Perfection Not Required: Growing an Online Business from the Inside Out

Perfection Not Required: Growing an Online Business from the Inside Out

Let's be real for a sec...building an online business is hard. Not like, physical labor hard - more like mental gymnastics on a tight-rope hard. I thought it was just me, but it turns out that after talking to dozens of women growing their businesses, there's a distinct connection between inner healing and business growth. This podcast is dedicated to exploring those connections and sharing the strategies, stories and resources to grow your business - Perfection Not Required.Let's connect!


January 31, 2023 13 min

What do you do when you create a podcast called Breaking Up with Corporate and then you find yourself back in corporate? 

Join me in this first episode of Perfection Not Required as I bring you up to speed with what life has looked like since wrapping up season one and pivoting back into corporate.  We'll chat life updates, rebranding the show and what you can expect from the upcoming season.   Let's get into it! 

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Let's be real for a sec...building an online business is hard. 

Not like, physical labor hard - more like mental gymnastics on a tight-rope hard. 

I thought it was just me, but it turns out that after interviewing dozens of women killing it in their business that there's a distinct connection between inner healing and business growth. 

This podcast is dedicated to exploring those connections and sharing the strategies, stories...

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September 26, 2022 20 min

We're quick to judge our progress through the lens of I have so much more to go...instead of pausing a beat to look back and see how far we've come.   As season one comes to a close, I invite you in to do just that.

Tune into this episode to celebrate:

  • The women that have shared their stories with me
  • The joy in learning something new
  • What's coming up next

  • Go here for full show notes and links!

    Resources:  Want to know 7 thing...

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    After recognizing how her own familial traumas were impacting her every day life, Kathleen made it her mission to empower women to and break the generational & societal curses and rewrite their legacy.

    Kathleen McDermott is serving up all the ways for you to design your legacy as a Stress & Lifestyle Coach, a Restorative & Adaptive Yoga guide and speaker & host of the Your Life Your Way Podcast.    

    Tune into this epi...

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    September 12, 2022 47 min

    There’s more to life than your job.  It’s something people say, but don’t really internalize until tragedy or crisis strikes.  What if we could reach that realization, sans crisis?  Jen’s on a mission to get women off the hamster wheel and into a life that lights their soul.

    Jen Silbert is sharing her wisdom as a life coach, confidence coach and all around adventure seeking bad ass.  It was a lot of fun to hear the back story of my ...

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    Reaching the million dollar mark in your business opens a lot of doors and conversations.  However, only 4.2% of women owned business hit a million dollars.  Imagine if we start having conversations earlier.  Ryann is changing the game.

    Ryann Dowdy is the founder of Be in the Room, a leadership collective of high achieving women.  She's a community builder, a best selling author and a business consultant.  Listen up as we dive r...

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    The path to your happily ever after isn't always...ok rarely a straight one.  There's lots of exploring and discovery of what you want, what lights you up and how you can share what you love doing.  Kristen and I catch up on her exit from corporate, what's on the ice cream bucket list and how she plans on building her fairytale...after she figures out what it is!

    Kristen Lettini is the creator and host of the B...

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    Her credentials were stacking up... but they were worthless once again.  On this episode, Sam takes us on the journey from Canada to Australia and finally to Houston, Texas. It was the frustration of having to start all over again that led her to entrepreneurship but the passion for helping others that has kept her focused.

    Sam Varner is a profit coach, money making business strategist and podcaster with a no bs style that I totally...

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    August 15, 2022 40 min

    After 17 years in corporate, Laura Russell had seen and felt her fair share of layoffs.  So when her calendar invite came she decided to walk away with a severance and a passion for coaching.  Listen in on this conversation as Laura and I chat about what this first full year of business has looked like and the hard lessons learned.

    In this episode, you'll hear about:
    1.  Giving yourself permission instead of waiting for it.
    2.  Na...

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    August 8, 2022 50 min
    "I'm really crazy.  Like, this isn't real.  I know that I've been kind of tuned in and maybe seeing some signs and stuff. But this is crazy.  So now I'm like, let me just take this a step further and see what happens."

    Jess Bubbico is a speech therapist turned speaker, podcaster & founder of Love Your Woo - a global community of change makers ready to shake up the planet.  This is the story of Jess stepp...
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    The Secret caught her eye from the bottom shelf and it literally changed the course of their lives.  Though the process took many years, many forms and lots of courage, Jewel and Auret held tight to the vision of a successful business together...and it's all worked out.

    Auret Esselen and Jewel Tolentino are the founders of Essetino Media where they teach creatives how to use YouTube to grow an online business.  This is the story...

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    Hey there loyal friend of the pod!  Tune in for a quick update on how things are shaping up for the rest of this season.  Things are shaking up!  Follow along on Instagram @JamieRiene for more of a play by play as things unfold.  

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    July 18, 2022 6 min

    Have you listened to every episode of Breaking Up with Corporate?  If not, I’ve got 5 must hear conversations with some of my new favorite women on the planet.  Give it a listen and then go check out your favorite!

    In order of appearance:
    Carrie Wilson
    Gail Keyes Allen
    Lauren Ciesco
    Lindsay Pinchuk
    Kim Skermer

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    July 11, 2022 43 min

    What does it look like when you show up in full authenticity in your life and business?   Unlike many of my guests, Gisele actually LOVED her corporate job and thought she'd be there forever.  When someone from her team was going to have to get cut, Gisele volunteered herself so she could finally process the personal tragedy she'd experienced.  

    Gisele Gambi is a business and life coach as well as a fellow podcaster who'...

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    Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired?  On this episode, Chelle gives us a front row seat of what it looks like to set aside a lifetime of people pleasing in order to find your voice.

    Chelle Shapiro is a career success coach, speaker, author, and podcaster.  She's passionate about helping women find more fulfilling work so they can avoid the hard core burnout she did in her career.  

    In this episode, you'll learn:

  • The...
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    How do you earn 15 years worth of income in just three years?   LaToya shares her journey of quitting corporate and how she's been able to do just that by getting clear on who she's serving.

    LaToya Russell  is a tech virtual assistant coach who's built and scaled her business around automation.  After figuring this out for herself, she now teaches others to do the same through her courses, mentorship and podcast.  It was...

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    What even is perfect?!  Besides being a major cause of burnout it's often what stands in the way of women making a successful transition into entrepreneurship.  In this episode, You will learn that trusting yourself is more important than being perfect..

    Fanny McShane is a certified life coach and hypnotherapist who has a passion for helping women recognize their worth and find their purpose in life.  

    In this episode we talked a...

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    Are you in a job that's stripping you of your true self? On this episode, Crystal shares her story of how she realized she was in the wrong career and what it took for her to make a change. She also offers advice for those who might be in a similar situation.

    Crystal Simmons is a coach, podcaster and speaker who helps women who are ready to make a change in their lives. She has a background in the medical field and has always be...

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    When Stefanie was laid off from her job during the pandemic she was able to pivot quickly into building up the side hustle she'd primarily been using as a creative outlet.  From there she was able to branch out into more profitable areas of her business using the skills she's learned from other jobs over the years.  Her story is super approachable and I can't wait to get into it! 

    We chat about:

  • Having a creative outlet a...
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    You never know someone's true story, the reasons behind the decisions they make...but every now and then you get a peek.  

    I loved this conversation with Lesley Taylor of No Recipe Required podcast.  Especially the meat  pie discussion - yum!!  I was able to snag the "recipe" and it's linked in the show notes!  Ok, food aside, I was also super curious about her journey and what led her to leave a high level banking p...

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