Welcome to Moments with an MEO - the podcast showcasing military spouses battling entrepreneurship and military life! Britt interviews successful military spouses from around the world to show you that you are not "just a milso" but an influential member of this amazing community and not doing this entrepreneurship thing alone.---------------If you feel stuck, lost, alone, or just in a funk, this podcast will lift you up and show you that you too are amazing and successful in your own way. You have resources that can help you achieve any goals you may have, including all of us! -------------- Britt is the MEO of New Altitudes, the business coach for growing your online community and creating lead-filled follower bases. Learn to embrace being authentic and genuine to grow your social media accounts online on her Instagram! ---------------Most of Season 2 includes discounts, coupons, and $ off from the shops interviewed, so pay attention to the ending of the episodes and show notes if you want to support the shop you're listening to today.----------------Want to be part of the MWAM community? I would love to chat with you! Reach out on Instagram @new_altitudes and we can see if you'd make a great fit for Season 3!
Listen When: You Need a Seasoned Spouse, with Lizann
Lizann shares with us her journey through military life from her spouse getting in before cell phones and text messages to 5 kids and 7 deployments. Lizann shares that she found joy and necessity in writing when many jobs weren't available to her due to locations of stations or childcare costs. Her passion for inspiring military spouses to shine their own light shines through in this episode.
How to enter the giveaway: Between September 16th 2021 and September 23rd 2021, take a photo of you listening to this episode and post it on social media, and follow @theseasonedspouse and @momentswithanmeo on Instagram! Winner announced on @momentswithanmeo stories on the 23rd of September.
Lizann and I chat about:
- The hardships of finding a traditional job as a milspouse
- How writing helped Lizann through her own military journey
- How military life is lived in seasons
- Mindset shifts you can make to experience more opportunities throughout your challenges
You can purchase her book here:
Good News for Military Spouses, with Andrea and Natalie
We hear a lot of stories of Fake News, conspiracies, and find out hours after resharing an article that it's been fact checked and ruled false information - so how on earth do you figure out what "good" news is? That's exactly what I asked Natalie and Andrea, the two military brats behind Spouse Angle.
Spouse Angle is the podcast platform that brings the unbiased news to military spouses all over the world. Created in 2020, this platform is gaining traction unlike any other military news platform! You can check them out here.
We talk about:
- Andrea's and Natalie's story of growing up as Military Brats
- Why people have lost faith in the media
- How to support "good" news platforms and some suggested platforms
- Does "fake news" even exist, and how to fact check what you're reading
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The Multipassionate Marine Spouse, with Lysa
Lysa, boy mom, milspouse, 9-5er, blogger and business owner, shares her story with us today and the deep rooted message of this episode is this: you're not just a spouse, and you deserve to chase your dreams. Seems rather fitting for this podcast, doesn't it?
Lysa runs two businesses around her family and corporate lives, and she relies heavily on a schedule and her support network to keep her on task.
We chat about:
- Her story from college, corporate life and blogging
- Why it's important to not let perfectionism get in the way of starting your dreams
- How to balance it all
- Why she suggests you start talking about YOU again
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Find Lysa here.
Find Britt here.
Organic Growth to Success with Monica from Spouse-ly
Monica Fullerton, founder and CEO of Spouse-ly, shares her journey from starting her journey to burn out, and everything in between. Monica shares how her journey to her current growth didn't happen overnight, but through routine, hustle, and a lot of pressing on the gas pedal. That's why episode 78 of the Moments with an MEO podcast is all about Organic growth and success through good old-fashioned hard work.
Monica was recently featured in many magazines, podcasts, and even aired on David Meltzer's 2 Minute Drill (Season 1) pitching competition. Monica is also a twin mom, Air Force wife, and full time entrepreneur.
In today's episode, Monica and I share:
- How hustle and grit can make everything fall into place
- How to network successfully to achieve the reach you want to have
- How to set yourself up for the success you want and have earned
- Why military spouses have a hard time asking for help
...and so much more! Check out the episode today and if you loved it, tag us on Instagram!
Shop at Spouse-ly here!
Connect with Spouse-ly on Instagram here.
Connect with Britt on Instagram here.
Job Searching Advice Every Military Spouse Needs, with Hire Heroes USA Milspouse Kyla
Kyla, military spouse and job coach, talks with us today about the benefits of the nonprofit Hire Heroes USA and her top tips to find a good job as a military spouse. I cannot tell you how many times in my first year as a milso that I heard, read, or thought "I won't be able to keep the same job for five years". Kyla reassures me that to anyone interested in getting, keeping, or finding a new job, it's not impossible!
Kyla shares the following on the podcast episode today:
- Her journey as a military spouse, starting her journey in a long distance OCONUS relationship
- How to find jobs that are a good fit
- How to make sure your resume is perfect
- How to bring your A game to the interview
- Why you should dress up for your phone interview
...and so much more! As military spouse unemployment rises and as military life continues on, it's important to not count yourself out, and take advantage of your community and resources available to you. Like today's episode? Give us a follow on Instagram: @momentswithanmeo and @new_altitudes
Connect with Kyla here.
Connect with Britt here.
Being an Independent Dependent, with Marine Girlfriend Adriene
Adriene, fitness and weight loss coach and teacher, joins us for a chat about a lot of controversial military spouse topics. Everything from how deployments can make us feel empowered to offering free value online, and more.
Adriene and I discuss:
- Military Spouse employment
- Loving our independence
- Her story from Chicago teacher to North Carolina fitness coach
- Why offering free value online isn't a bad thing for your business
- Why you might invest in your business
Did you enjoy this conversation? Great! Take a screenshot and tag us on Instagram! @momentswithanmeo or @new_altitudes
See you soon with another spouse story and entrepreneurial tips!
Killer value from your new milso bestie!
Britt is the best! She brings a tremendous amount of value from military spouses across the spectrum of branches of service and life experiences. When you listen to Britt, you feel like you are just sitting chatting with your best friend (and her friend, the guest). Her guests are insanely knowledgeable in tons of different areas that can apply to both military life and civilian life.
Great resource for mil spouse entrepreneurs!
I was privileged to be a guest on this podcast. Keep up the good work!
This podcast is Gold!
Moments with an MEO is such a resource to any military spouse, not just to Milso entrepreneurs. Listening to the experiences of others reminds us that we aren’t alone and gives us perspective. I love the diversity of this podcast and Britt is a phenomenal host!