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What if you could hang out with seriously talented people, ask them about their successes and failures, their worldviews and habits; then take an insight or two to inspire your own growth? That’s what we do each week on the Live Life Rich Podcast. Hosted by Marissa Nehlsen –– coach, speaker, and CEO of a 7-figure financial firm –– every episode is an in-depth look at how to thrive in the core four pillars of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Relational, Financial. The goal is to help you think bigger so you’ll live life richer than ever before.

Live Life Rich Marissa Nehlsen

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 67 Ratings

What if you could hang out with seriously talented people, ask them about their successes and failures, their worldviews and habits; then take an insight or two to inspire your own growth? That’s what we do each week on the Live Life Rich Podcast. Hosted by Marissa Nehlsen –– coach, speaker, and CEO of a 7-figure financial firm –– every episode is an in-depth look at how to thrive in the core four pillars of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Relational, Financial. The goal is to help you think bigger so you’ll live life richer than ever before.

    Fun 2 Grow: Creating a unique experience for you & your people with Laura & Barry McAlister

    Fun 2 Grow: Creating a unique experience for you & your people with Laura & Barry McAlister

    Imagine a mail-room clerk and improv comedian walking into a corporate boardroom. What might emerge?
    On this episode of Live Life Rich, Marissa chats with Laura and Barry McAlister. They are the dynamic duo behind Fun2GrowOn, a company that leverages their unique backgrounds to fuel leadership development and communication strategies.
    Fostering high-performance teams is no child's play, but who said it couldn't be fun? Laura and Barry share their innovative approach to using interactive workshops for team development. These workshops blend personality assessments, communication modifications, and memorable experiences that encourage full participation.
    Are you equipped to navigate the shifting sands of workplace expectations? This episode explores the challenges of leadership in the current job market, especially when it comes to meeting the high salary and benefits expectations of younger employees.
    Marissa, Laura, and Barry discuss the values of servant leadership and creating a safe environment where employees can freely express ideas. As Laura and Barry put it, the secret sauce in handling conflicting ideas is the phrase “help me understand.”
    Join us, and together, let's understand better, lead better, and grow better.
    In this episode, you will hear:
    Laura and Barry McAlister's unique career paths and their experiences in various fields
    The creation of their company Fun2GrowOn, which aims to foster growth and collaboration in organizations
    Their approach to leadership development involving interactive workshops and personality assessments to transform team dynamics
    How their approach led to significant conflict reduction in one leader's team
    The modern challenges of leadership, including managing the high expectations of younger employees
    The importance of servant leadership
    A detailed look at Laura and Barry’s workshops, which are customized for different organizations
    Advice on navigating changing expectations in the workplace
    Strategies for effective communication and creating a safe environment for employees
    Laura and Barry’s passion for helping people and organizations thrive
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    Fun2GrowOn Consulting: https://www.fun2growon.com/
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    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marissanehlsen/
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    Bulletproof Your Business: https://marissanehlsen.com/bulletproofyourbusiness/
    Get my “15 Ways to Create Cash in Your Business” download: https://15stepstofreedom.com
    Join the Live Life Rich Community Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/liveliferich/
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    If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Emerald City Productions. They helped me grow and produce the podcast you are listening to right now. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com Let them know I sent you.
     

    • 37 min
    Impact on Your Brand and Business with Robin K. Butler

    Impact on Your Brand and Business with Robin K. Butler

    Remember when you met someone whose fashion sense left you in awe and forced you to rethink your wardrobe? That's the impression Robin K. Butler left when Marissa first encountered her.
    On this episode of Live Life Rich,  Marissa goes beyond fashion to explore Robin’s brilliance in personal and professional development consultancy. Robin, a principal consultant at Catalyst Consulting Agency, shares her 4C model - consulting, conversation, courses, and coaching - a fantastic blueprint for successful branding, which she contends can be the rocket fuel that propels businesses forward.
    Navigating the maze of personal and business branding can often feel overwhelming. But we dive into the nitty-gritty, unveiling the four core branding principles. We discover how to transition from feeling insecure to being the inspiration behind your brand.
    Finally, explore the transition from feeling like a fraud to making a genuine impact. Robin shares insights on the importance of personal and professional branding and how they should authentically reflect each other. Marissa and Robin also cover how to make a positive influence in the world by being professional, authentic, relational, and transparent.
    Get ready to uncover the secrets of influence and learn how to authentically represent your brand for lasting impact.
    In this episode, you will hear:
    Robin K. Butler’s 4C model of consulting, conversation, courses, and coaching for successful branding
    The four core principles of branding and the transition from insecurity to an inspiration behind your brand
    The importance of authenticity in personal and professional branding
    Creating a strong and authentic brand and the role of a branding expert in defining your brand essence
    Moving from feeling like an imposter to making a genuine impact in your professional and personal life
    Robin’s advice for establishing a dynamic and influential brand using real-life examples from her experiences
    The secrets of influence and learning how to represent your brand authentically for a lasting impact
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    Supporting Resources:
    Catalyst Consulting Agency website: https://catalystconsultingagency.com
    https://marissanehlsen.com 
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    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marissanehlsen
    Standard of Living Budget Worksheet: https://marissanehlsen.com/standard
    Bulletproof Your Business: https://marissanehlsen.com/bulletproofyourbusiness
    Get my “15 Ways to Create Cash in Your Business” download: https://15stepstofreedom.com
    Join the Live Life Rich Community Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/liveliferich
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    Episode Credits
    If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Emerald City Productions. They helped me grow and produce the podcast you are listening to right now. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com Let them know I sent you.

    • 37 min
    Cash Flow, Culture Creation & Crushing It in Your Business with Katy Hiatt

    Cash Flow, Culture Creation & Crushing It in Your Business with Katy Hiatt

    Pass the coffee and pull up a chair as Marissa kicks off her conversation with the incredible Katy Hiatt, a true maven in the entrepreneurial world with her combined 2 companies doing eight figures annually under her belt.
    On this episode of Live Life Rich, Katy shares her top secrets to entrepreneurship. She opens up about cash flow and the power of nurturing relationships, both with suppliers and employees, along with an insider's look into the distinct challenges and triumphs of the agriculture industry.
    Marissa’s conversation with Katy turns down memory lane as they reminisce about the four key pillars their families stand by. They explore how persistence, family prioritization, and genuine care for others shaped their business.
    Marissa and Katy talk about their knack for finding humor amidst adversity, a trait that contributed to the success of their businesses and achieving work-life balance.
    They wrap up their conversation by emphasizing the criticality of operating within their area of expertise and understanding numbers to manifest their mission and vision.
    Get ready to pick up some nuggets of wisdom that could just be the game-changer in your personal and professional life.
    In this episode, you will hear:
    Katy Hiatt’s successful journey in building two eight-figure businesses
    The importance of cash flow and building strong relationships with suppliers and employees
    The four key values Katy stands for: cash flow, relationships, and collaboration, being notable, and never giving up
    How using humor helped Katy cope with a traumatic event and how this trait has contributed to the success of her business and achieving work-life balance
    Operating in your area of expertise and understanding the numbers to achieve a mission and vision
    Katy’s practical and tactical strategies for success, including her upcoming programs and designing your life based on passions and strengths
    Her personal story of supporting a friend through loss and the value of community and standing by each other in business
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    Supporting Resources:
    Katy Hiatt’s website: katyhiatt.com
    Connect with Katy on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/katyhiatt
    Find Katy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/katyhiatt
    Katy Hiatt on Instagram: www.instagram.com/hiatt.katy
    https://marissanehlsen.com 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marissa.nehlsen
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marissanehlsen/
    Standard of Living Budget Worksheet: https://marissanehlsen.com/standard/
    Bulletproof Your Business: https://marissanehlsen.com/bulletproofyourbusiness/
    Get my “15 Ways to Create Cash in Your Business” download: https://15stepstofreedom.com
    Join the Live Life Rich Community Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/liveliferich/
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    Episode Credits
    If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Emerald City Productions. They helped me grow and produce the podcast you are listening to right now. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com Let them know I sent you.
     

    • 43 min
    Super Fun Ways to Connect

    Super Fun Ways to Connect

    Guaranteed to warm your heart and inspire your soul, this episode of Live Life Rich delivers practical and tactical tips for creating unforgettable memories with your loved ones this holiday season.
    You'll learn the art of building genuine connections that don't hinge on the weight of your wallet but the depth of your heart. 
    We'll explore the possibility of a family Thanksgiving tablecloth, the concept of a thankful pumpkin, and the exciting idea of a Thanksgiving scavenger hunt. But remember, it's not just about the fun and games but the memories we create and cherish for a lifetime.
    We'll also touch on ideas for Thanksgiving acts of kindness and how these small gestures can make a world of difference.
    From Friendsgiving to blessing bags, and even a family turkey trot, each activity is an opportunity to create a rich life, overflowing with love and gratitude. Embrace the spirit of giving, and let's make this holiday season one of deep connection and gratitude.
    In this episode, you will hear:
    The isolating effects of technology and the importance of choosing to connect with people in our lives
    Unique Thanksgiving traditions and activities like a family Thanksgiving tablecloth, a thankful pumpkin, and a Thanksgiving scavenger hunt
    Thanksgiving acts of kindness and activities such as Friendsgiving, blessing bags, and a family turkey trot to foster deep connection and gratitude
    How to enrich your life through love, gratitude, and meaningful connections with others
    Marissa’s gratitude journal practice, an anecdote about a team member reconnecting with a friend, and Marissa’s family traditions
    Embracing the spirit of giving and making this holiday season one of deep connection and gratitude
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    Standard of Living Budget Worksheet: https://marissanehlsen.com/standard/
    Bulletproof Your Business: https://marissanehlsen.com/bulletproofyourbusiness/
    Get my “15 Ways to Create Cash in Your Business” download: https://15stepstofreedom.com
    Join the Live Life Rich Community Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/liveliferich/
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    If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Emerald City Productions. They helped me grow and produce the podcast you are listening to right now. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com Let them know I sent you.

    • 26 min
    Unlocking Success: From Start-Up to Scale-Up, One Step at a Time with Michelle K

    Unlocking Success: From Start-Up to Scale-Up, One Step at a Time with Michelle K

    Prepare to be inspired as Michelle K, a seasoned business coach with 30 years of diverse experience, unravels her unique insights on goal setting - the cornerstone of success.
    On this episode of Live Life Rich, Marissa and Michelle demystify different types of business targets beyond just financial ones and delve into practical steps to translate your vision into reality.
    Michelle shares her compelling narrative of personal struggles balanced with managing a flourishing business. Through her story, we discover the profound role of mindset, resilience, and a “learning attitude” in achieving success.
    Marissa and Michelle also tackle business growth strategies and the delicate art of delegation. They identify common gaps between vision and reality, discuss ways to bridge these gaps, and underline the significance of delegation in paving the way for growth.
    Finally, they stress the impact of action and the strategic use of key performance indicators to devise a successful game plan for your business.
    Whether you're a budding entrepreneur ready to scale up or an established business owner needing a fresh perspective, you're in for a treat!
    In this episode, you will hear:
    Michelle K’s five-step process designed to help startups and established business owners succeed in the competitive business landscape
    The importance of knowing your business direction and setting goals to reach your desired destination
    The role of mindset, resilience, and a “learning attitude” in achieving business success
    Coaching and counseling's pivotal role in steering entrepreneurs toward their goals and the power of self-questioning
    Michelle’s business growth strategies, identifying common gaps between vision and reality, and the significance of delegation in paving the way for growth
    Taking action, utilizing key performance indicators, and devising a successful game plan for your business
    Michelle’s thoughts on repetition in fostering consistency in a business and the value of a thinking partner for course correction
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    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marissanehlsen
    Standard of Living Budget Worksheet: https://marissanehlsen.com/standard
    Bulletproof Your Business: https://marissanehlsen.com/bulletproofyourbusiness
    Get my “15 Ways to Create Cash in Your Business” download: https://15stepstofreedom.com
    Join the Live Life Rich Community Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/liveliferich
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    Episode Credits
    If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Emerald City Productions. They helped me grow and produce the podcast you are listening to right now. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com Let them know I sent you.

    • 37 min
    170: 10x Your Life and Business - Use This Impact Guide

    170: 10x Your Life and Business - Use This Impact Guide

    There's a ripple effect that comes from living intentionally.
    On this episode of Live Life Rich, from making 10x moves in business to focusing on emotional, relational, spiritual, and even financial well-being, Marissa holds nothing back.
    Join Marissa as she dives into the power of ambitious goal-setting, the importance of making pivotal choices during difficult times, and the incredible transformation that comes from refusing to settle for mediocrity. 
    She focuses on a game-changer tool for intentional living - the Impact Filter. You'll hear about her health trajectory and the deliberate choices behind each action, from popping supplements to her efforts to use time wisely.
    Marissa shifts lanes to empower women in business growth, where she shares her encounters from a recent summit and stresses the need to pose the right questions before making any leap.
    This episode explores how investing in yourself can be a ticket to a richer life.
    In this episode, you will hear:
    The importance of living intentionally and making 10x moves in all areas of life and not settling for mediocrity
    The Impact Filter as a tool for intentional living and decision-making
    Empowering women in business growth and asking the right questions before making decisions
    Marissa’s personal experiences from a recent summit that emphasized the need for a supportive community and the right mindset for business growth
    The Impact Filter and outlining how to set out a project, sell yourself on the idea, and determine success criteria
    Determining what you need to lay down or stop doing to achieve your goals and seek help from those who can aid you in your journey
    Investing in yourself and living intentionally, leading to a richer life and business growth
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    Standard of Living Budget Worksheet: https://marissanehlsen.com/standard/
    Bulletproof Your Business: https://marissanehlsen.com/bulletproofyourbusiness/
    Get my “15 Ways to Create Cash in Your Business” download: https://15stepstofreedom.com
    Join the Live Life Rich Community Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/liveliferich/
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    Episode Credits
    If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Emerald City Productions. They helped me grow and produce the podcast you are listening to right now. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com Let them know I sent you.

    • 25 min

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67 Ratings

Winthejoy ,

Thankful

Thank you so very much for taking time to enlighten us!! Your words come to me at a perfect time in n my life!!! Blessings to everyone here 😀

ShellyDoc ,

Spot On!

Marissa Nehlsen is a diamond shining Light in the realm of finance, friendships, and future generations. Her series on 13 Habits is a MUST if you have kids, especially if they are in college. Great advice from a great gift. Thanks Marissa ❤️

Longtin Amy ,

Very encouraging

Listening to the different strategies and tools you have created to help others also succeed is amazing! I love listening because I can relate. I also love the under dog of any success story!!

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