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Work From Your Happy Place is the podcast that equips you with the tools, know-how, and motivation to live your dreams and find your happy place. Entrepreneur, Best Selling Author, Speaker, Trainer, Consultant and Podcaster, Belinda Ellsworth brings you conversations with others who have found their happy place in work and in life.
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Button Up Podcast| Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Growth, Sales Training, Improve Srategy Processes, Faith-led entrepreneur, Improve Sales, Small Business Finance

Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader

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Welcome to the Button Up Podcast show, focused on Sales to Profit Growth, I’m Polly Ingram! Have you been searching for a way to improve sales, modify your process strategies and have an impact on profit growth? Are you feeling like you are working too many hours in your business, without seeing the profits you anticipated? Do you need to sharpen your sales training skills, so you can develop your team members? Could there be a hidden revenue method within your business that you haven’t thou ...
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In this episode of 'Work From Your Happy Place,' host Belinda Ellsworth interviews Scott Jeffrey Miller, a bestselling author, speaker, and podcast host. Scott shares his extensive experience from his 25-year career at Franklin Covey, where he served as Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Thought Leadership. He now holds the pos…
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In this episode of Tuesday Tips, Belinda Ellsworth concludes her series on the top 10 mistakes to avoid in business by emphasizing the critical role of follow-up. She explains that a lack of follow-up with new customers, current customers, and future leads is a major oversight. Ellsworth recommends having a specific system in place to manage follow…
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In this episode of Work From Your Happy Place, host Belinda Ellsworth introduces Andrea Nerep, co-founder of Petzbe, a unique social media app where pet owners share content from their pets' perspectives. Andrea discusses her journey from adopting her dog Angus in Sweden to creating the Petzbe app, successfully obtaining investors, and the importan…
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This podcast is a brief discussion on the importance of having solid internal organizational practices in place, so that you can deliver consistency with your clients.By Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader
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The podcast show today is a conversation about how to run successful daily huddles with your team, while assuring you have the correct team. It's an encouragement to hire those who are better than you and fire those who are not performing quickly, so your team will be more successful.By Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader
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The impact employee theft is having on business profits. Employee theft is often unrecognized until the profits of the company have lowered so significantly that an audit is required.By Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader
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Let’s review a few methods to identifying productivity killers every business should utilize to determine if you have inefficiencies negatively impacting your profit growth. They are as follows: listen to employee feedback, perform observations on processes, implement software for evaluation, assess business technology needs and evaluate KPIs.…
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Today’s episode features an interview with award-winning magician and mentalist Josh Pele, who shares his origin story and journey in the industry. He emphasizes the significance of saying yes to opportunities and networking to secure more gigs. The importance of finding one's niche and combining talent with business skills is highlighted. Belinda …
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In this episode of the podcast Belinda discusses the importance of having a good bookkeeping system in business. She emphasizes that bookkeeping is not only important for tax purposes, but also for understanding the true profit of the business and managing expenses. Belinda shares her personal experiences of hiring a bookkeeper and the consequences…
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Brian Sachetta is the author and owner of Get Out of Your Head®, a brand and book series that seeks to help folks overcome anxiety and depression. By trade, Brian is a software developer. He combines his experiences in the tech world with previous mental health battles to draw parallels between computer systems and the human mind and give readers p…
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Successful Business Years don't just happen, they must be planned out. Today's episode is a discussion on the thought process and things you should be thinking about in the planning process and then encouragement to implement your business goal plans, so you may achieve success.By Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader
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Risa Schwartzman, president and founder of Gridley Games and Cape Construction, discusses her background and involvement in the toy industry, focusing on educational STEM games. She emphasizes the importance of experiential learning and creating products that appeal to both boys and girls. Risa shares her superpowers of having a positive mindset, p…
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In this episode, Belinda Ellsworth discusses the eighth mistake people make in their work, which is not focusing on the main thing and getting caught up in urgency. She emphasizes the importance of setting goals and prioritizing tasks to ensure progress towards the main goal. Belinda shares her personal experience of sacrificing important tasks for…
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This podcast is a discussion covering the challenges businesses face when they allow other businesses to charge for the services they provide, rather than collecting for those services upfront. We'll dive into alternative options to avoid the crisis of an out of control accounts receivable balance.By Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader
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Have you ever had an event that upends your life? One of those things that makes you take stock of who you are, what you’re doing, and what’s most important? Today, Belinda talks with Kevin Hoover, who transitioned from corporate management to executive coach. Kevin's journey was spurred by personal circumstances, notably his son's cancer diagnosis…
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During our podcast today, we will be discussing a couple reasons why performing a cost analysis is important. Given my manufacturing engineering background, I think more in those terms sometimes where others forget about the need for performing a cost analysis. It's a critical point on impacting the profit growth potential or making a bad financial…
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Today's podcast is a conversation discussing the risk of not paying attention to the potential consequences of someone performing internal fraud against your business.By Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader
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This podcast is covering the benefits of ensuring you have the correct sales professional within your organization. We'll review the top three common mistakes frequently made by new sales professionals. The first being talking too much, the second being showing up and spewing all your knowledge and the third being never asking for the sale.…
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Today's podcast is a discussion on being thankful and the legacy we leave behind. I'm going to have an open conversation about a personal experience and the loss of my uncle. I'll share with you the experience of a memorial service I attended with my uncle's passing at the John 3:16 Ministries in Batesville Arkansas. I'll also talk about the legacy…
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This podcast is a review of twelve steps every business should focus on if they are to achieve sustainable growth. We'll cover everything from establishing clear goals or objectives, market research, customer focus, strong team and efficient processes, financial management, innovation and adaptability, marketing and branding, data-driven decision m…
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Show notes coming soon: About the Host - Belinda Ellsworth is a Speaker, Trainer, Best-Selling Author, and Podcaster She has been a professional speaker, mover, and shaker for more than 25 years. Having built three successful companies, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make better decisions, create successful systems, and build business st…
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Today's podcast I'm sharing my grandson's voice as an introduction to our discussion. Today we'll be reviewing the risks businesses need to consider when contemplating taking on debt.By Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader
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This podcast is providing an outline and in depth details on steps to take for three methods to improve customer retention.By Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader
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In this podcast episode, Belinda Ellsworth interviews Richard Newman, an expert in communication and storytelling. Richard shares his journey of discovering his passion for communication and non-verbal cues, teaching English to Tibetan monks, and eventually becoming an accidental entrepreneur. He discusses the importance of storytelling in communic…
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This podcast is a guide of five steps to avoiding common business mistakes which limit profitability. These are the 5 most common steps I believe we should avoid in our business endeavors, if we want to continue our progression of positive revenue growth. Inside this podcast we identify the five common mistakes to avoid, discuss why they should be …
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In this encore presentation, we hear from mandolin virtuoso Sierra Hull. About Sierra Hull: In her first 25 years alone, singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Sierra Hull hit more milestones than many musicians accomplish in a lifetime. After making her Grand Ole Opry debut at the age of 10, the Tennessee-bred virtuoso mandolinist played Carnegie…
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Show notes coming soon: About the Host - Belinda Ellsworth is a Speaker, Trainer, Best-Selling Author, and Podcaster She has been a professional speaker, mover, and shaker for more than 25 years. Having built three successful companies, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make better decisions, create successful systems, and build business st…
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This podcast is addressing proper forecasting of sales to achieve budget growth targets within the business.By Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader
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There is power in nutrition. It’s the key to health, which is the gateway to a happy and successful life. In this episode, Belinda interviews Julie Daniluk, a nutritionist, bestselling author, TV host, and public speaker, who shares her personal health journey and emphasizes the importance of prioritizing health. Julie discusses the role of nutriti…
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Title: From Small-Town Dreams to Disney Magic: Calvin Lester's Puppeteering Adventure Summary: In this episode, Belinda interviews Calvin Lester, a performer puppeteer with the Walt Disney Company, who shares his journey in puppetry and his experiences working on shows like Bird Call. Calvin discusses his journey, being a reluctant leader, engaging…
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This podcast is a guide for reviewing and analyzing your sales pipeline to determine the largest limiting success factor within your business.By Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader
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In this episode of the "Work From Your Happy Place" podcast, host Belinda Ellsworth discusses the importance of tracking numbers and implementing systems in a business. She emphasizes that tracking numbers is like having a personal coach that provides valuable information to adjust behaviors and improve performance. Belinda provides examples of wha…
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This podcast is exploring three of the most commonly missed opportunities costing business owners growth potential losses. The three missed opportunities being explored today are innovation and adapting, customer retention, and data utilization.By Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader
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Women can reshape the world. It’s time to challenge societal norms, particularly the undervaluing of women's contributions, including caregiving and household work, and it’s time for women to support each other and advocate for a more equitable distribution of household labor to empower women as leaders. After all, supporting one another is the key…
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This podcast episode is based on a question received from a podcast listener who wanted to know some methods for recognizing when their pricing might be set too low within the business.By Polly Ingram | Christian Business Growth Coach, Sales Training, Homebased Business Consultant, Profit Growth Coach, Sales To Profit Mentor, Executive Leadership Skills Trainer, Entreprenurial Supporter, Process Leader
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This is a review of five critical items for business owners to focus on to increase profit margins. We'll review digital transformation, data-driven insights, sustainable practices, customer centric mindset and approach and diversification and innovation. This discussion will include reasons business owners need to be innovative with their offering…
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In this episode, Belinda Ellsworth introduces singer-songwriter Delnora Reed Acuff, discussing her career and background in music. Delnora talks about her favorite performances and the importance of her faith in her music. She also discusses her experiences working with musical heroes and her new album, "Blank Page." Delnora shares her superpower o…
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There are various risk factors which influence profit growth for any small business. Today we are reviewing the top five risks to profit growth which small businesses should be anticipating and preparing to mitigate those risks. We will be discussing the impact market volatility and economic conditions, competition, pricing pressures, cash flow cha…
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In this podcast episode of "Work From Your Happy Place," Belinda introduces the upcoming launch of a new online community and quarterly subscription box. She then interviews guest Emily Tsitrian, author of "Make Me the Boss" and co-founder of Yield, a payments consulting company. Emily shares her journey in the tech industry, the challenges of tran…
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Ever visualized a journey from the courtroom to the circus? Our guest, Robert Markowitz, did just that! This episode revolves around Robert's phenomenal transition from a lawyer to a clown and the wisdom he gathered along the way. Belinda dives into Robert's journey. His incredible knack for engaging his audience and the spontaneity that his perfor…
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Today we're discussing the number one mistake that many sales professionals make and how this impacts business owners profit growth outcome. This is why it is so important that business owners learn sales or have someone work directly with their sales teams to ensure they are meeting the needs of the clients daily, to keep your business growing. Cu…
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Today's episode will be diving into three different goal setting methods to help business owners achieve desired target growth results. We'll review the traditional annual review goal setting method, the semi-annual goal setting method and then my individually designed mini-year, mini-goal process development method for goal setting and achievement…
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In episode 617 of the podcast "Work From Your Happy Place" with host Belinda Ellsworth, the importance of understanding and targeting a specific audience is explored. The episode starts by discussing the significance of setting attainable goals and the importance of having a schedule that works for oneself. Moving on to marketing, Belinda explains …
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In this episode of "Work From Your Happy Place," Manisha Thakor, a renowned expert in women's economic empowerment, joins Belinda to discuss the complex relationship between financial success and emotional well-being. Manisha shares her observations on the pervasive mindset of never feeling "enough" and the societal factors that contribute to it, e…
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In this episode of "Work From Your Happy Place," our host Belinda Ellsworth sits down with the multi-talented musician and artist, Ben Folds , a renowned musician and influencer. Throughout the interview, Ben shares his insights on maintaining artistic integrity and staying true to oneself in the ever-changing music industry. He emphasizes the impo…
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In today's episode, we have a fantastic Tuesday Tip that will revolutionize the way you manage your schedule and maximize productivity. Belinda dives into a new schedule design that allows for follow-up and a clear view of the week at a glance. By separating the weekend from the weekdays, you'll have more freedom to batch tasks and enjoy quality ti…
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In Episode 613 of the "Work From Your Happy Place" podcast, our host Belinda Ellsworth welcomes guest Tamara Schroer, the Vice President of Education and Development at Working Solutions. Tamara shares her expertise in the growth of online education and her role in providing on-demand outsourcing solutions for work-at-home agents. Belinda and Tamar…
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