About Shereese Alexander: Shereese Alexander is a Business Networking Coach who helps entrepreneurs create profitable partnerships through authentic connection. Shereese went from being a Ph.D. candidate at an Ivy League school to being homeless in New York City at the height of the 2008 recession. That experience taught her that, while achievements and degrees are something to be proud of, human connection is the most valuable asset a person could have. Now she teaches entrepreneurs the power of making a micro-impact, one person at a time, in order to grow their network and their business.

In this episode, Jennie and Shereese discuss:

  • Developing and making meaningful connections with people.
  • Learning how to network effectively in a way that builds business.
  • The importance of communication to being successful in the world.
  • Mistakes that people make in networking.

Key Takeaways:

  • Build a business without spamming people so you can feel good about it.
  • Be authentic and genuine, care about the person more than the business.
  • Don’t focus on the product focus on the person, meet that person’s need.
  • Business to business referrals close at a higher rate than friends and family referrals.

“Doing everything yourself is not how you get to the leaderboard in any area of life.” —  Shereese Alexander

Giveaway: 10 Tips For Connecting With Influencers – 10+ tips describing how to effectively connect with industry leaders without sounding desperate, spammy, or like a total fanboy/fangirl 

Connect with Shereese Alexander:

Facebook: Shereese Alexander
Shereese Alexander Consulting
Website: jvjoy.com
LinkedIn: Shereese Alexander
Email: care@shereesealexander.com

CONNECT WITH JENNIE:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jenniebpl
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/badassdirectsalesmastery/app/307339332686535/
Instagram:
Website: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/
Show: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/blog/

Show notes by Podcastologist: Kristen Braun

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About Lissa Figgins: Lissa is an Area Manager with Arbonne. She has been with the company for seven and helps busy women prioritize their wellness by creating a simple plan for their day. She believes that as a woman, wife, and mom when we are better taking care of ourselves, we can make a bigger impact on the people around us. Her happiest days are spent sharing tips snd resources and connecting with women to help them identify where they are and how they can get to the wellness they want.

In this episode, Jennie and Lissa discuss:

  • Our own negative voice and the obstacles to success.
  • Growth a person into someone who sets changes and learns to set boundaries.
  • Getting outside of the friends and family circle and keep building with new people.
  • Human priority issues, learn to make the choice to prioritize yourself.

Key Takeaways:

  • Personal development is the key to getting rid of the negative voice in your head.
  • Personal development consists of many different things, reading, training, listening to podcasts, listening to trainings, and journaling.
  • Don’t’ just try, make a commitment, and do it. Have an all-in attitude.
  • Be consistent, when you start and stop it takes more effort to get going again.

“When the negative thoughts come, take them captive, grab it, and throw it away.” —  Lissa Figgins

Connect with Lissa Figgins:

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Facebook: Lissa Figgins
Living Firmly Planted
Website: lissafiggins.com
Email: lissa@lissafiggins.com
Instagram: @lissafiggins
LinkedIn: Lissa-Figgins

CONNECT WITH JENNIE:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jenniebpl
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/badassdirectsalesmastery/app/307339332686535/
Website: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/
Show: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/blog/

Show notes by Podcastologist: Kristen Braun

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About Leslie Chermak: Leslie Chermak is a wife, a mom, and is passionate about encouraging women. She focuses on leading a life of mind, body, and purpose and helps others do the same. As a visionary, she loves being with people, creating a plan, and implementing that plan. In working with others, she supports women in creating their own vision and action plan to feel inspired and empowered to live a life with purpose.

Leslie has spent over 20+ years in the wellness industry and the latter half of that building a virtual wellness business where she’s had the opportunity to help her team grow and develop their businesses, as well as themselves. Prior to that, she rose to the top of a highly competitive and exclusive day spa in the Twin Cities, where she developed a nationally implemented training program. One could say leading and growing others is simply in her DNA!

In this episode, Jennie and Leslie discuss:

  • Yearning for something more, something bigger, and using personal development to achieve it.
  • Improving relationships and building confidence through business.
  • Overcoming the fears that come with direct sales marketing.
  • Utilizing discipline and setting boundaries to be successful while working from home.

Key Takeaways:

  • Get a mentor, connect, and learn from other leaders and utilize your team for encouragement.
  • Motivate yourself, be sure to utilize other resources, and take one step at a time.
  • The only failure in direct sales is quitting or giving up, everything else is a learning opportunity.
  • Four tips to success: 1. Claim your territory
    2. have a family meeting set boundaries
    3. block your time
    4. stick to it.

“It’s what’s between our ears that stops us and keeps us from moving forward.”

 —  Leslie Chermak

Connect with Leslie Chermak:

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Facebook: Leslie Chermak
Instagram: @lesliechermak
LinkedIn: Leslie Chermak
Email: leslie@lesliechermak.com

CONNECT WITH JENNIE:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jenniebpl
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/badassdirectsalesmastery/app/307339332686535/
Website: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/
Show: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/blog/

Show notes by Podcastologist: Kristen Braun

Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You’re the expert. Your podcast will prove it.

About Michelle Nedelec: Michelle is an international best selling author and expert in entrepreneurs and she’s the founder of Awareness Strategies. She’s run her own series of companies for over 22 years and for over 15 years has been helping managers and executives to continually double their profits and revenues. She not only has what it takes to help her clients build million-dollar businesses but she does it time and time again. Michelle particularly loves to talk about marketing automation, systems integration, and support both on and off of the stage. She teaches the key components of the business, strategy, systems, support, and state of mind so that you know how to continually elevate all four components to build a healthy thriving business. For the past 6 years, she’s been focusing on helping entrepreneurs bring their businesses online from conceptualization to done for you IT automation.

In this episode, Jennie and Michelle discuss:

  • Competence vs. Confidence. You don’t need to have the competence you need to have confidence.
  • Focus on your goals, short term goals, long term goals, and ultra long term goals.
  • Business automation systems, how to attract people gain their attention, and hook them in.
  • Money and business, spending vs investing.

Key Takeaways:

  • Fear is part of being human, embrace it instead of feeling scared of it. Build and embrace your confidence.
  • Expand your comfort zone and confidence by setting goals and then proving that you can achieve them.
  • Pitch marketing is over, everyone wants to buy, but no one wants to be sold on something. Work to solve a problem for them.
  • Employee mindset vs entrepreneur mindset, ask yourself what you want to create and then do it, don’t wait for people to tell you what to do.

“It’s not rocket science it’s just common sense in the business world.” —  Michelle Nedelec

Michelle’s Book Freebie: Business Ownership Mindset

Connect with Michelle Nedelec:

Facebook: Michelle @ Awareness Strategies
Instagram: @michellenedelec
Website: Business Ownership Mindset.com
Show: The Little Blue Pill for Business Podcast (Coming to You August 11th)
LinkedIn: Michelle Nedelec
Email:michelle@awarenessstrategies.com

CONNECT WITH JENNIE:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jenniebpl
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/badassdirectsalesmastery/app/307339332686535/
Instagram:
Website: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/
Show: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/blog/

Show notes by Podcastologist: Kristen Braun

Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You’re the expert. Your podcast will prove it.

In this episode, Jennie discusses:

  • The story of her first recruit.
  • What she learned.
  • How you can learn from her story.

 

Key Takeaways:

  • Your biggest obstacle is your mindset. Challenge it, and change it for the better.
  • Review your recruiting processes to improve them.

 

CONNECT WITH JENNIE:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jenniebpl
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/badassdirectsalesmastery/app/307339332686535/
Website: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/
 Show: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/blog/
 

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