Connect Her with Lee Cummins

Connect Her with Lee Cummins

www.connecther.com.au
A podcast that shares inspiration, education and connection for the entrepreneur. Lee Cummins the founder of Connect Her and host shares interviews with thought leaders, go-getters and real business owners whilst also sharing thoughts and tools for the motivated lady boss.


063 3 Things You Can Do Today to get you out of funk and grow your business
May 18 • 31 min
This episode is a very impromptu live stream into the Connect Her Collective after a multitude of conversations that had come up around business and lockdown. A plethora of businesses had shared how they felt unsure what to do next, in a ‘funk’ and…
062 Carolyn Smith Personal Business Pivot and health tips
May 11 • 42 min
This episode was recorded in the Connect Her Collective. Carolyn Smith joined Lee on the Lunch & Learn. Carolyn a personal trainer shares her journey in pivoting and adapting her business to best suit the needs of her clients whilst adhering to government…
061 How to Stay Focused on Business Success during Challenge and Uncertainty
May 4 • 46 min
Join Lee Cummins as she interviews Dr Vesna Grubacevic on the weekly lunch & learn. This episode is taken from the weekly live stream of the Connect Her Collective in the Amid the current health challenge, more business owners are feeling anxious, afraid…
060 Tips to keep going with the current changes
Apr 27 • 29 min
We all know what’s going on. Be mindful of what you are filing your life with. Capitalise on your extra time and changes to your calendar. Don’t stop marketing your business. Use the time to do the things you don’t normally get the time to do. · When this…
059 Camera Ready with Linda Clucas
Apr 20 • 33 min
Linda Clucas shares some great tips for working virtually and being camera ready. From what to wear, tips on lipstick and foundation along with camera position, it is all covered. This episode is taken from the Connect Her Collective Facebook group,…
058 Design Your Week 5 simple Steps
Apr 13 • 22 min
Today we’re taking a slightly different turn. In our Connect Her podcast, we are looking at setting our rhythm or designing our week, so to speak, designing our week so that we get maximum output. And we also utilize our energies as best that we can, and…
057 Virtual Meeting Hardware
Apr 6 • 13 min
Part three of our series looking at taking your business online and virtual we answer your questions on what do I need for hardware. This episode we cover, you probably already have the basics at your home office or lying around in draws or even better in…
056 Virtual and on-line meeting tools
Mar 30 • 20 min
A follow on from our previous episode we look at tools you can use to host an on-line or virtual meeting. It is now more than ever important to stay connected with your clients and customers virtually. Today’s episode we look at four platforms to consider…
055 Virtual and on-line meetings etiquette
Mar 23 • 21 min
In these ever changing weeks and days we are finding ourselves and our businesses thrust in directions we may not have been exposed to before. The virtual or on-line meeting may be one of those areas for you and your business. There are some protocols and…
054 Control what you can control
Mar 19 • 20 min
As this podcast was recorded and then uploaded there are changes in restrictions, social distancing, self isolation and uncertainty. This current podcast was recorded to give some ideas on controlling what you can control. As you are listening to this…
053 Social Media 101
Mar 9 • 34 min
The Connect Her episode is focusing on the basic fundamentals of Social Media 101. In this episode we look at LinkedIn, Instagram and a deep dive into Facebook. After multiple conversations with business owners and also at Connect Her women’s networking…
052 Connected Conversations with Val Saradon, Stepping out of your comfort zone
Mar 3 • 14 min
Today’s episode I sit down and interview Val Saradon as she shares part of her story of her dream of going to Africa. Val had to dig deep, become self sufficient and become resilient on her journey and her trip of discovery. Val had a wonderful private…
051 Free Marketing with the Experts Challenge
Feb 24 • 25 min
Did you know every day you do something without thinking about it that can help you in your business building? Don’t think I am crazy, but….. start watching some free to air TV. You will be amazed how you can pick up some great marketing tips by watching…
Bonus Episode working from home office fun
Feb 20 • 11 min
This bonus episode is adding some extra tips for working from home and having some fun. Lee Cummins is the founder of Connect Her. Lee is also a business coach, consultant and entrepreneur. ‚Äč Connect Her Connectors offer a fabulous place to connect, the…
050 Effectively working from a home office
Feb 17 • 27 min
Today is episode 50 and Lee explores “Working from a home office” . With over 20 years experience of working remotely as an employee to working from a home office, there are some tricks to assist you. Lee shares her 10 strategies to effectively make the…
048 Content Creation Tools to use everyday
Feb 10 • 33 min
This episode is part two from our previous episode. Content creation needs tools and it sometimes is hard to know where to start. In this episode we cover some basic tools that offer free options and paid versions. When creating content it is possible to…
048 Content Creation Why and What to create
Feb 3 • 33 min
Content creation can seem like an overwhelming thought, what to do and why. Today’s episode Lee explores why we need to create content and what type of content we can create for our target audience. The content suggestions will give you some ideas of what…
047 The Power of after sales services
Jan 29 • 22 min
Lee shares a recent experience with some poor after sales service along with some powerful reasons to have good after sales strategies. After sales service is a way of showing your clients and customers you care and you want a long term relationship. Card…
046 Is Your Event Your Best Kept Secret?
Jan 21 • 29 min
Events can be the lifeblood of a business. Whether it be a showcase of a product or service, training course, workshop or a regular meeting, tickets need to be sold. Today’s episode we cover the 4 week, 3 step plan Lee uses for Connect Her along with some…
045 Seven Steps to Successful Networking
Jan 13 • 36 min
Have you ever wondered why some people are really great at networking and following up? Today’s episode we look at the seven steps to being a successful networker. These steps are practical and easy to do, they are also easy not to do and are the…
044 Networking follow up
Jan 6 • 28 min
“Networking isn’t about working it is about connecting, I never understood why it wasn’t called net-connecting” Lee Cummins It is true networking is about connecting, to get the best out of your networking efforts there is some work to be done. Follow up,…
043 You are not alone
Dec 30, 2019 • 19 min
Hey girlfriend you are not alone. Do you go through times of struggle, overwhelm and a little touch of imposter syndrome? Hey will all do, I am going to share with you some of the stuff that all business owners go through. Bug business, small business, in…
042 Quick Tip and thought provoker Your audience
Dec 23, 2019 • 12 min
Today’s episode is a quick tip looking at the use of bitly.com as a link management tool. This quick tip leads us into our thought provoker for today about your audience. Where do you send your audience? Listen in to this quick episode and get served a…
Bonus Episode Connecting with Gratitude
Dec 18, 2019 • 18 min
Here is a quick bonus episode today as we head into a busy time of year and the start of a new decade. Join Lee and the Connect Her community for 30 days Connecting in Gratitude. Connect Her Collective: bit.ly/chcollective Connecting in Gratitude:…
041 Know Like and Trust to the next level
Dec 16, 2019 • 29 min
The know, like and trust factor has been top of mind for a while now and there are a few variations to it. What about if you could take it to the next level with three simple areas to refocus on? Imagine your clients, customers and prospects know you,…
040 Connected Conversations with Dr Vesna Grubacevic
Dec 9, 2019 • 38 min
Dr Vesna Grubacevic joins Lee in the Connected Conversations series. Dr Vesna the founder of QT Transformation shares her first foray into business as a waitress for the family business. We find out about her current business and delve into the challenges…
039 Five Business Hacks I Use Everyday
Dec 2, 2019 • 36 min
Have you heard the saying “You don’t know what you don’t know”? This was the premise in which I shared this episode. Today, I share five business hacks I use everyday in my business to be able to ensure I stay on track and on top of my game. Here they…
038 Does Your Business Have Multiple Streams of Income?
Nov 25, 2019 • 36 min
A month out from Christmas and the credit card gets a work out a little more than usual is a great opportunity to talk about multiple streams of income or income diversification. Not matter what you business or if you are employed having income…
037 Create some theatre
Nov 18, 2019 • 24 min
This episode we look at creating some theatre around promoting your events. With over 30 years in the corporate and retail sector, Lee looks at some of the key areas that made retailing promotions and events work. You too can implement some of the…
036 Self Promotion don’t have too much self
Nov 11, 2019 • 31 min
Today’s episode we look at the changing landscape of networking from 10 years ago as lee shares a blog post from her past. When networking be interested not interesting and check in to make sure there isn’t too much ‘self’ in the conversation. Lee Cummins…
035 Where to go to be in the know
Oct 28, 2019 • 31 min
This episode was inspired by some work I have been doing to get myself on a two and a half week holiday with the hubby. We pledge at the beginning of our break to be ‘present’ and enjoy each other s company. To honour this pledge I needed to get organised…
034 Give Yourself A Big Hug
Oct 21, 2019 • 29 min
Give yourself a big hug, it is time for some self care. It is all to easy to fall into the trap of just doing ‘a bit more’ or ‘just this one thing’ and before you know it you are feeling exhausted, overwhelmed or just plain flat. In this episode Lee…
033 Connected Conversations with Birgit Livesey
Oct 14, 2019 • 29 min
Today’s episode is a Connected Conversation with Birgit Livesey a techie VA with The Business Support Factory www.tbsf.com.au During the connected conversation Birgit shares her first foray into business. We also delve into challenges, opportunities and…
032 Firing Off Happy Chemicals with Gratitude
Oct 7, 2019 • 34 min
Happy Chemicals in our brain play a role in keeping us motivated, happy, purposeful and on-track. These four chemicals Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins and Oxytocin are responsible for that happiness feeling. These neurotransmitters can be triggered…
031 How Sticky Notes help me in my business and other obsessions
Sep 30, 2019 • 33 min
I have some odd obsessions, I love journals and notepads with cream or off white paper, I have no idea why but, hey I keep the stationary man very happy. The other odd obsession is the use of Sticky Notes. After sharing a blog post from Birgit Livesey of…
030 Where do I hang out?
Sep 22, 2019 • 42 min
Where do I hang out is a question posed and contemplated by many a small to medium business owner. How much time do I spend on social media and where should I be? The question is tricky an the answer is even trickier. In this episode we discuss Creating…
029 Realistic Expectations
Sep 18, 2019 • 29 min
I put my hand up, yes I did not set up a realistic expectation when I started Connect Her. I was caught up in the moment, the excitement and blazoned on through with my un-realistic expectation. It wasn’t until the dust had settled, I calmed down. I…
028 Multiple Streams of Income
Sep 12, 2019 • 32 min
Multiple streams of income, side gig, side hustle, I am sure you have heard the terms. I share on this episode what I learnt from my now husband, he was years a head of the game. Have you thought about superannuation, holiday pay, sick leave and the…
026 Business Tools and Apps for your business
Sep 2, 2019 • 36 min
Today’s episode we share some of the business tools and apps that are low to no cost. Here are the links for each of the tools. Be sure to stay to the end for a bonus Consultative Sales. SMS Broadcast Square Payment Processing SpeakPipe SendOutCards…
027 Vox Pop and Hacks
Sep 1, 2019 • 35 min
How can something that was popular in the 1930’s and 40’s be relevant today? What is old is new again as the saying goes. Today’s episode we explore what Vox Pop is and how to use it in your business to create a very low cost marketing tool. Using simple…
025 Make friends with your time, meet Ildi from Antplanners
Aug 26, 2019 • 43 min
Would you like to make friends with your own time? Wouldn’t we all like to claw back some time? Meet Ildi Racz. Ildi is the founder of Antplanners, a planner built from a need Ildi shares in today’s episode her journey with Antplanners, challenges and…
024 The 4 M’s in a week
Aug 21, 2019 • 33 min
For years I have broken up my week and month into the 4 M’s. It has helped me to stay focused, on track and enjoying my work. Me Must Money Magic In today’s episode we discuss the 4 M’s what they mean and how to work them in your week. Visit us on Apple…
023 My Secret Little Weapon
Aug 15, 2019 • 25 min
Have you ever enquired about something and waited days to hear back from someone? You may have wanted to purchase something or find out more. Over the last few days and weeks Lee and her hubby have seen how money is being left on the table in business.…
022 Tracking Your Success
Aug 11, 2019 • 4 min
In business and in life tracking your success and monitoring your steps along the way has proven to increase your success rate. In today’s episode we discuss tracking your success, celebrating your milestones along the way. We also touch on delving into…
021 Have fun with your goal or Mantra
Aug 6, 2019 • 19 min
Today’s episode we discuss your goals using SMART goals, STEP process and having fun along the way. Celebrate your baby steps, milestones and don’t be afraid of change. Think about a baby, we don’t all of a sudden think they fail at running because they…
020 What Caravanning holidays taught me
Jul 30, 2019 • 31 min
It is funny that caravanning holidays can give you clues in business and in life. Driving life’s highways can throw you diversions, detours, closed roads and warning signs. This is not dissimilar to what happens in life, business and a Caravanning…
019 #1000connections. What does 1000 connections mean?
Jul 25, 2019 • 11 min
When asked what my vision for Connect Her was, #1000connections easily slipped out of my mouth. It had been sitting in my notebook waiting for the day for it to be uttered and out there in the universe. That was the day I got goosebumps, then there was…
018 Connected Conversations with Teresar Brandau Stranks
Jul 21, 2019 • 22 min
In this episode Lee has the pleasure of interviewing Career Coach and LinkedIn Strategist, Teresa Brandau-Stranks. Teresa is highly sort after and highly regarded in her area of expertise. Lee takes Teresa on a journey back to first foray into business…
017 Reverse Planning for Christmas
Jul 18, 2019 • 28 min
Does your business take a dip in the later part of the year? Today’s episode we look at what can happen when we forward plan. Now is the time to take a look at how to reverse plan on our forward plan. Working backwards with the end in mind and being…
016 The Million Dollar Notebook
Jul 14, 2019 • 10 min
Incredibly successful business owners admit to ditching technology and working with the humble notebook. Richard Branson, Bill Gates, JK Rowling and Mark Twain are just a few that see the merits in a notebook. Have you armed yourself with a Million Dollar…
015 Connected Conversations EFT & Matrix Re-imprinting Trainer Caroline Dawson
Jul 10, 2019 • 2 min
Caroline Dawson is a well traveled and highly sort after EFT and Matrix Re-imprinting trainer and joins Lee on this episode. Caroline shares what is Matrix and EFT along with insights into running an international business, the love for the business, the…
014 The Needs of the Business Woman
Jul 9, 2019 • 19 min
In 2006 Tony Robbins spoke in his Ted talk of the Six Human Needs: Certainty Variety Significance Connection/Love Growth Contribution. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs are: Safety Esteem Love/belong Self actualisation Lee looks at how Connect Her meetings and…
013 Be Who You Want to Be!
Jul 4, 2019 • 18 min
We all are subjected to multiple hats and labels. We wear multiple every day, week, month and year. Our lives change, our businesses change and we have to adapt, evolve and consider our options. Sometimes, it is needed to sit down and take some time out…
012 Women’s Networking groups v Business Referral Groups
Jul 3, 2019 • 23 min
Today we discuss the different expectations of a women’s networking group to a business referral group. We all have limited resources whether it be financial or time and we have different needs for attending an event. There are also varying levels of…
011 Keep an eye on the road to success
Jun 30, 2019 • 25 min
Do you remember the ad “Keep Your Eyes on the Road Rhonda”? It is a great reminder for our business, keeping a focus on our success. It is easy to fall for the bright shiny object or FIMO. This episode we discuss focusing on the road to success with some…
010 Carolyn Smith Connected Conversations
Jun 26, 2019 • 25 min
Carolyn Smith, Connect Her leader and owner of Inspired Fitness Solutions speaks candidly with Lee Cummins on the ups and downs of business. ownership. Carolyn discusses her journey from franchisee to solopreneur. To contact Carolyn visit her website…
009 A Life Transforming Ideas 10-10-10
Jun 23, 2019 • 19 min
Suzy Welsh’s book 10-10-10 is an idea for transforming life. Today we are taking a look at the 10-10-10 concept and the three value questions. Suzy’s book is available through Amazon on Kindle. You can also visit www.suzywelsh101010.com Be sure to visit…
008 The Quick & Easy Way to Effective Speaking
Jun 21, 2019 • 18 min
When you think of Dale Carnegie do you think of effective speaking? This episode we are looking at chapter two of Dales’ book The Quick & Easy Way to Effective Speaking. “Developing Confidence”. Connect with Lee at www.connecther.com.au —- Send in a voice…
007 Perfect Prescilla and Imperfect Isabella
Jun 20, 2019 • 14 min
You may know my friends, Perfect Prescilla needs everything 100% perfect before anything happens. Imperfect Isabella is a bit more lax. This episode we look at our two friends and who is getting ahead in their business and who is holding back. If you…
006 Five Why’s for your Why!
Jun 17, 2019 • 15 min
Have you ever stopped in your tracks almost like being in quicksand? You can’t move forward, you can’t move back, you’re stuck! Lee explores a technique she was taught over 20 years ago to help get you out of procrastination, fear or a block. Be sure to…
005 Keeping Connected with Support Tiers
Jun 13, 2019 • 12 min
Being a solopreneur can be dam lonely and daunting at times. Business owners need to have a good support structure. Today we discuss two support tiers for keeping you connected. Find a support group near you, try Connect Her as a fabulous place to meet…
004 Cracking the Concrete
Jun 10, 2019 • 10 min
Episode 004 Have you ever put off picking up the phone to call a prospect, lead or client…..but the phone felt like a block of concrete? Here are some simple ways to help crack the concrete and make that phone seem a little lighter. Resources:…
003 Build Your Confidence
Jun 5, 2019 • 9 min
Today’s show we take a practical look at how to build your self confidence. Have you ever found yourself feeling less confident. Maybe your self confidence took a hit. These simple steps could just help you back on the road to being vibrant and self…
002 Slink your business
Jun 5, 2019 • 21 min
Today Lee is sharing the acronym S.L.I.N.K how to get your business slinky and fluid. Using this acronym can hi-light areas of your business to focus on. When it comes to your business, adding a bit of fun and putting some S.L.I.N.K in your business can…
001 Welcome and Introduction to Connect Her Podcast
Jun 4, 2019 • 10 min
Welcome to Connect Her In the first episode Lee Cummins shares what Connect Her is all about, where the name came from and what you can expect from future episodes. A short and sweet episode to say hi. EFT Tapping Course: http://efttraining.com.au/ More…
Connect Her with Lee Cummins (Trailer)
Jun 3, 2019 • 0 min
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