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In this episode I’m talking about a mindset shift that helped me move beyond the confines of “working hours” and “off hours.” Throw away the timeline with me, and let’s talk about how we can stop gatekeeping our joy for the hours outside of our work.  Quick note, my goal is never to push a […]

Episode 175 – Mindset Shift: Weekdays vs. Weekends

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Quinn Tempest believes that knowing which stage of business you’re in can offer you precious insight about where you can put your focus to keep moving in the right direction. “These 5 stages aren’t prescriptive. They aren’t a diagnosis. They’re really a tool for reflection to help you move forward more purposefully.” And just to make […]

Episode 172 – The 5 Stages of Entrepreneurship with Quinn Tempest

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Hello from creative expression / free play week! I wrote myself a prescription of rest, and it turns out it’s wayyyy harder than I thought it would be. Rest can be triggering when you’re so used to pushing new ideas forward and looking to your achievements for a reminder that you’re doing okay. (But it’s […]

Episode 163 – Why is Rest So Hard?

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This podcast started in 2018 as a way to document the transition out of my first business as a wedding photographer and into my second as a… (well, I didn’t know what it was going to be at the time — that was the whole point!)  Today’s episode demanded it’s own chapter in the story. […]

Episode 162 – Career 2 Update

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It’s taken me a long time to be able to tell this story, but time is exactly what I needed to support myself during this particular chapter where success felt very far away and failure was right there staring me in the face.  “You Might Not Like It” started as a way to document my […]

Episode 161 – Here’s What Happened

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Fair warning, we don’t get into the launch strategy talk until at least halfway through, but that’s because I have a few juicy stories to tell you.  Take this one for a walk or a drive, and come away with some tips that will inspire you to make changes to the plain-ol’ one-size-fits-all launch strategy […]

Episode 145 – Listen Before You Launch

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Ever wonder what a life & business coach and her client talk about? Join me for this solo episode where I share three coaching stories in hopes that you will be able to find yourself in one of them and get some free advice for what to do next. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE […]

Episode 138 – Three Coaching Stories

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YES, we’re talking legal stuff, (like what contracts you need to run your small business and what clauses protect you in unpredictable issues) — BUT, you don’t need to freak out. Even if you’re currently operating without a formal client agreement, this conversation won’t make you feel shamed, judged, or rattled.  May this be the […]

Episode 136 – Legal Contracts Every Small Business Owner Needs with Jaime from Contracts Market

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On one side: your thoughts, feelings, and experiences. On the other: the content you *think* your audience wants from you. It’s time to take out the divider and let those two worlds meet. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 132 – The Key to Content In this ep we’re deep diving the key […]

Episode 132 – The Key to Content

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Okay, so you’re ready to start thinking about pivoting or evolving your business in a new direction. But how do you even start?!  Maybe you’re looking to make a a slight shift… To start sharing more of WHO YOU ARE with your audience instead of only showcasing your portfolio, or to create a new kind […]

Episode 129 – Evolving Your Business 101: with Guest Mallory Rowan

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Decluttering one drawer never seems to be enough. Making one healthy meal doesn’t feel like enough. Posting one thing on social media that DOES align with your brand message feels like throwing a piece of spaghetti against the wall and hoping it sticks.  And that’s because of the “drop in the bucket” problem. LISTEN ON […]

Episode 126 – The Drop In The Bucket Problem

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This is the first episode in a four-part series about setting goals and intentions for your business growth. We’re going to kick things off by talking about RESISTANCE. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 125 – Are You Hitting Resistance in Your Business? When you decide to enter an established and thriving industry, […]

Episode 125 – Are You Hitting Resistance in Your Business?

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Coming at you with some FIRE content today — definitely an episode that demands diligent note-taking. (Pam, you’re missing things!) LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 123 – Don’t Make This Crucial Mistake On Your Website! This recording is a live training that I gave called “Write Your Website Copy in 1 Hour” […]

Episode 123 – Don’t Make This Crucial Mistake On Your Website!

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Coming at you LIVE from Gem Conference Day 2! This is a workshop that I ran during the virtual Gem Conference event, all about About Pages! There are 5 different types of About Pages that I recommend, each one with a different focus on how your words will build connection with a prospective client.  Join […]

Episode 121 – 5 Types of “About Pages” & How to Choose the Right One!

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Today’s episode comes to you from a training I ran earlier this week, called “5 Game Changers to Drive Sales.” The 75 minute class was SO good that I knew it needed a more permanent home on the podcast.  Join me to learn these 5 strategies that you can apply to your small business today […]

Episode 117 – 5 Strategies to Make More Money in Your Small Business

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