Confessions of a Female Entrepreneur
By Alyssa Martin :: Entrepreneur, Copywriter & Messaging Coach
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Let’s talk about all the scary moments that add up to "success" - however you define that word. The successful entrepreneurs that you admire are just like you and I. If my guests can achieve success, so can you - even if it means breaking the so-called "business rules" and making your own. Running your own business is hard, but doable. Fear is a natural part of the equation. You've got to carve your own path. Do things your own way. And unapologetically share your work with the world. For more information & show notes, visit www.alyssamartin.com/podcast
||CleanMastering your money mindset with Denise Duffield-Thomas||In this episode, we talk about: why you might feel blocked around passive income (and I did too) “I just want to help people” sabotaging your money making symbolic income levels holding you back what does “new level, old devil” mean & how...||18 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlending strategy & creativity with Kim Herrington||In this episode, we talk about: getting fired from your job on the first day that you start your business finding a niche — and how well niching works it’s not true that everything has been done before the need to be prepared for when lucky...||4 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPerfection is a myth with Diane Randall||In this episode, we talk about: health problems & anxiety as a trigger for learning to take better care of yourself not believing everything your mind says (because your mind can be mean) the power of asking yourself, “Where is this fear coming...||26 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAn untouchable niche with Sarah Wilder||In this episode, we talk about: being the only one doing what you do is both crippling & freeing how Sarah has seen her passion for marketing her creations grow, despite being scared of it when she first started out dealing with copy cats — no...||23 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreating space for inspiration with Elizabeth DiAlto||In this episode, we talk about: how the internal stuff affects your external stuff why never felt like Elizabeth could fail (hint: it felt like a divine assignment) feeling burnout coming before it arrives how your confidence changes when...||23 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBeing a warrior for your message with Isabel Foxen Duke||In this episode, we talk about: How Isabel got the courage to build her business on counter cultural messaging Having a strong voice from Day 1. Being inspired by seeing someone else achieve what you want to achieve The impeccable timing that led to..||16 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreative Confidence With Louise Glendon||In this episode, we talk about: How Lou went from being in the airforce to boudoir photographer Wondering “who am I to teach photography?" the challenge of creative confidence when there’s so many people that are more creative than you getting...||8 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSaying NO!||In this episode, we talk about: Why it feels s****y to be on the receiving end of a 'yes' when they mean 'no' How to switch your mindset away from saying no being mean or rude My basic script for saying no to potential clients that aren't right...||23 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnsexy business truths with Tiffany Han||In this episode, we talk about: the surprising secret that what we consider risk is not actually a risk at all rapid growth feeling like chaos inside your business “I hit 6 figures” as a slimy marketing tactic knowing which clients are the...||18 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitUncompromising Success with Jenny Shih||In this episode, we talk about: boldly quitting her job as the breadwinner to start her business does having your back up against the wall help or hurt you? working 20-30hrs per week & fitting life around business (not the other way around)...||11 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitUnf*ckwithable with Ash Ambirge||In this episode, we talk about: struggling with negativity when your friends tell you “that’s life" needing to constantly be reinventing (and it’s not for the feint of heart) what it means to be authentic… Is it just a buzz word? feeling self..||4 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBusiness bravery with Kate Toon||In this episode, we talk about: the business lifecycle - growth mode v maintenance mode having money in the bank giving you choices accepting that some people aren’t going to love you not being afraid to look the fool & take fast action whether...||27 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHelping your clients be the best clients||In this episode, we talk about: The missing piece in most ideal client exercises How to make sure only the best clients get through your door Being brave enough to be the leader of your own business What happens behind the scenes to keep your client..||6 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMastering your systems with Natasha Vorompiova||In this episode, we talk about: The surprise of how hard it is to start a business Figuring out that systems was Natasha's sweet spot The liberation of blaming your systems instead of blaming yourself when things go wrong How working out my systems...||28 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitUn-complicating business with Kyla Roma||In this episode, we talk about: Admin being a safe space to hide in your business Finding your business wellspring & your quicksand Mistaking the key to success as needing to work harder Getting out of idea generation & into...||18 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSharing your big opinions with Becca Tracey||In this episode, we talk about: starting a business while living in a van & travelling the country setting expectations & boundaries to get higher quality clients investing your money in the right place, at the right time sharing a strong...||11 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitYou are enough with Cassie Mendoza-Jones||In this episode, we talk about: Aligning to intentions without attaching to the outcome How Cassie got her book published by Hay House comparing yourself so much that you lose your own voice The respectful ‘no' Parallels between income...||4 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSuccess on your own terms with Victoria Gibson||In this episode, we talk about: Empowering women to succeed on their own terms Ditching perfectionism Trying things that work for other people & knowing it doesn’t feel right for you The power of having mentors that know your...||27 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBeing boldly ourselves with Farideh Ceaser||In this episode, we talk about: Fear around revealing that part of yourself that’s quirky & courageous Actively repulsing the people that aren’t the right fit for you Planning for a baby a year in advance with systems &...||20 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMaking your own rules with Marie Poulin||In this episode, we talk about: you have control over how you run your business the importance of your customer experience making sure you’re being profitable by tracking your time setting up your business to match your energy...||14 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBeing gentle with yourself with Kate Courageous||In this episode, we talk about: wanting to be internet famous setting boundaries in your 9-5 as practice for setting boundaries in your business giving up too early (and how you know it’s too early) perfectionism as a money block the...||7 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFinding your sweet spot with Morgan Haines||In this episode, we talk about: digital hoarding & shiny object syndrome selling yourself when you've got an online business changing your mindset around failure finding the sweet spot that's crazy easy for you + fun + people will pay you...||29 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe business of desire with Susana Frioni||In this episode, we talk about: disrupting the status quo being told you're going to be a stripper when you grow up & turning that into a business owning it if you're just doing something for yourself (because that's totally ok) burning out...||22 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRevenue and results with Claire Pelletreau||In this episode, we talk about: experimenting with your business (and spending $100/day on Facebook ads that aren't going well...) doing things that don't produce revenue what happens when you don't pay attention to your biz money mindset blocks...||15 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDefining your own hustle with Sian Richardson||In this episode, we talk about: how a change of scenery can switch up your thought process & creativity the power of saying no to create space for the fun stuff launching fast & small what happens when you go against your business...||10 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBuilding credibility from scratch with Bianca McKenzie||In this episode, we talk about: the rapid evolution of your business when you're just starting out & finding your feet how Bianca manages her business with a full time job on the side if you don't do self promotion, no one will be able to...||9 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitUnderthinking your way to success with Anna Dower||In this episode, we talk about: How Anna manages 3 different businesses all at once How Anna & her co-founder, Nicki, got Roooar magazine on board the Virgin Inflight Entertainment System Should you name your business after...||1 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe importance of self leadership with Kate McCormack||In this episode, we talk about: What Kate's life really looked like behind the scenes before our interview - no holes barred The power of self dialogue What it means to master the art of self leadership The consequences of putting (and keeping)...||27 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAuthentic business building with Julie Parker||In this episode, we talk about: Focusing only on the people that are fascinated with your work Moving from a personal brand to a training academy (despite the fears) Building a team that supports your vision, brand & vibe Serving through...||25 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitProfitable, liveable & loveable business with Melanie Miller||In this episode, Melanie & I talk about: What haters really mean for your business How a great customer experience can make you more money The fear of changing & narrowing your target market The importance of...||18 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMaking the world a better place with Kylie Patchett||In this episode, Kylie & I talk about: Being the "cerebral Sherlock Holmes" & understanding how you get in your own way The best business strategies in the world won't work if your mindset is missing The power of having a visual...||18 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWelcome & Introduction||Welcome to the very first episode of the Confessions of a Female Entrepreneur podcast. In this episode, it's just me - no guests. I'm sharing some quick background, how the podcast came to be & my hopes for you & the podcast. The theme is:...||10 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Well done! Felt like I was listening to a really interesting and inspiring conversation between two friends in a cafe.
Raw & real conversations
I love the title and how ‘behind the scenes’ Alyssa goes in her episodes. It’s so nice and needed to get real experiences rather than the glorified social media news feeds we see. Business is hard and I love how Alyssa tackles this much needed topic!
A must listen!
I love confessions of a female entrepreneur and look forward to every episode! It features such interesting conversations with inspiring boss ladies who are doing amazing things in the online world. Alyssa’s mission to have honest chats about the reality of running a successful business (behind all the glitz and glam of our social media accounts) is refreshing and empowering. It’s a must listen for new or experienced female entrepreneurs. Thanks Alyssa!