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In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The first step towards overcoming resistance
  • 3 signposts towards finding the work you were born to do
  • 3 reasons to overcome your fear and resistance

You’ll also learn:

  • What living a shadow life can mean to you
  • The importance of showing up every day
  • How to recognise resistance

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What does it mean to live an inspired life?

How do we spot fear and resistance?

Nick Williams is a best-selling author, and speaker who believes in the power of inspiration.

He’s written 14 books including Powerful Beyond Measure and The Work We Were Born To Do,

Today he is somebody who inspires thousands to live the life of their dreams through his talks, online workshops and teachings across the globe.

In this chat, Nick reveals how he left a miserable corporate life to find out who he really was and what he felt he was born to do.

Nick reveals what he has learnt about recognising fear, overcoming resistance, and what it means to live a truly inspired, and creative, life.
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In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How to get to know your audience at an intimate level
  • How to create raving fans and find new ones
  • How to be remembered when your community needs you
  • How Bree is using Facebook live to connect with her audience
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Female entrepreneur and musician, Bree Noble, knows how to create raving fans and a deep intimate connection with her community;

But you don’t need to be a musician to benefit from her wisdom:

In episode 197, Bree shared how she has created a living from her music

In this short action episode, Bree shares how she has created a growing audience and a community that raves about her work using both online and in-person strategies.

Bree shares how social media and Facebook live have changed the game for her when connecting with her crowd…

And why being scared about trying out live video for the first time is normal.

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In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How to think like a business as a musician
  • How Bree built her fanbase
  • Where live performance fits into her strategy

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Bree Noble gave up a corporate career as a director of finance to become a full-time musician.

Today she teaches aspiring musicians how to create a career doing something they love.

In this chat, Bree reveals why she believes many musicians struggle to make a living as a musician.

And the benefits of thinking like an entrepreneur as a musician.

Hear how Bree uses social media to engage with her audience.

And how social proof can help you to get more fans and gigs.

Bree also shares the ups and downs of her own story and how she has built her confidence, and audience through public speaking and Facebook live.

“You don’t need to wait for anyone – you need to take control of your own career” – Bree Noble

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Music

[00:41] Introducing Bree Noble.

[01:16] How Bree sees herself in the world today.

[02:20] How Bree got started in music.

[04:00] How Bree ended up with a corporate career.

[05:53] Thinking strategically and building her fanbase.

[06:15] The importance of follow-up.

Live

[07:15] Waiting around and not showing up.

[07:26] Where live performance fitted into Bree’s strategy.

[09:54] Why Bree believe many musicians struggle to make a living as a musician.

[11:00] How Bree inspires her audience to hire her.

[11:53] How house concerts have helped Bree to build her audience.

[14:30] The importance of keeping in the mind of your audience.

Facebook live

[15:04] How Bree uses social media and Facebook Live to engage with her audience.

[16:50] Why it’s important to ask fans to share your work.

[17:10] How to get started using Facebook live.

[18:48] The importance of consistency.

Female entrepreneur musician

[20:43] The benefits of thinking like an entrepreneur as a musician.

[22:37] Bree offers ideas for those time constrained.

[23:51] Creating something on the side that becomes self-sustaining.

[25:30] Why Bree left her corporate job.

[28:05] Having time to think. Strategically making the switch.

Sharing stories

[29:15] Bree shares her first public speaking opportunity.

[31:29] Sharing her vulnerabilities and challenges online and in person.

[32:10] Sharing stories with a positive spin and building confidence.

[33:16] How and why Bree started her podcast: Female Entrepreneur Musician.

[35:56] The importance of taking your career into your own hands.

[37:12] What Bree has learned having created a podcast.

Freedom and flexibility

[39:32] How Bree’s lifestyle has changed since leaving her corporate career.

[40:30] What advice Bree would give to her younger self.

[41:15] How to find your people.

[42:46] What Bree is grateful for today.

[43:36] Win Wednesdays and Milestone Mondays.

[44:14] What has inspired Bree recently and what’s next for her.

[45:43] Where you can learn more about Bree and her work.

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In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How trying new things can help you to find new passions
  • How Lauren lets go of things that are holding her back
  • The 1 thing we fear when creating great inner change
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Laura Skonieczny changed her life.

Today she inspires city dwellers by helping them to experience the outdoors in new ways.

As a guide and operations manager, at New York’s Discover Outdoors, Lauren previously trained and worked in television broadcast before completely changing her life for the better.

In this short action episode, Lauren shares her ideas and suggestions for those interested in creating a new path in life…
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In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How city dwellers benefit from outdoor adventure trips
  • How Lauren quit her TV job for a life outdoors
  • What challenges Lauren faced changing careers and lifestyle

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Discover Outdoors is a New York-based organisation dedicated to offering city dwellers professionally run adventure trips.

And Lauren Skonieczny is their Operations Manager and one of their experienced guides.

Lauren is someone who courageously swapped the world of TV production for mountains and adventure – and the great outdoors.

Today, she is passionate about creating a community of outdoor adventure loving women.

In this episode, Lauren reveals her story and what it is about the outdoors that she loves.

Hear why getting out of your comfort zone, with the right people, can be a good thing.
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In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How Gary has created and sustained a living as a professional artist
  • How Gary has built his creativity and community inspire him
  • Where Gary receives his ongoing inspiration from
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How do you create and sustain a career as an independent artist?

It’s a question that is on the mind of most freelancers and creative entrepreneurs of today.

In episode 193, glass artist and craftsman, Gary Genetti, shared how he has sustained a living for over 40 years as an independent artist.

In this short action episode, we explore why mastering our own deep creative work – the work that we are drawn to do – is so important for us, our community and the world we live in today.

And how that can lead to creating a sustainable living as an artist…

“I saw my work through their eyes – the excitement and enjoyment – that exchange is so important” – Gary Genetti

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