I built my business at my kitchen table, on the couch, and basically anywhere I had wifi. I had no background in social media, no network marketing experience, and no idea what I was doing. Six years later, I have created a substantial income for my family through blogging, Facebook, Instagram, and creating value to support others in reaching their health, fitness and business goals.
My mission is to provide you content to help you so that you can reach success faster without having to reinvent the wheel!
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February 12th, 2019 | 16:56
Episode 85: The Hardest Skill for People to Master Listen
Today we are talking about the one skill that people consistently have trouble mastering – self-reflection!! How can you meet and exceed past your goals while creating engagement WITHOUT selling? It’s time to learn how to tell your story.
February 5th, 2019 | 18:02
Episode 84: Missing Benchmarks & Reflecting on Your Goals Listen
You know to lean in when things get hard – otherwise, you wouldn’t be a very good business owner. But what happens when you miss your goals? Is there a difference between getting close and totally missing the mark? The answer is yes – as I always say, work until you can’t do a fingernail more.
January 29th, 2019 | 14:32
Episode 83: The If/Then Method Listen
The end of the month is definitely crunch time for meeting your goals – and I want to help you crush them! By utilizing the If/Then method, you can find time in your day to meet your goals before the month is over.
January 22nd, 2019 | 18:37
Episode 82: The How-To’s of Email Marketing Listen
Can you still build a business through social media in this day and age? I’d argue YES! It’s all about content, content, content and marketing yourself to reach new clients. Today I will discuss the basics of email marketing and creating freemiums for current and future customers.
January 15th, 2019 | 19:35
Episode 81: Keeping Up With Social Media Trends Listen
I’ve been in this business for 7 years now and I can tell you with honesty that the times have changed! It’s no longer a sell, sell, sell world – now is the time to build trust, collaborate, and let people in.
January 8th, 2019 | 21:16
Episode 80: Using Time Blocking to Build Your Business Listen
You have to be willing to live your life like other people are not so that you can have the things you envision in a year or even five! I’m going to share some of my time blocking tips to make sure you are being efficient with your busy days. Remember that current challenge are preparing you for future successes!!
January 2nd, 2019 | 21:55
Episode 79: Goal Setting Series (Part 3) Listen
We are all going to be faced with challenges in 2019 – but how will you face them? Are you going to let your challenges propel you forward or will it be another year where you fall short of accomplishing your goals?
December 18th, 2018 | 20:14
Episode 78: Goal Setting Series (Part 2) Listen
Goals aren’t always meant to be achieved in the time frame you set them for! Today we discuss safe versus SMART goals and how failure is a learning experience and not the end of the world.
December 12th, 2018 | 18:28
Episode 77: The Importance of Finding Your Tribe with Katy Ursta Listen
Finding your tribe is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your business! Learn more about square friends, plus the launch of Chic Influencer.
Here is the link to sign up for the free training on Identifying Your Gap Guide for next week: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/pl/54176
*Part 2 of the Goal Setting Series will come out next week!
December 4th, 2018 | 22:25
Episode 76: Goal Setting Series (Part 1) Listen
Don’t let your failures from the past twelve months affect your goals for the next twelve months! Head over to melaniemitro.com
for a worksheet and don’t forget to tag me if you post on social media!
November 27th, 2018 | 40:23
Episode 75: Conquering Your Fear of Going Live with Lindsey Wheeler Listen
You know going live is an important part of your business, but are you too afraid to do it? Today, Melanie talks to
Lindsey Wheeler about her LuLaRoe business and the benefits of going live on social media. Plus, the girls
challenge you to #90livesin90days!
November 20th, 2018 | 24:49
Episode 74: How to Balance Your Holiday Goals with Intentional Rest Listen
What brings you joy during the holidays? I want you to commit to scheduling these fun events in addition to your business time.
This way you’ll avoid the dreaded “I could have done more” AND you’ll get in some self care!
November 13th, 2018 | 24:49
Episode 73: How to Rock the Last 2 Months of the Year Listen
The worst thing you can do for your business is to check out now and think everything will be there waiting for you in the
new year! Be the consistent voice that people see every day and become a fourth quarter warrior.
October 30th, 2018 | 41:01
Episode 72: The Entrepreneurial Mindset with Zoe Swatton Listen
Today Melanie interviews Antigua resident and fellow health and fitness coach Zoe Swatton about her entrepreneurial mindset
and what it takes to grow two businesses at one time.
October 23rd, 2018 | 19:31
Episode 71: The Lies That Are Keeping You From Your Fullest Potential Listen
What’s the number one reason why people don’t succeed? Here’s a hint – it has nothing to do with skill and everything to
do with choosing your truth.
October 16th, 2018 | 28:17
Episode 70: Building a Business While Working Full Time with Mackenzie Goss Listen
So many of my followers ask how they are supposed to build a business while working full time. Today I interviewed one of
my coaches and friends Mackenzie Goss who is a full time nurse and rocking her business at the same time. She has
tons of nuggets of wisdom for you!
October 9th, 2018 | 19:01
Episode 69: How to Recruit Rockstars Listen
How do you recruit rockstars for your team? You know the ones – people who are actually committed to working the business
and making an income! It requires discipline and strategic posting on your part – plus, you can’t be afraid to ask for
October 2nd, 2018 | 33:25
Episode 68: Becoming a Corporate Refugee with Megan Weisheipl Listen
This week, Melanie is joined by Megan Weisheipl, a mom, wife, and founder of The Corporate Refugee. Megan was sick of
the mom guilt and decided to leave her corporate job to start a career helping others find their life’s purpose. You
can read more about Megan at meganweisheipl.com.
September 25th, 2018 | 28:35
Episode 67: Tricks for Expanding Your Contact List Listen
It’s not about being lucky or signing up a magical client! If you want to be successful in the world of network marketing,
you need to match your enthusiasm with skill. Face yourself in the mirror and realize when you are spewing excuses.
September 19th, 2018 | 22:01
Episode 66: My Top Tips for Duplication Listen
Don’t tell people what they should or shouldn’t be doing. Instead, you should be inspiring people by leading –
because the moment you stop leading, people will stop following. Tune in for more words of wisdom on the
process of duplication.
September 11th, 2018 | 23:57
Episode 65: Evolving Your Business Strategy Listen
Are you irritated with your business? Are you sick of all the excuses? This week, we discuss changing and
updating your business strategy to keep up with the times. Optimism and positivity helps, too!
September 4th, 2018 | 21:31
Episode 64: Gaining Influencer Status From Scratch Listen
I use social media to gain clients and grow my organization, but it’s taken seven years to get to where I am today.
I want to share some tips with you on gaining influencer status from scratch! Are you trying to convince people
or are you leading by example?
August 28th, 2018 | 17:56
Episode 63: Growing Your Instagram Account Listen
Have you solidified your brand on Instagram? Do you know the difference between IG stories and your feed?
Growing your IG account takes hard work, consistency, dedication, and a whole lot of trial and error.
August 20th, 2018 | 15:34
Episode 62: Scheduling Your Work Day Listen
Back to school means back to business! This week Melanie discusses her workday and how to make the most out of it
when the kids are at school.
August 14th, 2018 | 21:30
Episode 61: The End of Cold Inviting Listen
Gone are the days of “Hey girls!” Are you ready to conquer what’s next, now that cold inviting is out of the question?
Today Melanie is going to discuss a different approach!
July 31st, 2018 | 18:16
Episode 60: Instagram Do’s and Don’ts Listen
What goes in your feed and what goes in your Instagram stories? How important is your brand when it comes to IG?
Be prepared for some truth bombs and tough love ahead as we get your Instagram into tip top shape.
July 24th, 2018 | 19:47
Episode 59: Building Belief Through Experience Listen
It’s time for a little self reflection – have you forgotten to bring the passion? Have you moved into selling mode
and forgotten that you are an influencer? This week we are going to discuss building belief through experience
and bringing passion back into your business.
July 10th, 2018 | 15:27
Episode 58: Using Your Time Wisely vs. Collecting Information Listen
Are you a collector of information? Do you need all the details before you dip your feet in, or do you dive in
head first and wing it? Don’t do yourself a disservice and wait too long!
July 3rd, 2018 | 11:52
Episode 57: Getting Over Your Excuses Listen
Are you making up excuses as to why you aren’t reaching success? It’s time for a truth talk. If you’re not successful,
it’s because you’re not doing the right activities. Don’t be a collector of information!
June 26th, 2018 | 17:36
Episode 56: How to Take Action on Your Dreams Listen
Who are you spending your time with? The dreams and the believers, or the complainers who are looking for validation
as to why they can’t be successful? Remember that you are the sum of the people you are around most often.
June 19th, 2018 | 11:26
Episode 55: Overcoming Anxiety & Pushing Past Fear Listen
Some people think I have it all together – but I get nervous and anxious just like everyone else! I’ve actually
had panic attacks since college and today I want to give you my tips and strategies for overcoming anxiety and
pushing past fear.
June 12th, 2018 | 17:26
Episode 54: Starting Your Own Network Marketing Business Listen
How do you start a business? Once you figure out your vision, it’s time to SHARE SHARE SHARE! Be patient and
persistent. Don’t fear failure. Be okay with putting yourself out there. Take action. For more tips and a
90 day challenge, tune in!!
June 5th, 2018 | 11:27
Episode 53: Surviving the Summer Slump Listen
Not sure how to rock your business when the kids are out of school and all you want to do is sit at the pool?
This week, Melanie shares some of her top tips for making your time count during the summer months.
May 29th, 2018 | 17:59
Episode 52: Battling For Your Business Listen
You do not need permission to battle for your business! It is time to draw a line in the sand, believe
in the power of positivity, and position yourself as a leader.
May 7th, 2018 | 16:43
Episode 51: 4 Reasons Why You’re Missing Out On Your Goals Listen
Are you underestimating what it is going to take to reach the level of success you desire? Remember that
everything is happening for a reason and it’s all part of your story. Today we share some of my top tips
for crushing your goals!
May 1st, 2018 | 33:40
Episode 50: From Skeptical Husband to Supportive Spouse Listen
The number one topic I am always asked about is “How did you get Matt on board with your business?” So today
we are finishing up our Spouse Support series and you will hear from both Matt and I on how our relationship
has evolved since starting the business.
April 24th, 2018 | 11:26
Episode 49: Getting Back Into It Listen
The past is the past – we know that it happened, but now it’s time to move on. In today’s short episode
I am sharing some tips for getting back into the biz after you lose your momentum!
April 17th, 2018 | 22:17
Episode 48: Balancing Work Time and Family Life Listen
I don’t believe in having a perfectly balanced life. You need to make conscious decisions about how and
where you are spending your time, as well as who you are spending it with. Think about the bigger picture and
remember that communication is key.
April 10th, 2018 | 23:06
Episode 47: Communicating Your Goals with Your Spouse Listen
Are you stuck in a rut where you’re arguing with your spouse because they’re not on board with your business?
Today I’m sharing my top tips for communicating your goals with your significant other so that they can
understand why you are so passionate!
April 3rd, 2018 | 24:13
Episode 46: Creating Rituals for Success Listen
In today’s episode we are going to talk about creating rituals
for success. I am going to share my rituals and habits plus how I prioritize my day!
March 27th, 2018 | 25:54
Episode 45: Standing Out in the Crowd Listen
How often in life do we follow the crowd and lose our identity? We are so focused on following people that we
aspire to be, but we start to forget who we are. Let’s stop this cycle!
March 20th, 2018 | 22:44
Episode 44: Using IG Stories to Grow Your Business Listen
Times are changing and you need to get with it if you want to continue to grow and build your business!
This week, get some of Melanie’s top tips for conquering social media’s latest trend – Instagram stories.
March 13th, 2018 | 40:00
Episode 43: Building Your Brand Through Storytelling with Katy Ursta Listen
How can I use storytelling to grow my business? This week, Melanie sits down with entrepreneur
(and BFF) Katy Ursta to talk storytelling and how to use it to connect and build trust with your audience.
March 6th, 2018 | 23:27
Episode 42: What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business Listen
You cannot run if you don’t learn to rest! This week’s episode is about creating pauses in your business
so that you can enjoy all that you’ve worked for. Remember that you don’t have to work 24/7 – your
relationships are important!!
February 20th, 2018 | 24:32
Episode 41: Frequency of Noise & Creating Clarity Listen
Today we talk about not getting distracted by the noise of social media in order to move your business
forward. There’s a lot of chatter out there which can be distracting and it can take you away from the
business activities that will actually move you forward!!
February 13th, 2018 | 33:02
Episode 40: Top Tips for Having a Productive Week Listen
You want to give everyone the best of you, not what’s left of you! This week we discuss time blocking
and other ways to have a productive week.
February 6th, 2018 | 18:22
Episode 39: Time Management & Life Balance Listen
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. That’s how it works for your meal planning AND your business! Today
we talk about some of the most important tasks to do each and every day to move your business forward.
January 30th, 2018 | 14:46
Episode 38: Crafting Your Story Listen
Telling your story is an important part of what we do as business owners. People don’t buy the products
or services you promote. They buy you because they trust you. In today’s episode we are going to go
over the key pieces of crafting a good story.
January 23rd, 2018 | 19:04
Episode 37: Living a Life Without Regret Listen
Do you live your life without regrets? At the end of the day, no one will remember your accolades – they
will remember how you made them feel. It’s time to make your dreams a reality!
January 16th, 2018 | 22:35
Episode 36: Full Circle Moment with Farin Doran (OYS) Listen
Farin Doran is a 1 Star Diamond Coach with Team Beachbody who hates talking about goals. But this
girl knows what to do to make it happen!! Tune in to hear how Farin takes advantage of training,
focuses on her tribe, talks accountability with her spouse, and more.
This episode is part of our Owning Your Success (OYS) series.
January 9th, 2018 | 24:56
Episode 35: Owning Your Success Listen
What does success actually look like to you? It’s going to be hard, and the times are going to get tough.
At the end of the day, it’s all about the things that happen behind the scenes – the daily activities of
true grit that make it happen. #OYFS
January 2nd, 2018 | 17:57
Episode 34: Taking Back Your Life in 2018 Listen
Today’s topic is TAKING BACK YOUR LIFE! This includes Melanie’s top tips on how to get control of
your calendar, being more productive, and starting 2018 off right. Happy New Year!
December 26th, 2017 | 18:14
Episode 33: Reverse Engineering Your Goals Listen
Are you guilty of creating a game plan at the beginning of the year and slowly but surely forgetting
about those goals as the year goes on? Don’t make excuses or become paralyzed by fear – it’s time
to take action.
December 19th, 2017 | 15:05
Episode 32: Goal Setting & Motivation Listen
Don’t feel guilty for following your “why.” Get honest with yourself and find an accountability partner!
December 12th, 2017 | 11:23
Episode 31: Identifying Gaps in Your Productivity Listen
At the end of the day, you’ve worked – but have you moved your business forward? This
week there’s a little homework assignment see if you’re focusing your energy in the right direction.
December 5th, 2017 | 18:52
Episode 30: Time Management Listen
It’s not about lacking time, it’s about allocating your time efficiently. We all have the same 24
hours in a day, but spending time on the right activities will give you the right results.
November 28th, 2017 | 20:38
Episode 29: Facts Tell, Stories Sell Listen
In this episode, Melanie goes through exactly how to connect your own personal product story
and belief to your customers in order to grow your business. Use these simple steps to
improve your success rate.
November 21st, 2017 | 29:12
Episode 28: Why is Leadership Hard? Listen
This week, Melanie talks leadership. Why is it so hard, and how can you become a better leader?
November 14th, 2017 | 21:21
Episode 27: Failing Forward Listen
Have you thought about your end of year goals? What about the times you failed this year?
Failure is not the end all be all, it is a chance to revise your strategy and build character.
November 7th, 2017 | 18:03
Episode 26: Doing the Right Work vs. Working Hard Listen
This week, Melanie talks about doing the right work versus working hard. It’s easy to play the
blame game when the going gets tough, but who is really at fault?
October 31st, 2017 | 23:58
Episode 25: Taking Responsibility For Your Actions Listen
Are you thinking like a CEO? Don’t blame the company for your lack of success. It is all up to you.
October 24th, 2017 | 24:25
Episode 24: Embracing Resistance In Your Business Listen
Nothing is ever going to be handed to you on a silver platter. There is no magic pill to build a
successful business! Tune in today to hear Melanie’s top 7 habits for building your business successfully.
October 17th, 2017 | 10:07
Episode 23: Embracing Resistance In Your Business Listen
Resistance and tension is what promotes growth. Living in your comfort zone will not challenge
you but when you focus on breathing through the uncomfortable moments that is where growth
happens. Being stretched and challenged is not a bad thing at all.
October 10th, 2017 | 45:55
Episode 22: Staying Relevant (Live from DC) Listen
Recorded live at the DC Super Saturday event, hear Melanie speak about staying relevant and
raising the bar on social media.
October 3rd, 2017 | 14:26
Episode 21: Mommin’ Ain’t Easy Listen
This one goes out to all the mommas who are busy raising kids while building their businesses!
Don’t let the highlight reel make you feel bad about yourself – we’re all in this together.
September 26th, 2017 | 25:20
Episode 20: The Real Reason Why People Quit Listen
Has quitting ever crossed your mind? Today Melanie drops some bombs on getting
distracted and sticking to the fundamentals.
September 19th, 2017 | 14:16
Episode 19: Motivation Is Garbage Listen
You are literally one decision away from a totally different life. If you keep coming back to this one
thing you know in your heart you should do, JUST DO IT! Find the thing that sets your heart on fire
and watch the ripple effect.
September 12th, 2017 | 25:33
Episode 18: A True Story of Grit & Passion with Jen Guthrie Listen
It’s not about natural born skill or talent. Success is about being willing to do the hard work in order to
learn the skills necessary to succeed. Tune in to hear coach Jen Guthrie tell her story of grit, passion,
and overcoming fears.
September 5th, 2017 | 34:40
Episode 17: How to Build a Business While Working Full Time (with Rachel Mitchell) Listen
Is it realistic to be able to build your own Beachbody business while working another full time job, being
a mom, wife and having your own fitness journey that you are going through?? ABSOLUTELY…. Today,
you are going to hear from one of the top coaches in the Dream Team organization, Rachel Mitchell.
She is sharing some great secrets and of course some truth bombs in there as well!
August 29th, 2017 | 18:16
Episode 16: What Would I Do Differently? Listen
I learned by going all in and making mistakes. Trial and error was how I improved! I was teachable, coachable,
and willing to fail my way forward. Listen in to hear 3 things I would do differently if I were starting my business today.
August 22nd, 2017 | 18:35
Episode 15: How to Launch Your Business Listen
Today’s podcast comes directly from my Business Tip Tuesday series since I’m still recovering from my
trip to the United Kingdom! Here we talk about my top 3 tips for helping you launch your Beachbody business.
As a new coach you have to create credibility, practice what you preach and actively reach out to others
and invite them to join.
August 15th, 2017 | 22:25
Episode 14: Miracle Morning (Part 2) Listen
What is holding you back from success? Practice your morning mindset, remember to put on your mask
first, and remember that you are just ONE decision away from a better life.
August 8th, 2017 | 11:31
Episode 13: Miracle Morning (Part 1) Listen
Today we have a short but powerful episode for you. Have you heard of the book Miracle Morning? It
teaches you how to transform your life before 8 AM. Think about it: When is your me time? How
productive are your mornings?
August 1st, 2017 | 28:44
Episode 12: Becoming More Disciplined in Reaching Your Business Goals Listen
How do you find the discipline to grow your business? Today Melanie discusses time management,
decreasing distractions, and procrastination.
July 25th, 2017 | 20:26
Episode 11: Gaining Clarity in Your “Why” Listen
Odds are that your business has changed since you started. You had a sense of purpose in the
beginning, but now you might feel lost and confused. When was the last time you sat down and
thought about your why? As you grow and set new goals, your why changes, too.
July 18th, 2017 | 13:10
Episode 10: Overcoming Post-Event Feardom Listen
Your event is over – now what? Let it all soak in! Organize your notes, journal it out, and form an action plan.
July 11th, 2017 | 13:41
Episode 9: Productivity and the Importance of Disconnecting Listen
Let’s be real: there aren’t enough hours in the day to do all the work we need to get done! Increasing
productivity, developing a business strategy and learning to disconnect will help you make the most of your days.
July 4th, 2017 | 25:10
Episode 8: How to Keep the Passion Alive in Your Business Listen
How are you supposed to keep up your passion when it seems like everyone is on vacation? Put on
your patient pants – this business takes time!
June 26th, 2017 | 29:10
Episode 7: How to Communicate Your Vision Listen
Wondering how to effectively communication your vision with your team and motivate your
organization towards a goal? Get out a pen and paper. You’re going to want to take notes.
June 26th, 2017 | 30:08
Episode 6: Expanding Past Your Warm Market Listen
Listen up! If you think you can’t find people, you aren’t looking hard enough. Growth comes
from showing up every day and putting yourself out there.
June 26th, 2017 | 25:57
Episode 5: How to 10X Your Business Listen
June 26th, 2017 | 26:16
Episode 4: Top 5 Reasons Why People Don’t Succeed Listen
In this episode, Melanie gets up on her soapbox and breaks down the top 5 reasons why she
believes people do not succeed as entrepreneurs. Are you ready to face the truth?
June 26th, 2017 | 46:02
Episode 3: Setting Achievable Goals Listen
If you connect your vision to your daily actions, you will succeed in reaching the specific,
measurable goals that you set for yourself.
June 26th, 2017 | 25:30
Episode 2: Overcoming Obstacles Listen
Failing is part of the process! In this episode, learn the importance of jumping off the cliff
and building your wings on the way down.
June 26th, 2017 | 14:23
Episode 1: Success Takes Time Listen
Welcome to the Women Inspiring Women Podcast! In this episode, meet your host Melanie
Mitro and get to know how she built a business from her kitchen table.