069: Notes from SETH GODIN & more speakers at ConvertKit’s Conference – PT. I

069: Notes from SETH GODIN & more speakers at ConvertKit’s Conference – PT. I

Over the summer I went to an absolutely incredible conference put on by the email service ConvertKit. It was my first time in Boise, a place I’d wanted to visit and a very convenient spot as it’s just the state next door. I wanted to share some notes with you all, to provide a bit of inspiration and motivation in short doses of notes that I took.

  1. When I do something awesome, don’t automatically look at who’s doing it better. Keep the joy!
  2. -Ask yourself: Can I feel the joy now? (Because you won’t later if you don’t enjoy the moment now)
  3. Look for opportunity in spaces outside of what you do. So much opportunity is available if you leave your bubble.
  4. Ask yourself: How can I be the first to enter this space?
  5. Worries take up space in your head that you need for creating. Also, they take up space that you could be looking for opportunities, money, etc.
  6. Make good habits easy (less steps). Add more steps to get to bad habits.
  7. At first: just put in the work
  8. Make things INTERESTING. Are you doing things, just to do them?
  9. Ask Questions. In the words of Tim Ferriss “become a good question-asker”
  10. Am I fulfilling a very specific need? How could I?
  11. STOP comparing and judging myself
  12. Unsubscribe to all distraction! Eliminate possible interruptions.
  13. Doing the same thing (aka not growing) means getting the same results and the same income. Be courageous enough to make changes.
  14. Find partnerships.
  15. Add my personality to everything. Don’t be a copy.
  16. Love what you’re doing, but put an invoice behind it.
  17. Automate systems, not relationships.
  18. If you aren’t the best yet, have the best work ethic. Take initiative, do what I say I will, and do the things most people only talk about.
  19. Engagement is KING. Make Time + Make Friends = Make $$
  20. If people ask you questions, think about how you can monetize answers.
  21. Research brands and tell them a way you can work together (so they don’t have to figure it out themselves)
  22. The secret is telling people what you know.
  23. People engage in the STORY. Tell a story, always.
  24. Target the smallest possible audience. Niche down!
  25. Remember: If someone else decides your info is worth talking about, then it’s REMARKABLE.
  26. Artists view the world through abundance & see opportunity.
  27. We do not need more copiers.
  28. It’s not too late.

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068: Bringing EXCELLENCE to work & life

068: Bringing EXCELLENCE to work & life

“Excellence creates comfort. We never, ever compromise on quality. The message deserves nothing less.”  -Crash Course, Fresh Life Church

I’ve been a Christian my entire life. Growing up in a conservative, and slightly boring, Lutheran church, and then branching out to contemporary megachurches once I got in college. From college on, I moved around a lot at that point and found it fun to attend many different churches, which also made me notice differences and similarities that made churches thrive.

I’m a bit hesitant to say this because the point of church is really to develop a relationship with God and be in community with others. But, like everything these days, some people/brands/businesses/churches stand out, while others don’t. And I don’t think that’s a bad thing. It’s just like in business, you can’t continue doing the same thing year after year and expect people to be interested or excited. Sure you can offer the same exact thing (in this case, faith itself,) but to reach more people (which is the point), you have to continually work and be better.

Which is what brings me back to my original quote I mentioned.

Two years about I was up in Bozeman visiting a friend and staying in a cabin in the mountains. Since I was there over the weekend, and since Bozeman is bigger than Jackson, I thought there might be a chance that there would be a contemporary church in town. I prefer contemporary services because the worship is more engaging, the preaching is very relatable to today, and to be honest, they are often more welcoming and less awkward.

I came across a cool website, a church called Fresh Life, and decided I’d go, and talk my friend I’d driven up with into going. The funniest part was when we walked in and the band was playing and he turns to me, looking confused, and says “I think we’re in the wrong place.” That really made me laugh because if you’re only familiar with old-school churches this will seem a bit strange.

So I loved it, I came back to Jackson and wrote them an email that they should start a site in Jackson, and began watching online occasionally.

Fast-forward 2 years, and next month, they are launching their Jackson location. I really couldn’t be more excited!

Which brings me to the topic of excellence. How? Because a few of us who are helping launch the church are going through Crash Course, their intro course to the church and this piece happened to be what stood out to me the most. I actually am really enjoying the course, as it is enlightening for me to look at it in a business sense and hear how they have been successful while sticking to their morals first and foremost…something quite a few businesses fail at.

So what does excellence have to do with anything? When they said we do nothing half-way, it made me think of myself. I’ve always prided myself on a relaxed approach to business, making things happen but not taking anything too seriously. I try hard, but if it doesn’t work out, oh well. I work with a lot of people on projects, but if I’m being honest, I put my time before theirs.

So when this excellence point came up, and they talked about how they would never do anything halfway, never compromise on quality, because what they are creating deserves that, it hit home with me. It also made me think of Jo on Fixer Upper. When shes renovating a house and maybe the color she just had them paint it is one tiny shade off, but she has them repaint it. In my head, I’m always thinking, “Gosh that seems like unnecessary work” and I don’t think I’d redo it, but after this talk, it’s all making more sense. She’s not willing to give just enough to get by, and that is probably a key part of why she is where she is today.

Excellence allows people to understand quickly and easily, while also creating a comfortable environment. Whether that’s talking over a project that looks extremely professional and can be talked about with ease or entering a home that makes you feel amazing. We can agree that something nicely done is much more exciting and less awkward for both you and the viewer or client, or new person coming to church.

Stopping at 50 or 75% tends to not only leave others unsatisfied while also making us feel like we could’ve and should’ve done more. So set out with an excellence mindset. This is a challenge to do things 100% to the best of your ability today.

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067: Answering Tim Ferriss’s Tribe of Mentors Questions

067: Answering Tim Ferriss’s Tribe of Mentors Questions

For this episode, I decided I would go through the questions Tim Ferriss has been asking on his new Podcast. I think questions are an art form and having the right questions can be really exciting for listeners. Since he has developed this skill very well, I’m going to share them.

I think sometimes we go through life not even knowing exactly what we stand for, and I know I found a few of these hard to answer, specifically #3. It’s always good to take some time to know where you stand so you know how good you’re doing and/or if you want to change something.

I had my boyfriend go through them all with me a couple weeks ago and it was enlightening to hear, so I thought this would be great 1. if you don’t listen to Tim and haven’t heard these yet and 2. get a little insight on me in hopes that something I might say is interesting to you.

Here are the questions, and my answers will be on the recorded version

  1. What is the book (or books) you’ve given most as a gift, and why? Or what are one to three books that have greatly influenced your life?
  2. What purchase of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months (or in recent memory)? My readers love specifics like brand and model, where you found it, etc.
  3. How has a failure, or apparent failure, set you up for later success? Do you have a “favorite failure” of yours?
  4. If you could have a gigantic billboard anywhere with anything on it — metaphorically speaking, getting a message out to millions or billions — what would it say and why? It could be a few words or a paragraph. (If helpful, it can be someone else’s quote: Are there any quotes you think of often or live your life by?)
  5. What is one of the best or most worthwhile investments you’ve ever made? (Could be an investment of money, time, energy, etc.)
  6. What is an unusual habit or an absurd thing that you love?
  7. In the last five years, what new belief, behavior, or habit has most improved your life?
  8. What advice would you give to a smart, driven college student about to enter the “real world”? What advice should they ignore?
  9. What are bad recommendations you hear in your profession or area of expertise?
  10. In the last five years, what have you become better at saying no to (distractions, invitations, etc.)? What new realizations and/or approaches helped? Any other tips?
  11. When you feel overwhelmed or unfocused, or have lost your focus temporarily, what do you do? (If helpful: What questions do you ask yourself?)

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066: 30 Wealthy Affirmations

066: 30 Wealthy Affirmations

If you haven’t listened to episode 65 prior to this, that’s a good intro, but if you just want to dive right into Wealthy Affirmations, here they are. There are 30 and I will say each one twice, so that you can repeat it with me the 2nd time. Do this every day and watch your mindset around money change right before your eyes!

  1. I have a positive money mindset
  2. I deserve wealth and prosperity
  3. I see abundance all around me
  4. I choose to feel good about money
  5. I have confidence in my ability to make money
  6. I know that money is a tool to be used
  7. I deserve success and wealth
  8. I make more than enough money to meet my needs
  9. I have a millionaire mind
  10. Being wealthy enables me to help others
  11. I love spending money on things that bring me joy
  12. I choose to have financial freedom
  13. I welcome money into my life
  14. I am becoming wealthier each day
  15. My bank account is always growing
  16. I find it easy to attract money
  17. Financial opportunities are always coming my way
  18. I am becoming rich
  19. I have a positive attitude about money
  20. The more I give, the more I receive
  21. My money allows me to have a life I love.
  22. People love giving me money.
  23. I naturally attract money.
  24. I have fun earning money.
  25. It is smart to be wealthy.
  26. I love how easily I manifest money.
  27. I am happy, healthy and wealthy.
  28. I can easily afford anything I want.
  29. I am a good money manager.
  30. I trust that more money is coming to me.

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065: Do you use more POSITIVE or NEGATIVE Affirmations?

065: Do you use more POSITIVE or NEGATIVE Affirmations?

Do you use affirmations?? I’ve been back and forth about them, but recently have decided to go ALL IN. Because really, what’s the point in only going half into things? That’s like saying you want a chocolate cookie but are only going to use half the ingredients or half the heat. Probably not going to get your desired outcome, right?

If you aren’t familiar with affirmations, they are basically sentences that you repeat to yourself or listen to, that ingrain certain thoughts into your subconscious. Actually, I already did an Affirmation Episode back on Episode 13 to be used as a guide for saying affirmations, but this is important enough that, 50 episodes later, it’s time to revisit the subject.

Affirmations can be used for just about anything. Actually, you probably use them right now whether you know about it or not. And you know what’s scary? You might actually be using them in the WRONG way.

What?!

Think about your day, and I’m going from personal experience here. Being an entrepreneur is tough, and there are a lot of times when you just can’t really see the light at the end of the tunnel. Or the light is like a little pinprick because it seems 10 bajilliion miles away. It’s at those times when I usually find myself thinking, “how am I going to actually make money on this project” or one of my personal faves “they can’t afford this so I will devalue it.”

And the thing is, it’s SO easy to justify these thoughts/affirmations we tell ourselves. You wanna help others afford you so you dumb down your prices. It seems nice and easy. But you know what isn’t very nice or easy? Paying your bills at the end of the month and not having any spare change left over. But guess who does? Your customers that you basically gave your things or time to.

Okay so that’s drastic, but I want to make this pretty clear because so many of us justify not having money and then continue living out this truth for years and years and maybe our lifetime. My point is, this is the way NOT to use affirmations. I really want you to take into account what you are thinking about during the day. When I did this, I realized I was basically thinking about dead ends all day long. Maybe I would have a good hour and get really inspired, but as soon as I jumped on social media and saw people doing what I wanted I went back to my old thought patterns, which could be summed up as, “how will my finances ever change?”

Enter Positive Affirmations. So I started listening to every YouTube video on Money mindset that I could find. Now, I know all about money mindset and how it’s something you have to continually work on and develop, but I’d gotten lax, at a time when I definitely shouldn’t have. If you’re maybe a little lax in the area of a positive money mindset, and not in the financial position you really want to be in, I URGE you to jump 1,000% into these.

If it seems too woo-woo for you like it did for me in the past, just do a google search of Celebs that use Affirmations and literally a ton of them pop up. Stating what you WANT every day instead of what you’re sick of or what you fear or what you worry about is soooooo powerful. Will Smith, Oprah, Jim Carrey, etc. are doing quite alright and if they credit affirmations as one of the main components to being where they are, there’s got to be something to it, right?

I’m focusing on Money Affirmations because I think it’s an area that a lot of people stay away from. Who wants to be heard saying “I have a millionaire mind!” out loud? I’m still working on getting past the embarrassment. But if you break it down, money is just an exchange of value. I mean really we could just be exchanging pizzas all day, but dollars are easier. So don’t think of money as some holier than thou paper. It’s just how we show and prove value.

So in that case, do you think you’re valuable? If you aren’t bringing value, then hey, bring more so that you deserve to get more value in the form of money. And if you are bringing tons of value, then it’s time to accept the pizzas, I mean dollars, that you deserve.

If you don’t really know where to start with Money Mindset Affirmations, or you find it totally awkward to apply them to yourself, on the next episode I’m simply doing a whole episode of Money Mindset Affirmations. Give them a try, and then give them another try, and continue until you truly start to believe what you’re saying. And that’s the most important part: believing what you’re saying.

If you give the affirmations a try, let me know how it’s going for you! I’m doing this as much for myself as I am for you guys, so I hope it’s helpful!

Have the best day ever!!!

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064: My exact method of using EVENTS to attract NEW CUSTOMERS

064: My exact method of using EVENTS to attract NEW CUSTOMERS

A few months back I started really focusing on doing more art. It’s always been a side-passion of mine, but as I had more and more people requesting my services, I realized it would be really easy to make money with art. Becoming a full-time artist meant I had to think about creative ways to bring in money, not only for surviving but because I was interested in seeing which methods could bring me the most consistent income.

Today I’m telling you about one of my favorite sources of income this summer: Watercolor class events!

Don’t worry if you aren’t an artist because events can be applied to a lot of industries to attract new customers and get current clients more engaged!

On this episode I cover:

  • How I started these events all by myself in 2 days.
  • How you can make sure you profit before even hosting an event.
  • The way I’ve gotten up to 40 people at one event (that meant almost a $1000! profit in one night)
  • The best way to contact a venue to collaborate.
  • How to keep in contact with people who come to the event for future projects.
  • The exact Facebook Ad strategy I use. (on my last 9 events I’ve spent approx $280 altogether and made $1000. About a $700 profit!)

I think events are one of the best ways to get to know your customers, plus since we do so much online it’s nice to actually do things in person!

I’d love to hear if you host events or you plan to after this!

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063: How this couple DROPPED THEIR JOBS and BUILT a Jungly Boutique Resort in Sri Lanka

063: How this couple DROPPED THEIR JOBS and BUILT a Jungly Boutique Resort in Sri Lanka

Recently, my boyfriend and I were throwing around beach vacation ideas. We wanted somewhere neither of us had been, and definitely somewhere exotic, preferably in Asia. After Palawan in the Philippines was knocked off our list because of sketchy activity there, we gave Sri Lanka some thought.

I didn’t know anything about Sri Lanka going into our trip research. I mean, our top requirement was that we wanted to stay in a beach bungalow. So, once we ran across Dreamtime Cabanas on Airbnb and saw the photos, we knew we HAD to stay there. Actually, we booked the place before booking any travel pieces for our trip!

And let me tell you: best decision EVER! Our stay at Dreamtime was seriously dreamy. Not in a resorty, 5 star way, but an authentic, welcoming, Sri Lankan way.

Our hosts, Supun and Mel, stayed on property and were the most wonderful and accommodating people. Aged 30 and 27, respectively, I HAD to know how they built this place from scratch in the last 2 years. Not to mention the fact that Mel is originally from Australia.

On this episode, I dive into these questions with them to see how they both left their jobs and built this jungle oasis from scratch!

If you find yourself in Sri Lanka, definitely stay at Dreamtime…or plan a trip just so you can!

LINKS:

Dreamtime Cabanas

Instagram: @dreamtime_srilanka

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062: My Question LIVE on #AskGaryVee

062: My Question LIVE on #AskGaryVee

I’m a huge fan of Gary Vee. He was a gamechanger for me after I started listening to his podcast and he talked all about working hard while also being patient.

At the time I started listening, I was searching for every way to make it big as fast as a could…and it wasn’t really working out! Super discouraged and disappointed in myself that I wasn’t “killing it” in 2 seconds, his method was a sigh of relief AND made me realize I could be doing tons more to further myself along. Technically, I didn’t deserve to be doing amazing because I definitely wasn’t putting in all the time that requires!

Each week, Gary has a guest on his show and they take a few callers questions. Hundreds of people send questions in and on this particular day I decided to write one. By some miracle, about 5 minutes later my phone rang with a New York number. I moderately freaked. I hope you enjoy our conversation about art and entrepreneurship! If you want to hear the rest of his interview that day, here is the link.

**audio credit: #askGaryVee

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061: Standing on Top of MOUNT EVEREST | Ellen Gallant

061: Standing on Top of MOUNT EVEREST | Ellen Gallant

Ellen Gallant got a chocolate cake for her 51st birthday, which just so happened to be during her 3rd attempt of Mount Everest. After her previous two trips were stricken by tragedy, where instead of reaching the summit she found herself utilizing her medical skills on the injured, she was more determined than ever to stand atop Mount Everest this time around.

I interviewed Ellen only two weeks after she returned from Nepal and she tells her story in stunning and intriguing detail. Ellen brings so much wisdom around the idea of looking at the bigger picture vs. personal victories, and it was an absolute pleasure to talk about the experience with her.

I’ve never had any desire to climb Mount Everest, so hearing about what it meant to Ellen gave me a whole new view on the process, and I think it will for you too! Enjoy some photos from her excursion:

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060: How I Created my First 1K day as an Artist

060: How I Created my First 1K day as an Artist

I don’t talk about my process of becoming an Artist very much or very in depth.  I think the process of entrepreneurship is so messy and all over the place, that it’s hard to make sense of it in the moment, and doesn’t feel very inspiring enough to share.

I suppose most things are like that. Learning to ski, or the process of becoming a mom, or learning to cook better. They’re all tough processes and it’s more fun to show the finished product and make it look really good. However, I think a lot of the interesting stuff lies in the middle. In the hustle, and the grind.

I knew I wanted to be an artist since I was young. It always came easy to me and I really enjoyed it. But I don’t think I fully thought that “Artist” could be a career. And to be entirely honest, I still have some lingering doubts occasionally.

So, condensing the last 10 years, I mostly worked in Fashion Design, and dabbled with doing art here and there. It wasn’t until I moved here in Jackson Hole and didn’t have a job yet that I decided I would spend my free time creating an art show for a local cafe. I had my first real art sale there. I sold an acrylic on wood for, I think, $150. From then on, my art supplies stayed out and I continued exploring acrylics and some watercolors that I found packed in a box I brought.

It was around that time that all my friends in Ohio were getting married and so I decided to watercolor some of their wedding photos for fun. Word got around that I was doing that and I started getting some orders by email and social media. At the beginning, when your hobby brings in some cash occasionally, it’s incredibly exciting. You almost feel like you’re cheating the system because it’s so fun. And at that point, it’s good to remind yourself that talent is something that’s paid for in this world.

With that, I would add that I think that doing free projects are beneficial in certain circumstances. However, there should always be some type of tradeoff, because the energy exchange is more powerful that way. Something simple like a trade or that they’ll post on social media about it. Or, if you’re literally just starting and hardly know what you’re doing, free is okay for a while, until you get that first order.

Continuing on, I had two more art shows in Jackson and did commissions occasionally when people would ask me to while working at a Fashion Design job.

Six months ago, I decided that I wanted to step away from Fashion and put all of my energy into furthering this podcast and doing art. But it wasn’t just super simple. From there it took me a few months to realize that I actually wanted to make Art the first priority and that kind of turned my plans around in my head. What made me realize this was very simple; clients kept coming to me asking me to do work, even when I wasn’t offering anything. Sometimes we try to take a harder road that isn’t for us when what we’re meant to do is sitting right in front of us.

I have a really good time doing art. I painting and drawing fairly easy and love trying to methods. But having fun doing art and running a business with art are two very different things. I soon realized that enough money wasn’t just coming in by itself to cover my expenses. I’m not a very big fan of the money aspect, so ignoring this worked for a while until I distinctly remember a night I was driving and being really upset that my talent I was putting out wasn’t matching up with the funds coming in. I felt really sorry for myself.

Anyone with me here? When we think we’ve worked hard enough to deserve more than what’s coming to us? Well, I stayed in that place for about 20 minutes, And then changed my mindset around to I think one of the most beneficial things we can do for ourselves. First, I officially recognized that no one owes me anything and paired with that, I realized I need to go grab what I want.

So right then, I made a list of every person I could contact the next day that would help me get one step further along. Within 24 hours, I had gotten ahold of one of my favorite podcasters, Pat Flynn, and we had set up a plan to do a mural in his new office in San Diego. After that, I decided to make my art offerings much more specific. I was only going to take on projects I really loved, and let go of the ones that I wasn’t so good at and weren’t worth my time.

All of a sudden, all these amazing projects I enjoy started coming in. I, of course, am still learning in the process, about budgeting, checking my profit, seeing if things are actually worth my time, acting like a legit businesswoman, saying no, figuring out ways how to make things work, and following opportunities.

I’ve developed more of an immediate response habit to people and ideas, and most recently started hosting Wine + Paint nights to bring in a social aspect. My first Wine + Paint night, paired with 2 custom paintings brought in my first 1K day as an artist which really made me smile. And oddly enough, not because of the money, but because it showed a result from my attitude adjustment paired with hard work and putting myself out there.

So my biggest suggestions to any entrepreneurs are to get involved in your community either by hosting parties or pairing up with companies. Put yourself and your work, plus the progress, on social media. Make sure you have and keep a budget and don’t be beyond having a part-time job on the side. And always ask for people’s advice and help.

If you’re in Jackson Hole and interested in drinking wine and painting, go to my art website at HaleyBadenhop.com and the available dates are under Events.

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