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Host Natalie Eckdahl, MBA is a coach to high performing women. She is married with three children ages 4-16. 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. Meet Natalie and fellow listeners at her annual leadership conference for women entrepreneurs, BizChix Live!

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Host Natalie Eckdahl, MBA is a coach to high performing women. She is married with three children ages 4-16. 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. Meet Natalie and fellow listeners at her annual leadership conference for women entrepreneurs, BizChix Live!

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Must-listen for women in business

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Real, authentic, relatable, practical content that you won’t hear one every other business podcast

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I learn so much!! Thank you for the valuable information :)

iTunes Ratings

460 Ratings
Average Ratings
437
10
2
3
8

Must-listen for women in business

By jel.psyd - Jan 30 2020
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Real, authentic, relatable, practical content that you won’t hear one every other business podcast

Love this podcast

By shaynutter - Jan 16 2020
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I learn so much!! Thank you for the valuable information :)
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The BizChix Podcast: Female Entrepreneurs | Women Small Business | Biz Chix

Latest release on Aug 06, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 150 : Facebook Groups with Natalie Eckdahl

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In this episode, host Natalie Eckdahl does a deep dive into Facebook Groups.  She participates in groups personally and professionally.  Natalie manages two groups for her own business and thinks they are a fantastic way to connect with and build your community.

  • You will learn about
    • The Types of Groups
    • Who Can Add You to a Group
    • How to Create a Group
    • How to Manage a Group
    • How to Leave or Delete a Group
    • Maximum Number of Groups You Can Join
    • Apps for Groups

Jan 28 2015

35mins

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Rank #2: 72 : Activate your Awesome with Molly Mahar of Stratejoy

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Molly Mahar is a coach, fierce love advocate and joy enthusiast. She is the founder of Stratejoy, a positive corner of the Internet that provides thousands of women inspiring + useful strategies to create their own joyful world. Molly’s work is delivered through small group programs, digital courses and high level one-on-one coaching, focused on gutsy women in transition.  From the quarterlife crisis to the new mama meltdown, the up-and-coming business babe to the career changer, the newlywed to the newly divorced; she helps women get clear on who they are, what they want, and how to get it.  Some call it reinvention.  Molly calls it Activating your Awesome.

A free spirit with a passion for mindful entrepreneurship, Molly loves sharing her passion with others. She’s rocked audiences at the South by Southwest Interactive, lululemonathletica, The US Army Wellness Weekend, Ladies who Launch National Conference, CRAVE Business Symposium and The Junior League.

May 05 2014

43mins

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Rank #3: 88 : Dare To Create A Life You Love with Rémy Chaussé

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Rémy is the best-selling author of “Living Life As An Exclamation Point!” and creator of The Get UNstuck Revolution!™ for extraordinary women with big-ass dreams who were ridiculously unsatisfied with status quo. If you feel stuck and you’ve tried everything, then check out her most recent book called “Get UNstuck – How to Get Out of Status Quo and Get Past Go (In Under 30 Days)!”

Rémy has been featured on the Business Beware Show on FOX Business, the On the Edge Show (a CBS affiliate), Smart Money Talk Radio (an NBC affiliate), and The Women’s Information Network. She is the host of the Get UNstuck Expert Café, a weekly podcast at The Get UNStuck Expert Cafe

Jun 09 2014

48mins

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Rank #4: 113 : Branding Expert Suzi Istvan Helps You Stand Out Online

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Suzi Istvan is a brand strategist + designer/developer that works with creative entrepreneurs and small businesses to stand out online. With over a decade of design and marketing experience, Suzi’s specialty is working with clients to define their brand and then design/develop ultra custom web sites that help them build their online empire. She is a mom to 3 boys, married to her high school sweetheart, and a certified yoga instructor who loves coffee… a lot.

Aug 21 2014

50mins

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Rank #5: 100 : Listeners Interview Host Natalie Eckdahl with John Lee Dumas, Julie Busha, Katie Krimitsos and More

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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

Jul 08 2014

40mins

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Rank #6: 122 : Social Media Strategist Sophie Bujold

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Sophie Bujold is an expert social media strategist and speaker. She draws on her extensive experience in online marketing to help small businesses and entrepreneurs use social media to reach more people and boost the bottom line.

Sep 23 2014

48mins

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Rank #7: 163 : From Solopreneur to CEO with Racheal Cook

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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

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 community

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Mar 17 2015

1hr 7mins

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Rank #8: 124 : Defeating Imposter Syndrome with Psychology Expert Melody Wilding

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Join us for our 3 part personal growth series (episodes 123-125).

Melody Wilding, LMSW is a psychology expert and licensed therapist who works with entrepreneurs and young professionals. Melody has coached entrepreneurs running some of today’s top startups along with published authors and media personalities.

She has been featured on New York Magazine, Fast Company, Glamour, and more. She has a degree in Psychology from Rutgers University and a Masters from Columbia University.

Melody provides therapy and coaching to Female Entrepreneurs, Business Women, Startup Founders, Small Business Owners and Solopreneurs through her online business.

She provides training on how to overcome imposter syndrome as well as the fear of failure and the fear of success during this episode.

She also discusses how publishing articles and blogging is the best advertising and marketing she can do for her business.

Sep 30 2014

50mins

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Rank #9: 101 : Human Lie Detector and Expert Behavior Analyst, Vanessa Van Edwards leads the Science of People

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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.

Jul 10 2014

48mins

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Rank #10: 52 : Instagram Expert - Sue B. Zimmerman aka The Instagram Gal

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Sue B. Zimmerman, aka the #InstagramGal and #TheInstagramExpert, is a master at Instagram for Business. She teaches entrepreneurs, business execs, and marketing professionals how powerful Instagram for business can be. Sue B. is the founder of the online Instagram course Insta-Results, the author of the #1 eBook Instagram Basics for your Business, a Speaker and Business Coach. She also is the founder of SueB.Do& Sue B. Zimmerman Enterprise.

Apr 07 2014

39mins

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Rank #11: 51 : Mompreneur Consultant & Twitter Expert - Lara Galloway a.k.a The Mom Biz Coach

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Lara Galloway, The Mom Biz Coach, is an author, speaker, business coach and mentor to mom entrepreneurs and small business owners at MomBiz. Her passion is helping entrepreneurs create and run businesses that honor their priorities and values. She is frequently interviewed for her expertise on work/life balance, starting and running a successful small business, marketing your business on Social Media, and creatively managing your time by media like Forbes, Crain’s Business, ABC, The Chicago Tribune, and More Magazine. Her book, Moms Mean Business: The Guide to a Successful Business and a Happy Life as a Mom Entrepreneur will be published by Career Press in October 2014. When she’s not working, she’s wrangling her three kids with her husband, drinking good wine or micro-brewed beer, and baking something with lots of calories since food is her love language. She loves living in Michigan, especially when it’s 80 degrees and sunny.

Apr 04 2014

39mins

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Rank #12: 133 : Stop Procrastinating with Michelle Prince - Productivity Expert and Zig Ziglar Speaker

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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!

Oct 30 2014

49mins

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Rank #13: 146 : LinkedIn Strategies with JoAnne Funch

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Have any of you watched the Food Network TV Show CHOPPED where the contestants make a meal out of the mystery ingredients in the basket?

JoAnne Funch, helps business owners take the mystery out of marketing their business and says “Marketing is like a recipe you cook, it doesn’t work without the right ingredients”

She’s a marketing consultant, experienced social media trainer and online marketing strategist as well as an author and blogger. She has worked with hundreds of small business clients helping them establish a marketing process, strategies and implementation of tactics since establishing her marketing business in 1996.

JoAnne especially loves to teach and empower businesses to take control of their social footprint by establishing their voice and implementing a content strategy.

She is a workshop trainer for the University of Minnesota, Business & Economic Development Department, often a guest presenter and speaker for organizations locally and nationally.  JoAnne trains both private companies and individuals on marketing topics including social media specializing in LinkedIn For Business.

In 2013 she was a featured in the Amazon Best Selling Book “Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Women” and is a contributing author to a variety of blogs and news publications such as Yahoo Small Business Advisor and Huffington Post.

When not working you can find JoAnne in the kitchen cooking, entertaining and volunteering for people and causes she cares most about.

You can learn more about JoAnne at:  www.MarketingDish.com and www.LinkedinForBusiness.net

Inside This Episode

  • Motivational Quote

“Life is change, growth is optional. Choose wisely.” Karen Kaiser Clark

  • Must Read Book

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 community

Jan 06 2015

1hr 5mins

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Rank #14: 245: 8 Secrets of My Six Figure Clients

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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!)
  1. Consistency
  2. Sell Local
  3. Laser Focused
  4. Long Term Mindset
  5. Endurance
  6. Invest in Their Personal Growth
  7. Positive Money Mindset
  8. 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.

Dec 13 2016

30mins

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Rank #15: 158 : Managing Virtual Teams with Marla Rausch of Animation Vertigo

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Marla Rausch founded Animation Vertigo in December 2004 to provide unparalleled quality solutions to leaders in film, television and video games. Since its founding 10 years ago, Animation Vertigo continues to set the standard in motion capture outsourcing, consistently exceeding client expectations with timely, quality results. Considered a trailblazer in motion capture outsourcing industry, Rausch’s roster of projects include leading video games such as Call of Duty®: Black Ops 1 and 2 by Activision®, as well as Heavy Rain™ and Beyond: Two Souls™, both from Quantic Dream™.

In addition to raising the motion capture and animation industry bar, Rausch is also passionate about giving back to organizations, particularly those that support the entrepreneurial spirit and mentor girls and women. Throughout the last 10 years, Rausch has participated in educational field trips, speaking opportunities and one-on-one mentorship. In addition to local giveback initiatives, Animation Vertigo also contributes to the efforts of charitable organizations providing assistance during times of calamities in the Philippines, such as typhoons. Rausch has proven through the years that she takes sincere interest in the world around her, and through Animation Vertigo, she invests time and funds to causes and organizations that will improve the world we live in.

Inside This Episode

  • Motivational Quote

  • Must Read Book

  • Productivity Tool/Tip
    • Wake up early, make a list and number priorities.
    • When things pup up in the middle of the day – do the quick things, measure the others’ priorities and add to list then move on.
    • Know when to ask for help. Resisted having an assistant at first because thought she needed to do it all herself.

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 community

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Mar 03 2015

1hr 2mins

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Rank #16: 224: How to Work Full Time and Launch a Business? [Advice from The Biz Chix Community]

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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.

Jul 05 2016

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Rank #17: 74 : Amy Porterfield - Online Marketing, Productivity, Tools, Work Life Balance

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Amy Porterfield is a social media strategist and co-author of Facebook Marketing All-In-One for Dummies.

Amy has a deep background in Marketing and has worked for Harley Davidson and for Peak Performance Coach Tony Robbins – first as Director of Content Development, and later she managed large-scale online marketing campaigns.

She helps entrepreneurs across industries establish strategies to maximize the power of social media and increase the success of their online marketing efforts.  

She accomplishes this via her free webinars and online courses including FB Influence and most recently the Facebook Marketing Profit Lab.  She is also the host of one of my favorite shows, the Online Marketing Made Easy Podcast

May 07 2014

47mins

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Rank #18: 326: The Stages of Small Business - the BizChix Entrepreneur Growth Framework

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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: BizChix Episodes Mentioned: Stacking Your Team (SYT) Episodes Mentioned: Work With Natalie: Work with Shelli:

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/.

Jul 12 2018

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Rank #19: 401: My Best Strategic Advice for Small Businesses

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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 Want to Work Together 1/1 BizChix Episodes Mentioned Are you building a team? Listen to our sister podcast Stacking Your Team.

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.

Jan 09 2020

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Rank #20: 103 : Children’s Book Author, Speaker & Coach Maria Dismondy

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Maria Dismondy was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. She is the award-winning author of five children’s books. Maria holds a Masters degree in education and served as an elementary school teacher and reading interventionist for ten years before transitioning into her current role as author, blogger and professional speaker. Maria’s experiences have shaped her into an individual who lives life to the fullest, appreciating what she has and who uses her passion to make a difference. She is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children through meaningful literature. Maria is a dynamic speaker who presents on a number of empowering topics such as bullying, character building, and reading and writing for young authors. She lives in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan with her husband and three young children.

Jul 17 2014

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