As new entrepreneurs, it is very attractive to price low. However, it causes a lot of hustle. In this episode, I’m talking with Colleen Biggs, the Founder of Lead Up for Women, an organization that empowers and encourages women to lead through organizing summits, workshops, and retreats that foster intimate conversations and networking opportunities for personal and career growth. Colleen talks about the hurdles she had to overcome during her entrepreneurial journey, scaling their businesses and advising people going through the same entrepreneurial transition. Tune in to learn the different tips new entrepreneurs should know in growing their businesses.
What You Will Learn in This Episode:
01:23- Colleen Biggs’s background
05:04- Colleen’s transition from working in corporate America to owning a business
08:30- New entrepreneurship pricing experience
11:37- Things Colleen had to overcome during the transitional journey
17:43- Things new entrepreneurs should know in scaling their businesses
21:00- About Colleen’s group, Leader for Women
22:56- Colleen’s definition of success
24:21- Advice to people going through the same entrepreneurial transition
Links from This Episode:
LinkedIn: Colleen Biggs
Facebook: Colleen Biggs
YouTube: Colleen Biggs
Podcast: Lead Up for Women: Speak Up to Lead Up
Tell us about your business and the services you provide.
What advice do you have for someone just starting out?
Your network is your net worth, so surround yourself with a powerful tribe of those that support you and fuel your desire for success.
What is your definition of success?
Thriving in life!
How do you stay motivated? Do you have a routine for staying positive? If so, can you share it?
I stay motivated daily by:
- Starting my day off by journaling gratitudes and reading inspirational, educational, and motivational books for self-development.
- Surrounding myself with a strong tribe of women that fuel my success.
What’s the one thing you wish someone would have told you when you started your business?
You have all the answers inside of you, and YES you can do it! You Do NOT need anyone else’s permission.
What books, videos, etc. do you recommend for others?
Two books I recommend are:
- Think & Grow Rich
Secrets of the millionaire mind
Do you have a routine you follow that you believe helps you be successful? If so, what is it?
I do exercise daily (2-mile walks) and surround myself with positive people!
Any additional thoughts, ideas, or leadership advice you would like to share?
“If learning is beneath you, then leadership is beyond you”-Colleen Biggs