We have Ryah back on The Yegi Project to talk about her new candle business, Herbs 'n Harlem! She has learned a lot on this new business venture and we are so excited that she has come back to tell us everything. We go over the difference between online and in person marketing and how her experience with vendor markets has been, what it takes to start up a candle business, the importance of discipline when balancing two businesses and more.
Most of us are experiencing a slow period in the business, some of us for the first time ever. There are different ways to still grow your business and in this episode we go over a few things to watch out for when making business decisions during this time. We also go over how to deal with big, unexpected changes in life and how meditation and science can go hand in hand.
This week we have executive producer and actor Terissa Kelton on The Yegi Project! We talk about her journey into the entertainment industry, how her love for acting and producing work hand in hand with each other and why mindset and healthy habits can make or break your success. We loved hearing her story - she wouldn’t be where she is today if she didn’t face things head first, be persistent and keep moving forward despite the challenges that came along the way.
We have Dr. Alessandra Wall on The Yegi Project this week! She is a retired psychologist and founder of an amazing company called Noteworthy, which works directly with women in STEM and finance to help them articulate, plan, and build careers that are wildly successful and deeply satisfying. Yegi and Alessandra also talk about how her background in psychology helped her get through the challenges of starting a new business and why sometimes doing nothing is more powerful than you think.
Meet my Yegi Beauty team! As the CEO of a small business, I am responsible for understanding and creating the work environment I create for my team. In this episode, I learn more about my employees with a few icebreaker questions. I hope you can use this as a reference if or once you are building your team!
In this episode, we talk to Jessica Pegg about why most business owners never hit their revenue goals. Learn why your revenue goal may feel impossible and what to focus on instead, how simply writing down your business's processes can improve and grow your business and how your mindset may be making or breaking your business. The best part? This advice is applicable whether you are a brand new business owner or have been in the game for years.
In this episode, we are looking back at this past year of making The Yegi Project. We released the first episode on 2-2-22, released around 40 episodes of solo and guest episodes since then and learned so much about ourselves and business. This is the Yegi "Project" because Yegi is also continuously working on herself and her business and we are excited to continue to grow with our listeners! As a thank you to everyone who has supported us, we are having an anniversary giveaway!
In this episode we talk to Sandy Marie, an entrepreneur who is balancing earning an income while giving away her time and resources to helping others. She turned her passion for cooking into a catering company, and her passion for giving to others - after finding and embracing God - into a ministry, foundation and newly published novel. Sandy’s story is an inspiring an interesting one, and we hope her experiences and advice will help her help even more people!
On the latest episode of The Yegi Project, we talk to personal trainer Roxy, aka MisFit. Roxy didn't always know fitness would be her calling, but after quitting her 9 to 5 with no back-up plan in place, you could say fitness found her. In this episode, we talk about not feeling like an "entrepreneur," embracing life's struggles and standing out in a saturated market.
In this episode, we learn about Dina's first ventures as an entrepreneur and whether entrepreneurs are born or made, how she pushed through a family tragedy while prepping for the biggest exam of her career, and what her best advice is for fellow entrepreneurs.
By becoming a more transparent person, manager, business owner, wife, daughter - whatever the case may be - you will positively impact those around you. Employees will work harder, your loved ones will feel comfortable communicating with you, and your environment will always be a more positive space. Transparency isn't easy, but it is necessary for building a strong foundation in anything you do.
In this episode, Yegi goes over five ways you can stand out in a saturated market. Being in the beauty industry, Yegi has encountered her own personal struggles in trying to keep up with an industry that gets more and more saturated every year. However, by using these strategies intentionally, she has been able to and continues to have success in what she does. There is room for you in the industry you want to be a part of - if others can do it, so can you!
In this episode, Yegi breaks down when you'll know it's time to hire your first employee. It's a big step in any entrepreneur's journey, but it can also be very scary.
In this episode, Yegi breaks down the question that is on every beginner lash artist, hair stylist, or other service providers' mind - how much should I charge?
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