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Nov. 30, 2021

EP 365: Asking Abundant Questions To Solve Business Challenges

I always hesitate to talk about practicing an “abundance mindset…” …because it so quickly veers into positive vibes only, charge what you’re worth, girl, wash your face territory. And to my mind, that territory is steeped in scarcity and its

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Nov. 23, 2021

EP 364: The Abundant Value of Virtual Assistants with Janice Plado D…

In This Episode: * Consultant and virtual assistant Janice Plado Dalager joins Tara for a conversation about the unique skill set that virtual assistants and other support professionals bring to small businesses* How VAs end up mistreated by entre

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Nov. 16, 2021

EP 363: Making The Hard Call With 90-Day Business Launch Founder Mich…

In This Episode: * Why Michelle Ward decided to retire as the When I Grow Up Coach to go all-in on the 90-Day Business Launch* Why a complicated business model (and her peer mastermind) made the decision pretty clear* How …

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Nov. 9, 2021

EP 362: Debunking The Myth Of Scarce Attention

Have you heard? The average human attention span is now shorter than a goldfish’s! Thanks, internet. TV journalists and politicians talk to us in sound bites, assuming we don’t have the attention for more nuanced analysis. Boomers bemoan fast

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Nov. 2, 2021

EP 361: Embracing Your Whole Identity With Coach & Consultant Angela …

In This Episode: * How Angie Browne‘s career has evolved into embracing her whole identity as a coach & consultant* Why she’s exploring big questions about our identities and how we work* What she did to establish how she wanted …

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Oct. 26, 2021

EP 360: Slowing Down To Make Sustainable Choices

I am a fast person. I walk fast. Cook fast. Write fast. Talk fast. Work out fast. It’s like I’m always moving towards some urgent need or trying to escape some impending disaster. So I’ve been working on slowing down …

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Oct. 19, 2021

EP 359: Operating An Ethical Business With the ethical move Founder A…

In This Episode: * Why brand strategist Alice Karolina created the ethical move, which helps small business owners navigate building more ethical marketing and sales systems* How the ethical move evolves as they practice reflection and collaborati

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Oct. 12, 2021

EP 358: Imagining New Ways To Work With Future Proof Skills Lab Found…

In This Episode * How Future Proof Skills Lab founder Liz Wiltsie has build her business on her North Star values & the movements she belongs to* How she makes room for difference, both in her own business and in …

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Oct. 5, 2021

EP 357: Building A Business Based On What Matters With Coach Mara Gla…

In This Episode: * The key values that coach Mara Glatzel has built her business on* How her human-first approach to business gives her a framework for caring for herself and for her clients* The belief systems she’s worked on …

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Sept. 28, 2021

EP 356: Creating A System Of Care

Systems have a reputation. If you’ve ever thought to yourself, as I have, “Oh, I’m just not a systems person,” you might know what I mean. Often, the way we talk about systems is tangled up in talk about software, …

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Sept. 21, 2021

EP 355: Cash Flow Is A Feminist Issue

In This Episode: * Tara explains how using a system-thinking approach to money makes it easier to invest in the growth of your business* Why cash flow is a 3-dimensional way to think about your business’s money* How the different …

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Sept. 14, 2021

EP 354: Making Sales A System With Coach Pony Founder Christie Mims

In This Episode: * Why Coach Pony founder Christie Mims uses 2 “competing” sales funnels to accommodate for different ways of buying* How she melds both sales automation and a human approach to produce 7+ figure sales* The nuts & …

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Sept. 7, 2021

EP 353: Dancing With Systems In Clickup With Lou Blaser & Sean McMull…

In This Episode: * Why Sean McMullin & Lou Blaser, from YellowHouse.Media, switched their project management software from Notion to Clickup (and why it’s not the right move for everyone!)* How they’ve reduced their podcast management procedure fr

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Aug. 24, 2021

EP 352: Personal Strengths Make Strategy Stronger

Personal strengths are like a photo filter. Imagine you’ve got a photo that’s… fine. You upload it to Instagram or VSCO or some fun photo editing app. And then you scroll through the filters until you find one that brings …

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Aug. 17, 2021

EP 351: Thinking Differently With Writer Kris Windley

In This Episode: * Why writer Kris Windley decided to learn how to illustrate her articles* How doodling has helped her work with her ADHD* How she finds the idea or image she wants to illustrate for each piece* The …

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Aug. 10, 2021

EP 350: Slowing Down For Success With Coach Reva Patwardhan

In This Episode: * Why coach Reva Patwardhan counts her intrinsic sense of belonging as one of her top strengths* How “deep processing” allows her to work with high-achieving women in unexpected ways* How she’s learned to work with her …

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Aug. 3, 2021

EP 349: Updating Your Default Settings With Work Brighter Founder Bri…

In This Episode: * How Work Brighter founder Brittany Berger leverages her unique strengths to create a custom approach to productivity and structure* Why she tracks her mood and energy to make her working time more effective* How she’s reimagin

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July 27, 2021

EP 348: Knowing When To Get Out Of The Way With Let’s Do The Books Fo…

In This Episode: * Why Let’s Do The Books founder Mark Butler has been working on getting out of the way for his team* How he’s evolved the way he works to take a break from creating chaos while still …

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July 20, 2021

EP 347: Carving Out Space For Creative Work With The Autonomous Creat…

In This Episode: * Why Jessica Abel believes carving out space to work on experimental and creative projects is key* The strategy she recommends for buying the time you need to do creative work* How she measures creative projects in …

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July 13, 2021

EP 346: Finding The Right Blend With Financial Behaviorist Jacquette …

In This Episode: * Why financial behaviorist Jacquette Timmons is more interested in finding the right blend that finding a balance between work and life* How she approaches the way she engages with work to stave off burnout* Why rest …

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July 6, 2021

EP 345: Putting Your Business In Maintenance Mode With ScaleSpark Fou…

In This Episode: * Sean McMullin asks Break The Ceiling host Susan Boles what she’s learned about creating a business that runs itself* Why maintenance mode is key to creating the space to experiment and try out new ideas without …

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July 1, 2021

EP 344: Time To Take A Break?

Do you ever get the feeling you’re white-knuckling it through business ownership? Like if you just squeeze the wheel hard enough and focus on what’s in front of you, you can keep your business from ending up in a serious …

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June 29, 2021

EP 343: 5 Ways To Do More & Better By Teaming Up

I did not like group work as a student. I much preferred to take on a project myself. I wanted complete control over the vision for that project, its execution, and all of the details along the way. And when …

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June 22, 2021

EP 342: Getting Help Before The Ish Hits The Fan with Shulamit Ber Le…

In This Episode: * How mindset & resilience consultant Shulamit Ber Levtov became interested in the mental health challenges women face in entrepreneurship* Why she took a month off from work to prevent experiencing a full burnout last year* The …

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