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Ep. 019- The Power of Vision Boards

Are you ready to harness the power of vision boards to achieve the happiness and success you are dreaming of?Whether you believe in Law of Attraction, the Power of Focus or believe in the Power of our Brain - vision boards work!In this episode I walk you...

Ep. 017- The Good Mom Myth with Alyson Schafer

If you listen to one thing today, let it be this! Join my conversation with best selling author and parenting expert, Alyson Schafer and learn all about the “good mom myth” and how the pursuit for perfection in your family, your relationships and your...

Ep. 015- Building Effective Teams with Victoria Theriault

Are you thinking of starting a team? Currently managing people and experiencing challenges? Welcome to Episode 15 of The Lifestyle Entrepreneur Podcast! Today’s guest is Victoria Theriault, Founder of DISCover What Works.  As a certified DISC, Tique and...

Ep. 013- Money Matters with Kevin Cochrane

Welcome to episode 13 of The Lifestyle Entrepreneur Podcast! Today's special guest is Kevin Cochrane, Co-Founder of Enriched Academy. A Dragon's Den success story - Kevin shares his expertise and experience with money management. Financial literacy is...

Ep. 010 – Interview with Realtor Desiree Tomanelli

Welcome to episode 10 of the Lifestyle Entrepreneur Podcast! Today's guest is Desiree Tomanelli, a Realtor in the Toronto area who openly shares her experience with going from a career in teaching, to finding her niche in real estate.Desiree describes...

7 Lessons Most People Learn When It’s Too Late

I was recently asked what advice I would give to someone just starting up their business, and a million things came to my mind.  I hesitated to share it because it's nothing anyone else hasn't already said. There is no shortage of information and advice on how to...

Ep. 009 – Seven Lessons most people learn when it’s too late

Welcome to episode 9 of the Lifestyle Entrepreneur Podcast!Today I'm going to share 7 business lessons that most people learn when it's too late!We all have unique experiences and beliefs that shape our definition of success.  Maybe you were told to "keep...

Ep. 008 – How to attract more clients with niche marketing

One Size doesn't fit all! At least not when it comes to marketing!Your business needs customers, and your ability to attract them is key! But, how do you get the attention of your target clients, cut through the noise and get them to raise their hand and...

Ep. 007 – Yes You Can! Interview with Vivian Risi

Welcome to episode 7 of the Lifestyle Entrepreneur Podcast and today you are in for a treat! Today's guest is Vivian Risi, President of one of the largest independently owned Real Estate Firms in Canada, and author of "Yes You Can - it all starts with...

Ep. 006 – Four Tips to Re-Ignite Your Motivation

Welcome to episode 6 of the Lifestyle Entrepreneur Podcast.  I'm back from a wonderful trip with my daughter, and to be honest, I'm finding it hard to get my head back in the game again!Have you ever been there? Where you've taken time away from your...

Finding Your Passion and Purpose

“What is my purpose?  What am I meant to be doing with my life?  “It is one of the biggest questions we ask ourselves and one of the hardest to answer.  Why?Because when we hear the word purpose, we equate that to mean "why was I put on this earth".  And...

4 Ways To Regain Your Motivation

Embarking on a new business venture is one of the most energizing and exciting feelings in the world. You get fired up at the notion of being your own boss and can’t stop sharing your vision with everyone you meet. Unfortunately, for even the most seasoned...

Ep. 005 – Time Blocking your way to Success

Welcome to episode 5 of the Lifestyle Entrepreneur Podcast.  Today we are talking all about Time Blocking and how to stay productive even when you are taking some time off.... like when the beautiful summer weather hits!One of the biggest challenges...

Ep. 004 – Work-Life Harmony

Welcome to episode 4 of the Lifestyle Entrepreneur Podcast.  I’m Michelle Risi, and today we are going to be talking about something that affects us all.  Whether you are a parent, single, married, entrepreneur, aspiring entrepreneur…. You name it - we are...

Ep. 003 – Finding your Passion and Purpose

Welcome to episode 3 of The Lifestyle Entrepreneur Podcast.   Our topic today is finding your purpose and passion and it is such an extremely important topic to discuss because it plays into everything we do in our lives, and especially when we are thinking about or...

Ep. 002 – Five Steps to Designing the Business of your Dreams

Welcome back to The Lifestyle Entrepreneur Podcast. This is episode #2 and I am so excited you’ve decided to tune in.  This episode is all about the 5 steps that are involved in creating a business - your business!  Whether you’re at the stage of launching...

Ep.001- Introduction to The Lifestyle Entrepreneur Podcast

Hey There! I’m Michelle Risi and this is episode #1 of The Lifestyle Entrepreneur Podcast.   If you are an entrepreneur, aspiring entrepreneur or just interested in ways that you too can create a business and life you love - than this podcast is for you! The Lifestyle...

Want Better Sleep? Put Away Your Cell Phone.

It may come as a surprise to you, but sleeping is actually a productive activity.  (Oxymoron, I know) As the brain gathers data throughout the day, learns new skills and forms daily events into memories, it requires time to sort and organize. This occurs while we...

Work-Life Harmony

When I think of  the word balance, the image of a classic scale immediately comes to mind.  Where one side tilts, then the other, until finally it lands somewhere in the middle.  Balance.  In order for the classic scale to reach balance, there must be equal portions...

Success Tips for Communicating Effectively

What kind of communicator are you? Have you ever been around someone whose energy was contagious? You know those people? The ones who, when they talk, people just seem to listen and hold on to every word they are saying? Well - here’s a little secret. These people,...

Ways To Find Your Passion

How To Find Your Passion in Entrepreneurship For anyone dreaming of becoming an entrepreneur, finding your passion is one the first early steps you can take to hone in on the business of your dreams.  When you have passion for what you are doing, you will find it...

5 Ways To Build Your Self-Confidence for Business Success

5 Easy Ways You Can Build Your Self-Confidence for Business Success To be a successful entrepreneur, you have to have the self-confidence to persevere through any challenges you will be faced with.  There will be many times when you will have to step out of your...

3 Tips To Help You Improve Your Ability To Focus

Whether we are reading a book, driving, speaking or creating, focus makes it possible for us to accomplish tasks.  Focus is our ability to concentrate on a thought or task and this ability varies from person to person and from task to task.  When we love something and...

How To Have a Better Outlook On Life

Do you ever have those days where you ask yourself "why me?" Most of us can attest to being in that headspace.  Where clients cancel your services, deals fall apart, and the odds seem to be stacked against you.  I want to challenge you to start...

Forming A Habit: 3 Stages To Success

How many times have you tried to form a new habit and failed? Whether it be getting up earlier, prospecting more, quitting smoking, exercising more or eating healthier – it would almost seem that we are destined to fail…or are we? Research states that it can take...

Attitude of Gratitude

Gratitude. You’ve seen it posted on social media about a thousand times. Heard it from the mouths of spiritual gurus alike. Heck, you might have even spoken it yourself. Statements such as: “I should be grateful for my job. Some people don’t have one.” “I should be...