Business Building and Scaling

212: Show Me the Money: Tips for Making Your Business More Profitable

In today’s episode, Lori, a seasoned business owner since 1994, shares strategies for intentional wealth creation in business. She emphasizes the importance of income diversification, offering multiple services to different client segments, and the synergy between these services. Lori provides practical advice on managing cash flow, reducing expenses, and making strategic investments in growth. She […]

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210: Business Building with Successful Retreats

Today’s episode is about retreats and business growth. Lori discusses the importance of retreats for business growth and client engagement, sharing personal insights and industry examples. Sarah, a business coach, is highlighted as someone who benefited from retreats to revitalize her client relationships and business strategies. The episode explores fulfillment and selling retreats, their structures,

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209: Building a Profitable Business Around Retreats with Linda Cain

In today’s episode, Lori and Linda Cain explore the world of retreats and events. Linda, from Blue Diamond Events, shares her expertise on planning and hosting various types of retreats. She emphasizes the importance of having a clear purpose, budget, and understanding of the contracts to avoid hidden costs. They discuss the benefits of retreats

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207: Ready to Change Your Business Direction? Here’s How to Do It

In this podcast episode, Lori shares her journey and insights on changing a business’s direction. Drawing inspiration from a previous guest, Michelle Abraham, the host recounts her shift from website design to business coaching and consulting. She stresses the importance of self-discovery, recognizing personal strengths, and thorough market research. Lori offers actionable advice, such as

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206: Raise Your Vibe with Aligned Adventures with Michelle Abraham

In today’s episode, Lori catches up with visibility expert Michelle Abraham. They reminisce about past encounters and discuss Michelle’s career shift from leading a successful podcasting agency to focusing on helping others increase their visibility through aligned adventures and masterminds. Michelle, who embraces a unique off-the-grid lifestyle, shares insights on the importance of creating space

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199: Reflecting on Growth, Networking, and Entrepreneurial Wisdom – Celebrating 200 episodes

In this episode Lori celebrates 200 episodes and reflects on her podcast journey. She discusses the importance of quality equipment as well as her experiences at podcast conventions like Podcast Movement and Podfest, emphasizing networking and self-promotion. Despite voice issues, the host is grateful for the podcast’s growth and her supportive community of thousands of

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198: Mastering Your Business Growth with a Book

In this episode, Lori delves into the various types of business books, from educational resources filled with actionable content to inspirational memoirs that narrate personal journeys of success and struggle. She shares valuable insights into the decision-making process behind choosing the right type of book to meet your business goals, whether it’s to educate, inspire,

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197: Memoirs and More: Building Your Business with a Book with Anita Henderson

In this episode of The Encore Entrepreneur Podcast, Lori welcomes Anita Henderson, an author coach and book publishing strategist. Anita shares her wisdom on the impact of writing business books to bolster professional visibility. They explore various types of business books, including memoirs and instructional guides, and discuss Anita’s own journey as detailed in her

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195: How to Build a Seven-Figure Business with Sheryl Plouffe of IconMaker

In this episode, Lori interviews Sheryl Plouffe from IconMaker. Sheryl shares her expertise on building a seven-figure business and the concept of risk reversal, where fees are tied to client results. They discuss the challenges of client engagement in coaching and the benefits of a high-ticket model. Cheryl emphasizes the power of podcasting for relationship

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191: Are Masterminds the Secret To Business Success?

In today’s episode of “Encore Entrepreneur,” Lori discusses the value of masterminds in business growth, drawing from Napoleon Hill’s concept of coordinated effort among peers. Lori explains how masterminds offer a platform for collective knowledge, skill-sharing, and networking, emphasizing the importance of choosing the right group that aligns with one’s business objectives. Sharing personal experiences,

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