In this captivating podcast episode, join me as I interview Monique Allen, a prominent CEO and business coach, who shares her journey of building a high-integrity business while maintaining a fulfilling life. We explore her passion for landscaping and how she transformed it into a thriving career. Monique discusses the challenges of balancing her flagship company with coaching and the importance of having a self-managing management team. We dive into her work as a business coach and the significance of being heart-centered and having a high level of awareness as a business owner. Monique delves into education-based marketing strategies, emphasizing the importance of effective keywords and SEO optimization. We also explore common mistakes entrepreneurs make and how to overcome overwhelm. Monique shares her insights on self-management and the freedom it brings. We touch on her ongoing book project and the importance of organization and health in business building. The podcast highlights the need for self-awareness, finding joy in work, and aligning individual strengths for personal and business growth. Join us as we discuss the power of a diverse team and the importance of cultivating a culture of compassion and understanding in the workplace. Don't miss this episode that explores personal and professional growth through strategic thinking and embracing new opportunities. Visit our website for free content and potential collaboration.
- Monique Allen's journey in the landscape industry and her passion for entrepreneurship and coaching
- Balancing work and personal life, including navigating relationships within the business
- Leveraging digital platforms for marketing and education-based marketing strategies
- Practicing inbound marketing strategies for organic lead generation
- Developing a self-managing style for the business and reducing dependency as the go-to person
- Applying the LifeScape method to business building and ongoing projects
- Overcoming the tendency to over-schedule and taking responsibility for success
- Differentiating between reacting and responding in the workplace and fostering constructive conversations
- Finding joy in work and aligning capabilities with highest value
00:00:41 So how did you get to be where you are?
00:04:08 Have you found it hard to step back into more of a CEO role rather than a getting your hands dirty role?
00:06:05 Who would you say is your ideal client?
00:07:28 Do you work virtually with people, with anyone? Or are they usually just local?
00:09:10 How do you get in front of your ideal clients in both spaces?
00:11:10 Is There kind of A Common I don't really want to say mistake, but like, a common trend that your clients make before they start working with you?
00:13:30 What is a big goal or two that you're looking to achieve in the next year?
00:17:07 How would those affect your business?
00:19:17 What do you feel is your number one roadblock from you achieving those goals?
00:20:25 What is the best advice that you have ever been given?
00:24:57 What's the best advice you've ever given?
00:29:55 Do you have any tips for us on how to build a vibrant business and live a rich life?
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