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Host Natalie Eckdahl, MBA is a coach to high performing women. She is married with three children ages 6-19. Natalie helps women entrepreneurs own their role as CEO through her business trainings, on air coaching calls and expert interviews. Learn how to master your mindset, grow as a leader, refine your strategies, build your team and gain visibility in your industry. Natalie is also an expert in outsourcing at home and at work.

Natalie Eckdahl, MBA


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    499: [coaching] Choosing a Niche with Miranda VonFricken

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 49:38

    Are you a CEO who has been offering a broad range of services and you need to focus on a profitable niche that ignites your soul?     Miranda VonFricken is a member of the $ix Figures Lab who is a branding and visibility strategist, a business coach, and a Linkedin expert who's been feeling the pull to narrow down her energy and focus more on a specific niche.     In this on-air coaching session, I help Miranda decide on the niche that will allow her to offer her highest value of work, and let her focus on what she's really passionate about.   CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab    CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/499. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    498: [success] How She Doubled Her Revenue by Specializing and Niching with Melissa Morris

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 59:31

    Is your business stuck in a feast or famine cycle? Do you have some months where your income is the best it's ever been and then have months where you make $0?    In this week's episode, Melissa Morris joins me to share how the $ix Figures Lab helped her create a steady stream of revenue and also led her to making double of what she was previously earning.  Melissa and I go over why it's important to focus on niching down and getting specific about retainer packages.    Join us to hear how you can specialize and niche down in something that will help you grow your business and give you a steady stream of revenue.    CLICK HERE to Get The Blue Ocean Superpower Training    CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab    CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/498. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.  

    497: Why You Should Sell Strategy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 38:39

    Have you been wondering how you can offer a high-end service that clients will pay premium prices for? Maybe you want to know how you can offer something unique that lets you charge a premium price and attracts high-end clients.     Join me in this episode as I talk about how you can shift to a service that elevates you to the realm of strategy while working within your zone of genius so that clients will pay you premium prices for a service that you excel in.    Listen in to hear how you can uplevel your business and get paid high-end prices.    CLICK HERE to Get The Blue Ocean Superpower Training    CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab    CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/497. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.  

    496: How Many Clients Do You Need?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 30:37

    Do you need to get clear on how many clients you can serve with your current team before you reach capacity? Maybe you need more clients to reach your income goals but you're not sure you have any more time to spend on client work.   In today's episode, I go over how you can determine the amount of clients you need to reach capacity while keeping your business sustainable and reaching your monthly income goal.  I also share my favorite tool that I use to help me stay focused on how many clients I have space for in my business.    Join me to hear how you can keep yourself laser focused on getting more clients, increase your visibility and grow your business.   CLICK HERE to Get The Client Vision Board    CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab    CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/496. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.  

    495: Leading Part-Time Team Members with Shelli Warren

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 23:21

    Have you started hiring part-time team members but you want to make sure you're giving them the best possible experience so that they feel valued and included?   This week our Team and Leadership Coach, Shelli Warren, joins me as we go over the 3 things you need to watch out for when you're leading part-time team members to ensure that you can build a long-term relationship with them.   Listen in to learn how you can set clear expectations and build open communication so that your business and part-time team members can grow together.   CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab    CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/495. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    494: What to Focus on in Your Service Business

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 28:47

    What are you struggling with the most in your service based business? Are you having a tough time trying to figure out what you need to focus on so that you can scale your business and bring yourself to capacity?   This week our Accountability Coach, Elizabeth Cook, joins me as we share our BizChix Coaching Framework to help you discover the most critical parts of your business that you need to focus on and how you can fix it.   Join us to learn how you can use our framework to make a strategy so you can know exactly what to prioritize in your business while making the best use of your time.    CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab    CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/494. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.  

    493: Boundaries with Clients

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 38:21

    Have your clients been calling or texting you outside of your work hours or even on the weekends? Maybe you have a client that's making requests outside of your original agreement and you feel like it's taking away from your personal time.     Setting boundaries early on with clients sets a clear expectation and prevents you from feeling resentment or disliking your business.    In this week's episode our Accountability Coach, Elizabeth Cook, joins me to talk about the importance of setting boundaries and how you can design your ideal work week while preserving your client relationships.    CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab    CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/493. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    492: The Fortune is in the Follow-Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 27:20

    Have you ever had an amazing sales call but afterward, you never heard back from that potential client? Maybe you're not sure how to follow up or you're lacking the confidence to reach out again. Far too often we let our mindset get in the way and instead of following up, we abandon potential clients when they could have turned into paying clients.    Join me in this episode as I share how you can set up a custom system to follow up with potential clients and how you can develop a healthy sales mindset so you can stop leaving money on the table and bring in more revenue.      CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab    CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/492. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    491: Master Relationship Marketing

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 46:48

    Does having a referral based business make you feel like you don't have control when it comes to managing your leads? Have you been feeling like you need to do everything and be on every platform to advertise your business? Or maybe you feel like you need to create a better marketing strategy in order to get that steady stream of clients you need.    Relationship marketing is a great way for service based businesses to build strong connections, come from a place of service and gain consistent client leads from referrals.    This week our Accountability Coach, Elizabeth Cook, joins me to talk about relationship marketing and how you can use this strategy to get new client leads while also nurturing your current client relationships.     CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab    CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/491. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.  

    490: Assignment Selling

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 37:19

    Have you been struggling with sales calls? Maybe you've been wanting to implement a process that can simplify and transform your sales calls.    Assignment selling is an amazing way to preserve your time, share a small snapshot of your business with a potential client and make sure that you're really focusing on those high value actions that will grow your business.    In this week's episode, our Accountability Coach, Elizabeth Cook, and I share how to implement assignment selling in your own business and how this method can revolutionize your sales call structure.   CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab Enrolling Now to Start September 29th (we only open doors 4x's a year) CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/490. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    489: [productivity] Do You Have Non-Client Weeks?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 30:50

    Are your clients running your calendar? Do you feel like you're overwhelmed running your business, you hate your schedule and you're overbooked with client calls? Setting intentions and creating boundaries around your time is important when growing into your role as a CEO.   Elizabeth joins me this week to talk about how you can integrate non-client weeks into your ideal month to create your dream schedule that gives you valuable time back.    Listen in as we give you tips on how you can shift into a schedule that you love and take control of your calendar so your business works for you.   CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab Enrolling Now to Start September 29th CLICK HERE to Register for Our FREE Workshop The Retainer Roadmap on September 16th CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/489. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.  

    488: [coaching] Which Opportunity Should She Pursue with Lorraine Sanders

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 55:19

    What should you do as an entrepreneur who's been offered an exciting position with a company that may also take you out of your business? Lorraine Sanders, the founder of Spirit of 608, a media services company, joins me during this On Air Coaching call to discuss her next steps when navigating this potential career opportunity that could impact her business.    Join us as we also dive into how Lorraine can stay focused and attract ideal clients to her business by leveraging her podcast to get consistent leads.   CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab Enrolling Now to Start September 29th CLICK HERE to Register for Our FREE Workshop The Retainer Roadmap on September 16th CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode This episode was first published at BizChix.com/488. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    487: 4 Coaching Models That Save You Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 21:02

    Do you love your business, but lately it's feeling more like a job with a schedule that won't let you take any time off? Are you struggling with how to make a shift that will give you more time while still serving your clients? This week, I'm sharing 4 coaching models that can save you time as a one to one coach and allow you create boundaries around your schedule. Listen in to hear how you can scale your business to new heights while working less time.    CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab Enrolling Now to Start September 29th CLICK HERE to Register for Our FREE Workshop The Retainer Roadmap on September 16th CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode This episode was first published at BizChix.com/487. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    486: How We Do Goal Setting with Our Clients

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 29:01

    As an entrepreneur it's important to set measurable goals for your business and know which tasks you need to prioritize in order to reach those goals.  In this week's episode, Elizabeth joins me as we walk you through the goal setting process in the Six Figures Lab.  Listen in to learn how you can create a rhythm when it comes to setting weekly, quarterly and yearly goals and also how having an accountability process and celebrating your wins can lead you to reaching your goals quicker.  CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab Enrolling Now to Start September 29th CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. ​ This episode was first published at BizChix.com/486. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    485: [coaching] How to Stop Being a Bottleneck with Madison Wetherill

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 42:35

    Madison Wetherill is a successful web designer for food bloggers. While she wants to scale her team and increase her capacity, she isn't sure if she's ready and also doesn't want the quality of her product to suffer.  Join us as we dig into how she can slowly shift herself into that CEO mindset while improving her workflow and operations so she can expand her business without working more hours or compromising her product.   CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab Enrolling Now to Start September 29th CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. ​ This episode was first published at BizChix.com/485. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    484: Laser Coaching in $ix Figures Lab

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 30:57

    Listening to other people's questions and gaining insight from the answers can give us so much value. Today we're giving you an inside look into our lightning round of coaching from one of our monthly calls in our group coaching program $ix Figures Lab.  In this round of laser coaching, you can hear questions directly from our clients on topics like saying no to new ideas and specializing in either DIY clients or Done-for-you clients.  CLICK HERE to Apply to Join $ix Figures Lab Enrolling Now to Start September 29th CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/484. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    483: 3 Things to Do Each Week on LinkedIn with Louise Brogan

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 37:17

    Have you been struggling with learning how to use LinkedIn effectively for your business? This week, LinkedIn expert Louise Brogan joins us to share 3 simple things you can do each week to maximize your time on LinkedIn. Listen in to hear how you can create an action plan to expand your network with your ideal clients and grow your business purposefully. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Louise Brogan. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/483. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    482: [success] How She Set Boundaries and Raised Prices with Elizabeth Hall

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 37:18

    Elizabeth Hall is an educational consultant, founder of Hall Educational Resources and a client of the Six Figures Lab who implemented strategy and made some small shifts in her business over the last 60 days that expanded her client experience and gave some big results.  Listen in as Elizabeth shares how she was able to set appropriate boundaries with her clients, raise her prices and take action to grow her business to new heights.  CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. Click here get all the links from this episode. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/482. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    481: [coaching] How to Design a Corporate Offer with Attorney Amy Grubb

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 41:47

    Have you been struggling with creating the perfect offer for your ideal client after making some shifts in your business? Amy Grubb is an attorney who pivoted her business after joining Six Figures Lab to focus on teaching business development to lawyers in law firms.  Join us in this episode as we go over some of the ways Amy can position and price her corporate offer so that her ideal clients can see the value and transformation she brings to their business.  CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. ​CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/481. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    480: When You Suddenly Become a Caregiver with Dr. Regina Koepp

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 46:51

    Dr. Regina Koepp is a clinical psychologist and gerontologist, founder and director of the Center for Mental Health & Aging and is also the host of the Psychology of Aging Podcast. Regina is passionate about mental health and aging, and also helping caretakers of aging parents get the resources they need to have a healthy family dynamic.  In this episode, Regina and I talk about how you can prepare for and cope with suddenly becoming the caretaker of your elderly parents, including how to set boundaries and how to have difficult conversations. Listen in as she uses her expertise to offer support, resources and hope to those in the caregiver role.  Follow Dr. Regina Koepp on Instagram or LinkedIn and listen to her podcast Psychology of Aging.  You can also visit her website:  https://www.drreginakoepp.com/ Resources mentioned:  https://www.mentalhealthandaging.com/how-to-start-the-conversation-with-your-aging-parents/ https://regina-koepp.mykajabi.com/blog/how-to-start-a-senior-living-discussion-with-aging-parents   CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. ​ This episode was first published at BizChix.com/480. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    479: [coaching] Should She Rebrand Her Coaching Practice with Cat Cantrill

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 40:00

    Have you been thinking it's time to rebrand your business? Rebranding can sometimes take away valuable time that could be spent getting more clients.   Cat Cantrill was the owner of a successful dance studio, but during the pandemic, she decided to focus solely on her coaching business, which made her realize she needed a rebrand to attract the right clients.   Listen in as we talk about some of the ways Cat can rebrand and refresh her coaching business to separate it from her dance studio and expand her business.   CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode.   CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab.   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/479. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    478: Stepping Into Leadership with Shelli Warren

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 43:02

    Are you struggling with hiring and managing a high performing team?   Do you want to learn how you can step into a leadership role?   In this episode, Shelli joins me to talk about what it takes to step into a leadership role and the two different types of leaders.    Click here to learn more about working with Shelli in the Leadership Lab.   CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode.   CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab.     This episode was first published at BizChix.com/478. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.  

    477: [success] How Louise Brogan Quadrupled Her Revenue

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 43:40

    If you have ever considered specializing, or perhaps you're scared or hesitant, this episode is a must-listen.   Louise Brogan is a LinkedIn consultant that has found success and profitability by niching down. We recount the steps since our on-air coaching call in August of 2018, and the changes that she has made along her journey to quadruple her revenue.   Learn More about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab - https://BizChix.com/SixFiguresLab   Get all the links from this episode - https://BizChix.com/477   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/477. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    476: The Mindset of Raising Prices

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 30:38

    Have you ever been told your prices are too low? Or maybe you're starting to resent a client every time they show up in your inbox? These are just some of the signs that you're probably underpriced.   Join me and Elizabeth as we pull actual questions that were submitted from members of our $ix Figures Lab group coaching program. We dive into all the mindset issues that may get in the way of raising your prices and how you can deal with them.   Apply and book a call with Natalie to learn more about $ix Figures Lab - https://BizChix.com/SixFiguresLab   Get all the links from the episode here - https://BizChix.com/476   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/476. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    475: Sneak Peek Inside $ix Figures Lab Laser Coaching

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 28:33

    Want a sneak peek inside our $ix Figures Lab Laser Coaching calls? In this episode, Elizabeth and I are sharing a sample from the monthly Laser Coaching calls inside our $ix Figures Lab group coaching program. Questions are submitted each month, grouped, and then answered during our live call. Some clients ask questions each call and others learn from listening to other people's questions. This is our favorite call of the month, and we hope you enjoy a taste of our lightning coaching.   Apply now to join Six Figures Lab enrolling for June 23rd start - BizChix.com/SixFiguresLab     Register for the Retainer Roadmap workshop on June 10th - BizChix.com/Retainer   Get all the links from this episode HERE - BizChix.com/475   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/475. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    474: [success] Finding Her Next Level with Veronica "V" Sagastume

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 66:56

    Are you trying to grow to your next level of success in your business?    Are you investing your time, money and resources in your business to maximize your revenue and profit?    Veronica “V” Sagastume is the business owner of Fortified Accounting. As a member of Six Figures Lab, V has pivoted her business and is set to quadruple last year's revenue. V joins me in this episode to share a few inspirational strategies on how you can niche down, show up in the online space, and expand your business as well.   Apply now to join Six Figures Lab enrolling in June https://bizchix.com/sixfigureslab   Register now for our FREE Retainer Roadmap workshop on June 10th https://bizchix.com/retainer   Get all the links from this episode HERE - https://bizchix.com/474   This episode was first published at BizChix.com/474. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    473: Moving Beyond Selling a Package of Hours

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 36:43

    Are you charging for your services based on a set number of hours?    Do you want to learn how to have a business that is more sustainable, profitable and easier to operate?    Elizabeth joins me in this episode and we discuss the four stages of the Retainer Roadmap and how you can specialize your services and uplevel your clients. We will share common concerns as well as examples of how the Retainer Roadmap will help you scale your business to offer a package of value instead of a package of hours.  CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode.   CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab.   CLICK HERE to sign up for The Retainer Roadmap workshop on June 10th.   When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    472: Turn Team Performance Around with Shelli Warren

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 40:55

    Are you struggling with team performance and issues within your company?  If you are, how are you able to identify that you are having team issues?  In this episode, Shelli and I join together and dive into our four favorite team leadership tools that can help you more easily lead your team regardless of the size of your team or the type of business that you have.  CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode.   CLICK HERE to sign up for our FREE workshop How to Turn Team Performance Around on June 15th   CLICK HERE to get access to Your Next Best Hire.   CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab.   CLICK HERE to sign up for The Retainer Roadmap workshop on June 10th.   When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    471: Dealing with Shame Around Hiring Help

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 40:41

    Have you ever felt ashamed or embarrassed for hiring someone to take care of your children, clean your house, or wash your car?  Or have you been perhaps on the opposite side and you have questioned someone else's choices about paying for those services? Join me and Elizabeth Cook, our Accountability Coach for the $ix Figures Lab, to talk about how women entrepreneurs deal with shame around hiring help. CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. CLICK HERE to register for our FREE Retainer Roadmap workshop on June 10th. When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    470: [coaching] Two Ways to Expand Capacity with Liz Murphy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 35:50

    When you are overbooked with clients and are struggling to manage the amount of work that you have, this usually means that you are at capacity.  Liz Murphy's college advising business has been growing so fast in the past year which made her decide that she needs to streamline some of her processes and hire somebody to help her serve her clients. Listen in as we explore some of the ways that Liz can expand capacity so that she can help more students and families find the right college for them.CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. CLICK HERE to sign up for the FREE Retainer Roadmap Workshop on June 10th. When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    469: Do You Need to Uplevel Your Clients?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 14:45

    What if the clients that got you HERE, may not be the clients that get you THERE.  If you’ve been thinking that it’s time to uplevel your clients, then this episode is for you. CLICK HERE to register for The Retainer Roadmap Workshop. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    468: May I Send You Clients?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2021 27:27

    If I could send you 4 of your ideal clients today, do you know what you would ask for? Are you a generalist or a specialist because I like to refer specialists. Join me today to learn if you are easily referable and the steps to take if you are not because I would love to refer you business. CLICK HERE to learn more about $ix Figures Lab CLICK HERE to get our FREE training on specializing - Discover Your Blue Ocean Superpower CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    467: Is Scope Creep Impacting Your Growth?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 13:46

    Have you ever started to resent a client? Perhaps you accommodated a request and then regret it. This is called scope creep and it can really impact how you grow and scale your business. But never fear, in this episode I coach you around how to handle these sometimes sticky situations whether they are new or have been going on for years. And we are sharing our tried and true email scripts for navigating these sometimes difficult conversations. CLICK HERE to get our email scripts to help you manage scope creep. CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    466: [coaching] How to Expand Her Consulting Practice with Michelle Slade

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 41:21

    As you scale and expand your business, it is important to ask: what should you invest in and how can you make changes so that you're doing only your highest level work? Today's episode is an on-air coaching call with Michelle Slade of C4 Consulting where she does strategic planning and leadership coaching to bring community-improving visions into reality. In order for her to expand her consulting practice, we figure out what kind of help she needs so she can get out of capacity and grow her business. CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    465: [success] You Can Always Go Backwards with Madison Wetherill

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 54:35

    Today's guest is a true testament to the value of experimenting and niching down.  Madison Wetherill is a website designer for food bloggers who use WordPress and are at a certain level in their business. In the past couple of years, she has grown her team and scaled her business as the CEO of Grace and Vine Studios.  Madison believed that if things didn't work out, you can always go backwards. But everything fell into place when she finally specialized.CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    464: [success] Growing to Capacity with Danielle Droitsch

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 38:18

    Danielle Droitsch is an executive coach and consultant for mission-driven organizations. Before she joined $ix Figures Lab last year, she was right in the middle of a cross-country move and a looming pandemic. Tune in as Danielle shares how she went from being in fear, wondering how she would get her next clients, to now growing to capacity and working with her ideal clients.CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    463: [coaching] How to Niche Down Further with Melissa Rose

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 36:14

    Join me in today's episode as I coach my client, Melissa Rose, into how she can niche down further to scale her business. Aside from being a dance educator for more than 20 years, Melissa has established a coaching business for brick and mortar owners to gain more visibility. Listen in as we figure out the ways she can maximize her reach by bringing more value to her ideal clients. CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. ************************************************ Sign up for the Retainer Roadmap - Free Workshop ************************************************ When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    462: [success] When Opportunity Meets Preparation with Dr. Traci Baxley

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2021 47:48

    Dr. Traci Baxley is back on the podcast to share how much growth she has experienced in her business in the last year. She is a pivotal voice for social justice parenting but it has not been an easy road to building her business.  So many opportunities came her way which had a lot of decisions to go along with them. Listen in as Dr. Traci shares how she found success in her entrepreneurial journey and her passion for diversity and inclusion. CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. ************************************************ Sign up for the Retainer Roadmap - Free Workshop ************************************************ When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    [encore] 5 Reasons You Need a Retainer Offer

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2021 21:08

    Want to have a stable flow of revenue in your service business? The retainer offer is one of my favorite ways to create monthly recurring revenue that helps you grow and scale.  ************************************************ Sign up for the Retainer Roadmap - Free Workshop ************************************************ When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.​

    461: Retainer Offers - Five Common Mistakes

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2021 15:57

    Retainers provide predictable recurring revenue to your business and allow you to know what you can afford to invest in next. I LOVE the stability retainer offers create for service businesses, but retainers can also cause problems if you don’t structure them correctly, so today I’m covering FIVE common mistakes for you to avoid in your retainer offer. ************************************************ Sign up for the Retainer Roadmap - Free Workshop ************************************************ When you are ready, here are a few ways we can help grow your service business.

    460: How We Hired an Executive Assistant

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 59:24

    Have you considered hiring an assistant? Or have you hired an assistant and it didn't work out? So many of our clients in both of our group coaching programs and 1:1 mentorship program are hiring an assistant which is honestly one of the most personal and intimate positions you can hire for. Join us for this throwback episode as we go behind the scenes and share the highs and lows in our journey to hire an executive assistant for BizChix. You'll also hear our process of finding candidates, interviewing and hosting a trial period with the right candidate. Plus, three years later, I'm sharing some updates on how the business has changed and reflecting with key takeaways. CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to book your last chance for a Strategy Session with Natalie. CLICK HERE to purchase the Your Next Best Hire signature course. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/460. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    459: [success] Scaling a Niche Business from Rural Montana with Michelle Patten

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2021 43:09

    It can be terrifying to niche down because it feels so counter-intuitive to narrow who you are targeting. But today's guest is a great example of how specializing made it so easy for her to get clients and to simplify her visibility and hiring efforts. Michelle Patten is a bookkeeper and business consultant for agriculture businesses. Listen in to know how she found success in choosing to work with a very specific industry.CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to join the waitlist to get first access to Your Next Best Hire. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/459. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    458: [mindset] 3 Mindset Issues Blocking Your Growth

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2021 26:20

    Are there some things you know you could do to grow your business, but you are just not doing them? Today let's get you unstuck and moving forward by learning how to handle fear of judgment, fear of failure, and money mindset issues that may be holding you back. CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to join the waitlist to get first access to Your Next Best Hire. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/458. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    457: [productivity] How to Get More Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 20:15

    What if I could simplify your life and business, and still get you more time, money, and energy?  Today let's talk about the 80-20 rule: 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. Listen in as I share how you can apply this simple principle to almost any event you can imagine. CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to join the waitlist to get first access to Your Next Best Hire. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/457. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    456: [anniversary] Behind The Scenes with Our Coaches

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2021 38:25

    Seven years ago, I never could have imagined that this podcast and this business would be what it is today. And what better way to celebrate this anniversary than by going behind the scenes with your coaches? Shelli and I dive into our history together, our own personal backgrounds, and what you can expect from us in the coming months.  CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to join the waitlist to get first access to Your Next Best Hire. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/456. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    455: My Hiring Mistakes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2021 15:16

    If you have hired before and it did not turn out as well as you expected, I'm here to tell you that your past mistakes should not stop you from hiring again. Today I share five mistakes I've personally made while building out my team, and what you can do to make hiring much easier.CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to join the waitlist to get first access to Your Next Best Hire. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/455. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    454: [success] Letting Go of Control as You Grow with Abby Herman

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2021 38:47

    I’m so excited to welcome back our client, Abby Herman, to talk about how her business experienced over 50% growth in the past two years. Abby is a content strategist and coach for business owners who want to gain visibility by using her personalized content strategies and implementation. As she experienced a significant increase in revenue, the only way to keep up was to let go of control and grow her team. Join us this episode as Abby shares how her business grew in a different direction than she anticipated, and how she kept up with the challenge of hiring despite past mistakes.CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. CLICK HERE to join the waitlist to get first access to Your Next Best Hire. CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/454. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    453: Is It Time to Build or Stabilize?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2021 15:18

    When you first start your business, the focus is on growth, getting new clients, and serving them to your highest ability. But at some point, you will start to notice some bottlenecks that will impede your growth. In this episode, I will help you figure out whether you need to build a bigger business or stabilize what you currently have. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. CLICK HERE to join the waitlist to get first access to Your Next Best Hire. BizChix Episodes on Building: Episode 353: How to Get Rapid Visibility Episode 398: Why Your Business is NOT Growing Episode 414: Networking IS Your Golden Ticket [How to Leverage your Personal Network] Episode 425: How to Maximize Your Social Media Presence Episode 435: The Fastest Way to Scale to $300,000 per Year BizChix Episodes on Stabilizing: Episode 384: How to Create a High Performing Team at Home and at Work Episode 405: The Best Systems Checklist with Jordan Gill Episode 410: What Happens After You Hire [interview with Shelli Warren] Episode 433: 5 Common Team Leadership Mistakes with Shelli Warren Episode 434: Productivity: Delete, Automate, Delegate, Do with Tiffanie Jordan Episode 440: [productivity] Why You Need Workflows with Melissa V. Morris Stacking Your Team Episodes Mentioned: Episode 141: The team that got you HERE may not be the team that gets you THERE Episode 142: Hiring is a Project (to be released on January 12, 2021) Episode 143: When You're Scared to Hire Again (to be released on January 19, 2021) Work with Us: Programs Overview VIP Day One:One Coaching Leadership Lab Six Figures Lab This episode was first published at BizChix.com/453. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    452: How to Give Yourself a Raise

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2020 20:24

    Think about your goals for 2021.  What are your financial goals for your business? How much do you want to pay yourself in the next 12 months?  I want all of us to get a raise this year, but that only happens with intention. Join me in this episode as we make a plan and explore some of the mindset issues that may come in different scenarios.  CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/452. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    451: Mindset: Fear of Success

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2020 22:06

    Mindset issues creep in at the most inopportune times like when you're trying to take advantage of the momentum that comes with the new year. Today I am once again sharing a chapter from my book, R.E.S.E.T. Your Mindset, about the fear of success.  If you find yourself getting stuck in your head or stuck in this fear, let's dive in and talk about what you can do to counter this mindset issue.CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/451. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

    450: [coaching] How to Grow a Referral Based Business with Sara Hyzdu

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2020 43:17

    Through a neuroscience approach, Sara Hyzdu of Why Grey Matters helps other CEOs to perform better based on how their brain works.  Sara joins me in today's on-air coaching call to ask for help on how she can grow her referral-based business. Not only do we discuss how she can frame her offers better, but I also coach her on how to prioritize her time. CLICK HERE to get all the links from this episode. CLICK HERE to learn more about working with Natalie in $ix Figures Lab. This episode was first published at BizChix.com/450. Subscribe to our sister podcast, Stacking Your Team, on your podcast app or at BizChix.com/category/team.

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