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If you’re a small business owner who wants to learn effective business strategies, improve time management, and elevate productivity to maximize profits, reduce stress, and make time for what matters most, this podcast is for you! Amber is a sought-after coach, trainer, speaker, writer and the creator of Leverage Lab®. Amber gives business owners the straight talk on what it takes to reduce stress, be productive, and grow your business. Tune in and subscribe to get the straight talk on what it takes to be productive and grow your business. In addition to dishing out her own favorite business strategies, time management techniques, and productivity tips, Amber interviews experts and business owners just like you about their top business strategies, their toughest challenges, and how they overcame them to take their business to new levels. No B.S., fluff, or over-used jargon. Amber is passionate, direct and sometimes a little sarcastic but always gives you actionable strategies to get results and succeed in business!

If you’re a small business owner who wants to learn effective business strategies, improve time management, and elevate productivity to maximize profits, reduce stress, and make time for what matters most, this podcast is for you! Amber is a sought-after coach, trainer, speaker, writer and the creator of Leverage Lab®. Amber gives business owners the straight talk on what it takes to reduce stress, be productive, and grow your business. Tune in and subscribe to get the straight talk on what it takes to be productive and grow your business. In addition to dishing out her own favorite business strategies, time management techniques, and productivity tips, Amber interviews experts and business owners just like you about their top business strategies, their toughest challenges, and how they overcame them to take their business to new levels. No B.S., fluff, or over-used jargon. Amber is passionate, direct and sometimes a little sarcastic but always gives you actionable strategies to get results and succeed in business!

Location:

Las Vegas, NV

Description:

If you’re a small business owner who wants to learn effective business strategies, improve time management, and elevate productivity to maximize profits, reduce stress, and make time for what matters most, this podcast is for you! Amber is a sought-after coach, trainer, speaker, writer and the creator of Leverage Lab®. Amber gives business owners the straight talk on what it takes to reduce stress, be productive, and grow your business. Tune in and subscribe to get the straight talk on what it takes to be productive and grow your business. In addition to dishing out her own favorite business strategies, time management techniques, and productivity tips, Amber interviews experts and business owners just like you about their top business strategies, their toughest challenges, and how they overcame them to take their business to new levels. No B.S., fluff, or over-used jargon. Amber is passionate, direct and sometimes a little sarcastic but always gives you actionable strategies to get results and succeed in business!

Language:

English

Contact:

7025272307


Episodes

257 | Creating Freedom With Structure: An Entrepreneurial Case Study With Jessica Risko Smith

11/28/2022
I sit down with Jessica, the owner of Jessica Risko Smith Interior Design, to pull back the curtains on her business and discuss what wasn’t working, how she’s managed to overcome those challenges, and how embracing structure has been surprisingly freeing and empowering! What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ How Jessica Built Her Team & How It’s Serving Her ✔ What She Had A Hard Time Recognizing ✔ Why Jessica Sought Additional Support & How It’s Helping ✔ The Time Management Skills...

Duration:00:55:05

256 | Emotional Resilience: A Calm Response To Adversity With Robin Hills

11/21/2022
I sit down with the Director of Ei4Change, Business Psychologist and Emotional Intelligence Trainer, Robin Hills to dive into his world of emotional intelligence and emotional resilience. We discuss how business owners can remain calm, cool, and collected in the face of adversity (and thus make better business decisions) by developing their emotional resilience. What You’ll Discover In This Episode ✔ What Emotional Resilience Is And Is Not ✔ The Importance Of Parking Tough Decisions ✔...

Duration:00:44:32

255 | Work/Life Balance: Is It Achievable?

11/14/2022
I dive into the topic of work/life balance and discuss how getting clear on what you don’t want and do want to experience can lead you to take action and create the ideal balance for yourself that you desire. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ What Imbalance Looks And Feels Like ✔ Useful Visualization Techniques For Gaining Clarity ✔ 3 Specific Steps To Create More Balance In Your Life ✔ Why It’s So Important To Claim Balance For Yourself ✔ So Much More! To access resources and...

Duration:00:20:37

254 | Make It A NO-vember To Remember

11/7/2022
I dive into the idea that you should say no to anything that’s not serving you so you can free up your time and energy for the activities that do! What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ Why Embracing Opportunities Can Be Detrimental To Your Pursuit Of Success ✔ How Overcommitting Outside Your Business Prevents You From Showing Up In It ✔ What Activities You Should Consider Saying No To ✔ So Much More! To access resources and links from this episode, click on ...

Duration:00:26:34

253 | The Big Bad Habits Of Business Owners

10/31/2022
In celebration of Halloween, I dive into the BIG BAD HABITS of business owners to help you identify which ones are the main villains in your business sabotaging your success so you can take action to transform them into habits that positively impact your business. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ What Bad Business Habits Are ✔ Some Of The Most Common Ones Affecting Business Owners ✔ How Allowing Them Impacts Your Business ✔ What You Can Do About It ✔ Curated Episodes To Amplify...

Duration:00:30:09

252 | How To Work Effectively With Independent Contractors With Lacey Updegraff

10/24/2022
I sit down with the Owner of Lacey & Co. Consulting, Lacey Updegraff, for an insightful discussion on the ins and outs and do’s and don’ts of working with independent contractors so you can learn how to work with them effectively and get the results you want. To access resources and links from this episode, click on https://AmberDeLaGarza.com/252. P.S. Grab your spot in Leverage Lab® to get business coaching, training, and accountability to take your business and life from surviving to...

Duration:01:08:34

251 | Doubling Down On What's Working

10/15/2022
I dive into an alternative strategy to focusing your time and efforts on what could work. And that’s leveraging what’s working already! Doubling down on what’s already working is a simple but powerful goal achievement strategy that’s underutilized but could prove very beneficial. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ Ways You Might Be Sabotaging Your Goals ✔ The Simple But Powerful Questions You Should Be Asking Yourself ✔ What Actions Can Give You The Biggest Wins in Your Business ✔...

Duration:00:16:10

250 | Evolving From Expert To Thought Leader With Carol Cox

10/10/2022
I sit down with the founder and CEO of Speaking Your Brand, Carol Cox to dive into her expertise of helping entrepreneurs evolve from experts in their fields to thought leaders so they can deliver their message and stories in a way that's compelling to their audience and supports their business. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ What Thought Leadership Is ✔ How It Can Be Of Value To Your Business ✔ How To Escape The Expert Trap ✔ The 4 Layers Of Thought Leadership ✔ Common...

Duration:00:46:23

249 | 15 Actions To Lead Your Team Effectively

10/3/2022
I’m going to discuss 15 actions to take to lead your team effectively so you can retain them and get the results you want! A few might sound familiar. Others might sound crazy (crazy awesome, that is!). Hopefully some will be total game changers for your business! What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ What You Should Work On Building ✔ Who Should Solve Your Team Members’ Problems ✔ What You Need To Highlight ✔ What You Must Give Your Team Members Regularly ✔ So Much More! To access...

Duration:00:24:00

248 | Sprinkling More Joy & Fun Into Your Workday With Mike Rucker

9/26/2022
I sit down with the organizational psychologist, behavioral scientist, and charter member of the International Positive Psychology Association, Mike Rucker to dive into what it takes to stop chasing elusive happiness and instead, find joy and fun in the here and now whether you’re at work or off “the clock.” What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ Strategies To Find Pleasure In Your Life ✔ How Parkinson’s Law Plays A Part ✔ Ways To Make Mundane Activities Joy-Filled Through Bundling ✔...

Duration:00:51:33

247 | Identifying Your Next Hire

9/18/2022
I dive into how you can find clarity on making your next hire so you can move easily and confidently through the hiring process when it’s time. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ When You Need To Hire ✔ Who Should Be Your Next Hire ✔ How Self-Limiting Beliefs Can Hold You Back ✔ The Insight You Can Take Away From Every Hire ✔ A Big Hiring No-No To Avoid ✔ So Much More! To access resources and links from this episode, click on https://AmberDeLaGarza.com/247. P.S. Today’s episode...

Duration:00:36:13

246 | What Story Is Your P&L Telling You? With Anne Gannon

9/12/2022
I sit down with Certified Public Accountant Anne Gannon to dive into the valuable insights your P&L can provide in an effort to help you understand what yours is trying to tell you so you can make better, more profitable decisions in your business. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ What A Profit & Loss Statement (P&L) Is ✔ Where The Numbers Come From ✔ How Often You SHould Look AT Your P&L ✔ The Revelations A P&L Can Provide ✔ The Important Number You Need To Know ✔ What The IRS...

Duration:01:00:09

245 | Lessons Learned From Slowing Down

9/5/2022
I dive into how I spent my summer and discuss how my business and life were impacted when I made the intentional choice to slow down. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ The Belief I Had Around Slowing Down ✔ Why I Wanted To Give it A Try Anyway ✔ What I Had To Say No To So I Could Slow Down ✔ How Slowing Down Got Uncomfortable ✔ What I Got Out Of The Experiment ✔ So Much More! To access resources and links from this episode, click on https://AmberDeLaGarza.com/245. P.S. Grab...

Duration:00:36:35

244 | The Accidental Business Owner

6/6/2022
In this episode, I walk you through the brainstorming session I had with one of my team members which ended with us moving forward with a brand new podcast (Accidental Business Owner - go subscribe today!). I give you a behind-the-scenes look at my thought process throughout the session which forced me to talk through different scenarios, weigh outcomes, and make some pretty tough calls. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ How The Idea To Start A New Podcast Arose ✔ What Influenced My...

Duration:00:24:23

243 | Exploring The Effect Of Emotional Intelligence On Your Success With Alex Resnick

5/30/2022
I sit down with the Founder & President of Evolve Leadership, Alex Resnick, to dive into his world of emotional intelligence. We discuss its correlation with success and how you can raise your EQ to the point it becomes a superpower that helps you improve your personal and professional life in every way. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ What Emotional Intelligence Is ✔ Ways A High EQ Helps You Show Up Your Best ✔ How To Make Shifts To Prioritize Your EQ ✔ Practice Skills You Can...

Duration:01:01:40

242 | The Big O You Don't Want

5/23/2022
I dive into the three big O’s in your business that lead to overwhelm and discuss what you can do about them to keep them from robbing you of joy and productivity. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ The Big Unnecessary O’s In Your Business ✔ How To Recognize When You’re Suffering From Them ✔ What To Do About Them To Reduce Overwhelm ✔ Questions To Ask Yourself ✔ So Much More! To access resources and links from this episode, click on https://AmberDeLaGarza.com/242. P.S. Grab your...

Duration:00:16:20

241 | Normalizing Mental Health Conversations With Jessica Rodriguez

5/16/2022
I sit down with my friend and owner of Freedom Driven Success, business strategist Jessica Rodriguez, to have an honest conversation about navigating the intersection between mental health and entrepreneurship. We discuss how we identified that we struggle with different aspects of mental health and what our journeys have looked like as we created businesses that support our healing. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ How Jessica Discovered She Created A Business That Felt Like A...

Duration:01:07:17

240 | Firefighter: Whose Fires Are You Putting Out In Your Business?

5/11/2022
I dive into the concept of firefighting in your business, get to the bottom of who is at fault for many of the fires taking up your time and energy, and offer solutions so you can stop being a part-time firefighter IN your business and get back to working ON your business. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ The Types Of Fires You’re Often Putting Out In Your Business ✔ Why & How They’re Are Happening ✔ Who Is At Fault For Many Of Them ✔ What You Can Do To Prevent Those Fires ✔ So...

Duration:00:31:44

239 | Biohacking Your Way To Better Sleep & Less Brain Fog With Tanessa Shears

5/2/2022
I sit down with Kinesiologist and Certified Sleep Science Coach, Tanessa Shears, to dive into the concept of biohacking your way to better sleep and less brain fog so you can show up with more energy, focus, and stamina in your business and life. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ What Brain Fog Is & How It Shows Up To Plague Your Business ✔ How To Combat Immense Brain Fog ✔ What BioHacking Is & How To Get Started ✔ What Vision You Need To Be Selling Yourself On ✔ The Magical...

Duration:00:56:42

238 | From Task List To Action List

4/25/2022
I dive into a simple yet impactful strategy to turn your task list into an action list that is guaranteed to reduce stress, manage your time, and get shit done! What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ Why Your Task List Is Failing You ✔ What You Can Do About It ✔ The Magic Of Verberizing Your Tasks ✔ My Capitalization Trick ✔ How Verberizing Can Impact Your Business & Life ✔ So Much More! To access resources and links from this episode, click on https://AmberDeLaGarza.com/238. P.S....

Duration:00:19:20