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Discover why more and more women are choosing to work for themselves. Listen to inspirational stories from women who have successfully gone out on their own. Learn how they did it, the struggles they overcame and why you can become a successful solopreneur too. Episodes originally released on the Life Skills That Matter Podcast. Find complete show notes at lifeskillsthatmatter.com/podcast

Women Solopreneur Stories Podcast Life Skills That Matter

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Discover why more and more women are choosing to work for themselves. Listen to inspirational stories from women who have successfully gone out on their own. Learn how they did it, the struggles they overcame and why you can become a successful solopreneur too. Episodes originally released on the Life Skills That Matter Podcast. Find complete show notes at lifeskillsthatmatter.com/podcast

    Listen To Your Gut When Developing An App With Rachel Koretsky

    Listen To Your Gut When Developing An App With Rachel Koretsky

    Rachel Koretsky, founder of upace app, an engagement app for public gyms, shares why to never ignore your gut feelings.


    Lot of great nuggets in our conversation including:
    1. The value of targeting niche opportunities.
    2. How she’s monetizing her app by offering it for free to consumers without selling advertising.
    3. How mentors and listening to her gut helped her develop her app.
    4. How she landed her first client from an information interview.


    Full show notes at https://lifeskillsthatmatter.com/show153 from Life Skills That Matter


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    Define Your Purpose With Market Disruptor Leah Nurik

    Define Your Purpose With Market Disruptor Leah Nurik

    Leah Nurik, CEO of Gabriel Marketing, shares why taking risks is so important to figure out what makes you truly happy.


    Loads of great insights in our conversation including:


    How Leah learned how to take risks on someone else’s dime while working at Motorola.

    How she evolved her business from freelancing into an agency.

    She describes her own unique mix of ingredients that make her happy in her work.

    Full show notes at https://lifeskillsthatmatter.com/show152 from Life Skills That Matter


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    Learn the first 5 actions at http://lifeskillsthatmatter.com/getstarted

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    Skill Mashup! How It Created Opportunities For Swatee Surve

    Skill Mashup! How It Created Opportunities For Swatee Surve

    Swatee Surve, founder of LiteSprite, a firm gamifying healthcare, shares how she mashed up her skills to discover her business idea.


    This is one of those episodes where there are a ton of lessons crammed in, so listen carefully!  Here are a few highlights:


    How her natural attraction to innovation open up opportunities for her she couldn’t have imagined.

    What makes her unemployable.

    How to know when to turn one of your ideas into a business.

    And if you are an experienced professional who thinks your time has passed to launch a startup, Swatee has some good news for you!

    Full show notes at https://lifeskillsthatmatter.com/show151 from Life Skills That Matter


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    Listen To Yourself To Liberate Yourself With Nita Baum

    Listen To Yourself To Liberate Yourself With Nita Baum

    Nita Baum founder of b*free, a freelance consultancy, shares how meditation and self-awareness set the stage for personal liberation.


    So many of us feel stuck in our work right now because we aren’t in harmony with ourselves. Nita has loads of great advice in our conversation including:


    Why you want to use the word “must” and not “should” when discussing your work. (I completely agree.)

    Why we avoid self-reflection, even though it’s a crucial component to our success.

    Give yourself permission to define your own version of meditation.

    How to tell you are out of alignment with your work.

    Full show notes at https://lifeskillsthatmatter.com/show149 from Life Skills That Matter


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    Learn the first 5 actions at http://lifeskillsthatmatter.com/getstarted

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    Learning About Time Management From Meal Planning With Allison Schaaf

    Learning About Time Management From Meal Planning With Allison Schaaf

    Learn how to run a personal meal prep business from Allison Schaaf.


    There are quite a few amazing lessons in this interview including:


    The nitty-gritty of how Allison turned her meal preparation system into a passive income opportunity.

    Her most important advice on planning is to start small.

    How to increase your productivity through”task chunking” and “time chunking”.

    Full show notes at https://lifeskillsthatmatter.com/show136 from Life Skills That Matter


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    Travel and Work Remotely Community With Amy Fransz

    Travel and Work Remotely Community With Amy Fransz

    Amy (Fransz) Rachelle, founder of The Remote Trip, shares why she's starting a business to make it easier to live and work remotely.


    There’s a lot of great lessons in our conversation including:


    Why travel is an important exercise for learning about yourself and your work options.

    Recognizing the feelings and thoughts to know when it’s time to try working for yourself.

    How she found her first customers.

    A day in the life of someone who works remotely from anywhere in the world.

    Full show notes at https://lifeskillsthatmatter.com/show131 from Life Skills That Matter


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