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A Case For Entrepreneurship

  When I first began designing my coaching business I had trouble defining who my ideal client was. I felt most called and qualified to work with women entrepreneurs after running my own successful businesses and completing my M.B.A. However, I also felt that there were already a tremendous amount of coaches focused on entrepreneurs […]

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Why "I'll be happy when…" Is The Most Dangerous Thing You Can Say

I used to be the queen of “I’ll be happy when…” I’ll be happy when I get a promotion. I’ll be happy when I finish this degree. I’ll be happy when I lose 5 lbs. The list could go on forever, but guess what? I did all of those things, and I still wasn’t happy. […]

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The Weight of Perfection

A theme that has been coming up this week in several of my one-on-one client coaching sessions is the idea of perfection. As women entrepreneurs, or really just women in general, we often put these tremendous expectations on ourselves and no matter how much we accomplish we always feel like we fall short.   “I […]

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Freedom Is The New Black

  Freedom is a huge theme in my life. It’s why I started my business. It’s why I’ve dedicated my life to help other women. It’s why I’m happy 98% of the day every day. In fact, feeling free is probably my top core desired feeling (see: Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte), and I make […]

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The Lit Up Library: My Current Favorite Books

Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive by T.D. Jakes Why I love this book: It really focuses on listening to ourselves and following our instincts. All too often people feel like they aren’t getting guidance from God, the universe, or their higher selves because someone isn’t coming out of the sky to talk […]

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Want To Know How Content Can Bring In $1,000 In One Day?

Sound amazing to make $1,000 in a day by creating content? That is EXACTLY what my client, Molly Fedick did. I’m so excited to share this story with you! Molly has grown her blog’s Instagram from 111 to 5,459 followers in THREE weeks, and got TWO paid sponsorships for her Instagram account (yes, you read […]

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Want to know how I create content even when I’m feeling stuck?

My Top Three Tips For Creating Content When You’re Feeling Stuck You guys know that I believe that content creation is a muscle that has to be flexed consistently and that planning your content months in advance is the best way to go. However, no matter how much you’re flexing and planning sometimes there are […]

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How To Start Feeling Like You Have Worthwhile Content To Share

I want to talk about a mindset block that comes up a lot around content creation, and that is the feeling that you don’t have anything worthwhile to say. I often hear “I’d share and create content more, but I don’t have anything worthwhile to say”. Guess what? This is literally never true. We all […]

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How To Create Your Magnetic Message

Creating your magnetic message is the first step to creating amazing content because great content can only come from a great message. The first thing you need to do is… Get clear on what you do really well and lead with it Many coaches or other service-based professionals help their clients in a variety of ways […]

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Ready To Create + Plan Your Content In Advance?

I have been dying to share with you all how important it is to create and plan your content in advance! Planning your content accordingly and in advance removes the expectation that we so often put on ourselves to be creative and inspired on the spot. It also helps you be visible and drop the excuses for why […]

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Are You Being Consistent In Your Biz?

This week I wanted to share with you the importance of being consistent in sharing your content and showing up in your business. We’re going to talk why it’s so important, how to create your own definition of consistency, how to create a plan around your desired level of consistency, and how to use consistency as […]

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Ready To Cultivate Some Major Inspiration In Your Biz?

This week I want to talk to you about cultivating inspiration and using inspiration to drive your content creation and business plans. We’re going to cover: Why it’s so important How to cultivate your inspiration How to use your inspiration to drive your business planning How to use inspiration as a motivator Inspiration is crucial […]

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Do You Really Know Your Niche?

  This week I want to talk to you about how niching down and getting clear on your ideal client is a way to see serious results in your biz. We’re going to talk: Why it’s so important How it trips a lot of people up at the beginning, and what to do instead Doing […]

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I've never shared this before…

I’ve never shared this before…But it’s time! Today I want to tell you a really personal story that I’ve been putting off sharing with you all for far too long. I love to connect, give great content, and enjoy working with all of you more than you know, but one of the things that I’ve […]

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How are you showing up in your business? Plus My Personal Story

This week I want to talk to you about how you SHOW UP in your business, and what PARTS of you show up in your business. I am talking about this from a very personal perspective, as it is something I continue to learn, evolve into, and sometimes struggle with in my own business. Showing […]

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Transform Your Biz With Gratitude + Celebration

I’m sharing how it’s worked for me, and what actionable steps you can take right now! Since it was Thanksgiving Week here in the U.S. I am going to be slightly cheesy and talk about the role of gratitude and celebrating in your business, which I am certain is one of the main components to consistent […]

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I want more women to have these goosebumps…

AND obviously more clients + cash! I have been feeling extra high vibe and thankful this week, and have been spending a lot of time reflecting on how different my life looks now than it did just over 2 years ago. The me of 2+ years ago was SUPER stressed and overwhelmed during the holidays and NEVER […]

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Is Done Really Better Than Perfect?

Yes, Definitely! This week I want to talk to you about a topic that has been coming up a ton lately with the women I coach. This is the idea that “done is better than perfect”. I want to talk about how to drop the need for perfection and just get moving anyway, which will make all […]

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Will Your Goals Become Your Reality In 2016?

That is totally up to you… This past week I was laser-focused on mapping out my goals for the upcoming year. I know these are goals that I CAN and WILL meet because I consistently implement a combination of emotional support, mindset work, and serious strategy into my business. Now I’m going to share with you exactly […]

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Do you know what you’re taking with you into 2016?

Last week we talked goal-setting, but this week was all about reflection. As the New Year starts it is so important to reflect on all that’s been gained, learned, and left behind in the previous year. I made several lists this week to really evaluate all that happened in 2015. I’d love to encourage you to […]

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Is YOUR Waiting List Waiting?

You all know that I am obsessed with content and I think it’s the #1 way to grow your business. However, I did a lot of reflecting as the year came to a close and really evaluated what worked and what didn’t for myself and my clients this year. What I ultimately discovered is that content […]

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Let's Talk About Money, Honey!

I’ve had lots of questions recently about how I’ve been able to consistently bring in five-figure months since my second month in business, so I’m spilling one of my secrets, which is that a huge part of it (besides taking the right action of course!) has been setting intentions. A wonderful mentor of mine told […]

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I'm Spilling My Secrets To Attracting Your Next Paying Client!

Hint: I’m all about giving value, not being salesy! Today, I want to share with you an interview I recently did with the amazing Olivia Charlet when I was asked to participate in her “How To Attract Your Next Paying Client” Interview Series. I was so excited to get to talk to her, and share with all of you […]

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The Hardest Email I've Ever Written

I recently sent an email to my list that was the hardest email I’ve ever written. Not because I had anything bad to say, but because I had something GREAT to say and I often fall short on tooting my own horn (I’m sure many of you can relate)! I’ve been talking to my Facebook group this week […]

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Executing Effectively In Your Life + Biz

Recently, in my Facebook group  someone asked this question: “We all have more than enough how to’s, but how to’s are not enough to build a business or reach a goal. How about ways to get yourself to do what you know you should be doing when you don’t feel like it?” I found this to […]

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Are You Asking The Right Questions In Your Business?

This week I want to talk to you about focusing on how we can give value, and asking the right questions in your business! We’re used to asking questions like: – How can I add 1,000 people to my list? – How can I make 10K per month? – How can I sign 6 new clients? […]

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This Time Last Year My Business Didn't Even Exist…

I am setting intentions for May today, and one of my intentions is to provide you more real, raw content about what it really takes to build a successful business. I mean #letsgetreal … there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes, and it’s time to start talking about it! So here it goes…. […]

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Are You Repurposing Your Content

    This week I want to share with you how you can effectively repurpose your content, and get smart & strategic! I’ve talked to so many amazing women lately that are putting a TON of pressure on themselves to create new, exciting content for every platform they’re on multiple times per day. This can […]

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The 3 Things I Did That Made My Biz Take Off!

As entrepreneurs, sometimes we try too hard to work on #allthethings, but we’re not necessarily focusing on the right things to grow our business. Today I’m sharing with you the 3 things that I focused on that allowed my biz to take off. First, I got serious about mindset work. Before I started my business I […]

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Incorporate More YOU While Staying True To Your Brand

How do you incorporate more of YOU into your business and messaging while still staying true to your brand? After having amazing conversations with many women this week that went through #alituppartnership process, I’ve heard a lot of them saying that they’re finding striking that balance really challenging! First, let’s talk about how your mindset […]

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Leading With Intention

Leadership wasn’t something I was born with. I hear a lot of people say that they were a born leader. They were leading other kids on the playground, telling their siblings what to do, or taking on leadership roles in their classrooms at age 7. That was NEVER me. I was an only child, the […]

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3 Lessons I Learned From A Lit Up Partnership

As you might know, I recently created a business model where I took on clients who are only paying me 15% of the revenue they generate during our work together, and I recruited 5 other coaches to do the same so that we can create case studies to see if this model is a long-term […]

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Why You Should Give Yourself A Performance Review As An Entrepreneur

Did you hate corporate performance reviews? Let’s be honest, most of us have had a crappy performance review experience. One of mine was when our CEO magically tried to add in 3 extra (seriously heavy) responsibilities during mine without me noticing and having to tell her that without a big raise that wasn’t happening.  Not […]

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The Money Isn’t In Your List

I hear “the money is in your list” as a statement used constantly in this industry and in marketing. Yet, for those of us in service-based businesses… it’s just not true. The money isn’t in your list, it’s not in your FB group, and it’s definitely not in your social media following. The money is […]

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Struggling With Sales?

Recently I surveyed my community about what they were struggling with most in their business. The #1 topic they chose? SALES. I hear this so often. In fact, it’s exactly why I created my Value-Centered Sales™ program. Because I think a lot of people see sales as their issue, but they don’t know how to […]

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My 3 Biggest Challenges In My 1st Year of Biz

My 1 year business anniversary is at the end of this month (I can’t remember the exact date, so that’s what we’re rolling with), and I’ve been thinking a lot about how to share about it and how to commemorate it. I have had some big wins… And I want to celebrate those…. but what […]

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The #lituplivestream Challenge

Recently when I asked the members of my Facebook group The Lit Up & Loaded Entrepreneur what they loved and what they wanted more of, they said livestreams from me and challenges to execute. So in the spirit of executing and making things happen, we hosted an impromptu livestream challenge called #lituplivestream where we focused […]

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25 Lessons That Took Me Over Six Figures My First Year In Business

As you might already know, I celebrated 1 year in business in July, and surpassed that elusive six-figure mark that most entrepreneurs strive for in their first year. Many of my friends, colleagues and clients have asked me what the secret was and my answer has always been, “There is no secret.” However, there are many […]

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How being motivated by more than money will help you grow your business

What motivates you in your business? At the beginning of our business it’s normal to be primarily motivated by money (because you have to make money to make a difference.. am I right?), but we’re not necessarily bringing it in right away so we need something ELSE to motivate us as well. Then a little […]

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Is Time Your Friend or Enemy?

Time is a theme that has been coming up a ton within my FB group, with my clients, and is definitely something I’ve dealt with during my entrepreneurial journey. I even have a sign on my desk that says “You have the same amount of hours in the day as Beyonce” because I want to […]

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The 5 Ways Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable Has Helped Me Achieve Major Success As An Entrepreneur

There’s a lot of talk in the entrepreneurial space lately that you should only do things in your business from a place of “flow” and “ease”. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about both of those things, but you can still have ease (which ironically is different than EASY) and you can still have flow […]

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Why I Refuse To Sell Myself (And Why You Should Too)

I believe we have too many people trying to translate hardcore sales tactics to the coaching/service-provider world, and it doesn’t fit. I’m on a mission to change the way we approach sales, and to me, that starts with learning that there is a huge difference between selling and selling YOURSELF. I am always available to […]

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Top 3 Sales Mistakes Keeping You From Killing It In Your Biz (and how to fix them!)

Are you killing it in your business?? If you answered yes… I bet you’re making sales #likeaboss If you answered no… it’s time to look at your sales process to see what’s working and what’s not so you can create a rocking sales process. Let’s take a look at the top mistakes that might be […]

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A Peek Behind The Scenes… How I make my biz work with my life!

One of the things that I’ve been bad about in my business (and content) is making it all about business. I mean #letsgetreal… I am obsessed with mindset work… as a former therapist and as someone who has created success in multiple businesses I know this is the foundation and the key for creating anything […]

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How To Build An Engaged Community That Also Grows Your Bank Account

I’ve heard some stuff lately like… “Facebook groups are dying”. I couldn’t disagree more. Facebook groups that are unengaged, only about sales, or aren’t true communities might be dying, but REAL communities are not. I’ve built my Facebook group to over 2,000 women and I’ve consistently used it to make five-figure months since my second […]

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How Ditching Your Ideal Client Can Blow Up Your Business

Here’s why I think the ideal client is bullshit. Because #letsgetreal … these ideal client exercises have gotten out of control. We’re chasing an ideal that doesn’t exist. We’re creating a checklist, not a guidepost. We’re trying to figure out things about them that have ZERO to do with what we help with and how we […]

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If you want killer content you must do this…

Are you a slave to your inspiration in your biz?? Seriously, this is a PROBLEM for so many entrepreneurs. We feel like we can only create, make things happen, etc. WHEN we’re feeling inspired and we feel like our inspiration is TOTALLY out of our hands. But what if we actually took responsibility for that […]

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The thing that’s ruining your results….

Is it just me or does it seem like everything in our lives and businesses just gets more and more complicated? Picking our Internet provider, figuring out the latest social media platform, or navigating the endless opt-ins, food choices, etc. means we’re constantly bombarded with choices and decisions to make. All of these things not […]

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Money Flows Where It Has a Purpose

#letsgetreal Big income months are good, big impact months are better, and both together is BEST. That’s why it’s important to me to have conversations around how to create an impactful business, but to also be TOTALLY available to talk about income and making money without the shame or judgment around it. I notice that […]

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The Problem With Comparing Your Current Biz to Your Future Biz

It can be SO tempting to label ourselves a failure when we have a desire we haven’t met yet. I think it can be ESPECIALLY tempting to do this as entrepreneurs. But when we start to enjoy the process, give ourselves credit for what we have achieved, and dream about the future with desire and […]

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