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The Path of Least Resistance

Karly has recently returned from Hay House Writers Workshop and has made the big decision to self publish her first book (which she's been writing for around 2 years) as an audio only book. She's back, and recording the book already... because she's decided to follow a path of least resistance. 2:10 - When Karly is very innocently asked 'is your book an audio book' and her brain almost imploded with the simplicity. She shares how we have this insane ability to way overcomplicate...


When Life Becomes an Excuse

Lisa has just returned back from Sydney, running one event and speaking at another, in amidst some big stuff happening in her personal life. She had a choice to make; cancel on the trip, or go. It could have easily have been a case of 'there's just too much going on, I'll stay home'. Instead, Lisa packed her bags, pulled some serious ninja moves, shuffled and organised a shitload of stuff, called in for support, and got on that plane. Today Karly and Lisa chat about when your life becomes...


Reframing the Refund Request

Karly and Lisa explore the wonderful world of... refunds. It's a place where our emotions can get the best of us. It's a place where we can feel a little personally attacked, or fall into chronic self doubt. We can also get a bit reactive and defensive. What if a refund request actually has little to do with you, or with the quality of your product? And how can we turn a refund request into an opportunity? 1:45 - Lisa shares her own experiences with refund requests, her generous refund...


The People Pleaser and The Low Bar

Off the back of a call for Keeping Video Real with Samantha Nolan-Smith (who featured on episode no.9) Lisa asks the question Sam offered the KVR peeps a few poignant questions: Both questions provide Lisa and Karly with massive insights into who they are and how they've been limiting themselves based on old childhood programs. 2:03 - Lisa explores how her friends and parents might have described her and makes a big discovery about what she has made that mean. 7:30 - Karly explores her...


Best and Worst Investments

Karly and Lisa explore their best and worst business investments. They start the episode in fits of laughter when Karly can't seem to think of any 'bad' investments... which is hilarious, considering her $100k business failure. Lisa shares mistakes she's made in her business; investing in the wrong people. They chat about the key lessons they've learned through the mistakes they've made... how to decide what is a worthy investment, and what is not... and they discover there really is no...


How do you set goals when it feels so blergh

This weeks episode Karly and Lisa wax lyrical on goal setting. Both Lisa and Karly have felt deep resistance around setting long term business goals. Concerned that having a goal will stifle creativity, Lisa discusses how her 90 day plan has bought more structure to her business. While her 10 year vision feels like a goal setting playground. Karly, takes time to reflect on her year of wins and thoroughly celebrate how far she has come. This inspires her to stop avoiding the future and...


Doing business YOUR way - even if it makes zero sense

In today's episode Karly and Lisa talk about their recent new offerings and how different approaches, can bring amazing results. Karly and Lisa have just both launched new products into the online market and have launched in very different ways. Karly has taken her no fucks given approach, and built her offer as an artwork coming from the inside out. Where Lisa has bought serving her community and her business acumen to highly profitable but low key offering. Listen in as Karly and Lisa...


Recovering from a Major F*ck Up

What do you do when things are going wrong? Today Lisa recounts her online business worst nightmare: How one of her biggest ever webinars totally went pear-shaped. Far from being a pity party, Lisa recounts how she has used a huge technical f*ck up to get back in the zone and how making one small decision can completely shift your whole perspective. 06:25 - What happens when all the eggs are broken? 13:00 - Find out how Lisa shifts the mood around her launch f*ck up. 14:48 - “You’ve...


When you have all the good ideas

In today's episode, Lisa and Karly Talk about what happens when you have all the good ideas. How to filter and sift out the ideas that align with you and your purpose. How to be ok with letting go of the things that “seem like a good idea”. Often, it’s easy to get caught up in the rushing in of a brilliant new idea. The moment when the idea lands, in our brain, many of us want to race out and scream at the EUREKA! This is it - the thing - the idea, program, mastermind, e-course, series...


Almost mid year celebration!

Karly and Lisa reflect on and celebrate the past 6 months. Taking time to stop and ponder how 2018 has progressed thus far and how much they have each achieved. Lisa looks at her business wins, where she has honored her decisions to focus on what makes her feel good and how that has had a MASSIVE impact on her business. Karly celebrates the personal and professional wins that have seen her have massive growth throughout the last 6 months. 1:40 - Lisa reflects on the last 6 months Doing...


What is on the cutting edge of digital publishing might suprise you

On the back of attending the Sydney Digi Publish World Forum Disrupt, Lisa and Karly talk about their insights from the forum. Much to their surprise and delight, they realise that they are in fact on the cutting edge of communications, and have a deeper and more profound understanding of their audience, how to pivot and how to create meaningful lasting connections in the digital age. 6:04 - The “big publishing players” seems to have NO concept of what is going on with audiences. 10:12 -...


When a lack of clarity holds you back

Karly and Lisa talk about clarity, having it, getting it and what it means to the each of them in their businesses and their lives. Karly discusses a conversation with Elsie Escobar (from She Podcasts) that helps her to see how she is fully living her message. Lisa speaks about how she attains clarity in her business and how those insights move into her whole new way of being. 2:30 - Clarity is Retrospective - looking back is often how you can find insights on how to move forward 8:35 -...


How do I find the right VA?

In today's episode of Keeping Good Company, Karly and Lisa answer the burning question of the KGC community around recruiting a VA for your business. Lisa and Karly cover how forming a team can both liberate and trap you in your business and how to get real with yourself about when is the “right” time to start growing a team. They also cover the hidden costs of outsourcing, why outsourcing is not going to rescue your business if you’re simply looking to ignore any business issues and why...


A pep talk

One of Karly and Lisa's loyal podcast listeners, Bec, expressed she needed a bit of a pep talk in their Keeping Good Company facebook group... and, never ones to disappoint, they jumped online, and hit record. First, by giving each other a much needed reminder of their own brilliance, as a direct reminder of your own. If you feel like you need a bit of a loving kick up the butt, or a nudge to remember the truth of who you really are, give this ep a spin. Then be sure to join the Keeping...


Spirituality and money – can they happily coexist?

Karly and Lisa dive into the question of whether making money is at odds with spirituality. They argue that your personal integrity, who you are and what you stand for, are more relevant than the amount of money you make. Personal sacrifice is not a more spiritual path, and in fact you need to take care of yourself first in order to be of true service to others. 02:03 – Karly shares the personal importance of being in integrity, even if that means a longer path to financial wealth 07:09...


Are you showing up as you everywhere?

Karly and Lisa discuss the steps they are taking to move past the fear of being seen. They talk about who they have been hiding parts of themselves from, integrating different facets of yourself as you grow and evolve, and getting comfortable with being seen anywhere and by anyone. 06:07 – Why Karly is done curating herself based on assumptions about what old school friends and people from her past will think 08:24 – How Lisa’s honesty about her recent achievements prompted a revelation...


Stop with the excuses and start to be seen

Lisa and Karly share their first experiences with audio and video, why practice is the only way to push through fear, and why you should never let your worries about what other people think stop you from sharing your message. 05:10 – Karly shares how the only way through fear is practice, practice and more practice 06:30 – Lisa explains why rough and ready content is more effective than polished perfection 12:00 – Lisa on why humans will always judge you, and the importance of not...


What is your next level of liberation?

Lisa and Karly share the concept of ‘your next level of liberation’. They discuss how small changes in your day-to-day and deep inner work can get you there, and the end result is creating a life that feels great. ​00:31 – Why Lisa’s life felt out of control two years ago, and how putting her youngest child into daycare gave Lisa her next level of liberation 07:34 – Karly shares how depression disconnected her from her feelings but ultimately lead her on a path of self-discovery 09:36 –...


Unpacking consistency – is it just about commitment?

Karly and Lisa share their personal stories of showing up consistently. From Lisa’s burning desire to move her family home to Karly’s determination to stop her story in its tracks, they talk about what propels them to show up consistently and how they deal with the days when it’s hard to do. ​04:10 – The big internal commitment that drove Lisa to show up every day for her business, long before she knew whether it would be a success 13:15 – Lisa explains why motivation comes after you set...


Lisa shares her school holiday coping mechanisms

Lisa shares how she is making school holidays as easy as possible for herself, and why she has moved from being a victim of her circumstances to creating a situation that works for her. 03:52 – Why going off the grid for four days will benefit Lisa, her family and even her Small Steps membership 05:24 – What happened when Karly went on her first retreat and turned her phone off for a week 09:44 – Lisa’s tips for transforming the school holidays from an ordeal you have to get through...