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Welcome to Success with Soul by Kate Kordsmeier, a powerful feminist voice in the world of online business. As an ICF life + business coach, clinical hypnotherapist, NLP and EFT practitioner, and Reiki facilitator who’s earned millions as an entrepreneur (while raising 2 toddlers, no less!), Kate brings a unique blend of skills and experience to the table.

Here, Kate shares holistic online business strategies and soulful marketing advice for heart-centered entrepreneurs who value relationships, mindfulness, spirituality, and health as much as strategic action and practical tips. Whether you’re interested in growing your business without social media, selling online offers, cyclical living, or other passive income revenue streams to help you smash the Patriarchy and find that elusive work-life balance, Kate empowers her listeners to make your dreams of being your own boss and creating a profitable online business a reality, without selling your soul.

Our episodes will teach you how to work from a place of rest, not hustle. Do less, achieve more. Make great money AND have the freedom and flexibility to focus on what truly matters. You’ll learn sustainable solutions for automating your business with simple systems that will give you back your time and your life!

Expect a mix of in-depth, candid interviews with the world’s top entrepreneurs and leaders, and bold, transparent, and inspiring solo shows with step-by-step guidance and stories from the trenches to help you tackle your goals. Hit subscribe if you’re ready to bid farewell to burnout culture and find real self-care, inner peace and success with soul!

Success with Soul Kate Kordsmeier

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    • 5.0 • 109 Ratings

Welcome to Success with Soul by Kate Kordsmeier, a powerful feminist voice in the world of online business. As an ICF life + business coach, clinical hypnotherapist, NLP and EFT practitioner, and Reiki facilitator who’s earned millions as an entrepreneur (while raising 2 toddlers, no less!), Kate brings a unique blend of skills and experience to the table.

Here, Kate shares holistic online business strategies and soulful marketing advice for heart-centered entrepreneurs who value relationships, mindfulness, spirituality, and health as much as strategic action and practical tips. Whether you’re interested in growing your business without social media, selling online offers, cyclical living, or other passive income revenue streams to help you smash the Patriarchy and find that elusive work-life balance, Kate empowers her listeners to make your dreams of being your own boss and creating a profitable online business a reality, without selling your soul.

Our episodes will teach you how to work from a place of rest, not hustle. Do less, achieve more. Make great money AND have the freedom and flexibility to focus on what truly matters. You’ll learn sustainable solutions for automating your business with simple systems that will give you back your time and your life!

Expect a mix of in-depth, candid interviews with the world’s top entrepreneurs and leaders, and bold, transparent, and inspiring solo shows with step-by-step guidance and stories from the trenches to help you tackle your goals. Hit subscribe if you’re ready to bid farewell to burnout culture and find real self-care, inner peace and success with soul!

    143: Burning Down Your Business Roundtable

    143: Burning Down Your Business Roundtable

    In this episode of 'Success with Soul', host Kate Kordsmeier asks a question to several entrepreneurs including Allie Stewart, Andrea Jones, Dama Jue, Jordan Gill, and LaChelle Barnett: 'If your business burned down tomorrow and you had to start over from scratch, what would you do?' They all come up with interesting answers, revealing their invaluable lessons, personal experiences, and advice relating to business strategies. These pieces of advice range from investing in mentorship, reconsidering overhiring, reframing attitudes towards revenue, trusting instincts more, diversifying income, avoiding impulsive decisions, creating a variety of offers, and more. Kate also shares potential changes for 2024- hinting that she is exploring more passive ways of business like affiliate marketing and evergreen funnels.
    Time Stamps: 
    00:00 Introduction and Overview
    00:21 Entrepreneurial Insights: Starting Over
    01:02 Kate's Personal Insights: What I Would Do Differently
    06:28 Entrepreneurial Insights: Allie Stewart
    10:34 Entrepreneurial Insights: Andrea Jones
    14:47 Entrepreneurial Insights: Dama Jue
    21:03 Entrepreneurial Insights: Jordan Gill
    25:24 Entrepreneurial Insights: LaChelle Barnett
     
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    • 30 min
    142: Automating Business Processes to Save Time with Devin Lee

    142: Automating Business Processes to Save Time with Devin Lee

    Welcome to the Success with Soul Podcast! In this episode of the 'Success with Soul' podcast, host Kate Kordsmeier talks with guest Devin Lee about systems and automations in business. Devin, a systems strategist and certified online business manager, shares her expertise in helping entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level by automating tasks. They touch on tools like Airtable, Zapier, and Dubsado and how using these tools can streamline operations, improve the client experience, and effectively manage time. Devin discusses her system to reduce her use of social media and her newly launched mini course 'Inbox Zero Hero' which aids individuals in maintaining an organized inbox. They also discuss the benefits and drawbacks of working independently and the evolving nature of online businesses.
    What you’ll learn in this episode: How automations can create a more intimate client experience, contrary to popular belief. The strategic approach to setting up systems and automations, especially for businesses new to this world. Devin's favorite tools for automations, including Airtable, Zapier, and Dubsado, and how to integrate them effectively.
    Creative ways to add personal touches to automated processes, making your business stand out.
    Common mistakes in automation and how to avoid them.
    How to reduce dependence on social media by leveraging systems and automations.
    Links + Resources Mentioned in this Episode: 
    Connect with Devin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devinleeobm/
    Connect with Devin on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/devinleeostertag/
    Get Devin's Elevated Client Journey Workbook
    Devin's Inbox Zero Hero course for efficient email management.
    ClickUp for project management, Airtable for database management, Zapier for integrating different software, and Dubsado for CRM. Subscribe, Review + Connect
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    • 38 min
    141: Saying It Out Loud: The Most Underrated Secret to Success with Vasavi Kumar

    141: Saying It Out Loud: The Most Underrated Secret to Success with Vasavi Kumar

    Welcome to the Success with Soul Podcast! Today we’re joined by Vasavi Kumar, a TV host, Licensed Therapist, Speaker, Voiceover Artist, and author of her new book Say It Out Loud. Vasavi discusses the power of speaking your thoughts out loud and how this simple act can actually transform your life. Vasavi shares the top three tips for getting comfortable talking to yourself and why it’s important to talk to your triggers out loud. So get ready to unlock the power of speaking your mind out loud. 
    What you’ll learn in this episode: How saying your thoughts and words out loud really have the power to transform your life.
    The top three tips for getting comfortable talking to yourself. 
    Why it’s important to ‘talk to your triggers out loud.
    How to balance authenticity and vulnerability while still maintaining boundaries and privacy in your personal life.
    The most common obstacle that people face when it comes to speaking their truths and how to overcome them.
     
    Links + Resources Mentioned in this Episode: 
    Connect with Vasavi on Instagram: @mynameisvasavi
    Check out Vasavi’s new book: Say It Outloud by Vasavi Kumar
    How to Win Friends and Influence Dale Carnegie
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    • 48 min
    140: Mastering Your Inner Critic: Empowering Strategies to Boost Your Best Self with Susan Brady

    140: Mastering Your Inner Critic: Empowering Strategies to Boost Your Best Self with Susan Brady

    Welcome to the Success with Soul Podcast! Today we’re joined by Susan Brady, the Deloitte Ellen Gabriel Chair for Women and Leadership at Simmons University and the first Chief Executive Officer of The Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership. Susan shares the art of mastering your own inner critic and explores powerful techniques to transform self-doubt into self-empowerment. 
    What you’ll learn in this episode: How to master your own inner critic.
    What does “keeping the focus on the palm of your hand” mean and how to do it.
    How to invest in your best self.
    What is “radical reframe” and how to use it to shift negative self-talk. 
     
    Links + Resources Mentioned in this Episode: 
    Learn more about Susan.
    Check out Susan’s bestselling book: Arrive and Thrive 
    Boundary Boss by Teri Nichol
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    • 32 min
    Beyond the Scroll Challenge Day 4 The Freedom Formula

    Beyond the Scroll Challenge Day 4 The Freedom Formula

    Welcome to the Success with Soul Podcast! It’s day 4 of our Beyond the Scroll 4-Day Business Blueprint to Making More Money without Social Media! Today we are unlocking the strategies, the mindset, and the exact steps to take your biz to the next level. We'll make sure you walk away with the confidence to chase your dreams without feeling chained to social media.
     
    What you’ll learn in this episode:
     Understand the essence of holistic business – building an empire without burning out.
    How to get clients without a huge following.
    Learn the next steps to uplevel your business and plan for profits
    Go from feeling lost in the scroll, to being the CEO you always dreamt of being.
    Links + Resources Mentioned in this Episode: 
    Sign up for the Beyond the Scroll 4-Day challenge
    Join the Mindful Business Academy
     
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    • 30 min
    Beyond the Scroll Challenge Day 3 Non Sales-y Sales (aka networking)

    Beyond the Scroll Challenge Day 3 Non Sales-y Sales (aka networking)

    Welcome to the Success with Soul Podcast! It’s day 3 of our Beyond the Scroll 4-Day Business Blueprint to Making More Money without Social Media! Today we are diving into the art of relationship marketing by networking, the Non-Slimy Way. Learn how to pitch, collaborate and increase your visibility, even if you’re an introvert!
     
    What you’ll learn in this episode:
     Master the art of authentic networking and build relationships that matter.
    Pitch Perfect: Craft compelling pitches that open doors to new opportunities, a pitch so good, even you'd want to interview you!
    Identify 5 visibility opportunities – your voice deserves to be heard, sans algorithm!
    Strategize stellar collaborations that boost your brand without needing a viral dance move.
     
    Links + Resources Mentioned in this Episode: 
    Sign up for the Beyond the Scroll 4-Day challenge
     
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    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
109 Ratings

109 Ratings

Kayley Hamilton ,

So impactful

As a female business owner, I love listening to the stories and experiences of the founders on this podcast. It’s so inspiring to hear about their journeys and to takeaway their insightful knowledge, tools and tips! These episodes are jam packed with value and also light hearted inspiration that leaves you with a smile on your face. Highly recommend!

Storytelling Secrets ,

A great listen for female entrepreneurs

Kate (and in her recent episodes) her team are authentic and get real about how to build a thriving business and team. This podcast is a breath of fresh air and a recommended listen!

AmandaGotchaMama ,

Great podcast for female entrepreneurs

Kate shares relevant, no nonsense, and practical business advice based on her experience as a successful female online business owner. And the ‘tell it like it is’ guest interviews are always filled with gold nuggets of knowledge and inspiration for running your heart-centered online business.

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