All posts in "Business"

Nancy Ganzekaufer

Published April 24, 2018 in Business , Coaching - 0 Comments
Nancy Ganzekaufer, Business Coach

My guest today is Nancy Ganzekaufer. Nancy is a focused, motivated, and dedicated Business Coach. Through her work, Nancy empowers creative entrepreneurs to build the life and business they have always wanted.

As a mom of three young adults and a successful business owner, Nancy understands the unique challenges entrepreneurs face when pursuing their dreams of growing a profitable business. She leads by example through her hard work, encouragement, and most of all, her no-BS leadership style.

Nancy offers individualized and group coaching to guide and motivate her clients to get clear on their business identity, offerings, and services. Then, she helps them set a plan to attract and close more of their ideal clients with effective marketing and sales techniques. 

Nancy shares a lot of great information such as:

  • What brought her to this stage of her life and business coaching. HINT: It's a fascinating story! 
  • How to effectively attract your ideal client in every day life and on social media by being you! 
  • Learning to lead your own life, getting confident & identifying your purpose can change your success.

You can connect with Nancy here:

http://nancyganzekaufer.com/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/actionableentrepreneurs/

https://www.facebook.com/NancyGanzekaufer/

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Louise Courville

Published April 17, 2018 in Business , Coaching , Entrepreneurship - 0 Comments

My guest today is Louise Courville. Louise is a Conversion Coach for coaches, consultants and online experts.

Louise comes from a long background in sales and specializes in creating processes to acquire quality leads and convert them to clients consistently.

Louise Courville has built a new forum for coaches, consultants and experts to leverage their time with fewer discovery calls and higher conversion rates. 'Clients That Convert' eliminates that salesy feeling and transforms the conversation into a simple invitation.

Striving to consistently deliver valuable, actionable content, Louise helps her audience of coaches, consultants and online experts achieve their professional goals through her signature hybrid coaching program.  

Louise shares with us how she bacame a conversion coach (sounds fascinating doesn't it?!), and we cover the following topics as well:

  • How to become an authority in your market. 
  • How to create a new opportunity in a saturated market. 
  • You don't have to create a market the customers are already there - you have to get in front of them.

To learn more about what Louise is up to, visit her on her website here: https://louisecourville.com/, or join her Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/girlbosscoaches

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Anna Lundberg

Published April 10, 2018 in Business , Coaching , Resilience - 0 Comments

My guest today is Anna Lundberg.

Anna Lundberg is a success coach and business strategist who helps people create businesses and build a lifestyle that allows them an unimagined sense of freedom, flexibility and fulfilment across different areas of their lives.

Anna built her professional career in beauty and luxury marketing, working with brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Hugo Boss and Burberry. Today, she continues to advise businesses and train teams on how to create powerful brands, develop effective marketing strategies and build digital capabilities in their organization.

As a coach, she helps her clients take their ‘one step outside’ the 9 to 5, create an alternative career for themselves, and reimagine success in their personal and professional lives.

Anna is a speaker and workshop facilitator as well as a published writer, with articles appearing on Inc. Magazine, Business Insider, and other online publications.

Some of the topics we cover are:

  • Redefining success beyond the narrow confines of work and career, to incorporate different areas of your life;
  • Overcoming your fear of failure and getting out of your comfort zone;
  • Dreaming bigger than ever before while being patient and showing self-compassion

You can connect with Anna on her website: www.onestepoutside.com

And, take advantage of the Success Audit here: www.onestepoutside.com/successaudit

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Melissa McGraw

Published April 3, 2018 in Business , Marketing - 0 Comments

My guest today is Melissa McGraw.

Melissa is founder of The Creative Potential an online business game-changer, and is a 20-year veteran of the fashion and consumer goods industry. Having worked with mega giant e-tailer Amazon.com for the past eight years, Melissa understands the complexities of both brick-and-mortar and e-commerce retail models. In fact, she has written content and analyzed and reviewed SEO tactics for over 80,000 items that are currently sold on Amazon today.

And, as an adjunct professor in e-commerce and logistics at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, she has her finger on the pulse of e-commerce trends and practices for creative businesses.

Her range of experience, honest, encouraging approach, and ability to bring one’s vision to life has earned her praise from industry influencers, clients, and students alike. She is passionate about fueling the pipeline with new talent and motivated by the idea that everyone has immense potential that deserves to be unleashed.

We discuss:

  • Getting your business found online,
  • Selling your products on Amazon,
  • Setting up your site for shipping success

To learn more about Melissa, you can connect with her at her website www.thecreativepotential.com and in her amazing Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/creativepotential/

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Kristin Hardwick

Published February 6, 2018 in Business , Photography - 0 Comments

My guest on today's show is Kristin Hardwick. Kristin is a branding photographer and strategist for entrepreneurs who are ready to stand out as the expert in their field. She helps her clients showcase their expertise and their unique energy, in both photographs that wow, and with a strategy to maximize those photographs. After 8 years in corporate America, Kristin turned her side hustle into a full-time business and has loved helping others ever since.

Some of the topics we cover in this episode are:

  • Why niching down will save your business
  • How to determine what YOUR brand is
  • How to remain authentic to you, while still having a polished brand

You can connect with Kristin at the following locations:

https://www.kristinhardwick.com/

https://www.instagram.com/kristinhardwickphoto/

https://www.facebook.com/KristinHardwickPhotography/


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Christina Concord

Published December 26, 2017 in Business , Promotion - 0 Comments

Christina Concord is a Brand Strategist, and Founder of Antina Promotions. She helps organizations, entrepreneurs, and small business owners create high touch, high value and high impact brand experiences for their clients.

As a dedicated advocate for the companies she partners with, she helps clients strategically place their brand into the hands of their audience throughout the various touch points of their buyer lifecycle to increase leads, sales and client loyalty and advocacy with targeted and strategic marketing campaigns that can provide measurable results and a positive ROI.

You can connect with Christina at http://www.antinapromo.com/ and on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christinaconcord/

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Alaia Williams

Published December 12, 2017 in Business , Organization - 0 Comments

My guest today is Alaia Williams. Alaia is a business systems strategist and community cultivator based in Los Angeles, CA. Alaia works with entrepreneurs and small business owners around the globe, helping them build better businesses by connecting them with the resources they need to succeed.

We talk the importance of finding a community that supports you and what you are doing, as well as planning, business systems, organizing, productivity, and how there is no one system or person that will magically solve everything.

Alaia also gives us some great tips on where you should invest your money when starting out in business.

Learn more and connect with Alaia at www.alaiawilliams.com

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PJ Taei

Published November 28, 2017 in Business , Tools - 0 Comments

Today’s guest is PJ Taei. PJ is the CEO of Uscreen.tv, a video platform that helps anyone launch a video subscription/membership service. Learn how to sell educational content, fitness videos, leadership videos, even entertainment content - just like building your own NetFlix using Uscreen.tv - which is currently over 1000 customers strong. Can you say "side hustle" anyone?! 😉

PJ and I cover the following topics and more:

  • Why so many of Uscreen customers are successful in generating income.
  • How much income is the average customer making?
  • What tools do they use to make so much money and how much of their time does it take on average?

For the next 30-days (until December 28, 2017) PJ has generously offered a 25% discount FOR THE LIFE OF YOUR USCREEN MEMBERSHIP to Side Hustle Rage listeners. All you need to do is go to this site: www.uscreen.tv/shr

Thank you, PJ!

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Rachel Wentworth

Published November 7, 2017 in Business , Entrepreneurship - 0 Comments

Today's guest, Rachel Wentworth, is an amazing, down to earth, business woman with the type of savvy that others envy. Rachel is a Maine native turned Boston resident. She's the co-owner of Forty Winks, an award winning brick and mortar lingerie and bra shop in Harvard Square.

About a year ago she started a podcast called Keeping Shop which aims to provide value and community to other brick and mortar business owners across the country. Her podcast is one of my favorites, and is an incredibly helpful resource for all things brick and mortar AND business - i highly recommend it.

Listen in as Rachel and I discuss:

  • Business planning and brainstorming. 
  • Time management (working on it in my own businesses right now) 
  • Customer relationships and building a strong community around both Keeping Shop and Forty Winks
  • The importance of brick and mortar businesses to achieving healthy communities.

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Christian Arriola

Published October 24, 2017 in Business , Entrepreneurship - 0 Comments

Today we have a special guest expert, Christian Arriola, an ambitious entrepreneur who is here to share some of his successes with us. 

Christian started his entrepreneurial journey when he was 8 years old, selling ice sticks in front of his house back in Mexico.

Later in his life, although he was climbing the corporate ladder, he decided to quit his job to focus on Lively Matcha, his side e-commerce green tea business at the time.

Christian quit his job with no savings and no plan, he turned the ecommerce store into a physical store. Fast forward  to today, and he’s now inspiring other millennial entrepreneurs to chase their dreams with his podcast show: “The Hustle Show”.

The Hustle Show rapidly got momentum and is now in the TOP 60 Business Podcasts on iTunes. – Impressive! 

Some topics we touch on in this episode are:

  • Using podcast as a branding tool
  • How to start your dream side hustle
  • How to set goals to quit your job and focus on your

You can catch up with Christian on his podcast The Hustle Show at: http://www.thehustleshow.co/

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