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Entrepreneur + Author Rachel Davidson talks about being fearless
May 15 2024
Entrepreneur + Author Rachel Davidson talks about being fearless
In this conversation, Megan H. Kelly interviews Rachel Davidson, author of the book 'Dangerous When a Woman Becomes Fearless.' Rachel shares her personal journey of overcoming fear and insecurity, and how she transformed from a shy and insecure teenager to a fearless adventurer.   She discusses the inspiration behind writing her book and the incidents that served as catalysts for her new perspective on life. Rachel emphasizes the importance of facing challenges and learning from failures, as well as the need to dream bigger and set ambitious goals. She also highlights the significance of surrounding oneself with like-minded individuals who can provide support and encouragement.   In this conversation, Rachel Davidson shares insights on finding your tribe, surrounding yourself with positive influences, creating a circle of friends, realizing your inner power, the importance of vision and focus, and recognizing your potential. She also discusses her upcoming book, 'Dangerous Too When Fearless Becomes Focused.'   The conversation emphasizes the need to take action, make progress, and start from ground zero if necessary.   #fearless #mompreneur #businessowners #entrepreneur #mompreneurlife #prayer #christianfaith #podcast #foryou #impostersyndrome   Takeaways Dream big and push through failures to achieve success.Embrace resilience and tap into your unique strengths.Find balance between work and family.Renew your mind and visualize your goals to manifest them in reality. Surround yourself with ambitious and supportive individuals who have what you want.Build a tribe of friends who are focused on personal and professional growth.Believe in yourself and your capabilities to achieve success.Take action and create a plan to reach your goals.Utilize the resources and opportunities available in today's world.Never give up on your dreams and continue to work hard.
Talk Show Host Kevinnie Dreher on imposter syndrome & overcoming insecurites #eauxkev
May 8 2024
Talk Show Host Kevinnie Dreher on imposter syndrome & overcoming insecurites #eauxkev
WWW.EAUXKEV.COM In this conversation, Kevinnie Dreher and Megan H. Kelly discuss their meeting and instant connection, the creation and growth of Wine Wives, Kevinnie's unexpected journey to hosting a talk show, and the challenges of imposter syndrome. They also explore the importance of taking up space and the power of self-talk and affirmations. The conversation explores the importance of positive parental influence, speaking life and building confidence in children, dealing with negative comments and building resilience, overcoming insecurities and embracing confidence, taking up space and embracing opportunities, maintaining accessibility and connection, appreciating virtual friendships and communication, setting goals and reevaluating career priorities, saying yes to opportunities and personal growth, balancing multiple roles and responsibilities, creating a fulfilling and balanced life, organizing self-development retreats for women, navigating interracial relationships, and raising biracial children while embracing diversity.   In this conversation, Kevinnie Dreher and Megan H. Kelly discuss various topics related to self-acceptance, challenging stereotypes, planning for the future, leaving a positive impact, and even the idea of a living funeral. They emphasize the importance of embracing one's physical appearance and not letting societal standards define self-worth.   They also share personal experiences of being judged based on their appearance and how they handle such situations. The conversation concludes with a discussion about leaving a legacy and the idea of a living funeral as a way to celebrate and affirm one's life while still alive. WWW.MOMPRENEURNATION.COM   #mompreneur #businessowners #mompreneurlife #parenting #impostersyndrome #insecurity #businessowner
Decluttering, Organizing & Living Chaos-FREE with Martha Carol Stewart
May 1 2024
Decluttering, Organizing & Living Chaos-FREE with Martha Carol Stewart
Connect with Martha at Chaos Organizing: www.chaosorganizing.com/ Follow on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok -------------------- Martha Carol Stewart, owner of Chaos Organizing, shares her journey of becoming a professional organizer and offers valuable insights into creating order and decluttering. She emphasizes the importance of functionality and simplicity in organizing, especially for busy moms. Martha also discusses the significance of experiences over material possessions and provides practical tips for organizing children's toys. She introduces the Chaos Method, a five-step process for organizing any space. Overall, Martha encourages embracing imperfection and finding peace in a functional and organized home. In this conversation, Martha Carol Stewart discusses the emotional attachment to possessions and the process of letting go of sentimental items. She shares her approach to storing sentimental items and the importance of prioritizing what's truly important. Martha also talks about the process of writing her book and organizing by season. She emphasizes the value of creating memories with travel ornaments and offers tips for organizing children's school papers. Additionally, Martha provides insights on starting a business from scratch and the importance of networking and building relationships. She concludes by discussing the use of sentimental china and crystal. -------------------- Takeaways Embrace imperfection and focus on functionality in organizing.Prioritize experiences over material possessions.Involve children in the organizing process and teach them to problem solve.Use the Chaos Method (Categorize, Helpful or Hurtful, Action, Organize, Simplify) for effective organizing.Labeling is key to maintaining an organized space. It's important to evaluate the emotional attachment to possessions and determine if they are truly helpful or hurtful.Letting go of sentimental items can be challenging, but storing them in a meaningful way or passing them on to others can help preserve the memories.Prioritizing what's truly important and letting go of unnecessary clutter can create a more organized and enjoyable living space.Starting a business requires research, financial planning, and putting yourself out there to build relationships and promote your products or services.
Praying over our kids with Ps. Marla Stroup
Apr 25 2024
Praying over our kids with Ps. Marla Stroup
**IMPORTANT LINK BELOW** I'm so excited for you to listen to this podcast with Pastor Marla Stroup of Healing Place Church. We're talking about prayer over, and with, our kids. It's one of the greatest things we can do as Moms and motherly figures.  Maybe it's something that is new to you. No worries. We've put together the M&M Starter Prayer Guide for Moms. (click this link) Full disclaimer: The name of the prayer guide has literally nothing to do with its effectiveness but rather, my insatiable need to be cheesy and do the absolute MOST with everything. I felt that was important to clarify. ;-) Seriously though, the power of prayer is so epic. It's a game changer for your life. It's super important that we model a prayer life with our kids. The best way to do that is by praying with them. I won't preach the whole podcast here.  Go on and listen. I promise you'll be glad you did and you'll want to steal my friend, Marla, but you can't. ;-)  ----------- Summary In this episode, Megan H. Kelly interviews Pastor Marla Stroup about parenting and motherhood. They discuss various topics, including parenting styles, discipline, building relationships with children, maintaining emotional control, learning from mistakes, seeking guidance and support, managing technology and social media, and navigating divorce and co-parenting. Marla emphasizes the importance of prayer, finding role models, and creating a supportive village. The conversation highlights the challenges and joys of motherhood and provides practical advice for raising children in today's world. In this conversation, Marla Stroup and Megan H. Kelly discuss the importance of teaching kids to spend time with Jesus and knowing the truth at a young age. They also address the challenges of parenting with fear and how to overcome it by trusting in God. They emphasize the need to live a life void of fear and make faith-based decisions. The conversation highlights the importance of practicing faith and taking thoughts captive to overcome fear. They also share practical tips for praying with kids and the significance of consistency in prayer and parenting. The conversation concludes with a prayer for moms, reminding them of God's love and provision.
Trademarks. Brand law. Compliance. A stay-out-of-jail chat with Atty.Kailey Jacomet.
Apr 18 2024
Trademarks. Brand law. Compliance. A stay-out-of-jail chat with Atty.Kailey Jacomet.
If you're in love with your business name and/or logo, put a ring on it. Attorney Kailey Jacomet can show you how to trademark you intellectual property. It's important. Get in touch with Kailey Jacomet: www.contractista.com www.brandlawboutique.com ------ In this conversation, Megan H. Kelly interviews Kailey Jacomet, a mompreneur and attorney. They discuss Kailey's background, her experience with hybrid homeschooling, and her journey into entrepreneurship.   Kailey shares her decision to start a virtual law practice and the challenges she faced in the early months. She also emphasizes the importance of building strategic relationships in business.   In this conversation, Kailey Jacomet and Megan H. Kelly discuss the importance of online connections, legal protection for websites, data privacy laws, contracts in business relationships, trademark registration, and the first steps for starting a business.   They also explore the differences between LLC and sole proprietorship and the tax advantages of forming an LLC.   -------   Chapters 00:00Introduction and Background 01:24Hybrid Homeschooling 08:28Transitioning to Entrepreneurship 20:09Meeting Online and Building Connections 21:09The Power of Online Friendships 21:59The Importance of Legal Protection for Websites 23:43Understanding Data Privacy Laws 25:22The Consequences of Non-Compliance with GDPR 26:44The Importance of Contracts in Business Relationships 28:13Using Contract Templates for Business Needs 29:33The Importance of Trademark Registration 32:15The Risks of Not Registering a Trademark 34:13First Steps for Starting a Business 35:21Choosing Between LLC and Sole Proprietorship 38:55The Benefits of Forming an LLC 41:20Tax Advantages of an LLC
From Fire to Founder: Amanda Schonberg's Journey to Multiple 6-Figure Businesses
Mar 26 2024
From Fire to Founder: Amanda Schonberg's Journey to Multiple 6-Figure Businesses
In this episode, Amanda Schoenberg shares her inspiring journey from tragedy to success as a baking extraordinaire and digital product coach. She started her business to help other bakers and eventually expanded to help entrepreneurs and creatives grow and scale their businesses through digital products. Amanda emphasizes the importance of overcoming self-doubt and negative thoughts and shares strategies for building a brand and audience. She encourages listeners to show up, take action, and share their unique gifts with the world. Amanda's story is a testament to the power of resilience, faith, and determination. Connect with Amanda: bakingforbusiness.com Takeaways Overcoming adversity and tragedy can lead to personal growth and success.Digital products offer a scalable and profitable business model for entrepreneurs and creatives.Building a brand and audience is essential for success in the digital products industry.Taking control of negative thoughts and self-doubt is crucial for achieving goals and fulfilling potential. Chapters 00:00Introduction and Background 01:05Creating Digital Products to Help Others 03:06Overcoming Tragedy and Adversity 04:29Building a Business from Scratch 05:27Finding Strength in Difficult Times 06:21Motivation to Keep Going 08:26Support and Divine Intervention 09:13Challenges of Balancing School and Personal Tragedy 10:39Transitioning from Bakery to Digital Products 12:01Building a Following and Attracting Clients 13:25Helping Others with Digital Products 16:02Success in the Digital Products Industry 19:16Getting Started with Digital Products 20:52Building a Brand and Audience 23:40Overcoming Negative Thoughts and Self-Doubt 26:34The Power of Showing Up and Taking Action 27:57Rebuilding from Scratch 30:09Overcoming Imposter Syndrome 32:26Taking Control of Your Thoughts and Identity 34:08Sharing Your Gifts and Leaving a Legacy 35:14Contact Information 35:48Conclusion and Farewell
Cara Couvillion's Journey with Indy who rocks an extra chromosome
Mar 18 2024
Cara Couvillion's Journey with Indy who rocks an extra chromosome
Cara Couvillion shares her journey of starting her online boutique, The Authentic Clothing, while being a stay-at-home mom. She talks about the joy and challenges of running her own business. She then discusses the traumatic experience of finding out about her daughter's heart defect and the possibility of Down syndrome during her pregnancy.   She shares the emotional rollercoaster of receiving conflicting information and the fear and uncertainty she felt. She also describes the intense labor and delivery experience and the moment she held her daughter for the first time. Cara Couvillion shares her experiences of going through postpartum depression and anxiety, as well as the challenges and joys of raising her two daughters, Ruby and Indy. She discusses the importance of grieving and accepting the differences in her children's journeys and finding peace in surrendering control to God.   Cara also emphasizes the need for support from friends and loved ones during difficult times. In this conversation, Cara Couvillion discusses her experience as a mother of a child with Down syndrome and the challenges and joys that come with it. She talks about the constant worry she feels as a mother and the faith she has in God to take care of her and her children. Cara also shares her decision to prioritize her daughters and put her business on hold for now. She emphasizes the importance of community and finding support from others who understand what she's going through.   Takeaways Starting a business while being a stay-at-home mom can be fulfilling and fun.Receiving a diagnosis of a heart defect and the possibility of Down syndrome during pregnancy can be traumatic and overwhelming.The support and reassurance of loved ones and medical professionals can provide comfort and hope during difficult times.The moment of holding your child for the first time can be a mix of joy, love, and fear. Cara experienced postpartum depression and anxiety after the birth of her first daughter, Ruby.She felt isolated and lost during this time, but found support from friends who went through similar experiences.Cara learned to accept and grieve the differences in her children's journeys, finding peace in surrendering control to God.She emphasizes the importance of having a support system and being open about struggles as a mother. As a mother, it's natural to worry about your children, no matter how much trust you have. The love and concern for your kids never stop.Having faith in God can bring peace and comfort, knowing that He will take care of you and your family.It's important to prioritize and focus on what matters most in your life. Sometimes, that means putting other things on hold.Being part of a supportive community can make a significant difference in your journey as a parent.
Kingdom Principles with Kimberly Strickland
Mar 15 2024
Kingdom Principles with Kimberly Strickland
CLICK HERE TO CONTACT KIM In this conversation, Kim Strickland shares her journey as a mother, business owner, and woman of faith. She emphasizes the importance of thinking beyond the present and planning for future generations. Kim also discusses the power of speaking with intention and being intentional in all aspects of life. She highlights the wilderness journey and the preparation it brings, as well as the need to trust in God's faithfulness. Kim encourages building altars of praise and gratitude, and she emphasizes the role of shepherds in guiding and protecting their flock. She concludes by urging believers to thrive in the marketplace and fulfill their assignment. In this conversation, Kimberly Strickland discusses the importance of seeing beyond the surface and recognizing the spiritual realm in our interactions. She emphasizes the need to maintain kingdom character and make decisions aligned with our values as entrepreneurs. Kimberly also addresses the issue of information overload and the importance of creating productive non-negotiables. She encourages listeners to give themselves grace and focus on personal growth. The conversation then shifts to the significance of life insurance and financial planning, highlighting the need to protect our families and future generations. Kimberly shares practical steps for starting the life insurance process and emphasizes the importance of building personal connections and seeking mentorship. Takeaways Think beyond the present and plan for future generations.Speak with intention and be intentional in all aspects of life.Trust in God's faithfulness and rely on His provision.Build altars of praise and gratitude to remember God's faithfulness.Shepherds have a responsibility to guide and protect their flock. See beyond the surface and recognize the spiritual realm in interactions.Maintain kingdom character and make decisions aligned with your values.Create productive non-negotiables and give yourself grace.Prioritize life insurance and financial planning to protect your family and future generations.Build personal connections and seek mentorship for personal and professional growth.