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BL&J 076: Three Ways to Make Instagram Work For Your Business

10/15/2018
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This week I am sharing three ways to make Instagram work for your business. These are three ways that can help you to connect with your audience in a real way as well as increase conversions in your business. Of course, I want to hear from you after today’s episode. Did you find these three ways to make Instagram work for you helpful? Are you going to take my Instagram story challenge? Let me know over on Instagram, I’m @shuntagrant or you can find me by clicking...

Duration:00:44:01

BL&J 075: 5 Things You Can Share With Your Email List Today

10/8/2018
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This week I am giving you 5 simple things that you can share with your email list today. When was the last time that you sent an engaging email to your audience that actually resulted in opens, clicks and engagement? Well, no more excuses and no shame if it’s been a while (or never). I am giving you five easy ways to get started today so tune in and let me know that you’re going to take one of the ideas and get started today by tagging me over on Instagram at instagram.com/shuntagrant....

Duration:00:21:17

BL&J 74 Why Design Is a Powerful Tool with Graphic Designer Nicole Yang

10/1/2018
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I’m so thrilled for today’s episode because I am talking with graphic designer Nicole Yang all about how and why design can be a powerful tool for your business. You may recognize Nicole as the former art director at Southern Weddings and Cultivate What Matters, where she developed two product lines from the ground up, and worked with brands like American Crafts, Target, and Thomas Nelson. Today Nicole is shedding light on how you can use design as a tool in your business to provide...

Duration:01:10:56

BL&J 73: 6 Weeks Into Maternity Leave | Live Update

9/24/2018
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This week I am giving you an update on how things have gone during my first six weeks of maternity leave. I’m sharing what I’ve learned from stepping away from work plus I’m sharing some new projects that I have coming in the near future including the launch of Peace, Pace, Progress coming in October. Get on the waitlist at peacepaceprogress.com. Today’s episode is brought to you by my FREE 3 Day Time Maximizing Challenge. Learn how to create time maximizing habits in just three days. Take...

Duration:00:25:37

BL&J 72: 8 Strategic Things You need to do to transition successfully into full time entrepreneurship

9/17/2018
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This week's episode is in response to a question that I received from a follower on Insta-stories wanting to know how to best prepare to enter into full time entrepreneurship after leaving a job or career. I’m giving you eight strategic things to do before you transition or enter into full time entrepreneurship. Before you throw your job or career the deuces, make sure to listen to this week's episode so that you can not only transition but do so successfully! Today’s episode is brought...

Duration:00:33:24

BL&J 71: How Artist Emily Jeffords Created a Business and Life Marked by Stillness and Peace

9/10/2018
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Emily Jeffords is an artist whom I believe captures peace and calm in a way that is truly a gift and I am so excited that she is this weeks guest on the Business, Life & Joy podcast. A business owner, artist, mom, wife and so much more, Emily portrays #businesslifeandjoy in a way that soothes and calms. Just look at her body of work and Instagram feed and you'll see exactly what I mean! Emily and I chat about how she began her career and business, how her business grew over time and how...

Duration:00:56:09

BL&J 70: The Best of Business Life & Joy (September 2018 Edition)

9/3/2018
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This week I am going through the best of the Business Life & Joy podcast as it relates to three categories: Business Foundations, Business Growth and Personal Development/Mindset. I am sharing my favorites (and yours) from these categories in hopes that you will find the episodes that you need right now and grab hold of the information and free downloads that accompany the episodes. I love when podcasters do these types of episodes so I hope that you enjoy my take on it as you continue to...

Duration:00:39:14

BL&J 69: How to Vet Business Educators to Find the Right Help for What you Need without Wasting Time & Money

8/27/2018
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Have you ever sat on the fence about whether to work with a particular business educator, coach or strategist? Weren't sure if their challenge, free content or paid content was exactly what you needed or a good fit? I've been there and this week's episode shares seven helpful ways to determine whether a business educator is a good fit for you without wasting of your time and money. Today’s episode is brought to you by the Spring Forward online workshop, the online workshop that teaches...

Duration:00:28:53

BL&J 68: How to Support + Love a Mom-to-Be Business Owner

8/20/2018
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Have you ever had a friend ask how they can help you during your pregnancy or maternity leave? Or perhaps during a time of hardship or loss? This week’s episode serves as a great resource to share on how to support and show love to a mom-to-be business owner. While most of this also applies to any mom-to-be, I focus on a few particulars that I have found to be true during my pregnancy as a business owner versus when I worked for someone else. Today’s episode is filled with helpful and...

Duration:00:31:37

BL&J 67: Steps to Grow a Seamstress Team: How I Went from a Local Seamstress Team to Hiring USA Wide

8/13/2018
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Are you ready to grow your production team? This year my company, Because of Zoe Designs went from hiring only local seamstresses to accepting seamstresses throughout the U.S. In today's episode I talk about how I grew my seamstress team, what my current application process looks like, where I found my seamstresses, how I prepared to grow our team, the tools needed and more. This episode was born out of questions from my listening audience and I hope that it is a help to you if you are...

Duration:00:25:24

BL&J 66: How I prepared for maternity leave as a dual business owner + podcast host

8/6/2018
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If you’ve followed me recently (in real time) it’s no secret that I am expecting my son any day now, in fact, by the time you are listening to this episode it is very likely that he is here! Today, on the podcast I am sharing how I was able to take a maternity leave which started two weeks before my estimated due date, what I did to prepare both businesses to continue to thrive and exist in my absence and how you as a podcast listener will still have a brand new episode each and every Monday...

Duration:00:28:36

BL&J 65: How to Create a Brand Around Who You Are + What You Love with Maghon Taylor of All She Wrote Notes

7/30/2018
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You are in for a real treat today, I am chatting with Maghon Taylor owner of All She Wrote Notes, a hand lettering and calligraphy studio based in North Carolina. Maghon’s bold and happy personality has taken her to places she never thought possible, including working with national retailers like West Elm, Neiman Marcus, Kendra Scott, Anthropologies, Swoozies and many more! Today Maghon is going to share how she created a brand around her colorful and fun personality and how she has allowed...

Duration:01:07:16

BL&J 64: Post Launch Reflection What I Learned from My Most Recent Launch of Peace Pace Progress

7/23/2018
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Today I am sharing the details and the lessons learned from my most recent launch season of three back to back launches, May, June and July of 2018. I’m sharing the good, the not so good and everything in between and leaving you with seven lessons that I learned along the way. And whether you plan on launching a product or service in your future, I have created a free download sharing three organizational must haves that you need before your next launch any type of paid product, you can get...

Duration:00:32:05

BL&J 63: Mid Year Review: What’s Happened Over the Last 6 months in My Business

7/16/2018
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This week on the podcast I am looking over January - June of 2018 in my business and sharing how some things have gone according to plan and most has not, but in the best way possible! This week I’m giving you a look into my business unlike ever before. Join me and let’s talk about what has happened in both of my businesses this first half of 2018. Today’s episode is brought to you by the Spring Forward online workshop, the online workshop that teaches you how to take control of your time...

Duration:00:48:59

BL&J 62: The Importance of Focus

7/9/2018
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Today I am talking about the importance (and the power) of focus. I define focus as the unrelenting pursuit of a single end, characterized by display of a singular vision that produces actions that bring the end goal to reality. Find out how you can use focus to help you accomplish your goals in business and life in today’s episode at shuntagrant.com/62. Today’s episode is brought to you by the Spring Forward online workshop, the online workshop that teaches you how to take control of...

Duration:00:35:23

BL&J 61: What to do when Everything feels like a Priority

7/2/2018
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Today I am answering the question that you’ve probably asked yourself multiple times, “what do I do when everything feels like a priority?” I know how it feels when everything on your to do list feels like it is the “most important.” But we also know that it simply cannot be the case that everything is the most important thing, so today I’m walking you through how to never have to feel like everything is a priority again. Today’s episode is brought to you by the Spring Forward online...

Duration:00:29:29

BL&J 60: 7 things you can do to prepare your business for summer.

6/25/2018
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Today’s episode is brought to you by the Spring Forward online workshop, the online workshop that teaches you how to take control of your time today. If you want to get more out of your most limited resource (your time) sign up at springforwardworkshop.com. Summer is officially upon us and today I want to give you seven things that you can do to prepare your business for summer so that you can enjoy vacations, trips, time with family and more all without sacrificing the growth of your...

Duration:00:17:33

BL&J 059: The Importance of Setting Boundaries in Your Business & Life and How to Get Started

6/18/2018
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Today’s episode is brought to you by the Spring Forward online workshop, the online workshop that teaches you how to take control of your time today. If you want to get more out of your most limited resource (your time) sign up at springforwardworkshop.com. Today I am talking about the importance of setting boundaries in your business and life and how to get started with setting those boundaries. If you’ve been hesitant to set boundaries because of backlash or criticism, join me today and...

Duration:00:23:04

BL&J 58: Life after GDPR: the two lessons GDPR hopefully taught all of us

6/11/2018
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Today’s episode is brought to you by the Spring Forward online workshop, the online workshop that teaches you how to take control of your time today. If you want to get more out of your most limited resource (your time) sign up at springforwardworkshop.com. Today I am chatting about those pesky four letters you never want to hear again--GDPR, but hold on before you stop reading. I am NOT talking specifically about the regulation or what you should have done in preparation, rather I’m...

Duration:00:28:32

BL&J 057: No Such Thing as Competition- How to Handle Being Distracted By Like Providers

6/4/2018
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Today’s episode is brought to you by the Spring Forward online workshop, the online workshop that teaches you how to take control of your time today. If you want to get more out of your most limited resource (your time) sign up at springforwardworkshop.com. Today I am answering an amazing question asked by a participant in my most recent 3-Day challenge-- “When your business has so many competitors how do you not get distracted by that fact alone?” I thought this was an excellent question...

Duration:00:36:13