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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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Dec 25, 2023

When Sean Tyler Foley, managing director of Total Buy-In, found himself on the precipice of a speaking engagement alongside Tony Robbins, he did the unthinkable — he turned his expertise into a book under a nail-biting deadline. Today, Sean Tyler joins Tim to talk about his remarkable journey from stage fright to spotlight, revealing the transformative effects of embracing a challenge head-on. They discuss the immense preparation behind seamless performances,  emphasizing that success is not a sudden burst of luck but the culmination of years of hard work. This notion extends beyond the arts into entrepreneurship, where legal and financial preparedness, highlighted by a personal story of loss and the importance of succession planning, form the bedrock of sustainable business practices. They also touch on the transformative power of podcasting, as experienced by Sean Tyler, who has over 300 appearances in a single year. It is a testament to the medium's potential to build a robust online presence and establish credibility. Tune into this enlightening podcast episode and step into your spotlight.

 

Who is Sean Tyler Foley?

Sean Tyler Foley (STF) is a versatile film and stage performer who has been acting since he was six. He has appeared in productions such as Freddy Vs Jason, Door to Door, Carrie, and the musical Ragtime. Tyler is passionate about helping others take the stage and impact an audience with their stories. He is currently the Managing Director of Total Buy In and author of the #1 best-selling book The Power to Speak Naked. With his distinct and direct style, Tyler is emerging as one of North America’s sought-after leaders in public speaking for personal and professional development. He inspires others to reach for their dreams by promoting and encouraging people to be heard and understood.

 

Connect with Sean Tyler:
Website 1: https://www.seantylerfoley.com/ 

Website 2: http://www.totalbuyin.com/ 

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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SeanTylerFoleyYYC/ 

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/dropthemicyyc 

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/@seantylerfoley 

Email: stf@seantylerfoley.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:

(0:00) Intro
(0:50) Sean Tyler's good note
(5:04) Sharing a stage with Tony Robbins
(9:31) The bad note
(15:57) What he learned from the bad note
(17:41) Forming the band
(23:36) Playing with talents better than you
(28:02) What is important in a jam room
(31:55) Sean Tyler's guest solo
(34:27) Podcasting and marketing
(40:25) How to find Sean Tyler
(43:33) Outro

Dec 18, 2023

Have you ever wondered what separates good communication from the truly great? Sit tight as Brendan Kumarasamy, the charismatic CEO of MasterTalk, unravels this mystery. Tim and Brenden discuss the art of articulating ideas, the hurdles of marketing, and why a great marketer is critical for success. Brendan sheds light on how failure's transformative power can fuel success. He shares a poignant episode from his business journey that underscored the value of adaptability and being receptive to new ideas. Whether you are a business owner, a professional, or an individual interested in personal development, there are nuggets of wisdom to glean from this discussion. So, buckle up and tune in to this episode.

 

Who is Brenden Kumarasamy?

 

Brenden is a Montreal native who had to attend French school despite not knowing the language. Despite being scared of communication, he had to give presentations in French from the ages of 5 to 16. In university, Brenden refined his communication skills through case competitions. At 19, he started training himself and his teammates for these competitions to present in front of executives from companies like IBM, PwC & EY. This experience helped him start his YouTube & coaching business, MasterTalk, with the mission of being the bridge between everyone’s ideas and helping people become exceptional communicators through his free content.

 

Connect with Brenden Kumarasamy:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendenkumarasamy/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mastertalkyt/ 

Website: https://www.mastertalk.ca/ 

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/mastertalks 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/masteryourtalk/ 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/masteryourtalks 

 

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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:

(0:00) Intro

(0:42) Brenden's story of success

(2:12) Talking about your idea to others

(6:38) Brenden's bad note

(10:28) Tools he uses

(16:18) Business ground rules

(19:46) Apply the right advice for the right season

(23:10) Adaptability

(24:28) What's exciting in Brenden's business right now

(26:18) Content and delivery

(27:52) Outro

 

Dec 11, 2023

Rejection is a bitter pill to swallow. But isn't it just a part of life? In this episode, Tim is joined by Beate Chelette, the growth architect who transformed her life from being buried under a $135,000 debt to selling her venture to Bill Gates for millions! Through real-life instances of a salesperson or an artist, they underline that each 'No' we encounter is not a reflection of one's worth but a stepping stone towards growth. They dive deep into the significance of persistence, following your inner voice, and overcoming setbacks. Beate also enlightens us about the value of mentorship, asking questions, and the business side of work, especially for the artists. 

 

Who is Beate Chelette?

Beate Chelette is the founder of The Women’s Code and a Growth Architect. She provides leaders and visionaries with strategies, blueprints, and growth maps to enhance business systems, leadership skills, and team strength. 

Beate is known for her straightforward approach, ability to inspire and empower, and resilience. Her journey includes being $135,000 in debt at one point and selling her company to Bill Gates in a multimillion-dollar deal. 

Beate has been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Global Thought Leaders” by PeopleHum and as “One of 50 Must Follow Women Entrepreneurs” by HuffPost.

 

Connect with Beate Chelette:

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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GrowthArchitecture/ 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/beatechelette 

Website 1: https://beatechelette.com/ 

Website 2: https://growthblockerquiz.com 

Website 3: https://airtightavatar.com/ 

Website 4: https://uncoverysession.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:

(0:37) The good note

(0:59) The bad note

(6:38) The Avocado story

(12:14) Don't take things personally

(17:38) What is failure?

(21:01) Eliminate the wrong path

(24:00) Finding your tribe

(30:36) The Entrepreneurial Brain

(33:36) The significance of asking questions

(37:04) Guest solo and where to find Beate

(39:09) Outro



Dec 4, 2023

In this episode, Tim is joined by Suman Cherry, founder of Cherry Talent Group, who shared her entrepreneurial journey. Suman unraveled the secret of her success by highlighting the significance of a human-centric approach to business and the importance of prioritizing self-care and family above work. As an entrepreneur, she spoke about the transformation she underwent and the personal growth that she experienced along the way.

 

Who is Suman Cherry?

Suman Cherry is the CEO of Cherry Talent Group, a recruitment firm that aims to redefine the recruitment process. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Suman believes that the popular recruitment model often lacks transparency and integrity. She created Cherry Talent Group to address this issue and provide a more trustworthy and reliable recruitment service. The company approaches each client as a trusted partner and works as an extension of its team. They strive to understand the client’s organization and what sets them apart from their competition. Cherry Talent Group aims to nurture long-term relationships with clients and help them find the right person who fits their skills, vision, and culture

 

Connect with Suman Cherry:
Web: https://www.cherrytalentgroup.com/ 

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

Facebook: https://facebook.com/suman.cherrykilburn  

 

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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:

(0:37) The good note

(1:55) The bad note

(5:00) Why does connecting with yourself come up in entrepreneurship

(13:25) Losing momentum in business

(15:34) What is important in a home office

(17:01) Routines

(21:50) What's exciting with her business

(26:00) Ideal clients

(26:40) How to learn more about Suman

(27:06) Outro



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