FF105: Using Graphic Design to Showcase Your Business with Christie Wengranowski

In this episode, Christie Wengranowski joins us to talk about good graphic design and showcasing your business. Many businesses don’t represent themselves well visually and Christie shares ways to be seen consistently and being proud to share your brand.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • A lot of businesses don’t have great representation of themselves visually and what grabs attention
  • Having a good design and showcasing how you want people to perceive you
  • Do an audit of all the places you are being seen from your website to your social media channels and check for consistency
  • Make a plan and look at those things that stay and what you no longer want
  • Be excited and proud to share your website and branded assets

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FF104: Get To The Finish Line with Judy Dang

In this episode, Judy Dang shares how to get to the finish line with our important projects. As entrepreneurs, we love starting things, but we get so deep in the woods working on urgent stuff, we don’t finish. Judy walks us through her 12 week year and Go Getter Formula.

 

Highlights From This Episode:

  • Getting to the finish line
  • Mid year reset and the 4 checkup questions to ask
  • Zoom Out and Zoom In
  • How to actually get those Blobby projects done
  • The benefits of a stand-up desk and analog timer

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FF103: Get Visibility and Stand Out with Alice Santos

In this episode, Alice Santos shares her expertise in creating fully automated marketing campaigns and organic social media content posting. Alice also talks about the importance of video to get more visibility and exposure to stand out and consistently studying your ideal clients to adopt the data that is working best.

 

Highlights From This Episode:

  • Having a balance between social media organic presence and paid campaigns
  • The importance of growing an email list
  • The power of videos to get visibility and more exposure to stand out
  • Continuing to study your ideal client and write better copy to catch attention
  • Consistently testing and adopting the data feedback that is working best

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FF102: Social Media Emojis Are Real People with Jeanette Martin

In this episode, Jeanette Martin shares how there’s a real person behind the emojis and the importance of adding humanity to those relationships. We build those relationships and build people up by recognizing them how they show up.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • In online social media and virtual networking there’s a real life person
  • People may be fearful of leaving a comment behind but want you to know they had an emotional response
  • Build people up by recognizing them how they show up
  • Responding back to those who leave emojis
  • Understanding the different social media platforms with the ‘L.I.F.T.(I.N.G.) Up’ system

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FF101: Shifting Your Perspective To The Things That Do Work with Theresa Lambert

In this episode, Theresa Lambert shares about her position as the GM of an award-winning lodge and how focusing on getting results and not on her self care eventually created a shift in her perspective, life and career.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • The Popcorn Effect and consistently applying the heat
  • Theresa’s experience as GM at 29 of an award-winning lodge
  • The challenges of being caught up in creating results and working hard without self care
  • Have a consistent program and people start to pay attention
  • Creating an experience for your client and still enjoying your life in business

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FF100: Turn Your Hobby Into An Online Business with Steve Mastroianni

Celebrating episode 100 with Steve Mastroianni, one of our first podcast guests. Steve shares his transition from Rockstar to caregiver to building a multiple 6 figure online business. Steve has just released his second book, ‘Hobby Boss,’ Creating a profitable online business out of your favourite hobby.

 

Highlights From This Episode:

  • There’s no work life balance … it’s wholistic. Your work goes into your life and your life goes into your work
  • Writing ‘Hobby Boss’ with his thumb on his phone with a sleeping boy on his shoulder
  • Turning your expertise into an online business even by chipping away at it for 2 hrs a night
  • The 4 Pillars of Profit for a great foundation for your business to start making money
  • Shortcut your learning curve with a good system to follow and a good coach

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FF99: An Interview With Val Celebrating Episode 99 by Michelle Abraham

In episode 99 we do a flip as our guest, Michelle Abraham, interviews Val. We have a delightful chat about celebrating, as we near 100 episodes, and ponder the direction of the next 100.

Michelle was the instigator of this podcast when Val joined her ‘Launch Your Podcast in 30 Days’ program at Amplifyou. At the time, there were only 700,000 podcasts and now there are over 2.4 million. Thanks to her guidance and those of you who listen in, The Focus & Freedom podcast is in the top 10% of all published podcasts.

Join us in the celebration and our fun conversation.

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FF98: Networking And The Big Ask with Terilee Harrison

In this episode, Terilee Harrison shares her expertise in networking and how the ‘Big Ask’ can make your networking more successful. As she likes to say, Networking Works When You Work It.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • The Big Ask that leads to networking success
  • The importance of being part of at least 3 networking groups
  • Net working works when you work it
  • Think beyond ‘Like’ my Facebook page
  • You might be surprised people will start connecting you when you simply ask, ‘Who would you know that I could connect with?’

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FF97: Frameworks Free Up Your Creativity with Steph Shinabery

In this episode, Steph Shinabery shares how frameworks free up your creativity and give you proven, predictable results and bringing your authentic self and personality into your business, brand and marketing.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • Mapping out your framework lays out a clear path and shows all the value you offer
  • Frameworks are the operating system in the background that frees up your creativity.
  • Showing up as your authentic self in business
  • Steph’s ‘Genius Identity Code,’ bringing your personality into your brand and marketing
  • Let the path you’re supposed to be on happen and enjoy the journey

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FF96: Overcoming Chronic Illness and The $50,000 ‘Pitch That Made Us Cry’ with Bonnie Hewitt

In this episode, Bonnie Hewitt, entrepreneur and mom of four, shares how she overcomes trauma, anxiety and chronic illness using mindset, intuition and mentorship.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • Building a business as a mom and living with chronic illness
  • Best decisions often come from listening to intuition
  • Bonnie’s mentoring experience with David Metzler
  • The ‘2 Minute Drill’ that led Bonnie to $50,000 in cash and prizes
  • Consistently doing little things and it does grow and snowball

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