Success and the Shy Girl

Success and the Shy Girl

Embrace your introversion and begin writing your own success story. Join hosts Lisa and Jen each week as they have conversations about navigating life and business as introverts. They bring together strategy, science and experience - with a generous sprinkle of fun. Get ready to be inspired to build your business as an introvert in a world seemingly built for extroverts.

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August 1, 2022 17 min

Have you ever had something go awry in your business?

We have yet to meet an entrepreneur that hasn't faced some sort of unexpected event while running their business. No one can predict the future, but by being prepared for the unexpected you can minimize the impact.

On today's episode, we're sharing a real life example of something that happened unexpectedly on our last product launch - and how we managed it.

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Momentum is a funny thing.

It's the reason why it's so hard to start a new project, but once you get going, it's hard to stop. It's like a snowball rolling down a hill - the longer it rolls, the bigger it gets, and the harder it is to stop.

So how can you get that snowball rolling? It can be easier than you think.

In this episode, we explore why building momentum is key to achieving your goals, and how to get starte...

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If we were starting a business from scratch, one of the first things we would do is establish our core values.

Core values are the guiding principles that drive everything we do, from the way we treat our employees to the products and services we offer. Having clearly defined core values is essential for making sound decisions, both large and small.

They provide a sense of purpose and direction, and help you to stay focused on your ...

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Ever get to the end of the day and wonder "where did the time go?! And what did I actually get done?"

It's a very common occurence when you're a multipassionate entrepreneur who is driven to succeed. But sitting in being busy can trap you in a cycle of hard work with little traction on your biggest dreams.

In this episode we're discussing making the shift from busy to productive in your workday.

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Many entrepreneurs focus their energy on the future state of their goals. And while there's nothing wrong with working towards exciting things in your business there is a dangerous side effect to forgetting about the moment you exist in right now.

That moment is the in-between - all of the moments between where you started and where you're going.

Listen in as we discuss how to exist in the in-between in your business - and wh...

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June 27, 2022 31 min

As an entrepreneur, it's important to set goals that will help you measure your progress and find success. 

But not every goal is created equal. 

Without setting meaningful goals, you'll quickly become bogged down in the day-to-day details of running your business and lose sight of what you're working towards. By setting goals that are aligned with your values and passions, you'll be more likely to stay motivated and ...

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June 20, 2022 22 min

Ever feel like your day ends and although you've been busy, nothing seems to have actually gotten done?

It's a pretty common phenomenon - so instead of just sitting in busy, let's get that day feeling productive.

We're diving into 3 things you can do, starting today, to move you out of busy and towards your version of success.

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June 13, 2022 23 min

Goals are a crucial part of moving forward in your business - and they can seem so far away.

But your goal is actually closer than you think. And in this episode, we're breaking down how to make it feel closer and how to approach reaching goals in your business.

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Strong businesses are built on healthy habits - but sometimes what we think is making us more productive is actually stealing time and success.

And today we're tackling one really big habit that's got entrepreneurs *thinking* they're being productive. We're talking about multitasking.

You'll hear all about how multitasking:
- is stealing your time
- is impacting your creativity
- is fooling you into thinking you'...

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Ready to go from idea to "I did it!"?

All without overcomplicating it?

If you see a goal, and you immediately start thinking about all the steps you need to take to get there - know you're not alone. This is a totally normal phenomenon for entrepreneurs.

But this simple formula...idea + action = outcome...can transform your relationship with your goals.

And while this concept is simple, putting it into daily practi...

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Knowing when and how to bringing people into your business can feel daunting.

But it's important to know how, when and who to bring people into your business. In this episode, we'll explore the different ways you can bring people on board and help your business grow.

You'll learn about the benefits of bringing employees on board, as well as the pros and cons of working with contractors and coaches. By the end of this epis...

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Any business owner will tell you that there are a million different things to worry about (or it at least feels that way). 

From big things like striking the right balance between work and life, to small things like making sure the office kitchen is stocked with coffee. Sure, it's important to keep the office stocked with coffee. But if there's a major client presentation that needs to be finished, that should take precedenc...

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You were tired of working for someone else. 

You wanted to be your own boss, and you had a great idea for a business that you know will make money. 

But now you're stuck in the day-to-day grind of running that business.

It's easy to forget why you started it in the first place if you don't take time to reconnect with what inspired you. Bringing joy back into our work has been one of the most important things we've done...

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Maybe this has happened to you too?

You're motoring along in your business and all of a sudden the universe delivers a serious dose of the human experience. A spot in your life that causes a neccessary push of the pause button. 

That was us at the end of February, in a massive way - but we're back and we're ready to rock the rest of this year.

And yes, we're sharing why we have been away in this episode - so if you'...

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You're probably used to working hard and pushing through when you're feeling low energy, but this isn't sustainable in the long run. 

 It's time to change how you think about your natural energetic ebbs and flows. Pushing through when you're feeling low energy can actually lead to decreased productivity and creativity.

Managing your energetic ebbs and flows is key to a successful business. By taking actions like b...

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You know you need to set goals and plan for the future, but where do you start? 

Most people never take the time to sit down and create a plan. 

And...without a roadmap it's easy to get lost or sidetracked on your journey to success.

The best way to achieve any goal? 
Create a 90 day plan. 

This episode breaks down how to create your own unique 90 day plan and outlines the benefits of having one. Whether you're looking to start ...

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 It's no secret that good marketing is key to a successful business, but what if your marketing is actually repelling potential customers? 

When your marketing is based on agitating pain points instead of identifying those pain points with empathy with potential customers, you're likely using a confrontational style of marketing. 

Empathetic marketing is a much more effective way to attract customers and make sales. By using ...

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You've read all the books, you've taken all the courses, and you're still not seeing the success you want in your business. What's going on? 

 You might be surprised to hear this, but it's possible that your personal development is actually getting in the way of your success. All of that learning and studying might be making you feel like you're ready to take action, but it's not actually translating into...

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February 7, 2022 36 min

Busyness has become a badge of honour in our society. We wear it like a cloak of prestige, thinking that if we're busy, then we must be on our way to success. 

But what if busyness is actually keeping you from being successful? And keeping your business broke. 

Ugh, right?

And at the root of using busy to avoid doing the work that moves the needle on your business goals is one thing - fear.  That fear can further be broken down in...

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We all know that feeling. 

You've got a great idea, but somehow you can't seem to get started. You tell yourself you'll start tomorrow, and the next day, and the next . . . until before you know it, weeks or months have gone by and your idea is still just a dream. 

Inaction can become a habit if we're not careful - but luckily, there are ways to break out of it and move forward. In this episode, we'll explore how ...

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