Crafted To Thrive

Crafted To Thrive

Tired of conflicting business advice that fails to acknowledge the realities of growing a business with chronic illness? It’s time to say goodbye to one-size-fits-all strategies and unlock the missing links to growing a thriving business without compromising your health. As a globally-ranked host and award-winning business coach, Nikita Williams living with chronic illness, is here to equip you with proven techniques and personal insights to conquer the unique challenges of entrepreneurship while managing chronic illness. Get inspired by the stories of successful entrepreneurs thriving with chronic illness, discover sustainable ways to book more clients with ease, and join hundreds of women who have said “YES” to creating a profitable business that gives what you need to live and earn well.

Episodes

February 23, 2024 53 mins

Feeling like you're the only entrepreneur out there struggling with chronic illness? You're not alone! Join sugar artist Kelsie Delisle and host Nikita Williams in today’s episode of Crafted to Thrive as they discuss finding your tribe, embracing self-compassion, and growing a business that thrives alongside your health. Kelsie shares her journey from grocery store worker to successful sugar flower entrepreneur, and how s...

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Are you finding it difficult to find and be a friend while trying to grow your business? In this episode, join me and friendship expert Danielle Bayard Jackson for an intimate conversation about the challenges of maintaining friendships amidst the hustle of entrepreneurship and health challenges. Danielle shares her insights on keeping friendships rich and rewarding while navigating the challenges of entrepreneurship and health str...

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This episode tackles the pressing question: "What do I need to make money in my business while living with chronic illness?"  Which I answer in this episode. Drawing from firsthand experiences of moving, grieving, and battling COVID-19, we dissect the vital components for entrepreneurial success amidst health challenges. Discover actionable insights on navigating the business landscape with chronic illness, emphasizing th...

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How does one navigate the turbulent waters of chronic illness, including fibromyalgia and endometriosis, and simultaneously build a flourishing business? Join me as we explore the remarkable story of Jessica Lane, who, in response to the pressing demands of her health, transitioned from a demanding full-time job to starting and growing her consulting business. She shares of living with Endometriosis that ultimately led her to her b...

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Do you often feel like you're not good enough or that you're faking your success? In this episode of Crafted to Thrive, we tackle the pervasive issue of imposter syndrome with our guest, Bre Clark, a multimedia journalist and talk show host. Brie shares her journey with imposter syndrome and emphasizes the importance of recognizing its origins, often rooted in cultural and societal expectations. She highlights the need fo...

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Discover the incredible power of nature therapy and photography with Shaylee King, a passionate environmentalist and documentary photographer. In this discussion, Shaylee shares how investing in her business not only helped her grow professionally but also transformed her life by providing a powerful source of healing and personal growth. By tuning in, you'll learn how to leverage your skills and interests to overcome self-dou...

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Do you wonder, how you can effectively manage your autoimmune disease while also fulfilling your family responsibilities, growing a business, and maintaining your well-being through self-care and setting boundaries? This episode is tailored to answer just that. Join our guest, Jacquelyn Lovett, a Certified Holistic Nutritionist & Licensed Zumba Fitness Instructor who lives with Graves disease. We delve into the intricate balanc...

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In the episode "What Does Acceptance Truly Mean in Living with a Chronic Condition ", I  am joined by Cheryl Crow, the founder of Arthritis Life and an occupational therapist. In this episode, Cheryl, who has navigated her journey with rheumatoid arthritis, sheds light on the symbiotic relationship between the physical and the psychological in managing chronic conditions, all while growing her business with chronic illnes...

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Discover how to start making an income in your business while living with chronic illness, whether you are just starting out or are in a client drought. 

Here's what you'll walk away with:

  1. Why You're Not Making an income in your business right now! I'll highlight the actions you think are supposed to help you but aren't and the crucial need for mindset shifts in order to start making an income.
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Join me, your host Nikita Williams, as I dive into three essential elements that have significantly impacted my clients' business journeys and mine and made selling easier to do because of these 3 things. Learn how embracing your identity, including your chronic illness, enhances your business approach and connects deeply with clients. Discover the power of valuing every part of your journey, acknowledging both struggles and t...

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In the episode "Finding Energy for Your Business Amidst Chronic Illness," join me and my client, Diane DeJesus, a mindfulness teacher and entrepreneur. We dive into Diane's story of managing PMDD while starting her business, offering valuable insights into how you can navigate similar challenges. Discover practical strategies and mindset shifts essential for any entrepreneur with chronic illness seeking to build a su...

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Living with multiple chronic illnesses is a journey that requires not just strength and resilience but an extraordinary depth of courage. In this solo episode, I delve into the complex balance of managing health while juggling various roles in life. In this episode, I discuss the importance of staying present, setting achievable goals, and the crucial lesson of not always bracing for the worst. It's about striking a harmony be...

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Perfectionism can be a ruthless taskmaster. The relentless pursuit of flawlessness has entangled us in its grasp, making us feel that anything less than perfect is unacceptable. Join us in a powerful discussion with Nicole Baker, a coach specializing in aiding high achievers to overcome their perfectionistic tendencies. This episode takes a deep dive into perfectionism's impact on our lives and businesses, with a particular sp...

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In this inspiring episode of "Crafted to Thrive," host Nikita Williams is joined by guest Brianna Case to discuss the intricate dance of turning one’s artistic passion into a sustainable business, especially when navigating the complexities of chronic illness. We dive into the importance of self-care, realistic goal-setting, and the role of creativity as a mental health tool. Brianna shares her personal experiences with d...

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In this insightful episode, we engage in a profound conversation with online business consultant, Teresa Heath-Wareing, exploring the intricate link between personal well-being and entrepreneurial success. 

Delving into the harsh realities of the business world, we touch on challenges such as imposter syndrome and the journey to create a business that mirrors our authentic selves. 

Teresa sheds light on the import...

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Get ready to redefine the way you perceive email marketing as we bring you an enlightening conversation with the founder of Kirsten Roldan Coaching, Kirsten Roldan. Known for her expertise in creating social media optional via email, Kirsten generously shares her journey, transitioning from an online business manager to a coach. With her focus on chronic illness warriors, she unfolds her unique approach to making your business work...

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In this empowering episode, holistic health coach Emily Ruth demystifies the complex world of women's health and wellness. Navigate the labyrinth of hormonal fluctuations, stress management, and self-care practices with tips and insights that will revolutionize how you approach your health. Stop outsourcing your well-being and start listening to the ultimate expert: you. Tune in to reclaim your agency, find peace in your healt...

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Join us for a candid conversation with Samantha, founder of Nomad Copy Agency. Learn her unique approach to "edu selling," discover when it's time to hire a copywriter and gain valuable insights on managing a business while dealing with chronic illness. Samantha also offers a bonus tip through her free opt-in audit service, aimed at increasing your subscriber rate. With the right strategies, you too can turn your pas...

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In this episode, we delve deep into the business strategies of offering discounts versus bonuses. With the sales season upon us, it's crucial to make decisions that not only drive revenue but also resonate with our brand and clientele.

What you'll learn:

  • The Psychology Behind the Choices: Why do some customers lean towards discounts while others value bonuses? Understanding this can be the key to tailoring your offers.
  • E...
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Stepping into unfamiliar territory while managing chronic illness? Tune in to our conversation with Yvette, a first-gen coach who knows the struggles firsthand. She offers golden nuggets on managing energy, drawing boundaries, and staying on track when every day brings a new challenge. Discover the art of advocating for yourself, ensuring you get the right accommodations, and handling unwarranted judgments in new spaces. Whether yo...

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