Episode 18: Treat it like a home game.

Treat it like a home game, with Marcus Damas. My guest today is Marcus Damas, Founder & CEO of Fueled By Culture; a marketing and event production company that partners with rappers, musicians, sports teams and organizations. We talk about inspiration, and seeking...

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Burnout and big dreams. Ugh. What a conundrum.

I want to tell you something important. Life-altering. Sometimes I like to be dramatic in my writing. It's fun to play with words. But this is not just a fun exaggeration or colorful analogy. I really do want to change your life today. Will you please ask yourself,...

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Confidence with difficult clients.

Powerful coaching moment: a client felt stuck in his own client situation; he thought that his client had all the power in the relationship and his only choice was to 'suck it up' or 'disappoint' them. Both options sucked. So we moved into a higher level of thinking...

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Best friends and best clients.

I recently heard someone say that a best friend is a type, not a person. I think the same applies to our best clients as well. My best client is ultra talented, courageous, raw, always ready to dig in to the most uncomfortable parts of her business because she is...

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We want to be seen. So stop hiding.

Let’s decide that showing our face is a way to connect, to allow others to really see us. Let’s stop worrying that other people will think we are vain if we don’t qualify ourselves through cutting comments. If you’re judging other people for the way they show up, it’s...

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Confidence is not the same as self-love.

I have always carried myself with confidence, but I didn’t always love myself. The BEST part of my growth has been connecting to my own honor and awe, so that even as I continue to uncover what I want to change, it ALWAYS comes from love. I coach entrepreneurs to...

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Episode 17: Stop charging hourly!

Pricing and industry secrets, with Sandra Funk. Who are my service-based entrepreneurs in the house? This episode is FOR YOU! But even if you're not providing one-to-one services, I know there will be some gold here. Because we are talking about industry "secrets"...

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Don’t jury rig your business.

5 years later, I'm still saying the same thing! I like to examine problems with curiosity, from all angles, and question why we believe they exist. That’s how we get to the root cause instead of getting tripped up by every tactic, strategy or anecdotal advice that...

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Episode 16: Irresistible selling.

Irresistible selling, with Maria Bayer. Maria Bayer is a sales coach for creative service providers. She teaches entrepreneurs how to build the right relationships for their business, find the sweet spot with their fees and how to know if a client is a good fit (or...

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A simple shift in conversation.

A few people have asked recently why I shifted from branding to coaching. My reason is that I have always focused on solving problems rather than fixing (bandaid-ing) them. In branding, marketing and consulting, people look for tactical advice, formulas, strategies...

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Living on purpose doesn’t mean everything is easy.

Living and working on purpose isn’t always about being in flow. In fact, it’s often uncomfortable and inconvenient, and requires us to challenge our beliefs and recommit many times in the course of our lives. Sometimes that commitment means changing course and...

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