Stephanie LH Calahan is the Business Vision Catalyst, and is known for the fast transformations that she facilitates with her clients, through working at the intersection of heart and head. She works with busy, purpose-driven entrepreneurs to own their brilliance, leverage their business, and get their message out with power, ease and joy; so they can make a powerfully positive difference in the world, exponentially up-level their profits, shift their mindset towards possibility, and take a no-excuses approach to boldly creating a highly successful and meaningful, guilt-free, freedom-based business built around who they are. With her unique combination of right-brained and left-brained thinking, intuitive insight, passion, results-based coaching, powerful questioning and strategic systematizing magic, in record time her clients dance with joy as their visions become reality in their business. After risking personal health and happiness as a high-achieving executive and jet-lagged consultant in Corporate America, Stephanie vowed to not only create a life of REAL freedom for herself and her family but also teach fellow entrepreneurs how to do the same. She believes that life is meant to be lived and that aligned mindset and fabulous vision combined with practical systems can make that happen very quickly. She loves her roles as dedicated wife, energetic and involved mom, community volunteer, sought-after transformational speaker, mentor, producer and trainer. She lives in Illinois USA with her husband, son and very rambunctious Havanese dog.
Entrepreneurial Role Models:
When business started difficulties overcame:
“The number 1 difficulty I had to overcome was walking away from my golden handcuffs, I made a high 6 figure income with crazy good benefits and I was choosing to walk away from that and fortunately I had an extremely supportive husband because the rest of my friends and family thought I was nuts, I’ve had that experience in my life a few times, and they were like how can you walk away from such a good thing and I had to be clear on what my values were and what was really important to me”…[Listen for More]
The Pursuit of Happyness Paperback Book by Chris Gardner
“It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. but there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.” ~Alan Cohen
Recommended Online Resources:
InfusionSoft is my one-stop business toolbox. Send the right message a the right time, automatically. Infusionsoft is the all-in-one sales and marketing software built just for small business. By integrating CRM(client relationship management), e-commerce, social media and email marketing into a single, powerful system, it helps you simplify marketing, grow sales, and save tons of time. I use it to manage my affiliate program too.
Brain Wave ™ – 32 Advanced Binaural Brainwave Entrainment Programs with iTunes Music and Relaxing Ambiance by Banzai Labs is one of my favorite apps for concentration. Different states of mind are associated with specific brainwave frequencies. This app creates the frequencies by playing two different audible binaural tones into each ear. In just a few minutes your brainwaves synchronize with the target frequency. You can combine advanced multi-stage binaural programs with the included ambient music, nature sounds, your own iTunes music or other background apps. Confidence, concentration, meditative, alert, and more are available states induced with this app. Check out the link for more details.
If you have a WordPress site, you can use a plugin like Advanced Content Template to pre-format your post so that it is easy to create every time. Templates can be loaded into new posts manually or automatically. You’re in full control.
Pretty Link Pro is a Plugin for WordPress that will enable you to shrink, cloak, track, organize, share and test all of your links on your own domain and server. This allows you to have a longer url name on your site for search engines and a branded, shortened link to share when you are on shows. The links I share in this guide were created with Pretty Link Pro.
The lightning fast Social Warfare WordPress plugin allows you to get your content shared the way you want it to be shared. It easily customizes to your branding and is mobile friendly too.
Best Advice to Other Entrepreneurs:
“My best advice for you is be true to yourself, it’s good to get help from other people, it’s good to get advice from other people it’s actually advisable to do that but if the advice you are given just feels wrong, listen to that”…[Listen for More]
More About Stephanie LH Calahan:
Neil’s Quote at the Beginning:
“We do not yet have the solutions to these questions, but the awareness that we live in an endangered world is present in more and more life situations.” Ulrich Beck
Other Quotes From the Chat with Stephanie LH Calahan:
- “If you don’t have resentment you have joy”
- “Be true to yourself, be truly true to yourself”
- “Once a client gets clarity, they fly, they’re really able to accomplish some truly amazing things”