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Becoming a Super Fan

By This Podcast is Spot ON! - Aug 02 2019
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I am so excited to have found this podcast. I've been listening for a while now and have been binging it as of late. Take that Netflix! Tara is fantastic at really looking at the nitty gritty details of running a business. I really appreciate her authenticity and the way she draws that same sense of authenticity and candidness from her guests.

Gratitude

By Green 34562 - May 03 2019
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My biz crush forever! This is such a treat for all of us to have access to Tara’s brilliance. ❤️

iTunes Ratings

157 Ratings
Average Ratings
147
5
2
0
3

Becoming a Super Fan

By This Podcast is Spot ON! - Aug 02 2019
Read more
I am so excited to have found this podcast. I've been listening for a while now and have been binging it as of late. Take that Netflix! Tara is fantastic at really looking at the nitty gritty details of running a business. I really appreciate her authenticity and the way she draws that same sense of authenticity and candidness from her guests.

Gratitude

By Green 34562 - May 03 2019
Read more
My biz crush forever! This is such a treat for all of us to have access to Tara’s brilliance. ❤️
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What Works | Small Business Podcast

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Candid Conversations About Running & Growing A Small Business

Rank #1: Episode 002 – Banking on the Power of Community with Srini Rao

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Srini Rao is the host of the popular Unmistakable Creative podcast. He’s gone from getting fired from corporate jobs to amassing a following of passionate creative entrepreneurs and becoming a Wall Street Journal bestselling author. I talk with Srini about being “picked” by Glenn Beck, rebranding his podcast, and finding maturity with his brand. Srini […]

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Oct 28 2015
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Rank #2: EP 224: Building Confidence Through Consistent Action With Shatterboxx Design Founder Jamie Varon

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Jamie Varon made a big lifestyle change over the last few years and I wanted to know where she found the confidence to do life differently as a small business owner.

We talk about the year she spent living and working in France, how she's redefined satisfaction for herself, and how she balances setting goals with finding peace in what already is. We also talk about the very real implications these changes have had on her business and professional success.

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Aug 06 2019
58 mins
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Rank #3: EP 178: The Most Productive Habits Of Thriving Small Business Owners

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We want to celebrate the most effective habits of small business owners in our network.So, we’ve asked 4 members to share what’s working for them as they reexamine and refine their own routines.

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Jan 24 2019
24 mins
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Rank #4: EP 188: Streamlining Your Business Model To Just One Offer With Services That Sell Creator Jereshia Hawk

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Today, I'm thrilled to introduce you to Jereshia Hawk who got real with me about a similar experience to mine... thinking that more offers would mean more money.

When she realized that just wasn't happening, she went back to what she knew best, focused on one single offer, and... made bank.

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Mar 05 2019
39 mins
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Rank #5: EP 146: Wellness Hacking For Time Management Success With Business Strategist Michelle Warner

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As a startup cofounder and high achiever, Michelle Warner eventually hit a wall. She completely wore out her adrenals from working countless hours every day. But, instead of pushing through it and carrying on, Michelle’s body forced her to stop. That’s when she decided to get curious: how could she live and work in a way that aligned with her natural strengths instead of constantly pushing against them?

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Aug 21 2018
30 mins
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Rank #6: EP 225: Finding The Confidence To Close Big Deals With Edios Media Co-Founder Michael Karsh

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A couple of years ago, Michael Karsh and Elizabeth Madariaga started Edios Media to help thought leaders & educators create high-quality video education. I spoke with Michael & Elizabeth in Episode 101 and I wanted to bring Michael back on the show to take a look at how his and Elizabeth's mindset and confidence level has evolved as they've worked with giant clients like Google, Facebook, Salesforce, and The Sundance Institute.

Michael and I talk about the first big deal they signed, how the clients they serve today are different from what they initially expected, and how the business itself has evolved to serve those clients.

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Aug 08 2019
41 mins
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Rank #7: Profit. Power. Pursuit. Podcast – Episode 0 – Chase Jarvis & Craig Swanson

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Entrepreneurs approach their paths to profit, power, and the pursuit of what’s important to them in different ways. In this kick off episode, Tara shares her own entrepreneurship story and pulls back the curtain on CreativeLive co-founders Chase Jarvis and Craig Swanson. They both contribute their own unique perspectives on failure, making money, the importance […]

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Oct 29 2015
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Rank #8: EP 138: Establishing Authority With Standout Content On Instagram With Achieve Fitness Founders Lauren & Jason Pak

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Lauren and Jason Pak are the cofounders of Achieve Fitness, a gym based in Boston, Massachusetts. While personal fitness is what they do, their why is even more compelling. This husband-wife team set out to change the industry: they want to make the fitness industry a more approachable and positive place to be.

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Jun 19 2018
36 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 70 – Setting Business & Personal Financial Goals with Worth It Author Amanda Steinberg

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This week Tara talks to her friend and the founder of Daily Worth and WorthFM, Amanda Steinberg. Amanda launched DailyWorth in 2009 to bring a fresh voice and an outsider’s perspective to personal finance. Oprah selected her to the exclusive SuperSoul 100, and Forbes named her one of twenty-one New American Money Masters. Her digital […]

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Feb 07 2017
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Rank #10: Episode 95 – Creating Systems for Efficiency & Productivity with Indie Shopography founder Emily Thompson

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This week, Tara is joined by Emily Thompson. Emily is the founder of Indie Shopography and co-host of “Being Boss” a podcast for creative entrepreneurs who want to up their game. At Indie Shopography, Emily helps creatives run online businesses from websites to marketing, to education. Emily and Tara talk about the time she bought […]

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Aug 22 2017
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Rank #11: EP 200: Weathering The Ups & Downs Of Entrepreneurship Over The Long Haul

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Even in a successful small business, sometimes things don't go to plan. In our 200th episode, we dive into 6 stories about things that didn't work out--and how they got back on track again.

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Apr 23 2019
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #12: EP 151: Doing More With Less With SystemsRock Founder Natasha Vorompiova

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Natasha Vorompiova wants to help you amplify your impact through systems. That might look like organizing and optimizing your inbox or clarifying how your business operates. But Natasha isn’t just passionate about systems: she’s always looking for ways to optimize her own life and limitations to show up with more clarity in business. In this episode, she shares just how she does that through affirmations, paring down to just one-on-one clients, and much more.

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Sep 25 2018
43 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 99 – The Power of a Profitable Niche with Content Copywriter Jessica Mehring

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This week, Tara’s guest is Jessica Mehring, CEO of Horizon Peak Consulting. She combines sales-focused copywriting with content marketing to help IT software, and tech clients turn clients into revenue. She’s also the creator of  The Content Lab, where she trains content creators and copywriters how to get better results from their written content while […]

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Sep 19 2017
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Rank #14: EP 212: Building Your Audience Behind The Scenes With Social Media Strategist Andrea Jones

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Andréa Jones has worked with hundreds of small businesses, startups, and podcasters since 2014 by helping them create social media strategies that save them time and amplify their message. She’s also the host of the Savvy Social Podcast, a weekly show for budding entrepreneurs and she's the founder of Social Media for Podcasts, a social media agency for podcasters by podcasters.

But I didn't ask Andrea on the show to talk about crushing it on social media.

Instead, Andrea and I talk about how she uses social media behind the scenes to develop relationships with people who can help her get in front of the right people. She explains step-by-step exactly what she does to find people to connect with, start a conversation, and follow up—plus, how she manages it all in Asana.

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Jun 04 2019
41 mins
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Rank #15: Episode 037 – Uncovering Your Brand with Kathleen Shannon

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Today’s episode features Kathleen Shannon, cofounder of Braid Creative, and co-host of the popular Being Boss podcast. Kathleen transitioned her career from graphic design and art direction in an advertising agency to entrepreneurship and branding for creative entrepreneurs. She created the Braid Method to help entrepreneurs blend who they are with what they do. Now […]

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Jun 21 2016
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Rank #16: Episode 123 – Crafting An Ultra Informative Social Media Strategy with Creative Genius Law Founder Patrice Perkins

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In this week’s episode, Tara chats with Patrice Perkins, the principle attorney of Creative Genius Law and an American Bar Association recognized legal rebel. Patrice founded her legal practice in 2010 after realizing the creative business community was underserved by attorneys. Why? Her creative friends told her, they didn’t trust attorneys to understand their needs or […]

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Mar 13 2018
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Rank #17: EP 133: Building A Business In The Feminine Economy With Sister Founder & Director Jennifer Armbrust

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Do you think there’s a better way to approach your work than just hustling hard? Jennifer Armbrust, founder of Sister and Feminist Business School, would argue there’s a more feminine way to build and grow your business.

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May 15 2018
43 mins
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Rank #18: Episode 97 – The Secret to Small Business Longevity with Career Coach Michelle Ward

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This week, Tara’s guest is Michelle Ward the “When I Grow Up Coach”. Michelle has been offering dream business guidance for creative women since 2008. She’s been featured in New York Magazine, Etsy, Newsweek, and the Forbes Top 100 websites for your career list. She’s also the co-author of the Declaration of You and teacher […]

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Sep 05 2017
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Rank #19: Episode 88 – Cultivating A Confident Personal Brand with Bestselling Author Gabby Bernstein

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This week, Tara’s guest is Gabby Bernstein. Gabby is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Universe Has Your Back as well as four other best-selling books. She was featured on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday as a next-generation thought leader, and the New York Times named her a new role model. She’s currently […]

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Jun 13 2017
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Rank #20: Episode 78 – The Power of Dedicated Social Networks with Mighty Networks Founder Gina Bianchini

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In this episode, Tara speaks with Gina Bianchini. Gina is the founder and CEO of Mighty Networks, a software platform for people and companies to create their own communities based on shared interests or identity. Before Mighty Networks, Gina co-founded Ning, an earlier tool for creating dedicated social networks. Gina and Tara talk about the […]

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Apr 04 2017
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