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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: September, 2023
Sep 25, 2023

Strap in; we're about to embark on a journey of entrepreneurial grit and determination with Brian Winch, the man who turned cleaning litter from parking lots into a six-figure business. We uncover Brian's early days, the hurdles he had to jump, and the myth of the 'customer is always right' that he victoriously debunked. He also sheds light on his successful book, Clean Lots America's Simplest Business, and the success stories stemming from it. So, buckle up and get ready to immerse yourself in Brian’s inspiring journey and valuable insights on building a successful business.

 

Who is Brian Winch?

 

Brian Winch grew his simple home-based environmental service from a side hustle in 1981 into a six-figure business of 40+ years. He started with little money, education, and skills and shares how you can do the same in his book Cleanlots - America's Simplest Business.



Connect with Brian:

Website: https://www.cleanlots.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cleanlots

FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/CLEANLOTS/906608026017446




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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] The good note: A story of business success

[2:33] The bad note: One thing that got him down for a while

[4:57] How does he keep getting good at what he does?

[6:47] How does he go about finding the right people to surround himself with?

[12:32] How does he turn followers into fans?

[19:03] On delegating tasks

[24:23] How does he go about coming up with new content?

[28:29] Guest solo: What’s exciting in his business right now?

[31:21] Where to find Brian

[32:00] Outro

 

Sep 18, 2023

Get ready for a thrilling journey as we sit down with Daniel Alfon, author of Build a LinkedIn Profile for Business Success. Daniel shares his wisdom on transitioning from a traditional corporate job to a successful freelance business powered by the strength of LinkedIn networking. We unpack the story of a woman who leveraged her connections to build a booming business after leaving the corporate world, highlighting the importance of forward planning, adaptability, and resilience in the face of setbacks. Tune in and let us unravel the secrets of maintaining a work-life balance and setting realistic expectations in the freelance world, and learn how effective networking can lead to bountiful referrals and success.



Who is Daniel Alfon?

 

Daniel Alfon is the author of Build a LinkedIn Profile for Business Success.

 

Daniel joined LinkedIn in early 2004 and publishes Articles, interviews, and exclusive content about advanced LinkedIn strategies to clients and subscribers to his website.

 

Connect with Daniel:

Website: https://www.danielalfon.com/

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




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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:

[0:42] What is Daniel’s good note?

[5:52] What didn’t go as Daniel planned?

[8:27] On firing a client

[14:49] How does he get good?

[24:23] How does he gather fans?

[30:43] What does his jam room look like?

[37:14] Guest solo: What’s exciting in his business?

[38:38] Where to find Daniel

[39:55] Outro

 

Sep 11, 2023

Have you ever wondered what it takes to start and run a successful business, even in the face of a great economic crisis? Our guest today, Seth Goldstein, Principal Creative Director of Goldstein Media, began his journey as an entrepreneur during the 2008 recession, and his story is an inspiring testament to the power of resilience and continuous learning. So, tune in for this insightful chat.

 

Who is Seth Goldstein?

 

Seth is a former newspaper journalist turned digital marketer and podcaster. He’s worked for news outlets across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. 

 

After getting massively burned out, Seth turned to digital marketing, starting his own business at the best time in 2008. The idea was to start a business to get a job. It’s been more than 15 years, and Seth’s still at it and is loving every minute.

 

There's been ups and downs, but that's the entrepreneurial journey, and he wouldn’t change it for anything.

 

Seth hosts a popular podcast called Entrepreneur's Enigma, where he talks about my experiences and talks to other entrepreneurs about their journeys.

 

When not working, Seth loves to travel and spend time with his wife, son, and their Airedoodle named Olive.

 

Connect with Seth:

Website: https://GoldsteinMedia.com

Email: sgoldstein@goldsteinmedia.com

 

Listen to his podcast: https://entrepreneursenigma.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:

[0:38] What’s Seth’s inspiring story of business success?

[2:11] What didn’t go as Seth planned?

[5:21] What are the tools he uses to get success in his business?

[9:31] How does he learn from the best?

[15:12] How is his home office set up?

[19:32] What’s exciting in his business?

[20:39] More about Entrepreneurs Enigma and Goldstein Media

[22:13] Where to find Seth

[23:38] Outro

 

Sep 4, 2023

Picture this: your heart beats in sync with your dreams, but there's an undercurrent of fear shadowing your every step. What do you do? Would you take the leap of faith? That's exactly what our guest, Amrit Singh, a high-performance life coach, did. He dared to quit his day job in the middle of a pandemic to pursue his true passion. Amrit's journey is a testament to the power of trusting one's heart and surrendering to the process. Despite the fear and uncertainty, he found the courage to march on, backed by the unwavering support of his family. So, tune in as we traverse the different pathways to personal and business success, guided by the wisdom of Amrit Singh.



Who is Amrit Singh?

 

Amrit Singh has been studying Kundalini Yoga for over 30 years, which gives him the ability to deeply understand and connect with his clients. In 1999 Amrit Singh decided to move to India to deepen his exploration of yoga and meditation. After 20 years in India, he recently moved to Valle de Bravo in Mexico. 

 

During all these years, his true passion has always been in helping people through 1-1 coaching, with a special focus on supporting people to create the freedom they need while doing what they love.



Connect with Amrit:

Website: https://coachingnow.info/



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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:

[0:38] What’s Amrit’s good note?

[3:51] What’s the bad note, and how did he recover from it?

[6:28] On saying no to clients

[11:43] How does he go about getting clients?

[14:50] How does he manage his cash flow?

[18:28] On investing in yourself

[21:37] How does he get good at what he does?

[26:03] What’s exciting in his business right now?

[30:31] Who would benefit the most from his programs?

[32:25] Where to find Amrit?

[33:31] Outro

 

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