Welcome to The Clare Wood Podcast

A practical podcast for entrepreneurs, sharing actionable advice on all things business, finance, marketing and mindset to help YOU take your business to the next level.

Latest episodes

Episode 63 – Does money make your happy?

It’s the age old question… Does money make you happy? Although money itself doesn’t make you happy, in today’s episode, I will explore why and how having money can increase your personal satisfaction and happiness and why a healthy money mindset is key to success.

Episode 62 – Overcome a fear of showing up on video

Video is a really powerful marketing tool, but so many business owners miss this opportunity through fear. In this episode I share exactly how I navigated through my fear of showing up on video and how you can do the same in your business.

Episode 61 – 9 mistakes you are making on your website

Your website is often the first impression that people have of your business. In this episode I share 9 mistakes business owners make on their websites and how you can create a site for your business that is easy-to-use, magnetic to your dream clients and easily converts visitors into paying clients.

Episode 60 – 3 surprising things that happen when you increase your prices

Increasing your prices is a fantastic way to make more money for the same amount of work. And (added bonus) there are a few surprising things that can happen as your prices increase. In this episode I discuss these, and share how to increase your prices confidently.

Episode 59 – How working with a coach got me to a $50k month

For the month of June, my business hit $50k of sales! In this episode, I share what the biggest factors that contributed to this growth were, the profit component out of these sales, and how you can take the lessons from this month and apply it to your business.

Episode 58 – Scaling to 7 figures with no paid advertising with Kate Toon

Scaling to 7 figures in annual revenue is a pretty impressive feat! And today’s guest, Kate Toon, has done this with NO paid advertising. In this episode, she shares her impressive results, including how she keeps her focus on her profit line and the marketing strategies that have lead to this success. This episode is packed with practical advice, a dose of giggles and plenty of inspiration.

Episode 57 – The importance of business legals with Tracey Mylecharane

Legals can be something that small business owners can turn a blind eye to… some people think “nothing will happen me!” Today’s guest Tracey Mylecharane shares why EVERY business owner needs to consider their legals and WHAT you need to have in place to protect your business.

Episode 56 – Selling with confidence

Selling doesn’t have to be a sleazy or stressful process. In this episode, I share my exact methodology for selling with confidence that you can easily apply in your business.

Episode 55 – How to increase your productivity through systemisation with Dale Beaumont

Can you imagine taking 3 whole months a year away from your business to travel? Today’s guest Dale Beaumont from Business Blueprint does exactly this through systematisation and processes. In this episode, he shares his tech and system hacks to help you work more efficiently in your business!

Episode 54 – Investing wisely in your business

Taking the leap and investing in your business can be a really scary process. In this episode, I share my framework for knowing whether an investment is the right decision for your business.

Episode 53 – Why you aren’t manifesting what you want with Denise Duffield-Thomas

Denise Duffield-Thomas is a money mentor and huge inspiration of mine. In this episode, we explore her 5 step no-fail formula to manifesting the money (and other things!) that you desire in your life.

Episode 52 – 3 reasons why you don’t have more cash in your bank account

Poor cashflow is the biggest reason that businesses fail! In this episode, I share 3 reasons why you don’t have more cash inside your business bank account and how you can ensure you don’t run out of cash.

Episode 51 – Secrets of a $300k month with Steph Taylor

In this episode, I talk with Steph Taylor and find out her strategies to achieving a $300k month. We dive in deep, discussing everything from money, to having an abundance mindset and the lessons Steph learnt along the way.

Episode 50 – What if? Uncovering your personal superpower

What if, there were no limitations to what you could achieve in your business?

In this special episode, I talk about how to find your superpower and ask you to question what you would do, if there were no limitations on what you could achieve?

Episode 49 – What to do if someone in your team isn’t performing

Many business owners struggle with managing staffing issues. In this episode, I share some strategies to help you know whether someone is the right fit for your business, how to navigate through a performance issue with a team member, and how to make the decision and end a working relationship in a positive way.

Episode 48 – Overcoming a fear of public speaking with Katrina Blowers

Public speaking is the most common phobia with up to 75% of the population having this fear. In today’s episode, I speak to journalist, newsreader and speaker Katrina Blowers about how to overcome a fear of public speaking including practical actions that you can take when that fight or flight response kicks in!

Episode 47 – Why you should launch a membership with Tracy Harris

Memberships are a fantastic way to help your community in a bigger and deeper way. In this episode I chat to Tracy from Mums with Hustle about whether a membership is right for your business and how to build an engaged and connected community.

Episode 46 – Nail your Facebook ads

BONUS EPISODE: Cat from Seeking Digital chats all about how to nail your Facebook ads.  Cat shares what are FB ads, some of her best hacks for running ads, and some of the things that can go not so well so you can make sure you don’t make these mistakes!

Episode 45 – 7 ways to make more sales now

In the current economic climate, it might feel really challenging to be making sales. In this episode, I share 7 strategies to help you attract your dream clients right now and convert them to paying customers.

Episode 44 – LinkedIn: The untapped social media platform with Ruby Lee

BONUS EPISODE! LinkedIn is an almost untapped resource when it comes to marketing your small business! In this episode I talk to Ruby Lee about how to maximise your impact on this platform PLUS we talk about the role spirituality can play in business success.

Episode 43 – Navigating your business through the Coronavirus crisis

This episode is all about how to practically navigate your business through the current climate of coronavirus and how you can set your business up not only to survive, but thrive through this time.  This episode covers potential ways to pivot your business, how to show up through this period and how to manage your business financials. 

Episode 42 – Creating a winning mindset with Giaan Rooney

In business, mindset is EVERYTHING! Olympic gold medallist Giaan Rooney shares her secrets for creating a winning mindset to set yourself up for success

Episode 41 – Staying positive during challenging times with Lisa Corduff

If you are going through a difficult time and need an uplift to your mindset, this episode will blow your mind. I chat to mindset coach Lisa Corduff about how to manage your thoughts through challenging times and some strategies to help to control your mindset and stay upbeat and positive, no matter what is going on around you

Episode 40 – How my biggest business failure has become a powerful turning point

I recently launched the second round of my online program Money and Marketing Makers.  In short, it was an absolute failure.  In this episode, I want to peel back all of the gory layers of what failure looks like in business because I know this is something EVERY business owner faces.  I also share exactly what went wrong and show you how to use a framework that you can use to analyse failure in your business if things don’t quite go to plan.

Episode 39 – Connecting with well-known names to grow your business with Sarah Davidson

Sarah Davidson (nee Holloway) is host of the epic podcast Seize the Yay and has had a range of “celebrity” guests on the podcast. In this episode, we tap into how to use well-known names to grow your brand and business, how to make those connections with them and act around them.

Episode 38 – Reflections on a retreat with Denise Duffield-Thomas

I recently attended a retreat hosted by money mindset mentor Denise Duffield-Thomas and it was life-changing! In this episode, I share what we learned in the retreat and my biggest takeaways, a bit about the venue, the attendees and what Denise herself is like in person and whether her future retreats might be a good fit for you!

Episode 37 – Secrets of a multi-million dollar business with Kayla Houlihan

Kayla Houlihan is the founder of Tribe Skincare and has built a multi million dollar business from her spare bedroom. In this episode, we speak about the shifts she had to make from moving from a 6 figure business to a 7 figure business, how she has changed her mindset as a 7 figure business owner and her her advice for anyone wanting to take their business to the next level.

Episode 36 – Behind the scenes on Money and Marketing Makers with Liz Campbell

Money and Marketing Makers is a program designed to help business owners grow their profit through improving their marketing and better managing their money. In this episode, Liz, who did the first round of the Makers, shares her insights into the program and the changes it made in her business.

Episode 35 – Using photography to enhance your brand with Milina Opsenica

BONUS EPISODE! In this episode, I chat to Milina from June and June photography about overcoming fear of using your face in your branding, why you should invest in professional photography for your business, and how to feel more confident in front of the camera.

Episode 34 – Growing your sales through a business pivot with Cass Deller

Most business owners make a pivot at some stage in their business journey. Today’s guest designer Cass Deller shares how she GREW her sales throughout her various pivots all while juggling very young children.

Episode 33 – How to launch a podcast with Bamby Media

If you have ever considered launching a podcast or are just interested to learn a little more about the process, you will LOVE this episode. In this episode, I chat to Brianna from Bamby Media about whether starting a podcast is a good idea for your business, how to get started, how to create amazing content for your podcast, whether to invest in a podcast producer or self edit and the equipment you need for podcasting.

Episode 32 – Getting started on Tik Tok

There is a new social platform in town which has the potential to be HUGE for business! In this episode I talk about what Tik Tok is, exactly how to use it, and how to find customers and convert them into paying clients.

Episode 31 – Budgets, financials and all that jazz

When it comes to knowing your numbers and managing financials in your business, are you right across them?  In this episode, I’ll be talking about why you need to focus on profit not sales, getting banking sorted for your business, the value of creating a budget AND how to create one, the monthly reporting process you NEED to implement into your business to be confident about understanding your numbers and how to achieve big growth in your business results

Episode 30 – Nailing the goal setting process

The new year is a great time to set goals, however many people set goals they do not achieve. In this episode, I share some of the biggest mistakes people make in their goal setting, and how you can avoid them to achieve your business goals.

Episode 29 – Getting your business found by Google with Kate Toon

Kate Toon is “the Beyonce of SEO” and knows all the secrets for getting Google to love your website. She has also built an incredible business and shares her secrets for how her business has grown and the lessons she’s learned along the way.

Episode 28 – Reflections and lessons from 2019

2019 has been a year of highs and real lows. In this episode, my biz bestie Anna from Digital Aje asks me all the tough questions to share my challenges and wins from 2019, both in my business and in my life. This is real and raw so you can learn from my lessons to set yourself up for an amazing 2020

Episode 27 – Creating systems to reduce stress

Do you struggle with organisation and systems to get all the things you need to do to juggle business and life? In this episode I chat to Jo, founder of the app Life Sorted, about time saving hacks and systems to improve your productivity.

Episode 26 – Creating abundance through your Money Mindset

Your money mindset can completely change the results you achieve in your business! Not sure what money mindset is, or how you can change it to uplevel your results? Well, this episode covers it all!

Episode 25 – Creating Viral Content and a Best Selling Book

Bronnie Ware is best known for being the founder of The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying which has sold over 1m copies around the world! In this episode she shares how to create viral content, how she dealt with sudden fame, how she has spent her money, and opens up about her “regrets” (that she doesn’t regards as regrets!) in life.

Episode 24 – Changing your thinking about competitors

Competition is a fact of business life. But you can change your mindset about your competitors from one of scarcity to one of abundance.

Episode 23 – Creating the life and business of your dreams

What’s the point in building an epic and successful business if you work all the time and your life sucks?! Tina Tower shares in this episode how to have the life of your dreams

Episode 22 – Managing motherhood and a business

Being a business owner is one of the toughest jobs in the world. And so is being a mum. Some of us are crazy enough to do both at the same time. This episode shares some of my thoughts on juggling mum/biz life.

Episode 21 – Secrets to Instagram success

Instagram can be a minefield. In this episode, Brooke Vulinovich (founder of Villa Management) shares her best Instagram hacks for getting more followers, more views on your Insta stories and her tips for getting people off Instagram and turning them into paying clients.

Episode 20 – Lessons from a launch

Recently I launched my very first online program Money and Marketing Makers. Having gone through the launch process, I wanted to share with you what worked well, and not so well, so you can learn from my mistakes! A great listen if you are considering ever creating a digital product, program or course.

Episode 19 – Shifting to an online business model

If you are ready to scale your service based business and create an uncapped income, then shifting to an online business model is the way to go. In this episode, Instagram expert Emily Osmond shares how she transitioned her business to an online model and explains how you can do the same.

Episode 18 – Leap to your next level

Has your business stagnated? You’ve gotten to a certain point and just kinda plateaued? This is totally normal to happen from time to time, but if you are ready to step up and do things a little differently, this episode has lots of practical tips to help you uplevel.

Episode 17 – Business, sobriety and travel

Lisa Messenger is an author, a speaker and founder of The Collective Hub magazine and in this episode she opens up about disruption, sobriety, travel and building an amazing business.

Episode 16 – The art of the perfect pitch

If you would like to use publicity (for example, appearing on a podcast or in a publication) you need be able to nail a pitch! In this episode, I share my tips for pitching in an effective way.

Episode 15 – Managing anxiety with a business

Anxiety is on the rise, particularly in the entrepreneurial community. In this episode, psychologist Amy Kate Isaacs explains techniques for managing anxiety that are tailored to you.

Episode 14 – How to triple your prices

In less than 12 months, I have TRIPLED some of my prices and I am busier than ever. 

In this episode I explain exactly how I have done it, and how YOU can do the same to increase prices in your service-based business. 

Episode 13 – Growing your email list

Email marketing is one of the most effective ways to connect with clients and grow your sales!

I chat to Steph Taylor who shares her secrets for growing an engaged email list.

Episode 12 – Lessons from 5 years of marriage

This episode is a sneak peek into my relationship as I interview my husband Shannon Wood!  To celebrate our year wedding anniversary, I wanted to share some of our lessons from 5 years of marriage. 

This episode is raw, real and full of practical advice for building an incredible relationship. 

Episode 11 – Creating a brand that people remember

Branding can make or break your business. It truly is that important!  

Zoe from The Design Order shares her secrets for creating a brand that wows.

Episode 10 – Creating lasting change in your business and life

Change is not easy.  It can be stressful, uncomfortable and scary. But if you want to achieve something different – in business, or any area of your life, you have to do things differently. 

In this episode, I talk about facing fears and creating lasting change. If there is any area of your business or your life you want to up-level, this episode is for you.

Episode 9 – Uplevel your social media

If you are ready to take your social media to the next level, this episode is for you. I chat to Stevie from Stevie Says Social, and she shares her top hacks for social media success, the latest trends in socials, and how she has used social media to create six figure launches in her business.

Episode 8 – 10 ways to your next $100k

This episode is not a “get rich quick scheme”, but rather is a proven framework for how you can sustainably grow your business by $100k (and more!). 

Episode 7 – Creating unshakeable confidence >

So many women entrepreneurs struggle with confidence and in this episode, I chat to Shelly Horton about how to create (or give the perception of!) having it all together! This episode has practical tips for growing your confidence to shine in your business.

Episode 6 – Managing overwhelm in business >

Overwhelm can cripple your momentum in business.  These are some of my best tools for managing overwhelm and creating a plan to move you forward in a focussed and low stress way.

Episode 5 – Using the right words to grow your business >

The words that you use in your business can make or break how potential clients feel about your brand!  It is SO important to use the right words in your copy.  Today we learn from Anita Siek from Wordfetti about how working with a copywriter can transform the success of your business and your brand.

Episode 4 – Building your dream team >

Something that clients ask me about A LOT, is building and managing a team. Your team will make or break you in business. FACT. In this episode I share how you can build, manage and lead your dream team.

Episode 3 – How to build a highly engaged following on instagram (and turn them into paying clients) >

I have built an engaged following on Instagram and it has become the main place I find new clients. In this episode, I share ALL my secrets for growing an engaged following AND how to convert them into clients. I have also created a bulletproof checklist PLUS a bonus of 30 Instagram story ideas that you can download. 

Episode 2 – Building an abundance mindset in your business >

What you believe, you will attract!  In this episode, I talk to Pru Chapman of the Owners Collective around how she has used an abundance mindset to build a thriving business.  She shares her tips for how you can do the same in her business.  Mindset is the most IMPORTANT component of success in business, so make sure you tune in to uplevel your mindset.

Episode 1 – Creating momentum in your business >

If you feel stuck in your business, and you get paralysed by overwhelm and don’t know how to get started on a particular project in your business, this episode is for you.  I share step-by-step how I got over my state of fear, and moved into a state of flow! 

About your host

Hi, I’m Clare Wood – I’m a numbers geek, a travel lover, a reality tv addict, and a passionate business coach. I’m here to empower you to create an extraordinary business and an amazing life; because I believe you don’t have to choose between the two.

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