Rank #1: Ep. 70 - 4 Tips To Overcome Burnout In Your Creative Business
At some point, every creative has to deal with burnout. It's very common, especially amongst those of us wearing all the hats in pursuit of our passions and work that we love. What do you do when you’re burnout and struggling to find your way back? In this episode of Pimp Your Brilliance, I’m sharing my best 4 tips to overcome burnout.
Show Notes - pimpyourbrilliance.com/70
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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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Rank #3: Ep.1: Finding Success Without Expectation with Amber Kemp-Gerstel
An interview with Amber Kemp-Gerstel of Damask Love. We discuss how she transitioned her passion project into her full-time gig.
Amber is very candid and shares openly about her first paid DIY opportunity, how she transitioned from child psychologist to full time blogger and the key to making blogging a sustainable career.
Show notes available at keepchasingthestars.com/1
Rank #4: Revisiting Stickers, Community, And Connection With Maureen (Mo) Vázquez
In this rebroadcast, Monique sits down with Mo Vázquez the founder of Pipsticks to discuss where the idea of creating a subscription sticker club came from, how she sources products, the challenges of running a business and why connecting with your community is key.
Rank #5: 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.
Show notes - keepchasingthestars.com/57
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Rank #6: 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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Rank #7: Ep. 55: What No One Tells You About Time Management
The most important lesson that I have learned about time management that no one tells you.
This always makes me remember the most important lesson that I have learned about time management and productivity. Surprisingly, it’s something people rarely talk about and no one ever tells you.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- Why there is no such thing as time management
- Two things you should be focused on instead
- A simple technique that will help you learn how to focus
- Good habits that you need to put into play ASAP
Rank #8: 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.
Rank #9: Unproductive Habits That Are Keeping Your Stuck And Stagnant (Rebroadcast)
Are your habits and mindset getting in your way? Are they stopping you from moving forward with an idea? Our problems aren’t always a lack of information, sometimes we are the roadblock. Many times we aren’t even aware of it. In this episode, I share 5 unproductive habits that are keeping you stuck, stagnant and not taking action.
Show Notes - https://www.keepchasingthestars.com/m18
Rank #10: 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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Rank #11: Share Your Story And Self Publish A Book With Jennifer Vassel
Jennifer Vassel is the author and founder of “I Am Unique!” - a children’s book series and self-love brand aimed to inspire girls and women to rise above their insecurities and share their unique gifts with the world.
In this episode, Jennifer shares how she turned an insecurity into a self-love brand, her writing process and why you should share your story even if you’re afraid.
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Rank #12: 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.
Rank #13: 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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Rank #14: Ep. 11: Blogging Best Practices With Tamara Floyd
This week on Pimp Your Brilliance, I’m chatting with Tamara Floyd an award-winning blogger and part-time superhero. Tamara started her blog, Natural Hair Rules.com in 2008 as a creative outlet and online natural hair journal. Over the years it has garnered more than one million monthly pageviews and a following nearly 700,000 across all social media channels. She has had the honor of working with top brands and companies such as Sally Beauty, Wal-Mart, and Dove, just to name a few.
In this episode, we discuss how Tamara got started as a blogger, SEO best practices and repurposing content to build consistency and how failure is valuable.
For show notes visit- keepchasingthestars.com/11
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Rank #15: Start A Handmade Business With Danielle Spurge
Danielle Spurge is a maker and craft business educator. Through her work at The Merriweather Council, she teaches creative people how to turn their crafty tendencies into profits. Danielle aims to inspire and support makers in business and share insights from her 8+ years of experience selling handmade work online and working with hundreds of students to do the same.
In this episode of Pimp Your brilliance, Danielle shares her insights on using Etsy as a marketing tool, competitively pricing your products, overcoming social media overwhelm and how to stand out as a new seller.
Show Notes - www.keepchasingthestars.com/56
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Rank #16: 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.
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Rank #17: 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.
For show notes go to keepchasingthestars.com/24
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Rank #18: 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
Rank #19: Ep. 29: 3 Key Components Of Asking For What You Want With Cyndie Spiegel
CYNDIE SPIEGEL is a Brooklyn-based small business consultant, coach, and TEDx speaker. She is also the founder of The Collective (of Us), a small business accelerator for women and The Community (of Us), an online hub for conversation and change-making community.
She is on a mission to empower 100,000 women to build BOLD businesses and conversations by the year 2020.
Her straight talk and visionary perspective on creating women-owned businesses, overcoming imposter complex and embracing fear; inspire women globally to build bold, profitable businesses.
In this episode, Cyndie gets fired up talking about empowering women and the hang-ups that she sees women face in their businesses. She also shares 3 key components for asking for what you want.
Show notes are available at https://www.keepchasingthestars.com/29
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