Amplify Your Success

Visionary entrepreneurs, thought leaders and change makers can discover how to increase income and impact as Melanie Benson and her guests cover how to amplify your results and achieve more of your bold goals.
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Nov 24, 2017

When something in your business doesn’t work the way you had hoped, do you see it as a learning or fall into a spiral of negativity? Learning to fail gracefully can be the key to accelerating success. If you fail faster and give yourself permission to fail, you’ll achieve more of your bold goals.

In episode 50 of Amplify Your Success Podcast, I talk about how adapting a new mindset around failure can be a profit amplifier, helping you make better decisions and keep fear at bay. Plus, I’ve got four pointers on how to get the learnings out of any failed attempt at business growth. 

Key Takeaways

  • Why failure avoidance can actually be holding you back from growing income in your small business.
  • The wisdom Sarah Blakely, founder of Spanx, received as a child that made failing a good strategy in business.
  • Four keys to failing more gracefully so you can turn a break down into a breakthrough.
  • Some of the best business wisdom Richard Branson shared about failing and business leadership.

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Nov 17, 2017

High-achievers, driven entrepreneurs and thought leaders who are excited to scale their business all struggle with the gap: the space between where you are today and where you want to be. But when you focus on the gap, you can end up feeling frustrated, disappointed and lose your confidence to keep growing your small business. Back in 2010 I learned an important lesson around money, gratitude and the power of my focus. Call it a miracle, I found that by focusing on what is working in my business instead of the challenges and problems helped me activate more joy – and more cash flow.

In episode 49 of Amplify Your Success Podcast, I’ll guide you through a 4 step gratitude practice to help you amplify your financial abundance. By creating a daily ritual of gratitude, you’ll be able to banish the “success is so slow” blues and upgrade your mindset for more prosperity and happiness. 

Key Takeaways

  • What Oprah’s gratitude belief is and how focusing on even the tiniest thing to be thankful for can help build a habit of gratitude.
  • My Red Car Theory: how focusing on even ONE tiny situation that is going well can build positive momentum.
  • The importance of surrounding yourself with other people who have a gratitude practice.
  • How gratitude can make you more attractive and influential in the eyes of your peers and other industry leaders.

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Nov 13, 2017

Entrepreneurs often struggle to create consistent cash flow in their small business. But often it’s not just bringing in more sales that makes the biggest difference, but rather how smart you are with the money you make.

In episode 48 of Amplify Your Success Podcast, my friend Justin Krane, author of Money. You Got This., shares how to move beyond your fears about cash flow, taking big risks and getting smart with your money – so you have more of it.


Key Takeaways

  • What prosperity thinking really is, and how it can influence your money mindset.
  • How to get beyond making your biggest money mistake.
  • Justin reveals the single biggest mistake business owners make with their money (and what does that have to do with finding that missing sock in the dryer.)
  • How business owners should price their stuff to help increase consistent cash flow.
  • The smartest way to take small risk as a small business owner so you don’t find yourself underwater.
  • How the simple advice from Justin’s mentor helped him become a better money coach.

About the Guest:

Justin Krane, a frequent guest on MSNBC, is a money strategist for business owners. He helps you understand the money side of your business

Justin isn’t about cutting back and living a frugal life. Justin is all about getting the shoes, doing sushi, and living the best life today – and saving for the future.

Justin is the author of the book: Money. You Got This. He shares his every day crazy funny life stories – and gives you a money lesson.

Justin is also a Certified Financial Planner professional.

He has been featured in CBS, Fox Business News, and MSNBC.


Connect with Justin Krane

Get Justin’s FREE Download: 3 Things You MUST Do Right Now to End Your Business Money Drama.

Mentioned In this Episode:

Justin’s Book: Money. You Got This: Easy to Implement Money Strategies So You Can Take Control of Your Business Finances and Create Your Dream Life

Rapid Cash Strategies


Nov 3, 2017

What’s the most frustrating thing for an entrepreneur? Well, besides a lack of cash flow, it’s running out of time! Time is a small business owner’s greatest commodity and yet it’s often what they have the least amount of. From well-meaning team members who have “just a quick question” to a lack of good time boundaries, it’s easy to end up with a 10 page to-do list at the end of your day.

Time to get control of those time bandits so you can really start moving the needle forward my friend. After listening to episode 47 of Amplify Your Success Podcast you’ll know exactly what’s keeping you from getting more done – and how to use my three favorite time management techniques for massive productivity!

Key Takeaways

  • Learn what common time bandits are for an entrepreneur so they don’t steal your time away from your goals.
  • Why knowing your HPA (High Payoff Activities) for each day will help you say no faster – and stay focused.
  • Why multi-tasking doesn’t work for any entrepreneur or business leader no matter how good you think you are at balancing multiple priorities
  • How I use time chunking to activate the law of momentum in my own business (and how you can too)
  • When to use a gatekeeper to help you avoid time distractions and get more done

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