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The Mind Your Business Podcast

All entrepreneurs want to know the secret to success. James Wedmore, an 8-figure online entrepreneur, believes success is created by mindset over strategy, magic over metrics, and attitude over action. In this podcast, James untangles the common misconception that hustle and hard work are all it takes to be successful.

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Episode 691: #BizTipFriday Digital CEO Edition: What To Change In Your Launch Or Promotion To Enhance Sales
Looking for ways to improve your launch or promotion and generate more sales? In this #BizTipFriday Digital CEO Edition of the podcast, I reveal strategies that we teach in Business By Design that will help you do it!  If you just take a few of the things I share today and add them to your next launch, you’ll notice how these improvements and refinements will lead to increased performance and conversions!  The Rise Of The Digital CEO kicks off this June 6th, and you can register NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/RISE!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore.   In this episode you’ll hear: The philosophy of “do less, do it better” and some ways in which changes can do more harm than good  A strategy you can use on your cart open day to dramatically boost sales  How you can still generate revenue even after your cart closes  That adding a live chat feature to your pages can literally make the sale  Why creating a secret podcast for your audience is such an effective strategy for enhancing your launch or promotion For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/691 
18:54 5/24/24
Episode 690: How Making One Key Change to An Offer Took This Digital CEO From $2k per Month to $100k Per Quarter with Brooke Miller: A Digital CEO Success Story #WednesdayWeeklyWin
Today’s #WednesdayWeeklyWin edition of the podcast introduces you to yet another inspiring Digital CEO, Brooke Miller! After her initial offer didn’t yield the results or deliver the impact she was seeking, Brooke let go and created a brand new offer that was truly aligned with who she really is at her core, what she wants to teach, and who she wants to help. By letting go, Brooke is now at $100k a quarter in revenue, and she’s just getting started!  The Rise Of The Digital CEO kicks off this June 6th, and you can register NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @nutrition.for.mamas.   In this episode you’ll hear: A look at Brooke’s journey through BBD, both before and after the shifts and pivots she made  How her offer has changed and the way it is now more aligned and in demand  A hot seat Brooke had with me that changed everything for her and what happened immediately after this experience  The two big beliefs that she had to let go of in order to shift her mindset to what it needed to be  Brooke’s favorite non-business breakthrough from BBD  Why not being afraid to ask for help is key for Brooke as she builds her digital business  For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/690 
43:51 5/22/24
Episode 689: How to Create The Most Irresistible Offer EVER That Practically Sells Itself (Digital CEO Series)
As a Digital CEO selling products and services online, everything begins with your offer. In fact, offer creation is both an art and a science, and in this episode, I show you the right way to set up your offer and bring it to your audience, in a way that amplifies desire and removes resistance. When you do this, you have an irresistible offer that practically sells itself!  The Rise Of The Digital CEO kicks off this June 6th, and you can register NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/RISE!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni.  In this episode you’ll hear: That trying to sell a bad offer is the biggest area of struggle I see with Digital CEOs right now  Examples of some irresistible offers we’ve bought and the questions that consumers are asking themselves when deciding whether to purchase something  The types of offers that usually don’t sell well in the online space and where course creators and online experts are going wrong with their offers  Four specific things to consider to make your offer irresistible to buyers  The “ABCD” method that I created to help effectively set-up and position an offer For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/689 
70:14 5/20/24
Episode 688: #BizTipFriday Digital CEO Series: The Best Strategies for Turning Instagram Followers Into Hot Leads
I always say that if you want to grow your business, you want to grow your list, and in today’s #BizTipFriday edition of the podcast, I’m sharing the best strategies that we’re using right now for turning our Instagram followers into hot leads! What I share in this episode may sound simple at first, but when it comes to building a business, setting up your Instagram account the right way so that you are also using it for lead generation is so important, and this stuff just can’t be overlooked!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore. In this episode you’ll hear: The “ninja” strategy my team has in place that generated over 26,000 views and 592 requests for more info with just ONE post How we’re now cycling our free training offers using this strategy on Instagram and why it’s so effective  Another specific post where we have had success using what I talk about today  Two bonus strategies that are simple to use and can yield BIG results Why you always need to keep in mind that you should be focusing on list growth in your business  For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/688 
18:25 5/17/24
Episode 687: How a "Concussion Nerd" Made $40k Just 30 Days After Joining Business By Design with Natasha Wilch: A Digital CEO Success Story #WednesdayWeeklyWin
We’re back with another incredible #WednesdayWeeklyWin episode, where we bring you the success story of a Digital CEO who generated her first $40k in 30 days after joining Business By Design! Today, you’ll meet Natasha Wilch, who has one of the most unique niches that we’ve heard of as she is a world-renowned expert in concussions.  Natasha has a brick-and-mortar clinic in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, where people travel from all over the world to be treated by her, and to increase the amount of impact she can make, she has built a thriving online component to her business by creating her “Concussion Nerds” program.  In this episode, Natasha shares how she used what we teach in BBD to not only launch her beta and fill it, but the ways in which she is now refining her launches and seeing massive results by doing so. The best part is that Natasha is now leveraging her online business to impact so many more lives in the process!   Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @natasha.wilch.  In this episode you’ll hear: Why Natasha said she just knew she had to join BBD after attending the live Rise of the Digital CEO training  What she loves most about the program and the way that she used the ‘Monetize Before You Make It’ process from BBD to launch  The stories Natasha had been telling herself about launching and how Rise of the Digital CEO completely changed her perspective on this  A look at how she continues to refine her launches uses the strategies in BBD  The powerful messages Natasha is now receiving from people worldwide as she focuses on making a big impact in the world  Her advice for people who have an idea but need the support and structure to execute on what it is they want to do  What Natasha really considers as the true “secret sauce” of BBD  For full show notes and links, visit: https://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/687 
44:27 5/15/24
Episode 686: ​​How to Launch A Super Sexy Awesome Amazing Beta Program (Digital CEO Series)
The beta launch is where you’ll get your first sales and founding members in the door, and in today’s episode, we break down exactly what to do to crush yours! In fact, so many of our students are doing beta launches and getting amazing results following the process that we teach in Business By Design and by doing what we talk about today on the show, which means you can too!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/! We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni.  In this episode you’ll hear: The hard lesson I learned about launching and the way that it led to the origin of ‘Monetize Before You Make It’  A closer look at this process and the 5 magical things that happen when you do your beta launch the way we teach in BBD  I take you through how I would do a beta launch and the exact language I would use when offering it  What two things stood out most to Jen when she launched her beta Additional recommendations and advice for your next beta launch  Specific questions to ask yourself in order to determine if your beta was a success and how to know if you’re on the right track with your offer The way that I launched BBD many years ago as a beta program  What to do after your beta launch, common mistakes we see, and more…. For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/686   
64:02 5/13/24
Episode 685: How a Photographer DOUBLED her Business from her Chemo Chair and Conquered Cancer with Angie McPherson: Digital CEO Success Story #WednesdayWeeklyWin
Today’s #WednesdayWeeklyWin features our 2023 Business By Design Case Study winner, as voted on by the entire BBD community - Angie McPherson! In this episode, Angie opens up about her entrepreneurial journey and how she conquered cancer to have her biggest launch ever.  You’ll hear how Angie leveraged her business to create the life she wants for her and her family, and we’re happy to report that since Jen did this interview with Angie last year, she has simplified her product suite, streamlined her systems, revved up her marketing and grown her team even more. We’re so excited to see what the future holds for this inspiring entrepreneur who is just getting started! Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @angiejanine.  In this episode you’ll hear: Angie’s transition from offering just photography services to digital business model, and how she was able to move through the imposter syndrome that  she felt along the way  What happened for her immediately after launching her first digital product as a beta program How Angie used a key concept we teach in BBD to launch her offer, and the ways it helped her really think about what she wants her program to be and do  Her experiences as a cancer survivor and how it’s resulted in her seeing the world differently now  What Angie feels is the big difference between BBD and the other online courses and programs and how joining has allowed her to become a changed person  For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/685 
38:23 5/8/24
Episode 684: What’s REALLY Preventing You from Scaling Your Digital Program (Digital CEO Series)
In today’s episode, we’re bringing you a topic that is so important, and it’s something I’ve experienced myself and in other people over the years. We’re shining the light on the hidden culprit that just may be preventing you from scaling, and in fact, it’s so dangerous that it can even cause you to want to quit your business altogether. So listen up, as we reveal the tools and mindset shifts that will take your business from feeling “heavy” to being “light” and FUN! Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni.  In this episode you’ll hear: Why having your business or program feel “heavy” is a major problem that needs to be addressed right away The 3D aspect of this and a conversation that must be had around boundaries  What happens when you attach to your client’s level of success and what I’ve observed in terms of this from my own experience coaching others  The biggest way that I’ve changed as a coach that has helped the people I work with the most  Jen’s “3 S’s” to do before interacting with others to proactively protect yourself spiritually  Jen’s “3 C’s” of reactive things to do each time after working with others  A few vital clues to look for if something is upsetting or triggering you  An example of how a past client went from wanting to close down her business to having fun again and the simple shifts that made it happen For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/684 
70:32 5/6/24
Episode 683: How to Grow from $60k/Year to $400k A MONTH in Sales and Dream BIGGER with Bec Miller: A Digital CEO Success Story #WednesdayWeeklyWin
Today’s special #WednesdayWeeklyWin edition of the podcast features Bec Miller, a health coach who went from $5k months and exploded her business to $400k A MONTH (actually, since this interview was recorded last year, she is now projecting $7 million to $9 million in revenue this year)!  Bec is a tremendous example of someone who is not only living her life by design as someone who loves travel, but she also demonstrates what is truly possible in such a short amount of time. We’re happy to be bringing you her Digital CEO Success Story today and hope it inspires you as well.  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @health_with_bec.  In this episode you’ll hear: Where Bec’s passion and drive comes from and how she is able to maintain it today How and why she pivoted from offering one-to-one services to selling a digital program   The significant changes Bec saw in her business when she stepped into the mindset of the CEO role  The way she gained more time freedom and a vehicle she was then able to create to serve her clients in an even bigger capacity  A key principle Bec learned in BBD and how she used it to grow her business exponentially  The story of how taking a long-awaited vacation made Bec even more successful The big lessons she learned around not having to hustle 24/7 to be successful For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/683 
51:05 5/1/24
Episode 682: The 4 Phases of Digital Business (Digital CEO Episode Series)
Today, I reveal the 4 phases of online business, how to identify which phase you’re in and how to graduate to the next one. This is something that needs to be talked about, because business growth isn’t linear and it happens in stages. For every stage of growth in business there’s a different strategy, mindset, psychology, plan of action and way that you need to show up, and that’s what we cover in this jam-packed episode!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni.  In this episode you’ll hear: A look at the first phase, niche alignment, and the single objective you need to focus on in it What happens in the offer alignment phase and some incredible examples from our students that crushing it with their offers How to choose a strategy to use in the launch alignment phase and what’s keeping a lot of people stuck there Why the maximum impact phase is so exciting to be in, plus why you can’t truly scale before this stage of business  What makes a great offer and why I consider creating an irresistible offer both an art and a science For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/682 
48:36 4/29/24
Episode 681: #BizTipFriday Digital CEO Series: 10 Ways to Add Value for Your Audience
There are so many things you can do beyond just creating training videos that will provide MASSIVE value to your clients and customers, and in this #BizTipFriday, I give you 10 of them (plus some bonuses)! Not only will these strategies transfer your knowledge, wisdom and content while positioning you as the true expert in your space, they will help your clients get the real results they’re looking for. If you’re a leader in your industry right now or are striving to become one, and you’re looking to cultivate a reputation for getting people results, this episode is for you!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore.  Here are just some of the powerful strategies I share and you can use: Checklists Swipe Files  Templates Journal Prompts And more!  For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/681 
19:24 4/26/24
Episode 680: How A Busy Mom of 3 Made $10k in ONE MONTH with Kathi Reuter: A Digital CEO Success Story #WednesdayWeeklyWin
We’ve got another amazing #WednesdayWeeklyWin episode for you! Today, you’ll meet Kathi Reuter, who is another BBD Case Study Finalist from last year and a current member of our BBD Next Level Program.  Kathi is a stay-at-home mom of 3 that made $10k in just one month after starting her online business, and since this interview was originally recorded last year, Kathi continues to crush it! She has a HUGE goal of generating $500k in revenue this year, and in this episode, Kathi reveals the ways that she is taking action to go all in on her dreams!   Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @katherinereuter.  In this episode you’ll hear: Kathi’s background and the nudge she felt, and called to answer, to create her first online program The internal dialogue that was holding Kathi back and how it differed from the actual experience she had once she launched her beta program Kathi’s advice for someone who is just starting out on their own entrepreneurial journey and dealing with imposter syndrome The next steps in BBD she took after successfully completing her beta program  How Kathi was able to use the valuable feedback she received from students in the beta to make her program even better  The mindset hacks she recommends to stop overanalyzing and to get into action Kathi’s words of advice for other moms and busy individuals who may think they don’t have the time or energy to build a business  For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/680 
30:53 4/24/24
Episode 679: The Best List Building Strategies 2024 Edition
I often say that if you want to grow your business, then grow your email list. In this episode, we share the most effective strategies that we are using, and that our students are using in 2024, to do just that!  To discover how to attract your first 100 leads that actually want to buy your stuff, you’ll want to attend my FREE Live 3-Day Training for Digital Creators, Your First 100 Leads, which includes my 16-video course library updated for 2024. You can register now at www.jameswedmore.com/100 and I can’t wait to see you there!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at www.businessbydesign.net/!  In this episode you’ll hear: The big mistake new businesses and personal brands are making with social media right now  Why I still consider your launch to be the undefeated champion of email list building strategies and an example of how to do it the right way Three examples of lead magnets, or “freebies” that you can do and don’t take a lot of time or effort on your part The two main criteria for making a freebie to always keep in mind  What to consider about having a primary platform and the ways to drive traffic to it  A nurturing strategy that we use and you can implement to grow your own email list  Why the energetic component of all of this is so important and some of the ways in which entrepreneurs are sabotaging their own results For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/679 
65:41 4/22/24
Episode 678: #BizTipFriday Digital CEO Series: The MOST Essential Tools and Resources for Online Business
If you’ve ever wondered what tools I use behind-the-scenes in both my business and personal life, this #BizTipFriday edition of the podcast is for you! Today, I not only share the physical products and software that I’m a big fan of, but I also reveal some of my very favorite health products and items that you can use to optimize your own well-being.   To check out all of the resources that I use and mentioned in this episode, visit www.kit.co/jameswedmore! *note for Jenni & Cess - please remove if you don’t want this link in the description Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  In this episode you’ll hear: Why I’m such a huge fan of keeping things simple in business  The physical products we use for podcasts, videos and more  The key software I use, both personal and company-wide, and the reasoning behind each choice Some health stuff that I use and I recommend checking out for your own wellness For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/678 
38:16 4/19/24
Episode 677: How to Go Viral and Grow a Membership FAST with Sophie Byfield: A Digital CEO Success Story #WednesdayWeeklyWin
Today’s #WednesdayWeeklyWin edition of podcast features Sophie Byfield, a new mom entrepreneur who made more money in the first quarter of this year than she did all of last year!  Sophie is a fertility coach who previously was one of our BBD Case Study Finalists, and since that time, some BIG things have happened with her business. We can’t wait for you to listen to Sophie’s inspiring story as she shares the lessons she’s learned (so far!) on her journey.  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @fertilitycoachsophie.  In this episode you’ll hear: Sophie’s experience from going through The Rise of the Digital CEO and her biggest takeaways from it What she says is the big block that was holding her back from taking action A few of the amazing things that happened to Sophie's business after joining BBD   The biggest lesson Sophie learned when she blew up on social media What to know about audience building as a Digital CEO  Some ways to determine the type of content to create and how you can get that from information from your beta launch What Sophie has learned about herself personally during this process of building a business  The magic that happens when you give yourself permission to just DO IT Why you just need to take that next step…and remember that it’s not always going to be perfect  For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/677 
48:40 4/17/24
Episode 676: ​​6 Invisible Ingredients to Attracting More Paying Customers (Digital CEO Episode Series)
Today we’re kicking off what we’re calling The Digital CEO Episode Series, where over the next few weeks I’ll be sharing in more detail how I’ve been able to do what I do in my business! In this episode, we reveal 6 invisible ingredients that, when brought together, will attract a lot of money to you by bringing you the ideal clients that you are here to help and serve. If you’re building a personal brand as an online expert selling digital products, and you’re looking to take your business to 7-figures (or more) while actually loving your business, then this series is for you! Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  In this episode you’ll hear: The way that a lot of people are struggling with authority and how you need to become the living, breathing personification of what it is you offer  Why value display is a must have for a successful Digital CEO, plus what happens when your own values don’t match those of your audience What the frequency of actually caring to help others is all about  That knowing how you can help, and then conveying that energy in the right way, will be a gamechanger  What makes you a leader and how not having that leadership energy will hurt your business in so many ways  Why loving your offer is an invisible and essential ingredient for you to have and demonstrate to others   For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/676 
49:57 4/15/24
Episode 675: #BizTipFriday Digital CEO Edition: 3 Indicators Of A Million Dollar Niche
I’ve got another #BizTipFriday edition of the podcast for you today, and this one is jam-packed with actionable tips and strategies for niches! Today I reveal the indicators to look for that will point you to your million dollar niche, so if you’re struggling with who it is that you want to serve and how to position yourself in the market, this episode is for you!  Ready to go from serving everyone with everything to perfect-fit clients? You  can grab our free PDF guide that reveals 128 proven and profitable niches now at www.businessbydesign.net/nicheguide, or DM me the word “niche” on Instagram, @jameswedmore for your copy.  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  In this episode you’ll hear: The first steps to take to stop overthinking your niche and to just pick it  How to let go of the permission-based paradigm that so many find themselves in  Your niche is not a perfectly worded sentence, and what it really is instead Specific questions you can ask yourself to gain clarity when identifying your niche  What your competitors and other people in the marketplace will tell you about your niche  A cautionary tale of how you will not be successful following someone else's dreams just because you see them being successful For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/675 
38:10 4/12/24
Episode 674: From $25k Per Year to $25k Per Launch with Tessa Manuello: A Digital CEO Success Story #WednesdayWeeklyWin
Today we have another inspiring story of a Digital CEO who went from $25k per year to $25k per launch! Tessa Manuello is here to share about her journey in business and what happened for her after joining BBD.  In this episode, you’ll hear the struggles Tessa faced, the pivots she made to overcome them and the powerful lessons she’s learned along the way (and the cool part is that Tessa is in a niche that you most likely haven’t even heard of). This is such a great example of what can happen when you have the right blueprint and strategy to implement, and you know the actions to take!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @legaldesigncoach. In this episode you’ll hear: A bit about Tessa’s unique niche, what her life was like before BBD, and the shifts that happened after she joined  How her schedule looks so much different now and the role her business has played in creating it  Tessa’s process of going though BBD and why she says you don’t need to go in order or use everything that’s in it  Her advice for anyone looking to find success by creating an online business  What really stands out for most for Tessa with BBD compared to other programs that are available  For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/674 
33:43 4/10/24
Episode 673: Your Complete Plan to Your First $100k with Digital Products
If you’ve ever wondered how to get from zero to $100k per year selling your digital products, we’ve got you covered! In today's episode, we walk you through a complete plan on how to do it, no matter where you are on your entrepreneurial journey!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni.  In this episode you’ll hear: Why the $100k number is such a beautiful threshold to cross in business  The reasons I recommend you start working with 1-on-1 clients in the very first phase of your business How Phase 2 will allow you to test a scalable offer in the marketplace and what the goal of the beta launch isn’t A look at Phase 3 and how you’ll be repeating and refining in order to scale in it What to consider about automation and getting an organic and paid strategy in place  The “holy grail” metric and the way in which this number will measures the performance and health of your launch For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/673 
53:45 4/8/24
Episode 672: #BizTipFriday: The Three Metrics That Matter MOST In Your Business
In today’s #BizTipFriday edition of the podcast, I introduce to you the three most important metrics that you absolutely must be tracking, and growing, in your business. The best part is, if you just take these three metrics and start focusing on them right now, it is going to powerfully guide you into the future of your business!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore. In this episode you’ll hear: What the primary three metrics to be tracking are and why, although important, profit is not one of them  Homework and action steps around these metrics that you can do right now to get a finger on the pulse of your business  What you need to keep in mind about your Instagram followers and other social media accounts Two bonus metrics to measure after the big three are in place  For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/672 
16:25 4/5/24
Episode 671: “No Niche" to $400k A Year With Meg Burrage: A Digital CEO Success Story #WednesdayWeeklyWins
We’re back with another Wednesday Weekly Win and Digital CEO Success Story, and today you’ll meet a mom who jumped the corporate ship (being over $100k in debt) and has now taken her business to over $400k a year!  Meg Burrage initially joined BBD with no idea of what she wanted to teach and who she wanted to serve, but she had a vision and a dream and she went for it! In the process, Meg has created a growing business that has literally added $100k in revenue every single year, and we can’t wait for you to hear how she did it.  Stay tuned as you’ll be hearing from more amazing CEOs like Meg over the coming weeks who are continuing to apply what they’re learning in BBD (and building successful business that will last)!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @meg.burrage.  In this episode you’ll hear: How Meg’s digital endeavor started with a brick-and-mortar failure  The amazing results she has been able to produce in the last few years of running her online business  A bit about the type of freedom Business By Design can provide its students  Why Meg says she just knew she was made for more in life Her favorite business breakthrough since BBD  How the BBD community has made a lasting impact on Meg A reminder that we are all great at something and there are people out there in need of our help  What Meg feels is my “secret sauce” as a teacher For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/671   
38:41 4/3/24
Episode 670: Why Operating Like A Digital CEO Will Transform Your Business
Today we’re looking at the four essential traits of the Digital CEO, and the reasons why stepping into this role is absolutely essential - no matter what stage of the business you’re in right now!  The specific things we share in this episode should be the foundation or the core of any business, but they are what most entrepreneurs aren’t doing. When you apply this philosophy you’ll recognize the strategies that are working much quicker, and when you know how to apply them properly it changes everything!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni.  In this episode you’ll hear:  The main reason why we use and speak to the identity of the Digital CEO so much  A “rock bottom” time in my career and the two BIG realizations I made from this experience  What the common characteristics of a Digital CEO are and some results that our students are seeing by applying the principles we teach The first thing that has to be the top priority for any entrepreneur, and what to do right now if you are resisting pieces of your business  What a system-oriented mindset looks like and the ways that replication and simplicity will transform your business as the Digital CEO  A hidden skill that I’ve mastered, and that no one is talking about, that I can contribute so much of the success I’ve achieved to For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/670   
58:28 4/1/24
Episode 669: Rapid Fire Style Advice to Make an Outstanding Brand with Kate Taylor #BizTipFriday
Today’s guest was here earlier this week to share her story of surviving and thriving after a spiritual breakdown, and she’s back for a special #BizTipFriday edition of the podcast! In this episode, my own personal stylist Kate Taylor shares her insights and expertise on all things style, and as an entrepreneur with a brand you’ve got to hear what she has to say on this topic!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @katetaylorstylist.   In this episode you’ll hear:  What style is really all about and some tips for getting started with defining your style  Kate’s pet peeves and how you can avoid being inauthentic in your style  A look at the psychology of style and why this matters  The importance of wearing colors that represent what it is that you want to convey 3 steps Kate recommends taking when first creating your style  Why she usually doesn’t get involved in the photography aspect of styling For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/669 
31:04 3/29/24
Episode 668: How a new mom replaced a full-time salary with 1 membership in 7 months with Kelly Lyons: A Digital CEO Success Story #WednesdayWeeklyWins
Today we’re bringing back a segment we haven’t done in awhile on the podcast, and sharing a Wednesday Weekly Win case study with a Business By Design student who is seeing mind blowing results! In this episode, you’ll meet Kelly Lyons, who has created an incredibly successful business in a short amount of time, with two kids under the age of two! Jen recorded the first part of this interview last year when Kelly was one of our case study finalists during Rise of the Digital CEO, and we just knew we had to circle back and speak with Kelly again so she could share about the progress she has made since last year.  Stay tuned as you’ll be hearing from more amazing CEOs like Kelly over the coming weeks who are continuing to apply what they’re learning in BBD (and building successful business that will last)!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @kellylwellness.  In this episode you’ll hear:  Kelly’s journey from being a teacher to becoming an entrepreneur and how she just knew she had to be a part of BBD  The biggest lessons she learned as a mom with two babies entering the world of entrepreneurship  The ways in which BBD shifted everything for Kelly’s business and what it looked like for her to shift her business model to that of a membership  How having gratitude and the specific processes she has gotten from BBD have helped skyrocketed her business  Details on how Kelly finished 2023 in her business and the journey she’s been on since she was interviewed last year  The key pieces that have allowed her to 4x her revenue during that time  A key transformation that has happened for Kelly in the last 7 months  Her golden nugget of advice for someone who is on the fence about joining BBD  For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/668 
71:09 3/27/24
Episode 667: How to Survive a Spiritual Breakdown with Kate Taylor
For today’s episode, I’m joined by my dear friend and member of my Performance Mastermind, Kate Taylor. Kate is an incredible entrepreneur and stylist (including being my own stylist!) and she is here to talk about how to survive a messy spiritual breakdown and create a breakthrough in the process.  We cover so many topics in this one as Kate reveals the biggest lessons, spiritual and personal growth she has made on her journey. If you’re feeling called to lean into spirituality in your own life, then this powerful episode is for you!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.jameswedmoretraining.com/waitlist2024!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @katetaylorstylist. In this episode you’ll hear:  The calling Kate was feeling to add a different type of spiritual component to her business and why this felt so scary and uncomfortable for her  What I told Kate then about ego and impact as it relates to the pull she was feeling at that time Why growing is so hard for many to do and what the process of growth actually entails  How I view “coincidences” and some of the ways you can start using life’s beautiful synchronicities as you become aware of them What Kate came to realize about the issue of control and the need to just let go  The moment she truly became aware of what she should have been focusing on and the powerful lessons that came from this experience  For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/667 
79:28 3/25/24
Episode 666: What To Do With An Idea: How To Turn Light Bulbs Into Cold Hard Cash
So much of business is about ideas, but what the heck do you even do when you get a great idea? In this episode, not only do we answer this question, but we break down how to determine if your idea is a good or a bad one, the ways to test ideas, what to do when it isn’t working for you and how to know when it’s time to give up on an idea. These are things that I’ve gotten really good at over the years I’ve been in business, and we want to share it all with you here today!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.jameswedmoretraining.com/waitlist2024!  We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni. In this episode you’ll hear:  Why I like to look at every idea as a living thing that needs to grow  The phases that ideas will go through and why it’s important to realize that even good ideas can start out as “messy” ones How the approach I take to ideas if different than most, plus the common theme I see with all business ideas  The way to tell if it’s time to move into the investment phase and to start putting money behind your idea What often happens when you get too attached to a particular idea that you have   Why I want you to ignore the opinions of others and what you should be focusing on instead A simple question that you can ask yourself to gain more clarity with your idea and offer The 3 phases of the incubation phase of an idea and what Jen has learned about the investment piece  What types of questions you can ask yourself to start having more ideas coming in  Some of the reasons why eliminating certain ideas is crucial to your success  For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/666   
57:23 3/18/24
Episode 665: What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Digital Business (And Had To Learn The Hard Way)
Are you new to the digital, product-based or personal brand-based business? Maybe you’ve been in business for awhile now, but you’re just not getting the traction you want? I struggled for a long time and I’m always reflecting on my past and how I got to where I am today, and that’s why in this episode, I want to share the things that I wish I knew when I started, in order to help guide you on your journey!  Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because it’s almost time again for our once a year 3-part LIVE training, The Rise of the Digital CEO! It’s where I pull back the curtain and share the most valuable pieces of what I’ve done over 17 years to now have a $12 million to $13 million a year business selling digital products, and how to do it in a fast and ever-changing market. No matter where you’re at in your business, I guarantee that you are going to hear something that you’ve never heard before, that you can apply now and that will change your business forever. So stay tuned because we have some really cool stuff coming that will absolutely blow your mind, and don’t forget to save that date, June 6th, for the start of The Rise of the Digital CEO! We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni. In this episode you’ll hear: How I learned that launches don’t have to be stressful   The very first big mistake I made when I started my business and one that I want you to avoid A reminder of the role that effective communication will play in your success  How you need no more than 90-days to produce the result or outcome that you’re looking for  Why it’s often your second (or third), not your first, that will be your “home run” offer The reason you need to understand that you’re in the direct response business, and just having marketing is not enough to be successful in this business For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/665 
84:38 3/11/24
Episode 664: The REAL Reason Your Content Isn’t Landing Or Creating Engagement w/Brandon Lucero
Today’s episode is a deep dive into all things messaging, content and how to talk like a powerful authority and thought leader! This is a HUGE topic for myself and all entrepreneurs, which is why I’m excited to have my good friend Brandon Lucero back on the podcast. Brandon is one of the very best in the world at this copy stuff, and not just at doing it, but with teaching it to others. So listen closely, because Brandon is revealing the REAL reason your content isn’t landing or creating engagement in this super powerful episode!  If you’d like to learn how to communicate so your content, ads, emails, and sales mechanisms can become 2x more effective and automatically stand out regardless of how many competitors you have, you’ll want to check out Brandon’s free 3-day live experience, Master Your Profitable Messaging, happening March 18th, 20th and 22nd at 10 PST. To register now and reserve your spot, all you have to do is go to www.jameswedmore.com/messaging!  We want to know what resonates the most with you from this episode! Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @iambrandonlucero. In this episode you’ll hear: The number one place where people are going wrong with their messaging in 2024  What the difference is between a problem and a mistake, and why it’s so important to remember this when you are creating content  Why Brandon always looks at the behavior of buyers when determining what their symptoms really are  The reason that the language you use is key and specific questions that will help you go deeper to get the info you need for creating effective content  How learning to become a better teacher allowed Brandon to make more money  Why we both agree that buyers have moved beyond just needing to “know, like and trust” to purchase your products and services  How creating effective content boils down to the subconscious automations that we all have Our biggest pet peeves and the huge mistakes people are making in their copy and content right now  Why you need to understand that content is EVERYTHING and what you can expect to gain when you attend Brandon’s upcoming 3-day live workshop For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/664 
83:29 3/4/24
Episode 663: Secrets of Highly Successful People
It’s been said that success leaves clues, which is why in this episode, we’re giving you the hidden secrets of highly successful people! As we share, there is a common theme that runs through the lives of these people, and the way in which they view their health, finances, business, and life in general is very different from how most people today are operating.  This episode is your invitation to question and challenge everything, and most of all, if you want to live a free, happy and fulfilling life, then do it! This may take re-evaluating everything you thought you knew, but we hope this conversation helps you on your own journey of self-reflection.  We want to know what resonates the most with you from this episode! Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni. In this episode you’ll hear: A bit about why I view many so things through a contrarian lens Two specific questions to ask yourself about the beliefs that you currently hold  My health journey and what we’ve learned from successful people about nutrition and living an overall healthy life    Why it’s so important to understand the concept of “the drift” plus what happens when you just accept what you’re being told without questioning it  The key role that our parents and upbringing play in the way we now view the world How I had to unlearn many things, including what is taught in the education system, to get to where I am today  What people who have true wealth are doing that is opposite of those without it  Some of the different ways that successful people approach business and their finances  What’s behind the survival need to fit in and how this so often holds us back  The way that successful people are able to combine both the metaphysical aspects of life with action taking  Where they’re placing their attention and focus that differs from others The clear link to successful people and happiness, and so much more…. For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/663 
97:21 2/26/24
Episode 662: A Powerful Ingredient for LASTING Change
In today’s episode, Jen shares a big breakthrough she had and how she became aware of a powerful ingredient for LASTING change! The way she explains it is so simple, yet profound, and we wanted to share it with you today on the podcast.  Sometimes when you hear something in a new way it can land and make an impact that you never imagined was possible, and our intention is that perhaps this episode will do just that for you!  We want to know what resonates the most with you from this episode! Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni. In this episode you’ll hear: What came up for Jen in meditation and the very clear message she recently received from it  Why it’s so natural for humans to hold onto something and attach in some way, and how understanding this can help lead you to big changes The way that examining her own experiences in the past with attachment provided profound insights for Jen  A look at Jen’s upgrade and evolution to even more love and acceptance with who she is right now  What’s happening inside us when trauma occurs and how meditation supported her in this process  A time when Jen noticed a strong attachment to something and the beautiful way in which she was able to detach from it to gain perspective from the experience A reframe for the saying “everything happens for a reason” that you can start using in your own life  For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/662   
90:02 2/19/24

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