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

  • 138: How To Get That "Fresh New Business" Feeling (Without Starting A Brand New Business)

    May 15th, 2019  |  37 mins 55 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Bring new energy to your business without starting something new! Today's episode shows how to go deeper on your existing projects instead of jumping to the next better thing (like I have a BIG tendency to do!)

    Today I'm sharing my personal experience of trying ALL the business things in 2018. Now this year I'm slowing down, getting deliberate and focusing on refreshing my existing projects in 2019.

  • 137: How To Kick Ass With Limitations: An Honest Journey To NYT Best Selling Author With Esmé Wang

    May 6th, 2019  |  54 mins 1 sec
    author, best seller, business, chronic health, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing, mental health

    If you’ve ever wondered if you “have what it takes” to be an entrepreneur - this episode is required listening.

    Today’s guest, my friend and student Esmé Wang, is an author whose latest book Collected Schizophrenias debuted at #3 on the New York Times best sellers list. She provides essential resources for ambitious people living with limitations such as chronic illness.

  • 136: What You Can Learn From Asking "Nosy" Or "Rude" Money Questions With Claire Pelletreau

    April 29th, 2019  |  47 mins 10 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Claire Pelletreau, host of the Get Paid Podcast, returns to C&C to chat all things money and business. We get into lots of juicy topics on this episode - when is the right time to outsource your work, pricing strategies and you'll even here her early money mindset story and how it's evolved over the years.

  • 135: What To Do When You Can't Find Your Voice (Bizdom Episode w/ Megan Hale)

    April 22nd, 2019  |  41 mins 24 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    You know you have an important message to share. Your people need to hear from you. What can you do when you’re stuck and lose your voice? When you just need to hit send or publish and… you freeze up.

    Today’s conversation weaves between Steph and Megan’s shared experiences creating content. Megan opens up about the 15 month break she’s taken from podcasting and what fears are coming up for her now that she’s getting ready to launch a new season.

  • 134: Generating $17K Through Group Programs With Lee Chaix McDonough

    April 15th, 2019  |  55 mins 49 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Have you ever invested in a course or program with high hopes - only to have it fall flat? Maybe it over promised and under delivered, or you lost interest and put it on the shelf for “someday” (aka never).

    Now imagine the opposite scenario: you buy a course and within months, generate 28 times the initial investment!

    Today’s guest, Crickets to Customers student alumni Lee Chaix McDonough, tells us exactly how she did just that.

  • 133: How This Mom Of Four Sold Out Her First Group Program

    April 8th, 2019  |  56 mins 29 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Today I’m chatting with Meghan Chomut, Certified Financial Planner, super-mom of four (!) and Crickets to Customers alumni.

    Megan’s story is sure to uplift you. She'll show you just what’s possible when you listen to what your customers really want and take steady steps towards launching a group program.

  • 132: Make Selling Easier With This One Simple Concept

    April 1st, 2019  |  28 mins 20 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing, sales, selling

    Today’s episode is all about sales that feel good, aligned, even FUN. I leave the sleazy, forced and uncomfortable selling behind.

    I’ve got sales on the brain because I’ve put together a brand new 5 day challenge - Selling Made Simple. This challenge is not a huge time investment - and by the end of it you’ll have real clarity on what you’re selling and who you’re selling to!

  • 131: How To Take A Course (And Actually Get Your Money's Worth)

    March 25th, 2019  |  47 mins 39 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Have you bought a course with the best of intentions but never get around to taking action on it? Maybe you've got a collection of online marketing books collecting dust on your bookshelf. Yep, we've all been there.

    If you're scared you'll waste of money and are nervous to keep investing in yourself, this episode is for you. Sarah Peck is here to give her best tips and tricks so you can get the most out of your continued education. You'll leave this episode with a complete reframe of how you look at the books and courses you purchase in the future.

  • 130: 7 Steps To Making Your Dream Come True With Christine McAlister

    March 18th, 2019  |  58 mins 36 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Do you dream of leaving your ho-hum job to build the freedom business of your dreams? (That's most of us, right?) Today's guest, Christine McAlister has helped her clients do just that, and she's here to explain her exact 7 step process to go from 9-5 to running your own business!

  • 129: So You Flopped: Should You Rework It Or Scrap It & Move On? (Fix A Flop Series Part 3)

    March 11th, 2019  |  38 mins 34 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    When do you decide to scrap your idea and move on? What's energy got to do with your ability to have a successful launch? Why is it so important that you know your worst case scenario? Listen to the final episode of my series "How to Fix a Flop" to find out!

  • 128: Exactly How To Fix A Failing Product Launch (Fix a Flop Series Part 2)

    March 4th, 2019  |  29 mins 55 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    If you’re headed for a flop, it’s important to acknowledge and allow the disappointment you feel - because it’s going to hurt. The key is to not wallow for too long. Instead, give yourself space to be bummed before you pick yourself up, dust yourself off and do something about it.

    Today I’m sharing everything I did to course correct the launch of my 90 Day Planner Intensive between my first webinar on a Monday (with zero signups) to my Thursday and Friday webinars.

  • 127: How to Detect Early on That You're Headed For a Flop (Fix a Flop Series part 1)

    February 25th, 2019  |  33 mins 16 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    I’ve recently launched my new course The 90 Day Planner Intensive. After an incredibly engaged and exciting webinar (the first of three) and I opened my email program to see… zero sales. Today I want to normalize when you’re on the verge of what feels like a business catastrophe. I’m spilling the backstory of my latest launch – and how it had flop written all over it plus what I did to fix it!

  • 126: How to (Finally) Implement Your Big Ideas & Plans

    February 6th, 2019  |  27 mins 11 secs
    entrepreneur, marketing, planner, planning, results, sales, small business

    My big challenge to you: here's what to do in the next 90 days to get different results. If you're ready to work with me, I can't wait to see you in the program! http://90dayplannermethod.com

  • 125: How Two Biz Besties Make More Progress Together

    January 28th, 2019  |  46 mins 34 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    If you've ever wondered if having an accountability partner for your business is really worth it - today's guests will remove all doubt! Jessica Kinsey and Amanda McKinney run separate businesses, but support each other so much they even share an office space.

    On this episode you'll hear why an accountability partner is more than just a cheerleader - it's a business asset!

  • 124: Staying on Track When Motivation is Low (Bizdom Episode)

    January 21st, 2019  |  42 mins 25 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, launches, marketing

    Megan Hale is back on the mic with Steph in the first Business Wisdom episode of 2019! Together they're diving deep into the nuances of accountability and what it looks like in their daily business lives.

  • 123: More Than a Plan: 5 Ways to Actually Accomplish Your Goals

    January 14th, 2019  |  42 mins 14 secs
    business, coaching, entrepreneur, female entrepreneurship, goals, launches, marketing

    Welcome to Accountability Month!

    Today I’m sharing 5 great tips to help you set the right kind of goals and hit them, even when everyday life throws its normal curve balls at you.

    Because no matter how well you plan, you can’t be ready for every distraction.