• Episode 1: The Joyful Beginning (or Middle)

    Embracing Your Entrepreneurial Purpose - Why you're starting this business/reengaging, the importance of joy, and identifying your pinnacle gifts.

    S1E1 - 30m - May 1, 2024
  • Episode 2: Messaging Mastery: Crafting Authentic Messages & Understanding Your Audience

    Crafting Authentic Messages & Understanding Your Audience - How to create messages that resonate, including the importance of psychographics

    S1E2 - 31m - May 8, 2024
  • Episode 3: Foundations & Fun with Finances

    Business Basics for Sustainable Selling the transformation/benefits - pricing as a package, not trading time for money,

    S1E3 - 33m - May 15, 2024
  • Episode 4: Community & Connection

    This episode will guide listeners through the nuances of networking and relationship-building, highlighting the joy and value these connections bring to their entrepreneurial journey.

    Building a network through relationships, finding the right groups, and long term referral partners

    S1E4 - 30m - May 22, 2024
  • Episode 5: Getting Eyes on Your Biz

    This episode aims to inspire listeners with innovative ways to attract attention to their business, emphasizing authenticity, creativity, and efficiency. Be the attractor, not the chaser.

    How to gain visibility through Social Media, Videos, Blogs, Speaking, Article marketing, and Beyond!

    Highlights include:

    • Visibility through Content:
    • Explore strategies for leveraging social media, videos, blogs, and article marketing to boost visibility.
    • Attract clients vs. chasing them
    • Using ChatGPT for Content Creation:
    • Briefly introduce how ChatGPT can be utilized for creating engaging content across platforms.
    • Omnipresence without Burnout:
    • Discuss the concept of being everywhere your audience is, without spreading yourself too thin.
    • Speaking Engagements & Workshops:
    • Share insights on utilizing speaking engagements and workshops as powerful tools for one-to-many communication.
    • Creating Memorable Experiences:
    • Highlight unique visibility strategies, like Mary’s Paddleboard Networking, that make you stand out.  Tea with Trinity.
    • Always have something to invite someone to - what’s the next step/invite?


    S1E5 - 33m - May 29, 2024
  • Episode 6: Sales Tactics based on Authenticity and Growth

    This episode focuses on empowering listeners with practical, integrity-based sales techniques that can be tailored to any business model, fostering both growth and customer loyalty.

    Highlights include:

    • Authenticity in Sales: Discuss the importance of authenticity in sales and how it can enhance customer relationships and business reputation.
    • Conversationals vs high pressure
    • Multichannel Sales Strategies: Explore various channels for increasing sales, such as online platforms, face-to-face interactions, and social media webinars, speaking events, challenges, 
    • Personalizing Sales Approaches:
    • Share tactics for personalizing sales pitches to meet the unique needs and desires of different customer segments. 
    • Benefits vs. Features. 
    • Highest price offer first - Anchor the value
    • Maintaining Integrity While Closing Deals


    We share advice on how to close deals in a way that ensures both parties feel valued and satisfied. Create win/win/win situations=Generative Sales



    S1E6 - 32m - Jun 5, 2024
  • Episode 7 - Delivering WOW Experiences & Creating Raving Fans

    This episode is designed to empower listeners with practical insights on delivering exceptional service that not only meets but exceeds expectations, fostering a loyal and enthusiastic customer base.

    Highlights Include:

    • The WOW Factor:
    • Discuss what it means to exceed customer expectations and how it transforms customer relations.
    • Strategies for Memorable Service:
    • Provide tips and tactics for creating standout experiences that leave a lasting impression.
    • Building a Community of Raving Fans:
    • Explore methods for nurturing a community that actively promotes your business through word of mouth.
    • Leveraging Positive Experiences for Referrals:
    • Share techniques for encouraging and facilitating referrals from satisfied customers.


    S1E7 - 32m - Jun 12, 2024
  • Episode 8 - Path to Prosperity: Becoming Your Own CEO

    If you are inspired by these podcast topics, and want to talk with Mary or Kathy - use these links to hop on our calendar for a quick chat about what is happening in your business.


    Book a call with Mary: https://calendly.com/successmagnified/30minfocus

    Book a call with Kathy:

    This episode will empower listeners with the tools and mindset needed to take command of their business, optimize their resources, and pursue their financial objectives with confidence


    Highlights from this episode include:

    Stepping into the CEO Role:

    • Discuss the mindset shifts and strategic planning required to view yourself as a CEO rather than just an entrepreneur.

    Building Your Part-Time Team:

    • Explore strategies for assembling a part-time team or leveraging outsourced talent to maximize productivity without a full-time staff.

    Time Management Without a Team:

    • Provide tips for solo entrepreneurs on managing their time effectively using tools, technology, and systems.

    Setting and Achieving Financial Milestones:

    • Offer detailed guidance on setting realistic financial goals and the strategies to achieve them, including the use of financial planning tools and resources.
    S1E8 - 38m - Jun 19, 2024
  • Episode 9 - Onwards with Joy: Planning What Comes Next

    This episode aims to inspire listeners to think strategically about their future, ensuring they continue to find joy and fulfillment in their entrepreneurial pursuits. It will also serve as a reflective close to the season, encouraging audience feedback and engagement for potential future content.

    If you are inspired by these podcast topics, and want to talk with Mary or Kathy - use these links to hop on our calendar for a quick chat about what is happening in your business.

    Book a call with Mary: https://calendly.com/successmagnified/30minfocus

    Book a call with Kathy: https://vitalityconsultation.as.me/schedule/b163517f/appointment/59321474/calendar/1237332?appointmentTypeIds%5B%5D=59321474

    Today's episode highlights include:

    • Setting Future Goals:
    • Discuss the importance of setting clear, actionable goals and the process for defining what comes next in business.
    • Strategies for Personal and Professional Growth:
    • Explore tools and practices for ongoing development, including educational resources, mentorship, and networking.
    • Maintaining Joy and Passion:
    • Offer advice on keeping the entrepreneurial journey joyful and fulfilling, even as challenges arise and goals evolve.
    • Reflections on the First Season:
    • Reflect on key takeaways from the first season and how they can be applied moving forward.


    Thank you for joining us on this journey with 'The Joyful Solopreneur.' We hope you've found inspiration and valuable insights in each episode. Now, we'd love to hear from you!

    Please click the link to access our feedback form.

    Share your thoughts, questions, and suggestions. Are you excited for another season?

    Let us know what topics you'd like us to explore. Your input will help us make 'The Joyful Solopreneur' even more impactful.

    Thanks for listening, and stay joyful!

    Mary & Kathy

    S1E9 - 40m - Jun 26, 2024
  • BONUS Episode: Time Management Tips, Tricks and Tools

    Time Management Without a Team:

    • Provide tips for solo entrepreneurs on managing their time effectively using tools, technology, and systems.

    If you are inspired by these podcast topics, and want to talk with Mary or Kathy - use these links to hop on our calendar for a quick chat about what is happening in your business.

    Book a call with Mary: https://calendly.com/successmagnified/30minfocus

    Book a call with Kathy: https://vitalityconsultation.as.me/schedule/b163517f/appointment/59321474/calendar/1237332?appointmentTypeIds%5B%5D=59321474


    "The Joyful Solopreneur Podcast" with Kathy Basel and Mary Gaul is the go-to podcast for solopreneurs seeking to infuse joy back into their business. Each episode is brimming with actionable advice and heartfelt insights, empowering you to shape your business on your terms. From honing your message to playful profit planning, prepare to engage with a supportive community that advocates for joy, creativity, and successful entrepreneurship.

    Let’s dive in to this episode of the Joyful Solopreneur Podcast.


    Tools:  

    Timer/

    Focus@Will or YouTube Frequency of Beta waves 14-30 Hz for focus, 

    Brain dump - prioritized and calendar list


    Technology: 

    Google Drive, Notion, OneNote (organize folders -stat about how long we search

          1.8 hours every day searching for and gathering information. 9.3 hours per week 

    Calendar - create tasks within blocks (how to honor the blocks)

    Templates - gmail/ outlook - don’t write the same thing over and over

             Magical app lets anyone automate soul-crushing tasks by moving data between tabs with no integrations.          

         Easily populate messages, sheets, & forms.

    Chat GPT/ AI tools - use them for everything!


    Systems

    Pomodoro method/ 52/17 method - get up and take a break for you brain and your body

    Checklists - make it easier to remember all the steps ( Airline pilots story) 

    Important/Urgent….


    OUtro: Thank you for joining us on this journey with 'The Joyful Solopreneur.' We hope you've found inspiration and valuable insights in each episode. Now, we'd love to hear from you! Please scan the QR code in the show notes to access our feedback form. Share your thoughts, questions, and suggestions. 

    You can reach out to schedule a call with Kathy or Mary by clicking their links in the show notes from each episode. 


    Are you excited for another season? Let us know what topics you'd like us to explore. Your input will help us make 'The Joyful Solopreneur' even more impactful.

    Thanks for listening, and stay joyful!

    S1E10 - 35m - Jul 10, 2024
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