Category Archives for "Podcast"

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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FF95: Building a Team To Support Your Zone of Genius with Lisa Wilson

In this episode, Lisa Wilson shares her expertise as a coach and leader in human resources. Lisa and I have an interesting conversation about the fear of bringing people into your company and how it can actually allow you to work in your zone of genius so you can grow your business while your team works in their zone of genius to support you.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • Building culture into your small business now so you can have it live through your growth as it’s much harder to fix later
  • Allowing the flow in your company of mission, vision and values branding
  • The 5 reasons entrepreneurs don’t bring on people to help
  • Lisa’s ‘Tears of Joy Story’ with her new virtual assistant
  • The things to do to ensure success when bringing people into your company

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FF94: Food & Health To Minimize The Effects Of Stress with Jennifer Lloyd

In this episode, Jennifer Lloyd, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, has found that stress and its far-reaching effects have become the most common issue in her practice. She shares the many benefits of healthy eating, breathing to relax before we eat and, most importantly, having fun with food.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • We were never raised to connect food and health and its importance in nutrition
  • How stress affects our digestion and not getting enough nutrients from our food
  • What we can do to ramp up our digestion and get rid of the effects of stress
  • The practice of breathing before we eat to switch gears from fight or flight to rest and digest
  • Food has been part of every culture and every celebration and it needs to be fun.

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FF93: Happiness As The Gauge In Company Culture with David Bellamy

In this episode, David Bellamy, founder of the Happiness Lab, gives us a look into the tool he developed for companies to understand and improve their culture. The daily check-in tool gives employees an equal voice and companies an indicator of organisational health and employee wellbeing.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • A daily check-in tool for companies to build a rich picture of employee’s day-to-day- experiences
  • Happiness is the gauge not the goal
  • Technology that could monitor how people feel at work
  • Using happiness as a great metric that’s a missing KPI inside organizations
  • Fostering and cultivating the right conditions in which the culture grows

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