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Work at Home RockStar Podcast

Are you a Work @ Home RockStar or do you want to be one? Host Tim Melanson interviews self-employed Home Business "RockStars" to learn how they have built their businesses from the comfort of their own home.
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Now displaying: March, 2021
Mar 29, 2021

SHOW NOTES

Good Note : Started as a Veterinarian, discovered a way to build a coaching business and took the plunge

Bad Note : Burned himself out trying to run his first business online

Learning from the best :  Knowing the difference between courses and mentorship

Instruments of choice : Trinkets and a plain old written calendar… learn how Michael puts that to work for him

THE STORY

Michael is a High Performance and Business Coach with a mission to help 100,000 business owners achieve their most ambitious goals while working 20 fewer hours per week. With the help of his mentors and by applying his own principles to productivity & performance, Michael managed to grow his coaching business to multi-6 figures within 12 months, and has helped clients from 7 different countries and 5 different industries to scale up their income AND freedom.

Mar 22, 2021

SHOW NOTES

Good Note : Big Growth throughout 2020 

Bad Note : When looking to buy a business, make sure that the business has the potential to turn it to profit

Practice Makes Perfect : Track and test what you are doing so you can quantify and improve

Jam Room : Jordan got rid of the distractions by building separate home office in his back yard

The Band : Know your own strengths (take a strengths finder test) and focus on them.  Then find people who fill in the gaps 

THE STORY

When I was 23 I decided to buy a Taco Del Mar restaurant… I knew I had made a huge mistake at 2pm the first day when only 3 customers had walked in… (and two of them were my parents haha)
For 5 years I worked hard to grow sales every way I could think of and in the end, tripled our revenue which still didn’t seem to matter on the profit side. (I lost a lot of money)

The one thing that I seemed to be the best at in the restaurant endeavour was the marketing and getting people in the door.

Fast forward to 2014 when my wonderful wife Carmen (definitely my better half) started a modest baby clothing line and was selling at craft markets. I asked if I could test running a few ads on Facebook… and the rest is history. I learned every up and coming strategy and tactic and helped grow the small start-up to a multi-million dollar company and still growing!

Over the years I have realized what I am good at and what I’m not.

What I’m good at… Marketing and helping others scale their businesses. Which leads me to now.

In 2019 we started the podcast “secrets to scaling your e-commerce brand” which is now in the top 50 business/marketing podcasts in multiple countries including Canada and the United States.

On top of that we founded Mindful Marketing Co. to help scale brands, stores and makers using paid marketing. I love to see brands grow and founders shift from grinding to scaling… it’s what gets me out of bed in the morning!

Mar 15, 2021

SHOW NOTES

Good Note : Putting out consistent youtube videos leads him out of his janitor job to a huge business

Bad Note : Trying to help everyone for free

Practice Makes Perfect : Getting good a video content takes practice…  Know your client avatar, then make a list of topics to help them

How to get Fans : Find channels that are in your niche and try a collaboration

Keeping the Hat Full : Make sure you are tracking your return on investment… Focus on your highest ticket item

THE STORY

Rafael Eliassen is a personal growth and business coach from the North of Norway. As a kid Rafael could often be found talking to adults about their life problems and what they were doing to improve in their lives.

Mar 8, 2021

Good Note : Going against the grain and landing a high paying remote job with no degree

Bad Note : Finding out the right courses and mentors to get you success

Jam Room : Keep your office clean and inspiring and use the The Pomodoro Technique to stay productive

Practice Makes Perfect : Continue to stay sharp on the social media tools or whatever tools are fundamental to your business 

Keeping the Hat Full : Do the market research and find out what your peers are earning in order to price yourself accordingly

The back story

An Pei is a digital marketing expert whodropped out of college when he was 19.

An is self-taught and only has him mentorsto guide him to start his career where hewent from entry level job, got a 6 figure jobwithin 6 months of dropping out of college +multiple companies reaching out to him.

An started the Career Digitalized to helpprofessionals and student, even if they haveno skill, no degree or massive investment togo to school, teach them job relevant skillsthat can help them get a high paying career.

Mar 1, 2021

Good Note : Going all-in and taking action pays off big time for Sydney

Bad Note : Huge sacrifices early on and investing almost all of her income back into her business

Finding Fans : A true business owner just wants to make sure people know that they are in business

Keeping the Hat full : Get an accountant and buy assets not liabilities

Learning from the Best : Don't be afraid to ask successful people for help. You may be surprised at how willing they will be to help

The Story: 

Sydney Lich is a health and wellness expert in the network marketing space. She is a leadership developer.

Prior to, she was an aspiring teacher and personal trainer. In three years she has created a six-figure business with her company and impacted over 4000 lives.

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