55 episodes

Join Shannyn Merlo and Julie Parker on their conversations about business, leadership and the self-awareness journey to greater success. This podcast is for you if you are a small business owner or entrepreneur who wants to improve your life and business through increased self-awareness and successful business strategies.

Practising The Art Of Small Business Shannyn Merlo & Julie Parker

    • Business

Join Shannyn Merlo and Julie Parker on their conversations about business, leadership and the self-awareness journey to greater success. This podcast is for you if you are a small business owner or entrepreneur who wants to improve your life and business through increased self-awareness and successful business strategies.

    Ep #55: Navigating Powerlessness Mindsets in Your Team

    Ep #55: Navigating Powerlessness Mindsets in Your Team

    In this episode, we delve into the challenge of managing staff members who exhibit powerlessness and helplessness mindsets. Rather than labelling them as victims, we explore effective strategies to empower and support your team members in overcoming these limiting beliefs. 

    Join us as we discuss the root causes, the impact on workplace dynamics, and actionable steps you can take to foster a more proactive and resilient work environment. 

    Learn how to transform your team from feeling powerless to feeling empowered, ultimately driving growth and success within your organisation.



    Julie and Shannyn are independent business coaches and consultants.

    Work with Julie
    Julie is a Dental Practice Management Consultant, Coach at Julie Parker Practice Success.

    https://julieparkerpracticesuccess.com/

    Work with Shannyn

    Shannyn Merlo is a business coach and consultant and founder of Inspired Outcomes Consulting.

    https://inspired-outcomes.com/contact/

    Go to our website for previous episodes and resources: https://practisingtheartofsmallbusiness.com/

    • 42 min
    Ep #54: Is your business in the 'comfort zone'?

    Ep #54: Is your business in the 'comfort zone'?

    In this episode, we explore the concept of the "uncomfortable comfort zone" for business owners, emphasising how failing to act on ideas out of fear or busyness can lead to stagnation and unchanged results. 

    Discover how stepping out of this zone is essential for growth and innovation.
    Julie and Shannyn are independent business coaches and consultants.

    Work with Julie
    Julie is a Dental Practice Management Consultant, Coach at Julie Parker Practice Success.

    https://julieparkerpracticesuccess.com/

    Work with Shannyn

    Shannyn Merlo is a business coach and consultant and founder of Inspired Outcomes Consulting.

    https://inspired-outcomes.com/contact/

    Go to our website for previous episodes and resources: https://practisingtheartofsmallbusiness.com/

    • 42 min
    Ep #53: Breaking the Silence: Should Employees Discuss Salaries?

    Ep #53: Breaking the Silence: Should Employees Discuss Salaries?

    In this episode, we delve into a topic often veiled in secrecy and taboo—discussing salaries in the workplace. Is open dialogue about wages empowering, or does it sow discord among colleagues? 

    Join us as we explore the ramifications and benefits of salary transparency, hear diverse perspectives, and weigh the balance between openness and privacy. 

    Julie and Shannyn are independent business coaches and consultants.

    Work with Julie
    Julie is a Dental Practice Management Consultant, Coach at Julie Parker Practice Success.

    https://julieparkerpracticesuccess.com/

    Work with Shannyn 

    Shannyn Merlo is a business coach and consultant and founder of Inspired Outcomes Consulting. 

    https://inspired-outcomes.com/contact/

    Go to our website for previous episodes and resources: https://practisingtheartofsmallbusiness.com/


    Julie and Shannyn are independent business coaches and consultants.

    Work with Julie
    Julie is a Dental Practice Management Consultant, Coach at Julie Parker Practice Success.

    https://julieparkerpracticesuccess.com/

    Work with Shannyn

    Shannyn Merlo is a business coach and consultant and founder of Inspired Outcomes Consulting.

    https://inspired-outcomes.com/contact/

    Go to our website for previous episodes and resources: https://practisingtheartofsmallbusiness.com/

    • 34 min
    Episode 52: Is there room for spirituality in small business?

    Episode 52: Is there room for spirituality in small business?

    In this episode, Shannyn asks the question, "Is there room for spirituality in small business?"

    When you consider the varied applications of spirituality and that we all interpret and incorporate these practices differently, how can we embrace our spirit in our work?

    Julie and Shannyn are independent business coaches and consultants.

    Work with Julie
    Julie is a Dental Practice Management Consultant, Coach at Julie Parker Practice Success.

    https://julieparkerpracticesuccess.com/

    Work with Shannyn 

    Shannyn Merlo is a business coach and consultant and founder of Inspired Outcomes Consulting. 

    https://inspired-outcomes.com/contact/

    Go to our website for previous episodes and resources: https://practisingtheartofsmallbusiness.com/


    Julie and Shannyn are independent business coaches and consultants.

    Work with Julie
    Julie is a Dental Practice Management Consultant, Coach at Julie Parker Practice Success.

    https://julieparkerpracticesuccess.com/

    Work with Shannyn

    Shannyn Merlo is a business coach and consultant and founder of Inspired Outcomes Consulting.

    https://inspired-outcomes.com/contact/

    Go to our website for previous episodes and resources: https://practisingtheartofsmallbusiness.com/

    • 46 min
    Episode 51: Stress getting you down? This episode is for you!

    Episode 51: Stress getting you down? This episode is for you!

    Stress is a part of life and certainly plays a role in the life of an entrepreneur. In today's episode, Shannyn and Julie share some insights, thoughts and ideas on how to manage your stress better and experience a happier life.  

    Julie and Shannyn are independent business coaches and consultants.

    Work with Julie
    Julie is a Dental Practice Management Consultant, Coach at Julie Parker Practice Success.

    https://julieparkerpracticesuccess.com/

    Work with Shannyn 

    Shannyn Merlo is a business coach and consultant and founder of Inspired Outcomes Consulting. 

    https://inspired-outcomes.com/contact/

    Go to our website for previous episodes and resources: https://practisingtheartofsmallbusiness.com/
    Julie and Shannyn are independent business coaches and consultants.

    Work with Julie
    Julie is a Dental Practice Management Consultant, Coach at Julie Parker Practice Success.

    https://julieparkerpracticesuccess.com/

    Work with Shannyn

    Shannyn Merlo is a business coach and consultant and founder of Inspired Outcomes Consulting.

    https://inspired-outcomes.com/contact/

    Go to our website for previous episodes and resources: https://practisingtheartofsmallbusiness.com/

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ep #50: A Milestone Episode: 50 & Reflective

    Ep #50: A Milestone Episode: 50 & Reflective

    We are thrilled to announce that we've reached our 50th episode milestone! Come join in the festivities as we celebrate this achievement. Let's reflect on the highlights of the past 50 episodes and explore ways to enhance our future content.


    Julie and Shannyn are independent business coaches and consultants.

    Work with Julie
    Julie is a Dental Practice Management Consultant, Coach at Julie Parker Practice Success.

    https://julieparkerpracticesuccess.com/

    Work with Shannyn 

    Shannyn Merlo is a business coach and consultant and founder of Inspired Outcomes Consulting. 

    https://inspired-outcomes.com/contact/

    Go to our website for previous episodes and resources: https://practisingtheartofsmallbusiness.com/


    Julie and Shannyn are independent business coaches and consultants.

    Work with Julie
    Julie is a Dental Practice Management Consultant, Coach at Julie Parker Practice Success.

    https://julieparkerpracticesuccess.com/

    Work with Shannyn

    Shannyn Merlo is a business coach and consultant and founder of Inspired Outcomes Consulting.

    https://inspired-outcomes.com/contact/

    Go to our website for previous episodes and resources: https://practisingtheartofsmallbusiness.com/

    • 1 hr 2 min

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