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Shunta Grant from the Business, Life & Joy podcast teaches and shares her knowledge, experience and expertise as an online business owner, creative entrepreneur, products based business owner and maker. With a dedication to teaching you how to live a life of harmony, where both your business and life are filled with joy, Shunta emphasizes setting your business goals around your life goals. When it comes to business, you will learn how to first build a solid foundation to assure that your bus ...
 
Selling doesn't have to SUCK and you don't need to be on the brink of burnout to run a successful, sustainable business. Bro-marketing culture and sketchy MLMs have given modern business a bad reputation. Selling and marketing can feel sleazy, daunting, and downright scary. But running a profitable business you love is possible! You CAN make more money without complex systems or sleazy sales tactics. Here on The Sell it, Sister! Podcast you're going to learn how to hit your sales goals witho ...
 
Looking for inspiration as well as step-by-step marketing advice for your yoga business? Then you’ve come to the right place. Amanda McKinney is a Marketing Coach for Yoga Teachers specifically. She takes all the marketing advice and tailors it specifically to you, the yoga teacher looking to grow your business but more importantly, your impact. No sleazy marketing tactics here, it’s all about marketing yourself as a yoga teacher in an authentic way. From using Instagram to launching online ...
 
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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Well, 2020 didn't let me see 2021 without one final grand gesture. On December 31st I tested positive for COVID despite hardly every leaving my house. This week on the podcast I'm sharing my story, what life looks like now as I recover and get back to my routines and I'm also sharing my thoughts about the events that took place at the U.S. Capitol …
 
Do you find yourself saying “I’m busy” when someone asks you how you’re doing? If this is your auto-response it might be time to get on the other side of busy and this episode will help you get there. My guest, Shunta Grant helps us do this by sharing the 3 steps we can take and she shares her personal experience with this too. I guarantee you’ll w…
 
Beta means the first version of a new offer that you are putting out into the world, and it is a great way to see how an offer resonates with your audience. The benefit of Beta testing is that you get to help people while also testing out an offer. Understanding what state an offer should be in, how to price, and how to deliver it, are all importan…
 
Kim Nicol is a lawyer turned mindfulness and leadership coach. Kim tells us about how she explored her natural interests and that took her into a new field. It was scary, but also enlightening to realize that people actually make money outside of the legal and corporate world. Kim has created a portfolio career for herself. Among other things, she …
 
Want to grow a YouTube channel? It’s time to get specific! In this episode I’m talking with Christine Jaureguiberry who struggled with the idea of niching down but she’s on the other side of that struggle and wanted to share the process with you. It’s possible to slowly transition to your specialty and learn along the way. We talk about niching dow…
 
Referrals are really awesome, but it's hard to plan ahead in business and be intentional when you are at the whim of others. You need a marketing routine in your business that is sustainable for you and makes sense for your business and your goals. In this episode, I’ll share simple things you can do each week, month, and quarter to get fresh eyes …
 
Sarah Cottrell is my podcasting soul sister. She is a former big law litigation associate who, after 10 years of practice in various forms and paying off her law school loans, moved into the work she’d been wanting to do for years. She launched the Former Lawyer Podcast in August 2019 (within a week of this podcast’s launch!) and now also runs the …
 
These three things are how and why you waste time every single day. But there's hope. You have control and you are capable. Listen to this weeks episode to learn the three ways you're wasting time every single day and let's take back your time for this one beautiful life of yours! For show notes and a full list of all links mentioned in the episode…
 
New Years can tend to be all about "big scary goals." And while I've done that for myself at times, one thing I've learned is that setting goals doesn't have to be tied to a result. Instead, consider tracking your results by actions, by timeframes, or by setting micro-goals that lead you to your bigger goal. If the end result is what you want to tr…
 
Annette Choti left a 20 year career at the Department of Labor to start her own legal marketing firm. Annette tells us how she came to make a shift, the moment of serendipity that led her to her new career. She also tells us about all the rewards and challenges of running your own business. Annette worked for Department of Labor for 20 years The st…
 
Do you need to reset something? Whether it’s the reset of the new year, week, day or a goal you’re working on this episode’s for you. I’m sharing a 3-step process on how to reset - mindset, goals, and focus. Like we did as a kid with a “redo” you can reset these things too! Let’s do this! Show notes available with all links mentioned here: https://…
 
Happy New Year! .... but beware. Before you go doing these four things-- STOP and listen to this weeks episode. Four things NOT to do just because it's a new year and what to do instead. For show notes and a full list of all links mentioned in the episode visit shuntagrant.com/191. If you enjoyed this week's episode, you are going to love the Best …
 
Join me as I read my letter to the year 2020. I'm sharing the hardest lesson learned and what I learned about myself from the year! For show notes and a full list of all links mentioned in the episode visit shuntagrant.com/191. If you enjoyed this week's episode, you are going to love the Best Today™ Guide. Helping women get clear on what they want…
 
Today’s episode is a little different. I don’t have a guest. Instead, I’m filling you in on what has been going on in my life and career. I get into the whole process, what I’m doing now, and what I see on the horizon. I also talk about my thoughts on building a purposeful life and my new free Facebook Group designed to help us do that together. In…
 
I couldn't let 2020 end without sharing reflections on the year. At first, I thought I would do a play-by-play of each month but as I sat down to write out this episode I realized I wanted to share what was most important. Who I have become in this year. I invite you to think through this episode and reflect on how 2020 has affected who you are and…
 
I feel like for the rest of our lives the sheer mention of 2020 will have people shaking their heads in dismay. To say it's been a challenging year is an understatement. But also a lot of what happened was out of our control, and that's a lesson in itself. So instead of being mad about all of the cool and exciting things I wanted to do but couldn't…
 
Shunta Grant is a former litigator turned business owner. When it became clear that practicing law wasn’t a fit for her, she leaned into her side project making hair bows. She grew that business successfully and leveraged all of her new business experience to launch her current product, The Best Today Guide. Shunta tells us about the power of letti…
 
When’s your next vacation? I know 2020’s been a crazy year but did you even have a vacation planned before the pandemic hit (if you’re really being honest)? Vacations are critical to your business as an entrepreneur but it’s easy to discount them and not take time off. In this episode I’m sharing some hard facts about vacations as well as how you c…
 
This week I am answering a question that you asked over on Instagram, "what do you do with the task list that is always swimming in your head?" I'm teaching you how to never have a list of anything residing in your mind and giving you concrete steps to take to get there. For show notes and a full list of all links mentioned in the episode visit shu…
 
Whether you're showing up on IG Stories or giving a training or talk, public speaking can be terrifying! But it's a really vital skill in the world of business, even if you're only speaking to a few people. A key part of growing your business is growing your visibility, but this counter to what we're often taught: minimize yourself, be quiet, don't…
 
If you ever feel like you’re drawn to something that just isn’t “realistic”, think about Jess’s story. It's hard to make a bigger leap than from international human rights at the Hague to stand-up comedy. In this episode we discuss: The limited view of career options many of us have Jess’s career in international criminal law At the end of the day,…
 
Are you thinking about writing a book? Whether you’ve dreamt of it for years or it’s something that’s just now appealing to you, this episode’s for you because I interviewed yoga teacher and best-selling author, Barrie Risman. We talk about how she decided to self-publish her book and what marketing methods she used to help her make sales. Spoiler …
 
Ever tried a planning product and it just didn't work for you? Or at least that's what you thought? This week I am sharing the truth behind planning products, what they help you to do (those that are best) and the secret you may not have realized (the product doesn't do the work, YOU do!). Join me for a conversation de-mystifying planning products …
 
Often we are so obsessed with monetary success that we end up falling victim to slick marketing that sells us on courses and programs that keep us more busy, rather than profitable. In my 15+ years of experience I've come to learn there are 6 essentials that are required to run an ethical business that can sustain you for the long term, and won't l…
 
If you want to run a successful yoga business, that means a profitable yoga business and I’m sharing the #1 tool that will help you do this. Profit First by Mike Michalowicz will change the way you operate your business finances in an incredible way. Go buy or rent the book now and then listen to this episode to help you understand how to apply thi…
 
Ever wonder how to get your spouse (or roommate, children) on board with your routine? I get this question often so this week on the podcast I'm sharing three tips to help get your spouse on board with routines! For show notes and a full list of all links mentioned in the episode visit shuntagrant.com/187. If you enjoyed this week's episode, you ar…
 
Jessica Medina is a former big law litigator and SEC investigator who now runs her own financial coaching business. She helps big law attorneys who need a financial plan in place to allow them the freedom to explore new career options. Basically - she helps people avoid or remove those pesky golden handcuffs so many of us get caught in. Jessica tel…
 
Are you thinking about running a yoga challenge to help you reach more students? Challenges are a great way to grow your business so I wanted to help you by outlining the steps to take to host an effective challenge. In this episode I share the step by step process but if you’re looking for all the templates to make it even easier, check out my Yog…
 
Are you dreaming of the new year and what you will do within it? STOP! Today I'm sharing why today matters, why this year matters and why there is still so much time for living, loving, learning and growing in this year. I'm giving you four things to do now, today. Because if you're waiting for the new year to save you, you'll be waiting a lifetime…
 
Charlotte Smith is a former UK employment attorney who now runs her own business coaching lawyers in her Life Design for Lawyers program. You can also check out her podcast, Limitless Lawyer. Charlotte tells us about her journey away from practicing law. She followed the breadcrumb path of her interests and intuition to her new career. It wasn’t al…
 
In a world obsessed with productivity and "busyness" it's easy to feel like doing more is better. But Shunta Grant is here to show women not only is that a myth, but there's a better way. Instead of crossing off endless To Do lists, she encourages people to really look at what matters most and then focus on getting to a result that moves you closer…
 
Today’s episode it’s a peek inside one of my coffee and chat times with Megan Spears. As my dream student this is something we’ve done for years, we catch up over coffee and we wanted to share this with you. In this chat we talk about how to come back to marketing after taking a break and the phrase that drives us both nuts: “charge what you’re wor…
 
You ever wish you could have open book information on how someone has grown and is growing their company. A look at not only what they did but WHY they did. A look at how a company leader makes decisions and runs the company? Yeah, I know you have. Me too! This week I'm sharing how I'm opening the book to all things business and want to invite you …
 
Around this time of year, yearly planning is all the rage, and for a good reason: you need a crystal-clear business vision to be successful. And yet, 95% of entrepreneurs still tell me that they are just throwing things at the wall and see what sticks. It's time to forge a different path, and have the confidence to blast off into 2021. On today's e…
 
A client said on a recent call that she'd seen an IG post where I mentioned ambition and it made her realize she's no longer ambitious. As we began to chat more about that I realized what she was saying was that since she's intentionally not as productive as she used to be, it must mean she's lost her drive. We are obsessed with output and so we of…
 
Are you feeling burnt out from social media or marketing in general? You’re not alone because I hear this often and especially this year. Sometimes, you need to rest and step back from marketing. In this episode I’m sharing what it’s like to be in the different phases of business - Growth Phase and Maintenance Phase. We need both and I’m sharing ti…
 
This week is short and to the point. A message of truth and hope for you. Listen if you're in need of either. For show notes and a full list of all links mentioned in the episode visit shuntagrant.com/184. If you enjoyed this week's episode, you are going to love the Best Today™ Guide. Helping women get clear on what they want and giving you a thre…
 
I was recently asked if I could record an episode addressing speaking out about political things publicly in my business. So I figured the day after the election would be a very fitting time to release this. In this episode I share the story of how I ran for office and lead with authenticity, and what I learned along the way. I apply these same pri…
 
Are you curious about the idea of “launching”? Do you have the question “what is a launch?” I’m excited to say that this definition is included in this week's episode because I’m talking with a digital launch expert, Destinee Berman. A 7-figure launch strategist that is absolutely fantastic and you’re going to learn a ton in this episode. Grab your…
 
This week on the Best Today™ podcast I am so so thrilled to introduce you to the Best Today™ Monthly Calendar. I'm telling you what makes it different, how it helps you to focus on you and how it pairs beautifully with the Best Today™ Guide (and how you can use it even if you do not use the Best Today™ Guide). This short episode is one you don't wa…
 
Being different and weird/quirky/authentic feels really freaking vulnerable, but showing who you really are is the key to resonating with your perfect people. In a world where people tend to show up as "beige," Helen encourages us to be bold and vibrant instead. And the best part is that it looks different for everyone because we are all unique! In…
 
Curious about how to make Black Friday/Small Business Tuesday/the holiday season in general effective as yoga teachers? I’ve got you covered in this episode! I’m sharing ideas that will help you grow your email list, revenue or both. Listen in, pick one and have fun promoting your fun holiday gift idea for your students. Show notes available with a…
 
This week I am a part of a podcast mashup alongside three other entrepreneurs, Tyler McCall, Melinda Martin and Rachel Rodgers. Together, we share our individual thoughts on why entrepreneurship is political and why it is vital that business owners VOTE. If you are a business owner this episode is for you. If you are thinking about becoming a busin…
 
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