It's Time To Be YOU! Get the tools to help you become the person you've always dreamed of. Listen in as Laura Berens, founder of Love & Fit, entrepreneur, mom, and personal growth fanatic brings you success stories, mindset tips and real- life tangible takeaways to help you fulfill your goals in life and take action! To stay in touch on all that Laura is up to follow her on Instagram @laura_loveandfit. Please subscribe to the Time To Be You podcast on iTunes and share and spread the love!
39: Corporate to Wellness Coach with Megan Rigby
Dr. Megan Rigby, @macro_mini is a Doctorate prepared GI Nurse Practitioner, certified nutrition consultant, and owner of Macro Mini, a wellness coaching business she owns with her husband. After competing in IFBB competitions, Megan realized she wasn't happy. She thought focusing on her physique would make her happy, but subjecting herself to different diet plans and judging her body wasn't how she wanted to live anymore. She made an important switch and decided to focus on health and nutrition.
Episode 39 of the Time To Be You podcast inspires you to follow your passions to find your purpose. Sometimes our happiness is superficial, but if we dive deep into our motivations, we'll reveal a way of life that will truly make us happy. Megan's passion for health and nutrition lead her to become a nutrition coach to help others love their body in a healthy way. It's not easy leaving the corporate world behind, but when you're passion's calling, you have to answer!
Megan Rigby is a Doctorate-prepared GI Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nutrition Consultant, IFBB Figure Pro, and Owner of MacroMINI. She is passionate about educating others through her coaching, as well as publicly speaking on topics surrounding food, fitness & healthy mindset. Megan has helped hundreds of people experience great physical and overall lifestyle changes. She is on a mission to empower others to become healthier, happier versions of themselves while still enjoying food as one of life’s simple pleasures. In 2018, Megan left a corporate position as a Digestive Nurse Practitioner to open her own coaching business & has made over 400k+ within her first year. Megan has been featured in Oxygen & Strong magazines as a content creator, along with appearances on News Channel 12. She has been recognized as a top industry leader within her community.
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38: Building a Franchise Business as a mom of Three with Megan Reilly
Megan Reilly, @meganlreilly, mom of three, co-founder, and COO of Tippi Toe Dance Company, a mobile kids dance company that focuses on recreational dance. The business brings dance class to the kids, making it convenient for moms everywhere! The business started by her sister in college has grown into a franchise with 30 franchises. Driven by their goals, Tippi Toes has adapted over time and has grown with customer needs.
Episode 38 of the Time To Be You podcast is all about knowing what your customer needs and figuring out how to deliver it to them. When you're trying to build your business, it's important to put your plans into motion and understand that you will make mistakes. Learning to take small steps and learning to adapt along the way will help you down the path to success. Running a business as a mom is not easy, but for Megan, she gets to do what she loves all while raising her family and she loves every crazy minute of it!
1. How did you come up with your business and how did you go about starting it? 2. How to Balance running a business and raising three girls 3. How does one truly drive a business so that it sustains past the 10 year mark? 4. What are some of the key things you learned while creating your business and doing it while being a mama? 5. What would you tell someone who is just starting out?
Megan Reilly is a mom to three girls & is proud that they usually leave the house with a milk mustache & both shoes on! She beat her husband in a marathon which she reminds him of often. She is a registered dietitian with a masters in nutrition & has owned and operated her company, Tippi Toes, Inc, with her sister for over 20 years. Tippi Toes has more than 30 franchises around the US with plans to go international. She has survived swimming with the sharks on ABC's Shark Tank & she has written children's music that has made it onto Billboard and iTunes charts although she can't carry a tune!
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37: Marketing to Moms with Katrina McCarter
Katrina McCarter, @marketingtomums is the Founder of Marketing to Mums, a marketing research and consultancy firm, and award winning online shopping sit Bubbler.com.au. For the last 15 years, she's perfected the art of marketing to moms, the most powerful consumer demographic responsible for 80% of all spending. Companies need to make sure they're targeting the right audience to get the best sales.
Episode 37 of the Time To Be You podcast emphasizes the importance of targeting a niche market. If you don't understand who is responsible for your main source of sales, your marketing efforts won't be as effective as they should be. Oftentimes, the mom is responsible for purchasing products for three different generations.If you're not correctly targeting moms, you're missing out on a powerful market segment and potential sales!
BIO: Katrina McCarter is the founder and CEO of Marketing to Mums, a research and marketing consultancy located in Melbourne, Australia. She is a marketing strategist who specializes in understanding mothers as a powerful market sector, through experience and research. Katrina is highly regarded for her creative growth strategies and her ability to negotiate strategic partnerships, and works with both small and big businesses to increase sales and profits selling to moms. An award-winning businesswoman and mother of three, Katrina is a sought-after media commentator and an accomplished speaker having spoken in Paris and New York in the past six months.
www.marketingtomums.com.au and www.katrinamccarter.com
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36: What is your Financial Story with Hilary Hendershott
Hilary Hendershott, @hilarythecfp is the Founder of Hendershott Wealth Management, a financial advisory firm for women, host of Profit Boss Radio, and a Top 40 Under 40 Entrepreneur. After overcoming her own financial struggles, Hilary decided to meet people where they are. Not everyone can come to the table with six figures to invest, so she created 7 Steps to Wealth to help empower women to own their financial well-being.
Episode 36 of the Time To Be You podcast encourages women to own up to their financial situations. Debt, high interest loans, and other money obstacles are nothing to be ashamed of. It's time to be honest and own your financial situation, Once you take ownership over your financial state, you can work on changing your narrative. A key to financial success is to learn how to best manage your financial situation. If you start to manage your money, you can begin thriving!
Hilary Hendershott is the founder of Hendershott Wealth Management, a leading financial advisory firm for women, where her mission is to motivate women and their loved ones to be financially empowered.
Hilary hosts Profit Boss® Radio, a weekly podcast where she and her guests offer inspiration and actionable advice to support women in their financial journey. She’s also a TEDx speaker, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, NBC, ABC, FOX, DailyWorth, Forbes, and Investopedia.
Hilary was recognized as a Top 40 Under 40 Entrepreneur in Silicon Valley and in 2018, Investopedia named her one of the Top 100 Most Influential Advisors in the US. With more than 30 television appearances, she’s considered the go-to personal finance expert in Silicon Valley for NBC, where they have nicknamed her "The Investor's Voice of Reason."
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35: What is Your Inner Dialog Really Saying with Lauren Zander
Lauren Zander, @laurenzander_coach, is the Co-Founder and Chairwoman of the Handel Group, a life coaching and corporate consulting company, and author of Maybe It's You: Cut the Crap. As a pioneer of life-coaching, she developed the Handel Method which is used by companies and schools to teach people personal integrity. Why are people committed to keeping promises to others but not to themselves?
Episode 35 of the Time To Be You podcast teaches you to focus on your inner dialogue in order to find what you truly love. Lauren believes we inherit emotional DNA from our parents and that those traits are shaping our inner dialogue. 80% or more of your thoughts are negative which are keeping you from achieving your dreams. You must first recognize these negative thoughts in order to use your lower self to lead you to your higher self.
Lauren Handel Zander is the Co-Founder and Chairwoman of Handel Group ® , an international corporate consulting and life coaching company. Her coaching methodology, The Handel Method ® , is taught in over35 universities and institutes of learning around the world, including MIT, Stanford Graduate School ofBusiness, NYU, and the New York City Public School System. Lauren is also the creator of Inner.U:Learn to Human Better Ⓡ , the online coaching course that teaches the entirety of The Handel Method, which has been used by dozens of celebrities, CEOs, and entrepreneurs since 2004, and she is the author of Maybe It’s You (Published by Hachette Book Group, April 2017), a no-nonsense, practical manual that helps readers figure out not just what they want out of life, but how to actually get there. She has spent over 20 years coaching thousands of private and corporate clients, including executives at LiveNation, Ticketmaster, Vogue , BASF, and AOL. Lauren has been a featured expert in The New YorkTimes, BBC, Forbes, Women’s Health, Dr. Oz, and Marie Claire and she is a regular contributor to Business week and the Huffington Post.
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1. Can you give us a brief background of yourself and how you started the Handel Group?
2. What was your inspiration behind your book: Maybe It’s You: Cut the Crap, Face Your Fears, Love Your Life
3. In your experience working with entrepreneurs as well as with marriages - what are the top two things you feel come up the most that people are having issues with?
4. What really is the Handel Method? How did you develop it?
5. How do you balance running your own business, speaking and all that you do all while being a mom of 3?
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34: Overcoming Perfectionism and Comparison in Your Business with Michelle Knight
Michelle Knight, @brandmerrycoaching, Branding and Business Coach and the founder of Brandmerry.com shifts the focus inward to help people find their life-goals and business objectives. Knowing your purpose will translate into your business. Start by blocking out the outside expectations and removing comparison to focus on the inner you.
Episode 34 of the Time To Be You podcast encourages you to forget about societal expectations in order to find the true meaning of your life. Putting the focus on yourself and your inner happiness will transform your business into a purposeful one. The sooner you find your purpose, the sooner you can give your business purpose! Look within yourself to find the greater reason why and your business will benefit.
Michelle Knight is a Branding and Business Coach who has distinguished herself as an entrepreneur by teaching the power of storytelling and its ability to unite people, especially women. She has helped transform the businesses and lives of female entrepreneurs by supporting them in tapping into their story to create a standout brand and message, ultimately leading them to living a life of freedom. Michelle is living proof that no matter what obstacles life may throw at you, or chapters that may contribute to your story, you have the power to write your own ending. As a storyteller and branding expert, Michelle supports women who are unfulfilled in their 9-5 to break free into a life of freedom. Programs include private coaching, self-study courses, and a group program that unites women to create thriving online businesses.
1. Can you give us a brief background of yourself?
2. What were you doing before you became an entrepreneur
3. Why do you choose to work with female entrepreneurs
4. How do you balance your work and being a present mom
5. How does one not compare their career to someone else's
6. How to break the habit of being a perfectionist and realize not everyone has your same vision.
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Thank you for this podcast. I just heard Liz speak at GLS last week. I am inspired, humbled and ready to begin again after a bit of a traumatic job loss. I know I’m exactly where I need to be. Thank you for this inspiration!
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