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Host Natalie Eckdahl, MBA is a coach to high performing women. She is married with three children ages 3-16. Natalie helps women entrepreneurs own their role as CEO through her business trainings, on air coaching calls and expert interviews. Learn how to master your mindset, grow as a leader, refine your strategies, build your team and gain visibility in your industry. Natalie is also an expert in outsourcing at home and at work. Meet Natalie and fellow listeners at her annual leadership conference for women entrepreneurs, BizChix Live!

Host Natalie Eckdahl, MBA is a coach to high performing women. She is married with three children ages 3-16. Natalie helps women entrepreneurs own their role as CEO through her business trainings, on air coaching calls and expert interviews. Learn how to master your mindset, grow as a leader, refine your strategies, build your team and gain visibility in your industry. Natalie is also an expert in outsourcing at home and at work. Meet Natalie and fellow listeners at her annual leadership conference for women entrepreneurs, BizChix Live!
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Host Natalie Eckdahl, MBA is a coach to high performing women. She is married with three children ages 3-16. Natalie helps women entrepreneurs own their role as CEO through her business trainings, on air coaching calls and expert interviews. Learn how to master your mindset, grow as a leader, refine your strategies, build your team and gain visibility in your industry. Natalie is also an expert in outsourcing at home and at work. Meet Natalie and fellow listeners at her annual leadership conference for women entrepreneurs, BizChix Live!

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Episodes

348: How to Create an Accountability Action Plan for Your Team

12/13/2018
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What can you do to improve and grow as a leader? You've hired your team, and trained them, now what? Shelli Warren joins Natalie to share an incredible tool that will help you, the CEO, lead your team better, and provide clarity to you and your team members. Role. Responsibilities. Results. Requirements. Renewal date. These are the 5 Rs that make up this document. Together, they will help you set your expectations out clearly, and walk people through feedback. Shelli and Natalie...

Duration:00:32:26

347: How to Get Your Clients Excited to Work with Your Team

12/6/2018
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Do you have more clients than you have time? Have a great team but aren't sure how how you can transition your clients into working with them? Shelli Warren, Chief People Officer of BizChix and host of Stacking Your Team, joins Natalie to share some insight into this challenge. What are some of the signs that you might need to hire someone on your team to work with your clients? Feeling OVERWHELMED is a big indicator that you have more opportunity than capacity! Natalie and Shelli dive...

Duration:00:48:33

346: Imposter Syndrome

11/29/2018
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Who am I to do this? I could never be as confident or successful as her. I feel like one day everyone is going to figure out that I have no idea what I’m doing? Sound familiar? Welcome to the world of Imposter Syndrome. It’s known as a feeling of self doubt, of being a fraud, or that any success has just been a fluke. When it comes to creative entrepreneurs, you may feel that sinking sense of “I’m going to put this out there and I have absolutely no idea what I’m talking about. Everyone is...

Duration:00:38:07

345: How to Work With a Ghostwriter with Katie Cross

11/22/2018
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Have you ever thought about writing your own book? What is the process of writing a book? What does a ghostwriter do? The number of decisions that go into producing a book can be overwhelming! That’s why I got Katie Cross, Ghostwriter / Writing Coach / Taskmaster-Disciplinarian, to help me put together my book, R.E.S.E.T. Your Mindset! We discuss how Katie and I first started working together, the different approaches to ghostwriting, and what goes into the process of producing a book....

Duration:00:51:54

344: [Behind the Scenes] BizChix Live 2018

11/15/2018
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BizChix Live was a huge success, but what went on behind the scenes? What does it really take to put together an event like BizChix Live? What are some of the unique aspects of preparing for the event? CEO Natalie Eckdahl, Chief People Officer Shelli Warren, and Executive Assistant Tiffanie Jordan reveal all their insider secrets about BizChix Live! Natalie, Shelli, and Tiffanie share their favorite moments from the event as well as some other highlights and funny behind-the-scenes...

Duration:00:52:02

343: Reset Your Mindset - Keynote from BizChix Live

11/8/2018
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What's holding you back from being the CEO and leader you need to be? Do you suffer from Impostor Syndrome? Or are you waiting for permission to go out and achieve your dreams? How can you silence your inner mean girl? Are you battling with your money mindset? Three days ago, I delivered a keynote speech at BizChix Live sharing the R.E.S.E.T. framework which give you a process to deal with mindset issues. Spoiler alert: you'll have to go through this process of resetting your mindset over...

Duration:00:54:46

342: Planning Next Year Like a CEO

11/1/2018
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Planning for the future is tricky. We don’t know what the future holds, where your business is going to go, or what opportunities will present themselves. This is a great way to start - first by reflecting back, then looking forward in your business, to envision how you foresee 2019 playing out. We're one week out from BizChix Live, and it’s time to start planning for next year. This is episode will get you focused on the CEO level work you need to be doing to reflect and plan for the...

Duration:00:47:50

341: Visibility, Pricing and Knowing Your Audience with Google for Teachers Expert Kasey Bell

10/25/2018
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No matter what your business is, knowing your audience and increasing your visibility on the platforms they frequent is crucial to success. Kasey Bell, former educator turned entrepreneur, has done just that and grown her email list and Twitter following just by leveraging best practices. Google is the hottest topic in educational technology, and Kasey has capitalized on this to grow her business from a blog to a podcast. She also explains how Twitter became her platform for finding her...

Duration:00:51:36

340: Leveraging Strengths and Pivoting with Monica Froese

10/18/2018
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Sometimes what we start doing is not where we end up. Monica Froese of Redefining Mom shares how how she grew her corporate side hustle to a monetized blog and business with a high converting email list of over 30,000. Her story includes an invitation to the White House and a few pivots as she figured out how to leverage her strengths. Plus, I got Monica to share a few of her top list building tips to boot! We also discuss ways to create white space in your calendar to give yourself time...

Duration:00:55:09

339: Stepping into a CEO Mindset with Kellsie Rees

10/11/2018
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Kellsie Rees, a multi-six figure product entrepreneur, joins me to share how she broke through her imposter syndrome to step into a CEO mindset. Kellsie takes us through the evolution of her Etsy business and her secrets to success: sell what keeps selling and create products that are intentional. She has also recently scaled her team and moved her business out of her basement into a location 10x the size! Kellsie opens up the struggles she’s faced professionally and personally, and the...

Duration:00:50:55

338: Overcoming Limiting Beliefs with Karen DeYoung

10/4/2018
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Have limiting beliefs ever held you back from making progress in your business? Today you’re hearing a success story from Karen DeYoung, a BizChix community member who has overcome limiting beliefs and seen incredible results. Karen shares some secrets behind the longevity of her business, how her business has grown over the years, and what her growth mindset and opening her mind to possibilities had to do with it. We also discuss the challenges in taking her business from $100k to $400k...

Duration:00:39:27

337: Selling a Blue Ocean Product with Sue Monhait

9/27/2018
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Running a blue ocean business is one of the most effective ways to become profitable and create the life you desire. Sue Monhait has done just that, and she shares about her experiences running a blue ocean business, as well as the challenges that come along with being one of only a few people providing a product or service. We discuss the importance of helping people understand what you do and why it's valuable. You must keep your eye on the customer and give them what they want and need....

Duration:00:55:50

336: Local Visibility and Live Video with Paula Kinney

9/20/2018
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Paula Kinney joins me to share about her interior design business and how it has developed and grown since my strategy session with her in 2017. We discuss Paula's success with niching down to a specific part of interior design that she loves and is passionate about, and how she's using Facebook Live to take her business to the next level. Paula also opens up about her special needs daughter and how that pushed her into embarking on her entrepreneurial journey. We've also got great insights...

Duration:00:50:50

335: Navigating the Challenges as You Scale and Multiply

9/13/2018
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Shelli Warren, our Chief People Officer, joins me to recap the stages of small business, with a special focus on the Scale and Multiply stages. These stages are all about building and growing a team, and letting go of control. In the Scale and Multiply stages, focus on creating a stable, replicable business model. We discuss the importance of finding a guru or coach who resonates with you, and who can help you achieve your goals - and sticking with them! These stages are also for you to...

Duration:00:46:09

334: Multiplying to 5 Locations with Emily Countryman

9/6/2018
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How do you move your business from the startup stage to the multiply stage? Emily Countryman, CEO of a chain of wellness centers, joins me on this episode to share her success story at the multiply stage: of scaling up a business with a physical location from one location to a chain of FIVE centers. Emily shares her struggles with expanding from one center to two, and her advice and key learning points from the experience. Financing the business also becomes a key consideration, and Emily...

Duration:00:52:19

333: Rapidly Scaling a Product Business with Minna Khounlo-Sithep

8/30/2018
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Product-based businesses can be tough when it comes to dealing with manufacturers, inventory and distribution. But that doesn’t mean they’re impossible to rapidly grow and scale. Minna Khounlo-Sithep, founder of Lil’ Labels, waterproof writable labels for school and for daycare, joins me to share her journey scaling up to a 6-figure business in just one year. Minna and I dive into the challenges of running a product-based business, vs. a service-based business, and the key takeaways she has...

Duration:01:08:24

332: [On Air Coaching] How to Get More Time and Control with Deanna Gillingham

8/23/2018
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Letting go of control is something we all as business owners struggle with to varying degrees. When the time comes to scale your business, letting go of control is most difficult and most essential. Join me as I coach Deanna Gillingham through her struggles with letting go of control and stepping into the role of CEO in her business. Deanna operates in an incredible micro-niche and has built an amazing business serving her very specific avatar - it’s a reminder that there is value in...

Duration:01:01:02

331: [On Air Coaching] How to Decide Whether to Specialize with Louise Brogan

8/16/2018
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Social media is always top of mind for businesses these days, and social media specialists face a unique challenge in their business - to either specialize on one platform, or specialize in one industry on multiple platforms. Louise Brogan, social media specialist, joins me on this on air coaching call to discuss her business of helping people figure out how to use social media for their businesses. We dive into how to capitalize on Louise’s success creating visibility in her local space,...

Duration:00:48:02

330: [On Air Coaching] When to Hire in a Rapidly Growing Business with Marcella De Laurentiis

8/9/2018
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What’s the next step for an entrepreneur who has built and rapidly scaled her service-based business to multi-six figures? Marcella De Laurentiis, founder and solopreneur of HelpWithApps.com, joins me on this On Air Coaching call to discuss her next steps. Since Marcella launched her business about a year ago, she has grown and scaled it rapidly. Now, she’s ready for the next step: creating more passive income streams. We explore the idea of creating a mid-tier offering and the possibility...

Duration:01:00:26

329: [On Air Coaching] How to Pick a Niche with Anne Torrez

8/2/2018
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Anne Torrez joins me on this on air coaching call as we continue this series on the stages of entrepreneurship. As you move from the startup stage to the validate stage, you need to define your niche, and this is exactly what Anne and I pick apart in this episode. As a triathlon coach who is also certified as a running and cycling coach, Anne’s biggest struggle is confidently choosing between a few potential avatars (aka target markets), and then figuring out how to articulate her niche. We...

Duration:00:54:12