For more years than I can count, I suffered from burnout. At least that was what I told myself. I’ve been an entrepreneur for a really long time (since 1998—I know, I’m old). And for a decent chunk of those years, I found myself experiencing burnout after burnout. The cycle was always the same. I’d be fine for a while, and then I would start to suffer from overwhelm, … [Read more...] about No, It’s Not Burnout (And, no, more “self-care” isn’t going to help)
I admit it. I'm a recovering workaholic/perfectionist who suffers from superhero syndrome. I know I'll never be cured. But I can work on controlling it. (Right?) I also know I'm not alone. Plenty of entrepreneurs and small business owners suffer from this same condition. (In fact, it's so prevalent, I'm thinking about starting a recovery group.) How about you? Are … [Read more...] about Quiz: Are You Working Yourself OUT of Business?
One of the many team members entrepreneurs and business owners can't wait to hire is a copywriter. And it makes sense. The amount of writing needed can feel overwhelming, especially if you do a lot of online marketing. There always seems to be another email or blog post or video script to write. Even if you like to write, it likely can feel daunting at times. And, if you … [Read more...] about Hiring the Right Copywriter for You: Best Practices
For many entrepreneurs and business owners, especially when you're first starting out, the tendency is to charge too little. Which is why one of the first pieces of advice new entrepreneurs hear is "You're not charging enough–raise your prices!" But, my friend Morgana Rae has a different take. What she says is to NEVER charge too much. She believes it will always be … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Are You Charging Too Much?
Ditch the Hustle and the Sacrifice (and Make MORE Money Doing LESS!) In this episode, Michele interviews Amanda Goldman-Petri, marketing coach for entrepreneurs and owner of Market Like a Nerd. Amanda is a successful businesswoman who scrapped one fruitful business (that worked her almost to death) and starting another (that required far less work and resulted in much more … [Read more...] about Episode 52 – Amanda Goldman-Petri on Love-Based Money with Michele PW
Find Your True Voice and Shine (with the Most Confidence, Vitality, and Presence You’ve Ever Had!). In this episode, Michele interviews coach Deanna Maio, founder and owner of Confident Voice Studio in Portland, Oregon. Deanna is a successful business owner who coaches people who are in the limelight—professionally or recreationally. She made a drastic change in her life when … [Read more...] about Episode 51 – Deanna Maio on Love-Based Money with Michele PW
How to Stop Hiding Behind Your Fears, and Start Letting Yourself Shine. In this episode, Michele interviews photographer Lindsay Miller, who shares her journey from corporate America to owning and running her own successful business. On the podcast, she talks about the burnout she felt from working 60 hours a week, her turning point, and the lowest lows she experienced when … [Read more...] about Episode 38 – Lindsay Miller on Love-Based Money with Michele PW
Creating a Specific, Result-Driven Plan to Get Your Business Exactly Where You Want It to Be. In this episode, Michele interviews Adam Urbanski, the Millionaire Marketing Mentor and founder of The Marketing Mentors, a coaching business that guarantees quick results. On the podcast, he shares advice for generating successful sales, and staying motivated in business and in … [Read more...] about Episode 37 – Adam Urbanski on Love-Based Money with Michele PW
Is there a secret "magical" button to getting clients? I get this question a lot. And it makes sense -- getting clients is the lifeblood for all businesses. But how do you do it? Of course, there are a ton of answers. But because you're here, I suspect you're looking for proven ways to get new ideal clients in a love-based way … using methods that feel good to you and the … [Read more...] about Want More Clients? Here’s My Love-Based Getting Clients Checklist