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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Getting Started Writing a Book with April Adams Pertuis EP: 182

podcast Feb 28, 2024

Have you ever dreamed of writing your own book? Of sharing your stories and insights through the written word for the world to read, yet felt daunted at the mere thought of taking on such a project? Well, what if I told you that the path to becoming an author, while not without challenges, is also possible with guidance and support? That your dream of sharing your story, your knowledge, and your vision through a book is not just a distant fantasy, but a tangible goal within your reach. 

In today's episode, I’m giving you a candid look behind the scenes of my own writing process, with insights and advice for anyone standing at the door of this very exciting adventure, yet hesitant to take the first step.

Listen in as I share with you:

  • My personal experience from transitioning to writing a solo book after previously co-authoring books
  • The importance of identifying the reason why you’re writing the book and knowing who your target audience is
  • Strategies for...
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Permission to Kick-a$& with Angie Colee EP: 181

podcast Feb 21, 2024

When the world often tells us what success looks like, believing in our own skills and potential can be tough. Doubts creep in, making us question if we're good enough to stand out and be proud of what we've achieved. But finding what we're truly good at is vital and possible. Embracing what we're great at is about celebrating our unique selves. 

Today, I’m thrilled to have business mentor Angie Colee on the show. Angie says her big life mission is: “I don't want a single creator, creative entrepreneur, or creative service provider to go to their grave thinking they're not enough, or will never figure this business thing out.”

So join me and Angie as we drop truth bomb after truth bomb, and discuss:

  • The importance of being true to oneself, resisting pressures to conform, and the value of owning one's unique path and story
  • Imposter syndrome and the ways people hold themselves back by not recognizing their own expertise and potential
  • The power of giving...
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Mixing your personal story into your professional world EP: 180

podcast Feb 14, 2024

In the rapidly evolving business landscape, where authenticity and connection are more valuable than ever, integrating your personal story into your business is not just beneficial—it's essential. Your personal journey, with its unique triumphs and trials, is a powerful tool that can transform your brand from just another name in the market to a relatable, trusted entity.

Today, let’s take a deep dive into one of the questions most often asked in storytelling: “How do I weave my personal story into my professional journey?” Join me as I give you some practical advice, examples, and a strategic framework to bridge the gap between your personal experiences and professional life.

Listen in as I discuss:

  • The human connection in business, and how, in a world where consumers are bombarded with generic marketing messages, personal stories stand out as beacons of authenticity
  • My framework for using personal stories that provides a blueprint for storytelling that is...
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