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34: Sarah Hartley: Outside the Comfort Zone

1/14/2019
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Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. Sarah Hartley spent the entirety of her first pregnancy sick. A debilitating lack of focus, constant trips to the bathroom, multiple hospital visits for testing, a couple of falls...it just seemed to go on and on. She did not feel healthy, or beautiful, or glowing. At all. She needed support but feared she’d be...

Duration:00:21:33

33: Ashley Knight: Let Go So You Can Grow

1/7/2019
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Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. A year ago, Ashley Knight was struggling to balance baby and business without exhausting herself. In addition to being a coach, she was the leader of the Hello Boss Community. Ashley was not only doing her own social media, sales and marketing strategy, and copywriting, but also helping clients do the same. It all...

Duration:00:25:56

32: Nevica Vazquez: Craft a Message That Fits

12/31/2018
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Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. Nevica Vazquez started her business not understanding brand messaging, and not really knowing what set her apart from any other coach. She tried a variety of niches, and couldn’t come up with one concise message about what she was doing and why. Finally, she realized she’d been denying what she really liked...

Duration:00:22:17

31: Geily Romero: Your Business Can Evolve

12/24/2018
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Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. Geily Romero started her own business straight out of a corporate job, doing all things accounting. She began with straight bookkeeping because she knew she was good at it, but quickly learned she didn’t like it. She moved into business coaching with a financial edge. She soon found, though, that her business...

Duration:00:24:34

30: king yaa: Creating Safe Spaces

12/17/2018
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Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. king yaa started her journey into health coaching by chance. She’d earned her personal training certificate just for herself, but women began approaching her for coaching so she helped new moms get their pre-baby bodies back. Soon, she realized something needed to change when these moms apologized for being late,...

Duration:00:23:06

29: Adria DeCorte: Your Message Matters

12/10/2018
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Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. Adria DeCorte knew there was a problem when she spent three months of 80-hour weeks to produce a one-day event that netted her zero clients. She wished there was someone like present-day her to take a look and tell her what the problem was. She limped along for months before hiring a coach to show her what she...

Duration:00:25:00

28: Erin Stutland: The Power of Mindfulness

12/3/2018
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Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. Dancing brought Erin Stutland unlimited joy when she was a schoolgirl. It quickly turned to pressure, however, when she majored in it during college. Her world was further rocked in the second semester of her freshman year, when her mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Soon, Erin was overwhelmed and in the...

Duration:00:22:23

27: Shenee Howard: Stop Playing Small

11/26/2018
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Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. Shenee Howard has been a brand strategist since 2011. Soon, she found herself coasting in her business. She was charging less than what she should, trying to be everything to everyone, and frequently breaking down because she couldn’t have what she wanted. Finally, a breakthrough! She realized she needed to start...

Duration:00:25:10

26: Kourtney Thomas: When You Are Your Brand

11/19/2018
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Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! *Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. Kourtney Thomas’ experiences in business school and the corporate world led to a fixed idea of what a business should look like. She believed there were two buckets for businesspeople—one for their business world and another for their personal life—and never should the two intersect. Eventually, she realized that...

Duration:00:28:36

25: Denise Duffield-Thomas: You Make the Rules

11/12/2018
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Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. Denise Duffield-Thomas was working from 4:30 am until 10 pm five or six days a week because she thought she had to cater to everyone else’s preferences. She was afraid of setting boundaries, worried people would think she was a bitch (pretty ironic for someone whose business is called Lucky Bitch!). Denise...

Duration:00:24:19

24: Parijat Deshpande: Let Your Gut Be Your Guide

11/5/2018
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Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. Parijat Deshpande wanted to be an OB/GYN when she grew up. After discovering she didn’t have an aptitude for chemistry, she set her sights on clinical psychology. She focused her work on child and family therapy and founded a South Asian mental health non-profit to better serve her community. Before she even...

Duration:00:24:25

23: Farideh Ceaser: Let Go of Outcomes

10/29/2018
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Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. Farideh Ceaser began her music career by singing on top of coffee tables when she was just two years old. She released my first solo album at 20, and another at 24. Eventually, though, her music career felt like knocking on door after door with none of them opening. It got to the point where she just wasn’t having...

Duration:00:24:03

22: Mallika Malhotra: Making a Pivot in Business

10/22/2018
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Mallika Malhotra began her photography business as an offshoot of motherhood. She had family across the country who wanted to share in every moment of her children’s lives, so she made sure the milestones were all documented. It wasn’t long before her friends started asking her to photograph their children, too. Mallika loved her newfound photography business. She enjoyed learning about the realm of creative photography. She knew how to relate to kids, sing their songs, and chase after...

Duration:00:25:51

21: Laura Simms: Digging Deep to Create a Career

10/15/2018
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The dread of the real world was pressing down on Laura Simms while she was in college. She decided she’d hate herself if she didn’t try to make a career of acting. The Knoxville, Tenn. native started out loving the L.A. shuffle. She was driven, committed, and swore she’d never be one of those people who blew up their dream and moved back home to nowhere. She put all her energy and resources into her career, but it soon moved from feeling like a commitment to being a sacrifice. She had a...

Duration:00:21:55

20: Angela Greaser: An Educated Leap of Faith

10/8/2018
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Growing up, Angela Greaser learned that you graduate high school, go to college, get a job, then work your way up in the company. That was the right thing to do. Doing your own thing wasn’t the right, safe, and stable thing to do. When her first daughter was born, Angela wanted to stay home at least part of the time, and started doing some online work to help pay for student loans and household extras. But it wasn’t the right fit. Her husband, Dan, was always going to be in his...

Duration:00:25:51

19: Nailah Blades : You're Allowed to Change

10/1/2018
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After college, Nailah Blades Wylie landed a dream job with a great salary, a corporate credit card, and a company car. It didn’t take long, however, for her to realize the job was more of a nightmare than a dream. So, she took the leap and started her own company. Her social media marketing agency quickly became more successful than she dreamed possible, but she still wasn’t happy. The problem? She was chained to her laptop and she lacked the freedom and flexibility she wanted. She...

Duration:00:25:00

18: Melissa Camilleri: Some Blessings Wear Disguises

9/24/2018
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Melissa Camilleri’s ex-husband stood before her in their bedroom one day and, seemingly out of the blue, told her he didn’t want to be with her anymore. She was devastated, especially because the news came in the midst of several deaths in her close family. Melissa had spent the first part of her life following a scripted path, doing what was expected of her. That included marrying someone she thought she should. In this episode, the former classroom teacher is sharing how the most...

Duration:00:30:40

17: Tonya Rineer: Stay True to Yourself

9/17/2018
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Whenever deciding on a path to take in life, whether it be financial, education, or otherwise, the one thing most people recommend is to follow your heart. Do what you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. What happens if we forget why we decided to follow that passion? Today, Tonya shares what led her to quit all income generating activities in order to get back to her joy. Show Highlights: Resources: http://tonyarineer.com Profit Party Podcast:...

Duration:00:25:56

16: Susanna Cresce: Perfect is Relative

9/10/2018
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One of the biggest ways we hold ourselves back from being happy is fear of leaving. We feel that because we’ve spent X amount of years in school, a relationship, a job, etc. that we owe something. The only thing you owe to yourself is your own happiness, despite if other people agree or not. Susana Cresce talks about why she gave up the dream job right out of college and advice on moving past our fear. Show Highlights: RESOURCES: Abraham Hicks https://www.abraham-hicks.com/ Dallas...

Duration:00:27:20

15: Yael Bendahan: My Education Doesn’t Define Me

9/3/2018
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Do you ever have the urge to pursue an idea or dream? Do you ever hold yourself back by whispering to yourself that you’re not smart, pretty, or talented enough? Yael Bendahan knows what it’s like to, not only have those same limiting beliefs, but how to overcome them. Yael is here to talk about how the world is advancing for stay-at-home moms and their careers, the belief system that’s pushed on us by our parents, and the growing opportunities for people to work remotely. Show...

Duration:00:21:45