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The Mind Your Business Podcast

All entrepreneurs want to know the secret to success. James Wedmore, an 8-figure online entrepreneur, believes success is created by mindset over strategy, magic over metrics, and attitude over action. In this podcast, James untangles the common misconception that hustle and hard work are all it takes to be successful.
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Now displaying: April, 2024
Apr 29, 2024

Today, I reveal the 4 phases of online business, how to identify which phase you’re in and how to graduate to the next one. This is something that needs to be talked about, because business growth isn’t linear and it happens in stages.

For every stage of growth in business there’s a different strategy, mindset, psychology, plan of action and way that you need to show up, and that’s what we cover in this jam-packed episode! 

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/

We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni. 

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • A look at the first phase, niche alignment, and the single objective you need to focus on in it

  • What happens in the offer alignment phase and some incredible examples from our students that crushing it with their offers

  • How to choose a strategy to use in the launch alignment phase and what’s keeping a lot of people stuck there

  • Why the maximum impact phase is so exciting to be in, plus why you can’t truly scale before this stage of business 

  • What makes a great offer and why I consider creating an irresistible offer both an art and a science

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/682 

Apr 26, 2024

There are so many things you can do beyond just creating training videos that will provide MASSIVE value to your clients and customers, and in this #BizTipFriday, I give you 10 of them (plus some bonuses)! Not only will these strategies transfer your knowledge, wisdom and content while positioning you as the true expert in your space, they will help your clients get the real results they’re looking for.

If you’re a leader in your industry right now or are striving to become one, and you’re looking to cultivate a reputation for getting people results, this episode is for you! 

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/

We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore. 

Here are just some of the powerful strategies I share and you can use:

  • Checklists

  • Swipe Files 

  • Templates

  • Journal Prompts

  • And more! 

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/681 

Apr 24, 2024

We’ve got another amazing #WednesdayWeeklyWin episode for you! Today, you’ll meet Kathi Reuter, who is another BBD Case Study Finalist from last year and a current member of our BBD Next Level Program. 

Kathi is a stay-at-home mom of 3 that made $10k in just one month after starting her online business, and since this interview was originally recorded last year, Kathi continues to crush it! She has a HUGE goal of generating $500k in revenue this year, and in this episode, Kathi reveals the ways that she is taking action to go all in on her dreams!  

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/

We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @katherinereuter. 

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Kathi’s background and the nudge she felt, and called to answer, to create her first online program

  • The internal dialogue that was holding Kathi back and how it differed from the actual experience she had once she launched her beta program

  • Kathi’s advice for someone who is just starting out on their own entrepreneurial journey and dealing with imposter syndrome

  • The next steps in BBD she took after successfully completing her beta program 

  • How Kathi was able to use the valuable feedback she received from students in the beta to make her program even better 

  • The mindset hacks she recommends to stop overanalyzing and to get into action

  • Kathi’s words of advice for other moms and busy individuals who may think they don’t have the time or energy to build a business 

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/680 

Apr 22, 2024

I often say that if you want to grow your business, then grow your email list. In this episode, we share the most effective strategies that we are using, and that our students are using in 2024, to do just that! 

To discover how to attract your first 100 leads that actually want to buy your stuff, you’ll want to attend my FREE Live 3-Day Training for Digital Creators, Your First 100 Leads, which includes my 16-video course library updated for 2024. You can register now at www.jameswedmore.com/100 and I can’t wait to see you there! 

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at www.businessbydesign.net/

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • The big mistake new businesses and personal brands are making with social media right now 

  • Why I still consider your launch to be the undefeated champion of email list building strategies and an example of how to do it the right way

  • Three examples of lead magnets, or “freebies” that you can do and don’t take a lot of time or effort on your part

  • The two main criteria for making a freebie to always keep in mind 

  • What to consider about having a primary platform and the ways to drive traffic to it 

  • A nurturing strategy that we use and you can implement to grow your own email list 

  • Why the energetic component of all of this is so important and some of the ways in which entrepreneurs are sabotaging their own results

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/679 

Apr 19, 2024

If you’ve ever wondered what tools I use behind-the-scenes in both my business and personal life, this #BizTipFriday edition of the podcast is for you! Today, I not only share the physical products and software that I’m a big fan of, but I also reveal some of my very favorite health products and items that you can use to optimize your own well-being.  

To check out all of the resources that I use and mentioned in this episode, visit www.kit.co/jameswedmore! *note for Jenni & Cess - please remove if you don’t want this link in the description

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Why I’m such a huge fan of keeping things simple in business 

  • The physical products we use for podcasts, videos and more 

  • The key software I use, both personal and company-wide, and the reasoning behind each choice

  • Some health stuff that I use and I recommend checking out for your own wellness

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/678 

Apr 17, 2024

Today’s #WednesdayWeeklyWin edition of podcast features Sophie Byfield, a new mom entrepreneur who made more money in the first quarter of this year than she did all of last year! 

Sophie is a fertility coach who previously was one of our BBD Case Study Finalists, and since that time, some BIG things have happened with her business. We can’t wait for you to listen to Sophie’s inspiring story as she shares the lessons she’s learned (so far!) on her journey. 

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/

We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @fertilitycoachsophie. 

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Sophie’s experience from going through The Rise of the Digital CEO and her biggest takeaways from it

  • What she says is the big block that was holding her back from taking action

  • A few of the amazing things that happened to Sophie's business after joining BBD  

  • The biggest lesson Sophie learned when she blew up on social media

  • What to know about audience building as a Digital CEO 

  • Some ways to determine the type of content to create and how you can get that from information from your beta launch

  • What Sophie has learned about herself personally during this process of building a business 

  • The magic that happens when you give yourself permission to just DO IT

  • Why you just need to take that next step…and remember that it’s not always going to be perfect 

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/677 

Apr 15, 2024

Today we’re kicking off what we’re calling The Digital CEO Episode Series, where over the next few weeks I’ll be sharing in more detail how I’ve been able to do what I do in my business! In this episode, we reveal 6 invisible ingredients that, when brought together, will attract a lot of money to you by bringing you the ideal clients that you are here to help and serve.

If you’re building a personal brand as an online expert selling digital products, and you’re looking to take your business to 7-figures (or more) while actually loving your business, then this series is for you!

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • The way that a lot of people are struggling with authority and how you need to become the living, breathing personification of what it is you offer 

  • Why value display is a must have for a successful Digital CEO, plus what happens when your own values don’t match those of your audience

  • What the frequency of actually caring to help others is all about 

  • That knowing how you can help, and then conveying that energy in the right way, will be a gamechanger 

  • What makes you a leader and how not having that leadership energy will hurt your business in so many ways 

  • Why loving your offer is an invisible and essential ingredient for you to have and demonstrate to others  

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/676 

Apr 12, 2024

I’ve got another #BizTipFriday edition of the podcast for you today, and this one is jam-packed with actionable tips and strategies for niches! Today I reveal the indicators to look for that will point you to your million dollar niche, so if you’re struggling with who it is that you want to serve and how to position yourself in the market, this episode is for you! 

Ready to go from serving everyone with everything to perfect-fit clients?

You  can grab our free PDF guide that reveals 128 proven and profitable niches now at www.businessbydesign.net/nicheguide, or DM me the word “niche” on Instagram, @jameswedmore for your copy. 

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • The first steps to take to stop overthinking your niche and to just pick it 

  • How to let go of the permission-based paradigm that so many find themselves in 

  • Your niche is not a perfectly worded sentence, and what it really is instead

  • Specific questions you can ask yourself to gain clarity when identifying your niche 

  • What your competitors and other people in the marketplace will tell you about your niche 

  • A cautionary tale of how you will not be successful following someone else's dreams just because you see them being successful

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/675 

Apr 10, 2024

Today we have another inspiring story of a Digital CEO who went from $25k per year to $25k per launch! Tessa Manuello is here to share about her journey in business and what happened for her after joining BBD. 

In this episode, you’ll hear the struggles Tessa faced, the pivots she made to overcome them and the powerful lessons she’s learned along the way (and the cool part is that Tessa is in a niche that you most likely haven’t even heard of). This is such a great example of what can happen when you have the right blueprint and strategy to implement, and you know the actions to take! 

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/

We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @legaldesigncoach.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • A bit about Tessa’s unique niche, what her life was like before BBD, and the shifts that happened after she joined 

  • How her schedule looks so much different now and the role her business has played in creating it 

  • Tessa’s process of going though BBD and why she says you don’t need to go in order or use everything that’s in it 

  • Her advice for anyone looking to find success by creating an online business 

  • What really stands out for most for Tessa with BBD compared to other programs that are available 

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/674 

Apr 8, 2024

If you’ve ever wondered how to get from zero to $100k per year selling your digital products, we’ve got you covered! In today's episode, we walk you through a complete plan on how to do it, no matter where you are on your entrepreneurial journey! 

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/

We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni. 

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Why the $100k number is such a beautiful threshold to cross in business 

  • The reasons I recommend you start working with 1-on-1 clients in the very first phase of your business

  • How Phase 2 will allow you to test a scalable offer in the marketplace and what the goal of the beta launch isn’t

  • A look at Phase 3 and how you’ll be repeating and refining in order to scale in it

  • What to consider about automation and getting an organic and paid strategy in place 

  • The “holy grail” metric and the way in which this number will measures the performance and health of your launch

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/673 

Apr 5, 2024

In today’s #BizTipFriday edition of the podcast, I introduce to you the three most important metrics that you absolutely must be tracking, and growing, in your business. The best part is, if you just take these three metrics and start focusing on them right now, it is going to powerfully guide you into the future of your business! 

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/

We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • What the primary three metrics to be tracking are and why, although important, profit is not one of them 

  • Homework and action steps around these metrics that you can do right now to get a finger on the pulse of your business 

  • What you need to keep in mind about your Instagram followers and other social media accounts

  • Two bonus metrics to measure after the big three are in place 

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/672 

Apr 3, 2024

We’re back with another Wednesday Weekly Win and Digital CEO Success Story, and today you’ll meet a mom who jumped the corporate ship (being over $100k in debt) and has now taken her business to over $400k a year! 

Meg Burrage initially joined BBD with no idea of what she wanted to teach and who she wanted to serve, but she had a vision and a dream and she went for it! In the process, Meg has created a growing business that has literally added $100k in revenue every single year, and we can’t wait for you to hear how she did it. 

Stay tuned as you’ll be hearing from more amazing CEOs like Meg over the coming weeks who are continuing to apply what they’re learning in BBD (and building successful business that will last)! 

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/

We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore, @jeunejenni and @meg.burrage. 

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How Meg’s digital endeavor started with a brick-and-mortar failure 

  • The amazing results she has been able to produce in the last few years of running her online business 

  • A bit about the type of freedom Business By Design can provide its students 

  • Why Meg says she just knew she was made for more in life

  • Her favorite business breakthrough since BBD 

  • How the BBD community has made a lasting impact on Meg

  • A reminder that we are all great at something and there are people out there in need of our help 

  • What Meg feels is my “secret sauce” as a teacher

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/671 

 

Apr 1, 2024

Today we’re looking at the four essential traits of the Digital CEO, and the reasons why stepping into this role is absolutely essential - no matter what stage of the business you’re in right now! 

The specific things we share in this episode should be the foundation or the core of any business, but they are what most entrepreneurs aren’t doing. When you apply this philosophy you’ll recognize the strategies that are working much quicker, and when you know how to apply them properly it changes everything

Save these dates, June 6th, 11th and 13th, because our once a year 3-part LIVE training is happening very soon, and you can join the Business By Design Priority List NOW at https://www.businessbydesign.net/

We want to hear from you! If this episode inspired you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening on your device and post it to your Instagram Stories and tag us, @jameswedmore and @jeunejenni. 

In this episode you’ll hear: 

  • The main reason why we use and speak to the identity of the Digital CEO so much 

  • A “rock bottom” time in my career and the two BIG realizations I made from this experience 

  • What the common characteristics of a Digital CEO are and some results that our students are seeing by applying the principles we teach

  • The first thing that has to be the top priority for any entrepreneur, and what to do right now if you are resisting pieces of your business 

  • What a system-oriented mindset looks like and the ways that replication and simplicity will transform your business as the Digital CEO 

  • A hidden skill that I’ve mastered, and that no one is talking about, that I can contribute so much of the success I’ve achieved to

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/blog/670 

 

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