Work at Home RockStar Podcast

Work at Home RockStar Podcast

Your host, Tim Melanson talks to self-employed, home based "Work @ Home RockStars" to learn their best tips and tricks to be successful.

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January 17, 2022 22 min
 

Guest, Kevin Palmieri, Co-Host of the Next Level University Podcast. Kevin helps busy entrepreneurs with their podcast.

Connect here: https://www.facebook.com/kevin.palmieri.90/ https://www.instagram.com/neverquitkid/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-palmieri-5b7736160/

I love connecting with Work at Home RockStars! Reach out on LinkedIn, Instagram, or via email

Website 💻 https://workathomerockstar.com

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SHOW NOTES Good Note : First 30 days, 3 paying clients, after 90 days 13 paid clients.

Bad Note : Pandemic forced everyone home and it was much harder to build the business with so many distractions.

Practice Makes Progress : Build your confidence and also practice your craft by taking on free or discounted clients short term.

Gathering Fans : Do daily videos on social media… daily themes can help with content.

Instruments of Su...

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January 3, 2022 33 min
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Good Note : After being laid off and deflated, she decided to pursue her idea to build a business… after a lot of hard work, she’s built a great life for herself helping others.

Bad Note : It is hard to find people that match your vision. She struggled for a while trying to find the right person. Trust your gut.

Gathering Fans : Educate people. Give as much as you can to help people understand why your service is imp...

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December 27, 2021 42 min
SHOW NOTES

Good Note : Took a giant risk to break away from her network to build her own brand from scratch.

Bad Note : Lack of support from the media accreditation association made it so much harder.

Practice Makes Progress : I asked Janette how she handled releasing content from her own makeshift studio when she was used to the quality from a professional studio.

Learning from the best : Don't be afraid to spend the money on ...

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December 20, 2021 30 min
SHOW NOTES Good Note : The Pandemic has not hindered his business and he is grateful for that.

Bad Note : Heavily weighted as a public speaker, so the lockdowns killed all his gigs.

Jam Room : Lots of books!

Band : Full time VA in the philipines, coaches. Use technology to stay connected with the team.

Learning from the best : Always had coaches, but the real learning came when he started his business.

THE STORY

Trav Bell is T...

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December 13, 2021 26 min
SHOW NOTES

Good Note : Took a client’s revenue from 100k to half a million in revenue

Bad Note : Did not like the sales conversation and avoided learning how to improve.

Jam Room : Started off in a spare bedroom but when the business became full time, she bought a home that had a dedicated office. She hired an interior designer to set it up for her.

Keeping the Hat Full : Leveraging systems to keep the pipeline full.

Learning f...

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December 6, 2021 38 min
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Good Note : There is no big success… There are just a lot of little successes along the way.

Bad Note : Just like success, there are lots of little failures too. You have to expect them. You are going to fail, but that doens’t mean you are a failure.

Learning from the best : The big names in business Gates, Jobs, Buffett, Dell even wake up with headaches from their business. Things happen to everyone and that is inpi...

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November 29, 2021 31 min
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Good Note : Started a side hustle as an amazon ecommerce seller while working as a teacher. Ended up growing that business to full time.

Bad Note : Holding on to the security blanket of a job and ended up not putting in the full effort into his first venture and it never did take off.

Assembling the Band : Found a group of Virtual Assistants though LinkedIn. Started by getting on a screenshare and just worked while t...

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November 22, 2021 29 min
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Good Note : Working on Network TV at the View. Wasn’t moving up in her career and knew that something was missing. Came up with an idea for an invention, patented it and started going to tradeshows. Grew slowly and steady.

Bad Note : Don’t be stubborn. She created an acronym NOMPI (no more poison ivy) and wanted to name her gloves nompi gloves… but the market didn’t know what that meant and eventually knew that she h...

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November 15, 2021 34 min
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Good Note : In business for 8 1/2 years as work from home stay at home dad.

Bad Note: Highly recommed that you get a lawyer to look over your contracts.

Practice Makes Progress : Subscribe to newsletters, podcasts, youtube. Constantly living a breathing the craft.

Getting Fans : Using fear and psychology to sell.

Assembling the Band : Subcontract work overseas to contractors. There are plenty of thing like upwork, fi...

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November 8, 2021 34 min
SHOW NOTES Good Note : Vinay believes that his success is directly related to grit. He just won’t quit.

 

Bad Note : Vinay spent time, money and had investors for a product that he realized the market didn’t want. It was very hard to recover from that funk.

Gathering Fans : Try to create a connection with the people you meet. Ask questions and see if there are things you have in common.

Assembling the Band : Be more interested i...

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November 1, 2021 22 min
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Good Note : After the shutdown, dental practices are back up and things are going well.

Bad Note : Planning for success. If you grow too fast, you can fall behind on jobs and hurt your quality and reputation. Always be looking for people that would fit well with your company culture.

Gathering Fans : Write the processes and procedures and hire people to run the business. Then spend your time growing the business.

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October 25, 2021 28 min
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Good Note: With low self-esteem from a young age, Chris always found himself in dead-end low paying jobs. Even landing himself a job paying 1£ an hour. Chris had a calling in life that he always wanted to help people but didn’t know how to make income in doing so. It started by helping with youth groups and disabled people with activities which came naturally to him. Later being asked to become a forklift instructor ...

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October 18, 2021 37 min
SHOW NOTES Good Note: After getting inspiration from her favourite Marvel villain character. She wondered how can she attract more people to her business and stand out. Be your own character and create your authentic content. Have intentions and goals even if mistakes are made in the process.

 

Bad Note: Dealing with imposter syndrome. Struggling with the decision of “ How do I approach this. ” Allison’s method is explained thro...

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October 11, 2021 40 min
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Good Note: Ibrahim started his business and resigned from his head marketing job in high fashion the same month as the world wide lockdown. Started marketing personal development industry personalities. Releasing 25 books to have enough money to pay the salary of two full-time employees, then continued to scaled the business.

Bad Note: Diverting the question from business to a childhood experience. Being chastised as...

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October 4, 2021 28 min
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Good Note: Michal started his entrepreneur journey in 2017 as an author and advertising books. He reached out to his first client to help the client with sales. He brought the book sales from 5 to 100 in the first month. He then realized that he could provide value and continue with his business.

Bad Note: After selling one best seller after another, things seemed to be going good. The next book ended up flopping eve...

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September 27, 2021 34 min
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Good Note: Being a life sensei, everything that she was able to work through, let go of & release in life has enabled generations going forward. Whether that was through her own family or helping clients break childhood trauma & break harmful family cycles. It is able to stop creating your future from your past.

Bad Note: Any failure is looking at the situation and realizing what opportunity is being given to...

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September 20, 2021 34 min
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Good Note: Being a social psychologist and leadership strategist, once COVID hit the world many companies started reaching out in regards to what they could do. She was successfully at helping companies shift their entire business from working in a store to working remotely.

Bad Note: At the beginning of lockdowns Kinga lost 70% of her contracts due to panic. It was the first time in her 17 years of remotely working wh...

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September 13, 2021 31 min
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Prior to Covid-19 Vaneeta had started her own company specializing in higher education media in India. After Covid-19 started causing lockdowns she quickly pivoted to online webinars for students and professors from all over the world on planning their futures. Then to publish an E-Magazine and podcasts with knowledge from corporate guru’s for the students to have insight before they get to the work force. ...

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September 6, 2021 42 min
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Good Note: Quitting her attorney job to work in the arts. Getting a call from one of her friends with nothing but compliments that then linked her with a celebrity that opened huge doors for her. Even when you think no-one is watching, people are watching. The validation will come with the results.

Bad Note: With the art industry being a Muti-billion dollar market, it is very small in terms of how everyone knows ever...

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