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Work @ 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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Jun 22, 2020

Lauren Lapointe helps coaches get fully booked through smart strategy, intuitive marketing, and soul alignment so you can have the wildly successful online business of your dreams.

She took the leap several years ago to leave the corporate world and her cushy corner office behind to work for herself and hasn’t looked back. She believes that life is too short not to do what you love and she’s on a mission to help coaches share their gifts with the world in a bigger way.

Although she grew up in Canada, she now lives in Florida with her husband and an undisclosed number of cats (and guitars.)

Good Note : From a Monday Morning Epiphany to a full circle success in music

Bad Note : Listen to your soul alignment.

Get Fans : Figure out who you are so you can hone in on who you want to attract

Tools for Success : Evergreen Webinars

Learning From The Best : Good coaches and mentors can help you stay connected to your why

Jun 15, 2020

Tiji Thomas loves teaching and helping others overcome the fear of selling.

He has built 3 different million-dollar companies & has produced over $500,000,000 in sales.

He especially looks forward to working with coaches, entrepreneurs, consultants & other service providers because his priority is serving those that love to serve & help others.

And he’s done it using a no pressure process he calls “UnSelling”.

The truth is you do NOT need to use high pressure to get your future clients to say YES and he loves teaching people how to hold onto their core values, serve others & make more money than they ever dreamed of before.

He lives in Sugar Land, TX with his wife of 23 years & 2 kids and runs all of his businesses from home.


Good Note : Got pushed out of the nest early and was forced to be his own boss.

Bad Note : Creating something before you find out that there isn't a need for it.

Filling the Hat : Find out exactly why the prospect is on the call, then contect with how you can help them.

Tools for Success : Design a signature talk (ie: script) to use as a guide to your sales conversations.

Band : Make sure you have value alignment with everyone on your team.

Jun 8, 2020

I started off selling textbooks in my dorm room before discovering Amazon. I scaled a 25 million dollar Amazon business selling toys and baby products, but always struggled to hire help. College kids were unreliable and no US adults wanted to work for a 20 year old entrepreneur. One day a friend of mine introduced me to the virtual hiring space and I became addicted.

I set out to build a virtual assistant army, but quickly got frustrated with the poor quality and time commitment it took to hire on Upwork. I set out to build a better marketplace that pre-vetted virtual assistants before they were allowed on the platform, quickly matched them up with clients, had 24/7 support in case the smallest thing went wrong, and a no turnover protection where we covered replacement costs if someone quit.

Good Note : The story of selling a business.

Bad Note : Don't put all your eggs in one basket.

Band : What jobs to delegate.

How to get fans : Meet new people, appear on podcasts and create new content.

Filling the hat : Try lots of things that don't cost a lot. Stop doing the ones that don't work and double down on the ones that do work.

 

Jun 1, 2020

Gerri Detweiler is a leading, nationally recognized financing and credit expert, with more than 20 years of experience. During the 2008/2009 financial crisis, Gerri was interviewed hundreds of times, providing insightful expertise and actionable advice for traversing the turbulent landscape and unknown change. Today, she serves as Education Director for Nav, the trusted financing partner of over 1.4 million businesses, where she gives Nav’s customers certainty in an uncertain world through expertise and actionable advice.


Good Note : Write a book if you've been thinking about it.

Bad Note : Get a rock solid contract

Band : Be very careful with partnerships, it is better to hire.

Filling the Hat : Setting up payment plans

 

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