“None of us is promised another minute, another day. If you have wisdom inside of you and you have wanted to write a book...don’t wait.”
After successfully helping so many others write their books, she decided to go into the writing business and is now the CEO of The Book Writing Business. Arlene Gale has been writing since she was eight years old and possesses the skills to combine writing and marketing to help others complete their story . Listen as Kim and Arlene discuss her journey of writing her first book, how a clear foundational marketing plan is key for a successful book, and how time is available to write that book, if you make it.
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01:27 Started writing at the age of 8
05:31 Helping people write their stories
09:19 The need for a clear foundational marketing plan
19:19 Marketing outside the box
23:58 Time is available, if you make it
31:01 Content with being perfectly me
37:12 Title matching the content
Happy trails to you in your business… Or are they? Are you like me and riding the horse upside down and backwards? Listen to hear what I mean!
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“What do you really really want?... What would your life be like if you didn't ever have what you really really wanted?... So why don't you have what you really really want?”
While she owned her own software company, Kim Ades, Founder and President of Frame of Mind Coaching, and her team discovered what one key performance indicator made for a better hiring choice. Later, Kim was recruited to a coaching company but something felt off. Listen as Kim Ades shares with Kim her discovery of what interferes with people reaching their goals, what emotional resilience is and how to measure it, and why Kim is not interested in your “why”, but more interested in your “why not?”
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01:06 Going back to the beginning
10:12 Journaling challenge
17:16 Impact or income? Both!!!
24:35 She’s not interested in your “why”
29:04 Parents are confused about their role
36:50 The big FIVE OH
Are you considering your 90 day or 4-month goals when making spending decisions in your business? You should be! Listen to hear my recent mistake, and the resulting “fun.”
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“Everyone is busy in their business, everyone is busy in their operations in their day, but outsourcing really can be the most transformative business tool available today.”
Realizing that his business needed 24/7 care, Derek Gallimore, Founder and CEO of Outsource Accelerator, decided to outsource in the Philippines. By doing this, it has allowed his team to grow and opportunities to be had. Listen in as Kim and Derek discuss how outsourcing can make the business and actually save the business, the importance of communication, and how standard operating procedures benefit the team.
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01:12 The journey
06:45 What the structure of his business looks like
09:10 Outsourcing is a win/win and can save businesses
19:18 Communication is the key
25:24 The importance of standard operating procedures
34:05 Employees vs outsourcing
Well, my friends! A big change for the Positive Productivity podcast is about to happen! No, it’s not going away, but you’ll have to turn in to hear what’s going on!
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“Great entrepreneurs and great leaders are not afraid to take a risk and fail. The only time we see failure is if you quit.”
After surviving a plane crash named “Miracle on the Hudson”, you would expect some life changes to occur. Dave Sanderson, President of Dave Sanderson Speaks International, was in sales for 31 years and shifted his mission in life to speak and impact others after surviving this traumatic event. Tune in as Dave shares with Kim about the effectiveness of understanding communication styles, taking the power of “why” three steps further, and Post Traumatic Growth Syndrome.
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00:56 A new mission in life
03:52 Being in the right place at the right time
09:18 Understanding communication styles
17:38 The epiphanies
26:58 Post Traumatic Growth Syndrome
30:20 Continuing a legacy
Have you become a “Yes Ma’am” or a “Yes Sir?” Are you tired of committing so much to other people that you don’t have time for yourself? If so, this episode is for you!
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Diane Huth’s mission is to help Corporate America change the way it hires, fires, and retires it’s most important employees. Baby boomers are able to offer skills that are learned over time and not instantaneous, giving them an advantage to younger generations. Listen in as Kim and Diane discuss how she helps showcase skills that are learned over the years, all generations can learn from each other, and what defines your personal identity.
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01:16 An accidental career coach
08:06 The best age to start a business
12:40 Insights from baby boomers
22:33 A lifelong journey of learning
35:59 The bankruptcy crisis
43:15 Baby boomers starting their own biz
Have you ever made a snap decision and instantly regretted it? I can tell you I have! In this episode, I’ll give a couple quick examples of why to stay away from snap decisions
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“Anxiety can be so challenging and I just want to encourage people to not have to carry that around forever.”
Abby Rohrer, Master Karma and Anxiety Healer, explains that our anxiety doesn’t just live in our minds, it also lives in our bodies. After healing herself from her own anxieties and compulsive disorder, Abby became passionate about helping others with their compulsions and money karma. Join Kim as she and Abby discuss recognizing karma and if it is bleeding into your present life, clearing your fear of money, and the benefits of releasing what isn’t yours to hold on to.
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01:03 A transformational journey
04:22 Signs of dealing with karma challenges
07:45 Lineage karma
12:15 A few easy ways to clear the karma
19:50 Anxiety healing and money anxiety
28:21 The weight of empathy
33:57 Rising up out of a pit of depression
Lately I’ve been evaluating cost vs. investment, both in terms of time AND money. Tune in to hear what I mean!
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“Growth happens in the uncomfortable zones. Try to do something regularly that scares you a little bit and you will grow a little bit each day as a result.”
From working for a hardware company selling wireless modems, to developing a small program with an email sequence, Tom Kulzer, CEO and Founder of AWeber, now helps about a hundred thousand small business customers send out their email campaigns, automations, and funnel set ups. Join Kim as she and Tom discuss spam mail, benefits of Standard Operating Procedures, and how it’s beneficial to take some time away from the business.
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00:56 The start of Aweber
07:10 A takeaway on college
11:02 How most people view spam
19:20 Quantity over quality with email lists?
24:52 Standard Operating Procedures, you want it uniform but not robotic
36:50 Taking time away from the business is valuable
Considering I find it hard to finish any knitting project, I am thrilled to celebrate being two years and 500 episodes in to this podcast!
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“Decide who and how you want to be in life. And then go after it.”
Mary Ann Robbat, Director & Founder of the Center of Lifelong Happiness, was empathetic and intuitive at very young age. While working in Corporate America, she pushed aside her intuitions until someone asked her when she was going to start using her real gifts. Listen in to this nugget filled conversation with Kim and Mary Ann as she shares her transformation into the coach she is today, we can choose our story, and three simple steps to bring yourself back to center.
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00:57 A young empath and intuitive
09:32 Helping people to be their best versions
16:15 Mind your thoughts
21:38 Shaman and Shamanic healing
27:08 Treating only symptoms doesn’t fix the underlying issue
34:33 Three simple steps to bring yourself back to center
40:33 The Journey of a Healer
Being on a new fitness and nutrition plan is difficult, but for someone who doesn’t enjoy exercise, it’s even more difficult. Listen in to hear how I’m making exercise tolerable!
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