Ep 070: Nancy Badillo

What is needed to create $26k monthly income? Nancy Badillo lays it down

Nancy Badillo shares why she decided to pass on the “stability” of employment to dive headfirst into her Etsy coaching business.

Three key takeouts from this episode:

  • The power of bringing value via video
  • How to separate yourself from the many other entrepreneurs in your niche
  • Productivity versus busyness

In this episode we discuss:

00:37                    Introduction to Nancy Badillo

  • Nancy’s background [00:48]
  • What Nancy is focusing on right now [01:22]

02:38                    Nancy’s biggest failure as an entrepreneur

04:30                    Growing your tribe by putting yourself on video

06:43                    Nancy’s advice for those looking to take the leap from employee to entrepreneur

09:56                    How Nancy cut through the noise and stood out in the marketplace

12:32                    Nancy’s professional life before becoming an Etsy coach

  • The catalyst that inspired Nancy to kick start her business [13:59]

17:48                    Habits and strengths that helped Nancy in her life as an entrepreneur

  • Why Nancy had more anxiety being called back to her job than when she was laid off [19:43]
  • How to be productive instead of just busy [20:37]

21:55                    What Nancy had to improve upon the most on her journey

Quick Juice Questions

23:24      What is your best tip for those thinking about leaving full-time employment?

Make sure you have a plan, especially if you’re the breadwinner.

24:07      What are the first steps that aspiring entrepreneurs should take?

It’s so easy nowadays, particularly because you have Google at your fingertips. You can learn so much just by watching other people. Don’t reinvent the wheel. Look at what other people are doing and learn from them.

25:29             What has inspired you the most in your journey and where are you most inspired?

Myself. Just knowing that I didn’t have the best background but I was able to accomplish so many things inspires me to do better. I’m more inspired at night because that’s when it’s most quiet and I’m by myself. I can think better at night compared to daytime. Before I start working, I start thinking about the things that I need to do and try to be thankful about the things that I currently have.

27:21             Which book has inspired you and changed your thinking the most?

What to Say When You Talk to Yourself by Shad Helmstetter.

28:06             If there’s one last bit of Executive Juice you can share for people who want to get to the top of their property game, what would it be?

I’m glad that I’ve had a lot of failures. Don’t fear them. A lot of people don’t do what they want to do because of failure. Expect that it will happen. It happens to everyone, multiple times. Learn from it. Don’t think of it as a failure, but as a lesson.

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  • People buy from people that they know, like, and trust.
  • It’s better to provide value over selling yourself. If you provide tons of value, the money will come eventually.