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The BizChix Podcast: Female Entrepreneurs | Women Small Business | Biz Chix

Host Natalie Eckdahl, MBA is a coach to high performing women. She is married with three children ages 6-19. Natalie helps women entrepreneurs own their role as CEO through her business trainings, on air coaching calls and expert interviews. Learn how to master your mindset, grow as a leader, refine your strategies, build your team and gain visibility in your industry. Natalie is also an expert in outsourcing at home and at work.

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267: Strategically Design, Launch and Grow a Podcast with Natalie Eckdahl

Should you launch a podcast? Should you make changes to your current podcast? Natalie shares how you can STRATEGICALLY design a podcast that brings your ideal client to you. Also, Natalie reflects on what she would do differently if she was launching right now. Plus don't miss the incredible Podcasting Resource Guide that Natalie created as a free download for this episode.   Strategically Design, Launch and Grow a Podcast with Natalie Eckdahl Key Takeaways: [3:40] AWeber Email Marketing Tip [4:37] Natalie chats about her podcasting technology tips [8:02] Natalie had the honor to meet amazing women at Business Among Moms Success Summit [10:23] The BizChix Live event in Newport Beach, CA is finalized for October 18-20, 2017 [11:50] Natalie's 'Street Cred' as a podcaster [13:20] Benefits of a podcast [15:00] Truths about podcasting [16:07] Is a podcast a business? [18:35] What Natalie would do differently if she was launching today [21:10] BizChix podcasting tats [22:05] How I Grew My Podcasting Audience 400% in one year [35:55] Madison Reed and Natalie's 1st gray hair story [38:55] What do you want your podcast to do for you? [40:15] Is podcasting worth it? [46:56] How to learn to podcast? [48:40] Choosing podcasting equipment [49:00] How to get people to work with you [49:30] Don’t be afraid to sell or share yourself on the podcast [52:30] Natalie’s final thoughts Join the BizChix Community   Mentioned in this Episode: Business Among Moms Success Summit ShePodcasts Episodes Mentioned: 209: Productive Podcast Guesting – Become a Podcast Guest with Natalie Eckdahl 223: [on air coaching] Should I Launch a Podcast? – Coaching Dr. Blair Thielemier 226: Biz and Babes - Podcast Movement 2016  232: Best Small Biz Apps and Tools 234: Building a Six Figure+ Biz - FinCon 2016 On-Air Coaching Calls 266: [On Air Coaching] Creating a Strategic Plan and Niching with Edie Berg This episode is sponsored by AWeber.  Thank you for supporting women entrepreneurs! Find out more and get an all access, 60 Day Free Trial at BizChix.com/Aweber!   Thank you Madison Reed for saving women time with your innovative at home coloring kits. Get 10% of your first color kit and free shipping using code BIZCHIX. Book a Strategy Session or apply to Mastermind with Natalie! Click to Learn More. This content first appeared on BizChix.com.


25 May 2017

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100 : Listeners Interview Host Natalie Eckdahl with John Lee Dumas, Julie Busha, Katie Krimitsos and More

The tables are turned! The Biz Chix Podcast host and entrepreneur Natalie Eckdahl is interviewed by listeners of the show. Get intimate with Natalie as she answers questions about her life, her family and her business.  Natalie also shares how she stays productive running two businesses and being a mom to soon to be 3 children.  Finally, hear some of Natalie's top takeaways from the first 100 episodes!Thanks to Listeners for their Questions    April Lacey, pinupcosmetics.net    Jaime Slutzky, fitwithflair.com    Enya Hixson (10 years old), entrepreneurkidsacademy.com    Brianne Grogan, femfusionfitness.comThanks to Previous Guests for their Shout Outs    Julie Busha    John Lee Dumas    Jenn Paige    Katie Krimitsos


8 Jul 2014

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163 : From Solopreneur to CEO with Racheal Cook

Click for Shownotes Racheal Cook MBA is a green smoothie enthusiast, restorative yoga advocate, and award winning business strategist who believes entrepreneurs can grow their dream business while living their dream life, right now. After experiencing debilitating anxiety and burnout in her former life in the traditional corporate world, Racheal walked away from a lucrative consulting career and onto a yoga mat. Months later, she married her passion for yoga and business acumen by launching The Yogipreneur, a boutique consultancy teaching the yoga of business and mindful marketing. Since launching The Yogipreneur in 2008, she’s built a multiple six-figure business inspiring over 10,000 healing and helping entrepreneurs around the world to create profitable, sustainable businesses they can be proud of… all while navigating the beautiful journey of mamahood with three children under the age of 5. If you’re ready to create more ease and less stress in your business {and life}, join the Fired Up & Focused Challenge at RachealCook.com Inside This Episode Motivational Quote Must Read Book Productivity Tool Scrivener - a word-processing program designed for authors. Provides a management system for documents, notes and metadata. Productivity Tips Fired Up & Focused Challenge is FULL of them! Taking a Business Savasana aka actually taking time OFF from the biz Other Resources Asana - to work with team Slack – instant messaging app BizChix Episodes mentioned in this episode Episode 80: Communications Strategist Maggie Patterson Episode 113: Branding Expert Suzi Istvan Helps You Stand Out Online Connect with Racheal rachealcook.com Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Thank you so much for listening.  If you enjoyed the episode, please consider subscribing in iTunes  and Stitcher and leaving a rating and or review.  This helps us continue to be featured in New & Noteworthy so that more people can find us. Click here to join the Biz Chix communityThank you to our Sponsors:

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17 Mar 2015

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101 : Human Lie Detector and Expert Behavior Analyst, Vanessa Van Edwards leads the Science of People

Vanessa Van Edwards is the lead investigator at Science of People, a human behavior research lab. She is a Huffington Post columnist and published author. Her innovative work has been featured on NPR, Business Week and USA Today. She regularly gives keynotes and appears in the media to talk about her research. She has written for CNN, Fast Company and Forbes.


10 Jul 2014

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133 : Stop Procrastinating with Michelle Prince - Productivity Expert and Zig Ziglar Speaker

As a best-selling author, Zig Ziglar Motivational Speaker, business owner of multiple companies, wife of 16 years and mother of two young boys, Michelle Prince had to learn the art of juggling her personal and professional life successfully.  Most people are juggling too many things, procrastinating and not getting as much done as they want, which leads to a life of frustration and unfulfilled goals.  Michelle is passionate about helping people live with purpose, follow their passion and take action in big ways!  Michelle has learned the secret to living a happier, more abundant life and she’s on a mission to show you how to stop juggling, overcome procrastination and get more done in your business, leadership and life!


30 Oct 2014

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245: 8 Secrets of My Six Figure Clients

I noticed a trend among clients whose revenue exceeds Six Figures. There are certain characteristics, business practices and tactics that make them stand out. Here are eight of the secrets to their success. If I could encourage every entrepreneur to make just one change in their business that would have a HUGE impact, that would be to implement secret #1 - Consistency. My six figure clients set big goals every week and hit them week after week after week. This episode is sponsored by AWeber. Thank you for supporting women entrepreneurs! Find out more and get an all access, 60 Day Free Trial at BizChix.com/Aweber! An overview of the 8 secrets (listen for all the juicy details!) Consistency Sell Local Laser Focused Long Term Mindset Endurance Invest in Their Personal Growth Positive Money Mindset Thick Skinned Join the Private Facebook Group I host for Female Entrepreneurs.   Mentioned in this Episode: Self Sabotage Episode Money Mindset Episode   Hear the entire #BizChixMonetize series. Now go make some money! Ready to Mastermind in 2017? Click to learn more and apply. Masterminds forming for women entrepreneurs, women podcasters and six figure entrepreneurs. This content was originally published on BizChix.com.


13 Dec 2016

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224: How to Work Full Time and Launch a Business? [Advice from The Biz Chix Community]

The BizChix Community shares advice on how women can building a side business while still working a full time job. This advice also applies to women who are building a business while taking care of small children full time. Key Takeaways: [2:34] Natalie shares positive feedback from a listener. [4:46] The reality of balancing a side business with other full-time responsibilities. [6:48] Biz Chix Community Member, Kim, asks how to grow her side business when she works a full-time job and then comes home and takes her of her family. [10:30] What advice does Natalie give Kim about her current situation? [11:19] Can you squeeze in nine more hours per week? [12:57] Several members recommend getting work done in the early morning hours. [15:11] Time blocking for even simple tasks can increase productivity. [15:38] How can you involve the family and get them to rally around what you are doing? [18:49] Cut out the unnecessary and be creative with how you find time to work. [20:04] How can recognizing a “win” help you? [24:50] How energy levels and gratitude affect running a business. [26:11] Community members share expert tips on managing tasks to increase productivity. [30:36] Planning and time management are key elements to progressing in your business. [32:39] Natalie emphasizes one of her mottos: “Keep your eyes on your own paper. Keep your eyes on your own business.” [36:41] Can the movie, “What About Bob?” teach you something about how you approach your business? Mentioned in this Episode: Setting Intentions Workshop with Dr. Romie and Natalie Work with Natalie If you are struggling in your business and don’t know what to focus on or if you have a business or new product idea and just want someone else to bounce the idea off of, I would love for you to book a 90 minute strategy session with me. There is no long term commitment and it is the most affordable way to work with me.   I do these with entrepreneurs at all stages and have also been working with podcasters who want to align their podcast to their business or find a way to monetize their podcast. Click here: Bizchix.com/workwithme This content originally appeared on BizChix.com.


5 Jul 2016

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326: The Stages of Small Business - the BizChix Entrepreneur Growth Framework

Did you know that 25% of new businesses do not reach the 5th year in business? I have watched businesses come and go, and at BizChix, we want to help you build you grow a profitable business that supports your lifestyle goals. This episode is all about the BizChix Entrepreneur Growth Framework, something I developed and first presented at BizChix Live 2017. The framework helps us have a common language to share about our businesses. No matter whether you’re at the Startup, Validate, Scale or Multiply stage of your business, there are common issues that you have to deal with, as well as struggles and obstacles specific to the different phases. I talk you through my recommendations for each stage, and also key questions you need to ask yourself in order to build and grow a successful business. Get your Free BizChix Entrepreneur Growth Framework Books or Tools or Events Mentioned: Blue Ocean Strategy, by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne BizChix Episodes Mentioned: 225: Are You Solving a Big Enough Problem? 268: [On Air Coaching] Getting New Clients using a Free Call Strategy – Joanna’s Success Story 286: [High Performing Women] Growing a 7 Figure Business, Launching a Certification Program and Permission to be Selfish with Cate Stillman of Yogahealer Stacking Your Team (SYT) Episodes Mentioned: SYT 19: Leading a Large Virtual Team with Kate Ahl Work With Natalie: One Day Mastermind CEOCHIX Mastermind ProfitChix Mastermind Strategy Session Work with Shelli: One Day Mastermind EliteChix Mastermind Strategy Session This episode was first published at BizChix.com/326. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or listen at http://bizchix.com/category/team/.


12 Jul 2018

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401: My Best Strategic Advice for Small Businesses

Happy New Year BizChix. To launch this year and hey, this new DECADE, I am sharing my best coaching advice for small businesses. These are things I would say to help you in 2020 if we were sitting across the table having a cup of coffee, going for a walk together or catching up on the phone. These are not old strategies or what I think might work, these are strategies and tactics I see working with our clients today! Ready to Take Home $8-10,000 per month? Check out Six Figures Lab Six Figures Lab Want to Work Together 1/1 One Time Strategy Session One:One Coaching VIP Day BizChix Episodes Mentioned 375: Simplify Your Business With The 80/20 Rule Are you building a team? Listen to our sister podcast Stacking Your Team. Stacking Your Team Podcasts ON behalf of myself and the BizChix Team, thank you for inspiring us by doing what you do, it is our honor to help you grow your business and build wealth for your family and future. So my friend, stay focused and go take some action. This episode first appeared on https://bizchix.com/401.


9 Jan 2020

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215: Top 8 Productivity Tools

I’m closing out the Productivity Series by sharing my top eight productivity tools and top 4 productivity books. A few may surprise you! Facebook Groups app Wordswag ClickFunnels Do 3 things app (Kiana Porter-Isom) Rescue Time Asana Focus at Will Audible Essentialism Slight Edge Tipping Point Five Love Languages This episode is sponsored by my Mastermind Programs. I am currently launching masterminds for Female Entrepreneurs and Women in Podcasting. Go BizChix.com/workwithme for more information and to apply. For podcasters, go to BizChix.com/shepodcasts.


21 Apr 2016

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353: How to Get Rapid Visibility

Want to get known, and fast? There are many visibility activities that are long-term, but this episode is all about generating visibility for your business quickly. If people don't know about you, they can't work with you. I share more about tapping into the most underutilized visibility strategy - leveraging your personal network, and my Rapid Visibility Framework built around that. Learn how local speaking, live video, and workshops are key strategies for you to build visibility for your business and how best to tap in on the power of your personal network to make it happen. Connect With Natalie: Instagram Get This Epic Download: Stages of Small Business BizChix Episodes Mentioned: 326: The Stages of Small Business – The BizChix Entrepreneur Growth Framework 270: The Magical Art of Niching Down 311: How to Get More Referrals 263: How to Get More Clients Work With US: One Day Mastermind GrowthChix Accelerator Program CEOCHIX Mastermind ProfitChix Mastermind GrowthChix Accelerator Program Strategy Session Listen to our sister podcast Stacking Your Team Join the BizChix Community This episode first aired on BizChix.com.


17 Jan 2019

Rank #11