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The Spooniepreneur Podcast

Release Date: 07/13/2021

Why I'm Ending This Podcast show art Why I'm Ending This Podcast

The Spooniepreneur Podcast

That’s right…it’s the final episode of the Spooniepreneur Podcast. Today, I’m stepping you through how I made this decision and what’s coming next.  Want to stay connected? Follow me on Instagram @withnicoleneer or check out my virtual assistance agency: www.bloomadminservices.com.

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My Tips + Tricks to Keep Your Business Running show art My Tips + Tricks to Keep Your Business Running

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I often get asked, “How do you manage to get it all done in your business?” To be honest, keeping things streamlined and organized comes naturally to me…but I know that’s not true for everyone. So on this week’s episode, I’m sharing with you the systems and strategies I use to keep my business running even while living with chronic illness.  This week we’re talking about:  Listening to your body and what it needs from you each day How to prioritize your day in a way that doesn’t leave you frustrated The key to finding shortcuts in your life and business to save you...

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When Mental Illness Impacts Your Business show art When Mental Illness Impacts Your Business

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Finding success as an entrepreneur means a lot of mindset work…so when you’re dealing with mental health issues it can have a huge impact on your success. This is something that I’ve been navigating over the last few months so today I’m stepping you through what has been working (and not!) for me.  This week I’m sharing:  How my money mindset issues impacted my business plan Why being diagnosed with PTSD had a big impact on my business The difference between coaching and therapy The role that medication plays in my self-care toolkit Why it’s important to talk about the...

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Kicking Fear Out of the Driver's Seat show art Kicking Fear Out of the Driver's Seat

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Recently I discovered some Big Magic in my life and business…and it had a BIG impact on my ability to bring my dreams to life. The reality is that this process is usually messy and painful. This was definitely true for me this week so I’m stepping you through how enforcing my boundaries with a client led to a revelation about the role fear plays in our businesses. This week, we’re diving into:  Why you need to slow down to speed up in your business The power of boundaries…and why enforcing them is HARD What happens when fear drives all your decision making The messiness that...

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The Secret to Manifesting Your Dreams show art The Secret to Manifesting Your Dreams

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This week we’re diving into how much your mindset impacts your ability to build your business…and how that can feel magical at times. We’re also getting a little woo-woo and talking about the act of manifesting your dreams.    We’re discussing:  My resistance to making investments like getting a logo designed has shown up in my business How I use the law of attraction to manifest my dreams in both life and business The magic of using your emotions to determine what you really want All the ways this process is painful and MESSY Practicing the art of surrender Trying to...

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Managing Your Business During a Flare show art Managing Your Business During a Flare

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It’s not a matter of if your health is going to impact your business - it’s a matter of when. And this week, a massive flare caused my business to come to a standstill. There’s a reason I preach about having solid systems in your business because mine saved me this week.  In this episode, we’re talking about:  How to listen to your body’s cues on when to work and when to step away Navigating those difficult situations when your clients don’t understand your illness Dealing with your body’s responses to your mindset shifts  The money mindset issues that ALWAYS come...

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You Don’t Start From Scratch - You Start From Experience show art You Don’t Start From Scratch - You Start From Experience

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This season I’m taking you behind the scenes into what it looks like to dramatically shift your business when you’re living with chronic illness. We all go through this and it’s HARD. So I’m taking you week by week through my journey so you can see the tricks I use to navigate it all.  This week we’re diving into:  How I share my illness with clients at the start of our relationship...and what happens when they try to push my health boundaries Navigating ableism with clients The science behind why our bodies feel the stress of burnout My plan for working less and making...

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Finding Healing Outside of Western Medicine show art Finding Healing Outside of Western Medicine

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Sunday Oliver is a healer and educator who believes that, “the root of all difficulties, from health to emotions, from finances and career to politics...goes deeper than practical advice, and needs to be handled in deeper and more subtle ways.” She suffers from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; and since discovering energy healing in her own journey, utilizes these practices in her own work as a healer. This episode features a conversation between Sunday and I where we dive into some of the work Sunday does, healing and what that looks like through energy practices,...

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How to Survive a Pivot in Your Business show art How to Survive a Pivot in Your Business

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There has been a shift for most service-based businesses recently. From Facebook live to TikTok to Instagram’s new video reels, our content-centered online world is in a constant state of change. And as Spoonie’s whose businesses rely on staying relevant with these trends, keeping up with these changes is frustrating. The easiest thing to do, however, is to resist this shift. In this episode, I talk about why changing your business plan is a good thing, the way I’ve been navigating this in my business, and so much more. We’re talking about: Where I started out with my business and how...

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Moving Forward After a Stroke show art Moving Forward After a Stroke

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After successfully building her business over the last twenty-plus years, Marcia thought she had life by the tail. She helped write business plans, differentiation strategies, and helped businesses start up their companies. Then Marcia suffered from a major stroke in 2014. She never gave up in the effort to become whole again, finding solace in utilizing her skill in planning and strategy. In today’s episode, Marcia shares her remarkable story--one of recovery, resilience, hope, and healing. And today, as the Founder of Stroke FORWARD, Marcia shares hope to other stroke survivors and their...

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Rebecca Thorne is a disabled copywriter and disability inclusion educator for small businesses. In today’s episode, Rebecca dives into how she navigates her own sensory impairments and chronic illnesses while running a business, content marketing while having limited time and energy, positioning your chronic illness as the asset that it is, and so much more. Throughout our conversation, Rebecca underscores the importance of continuing these conversations for other spoonies like us.

We're Talking About:

  • How Rebecca found her niche
  • What small business should know about being more disability inclusion, and having disability-inclusive marketing
  • Rebecca’s daily workflow, pacing, and pain management
  • The importance of not feeling like you need to do everything all the time!