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Successfully Scale - Without Losing Your Mind :: Dani Whitestone

What systems can we create for ourselves that give ourselves the autonomy - the time - the boundaries  So that..... We can be in control of our 'things'. We can continue to grow and serve clients, while also, putting our own lives in priority?
This week’s guest, Dani Whitestone, wants you to know - when you are ready to push your business forward.... to do the things that will help you scale - you can...
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Weaponize Your Visual Marketing Strategy :: Laura Sorenson

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Let’s talk about planting seeds.

It’s spring - well, almost…. 

That means….it’s time for me to spend more time outdoors. 

This is the time of year when I, personally, get super focused on my essential business activities and let the other time commitments fade away.  It’s the time of the year when I can focus on the activities I’ve been doing that connect me with...

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Ditch Imposter Syndrome :: Hala Chibani

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If you've ever felt 'ick' about 'getting out there' on social media . . .  if you've ever struggled about how to show up, what to say - This is the episode for you.

Hala Chibani, of Next Level Entrepreneurs, wants you to know that when you become clear on who you are as a person - how you intend to make a difference with the people you serve - then, you will never, ever, worry again about increasing your...

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What Vision Makers Know :: Jennifer Zwiebel

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You’re an idea generator.
You’re a transformation creator.
You’re a vision maker.
Your work changes lives.

How, then, will you show up for those who truly need the service, the change, you can guide them towards.

A better question might be - how can you show up - with consistency - in such a way that you don’t drain your own energy?

Marketing is what you DO to show up. It’s all the things -...

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Increase Marketing Energy :: Scott Aksamit

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Welcome to this week's Rise Above Noise Spotlight.

Today our focus is on increasing our marketing energy.

What? Marketing energy? What's that, Susan?

Well, you may have had that energetic reaction when thinking about 'marketing' your business. A bit of a pull, a drag....

In today's episode, Scott Aksamit and I explore various ways that we, as business owners, can make a commitment to a digital marketing practice that not only attract aligned...

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Be Magnetic to Your Clients :: Heather Maguire

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Who do you serve?

Identifying your ideal clients can be a challenge. It's scary to narrow your focus, but then again, you cannot possibly serve everyone. In this conversation, Heather Maguire, Intuitive Medium and Energy Coach, and I talk about how you can define and refine your ideal client avatar. Enjoy the envisioning exercise she shares that you can end up using at any stage of your business to gain clarity and become magnetic to your dream...

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3 Secrets to Getting Great Clients by Being You :: Christina Frei

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If you are spreading a message of positivity - if you’re healing people   - WE NEED YOU.  NOW MORE THAN EVER.

People are discouraged 

Show up - show what’s possible.  You change the world

Use your knowledge to inspire people

Challenge yourself to go to the next level with joy.

When you "DO" marketing.  You reach people.

Your marketing can be simple. It comes from focusing on one core strategy


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Shine Above Sameness :: Josh Zepess

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The Rise Above Noise signature road map has, at its foundation, the understanding that marketing is an act of service. 

That is,  digital marketing - your website, social media, interviews, blogs, emails - is simply the vehicle you use to show up - truly show up - so that those you are meant to serve can identify you as the solution to their challenge.


That means that your person needs to, first of all, notice you -...

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First, Best, or Different?

Mike Verret

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How can we talk about our business in a way that makes people say, “Tell me more!”


Mike Verret is a marketing consultant for small businesses that want to grow.

Mike says: "I get what it’s like to start a business. In the beginning, you have this great idea. And then one day you wake up and realize that in making your dream a reality, it actually slipped through your fingers. It’s not just about your...

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I Had To Keep Stopping To Catch My Breath

If there's anything I love to do, it's to walk. and walk. and walk.
I was so excited that my kids and their partners had arranged a hike for the day after we arrived in Colorado for holiday celebrations.
I figured it'd be just another walk.
It was only a 4-mile loop to climb the trail on Lucy Mountain, so it'd be a breeze.
Oh, Man! Did I underestimate the effect of the altitude that day! I'd been in Colorado less than 24 hours, so, of course, my body was not ready to acclimate...
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