensure they reach both new and existing audiences, considering our current fast-paced and content-rich world
  • How storytelling is a powerful tool for creating deep connections with others
  • The importance of treating your audience like your best friend and sharing personal, meaningful stories
  • How storytelling can be a journey of personal growth and healing
  • A simple challenge you can do this month of April to make...
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When and How to Add Publicity to Your Storytelling Arsenal with Publicist Beth Nydick EP: 186

podcast Mar 27, 2024

Getting noticed in today's digital world can be really tough for business owners and entrepreneurs. So many platforms fight for our attention and make it hard to stand out. But there's a powerful tool that's often missed: media exposure. Even though it can greatly increase visibility and build trust, many people avoid trying to get media coverage. It's important to understand why media is not used as much as it could be and how clearing up this confusion can lead to great chances for getting noticed and expanding your business. 

Enter Beth Nydick, our guest today on the podcast and a pro in the world of public relations and media. Beth breaks down the barriers to media exposure, sharing insider tips on how to grab people’s attention and make the most of every media opportunity.

Listen in on this episode as Beth and I talk about:

  • Her career journey, including how she landed a job with Jay Leno and published a cocktail cookbook by seizing opportunities
  • The importance of...
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Making Adversity Your Ally with Mojotivation Founder, Amy Sutter EP: 185

podcast Mar 20, 2024

Most of the time, we think of adversity as an unwelcome guest that knocks on our door at some point in our lives, often more than once. Yet, within the heart of adversity lie the seeds of growth, resilience, and transformation.

Today on the show, we are joined by my good friend, Amy Sutter. Amy's journey is a testament to the transformative power of facing challenges head-on and harnessing them as stepping stones towards growth. Her story is about tirelessly pursuing personal and professional fulfillment, which is driven by a passion for helping others become the strongest versions of themselves. Amy's thoughts on turning adversity into an ally offer lessons on resilience and perseverance.

Join me and Amy as we talk about:

  • Amy’s personal journey of turning adversity into an ally, offering insights on how challenges can be transformed into opportunities for growth
  • Her transition from a corporate career to becoming a known figure in the fitness and wellness industry and...
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Quiet Influence: Creating Audience-centric Content to Market Yourself in a More Aligned Way with Jen Liddy EP: 184

podcast Mar 13, 2024

When the loudest voices often seem to command the most attention, getting visible in business poses a challenge for the quieter ones among us. If you're someone who cringes at the thought of the spotlight, yet wishes to share your expertise and genuinely help people, doing visibility work can feel like an impossible task. How do you make your mark without compromising your comfort?

This question is at the heart of our latest podcast episode, where we explore the art of "Quiet Influence." Meant for those of us who thrive in the shadows rather than the limelight, this episode with content strategist and coach Jen Liddy is a guide on how to use your strengths and quietly pave a way to visibility in your business.

Listen in as Jen and I talk about:

  • Jen’s background in teaching and how she ended up in the world of marketing and becoming a content strategist
  • The concept of Quiet Influence – an approach to making an impact without needing to be in the spotlight
  • Jen’s...
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4 Steps to Tapping into your Intuition and Discovering your Empathic ways with Author Ciara Rubin EP: 183

podcast Mar 06, 2024

Life is full of tough choices. We often rely on facts and logic to make these decisions. But we sometimes forget about our gut feeling. This inner sense, or intuition, can offer deep insights beyond regular thinking. Trusting our intuition doesn't mean ignoring logic. It's about understanding that not all answers come from facts or deep thinking. Sometimes, it's the quiet voice inside us that shows us the way.

Today’s guest Ciara Rubin's story is one that speaks of the power of embracing one's intuition amidst the hustle of everyday life. Once too preoccupied with family, fitness, and finances to heed her inner voice, Ciara embarked on a journey of self-discovery that led her to trust her intuition with unwavering confidence.

Listen in as Ciara and I talk about:

  • Ciara’s personal journey of discovering her empathic and intuitive abilities, emphasizing a significant turning point at a metaphysical fair where her intuitive gifts were recognized by a stranger, setting her...
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