89 episodes

Welcome to Make Yourself, a new perspective for business podcasts, geared toward igniting your entrepreneurial spirit. Join Jill Brady and Amelia Lyon, as they engage entrepreneurs like yourself—in sharing inspirational values, insights, and stories around launching and growing your business. Tune in each week to hear real testimonials on how men and women all over the country are taking control of their future and creating the life they’ve always dreamed of.

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Welcome to Make Yourself, a new perspective for business podcasts, geared toward igniting your entrepreneurial spirit. Join Jill Brady and Amelia Lyon, as they engage entrepreneurs like yourself—in sharing inspirational values, insights, and stories around launching and growing your business. Tune in each week to hear real testimonials on how men and women all over the country are taking control of their future and creating the life they’ve always dreamed of.

    89 | Make Yourself...With Chad Willardson on Stress Free Money

    89 | Make Yourself...With Chad Willardson on Stress Free Money

    This week we end our season with our fiduciary friend, Chad Willardson from Pacific Capital. Chad joins the show to share on his new and first book, Stress Free Money! As always, Chad enlightens us with his financial wisdom around investing and getting yourself set-up for any financial goals you have set for yourself. Chad covers his top topics around his book, in addition to some helpful tips on where to begin when it comes to investing! We all get sucked into our day-to-day with our businesses, but these important steps will make a world of a difference with your finances. You don't want to miss this episode!

    • 39 min
    88 | Make Yourself...With Delphine Carter on Women's Working Challenges

    88 | Make Yourself...With Delphine Carter on Women's Working Challenges

    This week we welcome the CEO and Founder of Boulo Solution, Delphine Carter. Delphine has found her purpose in helping stay-at-home parents join the workforce by matching them with flexible job opportunities.


     


    Women with large gaps in their resumes are finding it difficult to get hired. Boulo builds a 360º profile for each woman, encouraging potential employers to get hooked on the person, not the resume. In addition to job placement, Boulo also offers career mobility advice. They provide women with resources, coaches, and mentors for support. Boulo has now helped over 1,000 women on their platform and has generated over $1M in revenue.


     


    Delphine has over 10 years of experience in product development roles. She was able to fund Boulo’s $500,000 seed stage while working and raising children during the pandemic.

    • 32 min
    87 | Make Yourself....With Anne Gannon on Book Keeping and Small Business Loans

    87 | Make Yourself....With Anne Gannon on Book Keeping and Small Business Loans

    This week we welcome Anne Gannon from the Largo Group!


     


    Anne Gannon is the Principal at The Largo Group. The Largo Group offers innovative accounting and bookkeeping solutions to businesses and individuals. In 2016 The Largo Group’s revenue has grown 75% year-over-year for the last 5 years. The Largo Group has over 500+ customers from Alaska to Maine and a team size of 8.Anne is often tapped by press as an expert in PPP loans for business. The Largo Group is perfect for those looking for specialized monthly bookkeeping, tax services, and business consulting focused on improving efficiencies and the bottom line.


     


    Anne shares her wonderful tips around the world of accounting and what you need to do to keep your business thriving. 

    • 30 min
    86 | Make Yourself...With Dr. Mike Frazier on Building Your Personal Relationship During Your Entrepreneurial Journey

    86 | Make Yourself...With Dr. Mike Frazier on Building Your Personal Relationship During Your Entrepreneurial Journey

    No adult intimate relationship comes without challenges, but when you throw an entrepreneur into the mix, there’s a whole other set of logistics and hurdles to consider. Mike Frazier M.D., founder of Strong Men Strong Marriages, is a licensed psychologist and marriage coach dedicated to helping couples achieve the relationships they want and deserve. 


    Mike joins the show full of professional expertise, but also with personal experience. Married for over 15 years (and raising five children!) Mike has weathered many relationship ups and downs and spent years learning how to build and maintain a great relationship. Additionally he and his wife are both entrepreneurs;  Mike will cover general relationship advice and maintenance along with tips to navigate the unique challenges that business ownership can bring to a marriage or union. 


    Even if you’re not currently in a relationship, today’s show offers great insight on effective communication, prioritizing people, keeping our own egos in check, and working through differences all while meeting the demands of entrepreneurship. It’s a great episode and we know you’re going to love it!

    • 40 min
    85 | Make Yourself...With Shana Frahm on Media Training Tips and How To Recover From Negative Publicity

    85 | Make Yourself...With Shana Frahm on Media Training Tips and How To Recover From Negative Publicity

    Public Relations is a tricky field to navigate. Getting attention isn’t always easy. Getting the right attention is even harder. And we think attention is good, until it’s not. Then what? How much can we, as business owners, do ourselves, and when is it best to work with professionals?  We have so many questions and are so excited to get some answers from PR powerhouse, Shana Frahm. 


     


    Shana is a global media and marketing expert, and founder of Spokeswoman Says, which offers women and business owners media training to ensure positive and constructive public messaging. Her 30 year career has covered music, sports, entertainment, film, fashion, hospitality, tourism, technology, agriculture, politics, and philanthropy. Shana has helmed the global brand media and communications functions in c-suite and executive level posts, along with serving in an agency capacity in support of game-changing leaders and entrepreneurs.



     From two U.S. presidential campaigns to three Winter Olympics; from the runways of Paris to the skateboard shops of Tokyo; and from Las Vegas music venues to Hollywood red carpets, Shana Frahm credits a long and storied career with the ability to remain agile, open and teachable. Crossing over to new industries to share best practices, as traditional media and communications gave rise to the digital age. Shana will be sharing some of those stories with us today along with tips on media training, best practices in public relations, and how to recover from negative publicity - and probably much more! Let’s hear from Shana!

    • 34 min
    84| Make Yourself...With Ben Ward on Sellership

    84| Make Yourself...With Ben Ward on Sellership

    Being a great entrepreneur doesn’t mean you’ll naturally be a great boss. Leading people requires its own set of skills.   


     


    Ben Ward joins us today to talk about his new bestselling book, Sellership, that walks readers through the process of successfully becoming great leaders.   Ben’s insights come from extensive research as well as personal experience. He got his start as a door-to-door salesman while studying management, professional sales, and organizational psychology in college. Today Ben is a sales and leadership master with over 20 years of experience in executive leadership training and development. He’s an experienced and successful entrepreneur as well as a sought after key-note speaker, mentor, and strategic advisor. He founded Forward Leadership as a result of his personal obsession for continuous improvement  and passion for helping others grow and achieve. 


     


    On today’s show Ben will share tired-and-true approaches to becoming an effective salesperson while outlining the qualities of successful leaders. He’ll identify potential roadblocks and offer instruction on how one might overcome them en route to becoming a great leader. Can’t wait for you to listen! 

    • 33 min

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