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This is episode 153 of the Pam Sowder Podcast, with your host, Pam Sowder! Pam has over 2 decades of field and corporate experience and was voted one of the most influential women in direct selling. She helps match the daily needs of distributors to everyday life challenges.

You are all going to love this episode! This conversation is truly for any woman, no matter where they are in life.

Vanessa Shaw is an internationally-known business coach, the CEO of the Business Growth Academy, and the host of the popular podcast, Get Rich Without Being a Bitch. Vanessa is a dream maker with a mission to help other women turn their entrepreneurial dreams into a reality. From startups to billion-dollar companies, Vanessa is helping all kinds of women with all sorts of businesses and ambitions to get clear on their big dreams, craft bold visions for their lives, and translate it all into a practical roadmap for their success!

As a stay-at-home mom to a 7-figure business owner, Vanessa shares the realistic steps that all momtrepreneurs need to take in order to craft their own 6 figure+ businesses! She speaks about the power of saying ‘yes,’ the actionable steps that are necessary to get started with crafting a successful business, how to give yourself permission to truly dream big, how to reshape your money mindset, and how to overcome any fears of judgment! This is a powerful episode for all aspiring momtrepreneurs!


Key Takeaways

[:30] About today’s episode with Vanessa Shaw.

[1:28] Pam welcomes Vanessa to the podcast!

[1:42] Vanessa shares her backstory and how she has gotten to the incredible place she is today!

[8:40] Vanessa’s advice for moms looking to transition into business owners.

[12:25] How do we actually get started and take the brave leap with creating a business?

[17:05] About Pam’s book, Rich Girl Poor Girl.

[17:32] How to overcome the fear of judgment by taking action.

[18:20] Understanding and recognizing the difference between ‘fake’ and ‘real’ breakthroughs.

[20:22] How to actually improve your money mindset and see results!

[23:13] Vanessa shares her personal journey of how her money mindset was shaped, how she explored her relationship with money, and how she came to improve it vastly.

[29:39] Pam reflects on her experience up-levelling her money mindset.

[30:50] Why Vanessa named her podcast, Get Rich Without Being a Bitch.

[32:45] Vanessa’s suggestions on where to get started if you’re looking to get started or restarted!

[35:18] Pam thanks Vanessa for joining the podcast!


Mentioned in this Episode

Vanessa Shaws Website: The Business Growth Academy

Vanessa Shaws Podcast: Get Rich Without Being a Bitch

Vanessa Shaws LinkedIn

Vanessa Shaws Twitter

Vanessa Shaws Instagram

Vanessa Shaws Facebook

Vanessa Shaws Facebook Business Page


Rich Girl Poor Girl: How to Become the Rich Girl You Were Always Meant to Be, by Pam Sowder


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