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A Jumping-Off Point Radio Show with Guest Stephanie Calahan of Calahan Solutions, Inc.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
  • Does the success (or survival) of your business depend on your ability to get things done?
  • Do you waste time looking for information you need for important client meetings?
  • Is lack of organization putting a strain on your bottom line?
  • Do you feel that you could keep up if you just had a good system?
  • Are you ready for some help?

If the answer to these questions is YES!, then this interview with my guest Stephanie Calahan of Calahan Solutions, Inc. is a MUST LISTEN!

Stephanie LH Calahan works with intelligent, highly motivated, busy entrepreneurs, executives, producers and other professionals to teach them how to do more with their time, space and information.  She believes that life is meant to be lived and that fabulous vision combined with practical systems can make that happen very quickly. As the creator of a number of programs, she focuses on helping you identify solutions for the way you think and work.

Stephanie LH Calahan - Personal and Business Productivity Adviser - Calahan Solutions IncStephanie is the founder of Calahan Solutions, Inc. and is a business/office and personal productivity adviser. She has been consulting large (fortune 100) and small (self-employed) businesses since 1995.  Through her consulting and training business, she helps you to accelerate your business profits using an integrated productivity and organization strategy. After applying her proven productivity methods, clients typically experience a significant decreases in stress and errors as well as a significant increases in goal accomplishment and smooth business flow which results in higher profits.

She frequently delivers transformative presentations at conferences and workshops about business and personal productivity and how to gain focus so your business can grow and prosper.  She writes regularly on 2 productivity and organization blogs, has authored several productivity programs, and is a contributing author on several online outlets.  You can find her primary blog at http://www.ProductiveAndOrganized.net.

She tells us that there is more than anyone should ever want to know about her including her background, community involvement, awards and personal journey, etc. on http://www.StephanieCalahan.com

Are you LIVING your life or just going through the motions?  You CAN make the most of your time, information, processes, technology and ideas.  As a lover of social media, Stephanie invites you to connect with her on a site(s) of your choosing.  You can find her inventory of connections: availability calendar, blog, LinkedIN, Facebook, Twitter and more at http://www.SocialWithSteph.com .

“You don’t have to do it our way, because we help you find your way!™”

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Kate Sanner

CEO and Founder of Vivacity and Vivacity Radio…Internet Talk Radio for Women

Host of “A Jumping-Off Point” Radio Show

http://www.VivacityNow.com

 
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A Jumping-Off Point Radio Show with Guest Kathryn Yarborough, Founder of the Center for Embodied Consciousness and Creator of the “How to Attract Clients E-Course”

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Kathryn Yarborough

Welcome to Vivacity’s radio show “A Jumping-Off Point”, the show that brings women small business owners and solo-professionals the tools and resources they need to enhance their success.

Kathryn Yarborough is a manifestation coach, dance/movement therapist, integrative breathworker, and the founder and director of the Center for Embodied Consciousness in Columbia, Maryland.

For the past five years, she has taught helping professionals and conscious business owners how to do the inner work of activating the Law of Attraction and the outer work of relationship focused marketing to attract clients.

She has created an audio e-course called “How to Attract Clients: A Heart Based Approach to Growing Your Private Practice or Conscious Business” that will be available starting November 30, 2010.

The How to Attract Clients E-course is a self-directed process that includes:

  • Over 10 hours of audio recordings of lectures and guided exercises(downloadable MP3 files)
  • A 109 page Study Guide with worksheets, handouts, and more

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To learn more about Kathryn’s E-Course, click on the following hyperlink:

How to Attract Clients E-Course

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Kate Sanner

Host of “A Jumping-Off Point” Radio Show

CEO and Founder of Vivacity

http://VivacityNow.com

http://VivacityNow.com/blog

 
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A Jumping-Off Point Radio Show with Special Guest Peter Bowerman, Author of The Well-Fed Writer

Friday, November 27th, 2009

BowermanChairNewThe downsizing of Corporate America – from small firms to Fortune 100 behemoths – continues. Unemployment swells. But one writer and author says that’s good news for freelance writers looking to move from starving to “well-fed.”

According to Peter Bowerman, veteran “commercial” freelance writer and author of the newly revised edition of The Well-Fed Writer, “In a downturn, often the first departments of a company to get pared down or eliminated altogether are marketing and communications. Yet, the work still has to get done, and smart, strategic, creative freelancers can help pick up the slack.”

In the last downturn, according to Bowerman, companies learned the benefits of the freelancer model – benefits that are even more attractive and compelling today. Bowerman notes: “Many companies are asking themselves, ‘Why pay salaries and benefits when freelancers – offering a range of talent and fresh ‘outsider’ perspectives – give us only what we need, and only when we need it.’ While the economy may take away full-time jobs, it often gives back freelance work to the entrepreneurially-minded.”

Indeed, as many have discovered, entrepreneurship is on the rise, as those long out of work and seeing the job market only get tighter realize they need to get creative to pay the bills. And launching their own business can be a better bet than waiting for “things to turn around.” As Bowerman points out, “There are countless folks out there who’ve always dreamed of being writers, and here’s a bona fide path to not only a writing career but a profitable one.”

The Well-Fed Writer, newly released, is the updated compilation of Bowerman’s two original WFW titles: the 2000 award-winning Book-of-the-Month Club selection of the same name, and the 2004 triple-award-finalist companion volume, TWFW: Back For Seconds. Bowerman bills the book as, “a detailed how-to guide to help writers start a lucrative commercial freelancing practice: writing for businesses and creative agencies, and for hourly rates of $50-125+.”

With a nod to the fear and loathing many writers have for “sales” and “marketing,” Bowerman includes an entire chapter in his new book to demystifying what he refers to as “The Panic Pair.” As Bowerman observes, “Sales and marketing, once dissected, simply aren’t anywhere near as terrifying as many build them up to be. Those who can get comfortable with a few cornerstone concepts can position themselves nicely to both be a valuable partner to business entities and make an exceptionally handsome living as a writer.”

Drawing a contrast to magazine writing (what many think of as “freelance writing”), which, as an industry, has experienced its own dramatic bloodletting of late, Bowerman says, “Why spend 20-25+ hours slaving over an article that might pay a flat $300 and then fight for your money, when you could do a marketing brochure in a fraction of the time, bill all your hours at an average $60-80/hour and get paid in 30 days?”.

To learn more about Peter Bowerman, The Well-Fed Writer,  The Well-Fed Self-Publisher and WFW coaching services, go to http://wellfedwriter.com.

Kate Sanner

Host of  ”A Jumping-Off Point” on Vivacity Radio:  Internet Talk Radio for Women

CEO and Founder of Vivacity

http://VivacityNow.com

 
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A Jumping-Off Point Radio Show with Very Special Guest Suzanne Evans of Help More People

Friday, October 9th, 2009

maze_confusedHave you ever felt like you were losing your calling in all the marketing madness? Do you know that you have a gift to offer, but attracting clients and making money feel elusive? Are you exhausted from the marketing hype AND not getting the results you want?

Well grab and notebook and make yourself comfortable… you may never have to market again after tonight! On this show, you are going to learn how to break free from the “old school” marketing tactics and start your very own movement that makes money, makes meaning, and has massive impact.
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You are going to learn why marketing alone does not work and how this economy is ready to provide more opportunity than ever before to be authentic, be effective, and change the world.

She is the real deal. She is the mastermind behind Help More People. She built a half a million dollar coaching business in under 3 years… in her spare time.

Unlike a lot of us, she did it between the time she came home from her day job and the time she went to bed.

SuzanneEvansI’m talking about Suzanne Evans founder of Help More People and the leader of the upcoming Help More People Tour.

Before you do any more marketing, you HAVE to hear this interview!!

To learn more about the Help More People Tour, go to:
http://tinyurl.com/KateSanner

 
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Many Thanks to Happy From 9 to 5 – Sponsor of “A Jumping-Off Point”

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Are you one of those women who work 24/7, feeling tired and sad? You are surely feeling exhausted from working all of the time.

Learn how you can stop and enjoy more of the life you always wanted with simple strategies that just work.

What’s the side effect? Your business will THRIVE.

Don’t believe me? Then come to www.HappyFrom9to5.com to discover how “work” and “happiness” can be on the same line.

You have a life. Claim it back.

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A Jumping-Off Point Radio Show with Special Guest Peggie Arvidson of Awaken Your Soul Enterprises

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Peggie Arvidson How can Hand Analysis benefit not only your personal life but also your business? On this edition of “A Jumping-Off Point”, the show that brings women small business owners the tools and resources they need to enhance their business success, Kate Sanner interviews Hand Analyst Peggie Arvidson who gives us the answers to this question.

Peggie Arvidson, The Awaken Your Soul mentor, is the Founder and CEO of Awaken Your Soul Enterprises. Peggie loves helping creative, innovative, over-achieving men and women find more balance while they catapult their businesses and lives to the next level.

Awaken Your Soul Enterprises is a company dedicated to helping adoptees, soul-preneurs, artists and writers communicate, trust and connect with like-minded people so that together they can change the world. She has studied the masters of Twitter and Facebook and brings her wide base of knowledge to you.

Facebook Bootcamp for Boomers by Peggie Arvidson Peggie now offers her live “Facebook Bootcamp for Boomers” class in a Workbook & Basic User Guide that comes in EBook or Softcover Mailed Format.

This 27 page workbook includes everything you need to know to get started on Facebook, including how to add pictures, set up your profile and adjust your privacy and security settings.

Perfect for the complete newbie!

Peggie’s been using Facebook since 2007 and teaching other adults to use social media since 2008. Her experiences using Facebook and other on-line resources have helped her meet and connect with dozens of like-minded professionals as well as contributing an additional nine-thousand dollars year to her business’ bottom line.

This book is for everyone who has been afraid to start using Facebook and gives them step-by-step help in navigating the early days of their experience networking on line.

To order:
EBook - http://snipurl.com/mcvar
Hard Copy: http://snipurl.com/mcvcq

Peggie’s blog can be found at http://awakenyoursoul.wordpress.com/ and her website can be found at http://intuitiveevolution.com

 
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A Jumping-Off Point Radio Show with Special Guests – Networking Experts Kathie Thomas of A Clayton’s Secretary and Patsy Krakoff and Denise Wakeman of The Blog Squad

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

On this edition of “A Jumping-Off Point”, the show that brings women small business owners the tools and resources they need to enhance their business success, Kate Sanner interviews Kathie Thomas, founder of A Clayton’s Secretary, author, blogger and speaker (http://kathiethomas.com/), who speaks about using the business networking site LinkedIn to grow your business.

Kate also interviews Patsy Krakoff and Denise Wakeman of The Blog Squad (http://www.blogsquad.biz/) on using blogging as a vehicle to get you and your business exposure, build relationships and build your list.

Vivacity Media:
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Kate Sanner
CEO and Founder

 
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A Jumping-Off Point Radio Show with Special Guest Jennifer Ransaw-Smith

Monday, June 1st, 2009

On this edition of “A Jumping-Off Point”, the show that brings women small business owners the tools and resources they need to enhance their business success, Kate Sanner interviews brand strategist Jennifer Ransaw Smith. To learn more about Jennifer and her work, go to http://www.yourbrandid.com/ and http://www.womenwhoroar.net/
To listen, go to:
http://www.vivacitymedia.com/Podcasts/AJumpingOffPoint052709Show.mp3

Vivacity Media:
Vivacity Podcasting
Vivacity Radio
A Division of Vivacity(R)…Jump into Life(TM)

Kate Sanner
CEO and Founder

Developing a Powerful Internet Marketing Strategy: An Interview with Nancy Waring of On Point Communications Solutions

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Kate Sanner interviews Internet Marketing Communication Specialist and Strategist and Project Manager Nancy Waring of On Point Communication Solutions. Nancy takes the overwhelm out of marketing on the Internet by helping coaches and other service professionals to not only develop and implement their strategic internet marketing plan, but to also make sure they understand what they need to know in order to manage their web presence.

Nancy’s free special report “7 Inside Secrets to A Powerful Internet Marketing Strategy” is available by going to Nancy’s site at http://OnPointCommunicationSolutions.com and filling in the box at the bottom of the page with your first name and primary email address. In addition to the report, you will also get a complimentary subscription to Nancy’s content-rich E-newsletter, Click Tips, which is published twice a month and contains valuable tips for building your relationships online.

 
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Fake It Until You Make It – Insider Technology Secrets for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Kate Sanner interviews Tonya R. Taylor. Tonya is a business technology expert also known as the small business confidence BOOSTER with her Fake It Until You Make It Strategy. What are the mistakes new and small business owners make? What are the insider secrets that can have entrepreneurs and small business owners exuding a big business feel while starting to grow their businesses? Tonya gives savvy and powerful answers to these questions.

Tonya is the publisher of a FREE weekly e-newsletter, author of 101 FREE Tools to Grow Your Business and the Quick Start Toolkit – The Entrepreneurs step-by-step guide to POWER up your business fast! To order and learn more about the Quick Start Toolkit that has 73 time and money saving resources, 52 eye-opening tips, 25 step-by-step worksheets, 16 information-packed examples, 11 checklists to get your business up and running fast and 9 tricks that gets RESULTS, go to http://www.fakeituntilyoumakeit.com/cmd.php?af=862143. While there, you can also sign up for Tonya’s content-rich weekly e-newsletter.

 
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