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Public Relations: DIY or Outsource? With Lexie Smith

Season 1, Ep. 17

Lexie Smith created the THEPRBAR inc. to establish a fun and inspiring brand that specializes in educating motivated entrepreneurs on how to expand their impact, influence, and revenue through PR. With 10 years of PR and Marketing experience, serving most recently as a VP of PR and Marketing of a high 8-figure industry disruptor, Lexie has been recognized as a top “20 in their 20s”, “Brilliant PR Experts under 30”, and “Female Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2020”. 

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Cutting out the Middleman in Your Life to Create Your Dream Job

Season 3, Ep. 12
Jannese Torres is an award-winning Latina Money Expert. She became an accidental entrepreneur after a job loss led her to create a successful Latin food blog, Delish D’Lites. Now, she helps her clients and listeners build successful online businesses that allow them to pursue financial independence and freedom.Jannese is on a mission to educate marginalized communities on topics like entrepreneurship, investing, and financial independence through her personal finance podcast & platform, “Yo Quiero Dinero.” Her forthcoming book, The Financially Lit Latina, will be published by Grand Central Publishing in early 2024.POINTS:When you want to quit your job, what are the first steps you should take to a better career? Jannese can tell you.You like food and want to make a living with it, so you start a food blog. Find out what you should do next.If you have information that people want, put it up front. That's what Jannese did. She gave it out for free, then the paying customers started pouring in.If you have a business and depend on social media, you better have a blog! Listen to hear why.Jannese specializes In helping people take their corporate and personal skills and turn them in to service-based businesses. Follow Jannese’s work at: the FREE 14-page blueprint to financial freedom here -

Four Ways Your Leadership Needs to Evolve

Season 3, Ep. 11
When you break businesses down, most are a collection of different people with different brains, different backgrounds and different experiences. So how do you bring all of that wisdom together to make the most of it? Wendy Ryan, the CEO of the management and leadership coaching company Kadabra, walks us through how she helps leaders lead.Being an entrepreneur who's taking risks means you are eventually going to fail at something. That doesn't mean you stop. Wendy explains how you keep going, growing and building yourself into that leader you want to be.POINTS:Why you should think about going into grad-school for more education, even if you're already successful in your field.The business environment can be so much more inviting and productive when employees feel like they don't have to hide who they are. Hear why Wendy says this is more important today, especially after the pandemic.Not everyone has the same needs or starts in the same place, even when they're working in the same position.Being authentic as a leader sometimes means being vulnerable and realizing you don't have all the answers.Whether we realize it or not, many of us bring our traumas and problems with us to work. When managers create a safe place for everyone to open up, it helps employees balance their personal problems, so they can give more of themselves to their work.LINKS:You can follow Wendy Ryan on her LinkedIn profile: website is also a goldmine of useful stories and advice:'s where you can find Wendy's brilliant book: Learn Lead Lift - How to Think, Act and Inspire Your Way to Greatness

Three Must Have Skills to Pivot with Success and Ease

Season 3, Ep. 10
Many of us pivot at some point during our careers. That was especially true during the early days of the pandemic.For years, Dr. Cindy Tsai studied in the world of medicine, learning so she could help patients recover and feel better. However, when Dr. Tsai got sick herself, she discovered there were better approaches to help patients, rather than with just prescriptions. As she says, "a quick fix isn't always a fix." Carrie talks with Dr. Tsai about the three pillars of success Dr. Tsai discovered on her journey to reinvent herself and her purpose.Dr. Tsai also just held a big TEDx talk on integrative medicine and why it's so important to take an integrative approach to health and wellness. Watch it here: all like our comfort zone because it's comfortable. It can take courage to quit your job and pivot your career. Find out the signs to know of when you should take the jump into something new.Calm, confidence, and curiosity: these are the three pillars of Dr. Tsai's "Inspiring Success Method." Hear how they can help you.When things aren't working for us, we often focus on the problem. Listen to why that just perpetuates the negativity and the doubts you might have in your business.Self-care and success go hand-in-hand. As Dr. Tsai explains, only when you are well can you do your most important work in life and share your gifts.Money will flow if you put in the time and attention. Carrie and Dr. Tsai breakdown why people don't get positive results when they're working frantically.LINK:Find Dr. Cindy Tsai's book, So Much Better: Life Changing Strategies, here: