Courage & Clarity

Catch insights that really work from successful female entrepreneurs.

About the show

These spirited conversations give us a peek behind the curtain and share what it really takes to earn an independent living doing something you love. Add one part grounding inspiration to one part tangible tactics and you've got this podcast: a unique way to catch insights that really work from successful female entrepreneurs. These real, honest stories will help you find the courage and clarity to go after what you love!

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Episodes

  • I Hate "Ideal Customer Avatars" (This idea works WAY better)

    September 23rd, 2019  |  30 mins 33 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    I'm sure you've heard of the concept of Ideal Customer Avatars before. But there is a huge problem with the way that this concept is often taught to entrepreneurs. I want to offer an extremely simple and clarifying alternative -- so that you can actually get what the Ideal Customer Avatar is trying to get you: clarity about whom you serve.

  • You Don't Need "Monday Motivation"

    September 9th, 2019  |  32 mins 28 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    It's all about freedom for you -- freedom to run your life on your terms, and do whatever it is that you want to do. On this episode, I want to share my thoughts around the idea of having the freedom to take things slowly and at your own pace. Sometimes you are the tortoise, and sometimes you are the hare, and both are absolutely okay!

  • Investing in Your Business: How Much to Spend & When to Spend It

    September 2nd, 2019  |  39 mins 25 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    How can you know when an investment is right for you? Should you hire this coach, or take that course? How do figure out if it's the right time, or the right price? In this episode, you're going to learn exactly how to make business purchasing decisions with confidence. So the next time you see a program, course, or package from a coach or service provider (or even a job opportunity!) you'll know whether it's right for you now or not.

  • 151: Train Your Brain & Get Majorly Inspired to Love Life TODAY with Catherine Rains

    August 26th, 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Our final Summer Series episode is here with an all-time fan favorite! This interview with Catherine Rains isn't just about inspiration to love your life. We all love a dose of inspiration, but this episode is full of real, actionable steps you can take to train your "lizard brain" and see incredible improvements in your energy, mood and life... today.

  • 150: Looking For Clarity? 8 Reasons You're Stuck (And How To Break Through)

    August 19th, 2019  |  35 mins 48 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Obstacles are an undeniable experience when you build a business that you care about. They'll block your clarity and even make you question whether you're cut out for entrepreneurship. Fear not - for today's Summer Series pick we're revisiting a classic C&C episode with the 8 most common clarity blockers I hear and my advice on how to move past them!

  • 149: 15 Powerful Sales Affirmations To Go From Forcing To Flowing

    August 12th, 2019  |  46 mins 37 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing, sales

    Selling can be simple! I'm on a mission to make sales fun and happen with more ease for my community. So, this Summer Series episode is all about getting in the flow and making selling easy! Plus you'll hear 15 supportive affirmations to use when you’re stuck in the fear of selling.

  • 148: Amy Porterfield: Sticking To One Thing, Profitable Webinars & How She Got Here

    August 5th, 2019  |  53 mins 14 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Amy Porterfield is a wildly successful course creator, podcast host, and master of profitable webinars. In our conversation, Amy shares the path she took before becoming the million dollar business owner she is today. We also dive deep why she recommends doubling down on one idea, and exactly how to host profitable webinars for your own business. This episode is a personal favorite of mine, that absolutely had to be included in the Summer Series.

  • Episode 147: Your First 100 Subscribers (No Frustration, Overwhelm or Begging!)

    July 29th, 2019  |  43 mins 59 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Tired of spinning in circles, trying ALL the things and not making traction? This Summer Series reboot is all about attracting your ideal audience, without overwhelm (and actually having fun while you do it!) Megan Hale and I give our best practical tips and mindset advice in this classic Bizdom episode.

  • Episode 146: Plan Your Most Productive Week In 15 Minutes (& Actually Get Stuff Done)

    July 22nd, 2019  |  34 mins 34 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Check out my new & improved 15 Minute Planner Method Workbook! This guide has been downloaded over 10,000 times and it's back and better than ever. Today's episode is a refresh on the system that will help you plan your week in 15 minutes and actually get stuff done.

  • 145: Business Staycation: Your Biz Master Plan in 24 Hours

    July 15th, 2019  |  55 mins 43 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    On today's Summer Series episode we revisit everything you need to know about Business Staycations. My version of a corporate retreat – that anyone can host for themselves!

    This practice will help lift you out of worker bee mode and straight into strategic CEO mode – so you can stop spinning your tires and start making meaningful progress on your business.

  • 144: How a Powerful, Clear Brand Lead to a Food Blog Empire with Dana Shultz of Minimalist Baker

    July 8th, 2019  |  58 mins 41 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Join me for a deep dive into Courage & Clarity's most downloaded episode, featuring Dana Shultz from Minimalist Baker!

    She shares her humble beginnings and best tips for creating a rock solid brand. Dana has built a food blog empire around her crystal clear brand - she's truly one of the best. You'll leave this conversation feeling inspired to create consistently and hone in on a concise mission statement that your whole business will circle around.

  • 143: Should You Pursue "Your Passion" Or What You're Good At?

    July 1st, 2019  |  53 mins 33 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Episode 4 of the Summer Series takes us back to June 2017 and my interview with Rachel and Kristin of Clarity on Fire.

    If you ever look around at work and wonder why everyone looks happy but you, or if you’ve felt pressure to turn your passion into a profitable business - you need to hear what these ladies have to say.

    In this episode you’ll hear the 3 steps to find your passion - and how to use this information to create a life and career you love!

  • 142: 5 Things You Can Do To Get 3 Clients Today

    June 24th, 2019  |  40 mins 4 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    This episode highlights 5 tips I have to take your next best step towards getting real, paying customers. It involves some elbow grease and proven sales strategies - but not the ones you might think. When you’re first getting started, I don’t recommend advertising, funnels or even a sales page.

    These are universal practices that anyone can do, despite your financial situation or circumstances.

    If you’re struggling to get your first customers, these steps may surprise you in their simplicity. While they aren’t easy, they are the most direct and actionable path for you to get your clients rolling in!

  • Your Backup Plans Are Crushing Your Success

    June 17th, 2019  |  43 mins 46 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    The second episode of the Summer Series is here! This episode is a must listen because many entrepreneurs place limitations and timelines on their dreams. While this may seem practical on a surface level, this way of thinking can sabotage your efforts.

    To help you bust through your limiting beliefs, you'll hear 7 tips to ensure your belief is unshakable + a fun and inspiring trick you can try today that I've personally used to see growth and success in my business.

  • 140: "Quick & Dirty Money": A Simple Way To Make Some Fast Cash w/ Jessica Eley

    June 10th, 2019  |  54 mins 3 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing, mindset, money

    Welcome to the Courage & Clarity Summer Series!

    For the next twelve weeks, we’re digging deep into the archives to revisit 12 must listen episodes of the podcast. To start the series off, we’re going back almost 100 episodes, to my first interview with my current coach, Jessica Eley.  

    In this episode she talks about two different kinds of money you can make as an entrepreneur - and why it’s important you know the difference between them.

  • Should You Stop Creating New Content?

    May 29th, 2019  |  37 mins 4 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    After 139 episodes I'm ready to stop.

    (Don't worry, it's not what you think!) This summer I'm taking a strategic pause on publishing new podcasts - and in this episode you'll hear my reasons why. Plus I share how I'm revamping and breathing fresh life into my existing content and when to know if you should try this idea - or not.