Posts in Business
How to Get Work Done When You Don't Want to Work

From playlists to the Pomodoro Technique, I share my most effective productivity go-tos for powering through those essential but tedious tasks we all have to do in our lives and businesses. By adding a healthy dose of strategy and mood-altering feel goods, you’ll get unpleasant work out of the way in order to have time to focus on what you enjoy value most.

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Finding Time to Make the Money You Want

Is life leaving you feeling less than refreshed? The stress of trying to get everything done is the #1 issue Deanna hears from coaching clients and the Refreshed Moms community. How do we carve out time so that we can approach our daily and weekly routines with confidence and clarity?

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Are You Over-functioning in Your Life and Business?

When you’re a mom, life can run you ragged if you let it. If you’re like every mompreneur I know, you’re probably overfunctioning. Figuring out what your capacity is means establishing how much room is in your life to make time for your business, your family, and your overall well being.  Join me as I dig deeper to identify four specific areas of capacity in order to determine what our threshold is for each.



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5 Sure Fire Ways to Warm Up Your Cold Audience with Community

Building community with your audience can be an invaluable tool as you build your business. It provides a hands-on way for you to connect with your ideal client and learn from them as you work to serve them well.

Within a connected community, you can learn to identify the problems and frustrations of your customers, and if you’re a really good listener, sell them the products and services your offer in order to help them overcome those challenges.

There’s a little bit of work to consistently grow and support a thriving group filled with the people you desire to work with, but if community building aligns with you and your business, it will be so worth it.





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3 Easy Ways Mompreneurs Can Receive Positive Validation

The journey we travel to growing a successful business is one that requires certain types of “fuel” in order to stay the course.

We’re only human, right?

As humans, it is unrealistic to think that we can thrive long-term without a few key fueling elements of self-care, and one of them is having a consistent flow of affirming validation along the way.

And as mompreneurs, falling a bit short of our revenue goals is often a part of our new business experience, so we must open our minds to identifying all of the other validating truths in our lives that provide irrefutable evidence of our progress as well as the impact our work is having on the people we serve.

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How Getting Naked Helped My Business: My trip to a Korean spa

This past weekend I tried something new - something I’d been contemplating doing for a long time.

I went to a Korean Spa.

If you don’t know anything about Korean Spas, let me educate you on one of the biggest features it offers.

Gender-specific nude areas.

Yes.

There is a section of the spa that you must be nude in order to even get inside.

This is the area where they offer their full-body massages, body scrubs, saunas, soaking tubs, and basically all the good stuff people go to spas for.

So, let me take you on my journey at the Korean spa, and share with you how my experience there completely and forever changed my business.

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How to Create Work Boundaries With Your Kids

If you’re a mom that works from home while your children are present, then you are extremely familiar with the juggling act that accompanies any effort to get your tasks done in a reasonable amount of time.

As much as we try to pull our husbands in to help direct kid traffic (“Honey, PLEASE keep the kids out of my office for just one hour… I’m begging you!”), our crafty little cubs know how to stealthily bypass daddy radar with the skills of an escape room artist - they still find their way to us no matter what.

In this FB LIVE conversation, I connect with Vanessa Wright of @wrightathomeschool to talk about some of our struggles and successes creating work boundaries with our children.

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4 Things to Focus On in Your New Business

Have you ever spent a few hours working - seemingly hard - and when you were finished, you didn’t really know what you’d accomplished?

Or, have you ever felt a bit scattered in your thinking when trying to figure out what you should be working on in the first place?

In this blog, I want spend some time helping you:

  • Identify the priorities for your business

  • Outline tasks to support those priorities

  • Create a measurable plan that you can execute week after week in order to move your business forward.

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How to Create a Fantastic Freebie (Lead Magnet)

There are four areas that I believe moms just starting out in online business should focus on and they are the following:

  • Content creation - creating the things - both free and paid - that you are getting out to your ideal audience on a regular basis

  • Engagement - connecting in a meaningful way with your ideal audience on a regular basis

  • Your reach - increasing your exposure to new ideal clients on a regular basis

  • Monetization - making money (on a regular basis)!

If you were ever wondering what your work week should be filled with, activities from all four of these areas are exactly where you want to be as you work to grow your business.

This particular blog topic can, however, both directly and indirectly impact all four of these areas. So, taking some time to get really good at this is very, very important.

Are you ready to talk about how you can create a fantastic freebie to grow your business? Well let's go!

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