13: Arianna Taboada: Writing a Book Takes Time

13: Arianna Taboada: Writing a Book Takes Time

Are you one of those people who think, or have thought about, writing a book, but don’t know where to start? Do you aspire to publish, but you’re not sure if you have the time? Arianna Taboada was in a similar situation when she decided to go from consulting to self-publishing. If you’re looking for advice or direction, join us today as we all learn how to take that first step.

Show Highlights:

  • What changes Arianna needed to make to write her book
  • What she realized was inhibiting her from being able to start
  • How consulting contributed to her eventual writing her book
  • Who Arianna reached out to that ultimately gave her the confidence she needed to get started
  • The best thing to do when contemplating writing a book
  • Why Arianna reached out to a coach for accountability
  • The 80/20 rule that helped her to write her book
  • What pushed Arianna towards self-publishing rather than traditional
  • Details to consider when deciding on a publishing route
  • What Arianna plans to do in order to stay on her current path
  • The process of listening to yourself and then to others

Resources:

Arianna’s Website

Arianna on Instagram


Becky Mollenkamp is a business coach and the creator of the Own it, Crush it movement. With nearly 15 years of experience as a business owner, she helps women navigate the mindset and tactical struggles of self-employment. Through her courses, exclusive membership community, and virtual coaching, Becky has helped thousands of women own and crush their boss status. Join her online community for women business owners at https://www.facebook.com/groups/OwnItCrushIt.

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Website: https://www.beckymollenkamp.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/beckymollenkampcreative

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12: Tiana Dodson: Healthy at Any Size

12: Tiana Dodson: Healthy at Any Size

When we think about health and fitness and what that looks like, most people conjure images of bodybuilders and super models. Society and the media constantly force these images down our throats, and if we don’t fit into that image, then we haven’t achieved that level of health. Today, Tiana Dodson joins me to share her story that led her to becoming a Health Coach as someone who doesn’t fit into that societal image. If you feel that, in order to be healthy and beautiful, you have to have abs and visible hipbones, then join us and know you’re not alone.

Show Highlights:

  • Messages we’re sending to kids about weight and the impacts those can have
  • What led Tiana to become a Health Coach, despite push back from the Health Industry
  • The message she got from her peers in the Health World
  • Nonverbal messages we’re sending to kids, and especially women
  • The transformation Tiana was promised, and what she was seeking, wasn’t quite how she pictured it
  • The comfort she discovered by paying attention to her body
  • The resource that gave Tiana the spark she needed to move forward with strength
  • The mind-blowing restaurant moment that revealed a change in mindset
  • The importance of process over outcome, not just in weight loss
  • What led Tiana to become a Health Coach

Resources:

Tiana’s Website

Tiana on Facebook

Tiana on Instagram

Tiana on Twitter

One Beautiful Yes Podcast

Health at Every Size by Linda Bacon


Becky Mollenkamp is a business coach and the creator of the Own it, Crush it movement. With nearly 15 years of experience as a business owner, she helps women navigate the mindset and tactical struggles of self-employment. Through her courses, exclusive membership community, and virtual coaching, Becky has helped thousands of women own and crush their boss status. Join her online community for women business owners at https://www.facebook.com/groups/OwnItCrushIt.

Follow and connect with Becky:

Website: https://www.beckymollenkamp.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/beckymollenkampcreative

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/beckymollenkamp

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/beckymollenkamp

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/beckymollenkamp

11: Claire Pelletreau: Find Your True Tribe

11: Claire Pelletreau: Find Your True Tribe

Do you ever worry that maybe you’re casting your net too wide? Are you afraid of narrowing down your scope too much, to the point where it will affect your income? Today, Claire Pelletreau is here to share her experience on the subject. Before going on maternity leave, she was trying to appeal to everyone who had a need, but it was what she learned after returning to work that really changed her life, and her world.

Show Highlights:

  • The moment Claire realized her job was draining rather than feeding her
  • The reason Claire didn’t “niche down” in the beginning
  • The personal check in she had after going on maternity leave for 6 months
  • How some lightbulb moments are merely stepping stones
  • The things that contribute to having a lightbulb moment
  • What Claire learned/realized leading up to maternity leave
  • Why having the lightbulb moment is only the first step
  • Where Claire’s business is now compared to before her realization
  • The exchange of letting go of her goals that actually put her in a better place
  • Why Claire is able to worry less about outcomes

Resources:

Claire’s Website

Claire’s Facebook

Claire’s Instagram

Ask by Ryan Levesque

Strap on a Pair by Abby Walker

Get Paid Podcast


Becky Mollenkamp is a business coach and the creator of the Own it, Crush it movement. With nearly 15 years of experience as a business owner, she helps women navigate the mindset and tactical struggles of self-employment. Through her courses, exclusive membership community, and virtual coaching, Becky has helped thousands of women own and crush their boss status. Join her online community for women business owners at https://www.facebook.com/groups/OwnItCrushIt.

Follow and connect with Becky:

Website: https://www.beckymollenkamp.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/beckymollenkampcreative

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/beckymollenkamp

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/beckymollenkamp

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/beckymollenkamp

10: Mason Aid: Coming Out is a Family Activity

10: Mason Aid: Coming Out is a Family Activity

In 2018, it is a lot easier for LGBT individuals to come out than it was 50 years ago and even less than that, but it doesn’t mean it’s easy. Do you ever wonder contemplate coming out to a loved one or family member, but aren’t sure how? Or maybe you have come out already, but you’re not sure how to navigate those relationships now? Join me on today’s episode where special guest Mason talks about the importance of educating yourself and those in your life, and giving them the time they need to come out as well.

Show Highlights:

  • How Mason, after coming out, made their parents more homophobic
  • Why it Mason longer than normal to come out, compared to the average millennial
  • What it was like to come out in a small town, Christian family
  • How our own projections can filter our relationships
  • Mason’s relationship with their mom 7 years after an important conversation
  • Mason’s advice on how to manage coming out to those closest to you
  • The importance of protecting your emotional energy and choosing your battles
  • How Mason’s coming out journey has played into educating businesses about LGBT topics
  • The importance of educating yourself when it comes to unfamiliar or sensitive topics
  • The one thing you can do when it comes to learning and acceptance

Resources:

The Mason Aid

Instagram

Facebook

Twitter   

Own It Crush It VIP


Becky Mollenkamp is a business coach and the creator of the Own it, Crush it movement. With nearly 15 years of experience as a business owner, she helps women navigate the mindset and tactical struggles of self-employment. Through her courses, exclusive membership community, and virtual coaching, Becky has helped thousands of women own and crush their boss status. Join her online community for women business owners at https://www.facebook.com/groups/OwnItCrushIt.

Follow and connect with Becky:

Website: https://www.beckymollenkamp.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/beckymollenkampcreative

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/beckymollenkamp

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/beckymollenkamp

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/beckymollenkamp

09: Katie Hunt: Priorities Shift After Children

09: Katie Hunt: Priorities Shift After Children

Katie Hunt decided she needed to slow things down when she was expecting her fourth child. She was traveling all the time, speaking at different conferences, as well as juggling teaching and managing her own business. Join in and learn how slowing down did not, by any means, mean stopping for Katie, and how as she transitioned from one season of life to the next, was just the timing she needed to pursue another dream of hers.

More in this episode:

  • Katie’s life before starting her podcast
  • How Katie’s expectations were exceeded and she was able to release her fear
  • How to accept which season of your life you’re in and being okay with that
  • The resources that helped Katie the most
  • How making the jump to start a podcast has impacted her life
  • How Kate manages to balance life between podcast and family
  • What she recommends for prioritizing life and the season you’re in
  • The importance of self-awareness and reassessing your life
  • Why you need to learn to say no more often
  • How to integrate a podcast into your life and your business

 

Katie’s Links:

Trade Show Camp

Podcast: Proof to Product 

Instagram 

Facebook 

Twitter

Caroline Creates Podcast 

Workflow management tools: Asana, Trello

08: Shunta Grant: The Power to Change

08: Shunta Grant: The Power to Change

On today’s episode, learn how a driven Type A Lawyer, Shunta Grant, traded making legal briefs for making bows for her daughter. What, at first, started out as a hobby for her little girl, turned into her own entrepreneurial business where she’s able to make more money, spend more time with family, and live her life pursuing her passion. 

More in this episode:

  • Why a lawyer with a “prestigious” career would want to trade it all in
  • What Shunta realized while looking to make the transition
  • How she broke away from the “traditional” career path
  • How a hobby “accidentally” became an entrepreneurial career
  • The unexpected response after Shunta gave her final notice at the firm
  • The changes she made as a person when she left the track she was on
  • Why you shouldn’t feel you have to make a trade in order to do what you love
  • The encouraging words of a mother that’s responsible for how Shunta’s steered her life
  • What she hears from her students and clients that matters most
  • What’s waiting for you on the other side of the safety net holding you back

Shunta’s Links:

http://shuntagrant.com 

Shaunta’s Instagram 

Shaunta’s Facebook Group

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