Rank #1: Minisode #1: Getting Things Done When You Work Full Time
Let’s be real. You have goals and dreams that exist outside of your job. Between adult responsibilities and family commitments, how do you get stuff done when your peak productivity hours happen while you’re at work? You get strategic about the time you have available and the goals that you want to accomplish. This minisode walks you through six strategies that will help you accomplish your goals even if you have a limited amount of time to complete them.
May 17 2017
Rank #2: Ep. 16: Content, Boundaries and Making An Impact With Maya Elious
If you’re struggling to connect with your community than this week’s episode is perfect for you. I’m chatting with personal branding strategist Maya Elious. Maya teaches experts how to create curriculum-based content to grow & monetize their online brand. She’s a genius when it comes to creating content that builds community and converts.
In this episode, we dive into Maya’s humble beginnings on MySpace, her best tips for creating consistent content, the importance of setting boundaries and how she plans to impact 1,000 women.
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Feb 07 2018
Rank #3: Ep. 43: Overcoming Creative Blocks And Art Licensing With Jeanetta Gonzales
Jeanetta Gonzales is a Los Angeles-based designer and artist. A lover of pattern, color, and design she works as a surface designer, graphic designer, and illustrator. With degrees in fine art and graphic design, she began her career as a graphic designer working in design firms and corporate companies such as WedMD, Mattel and The Disney Store. She later parlayed her digital and fine art skills into surface design working as a textile designer and style guide designer for consumer products.
In this episode, Jeanetta shares how she got started as a graphic designer after obtaining a degree in fine art, how to overcome creative blocks and 3 ways to get started with art licensing.
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Nov 28 2018
Rank #4: Minisode #5: How to Re-evaluate Your Goals If You Aren't achieving Them
Chances are if you aren't making progress towards your goals or you're feeling discouraged after working hard towards them it's time to re-evaluate. There's a lot of experimentation in the goal setting process when you're trying to find a strategy that works. So it's ok to refine and change.
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Jul 12 2017
Rank #5: Ep. 3: Creativity, Crafting and Authenticity with Twinkie Chan
An interview with crochet designer and online personality Twinkie Chan. She designs and crochets fun, food-themed accessories like cupcake scarves, hamburger mitts, and hot dog purses. Twinkie’s unique work has been featured online, in print, and on television, from BuzzFeed to Mollie Makes to HGTV.
We discuss how she got started as a crocheter, why she decided to create food-themed accessories and her longevity in the handmade industry. You can get more information about this episode by visiting https://www.keepchasingthestars.com/3.
Jun 07 2017
Rank #6: Ep. 28: Logging Off To Create - 5 Signs You're In Need Of A Social Media Detox
I used to be a die-hard "You need social media to run an online business" person but lately, I'm over it. I've found myself trying to prove that you don't need social media as much as you think you do. I realize that this thought process is at complete at odds with most of the information found online but hear me out. There are other more important tasks in your business and ways to grow beyond a social network. In this episode, I share why I quit Instagram and 5 signs that you're in need of a social media detox.
Show Notes: keepchasingthestars.com/28
Aug 08 2018
Rank #7: Minisode #7: 3 Ways To Silence The Chorus Of Fear
I wanted to title this episode 'How to silence the chorus of fear once and for all' but the truth is you are always going to have fear pop up when you're chasing your goals. It's apart of the process.
Fear is natural. Your mind is a brilliant piece of machinery and wants to protect itself at all costs. Fear by design is a defense mechanisms. It's supposed to protect you. Yet more often than not fear holds us back. It destroys dreams. It kills productivity and sucks the fun out of life.
In this episode I’m giving you 3 strategies to silence our frenemies the Chorus of Fear.
I'm adding a bi-monthly book club to the podcast. This month we'll be reading You Are A Badass At Making Money by Jen Sincero. Make sure you read it and join my Facebook group before before August 30th. You can get all of the book club details by visiting keepchasingthestars.com/bookclub
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For more information about the show and show notes visit- www.keepchasingthestars.com/m7
Aug 09 2017
Rank #8: Ep. 30: 3 Steal-Worthy Habits That Will Support Your Business With Sarah Von Bargen
Sarah Von Bargen is the writer behind the clever and witty blog Yes and Yes, where she helps people put their money, time, and energy where their happiness is (instead of wasting it on throw pillows and Netflix binges). She's also the creator of Bank Boost and Make It Stick Habit School and her work has been featured in places like Forbes, Elle, Lifehacker, and Glamour magazine.
In this episode, Sarah shares how she got started blogging, why she’s running her business 100% wrong, and 3 steal-worthy habits that support her business
Aug 22 2018
Rank #9: Ep. 21: Bootstrapping, Blogging & Business With Meg Keene
Meg Keene is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of A Practical Wedding, which started as a Blogspot account on her kitchen table ten years ago, and is now the top independently held wedding publication in the world.
In this episode, Meg talks about how A Practical Wedding got started, bootstrapping her business and the realities of running a business with a team.
Apr 25 2018
Rank #10: Minisode #3: Podcasting- The Good, Bad and Overwhelming
In today's not so minisode, I share what I've learned so far about podcasting. Launching and running a stand out podcast show takes a lot of work. I don't want you to feel overwhelmed so I'm offering a behind the scenes look at the equipment, software, and resources that I have used to get this show launched. I also discuss my podcast workflow and how I manage it all. If you've ever wanted to know how much it costs to run a podcast and if it's worth it, this is the episode for you.
Show notes can be found at https://www.keepchasingthestars.com/m3
Jun 14 2017
Rank #11: Minisode 19: How To Start A Business When Money Is Tight
What do you do when you have an idea that can be really impactful but you don’t have the funds to invest in it? This is a dilemma that I can relate to because I’ve bootstrapped my business from the very beginning. In this episode, I share my best advice for starting a business when money is tight.
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Apr 18 2018
Rank #12: Minisode #8: 6 Ways To Finish The Year Strong
My grandma has this saying about September. She says, "If you let September catch you without a plan, then you might as well get ready to start saying "Happy New Year" in two weeks."
I totally agree. Once September starts the holiday season rolls in and it’s a nonstop roller coaster ride until we hit New Year’s Day. Don’t let the holiday slump catch you.
If you own a creative business, it’s important that you get your second wind and finish the year strong. In this episode, I’m sharing 6 ways that you can end the year on a high note.
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Aug 23 2017
Rank #13: Ep. 24: Better Content Creation - Part 1 - The Anatomy of Great Content
It’s no longer enough to create a piece of content and hit publish. Your content needs to be great! Great content encourages your audience to share it, subscribe to your list, register for your webinars and take your challenges. Great content makes people take the next step.
In this episode, I dive into the 5 things that make up the anatomy of a great piece of content. As a content creator, it's crucial that you nail these steps each and every time you hit publish. If you've ever wondered how do I get people to consume my content and then take action, this is an episode you definitely want to take notes on.
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Jun 06 2018
Rank #14: Minisode #10: 4 Ways to Master Your Side Hustle
In a recent listener survey, I asked: What’s one thing that you’re struggling with in your creative business? Overwhelmingly the answers the revolved around struggles related to running a side hustle while holding down a 9 to 5.
If you’ve been struggling to make progress with your side hustle because of time and organization issues you aren’t alone. Many creatives including myself have struggled with this. It has taken me years to figure out strategies, processes, and systems that help my business run with more ease.
In this episode, I’m sharing 4 ways to master your side hustle.
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Sep 20 2017
Rank #15: Ep. 12: Growing A Business On A Small Budget With Lindsay White
This week on Pimp Your Brilliance, I’m chatting with Lindsay White of Lot 801. Lot801 is a children's brand for the curious littles and mums who love practical style. After building her brand so quickly through social media and PR, other small shop owners took notice and started contacting her with questions on how they too could grow their brand. That's when she started Lot801 Marketing where she teaches other small biz owners how to grow their brand via social media, PR and email marketing.
In this episode, we discuss how Lindsay started her children’s clothing line, the light bulb moment that made her take PR seriously, how she leverages celebrity relationships to grow her brand and her keys to success.
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Oct 18 2017
Rank #16: Ep. 32: 3 Ways To Gain Clarity Around What You Want With Siobhan Sudberry
Siobhan Sudberry is a Clarity Cultivator, founder of BeFree Project and host of the podcast Girl Be Free. She teaches women how to get unstuck, gain clarity and cultivate the life they desire on their terms. She’s passionate about empowering women and encouraging them to show up for themselves and take action.
In this episode, Siobhan talks about how to start doing "self-work", why women feel guilty about putting themselves first, and 3 ways you can gain clarity around what you want.
Show Notes: keepchasingthestars.com/32
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Sep 05 2018
Rank #17: 3 Powerful Ways To Level Up Your Mindset
On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate your mindset? Mindset work is often overlooked but it's important whether you're running a creative business or just trying to achieve a goal. Your mindset and readiness to believe an outcome is possible for you directly effects the level of success you’ll experience. In this episode, I’m sharing 3 powerful ways to level up your mindset.Show notes - keepchasingthestars.com/61
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May 08 2019
Rank #18: Ep. 49: How To Plan Your Week
Like you, I have a list of things that I would love to accomplish this year and a life that often feels like it’s bursting at the seams with all of the things left for me to complete. It’s a little overwhelming, to say the least.
That’s why I spend 20 minutes every week planning and organizing the chaos. If you really want to maximize your productivity and check those boxes next to your goals, you have to learn how to plan your week.
In this episode, I’m sharing my foolproof method for making sure my schedule is full of the big ticket items on my goals list.
Show Notes- www.keepchasingthestars.com/49
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Jan 30 2019
Rank #19: Procrastination, Productivity & Organizing Your Time (Listener Q&A)
In this episode of Pimp Your Brilliance, I’m answering questions from the PYB community about procrastination, productivity and how to better organize your time.
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Mar 27 2019
Rank #20: 6 Steps To Get Your Goals Back On Track
Sometimes despite our best intentions, things just do not go as planned. We start the year super motivated but end up sidetracked or completely abandoning our plans. So what do you do when that happens? You fix it, of course! This week, I’m sharing 6 steps to get your goals back on track after a rough quarter.
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Apr 03 2019