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How to Get Present and Push Through Discomfort with Athea Davis - Ep #13

 

Want to know how to get present, push through discomfort, and become more magnetic in the process?

When your mind is racing all the time, it’s difficult to slow down and be present and presence is QUEEN when it comes to communication. That means keeping your nerves, insecurities or wandering thoughts at bay to focus on what (or who) is right in front of you. But it isn’t just your mind that creates presence, it starts with your body.

Today’s guest, mindfulness educator Athea Davis is helping us explore the connection between our bodies and our minds, sharing how yoga and mindfulness practices can be powerful tools for showing up for our audiences in a bigger way.

Athea Davis is a mindfulness educator at KIPP Texas Public Schools. She’s the author of Today’s Gonna Be Awesomesauce: Daily Meditations for Youth, Parents & Families, and the creator of the powerfully positive weekly classroom + home resource, the affirmation + art card deck,...

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Unlock Your Natural Talents Using the Enneagram with Melissa Koehler - Ep #12

 

Want to know the real secret to finding your IT FACTOR? It’s being YOU.

The more we understand ourselves, the more authentic we can be. If you are consuming other people’s content online and find yourself modeling their way of speaking, posting or just doing business, it especially important for you to understand your specific strengths and tendencies so that you show up as YOU.

Today’s guest, Melissa Koehler is sharing with us all about the Enneagram --a system of personality typing that describes patterns in how people conceptualize the world and manage their emotions.

Melissa is a Small Business Strategist and serial entrepreneur who started her first business in 2001. From stationery design, to scrapbooking, to professional photography, she’s self-taught her way to success on her own terms. Today she’s the founder of a multi-million dollar consultancy that helps creative entrepreneurs turn their passions into a sustainable...

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Power Tools: My Top 10 Resources for Your Magnetic Brand - Ep #11

 

Do you ever fan girl over another business owner and ask... HOW THE HECK DO THEY DO THAT? And secretly, or maybe not so secretly wish — that you could get a backstage pass to what tools or tricks they use in their business to create their work?

Well, today you’re in luck because I’m sharing with you my “power tools”. These are the 10 techy tools that I use daily in my business… and I think they’re going to love them.

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// Ready to NAIL YOUR NEXT TALK? If you have a live presentation, workshop or talk coming up and you want to show up as an authority and turn that event...

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Mastering Your Money with Guest Meg Wheeler - Ep #10

 

Whether you’re just getting started as a business owner or you’ve been at it for years, it’s essential to have a firm grasp on the machine that fuels your business— money.

Today’s special guest, Meg Wheeler, is a business and financial coach who teaches coaches, consultants and creatives how to run financially fit businesses. She’s sharing with us her 3 Money Principles AND seven pro tips for staying on track.

This episode is filled with gold. By the time we finish, you’ll have a firm grasp on exactly what you need to be doing to create (or rebuild) a solid financial foundation. 

As Meg says, “the way that you treat your business and the way that you put your business out in the world is how other people are going to treat your business.” Give your business the attention it deserves and learn what your relationship with money has to do with you becoming more magnetic.

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The Art of Communication: More than Just Words - Ep #09

 

When getting ready for a big talk, I bet you spend the bulk of your preparation time developing your content. Whether it's creating a mind map or an outline, writing a script to practice from, or jumping straight to it and creating a PowerPoint. 

Regardless, I bet you spend more time creating the content than practicing HOW you’ll deliver your message. 

But remember this: Your words matter (work on those), but how you deliver them matters far more. Because even when not speaking, you’re communicating to your audience. 

When you embrace this and get more intentional with how you communicate, you become far more influential. Learn how in today’s episode as I introduce my Delivery Core Four and share how you can elevate your skills.

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What’s the one Delivery Core Four area that you really need to focus on this week? Do you need to get better with your tone, slow down your pace, or practice using your hands? Whatever it is,...

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A Unexpected Lesson from Q&A - Ep #08

 

Last weekend I attended Amy Porterfield’s Entrepreneur Experience Conference. If you weren’t there, just let me tell you it was amazing. I learned so much and I get the opportunity to share a little of what I learned in this episode of the Finding Your It Factor Podcast. 

One of the biggest takeaways was my realization that sometimes we focus so hard on how we show up on stage, but we don’t put a lot of energy and attention into how we show up for ourselves. 

Are you guilty of that?

I loved watching Amy answer questions during Q & A time. She actually listened. She actually cared. She brought humility and passion and compassion and presence to each conversation. 

I bet if you thought about it, you do the same with your clients and followers, right? 

But what about you? Do you treat yourself the same way? Do you show up for yourself when no one else is around?

Take a listen to this off the cuff episode as we talk about how to...

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How to Get Unstuck and Achieve Goals that Actually Matter - Ep #07

 

Are you a self proclaimed personal development junkie like me? Podcasts, audiobooks, actual books, online courses… scrolling IG or FB for doses of inspiration? It can fuel you with ideas for an ongoing list of dreams and goals… but it can also leave you feeling, at times, less than enough.

It’s like those dreams and ideas become this looming to-do list of things you’ve yet to accomplish. And you realize that sometimes the goal you set for yourself isn’t the goal you truly want. 

It’s a terrible feeling to know that you could be making strides toward your big goal, but those other items on your list make you feel…stuck. And out of sheer stubbornness, you just don’t want to take an item off your to-do list. 

…and so, it sits there, week after week and month after month, making you feel guilty about the lack of progress you’ve made. Sometimes preventing you from working on the goals that really...

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The Business of Speaking: 3 Strategies to Monetize Speaking on Stages - Ep #06

 

If you want to crush your business goals, you've got to embrace speaking opportunities. Does that mean you need to jump on stage in front of 1,000 people right away? Heck no.  

When most entrepreneurs think of speaking, they think of either professional speakers charging a fee for their talk or speaking for free to get experience… to eventually command a fee. But this concept of trading money for time wasn’t why you built your business. And speaking for free without a strategy isn’t going to lead you towards the results you want. The good news is that these aren’t the only ways to speak to get results in your business.  

In this episode, I’m sharing three specific speaking strategies you can use in your business to achieve your revenue goals. We’ll talk about the similarities and differences between speaking for a fee, speaking to sell your programs, and speaking to grow your audience. 

We’ll also talk about...

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Lead with Compassion in Times of Uncertainty and Fear

You don’t need another COVID-19 update, so how about we skip to something I hope will be more contagious:

Kindness.

Our world needs us, now more than ever, to lead with compassion.

Monday night on my local community Facebook page, I witnessed 93 neighbors verbally attack a member of our town when she encouraged people to join an event happening at the local pub. 

Sure, it wasn't a brilliant idea.  Our governor is encouraging (not yet mandating) self quarantine. Eating dinner at a restaurant defeats that purpose.

But did it help the situation to call her a "f**king idiot" a "waste of a human" or question if she was "trying to murder us all"?

Of the 93 comments, at least 85 were just as harsh.

That woman is someone’s wife, mother and daughter.

You might be appalled.

You might be rolling your eyes agreeing that the woman is an idiot.

You might be reminded of other posts you’ve seen that got heated quickly (*ahem* pretty much all political convos or the...

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Why SPEAKING Should Be Your Next Marketing Strategy - Ep #05

 

Does the thought of speaking on stages get your excited or make you want to hide? As an online entrepreneur, you want to position yourself as an authority and speaking on stages is one of the fastest ways to establish yourself. But which comes first? Authority so you get invited to speak, or speaking to be seen as an authority? Many business owners sit on the sidelines waiting for the right moment in their business to step into the spotlight… and that’s a mistake. Finding the courage to get on stage, can be scary. And that’s why today I’m sharing with you 7 ways to incorporate speaking into your business besides a keynote (aka big stage) presentation. Listen in to learn how you can establish your authority and make a big impact while growing your audience.

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