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What does it take to find success as an entrepreneur? How can you grow a business and change the world at the same time? On Zen Money Monday, we’re talking about profitable business-building…from the inside out! Each week, two-time best-selling author and Zen Money CFO Liz Lajoie shares interviews with innovators, thought leaders, and entrepreneurial junkies who are doing the hard work of business building in unique and meaningful ways. In these intimate conversations, Liz and her guests explore all facets of entrepreneurship, ways to manage the “ticky tacky” details and the emotional roller coaster that we all experience as leaders in our businesses, and what the idea of Zen Money really means. You’ll hear fascinating “from the trenches” stories and behind-the-scenes realities to help you build your version of success as an entrepreneur with confidence. Here’s to building a business you love…because when you’re business thrives, so do you!

What does it take to find success as an entrepreneur? How can you grow a business and change the world at the same time? On Zen Money Monday, we’re talking about profitable business-building…from the inside out! Each week, two-time best-selling author and Zen Money CFO Liz Lajoie shares interviews with innovators, thought leaders, and entrepreneurial junkies who are doing the hard work of business building in unique and meaningful ways. In these intimate conversations, Liz and her guests explore all facets of entrepreneurship, ways to manage the “ticky tacky” details and the emotional roller coaster that we all experience as leaders in our businesses, and what the idea of Zen Money really means. You’ll hear fascinating “from the trenches” stories and behind-the-scenes realities to help you build your version of success as an entrepreneur with confidence. Here’s to building a business you love…because when you’re business thrives, so do you!
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What does it take to find success as an entrepreneur? How can you grow a business and change the world at the same time? On Zen Money Monday, we’re talking about profitable business-building…from the inside out! Each week, two-time best-selling author and Zen Money CFO Liz Lajoie shares interviews with innovators, thought leaders, and entrepreneurial junkies who are doing the hard work of business building in unique and meaningful ways. In these intimate conversations, Liz and her guests explore all facets of entrepreneurship, ways to manage the “ticky tacky” details and the emotional roller coaster that we all experience as leaders in our businesses, and what the idea of Zen Money really means. You’ll hear fascinating “from the trenches” stories and behind-the-scenes realities to help you build your version of success as an entrepreneur with confidence. Here’s to building a business you love…because when you’re business thrives, so do you!

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@zenmoneycfo

Language:

English


Episodes

013 Eileen Reed - JOMO: The Joy of Missing Out

7/15/2019
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00:48 – Introducing today’s guest, Eileen Reed 01:50 – Eileen’s business background 02:42 – An affinity for sales 03:40 – The biggest hurdle Eileen has encountered when starting as an entrepreneur 05:26 – Eileen’s current business, Simplify with Eileen 07:22 – The eclectic mix of clients Eileen encounters 12:58 – Advice Eileen would give to those trying to remove clutter from their lives 14:52 – The habits that Eileen has noticed among her clients 19:40 – The value of donating and...

Duration:00:32:15

012 Amber Lilyestrom - Entrepreneurial Straight Talk from a Full-Time Mom-Preneur

7/8/2019
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00:56 – Introducing today’s guest, Amber Lilyestrom 01:56 – Amber’s background and roots 03:04 – How Amber first got involved in entrepreneurship 07:58 – Working in the university system 11:27 – The call to help people 13:08 – How a near-death experience led Amber to start her current business 14:21 – The goal of Amber’s entrepreneurial journey 16:25 – Amber speaks to hurdles of working with her husband, Ben 19:15 – The most important lessons Amber has learned while coaching women in...

Duration:00:39:04

011 Matthew Patti - Vision, Flow and Imagination

7/1/2019
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01:04 – Introducing today’s guest, Matthew Patti 01:40 – Matthew’s background in the medical profession 03:36 – How Matthew became a disruptor 04:43 – Matthew’s career evolution 08:56 – The shift to building a company 10:55 – The most important lessons Matthew has learned through entrepreneurship 12:44 – Matthew uses the Traffic Light System to describe the ‘ticky-tacky’ of everyday business 15:20 – Matthew’s decision-making during his hiring process 20:16 – The most common issue...

Duration:00:33:37

010 Linda Ugelow - Taking Center Stage

6/24/2019
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01:05 – Introducing today’s guest, Linda Ugelow 01:37 – Linda speaks to the work she does in performance and empowerment 03:05 – Linda’s background in the performing arts 05:54 – For the love of dance 07:43 – Linda’s career evolution 09:55 – Why Linda considers herself a second-tier early adopter 11:58 – Linda reflects on the genesis of her fears 14:52 – The variety of ways Linda works with clients 15:30 – Working with clients in-person vs. online 16:54 – The most common client...

Duration:00:29:43

009 Khierstyn Ross - Ready For Launch

6/17/2019
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00:54 – Introducing today’s guest, Khierstyn Ross 01:26 – Khierstyn’s background in launching products to market 03:17 – How Khierstyn got into entrepreneurship early on 06:58 – Khierstyn’s foray into the product-based world 11:05 – The misconception of bringing product to market 11:51 – Khierstyn reflects on a recent interview from her podcast 15:18 – How Khierstyn works with her clients 17:07 – The shift from an agency model to a training model 21:55 – Leveraging group coaching &...

Duration:00:36:35

008 Dr. Angela Lauria - Building an 8-Figure Empire & the Stuff No One Tells You About Entrepreneurship

6/10/2019
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00:52 – Introducing today’s guest, Dr. Angela Lauria 02:07 – Angela’s mission: focusing on business growth 03:01 – Angela talks about working at a tech company prior to starting her business 04:57 – The catalyst to start her own business 08:48 – Early struggles of starting a business 09:44 – The transition to entrepreneurship 15:28 – The difficulties of replacing salary in a business 18:15 – Angela’s personal trainer story 20:50 – Angela’s endgame for her business 22:59 – How Angela...

Duration:00:43:47

007 Sumi Krishnan - Getting Into Alignment

6/3/2019
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00:58 – Introducing today’s guest, Sumi Krishnan 01:32 – Sumi shares the multiple transitions she has gone through over the past year 03:17 – The genesis of Sumi’s first multi-million-dollar business 07:35 – Having a mentality that anything is possible 10:38 – Sumi talks about continually refining her approach 13:08 – The desire to become a singer/songwriter and performer 17:06 – The importance of being passionate about what you do 22:17 – Sumi’s Love Revolution 26:52 – Where...

Duration:00:28:40

006 Rachel & Kyle Wright - Good Relationships = Good Business

5/30/2019
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00:59 – Introducing today’s guests, Rachel & Kyle Wright 01:49 – Rachel and Kyle explain the genesis of their business 04:01 – Early feedback from Rachel and Kyle’s business decisions 06:06 – How Rachel and Kyle navigate their unique niche 07:59 – Rachel breaks down how the Wright Wellness Center works 10:20 – Rachel and Kyle discuss their differing views on becoming entrepreneurs 13:23 – The biggest hurdle to building a business with your significant other 15:45 – How Rachel and Kyle...

Duration:00:42:32

005 Bev Davidek - Translating 'Legalese' for Entrepreneurs

5/27/2019
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00:55 – Introducing today’s guest, Bev Davidek 02:12 – Bev identifies the most common issues clients approach her about 03:49 – The importance of setting up the proper legal entity 05:26 – Bev breaks down the differences between a sole proprietor and an incorporated state 07:31 – Bev’s rule of thumb for entrepreneurs looking to file as an S Corporation 09:30 – Legal benefits of establishing an entity type business 10:32 – The basics and benefits of a contract 16:47 – Building a...

Duration:00:33:21

004 Leah Carver - Balance, Stability, Wellness

5/23/2019
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00:54 – Introducing today’s guest, Leah Carver 01:57 – Leah explains her role as a health coach 02:28 – Why many entrepreneurs disregard their health as an asset 03:16 – The biggest issue Leah encounters with entrepreneurs 05:35 – Building a lifestyle that supports you 07:07 – Leah speaks to the stress women entrepreneurs are under 08:07 – The importance of being honest with yourself 09:43 – Liz opens up about her own experiences with health concerns 11:02 – Small practices we all...

Duration:00:24:27

003 Brian Bogaert - Investing for Entrepreneurs: A Vehicle to Freedom

5/20/2019
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00:50 – Introducing today’s guest, Brian Bogaert 01:45 – Brian talks about how he became a wealth coach 04:37 – A great, early foundation in money 06:13 – The biggest issue facing entrepreneurs, according to Brian 11:38 – The importance of seeing the big picture 13:54 – Brian’s work as a wealth coach 14:51 – Making a difference in the world 17:43 – The value of setting up your money to work for you 20:20 – Brian’s favorite ways to invest 21:23 – What Zen Money means to Brian 23:04...

Duration:00:26:44

002 Tamara Arnold - The Enchanted Fairy

5/15/2019
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01:14 – Introducing today’s guest, Tamara Arnold 02:13 – Tamara talks about her entrepreneurial journey 07:32 – Tamara’s relationship with money 09:33 – The rapid growth of Tamara’s business 12:10 – Clarifying your message as a new entrepreneur 13:53 – How Tamara approached her business as a first-time CEO 16:32 – The challenges of first-time entrepreneurship 21:20 – Tamara’s desire to make a difference in the world 22:59 – How Tamara has updated her approach to her business 25:52 –...

Duration:00:34:34

001 Pam Prior - What Every CFO Wants You To Know

5/13/2019
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02:02 – Pam’s business background 03:54 – The unique role of CFO, Chief Financial Officer 06:53 – Navigating the politics of business 10:25 – Building a story as a business owner 11:55 – Common mistakes business owners make 13:29 – Tools available to help entrepreneurs 15:00 – The importance of paying yourself first 16:31 – Entrepreneurial breakpoints that Pam has witnessed 19:23 – The mental and physical toll of entrepreneurship 21:45 – The importance of trusting those handling...

Duration:00:45:19

Welcome to Zen Money Monday

4/19/2019
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What does it take to find success as an entrepreneur? How can you grow a business and change the world at the same time? On Zen Money Monday, we're talking about profitable business-building…from the inside out! Each week, two-time best-selling author and Zen Money CFO Liz Lajoie shares interviews with innovators, thought leaders, and entrepreneurial junkies who are doing the hard work of business building in unique and meaningful ways. In these intimate conversations, Liz and her guests...

Duration:00:05:24