Make it Real
#114: Build Your Community. With Mark Masters

#114: Build Your Community. With Mark Masters

April 28, 2022

In this episode of Make It Real Trisha talks with Mark Masters, the founder of 'You Are The Media' - a growing global community built from scratch.

 

So he knows a thing or two about building a community - and particularly building a community that is yours - complimented but not dependent on social media platforms.  He is the master of the weekly email - human speak, educational, warts and all - and bringing in the community at all points. 

 

In the podcast you will learn:

 

  • How to have hope - when you start from scratch.
  • The ups and downs of evolving - and how consistency matters.
  • How to respond when things go wrong!
  • What it means to build a loyal audience.
  • Why you need to listen and ask for feedback as you evolve.

Make It Real is the refreshingly real and really useful podcast for small business owners who are keen to learn from others but deliver with their own stamp and soul.  This show, hosted by the forensic ‘unsquasher’ Trisha Lewis, will equip and inspire listeners to show up and share - with fearless joy. 

 

Described as being like ‘sitting down for a natter and a cuppa with a pal’ - Trisha’s enthusiasm, curiosity and easy on the ears voice will pull you in - and her ability to pick fascinating guests and get the very best out of them - inspiring! There is natural humour and plenty of lightbulb moments that ping in real time. 

For more information about this week’s episode, head to https://trishalewis.com/podcast/

#113: Networking like a Detective

#113: Networking like a Detective

April 14, 2022

For those who dread, hate and avoid business networking - a fresh approach that will get you back on the networking horse! 3 ways that 'turning detective' enhances the networking experience and benefits for you and them.

 

In this episode of Make It Real Trisha delves into the topic covered in episode 112 - networking.  A 5-minute listen that offers a way through the networking demotivation spiral.

In the podcast you will learn:

 

  • What might lie behind your dislike or dread of networking events
  • What it means to 'turn detective'
  • The game of comparing with curiosity
  • Listening to find connections and synchronicity
  • The importance of spotting and investigating your 'squashed self' levels!

Make It Real is the refreshingly real and really useful podcast for small business owners who are keen to learn from others but deliver with their own stamp and soul.  This show, hosted by the forensic ‘unsquasher’ Trisha Lewis, will equip and inspire listeners to show up and share - with fearless joy. 

 

Described as being like ‘sitting down for a natter and a cuppa with a pal’ - Trisha’s enthusiasm, curiosity and easy on the ears voice will pull you in - and her ability to pick fascinating guests and get the very best out of them - inspiring! There is natural humour and plenty of lightbulb moments that ping in real time. 

For more information head to https://trishalewis.com/podcast/

#112: Why Bother Networking. With Sharon Louca

#112: Why Bother Networking. With Sharon Louca

April 7, 2022

Why bother networking? Are you an introvert or just feeling cynical about business networking? Do you have networking fear or don't know how to do that dreaded introduction pitch? Sharon Louca who is both a Management Consultant and the founder of the Women's Business Networking group has some very real tips.

If you are putting off business networking or if you have tried networking and given up - or if you are dutifully going to business networking events and coming away wondering what the point is... this episode will refresh your networking mojo!

In the podcast you will learn:

  • Some basic first networking steps
  • The surprising benefits of business networking
  • What lies behind the fear of networking
  • A realistic approach to your networking pitch
  • Why you need to explore rather than give up on networking!

 

Make It Real is the refreshingly real and really useful podcast for small business owners who are keen to learn from others but deliver with their own stamp and soul. This show, hosted by the forensic ‘unsquasher’ Trisha Lewis, will equip and inspire listeners to show up and share - with fearless joy. Described as being like ‘sitting down for a natter and a cuppa with a pal’ - Trisha’s enthusiasm, curiosity and easy on the ears voice will pull you in - and her ability to pick fascinating guests and get the very best out of them - inspiring! There is natural humour and plenty of lightbulb moments that ping in real time.

#110: Assumption Reframe. With Trisha Lewis

#110: Assumption Reframe. With Trisha Lewis

March 31, 2022

An 'in-betweeny' 5-minute exploration inspired by episode 110 - Pick up the Phone with Wendy Harris.  Why do we fear picking up the phone to introduce ourselves and our business - fear of rejection? I suggest 3 reasons - and give 3 good solid reframes to move beyond the fear of rejection.

#109: Pick up the Phone. With Wendy Harris

#109: Pick up the Phone. With Wendy Harris

March 24, 2022

Do you have phone phobia? Are you under-using the power of simple human conversations over the phone? Shake up your approach, attitude and assumptions about making phone calls to build rapport to build your business. Wendy has a refreshingly real approach.

#108: Systems Free you Up. With Sandee Rodriguez

#108: Systems Free you Up. With Sandee Rodriguez

March 10, 2022

In this episode of Make It Real Trisha talks with Sandee Rodriguez who is a business advisor and problem-sorter.

Growing a business - even a small one - involves creativity, energy and delegating. You need systems - and they are not a bore they free you up. Where to start - too many fancy organisation apps to choose from. Listen to Sandee.

In the podcast you will learn:

  • Attitude to money - make more to give more.
  • Work less to achieve more
  • Stop wearing all the hats
  • Operations manuals
  • Evernote approach

Make It Real is the refreshingly real and really useful podcast for small business owners who are keen to learn from others but deliver with their own stamp and soul.  This show, hosted by the forensic ‘unsquasher’ Trisha Lewis, will equip and inspire listeners to show up to share - with fearless joy. 

Described as being like ‘sitting down for a natter and a cuppa with a pal’ - Trisha’s enthusiasm, curiosity and easy on the ears voice will pull you in - and her ability to pick fascinating guests and get the very best out of them - inspiring! There is natural humour and plenty of lightbulb moments that ping in real time. 

For more information about this week’s episode, head to https://trishalewis.com/podcast/

 

#107: 5 Pillars of Productivity. With Louise Miller

#107: 5 Pillars of Productivity. With Louise Miller

February 24, 2022

In this episode of Make It Real Trisha talks with Louise Miller who is a productivity coach and creator or calm clarity.

The emphasis is on being organised in order to free up time rather than cram it full - Louise believes in 'slow living'. There isn't a hint of 'one size fits all' thinking behind her approach - and it is very realistic.

 

In the podcast you will learn:

 

  • 5 Pillars of Productivity
  • The danger of distractions
  • Methods of planning - beyond a 'To Do List'
  • How not to be hard on yourself
  • The importance of knowing why you are doing things!

 

Make It Real is the refreshingly real and really useful podcast for small business owners who are keen to learn from others but deliver with their own stamp and soul.  This show, hosted by the forensic ‘unsquasher’ of impact and confidence - Trisha Lewis - will equip and inspire listeners to show up and share - with fearless joy. 

 

Described as being like ‘sitting down for a natter and a cuppa with a pal’ - Trisha’s enthusiasm, curiosity and easy on the ears voice will pull you in - and her ability to pick fascinating guests and get the very best out of them - inspiring! There is natural humour and plenty of lightbulb moments that ping in real time. 

For more information about this week’s episode, head to https://trishalewis.com/podcast/

#106: 5 Ingredients of Your Brand. With Colette Stevenson.

#106: 5 Ingredients of Your Brand. With Colette Stevenson.

February 10, 2022

In this episode of Make It Real Trisha talks with Colette Stevenson who is a brand designer and inventor or ‘Postagrid’ - a beautiful approach to Instagram that harnesses impact rather than influence! 

 

Colette takes us on a journey from teaching English in Japan to starting her branding business - and includes her ADHD perspective and the moment she understood how her creativity could be used to explain and engage.

 

In the podcast you will learn:

 

  • The difference between your ‘brand’ and ‘branding’.
  • A human insight into finding yourself through embracing the unknown.
  • The wonders of transferable skills.
  • The 5 ‘V’s to figure out before you settle on your branding.
  • A new approach to Instagram

Make It Real is the refreshingly real and really useful podcast for small business owners who are keen to learn from others but deliver with their own stamp and soul.  This show, hosted by the forensic ‘unsquasher’ Trisha Lewis, will equip and inspire listeners to show up and share - with fearless joy. 

 

Described as being like ‘sitting down for a natter and a cuppa with a pal’ - Trisha’s enthusiasm, curiosity and easy on the ears voice will pull you in - and her ability to pick fascinating guests and get the very best out of them - inspiring! There is natural humour and plenty of lightbulb moments that ping in real time. 

For more information about this week’s episode, head to https://trishalewis.com/podcast/

#105: Organic Reach with a Plan. With Yann Ilunga

#105: Organic Reach with a Plan. With Yann Ilunga

January 27, 2022

Yann Ilunga champions the 'organic reach' way of generating leads. Perfect for small business owners who want to build trust but also make an income! Stop just creating content and start making content that really connects to you, your value, your sales and your audience. You can build organic reach and avoid paying out for ads - but you need to have a plan.

#104: Visibility on a Budget. With Stacey Meadwell

#104: Visibility on a Budget. With Stacey Meadwell

January 13, 2022

If you are a small business owner you need to be visible - but you don't have a marketing department and big budget. Freelance editor and writer Stacey Meadwell brings decades of media experience to this conversation - full of visibility tips based on showing up rather than spending out.

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