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Sep 16, 2019

Do you ever wish you could be more creative? Or solve problems outside of your normal “box”?

There are some productivity secrets we can learn from highly creative people – they actually see things very differently than people who lead with logic or focus on results.

My friend Samantha Bennett is highly creative – she’ll be working on writing a book and bang out a play script faster than I can write a blog post (well, almost.)

So I asked this two-time best selling author to share how to use some of the creative tips that come so naturally to highly creative people on this on episode 144 of Amplify Your Success Podcast.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • What unique traits and behaviors makes a person "highly creative."
  • How logic-driven and results-oriented people can boost their creative process.
  • The simple approach used by creatives to solve big problems and get unstuck.
  • How to recognize and avoid the major pitfalls of being highly creative.

 

 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

 

About The Guest

Originally from Chicago, Samantha Bennett is a writer, speaker, actor, teacher and creativity/productivity specialist and the author of the bestselling, "Get It Done: From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day" (New World Library) which Seth Godin called, “An instant classic, essential reading for anyone who wants to make a ruckus.” Her latest bestseller is, "Start Right Where You Are: How Little Changes Can Make a Big Difference for Overwhelmed Procrastinators, Frustrated Overachievers and Recovering Perfectionists" (New World Library).

She is the creator of The Organized Artist Company, dedicated to helping creative people get unstuck, helping them to focus and move forward on their goals.

Sam has also written the script for the hit musical, “In a Booth at Chasen’s: The Real Life Hollywood Love Story of Ron and Nancy Reagan” and is working on her latest book, “Secrets of Highly Creative People.”

She is an award-winning marketing expert, having spent 15 years as a Personal Branding Specialist for Sam Christensen Studios and been honored as an Ultimate Marketer Finalist at Infusioncon. She is also an Infusionsoft Certified Consultant and Reseller.

She now lives in a tiny beach town outside of Los Angeles.

Sep 9, 2019

You may have heard of the Law of Attraction from the movie, The Secret. But have you figured out how to tap into the expansive Universe of opportunity yet? Or maybe, like millions of people, you meditate, visualize and take action only to still feel a massive gap between you and your goals.

Christy Whitman is one of those massively successful entrepreneurs who has figured out how to make prosperous energy work in her favor. Having created a multiple seven figure business and becoming a leader in the coach training industry with her book, The Art of Having It All, Christy is finally revealing how to tap into the principles of Quantum Success for your business.  And she joins me on episode 143 of Amplify Your Success to explain how it works.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • How Quantum Success is different from the Law of Attraction you learned about in The Secret.
  • How the process of attraction REALLY works with money, opportunity and building a successful business.
  • What the “inside out” approach is to creating a 7-figure business
  • How to use the upward spiral of success by tapping into universal forces of alignment and momentum.
  • Why you MUST KNOW the distinction between motivated action and inspired action.

 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

  • Get the book: Quantum Success: 7 Essential Laws for a Thriving, Joyful and Prosperous Relationship with Work and Money
  • Hidden Profit Drains Quiz

 

About The Guest

Christy Whitman is a transformational leader, celebrity coach and the New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Having It All: A Woman’s Guide to Unlimited Abundance. Her new book, being released by Enliven, a division of Simon & Schuster, is called Quantum Success: 7 Essential Laws for a Thriving, Joyful & Prosperous Relationship With Work and Money.

Sep 2, 2019

If you want to speak on stages to grow your business, or simply want to get paid to share your message, wouldn’t it be nice to know how to get yourself booked on the best stages?

Sometimes it can be a bit confusing…

Do you need to build relationships with all of the people who run events?

Or, is it just a numbers game and you’ve got to work the “pitch-follow-up” system?

Kerry Heaps is a pro at this – with a background in Pageants and Pageant Judging, Kerry knows her way around paid speaking engagements. And she joins me on episode 142 of Amplify Your Success to take the mystery out of getting paid speaking opportunities!

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • How to conquer the “work the numbers” game of booking paid speaking gigs.
  • What you’ll want to do once you’ve pitched yourself as a speaker so that you stand out from the crowd
  • How to create a compelling topic that acts like a magnet for those coveted paid speaking engagements.
  • The five things you must have in place prior to seeking speaking engagements (or else you’ll come across unorganized!)
  • What’s happening overall in the speaking industry right now – and how it could be affecting you, your business and your bookings.
  • How to find more paid engagements at no cost (hint: Kerry’s got a resource for you!)

 

 

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Aug 26, 2019

Do you intentionally take time off from your business to recharge? Are you scheduling Freedom Days so that you have bandwidth to catch up and work on your inspiration projects?

High achievers always have a million things to do but if you are holding a big vision and moving at the speed of light, taking “Freedom Days” can be a way to increase your productivity.

On episode 141 of Amplify Your Success podcast you’ll learn how to schedule downtime into your calendar – and still accomplish ten times more than anyone else does!

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • Why The Grind is a success myth and is not a sustainable business growth strategy
  • How empaths and highly sensitive transformational leaders can use planned down time to accomplish bigger, bolder goals
  • What a Freedom Day is and why its critical to revive your inspiration and recharge your creative problem solving
  • Three kinds of Freedom Day “time blocks” that you can pick from (or do them all!)
  • How to implement time blocks for NOTHING, especially if you are super busy and can’t afford to take time off.
  • What I did with my Freedom Days that helped me generate MORE money and accomplish 10x more

 

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Aug 19, 2019

You are working so hard, growing the reach of your business, trying to get that next offering just right so your ideal clients sign up quickly.

But no matter what you do, who you learn from and how hard you work, you just can’t seem to break the financial success code. If you feel like you keep hitting your financial limiter, you might start second guessing your business, wondering if you’ll ever become a success.

On episode 140 of Amplify Your Success podcast discover why you can be doing all the right thing and still be cash flow challenged! The answer lies in three super common hidden profit drains (and guess what – every entrepreneur struggles with at least one of them!)

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • What a hidden profit drain is and how they sneak up on a business owner and derail all of their effort.
  • The signs that Scarcity Thinking is a fear that plays out in every decision you make, causing you to play it safe (hence the financial struggle.)
  • Why creating more new offers is choking your profitability
  • A case study on how a membership program turned their revenue struggle around by solving a problem they didn’t know they had.
  • Why having an Authority Platform can transform your visibility – and help you overcome one of the biggest Hidden Profit Drains that info-preneurs and influencers experience.

 

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Aug 12, 2019

Do you know what your true North is?

Think of it like your own internal compass for decision making. When you have clarity on your core values, you’ll know exactly what “True North” is for you so you stay on course.

Tony Robbins says that core values "are like a compass that directs your life". Values motivate and demotivate, and they justify behavior.

Core values are intrinsic to your soul and when you align every decision and business growth action around them, you’ll accelerate growth. But when an entrepreneur gets off track from their values, they’ll put the brakes on and procrastinate without realizing why.

On episode 139 of Amplify Your Success podcast, I’d like to coach you through a high performance hack to help you turn your rocket boosters back on – by finding YOUR core values.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • How to clarify your own core values
  • Why values are your compass when it comes to making growth decisions
  • The difference between values and priorities
  • What to do when your values are in conflict and you are procrastinating or feel trapped

 

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Aug 5, 2019

Did you know that thinking more like a CEO can actually catapult your business and be a catalyst for big growth spurts? Being a CEO (or what I like to call the Chief Entrepreneurial Officer) is a role we have to fill as a business grows.

But a lot of entrepreneurs don’t really like the idea of being CEO. In their minds they believe that they’ll no longer get to do the activities that bring them joy and satisfaction. So they avoid the CEO type activities, and plunge their fast-growing small business into chaos, uncertainty or stagnation.

On episode 138 of Amplify Your Success podcast, I’d like to make becoming CEO a no-brainer and put some fun back into the role. Or at least, make it so simple that you can tackle those tasks fast so you always have plenty of time to do what you enjoy most. And you never know, you might just realize you were born to be a BOSS!

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • The two truths and five myths about being CEO as you take your business to the next level
  • Why communication is a CRITICAL skill (and how it can implode your business and demoralize your team when it’s missing.)
  • How to Strategically Plan like a boss but keep it super simple
  • Why the CEO must nurture and cultivate relationships with other Center’s of Influence
  • A commonly under-developed muscle for most entrepreneurs as they emerge into the CEO role.

 

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Jul 29, 2019

In the rise of social media and digital technology, have you cut back on in person networking?

If you have, or you simply haven’t prioritized heading out to some local events, or your efforts have felt in vain, then you may want a refresher on the value of real, face-to-face networking.

My guest on episode 137 of Amplify Your Success is your Networking Wing-Woman, Kylie Hodges, who believes that nothing can replace the connections made when you meet people live and in-person. Tune in as Kylie shares some practical tips to turn your in-person networking into a goldmine of leads and potential!

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • How to network like a boss, attract more connections AND turn in person networking into a goldmine of opportunity.
  • What the biggest difference is between social media connections and what can happen when you meet people live and in person.
  • How to stay in your power and feel authentic without being salesy and pushy.
  • What steps to take AFTER in person connections are made to keep the conversation going.
  • How to open up a collaboration conversation with the right people.
  • What should you absolutely NEVER do during networking (you know, the things that turn people off and cause their eyes to glaze over.)

 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

 

About The Guest

Kylie Hodges is the CEO of the Wingwoman Collective, helping service-based entrepreneurs who are sick of not having enough clients or bandwidth, hiding from opportunities to show up and speak out, and feel frustrated that their mission isn't getting heard above the noise. Working with her, she'll transform your inconsistent income & release relying on referrals to create engaging talking points and a clear game plan so that you can stop hiding and start leading a business that thrives and share your mission so you can change the world.

Through targeted networking or consulting, Kylie is the ultimate connector for businesses and individuals alike. Prior to entrepreneurship, she honed her spokesperson skills leading the Sales & Marketing team for a community-building tech startup, working the red carpet as an Entertainment Journalist and hit Television Producer, and as the Spokesperson and Driver of the famous Oscar Mayer Wienermobile: where it all began.

Jul 22, 2019

Have you ever experienced Imposter Syndrome? This mindset can hold even the most successful business owner back from taking a big leap.

Imposter Syndrome is when you feel like a fraud, even though you’ve accomplished so much in your life and business.

My guest on episode 136 of Amplify Your Success is the powerhouse Niajae Wallace, host of The Abundance Hack Podcast, believes that Imposter Syndrome is an important stage every business owner moves through. But you don’t want to get stuck there! Listen in to hear Niajae guide us through 5 stages to level up your financial abundance in business.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • The 5 stages of leveling up your business which will increase your prosperity too.
  • How limiting beliefs play into your decision making, habits and actions.
  • What an upper limit is and what to do when you hit yours (and you will!)
  • How imposter syndrome can creep in to even the most successful entrepreneurs mind from time to time.
  • Why each of these stages are invaluable to prepare you for your ultimate levels of success.

 

 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

 

About The Guest

Niajae Wallace is a powerhouse coach, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. She ran a brick and mortar business for 5 years and sold it to transition to being fully remote. Upon carefully crafting her dream life and coaching others to do the same, she worked for Clickfunnels, a business automation tool, for a year to be trained directly from the best. 



Niajae realized there was a gap in the industry. There were many programs saying build a funnel, create an online course, write a book, launch a podcast however no program was addressing the blocks and limiting beliefs standing in people’s way from achieving the success they desire. Niajae developed a framework to help innovators navigate through the process of fully stepping into their power and leaving their legacy. 



She is committed to seeing people shine and leave an impact in this world by helping them with their mindset, accountability and self-development.

Niajae hosts the The Abundance Hack Podcast and believes life is meant to be Abundant and the only thing standing in the way of that reality, is our mind.

Jul 16, 2019

You might be doing all the right things to grow the revenue in your business. But sometimes, energy blocks can disrupt the flow of prosperity – and you don’t even realize it.

Every human being inherits energy from others. But when it starts blocking your ability to grow your business, have the confidence to make sales and conquer your biggest challenges, then these blocks must be cleared.

Otherwise you’ll try to fill up a leaky money bucket.

Amplify Your Success Podcast episode 136 is a special episode to me…I’ve invited my personal friend and healer Lisa Thomas to share more about energy blocks and how they silently play out in many entrepreneur’s lives.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community to get your invitation for the follow up Money & Mindset session.

 

Key Takeaways

  • What inherited money blocks are – and how you can feel blocked from more money even if you are talented and good at MAKING money.
  • The three different ways energy get trapped in the body and can block you from prosperity (or other goals.)
  • The big difference between inherited blocks and general energy blocks (knowing this makes a big difference on the kind of inner work to do.)
  • The key signs you have an inherited money block that needs to get cleared.
  • I share my story of how a recent trauma triggered an inherited block that had my financial flow paralyzed.
  • How clearing inherited blocks can help someone make more money and have business success.

 

CLICK TO TWEET: Break Free of Inherited Money Blocks with Lisa Thomas on Amplify Your Success #Podcast Episode 135 with @melcoach]

 

 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

 

About The Guest

Transformational Energy Healer, Lisa Thomas, has the privilege of working with talented people from all walks of life. She empowers individuals to reach their full potential, by removing inherited emotional blocks, such as fear of success, fear of failure, anxiety, procrastination, fear of public speaking, false money beliefs, relationship drama and business stagnation.


Everyone deserves to be seen, known and heard for who they are. Lisa's expertise in removing negative energy and inherited patterns empowers people to get their gifts, talents and bright ideas out into the world, confidently and in alignment with their Soul's purpose.

Jul 9, 2019

What if you knew the fastest way to scale your business and grow your revenue into high six and seven figures is as simple as implementing key documentation?

I know it sounds WAY too simple, right?

Every time I interview a successful business owner I discover one of the key’s to significant growth rested on their decision to systemize their business operations.

My guest Jamie Palmer brings this point home by revealing the simple steps she took to simplify the operations of her business so she could turn her attention towards delivering MASSIVE VALUE and expanding revenues.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • What the key business systems are that will provide time (and money) freedom to the business owner when they implement.
  • For the skeptics, Jamie reveals how using a system really does free up your time – and make your business run smoother (which means less headaches and stress for you!)
  • I ask Jamie how she gets her team to stay consistent with using systems and procedures.
  • Then I ask her what her favorite time-saving automation tools are (and I’ve linked them in the show notes too!)

 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Get Jamies’ FREE Resource:

About The Guest

JAMIE PALMER, a CEO & Digital Business Strategist is Recognized for in-depth understanding and use of specialized digital marketing methods necessary for hyper-competitive industries such as IT, Marketing, Financial, hospitality and Professional Services.

Acknowledged as a successful marketer and leader of individuals and corporate teams with diverse backgrounds and experience levels. Jamie is highly informed in the wide variety of methods and techniques used in corporate training and adult learners – and one of her main claims to fames is building highly engaged online communities.

Jul 3, 2019

Finding words to explain what you do so naturally can feel really complicated! I’ve noticed it’s a common challenge area for coaches, healers and service-based entrepreneurs to communicate what they do in a way that…

 

… Helps the people understand what they do

… In a compelling and succinct way

… So that the right prospects know you solve their problem!!

 

After mentoring and coaching expert-preneurs for almost 20 years, I can quickly spot an “over-thinker” who is struggling to share their value proposition when they get asked, “So what do you do?” or have a chance to pitch their business to a room full of people.

On episode 133 of Amplify Your Success Podcast, listen in to an On Air Coaching session with Melinda Broadstone who helps entrepreneurs uncover their unique energy style. When I met her, I knew she was powerful but she just couldn’t find the right words to explain her genius quickly. If you struggle with messaging, you’ll love eavesdropping in to this session.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • An important question to ask yourself to help you uncover the best words that describe you and your business solutions.
  • What to do when you have competing advice about your messaging from different coaches and mentors.

 

About The Guest 

Melinda Broadstone has a passion for helping people out of pain towards thriving and success, even when the possibilities seemed out of reach. With over 30 years of expansive study and application of body-mind-spirit dynamics in human potential, performance, health and well-being, she’s worked with a range of people from premature babies and children with disabilities, to parents and the aged to high level Military Personnel, Spiritual Leaders and CEO’s. With eyes turned toward the world landscape I have a keen interest in propelling talented entrepreneurs towards having a profound impact in their business and their clients lives while making the money that allows them to enjoy life. 

Connect with. Melinda here

Jun 24, 2019

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you just followed other people’s promotional plans for your business?

Well I can tell you that once in a while you’ll score. But more often they fail.

Why? Because when you just emulate what someone else does without customizing the strategy to your unique energy and offerings, it won’t have the same magnetic pull! Doing a launch to drive traffic to your offer can catapult your results – if you take the time to “reverse engineer” the steps to fit your genius and how your customers buy.

On episode 132 of Amplify Your Success podcast, I’ll take you behind the scenes of a few epic fails that I’ve had around launches as well as what’s worked best over the last couple of years so you can avoid that “epic fail” in your business.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • Why doing what others are doing to promote their offers can be a recipe for failure.
  • The three important factors to incorporate to avoid launch exhaustion, fatigue and burn out “post promotion.”
  • What happened when I had a few repeated failures that caused me to shut everything down and start over!
  • My #1 most favorite way to overcome list fatigue and tap into a new source of leads for a promotion or launch.

 

 

TWEET THIS PLUGIN:  [Epic Fails and Launches To Love on Amplify Your Success #Podcast Episode 132 with @melcoach]


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Jun 17, 2019

Have you ever experienced a bunch of sales calls where NO ONE was ready to buy? Maybe you worked really hard on launching a podcast or creating a webinar and it completely TANKED! Or showed up to speak at an event only to discover that no one “got it” and you felt like you missed the mark.

I’ve found that there are four types of prospects that will be attracted to your work. Three of them will even book an exploration call with you. But only ONE type will be ready to buy.

On episode 131 of Amplify Your Success podcast, let me explain who these four types of prospects are, and how to handle each type so they don’t waste your time and money as they “looky-loo.”

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • Why it’s essential that you know who your ideal client is so that you don’t waste time and money marketing to the wrong people who will NEVER buy from you.
  • The trick to increasing your sales conversion by knowing these 4 types of prospect styles
  • What the most difficult type of prospect means about your current marketing strategy.
  • How to nurture Prospect Type 3 into a “ready to buy” prospect.
  • The little known secret about Prospect Type 1 (and why knowing this will revolutionize your marketing and sales systems.)


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Jun 10, 2019

You’ve probably heard of Instagram – but are you using all of their new features to drive new fans, listeners and buyers to your authority platform?

Between the new IGTV, and the Snapchat replacement, Stories, Instagram has a wealth of great tools to help you spread your message and build a strong following. But most people are still pretty confused about how to benefit from Instagram.

My guest on episode 130 of Amplify Your Success is Adam Schaeuble, knows as a PhD (previously heavy dude), whose popular podcast The Million Pound Mission has been wildly successful due to the Instagram Ninja moves Adam discovered.

He’s joining me to show you how to gain serious traction with stories and IGTV.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • Why Instagram can become your best marketing platform for launching new offerings and driving more views to your offer.
  • What the difference between Instagram Story and IGTV is (and how you use both.)
  • A total ninja traffic generating, Instagram follower boosting move using Instagram Stories.
  • Three of the biggest mistakes that podcasters are making on Instagram.
  • A simple technique that will help you sell to your audience on Instagram.

 

 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

The FREE Instagram Audit and Basics mini-course at www.InstagramForPodcasters.com

Want the full IG for Podcasters Course? Use code MELANIE for 50% off.

Take the FREE Own Your Bold Training

 

About The Guest

Adam Schaeuble, aka The PHD (previously heavy dude), is the host of the top ranked fitness podcast The Million Pound Mission and the new Casting the Pod for podcasters. He reached a point in his life where he weighed 327lbs and was already having weight related health issues in his late twenties. He decided to overhaul his lifestyle and his fitness and ended up losing over 100lbs.

Feeling inspired, he took what he learned from his own transformation journey and created a bootcamp program that produced over 35,000 lbs of results in his home town of Bloomington, IN.

Now Adam has set his sights on inspiring over one million pounds of healthy results through his podcast, coaching programs, and the Million Pound Mission Bootcamp as well as conquering Instagram with his new Instagram of Podcasters program.

Jun 3, 2019

When you have too many really ideas, it’s tempting to try to tackle them all. But that’s often a recipe for overwhelm and diminished profits.

Choosing which ideas to pursue can be tricky – your heart says YES, your logical mind says NO, and now you don’t know what to do, right?

So what do you do to pick the best ideas that will grow your business?

My guest on episode 129 of Amplify Your Success is Jennifer Lyall, an intuitive Business coach and Energy Optimizer, who shows entrepreneurs how to use their internal energy to pick their best ideas. Beyond intuitive hits, she shows us how to rejuvenate our most valuable asset to make aligned growth decisions that “stick” and propel success forward for decades!

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  1. What entrepreneurs can do with the endless inspirations and ideas that come to them so that they don’t chase bright shiny objects!
  2. The best way to prioritize all the ideas circling in your mind so you are focused on your best ideas first.
  3. What to do when you think you are on a focused path but then get a NEW idea that seems even better!
  4. How to navigate that sinking feeling when someone moves your same idea to market before you.
  5. What dowsers are and how it can be your best decision making tool.

 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Get Jennifer’s Free Resource: 7 Day Energy Transformation to boost your happiness and productivity

www.jlyall.com/energy

Take the FREE Own Your Bold Training

 

About The Guest

Jennifer Lyall is an Intuitive Business Mentor and Chief Energy Optimizer.

As a sought-after spiritual development expert she helps you to expand your personal awareness and take responsibility for your energy and how you’re showing up in life. This expanded inner awareness helps you to confidently make decisions, be happier and more present in your relationships, work in a proactive manner rather than reactive mode and enjoy a career that builds you up and energizes you!
Jennifer is passionate about sharing everyday easy to implement “energy boosters” to bring more calm, mindfulness and joy into your life.

Jennifer is a member of the Canadian Society of Dowsers, an international best-selling author and inspirational speaker. Jennifer loves going on adventures with her kids, hiking with her husband, walking barefoot in the grass and having delicious conversations with high vibing friends. All fun parts of her spiritual practice!

May 27, 2019

Wouldn’t it be amazing if your clients became your most valuable salesforce? Think about it.

They use your services, buy your products, come to your events – and then they are out there RAVING about your business to their friends. Now, those friends become your clients too. That’s the power of creating celebrity customer experiences. A happy customer will drive more leads and sales than you ever could with the best marketing efforts.

But many entrepreneurs are making client care their lowest priority and their sales – and profits – are suffering because of it. My guest this week, Jill Raff, grew up in one of the best models for customer happiness as her parents owned McDonald’s franchise #150. She joins me on episode 128 of Amplify Your Success to reveal how she’s helped several famous businesses tap into the Celebrity Customer Experience.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • What Ray Krock’s customer service philosophy is and how it shaped Jill’s love of creating excellent customer experiences.
  • The difference between a Transaction v. Interaction when it comes to making your clients rave about your business.
  • The three most common mistakes entrepreneurs keep making with customer experience (and how it costs them profits and client referrals!)
  • What it really means to ‘put people first’ for the customer experience impact.

 

 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Get Jill’s Free Resource: Intentional Client Satisfaction Checklist  www.jillraff.com/CXchecklist

Take the FREE Own Your Bold Training

 

About The Guest

With over 30 years of customer experience, Jill Raff grew up working with her parents, owner/operators of McDonalds #150. She truly learned how to apply Ray Kroc’s customer service philosophy that permeates their almost 38,000 stores. Jill followed her dream to be a Fashion Designer taking her to work in New York, Italy and Hong Kong.

She's fluent in 5 languages, trained as a Chef at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France, became a top Food Stylist, and within the food industry, worked with brands like Harrods, Michelin Starred Ristorante Guido, Godiva, Food and Wine Magazine, The Oprah Magazine, Good Morning America, and The Today Show. Jill’s closed over $22 Million in real estate sales, licensed in New York and Texas. Jill uses her entire background now as a high-level consultant for companies who want to create a 5-star customer experience.

May 20, 2019

After pitching ABC’s The Shark Tank and pivoting her first business, Michelle Weinstein had a MAJOR opportunity that forever shifted the trajectory of her success.

Instead of chasing a dead end, Michelle took a failed business and transformed it into a successful sales consulting company that thrived in its first year of business.

The main ingredient to Michelle’s success? She learned to love selling. Michelle joins me in this massively inspiring episode to share her secret to conquering the fear of sales.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • What happened to Michelle when she pitched to the Shark Tank that transformed her mindset around success.
  • How to transcend the #1 fear most entrepreneurs have around selling.
  • What the 5 steps of a powerful sales conversation are
  • The most important rule of enrolling (especially if you tend to over-deliver, talk too much or lose the sale.)
  • What the failure of Michelle’s first business taught her about resilience and success that fuel her today.
  • The exact steps to take if your potential client puts the brakes on and says NO to working with you.

 

 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Get Michelle’s FREE Resource: Sell without Sleeze http://sellwithoutsleeze.com

Take the FREE Own Your Bold Training

About The Guest

Michelle Weinstein is a Sales Strategist, Entrepreneur, and Innovator. She has over 20 years of sales experience, selling everything from multi-million dollar homes to Paleo meatballs. Her achievements include raising over $1M dollars for her last company, landing contracts with major retailers such as Costco and The Vitamin Shoppe, and pitching her way onto ABC’s Shark Tank.

She is now the founder of The Pitch Queen & is the Host, Success Unfiltered & The Abundant Accountant Podcast, where she helps small business owners and entrepreneurs learn to LOVE selling, make a bigger impact in the world, and skyrocket their top-line revenue.

May 13, 2019

As an entrepreneur, do you ever find yourself in a group situation where you feel confronted or disconnected because you don’t feel like you are good enough?

If you find yourself trying to fit into a group, chances are you will feel frustrated because you aren’t designed to fit in. You are designed to stand out – and it’s time to embrace your uniqueness!

In episode 126 of Amplify Your Success podcast discover why chasing the feeling of fitting in is an old wound that can’t serve you where you are going next in your success.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • The 4 types of people who most commonly feel like an outcast in groups.
  • The difference between fitting in and belonging (and why this is a crucial distinction for leaders.)
  • How to break free of the crippling limiting beliefs when you feel triggered in a group
  • Why its valuable to not fit in if you are a creative, innovator or business leader

 

TWEET THIS PLUGIN:  [When You Feel like You Don’t Fit In on Amplify Your Success #Podcast Episode 126 with @melcoach]


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May 6, 2019

Could you use an extra thousand dollars each month? Of course you would! But you don’t want to have to work really hard for this extra income, so why not share some of your favorite products and programs with your community – and get paid for each sale?

Affiliate promotions and joint venture marketing are very common ways to increase sales of a product. Pretty much every tool you use to run your online business offers referral commissions!

In episode 125 of Amplify Your Success podcast, I want to inspire you to start promoting other people’s products so you can increase your passive income streams while helping people solve their most pressing problems – with very little effort on your behalf.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • How you can increase your business revenues by promoting other people’s product launches
  • How to use affiliate tracking links for every product and program you love to refer, generate bonus income AND help your community learn to buy from you!
  • Five ways to easily share your favorite resources and get paid for it.
  • What to do to track referrals and sales commission.
  • Why livestreaming and podcast interviews are such great tools for promoting other people’s offerings.

 

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Apr 29, 2019

Abundance thinking is a powerful business growth strategy, but if you get stuck in scarcity thinking it’s easy to feel trapped and overwhelmed.

There are nine common areas that business owners get trapped in scarcity mindset – and end up throttling their most important growth steps. In episode 124 of Amplify Your Success podcast, I’ll unpack each of these nine mindsets so you can discover how an Abundant Mindset would set you free – and help you tap into a more resourceful, expansive approach to leading your business.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

“Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming.” -  Richard Branson

 

Key Takeaways

  • Why abundance thinking can radically shift your business success
  • I discuss nine important areas of business and how to recognize scarcity versus abundant thinking such as spending money, holding on to challenging clients or team members, competition and more!
  • How to shift out of limitation and fear when growing your small business

 


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Apr 22, 2019

The fear of making a mistake often stalls even the most capable entrepreneur in making progress.

Whether it’s the fear of putting all your chips in to a mentor where you don’t get the results, or writing a book that gets criticize, or launching a new offering where no one buys.

Perfectionism kills progress. The fear of not getting it right is just like putting the brakes on your momentum!

If you study successful business owners and people who achieve massive results you’ll discover they are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions successful people need to make every day. They can’t be plagued with the fear that every decision is a possible mistake.

In episode 123 of Amplify Your Success podcast, discover how valuable imperfection really is to becoming MORE successful, admired and trusted. Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

“People who are walking around as perfectionists are ultimately afraid that the world is going to see them for who they really are and [that] they won't measure up.” – Brene Brown

 

Key Takeaways

· How a client’s praise of my own epic failures and routine mistakes became the inspiration for this episode (thanks Deb!)

· What perfectionism REALLY is and how to use it as a tool for your own growth

· Five questions to ask yourself when you are freaking out about a mistake and experiencing fear of being judged, ridiculed or shamed.

· How perfectionism and judgement can make you a challenging leader or business owner to work for

· The impact of radical self-acceptance in your ability to lead, inspire and impact the lives of others!

· Why perfectionism keeps you stuck, busy and trapped on the WRONG details

 

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Apr 15, 2019

You’ve probably had a sales conversation with someone that left you feeling a bit confused. You spent some time evaluating their needs, felt that surge of excitement realizing you could really help them, and you sense you are really hitting it off. Then, as you ask for the sale, you get the dreaded “I need to think about it.”

You’ve hit buyer resistance. What you do in this moment can make a significant impact over the buyer’s decision process. Far too often the seller lets THEIR limiting beliefs and fears kick in and they back down and don’t hold space for the buyer to step into THEIR power.

In episode 122 of Amplify Your Success podcast, I’d like to help you feel more shift out of confusion and into being a powerful resource to help your prospects decide (and hopefully that means a yes to working with you.)

Inside this episode I’ll unpack five elements to overcome indecision or buying resistance for coaches, consultants, service professionals and online business owners.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

TWEET THIS PLUGIN [“When people are inspired, they don't need motivation.” – Thomas Leonard on Amplify Your Success #Podcast about Coaching Strategy for High Performance via @Melcoach ]

 

Key Takeaways

  • The big difference between end user sales and selling to larger corporations
  • What has to happen BEFORE you get on a sales conversation to increase your chances of getting to a YES
  • Three key reasons that a buyer will NOT say yes when you meet with them.
  • What to do when someone says, ‘let me think about it’
  • Where sales people mess up when trying to close the sale (ever had that hard sale leaving you feel icky?)
  • The connection between where you are marketing and your ability to close the sale
  • How you can use automation to help make sure the right prospects are making it on to your sales appointments

 

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Apr 8, 2019

When an entrepreneur is ready to grow their business, hiring a virtual assistant, online business owner or contractors is a cost-effective resource. But way too often the business owner hires too quickly then feel disappointed with the results. There are four very important questions you must ask in order to feel out if the candidate truly is a good fit for your workstyle – and in episode 121 of Amplify Your Success Podcast learn what they are!

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • How my first experience of being coached radically shifted the trajectory of my entire life
  • Why coaching is the best way to motivate and inspire others to do things they don’t believe they can do – yet.
  • The difference between mentoring and coaching and how it impacts buy-in.
  • How curiosity influences decision making and empowerment.
  • The role neuroplasticity plays in high performance coaching.
  • My secret coaching weapon for resistance and reluctant action takers

 

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Apr 1, 2019

 

Most service-professionals and entrepreneurs know that marketing is about attracting the ideal client. They spend hours and hours crafting the perfect email campaign, writing detailed blog articles and finding the right words to put in their next Instagram post.

But then…crickets. Nothing. No likes. No shares. No sales.

What if you knew how to write content that not only created buzz and lots of shares but also translated into sales? In episode 120 of Amplify Your Success Podcast I talk with Deb Coman, the writer behind many high converting Facebook ads you’ve probably seen in your Newstream, who shares her formula for creating content that converts interest into sales.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

 

Key Takeaways

  • The types of content that most online business owners, coaches, consultants and service-based business owners can easily create.
  • The primary reason most people’s content doesn't attract their ideal clients and convert into sales.
  • Three common mistakes business owners making when creating their content.
  • Deb’s top three places to share content using her content multi-purposing
  • What an entrepreneur can do today to start improving their content conversion.

 

CLICK TO TWEET: 3 Keys to Creating Content That Converts with Deb Coman on Amplify Your Success #Podcast Episode 120 with @melcoach]

 

 

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About The Guest

Deb Coman is a content conversion strategist, copywriter, speaker, and an author in the International Best Seller Voices of the 21st Century. Her copy is behind some of the big-name FB ads you see, as well as her strategies power many blogs, social media sites and email campaigns. She empowers business owners to create better content and to share and repurpose it using strategy that attracts and converts more of their best paying customers.

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