As a content and social media specialist, Lindsay helps business and entrepreneurs harness the power of social media to generate sales, leads, and overall brand awareness. Her creative and engaging content strategies will increase your reach online as well as help generate loyal ambassadors. The key to content marketing is to say the right thing at the right time, and Lindsay will help you establish meaningful and profitable relationships with your customer. It has been a privilege to have Lindsay Tompkins work with us here at Step Into Success with our social media strategies.
Belinda Ellsworth is the creator and host of Work From Your Happy Place. Normally she's the voice that you’ll be hearing as the Interviewer, but today Belinda will be interviewed by her colleague Lydia Martin!
Belinda is the author of the best-selling book, Direct Selling for Dummies, she’s trained thousands of sales representatives, managers and executives, and worked with more than a hundred different direct selling companies.
Belinda has had over 30 years in the direct sales industry, and she’s been asked to be a corporate consultant, motivational speaker and trainer of many top direct selling companies. In 2015, she won the Direct Selling Association Ethos Partnership Award, and this is awarded to the industry’s leading influential trainer. From a very young age, Belinda has always had the entrepreneurial spirit. She’s very excited about interviewing entrepreneurs from all different types of businesses and companies and sharing their stories.
While playing in a band, she began her own direct sales career at the age of 18, but over the last 20 years, she’s been building her speaking and consulting business, Step Into Success.
:54 Belinda’s biography
2:44 Self introduction
4:00 Inspiration to podcast
9:03 Working and evolving lifestyle
14:36 How being goal driven has helped Belinda
16:00 Ability to focus and compartmentalize and how it helps Belinda
19:32 The mindset of a student: embrace it and learn to grow
22:10 1 Challenge? SO many challenges, they’ll keep coming
24:47 Belinda’s happy place: personally
27:14 Being happy professionally
31:37 Belinda is always proud to be impacting people’s lives
34:13 Writing a book and winning awards
38:30 Be willing to take risks
42:04 Importance of mentors
45:21 Direct Selling Now for direct sellers
Laura Wells has been an active community leader and connector since the early age of 21 when she served as the leader of two Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS International) chapters in Las Vegas, NV. As President of The Heart Link Network, Laura has helped expand The Heart Link Network to more than 150 markets world-wide. Inspired by one of her favorite quotes by JFK, “As the tide rises, all boats will rise”, she consistently pours her time and knowledge into The Heart Link Network. She also serves on the Advisory Board for Ntwrkr Magazine (a digital magazine for network marketers) and Women United for Change (a nonprofit organization that empowers women entrepreneurs in under-developed countries) and in 2011, Laura was selected as International Women’s Day’s Outstanding Leadership Award winner.
:27 Laura’s biography
3:56 Laura introduces The Heart Link Network
4:57 How being a Workaholic and strong Type A molded her lifestyle
6:03 Important skillsets: most importantly building relationships
7:18 Building confidence in business
9:55 Rejection as a part of the “business”
12:02 “Write down a vision”
14:27 Happiness comes from within, both heart & mind
20:07 What makes Laura proud professionally? doing great work all over the world
21:31 Laura proposes...3 times!
26:03 Advice for entrepreneurs
28:07 Laura provides amazing perspective
33:38 Connecting with Laura via The Heart Link Network
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.
In this episode, Belinda introduces herself and talks about what to expect from this podcast.
0:00 Introduction to Belinda
0:48 Intrigue lead to research about happiness
2:30 Applying research to public speaking style
5:12 Free gift info