Ep 021: Making products and a profit

Many, many SHEs start off in business at the kitchen bench or a home work space making products to sell. These ‘hand-maidens’ use their artistic talent and put their heart and soul into making products that are both beautiful and boutique but they will often doubt what they do is a ‘real’ business and will struggle with their pricing, undervaluing themselves …

Ep 020: Choosing an idea and making it work

Coming up with ideas for your business is sometimes too easy – there’s always a new idea and never enough time to action them all. And that’s the problem – no action! Choosing the right idea though, coming up with the steps to make it work and then following it through is where you can grow your business and success. …

The secret to doing less

You know that feeling of HAVING to do everything around the place? It’s that thought that if you don’t do it, it won’t get done. The feeling that you are responsible for every aspect of home life as well as work and everything in between. My husband says to me all the time: “You don’t have to do everything.” To which I will typically …

Ep 019: Growing an online community

Growing an online community is a central business marketing tool these days and an incredibly powerful one if you do it well. Social media and websites give you the opportunity to attract thousands of fans, followers and readers who are potentially interested in what you do and what you can do for them, which creates a pool of potential clients or customers …

Ep 018: Tech tools and software for when you’re starting out

When you’re starting out your #SHE gig, it can be confusing about which tech tools and systems to use to build your online presence. Even after you’ve started, staying on top of tech can be time consuming and confusing because you want to be able to use the best systems without wasting your time and money. I invited Joanna Mitchell …

Ep 017: Fear not! Overcoming fear and negative thoughts

If there’s one thing that comes up again and again for women in business, it’s fear. Fear of failing, of what people think, of stepping up, of losing money – so many different manifestations of fear! If you let it, fear keeps you stuck and unable to move forward with your goals and dreams. It’s the self-sabotaging mindset that you …

Ep 016: How to set goals and achieve them

Knowing how to effectively set goals and the steps to take to achieve them is possibly one of the most powerful things you can learn and apply to your business. Phaffing about (that is, spending your days without a true sense of what you’re doing or why) costs you time and ultimately, money because you’re not actually achieving the next step or working in …

Ep 015: Competence versus confidence – it’s what you believe, not what you know

If you have a little voice inside your head who whispers: “I don’t know enough yet”, or perhaps “I’m not qualified enough to do this”, then this episode might just help you. Women’s leadership expert and author Alison Vidotto joins us to discuss the issue of competence versus confidence, and how it’s the latter that often is the most important ingredient …

Ep 014: From little things, big things grow

If you who sometimes feel like you’re not getting anywhere, or success is taking too long to come your way despite your hard work, then this episode with Brenda Janschek should help you feel more confident. I have watched Brenda build her beautiful business over the past three years and witnessed her move from strength-to-strength, sharing a healthy life message for …

Ep 013: From broke to the ultimate business success

If your dream is for your business to fund the ultimate lifestyle of freedom and flexibility, where you and your family can travel far and wide, then you must listen to this episode with Caroline Makepeace. Caz and her husband Craig have gone from losing half-a-million dollars in assets and being broke, to instead travelling full-time with their two daughters, all funded by …