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Making Moves Podcast | Corporate to Successful Entrepreneur

30 episodes - English - Latest episode: over 5 years ago - ★★★★★ - 44 ratings

The Making Moves Podcast (with business guru's Seema Alexander & Kelly Lynn Adams) is dedicated to helping 9 to 5'ers, side hustlers & entrepreneurs go from following the rules to creating their own. Get ready to be exposed to weekly bite-size trainings and inspiration about business building, money making, mindset training, and so much more. You will hear from top entrepreneurs and influencers (in all industries) tell the good, the bad and the amazing of the journey from employee to entrepreneur. This is the place to learn more so that you can be, do and have more.

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29: How to Create Confidence, Clients and Cash with Rachel Luna

May 11, 2017 15:05 - 38 minutes - 89.1 MB

Rachel Luna is a best-selling author, international speaker and elite business coach. A former US Marine, this 4 foot 11 inch firecracker has a reputation for inspiring confident action and helping her clients double, triple and quadruple their income. If you're stuck in a rut and want to increase your income and your confidence so you can get you to the next level, Rachel Luna is the woman to call.  [02:43] What triggered you to start your own business? I have always been an entrepreneur...

The Ask: A Step by Step Process of Getting Anything You Want with Laura Fredericks

April 14, 2017 13:22 - 36 minutes - 83.9 MB

As an attorney-turned-philanthropic advisor, LAURA FREDRICKS knows how to ASK.  She has enjoyed a lengthy and successful career in industries best known for making high profile, multi-million dollar A$KS – law and philanthropy – and is the first to merge strategies from both professional sectors into a mainstream practice known as THE ASK©. This new practice has placed LAURA on the national and international speaking circuits at conferences around the world from Amsterdam to Ann Arbor, Bol...

27: How a Morning Ritual Could Change Your Life with Hal Elrod

April 03, 2017 17:28 - 29 minutes - 68.3 MB

"Hal Elrod is living proof that all of us are capable of creating miracles in our own lives.  His inspirational message, loaded with examples of Hal's never-say-die attitude and winning strategies, will empower anyone to make the most of his or her life." --Bud Gardner, co-author, Chicken Soup for the Writer's Soul Hal got his start inspiring and entertaining people at age 15 as a radio show host where he was given the hip moniker, "Yo Pal" Hal. At age 20, Hal's life was almost ended w...

26: Get Off Your Butt, Face Your Fears, and Create a Life You Love

March 29, 2017 13:29 - 36 minutes - 50.3 MB

When Sean was born doctors predicted he would not survive past birth because of a rare bone disorder that stunted his growth and caused his bones to be extremely fragile. Despite these challenges, he's taken a stand for a quality of life that has reached millions of people around the world, including Sir Richard Branson, President Clinton, and his Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Sean has appeared on everything from The Oprah Show to Youtube videos with millions of views. The Biography Channel ...

25: Don't Die With Your Music Still In You with Serena Dyer

March 15, 2017 20:40 - 46 minutes - 63.9 MB

Serena Dyer has co-authored a book with her father, Dr. Wayne Dyer, titled Don’t Die With Your Music Still In You about her experience growing up with spiritual parents. The book is a daughter’s response to her father’s wisdom and provides readers a glimpse into what life was like growing up with seven brothers and sisters -- and Dr. Wayne Dyer as a father.   Serena is a contributor to several publications where she shares stories on varying subjects, including meditation, travel, the sp...

24: From Corporate to Dried Fruits with Noha Waibsnaider

February 27, 2017 14:20 - 39 minutes - 53.7 MB

Noha Waibsnaider is a leading food entrepreneur and change maker in the healthy, real food movement. After graduating from Columbia Business School, she worked at Unilever and learned about the preservatives, chemicals, and processing that fills most of our foods. Originally from Israel, Noha grew up on a diet of mostly unprocessed foods and snacking on dried fruit. She realized there was a big gap in the marketplace and an opportunity to create snacks that make people feel good about snacki...

23: The Real Deal with Hypnosis with Amy Arvary

February 21, 2017 14:40 - 33 minutes - 45.6 MB

After 24 years in the Professional Beauty Industry Amy Arvary experienced a significant life change. This change left her unable to continue life as she had planned.  At her darkest point Amy discovered the Law of Attraction began a daily practice of mindfulness. Her practice led to hypnosis and she acquired a Masters Certification in Clinical Hypnotherapy. Amy's unique approach to healing the mind brings her clients an immediate sense of clarity, confidence and purpose. Across the globe s...

22: From Product Concept to 7 Figures with Jen Groover

February 13, 2017 14:43 - 37 minutes - 85.1 MB

Jen Groover is a serial entrepreneur who's gone from guest-hosting spots on QVC to inking deals with some of the industry’s biggest heavyweights. Her success began with the creation of the Butler Bag, the world’s first compartmentalized handbag, and has evolved into an entire lifestyle brand, which can now be found at several prominent retailers. She's also behind Leader Girlz, which teaches young girls the importance of empowerment through play, through her brand, and has another jewlery br...

21: The Wellness Business Smackdown with Jovanka Ciares

February 08, 2017 14:19 - 39 minutes - 90.9 MB

Jovanka Ciares is a former entertainment executive turned Wellness expert, detox specialist, nutrition educator and author. She is the creator of the Wellness Smackdown™, a proprietary detox and weight loss program for natural weight loss, which was featured on the first season of ABC’s “My Diet Is Better Than Yours”.   [00 : 33] - She studied nutrition with best-selling author Dr. T. Colin Campbell at Cornell University and life/wellness coaching at the Spencer Institute.     [02 : 30]...

20: Building a Restaurant & Cafe with Elisa Marshall

January 30, 2017 14:33 - 30 minutes - 42.3 MB

Elisa Marshall is the Founding Partner of Maman--a french-inspired bakery and café in SoHo, New York City and Toronoto, [01 : 22] -Maman serves locally sourced, family-inspired dishes and baked goods, both savory and sweet, from the South of France and North America. In this collaboration, Elisa manages the design and packaging, handles front of house and contributes to the recipes and baking. [01 : 22] - PASSION is Elisa’s motivation and drive in making a move in her career from stability...

19: Creating a Global Tea Empire with John Paul Lee

January 09, 2017 14:32 - 38 minutes - 89.1 MB

John Paul Lee is the CEO of Tavalon Tea, founded in 2005. He left a career as a management consultant to pursue his dream of entering the world of entrepreneurship---and entering the world of tea. John found a void in the tea market and took upon himself the task of revitalizing the image of tea by making it more accessible to the masses and creating a quality brand. Tavalon Tea products are found today in over 4800 worldwide locations, and they maintain office locations in NYC, NJ, Hong Kon...

18: Learn How to Become Self-Made with Nely Galan

January 04, 2017 14:44 - 32 minutes - 44.8 MB

Nely Galan is a Latina media mogul, author, teacher, entrepreneur, speaker, Emmy Award-winning producer, and savvy influencer. She is a quintessential maker and an advocate for gender parity. As a Cuban immigrant, Nely worked her way to the top as president of Telemundo’s entertainment division, producing over 700 episodes for TV in English and Spanish. Another claim to fame is that Nely was the first ever Latina to appear on NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice show with Donald Trump. Nely’s book, Se...

17: Founder Shares How He Built the Uggs Empire with $500 with Brian Smith

December 26, 2016 16:56 - 35 minutes - 49.1 MB

In this episode we have Brian Smith, founder of the UGG Australia brand. Graduating in 1978 as a chartered accountant in Australia, Brian came to America looking for the next big opportunity to bring back to Australia. While studying at the UCLA Graduate School of Management he noticed there was no sheep skin footwear in the U.S. With only $500 in capital he imported boot samples and over the next 17 years built the UGG Australia brand into a multi-million dollar international enterprise. He...

16: Is Your Small Business Legally Prepared? with Gena Shingle Jaffe

December 19, 2016 14:38 - 34 minutes - 47.4 MB

“When you leave corporate you have to be careful that you don’t bring the lifestyle you used to lead into the lifestyle you are about to lead. There is hustle, grit and reinvestment. If you keep spending money like you did before you will run out of it.” Gena was working in a law firm in New York City and making good money, but she was unhappy. She started meeting a lot of people in the coaching industry who needed help but couldn’t afford or want to work with a law firm. While she was st...

15: 5 Amazing Planning Strategies to Start Off 2017

December 12, 2016 14:38 - 19 minutes - 26.6 MB

Today we are talking about planning for 2017. We want to share with you five key steps that will really help you plan 2017. These are things we collectively do ourselves that have worked for us. Review (audit) the year. You really want to see what has worked for you this year. Is it the projects or partnerships or just a clarity in your message? Then you really need to look at the other side. What’s not working for you? A lot of times when things aren’t working for you, you are either not i...

14: Running in Heels Successfully with Jenny Powers

December 05, 2016 14:11

Jenny Power’s background is in special events, marketing and PR. She used to work in the non-profit sector raising millions of dollars for worthy causes but working mostly by herself. She didn’t have anyone to bounce ideas off of so she started going to networking events. That’s when she noticed two types of people at these events, neither of which she was looking for. It was either the old boys club, guys drinking beer and hanging out, or it was a sorority mentality where you walk in and fe...

14: Running in Heels Successfully with Jenny Powers

December 05, 2016 14:11

Jenny Power’s background is in special events, marketing and PR. She used to work in the non-profit sector raising millions of dollars for worthy causes but working mostly by herself. She didn’t have anyone to bounce ideas off of so she started going to networking events. That’s when she noticed two types of people at these events, neither of which she was looking for. It was either the old boys club, guys drinking beer and hanging out, or it was a sorority mentality where you walk in and fe...

13: Reframe: Shift the Way You Work, Innovate, and Think with Mona Patel

November 28, 2016 13:45 - 37 minutes - 51.9 MB

On this episode we are so excited to welcome Mona Patel, a dynamic and engaging entrepreneur with 17 years experience convincing leaders of some of the world’s biggest brands to understand value and optimize their customer’s experiences. Mona didn’t have a business plan when she jumped, she just followed her gut. She didn’t believe in herself and then one day she did. She used that momentum and started sprinting and has been doing that since. The benefit of not having a plan is you’re alm...

12: How Self Love Leads to Success with Nitika Chopra

November 21, 2016 13:48 - 29 minutes - 40.6 MB

In this episode we are talking to a talk show host, wellness and beauty expert and one of my good dear friends Nitikia Chopra. Nitika Chopra is a certified life coach, wellness entrepreneur, go to resource for young women around the world and motivational lifestyle guru. Nitika’s on a mission to inspire radical self-love. We all want to get to the place of ease where you are going on vacations or having more time with your kids at night. It’s easy to look at people around you and think “...

11: Branding to Partnerships: The Recipe to Success

November 14, 2016 14:07 - 41 minutes - 57 MB

In this episode we have Sybil Amuti. Sybil is an executive brand strategist, podcast producer and cohost, philanthropist, coach, wife, and mother. Sybil is also a cohost of the Great Girlfriends show, a podcast conversation series created to connect women with daily tips and solutions for living a passionate every-day life and building thriving business. In this podcast, you will hear Sybil discuss:  How her parents impacted her chartered course from kid-preneurship to corpor...

10: Identifying Your Ideal Client to Accelerate Your Business with Seema Alexander & Kelly Lynn Adams

November 07, 2016 19:13 - 40 minutes - 55.4 MB

To niche or not to niche is a major question. People think they have to niche and niche and get sales in the door but it’s a process. Entrepreneurship is a journey and we learn as we go. When you start a business and you may know exactly what you want to do you still need to validate your business idea and you still need to talk to your ideal client avatar. When you go broad it’s good in a way because it allows you the space to test and validate what’s going to work and what’s not going to...

9: "Designing" Your 6-Figure Business with Betsy Helmuth

October 30, 2016 15:58 - 36 minutes - 53.4 MB

Our guest today is Betsy Helmuth, owner and operator of Affordable Interior Design. She has designed over 1500 spaces including apartments in Argentina, a McDonalds in Brooklyn, and a mansion in India. Betsy started out by working for free for Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’s Thom Filicia, while making a living as a bartender. This led to her becoming interested in having her own firm. She reached out to Thom because it was something she wanted to do, but he came back to her and said he n...

8: How to Get All A's in the Game of Life with Susan Vernicek

October 24, 2016 13:24 - 29 minutes - 40.9 MB

Today we’re talking to Susan Vernicek, founder and CEO of Identity Magazine.  She’s an entrepreneur, motivational expert, speaker, and the author of the bestseller Get All A’s in the Game of Life.  Her missions is to provide women with opportunities to discover self-acceptance, appreciation, and achievement. Identity Magazine is for women who want to read authentic stories.  It’s for women who feel that they want to go somewhere in life without feeling they have to change in any way.  It’s...

07: Building a Digital Empire from 0 to 6 figures with Jenn Scalia

October 17, 2016 13:11 - 42 minutes - 57.9 MB

We’re so excited to have Jenn Scalia today with us as our guest, to share with us her entrepreneurship journey and the valuable skills in creating a 7-figure business. She is a visibility strategist for entrepreneurs who want to make an impact. Known for her tough love, no BS style, she helps entrepreneurs to overhaul their biggest fears and empower them to share their message with the world.   Jenn is the coach that has been through what you have been through, but she has successfully s...

06: A Guilt-Free Recipe for Success & Satisfaction with Samantha Ettus

September 18, 2016 19:50 - 39 minutes - 58.3 MB

Today we are so excited to speak with Samantha Ettus. Samantha is work-life expert whose goal is to find the spark within each one of us and turn it into a fire. In this episode Samantha talks about: Her book The Experts Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do. One hundred experts each wrote a chapter on their area of expertise. The book became a best seller and she went on to write three more “experts” books. The “elephant in the room” for women which is how to manage personal...

05: Secrets to getting clear on your business idea

September 18, 2016 19:46 - 34 minutes - 49.5 MB

Today we’re going to answer a question we get all the time. Where do I even start? If you’re still working 9-5 is there a part of your job you love to do? Something you would do in your spare time that you would love to do for other people? First start there. Next dial back to what you were passionate about as a child, teenager or in college. This is an exploratory exercise, there’s no right or wrong here. Look at everything you’ve done in life. Start connecting the dots from your exper...

04: Building an Author Empire with Cara Alwill Leyba

September 18, 2016 19:37 - 31 minutes - 47.4 MB

Our guest today is the author of Girl Code and founder of The Champagne Diet Cara Alwill Leyba. In this episode she shares advice about writing your first book and growing your audience. Cara believes every woman has a story to tell. If you are an entrepreneur, you have what it takes to self-publish a book. You’re not just writing and publishing a book, you are selling it, marketing it and doing PR for it. As a business woman it’s a smart move but there are some things to be aware of. Und...

03: 6 Figure Business Building on a Budget with Tiffany "The Budgenista" Aliche

September 18, 2016 19:35 - 37 minutes - 51.8 MB

Our guest today, Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche, is quickly becoming America’s favorite personal financial educator. She is also a best-selling author and founder of the Live Richer Challenge. During the height of the recession in 2009 Tiffany lost her job when the school where she had worked as a preschool teacher for ten years was cut from the budget. For the next two years she stayed with relatives and collected unemployment while trying to figure out what to do next. She loved educ...

02: Breaking Through Barriers with Jairek Robbins

September 18, 2016 19:32 - 38 minutes - 56.6 MB

What does living a life with purpose means to you? Are you aware of the thoughts and actions that define who you are and who you will be? Many of us are not realizing our full potential in life. Some are trying their best to achieve their goals, some are struggling with it, and some have simply lost their directions in life.   Today’s guest is someone who is capable of bringing out the best of us. His name is Jairek Robbins, performance coach, motivational speaker and the author of “Live...

01: Meet the Hosts

September 18, 2016 19:29 - 22 minutes - 30.5 MB

This podcast is for you if you are a transitioner. This is the tell-all, TMZ version of the good, bad, and amazing. From following the rules to creating your own. Transitioners are either: People still on the 9-5 who have a passion. They have a business on the side or want to have a business on the side. People who have already transitioned out of corporate America. We’re not only going to be talking about how somebody got to success, we’re going to be talking about the journey in-betw...


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