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Episode #35: Rachel Swanson

 
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Rachel is a dental hygienist turned best-selling and multiple award-winning author, inspirational speaker, podcaster, and accredited life coach. She inspires women to refine the areas holding them back and restore their heart and mind back to what is true. She's twelve years in love with her husband who is a complete opposite, mom to "Wannabe Triplets," and while most of the house is disheveled, as long as her kitchen counters are clean, life is good.

In today’s episode, Rachel shares the TOP limiting belief she’s faced in her business “fear of failure and rejection by others.” We discuss how she realized that she could actually succeed by not needing to do what everyone said she should do. Join us in this conversation because you are not alone and it is okay to feel like “this” and seek help!

In this Episode:

  • It’s okay to do it messy and imperfectly

  • You don’t have to be at XYZ to start and help others

  • The feeling of gratitude when things come to fruition after the hardships

  • Creating a life with purpose

  • Take that little risk, it could impact you in ways you couldn’t imagine

Words of Wisdom:

-- “When you feel God putting something on your heart that feels scary, go and do it”

-- “If you live behind the fear you will never know what could be”

-- “What’s on the other side of fear is unlimited”

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Episode #27: Christine Gutierrez

 
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Christine Gutierrez, LMHC is a Latina psychotherapist, love addiction expert, life coach and expert in trauma, abuse, & self-esteem, currently residing in Brooklyn. Christine has her bachelors from Fordham University in human behavior and development, and a masters from City College of New York in mental health counseling with a focus on community and prevention. Christine offer’s 1-1 therapy and coaching. In addition, she offers group coaching, transformational retreats, and psychologically savvy media content on her website. She also is a featured guide on Rachel Brathen, aka Yoga Girl's, new website platform for healing. She has been featured in media outlets like TimeOut NY, Latina Magazine as “The Future 15: The Healer,” Yahoo Health, Ebony, Cosmopolitan for Latinas, Huffington Post, and others for her work on Emotional Empowerment™. In addition, Christine is also the founder of the non profit Therapy is Cool, founded in Puerto Rico, where the mission is to empower marginalized youth and communities. Christine’s mission is to empower as many people as possible to heal their pain and own their worth. Christine is currently in private practice in New York and offers sessions internationally via phone/skype.

In today’s episode, Christine shares the TOP limiting belief she’s faced in her business- I can't be soulful and make money. We discuss how to get comfortable with charging for your services and products, while learning to avoid the feeling of guilt when you increase your prices. Join us in this conversation because you are not alone and it is okay to feel like “this” and seek help!

In this Episode:

  • Becoming intentional of what money is for... helping heal others

  • Always think about your business in a practical way to avoid feeling guilty

  • Get honest with yourself about where you want to be

  • Listen to your soul, it is always guiding you

Words of Wisdom:

-- “If you want to help, you need money. And it’s not your money, it’s God’s money anyway”

-- “Where you are is where you were placed”

-- “Honor where you are, look at where you are, and look at what you’ve learned. If you want to be somewhere else, choose it!”

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Episode #25: Divya Gugnani

 
 
 

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Divya Gugnani brings 20 years of investment and entrepreneurial experience to her role as CEO and Co-founder of Wander Beauty, a company focused on multitasking beauty essentials created with global inspiration. Launched in 2015 Wander Beauty has proven to be one of the fastest emerging brands in the country, with over 14 highly prestigious beauty awards under their belt, plus a loyal following of A-list celebrities, top journalists and notable beauty and style influencers. Prior to that, Divya co-founded Send the Trend, an e-commerce site focused on personalized fashion and beauty, and sold it to QVC, where she focused on digital innovation. She is a serial entrepreneur and has co-founded multiple companies.

Divya started her business career in Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs and then moved on to private equity and venture capital at Investcorp International and FirstMark Capital. Divya is a self- proclaimed startup junkie, a food and fashion lover, as well as a beauty experimenter. She has appeared regularly on several shows on CNBC, NBC and MSNBC. She has also been featured in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, BusinessWeek, TIME Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Deal, and Crain’s, among several other publications.

Divya has contributed to The Huffington Post, TODAYshow.com, Daily Beast, The Nest Magazine and Woman’s World. She is the author of the book Sexy Women Eat: Secrets to Eating What You Want and Still Looking Fabulous, published by HarperCollins. In addition to a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, Divya attended the French Culinary Institute.

In today’s episode, Divya shares the TOP limiting belief she’s faced in her business- you have to be an instant success. Divya shares with us how after building four companies she learned that failure leads to success, and that the path is never straight or direct. Join us in this conversation because you are not alone and it is okay to feel like “this” and seek help!

In this Episode:

  • Being an entrepreneur is not as glamorous as it seems

  • Have trust and faith in yourself regardless of your experience

  • The path to success is never straight, it’s bumpy

  • KNOW your customer and your market before launching your business

Words of Wisdom:

-- “Don’t do what everyone else is doing, don’t imitate, but innovative”

-- “The best thing to do is trust yourself”

-- “The easiest way to start a business is to start a business”

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Episode #23: Kate Crocco + Polly Payne

 
We discuss the fear of not giving your child or your business the attention they both need  Your perspective can and will change  It’s about learning to release control and seek help  God will only give you what you can handle
 

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Kate Crocco is a Confidence and Mindset Coach, writer, speaker, and the founder of The Confident Ladies Club™ Community. She has been featured on numerous podcasts where she shares her journey of becoming a licensed psychotherapist, owning a private practice and then creating a second business coaching lady bosses. Kate’s mission is to empower women to go after their dreams by helping them break down the walls and fears that have been holding them back from greatness for too long. She lovingly challenges them to step into the best version of themselves. Kate has worked with thousands of women while building a six-figure business alongside motherhood. She currently resides in NY with her darling husband, daughter, sweet babe #2 on the way, and rescue pup Turbo.

Polly Payne is the founder of Horacio Printing . Polly thrived in marketing and sales in NY for six years, but knew that she was created for more. Polly decided to turn her life into a work of art and that is when Horacio Printing and her first Dream Planner was born. Horacio has now sold more than 30,000 Dream Planners across the world. They are designed to help you dream big, remove distractions, focus on Jesus and making margin for what matters. Polly is passionate about placing value and worth on every life, so Horacio Printing donates 10% of every product sold to A21.org.  A21 is an incredible non-profit organization that is changing the world by fighting human trafficking globally.

In today’s episode, Kate shares the TOP limiting belief she’s faced in her business, “Can I really do motherhood and business?” Kate shares how she had to learn to slow down and surrender. Join us in this conversation because you are not alone and it is okay to feel like “this” and seek help!

In this Episode:

  • We discuss the fear of not giving your child or your business the attention they both need

  • Your perspective can and will change

  • It’s about learning to release control and seek help

  • God will only give you what you can handle

Words of Wisdom:

--“The world keeps turning”

--“Whatever it is you’re planning, most likely will not happen that way”

--“Be okay with doing things you said you would never do”

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Episode #15: Alexandria Gilleo

 
Alexandria Gilleo is a celebrity makeup artist, beauty coach, entrepreneur, and wellness + beauty blogger who is focused on making all her clients feel beautiful from the inside out. Alexandria frequently travels for work and enjoys documenting her journeys as she goes. She has appeared on the Tyra Banks show, won several awards for her freelance work, and has raised over $35,000 for charities including St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
 

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Alexandria Gilleo is a celebrity makeup artist, beauty coach, entrepreneur, and wellness + beauty blogger who is focused on making all her clients feel beautiful from the inside out. Alexandria frequently travels for work and enjoys documenting her journeys as she goes. She has appeared on the Tyra Banks show, won several awards for her freelance work, and has raised over $35,000 for charities including St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Her work has been seen on faces including Adriana Lima, Alexander Wang, Charlie Sheen, Becca Tobin, Carmelo Anthony, and Paul Rudd to name a few. Alexandria simply believes in the beauty that each individual poses. She uses spirituality and routines and rituals to continue to grow as an individual and entrepreneur. Alexandria is passionate about inspiring women and staying true to oneself. She is inspired by music, nature, and beauty, and wants to share her knowledge with the world around her.

In today’s episode, Alexandria shares the TOP limiting belief she’s faced in her business, I am not good enough. Alexandria shares how the development of daily routines and rituals lead her to transform herself and her business. Join us in this conversation because you are not alone and it is okay to feel like “this” and seek help!

In this Episode:

  • Use your old stories to create something positive

  • Become super clear on your goals and mission

  • If you’re not failing then you are not succeeding

  • Everyone experiences failures AND you need to still believe in yourself

  • Do things that scare you, it helps you grow as a person

Words of Wisdom:

--“Your story does NOT define you”

--“Never be afraid to fail”

--“Push through your struggles and fears, it’s worth the risk”

--“Stop making excuses for yourself, start NOW”

 

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Episode #4: Sara Wiles

 
Sara Wiles is an OBM + Event Planner for online ladypreneurs and Virtual Assistants starting and scaling businesses. She spent 8 years traveling the US producing high-end corporate events before becoming an entrepreneur. After just 4 weeks of starting her business, she filled her roster, replaced her 9 to 5 income and brought on a team. Sara is also a mother, champagne enthusiast and four-letter word addict.
 

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Sara Wiles is an OBM + Event Planner for online ladypreneurs and Virtual Assistants starting and scaling businesses. She spent 8 years traveling the US producing high-end corporate events before becoming an entrepreneur. After just 4 weeks of starting her business, she filled her roster, replaced her 9 to 5 income and brought on a team. Sara is also a mother, champagne enthusiast and four-letter word addict.

In today’s episode, Sara shares the TOP limiting belief she’s faced in her business, I have to work hard and not take care of myself to succeed! Sara shares how she figured out how to be a present, engaged, and balanced mother all while running two successful online businesses. Join us in this conversation because you are not alone and it is okay to feel like “this” and seek help!

 

In this Episode:

  • Set boundaries that work for you and your clients

  • Find something that makes you feel good that will remind you to take care of yourself

  • Make decisions on short term and long term levels

  • Wherever you are at now is exactly where you are supposed to be

  • Be grateful for your first clients as they teach you many lessons

  • Be F L E X I B L E

Words of Wisdom:

--“Consistency builds confidence ”

--“Are you really serving your clients if you're not first serving yourself?”

--“Even if you screw something up, keep going and you will figure out”

 

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