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IT 037: The Girl-Boss-Next-Door Personality Checklist (Do You Have What It Takes?)

February 27, 2017

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Hi gorgeous souls, it’s Mona Lisa and it’s Intuitive Tuesday, the radio show helping intuitives, introverts and empaths manifest the conscious and abundant life that they desire.

If you’re here, chances are, it’s important for you to live a fulfilling, soul-centered lifestyle where you get to just be you and show up in service to the Universe.

You dream of having mornings where you can ease into your day, have a nice hot cup of tea, and maybe do some yoga, before you start working with clients or writing your blog.

And you also think, hmmm… it would be nice to also make enough money to get you out of your full-time job, or out of financial fears. And maybe you’re warming up to the idea of having a lot of money, so you can do things you secretly desire to uplevel in your life, like being able to buy the really good tea from Teavana, or the Egyptian cotton thousand thread count sheets you’ve been eyeing for awhile. Elevated every day essentials.

You’ve thought about it – maybe you’ve even started a website, or ordered some business cards.

But, once you get past the initial excitement and dreaming, you might realize something along the lines of…  oh, crap, but I’m not the entrepreneurial type. Maybe I’m not cut out for this. (insert your illogical fears here)

I can’t do this – network all day? Go to business cocktail mixers every night? Be on video? Put myself out there?

Uh-uh. Not going to happen.

And then, you start to get discouraged and lose steam, because you don’t see how you can make it happen as YOU.

And I hear you – you worry that you don’t have what it takes to be an entrepreneur, because you’re introverted, intuitive, or too soft-spoken.

So, to eliminate the confusion, today, I want to share with you the personality traits and characteristics that make up the successful girl-boss-next-door.

Think of it like the ingredients to making a really good soup… you’ve got to have it all there in order for it to work.

I hope that this checklist inspires you to see that you have what it takes to make this your reality. Or, that it shows you where you’re missing the mark, so you can adjust your sails and get back on track. Or, that it shows you that this whole entrepreneur thing just isn’t your thing!

So let’s get into it!

To be successful as a powerhouse girl-boss-next-door, you need the following:

  1. A deep, burning desire to create a service-based business, beyond it just being about the money (the money is there, but it can’t just be about the money or else you’ll jump off the wagon at the first bump in the road). It’s gotta be something you love. If you don’t have this ingredient, you might as well jump off the wagon until you get it – it’d be like trying to make soup without water or stock.
  2. Next, you’re crystal clear on your why, or you’re ready and willing to find this out ASAP! You know your core desired feelings, your vision, and your mission, and it’s really important for you to live the life you envision – priority #1. Again, this ingredient is super important, because if you’re starting a business with “it would be nice to have a business that makes me money on the side, that I don’t really have to work on” it ain’t gonna work. Business needs some serious fire, especially in the start up days!
  3. A fierce willingness to go deep, transform your limiting beliefs, relationship with money, and old stories that need to be thrown out. Having a heart-centered business forces you to grow and develop yourself inside and out, and you’ve got to wanna grow.
  4. You hold yourself up to a high standard, and are committed to your success, no matter what. Failure is simply not an option because see 1 + 2.
  5. You are willing to learn from your temporary failures and setbacks, and are super resilient – you are down to course correct as things don’t go the way you planned (trust me, they won’t always go the way you planned, and that’s business!), and to continue taking action until you have a strategy that works for you!

And that’s it! Those are the 5 ingredients that will make you unstoppable as an entrepreneur.

Tell me in the comments of this Podcast, did you meet the ingredient checklist? Is there an area you need to develop? Or did you decide that being an entrepreneur is just crazy town and not for you? Let me know!

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IT 036: A Painless Way To Create A Year’s Worth Of Content That Your Tribe Will Love, Resonate With, & Be Served By

February 18, 2017

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Hello Gorgeous Lightworkers, it’s Mona Lisa and it’s Intuitive Tuesday, the radio show helping intuitives, introverts and empaths manifest the conscious and abundant life that they desire.

Today’s Podcast is the second part of a two-part series centered around creating content for your tribe, so you haven’t listened to Intuitive Tuesday Podcast #33, I highly recommend you listen to that first!

So last time, I had you decide on what type of content you want to put out. Maybe you decided on a blog, a Podcast, a video series, Instagram, graphics, or a FB Live show.

Now that you know how you would like to speak to your tribe, now it’s time to figure out what content to create.

Remember, last time I said “As an online coach and entrepreneur, the only way you can make sales and get clients is by putting out consistent content that your ideal customers will love and resonate with.”

Your job is to find out what your ideal customer loves learning about and engaging in when it comes to your specific topic.

Of course, a big part of this is figuring out your ideal customer, which is a whole, ginormous process in itself, that I teach to my private clients and couldn’t possibly fit into a Podcast.

But, for now, let’s say you already have an idea of your ideal customer and who she or he is, and that you know what topic you want to help your clients with.

For example, in a nutshell, my ideal customer is an introverted, intuitive woman who is a new or aspiring coach. My main topic is showing my ideal customer how to have a more fulfilling, joyful lifestyle by learning how to create a sustainable, profitable coaching business where she’s able to use her unique talents and skills to transform the lives of her clients.

Once you have that down, you’re ready to create some awesome content!

4 Steps To Create A Year’s Worth Of Content That Your Tribe Will Love, Resonate With, & Be Served By:

Step 1: Brainstorm 12 Sub-topics (one for every month). Examples: Say your topic is nutrition.

Potential sub-topics could be: yummy clean recipes, what foods to eat depending on their body type, supplements, how to grocery shop, how to meal prep your lunch, how to wean yourself off of sugar, etc.

Step 2: Write out 1-2 common problems that your tribe has for every sub-topic. This will be your basis for writing content.

So let’s stay with the example of nutrition, a potential common problem that your ideal customer may have in the sub-topic of “healthy grocery shopping” could be that he or she has no idea how to grocery shop, gets super overwhelmed at Whole Foods, and ends up just spending tons of money on ready-made foods and salads, that aren’t even that healthy.

Step 3: Let them know you get it, and provide some personal experience or experiences you’ve helped your own clients through

Step 4: Give them a solution! “Reverse engineer” the solution to be something you can help them with, to affirm your place in their minds as their fave, go-to expert in your topic.

Some valuable things you can offer are free how-to’s (like this step-by-step!), show notes, a way to work with you privately, a free program you’re offering, or a FB group.

I hope that this has served you and I’ll see you next Tuesday, for the next episode of Intuitive Tuesday.

When you’re done with your worksheet, come back to the post and let me know how you did in the comments below.
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IT 035: Love, Light & Law – An Interview With Annette Stepanian

January 22, 2017

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Ever wonder what you really need legally to set yourself up as an online entrepreneur?

Join Mona Lisa as she asks Annette – a mala-wearing attorney and business strategist for entrepreneurs – how to legally set your business up for success.

The interview includes information on:

  • What contracts you absolutely need to have as a coach
  • How to set up your business in your city
  • LLCs vs. Sole Props vs. Corps
  • and much more…!

To grab your free contract review checklist and learn more about Annette, visit www.annettestepanian.com/join.

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IT 034: The Letter I Wrote To You At 4am The Night After I Quit My Job

January 9, 2017

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Transcript:

Today, I’m sharing with you a letter I to myself… before I had anything I have today. When coaching and having my own full time coaching business was just a figment of my imagination.

I wrote this letter/journal entry when everything I have today – my mentors, my business, my travel plans, my lifestyle, my home – was nothing more than a prayer, my deep visualization.

I wrote this letter to myself the night after I left my 9-5 about a year and a half ago. I kept it all this time because I knew that one day, I’d be ready to share it and that one day, it would help someone in the same position I was in.

It’s personal, raw, filled with terror, fear, excitement.

Most of all, it’s filled with faith.

I’m excited to share it with you – finally – today, because I know that there are many of you who could use a little bit of inspiration and faith. Things can change, really, really fast once you’re ready.

I want you to pay particular attention to the type of language I’m using at this point in my life, tune into my energy. I’m on the brink of so much at this time, and shortly after I wrote this, I had my first $10k month. A few months after that, I moved to my dream city of San Diego.

Here it is, unaltered and unformatted…

“Im writing this the night after I left my comfort zone in my 9-5. I was making decent income, worked with a team of women who I loved, and could have been happy there if I wanted. But for whatever reason that was beyond me, I started feeling miserable there. Like there was something more, something else that  needed to happen. The signs? I started to feel like one of the walking dead. I wasn’t taking care of my body. My home. My relationship. Everything except my comfort zone was slowly losing its spark. I was losing my motivation in all areas of life – my desire was there, but I didn’t have enough energy because my comfort zone was ironically, draining me. But even so… I could have chose to be happy there. Everything is a choice, and I was choosing to sabotage myself while I stayed in this job. Its because a huge part of me knew that I was meant for something more. I didn’t feel sexy, I was showing up for my relationships, friendships, family. I knew that in leaving, id be able to show up for myself and everyone else on a level that I was now capable of (that I wasn’t prior to starting this job).

The decision to leave was pure agony as well. It had built up to a point where I couldn’t not leave, but I didn’t wanna push that button yet either. But I knew if I didn’t, that decision was something that would bother me forever. Im not really good at staying in situations I know don’t work – the second I know its not for me, I move on. It was hard in this situation because my coworkers felt like family, they had become my friends. It was one of the most difficult things iv ever had to do in my adult life. you know what i did realize though, at 3:30 am? that i could be a MUCH better friend from the place i am in now, than i could have ever been in my zombie like state in my comfort zone. i can show up.

After I drove home from work on my last day, I started bawling, crying. The truth was finally hitting me, and my emotions were catching up (it was almost like I couldn’t feel my emotions during the day because it was so tough). I sat on the floor of my empty apartment (because for some miraculous reason, the universe aligned it so that the next day would be the last day in our apt as well).

And then, after sobbing, I stopped. And proceeded to order a ton of comfort food to… well, comfort me (thai food in my case).

I went to sleep early.

Now im awake, at 4 am, writing this. Cause it helps me process. And I know it will help someone else one day, since this is so fresh and raw for me right now.

I realized when I woke up that this is a sacrifice ive made. My choices have been a huge sacrifice, for the life and future that I want. I sacrifice a lot – travel, events, eating out, shopping, doing stuff with my hubby, ive now sacrificed the comfort of a 9-5 and the paycheck and friendships that I formed there. And I wasn’t doing it consciously before, so it felt like… well, who am I to ask for something amazing in my life.

Well you know, I realized… who am I not to? I have given everything, absolutely everything up at this point to follow my path.

To trust in the universes plan for me.

On the surface, it might look like I have nothing right now. This is a supreme illusion, because for the first time ever, I have absolutely everything I need to co-create the life ive dreamed of, practically. I have a strong relationship with my hubby and so much love there, and a commitment to myself and my wellness. To money and financial freedom. Time freedom. I am ready to rock and roll, universe.

Let’s. Do. This.

Let’s play. Let’s create. Let’s make tons of money.

I want insurance. Healthcare. A happy and luxurious home that’s ours. a growing family. a kick ass career. lots of travel. nice clothes. lots of events. lots of chill time. to be able to get my eyelashes done and always look amazing hipline. money in the bank. nice cars. the Philippines. a fireplace. luxury travel. luxury linen. soft, fluffy towels. a nanny. a chef. an assistant. to glow. to lead. to love. a thriving business. to feel and look like a million dollars. a legend. wealth. a sexy and fulfilling and loving marriage. a happy husband. however that can happen. you take care of the how and work through me. i will show up. i am here.”

So that’s it gorgeous ones – that was my letter.

Can you see yourself in it? Are you where I was? Then I’m so excited for you. I’d love to hear your reaction in the blog post comments below, or in my inbox (send me an email to monalisa@monalisaondevilla.com).

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