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 …

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Ep 012: A planning exercise for the year ahead

Have you set some goals for the year ahead? Do you have a planning strategy? In this episode I go through the steps I took to come up with my goals for this year, and how I plan to achieve them. It’s a combination of different ideas I’ve learned from various experts and successful #SHEs. What the experts do say is that those …

Practicing gratitude when times are tough

Well, hello 2016. I’m glad to see you. Before we get too far into this new relationship though, I feel I need to mark a line in the sand where the last one has ended. I feel a need to close off what was, before I can look fully and optimistically to what will be. I wish I could say how wonderful 2015 …

Ep 011: Seven essentials for business success

What does it really take to be successful in business? I’m far, far from an expert but over the past couple of years, my experience, interviews and research have led me to conclude that there are some business essentials we need to focus on to reach our goals and succeed in biz. When you’re new to business, or a solo-operator, …

Ep 010: Creating a profit from a passion

*** UPDATE: Tanya has since closed Additive Free Pantry. Her story remains invaluable though. Sometimes, businesses just form without the intention of starting a business. Rather, it’s an intense passion or interest that sparks an entrepreneurial journey, as was the case for Tanya Winfield when she dipped her toes into living an additive-free lifestyle. What started out as a journey …

Ep 009: Changing the world and earning money while you do it

Is the core of your business about changing the world in some way? It’s quite common for many women who start in business, especially after children and a career or job, to have a bigger cause behind what they’re doing – to be changemakers! They can though feel conflicted about earning money in the process. Alexx Stuart has built her …

Ep 008: How to use Instagram for business success

They say a picture says a thousand words, which makes Instagram a very big story! Last year, Instagram hit 500 million active users a MONTH – making it bigger than Twitter – so it’s safe to say the social media platform is more than just a pretty face. It’s become an essential social media platform yet many of us struggle to use …

Ep 007: Making money from blogging

Just a few short years ago, making money from a blog was thought to be either not likely or piecemeal – certainly not lucrative. Times have changed and blogging is now a viable business idea and brands are now far more interested in working with influencers – that is, bloggers who have built a following and have influence with their fans. …

Ep 006: Achieving work-life balance and how to get stuff done

One of the major motivating factors for many women to be in business for themselves is to achieve a better work-life balance yet it’s not easy even when you’re the boss! In fact, it’s often harder to switch off when you run your own business and when you’re the one inc harge, there’s always something to do and something to …

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Ep 005: Beam a message to build a business

If you want to attract the right people to you – your ideal clients or customers – then business coach and author Karen Gunton says act like a lighthouse. When you’re trying to build a business and attract both an audience and clients, it’s easy to get caught up in a ‘chase’ mentality and feel like you’re running around everywhere …