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Jason and Jami Balmet from Our Work at Home Life share all of their online business strategies, tips, and tricks that they've gained over the years working and growing in the online space. You can learn how to apply what they've learned to help you build your own online business, whether you want a small side income, or a full time work-from-home gig. Jason and Jami support their family and lifestyle in this way, and so can you!
 
Listen to the gaze-shifting, thought-provoking and heart-moving podcast for Christian women who work from home and/or own their own business. If you embrace a biblical worldview and desire to keep looking upward to Christ in your work and beyond, you’re in the right place. The Working Upward podcast is your go-to resource for weekly faith and work devotionals, work at home productivity tips, professional and business growth strategies, mindset shifting topics and clear ways you can integrate ...
 
The Work At Home Dad Podcast Is For All Dads That Want To Spend More Time Working At Home. Do you Want To Spend More time With Your Kids? Want To Be A Better Dad? A Better Husband? Do You Want The Freedom Being A Work At Home Dad Provides?
 
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SHOW NOTES Good Note : Started a side hustle as an amazon ecommerce seller while working as a teacher. Ended up growing that business to full time. Bad Note : Holding on to the security blanket of a job and ended up not putting in the full effort into his first venture and it never did take off. Assembling the Band : Found a group of Virtual Assist…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note : Working on Network TV at the View. Wasn’t moving up in her career and knew that something was missing. Came up with an idea for an invention, patented it and started going to tradeshows. Grew slowly and steady. Bad Note : Don’t be stubborn. She created an acronym NOMPI (no more poison ivy) and wanted to name her gloves nompi …
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note : In business for 8 1/2 years as work from home stay at home dad. Bad Note: Highly recommed that you get a lawyer to look over your contracts. Practice Makes Progress : Subscribe to newsletters, podcasts, youtube. Constantly living a breathing the craft. Getting Fans : Using fear and psychology to sell. Assembling the Band : Su…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note : Vinay believes that his success is directly related to grit. He just won’t quit. Bad Note : Vinay spent time, money and had investors for a product that he realized the market didn’t want. It was very hard to recover from that funk. Gathering Fans : Try to create a connection with the people you meet. Ask questions and see if…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note : After the shutdown, dental practices are back up and things are going well. Bad Note : Planning for success. If you grow too fast, you can fall behind on jobs and hurt your quality and reputation. Always be looking for people that would fit well with your company culture. Gathering Fans : Write the processes and procedures an…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: With low self-esteem from a young age, Chris always found himself in dead-end low paying jobs. Even landing himself a job paying 1£ an hour. Chris had a calling in life that he always wanted to help people but didn’t know how to make income in doing so. It started by helping with youth groups and disabled people with activitie…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: After getting inspiration from her favourite Marvel villain character. She wondered how can she attract more people to her business and stand out. Be your own character and create your authentic content. Have intentions and goals even if mistakes are made in the process. Bad Note: Dealing with imposter syndrome. Struggling wit…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Ibrahim started his business and resigned from his head marketing job in high fashion the same month as the world wide lockdown. Started marketing personal development industry personalities. Releasing 25 books to have enough money to pay the salary of two full-time employees, then continued to scaled the business. Bad Note: D…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Michal started his entrepreneur journey in 2017 as an author and advertising books. He reached out to his first client to help the client with sales. He brought the book sales from 5 to 100 in the first month. He then realized that he could provide value and continue with his business. Bad Note: After selling one best seller a…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Being a life sensei, everything that she was able to work through, let go of & release in life has enabled generations going forward. Whether that was through her own family or helping clients break childhood trauma & break harmful family cycles. It is able to stop creating your future from your past. Bad Note: Any failure is …
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Being a social psychologist and leadership strategist, once COVID hit the world many companies started reaching out in regards to what they could do. She was successfully at helping companies shift their entire business from working in a store to working remotely. Bad Note: At the beginning of lockdowns Kinga lost 70% of her c…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Prior to Covid-19 Vaneeta had started her own company specializing in higher education media in India. After Covid-19 started causing lockdowns she quickly pivoted to online webinars for students and professors from all over the world on planning their futures. Then to publish an E-Magazine and podcasts with knowledge from cor…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Quitting her attorney job to work in the arts. Getting a call from one of her friends with nothing but compliments that then linked her with a celebrity that opened huge doors for her. Even when you think no-one is watching, people are watching. The validation will come with the results. Bad Note: With the art industry being a…
 
It’s here. The final episode of our Lies at Work Series and today we’re talking about our actual battle plan. Piece by piece. Mentioned Resources: The Prayer Map Journal for Women Podcast Insider Newsletter Sign-Up (at the top of the page)By Kristen Iaffaldano
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Leaving her public service job to start her business. She wanted her own time and not to be missing out on living. She did everything possible for the change in lifestyle including implementing things her employer was already doing and maximizing her. With an emergency fund she made the transition. Bad Note: You don’t need to …
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Having a career in online advertising she never felt fulfilled. With a craving to make an impact she decided to go back to grad school, with getting a masters in spiritual psychology. Finally launched her own coaching practice while simultaneously managing a sales team and raising a family. A very proud feeling. Bad Note: Memb…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: It’s always good to show your client the data points. After looking through their businesses using web tracking methods they can pick apart what could be needed to get more traffic. Bad Note: While working with certain clients on their online presence, Eric had ran into a situation where the client was using copyrighted materi…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: After going from commercial fishing to sales, Shopanova dialled in their own marketing for customers and it really took off. Creating a business that solved the problem of their first video production business. Bad Note: During the transition of jobs, there was about a year of grinding and making mistakes. Hiring someone for s…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Using the time during COVID to redo their entire app that hadn’t been redesigned in over 7 years. Bad Note: There have been many pivots over the years, it took realizing that the 1 type of customer that they had been revolving their business around was not best customers to look for. Redesign the old model and track your metri…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Being a health care chiropractor by trade he never felt fulfilled with his own lifestyle. He said he must change something and then released his first small program to show people how to get more clients. Then immediately realized he was undervaluing himself. Bad Note: When things are not going well, try and change it with hin…
 
In this latest episode of Working Upward, we take a look at some actual lies prevalent in the work at home space, the different categories they fall into and the truth that keeps us on our mission. Next week, we'll wrap up by taking a closer look at our battle strategy to make sure we don't fall prey to these lies and the others that dilute the tru…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: During Covid utilizing the time and all of the skills he has learned to generate more income & success. Taking on work with a medical technology company that is now ready by having time working from home. Bad Note: During his 13 years in the business there has been many bad notes whether it was work for himself or other corpor…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: After graduating college Samit tried his hand at various businesses from travel to hair and beauty. Failing at all of them and being down on his luck for years, it took just one more try to help raise 1.6 million for a campaign. Afterwards the work came flooding in even before starting his agency. Bad Note: Tons and tons of mi…
 
Good Note: Starting off as a camera operator for a local news station, Howies dream was to do sports TV. Calling ESPN with camera experience he was told that he didn’t have enough experience. 5 years later to the day, he called back for the job and got it. Bad Note: There is no 1 path to take. Self funding and invest in the proper equipment needed.…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: After a life event, she went all in on her business and replaced her day job income. Bad Note: Over extending herself before getting the people needed to help get to the next step and become more efficient. Understand who you hire for the task at hand. Start by getting someone specific for 1 specific job in your business.Take …
 
Since last week we talked about our wonderful Truth and all His glory, this week we’re going to flip the coin and look closer at what and who we’re up against in our quest for truthful working, thinking and living. And in our desk to desk segment, I’m going to share some ways you can help improve your focus -- because that is something we all strug…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: After taking the leap to being a full time entrepreneur, she was able to bring in a 6 figure income in the first year Bad Note: Every other day there will be a bad note. With more success and work you put in, the more bad notes will happen. Normalize failure to learn from the experience. All your setbacks will set you up for t…
 
This episode of Working Upward launches our summer series (as promised earlier) which is all about the lies we work-at-home-women believe. But in order to recognize and fight the lies we believe, we must first recognize and know the Truth -- in all His glory.By Kristen Iaffaldano
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Finding the niche of the business, laser focusing on what you’re doing and who you’re targeting. Developing with mentors. Bad Note: Expecting too much too soon. By stepping back and looking at the bigger picture, you must change yourself to have the best response. Call it as is, and be real. Practice Makes Progress: Take actio…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: During the beginning of the pandemic there was massive uncertainty. Working with the new normal there was much to talk about in the podcasting world and trying to rebrand. With a pen, paper and a group of friends they wrote down who they inspired to be, what are the pivots they will make in their businesses and how will they c…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: As a life coach finding the issues within a client and watching them get past it and grow! Bad Note: When he realized he was doing what the world expected from him rather than who he was, which lead to finding his purpose. Learning from the best: Having similar situations to help or be helped by others. The law of attraction i…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Being able to generate income starting with nothing. Putting you plan into action time and time again is you success. Bad Note: Identifying the right partnerships and realizing every client might not be the right fit. About your Band: Having the band be a true representation of yourself. By being honest and open it will transl…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: His success comes from the success of his clients. Bad Note: Don’t underestimate the power the journey. Practice Makes Perfect: If you want new results then you must change how you’re programmed. Whether that be through repitation or an emotional impact. Growth is what makes life fun. Instrument of Choice: Modern tools such as…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Before starting the business, it came down to writing out what he wanted and that was to work from home. To figure out “ How to create this dream, online. “ Bad Note: With 7 businesses built, dealing with the ever changing online algorithms and pivoting when necessary . Practice makes progress: Have a vision of where you’re he…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: When starting this agency 8 years ago, realizing that there is a need and to fulfill just that with a SEO. Bad Note: Hiring poorly based on skillset, was not a good fit. You’ll make mistakes but it’s what you do with the outcome. Getting Fans: Don’t be stagnant. It’s an ongoing process to building your ideal avatar, finding wh…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: When push came to shove, starting is the best part. Finding a way to earn money that is not exchanging her time hour by hour, to have that extra time to do what you want to do. Bad Note: Working herself into the ground for her first launch led to burn out. Realizing there is a masculine & feminine approach to running your busi…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Due to the Pandemic Melissa pivoted into something she was even more passionate about. To fix the short lived fitness programs with 365 Lean. Bad Note: Loosing your business within 24hrs and needing to change direction. Personal Bad Note: From obese to fitness model was not the end of the road when it came to lifestyle choices…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note: Applying yourself no matter the situation. “The world is my oyster." Bad Note: Pinpointing your weaknesses. You don’t need to do everything yourself. Tell us about your Band: Think through everything that is on my list of responsibilities to grow your business which may include personal things that may be weighing on us. From …
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note : While helping clients improve their image, you get to see them light up. Bad Note : Trying to do too many things at once and be everything to everyone. Jam Room : Set up as the brand that I want to be Gathering Fans : Present yourself in a way that your target market will be comfortable with, but also see that you have just a…
 
Read the devotional transcript here. Show Notes & Resources: The question of the week is: How do you or your family prepare your hearts for Easter, aka Resurrection Sunday? Email me at mail@workingupward.com or comment or message me on Instagram or Facebook or email me at mail@workingupward.com or comment or message me on Instagram or Facebook. To …
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note : Started as a Veterinarian, discovered a way to build a coaching business and took the plunge Bad Note : Burned himself out trying to run his first business online Learning from the best : Knowing the difference between courses and mentorship Instruments of choice : Trinkets and a plain old written calendar… learn how Michael …
 
As business owners who want to integrate our faith with our work and who understand that even a financially successful business outside God’s will isn’t truly successful, we should avail ourselves of all God’s help available to us, right? But do we? This week we’re focusing on a specific way God helps us we tend to forget about. But it's an encoura…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note : Big Growth throughout 2020 Bad Note : When looking to buy a business, make sure that the business has the potential to turn it to profit Practice Makes Perfect : Track and test what you are doing so you can quantify and improve Jam Room : Jordan got rid of the distractions by building separate home office in his back yard The…
 
Do you ever wonder what it would be like to have superpowers? Snap your fingers and your laundry is done for the whole year. Blink like Jeannie and your kids are home from whatever they need to be home from? You say the word — it’s done! What a dream! But I can do you one better — no dreaming required. As a child of God, it’s possible for your stre…
 
SHOW NOTES Good Note : Putting out consistent youtube videos leads him out of his janitor job to a huge business Bad Note : Trying to help everyone for free Practice Makes Perfect : Getting good a video content takes practice… Know your client avatar, then make a list of topics to help them How to get Fans : Find channels that are in your niche and…
 
The word of the week is rest and you can read the devotional transcript here. ****** Desk to Desk Links and Resources: The question of the week is: What did you learn from the preaching of God’s Word this Sunday? Email me at mail@workingupward.com or comment or message me on Instagram or Facebook. Article: What Does It Mean that Jesus Is Our Sabbat…
 
Good Note : Going against the grain and landing a high paying remote job with no degree Bad Note : Finding out the right courses and mentors to get you success Jam Room : Keep your office clean and inspiring and use the The Pomodoro Technique to stay productive Practice Makes Perfect : Continue to stay sharp on the social media tools or whatever to…
 
In this week’s episode, I share our theme for the month: banishing burnout. It’s real. It’s happening all around us and maybe it’s happening to you. I want to shed some Scriptural light on the topic all month long so be sure to tune in each work for a new word and devotional to help refresh our souls and give rest to our bodies. Desk to Desk Introd…
 
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