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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: April, 2023
Apr 24, 2023

In this episode, we are joined by Worm Advocate, Laughter Yoga Teacher, and Founder of Cathy’s Crawly Composters, Cathy Nesbitt. Cathy talks about her business journey, how she started in her backyard just trying to solve their waste problem, and how she found success through it. She also shares the ups and downs her business has encountered and how she stays grounded through the challenges because of laughter yoga.

 

Cathy Nesbitt is a Worm Advocate and Founder of Cathy's Crawly Composters. Established in 2002, this environmental business specializes in vermicomposting (indoor composting with worms) and organic diversion. Vermicomposting is a leading-edge answer to our organic waste problem.

 

Cathy's Crawly Composters endeavors to reduce the amount of waste going to the landfill. We recycle organic material by vermicomposting with worms and produce beautiful black castings. Castings are a high-grade natural soil enhancer, one of the best fertilizers available anywhere.

 

Learn more about Cathy:

Websites: http://www.cathyscomposters.com/

                  https://cathysclub.com/



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I love connecting with Work at Home RockStars! Reach out on LinkedIn, Instagram, or via email

 

Website 💻 https://workathomerockstar.com

 

WHR Facebook Page 📌

https://www.facebook.com/workathomerockstar

 

Feel free to DM us on any of our social platforms:

Instagram 📷 https://www.instagram.com/workathomerockstar

Email 💬  tim@workathomerockstar.com

LinkedIn ✍ https://www.linkedin.com/in/timmelanson/



In This Episode:

[0:45] What’s Cathy’s story of business success?

[5:01] What’s her bad note?

[9:33] How does she hone her craft?

[21:03] How does she turn people into her fans?

[27:55] What’s her instrument of choice for success?

[32:03] What’s exciting in her business right now?

[36:37] Where to find Cathy

[39:47] Outro

 

Apr 17, 2023

In today’s episode, we are joined by a talent innovator, brand advisor, and the host of the I Have A Podcast podcast, Vinnie Potestivo. Vinnie shares how he started in the entertainment industry – from building his database of people to helping people become big names in the industry. He also shares the many ups and downs he’s had through the years and the importance of branding to succeed in the industry.

 

Vinnie Potestivo is an industry-leading media and talent innovator widely known for his inclusive and impactful approach to brand building and personal brand development. He is an Emmy Award-winning Brand Advisor with a 25 years track record of guiding personal brands and founder-led businesses to new heights through strategic content distribution, brand visibility, and media reach.

 

As an advocate for independent creators, he hosts "LinkedIn Presents: I Have A Podcast®" and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of ihaveapodcast.com, the #1 source of creative and career inspiration. He also shares valuable Creator Economy business strategies, insights, and experiences with co-host Judi Fox on "Podcast to Profit."

 

As a television network executive at MTV Networks (98-07), he discovered talent & developed new ways to support their goals. Pioneering how brands and business owners could contribute to their public narrative, he helped them become hosts, stars, and producers of their own tv series. Early hits include Punk’d, The Osbournes, Wild 'N Out, TRL, 8th & Ocean, Laguna Beach, The Hills, The Challenge, and many more. 

 

With over 25 years of experience, he and his teams have become well-trusted connectors who sell, develop, produce, launch, distribute, and amplify some of the most talked-about original series & talent brands in modern pop culture.



Connect with Vinnie:

Website: https://vpetalent.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vinniepotestivo/

 

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I love connecting with Work at Home RockStars! Reach out on LinkedIn, Instagram, or via email

 

Website 💻 https://workathomerockstar.com

 

WHR Facebook Page 📌

https://www.facebook.com/workathomerockstar

 

Feel free to DM us on any of our social platforms:

Instagram 📷 https://www.instagram.com/workathomerockstar

Email 💬  tim@workathomerockstar.com

LinkedIn ✍ https://www.linkedin.com/in/timmelanson/

 

In This Episode:

[0:41] What’s Vinnie’s good note?

[5:02] On working with big names

[10:37] Leveraging podcasts for personal branding

[17:21] What’s his bad note?

[26:19] What’s his strategy for getting fans?

[31:18] Visibility vs. shareability

[37:56] Guest solo: What’s exciting in his business?

[41:35] Where to find Vinnie

[42:51] Outro

 

Apr 10, 2023

In today’s episode, we are joined by fellow Podcaster, Veteran, Speaker, Entrepreneur, and CEO and Founder of Alpha Influence Media, Alundas Havens. He talks about his experiences and what inspired him to take action and make the change to become better. He also shares how everything he’s been through set him on a mission to connect with other entrepreneurs, business owners, and thought leaders and find out how to make a significant impact on the community.

 

Alundas is a Father, Marine, Husband, Servant Leader, Business Owner, Entrepreneur, and Podcast Host

 

Alundas teaches from a place of vulnerability, where he goes in-depth on his struggles as a man by detailing his life for his fellow brothers. He focuses all his energy on helping his previous self get through life, whether stacking wins or finding out why we prevent ourselves from winning. Alundas finds answers on how we can become eternal warriors that evolved in every aspect of life.

 

Learn more about Alundas:

Website: https://thewinnersparadigm.com/

IG: https://www.instagram.com/alundas_havens/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/alundas.havens

TikTok: http://www.tiktok.com/@alundas_havens



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I love connecting with Work at Home RockStars! Reach out on LinkedIn, Instagram, or via email

 

Website 💻 https://workathomerockstar.com

 

WHR Facebook Page 📌

https://www.facebook.com/workathomerockstar

 

Feel free to DM us on any of our social platforms:

Instagram 📷 https://www.instagram.com/workathomerockstar

Email 💬  tim@workathomerockstar.com

LinkedIn ✍ https://www.linkedin.com/in/timmelanson/

 

In This Episode:

[0:52] The good note: Alundas’ story of success

[6:00] The bad note

[13:42] On getting better

[18:45] Why are entrepreneurs more directed to meditation?

[22:30] Exploring one’s self

[27:09] What are his tools to bring success in business and life?

[28:12] On learning from the best

[32:57] What’s exciting in his business?

[34:51] Find out more about Alundas

[35:18] Outro

 

Apr 3, 2023

In this episode, we speak with a Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur, and Founder of Awareness Strategies, Michelle Nedelec. Michelle shares her business journey, how they optimized the workflow in their company and the tools they use that keep bringing them business success.

 

An international bestselling author, Michelle is an expert in entrepreneurialism and the founder of Awareness Strategies.  She’s run her own series of companies for over 22 years and, for over 15 years, has been helping Managers and Executives to continually double their profits and revenues. She not only has what it takes to help her clients build million-dollar businesses, but she does it time and time again.

 

Michelle particularly loves to talk about Marketing Automation, Systems Integration, and support both on and off the stage. She teaches the key components of business: Strategy, Systems, Support, and State of Mind, so you know how to continually elevate all four components to build a healthy, thriving business.  For the past 6 years, she’s been focusing on helping entrepreneurs bring their businesses online from conceptualization to Done For You IT automation. She recently stepped into the world of podcasting with her own show - the Business Ownership Podcast.



Learn more about Michelle:

Website: https://www.awarenessstrategies.com/

 

Check out their CDAP roadmap: https://www.awarenessstrategies.com/digital-adoption-roadmap-grant-old/

 

Get a website audit for free: https://www.awarenessstrategies.com/website-audit/

 

Listen to her podcast: https://www.awarenessstrategies.com/blog/



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I love connecting with Work at Home RockStars! Reach out on LinkedIn, Instagram, or via email

 

Website 💻 https://workathomerockstar.com

 

WHR Facebook Page 📌

https://www.facebook.com/workathomerockstar

 

Feel free to DM us on any of our social platforms:

Instagram 📷 https://www.instagram.com/workathomerockstar

Email 💬  tim@workathomerockstar.com

LinkedIn ✍ https://www.linkedin.com/in/timmelanson/



In This Episode:

[0:41] Michelle’s story of business success

[1:58] What’s Michelle’s bad note?

[5:07] How she hires her team

[14:32] What are the tools that bring success to her business?

[18:43] On keeping the cash flow positive

[22:13] Guest solo: What’s exciting in her business?

[24:09] Where to find Michelle

[26:08] Outro

 

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