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Lessons on building your business from smart business women! If you are a woman owned small business who is looking for tips and new ideas to build your business, you have come to the right place. You will hear the stories of other woman owned businesses along with key learnings they have had as they grow their business. I hope you feel validated in your entrepreneurial journey as well as build simple tips to immediately apply to your business.

Straight Talk for Smart Business Women Cheryl Leitschuh

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Lessons on building your business from smart business women! If you are a woman owned small business who is looking for tips and new ideas to build your business, you have come to the right place. You will hear the stories of other woman owned businesses along with key learnings they have had as they grow their business. I hope you feel validated in your entrepreneurial journey as well as build simple tips to immediately apply to your business.

    Straight Talk with Tiffany Toombs

    Straight Talk with Tiffany Toombs

    Meet Tiffany Toombs












     
    Meet Tiffany Toombs
    Tiffany is a mindset coach who specializes in helping people rewire their brains to overcome self sabotage and limiting beliefs; allowing them to experience success in every area of life. She is a Master Practitioner and Trainer in NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming) and Matrix Therapies.

    Tiffany worked in the health and fitness industry for 18 years, while exclusively working as a coach for the last five years. She combines her science background and knowledge of the body & mind with her spiritual interests and training to get clients results that are undeniable.
    Tiffany’s goal is to empower 1 million women, men, and children to live their truth daily. She loves watching her clients transform from being stuck with emotional trauma, depression, anxiety, self-sabotage, and procrastination to improving their business, finances, health, and relationships.
    Tiffany has overcome physical abuse, infidelity, eating disorders, and miscarriage. Today she is highly sought after for her ability to help where years of therapist visits couldn’t and leading people to identify the potential that lies within us all.






    Tiffany has been in business for one year and already has great wisdom to share on her journey.  Listen in to three lessons:
    Follow your passions It is the stories that connect us Be firm in your vision but flexible in how it shows up Find out more about Tiffany and order her new book, Stop Being A Selfish Bitch:  A Comprehensive Guide to Living Your Best Life Through Radical Self-Love.  www.bluelotusmind.com 

    • 37 min
    Straight Talk with Rachelle Niemann

    Straight Talk with Rachelle Niemann

    Rachelle Niemann of www.NourishingWorthiness.com is a wife, dog mom, and writer.  She iss always searching for growth and adventure. She has been a student of personal growth for decades and has finally learned what it takes to transform her life into a fulfilling and connected life and she wants to share what she has learned. She is on a mission to inspire individuals to make the transformation from fear to self-love and wonders what can be possible if we focused on mental wellness over mental illness.
    Listen in as Rachelle shares her three business lessons:
    Eat your cake one bite at a time Minimize risk Practice self compassion You can contact Rachelle or order her new book at www.NourishingWorthiness.com
    You can also access her free report on 30 Days of Building Resilience at www.NourishingWorthiness.com 

    • 18 min
    Straight Talk with Sarah Becker

    Straight Talk with Sarah Becker

    Mix one-part strategy, one-part implementation, and one-part teamwork and you get Sarah Becker of www.clearsimplebusiness.com  She spent ten years in corporate America honing her problem-solving and cross-functional skills.  
    Sarah left the corporate world to bring her knowledge and enthusiasm to the small business world.  She saw the frustration of such hard-working, talented entrepreneurs spending too much time on things that weren't adding value -- and knew she could help them succeed!
    Listen in as Sarah and Cheryl discuss her three business lessons:
    Have patience and learn to be happy where you are Do business with people you like and share your passions Don't fly over the people you love For more information or to reach Sarah, go to her website www.clearsimplebusiness.com or email sarah@clearsimplebusiness.com

    • 18 min
    Straight Talk with Mercedes Jaime

    Straight Talk with Mercedes Jaime

    Mercedes E. Jaime, an award-winning Business Development, Supplier Diversity and Inclusion Professional, is a connector with over 30 years of experience in establishing and managing B2B and B2C relationships.  Her passion and expertise has resulted in improved access by leveraging successful business practices to ensure equitable opportunities and growth for organizations of all sizes.
     
    Mercedes is an active leader in several national and international organizations that represent and support the diverse business entrepreneurs. These include The National Diversity Advisory Board University of Minnesota (NDAB), National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), The Network of Executive Women (NEW) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI). 
     
    Mercedes has been recognized with numerous honors and awards for her contributions and outstanding dedication to Business Development and Supplier Diversity: 
                 "America’s Top 100 Leaders in Corporate Supplier Diversity" by Women’s Enterprise USA, 2014
                           "Diversity in Business Award 2015" by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, 2015
                                      "Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity" DiversityPlus Magazine, 2015
     
    Mercedes is committed to a products and services procurement process that meets the diverse needs of both customers and retail businesses. Supporting all business owners with an emphasis on women, minority, and diverse business entrepreneurs is a critical part of her Business Development, Supplier Diversity, and Inclusion business goals.
     
    Listen in to her three business lessons:
     
    1.  Follow your bliss in whatever you do
    2.  Dream big
    3.  Share your joy and you will receive joy back
     
    You can reach Mercedes through Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/mercedes-e-jaime/ or via email mercedes.e.jaime@gmail.com 

    • 31 min
    Straight Talk with Karen Briscoe

    Straight Talk with Karen Briscoe

    Karen Briscoe is creator of the transformative “5 Minute Success”concept. She is an author, podcast host and highly successful real estate professional in the Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC area. 
    Listen in to her compelling story of moving from stay at home mom to being recognized by the Wall Street Journal as one of the 250 Top Realtor teams in the United States. She also shares three powerful business lessons that supported her success:
    Habits make it happen Commit to lead generation Be a lifelong leaner You can find more information about Karen and her book at www.5MinuteSuccess.com or join her Facebook group at www.facebook.com/groups/5minutesuccess/

    • 31 min
    Straight Talk with Dr. Timothy Felton

    Straight Talk with Dr. Timothy Felton

    Dr. Timothy Felton graduated from the William M. School College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his residency at Loyola University Medical Center and Hine's Veteran Hospital, both located in Maywood, Illinois. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons and a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.
    Dr.Felton specializes in reconstructive surgery. He has had extensive training in surgery of the foot and ankle joint, utilizing the latest arthroscopic procedures.
    He serves as a team physician for South St. Paul High School, where he specializes in sports injuries. He is a provider of foot care for Sole Care for Souls, a non-profit health organization that works with the homeless population throughout the Twin Cities, and he has lectured at Diabetic Conferences throughout the Twin Cities.
    Listen in as he shares his four business lessons:
    Don't overlook the business side of the business You have to retain quality employees You have to decide what you can and are willing to sacrifice If you're thinking about a business do it with something you are passionate about. You can reach Dr. Tim at 763-546-1718 or www.TCFoot.com

    • 21 min

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