61 episodes

Welcome to 'Work it, Live it, Own it!' – the podcast where we explore the essential harmony between entrepreneurial success and personal well-being. I'm your hostess, SaCola Lehr, and fellow business owner, committed to helping you achieve sustainable success while prioritizing your health and happiness.

As entrepreneurs, we often prioritize our businesses at the expense of crucial aspects like exercise, quality time with loved ones, and rest. Join me as we delve into practical strategies to prioritize self-care, manage stress effectively, and achieve harmony in all areas of life.

Through candid conversations, expert interviews, and personal stories, we'll uncover the secrets to thriving in business while nurturing your mind, body, and relationships. Whether you're navigating the challenges of starting up or scaling your business, let's collaborate to live a fulfilling and sustainable entrepreneurial life.

What exactly does "Work it, Live it, Own it!" signify? It's a philosophy that encompasses both life and business:

Work it: Dive into your inner go-getter and take purposeful action towards your goals. From refining your business strategy to mastering productivity, we'll explore how to work smarter, not harder.
Live it: Embrace a holistic approach to life and business, understanding that success extends beyond financial achievements. We'll delve into topics such as holistic well-being, authentic leadership, and nurturing meaningful connections, empowering you to live fully and intentionally.
Own it: Seize control of your destiny and embrace your journey to success. Learn how to confront challenges with confidence, embrace your unique voice and vision, and craft a business that reflects your authentic self.
At "Work it, Live it, Own it!", we take the whole human approach to business. Because we believe that if either our personal or business life isn't thriving, we will not live the best versions of ourselves.

Subscribe now to 'Work it, Live it, Own it!' on your favorite podcast platform, and let's redefine success on your terms.

Work it, Live it, Own it‪!‬ SaCola Lehr

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Welcome to 'Work it, Live it, Own it!' – the podcast where we explore the essential harmony between entrepreneurial success and personal well-being. I'm your hostess, SaCola Lehr, and fellow business owner, committed to helping you achieve sustainable success while prioritizing your health and happiness.

As entrepreneurs, we often prioritize our businesses at the expense of crucial aspects like exercise, quality time with loved ones, and rest. Join me as we delve into practical strategies to prioritize self-care, manage stress effectively, and achieve harmony in all areas of life.

Through candid conversations, expert interviews, and personal stories, we'll uncover the secrets to thriving in business while nurturing your mind, body, and relationships. Whether you're navigating the challenges of starting up or scaling your business, let's collaborate to live a fulfilling and sustainable entrepreneurial life.

What exactly does "Work it, Live it, Own it!" signify? It's a philosophy that encompasses both life and business:

Work it: Dive into your inner go-getter and take purposeful action towards your goals. From refining your business strategy to mastering productivity, we'll explore how to work smarter, not harder.
Live it: Embrace a holistic approach to life and business, understanding that success extends beyond financial achievements. We'll delve into topics such as holistic well-being, authentic leadership, and nurturing meaningful connections, empowering you to live fully and intentionally.
Own it: Seize control of your destiny and embrace your journey to success. Learn how to confront challenges with confidence, embrace your unique voice and vision, and craft a business that reflects your authentic self.
At "Work it, Live it, Own it!", we take the whole human approach to business. Because we believe that if either our personal or business life isn't thriving, we will not live the best versions of ourselves.

Subscribe now to 'Work it, Live it, Own it!' on your favorite podcast platform, and let's redefine success on your terms.

    (Preview) The Power of House Hacking with Jacob Reeves

    (Preview) The Power of House Hacking with Jacob Reeves

    Jacob Reeves shares his experience with house hacking and how it has allowed him and his wife to live for free by renting out a portion of their home on Airbnb. He provides tips on setting up a space on Airbnb, finding the right property, and managing a rental property. Jacob emphasizes the importance of research and running the numbers before getting into house hacking. He also offers a spreadsheet and training on his website to help others get started with house hacking.

    Chapters
    00:00.014 The Impact of House Hacking on Finances
    01:18 Drawbacks and Adjustments in House Hacking
    3:08 Advantage of House Hacking: Paying Down the Mortgage

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    • 3 min
    53: Managing Your Energy as a Business Owner with Susie deVille

    53: Managing Your Energy as a Business Owner with Susie deVille

    Summary

    In this conversation, SaCola Lehr interviews Susie deVille, author of the book BUOYANT, about strategies for rediscovering creativity and reclaiming confidence. Susie shares her personal journey of overcoming challenges in her personal and professional life and how she tapped into her creativity to find success and freedom. She emphasizes the importance of taking care of oneself and implementing practices like morning pages, meditation, movement, moments of inspired learning, and making something. Susie challenges the prevailing advice to go all-in and maximize productivity, advocating for a path of joy and flow. She shares her own experiences and the impact it has had on her life and the lives of her clients. The conversation also touches on the power of word-of-mouth marketing, the importance of knowing oneself, and the need to manage energy rather than focusing solely on productivity.

    Takeaways

    Rediscovering creativity and reclaiming confidence can lead to transformative moments and breakthroughs.Practices like morning pages, meditation, movement, moments of inspired learning, and making something can help tap into creativity and boost energy.Focusing on managing energy rather than maximizing productivity can lead to a more joyful and abundant way of living.Word-of-mouth marketing can be a powerful tool for attracting ideal clients.Knowing oneself and embracing authenticity and vulnerability can lead to success and fulfillment in business and life.
    Quotes

    "The path to success and freedom was by tapping into something that I innately had, which was my vast reservoirs of creativity."
    "The 5Ms touch on every aspect of your life and fuel you to do other things to keep your cup full."
    "Creativity unexpressed is not benign. In fact, it is toxic."

    Chapters

    00:00 Introduction and Background
    10:01 The Power of the 5Ms
    29:04 From Debt to Financial Freedom
    35:01 Managing Energy for a Joyful and Abundant Life
    46:00 Fun Fact and Conclusion

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    • 51 min
    (Preview) Balance Business Goals & Personal Well-being with Susie deVille

    (Preview) Balance Business Goals & Personal Well-being with Susie deVille

    SaCola Lehr sits down with Susie deVille and explores the challenges entrepreneurs face in balancing business goals with overall well-being, and the importance of small, consistent practices in achieving sustainable change. It also delves into managing energy, time perception, and the impact of social media on productivity and client acquisition.

    Takeaways

    Small, consistent practices lead to sustainable change.
    Managing energy is more important than time management.
    Genuine interactions are more effective than social media for client acquisition.

    Sound Bites

    "That five minute walk is going to change your experience of how time functions for you."

    Chapters

    00:00 Balancing Business Goals and Well-being
    01:22 The Power of Small, Consistent Practices
    04:21 Impact of Social Media on Productivity and Client Acquisition


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    Email for business inquiries: info@workitliveitownit.com

    • 7 min
    52: How Life Events Can Influence Your Brand with Jennifer Walter

    52: How Life Events Can Influence Your Brand with Jennifer Walter

    Join us in this insightful episode as we welcome Jennifer Walter, a renowned sociologist and rebranding expert, alongside hostess, SaCola Lehr. Dive deep into the world of brand trust and the entrepreneurial journey. Discover the critical role of authenticity, empathy, and leadership in crafting a brand, and learn about the intriguing concept of a "north star memory" that can steer your branding strategy. Jennifer imparts her wisdom to entrepreneurs, encouraging them to remain faithful to their core values and to carve out their own definitions of success, while warning against the pitfalls of rebranding without just cause. The conversation also touches on the essential practices of setting personal boundaries, prioritizing self-care, and the art of turning away clients that don't align with your brand. Wrapping up the episode, Jennifer highlights the importance of self-compassion and leaves aspiring entrepreneurs with valuable guidance. Don't miss out on these game-changing insights – tune in now!

    Timestamps

    (00:00:00) - Building Trust in Your Brand
    (00:01:10) - Navigating the Ups and Downs of Entrepreneurship
    (00:05:45) - Cultivating Authenticity for Entrepreneurs
    (00:13:27) - Practical Branding Strategies
    (00:23:36) - Translating Branding into Trust
    (00:26:54) - Setting clear brand standards
    (00:28:07) - Challenging the narrative of overnight success
    (00:32:01) - Being true to oneself during rebranding
    (00:37:47) - Common mistakes in brand refreshing
    (00:43:11) - Prioritizing self-care and work-life balance
    (00:52:19) - Rapid fire questions
    (00:52:45) - Growth and Reflection
    (00:53:13) - Rapid Fire Questions
    (00:53:29) - Biggest Takeaway
    (00:54:18) - Hobby and Joy
    (00:54:57) - Redefining Success
    (00:55:46) - Staying in Touch


    Previous Episodes that align with this topic:

    Episode 8: Owning Your Brand : The Power of Authenticity

    Episode 13: How Core Values Can Drive Success for You and Your Business

    Mentions:

    - "Simon Sinek's Seven Whys Exercise": "00:13:27"
    - "North Star Memory Framework": "00:14:10"
    - "Season 1 Episode 13": "00:12:40"
    - "Jennifer Walter's Branding Services": "00:17:12"
    - "Jennifer Walter's Branding Strategy": "00:23:36"
    - "Canva": "00:38:03"
    - "Frank Sinatra's song 'My Way'": "00:52:02"
    - "Jennifer Walters' website": "00:55:46"
    - "Jennifer Walters' social media": "00:55:56"

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    • 56 min
    (Preview) Navigating Rebranding Challenges with Jennifer Walter

    (Preview) Navigating Rebranding Challenges with Jennifer Walter

    Jennifer Walter and SaCola Lehr cover the common mistakes entrepreneurs make when rebranding, the importance of staying true to oneself during rebranding, and the significance of authenticity and empathy in client communication. It also delves into the concept of work-life balance and the role of self-care in maintaining a healthy work-life situation while pursuing entrepreneurial dreams.
    Stay tuned for full episode on June 24 , 2024.

    Takeaways

    Rebranding should focus on staying true to oneself and doubling down on what makes the brand unique.Authenticity and empathy are crucial in client communication and should be prioritized over trends and external influences.Work-life balance is not about perfect equilibrium at all times, but about adapting to different seasons and prioritizing self-care.Asking for help and setting boundaries are essential for maintaining a healthy work-life situation while pursuing entrepreneurial dreams.
    Sound Bites

    "You've rebranded without knowing it really."
    "Double down on what makes you you when you're rebranding."
    "Give me a reason that makes me curious enough to make the next step."

    Chapters

    00:00 Navigating Rebranding Challenges
    03:09 The Power of Authentic Client Communication
    04:14 Redefining Work-Life Balance

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    Email for business inquiries: info@workitliveitownit.com

    • 5 min
    51: Megan Gillman's Life Changed After Two Wake-up Calls

    51: Megan Gillman's Life Changed After Two Wake-up Calls

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to step away from a stable career and chase your entrepreneurial dreams? Listen as Megan Gillman, a life coach who transitioned from a university employee to a business owner, shares her compelling story. She opens up about the critical incidents that propelled her decision to leave her job, such as a harrowing encounter with an active shooter and the tragic death of a student. These life-altering events underscored life's unpredictability and the urgency of pursuing one's passions. Megan candidly discusses the obstacles she faced, from the hurdles of the COVID-19 pandemic to the demands of motherhood, and how she navigated these challenges with resilience. Her story is a testament to the power of support and strategic planning in the journey of building a successful business.

    Bullet Points

    - Megan Gillman's journey from leaving a stable job to pursue her passion as a life coach and entrepreneur
    - The wake-up calls that prompted Megan to make the life-changing decision
    - Megan's hesitation to take the leap into entrepreneurship due to concerns about stability, financial security, and fear of being perceived as irresponsible
    - Two significant wake-up calls that propelled Megan to reevaluate her life and career
    - The emotional impact of the wake-up calls and the importance of having a supportive spouse
    - Practical strategies for navigating the transition from a stable job to starting her own business
    - Joining a community of like-minded individuals for support and connection during the isolating process of entrepreneurship
    - The challenges Megan faced when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and her struggle to balance her business with the responsibilities of motherhood
    - The resilience and determination required to overcome the challenges of entrepreneurship
    - Megan's story as an inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs, highlighting the importance of seeking support, embracing practical strategies, and navigating through unexpected obstacles

    Links & Mentions

    - "Life coaching business management perspective": "00:25:13"
    - "Scheduling tools and techniques": "00:26:30"
    - "Delegation and asking for help": "00:29:22"
    - "Advice for aspiring entrepreneurs": "00:32:30"
    - "Security in traditional jobs vs entrepreneurship": "00:33:50"
    - "Accountability partners and virtual bosses": "00:39:39"
    - "Travel destination: Denmark, specifically Copenhagen": "00:40:14"


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    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

jmanrose1 ,

Incredibly insightful

I love SaCola’s interview style and the insight that her guests share! I specifically enjoyed the episode with Jen and Stacey talking about how to invest in multi family properties even if you’re just getting started!

I highly recommend Work It, Live It, Own It!

Futurist007 ,

Purpose Driven 🙏

New listener and so glad I found this show - embodies my personal and professional mantra of Do Good and Do Well - in life AND business.

SaCola is bringing a stellar mix of voices and perspectives that makes this approachable for anyone at any stage of life and work… So a big thank you for this mission and message 👌

Susie deVille ,

An Uncommon Approach to Entrepreneurship

Way out beyond the typical cries of “hustle harder!” lies the holistic, healing wisdom of SaCola Lehr. The "Work it, Live it, Own it!" podcast is your source for sensible insights to guide you on your entrepreneurial journey as you reclaim and create from your authentic self.

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