Ep.348 ~ A Female Powerhouse, Location Independent Entrepreneurship, & Building a Community ~ Tracy Matthews
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100 Interviews with 100 Location Independent Entrepreneurs That Have Over $1,000,000 in Annual Revenue
Welcome to The Business Method Podcast listeners and today we introduce our next guest Tracy Matthews. Tracy runs a full-on location independent jewelry business and 800 person jewelry community called Flourish and Thrive Academy. After years in the jewelry business, Tracy then decided she wanted to help other entrepreneurs in the industry and create a place where jewelry entrepreneurs can learn and grow their businesses together.
Today on the show we chat in depth about how Tracy structures her business, and how she structures her life. We discuss lessons from losing a business and starting over, creating systems when you’re not a systems person and the differences between the 5, 6, & 7-figure mindsets.
02:58: Tracy’s Morning Ritual
07:23: Who is Tracy Matthews?
13:58: Losing and Recovering from a Business
17:33: Changing Lifestyle After Losing a Business
22:03: Lessons From Losing a Business and Laying People Off
26:15: Creating Systems When You’re Not a Systems Person
27:53: Additional Suggestions on Creating Systems
31:37: Tracy’s Current Business Jewelry Community Flourish and Thrive
33:30: Some of the First Products and Services for Tracy’s Community
39:53: Creating a Location Independent Business Model
43:00: 5-Figure vs. 6-Figure vs. 7-Figure Mindsets
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