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EP73 Nicole Lapin Rich Bitch

EP73: Empowering Women for Entrepreneurship w/ Nicole Lapin (@NicoleLapin)

Episode 73 of the Empowered Podcast features author, TV personality and producer, entrepreneur and financial expert, Nicole Lapin. You’ll hear how Nicole became one of the youngest female anchors on a national news channel, how she started her own production company, as well as how (and why) she wrote her own book. Nicole Lapin truly […]

The Power of Storytelling

The Power of Story Telling

One of my favorite teachers in high school was Mr. Coleman. He was always up for talking about the latest movies, books and stories. He was in his mid-twenties when he became a teacher at my school. Mr. Coleman always had a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye; kinda like a […]

Find Your Avatar and Ideal audience

Finding Your Avatar: 4 Steps to Identify Your Ideal Audience

Do you struggle to find your avatar? Is finding your ideal audience proving to be more difficult than you expected? The more specific you can get about your target market, the more effective you’ll be. When you realize who you’re writing to on your blog, who you’re talking to on your podcast, and who you’re […]

Better Understand Your Audience

3 Super-Simple Ways to Become an Expert on Your Audience in 5 Minutes or Less

Do you want to better understand your audience? Are you doing everything you can to connect with your readers, viewers and listeners? The more you know about the people who read your blog, listen to your podcast, or stop by your store, the better you can serve them. Over the past several weeks, I’ve spent […]

EP70 Keith Griffis ifSimply

EP70: How to Shorten Your Startup Time w/ Keith Griffis (@MrSimpleMedia)

Episode 70 of the Empowered Podcast is part 3 (out of 4) in a series on creating epic live events. Today’s show features co-owner of IfSimply.com, Keith Griffis. Today Keith shares the journey he and his partner took to create an online software business. He shares the ups and downs, as well as what he’d […]

MailChimp vs Aweber which is better

MailChimp vs AWeber (and Why You May Need Both)

Email is one of the best ways to connect with your readers, with your audience, and with your customers. Social media moves too fast, and trying to work against algorithms is a never-ending battle. At the end of last year I decided to try AWeber. I’ve used MailChimp for three years, and I wanted to see […]

Back to Basics

Getting Back to Basics

Over the past few week I feel like I’ve been spinning my wheels. I’ve been so focused on making tiny tweaks that I’ve ended up straying too far from the goal. It’s not about success or failure. It’s not about winning or losing, it’s about losing sight of what I’m here to do. It’s about […]

EP68 Laura Elgueta

EP68: Starting a Mind-Blowing Meetup w/ Laura Elgueta (@ElguetaLaura)

Episode 68 of the Empowered Podcast is the first in a series of episodes all focused on helping you grow your business, your brand, and your influence through live events. Today’s episode features mother, podcaster, speaker and Latina, Laura Elgueta. You’ll hear how you can start a local meetup in your area, the best way […]

Things I spent money on

The First Things I Spent Money on as an Online Entrepreneur

After you’ve reinvested every dollar, and poured more blood, sweat and tears into your business than you could imagine, what do you do with your first dollars? While I love bootstrapping and even coach people on building lean businesses, I know sometimes you have to spend money to make money. If you’re wondering where to spend […]

EP67 Focus your energy eliminate excuses

EP67: Focusing Your Energy and Eliminating Excuses

Episode 67 of the Empowered Podcast is all about directing our energy toward something that matters. We look at the misplaced passion people place in professional sports, as well as the excuses we come up with for not living a fulfilled life. The next 30 minutes aren’t for the faint of heart or the weak willed. […]

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Staying Relevant While Away from the Office

In today's economy, there are many reason's to be out of the office, or OOO. Reasons for being OOO include, but aren't limited to: being laid off, staying at home with young children, going back to school, illness, etc. Essentially, either by choice or by … [Read More...]

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EP1: Epic Introduction to the Empowered Podcast

The pilot episode of the Empowered Podcast! I am so excited to be able to share this next chapter in my life with you in today's episode. This episode provides a taste of why I started the show as well as what's to come.  My Mission for the Empowered … [Read More...]