The Lauren Boyd Show
The podcast to empower entrepreneurs to find confidence in their
legal foundation and honor the season of life and business so you can
own your brand and your day!
What is your Enneagram number? Knowing which Enneagram type you are can be such a powerful tool in life, and leadership! It’s knowing your personality type, what your strengths and weaknesses are, and what motivates you! We’re honored to have Enneagram expert, Tracy O’Malley sharing how this knowledge has changed her entire life for the better. Whether it’s a relationship with a partner, friends, family, and team members, knowing about the different Enneagram types will help you communicate better with everyone you come in contact with. Tune in to hear how this can deepen your understanding of yourself, and strengthen the effectiveness of your communication and leadership!
It’s time to simplify! Simplify your offerings, and the day-to-day of running your business by creating systems! Clarity equals cash, and systems equal sales! In this episode, we’re joined by systems expert, Kate Rosenow! Kate is the owner of Work Well with Kate, helping business owners become more profitable and less busy through systems and automation! Kate learned quickly with a previous business how important it is to have systems and have clarity around your offerings! It not only helps you run your business with more clarity, but simplifying for your clients helps them have the best experience possible! Tune in for ways you can fine tune your business to create time freedom, and give value to those that work with you!
For those that are new to investing in ads, it can be intimidating to know where to start! You have a product or service that is so beneficial, and there is a whole world of people who uniquely need exactly what you do! The key is being able to connect with them! In this episode, we’re joined by the founder of PR agency, Sociallee, Whitney Lee! Whitney breaks down why “boosting” posts on Facebook is a trap, how you can educate yourself on how to make the most of your social media ads, and the results you can see when working with an experienced agency!
Are you welcoming abundance into your life? Today’s guest, Samantha Harper share’s how she practices gratitude for every opportunity that comes her way, and follows that by saying “more please!” It’s about recognizing the wealth of abundance you already have in your life and welcoming more abundance so you can give more abundantly in life and business. Tune in for specific ways you can embrace an abundant mindset, learn about sound healing, and open yourself up to more opportunities by saying, “more please.”
How are you intentionally seeking out growth and guidance? Since you’re listening to this podcast we know you are someone that is following your desire to grow in life and business! In this episode, we are joined by two women who realized how powerful it would have been to have the mentorship and personal development knowledge they have now, when they were teens! Co-founders of Girls Mentorship, Jill Petersen and Mary Frances, are here to pose some amazing questions we can ask ourselves as parents, leaders, and simply as individuals wanting to grow and follow core values!
So many of the men in our lives are the first to take care of others before filling their own cup! In this episode, we get to hear from Kyle Depiesse and his own experience with burnout. Kyle created the Reaching Beyond Experience by looking at what he and so many men around him needed, turning your typical seminar into an immersive experience! Tune in for ways we can help support the men we care about the most, and help give them the support they need to unplug and grow!
Time savers are life savers when it comes to running your business! In this episode we’re joined by Stephanie Riel! Stephanie is a brand strategist, marketing consultant, and owner of Riel Deal Marketing. Her mission is to help brands get attention, leads, and customers in a way that is in alignment with their brands values! Tune in for tips for how to market your brand, how that can evolve over time, and ways to save precious time with automation!
In fact, I can have both. I can have a baby, I can have maternity leave, and I can have a business all at the same time, because that is one level of success that you reach when you realize that you don’t have to choose either or, but with a little creativity that you can have both.
Ok, so you have an idea for a business, product, or service. Now what? Jess Glazer is on the podcast sharing the very first thing you need to implement when starting your new venture! Jess shares her story of being an elementary school PE teacher, to now being a multi 7-figure CEO! So much of her success and ability to grow has been the way she listens to her clients! In this episode, Jess shares how listening to her ideal client started her entrepreneurial journey, selling purses. That lesson still holds true as she uses those same listening skills for Proof of Concept and improving current offerings in her business!
Let’s talk about money! For many of us growing up, talking about money has been taboo! In this episode, we’re excited to be talking all about money with Amy Getz. Amy is a CPA, CDFA, and Financial advisor with IRC Wealth that has a passion for helping women with their financial goals. As Amy shares in this episode, simplifying your finances can be as easy as writing things down on paper, so grab a pen and paper as we dive into breaking limiting beliefs, saving your money, and being able to enjoy it too!
It’s time to make meetings awesome! Especially in a world where working remotely has become the norm, meetings and staying in communication with your team is key! In this episode, we’re joined by Director of Products at Docket, Heather Hansson! With 20+ years of experience building solutions and automation, as well as leading teams across the globe, we’re excited to hear how she has built healthy meeting habits! Tune in for tips from Heather, and to hear Lauren’s experience with Docket!
Let’s chat Life Goals beyond what we see on a perfectly curated Instagram feed. Life can’t be perfectly curated, it’s messy and beautiful and takes a lot of often behind the scenes work! In this episode of The Lauren Boyd Show we’re excited to hear from guest Alexis Andra of The Shift Creative. Alexis shares her perspective as a business owner, and how she focuses on the things that matter most first, her relationship with god, her husband, and her children!
It’s time to toss the idea of being “busy” being a badge of honor. Today’s guest is Clinical Psychologist and founder of the Teletherapist Network, Dr. Kathryn Esquer. Kathryn is here to share her own personal journey to creating the community and resources she needed as a mental health professional, as well as how she finds alignment in the work she does by not giving in to today’s often popular “hustle” mentality. This episode is about giving yourself permission to change your mind. Change your career, make the move, and follow what feels best for you!
Have you heard the big news? Our host Lauren and her husband Will are excited to announce that they are pregnant! In this episode, these new expectant parents are documenting special moments they have shared together so far, if they have names picked out, and if they know the gender of their baby yet! Scroll to the bottom of the show notes to see Lauren’s pregnancy announcement post, and the video of the gender reveal!
As someone who is multi-passionate, how do you know what business idea to run with? On today’s episode, we’re excited to welcome self-proclaimed “has been”, Jessica aka the Latina Business Coach! Jessica’s mission is to help teach Latina business owners the strategies to build 6-figure online businesses to bridge the gap! As someone who is multi-passionate and has started multiple business ventures herself, Jessica is here to share what she has learned about choosing your niche and doubling down on it!
We have some BIG milestones to celebrate here on the podcast! This is our 50th episode, and we also get to celebrate our host Lauren Boyd as she turns 30! For this special episode, some of Lauren’s closest friends are sharing special birthday wishes and pieces of advice with her as she enters her 30’s! Tune in to hear these amazing snippets of advice, and head over to Lauren’s Instagram to wish her a Happy Birthday and congratulations on 50 incredible episodes!
Do you pay yourself first? Whether you have a career in corporate, or are an entrepreneur this episode is full of strategies and tips for making sure the income you create has a purpose, is enjoyed, and is able to build you more wealth! We are so honored and excited to welcome Kara Ayala on the podcast! Kara and her husband own multiple businesses together, and invest in Real Estate currently providing affordable housing in 13 States. Along with the businesses Kara has built, sold, and currently owns, she is also an incredible wife, Mom, Podcast Host and Mentor for Women! Grab a pen and paper and stay tuned because there are some great resources and tips for how you can set up your finances to work best (and grow) for you!
What are you most grateful for in this moment? As ambitious women, it can be easy to focus on what’s next. The next big goal, the next thing on our to-do list, the next dollar amount in our bank account, the next thing we want, or experience we want to create. While having goals is important, we’d be missing out on the big picture if we don’t take time to appreciate what we have now. The relationships you have and the amazing life you have already created! In a world that often glorifies the hustle, tune into this episode and the ways gratitude opens your heart for more joy now, and in the future too.
We often refer to our periods as “the time of the month”, but what if we looked at our cycles wholistically, as the true monthly cycle they are. Periods and PMS can get a bad wrap, and Dr. Zen is here to share ways we can flow (pun intended) with our cycles and actually use subtle changes in our hormones to our advantage. Tune in to learn about the 4 different cycles of the month, what times of the month are good for planning different things in your life and business, and how to become more in tune with your body.
Hiring the right people is key for scaling your business, avoiding burnout, and being able to enjoy the lifestyle you have worked so hard to create. In this episode, we are excited to chat with business coach Melissa Machat. Melissa helps entrepreneurs like you stop trying to do it all themselves, grow their businesses, make more money, and avoid burnout. Tune in for her tips on finding the right people to hire, in the right timeline, and investing in your team while making sure your business is profitable!
Welcome to the first official episode of our Season of Abundance! Today I felt like it was important to talk about something that has actually come up a lot in my conversations with clients and conversations with the women that are in the mastermind that I am a part of.
Well, you might have noticed, but we have a new name around here! We have closed the chapter on Legally Aligned and opened a new one. Today I want to tell you a little bit about why we did it.
Well, wouldn't it be nice if we could do it all? But instead, since we know we can't, let's consider the value in finding the right people to contribute to our business to help it grow. If you're new here or you have been listening from the beginning, Lindsey and I...
For many of you, I am sure 2020 has changed the way you look at office space, whether you want to bring your team together to feed off one another’s energy or you found efficiencies working from home, whether you are a brick and mortar business that truly has expanded their online presence.
We are going to talk about the basic principles of advertising that are in alignment with the law, and we're just going to dove right in because there are two basic principles of advertising law that apply to all types of advertising in any form of media. So, I don't...
Do you have a team of people you lead in your business? In this episode, our host Lauren is joined by Karie Johnson, owner of Barre 3 here in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley. As a leader of a team of employees, Karie shares how she has learned to delegate, and ways she has made the core values of her business a focus for how she leads, and how the team operates as a whole! Tune in to hear how Karie has pivoted her business during the pandemic, and how she has led her team through the best of times, and these challenging times as well!
We’re back with another episode of The Lauren Boyd Show and today our host is answering your most commonly asked questions! As an attorney that focuses on helping entrepreneurs have confidence in their legal foundation, Lauren shares some things you might be overlooking when it comes to protecting yourself, and your business! What is missing on your website to make sure you are clear and compliant? What should I have in place with the contractors I work with? Tune in to find out!
In today’s episode, our host Lauren is joined by Jen Stone! Jen is an author, publisher, and teacher. With her background corporate auditor, Jen has built a suite of offerings around Classical Feng Shui and BaZi creating the perfect mix of energy and logic! We even get a little sneak peek of Lauren’s BaZi reading, using a Chinese practice that gives you a roadmap of your destiny by analyzing your birth date. Tune into this episode to learn more about BaZi, and some great insight into the new year!
On this first solo episode of Legally Aligned, our host Lauren is giving us the rundown on LLC’s! Do you know when the right time is to form an LLC? Or maybe you’ve already formed one for your business, do you know the benefits that come with forming an LLC? Forming a Limited Liability Company (aka LLC) is the foundation of your business! Tune in to hear the benefits, and some valuable tips when forming your LLC!
Welcome to the first episode of 2021! To start off the new year, our Host Lauren Boyd is chatting with Gillean Barkyoumb! Gillean is a Dietitian with the mission to make healthy eating simpler for millennial women! Your health is the foundation of everything else you do! If you don’t have energy it makes everything else you set out to do, including your business, harder! Tune in for tips to fuel your body with energizing foods, and join us in ditching the whole idea of whether you’re “on” or “off the wagon”!
To wrap-up 2020, we decided to flip the script and play a newlywed game with Will and I! From questions that asked who said ‘I love you’ first, to who is the better driver, we are sharing some fun details about this new season as husband and wife.
In 2021 you might be ready to expand your team and I want you to know the distinction between hiring an independent contractor and an employee. Benefits of hiring an independent contractor From a business owner’s perspective, (hi business owner over here) you...
What should business owners focus on going into the new year? To answer that question, our host Lauren is joined on the podcast by friend and Marketing Guru Destinee Dickerson! Des is the co-founder of Creative Label, a full-service Public Relations Agency. In this episode, we dive into (yes you guessed it) PR! From influencer marketing strategy, to how to pitch yourself, Des breaks down marketing and PR so you can take your business to the next level in 2021.
Before you launch your next giveaway, I want to share with you something that is going to be pivotal to your business, especially during the holiday season! In my experience, businesses frequently market their products and services through contests, sweepstakes, or other types of giveaways.
On this episode, our host Lauren is joined by Ellyse Bollinger! Having worked with Ellyse as she was leaving corporate law, Lauren can attest to the difference it can make to style beyond daily function and use fashion as an expression of who you are and who you want to become! In this episode, we learn more about Ellyse’s journey and a change in her career path that has led her to feeling aligned with her purpose in a different way than she originally planned. Let’s dive into style, tips for creating a timeless wardrobe, and the most important part…your mindset and how you FEEL in your clothes!
We are going to dive into the journey, systems, and partnerships that come with moving into full-time blogging, and with no one better to join in on the conversation than Sakura!
Today is simply an honest conversation from business owner to business owner. How we run our businesses, and the processes we create to onboard and off-board our clients is extremely unique to us. But, finding efficiencies and sharing resources has never compromised that right?
In this episode, our host Lauren Ruiz is joined by friend and one of the Co-founders of Creative Label, Aisha Marshall! When it comes to branding and marketing, Aisha and her team at Creative Label know their stuff! Aisha has been such an incredible resource for education, sharing her experience as an African American woman, consumer, and business owner. We dive into the importance of diversity and representation in your business. Not only to allow for a range of experiences and perspectives within your business, but also in your marketing so a diverse range of consumers can see themselves in your product or service!
While asking for help may not be our strong suit, in business we all need a little help sometimes. It’s impossible to be an expert in marketing, accounting, legal, and everything else you need to keep your business running and flourishing.
With our wedding day 1 month from today, November 21, marriage is on my mind. For those of you that are not familiar with my decision to leave corporate law to start my own law firm, it was not a solo decision.
In the world of entrepreneurship “partner” has been reserved for business partners before the explosion of influencer and affiliate marketing.
Since the launch of this podcast, I have been waiting for this conversation and I’m proud to say that the timing finally feels just right. My dear friend Lindsay Schwartz joined in on the conversation to-do what she does best and equip us to create our next launch strategy.
To be totally honest, I truly did enjoy wedding planning. Our families and friends are incredibly supportive, plus many of our vendors started out as cherished clients/friends. I trusted the process and I had a vision of the “perfect wedding day.”
Are you considering a collaboration or partnership or do you have some fear around doing all or most of the work while only getting half the credit as we did back in school during class projects is holding you back?
Friends turned business partners can be such a blessing for your friendship and business opportunities, but let’s be honest, they can also be complicated.
In this episode, we get to hear from Katie J about her journey of leaving her 9-5 to pursue a career as a virtual assistant (aka VA). Not only do we get the perspective of Katie and how she helps businesses through her work as a virtual assistant. She specializes in admin, support, podcasts, management, and web design.
Planning a wedding during COVID has tested our patience, vision, and plans, but though it all our Vendors continue to amaze us. I have been sharing a few of our vendors over the past few months, but today I wanted to put them all into a single blog post because it’s with their grace and understanding we were able to move both our location and date and pull off a wedding that is a beautiful as I imagined and safe for our loved ones.
I shared with you in past episodes that I am a huge advocate for systems in business. I want to share one with you today that has become a staple in my daily routine. I use Dubsado to manage all of my clients, within my firm, Guide My Business and for my one-on-one coaching services with female attorneys.
Let’s be honest as entrepreneurs have a common trait… we tend to have trouble delegating. Well, that’s until we are ready to get out of our own way and serious about our financial goals.
Three years ago I sat down for coffee with today’s guest when her business was still running out of her apartment. Now years of business experience and incredible growth later we get to hear from Sam Abrahart, CEO of The Mayfair Group! In this episode, Sam shares some invaluable insight into the importance of having a mission-driven business, creating a culture where everyone feels valued, and providing REAL mentorship for women through their internship program (where interns NEVER have to run for coffee!)
Legally Aligned is awarding access to contract templates to entrepreneurs so they can find confidence in their legal foundation and alignment in their purpose.
If there is one universal truth to business, regardless of what industry you are in, your experience, the size of your business, or what you offer, we will all, and I mean all experience at least one unhappy customer.
Have you ever made a split-second decision with zero expectations to only realize months later the immeasurable impact that a single decision put into motion? For me, I think back to the 2019 Powerhouse Women Event.
Let’s talk about the art of getting organized in our desktops and computers. Since our lives revolve around what is on our computer it sounds like it’s about time to get organized, am I right?!
Each of us have our own financial goals, and while I believe in abundance, today’s topic is focused on creating a financial plan. With that being said, I want to provide you with a perspective and steps on how to visualize, create and manifest a financial plan for yourself or your business!
Has knowing that you were not the “first” ever prevented you from creating an offering? If you are silently admitting that you have held back from pursuing a beautiful idea die because its already being done, you are not alone. If you read my post about the lessons I...
I am sure that you are expecting this, but my number one tip for what you should have in place before hiring interns is an Internship Agreement. True story time: Yesterday (no exaggeration) a client sent me an email in a panic because a seasonal intern had submitted...
As you may know, I am a dedicated follower of my schedule and I rarely stray from it. But, if I can be completely honest with you, after leaving my corporate job, I had to reinvent the way that I worked. Not only for productivity, but to embrace the perks of being my own boss, and hold myself accountable to taking advantage of those perks.
The first time my team suggested a podcast in 2019 I laughed. Followed by “That’s a hard no.” I had no intention of reconsidering the idea or much less changing my mind. I also had no clue what 2020 had in store for the world. Cue a change of perspective.
Allee Williams who has been a friend, counselor, and business consultant from the beginning, is here to answer that question with an abundance of easy steps to transition from serving your customers for free to monetizing from the value you provide.
Did you know you can obtain an EIN in 5 minutes or less from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for FREE after you have filed your business entity?
I am a huge advocate for collaboration. Especially the type of collaboration that has you leaning in and wanting to learn more. We all know that we have people in our communities that we would love to connect others with and have them pour directly into our audiences.
There will come a point in all of our lives where we simply cannot do it all by ourselves. Especially in our businesses. That is where outsourcing is introduced as our saving grace.
While you may want to bring this relationship to a close as quickly as possible, keep in mind that ending a relationship should be treated as purposefully as starting one. Timing and delivery can be everything.
If you know me, you know I am a big believer in the power of systems in our business and how that makes room for our lives. From increasing efficiency and productivity to protecting the time of my clients, systems have changed the way I manage my business.
Success is an innately personal journey guided by the seasons of life. Do not shy away from your pursuit of success, financial abundance or feel shame in contentment.
Sage reminds us that “when you start authentically speaking about yourself and your business it’s amazing how quickly you can start connecting with people through your business on a genuine level.”
My niche is empowering small business owners to protect themselves and their business in every aspect. Did I mention, that can also save you time and the hassle to go great lengths to get credit for the work you created?! Regardless if you are offering free or paid content, it is worthy of being protected!
Do you ever feel like you are Meant for More? That you are meant to pursue that passion, start that business, and overcome that fear? My friend Stephanie Hendrick, author and founder of Meant for More focuses on guiding women to relentlessly pursue their purpose, grow their businesses, and increase their impact.
We are finally here! I have been dreaming about this for a while now and am beyond excited to see this platform become a resource for you and your business.
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