Unleashing the Power of Soft Skills: Rikki Smith Empowers Entrepreneurs to Own Their Experiences and Achieve Big Goals

Unleashing the Power of Soft Skills: Rikki Smith Empowers Entrepreneurs to Own Their Experiences and Achieve Big Goals

17 Jul, 2023

Welcome to another episode of Entrepreneur Conundrum! In this week's episode, we delve into the world of entrepreneurship, soft skills, and public speaking. Our guest, Rikki Smith, the founder of Stratus Training and Consulting, shares her expertise on empowering entrepreneurs to own their experiences.


Are you struggling with the need for more soft skills? Rikki highlights the importance of skills like public speaking and customer service in today's fast-paced world. She also discusses how public speaking can help leverage your business and open doors to new opportunities.


As a small business owner, Rikki knows the importance of setting big goals and planning for the future. She encourages entrepreneurs to dream big, get people involved, and not be afraid of failure.


Join us as we explore the power of public speaking and how it can help grow your business. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a true expert in the field. Tune in to Entrepreneur Conundrum and start taking steps towards your entrepreneurial success today.


-Entrepreneurship & soft skills

-Value of learning & sharing

-Preparing for workforce

-Focus on soft skills

-Increase in need for soft skills

-Public speaking for business

-Social media advertising

-Big goals for small business

-Traveling for speaking gigs

-Always plan for future

-Overcoming roadblocks

-Dreaming big

-Leveraging public speaking

-Get help and don't be scared.



Virginia   00:00:50 Can you share a little bit with us about your entrepreneurial journey? Kind of where you got to, where you are today?

Virginia  00:02:32 So who would you say is your ideal clients?

Virginia  00:04:34 Are you noticing an increase in the need for more soft skills these days?

Virginia  00:05:37 So how do you get in front of your ideal people?

Virginia  00:07:30 What are some big goals that you're looking to achieve in the next year or two?

Virginia  00:09:23 so how would some of those goals affect your business?

Virginia  00:10:31 Do you feel like there's a roadblock? And, what would you say is your biggest roadblock?

Virginia  00:11:34 Do you have any tips on overcoming some of those?

Virginia  00:14:22 What's the best advice you think you've ever been given?

Virginia  00:15:10 What's the best advice you've ever given?

Virginia  00:15:37 Do you have any tips on overcoming that fear?

Virginia  00:17:06 So if I can envision it and dream it up, then I can have it. Right?


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Virginia lives in Northern Alberta on a small farm with her husband and three children. Virginia is a master funnel builder having been certified as an FG Society Master Marketer, Funnelytics, and ClickFunnels Certified Partner. She uses that knowledge to help businesses with their online presence, visibility, and sales.