The Goal Digger Podcast

By Jenna Kutcher

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 Jun 14, 2019

Brittany Rosenmiller
 Oct 13, 2018
Jenna is such a powerful influence in my life and business and the Goal Digger Podcast is just one valuable piece. It is full of amazing content and I am beyond grateful that she has taken the time and energy to share her knowledge with us!

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Author of "How Are You, Really?" Jenna Kutcher is redefining what success means and how you can find more joy, ease, and peace in the pursuit of your goals. If you’re ready to rewrite the parts of your life that are inauthentic so that you can move forward in confidence, it’s time to ask yourself the question you’ve been avoiding, "How Are You, Really?" Grab your copy today! How do I build my dream job? How do I make money online? Am I ready to leave my 9 to 5? How do I market my business? How can I create passive income? How can I grow my Instagram following? And the biggest question of all, can I *really* turn my passion into profits? Whether you’re a dreamer, have a side hustle, or you’re growing an empire, this is the show for you. The Goal Digger Podcast is a live-workshop style business and marketing podcast packed with actionable step-by-step tips that are helping thousands redefine success and chase bolder dreams. You can train with the experts on how to dig in, do the work, and tackle your biggest goals along the way. Host Jenna Kutcher brings you social media strategies, productivity tips, business hacks, authentic entrepreneurship truths and inspirational stories that can help YOU design your dream business and life. Jenna shares tangible, actionable advice that she used to escape the 9-5 hustle and become a self-made millionaire through photography, digital courses, affiliate marketing, and influencer campaigns. She’s sharing everything that has helped her navigate over a decade of entrepreneurship. Along with sharing her best-kept secrets, she interviews the top women in the industry who will share their secrets to ensure you are seen, heard, (and hired!) With 50 million downloads and counting, the Goal Digger movement is growing every day and now it’s YOUR TURN to hear from the experts, get inspired, and tackle your biggest goals along the way. Proud Member of the Hubspot Podcast Network

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622: I Tried Biohacking and The Results Might Surprise You
35:23

This has been one of the most requested topics ever. I did a podcast episode a little while back all about my own health journey, where I referenced that I have gotten very much into biohacking and am very curious about it because it's become a part of our lives. And I got so many DMs and requests from you guys to record this episode, so I am super excited to dive into the topic of biohacking.

Biohacking is also known as human augmentation, which sounds kind of creepy or like human enhancement. It's kind of this do-it-yourself biology aimed at improving your performance, your health, and your well-being through strategic interventions. For many biohackers, biohacking in general consists of just making small incremental diet or lifestyle changes to make small improvements in your health and well-being, and that has been a huge piece on my own health.

And so today is all about biohacking, coming from someone who knew nothing about this a year ago, who is not a doctor who will probably get things wrong, but who has experienced the benefits of biohacking in big ways over the last year. I'm going to walk through 14 things that I've done or tried in the last year and I'll share about if I've enjoyed them, if I'm still doing them or if it wasn't for me. Alright, let's dive on in.

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Nov 30, 2022
621: The SEO Secrets to Growing Your Business Organically
39:06

True or false: It’s possible to grow your business organically without spending a dime on paid ads. I can almost hear my two guests for this episode shouting from Minneapolis, “IT’S TRUE!” Yes, organic business growth is totally possible without spending on ads. The secret here is SEO – search engine optimization. 

Abbey Oslin and Courtney Petersen are both co-founders and business besties of Duo Collective, a boutique organic marketing agency specializing in social media strategy, branding, SEO and coaching for small business owners and creative entrepreneurs. 

The dynamic duo of Abbey and Courtney are here to demystify SEO starting with the basics, but don’t worry, for all you seasoned SEO DIYers listening, they’ve also got some updated advice and strategies to keep your SEO on point. Three SEO obsessed women on one podcast together… This should be FUN. 

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Nov 28, 2022
620: How to Leverage Where You Are to Get to Where You're Going
47:07

Usually once a month I sit down with my podcast producer, Kylie, and she grills me on a topic. But Miss Kylie is busy snuggling her sweet little baby, so I asked Brooklyn to come on. Brooklyn is an incredible member of my team who has been with me for four whole years, she is the keeper and the writer of all the words inside of the brand.

Today's topic is actually one I'm very excited about because I don't know if you're like me, but around this time, each year as we inch closer to the new year, I feel this simultaneous pull and tug of, who do I want to be coming the next year? And what do I wanna accomplish? And what do I need to wrap up in order to make this year great? And who am I going to turn into?

And it's this beautiful, beautiful pressure that we sometimes put on ourselves or the world puts on us, or the changing calendars bring to us of wanting to move in a new direction. However, today's topic is how to leverage where you're at to get to where you wanna go instead of abandoning all the things that have gotten you here.

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Nov 23, 2022
619: How to Get Clear on What ‘Having It All’ Means for You
01:22:29

Having a ‘dream’ or vision for your life can look great on paper, but in practice, more often than not, can start to feel overwhelming. How is someone supposed to actually juggle a career alongside, well, anything else? Time for adventure, family, community, rest, creativity? All signs start pointing to burnout. And I’m passionate about showing you that the ‘having it all’ burnout only happens when we let other people define it for us. That’s why I wanted to sit down with my friend and truly brilliant leader, Lewis Howes, on his podcast School of Greatness! 

This conversation felt so perfectly timed. If you’re not already a student of the School of Greatness, then make sure you subscribe and listen in — my takeaways are always profoundly simple and super applicable.

As I listened to this episode on his show, I found myself wanting to make sure YOU heard these words. We dive into why it’s SO important to invest in yourself, and what it really looks like to overcome the doubt and fear that holds us back from doing that wholeheartedly. The themes and messages here are truly meant for you, Goal Diggers, so I am grateful that Lewis let me share this conversation here with you, too! 

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Nov 21, 2022
618: How an Infomercial Unexpectedly Taught Me These Marketing Strategies
42:46

I can't believe I'm recording an episode talking about an infomercial, but here we are. I actually had an entirely different episode planned for today, I was going to record an episode all about boundaries, but I actually pivoted because I had a really interesting encounter this morning.

I went to get my nails done, and while I was sitting there with dead headphones and nothing to do but watch the tv, an infomercial for Nutri Sealers caught my eye. I had the pleasure of watching this infomercial for about 45 minutes, and I actually learned a lot from it. I was so intrigued and I kind of asked myself like, what are they getting right? Because I am not a Nutri Sealer customer yet, however, I want to talk about how the infomercial almost made me a customer. 

So today's episode is going to be about the five things that I learned from watching an infomercial that we can all apply to our marketing strategy today. What do you think? Should we dive in? Let's go.

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Nov 16, 2022
617: Curious about Cryptocurrency? Hit Play Now!
43:41

Bitcoin had a bad week — like a really bad one. And if you’re out of the know or don’t understand that world, you’re not alone, we don’t really get it either. In fact, the timing of this release feels a little uncanny as headlines are hitting on the topic (and we still don’t understand it all!) We recorded this episode with Brit a few months ago (to help prep for our producer’s maternity leave!) and so while the Bitcoin world is experiencing interruptions, the content inside of this show helps dissect what this world is and if it’s something you might want to explore.

Cryptocurrency. What’s your first thought when you hear that word? Maybe you’re already an investor and you know the potential in this growing space. Maybe you have a healthy curiosity but reasonable skepticism about it.

For a time, I definitely felt like the world of crypto and NFTs and Web3 was rife with gatekeepers wanting to keep women and non-binary people on the outside... But leave it to serial entrepreneur Brit Morin to bust down those gates and wave in a community of people to learn all about how to invest and benefit from an industry that will reach an estimated value of $10 trillion in the next five years.

You might know Brit Morin from her lifestyle and education company Brit + Co, but in this conversation, we’re talking about her endeavors in the Web3 and cryptocurrency arena. She will demystify the terms and concepts you need to know to get started, why it’s not too late to dive into the space, how people are making money with crypto, and some advice as you get started or grow your portfolio in the world of Web3. 

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Nov 14, 2022
616: Simplifying Your Marketing To-Do List: Here’s Where to Focus First
35:14

Marketing is confusing and overwhelming because we listen to ALL of the things we should be doing and chances are, if you’re just starting out – or even if you’re established, you’re walking around with some guilt or shame in feeling like you KNOW what you need to do but you either don’t know HOW to do it or don’t have the bandwidth to do it all. 

Let me take you back over a decade to one of my business courses in college where they taught us the four P's: product, price, place, and promotion. I literally remember learning about these “p’s” sitting next to Drew in a course and when I think about knowing how and where to market your business, it’s important we take these four p’s into account. 

I’m going to let you establish your product and price – I have a few good episodes on pricing strategies, and we’re going to focus on place and promotion in today’s episode! Are you ready to dive on in as we talk about what to focus on first in your marketing?

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Nov 09, 2022
615: Building a Product-Based Business that Can Survive Any Season
44:49

Where are my product-based business owners at? I know the community of makers and creators listening to this show is a mighty one, so I am thrilled to welcome two expert voices in the product-based space to speak to the unique challenges and opportunities that come with launching and growing a business around a physical product. 

Jacqueline Snyder and Minna Khounlo-Sithep are the combined force behind The Product Boss Podcast. Together their goal is to change the landscape of product entrepreneurship and help product-based entrepreneurs grow and scale their businesses in an ever-changing landscape. 

In this conversation, Jacqueline and Minna are sharing their insider tips for leveraging the product-based space, how to prepare for business seasons (like big retail holidays), their philosophy for discounting and sales, and advice for getting the most out of your email marketing efforts. Ready for this chat with the Product Boss ladies themselves?

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Nov 07, 2022
614: I Found Out I Have ADHD (Here’s What I’ve Learned So Far!)
52:45

Hi, I’m Jenna Kutcher. I lose my phone at least 3x a day and if you listen closely you can hear my Apple watching pinging to find it. I procrastinate on life admin things to the point where opening an envelope stresses me and causes anxiety. When I finally do the things that I’ve put off for too long like unpacking my suitcase or applying for my passport renewal, I berate myself that it took me so long to do something so simple. 

I create unnecessary stress for myself and others in my disorganization or inability to complete tasks with a lot of details. I function well with little piles of the things in my life and struggle when things are put away. I am Jenna and I have ADHD and today’s episode is alllll about that. 

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Nov 02, 2022
613: How Content Creation Can Help Your Business Survive Anything
43:49

When actress Shay Mitchell launched her travel brand BÉIS in 2018, travel was not laden with the nuanced challenges it is today in a recovering pandemic world. When 2020 hit, President of BÉIS Adeela Hussain Johnson worked side by side with Shay to navigate the big upheaval in their space – if people weren’t traveling, if people couldn’t travel, what did the business need to do to adapt? It’s a question they answered together, and answered really, really well.

From idea conception to launching, building and running BÉIS, Adeela and the small but growing team at BÉIS have shifted, modified, and adapted their products, content marketing, and strategies to almost pandemic-proof the brand, despite its foundation in the travel space. 

Adeela is here to talk about content marketing and the strategies you can use in your own business, whether you’re a product- or service-based brand, as well as the changing role of influencers and how your brand can carve out a niche in a crowded market, even if you’re not a big celeb.

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Oct 31, 2022
612: A Website Refresh for When You’re Short on Time
39:10

About once a year, I get the pull to do a website overhaul — or at the very least, a detailed refresh. I feel like it’s important to evaluate our marketing materials regularly and make sure they all still fit our current vibe, style, and business trajectory. This year, I wanted my website to match the energy I’m feeling after welcoming our second daughter last year and launching my book this year: bright, fun, free. Between the book, the baby, and the new house, this year was a big one, so we asked ourselves: How do we freshen up my home on the web to reflect all this newness?

In this episode, I’ll take you through my website refresh process and convince you to take another look at your own website to ensure your followers are landing somewhere that aligns with who and where you are currently.

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Oct 26, 2022
611: Stop Faking the Enjoyment of Your Life, From Live Beautifully with Katrina Scott
58:48

There’s nothing like a good, long, kitchen chat with a good friend, is there? The tea is hot, the shoes are off, the hair is messy, and the phones are in the other room. The most perfectly necessary friendship chat. Picture this setting as I pulled up a cozy seat at Katrina Scott’s table for her podcast, Live Beautifully, and I gotta say, we truly did live a beautiful moment together in that conversation! So much so that I asked her if I could bring this episode of hers over here for YOU. She said yes and here we are! 

Before I press play on this episode she’s shared with me, I want to make sure you link arms with Katrina and her podcast – it’s one of those soul-nourishing shows you’re going to be so excited to listen to every week that it pops up into the timeline of your favorite podcast app! Go on and search it up, give it a follow, and have kitchen time with Katrina every single week! 

Now, grab your tea and pull up a seat with us as we talk about journeying through life’s biggest, often harrowing transitions, from motherhood, to entrepreneurship, to authorship, to watching all of those collide into an entirely new kind of life worth living. 

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Oct 24, 2022
610: How to Leverage a Podcast to Market and Sell
44:48

For years, I avoided being interviewed on other podcasts — not because I didn’t want to or had anything against going on other podcasts, but simply because I was in a season of saying “no” to most speaking engagements, including most podcast interviews. I was busy growing my family, my business, and staying in my own lane with my podcast. But things changed this year when I released my first book, “How Are You, Really?” and I got the urge to get back in front of the mic for shows other than just my own.

And you know what? It was absolutely mind-blowing (and opening) how transformative it was to step onto other people’s platforms, share my story in their spaces, and gain that sort of brand new exposure to their audiences. I’d avoided it for so long, but meanwhile, it ended up being one of the biggest propellers for getting the word about my book out there to so many new people I wouldn’t have otherwise been exposed to!

 

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Oct 19, 2022
609: Ways to Get Unstuck and Discover Your New Direction
40:10

Pivoting is something I know a lot about – some of my best career moves started with a desire to pivot, to switch it up, to pursue a new direction toward the life and business I really wanted. Sometimes those pivots were major U-Turns – a complete reverse of direction in pursuit of brand new ideas, dreams, and opportunities. “You Turns” are something this guest knows all about.

 

Ashley Stahl is a counterterrorism professional turned career coach. She helps people all over the world with self-discovery, upgrading their confidence, and finding career fulfillment. 

 

Are you in the metaphorical staircase with a big couch yelling pivot? Are you in the left lane with your blinker on, ready to pull a U-Turn? Is the only thing more terrifying than stepping into the unknown, staying stuck exactly where you are? If you answered yes to any of the above, this is the episode for you. 

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Oct 17, 2022
608: A Vulnerable Look Inside My Health Journey and Why It’s Stuck
47:19

When I reflect on my personal health journey, I realize it has impacted my work on a deep, deep level, probably on a deeper level than any of the strategies and systems that I've utilized in recent years. I'm a pretty open book, I've talked about my health journey on this show, but today is this attempt to dive deeper into what I've been doing, how I've been feeling, and even more importantly, how it's impacted my work and why I think things finally stuck this time. I know I'm not unique in this human experience of wanting to change something in my life, whether it's my circumstance, my career, relationships, whatever that is, and not being confident enough to follow through or not getting the results that I wanted and just giving up.

I think what's super interesting about this topic, especially when it comes to my health journey, is that I'm not one month in or 60 days or 90 days, I've been really focused on this for the entire year, and this is the first time that I've actually stuck to something. And so this episode we're diving into the deep end.

 

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Oct 12, 2022
607: How to Know When You’ve “Made It,” Even When It Feels Like You’ll Never Arrive
36:54

What would it sound like if someone hit record on a conversation between you and a close friend over a cup of coffee (or glass of wine or matcha or a margarita, depending on your preference)? I was recently in California and had the opportunity to actually sit side by side with my friend Candice Kumai, a classically trained chef, former line cook, former TV host, former-model-turned journalist, and now a podcaster herself and best-selling author of seven books. 

Listening back, it felt like someone had hit record on a heart to heart between two pals at transitional phases of their lives, and captured all the candid feelings and giggles and tears that come from a good, honest, vulnerable chat. Sitting in her beautiful Los Angeles home over a cup of a specialty matcha, we poured into each other on the topics of success, why women can be so hard on themselves, the struggle to see yourself through the eyes of people who love you, and so much more. Slide up a chair and join us at the table. 

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Oct 10, 2022
606: I Have No Clue What’s Next For Me
36:00

What do you do when you're not totally sure what's next? When you're maybe in a sort of identity crisis or in this transition in your life where you're shifting identities, or your passions are changing, or you're looking at something that you've built and you're like, ‘I don't know if I wanna be doing this a year from now or five years from now or 10 years from now’?

There is this transition period that a lot of us sit in and it is so uncomfortable, but we also don't really have the tools to know how to navigate it well. In this episode, I want to share what I've been feeling and how I've been working through it and what I've been learning about myself in the process. I hope that today's episode is this invitation for you to ponder where you're heading, and if there are certain things you need to leave behind to continue, on your own journey. 

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Oct 05, 2022
605: How to Ditch the Perfectionism and Embrace Your Non-Linear Path
37:19

The path to each individual’s version of success is not a straight one. There are loops and dips and swirls and backtracks. Never once has a journey looked like a steady vertical incline from point A to point B. My guest for this episode has learned to embrace the roller coaster ride towards her successes, but it didn’t always come easy.

After attending Stanford and Harvard Law School, Ashley Menzies Babatunde had to combat her struggle with perfectionism and defining herself by her accomplishments. After her first big professional failure, she began to question everything. Now, Ashley is on a mission to share the human stories behind the highlights through her podcast No Straight Path. 

So in this conversation, we’re talking about the nonlinear journey to achieving our dreams, the curse of perfectionism, navigating your winning seasons, and what really defines who we are. Hint: We’re more than our career accomplishments.

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Oct 03, 2022
604: The 4 Surprisingly Effective Time Management Strategies I Learned This Year
44:20

As an entrepreneur, I learned a handful of years ago that if I didn’t get a handle on using my time wisely and thoughtfully, it was going to use me. And now, I truly believe that TIME is our greatest currency. It's a non-renewable investment, and I have seen, evidenced in my own life, that with just a few little shifts and pivots, we can learn to juice the most joy, peace, and true rest out of it! 

Recently a major learning resource for me was my deep dive into Time Genius created by Marie Forleo. In this episode, I’ll share with you my top takeaways from her program, why I took it, and how I hope it can help YOU maximize the work you do and the life you’re creating. Come with me and my podcast producer Kylie as we dive into how I approached the busiest season of work that my career and life has ever experienced and how I walked through it all with a peaceful pace rather than a stressful one. 

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Sep 28, 2022
603: You Can’t Afford to Ignore These Productivity Tips
01:00:24

When our second daughter was born I was about to move into one of the busiest seasons of my career yet, and I knew if I wanted to protect my time and fill the time I had wisely, I needed to tap into teachings from the best of the best when it comes to maximizing time. Enter, my friend: Marie Forleo. 

Save your seat for Marie's FREE training on the "3 Productivity Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make" by clicking here: marieandjenna.com

I was curious about her program, Time Genius, during my last pregnancy but had this moment of, “Wait, do I even have time to take a course right now?” As it turns out, that is the precise reason WHY I needed her course, all about maximizing and utilizing our precious time. 

Marie is back on the Goal Digger Podcast today to talk about time – how we spend it and what’s worth the investment, all the ways she’s maximized her time and became a Time Genius herself, and why “not having enough time” is a sign you’re ready for a new approach to time management. 

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Sep 26, 2022
602: 5 Ways to Prioritize Experiences Over Stuff
34:02

Quick gut check before we dive into the meat of today’s episode… Would you rather have unlimited shopping funds to only be used for clothes and personal items, or unlimited free flights to anywhere you want to go? Next question… Would you rather get to buy a luxury handbag or fancy watch, or spend a weekend in a city you’ve always wanted to visit? Final question: Would you rather get to pick out all new furnishings for your family room, or take 3-day weekends for the rest of your life?

If you’re in the pursuit of spending more on experiences vs. material things, press play to learn 5 creative ways to prioritize your spending in a way that may actually lead to greater happiness, according to the experts!

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Sep 21, 2022
601: Does Your Life Feel as Good As It Looks? from The Ed Mylett Show
59:55

Are you faking your life? Or are you really living it? I’m here to bring you into a conversation about this that I got to have with one of my most REAL, authentic friends of all time, Ed Mylett. As a major leader in the entrepreneurial and self-transformation space, he invited me to pull up a seat with him on his podcast, The Ed Mylett Show, to really unpack what we think goes into a life that doesn’t just LOOK good or check all the boxes —- but a life that FEELS good and true to who we are. 

In this conversation, Ed and I talk about how to shove off distractions, false expectations, and anything else that would hold us back from living in the most whole state of being. How do we reconnect to ourselves, mind body and soul, and learn how to weed out what doesn’t belong?

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Sep 19, 2022
600: 5 Things We Do to Foster Our Children’s Emotional Intelligence
45:06

The earlier in life we can harness the skill of emotional intelligence then the better set up we are to have healthy relationships, coping skills, and communication with others as we walk through life. I want my daughters to grow up knowing their emotions are valid and normal, whether they’re angry, sad, excited, happy, confused, or anything in between.

In this episode, I share 5 important ways that we foster our littles’ emotional intelligence on a daily basis so that they feel more set up for success in life and within their own work and personal relationships. If you have children – or even if you want to practice your own emotional resiliency – keep listening for 5 actions you can practice with your kiddos (and on your own) in order to grow this muscle that we can easily neglect. 

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Sep 14, 2022
599: How to Use Your Business to Support Social Good While Making a Profit
38:17

By the time Trudi Lebron was 16, she had two children and had dropped out of high school—all the odds were against her. Today, Trudi runs a million-dollar coaching and consulting firm, helping entrepreneurs and coaches build antiracist businesses and become equity-centered coaches and leaders. She is the CEO of ScriptFlip! and creator of the Institute for Equity Centered Coaching. 

In this episode, Trudi talks about leading an equity-centered and values driven business, justice-based commerce, and all the ways you can contribute to the social good while still pursuing profits with your company. 

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Sep 12, 2022
598: 14 Ways to Get Started as an Influencer Right Now
35:49

Everyone holds influence. Anyone can call themself an “influencer” if you share your life and the things you love and you do so with the goal of impacting or inspiring others, then in my world, you’re already an influencer. But maybe you’re not ready to claim that title as your own or maybe you’ve added a few caveats or requirements to what you consider an influencer. 

If that’s you and you’ve been considering dipping your toes into the influencer space or wondering if being an “influencer” is your next pivot or goal, then this episode is for you! So today I am sharing 14 simple ways to give the influencer space a go, and to inspire action for those in your circle.

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Sep 07, 2022
597: If You’re Struggling with Your Identity and Confidence, Listen to This
44:57

There are so many elements wrapped up in our own confidence. Our personal identities consist not only of the things we love about ourselves, but also of our insecurities and how we feel about our place in the world, in our relationships, in our careers and home lives. Confidence in our own identity shifts how we show up for ourselves and our dreams, and gaining more confidence is a practice we could all use a little more of. But how? My guest Amanda Pittman can help. 

Amanda Pittman is an author, speaker, entrepreneur, and the Founder of Confident Woman Co., a ministry that equips women to stand confidently upon the finished work of Jesus. I’m so thrilled to have Amanda here for a chat about identity, insecurity, being women of ambition, and standing in our confidence.

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Sep 05, 2022
596: Q&A: What Do You Really Need to Create, Launch, and Make Money with a Course?
44:45

Here’s the thing: creating your own course will always stay a dream out of reach until you really take a look at what it takes to create and launch your own. And the good news is that it's WAY easier than you think.

And that’s why I am here to answer YOUR real questions about digital courses! And you asked some VERY important ones, about how to know when you’re ready and what you NEED to have in order to start, taking care of students, and where I think the online course world is headed. We’re getting you SET today! 

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Aug 31, 2022
595: Why a Digital Course Side-Hustle Could Be Your Game Changer
50:09

You might be standing in the same spot I was years ago, wondering if creating a digital course could truly help you achieve your own version of success, regardless of what the economy is doing around you. Or maybe you’re a full-time parent but you have a passion that you put on hold and now you’re wondering if it’s time to pursue it. Maybe you feel stuck, waiting for answers to your course questions so you can feel confident diving in without hesitation. 

My dear friend and digital course creation expert Amy Porterfield is back once again to talk about digital courses, because neither of us want those questions to stop you in your tracks and keep you from the success that could unfold from your decision to say “yes” to creating an online course.

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Aug 29, 2022
594: 12 Boundaries I’ve Implemented in Work & Life to Protect My Peace
37:55

In the last few years I’ve led with one main goal: to do anything and everything to protect my peace. Why? Because success to me means feeling at peace in my life and work. Waking up and not feeling anxious or stressed but being on this peaceful pursuit. So while I absolutely still have goals for my business, I more so have a vision for what I want my LIFE to be – not just what I want it to look like but how I want it to feel. 

In this episode, I’m sharing 12 personal boundaries I’ve set up for myself that you are more than welcome to borrow in order to protect your own peace, whatever that looks like to you.

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Aug 24, 2022
593: Are You Living in Alignment? A Conversation on the Almost 30 Podcast
01:10:47

I got to sit down with the incomparable Lindsey and Krista, creators and hosts of the Almost 30 Podcast to lay it allllll out on the table as we discussed one of my favorite, most-treasured practices in the last few years —- integration. 

Living in alignment with all of the beautiful parts of who we are is SO important for creating a life we really love. This conversation of ours originally aired on their podcast and I loved it *so* much that I asked them if I could share it with you here, too. 

Subscribe and listen to the Almost 30 podcast wherever you get your podcasts.

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Aug 22, 2022
592: Talking About the Sexiest Topic Ever: Retirement Planning
38:27

This honestly may be one of the most important topics we discuss here because as much as business and marketing strategies are important for the here and now, it’s important that we’re thinking forward to offer us the opportunity to make decisions when it comes to our time.

So whether you have your retirement plan halfway devised, your 401k is booming or you don’t know where to start when it comes to creating a plan, let’s dive on in to what financial experts advise for entrepreneurs who are ready to prioritize their financial futures.

I’m not a certified financial professional and cannot legally provide financial advice. With everything, consult the team of professionals in your life. 

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Aug 17, 2022
591: Crime Junkie Creator Ashley Flowers Shares Her Secrets to Podcasting Success
37:03

Ashley Flowers is the creator and host behind some of the most successful and well-known podcasts across all genres and the founder and CEO of a podcast network that crafts chart-topping audio content in true crime, comedy, fiction, and beyond. She’s a new mom, an advocate for victims, a rescue dog lover like me, and now she’s adding another title to her name: Author. 

I’m eager to talk shop with her and dig into what she’s learned since the first episode of her wildly successful podcasts, how the landscape of the true crime genre is changing, the secret to crafting chart-topping shows, and why she decided to take on the major task of writing a book – a work of fiction, no less.

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Aug 15, 2022
590: Here's How Much We Made While We Took 2 Weeks Off
35:06

One of the biggest things I’ve learned this year is that rest does not need to be earned but it sometimes does need to be scheduled. This episode isn’t just about me resting though, it’s about how we, as a team, took two full weeks off during the holidays and still brought in income. Yeah, it’s easy to rest when you’ve got people picking up your slack but let’s talk about company culture and giving your whole team a break without fear that you’ll lose momentum or sales. 

I’m pulling the curtain back on how you can still make money while you rest and what that preparation should look like if you’re needing or craving some time away. 

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Aug 10, 2022
589: My Dietitian Reveals the Health Issues That Were Holding Me Back
58:21

I’ve shared about my health journey on my blog and on the podcast before, but I wanted to dive in deeper on one area that’s been so beneficial to me – nutrition. I’ve been working with Brigid Titgemeier, a functional medicine dietitian, and my learning with her has been absolutely amazing. 

In this conversation, we’re going to explore her world of health and nutrition – how is a functional medicine dietitian different from others? What can happen when an entrepreneur ignores their health and nutrition? And I get a bit vulnerable about my own nutrition and what I’m learning with Brigid. Grab a green smoothie and let’s get down to it.

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Aug 08, 2022
588: This Episode Will FINALLY Get You to Start and Grow Your Email List
39:39

No more wasting time. You need to start, grow, and serve your email list. I’m sharing my own list building story, how my profits grew as my list grew, why an email list must be a priority if you’re already strapped for time, a crazy stat on ROI that will forever change how you measure results when it comes to marketing, and a trick for automating emails so that you truly can set it and forget in a beautiful way. 

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Aug 03, 2022
587: Insider Tips for Working with a Designer on Any Project
40:02

You know the phrase ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’, right? It’s an important rule to live by and yet how many times have you found yourself scrolling through book recommendations or standing at the airport bookstore or perusing a friend’s bookshelf, looking for the book cover that strikes you as the perfect next read? Knowing the impact a book cover can have on a potential reader, I wanted to find a designer who could capture the feeling and message of my first book all while translating a personal brand I’ve built for the last 10-plus years to a new medium. That designer turned out to be Iowa native Briana Summers. 

Briana is the founding designer behind Brighten Made. She’s on the podcast with me to talk about designing the cover of How Are You, Really? as well as her corporate-to-entrepreneur pivot and the advice she has for other designers dreaming about striking out on their own and landing dream clients.

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Aug 01, 2022
586: 9 Ways I’m Prioritizing My Health in My Busiest Season Ever
41:45

One thing that I've realized in my journey is that the way that we feel in our bodies affects how we show up in every aspect of our lives, whether it is our relationships, career, parenthood, or friendships. The way that we feel in our skin changes our level of confidence. It changes the way that we qualify or disqualify ourselves for things. It shifts what we believe to be possible for us as human beings.

I am not shy about sharing my celebrations of my body, but also my struggles with my body and I have for over a decade. I want to share what I’ve been doing on my own health journey and steps I’m taking to feel like my best, most vibrant self.

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Jul 27, 2022
585: Why Her Brand is Still Successful Almost 2 Decades Later
43:09

She’s shared the same air with Beyonce, but honestly, that’s not even the most interesting thing about Mally Roncal. Her career began in fashion and pivoted into makeup, getting celebrities red carpet ready with more than just cosmetics… Mally is known and beloved for her energy and spark – exactly what her clients needed for an early hair and makeup call. 

Now, she’s turned beauty into her empire as the founder and president of Mally Beauty. I cannot wait to hear all about that experience and how she’s turned her brand into an industry giant with staying power. In this conversation, Mally shares her story, the behind the scenes of starting and growing a beauty brand, all the ways she encourages beauty both inside and out, as well as what she wants the next generation of business owners and leaders to learn from her journey. 

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Jul 25, 2022
584: The 4 Strategies That Doubled My Affiliate Income Last Year
32:14

Here’s a fun fact: We nearly DOUBLED our affiliate income in the last year as a company which was a huge increase for us! This didn’t happen accidentally and it also isn’t an overnight success story. This was an intentional focus for us as a company, specifically when it was clear that the world wasn’t just going back to normal anytime soon. 

If you’re just starting with affiliate marketing work OR if you’ve been at it for a while and can’t seem to crack the code to bringing in income with it… I want to share exactly how we doubled my affiliate income with five tangible tips to try so that you can expand this income opportunity within your own brand.

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Jul 20, 2022
583: These 4 Questions Will Qualify Your Digital Product Idea
39:34

The digital education space allowed me to step away from trading time for money, and if you’ve been here a while, you know *that* is one of the primary things I want to help *you* do, too. So does my guest! Avary Bradford is the CEO and Founder of The Hive Consulting Co. Her mission is to empower women with actionable education to transform their lives through courses, community and programs. There’s a key word in there I like – actionable. It’s a key part of creating online programs from your students that truly make a difference in their lives and work. 

In this conversation, we’re talking about actionable knowledge, the importance of learning with a community around you, and how you can take that precious knowledge you have and turn it into a program, membership or course that creates impact and income.

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Jul 18, 2022
582: How to Attract, Hire and Manage Your Business Dream Team
45:09

Here on the Goal Digger Podcast, we love having conversations based on the conversations all of you are having inside of our Goal Digger Podcast Facebook Insiders Group, which is hopping. We love looking for trends to figure out what it is that you're wondering or questioning or working on, and so this conversation comes directly from the group and it’s all about hiring. 

I do hiring and team building a little differently than most, and I think it’s why I’ve been able to attract and keep individuals who thrive in their roles and do such a great job supporting this business. With that, let’s dive into the topic of hiring, managing, and developing a strong team to support your biz, shall we?

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Jul 13, 2022
581: Meet the Founder Destigmatizing Periods and Menstruation
43:19

Periods and ending the stigma around menstruation has been a focus of Nadya Okamoto’s work since she was just 16-years old. She is the co-Founder of August, a lifestyle period brand working to reimagine periods to be powerful with sustainable pads and tampons, as well as period education with the “Ask August” database.

In this conversation, Nadya shares the path that led her to becoming an advocate for menstruators, how she launched her own company and why the different approach to period care is so important, and how menstruators can reclaim their period power. 

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Jul 11, 2022
580: I Cut This Chapter From My Book, Here’s Why
31:46

I honestly thought I would never share this, but when I kept revisiting it, I knew I wanted to record an episode and share this piece of my book with you. When you get my book and open the pages, you won't find these words on the inside, but I also want to remind you that sometimes the things we edit out, the things that get cut, the things that end up on the cutting room floor, they’re not meant to be thrown away. 

 

Let me read you what was chapter 12 of How Are You, Really? because while it's on the cutting room floor and not in the pages of my book, it still matters.

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Jul 06, 2022
579: The Power of Embracing Your Almost
44:11

Have you ever felt stuck in a season of ‘almost’? It’s a feeling of straddling where you are now and where you truly want to be, thinking if you could just achieve the goal, reach your own expectations, and finally make that dream come true everything else would fall into place. 

My friend Jordan Dooley knows exactly what that feeling is like, and that feeling could’ve kept her stuck. Instead, she learned through hard-fought battles and personal challenges the importance of finding contentment as well as motivation during seasons of waiting. That’s what we’re digging into during our conversation on the podcast. 

Listener Note: We talk about our pregnancy losses inside of this episode and I wanted to place this note so that if that topic is upsetting or triggering you, that you skip this episode and scoot to another. This is a topic that both Jordan and I discuss because it’s something we have walked through together. Please discern if the best thing to do is to protect your heart in whatever season you find yourself in. It is absolutely okay to choose to skip this conversation if the topic is challenging for you.

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Jul 04, 2022
578: Surprising Things I Never Revealed About the Book Process
43:33

The book is out into the world. My first book, How Are You, Really? is out in the world right now. I can’t believe I’m saying those words.

In this episode of the podcast, my teammate Brooklyn Wagner is joining me to reveal the little-known, lesser-discussed pieces of my book writing journey. She’s leading me through questions about adapting to a long term project versus immediate gratification work, what I learned during book launch season, and a whole heck of a lot more. Join us on this behind the scenes book journey, won’t you?

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Jun 29, 2022
577: What People Are REALLY Saying About My Book
45:55

Readers are the recipients of the love letter that is a book, and today, I finally get to hear some replies to that letter! And so do you! I’m stepping away from the mic today so that REAL Readers of my first book, How Are You, Really? can tell you why they picked up this book, share their own unique perspectives and reactions to its stories, and what lessons they want to integrate into their lives. 

These reviews come from parents, entrepreneurs, leaders, students, and individuals from the United States and beyond, all with different backgrounds and perspectives as they turned to page one of How Are You, Really? I hope their feedback on the book helps you gain a greater understanding of who the book is for and what you can expect from these so lovingly honed pages.

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Jun 27, 2022
576: Exclusive Sneak Peek: Chapter One of My First Book
52:14

I don't know about you, but I always watch the preview before I start a new Netflix show. And I actually begged my publishers to allow me to give you a little sneak peek, a little preview of my book, How Are You, Really? which is out June 28, 2022. 

Thankfully, they were gracious and agreed to my begging, so if you press play on this episode of the Goal Digger Podcast, you’ll get to hear the prologue and first chapter of my book before anyone else. That sentence right there just gave me goosebumps!

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Jun 22, 2022
575: You’ve Never Heard These Leaders Talk About THIS Before
50:53

I got this wild idea to reach out to friends of mine that are leading entrepreneurs, creators, and educators, and facilitate conversations with each of them where they TEACH US something. I’m talkin’ Amy Porterfield, Glo Atanmo, Brendon Burchard, Russell Brunson, Suneera Madhani, Lori Harder – the list goes on, and it is glorious. 

I’ve pulled ALL of these trainings together into a remarkably unique, exclusive new course called The Expert Series: In-Depth Life Lessons with your favorite leaders! The entirety of this brand new course is totally FREE. As a little preview, I’m pulling some of my favorite parts of the trainings from inside The Expert Series and compiling them for you right here, right now… let’s learn from some of the greats! 

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Jun 20, 2022
574: Hustle Harder or Manifest More? Here’s My Take
36:16

What do you think of when you hear the word “manifestation”? Are you all in and getting your vision board supplies ready to go, or are you cringing at the woo-woo ridiculousness of this theory? I tend to fall somewhere in the middle. Yes, envision this beautiful, full, robust, vibrant life, and also make sure you have a plan to take action, that you’re implementing on what you’re dreaming and thinking and manifesting.

With this episode, I want to show you how I use visualization AND goal-setting in order to reach the life I picture for myself. Plus, I’m simplifying all of this dream-life go-getting with a 3-step process to manifesting and taking action toward your juiciest, loveliest goals. 

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Jun 15, 2022
573: Is It Time to Delete Instagram?
44:41

Sadie Robertson is a podcaster, a speaker, and multiple bestselling author leading with her message to Live Original. In her latest book, Who Are You Following? Sadie takes on a topic that I’ve been mulling over in my own life. You know that I’m a big fan and I’ve even built a business on harnessing the power of social media and teaching others how to do it, too, but more than ever it seems more people are thinking about the influences that influencers have on our lives. Those little squares you’re scrolling past on the app each day – How are they really playing a role in your life?

I’m so excited to have the opportunity to talk to Sadie about the influence of social media, why we’re driven to post and what we’re gaining (or losing) when we do, and how it all plays into the views we hold about ourselves. This one is gonna be good. 

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Jun 13, 2022
572: Why I Didn't Write a Business Book
32:01

When I started writing my book, How Are You, Really? it wasn't the traditional way. I didn't follow the rules. I started my book with a Google Doc titled “I'm going to write a book”. Before an agent, before a proposal, before a book deal… I just started writing.

In this episode of the Goal Digger Podcast, I wanted to give you an off the cuff discussion of why I didn’t write a book about business despite having been an entrepreneur for the last 10 years (and counting). I haven’t done an episode like this in a while – just me, a microphone, and a few notes sharing a behind the scenes look at easily one of my biggest projects to date.

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Jun 08, 2022
571: Don’t Quit: Harness the Power of “One More” with Ed Mylett
43:20

Sometimes we have these preconceived notions about people who have a big online presence and what they might be like in real life. From our first meeting, Ed Mylett has stood out as one of the kindest, most open-hearted people in my world and it’s such a treat to now have the opportunity to welcome him onto the Goal Digger Podcast for a conversation about his new book, The Power of One More

In the book, Ed shares personal stories and reflections on how his father battled a substance abuse disorder and got sober when Ed was just 15-years old. This conversation with Ed is a generous peek into his stories and lessons shared inside the book, and I’m so excited for you to hear it. 

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Jun 06, 2022
570: 14 Ways to Get More Done in Less Time
30:48

I’ve really been leaning into anti-hustle culture. For so long, it was “cool” to work yourself around the clock and never take breaks, and somehow our culture ran with that notion and busy-ness became a source of pride and a badge of honor for so many people. 

In this episode, we’re going to talk about 14 ways to maximize your time, specifically when you ARE working, so that you’re able to fully unplug, relax and spend quality time with yourself or your loved ones whenever you’re not on the clock.

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Jun 01, 2022
569: Talking The Office, Podcasting, and Writing Books with Jenna Fischer
45:19

She is a mom, a podcaster, and an author, but perhaps you know her best from her role of Pam Beesly on The Office. Jenna Fischer entered our homes as the receptionist at the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company and became half of one of the most-loved TV couples of our generation. 

She and her best friend, Angela Kinsey, who played Angela Martin on The Office, launched The Office Ladies podcast together in fall of 2021. And now, their behind the scenes stories are coming to book form, too, with their first book together The Office BFFs. I’m asking Jenna about what it was like to be part of a show with such massive success, what she loved about being Pam Beesly, how she navigated the new medium of podcasting, and how she balances her personal and professional relationship working with her BFF.

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May 30, 2022
568: If You Hate Conflict Please Listen to This
47:01

Who here avoids conflict at all costs? I know, just the thought of facing conflict head on is enough to make a lot of people squirm in their seats, and yet conflict is an unavoidable part of human life. Like anything else, developing an approach and practicing that approach can help you feel confident when it comes time to step into the ring and tackle conflict in any area of life, from personal to professional and even conflict within yourself. 

I’ll walk through what it means to protect your peace, why it’s important to determine how you process issues, the meaning of intentional listening, the power of harnessing humility and more. Ready for some conflict and resolution?

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May 25, 2022
567: What Pinterest Can Do for Your Business in 2022
38:17

If you’re putting all your marketing eggs into the Instagram and Facebook basket, you are missing out on the number one way I drive organic traffic to my website, and the platform that gives your content the longest lifespan… We’re talking months compared to hours. This guest knows all about the power of this massive platform known as Pinterest.

With Kaeli Todd’s expertise, we’ve leveled up our strategy to ensure that even more people are seeing our content and landing on my site for even more opportunities to learn and be served by my business. In this conversation, we’re talking about why you need to be on the platform if you’re not already, the best place to get started as a newbie, and some nuggets of actionable advice to jumpstart your Pinterest marketing strategy right now. 

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May 23, 2022
566: Is Your Brand Cohesive and Original? Find Out.
38:27

Where would I start if today was day one of creating a brand new brand? How can you feature multiple services and offers under one brand without confusion? Is a personal brand under your own name always right for a new business?

These are just a few of the brand-related questions we’re tackling in this installment of Kylie & Jenna. Talking branding is one of my favorite things to dig into, and this discussion features your questions plus a peek inside the Jenna Kutcher brand and how it’s evolving in this new season of my life.

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May 18, 2022
565: What is Radical Confidence and How Do You Get It?
44:22

Lisa Bilyeu and her husband Tom founded Quest Nutrition, ultimately selling it for a cool billion dollars. Lisa's story is one of what she thought her life would look like, versus what it does look like, versus what it is going to look like is constantly unfolding. 

Lisa wrote her first book, Radical Confidence, so I can’t wait to discuss all things about becoming an author, what it means to have radical confidence, and a story from the pages of her book that really shook me to my core.

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May 16, 2022
564: If I Had $1,500 to Start a Business, Here's Where I'd Spend It
27:35

If the thought of dropping thousands just to START gives you hives, I don’t blame you. Stress city, if you ask me. Instead, I’ve pulled together 8 resources that will cover your marketing, invoicing, branding, graphics, systems, and legalities to get your business idea off the ground this month for less than $1500. 

Actually, the total cost comes in under $1100 (with some wiggle room). It isn’t a small chunk of money by any means, but it’s definitely more palatable than coughing up $5000 before ever knowing what your profitability might be.

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May 11, 2022
563: SPEAK: The 5 Pillars That Will Transform How You Live
35:10

Before she became a Peloton instructor, motivational speaker, founder, and author, Tunde Oyeneyin had a lucrative beauty career. She left it behind to pursue the world of fitness as a Peloton instructor, though it wasn’t overnight success for Tunde. She didn’t nail her first Peloton audition… But Tunde didn’t give up. 

SPEAK is an acronym that guides Tunde’s life and pushes her forward and upward through challenges and setbacks, always reaching for her best, most purpose-filled life. In this conversation, we talk about her career evolution, building confidence, and the five words that continue to guide her (and will guide you) to live her best life.

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May 09, 2022
562: Screw Balance, This is the New Goal
25:45

The undertones of “achieving balance” are more associated with perfection than reaching a realistic goal that gives us full, impactful, purpose driven lives. While the intention may have been good, the execution woke up something else in us. It’s like we all forgot that balance is a moment, not a lifetime.

Let’s talk about this newer word going around, and in my opinion, a word that reaches far beyond the buzz of a buzzword and can actually be used throughout a lifetime— “integration.” What is integration, how does it beat balance, and what does it look like in our own lives? We’re going to get into all of the above,

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May 04, 2022
561: The Crucial Difference Between Founder and CEO
36:47

Nothing bad happens when women make more money. There’s nothing wrong with a woman building a business that scales her income and impact, despite what society makes us feel about wealth and earning more money than our male counterparts. Suneera Madhani shouts it from the rooftops to remind women that aspirations as female founders are valid and absolutely possible. So together, we’re digging into one of my favorite acronyms… CEO. 

What’s the difference between a business owner or a founder and a CEO? How can you up-level your business and make more money, catapulting you into the 2% club with a million dollars in revenue? How can you overcome your fears of stepping into the leadership role you deserve to claim? 

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May 02, 2022
560: Launch Secrets Inside: No Live Webinar Required
27:31

I’m in this season of life where I want to focus on the needle movers and prioritize projects that require less effort but still generate results – not just short term, but long term as well! That’s why in today’s episode I’m going to share something new that we experimented with last year, something I’ve coined “lazy launching”, with lazy being a GOOD thing.

I’ll share how we generated over $50,000 in one week without a ton of work, how we created an evergreen campaign that makes us money while we sleep and why this method of launching might be smart for you if you’re in a busy season.

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Apr 27, 2022
559: It’s Possible to Be a Mindful, Productive Parent: Here’s How
49:44

Now that I’m a mom of two, the mom-life-CEO-life juggle looks a lot like tossing several fragile plates in the air and hoping my husband and I can catch them before they shatter on the ground. Finding ways to parent mindfully through new baby days, toddler dynamics, and growing a business has been a learning experience for us all. 

Avital Schreiber Levy’s tips and guidance for entrepreneurial parents are invaluable, and I’m absolutely going to be taking notes on this one. We’ll talk about the challenges facing parents today, how to navigate working from home as a business owner with little ones who are also at home, integrating mom life and work life, and how to overcome the overwhelm that can show up when parenting toddlers and small children.

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Apr 25, 2022
558: Unfiltered: The Identity Shift from Career-Focused Entrepreneur to Mom
36:36

Did you know that I used to say I wasn’t going to have kids? Before I inadvertently write 10k words on the whole story here (I already did this in my book!) I decided I wanted to *talk* with you about it. Will you join me for a chat? My podcast producer, Kylie, is helping me walk through the process of how I went from hiding my true desires (and fear) or parenthood behind a thin career veil… to finally allowing those desires to bleed through. 

Now, I know this is definitely not everyone’s roadmap, but I do think it’s easy to want something bad enough that we try and teach ourselves to not want it— maybe even to despise it —  just so we don’t get hurt. I hid a part of me behind my career, and turns out you can’t hide from yourself for long! And for that, I am so, SO grateful. Can’t wait to share more about these life lessons with you.

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Apr 20, 2022
557: If You Don’t Actually Love Your Work, Listen to This
40:39

After spending a decade grappling with a fast-paced career in marketing and two autoimmune diseases, Amina AlTai hit burnout. In hopes of healing her own life, she sought training in coaching, nutrition, fitness and mindfulness and her goal became to teach others how to balance a thriving career, body and mind. She takes a holistic approach to coaching— examining any blocks in the mindset, in our bodies and in how we lead.

Amina is on Goal Digger to talk about hustle culture, about knowing the difference between burnout and exhaustion, setting boundaries in the workplace, and tips for confidently selecting your next path towards and aligned, authentic career.

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Apr 18, 2022
556: How I Took an Online Course in 1 Week
35:48

Digital learning has absolutely transformed my life over the past decade and has equipped me with knowledge that I truly believe has compounded as the success you now see. 

Each course I have taken has given me so many takeaways and as a course creator myself, it helps me to truly understand what my students go through and how I can better facilitate their learnings in their own lives. But in this episode, I want to actually share my recent experience of taking an online course and a few simple strategies that helped me to follow through! 

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Apr 13, 2022
555: My Mom Shares Her Views on Raising High-Achieving Children
49:22

My mom has been on the Goal Digger Podcast before, but it’s been years since I’ve had the opportunity to sit down for a recorded version of our one on one chats about life, family, and beyond. You sent in your questions for my mother and I’m so excited to dig into this conversation with her using questions I’ve never thought to ask her myself!

If you are curious about my mom’s parenting philosophies, bringing up compassionate and high achieving children, what it was like seeing her daughter (me!) becoming a mother, what she really thought about me quitting my job to go full-time entrepreneur, and my mom’s assessment of what I’m like behind the scenes, then hit play on this episode right now. 

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Apr 11, 2022
554: A Checklist for Creating (or Redesigning) Your Website in 2022
30:46

Your website isn’t just something that should live in your Instagram bio, your site is YOUR domain, your home on the web, and it is an intentional destination that should give people an experience the moment they land on it. So if you’re not currently screaming your URL from the rooftops, then this episode is for you! 

We’re going to talk about the elements that make up a GREAT website. This checklist will help you create or redesign your own home on the web to make it a place you’re proud to send people to. Let’s walk through some checkpoints and things you’ll want to include or keep in mind as you create or redesign your website this year, so that it makes the best impact and keeps people coming back to your door—virtual or not—again and again.

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Apr 06, 2022
553: Advice for Finding Inner Peace in Times of Chaos
36:21

Inner peace or inner turmoil – have you checked in to figure out what’s really going on inside that brain and body of yours lately? Finding inner peace, that calm in the chaos, is at the center of our guest’s work. Shannon Kaiser is a world-renowned spiritual and self-love teacher, speaker, author, and empowerment coach. She guides people to awaken and align to their true selves so they can live the life they are meant for. 

Self-love, inner peace, hearing and trusting your intuition… These are the topics that light me up lately, and I’m so excited to dig into them with an expert. You’ll learn how to begin the work towards inner peace, how to turn the volume up on that guiding voice you have inside of you, and routines and rituals to strengthen your connection with yourself.

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Apr 04, 2022
552: Think You Need to Reinvent Yourself? Listen to This
38:18

What does it mean to reinvent yourself? Though you might be quick to assume you need to scrap everything and start with a blank slate, I encourage you to pause and consider this: The best power of reinvention lies in leveraging everything you’ve ever done – the good, the bad, the ugly, the successes and failures. Reinvention literally taps into the very real (and often unappreciated and unarticulated) skills, insights and expertise you have gained along the way. So you don’t need to try to create a new personality from scratch to reinvent yourself.

 

In this episode, we’re covering the concept of reinvention – what it means, how to visualize and identify the new evolving version of you, and aligning your priorities to truly step into the reinvented version of you.

 

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Mar 30, 2022
551: Could Influencer Marketing Work for You?
38:51

No matter where you look on social media, content creators are using their platforms to serve their audiences with the clothing, skincare, gadgets, foods, and other goods they love. And brands are seeing the true power of an influencer with a strong voice and dedicated following. Raissa Gerona was one of the first brand-side leaders of the influencer marketing movement, pitching her idea for an influencer trip to her new employer, Revolve, as a way to build buzz, engagement, and sales through social media. The idea was a runaway hit, and now influencers are a key element of Revolve’s marketing strategy.

In this conversation, you’ll learn about the evolution of influencer marketing, advice for starting and growing your own business as an influencer, as well as how to leverage the power of this unique type of marketing for your own products. 

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Mar 28, 2022
550: Maternity Leave is Over, Time to Answer Your Questions!
33:14

I’m stepping up to the OTHER side of the mic! I’m answering YOUR questions about what I’ve learned since poppin’ out my second kid! I’m stoked to be back in the hot seat covering some of the questions I’ve seen pop up here, in my inbox, and even IRL. 

I’ll give you an update on my 2022 goals, what’s next on my list of things I said I’d never do (never say never – learned that lesson with my book), plus how I’m organizing tasks and getting back to work with two kiddos.

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Mar 23, 2022
549: Talking Sobriety and Mental Health with a Licensed Therapist
38:59

The conversation around sobriety is more present than ever, and this guest will have you thinking about your own habits, along with the mental health considerations that come with it. Amanda E. White is a licensed therapist and the creator of the popular instagram account @therapyforwomen. Recently, she’s been examining and educating on the topic of sobriety, but her work extends beyond that – She’s dedicated to making therapy accessible and serving women with mental health resources through her therapy practice and online.

By the end of this episode, you might be thinking about your own relationship with alcohol and sobriety, your mental health, and you’ll gain some actionable advice for accessing the therapy that’s right for you, whatever your goals might be.

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Mar 21, 2022
548: Who's In My Close Circle? Top 5 Kinds of People to Have in Your Life
26:57

The whole “people come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime” saying sounds cheesy, but really when you break it down, there’s truth to it! If every relationship in our life was the exact same, we wouldn’t grow or be challenged and stretched by those who enter our lives, heck, if we kept every friendship through every walk of life, we wouldn’t have the time or energy to go deep. 

Your childhood best friends serve a different purpose than your life partner, and your siblings offer different perspectives and company to you than, say, your work friends or peers. In this episode, you’ll learn the 5 kinds of relationships I think everyone should prioritize in their life! Let’s get into it, friends.

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Mar 16, 2022
547: The Ultimate Guide for Hiring the Right People for Your Business
42:38
Who doesn’t meet my super-duper high standards? Will anyone ever care as much about my work as I do? One more question for you – Does that sound like your inner dialog right now? If so, this conversation all about hiring and onboarding is the perfect fit for you.

Emily McIntyre is a CEO in the coffee industry, and her story is next-level interesting. She’s a cult survivor, a former piano teacher, an ex-journalist, she trains martial arts in her spare time, and now leads Catalyst Trade, the Ethiopian importing company changing the way coffee is traded. Emily is also a bonafide expert in hiring the right people. In this conversation, you’ll hear all about her proprietary hiring process from step one to onboarding and beyond. She’s even got a spreadsheet for weighing the intangible aspects of a potential hire. 

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Mar 14, 2022
546: Confidence and Success: How They’re Connected
30:40
What we believe is true about ourselves can absolutely transform the ways we show up in every area of our lives: in our work, our relationships, our communities, our creativity, our conflict, in the thoughts we hear in our heads day in and day out! WHO we believe we are directly affects what we do. 

In this episode, I want to get into just how intertwined confidence is with your sense of success, your sense of peace that you carry with you, and how to get really clear on the kind of warrior you are. You’ll learn 4 ways to rewire some of the internal dialogues that aren’t serving us in any way, so that we can experience a real, effective, and joyful mindset about ourselves.

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Mar 09, 2022
545: What is a Cohort-Based Course and is it Right for You?
42:26

We talk a lot about online courses on the Goal Digger Podcast. After all, online courses play a major role in my business and have changed my life completely. We’ve talked about mini-courses, signature courses, how to build, sell, and automate your course… But maybe the structure of the courses we talk about doesn’t quite fit the topic or idea you have. Maybe you need a different kind of online course for what you want to teach. Ever hear of a cohort?

Cohort-based courses combine live workshops, videos, articles, and projects to create impactful learning experiences. It’s about your students learning from each other and by doing. I am so excited to explore this different kind of online course. Wes Kao helped create the modern cohort-based education movement with Seth Godin. Now she’s taking the category she helped create to the next level with her new startup Maven, the world’s first digital platform for cohort-based courses. 

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Mar 07, 2022
544: Things You Can (And Should) Automate in Your Marketing Strategy
40:44

I love efficiency but beyond efficiency, I love when I save time. Time is my currency, it’s that non-renewable resource that we can’t earn more of, so if there are ways to not only save my time but spend it in the right places, you better believe I am all in. That’s why I’m borderline obsessed with automation.

In this episode, you’ll learn 10 different ways you can lean on automation in your business to simplify your marketing efforts and make your life a whole lot easier along the way!

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Mar 02, 2022
543: Key Signs You’re Ready to Stop Trading Time for Money
52:12

The first year going full-time as an entrepreneur can be stressful and exciting, all at once! You answer to YOU, and no one else, and if I know YOU, you’re ready to make the most of your first 365 days as CEO. That’s why we opened up the Goal Digger Podcast Coaching Sessions again. I am so excited to dig in with a first year full-time entrepreneur.

Amanda Rush Holmes  is on the Goal Digger Podcast for a 1:1 coaching session to dig into first year challenges that I know she can turn into growth opportunities. We’re talking about selling and marketing different products and services, pivoting away from services to focus on digital products, what to look for in a team member, and boundaries for yourself as a leader. 

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Feb 28, 2022
542: Signs You're Facing Burnout and How to Fix It
29:42

We shouldn’t have to reach burnout just to allow ourselves some margin for rest. We shouldn’t work ourselves to exhaustion before realizing there’s got to be a better way. So if you’ve been feeling some type of way lately, know that you’re NOT alone and that although it’s common to feel tired to the point of burnout, we do not have to accept it as the norm. 

In this episode, I’ll share some of the most notable signs of burnout in entrepreneurs, and then what we can do to combat it and get back to feeling like our best, most vibrant selves both at work and in our personal lives, too. Let’s walk through tangible techniques for entrepreneurs to combat these signs of fatigue and burnout.

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Feb 23, 2022
541: My Book Editor Spills Industry Secrets for a Winning Proposal
48:12

When I finally surrendered to the idea of writing a book, the learning started immediately. Drafts and edits and manuscripts and agents and publishers and editors… All of these new tasks for me and it led me to work with an entirely new team of people who are helping me learn the industry and make my first book a book you can’t wait to read.

Carrie Thornton has been in the world of publishing for 25 years. She’s helped books come to life and worked with authors you might recognize from Gabrielle Union to Jessica Simpson to Amy Poehler and more. Now, she’s working with me and truthfully, I am the luckiest. Carrie and I are chatting through the role of an editor, why her editing process is different, why she wanted to edit my book, and what you need to consider if you want to pitch a book yourself.

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Feb 21, 2022
540: I Was Wrong, 5 Things I Swore I'd NEVER Do
34:35

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you swear to yourself that you’ll never do something and then a month, a year, or a decade later, you’re laughing at yourself? Hello, it’s me, your friend Jenna, and I’m here to call myself out for exactly that. 

In this episode, Kylie is on the show to lead me through the things that I swore I would never do but now I am gladly doing. I hope this conversation shows the evolution of being human and why my preconceived notions about why these things on my “never” list might have been wrong in the first place.

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Feb 16, 2022
539: How to Show Up Online Exactly as You Are (No, Really!)
45:10

In the online space, it’s easy to get pulled into the thought that we can only show up when we’re polished and perfect and presentable. For years, the highlight reel of Instagram had us believing that perfection is the only acceptable goal. Now? Finding new feeds to follow where realness, not the highlight reel, is the focus… That’s what I’m after. And that’s why I love following Radhi Devlukia Shetty.

Carving out her own identity, eliminating the negative self-talk, pursuing her individual passions, launching product-based business with her husband, showing up (even when she’s in her PJs), and how she always seems to know how to remind people what’s important and what matters – That’s what we’re talking about in this deep conversation. 

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Feb 14, 2022
538: 6 Easy Habits to Create More Time in Your Day
34:13

More time or more money – which would you pick? Ever since becoming a mom -- now times two -- I feel like my time has new meaning. We each have the same amount of time in the day but what we can do is learn how to spend it better and in more meaningful ways. Let’s get into the 6 easiest habits you can incorporate now in order to create more space and time in your day, and allow for a less frantic and more peace-filled routine tomorrow!

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Feb 09, 2022
537: My Best Advice for Multi-Passionate Business Owners
42:51

So many entrepreneurs I meet and talk to on this podcast share a common trait -- They’re multi-passionate! As creatives, and just as humans, we have many interests and passions, and that often shows through in the businesses we build. That said, multi-passionate entrepreneurs can run into some unique challenges when it comes to growing, marketing, and scaling their businesses. That’s what we’re digging into for this Goal Digger Podcast coaching session.

 

Stephanie Cintron is a photographer and website designer in Savannah, Georgia. In this session, we’ll explore ways to seamlessly combine multiple offerings under one umbrella, the marketing strategies that support a business with more than one focus, plus, ways to quiet the noise and get clear about what you really want to pursue when shiny objects pop up all around you.

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Feb 07, 2022
536: STOP Doing These Things on Instagram in 2022
30:30

I’m sharing 10 things you can stop doing on Instagram so that you can take back your joy on the app and focus on routines and practices for showing up in a way that FEELS good – a way that aligns with your own lifestyle, your goals, and your schedule. Let’s say goodbye to these 10 “rules” that just don’t make sense anymore, and instead lean into smart Instagram practices that feel strategic and fit into our individual lives.

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Feb 02, 2022
535: Want More but Feel Guilty? Listen to this.
45:18

Do you want more for yourself? Have you lived inside the stories you’ve told yourself, the identity you believe cannot be changed, feeling stuck? You need to hear from Allyson Byrd. 

This conversation is inspiration and permission all at once. If you’re ready to transform yourself and your life, but worry what you’ll leave behind in the process, press play for Allyson’s words on transformation and tapping into the true success that’s destined for you.

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Jan 31, 2022
534: 6 Proven Strategies to Grow Your Email List in 2022
26:29

It’s no secret that email marketing is a powerful way to speak to your audience, stay connected, and sell your stuff. In fact, my email list is the number one revenue driver for my business, and it’s the way I stay connected with my audience more intimately -- in their inboxes and one on one.

I want to share with you my 6 favorite ways to add people to my own email list -- some are more creative and out-of-the-box while others are your more tried, true, and traditional list growth methods that straight up work!

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Jan 26, 2022
533: How She Funded Her Dream with Women-Only Investors
47:07

What would you do if you could do anything? Strip away fears, limitations, finances, criticisms, and roadblocks, and what would you do? That’s the question Lori Harder asked herself before launching a brand new business in a field she had zero experience. 

Lori made the big decision to only take on women investors to fund her new dream, and I’m so excited for her to share the vision and mission behind it all. This is a conversation about pivoting, jumping into something new and believing you can achieve it. 

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Jan 24, 2022
532: 7 Challenging Business Scenarios and How to Handle Them
45:23

It’s 2022 -- new year, new goals, maybe a new business? So many entrepreneurs (including us) are planners, but there’s really just one thing you can plan on as an entrepreneur -- uncertainty. The challenges you might face as we dive into a whole new year of business are unpredictable. But even though we can’t predict what challenges this year may bring, we can prepare by learning from the challenges other entrepreneurs have faced before us. 

Kylie compiled a list of some of the most common challenging business scenarios facing entrepreneurs, and we’re going to play a game of “What Would Jenna Do?”

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Jan 19, 2022
531: How to Write a Book: From Manuscript to Book Deal
41:39

This is a special conversation about all things “writing a book” -- what does that process look like? How do you get a book out into the world? Where do you begin with negotiations and promotion and all of the things? Time to call in the expert – Margaret Riley King.

Margaret is a partner and literary agent in WME’s global book division representing a roster of bestselling and award-winning authors in all areas of fiction and nonfiction. During her 13 years at WME, she has built a specialty area in the representation of influential women’s voices and has grown this into a literary powerhouse. She is also my book agent and I feel so lucky to say that!  

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Jan 17, 2022
530: How I Approach Motherhood and CEO Life Now
51:06

I had the pleasure of sharing the mic with Krista Williams and Lindsey Simcik on their show, The Almost 30 Podcast. I really loved the chat so much that I asked if I could share that interview with you all on Goal Digger, so that’s exactly what you’re about to hear. 

I’m so grateful that Krista and Lindsey welcomed me to the Almost 30 podcast and let me share my motherhood and entrepreneurship experiences with their community. We explored what I learned from my losses, what it means to know when to hit the brakes and where to find the gas pedal, the dynamic when Drew went full-time stay at home dad, how we’re balancing and strategizing motherhood with a second child, the ways I’ve embraced my own evolution, and more. 

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Jan 12, 2022
529: Mindfulness 101: What It Means and How to Use It
46:00

So you’re looking ahead at your calendar and the date keeps getting closer and closer. The big meeting you’ve been preparing for is coming at you, full steam ahead, and just thinking about it already has you nervous and doubting yourself. What will happen when that high-stakes event, important negotiation, or big event finally arrives? How will you focus amidst the pressure and nerves?

Dr. Amishi Jha is a professor of psychology at the University of Miami and the Director of Contemplative Neuroscience for the Mindfulness Research and Practice Initiative. Simply put, she is THE voice of mindfulness, and has dedicated her study to understanding why our attention sometimes fails us, and how we can strengthen our attention to improve our performance at work and in life.

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Jan 10, 2022
528: SURPRISE! I Wrote a Book!
37:05

The truth is, I’ve had this folder in my Gmail titled: “If I Write a Book” for the last five years. Becoming an author would naturally come up in conversations here and there, and while the idea was certainly flattering, it never truly inspired me into action. It was always one of those “Maybe someday” ideas where I wasn’t totally convinced that someday would actually arrive. But then, a massage and a mouse changed everything.

This is my big official announcement: I WROTE A BOOK. Hard to believe I’m saying those words after so many years of resisting the idea. This episode is the behind the scenes of my book writing journey, the moment that changed my thinking, and what you can expect from the first ever JK book. 

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Jan 05, 2022
527: Steal These Business Secrets from My Favorite Podcast Hosts
29:45

Since it’s a new year, with new goals and visions and plans to move the needle in our businesses, I thought it was the perfect time to introduce you to some of the other podcasters I’m surrounded by on the HubSpot network. In this episode, you’ll hear from the hosts of Female Startup Club, Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People, The Salesman Podcast, Success Story Podcast, Entrepreneurs on Fire, Online Marketing Made Easy, and Duct Tape Marketing.

I asked them to answer one of the following questions -- What was the biggest needle mover in your business in 2021 and why? Or, what new strategy, system, or tool are you implementing in 2022 and why?

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Jan 03, 2022
526: 5 Things I Wish I Did Differently at the Start of My Business
30:45

Let’s talk about business regrets. Meaning… the things that I maybe did at the start of my business that I now have more information around and can say proudly that while I wouldn’t necessarily change any decisions I made, I can lament that I didn’t always make the “right” ones early on. 

If I can help anyone else in their first year or years of running a business avoid these things, then I want to be as open and honest as possible about them! Ya ready to live with no business regrets?

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Dec 29, 2021
525: Waiting for Inspiration to Strike? Try this instead.
40:44

There’s an art to making sure that your creative well doesn’t run dry and that you come up with content that will truly capture your ideal clients’ attention. Waiting around for inspiration to strike isn’t efficient. 

As a seven-figure launch strategist, Destinee Berman knows plenty about content creation. On her busiest weeks, she will spend up to 15 hours recording podcast episodes, creating five-day challenges, filming live video and more. But she doesn’t do it on sheer will alone. Destinee will walk through developing a content creation strategy that works for you and keeps the ideas flowing so you can keep creating. 

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Dec 27, 2021
524: The One Thing I Do at the End of Every Year
31:47

It’s the end of the year and while most people are getting ready for January 1st and the calendar to turn, how are you spending this time before the year closes? For me, this time of year is about reflecting, assessing how I FEEL, and not just phoning in the remainder of the year but making it meaningful. 

Something that I always do in my business at the end of the year is take inventory of everything -- from accounting to content to energy and time spent, I look at the year as a whole and assess what will come with us into the new year, and what gets left behind. 

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Dec 22, 2021
523: The Secrets of Launching a Profitable Virtual Event
47:27

How many virtual events do you think you attended in the last year and a half? From family social hours on Zoom to business networking opportunities through the screen, when the world stayed indoors, events moved online, and Bari Baumgardner has the strategies and systems for hosting a profitable live event down to a science.

Bari has been in the events business for 17 years but In March 2020, she began producing virtual events and launched a tech company to create a truly immersive, interactive experience for hosts, speakers and attendees. Let’s put it this way, if you’re in the event industry or you want to host an event for your brand in this new virtual landscape, Bari is the guide to help you do it seamlessly and with success.

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Dec 20, 2021
522: 5 Business Must-haves Before You Scale
26:57

Whether you’re adding on new services, releasing a new product line, taking on more clients, changing up the experience you’re offering or expanding your selling market, choosing to scale is a big decision that takes planning, prep, and intention in order to do it in a way that lasts and feels manageable for the long haul. So let’s break down the 5 things that you need to have in place as you move on up and scale your business! Ya ready?

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Dec 15, 2021
521: The Business of Coffee: What You Didn’t Know About This Industry
36:45

Coffee and entrepreneurship seem to go hand in hand. I bet you can’t scroll the Instagram accounts of your favorite creators and business owners without a photo of a latte or a caffeine-inspired meme popping up, right? 

This guest made coffee the center of her business, and with it, is on a mission to transform the industry through diversity, inclusion, and sustainability. Sahra Nguyen is the founder and CEO of Nguyen Coffee Supply, the first specialty Vietnamese coffee company importing directly from the source. From features in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, New York Magazine and even landing the cover of Food & Wine magazine, her success keeps coming, and part of that is the dedicated community of supporters, fans, and coffee drinkers brewing up these specialty beans. 

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Dec 13, 2021
520: I Never Thought I’d Be This Kind of Mom
45:14

If you’re hearing this, I’m actually on maternity leave, snuggling up our new little love and learning how to be a parent to two kiddos. Before baby Kutcher number 2 arrived, I sat down with Brendon for a Q&A about that very topic -- parenting. In this conversation, which originally aired on GrowthDay, he asks me about my learning moments as a mom, and how I continue to learn and grow in this title that I’m so proud of. So let’s dig into this conversation, shall we? Time for some mom talk. 

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Dec 08, 2021
519: Do Not Skip These Legal Steps for Your Business
39:48

Is your business legal? I don’t mean to scare you here -- my question is really have you thought about the legal considerations that come with starting a business? Permits and licenses, contracts and agreements, trademarks, copyrights, intellectual property, and beyond… It’s all part of the entrepreneurial journey, and if there’s any advice I want you to take, it’s this: Start your business on the right legal footing from day one.

Lauren Boyd is an entrepreneur, attorney, podcast host, speaker, and proud mother-to-be who is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs gain confidence in their legal foundation. Lauren empowers entrepreneurs to build a strong foundation for their businesses through relationship-focused legal advice, without relying on fear-based terms — instead, Lauren comes from a place of empowerment and education. 

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Dec 06, 2021
518: Quinn Louise: A Birth Story
01:00:53

Quinn Louise is here and this is the story of how it all happened.

While the details are fresh in my mind, I wanted to capture the story of our newest addition’s birth on the podcast! These kinds of stories are never quite as we plan or expect them, but I think a lot of parents will get me on this: babies don’t really care about our plans! And I’m certainly not complaining a single bit. The Kutcher fam is more than complete, and I think I might be basking in the sheer, incalculable magic of that for a long time. 

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Dec 01, 2021
517: The Science of Happiness at Work
41:01

Workplace culture is critical to the happiness and success of your employees, and by extension, the happiness and success of your business. If you have a team, want to have a team, or if you just want to create a culture of happiness while your business is at the stage of “me, myself, and I”, this conversation is for you. 

Jenn Lim is the CEO of Delivering Happiness, a company she co-founded with the late CEO of Zappos.com to create happier company cultures for a more profitable and sustainable approach to business. We’ll talk about happiness at work, how it’s changed in the last two years, and what it means to tend to our greenhouses.

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Nov 29, 2021
516: My 5 Biggest Profit Drivers and How I Scale Them
36:59

Let’s pull back the curtain on the five things that influence my bottom line the MOST. Those tools, strategies, and offers that drive our profits most strongly into the business, and how to utilize and optimize them for yourself in case you’re in the market for some new or different approaches to how you share, show up and sell your stuff.

I’ll share strategies that move the needle the MOST in my business, and that I truthfully believe can help impact your business’s bottom line, whether you’re a brick-and-mortar or online biz or whether you offer products, services or digital offers. 

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Nov 24, 2021
515: Step-by-Step: How to Be Your Own PR Agent
46:02

Is PR part of your plan? What exactly is PR? How does it integrate with your marketing and advertising strategies? Where should you begin as your own publicist? What can you do right now to land the coverage you deserve? As a solo-preneur, adding “publicist” to the long list of titles under your name might feel like a stretch of your already thin time, but once you hear this conversation, you’ll see the power of even a little time devoted to landing media coverage for your brand.

Jen Gottlieb, Co-founder and Chief Mindset Officer for the acclaimed PR company, Super Connector Media, uses her decade of performance and mindset experience to help entrepreneurs connect with the media so they can share their knowledge with the masses.

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Nov 22, 2021
514: My Playbook for Using Metrics to Plan Business Decisions
30:56

Knowing your numbers is something a lot of business owners avoid. What is it about numbers that’s so intimidating? Even as a total self-proclaimed analytics nerd who’s obsessed with strategy and tracking and all things metric-oriented… there IS something vulnerable about stripping away the vanity metrics or the social media facade to only look at the black and white numbers and what they have to say about the health of your business. 

I’ll be walking you through the 6 must-know metrics for you as a business owner. Are you ready to dive on in and talk numbers with me?

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Nov 17, 2021
513: You Don’t Have to Be a Millionaire to Find Freedom
37:27

If you think you need millions to achieve time, energy, and money freedom right now, then this episode is for you. Jamila Souffrant is a podcaster, writer, money coach and founder of JourneytoLaunch.com where she shares her journey to reach Financial Independence while helping others do the same. 

Jamila and I discuss the stages of the financial independence journey, the concept of spending money in a way that feels good (not just budgeting), and the ways you can pursue freedom in your life right now.

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Nov 15, 2021
512: 5 Things to Do When You Need Motivation and Inspiration
25:52

Have you ever had a time where you just wake up and you don’t want to do what you’re supposed to do for the day? Beyond just one day, have you ever experienced a period of time where it feels like motivation left the building and you’re left wondering how the heck you’re going to get anything done?

If you're feeling stuck and unmotivated, let’s walk through a few solutions that might help you troubleshoot and get back on track -- at least for a little while! My hope is that these 5 actions will be things you can return to anytime you’re feeling stressed, uninspired, overwhelmed, burnt out, overtired, or unmotivated in general.

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Nov 10, 2021
511: Sales 101: A Lesson in Selling for People Who Hate It
48:15

One of the biggest challenges to starting and growing a business is feeling confident in the most important part of the process -- selling! Let me tell you, I’ve been in that boat before, and it took some real intentional work to row that boat to shore and plant my feet firmly on the ground of confident sales. 

Katy Prince is an ethical copywriting expert and sales trainer, host of the Study Notes podcast, and founder and CEO at The Squirm-Free School of Business. Katy helps service-based entrepreneurs master the art of "Squirm-Free" selling, so they can increase their revenue and their impact, without feeling icky or weird, or compromising who they are and what they stand for. 

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Nov 08, 2021
510: How My Podcast Grew to 60 Million Downloads
38:43

The secrets to growing Goal Digger from an idea in the shower to the #1 Marketing podcast in the country… We’re spilling the deets! In this conversation, we explore the decisions, strategies, and methods we’ve employed to scale the show from zero to 60 million downloads. 

Do you want to know: The systems that started the show? Our workflow that got us 4 months ahead? How to start your own podcast as part of your business? Kylie is back on the Goal Digger Podcast to talk about the topic we both know best -- podcasting!

Join my free training at freepodcastclass.com.

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Nov 03, 2021
509: How to Gain Momentum with Your Brand New Podcast
41:51

Eleshia launched her podcast in April of 2021 and has already seen exciting growth and reach with her first few months of weekly episodes. She’s on the Goal Digger Podcast for a one on one coaching session covering podcast marketing strategies, monetization advice, how to sell on your podcast, and how to confidently step up to the mic and leave imposter syndrome behind. 

Join my free training at freepodcastclass.com.

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Nov 01, 2021
508: 17 Things You Should Celebrate as a Business Owner
30:36

Celebration can look like a hundred different things - it might be taking a moment to breathe and say a prayer of gratitude, it might be booking a dinner out at your favorite restaurant, it might mean going on a nice long scenic run in your area, it might be getting yourself a new item you’ve been eyeing, it might mean a day off or it might be simply sharing your win with a loved one. 

It’s less about the “how” and more about the habit of doing it regularly, with wins both big and small. If you’ve been waiting for an excuse to pause and celebrate, today I’m sharing 17 wins for business owners to honor in your own way, because these are the things that truly matter!

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Oct 27, 2021
507: Behind the Scenes of The Almost 30 Podcast
50:52

What started as a side project between two best friends grew into a global community and a top-rated podcast. Krista Williams & Lindsey Simcik are the hosts of Almost 30, and they’ve made steady, strategic, and intentional moves to grow their podcast platform into a thriving business that supports women in their wellness, happiness, and overall well being.

We’re exploring their podcast growth from side project to full-time gig, the lessons learned in the process, as well as how they keep it all going as their lives transition in tandem with the business. 

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Oct 25, 2021
506: What I Am Doing to Prepare for 3 Months Off
31:11

Whether you’re planning to take two weeks off or two months off for whatever reason (baby, vacation, or something else), I’m going to share 5 steps of my process for planning ahead so that I feel confident in stepping away and knowing the business will continue to run just as smoothly and seamlessly as when I’m here full force.

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Oct 20, 2021
505: I Invested in This Clothing Company, Here's Why!
44:55

What do you want to be when you grow up? Do you remember being asked that question? It seems to be a favorite question to ask kids -- the responses are usually filled with the biggest, most magical dreams of the youngest minds. But what if your interests and dreams as a kid could tell you more about your true passions to pursue as an adult?

Jennifer Hochstadt is a former television producer turned family lifestyle photographer and now business owner and co-founder of a brand I absolutely love, a brand I’ve personally invested in -- Baby Barn. Each pivot, each ‘yes’ to a new opportunity and experience brought her closer to what she really wanted to do with her career, and much of the inspiration came from what she was interested in as a kid. I’m so excited for Jennifer to share her story, and to dig into the pivots and decisions that led her to launch her brand and business.

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Oct 18, 2021
504: Stuck in a Content Creation Rut? I’ve Got Some Ideas
34:15

Content Creator. Do you consider yourself one? If you create content for your business and brand, then it’s time to claim that title… And develop a strategy and system for content that serves and converts!

Creating a system around content creation? That’s where Kylie and I really align. She’s back on the show to talk about the systems and strategies we use to keep creating content week after week, and ensure that content is worth all the effort we put into it. So if you’re stuck in a content rut, here’s how to climb out and excel at the content creation game.

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Oct 13, 2021
503: How to Align Your Purpose and Passion with Your Career
53:11

Building a career around your passion -- that’s the dream for so many of us, right? While it may be the goal and the vision, the secret to actually getting there isn’t always shared. What we all need is an actionable plan.

Koya Webb is a wellness visionary, author of Let Your Fears Make You Fierce, and founder of Get Loved Up, a conscious community that practices daily self-care and makes healthy living a priority to promote healing, social justice, and spiritual connection. She leads her students from feeling lost, confused and unfulfilled to find their purpose and pursue it with confidence.

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Oct 11, 2021
502: How to Take Things Less Personally in Business
35:34

From getting copied to feeling judged, receiving nasty comments to watching competitors soar… there are a lot of ways things can feel like a personal attack in business, and it’s natural to feel defensive, protective, competitive, and emotional about your business as you grow it. But when those emotions threaten to hold you back, get in the way of your progress, steamroll your success, or sabotage your creativity, then we’ve got to find healthy ways to deal and cope with our emotions.

I want to talk about some triggers and situations in running a business that might cause us to tense up or get hurt feelings, and what to do about them in order to move forward, feel at peace, and not sweat the stuff that truly won’t matter in the long run. 

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Oct 06, 2021
501: The #1 Thing You Can’t Skip as an Entrepreneur (I Tried!)
51:40

Brendon Burchard is one of the earliest leaders in the online education space, and he’s gone on to impact over two million students with his courses. He’s a leading coach, a favorite author, a respected leader, and one of my go-to texts when I need to hash out an idea. He’s shared the stage with the Dalai Lama, Sir Richard Branson, Tim Ferriss, and more. Oprah herself named Brendon, “One of the most successful online trainers in history.” 

He knows a thing or two about the online education space, and so this conversation is sure to be rich with insight on the future of the course industry, the opportunities for professional and personal development in a world that’s leaning into virtual connection, and why it’s always necessary to invest in yourself.

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Oct 04, 2021
500: Our 500th Episode: Candid Lessons Learned in Business and Podcasting
36:54

“Until next time… Keep on digging your biggest goals.” I can’t believe I’ve said that FIVE HUNDRED TIMES!

Today marks the 500th episode of The Goal Digger Podcast. Hundreds of powerful, inspiring, encouraging guests, thousands of learning moments, and probably like a million bloopers behind the scenes, if I’m keeping it real. 

This episode is a candid look back on all the lessons in life, business, and of course, podcasting, gleaned from 500 episodes of a little show that started in my garage (and now continues in my closet!) I’m pouring a glass of non-alcoholic sparkling cider and saying cheers to YOU!

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Sep 29, 2021
499: A Simple Science-Backed Habit to Change Your Life with Mel Robbins
01:01:01

Unemployed, facing bankruptcy, marital challenges, struggling with alcohol. It seemed like life was mounting challenge upon challenge on Mel Robbins. She responded with excuses, and nothing changed. Until one morning when she decided to rocket out of bed, instead of hitting snooze and giving herself every reason to stay in it. The 5 Second Rule was born… And it led to incredible transformation and growth in her own life that Mel now shares with others.  

In this conversation, we’re exploring the critical moments that set her on a new path, the 5 Second Rule that has become the foundation of her personal transformational journey and teachings, and the High Five challenge you’re invited to join to encourage, support, and celebrate yourself.

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Sep 27, 2021
498: 5 Ways You Can Cut Costs in Your Business Today
28:50

Sometimes on the topic of money in your business, it isn’t about adding more revenue streams or offers to your product suite. Oftentimes, it can be about finding ways to SAVE on your expenses and being smart with your spending, and so we’re going to talk about 5 ways to do just that—to save more money in your business to keep your financial game… and gain... strong. 

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Sep 22, 2021
497: Facebook and Instagram Ads 101: Start Here
50:20

If you want to know how to implement an ad strategy, best-practices for getting started, and how to tell if your marketing investment is actually worth it, this is your episode.

I love Renee Bull’s approach to ads. She believes that your business deserves a strategy that can take it to the next level and a funnel that allows you to work less while profiting more. Her proven tactics, updated for all the changes that online ads recently experienced, will help you get started with paid marketing on Facebook and Instagram. 

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Sep 20, 2021
496: Ask Me Anything: Parenting, Pregnancy, Faith & More
42:35

Getting personal on the pod… Faith, family, pregnancy, body image. As I approach motherhood round two, I wanted to take on some of your more personal questions, so Kylie is here to lead me through a discussion of non-businessy topics. 

From advice on body image challenges, to where I find myself with my faith today, even what my most recent purchase was on Amazon, I’m bearing it all for you, so press play to get personal with me!

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Sep 15, 2021
495: You Can Be a Present Parent and an Effective CEO
54:48

I’m a firm believer that I can and YOU can be both -- a present mom and a great leader -- but it doesn’t come without learning curves and a lot of self work.

Elizabeth Hartke is a Business and Leadership Strategist and she’s here to explore all the ways you can expand your capacity to be a present parent and an effective leader in business, while breaking free of how society says you should raise your business and babies to develop a strategy that works for you. Let’s dig into all things motherhood and CEO-life with Elizabeth Hartke.

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Sep 13, 2021
494: Income Opportunities You Might Be Missing as a First Time Entrepreneur
30:34

If you have more than one revenue streams that work for you -- some passive, some active, some more significant than others -- you’ll have plenty of back-up options to rely on and keep your finances healthy long-term.

Whether you sell a product or a service or you have a digital offer, I want to help you think outside the box  to start working on additional offers or ways to boost your income as an entrepreneur. 

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Sep 08, 2021
493: What You Need to Know About Video Content on Instagram
46:33

The app that became a massive part of my brand, business, and legacy is changing. The CEO of Instagram recently announced that they’re no longer just a square photo-sharing app. It’s been a gradual but very real boil -- Video is now a major focus on Instagram.

Natasha Samuel is a fellow Instagram educator, and she’s been helping her students show up on the app with confidence. I’m excited to chat with her about all the changes to the platform and explore ways to incorporate all-important video content into your strategy… Even if it feels intimidating as you get started. We’ll cover Reels, Instagram Live, IGTV, and Stories, and how to incorporate each of the video options into a holistic content strategy. 

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Sep 06, 2021
492: 3 Steps to Determine What to Post Next on Instagram
34:29

The Instagram platform alone can leave us stuck and not knowing where exactly to start or pick back up. But this episode is all about getting un-stuck and finding a simple solution for figuring out what in the world to post on Instagram.

Let’s get rolling and dive into the 3 steps we can take to determine what to actually post on Instagram in an ever changing content landscape.

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Sep 01, 2021
491: Curious About CBD? The Plant-Based Answer for Pain, Anxiety, and Stress
49:17

The founders of Equilibria saw how CBD impacted their own lives and wellness, and they also saw an opportunity to support women while answering the many questions that surrounded the Cannabis-based product. I’m so excited to have Coco Meers and Marcy Capron Vermillion on the podcast to talk about the once-taboo topic of Cannabis and CBD, and why they started a CBD company dedicated to supporting and helping women with their stressors and pain. This is CBD 101 with the founders of Equilibria. 

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Aug 30, 2021
490: The Exact Plan I Use for a Stress-Free Launch
35:53

It doesn’t matter what we’re launching—a new course, an affiliate offer, my shop, or a new extension of the brand—there are a few non-negotiables that are essential and help save us from the stress of launching! These non-negotiables allow us to go through the 3 stages of a launch with ease and confidence. Those 3 stages are pre-launch, launch, and post-launch and they each come with their own set of challenges, creativity, and strategy. Let’s dive into what my exact plan looks like!

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Aug 25, 2021
489: Get Unstuck in Your Career with Your Next Move, Best Move
43:20

I know this show is mainly about entrepreneurship and advice for business owners, but part of that is an incredible community of side-hustlers, starting and growing a business in your off hours and dedicating your days to advancing your career. Is that you? Then you’re going to love this conversation with Kimberly Cummings. Kimberly is a career expert and leadership consultant, and her advice helps people navigate next steps in their careers, foster strong relationships to support those career moves, and create a plan to achieve career aspirations. Ready to make your next career move, your best move? 

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Aug 23, 2021
488: Make or Break a New Habit with These 3 Fail-Proof Methods
24:24

You’ve probably heard the 21-day rule about habits… But that’s not exactly accurate. Regardless of time, it’s more about the approach when it comes to habits, so let’s discuss the 3 most effective strategies I’ve found that truly work when trying to form new habits, as well as some advice for the “all or nothing” achievers out there who feel like if they don’t make it stick the first time, it’s all over. This is for you!

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Aug 18, 2021
487: Behind the Scenes of Turning a Side Hustle to a Full-Time Job
52:44

Thamarr recently took her blog “Musings of a Curvy Lady” and workfluencer side-hustle to full-time status, and I am so eager to hear how that transition has felt for her. We’re digging into how she knew she was ready for full-time, the mindset blocks that came with a pivot out of her nursing career, and her advice for other women waiting to shine and become their own light. 

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Aug 16, 2021
486: 4 Uncommon Marketing Tactics that Work
24:53

These are four of my all-time favorite uncommon marketing tactics that truly do work, especially alongside the classics. These aren’t our typical email list or social media tips and tricks, and while we absolutely value and love and need those pieces, these approaches can work side by side with the basics to make those conversions, the engagement, and the growth even more impactful. 

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Aug 11, 2021
485: 3 Productivity Hacks to Create Freedom in Your Life
44:46

I’m asking Kierra Asnauskas about navigating towards your true purpose, the power of productivity and how to actually achieve it, goal setting strategies, and more. Kierra AKA Miss Unconventional teaches women entrepreneurs how to make PROFITABLE pivots and establish productive habits without sacrificing self-care. Her motto? You can be a boss and have a life, too -- that’s something I can get behind. 

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Aug 09, 2021
484: The 5 Biggest Entrepreneurial Fears and How to Face Them
42:29

Entrepreneurship often blossoms from a place of uncertainty, and with uncertainty comes fear. What if my business fails? What if I fall flat on my face? What if I get started, but lose passion or momentum or my success fades? This conversation with Kylie is all about the five most common fears entrepreneurs face at the beginning (and maybe even middle) of their business-growing journeys. We’ll cover the fear of starting, losing momentum, imposter syndrome, and more.

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Aug 04, 2021
483: Reactive vs. Proactive Fertility: Why It Matters for Women in Biz
44:46

If you are curious about women's health, proactive fertility, and the decisions that come with family planning, this episode explores those topics and more with Afton Vechery. She is the co-founder and CEO of Modern Fertility. Before she even started company, she wanted to understand her own fertility, even though she wasn’t trying for kids. What she encountered was an expensive and complicated process… So she decided to change it. 

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Aug 02, 2021
482: 5 Tech Tips to Know Before Creating a Digital Course
29:51

Have you ever let yourself consider and play with the idea of creating a digital course surrounding your knowledge or expertise or something you’re passionate about, only to let that vision come crashing down when one word enters your mind? That word would be: TECH. 

My goal today is to help you take little actionable steps to break down a big project like this into small, doable, and maybe even enjoyable pieces that you are totally capable of handling. Let’s get into my top 5 tech tips for you to keep in mind as you dive into creating your amazing new digital course!

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Jul 28, 2021
481: Investing for Beginners: Key Terms, Strategies, and More
42:12

Shinobu Hindert wants you to know that investing isn’t just for men -- in fact, more and more women are investing in the stock market as a tool to create the lifestyle they’ve always wanted... But getting started and surviving the fatigue that comes with learning something new is the hardest part of the whole process. She is a Certified Financial Planner, an author, and now, the first ever Goal Digger guest to give us the Investing 101 lesson that could quite possibly change our lives.

Where to start, essential strategies, setting goals -- we’re talking all things investing so you can get started with confidence. 

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Jul 26, 2021
480: How to Get Customer Testimonials That Help You Sell
25:17

Testimonials, aka these little blurbs and snippets of real people’s feedback and results on your website, serve as excellent social proof. Your potential customers are likely looking for the feedback that will affirm their decision to invest in your offer.

There are a few things to keep in mind as you gather this feedback to make sure your testimonials are as effective and impressive to potential customers as possible. This episode digs into how to get testimonials that actually help you sell.

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Jul 21, 2021
479: Navigating Change with Help from Cognitive Neuroscience
46:46

Dr. Maya Shankar is a cognitive scientist who studies how our minds work and how we change. Her career milestones are nothing short of impressive -- from convincing the White House to create a job for her to her work in human behavior and decision-making at Yale, Oxford and Stanford, and she recently launched her own podcast called, A Slight Change of Plans. 

Dr. Shankar is on Goal Digger to explore the sometimes stress-inducing topic of change. When confronted with a major life or career change, how do we manage and thrive? Are humans today more or less change averse? And if you think you’re “bad with change”, what can you do about it? Here she is, Dr. Maya Shankar.

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Jul 19, 2021
478: What You ACTUALLY Need to Do Before Leaving Your 9 to 5
33:02

So you want to leave your 9 to 5… Before you go drafting your resignation letter, I’ve got a check list for you to run through. If you think you’re ready to take the full-time entrepreneurship plunge, let this episode be your guide. From “responsible logistics” to lifestyle changes, here’s what you need to consider before you pack up your desk and venture into the great big world of working for yourself. Listen wherever you get your podcasts. 

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Jul 14, 2021
477: TikTok Strategies for Personal Branding and Biz Growth
46:00

TikTok is a powerful tool for branding yourself and attracting a global audience to your content. Drea Okeke will teach you how to master the platform, no dance moves required (unless that’s your thing, then by all means, shimmy on over!)

Drea Okeke got her start in short-form video on Vine, and now she’s a favorite on TikTok and a go-to expert when it comes to navigating the app with strategy, purpose, and fun. This conversation covers building a brand on the app, content creation strategies, and non-intimidating ways to dive in and make the most of one of the most popular apps on the planet. 

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Jul 12, 2021
476: The Quick-Start Guide to Content Creation and Promotion
45:45

Content creation is an important, powerful, often profitable tool in your business when done with consistency and strategy. Kylie is back on the show and we are digging into content creation, content promotion, why it's necessary, our secret tools to getting organic results, and how to make sure your content is seen and not just on the day you publish it, but for weeks and months to come. 

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Jul 07, 2021
475: How Intuition Plays a Major Role in Women-Led Businesses
43:10

Are you more likely to follow your intuition or the numbers when it comes to big business decisions? I think intuition is a superpower for women entrepreneurs. It certainly is for the founder of Beyond Yoga, Jodi Guber Brufksy. As a yoga instructor and life coach, she kept searching for stylish and flattering workout wear to complement not only her teaching and practice, but her life beyond the yoga mat. When she couldn’t find what she wanted, she created it herself. That’s the short version of how Beyond Yoga was born. 

Jodi shares how she learned to hear and follow her intuition, her journey through the growing pains of an apparel brand, and how she’s set her brand apart in a crowded space through storytelling.

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Jul 05, 2021
474: The Top 5 Free Strategies to Grow Your Traffic Organically
23:24

I am all for forking over a few bucks for tools and systems that can propel my business forward, but I also fully realize that sometimes budgets take precedence or we just don’t have the wherewithal to invest in something new and shiny all the time. In fact, I was the BIGGEST penny pincher in my early days of entrepreneurship. 

While I thoughtfully chose a handful of certain resources to invest in, I was also all about getting gritty and creative and finding, testing, and utilizing any and all free strategies that would help my business and traffic grow organically— I’m talking with no paid ads or pricey tools in sight. In this episode I’ll share my top 5 favorite free ways to grow your online presence, website traffic, and business leads completely organically. 

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Jun 30, 2021
473: Scrappy Ways to Avoid Debt in Your Business
46:00

She was making less than $30,000 a year as a receptionist, digging herself deeper into debt, and not finding any money help or advice that she could relate to. Sandra Grahame, along with her four best friends, started a money club -- kind of like a book club, except the subject was always money. It’s since transformed into a community of thousands of women talking about money and visions for their lives.

I am really excited to have Sandra here to share advice for chasing your dreams and avoiding debt in the process, the money a-ha moments she wishes she had sooner, and the story behind starting a business with her BFFs.

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Jun 28, 2021
472: Courses, Coaches, and Masterminds: What’s Best for You?
49:52

There are so many different learning opportunities for entrepreneurs, from free to cheap to super high-ticket, so in this episode, Kylie and I are exploring the different options, why some make more sense than others depending on where you’re at in business, and how to discern which investment is not only worth your money, but that will actually accelerate your success. I’m covering books, podcasts, courses, coaches, masterminds, and more, and giving my take on the learning industry for business owners. 

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Jun 23, 2021
471: How to Find Alignment in Business and Life
45:54

Martha Beck spent a decade at Harvard before becoming a life coach, and her primary mission, passion and only real interest is the elimination of human suffering, by any means available. She’s a multiple New York Times Best-selling author and a coach known and respected around the world. Martha is here to lead us into the exploration of integrity, the meaning and weight it holds, it’s impact on business and life, as well as share her own experiments that helped her understand integrity in a new way. 

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Jun 21, 2021
470: My Open Letter to Women Afraid to START
25:26

Dear listener who has a big, scary, compelling, butterfly-inducing idea on your heart... but you’re not sure how to start or what it looks like to reach your end goal:

I’ve given a lot of power in my life to fear, and it’s shown up with many different faces and voices over the years. But here’s the deal-slash-disclaimer: fear isn’t necessarily bad. I hope you'll hit play on this episode to hear the full letter I've written and read to you, the person poised and waiting at the starting line, waiting for the telltale signal, the shouting 'go!' that sets you on your way to the something you've been waiting to start.

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Jun 16, 2021
469: Advice to Overcome Feelings of Unworthiness
52:30

The meaning and weight of the word “home” is more than the house we live in. For Najwa Zebian, moving to a new country at the age of 16, she felt unstable and adrift in an unfamiliar place. Home was something she learned to build within herself. 

You’ve heard from Najwa on the Goal Digger Podcast before, way back in 2017 when the show was just beginning and I am so honored for the opportunity to speak with Najwa again. She’s here to explore the personal transformation that comes with building a home within yourself. This is a conversation about deep self-acceptance and exploration, and through that journey, healing.

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Jun 14, 2021
468: 7 Focus and Productivity Tips from Team Jenna Kutcher
36:09

I am SO thrilled to invite my very own dream team onto the Goal Digger podcast, to share their personal go-tos when it comes to productivity hacks. From my integrator to my community manager to my writers, I’ve asked everyone on the team to share what their top tips and tricks are for getting stuff done and takin’ names… oh, and also feeling empowered to STOP work and just live their lives every day, too—because that’s a massively vital part of the team JK culture. We work hard, we play hard, we rest hard, and we love hard… and we prefer to have a ball doing it all.

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Jun 09, 2021
467: How to Know Your Side Hustle is Ready for Full-Time
44:34

Have you ever found yourself feeling lost, like you’re not sure what’s next for you and the vision of your purpose is anything but clear? You are not alone. It was this very experience that became the beginnings of Mary Moody’s business, Made by Mary.

Now, a small business with dozens of employees and an extensive collection of cherished gold jewelry, Mary’s side-hustle has truly transformed into a life changing endeavor. If you are a product-based business, or dream of bringing your ideas to life, this conversation is full of encouragement as well as tried-and-true lessons from a woman who’s experienced all the learning curves between side-hustle and full-time entrepreneur to become a stand-out brand in her field.

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Jun 07, 2021
466: My Storytelling Secrets That Connect and Convert
23:59

Storytelling is a skill that can be honed. I want to share with you how to dig up meaningful stories and share them in a way that feels natural and cohesive and not cringey, so that you can use them as tools in crafting your own legacy and a means to communicate and connect with the RIGHT people.

Our stories matter and sharing them with others is the quickest way for your community to understand who you are and what you do in a memorable way. Stories provide a way for people to connect with you on a deeper level, and visualize themselves in their own unique stories.

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Jun 02, 2021
465: Parenting, Marriage, and Life Advice from My Grandparents
42:42

Grandma, what’s the secret to a happy marriage? ...What my grandma fired back was a mic drop moment! I wanted to interview my grandparents for so many reasons — their stories are so special to me, and I wanted to capture their stories and voices in a way that I can hold onto, in a way I can share with our kids when they’re old enough to listen. 

While I first thought the interview would just be for me and our family, I decided to share it with you. I hope this conversation makes you smile. I hope it paints a picture of where I come from in a new way. I hope, more than anything, it inspires you to reach out to the ones you love, and savor the moments you have together. I’m so excited to introduce you to my grandparents.

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May 31, 2021
464: Scarcity, Abundance and the Mindset Work I Avoided
32:12

We’re going to dig deep into the idea of living in a scarcity mindset versus an abundance one, and I’m going to challenge you to listen with an open mind, do a little self-discovery, and then turn this episode off with a more abundant mindset already peeking through. 

I promise, this can absolutely impact and change how you think for the better. And if how we think affects everything else, then you know this is gonna be good.

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May 26, 2021
463: Happiness and Wellbeing: The Secrets Backed by Science
51:00

Are you happy? Scientifically speaking, do you have all of the components in your life that contribute to true happiness and well-being? Dr. Laurie Santos is a professor at Yale University, among many other things, and she teaches a course called “Psychology and the Good Life”, covering the research and scientifically-backed elements of happiness and well-being. That course became the most popular course ever taught at Yale University. 

I’m excited to ask her about the misconceptions of happiness, methods of self-care that are actually scientifically supported, and what she anticipates will challenge us as we emerge from over a year the isolation and trauma brought on by the pandemic.

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May 24, 2021
462: My Favorite Business Tools for Every Budget
52:52

Before I had a team of humans, I had a “team” of tools! They saved me time, kept me organized, and ultimately made doing business as a solopreneur possible. Now that I have a team of real live humans, we still lean on our tried-and-true tools, and have incorporated new ones to help all of us run this business with ease.

Kylie is back on the show to help me walk through our standby programs, services, and apps, the splurge and save alternatives for each tool, and we also share some new goodies we’re using. It just might surprise you how much we rely on free and cheap programs to run this thing! From web design, project management, communication tools, and podcast editing software, we’re unpacking it all from the Jenna Kutcher toolbox.

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May 19, 2021
461: A Deep-Dive into ADHD for Women Entrepreneurs
55:31

I felt like my world cracked open after this conversation. Tracy Otsuka became an expert in ADHD when both she and her son received a diagnosis. She committed to learning everything she could about what ADHD actually looks like in the real world. Now, with her podcast and master class, Tracy leads brilliant, driven, high-ability ADHD women to see their symptoms as a strength.

Research shows that people with ADHD are more likely to become, and might even make better entrepreneurs. I am so excited to learn more about this area, and I know Tracy is ready to share strategies and advice for leveraging ADHD as a positive in your entrepreneurial journey. 

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May 17, 2021
460: How to Take Time Off (Without Slowing Down Your Biz)
29:03

1 week of vacation per quarter. How many business owners do YOU know who currently take a full month of vacation each and every year? Or maybe the question should be: how many business owners do you know who currently know how to take a full month of vacation a year?

How in the world can you actually make that happen, without things crumbling while you’re sippin’ on pina coladas on the beach or at home working on yard projects? Let’s talk about how to strategically take time off in a way that preserves your wellbeing AND your business—and just as major—why it’s important and what it can mean for you and your business.

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May 12, 2021
459: The Inside Scoop from Our Private Mastermind
51:24

The things we REALLY learned behind closed doors as a private mastermind… Danielle Canty and Natalie Ellis are the co-founders of BossBabe Inc., and we had the opportunity to come together for a mastermind recently, so I’m excited to download with these powerhouse women and reflect on what we learned and what we’re implementing after that experience. 

We’re talking about: how proximity is power, the different stages of our businesses that led us to our greatest growth, what a mastermind is and how it’s benefitted us, how to discern what type of investment is right for what you’re needing, and so much more.

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May 10, 2021
458: SURPRISE! I’m Pregnant!
46:02

SURPRISE! Kutcher party of 4!

I’m sharing something I am so thrilled to share today, I am PREGNANT again. We are due 11/11 of this year and it’s been so hard to keep this secret for the past few months. I’m sharing about the timing of our pregnancy, the things I did for the past 8 months to prepare my body, my fears around being pregnant again, and how I’m navigating life and business as we prepare for baby #2.

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May 05, 2021
457: How to Create Your First Email Sales Funnel to Scale Your Earnings
44:17

Sharing my EXACT method for your first email sales funnel… It’s in this episode!

The last time you heard from Hilary Krueger on the Goal Digger Podcast, she was working with her husband to create a powerful online course. It was a big success, but Hilary had so much more to teach outside of that topic. Now, Hilary is a coach, not a fancy coach she says, but a coach who helps people show up as their authentic selves to sell out their offers and programs. 

This episode is two-fold! In the beginning Hilary’s time to teach us all the secrets to just getting started, and then she turns the tables on me as we talk scaling and next steps in her coaching business. 

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May 03, 2021
456: Don’t Raise Your Rates Until You Hear This
26:17

Want to raise your rates? Wait just a sec… When was the last time you reviewed the customer experience you deliver? When you have a stellar client experience, raising your rates won’t turn off clients or potential new clients.

Let’s dive into some of my favorite ways to elevate the client experience. This episode will leave you feeling inspired and ready to kick up your methods and start building a killer reputation for providing the best client experience around.

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Apr 28, 2021
455: What Happens When Your Dream Job Isn’t Dreamy?
44:12

Perfect on paper and in photographs -- That’s what you might assume about Gabrielle Korn’s life and career. She was named the youngest editor-in-chief in the history of Nylon Magazine. It was a dream job, and the perks that came with it were enviable. 

Behind the scenes though, the story was different. In fact, perfection wouldn’t come close to defining the challenges Gabrielle faced in her life. In her new book, Gabrielle walks through her views and experience with internet feminism, impossible beauty standards in social media, shifting ideals about sexuality, and much more.

In this conversation, we’re talking about social media, the concept of ideal clients, powerful women, and more. 

Content Warning: This episode discusses eating disorders.

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Apr 26, 2021
454: A Beginner's Guide to Side Hustles
38:24

We’re talking all about SIDE-HUSTLES! My business started as a side hustle, and to this day I have other projects and multiple streams of income that I consider to be side-hustles themselves. Kylie may manage and produce the Goal Digger Podcast, but she’s also a side-hustler seeing big results with the strategies she’s used for years to get a lot done in a little time.

If you have a side-hustle or want to start one, if you want to turn your side-hustle into your full-time gig, or even if you don’t, we’ll walk you through our years of combined experience in the side-hustle space to help you find time to accomplish your goals, get more done, and celebrate your passion projects.

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Apr 21, 2021
453: Why Your Predicament is Not Your Destiny
51:06

Raised in very humble beginnings in an impoverished neighborhood of Philadelphia, Lia Valencia Key lived in a homeless shelter with her mother, sister, and brother. Even in such dark times her mom told her, "your predicament does not determine your destiny." 

Lia shares her story, from the challenging beginnings to the highs and lows of entrepreneurship, we dig into the challenges and successes of starting a jewelry brand, and she speaks about the power of choosing and perseverance. Here she is to shine her light, Lia Valencia Key.

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Apr 19, 2021
452: How to Hire a Team Who Loves Your Biz as Much as You Do
35:42

You don’t need a team of 10, or even one full-time employee to be able to begin outsourcing and releasing your workload capacity. The beauty of working for yourself means YOU create your hours, schedule, and days, and you can also choose the tasks and projects that you can offload from your plate a few hours a week to a contractor when the timing is right.

Let’s get into it and walk through the exact steps you can begin taking, today, to get an exceptional support team in place for your business to thrive—and for you to have the capacity to dream, rest, build, and breathe a little easier again.

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Apr 14, 2021
451: A Lesson in Unapologetic Decisions for Empowered Women
54:45

From the life of a housewife feeling stuck to the $1 Billion dollar sale of her company -- Lisa Bilyeu is the definition of a success story. Billion can sound like this far off, unreal number, but I can assure you that Lisa Bilyeu is as real as it gets. Lisa is the co-founder of Quest Nutrition, she’s the President of Women of Impact, and she’s the confident, unapologetic, no BS voice that fires up hundreds of thousands of people to seize and celebrate who they are without justifying it to anyone.

When did she step into entrepreneurship? What was it like building a billion dollar business alongside her husband? What does she have to say to the people who challenge her decision not to have children? How does she handle and harness negative self talk? And what’s next for the woman who champions the power of all women?

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Apr 12, 2021
450: How to Foster Better Community Online (for FREE!)
28:48

We’re going to dive into my go-to methods for building a genuine, trusting audience that becomes your community… All for free. No receipts, no huge marketing budget, and no buying followers over here, okay? For me, it’s all been about finding simple ways to grow, serve and foster a community online based solely on relationship-building and heart-centered strategies. 

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Apr 07, 2021
449: Success Strategies for Going LIVE on Facebook & Clubhouse
58:10

3, 2, 1… And WE’RE LIVE! This conversation is all about going LIVE. We’ll talk Facebook and Instagram Live, plus the new platform in LIVE content… Clubhouse! If you have questions about how live video and content plays a role in growing an online business, this is your episode.

Tiffany Lee Bymaster AKA Coach Glitter got her start in the world of production as a make-up artist, wardrobe stylist, and set designer for some super big name shows. Now, she is obsessed with branding and helping people develop their social media audience growth and launch strategy all through the vital power of live video. 

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Apr 05, 2021
448: These 3 Things Indicate it's Time to Pivot… or Quit
25:25

Whether you need to give up a small piece of your business to make room for something new, or totally shift gears into a different industry or niche that you’ve felt calling your name, this episode is about those pivots.

Rather than seeing pivoting or quitting as a NEGATIVE… I hope to leave you feeling like this motion into new territory can be a beautiful, expansive, and transformative shift in some really significant ways. Let’s talk about three telltale signs that it’s time to start moving into something new… and how to begin making the shift as gracefully and smoothly as possible.

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Mar 31, 2021
447: The Difference Between Financial Wholeness and Financial Freedom
55:38

Tiffany Alice -- She’s the Budgetnista, America’s favorite financial educator and she’s back on the show. So much has happened in the world since May of 2019 when Tiffany last joined us for a conversation about getting out of debt and actually saving money. With 2020s unique financial challenges, Tiffany has a unique approach to pursuing financial wholeness. 

What is financial wholeness? Where do you even begin your action plan for achieving it? We’ve got the expert here to speak into our financial lives for what is sure to be a conversation that is as helpful as it is fun. Let’s dive in and talk dollars with the one and only Tiffany Aliche.

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Mar 29, 2021
446: Ask Jenna Anything: Help with Clubhouse, Hashtags, SEO & More
40:47

How do I use Clubhouse for business? What is SEO? How should I be using hashtags right now? Where should I start with content marketing? You asked and I’m answering! It’s been a while since we’ve opened up my advice column-style episodes on the Goal Digger Podcast, so Kylie turned to the private Goal Digger Insiders Facebook Group and to the @goaldiggerpodcast Instagram to collect your questions on business, life, and everything in between.

From Clubhouse to SEO, hashtags and podcast growth, plus your personal questions on being a momma and making it to the “big leagues”, this episode covers it all.

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Mar 24, 2021
445: Faceplanting, Feedback, and Finding Aligned Success with Sophia Amoruso
42:17

Sophia Amoruso started her business on ebay and it turned into the massive fashion name of NastyGal. Her story transitioned from a 22-year old millionaire to a very public journey through incredible business challenges… And that was just the beginning of the wild journey of business and life this GirlBoss has continued to ride, straight into the fine-tuned version of success she’s creating for herself and others today.

I’m so thrilled for an opportunity to have a candid conversation with Sophia about business highs and lows, of creating a company that aligns with what you actually want, and taking everything she’s learned -- from public success to missteps -- and turning it into valuable teachings for others. 

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Mar 22, 2021
444: 5 Steps to Shed Toxic Money Mindset Patterns
33:40

Over the years, I have been able to shift my money mindset in a positive way, and it’s transformed so many aspects of my life. I feel like I’ve finally learned to trust myself, think strategically about my money, and live in a more abundant mindset. 

This episode isn’t created to fix the bigger problems created by broken systems, systems that I am committed to helping change, but I do hope that it helps for you to look at money through a different lens that invites more freedom or understanding in your life and for the role money plays in it. 

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Mar 17, 2021
443: How She 10x-ed Her Income Through Service and Surprise
45:12

Glo Atanmo started The Blog Abroad to document her journey as a solo female traveler, and through it all she’s become an incredible educator on more than just the topic of travel. She lifts the weight off heavy topics and answers the questions we’re quietly asking from the other side of our phone screens, all within the powerful squares of the @glographics Instagram feed.

I’m so excited to learn about her entrepreneurial journey, her travels abroad, the transition she’s navigating in her business and life, and one hot topic that I’m eager to hash out with her -- is a business built on passion actually sustainable?

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Mar 15, 2021
442: How to Use Personality Tests to Propel Your Success
32:55

We’re talking about Enneagram, Emotional Intelligence, Introvert/Extrovert and more! The way I see it, there’s nothing more important than really digging into what makes you, you to improve everything from your self-talk to your relationships. This episode is a walk-through of the tests I love and what I do with the results with actionable steps to reflect on what you learn.

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Mar 10, 2021
441: Stop Spending Your Time, Money and Energy on What You Can’t Control
43:00

Sarah Knight is the New York Times bestselling author known for being the “anti-guru”. Through her swear-y series of books and journals that started with the Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a ‘F’, she helps people say NO, reserve their energy and attention for the things that deserve it the most, and approach each new endeavor with a “Not Sorry” attitude. 

I’m excited to chat with Sarah about her tried-and-true methods for setting boundaries and pursuing a life you actually want to live. Listen to this if you’re ready to stop spending your time, money, and energy on what you can’t control.

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Mar 08, 2021
440: 5 Unique Ways to Quickly Grow Your Email List
21:22

Whether you’re just hopping on the email list bandwagon -- first off, welcome! -- or you’ve been growing your list for a while, hit a bit of stagnancy with subscriber growth, and just need a few new ideas to reach more people… let’s talk about some fun and different ways to grow your list.

These 5 strategies don’t take a ton of time or overhead and can introduce you to even more of your perfect clientele, so that you can show up for them and build a solid relationship with them inside their inboxes.

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Mar 03, 2021
439: My Sibling's Side Hustle Sacrifices and Strategies for Success
41:15

All of my siblings and I are entrepreneurs in some form, and yet we didn’t have any direct influence in this area growing up. My sister runs a thriving blog and Instagram platform in her perfectly-Kate niche, I’ve got my business that you know fairly well by now, and then there’s Joe who built an incredible advertising agency to help small businesses sell their products on Amazon. He also travels the country in an RV with his wife and three children — don’t worry, we’ve got a story around that that you’ll get to hear too! 

It’s such a treat to get to introduce you to my brother on the show. Meet the guy who shared the fire engine bunk beds with me and a human who shares a lot of the same memories I have!

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Mar 01, 2021
438: How to Streamline Your Day to Get More Done
39:47

Team Jenna Kutcher loves streamlined systems and workflows so we can get weeks and even months ahead, allowing us to dig into bigger, longer-range projects with full creative headspace and focus knowing that the recurring pieces of the business are handled in advance.

That’s what this episode is about -- A look into our systems and workflows, why they get us so giddy, and some suggestions for further help with systems that fit the way YOU work and thrive. It’s a fun one! Press play right now.

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Feb 24, 2021
437: Why Being a Troublemaker is a Powerful Thing
46:17

Are you a troublemaker? Do you embrace fear and move forward in spite of it? Does breaking the rules and carving your own path invigorate you… Or is that the last thing you want to do? Okay, what about this one -- Do you truly know yourself? Do you stand in your full self, taking up the space you earned simply by being born?

Luvvie Ajayi Jones was once afraid to call herself a writer because she was afraid of the title. She nearly skipped out on doing a TED talk that changed her life because of imposter syndrome. Now, she’s a best-settling author and she’s claimed the title “Professional Troublemaker” as she leads people to continue and achieve their audacious dreams in the face of fear.

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Feb 22, 2021
436: Is Affiliate Marketing Your Next Moneymaker?
32:15

If finding more passive income or adding additional revenue streams to your life and business has been something you’ve thought about but creating something from scratch just feels too big or out of reach right now, I have the solution for ya, friend: affiliate marketing may very well be exactly what you’ve been searching for in your business. 

Ready to dive into one of my favorite topics of ALL time? Let’s dig into affiliate marketing and how it could be your next money-maker.

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Feb 17, 2021
435: The Three Bucket Strategy for Doing It All without the Guilt
44:47

You deserve to be the CEO of your life. That’s what Suneera Madhani teaches to her growing community of career women, female entrepreneurs, and powerful mothers. As Suneera believes, being the CEO of your life means running it with a clear vision and intentional systems to bring your vision to fruition, and an unwavering commitment to level up.

Suneera is proof that having it all isn’t an audacious, outlandish, unattainable fairytale -- She’s got the systems and advice that can help you develop what having it all means to you while staying aligned with what matters most.

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Feb 15, 2021
434: 5 Things that Aren’t Necessary Your First Few Years in Business
30:05

Starting, running and scaling a business requires a lot of things. It requires resources, resourcefulness, time, energy, talent, and straight up grit. When you’re just getting going or you’re slowly gaining momentum it can be easy to get caught up in all the resources that you feel like you need that you forget how to be resourceful. 

You may have heard me ask this question before… Do you have an actual business, or do you have what LOOKS like or appears to be a business? The key difference: Are you actually making money from selling your products, services, or offers? These are the 5 things you DON’T need to get started. Ready for your to-do list to get shorter?

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Feb 10, 2021
433: Need a Sign to Start Helping Your Community? This is it.
36:33

I remember sitting across the table from Dre Thomas at a hotel in Brooklyn when she told me about her work with young girls and teens, how she’s dedicated to helping them grow in their confidence and celebrate their girlhood and womanhood, all while providing the very real need of hygiene products in under-resourced communities. 

In 2020, Dre Thomas had to take her Smile On Me events virtual, like so many others. She knew that the need for connection last year was greater than ever, and she wasn’t about to let her community down. Dre Thomas is here to share her community-nurturing expertise, and talk about all of the exciting ways she’s rethinking events after a year gone virtual. 

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Feb 08, 2021
432: 4 Things to Do to Boost Sales When Business is Slow
30:53

What can you do to boost sales and improve your business when things are slow? I have four methods for you to keep in your back pocket today and use whenever you experience slow seasons of business so that you can work toward boosting those sales and getting back in the game. 

When things shift a bit and your business feels like it’s on the path toward shambles, there are ways to take control and focus on improving, tweaking, and pivoting so that you can get back on track. I hope that if nothing else, these four methods give you a little more confidence and serve as a reminder that you ARE still in control. 

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Feb 03, 2021
431: An Achiever's Guide to Burnout and Balancing Happiness
47:26

Zuri Hall is an Emmy-winning TV host, producer, and actress. Her career has brought her to red carpets and TV screens all over. I have to mention that she even hosted reunion specials for my throwback favorite show, The Challenge. Anybody else love that?

With all of those impressive accomplishments, she’s no stranger to working hard, but she’s also seasoned in burnout. Zuri is here to dig into why we need to stop celebrating burn-out as a badge of honor and how we can keep on building our dream lives without sacrificing our peace and happiness. 

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Feb 01, 2021
430: Why Giving Your Team More Freedom Leads to Better Results
44:33

Are you planning to hire an employee this year? Your first teammate? A virtual assistant to lighten your load for the first time ever? Finding and hiring the right person to take over a piece of your business is a challenging process -- it’s scary to put what you’ve built in the hands of someone else. 

I’ve managed my remote team for over over 6 years now, and I’ve developed a leadership style that some might find unconventional or even uncomfortable. Kylie is back on the show to talk about the hiring process on Team JK, while we dig into our team culture and why I’m not watching the clock or micromanaging my team… And still get massive results and exceptional work from each person in my business. 

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Jan 27, 2021
429: A Hope-Filled Conversation with Kathie Lee Gifford
42:23

Kathie Lee Gifford had a 45 year career in television and film as a playwright, producer, singer, songwriter and actress, and you might know her best from her days alongside Regis Philbin on Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee, as well as co-host of the fourth hour of The Today Show with Hoda Kotb.

Now, she’s quote “retired” and I say that with quotes because though she may not be on television where we’re used to seeing her, Kathie Lee is just getting started with her new dreams and goals as an author and a voice for women on the precipice of their own life changes. Empty-nest years, divorce, the death of a loved-one, or a professional crisis or career pivot, Kathie Lee is here to talk about that universal search for meaning through any major life change. 

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Jan 25, 2021
428: 3 Easy Strategies to Help You Rock Instagram in 2021
31:47

If you’re ready to harness the power for what I forecast as the top methods to drive results on Instagram in the new year, stick with me. It’s not as hard as we’d like to sometimes make it. 

As we all roll into 2021, there’s not a better time to reevaluate your Instagram strategy and find ways to level up for the new year. It’s a brand new year, and for most of us that means new goals, new ideas, and new strategies for building our businesses and killing it online. Also, if you’re anything like me, the first of the year also brings about tons of reflection when it comes to your business, an inventory of sorts of what’s working, where you’re getting stuck, and a plan of what you hope to build and create. 

If you’re ready to seriously rock Instagram this year, let’s dive on in.

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Jan 20, 2021
427: How This Artist Generates New Business While Enforcing Boundaries
40:06

Artists, makers, musicians, designers, photographers, anyone who turns their art into a business, this one's for you. When you decide to turn your art into a business, you open yourself up to so much opportunity, as well as a whole host of challenges. Critique and criticism become part of your daily routine, because it’s that critique that makes customers happy with an end product. And I can remember from my photography days, that a lot less of your time is dedicated to actually creating, and way more is spent on the nuts and bolts of running a business. 

Someone whose artistic talent, as well as her business sense, I admire so much is Sheila Chen. I’m so excited to hear all about Sheila’s journey into the creative entrepreneur space, what she’s learned about navigating the space, how she markets her craft, and the lessons in boundaries that keep her business a fulfilling endeavor. 

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Jan 18, 2021
426: The 5 Things I’m Focusing on the MOST in 2021
26:04

I want to share from my heart some of the things I’m working on and going through, even though I don’t have the answers or know the end result yet. It’s the idea of showing up in the middle of the process, not just when you have the shiny after photo to go alongside the before. 

I admire SO much when other leaders and people I look up to can honestly show up and let you into the process, so that’s really what today’s all about. Here are some of the challenges from 2020 that I’ve been ruminating over thoughtfully as we transition into a new year and continue to adjust, pivot, learn and grow into more resilient and kind humans… or at least, that’s the goal.

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Jan 13, 2021
425: Does Manifesting Work? Tune in to Learn the Neuroscience
49:09

Where does visualization fit into how to plan and goal set for the future? What about manifestation -- is that a tool in your kit for going after what you want? Before you cast off manifestation and visualization as too “woo-woo”, I want you to meet Dr. Tara Swart. She is a neuroscientist, a medical doctor, and so much more, and her work is anchored in researching the science behind manifestation. 

Dr. Swart is going to share that research with us and the proven methods for visualizing and manifesting the life and business you want. This is more than making a vision board on Pinterest with your dream house, this is a tactical lesson in manifestation and visualization, backed by neuroscience.

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Jan 11, 2021
424: The Approach I’m Personally Using to Goal Set This Year
33:31

If you know me, you know I’m not a huge “resolutions” person per se, but I do see the tangible value in reviewing what went down over the past year and seeing what can shift to make the next one even better and I love setting goals and vision casting for what’s coming up. More than just lines on a page, I want to really have a compelling vision of what I hope the year will hold that I can cling to when life hits the fan. 

I’ve spent a lot of time these past few months being quiet and still with myself, almost going internal in order to look not only at my habits and work processes, but also my belief systems, core values, and how I’m showing up in the world. This year, I’ll be approaching goal setting a bit differently. Ready for it? Let’s dive in!

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Jan 06, 2021
423: Need 2021 Advice for Business and Life? Hit Play.
26:55

The opportunity to share this platform with people I deeply admire and respect is a pinch-me moment. Each Goal Digger Podcast guest brought their stories and expertise to this space for all of us in 2020 and I will continue to celebrate and recognize their work into this new year. 

I’m thrilled to welcome back some of your Goal Digger favorites for one more moment of their wisdom and light. I asked them all one very broad question -- What is your advice for 2021? Listening through these I couldn’t help but smile, because just like I knew they would, each one came back with something totally and completely unique to their gifts. 

Happy 2021, everyone. Let’s celebrate in podcast-form, with a virtual party right here on Goal Digger.

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Jan 04, 2021
422: Why My Marketing Will Be Different in 2021
43:46

Each year, I love to reflect back on everything we created, released, pitched, shared, published, and recorded to recognize all the hard work we put in, but also to comb through with a critical eye to understand what really moved the needle for the business.

Kylie is back on the podcast to help me dig into our year-end audit process, as well as analyze the messaging that worked, the strategies we loved, the trends we expect to see expand, and what we'll be ditching when the clock strikes midnight.

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Dec 30, 2020
421: Astrology for Business: Hit Play to Hear My Reading
40:37

Natalie Walstein is a personal career astrologer, and she helps her clients navigate uncertainty with her crystal clear astrological insight. She can help you find your true calling so you can show up, create, and passionately pursue what you’re meant to do. Ready to look to the sun, moon, and planets and understand where the universe is leading you?

In this conversation, Natalie will take skeptics to task on the power of astrology, and walk through key terms and concepts so we all have a better understanding of what a reading can really tell us. And I’m so excited, because Natalie prepared a reading for me, so we’ll go through that together on air. 

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Dec 28, 2020
420: An Easy-to-Follow 5 Step Plan if You Feel Overwhelmed
25:49

Let’s revisit the topic of prioritizing what matters and managing your time in a way that produces results AND protects your peace. Because both are equally important to me, and it’s taken a year of intense challenge and change to really drive that home for me.

Let me share the 5 things that help me build efficient days that let me maximize my work time AND feel confident to close my laptop when the work day is done. These are my tried-and-true time management practices that I always return to when I feel frantic or frazzled, and they’re the real deal for getting stuff done and feeling accomplished on any given day.

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Dec 23, 2020
419: The Beginner’s Guide to Making Money with an Online Store
49:51

Experience isn’t a prerequisite for starting a business… But the willingness to learn and get uncomfortable is. And if you’re looking for proof-of-concept to stoke that entrepreneurial fire, let me direct your attention to the incomparable Alison Prince.

From a scrap pile of arts and crafts supplies to multi-million dollar businesses, Alison proves over and over again what’s possible when you start an online shop. She helps people uncover what they can sell, how to sell it without a massive social following, and the brilliant ways you can carve out time in the most overwhelming schedules. This conversation is the beginner’s guide for anyone who is ready to start and make money with an online store.

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Dec 21, 2020
418: 10 Surprising Things Coco Taught Me Before She Turned Two
27:46

Coco has taught me a lot about life in her two short years. By simply existing, she’s transformed who I am and how I want to show up. Even if you aren’t a mother, I promise this episode will hold nuggets of wisdom for you to glean from my blond, curly haired little girl.

So Conley Kate, little Coco Bongo, happiest of birthdays to you. I’ll spare you the singing and instead choose to celebrate by telling you (and the rest of the world) the 10 things you’ve taught me before the age of two.

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Dec 16, 2020
417: How to Use Your Limitations to Achieve Your Biggest Goals
46:43

Seeing someone doing what they were so clearly meant to do with their lives makes me emotional, and Ali Stroker was so clearly meant to be on stage, entertaining, inspiring, and moving everyone who watches her. Ali Stroker believes our limitations can be turned into opportunities, and she continues to build a career on stage and on screen in face of those perceived limitations.

This will be a conversation about being the “first” at something, finding your identity, harnessing limitations and turning them into opportunities, and pivotal learning moments throughout her career as a woman with a disability in the entertainment industry.

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Dec 14, 2020
416: Words, Phrases & Tactics to NEVER Use in Your Marketing Materials
24:16

Marketing isn’t just having a great offer — It’s the ability to POSITION your offer in a way that makes it not only irresistible to the right clients and customers, those people who without-a-doubt NEED what you’re selling, but also sells the value of what you’ve created in a way that clearly communicates its benefit and positions it correctly so people know if it was created with them in mind.

So let’s get into some marketing practices to portray the BEST messaging that not only supports your audience and encourages them to eventually click purchase with you, but that also positions your offers in a way that’s confident, clear, and cuts through all the noise.

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Dec 09, 2020
415: Pricing 101: How to Get Paid What You’re Worth
44:50

Valuing your products and services can feel like an abstract process. However, there are some key components of pricing and valuation that will shift the way you look at your offers -- whether they’re product or service-based -- and help you effectively put a value on your work that supports your overall brand strategy.

I am thrilled to share the mic with Sari De to dig into pricing advice that you can put into practice today. As a coach, Sari has worked with big name Fortune 100 companies, global ad agencies, even Google, to help women navigate the system and get paid what they’re worth.

Let’s talk about all things pricing -- how price plays into your branding, why you need to stop downplaying your offers, and how to influence how others perceive your value.

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Dec 07, 2020
414: My Easy 3-Step Process for Evaluating New Opportunities
26:23

If you’ve got a million ideas from your brainstorm sessions or a handful of opportunities showing up in your world, it can be downright confusing, and you may be tempted to just say “yes” to everything. You know, to see what works. That whole “spaghetti on the wall” idea throwing it to see what sticks.

But before you jump into a new endeavor just because it seems shiny and exciting and lights up one of your passion lightbulbs, I want to walk you through the process I take to really pause, contemplate, and make an informed decision when it comes to new business ventures and partnerships.

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Dec 02, 2020
413: Passive Income Ideas Anyone Can Add to Their Business
47:11

Passive income is one of those things I could talk about for days on end because becoming a mom really reminded me why I decided to build my own business as an entrepreneur. I simply do not want to be on someone else’s clock, in someone else’s office, trading what could be precious family time for a predetermined amount of income. Creating passive income streams was the first real eye opener that showed me I don’t have to trade time for money. 

Abby Harriman is a long-time student of mine, and she’s ready to create passive income streams that allow her to scale without losing time with her family. In this coaching session, I’m tackling her questions on value ladders, low priced offers, strategies for automation and outsourcing, and low budget ways to get the help you need in your business when you’re just getting started. 

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Nov 30, 2020
412: Boost Your Podcast Growth With These 6 Steps
44:44

So you want to start a podcast... Or you've already started one and you're ready to kick it up a notch and watch that download number creep steadily upwards. Regardless of what phase of the podcasting process you're in, this download of our growth strategies is meant to get you thinking about the free and organic ways to increase your reach and get your show into the ears of more listeners.

Kylie joined the Goal Digger Podcast team in 2018 and together we've experimented with strategies and methods to grow the show, leading to a massive milestone of 40 million downloads earlier this year. We're excited to share the results of those experiments with you. With these tips, we hope to help you find your own secret sauce that allows your show to keep growing and going.

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Nov 25, 2020
411: How Emotional Intelligence Impacts My Personal and Professional Relationships
01:17:58

We’ve all heard of an IQ test -- the evaluation of our intelligence quotient. But what about EQ? We can learn a lot from evaluating our emotional intelligence. My whole team recently started working with the incredible Tieko Nejon, an expert in the emotional intelligence space. 

Part of her work with our team was administering an Emotional Intelligence assessment with a series of questions that return a score, or EQ. The full report is a bulky document with a breakdown of all the different ways to understand your own personal emotional intelligence, and ways to strengthen those skills. In this episode with Tieko, she’s actually going to dig into MY EQ report and really put me in a vulnerable place. My goal for you is to hear how to analyze your own emotional intelligence, through putting myself in the scary spotlight.

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Nov 23, 2020
410: What Your Website Must Have to Make More Sales
26:33

Let’s talk websites. There’s more to a great website than aesthetics. Bottom line, the user friendliness and user experience of your website is what will lead to conversions for your prospects. 

If your website doesn’t make that initial impact or lacks clear messaging, if people can’t figure out how to work with or buy from you, or if there’s just too much going on, that’s potential for major lost sales and that’s exactly what I want for you to avoid. Let’s talk about what your website REALLY needs in order to take visitors from semi-interested skimmers to full-blown, obsessed and paying clients (or customers). 

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Nov 18, 2020
409: The Beginner Influencer Guide to Pitching, Pricing and More
47:05

The opportunity to monetize your platforms and work with your dream brands can be a game-changing career shift. When Mattie James reached out to share what she’s been working on as an influencer educator, I jumped at the chance to host this conversation. 

Mattie James started her lifestyle blog as a passion project in 2010 and she’s since grown it into a multiple six-figure business, partnering with brands to create sponsored content that still feels on-brand and authentic. With all of that success, Mattie now teaches other people how to create profitable influencer businesses and pitch brands with confidence.

Mattie is tuned into all the trends and nuances of the influencer industry, and she’s on Goal Digger to serve up a master class in building a solid influencer business, from pitching to pricing and more.

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Nov 16, 2020
408: 5 Easy Ways to Get Your Emails Opened More Often
28:14

It doesn’t matter what kind of business you’re operating, it doesn’t matter if you’re a solopreneur or have a team of 20, it doesn’t matter what kind of social media presence you have… The true power to harness your audience lies in email lists. Your email list offers you these opportunities for sweet and direct conversations with the people who are most interested in your brand and what you have to offer. And I don’t care if you have 100 subscribers or 10,000, those people opted into YOUR list for a reason, and they’re who you want to nurture and serve and pay attention to the MOST earnestly.

We’re going to talk about the one of the most integral parts of email marketing, which is getting your emails read! I am going to equip you with the tools to make sure every time someone hears that “you’ve got mail” voice in their head and sees an email from ya land in their inbox, they are stoked to open it up and read it.

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Nov 11, 2020
407: How to Create Business Boundaries with Those You Love
32:29

It’s been over a year since the man of my dreams, my baby daddy, my husband Drew Kutcher stepped up to the mic for an episode of The Goal Digger Podcast. Time is flying! I invited him back on the show for a deep dive discussion about navigating business as it intertwines with our marriage. After almost a decade of being Mr. and Mrs. we’ve navigated through many different seasons of professional and personal life together, so we are going back in time to the earliest days of entrepreneurship to reflect on what we’ve learned. 

This episode is for you if you’re curious about how to talk to your partner about your big business dreams, or if you’re considering going into business with your significant other. Drew reveals how he actually felt when I told him I was leaving my stable corporate job, his advice for starting a business that’s separate from your relationship, and what it’s like to be a partner to a dreamer.

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Nov 04, 2020
406: Your Customers Are Talking, Here’s the Strategic Way to Listen
46:50

No matter what kind of business you have, or want to have, one of the best strategies to figure out what your customers want from you is to ask. There’s an art to this process, and an artist I love to watch in action is Bethany McDaniel. 

Now you may have heard Bethany’s name on the podcast before if you’ve been around here for a while. She was a guest back on New Year’s Day 2018. And her business has expanded like crazy since then -- Thanks to her continual focus on listening to what her customers want. In the 2020 environment where people are shopping for needs over wants, I’m so excited to hear from Bethany about how the feedback loop is different, and how she’s still showing up in ways both new and devoted customers want.

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Nov 02, 2020
405: 5 Email List Growth Hacks You Need Right Now
42:15

Why aren’t email lists talked about like they’re the sexiest marketing strategy ever? Let me tell ya, email lists *are* sexy. My list drives insane profits for my business and without it, I wouldn’t be reaching and impacting the people I’m lucky enough to speak to via their inboxes each week.

In this episode of the Goal Digger Podcast, Kylie is asking me alllll about email lists in a new way. We’ll dig into why your newsletter form is failing you, how to start from zero subscribers, what do you do if you have a dormant list, and the email marketing strategies that actually worked in 2020… Because we all know this year looked way different than any year that came before it. 

Ready for another session on email lists?

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Oct 28, 2020
404: 3 Questions You Should Ask Before Redesigning Your Website
42:59

How often do you go back to your roots, where it all started? I did this the other day with the Goal Digger Podcast, rewinding all the way back to episode number two and my first ever guest on the show, Jen Olmstead. I wanted to invite her back on the podcast for another go-around, because so much has changed since that episode on November 18, 2016. 

Jen Olmstead knows websites, and she’s one half of the Tonic Site Shop duo that has been helping Jenna Kutcher websites look fab since my very first site design. Jen knows how to present your brand in a way that stands out from the masses and attracts your ideal customers, even without a fully custom web design. We’re talking about what she knows best -- website design. She shares why “looking the part” doesn’t have to mean a totally custom design, the crucial components of any business site, and the key clues that your site might be ready for a little refresh.

Psst… Looking for the discount code mentioned in the episode? Visit Tonic Site Shop and use code: JENNASENTME for 15% off your order!

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Oct 26, 2020
403: 10 Ways to Seek Out the Silver Lining of 2020
29:47

This episode is not meant to give you all the answers. It’s not meant to sort life out after the tornado that swept through in the form of 2020. It is, however, going to give you some ideas to take the next two months and some changes to find balance and peace again and to focus on what you CAN control, if you feel you’ve lost control of this year.

So whether you’re ready for a reset but don’t want to wait for New Years Day, or you just want to focus on one small habit that might lift you up out of the shadows as we wrap up the year… I hope these 10 ideas for ways to end 2020 seeing the silver linings, like my mom taught me to. I hope they fill you up and remind you that, no matter what’s happening around you, you still carry the power to choose how you respond and how you carry yourself forward and out of the depths of hard times. I fully believe in you and know you can end this year better than it started… Here are some ideas on how.

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Oct 21, 2020
402: Don't Go Another Day Without Knowing THIS About Your Period
43:26

How old were you when you learned that your menstrual cycle had phases? And those phases, when tracked and studied on a personal level, can unlock some pretty mind blowing productivity and wellness changes? Were you *today* years old? Yeah, I spent most of my menstruating life not knowing anything in-depth about my cycle.

We’ve had a period coach educator on the show before and it’s clear — you’re a big fan of learning about your body and understanding your cycle in a way to help you do more and do better in business. If you are someone who menstruates, Berrion Berry is about to become your new BFF. She’s the creator of the The Flo Academy, educating people on holistic menstrual health. She helps her clients understand and harness the power of their cycle to increase energy, enhance their mood, and alleviate PMS naturally. If THAT sounds like something you could get on board with, then it’s time for you to meet Berrion Berry.

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Oct 19, 2020
401: Sick of the Same Goal Setting Strategies? This Is For You
24:58

That big goal or dream you have? It’s actually the very thing that holds us back more often than not! Let’s focus more on the small, daily steps and actions to get you there because that is what will change your life. The only way to actually achieve your goals is to build systems that propel you toward them every single day.

In this episode, we’ll talk about how to build these systems so that you can achieve ANY lofty goal you might have on your heart, whether it’s for work, your family, your finances, or something personal. And more than that, we’ll talk about how to create habits that reinforce your system, so achieving a goal isn’t just a one-time thing, but a life-changing thing that sticks around and makes you better long-term, not just on the day you get to check off your goal.

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Oct 14, 2020
400: What’s Changed and What Hasn’t 400 Episodes and 4 Years Later
36:15

Episode 400. FOUR HUNDRED. How is that number possible? The Goal Digger Podcast launched as a labor of love mixed with lots of hard work, topped off with the magic and kindness of each and every guest who volunteered their time to be part of my big podcasting dream. 

I’m going back to episode one because I think it’ll be not only fun to look back on how this whole show started, but I’m also excited to share how my view of some of the biggest topics I teach on have shifted since I launched as a 28-year old entrepreneur, a few years into her online business, with bright eyes on the future. My views and teachings on topics like legacy, social media, privacy, authenticity and more have evolved in the last four years, and I want to share that all with you in this episode. So, ready to hop in a time machine to November 18, 2016?

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Oct 12, 2020
399: My 3 Social Media Secrets for Growing Your Email List
25:26

Does it get any better than talking social media, email list building, AND a little strategy?! This is basically like Christmas morning for me! In this episode, we’re delving into how they all go hand in hand and how to strategically use your social platforms to grow that email list.

But first things first, why does this even matter? Why *should* we use social media to grow the list? After all, isn’t social media its own separate beast meant for engaging and beating the algorithm and connecting with your ideal audience and booking your dream customers and clients? Well, yes, but it’s also completely owned and controlled by other people. It’s not your domain, you don’t own your followers, it’s not your platform, so ultimately, you’re left with almost zero control. Hit play for my social media secrets that will help you grow your email list.

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Oct 07, 2020
398: Taking Time Away from Your Business? Here’s How to Prepare for Unknowns
44:42

Is it possible to prepare for the unknown as a business owner? What about the unknowns of becoming a mom and preparing your business for maternity leave?

I am so excited for you to meet another one of my team members, Audrey Skelton, who is expecting her first little one at the end of 2020. We’re chatting through what it’s like to prepare for time away from work when you’re self-employed. Audrey has a healthy roster of clients, so I’m so excited to hear how she’s planning her maternity leave in a way that serves those clients while giving her the precious time she so deserves with her future little babe.

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Oct 05, 2020
Welcome to The Goal Digger Podcast with Jenna Kutcher
02:38

Welcome to the Goal Digger Podcast! In this space, everyone is invited to pull up a seat at my table where we get into real, refreshing, and eye-opening conversations about business and life and all the beautiful, messy lessons that come with it. 

I’m Jenna Kutcher and I’m obsessed with all things business, marketing, numbers, and helping you navigate through both the messy and the magical seasons of this thing called life. I teach you the tried and true secrets to building a career you adore alongside brilliant women from all corners of the business world.

Grab a cup of coffee (or a spicy margarita!) and join me on Mondays and Wednesday as we chase down our boldest dreams, together. This the Goal Digger Podcast.

 

Oct 01, 2020
397: Free Marketing Strategies That Actually Worked for Me This Year
40:23

When we were talking about different ideas for the Goal Digger Podcast, one of the topics that came up was what this year has done to our stamina as business owners. So many people are coming close to throwing in the towel. And I get it, we were all tested in new and challenging ways this year.

Maybe your marketing budget was slashed. Maybe you didn’t have one to begin with. Maybe what you were doing in the past isn’t hitting the mark anymore and you don’t know where to turn. This episode is all about free marketing strategies that you can start employing today. Let this conversation on the Goal Digger Podcast spark new (and free) ideas to get your business, content, and message out into the world once again.

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Sep 30, 2020
396: No Biz Experience? Learn As You Launch like Bella Lam
38:06

When Bella Lam made the switch to eating vegan and gluten-free, she was instantly faced with the major lack of offerings in the market for her dietary needs. A chocolate chip cookie that fit her needs was like a unicorn. So Bella thought, why not me? Why can’t I create something that’s clearly missing from the market? That’s the short version of the Coconut Whisk origin story, but I’ll let Bella tell you the whole thing.

Bella created Coconut Whisk, building the company alongside her personal brand. She was a student and a CEO, all at once, which came with its own set of learning curves and challenges, but she’s on the podcast to share her story of filling a need in the market, building a strong personal brand, and her advice for building community and connection with your customers.

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Sep 28, 2020
395: 4 Easy Financial Habits for Successful Women
22:30

When everything on the outside feels OUT of control, I do my best to return to this: What can I control? What do I have power over? What can I ACTUALLY change? What habits, routines, or thoughts can I shift so that I don’t stay feeling stuck?

So while financials are a big, top-of-mind topic these days, let’s talk about financial habits that successful women possess. Because even though things may feel shaky and unpredictable in the economic climate, you DO have control over how you show up in your life and in this world. You have power over your approach to money, how you handle it, and your belief systems around it.

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Sep 23, 2020
394: Are You Staying? What it Means and Why It Matters
47:47

I actually emailed her way back in 2011, when I was just starting my photography business. She graciously answered every question I sent as a complete stranger, thousands of miles away. Over the last decade we’ve been quiet cheerleaders for one another, but I will never, ever forget the way she showed up for me when I dropped into her inbox, a mere admirer of her photography. 

She’s a mother of five children, an author, a speaker, a retired photographer, and so much more. I want to get deep with Anjuli today, because she is so skilled at helping people unpack their vulnerabilities and understand the deeper places in their hearts. In this conversation we’ll chat about book writing and self-car and honoring her own time and space as a mother. I can’t wait for you to meet this woman.

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Sep 21, 2020
393: The Importance of Narrowing Down Your Niche
27:11

Some business experts actually believe that the number 1 mistake new business owners make is NOT niching down enough, and therefore speaking to a massive, unspecific crowd rather than a highly fixed group of people who would BEST benefit from their product or service.

But I get it! When you’re starting out especially, you want to get as many clients or customers as possible. It feels scary to try and focus on a smaller group of people! Why would you want to exclude anyone? After all, customers equal profits which equals business health, right? Well, not exactly.

We’re going to explore this notion of digging into a niche and I believe this can set you apart and move you forward more than SO many other top business practices. If you’re not sure if you need to drive down into a niche, or aren’t certain how to find the right niche, or just want to inspect your biz a bit to be sure your niche is the right target for YOUR goals and trajectory, this is your episode.

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Sep 16, 2020
392: Lessons in Fearlessness and Curiosity from a 15-Year Old CEO
42:21

Who here started a lemonade stand as their first endeavor into the business world? I did. My brother and I dragged a cooler of Kool-aid down to the end of our driveway and I’m pretty sure my mom called the neighbors to drive by so we’d get a few customers. My lemonade business started and ended there… But when this guest started her lemonade stand, it transformed into something much, much bigger.

Mikaila Ulmer is the youngest guest we’ve ever featured on the Goal Digger Podcast. She started her lemonade company at 4-years old. Now she’s the 15-year old CEO of Me & the Bees Lemonade and her special recipe lemonade is sold across the country. If you’ve got kiddos with the entrepreneurial bug, you’ll want them to tune into this episode… But let me tell you, Mikaila’s drive, her business acumen, and her mission to do good while running a profitable company is something we can all learn from, no matter what age.

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Sep 14, 2020
391: Before & After Digital Course Academy: 3 Students Share Their Fears and Success
01:07:59

These three students decided to take their own plunge by investing in themselves and enrolling in Amy Porterfield’s Digital Course Academy. This program is the gold standard for anyone who wants to create, launch, and scale an online course… And that’s exactly what Danielle, Chrissy, and Nicole have done over the last year. But investing in the program wasn’t a decision that came lightly. Their fear and reservations could’ve prevented them from diving into the water -- could’ve held them back from all of the success they’ve seen since making the understandably fear-filled decision to invest. Is that you? Are you standing on the edge thinking, sure, creating an online course sounds great, but should I, could I really dive in?

That’s actually why Danielle, Chrissy, and Nicole are on the Goal Digger Podcast. They know better than anyone what it’s like to be where you’re standing, debating if this is the right jump. You’ll hear their before, during, and after stories of Digital Course Academy, as well as the reservations they had and how those went out the window as they started the course. I am so thrilled to have them here so you can picture yourself in their successes.

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Sep 09, 2020
390: The Most Powerful Pivot You Can Make Right Now with Amy Porterfield
45:51

If we were to play word association for 2020, I’d bet the very last word that comes to mind is “certainty”. Many of us are watching our peers navigate big changes as we ourselves pivot and adapt. Whether it’s personally or professionally, we’re making decisions that we could’ve never predicted would be on our plates at the start of this year.

Pivoting is the theme of this conversation with my friend Amy Porterfield. She was one of the voices I was listening to when I pivoted into the online course world, and I’m so excited to have her on the show once again to talk about the meaningful and even profitable pivots she’s seen during this season. If you walk away from this episode with only one thing, let it be your permission to pivot. These stories will paint what’s possible. 

Join Amy for her free live training at jennaplusamy.com.

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Sep 07, 2020
389: The Real Story Behind How I Started Creating Online Courses
45:25

My very first dive into the deep end of the online course world was the result of a friend’s comment on a social media post. She was signed up for this “discovery” call with a business consultant and told me I should hop on, too. By the end of that call I was pitched a course and I made the investment, and those two choices were the start of my career as course creator.

Kylie is back on the show to ask me all the questions about online courses, what my very first course looked like, what I did to change my strategies from launch one to launch two, and I even challenge her on her own course creation objections… Plus, you have to hear about the email I sent to Amy Porterfield in 2016, back when I was a student, like you, looking for the next step in my business. 

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Sep 02, 2020
388: Is an Online Course Your Next Best Step? Listen to Find Out
53:16

You know you’ve got something to teach. But could you really put it into a course? I’m willing to bet the answer is YES. If you can coach one on one, if you can lead a group of people to see results, even if you’re teaching in an informal or unofficial capacity, then you’re equipped to dive into your first course.

Vanessa Hicks is an incredibly talented wedding photographer, she leads a 12-week mastermind group, and now she’s looking at her business in a pandemic world thinking about what’s next. A course is on her mind, and I know she has some questions about adding that to her education offerings. Is it the right next step? How should she approach the daunting task of putting her knowledge into a course? And where will she find her students? Those questions and more, coming up in this coaching session with my friend, Vanessa Hicks.

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Aug 31, 2020
387: My Mentor Taught Me How to Uncover What You Can Teach
28:09

A funny thing happened when I was growing and gaining some success as an entrepreneur… people began coming to me and asking me how. How did I regularly get clients? How did I curate a social media presence that brought in awesome leads? How did I market myself to actually create consistent income in this unpredictable, heavy service industry? So much of what I was learning about entrepreneurship and marketing wasn’t from my college degree or someone teaching me — it was from DOING it.

What I’m completely certain of is that YOU have something like this inside of you, a certain life experience or even an obsession you’ve been pouring over for months or years, that uniquely qualifies YOU as an expert in that area. That’s what this episode is about — how to uncover that gift and turn it into something teachable for others! Because we all have these experiences and knowledge unique to our own walks of life that we can tap into and package into something we can share with others. You don’t have to be a trained “educator” to do it — you just need to be willing to do a little digging!

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Aug 26, 2020
386: How She Crafted a Career Where Passion and Profit Intersect
43:18

Educator, advocate, activist, storyteller, consultant, philanthropist, dog mom… Just a few titles that my friend Jess Weiner can hang her hat on. What Jess does is so important -- She advises and leads massive brands on how to better reflect people and their diverse experiences within their media, marketing, advertising, and workforce.

She is a brilliant branding mind with a special super power of connecting companies with their communities. Jess is also expanding her work to connect with her own community and help people define what a “good life” means to them. I am so thrilled that she’s here on the podcast to dig into consulting, personal branding, marketing and messaging, building community, and more. 

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Aug 24, 2020
385: 3 Steps to Build a Business Concept You're Passionate About
23:55

Where passion and profit intersect… THAT is where you want to build your business. Most entrepreneurs get into doing their own thing for a few main reasons: to pursue independence, impact, or their passions. Often, it’s some combination of all 3 but along the way, it can be easy to lose sight of that initial intention.

That, my friend, is what we want to avoid. This episode is all about digging into those personal WHYs — the core values that motivate you and what you’re deeply interested in pursuing — and how to spin those things into a business model that grows with you, that doesn’t hold you down or stifle you. These are the 3 steps you need to take in order to build a business that sustains and supports your heart, desires, goals, passions and life trajectory. 

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Aug 19, 2020
384: The Secret to Selling with Certainty in Uncertain Times
49:11

Have you told yourself you’re bad at selling? That it’s scary or slimy? I have. Selling used to be my downfall. And then I learned (with the help of books and my coach and teachers like this guest) that selling requires a mindset shift. And this conversation will help you make that shift and start selling with confidence. 

Ivirlei Brookes leads her students through the same transformations that she’s experienced herself, which is what makes her coaching so impactful. Her mindset tools for reframing your approach to selling will help you shed that “slimy seller” feeling and stand in confidence knowing that YOUR offer is what the world needs, even these uncertain times for businesses everywhere.

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Aug 17, 2020
383: 5 Ways a Podcast Can Help You Grow Your Biz
19:08

Have you ever had that fleeting thought pop into your mind about starting your OWN podcast? If you’re a fan of podcasts of any kind then you’ve probably considered it at least once or twice. And I fully think it’s a totally amazing, valid, and worthwhile consideration.

Podcasting has been an instrumental part of my business, my brand and my growth. It’s allowed me to create new relationships, interview incredible humans, and dig deeper into topics I’ve wanted to learn about. My podcast allows me to connect with my audience (ahem, YOU) in new and more impactful ways.

This show truly started as an experiment and has blossomed from there into one of the most important and valuable extensions of my business. And in this episode, I want to show you HOW, the 5 ways a podcast can help you to grow YOUR biz. 

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Aug 12, 2020
382: This Simple Elevator Pitch Landed Her Big Collaborations on YouTube
44:29

Are you ready for a YouTube lesson? 

Molly Burke launched her YouTube channel with make-up tutorials and fashion content, growing it into the massive platform it is today with over 2 million subscribers. Molly also happens to be blind. I’m so excited for Molly to share her story -- Why did she start her YouTube channel? What did she want to do with the platform when she was starting out? How does she continue her mission while creating video content people can’t help but watch? And what are the behind the scenes secrets to content that does really well on that platform? Hit play!

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Aug 10, 2020
Zero-250 Challenge: Sending Your First Email And Creating Your Plan
07:15

An ending AND a beginning in one -- here’s where our journey wraps up and yours just gets going! Check it: you know how to craft an amazing offer, make a bomb opt-it to support it, and share it with the world. Dang. NOW, we are going to talk about how to serve your brand new, ever-growing list. This lesson covers 6 Types of emails to send your list to learn more about your people, planning out your next 30 days, what it looks like to prioritize serving before selling.

Assignment 5: Log in to your email list platform and get ready to create the first email that you are going to send to your list! Then make a plan for your emails for the next four weeks. And then sneak a little moment to celebrate.

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Aug 07, 2020
Zero-250 Challenge: Getting Your Offer Out Into The World
07:06

Welcome to the threshold of going from doing the work… to pushing it out to the world! Don’t worry; I’ll walk you through all the steps so no crucial details are missed. Time to finally put yourself out there and share, share, share! I'm covering 5 tips for sharing your offer in a zero salesy, non-spammy way, the Power of One, where to share your offer and link, the anatomy of a post that converts, and 4 simple steps to effective offer launching.

Assignment 4: You’re going to share your offer with your connections & watch your list grow! Use hashtag #zeroto250 so we can see what you have created and cheer each other on.

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Aug 06, 2020
Zero-250 Challenge: Creating Your Sign Up Form And Confirmation Email
06:45

This process is moving quickly! Within these sacred audio walls, you will learn how to create your sign up form AND craft the perfect confirmation email to deliver the offer that you created yesterday with a pretty bow on top. In this lesson, I am covering three unique and easy ways to collect an email address for your opt-in, those must-include items for your opt-in form, how to design and tailor each sign-up form for every offer, structuring your workflow to lead you smoothly from opt-in to delivery (and beyond!)

Assignment 3: Create a signup form and confirmation email for your newly created offer! You’ll also brainstorm 3 more fresh, unique ideas for other offers you’ll create next.

The templates referenced in this module can all be found inside Flodesk. Login to your account, then simply click on “Create New” > “Jenna Kutcher” > and bam! All the coolest templates await!

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Aug 05, 2020
Zero-250 Challenge: Determining The Perfect Offer For Your Audience
08:12

The second lesson will cover how to pinpoint your perfect, niched offer for your audience -- one intentionally crafted with a clear purpose and obvious value that’ll get people excited to give up their email address to grab it! You'll learn six different things that you can offer, how to get started right now using resources that you already have, what MY three best performing opt-ins are, and that DONE is better than perfect!

Assignment 2: Create your first freebie!

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Aug 04, 2020
Zero-250 Challenge: How an Email List Will Support Your Business
08:54

Congratulations! In signing up for this challenge, you have left the starting line and taken the first step towards serving your people with consistency, building a connection to your clients without an algorithm getting in the way, and clearing a path to profits for your business. In the first lesson you will learn why email marketing is a NECESSARY piece of an effective business plan, no matter your specific industry.

Assignment 1: Log in to your current email service provider or create a free account with our recommended provider, Flodesk. 

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Aug 03, 2020
381: The Early Entrepreneur Days I’ve Never Talked About Before
47:11

Why not switch things up a bit? I’m tossing my interviewer hat to Kylie, the manager for the Goal Digger Podcast, and she’s putting me in the hot seat. Getting interviewed always brings out stories I’ve never thought to share, or methods and strategies that I’ve never revealed before. 

In this episode, Kylie will take us back in time to my early days, when I was fresh on the full-time entrepreneur scene, still gaining my footing, and riding the learning curves alllll the way to right now. If you want to know how I invested in myself at the beginning, which early days marketing strategies I still use right now, and which of my business fears actually came true… Keep listening.

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Jul 29, 2020
380: She Launched a Course, Here Are Her Questions
44:45

I love coaching sessions on The Goal Digger Podcast because we get into the nitty gritty of topics that are on your mind, and explore questions you might also have about your own business. It’s a chance for me to sit down with someone and teach to exactly where they are at.

These coaching sessions are designed to propel inclusive growth for business women everywhere, from every walk of life. It is a way I am choosing to level the playing field for entrepreneurs. Sahar Twesigye just completed her first ever course launch, and I can’t wait to hear how that process felt for her, and I know she has some questions that will be helpful for you, too. 

We discuss launching, scaling, and automating! Plus, we cover how to handle quick success and being in the spotlight. If you’re preparing for your first launch or wanting to fine tune your process for your next launch, this is the episode for you. 

This episode is all about course creation and launches, led by Goal Digger Sahar Twesigye! If you want to apply to be coached on the podcast, head to goaldiggerpodcast.com and nominate yourself! 

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Jul 27, 2020
379: New Ways to Serve Your Email List in 2020
19:33

This episode is NOT about ways to sell to your list. We’ve all heard the stats about how every $1 spent on email marketing, about $44 is made in return. We KNOW that email marketing is the way to sell and see big profits, and I have tons of content that covers how to do that well. But one of the keys to success in selling to your email list actually has nothing to do with selling or introducing your offer.

It’s those in-between seasons, when you’re not in a launch or pushing a new offer, that you form strong bonds and lasting relationships with your list by serving them. And yet, so many people forget about their list until they have something to communicate about a new product or offer and there’s some sort of urgency in making a sale.

Let’s get into the 4 main different formats for serving your email list and being a valued resource in their inbox, not just another salesperson. C’mon and jump in with me!

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Jul 22, 2020
378: What is an Integrator and Do You Need One?
43:27

Each time I make a new hire for my team, I think to myself: “HOW did we survive without this person?” This sentiment is especially true when it comes to Marisa Vittoria, my Integrator. Pre-Marisa, we were all honoring our own workflows, existing in a constant loop of Google Docs and Slack messages, and seeing what we’re capable of now… We were definitely not reaching our fullest potential. 

What does an Integrator do and do you need one on your team? And how can you be your own Integrator and establish systems to get your business achieving more? I’m so excited to formally introduce you to Marisa, but admittedly nervous for her to reveal the systems we didn’t have in place before she joined our team. Hey, it’s all in the spirit of helping YOU learn from where we’ve already been.

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Jul 20, 2020
377: 3 Simple Ways to Take Responsibility for Your Education Journey
23:56

As an educator, a big piece of my job isn’t just to get students to sign up for my programs -- that’s only step #1, really -- the next and more important piece is that I want them to take action, digest & implement the materials, and experience big wins and results. 

I want to help you not just dive into a program with hopeful intentions, but to complete the materials with purpose and a plan so that you can begin refining and implementing and reaping the reward that comes with investing in your education.

I want to show you the 3 simplest ways to tap into that control and take responsibility for your education, because I’m on a one-woman mission to keep us from never saying, “I don’t have time” ever again, especially when it comes to our goals. Let’s do this!

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Jul 15, 2020
376: Shedding Toxic Thought Patterns and More Entrepreneurial Mindset Work
50:31

Is mindset front-of-mind for you? While you’re working on your business, crafting marketing messaging and dreaming up new ways to serve your clients, are you also working on you? As this guest will tell you, mindset is often the piece of the puzzle that’s holding you back from your greatest potential. 

Topsie VandenBosch is an expert in entrepreneurial mindset, helping women shed toxic thought patterns, negative thoughts and beliefs that prevent them from showing up, and making bank in their businesses. Her passion and skill for mindset work comes from a foundation in mental health therapy. 

In this interview, Topsie will help you identify the excuses you keep telling yourself and reveal how they’re holding you back, explore why anxiety might be a gift for an entrepreneur, and how to recognize and navigate self-sabotage. Here she is, Topsie VandenBosch.

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Jul 13, 2020
375: This is Why No One is Seeing Your Content
23:35

When I was just starting out, I blogged Monday – Friday for YEARS… And while it’s admirable or even shocking, looking back those blogs weren’t really doing much for me. In fact, they were sucking up my time and not getting me anywhere closer to my goals. I’d share a new blog post once on Facebook, and then move on to creating the next. It wasn’t until I started creating content with intention and a plan that I started to see REAL results.

The solution isn’t creating more and more and more. It’s not spending the majority of your time willing your creative juices to crank out just a few more sentences that hopefully *fingers crossed* make it in front of a potential client… The solution is tied to a simple purpose behind each piece of content you push out.

Results don’t just come from a little call-to-action at the end of your blog post. They come from creating with intention, certainty, and confidence, and you can do that when you have a plan. This episode shows you how.

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Jul 08, 2020
374: Candice Kumai Shares Her Advice for Reinventing Yourself
45:46

From cookbooks to TV, magazines and more, Candice Kumai is a well-known name in wellness. In fact, she’s known as the Golden Girl of Wellness. She beautifully weaves her advice for healthful living into stories about her life and heritage, all with a mission to inspire a new generation of wellness lovers and creative artists. 

I have so many questions for Candice. What has the journey been like for her? What messy middle moments taught her the most? And what has she learned through exploring her culture and lineage that played a role in finding her purpose? Plus, Candice shares the thousands of years old art of Kintsugi, and it just may make you rethink the broken pieces of your story. Press play.

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Jul 06, 2020
373: What You Should Actually Be Blogging About
16:46

I believe that blogging isn’t just important for your business to run to its fullest potential… it’s necessary. But the MAIN issue I see entrepreneurs facing is just knowing what to write about. Writer's block is real and there’s only so much to cover in your area of expertise, right? Nope!

I want to share with you the things that you ACTUALLY need to be blogging about. Yes, some of this will fall within your business niche, but not always. This system has allowed me to blog 4 to 5 days a week for the 9 years I’ve been running a business and never run out of topics to write about. Plus, it allows you to create the right content that your audience wants and needs from you, so that they keep coming to you as the trusted expert in your arena. That’s something worth blogging about… Let’s jump in!

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Jul 01, 2020
372: What It Means to Niche Down Your Journey and Live Into Your Work
35:02

Myisha T. Hill wears a lot of titles -- single mom, a speaker, an activist for Mental Health, an author… That list continues on, and yet she’s found a way to do those things well, and even thrive in each area. 

You might quickly think, wow, she’s got balance figured out, but that’s not what she teaches. Myisha is a life synergist, and through her work she debunks the myth of work/life balance, leading her students to find SYNERGY instead. If burn out, overwhelm, and confusion seems to narrate your life or business, this interview with Myisha will explore why you might be feeling that way, and how you can navigate out of it.

Myisha is also a guide for those navigating their anti-racism journey, and she shares actionable strategies for starting or continuing this important work. Press play and be sure to find Myisha at checkyourprivilege.co.

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Jun 29, 2020
Honest Thoughts, Fears, Questions, and Plan for My Anti-racism Work
25:00

Join me as I share a lot of how I’ve been processing, digging in, learning, unlearning, and doing the necessary work against racism over the past few weeks. I am opening up to share my honest questions, thoughts, fears, and future plans during this time.

Jun 26, 2020
371: Pre-Launch Secrets to Create Buzz and Warm Up Any Audience
22:17

In the early days of my brand launching was more of a battle than a sweet cakewalk. Nowadays, we’ve got launching down to a T. We don’t have all the answers -- OH, we are still learning so much every single week and through every single launch. But truthfully it comes down to a lot of little things, and ONE major thing that makes the key difference.

I want to talk today about the pre-launch. I believe pre-launch, the period of time before you make the actual offer available or open the cart, is the make or break for a launch and the goal you want to hit. This is my exact framework for pre-launch… What I do in the days and weeks leading up to launch to make THAT time way more manageable, light, and rewarding.  

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Jun 24, 2020
370: How Her Mission to Fund Underestimated Founders is Changing Venture Capital
47:36

Arlan Hamilton is a champion for underestimated voices. With her company Backstage Capital, she has invested over $10 million in over 130 companies with underrepresented founders; those who identify as women, People of Color, or LGBTQ. Arlan herself identifies as all three, and she was sleeping on an airport floor when she knew she had to do something about the fact that no one in Venture Capital looked like her.

In this interview, Arlan digs into the catalyst moments that lead her to the world of Venture Capital, why she doesn’t believe in Imposter Syndrome, and what makes a strong pitch when it comes to raising capital for your company.

Press play right now and don’t forget to pick up Arlan’s new book, “It’s About Damn Time” at your local bookstore.

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Jun 22, 2020
369: 3 Steps to Start an Email List (Even if You Don't Have a Business)
25:42

Please hit play for a personal and timely update from Jenna. As we move forward with our business content, please expect me to infuse content that is candid, sharing some of the things I am experiencing and learning in this time. This will be me removing the leader hat and leaning into being the student. I only ask that you stick around and learn with me, if you’re ready. Stay tuned as we adjust in forward motion. Now, onto the show.

When it comes to marketing, so many business owners are getting it wrong. They are so focused on social media and when social media is your ONLY marketing strategy, you’re building your business on borrowed land. You don’t own the followers, you can’t control the platform, you’re not in control of the changes, shifts, or the experience people are offered.

Business owners should have two main priorities -- that’s it -- two. You should be starting or growing your email list and the sole focus of your social media is to be the handshake, the connection creator, that invites people off of the platforms and on to said list.

Let's focus on your email list. The goal of my social media channels is to guide people to my email list so that I can serve them well in their inbox and eventually invite them to join a paid program or ta