POM019: Breaking up with $80k of Debt & Becoming an Entrepreneur with Melanie Lockert

Getting rid of student loans is a journey so many of us take and many of us are still on this journey. In this episode, Melanie Lockert of Dear Debt explains how she eliminated $81,000 of student loans and her journey to entrepreneurship.   Melanie Lockert Melanie Lockert is the personality behind the award-­winning blog and book, Dear Debt, where she chronicled her journey out of $81,000 in student loan…

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POM018: How to Change Your Relationship with Money with Kara Stevens

In this episode, we chat with Kara Stevens, the Frugal Feminista, about how your relationship with money affects your personal and business financial success. We discuss three mindsets and how they affect your finances. Kara reviews seven examples of real life situations that happen when you’re standing in your own way and how to overcome them. Kara Stevens Kara Stevens is a content creator and founder of The Frugal Feminista.com, an…

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POM017: Why You’ll Never Leave Startup Phase

Why You’ll Never Leave Startup Phase In this episode we’re going to discuss why some entrepreneurs never get out of startup phase no matter how many businesses they start. Why this is happening and what it will take to stop it.   Why start a business? Some of you are starting businesses and you’ll never make it out of the startup phase. You’ll never achieve that goal or satisfy the…

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POM016: Securing Your Future Income Despite Online Trends

In this episode we’re going to talk about the future trends in jobs and what that means for your career and future income. We’ll discuss what fields look promising and what you need to do to ensure your future income.   Read it below or listen above. Jobs in trouble:  It appears that every industry is moving towards more automation and online services. I’m sure you’ve seen it all over…

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POM015: Using Storytelling to Grow Your Business with Mothyna and Monokia

Did you know if you’re an entrepreneur that you’re also a storyteller? You have to explain your product or service so you have to use storytelling to grow your business. Why am I saying storytelling?   Well the best people to answer that is Mothyna James-Brightful and Monokia Nance. In this episode they’ll explain the difference between speaking and storytelling and why each entrepreneur should be a storyteller to grow…

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POM014: Should I Save or Pay Down Debt?

Should I save money or pay down debt? It’s a question I see quite often. It’s not a simple yes or no answer, unfortunately. It depends on your financial situation.   The question that accompanies that is then which debt should I tackle first? Well there is a hierarchy to paying down debt.   In this episode we’re going to talk about when you should save versus paying down debt…

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POM013: Improve Time Management and Motivation

  Time is a hot commodity and one that you can’t buy more. Everyone has 24 hours in a day, yet some people seem to get so much more done. It’s about how you exercise time management and maintain motivation that will help you achieve more in a day.   As an entrepreneur, especially if you’re in startup or a solopreneur, you may feel like you’re always running out of…

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POM012: Prep Finances for Summer Fun & Financial Goals

In this episode we’ll be chatting about getting your finances right to have summer fun so that you stay on track with financial goals.   Let’s talk about a few tips to make sure you stay on track with financial goals, don’t rack more debt, and keep your money safe as we enjoy summer.   We’ll discuss what you need to do now to prepare for your summer activities and…

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POM011: 7 Steps to Write and Publish an Ebook in 30 Days

In this episode we’ll be discussing the seven step process I used to write an ebook in 30 days. I wrote two ebooks in 60 days and made it on the Amazon bestseller list.   Books are a great source of passive income and an excellent method to showcase your expertise. They are seen as one of the symbols that one a person knows how to teach and two has…

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POM010: Leaving Corporate to Empower through Fashion with Charon Richardson

In this episode I have an enlightening interview with the empowering seamstress Charon Richardson. She reveals how she left her job in corporate to pursue her passion of fashion and empowerment. The struggles she encountered while making it work and what she needed to do to overcome those challenges.   Charon Richardson Charon is the founder of G’wan by Charon. G’wan, as the people of St. Croix would say in…

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