The Happiness of Pursuit Podcast – Episode #93 with Vanessa Shaw
From Stay-at-home mom to 7-figure entrepreneur.
When people pay more, they pay attention
I knew when I read Vanessa’s Bio, that the interview was going to align with the goal of the show to help people reach their full potential.
What I was not expecting, is how real, genuine and valuable the advice would be that followed.
After a few years as an active stay-at-home Mom, the burning desire for entrepreneurship peaked and Vanessa Shaw started a wellness benefit with 6 clients at $50/hour. As fast as the business win came, she lost the initial clients. Having to start over, she took that lesson and increased her fees. Within two years she had built a
Within two years she had built a 6-figure business after landing a large law firm. For the next 3 years, she enjoyed the success, but at the sacrifice of her happiness. Around the 5 year mark, she lost that client and nearly went bankrupt.
It was in that struggle, she rebuilt quickly only to take one of the biggest leaps of faith…
Vanessa sold their home, left Europe, and started completely from scratch in California, all while her husband continued to work overseas for 2 more years.
Most people, even those close to her, said it was insane, but her dedication, commitment, and drive have led to rebuilding a nearly 7-figure business.
What you will learn in this episode of The Happiness of Pursuit Podcast:
- Entrepreneurship is NOT right for everyone (learn who should be, and who shouldn’t)
- The importance of charging what you are worth
- How to Go Big!
- Why you need to follow your heart to do what you really want
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