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Is Your Dream Really Possible?
Sep 17 • 36 min
Do you ever feel terrified of your big dreams? Scared because if they don’t come true you’ll be devastated? I think we’ve all been there. And lately I’ve heard a common theme around this develop in the C&C community, my Instagram and even with my 1:1…
What To Do With Your Dream When You’re Dealing with Crisis
Sep 10 • 52 min
Bizdom Episode! Today Steph and Megan answer a question that will apply to every entrepreneur at one point in their business building journey. Courage & Clarity Community member Brigitte has recently discovered that her father has Alzheimers and she will…
Why Showing Up is Enough: From 0 to 13,000 Hits in a Day
Sep 3 • 57 min
Meet Jen Rao, new online business builder, Canadian nomad, one of my students AND my virtual assistant! I recently asked my listeners what they wanted to hear more of on Courage and Clarity. Many of you requested more episodes that feature business…
Backstage Pass: Tools, Tech & Exact Process for a $40k Course Launch
Aug 27 • 50 min
If there’s one thing I love in business, it’s opening the curtain and allowing others to have a sneak peak behind the scenes on what it takes to be successful. In this backstage pass style episode, I’m giving you the real tactics I used to have a $40k…
Thinking of Launching a Course? 4 Ways to Know When You’re Ready (ep. 104)
Aug 20 • 42 min
In this 2-part series, I'm tackling the courage components of what it takes to launch a successful course (to the tune of $40k in revenue!) Before you dive into building your own course and risk hearing absolute crickets, here are 4 things to think…
How to Grow When No One is Paying Attention to You (Business Wisdom, ep 103)
Aug 13 • 50 min
Megan Hale is back for some "Bizdom"! Today we're answering a question from listener Vicki, all about how to move forward when literally 5 people are downloading your podcast. How do you persevere (and actually grow) when you have zero traction? Join us…
How To Sell Out a Group Program with Zero Audience with Kristine Newman (ep 102)
Jul 30 • 66 min
My student Kristine Newman shares the incredible story of taking her 15 year brick and mortar business online after a devastating change in her life. She went from absolutely zero people paying attention to her, to pulling 6 women into a paid group…
Productivity Your Way: 3 Ways Megan Seeley Customizes her 15 Minute Planner
Jul 23 • 56 min
This week I'm so excited to welcome my friend and coaching student, Megan Seeley — The Goal Designer! Megan is an anti-productivity coach for moms. She challenges them to live a life of radical non-guilt, and teaches them to strategically carve out time…
Amy Porterfield: 5 Game-Changing Strategies for Hosting Wildly Profitable Webinars
Jul 16 • 51 min
I’m beyond excited to introduce Episode 100’s super special guest, Amy Porterfield! Besides hosting her own top-rated podcast, Amy teaches entrepreneurs and business owners how to use online marketing strategies so they can sell with ease. In the COURAGE…
The Elements of a Successful Pre-Launch (And, What Typical Marketing Advice Won’t Tell You) Ep 99
Jul 9 • 47 min
In the final episode of the Business Wisdom Series (for now!), Megan asks Steph: "From here, it looks like it's all fun and success for you in your business. But is that the whole story?" Steph breaks down her recent (spontaneous) successful launch, and…
“Is This as Good as it Gets?” What To Do When Things Feel Stagnant (Ep 98, Business Wisdom Series)
Jul 2 • 47 min
Have you ever asked, "is this as good as it's gonna get in my business?" In this episode of the Business Wisdom Series, Steph & Megan dive deep into plateaus — what they are, why they happen, why they're normal and how to move past them. In the clarity…
All About Balance: Clients, In-Person Vs. Online & Daily Routines (ep 97, Business Wisdom Series)
Jun 25 • 55 min
Running your own business on your own terms is awesome and everything but … what about balance? It's a question we get all the time, and if we're honest, it's something we're wrestling with all the time ourselves. In this episode of the Business Wisdom…
A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting the Word Out About Your Product (Business Wisdom Series, Ep 96)
Jun 18 • 53 min
Marianne's question: If you want to create a strong push for getting the word out, where would you focus your energy? In order to answer Marianne's question, we dig into the two pillars of business building: audience, and product. We're defining the "lie…
Pricing Boot Camp: Do I Lower My Price to Attract Customers? (Ep 95, Business Wisdom Series)
Jun 11 • 38 min
In this episode of the Business Wisdom Series, Steph and Megan answer Patrick's question: Do I reduce my price to attract customers, or keep the price I set? We're dishing up a method to communicate the value of the customer transformation and how to set…
Pushing Hard Enough vs. Pushing Too Hard: Business Growth without Burnout
Jun 5 • 45 min
In this Business Wisdom Series episode, Steph and Megan discuss how to know if you're pushing yourself hard enough. We get into how to not compare yourself: to others, to other versions of yourself, to the past or future version of yourself. In the…
Why You’re Stuck: Questions & Exercises to Actually Move Forward (Ep 93, Business Wisdom Series)
May 29 • 38 min
Ladies and gentlemen, a question Megan Hale & Steph Crowder have NEVER gotten before! Penny asks, "How important is it to figure out why I'm stuck? I know I'm stuck and I want to get unstuck. How much time and energy do you spend finding out why you're…
Overwhelmed By Free Business Advice? How To Balance Learning & Doing (Ep 92)
May 21 • 41 min
Ah, the internet — a vast place chock full of free information. You can teach yourself to do just about anything using the web, from running a business to learning a new language. What a time to be alive! But, is it just us or is the sheer amount of STUFF…
How to Get Your First 100 Subscribers (Without Frustration & Overwhelm) Ep 90, Business Wisdom Series
May 14 • 44 min
So we've all heard about the importance of growing an audience and that sounds all well and good, but… how in the world do you get actual people to start paying attention to you when you're starting from scratch? Welcome to the second episode of our…
What Two Seasoned Entrepreneurs Wish They Knew When They Started (Ep 90)
May 7 • 59 min
My top secret co-host for the next 10 episodes, REVEALED! Learn who will be joining me to answer listener questions for this special series, and hear the answers to our first question: what we wish we knew when we started. Spoiler alert: it's a super…
3 Easy but Awesome Tips for Getting More Done in Less Time with Elle Drouin (ep 89)
Apr 30 • 52 min
How does Elle Drouin manage to run THREE profitable businesses, and only work 3 weeks each month?! Yep, I had to know too! Tune in to hear Elle's 3 big tips for keeping it all together, and allowing herself more time for rest and creativity.
Learn To Communicate What You Do With Adria DeCorte (Ep 88)
Apr 23 • 51 min
Ever find yourself at a cocktail party, mingling with some new people and you're waiting for it… the dreaded question… you know it's coming, and yet you already know you'll clam up when it does: "So, what do you do?" Yep, me too. And if you've ever felt…
3 Exercises For Instant Brand Clarity With Kaye Putnam (Ep 87)
Apr 16 • 49 min
"What the heck should my brand look and feel like? What sets me apart? How do I show up in a sea of noise?" These are questions I hear a lot, and this week on the show Kaye Putnam is here to help us out in a major way. Kaye is a psychology-driven brand…
How To Benefit From Your Goals BEFORE You Achieve Them With Lauree Ostrofsky (Ep 86)
Apr 9 • 56 min
Today I'm delighted to welcome the lovely and courageous Lauree Oftrofsky to the show! Lauree is a coach for the A+ type student. She helps people figure out how to actually enjoy the process instead of saving all the good feelings when the goal has been…
4 Steps to Turn Your Passion into Profit with Cathy Heller (ep 85)
Apr 2 • 72 min
Believe me when I say that every single time I welcome a guest onto the show, I feel thrilled. But there's just something about today's guest, my new friend (& soul sister?) Cathy Heller, that created an oh so special conversation here…. and I just know…
5 Ways to Work *with* Your Fear and Lead with Courage (Amy Smith, ep 84)
Mar 26 • 56 min
If you're here, I'm guessing you could use a little more courage in your life — and who among us isn't interested in feeling courageous?! That's why I love this week's conversation so much. Meet Amy Smith, the sassy, lovely and hilarious life coach over…
4 Guidelines for Building an Audience When You’re a Total Nobody Online with Harriet Morris (Ep 83)
Mar 19 • 63 min
So you want to start a podcast, blog or YouTube channel, but there's just one problem… You're starting from absolute scratch, and NO ONE knows you online. How are you supposed to get people to actually listen, read or watch?! This week on the show I've…
Exactly How To Find A Life-Changing Mastermind Group (6 Huge Mistakes To Avoid) Ep 82
Mar 12 • 48 min
Okay, so I'm willing to bet that at this point you've heard about "mastermind groups", and that you should totally be in one. {Psst, I made you a pretty little free guide to go with this episode! Go grab it here before you listen:…
Minimalist Baker: The Secret to Building a Rock Solid Brand with Dana Shultz
Mar 5 • 55 min
What does it take to build a stunning brand and create a food blog empire? This week, I'm thrilled we have my dear friend Dana Shultz of Minimalist Baker to help us find out! Dana is the creator and founder of Minimalist Baker, an amazing website…
Erin Kelly: 3 Fun & Easy Ways to Boost Engagement & Identify Hot Leads (Ep 80)
Feb 26 • 58 min
This week on the show I'm welcoming Erin Kelly, Co-Founder of MemberVault! Erin spills all the beans about MemberVault, an amazing software that helps entrepreneurs deliver and sell content. Even better, the platform makes courses more fun to complete by…
Behind the Scenes of a Successful & Profitable 5 Day Challenge (ep 79)
Feb 19 • 43 min
How do you quadruple an email list in 30 days, attract nearly 1,000 challenge participants, and launch a course with 250 participants? After tons of trial and error last year, 2018 got off to a fast start for me. And today, I'm seriously stoked so spill…
Jacq Fisch: 5 Steps to Side Hustle Without Destroying Yourself, Even with a Family & Job (ep 78)
Feb 12 • 56 min
Meet Jacqueline Fisch, copywriter, editor, author and fellow Chicagoan! Jacq is a member of the Courage and Clarity community and a listener of the show, and it feels like a special treat to dive deep with a member of our tribe. In this episode, you’ll…
Ep 077 // 3 Ways to Grow Your Business with YouTube (with Trena Little)
Feb 5 • 49 min
In this episode I'm hanging with Trena Little, a YouTube Coach and creator of amazingly helpful YouTube channel, Tips with Trena! In her channel, you’ll find straight-to-the-point tutorials for entrepreneurs who want to harness the power of video —…
Ep 76 // 9 Big Lessons Learned in One Year of Podcasting
Jan 29 • 39 min
It’s been a year since I started podcasting and here we are, already on our 76th episode! In this episode I'm on the mic solo, sharing the exact evolution of my workflow & processes over time. I'm also revealing one of my grand plans for the next few…
Ep 075 // Grief, Growth & Keys To A Hyper-Engaged Facebook Group With Becky Mollenkamp
Jan 22 • 73 min
Today the show is as powerful as it is vulnerable and helpful … strap in for a good one as my friend Becky Mollenkamp and I explore our winding journeys with grief and growth. If you listened to Episode 21 of the show, you already know a little about my…
Ep 074 // Stop Overcomplicating & Simplify Your Business in 5 Steps with Ashley Gartland
Jan 15 • 53 min
This week I'm thrilled to welcome Ashley Gartland, Coach for Creative Entrepreneurs & Simplification Extraordinaire! She’s on a mission to help women avoid the process of overcomplicating their businesses by teaching them how to simplify. In this episode…
Ep 073 // Use “Good, Better & Best” to Hit Your Goals Without Breaking Your Neck (with Megan Hale)
Jan 1 • 45 min
Megan Hale spills her secret sauce goal setting method that is allowing her to press pause for a YEAR for maternity leave if she chooses to. Mind blown! It's January 1st, and if I had a dime for all the goal setting advice that's out there … well, you…
Ep 072 // How to Love Your Life in 2018 (Encore with Catherine Rains)
Dec 25, 2017 • 64 min
Episode 57 of this podcast is so popular, I believe it's worth a second listen! Tune in to hear how Catherine Rains (@thehotelartist on Instagram) learned to STOP fighting against her life, and fall in love with it instead. If you haven't ever heard it,…
Ep 071 // 7 Favorite Tools for Tapping into My “Zone of Genius”
Dec 18, 2017 • 34 min
Not long ago, I was in a major funk. But recently, without much effort at all I've turned it around, and some amazing results have come. I'm laser focused now. Connected with you guys. Creating cool sh*t. Doubling my email list in one week. And I REALLY…
Ep 070 // How to Know Exactly What to Do Next with Tonya Dalton
Dec 11, 2017 • 56 min
This week on the show, I'm totally nerding out on all things productivity with Tonya Dalton, Founder of Inkwell Press! (The CLARITY portion begins around 32 mins!) Especially with the recent launch of my new free 15 minute planner method, it's no secret…
Ep 069 // 4 Steps To Plan Your Week In 15 Minutes (And Get It Done This Time)
Dec 3, 2017 • 32 min
In today's episode, I'm going talking about 4 steps to plan your entire week in 15 minutes. Yep, I'm for real — 4 steps, 15 minutes, actually getting the good stuff DONE. Head to courageandclarity.com/plan before you listen! So in my free guide, you'll…
Ep 068 // Building a Thriving Coaching Business & Keeping Your Life Out of “Crisis Mode”
Nov 27, 2017 • 72 min
This week I have Kali Rogers with me, Founder & CEO of Blush Online Life Coaching! Kali has created a life coaching membership site where women & girls around the world can receive guidance from Masters' Level Counselors for just $79/month. But of course,…
Ep 067 // What To Focus On If You Feel You’ve Fallen Short This Year
Nov 20, 2017 • 18 min
It's Thanksgiving week! To celebrate, this episode has got a Thanksgiving-themed twist to it, and I'll bet it's not what you think. Lately, it seems I've been having a LOT of conversations with listeners & Fizzle members who express a general restless or…
Ep 066 // Create a Story for Your Product with 6 Out of the Box Ideas with Kristen Ley
Nov 13, 2017 • 63 min
It's a Courage AND Clarity mega episode with Kristen Ley, Founder of Thimblepress! In this episode, you'll hear both the Courage & Clarity components stitched together with some music inbetween so you know when we're switching. We talk about: Kristen's…
Ep 065 // 4 Ingredients for Crafting a Maternity Leave that Works with Arianna Taboada (Clarity)
Nov 8, 2017 • 32 min
Today on the show, Arianna Taboada is back for her Clarity episode — she's dropping 4 major ingredients we need to cook up the perfect maternity leave. In this episode, you'll hear: How to figure out how much business help you're actually going to need as…
Ep 064 // How to Shift Work From “Stressful” to “Safe Space”, Even When Life Feels Insane with Arianna Taboada (Courage)
Nov 6, 2017 • 44 min
In this Courage episode, I'm talking to Arianna Taboada, a Maternal Health Consultant for Entrepreneurs who helps ease the collision between business and babies! I can't articulate how important and compelling I believe Arianna's work is having gone…
Ep 063 // We Challenge You to Become a Better Public Speaker This Month (with Crystal Escobar)
Oct 30, 2017 • 56 min
In this special episode, I'm sharing details about an exciting November Challenge I'm spearheading with my new friend, Crystal Escobar! In this episode, you'll hear: A recap of my recent experience as a keynote speaker (in front of 300 people, eek!) My 4…
Ep 062 // Morning Routines, Working From Home & How My Goals Have Completely Changed (Listener Q+A)
Oct 23, 2017 • 32 min
It's been a while since I set my microphone down and asked you exactly what you'd like to hear, so this week's episode is dedicated to just that: it's my Fall 2017 Q+A episode! You guys asked some awesome questions, and as I listened back to the recording…
Ep 061 // Stop Pushing So Hard & Do These 3 Things Instead
Oct 16, 2017 • 21 min
The dreaded "Sunday Scaries" … chances are you've had 'em. You know, that feeling on a Sunday that you are so overwhelmed by the thought of the week ahead, it can be hard to even get a good breath in your lungs? It's easy to get lost in that "how am I…
Ep 060 // 5 Ways to Grow a Business with a Tiny Social Media Following with Rachel Sandall
Oct 9, 2017 • 29 min
It can be super intimidating to start a business when you look at your "heroes" and see they have 10k, 20k, 100k or even more followers. It can leave you wondering, how can I ever get that many people to pay attention to me? The good news is that you…
Ep 059 // Are “Rock Bottom Moments” Actually a Secret Weapon for Success? with Rachel Sandall
Oct 9, 2017 • 40 min
This week I'm chatting with Rachel Sandall, social media maven and owner behind Sandall Social and Inhouss! When I connected with Rachel, I was fascinated by her two stories of rock bottom moments. She attributes a lot of her success to that…
Ep 058 // How to Give Yourself a Break Without Giving Up
Oct 2, 2017 • 33 min
There's a trend I’ve noticed with entrepreneurs who find success: it's DILIGENCE. Discipline. They’re playing the long game. As such, it’s a marathon, not a sprint. And sometimes in a marathon, we must pace ourselves. BUT we must use caution here —…
Ep 057 // How to Stop Fighting Against Your Life & Fall in Love With It Instead with Catherine Rains
Sep 18, 2017 • 68 min
There aren't enough words to describe how excited I am for you all to hear this conversation I'm having with Catherine Rains, also known as The Hotel Artist! Alternate titles for this episode include: "Catherine Rains blows Steph's mind live on the air…
Ep 056 // Sick of Hearing About “Gratitude”? Here’s a Fresh Approach to Feeling Grateful (For Real)
Sep 11, 2017 • 23 min
We’ve all been there: you go to journal about what you’re grateful for. You write some things. “I’m grateful for my business. I’m grateful for my family. I’m grateful for my health.” …. but then, not only does it not “get you anywhere”, you feel even…
Ep 055 // Exactly How To Build Courses That Change Lives & Get Real Results with Janelle Allen (Clarity)
Sep 4, 2017 • 39 min
Janelle Allen is an Instructional Designer, which is code for "this lady really knows what it takes to create courses that make customers say 'YES!' instead of 'Meh.'" If you're interested in creating courses, or maybe you've even tried but feel things…
Ep 054 // Closing A Six Figure Business In Favor Of Fun & Energy with Janelle Allen (Courage)
Sep 4, 2017 • 34 min
As an Instructional Designer, she's trained to identify and solve learning gaps. She builds world-class online courses that gets results for her clients' businesses. IN THIS COURAGE EPISODE, YOU'LL HEAR: The story of how Janelle built a 6 figure…
Ep 053 // The Only Thing You Need to Beat Overwhelm & Finally Focus
Aug 28, 2017 • 38 min
Remember that time I started recording LIVE podcast episodes with you? Well, we're back for Round 2! Over on the Courage & Clarity Facebook page, I've been testing out some podcast recording with you during a LIVE session. It's been so fun so far! This…
Ep 052 // 12 Questions to Ask When You Need to Be Brave with Emily Ann Peterson (Clarity)
Aug 21, 2017 • 41 min
Have you ever thought about bravery as a concept that is as much science as it is art? Until I talked with Emily Ann Peterson, I always thought bravery was one of those things that people either had or they didn't. Real deal bravery is reserved for…
Ep 051 // How To Be Brave When Your Dreams Get Crushed With Emily Ann Peterson (Courage)
Aug 21, 2017 • 33 min
Emily Ann Peterson, host of the Bare Naked Bravery podcast, is a singer / songwriter and a marketing consultant / coach. Specifically, she helps creative misfits (and other people who don't feel like they quite "belong") to show up and do their meaningful…
Ep 050 // Leveraging Authentic Storytelling to Sell Out an In-Person Event with Megan Hale (Clarity)
Aug 14, 2017 • 43 min
In today’s Clarity episode we’re talking about something I’m super curious to learn more about: in-person retreats with your customers! <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 049 // How to Find Your Truth & Let it Guide You with Megan Hale (Courage)
Aug 14, 2017 • 41 min
This week I’m thrilled to welcome my friend & fellow mastermind group member, Megan Hale! <img class="thumb-image" data-image="https://static1.squarespace.com/static/586c0773ebbd1a367d451544/t/5991be33e6f2e1489988ca15/1502723641689/"…
Ep 048 // What to Do if You Love Your Ideas, Yet Still Procrastinate
Aug 7, 2017 • 39 min
This week I’m so excited to bring you a different & special version of the Courage & Clarity podcast! <img class="thumb-image" data-image="https://static1.squarespace.com/static/586c0773ebbd1a367d451544/t/5987a4b33a0411d1820ff6ac/1502061753731/"…
Ep 047 // Two Types of Money You Need to Be Earning in Your Business, Starting Today with Jessica Eley (Clarity)
Jul 31, 2017 • 42 min
Welcome to this week’s Clarity episode featuring Jessica Eley, a mindset coach who knows a whole lot about money. <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 046 // How to Stop Learning & Start Doing, Even If You Have Zero Plan with Jessica Eley (Courage)
Jul 31, 2017 • 39 min
Welcome to another week of incredible interviews on Courage & Clarity! Jessica Eley is a mindset coach for high achievers who helps people figure out how to get their heads in the right space to achieve the success they want in their lives. <img…
Ep 045 // The Worst Feedback I’ve Ever Received (& How I’m Handling It)
Jul 24, 2017 • 31 min
Okay friends, buckle up & grab your cup of coffee (orrrrr somethin’ stronger) — today it’s getting real. I’m talking about the worst feedback I’ve gotten about this podcast so far. And guys, I won’t lie — that sh*t hurts! <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 044 // How to Write Compelling Copy That Turns Lurkers into Buyers with Ashlyn Carter (Clarity)
Jul 17, 2017 • 38 min
Welcome to Part Two of my conversation with Ashlyn Carter, a sharp & sweet conversion copywriter for creative entrepreneurs! <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 043 // Breaking Up With Career Obsession and Using Meaningful Work to Heal with Ashlyn Carter (Courage)
Jul 17, 2017 • 36 min
This week I’m excited to share two fabulous conversations with Ashlyn Carter, conversion copywriter for creative entrepreneurs! <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 042 // How to Be Seen as the Go To Expert in Your Industry with Reina Pomeroy (Clarity)
Jul 10, 2017 • 33 min
Welcome to the second conversation I’m having with Reina Pomeroy, the life and biz success coach behind Reina & Co who emphasizes heart based business. She helps people pinpoint what’s most important to them so they can become the go-to expert in their…
Ep 041 // How to Build a Life Around What You Care About with Reina Pomeroy (Courage)
Jul 10, 2017 • 37 min
Season 3 of the podcast is HERE! I’m so excited to bring you yet another series of mind-blowing interviews with some of the most inspiring and savvy minds the internet has to offer.With me today I have Reina Pomeroy, a life and biz success coach who…
Ep 040 // 8 Clarity Blockers You Need to Bust Through to Be Successful
Jul 3, 2017 • 46 min
And just like that, we’re wrapping up the Meaningful Work Series! Today I’m excited to share Part 3 of 3. If you missed the first parts of the series, go here: How to Make a Living Doing Something You Actually Like & Vision: 5 Steps to Design Your Life…
Ep 039 // Vision: 5 Steps to Design Your Life Instead of Living By Default
Jun 26, 2017 • 46 min
Part 2 of the Meaningful Work Series is here! If you missed the first episode, here’s where to find it: How to Make a Living Doing Something You Actually Like. Today we’re blowing the doors off of the Courage part of Courage & Clarity. And guys, there is…
Ep 038 // How to Make a Living Doing Something You Actually Like
Jun 19, 2017 • 55 min
“The hardest thing about earning a living doing something I care about is how deeply I care about my mistakes.”“The hardest thing about earning a living doing something I care about is believing that I’ll actually figure it out one day.”“The hardest thing…
Ep 037 // Making Tough Decisions, Feeling Fraud-ish & Killer Podcast Interviews (Season 2 Q+A)
Jun 12, 2017 • 54 min
That’s a WRAP on Season 2! I can’t believe we did it — 10 guests, 20 interviews, 2 bonus episodes, and a whole lot of love and connection with you all. I hope you got as much value out of the wide array of talent on the show this past season. Now, it’s…
Ep 036 // 3 Steps You Must Take to Find Your Passion with Rachel & Kristen of Clarity on Fire (Clarity)
Jun 5, 2017 • 50 min
After throwing it back to the days of depressed Netflix binge-watching and cubicle panic attacks in our Courage episode, I’m so excited to dig into the Clarity episode with Rachel East & Kristen Walker! After all, their website & business is Clarity On…
Ep 035 // How Two Best Friends Who Hated Work Got Unstuck with Rachel & Kristen of Clarity on Fire (Courage)
Jun 5, 2017 • 46 min
<img class="thumb-image" alt="clarityonfire2.png" data-image="https://static1.squarespace.com/static/586c0773ebbd1a367d451544/t/593191cc9f74563de4085877/1496420821607/clarityonfire2.png" data-image-dimensions="721x721" data-image-focal-point="0.5,0.5"…
Ep 034 // How to Nail Your Customer’s Needs with an Incredibly Simple Product (Clarity)
May 29, 2017 • 38 min
In this week’s Clarity episode, I’m welcoming Allison Schaaf, founder of PrepDish, back to show! <img class="thumb-image" alt="schaaf2.png"…
Ep 033 // How Lessons from a Service-Based Business Fueled a Passive Income Product
May 29, 2017 • 39 min
This week I’m pumped to welcome the founder of a service I use myself (and am obsessed with!) I’ve got Allison Schaaf, the founder of PrepDish, a subscription service offering handcrafted gluten-free and paleo meal plans week after week. <img…
Ep 032 // A 4-Pronged Approach to Better Decision Making with Sarah K Peck (Clarity)
May 22, 2017 • 38 min
After Sarah’s Courage story, now we’re getting down to business and talking about some real grown-up stuff: making better decisions in our businesses. <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 031 // Yes, You Can Keep Going with Sarah K. Peck (Courage)
May 22, 2017 • 48 min
In this week’s edition, I’ve got Sarah K. Peck on the microphone with me! Sarah is an author, startup advisor and yoga instructor based in New York City. She’s the founder and executive director of Startup Pregnant, and at this point in her career she’s…
Ep 030 // How to Prepare Financially for Entrepreneurship with Nicole Lapin (Clarity)
May 15, 2017 • 25 min
In the second half of my conversation with best-selling author and former CNN & CNBC anchor Nicole Lapin, we’re getting real about finances. <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 029 // How to Unleash Your Inner Boss & take Charge of Your Career (Courage)
May 15, 2017 • 39 min
<img class="thumb-image" data-image="https://static1.squarespace.com/static/586c0773ebbd1a367d451544/t/5918cfa92e69cf82b8f051cb/1494798265675/" data-image-dimensions="726x719" data-image-focal-point="0.5,0.5" data-load="false"…
Ep 028 // How to Know When to Quit Your Business & Find Your Dream Job Instead with Annie Truax (Clarity)
May 8, 2017 • 36 min
Following the winding path towards freelancing in the fitness world after two major losses in her life, marketing & PR professional Annie Truax did something surprising.She quit her business to work for someone else. <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 027 // How Major Loss Shaped a Quest for Meaningful Work with Annie Truax
May 8, 2017 • 58 min
On the podcast this week, I’ve got former corporate marketer turned freelancer turned employee again with a fitness instructor, lung cancer research advocate and my long-time friend, Annie Truax. <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 026 // Ideal Clients, “Shiny Object Syndrome” & Why it’s Okay to Suck Right Now (Q&A)
May 1, 2017 • 48 min
Here we are … halfway through Season 2 of the Courage & Clarity podcast! <img class="thumb-image" data-image="https://static1.squarespace.com/static/586c0773ebbd1a367d451544/t/59065633893fc052557d3d61/1493587524250/" data-image-dimensions="712x733"…
Ep 025 // A 3 Step Process to Getting More Sales with Think Creative Collective (Clarity)
Apr 24, 2017 • 34 min
In this week’s Clarity episode, we’re jamming on a tough topic for lots of us: sales. <img class="thumb-image" data-image="https://static1.squarespace.com/static/586c0773ebbd1a367d451544/t/58fd3308f5e2316109af3781/1492988684827/"…
Ep 024 // How to find a co-founder, test your relationship & go all in with Think Creative Collective (Courage)
Apr 24, 2017 • 39 min
This week’s Courage & Clarity conversations are double the fun as I’m joined by not one, but two brilliant business ladies: Emylee Williams & Abagail Pumphrey, the founds of Think Creative Collective. <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 023 // Identify Your Strengths & Create a Unique Business with Katie Proctor (CLARITY)
Apr 17, 2017 • 39 min
Have you ever found yourself wondering with questions like: “How do I figure out what I’m really good at?”“What are my strengths?”“How do other people see me?”“How do I create a business that’s uniquely me?”We’ve all asked these questions a million times…
Ep 022 // How to Stop “Chasing Next” with Katie Proctor (COURAGE)
Apr 17, 2017 • 50 min
In this week’s Courage story, Katie Proctor shares her journey from a corporate marketer, to health & fitness coaching to where she is today — helping fellow Registered Dietitians create thriving businesses. <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 021 // Things I’m Afraid to Tell You: Losing My Brother
Apr 10, 2017 • 44 min
Today’s episode is one I’m both excited and totally terrified to share with you. It’s me, alone on the microphone, opening up about the hardest and most unthinkable thing I’ve ever dealt with. <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 020 // Exactly How to Take Your Business & Family on the Road with Tsh Oxenreider (Clarity)
Apr 3, 2017 • 37 min
In Episode 19, you heard about Tsh’s inspiring story of taking her family of five and her business around the world for a year. In this episode, we’re getting into the nitty gritty of how the heck this actually works and what preparations to consider for…
Ep 019 // Your Life’s Purpose, Simplicity & World Travels with a Family (Tsh Oxenreider, Courage)
Apr 3, 2017 • 39 min
We’ve all heard about “the dream” of a nomadic lifestyle, working anywhere in the world with an internet connection from the comfort of our laptops. But what about those of us with, you know, families and stuff? <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 017 // How Amanda Cook Used Corporate Marketing Experience to Power a Wellness Business (COURAGE)
Mar 27, 2017 • 39 min
This week I’m talking with Amanda Cook of Wellpreneur, digital marketing for the wellness industry. She helps health coaches, yoga teachers, personal trainers & nutritionists bring more of the right people to their websites and turn them into paying…
Ep 018 // Not Another Target Market Conversation with Amanda Cook (CLARITY)
Mar 27, 2017 • 41 min
Think you’ve heard all there is to hear about “target market” and “picking a niche”? I thought I had too, until this conversation with Amanda.Before you skip this episode because you’re tired of the same advice (seriously, I feel you!), you have to hear…
Ep 015 // How Adrienne Dorison Quit Her Job & Paid Off a $48k Debt in 6 Months
Mar 20, 2017 • 41 min
Season 2 is HERE, and we’re getting this party started with Adrienne Dorison: success guru, money mentor and podcast host behind the School of Self-Mastery and The Pop-Up Podcast! <img class="thumb-image" alt="dorisonimage2.png"…
Ep 016 // A Clear & Simple Process for Getting More Done in Less Time with Adrienne Dorison
Mar 20, 2017 • 45 min
Feel like you’ve got a million things on your to do list and few results to show for it on this Monday? Adrienne Dorison’s got a few things to say to you in this Clarity episode!(If you missed our Courage conversation, skip back one to Episode 15!) <img…
Ep 014 // A Stress-Free Approach to Getting What You Want with Chase Reeves
Mar 13, 2017 • 84 min
Are you ready for this bonus episode?! It’s a little out there and incredibly raw… and while it’s a departure from the classic C&C format, I’m still a little electrified from this conversation. <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 013 // All About Podcasting + Productivity: Season One Q&A
Mar 6, 2017 • 43 min
I’m so excited to be back on the microphone today! Before we kick off Season 2 (it’s DEEP in progress right now!), I thought we could take a step back and digest the jam-packed episodes of Season 1. <img class="thumb-image" alt="Screen Shot 2017-03-05 at…
Ep 012 // 5 Ways to Stand Out & Build a Die-Hard Loyal Tribe with Natalie Franke (CLARITY)
Feb 13, 2017 • 41 min
Ever find yourself shouting into the empty vacuum of social media, wondering why that stubborn follower number isn’t increasing? <img class="thumb-image"…
Ep 011 // How a college side hustle led to an empire of 50,000 members with Natalie Franke (COURAGE)
Feb 13, 2017 • 37 min
This week I’m talking with Natalie Franke, founder of the Rising Tide Society, which is an international network of creative entrepreneurs who believe in community over competition. In this Courage story, Natalie tells us about what it was like to grow a…
Episode 009 // From Bathroom Floor Breakdown to a Soul-Centered Business with Cassandra Bodzak (COURAGE)
Feb 6, 2017 • 34 min
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Episode 010 // Everything You Really Need to Know about Publishing a Book with Cassandra Bodzak (CLARITY)
Feb 6, 2017 • 30 min
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Episode 008 // Using Research to Grow a Blog & Earn 65K Instagram Followers
Jan 30, 2017 • 36 min
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Episode 007 // Taking a Chance on Business & Romance in a New City with Blair Staky (COURAGE)
Jan 30, 2017 • 31 min
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Episode 005 // Hustling an Expertise-Based Business to Profitability with Claire Pelletreau (COURAGE)
Jan 23, 2017 • 33 min
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Episode 006 // How to Spend $40 a Month on Facebook Ads that Actually Work with Claire Pelletreau (CLARITY)
Jan 23, 2017 • 32 min
Welcome to Episode 6! It’s the second half of my conversation with Claire Pelletreau, a brilliant Facebook Ads consultant. <img class="thumb-image"…
Episode 003 // How a Failed Blog Created a Thriving Business with Christina Scalera (COURAGE)
Jan 16, 2017 • 39 min
“I know exactly why my business wasn’t clicking: I wasn’t resonating.” <img class="thumb-image" data-image="https://static1.squarespace.com/static/586c0773ebbd1a367d451544/t/587acfe32e69cf9945286cdc/1484443643103/" data-image-dimensions="718x721"…
Episode 004 // Legal Essentials for Business Builders with Christina Scalera (CLARITY)
Jan 16, 2017 • 38 min
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Episode 002 // 3 Steps to Quit Your Job & Take Your Business Full-Time with Amanda Boleyn (CLARITY)
Jan 8, 2017 • 23 min
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Episode 001 // From Cushy & Corporate to Running the Show with Amanda Boleyn (COURAGE)
Jan 6, 2017 • 36 min
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