Make More Money as a Dietitian

Christine Dyan Thomson

This is a show where we talk all things money, mindset and marketing for the registered dietitian business owner.

If you're struggling with making (good) money in your nutrition business, there's a great chance your thoughts and beliefs about money are holding you back. Money issues are mindset issues, and each episode of this podcast will help you resolve them so you can reach your full earning potential and be seen as the nutrition expert that you are.

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Today on the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Whitney Bateson, RD of Whitney Bateson Digital Strategy. Whitney has an inspiring story to share about how she transitioned from traditional RD work into owning a web design/development agency that supports dietitian brands across the globe! Having a website is one thing. Building a web presence that strategically attracts clients to your business is another. And that's exactly what Whitney and her team do for her clients.    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE Whitney's origin story of transitioning from traditional RD work to owning a web design agency. The 2 characteristics needed when dealing with tech issues. The importance of having the confidence to invest in your web presence. The "Confidence Gap" that Whitney sees online and how we can resolve it. What you can do as a new RD to create a web presence. How much it costs you to "tinker around" building a website on your own when it's outside of your zone of competence. And, SO MUCH MORE!   MORE ABOUT WHITNEY: Whitney is a dietitian turned website strategist, on a mission to ensure dietitians don’t lose another client to the competition. Her agency has helped dozens of dietitians establish their own unique businesses online, by offering custom branding and web design services that make launching or growing your nutrition business easy, fulfilling, and profitable. SOCIAL LINKS: Website Instagram  Facebook LinkedIn   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Sign up for our upcoming training on "Mastering the Discovery Call". Learn more about Embody Academy and get on the waitlist. Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Dec 9

54 min 21 sec

I have a sense you're here because you have been given a mission in this life, to be the one to go deep with those who need you. To go to places other colleagues won’t, or can’t, go.   If that's true, the next step in doing this deeper work with your clients is ensuring that you have the skills necessary to do it with ease, insight, wisdom, and impact.   That’s why I want to invite you to a brand new deep-dive training (which you are going to LOVE!)   It's all about Mastering the Discovery Call. That 1st point of contact you'll have with potential clients before they decide to work with you.   During this training, I'm going to share four of the most impactful skills/tools that'll support you as a nutrition practitioner to GO EVEN DEEPER in the work that you already do with your clients.   The LIVE event is happening on Tuesday, December 14th… It’s a 3-hour immersion where you will discover:   The ultimate goal of the Discovery Call (Hint: It is NOT about getting a client to pay you) ​The true meaning of overcoming objections, so you don't feel like you have to ghost the client when they say NO. ​How your thoughts about the Discovery Call process affect the end result My proven 5-step Discovery Call process. I'm going to walk you through it step-by-step in a way that feels so natural, you'll want to hop on a call right away to practice.     No one is teaching Discovery Calls in this way and you need to learn how to master this skill as a nutrition expert and business owner.   Sign up today.  

Dec 7

12 min 9 sec

Creating value is what creates money. The more value you create, for the right people at the right price point, the more money you'll make. On this week’s episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian podcast, Christine shares insight into the facts about money and how value creation is the epicenter of making more money as a dietitian.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The facts about what money is and why it's important for your to stay focused on those facts. What your boss and your clients are really paying you for per hour. The individualized truth about what people value and why that's important to you & your business. Your personal responsibility in creating the career you want in dietetics, and why that's so much better than waiting on the Academy's support.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Learn more about our Money Mindset Incubator program and join the waitlist   Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Dec 2

28 min 40 sec

Gratitude is a mindfulness practice that most people a familiar with. But what you may not know is that practicing gratitude can change your brain for the better. On this week’s episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian podcast, Christine shares insight into the science behind gratitude and how it affects your overall health & wellbeing.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE 3 ways gratitude changes your brain. 4 ways you can train your brain to practice gratitude. What we are grateful for this holiday season, and always.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Learn more about our Money Mindset Incubator program and join the waitlist Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Nov 25

18 min 28 sec

Intentions and goals can feel like they're the same, but in many ways, they are very different. Although they can work in tandem, they have their own unique place in helping you shift your mindset in how you show up for your clients in your nutrition business. On this week’s episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian podcast, Christine shares a recording of a training provided to members of her Facebook group on the topic of setting intentions vs setting goals.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The importance of setting intentions and how they help you remain grounded in your everyday work. Examples of intention-setting statements. An example of an intention-setting ceremony FEATURED ON THE SHOW   Learn more about our Money Mindset Incubator program and join the waitlist Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook

Nov 18

34 min 56 sec

Today on the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Tiana Montella, MS, RDN, LD, CD-L. Tiana is a current member of Embody Academy and she is so excited to share her unique entrepreneurial journey with you on the podcast today! Creating a nutrition business from the ground up can be challenging and isolating as a new entrepreneur. Let Tiana's story inspire you by letting you know that you can do hard things and succeed, at the same time.    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The origin story behind Tiana becoming the Labor & Nutrition Dietitian. Tiana's personal reason for becoming a labor doula. Why Tiana ultimately decided to join Embody Academy and how the community & program have helped her in her business. The importance of evaluating your own results in business (and life) and 6 questions you'll want to ask yourself in the evaluation process.   MORE ABOUT TIANA: Tiana Montella, MS, RD, LD, CD-L, is a registered dietitian and certified labor doula. She received her bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and completed her master’s degree and dietetic internship from Kent State University. Tiana has been an Inpatient RD within the Intensive Care Unit and Progressive Care Unit, focusing on nutrition support. She became interested in birth work and doula services when she felt a calling to solve the black maternal mortality rates. This calling was solidified when she faced medical and racial bias. Labor and Nutrition Dietitian was born to help women of color be empowered to advocate for their rights to have a better birth experience and provide nutrition education for expectant persons and babies. Tiana serves the Columbus area and virtually to all areas. While working as inpatient RD and Labor Doula, Tiana serves as the Columbus Dietetic Association’s 2021-2022 President. She was awarded 2020 Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year from the Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She recently received the 2021 Clinical Excellence Award from OSU Wexner Medical Center.   SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram  Website   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Learn more about Embody Academy and get on the waitlist. Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Nov 11

39 min 28 sec

Here at the Manipura Centre, we don't do "Business as Usual" and neither should you! Instead, we do business the Manipura Way. On this week’s episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian podcast, Christine talks about what the Manipura Way is and why it's important to you as an RD entrepreneur.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The definition of Manipura, specifically. How the Manipura Way can help you step into your fullest potential as an RD Entrepreneur. Why the Manipura Way is the best way, in our humble opinion.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW   Learn more about our Money Mindset Incubator program and join the waitlist Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Nov 4

20 min 44 sec

We've rebranded and we're SO happy to have you join us for the celebration! On this week’s episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian podcast, Christine introduces you to our new virtual home and how our new programs can help you achieve your career goals.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The origin story behind the new brand. The definition of Manipura, the significance of the name, and how it aligns with our company mission. The future iterations of our programs & services.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Learn more about our Money Mindset Incubator program and join the waitlist Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Oct 28

20 min 1 sec

Today on the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Shelley Rael, MS, RDN. Shelley is a current member of Embody Academy and has achieved great results! If you've been on the fence about how Embody can support you in achieving your career goals, take a listen for inspiration and motivation. Life is too short to be stuck in a job you hate. If starting a nutrition business has been a dream of yours, we can help you make it a reality.    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE What Shelley was struggling with before joining Embody Academy. The one thing that made her say yes to herself and join. Shelley's biggest takeaway from being a member of the Embody Academy community. Shelley's biggest mindset shift while in the program.   MORE ABOUT SHELLEY: Shelley A. Rael, MS RDN, is a dietitian in private practice and is an author, speaker, and consultant. She helps people have improved health, wellness, and energy without dieting and constantly dispels nutrition myths and misinformation. People can enjoy eating without guilt and have better health. She is the author of The One Pot Weight Loss Plan, a cookbook for anyone who wants to eat healthier and have simple and easy recipes that the whole family can enjoy. And she recently launched a podcast: Real World Nutrition, in which she discusses how we can all eat in real world settings.   In Albuquerque, New Mexico, Shelley is with her husband, three rescue pups, and a nearby granddaughter. Learn more about her work at ShelleyRael.com   SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram  Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Website   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Learn more about Embody Academy and enroll today. Spots are limited, so don’t delay! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook

Oct 21

33 min 45 sec

Having the proper systems in place in your nutrition business is important, if not necessary. Because when you don't, you'll find yourself flying by the seat of your pants and feeling overwhelmed REAL FAST. Today on the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Sarah Achleithner of Nutrium. Nutrium is an all-in-one nutrition software that includes nutrition analysis, meal planning, and practice management in one place. If you've been searching for an all-in-one solution to manage your clients and your nutrition business, Nutrium may be for you!   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE How Nutrium can help you attract more clients to your nutrition business. What Sarah believes is the most important thing before you start working on attracting clients. How Nutrium's SEO-optimized website landing page can help you attract clients to your nutrition business. Nutrium's features that will help you consolidate all the programs you're currently using & paying for. How Nutrium's all-in-one program helps with mindset issues like overwhelm and decision fatigue. How the Nutrium client app helps to increase client retention rate. And, so much more!   MORE ABOUT SARAH & NUTRIUM: Sarah Achleithner is Nutrium’s regional manager for North America and is passionate about helping other dietitians streamline their online nutrition practices. She has her bachelor’s degree in nutritional dietetics from the University of Nevada, Reno, and worked in a local hospital before creating her own digital marketing consulting firm. Sarah established herself as the go-to marketing consultant for nutrition professionals with an online business, and for the past six years, she has helped dozens of award-winning dietitians grow their businesses with SEO, social media, content creation, and website design. Because of her work with dietitians, Sarah knows what it takes to have an online nutrition business and succeed. From automated schedulers to tracking platforms, there is a lot of behind-the-scenes work that goes into a successful nutrition business, and Sarah knows how to skillfully manage all of that. After living and working in Reno, Nevada, Sarah moved to Europe in 2017 with her husband, dog, and cat, and spends her free time reading, traveling, and running.   SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram  Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Website   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Learn more about Embody Academy and enroll today. Spots are limited, so don’t delay! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Oct 21

37 min 19 sec

Are you an aspiring cookbook author? If you've been wanting to write a cookbook, but you don't know where or how to start, this episode will guide you in the right direction. Today on the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Maggie Green of The Green Apron. As a cookbook author, registered dietitian, and the creator of the Cookbook Writers Academy, Maggie shares her wisdom on how you can get your dream of writing a cookbook accomplished sooner than you think!   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE Why balancing free writing and speaking gigs with those that offer compensation, can help your business. How Maggie started her career in dietetics and how it led her to the work she does today. She has truly had a very unique journey! How Maggie makes time for her creative expression when writing a cookbook. Clarification on plagiarism when writing recipes. Clarification on copyright protection in regards to recipes. The designing & publishing phase of cookbook writing. And how Maggie's Cookbook Writer's Academy can help you get your cookbook written with ease.   MORE ABOUT MAGGIE: Cookbook author, podcaster, and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Maggie Green, is the and owner of The Green Apron Company. The Green Apron specializes in culinary nutrition, food and nutrition writing, and recipe and cookbook development. As a professionally trained chef and registered dietitian, Green is a sought-after culinary nutrition expert and cookbook industry consultant. After a career in clinical dietetics and food service management, Green transitioned to the publishing industry as the editorial liaison for the 2006 edition of American’s favorite cookbook the Joy of Cooking. As a food and nutrition writer, Green creates custom content for food, health, and wellness brands and cookbook authors. In 2018 Green founded the Cookbook Writers Academy, and offers online training and coaching for aspiring cookbook writers.   SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram  Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Website   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Learn more about Embody Academy and enroll today. Spots are limited, so don't delay! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook   SUBSCRIBE, RATE & REVIEW on Apple Podcasts! Are you subscribed to the podcast? If you’re not, I encourage you to do that today. You don’t want to miss an episode, so Click here to subscribe on Apple Podcasts!

Oct 14

45 min 32 sec

If you've been struggling with growing your nutrition business, or even getting it started, this episode is for you! Today on the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Alma Simmons about her experience in growing her business over the past year using the unique mindset & marketing practices taught inside Embody Academy.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE Alma's unconventional path of becoming credentialed as an RD originally credentialed in Mexico Why Alma decided to do the work on her mindset in order to succeed in her nutrition business, even after investing in other programs Why looking for the external answers to what creates business success isn't the most sustainable way to build a nutrition business with longevity Alma's biggest takeaways after doing the mindset work for almost a year How Alma's confidence has shifted as a result of her mindset work The importance of being happy NOW in your current circumstance in order to be truly happy in your future role as an entrepreneur And, so much more!   MORE ABOUT ALMA: Alma Simmons, RDN, LD is a bilingual Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and founder of Inspired Soul Nutrition LLC. She has over 14 years of professional experience and has counseled hundreds of patients and clients in the fields of maternal and infant health, lactation, and chronic disease management. Alma has also taught many nutrition and healthy lifestyle courses in both languages English and Spanish. Her passion is to empower women in midlife so they can break free from yo-yo dieting and find their personal and unique path to a healthier lifestyle. She teaches her clients how to master lifestyle nutrition so they can reclaim their physical and emotional health back. As a result, they are able to either lose weight sustainably, prevent or reverse chronic illness and live a nourished, vibrant life.   SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram  Facebook LinkedIn Website   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook [et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="4.11.2" background_color="#837076" custom_margin="80px||||false|false" custom_padding="40px||40px||true|false" template_type="section" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.11.2" _module_preset="default" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_image src="https://www.manipuracentre.co/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/apple-podcasts-logo@2x.png" alt="apple podcast logo" title_text="apple-podcasts-logo@2x" show_bottom_space="off" align="center" _builder_version="4.11.2" _module_preset="default" max_width="200px" custom_margin="||10px||false|false" global_colors_info="{}"][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text _builder_version="4.11.2" _module_preset="default" text_text_color="#FFFFFF" header_3_font="Tenor Sans|||on|||||" header_3_text_color="#FFFFFF" text_orientation="center" max_width="600px" module_alignment="center" custom_css_main_element="font-weight: 400;" global_colors_info="{}"] SUBSCRIBE, RATE, & REVIEW Are you subscribed to the podcast on Apple Podcasts? If you’re not, I encourage you to do that today. You don’t want to miss an episode! [/et_pb_text][et_pb_button button_url="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/make-more-money-as-a-dietitian/id1468694153" url_new_window="on" button_text="SUBSCRIBE" button_alignment="center" _builder_version="4.11.2" _module_preset="default" hover_enabled="0" global_colors_info="{}" button_bg_color__hover_enabled="on|hover" button_bg_color__hover="rgba(191,136,152,0.75)" button_text_color="#ffffff" sticky_enabled="0"][/et_pb_button][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

Oct 7

51 min 28 sec

When it's time to decide how much to charge a prospect for a project, what do you do? Or if you're just getting started in business, do you know what to charge clients for your unique services? On this week's re-release episode, I’m sharing with you a few important mindset shifts to consider when it comes to deciding how much to charge for your services. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE How to think like a CEO so you charge what your services are worth. Why I don’t think it’s a good idea to ask other colleagues what they think you should charge for a particular project. The importance of crunching the numbers in your unique business A quick tip on how to respond when a prospective client calls to offer you work on something you've never done before (and you have no idea what to charge) FEATURED ON THE SHOW Join me for my 3-day live virtual training “Create a Success Mindset & Thrive as an RD Entrepreneur” Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook [et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="4.11.2" background_color="#837076" custom_margin="80px||||false|false" custom_padding="40px||40px||true|false" template_type="section" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.11.2" _module_preset="default" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_image src="https://www.manipuracentre.co/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/apple-podcasts-logo@2x.png" alt="apple podcast logo" title_text="apple-podcasts-logo@2x" show_bottom_space="off" align="center" _builder_version="4.11.2" _module_preset="default" max_width="200px" custom_margin="||10px||false|false" global_colors_info="{}"][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text _builder_version="4.11.2" _module_preset="default" text_text_color="#FFFFFF" header_3_font="Tenor Sans|||on|||||" header_3_text_color="#FFFFFF" text_orientation="center" max_width="600px" module_alignment="center" custom_css_main_element="font-weight: 400;" global_colors_info="{}"] SUBSCRIBE, RATE, & REVIEW Are you subscribed to the podcast on Apple Podcasts? If you’re not, I encourage you to do that today. You don’t want to miss an episode! [/et_pb_text][et_pb_button button_url="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/make-more-money-as-a-dietitian/id1468694153" url_new_window="on" button_text="SUBSCRIBE" button_alignment="center" _builder_version="4.11.2" _module_preset="default" hover_enabled="0" global_colors_info="{}" button_bg_color__hover_enabled="on|hover" button_bg_color__hover="rgba(191,136,152,0.75)" button_text_color="#ffffff" sticky_enabled="0"][/et_pb_button][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

Sep 30

21 min 35 sec

Today's re-release episode is all about taking personal responsibility for your life and your career. There are 3 distinct ways you can become more responsible for your actions and ultimately your results in life, and I'm sharing them with you right here in this episode! WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The definition of Personal Responsibility 3 ways you can claim personal responsibility for your life The benefits of adopting more "How's" in your decision-making process What "mindset" really means The detrimental effects of the spirit of entitlement FEATURED ON THE SHOW Join me for my upcoming 3-day live virtual training “Create a Success Mindset & Thrive as an RD Entrepreneur” Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook

Sep 23

26 min 50 sec

Is perfectionism holding you back from succeeding in your business? As an RD Entrepreneur, you may be experiencing this because we have a history of being type A perfectionists (where did this come from, btw??). In this re-release episode, I talk about the 4 perils of perfectionism and how they hold you back from succeeding as an RD Entrepreneur.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE How perfectionism is used as an EXCUSE for inaction. How fear masks as perfectionism. The unrealistic false reality of perfectionism. How perfectionism is considered self-abuse. How perfectionism steals your joy.    FEATURED ON THE SHOW Join me for my upcoming 3-day live virtual training "Create a Success Mindset & Thrive as an RD Entrepreneur" Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook    

Sep 16

33 min 53 sec

Do you often feel like you're holding parts of yourself back in your business because you're afraid to show up as your truest self? On this re-release episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian podcast, I’m discussing why it's so important that you're fully expressed and authentic in the way you serve your clients and how it's related to how much money you earn in your nutrition business. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The importance of letting your true personality shine through in your business How being 100% authentic can lead you to the perfect clients for you  A tidbit about my "true self" and how I plan to operate in my own business going forward  FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Sep 9

24 min 55 sec

The insidious Impostor Syndrome…It’s a real thing, y’all. And it’s very prevalent in our RD profession, as well. I talk about why this is the case, and more in today’s episode. In this re-release episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian podcast, I’m also sharing the steps you can take to overcome Impostor Syndrome. It really isn’t hard, as long as you do the work!   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The true definition of Impostor Syndrome. How long this “condition" has been around. Who this affects more than others, in gender and personality type. Steps you can take to overcome Impostor Syndrome.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook    

Sep 2

25 min 41 sec

Collaborating with food & beverage brands as a nutrition professional can be fun, but it can also be challenging to get started when you don't know which brands to collaborate with. Today on the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Jenna Gorham, about the vast possibilities of partnerships between RDs & brands, no matter what your niche or specialty is. Jenna is the creator/founder of The RD Link and she's talking about how her unique platform can help you build up this part of your business.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE Why Jenna created the RD Link and how the platform benefits the RD community Jenna's "origin story" of becoming an RD How The RD Link "works" Reasons why you would want to collaborate with food & beverage brands as an RD How to pitch yourself to brands that are a good fit for you and your area of expertise How well dietitians are getting compensated by brands Jenna's future vision for The RD Link and how it will support dietitians in collaborating with brands MORE ABOUT JENNA: Jenna Gorham is a registered dietitian and the founder of Gorham Consulting Group and The RD Link. Her mission is to create relationships between health-driven food and beverage brands and registered dietitians to foster credibility and the spread of accurate nutrition information while helping brands and dietitians alike grow their businesses in meaningful ways. She designed The RD Link, which is the only one-stop-shop platform to connect RDs and brands, to make dietitians and brands more accessible to each other so they can pursue more partnerships and reach more people with credible nutrition information. Out of the office, you can find her exploring the mountains of Montana!   SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram  LinkedIn Website   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Aug 26

31 min 31 sec

Is the fear of being rejected by potential, or current, clients holding you back from putting out your best work in your business? In this week’s re-release episode, I’m sharing how you can overcome that fear so you can position yourself as unique and different from all the rest.    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The ways you may be succumbing to the fear of rejection in your business. How to recognize the behaviors associated with this irrational fear The consequences of operating in the fear of rejection and how it affects your quality of life. The 2-step process of overcoming your fears.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook    

Aug 19

26 min 13 sec

In this episode, Christine's addressing one of THE biggest hangups preventing most RD entrepreneurs from moving forward: VICTIM MINDSET. You can’t be a victor and a victim at the same time, so if you want to prosper in your business, you must release the victim mindset. You are never a victim to your circumstances…ever. But this is a very sneaky and insidious mindset because you may believe your circumstances are so true to the point that you don’t believe you have control over them. That's just not true!     WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE 5 Ways you could be living with a victim mindset The reason asking yourself “How” is more powerful than asking yourself “Why” How to increase self-confidence to do the things that’ll move your business forward How to reframe “the fear of failure” in a way that’s more empowering   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook    

Aug 12

28 min 52 sec

Are you an RD2BE interested in a more non-traditional path in dietetics? This episode will inspire you! Today on the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Jenny Westerkamp, RD, CSSD of All Access Dietetics about how she carved out a unique career in dietetics and how her mindset played an integral role.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE How Jenny started All Access Internships while in her dietetic internship What Jenny also does part-time as her dream RD job What inspired Jenny to be an entrepreneur from the start of her RD career Why Jenny transitioned from All Access Internships to All Access Dietetics Jenny's take on mindset and how important it is when you're in business for yourself The difference between having a hustle & grind mindset vs a passion & purpose mindset Why VALUE actually creates money, and not TIME And so much more!   MORE ABOUT JENNY: Jenny Westerkamp, RD, CSSD is the Founder of All Access Dietetics. She started the company when she was a dietetics student in 2008, and has since grown it to help thousands of future dietitians each year. All Access Dietetics provides dietetic internship application coaching, RD exam prep, career coaching, and more to help future dietitians launch their careers with confidence. Jenny is also a veteran sports dietitian, having worked for the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Cubs, and now in her 4th season as the Team Nutritionist for the Chicago Bulls.   SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram  Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Website   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Aug 5

52 min 18 sec

Are you an RD who loves the culinary side of food, nutrition, and wellness? This episode is for you! Today on the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Cynthia Samanian about how to make money teaching cooking classes online. Whether you want to create an entire business that focuses on teaching online cooking classes, or you want to offer classes as a part of your current nutrition business, you'll be inspired by what Cynthia shares today!   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE How Cynthia started her culinary marketing agency Where the name of her business "Hidden Rhythm" originated from How her signature program, Cooking Class Business School, supports clients in creating online cooking classes What some of her students say are their biggest takeaways from enrolling in her program And so much more!   MORE ABOUT CYNTHIA: Cynthia Samanian is the founder of Hidden Rhythm, a culinary marketing agency. Through her signature program, Cooking Class Business School, Cynthia helps culinary pros create and market online cooking classes and memberships, so they can unlock more freedom, flexibility, and fulfillment in their lives. She also hosts the weekly podcast, The Experiential Table. Growing up as a first-generation American in a Persian family, Cynthia is no stranger to the power of food to unite people across cultures. Cynthia earned her MBA at Harvard Business School, but often thinks that culinary school might have been a better fit. Her career has been filled with twists and turns from working in finance at a large conglomerate to product management at a 25-person tech startup. She eventually left it all in 2015 to begin her entrepreneurial journey in food. Cynthia currently lives in sunny Oakland, California with her husband and baby daughter...with another one on the way!   SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram  Facebook Website FREE MASTERCLASS!   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook

Jul 29

37 min 58 sec

If YOU don't believe in your offer, why should a potential client? In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine talks about the importance of having a strong belief in your services. This could be 1:1, a group, a membership, or a course. It doesn't matter WHAT you offer, it's how much you believe in it that potentially seals the deal between you and the client.    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The 3 things that’ll have the greatest impact on your belief in what you offer.  Why believing in your services before you even start seeing clients is important.  How your belief in your services affects the end results your clients will achieve. 3 journaling questions that'll help you build clarity and a stronger belief in what you offer.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook    

Jul 22

21 min 3 sec

As a health practitioner, it's often easy to lack belief in clients and potential client's commitment to their health & wellness goals. But to have the most impact on people's lives, it's important to make this mindset shift from the start. In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine talks about the importance of having a strong belief in your clients so you can help more people and ultimately, make more money in your nutrition business.    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The 4 things that'll have the greatest impact on your belief in clients & potential clients.  Why believing in your clients before you make an offer to help is important.  How your belief in your clients affects your belief in YOU. The importance of believing clients are willing and able to pay YOU.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook    

Jul 15

33 min 14 sec

There are 3 core beliefs that need to be firmly in place within you if you want clients to say "Yes!" to work with you: Belief in yourself, Belief in your client, and Belief in your offer/services. This is also known as The Belief Triad. In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine talks about how having a strong belief in yourself as a dietitian can affect your business goals.      WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The origin of the concept of The Belief Triad.  Why believing in yourself is important, no matter if you're a new RD or a more seasoned RD.  How a strong belief in yourself can attract clients to your business (like bees to honey). The importance of letting go of Impostor Syndrome and other limiting beliefs. A simple 5-10-minute exercise you can do to become aware of the thoughts/beliefs you currently have about yourself as a dietitian.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Jul 8

22 min 24 sec

Sometimes it can be hard to find your passion work in our field and it can be just as difficult to create a niche when you're just starting out. Today on the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Bonnie Nasar, RDN about how she's not only discovered her niche, but she's also creating her legacy work. This episode is for you if you're still struggling to find your unique place in the industry that truly feels like your sweet spot.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The importance of your Origin Story in relation to discovering your niche How your Origin Story can help to attract the right clients to your practice The metaphysical experience that helped Bonnie see things beyond evidence-based science How Bonnie is creating her legacy work in a very unique niche The undocumented history behind why dietitians aren't well-respected members of the healthcare team Why the client transformation journey begins when they make that initial payment The multiple ways you can do more and be more in the dietetics profession   MORE ABOUT BONNIE: Bonnie Nasar, RDN is a registered dietitian nutritionist who helps chronic pain warriors improve their quality of life with diet and lifestyle changes. She is the author of The 30-minute Fibromyalgia Cookbook, available on Amazon.   SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram  Facebook Website FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Jul 1

40 min 26 sec

Whether you believe, or not, money is an infinite resource that's available to you at any time. If you're not making the money you want in this profession, it's because your beliefs aren't fully aligned with that fact. In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine talks about how important it is to develop the capacity of belief regarding your earning potential as an RD.    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE People spend money on what they value and what that may look like.  Money comes in many forms, even when you haven't earned it yourself.  Why money is NOT a finite resource. What happens when you take action from the belief that money is available to you at all times. How the human-created time construct causes many people to forfeit their dreams. What it means to have the capacity to receive money.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Jun 24

22 min 36 sec

If you're still on the fence about increasing your rates, you'll be inspired by this episode! Today on the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Beth Basham, MS, RD, LD, about how she has overcome her limiting beliefs about charging more and has created premium services that her clients easily pay for and get amazing results!   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE Beth's humble beginnings in her RD career How & why Beth transitioned into more premium offerings for her nutrition services What Beth considers to be "premium" pricing The ONE thing you need within yourself to increase your prices What the "Be. Do. Have." model is and how to use it to make more money in your RD career Why the client transformation journey begins when they make that initial payment How to charge premium rates and still be of service to those who cannot afford it And SO much more!   MORE ABOUT BETH: Beth Basham MS, RD, LD is a Registered Dietitian and Mindful and Intuitive Eating coach. She helps women discover peace with food and soul so they can live their fullest expression in life and discover true happiness with food and their bodies. With over 15 years of experience, Beth blends the best of her training in functional medicine, yoga, and mindfulness to bring her clients more than just nutrition by tapping into the root cause of what ails them.   SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram  Facebook Website FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Jun 17

42 min 1 sec

It's so easy to become overwhelmed when you're building a business from the ground up. But overwhelm is a choice, not a necessity. You get to decide if you will indulge in overwhelm or not. In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine talks about how overwhelm is created and why it's important not to go that route if you want to take an easier path towards success in your RD career.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE How overwhelm is created.  The importance of thought work.  How to reduce or even eliminate overwhelm. Why overwhelm is actually a choice and not a "reality" when building a business.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook    

Jun 10

21 min 46 sec

Whether you're a brand new RD or you've been around for a while, you've likely heard of the online resource NutritionJobs.com. Today you're in for a treat! In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Stacey Dunn Emke, owner of NutritionJobs.com, about how she has created her business over 20 years ago, before the age of the internet and online marketing. Stacey has built her platform into a highly profitable business and a valuable resource for dietitians and you don't want to miss out on her nuggets of wisdom, no matter where you are on your career path!   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE Stacey's journey of becoming a dietitian How & why Stacey started NutritionJobs.com How Stacey overcame her feelings of shame & guilt when she started making more money than her colleagues Why documenting your work/career successes is important in the process of describing the value you bring to your role as a dietitian The importance of keeping your resume up-to-date, even if you're a more seasoned dietitian The difference between a resume and a Curriculum Vitae (CV) Stacey's opinion on why RD's aren't paid as well as other Allied Health Professionals Why "waiting for the ice cream truck to come in the wintertime" isn't the smartest thing to do (and what that actually means!)   MORE ABOUT STACEY: Stacey Dunn-Emke, MS, RDN is the Founding Owner of NutritionJobs, an online career portal for dietitians and dietitians-to-be, offering dietetic career tools, courses, and jobs. She is celebrating 20 years in business this year! Stacey is the author of The Dietetic Resume Guide and specializes in boosting professional opportunities for dietitians with 1:1 coaching and self-guided courses on Dietetic Resume Reviews, LinkedIn Profile reviews, and Job Interviewing Prep.   Stacey is a champion for dietitians by boosting confidence and skills to create more opportunities. She has worked in clinical, community, management, outpatient, research, and now as a dietetic entrepreneur. Stacey has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show and MSNBC.   SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram  LinkedIn Website Salary Negotiation Guide   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

Jun 3

57 min 58 sec

Get ready for another inspiring interview with a dietitian who's successfully navigating entrepreneurship and making MORE money as a dietitian, as well! In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Melissa Groves Azzaro, aka The Hormone Dietitian, about how she has created a highly profitable nutrition business helping women manage their PCOS and hormone imbalance. If you thought the only way to earning a good income in dietetics is to become a business coach for other dietitians, you'll definitely want to listen to this episode as Melissa shares her marketing secrets to success!   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The person responsible for the birth of the Money Mindset Dietitian brand.  How Melissa achieved her first 5-figure month in her nutrition business.  The benefits of having a 3-year plan vs. a 1-year plan. Melissa's story of becoming an RD after working for 15 years in advertising in NYC. The ONE THING that must be included in all of your business marketing. The importance of authenticity in your nutrition business. The difference between an Entrepreneur vs Business Owner. How to manage social media as an online entrepreneur. And so much more!!   MORE ABOUT MELISSA: Melissa Groves Azzaro, RDN, is an integrative registered dietitian and owner of The Hormone Dietitian, specializing in women's health and hormone issues. She sees clients virtually one on one and in group programs and has an online course on PCOS which made 6 figures in its first year. Melissa is a second-career dietitian, having worked in NYC advertising for 15 years, where she launched billion-dollar brands. She has written for several national publications and managed large social media accounts. She shares marketing tips for RDs on her new Instagram account.   SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram for PCOS Clients Instagram for RD's Website   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

May 27

1 hr 8 min

If you want to make more money as a dietitian, you have to take full responsibility for your career. When you do this, everything changes for the better. In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine talks about the importance of personal responsibility as you navigate the ups & downs of building a nutrition business. Building a nutrition business isn't always easy, but when you take full responsibility for your results, it makes the journey much more fulfilling.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The seemingly simple questions you ask yourself when you're abdicating responsibility that don't lead to simple answers.  What responsibility actually looks/sounds like when you're looking to create a solution to your problem.  Why YOU will always have the solution when you are the problem. The importance of always keeping the focus on YOU, even when things aren't going the way you've planned.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook  

May 20

16 min 52 sec

Get ready to be inspired to make more money as a dietitian! If you dream of making a career in freelance writing, this episode is for you. In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Ana Reisdorf, a 6-figure freelance writer, about how she has created a highly profitable writing career. Ana is a former client who went from earning low 6-figures to creating a full content writing agency that's on track to hit the half-million-dollar mark this year!   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE How Ana became interested in freelance writing.  The type of clients Ana writes for via her content writing agency.  Why Ana decided to do mindset work to uplevel her RD career. The most important thing to do if your RD career isn't moving in the direction you planned. The ONE THING that's stopping you from achieving more in your career as a dietitian. How "reasonable reasons" hold you back. How to embrace your fears and confidently move forward in your nutrition business. Why 2 people can take the same course/hire the same coach and get very different results.   MORE ABOUT ANA: Ana Reisdorf has 13 years of experience as a Registered Dietitian. She is the founder of a health and wellness content agency made up entirely of expert RDs. The main focus of her agency is writing evidence-based, authority-building content for brands. When she is not at her laptop, she can be found wrangling her unruly boys and loving life in Nashville, TN.   SOCIAL LINKS: RDs who write Instagram LinkedIn business page Website   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook    

May 13

42 min 18 sec

When it comes to creating what you want in your life, what do you lean towards the most? The Probability of it happening or the possibility that it could? Do you really know the difference? In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine talks about the difference between probability and possibility and how they are somewhat the same in definition, but very different in context. It's important to understand this, especially when making important decisions in your life & career.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The definition of probability vs possibility.  The difference and similarities between the two.  Which one will help you achieve the results you want in your future. The importance of staying out of confusion & indecision and making decisions with confidence.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook    

May 6

29 min 32 sec

If you're a 2nd career RD, you'll love this episode! Even if you're not, you'll still want to listen in, Kristen Garland, RD, AKA The Real Deal RD, is definitely the real deal when it comes to creating a solid career in dietetics. In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Kristen about all of the things she's achieved in her career in dietetics. As a former HR executive in the corporate world, Kristen took all she learned in corporate to be able to start her private practice straight out of her internship.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE How Kristen started out very organically in the field of dietetics.  The MANY jobs Kristen has had over the years that prepared her to do well in private practice.  How to bring the unique aspects of who you are into the work you do so you can create a career you love. How passion can lead you to your next best thing in the field of dietetics. How the "Woo" of the Universe (God) will always fill the gaps in your career, if you just trust the process. Kristen's #1 advice for dietitians who want to start a nutrition business this year.   MORE ABOUT KRISTEN: Kristen is a Registered Dietitian working in private practice. She completed her undergrad in Nutrition & Food at Ryerson and went on to complete her Masters in Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph. As the founder of T1D Academy, Kristen's specialty includes both people with diabetes and those who help to care for them. She welcomes the opportunity to partner with people of all ages and life stages who are looking for nutrition, health, and wellness support to help them live their best lives.   SOCIAL LINKS: The Real Deal RD website T1D Academy website LinkedIN   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook    

Apr 29

59 min 13 sec

Being a nutrition expert doesn't automatically lend you the expertise in selling. And this became painfully obvious after experiencing 11 people IN A ROW decline her coaching offers during scheduled discovery calls. Ouch! In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine shares her top 3 lessons she learned after 11 people said NO to coaching with her. She also shares 6 reasons why your potential clients are declining to work with you (and NONE of them have to do with money).   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The top 3 lessons learned after hearing 11 no's in a row.  The percentage of people who use lack of money as their reason for saying no (and why that's a lie).  Who to blame for the no's on discovery calls (every single time). 6 true reasons why people say no discovery calls, and how to convert those no's into yeses in the future.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook    

Apr 22

32 min 55 sec

Bringing your WHOLE self into your nutrition business is one of the keys to success that many overlook. Too many entrepreneurs are trying to mimic and model what someone else is doing as a way to get similar results, but that route tends to backfire more times than not. In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Carly Jo Bell, an Authentic Brand Coach, and they discuss the importance of authenticity in branding and marketing as you build your nutrition business.     WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The true (more simplified) definition of branding.  Why it's important for your ideal client to experience YOU living into all the elements of your branding.  One of the most important steps an early entrepreneur should take when creating their brand. Why it's sometimes difficult to communicate what you do, effectively. How to get to the heart of who your ideal client is. What it means to have your foundational brand in place.  The 3 steps of creating an authentic brand.   FEATURED ON THE SHOW Get on the list to be notified when Embody Academy opens for enrollment! Grab a copy of the “How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur”  Workbook    

Apr 15

37 min 6 sec

While you have no control over the circumstances that arise in your life and your career, you get to DECIDE how to deal with them.  Whether it's how you deal with social media or how quickly or how slowly you build your business, you get to decide. You don't need to be a "copycat" to achieve great results. In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine discusses the importance of staying true to ourselves and why making decisions for our own unique circumstances is very important.   WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE The importance of NOT comparing yourself to others.  Why we need to empty our "mind trash" on a regular basis.  How "mind trash" keeps you stuck in the same circumstances with the same results.     FEATURED ON THE SHOW Schedule a Mini-Session with Christine The “Charge What You’re Worth”  Virtual VIP program Join my private Facebook Group “Money Mindset Mastery for RD Entrepreneurs” Grab a copy of the "How to Calculate Your Rate as an RD Entrepreneur"  Workbook  

Apr 8

24 min 20 sec

Stephanie Hnatiuk is the owner of a Winnepeg based private practice where she specializes in nutrigenomics and performance nutrition for athletes at all levels. On this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine chats with Stephanie about her journey and how to "just do it" in your dietitian business.  Click here for full show notes: http://moneymindsetdietitian.com/ep-90 

Apr 1

38 min

The true definition of integrity is adherence to moral and ethical principles, soundness of moral character, and honesty. In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine explores the important topic of integrity. She discusses why integrity is important and how to align with the right people in your business to get the results you seek. 

Mar 25

24 min 53 sec

Katie Shepherd is a Registered Dietitian and owner of Food Explorers. After working in community and retail Dietetics, Katie decided to take the plunge into entrepreneurship and combine her two passions: cooking and working with kids. Food Explorers aims to teach children about the joys of cooking and learning about food and currently spreads this message both in-person and virtually in 6 states. In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine and Katie talk about how her dream of Food Explorers was born, how she has transitioned to virtual classes during the pandemic, and how she's making money as a dietitian.

Mar 18

43 min 2 sec

In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine and Lisa discuss how she's making money as a dietitian with her unique gift of creating food pun swag and merchandise.  Lisa Andrews is the owner of Sound Bites Nutrition in Cincinnati where she shares her nutrition knowledge through teaching, counseling, cooking demos, and freelance writing. She is the author of the Healing Gout Cookbook and upcoming Complete Thyroid Cookbook.  Lisa is active in her state and will serve as a House Delegate representative for Ohio and is currently co-chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee and nominating committee. She has been president, chair on professional issues and media representative as well.  Lisa’s line of food pun swag, Lettuce beet hunger supports those suffering food insecurity in Cincinnati. She has over 25 designs to “chews” from.

Mar 11

32 min 29 sec

Joy Diggs is a personal trainer and registered dietitian located in Houston, Texas. She has spent the past 10 years helping people prioritize their health and improve their quality of life! She owns Digg Deep Fitness & Nutrition, where she pushes her clients to become their best, stressing the importance of proper nutrition and exercise. In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine and Joy discuss creating multiple streams of income and building community within those streams in order to make more money as a dietitian. 

Mar 4

38 min 44 sec

If you're offering freebies as part of your marketing strategy, you may fear you're giving away too much. But, does giving away too much for free really prevent people from working with you? Can you really give away too much? On this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine addresses a topic that came in by request by a listener: how to know if you're giving away too much for free. And, she talks about all of the things you should consider when offering freebies and nurturing potential clients. 

Feb 25

12 min 33 sec

Andrea Mathis, affectionately known as Andy is the creator of Beautiful Eats & Things. As a registered dietitian who also has a past and passion for food, she wanted to approach nutrition through a realistic approach and teach others that achieving optimal health and enjoying food is possible! In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine and Andy have an enlightening conversation about how Andy has combined her passion for food and cooking and inspire others they can have a healthy relationship with food and love the process. 

Feb 25

39 min 22 sec

Do you really believe that you can make more money? While some dietitians say they want to make more money, they often get tripped up by fatigue and other stumbling blocks that prevent them from truly reaching their goals.  On this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine talks about the overwhelm, frustration, and all the things in between that you may be feeling when it comes to online marketing. And she shares how you can shift your mindset to get past this fatigue.  WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE Fatigue is real.  Where fatigue comes from. The deeper beliefs you have about money.  How you can shift your mindset to overcome the overwhelm. 

Feb 18

23 min 34 sec

Jessica Torro is an adjunct professor and has recently taken on the new role as Grant Program Manager, and Rachel is a department chair and associate professor in the Department of Nutrition at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. And they are spearheading a grant that is helping to bring in more diversity and inclusion in our profession.  In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine chats with Jessica and Rachel about diversity and inclusion and what they are doing to support these things with their students and community.   

Feb 18

46 min 26 sec

Do you know your niche? Narrowing your niche means you must be comfortable saying no to money - by saying no to those who don't have the specific problem you solve. And most registered dietitians aren't ready to say no. They aren't ready to let money and opportunities pass them by.  On this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine talks about rethinking your niche. And she explores if picking your niche is an important first step as a registered dietitian. And she gives amazing guidance on how you can know when you're ready to say no and narrow your niche. 

Feb 11

18 min 12 sec

In this episode of the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine and Deanna, co-founder of Diversify Dietetics, have an incredible conversation about how Deanna met cofounder Tamara Melton and the idea of Diversify Dietetics was born. They have a raw and honest conversation about the lack of diversity in the industry and how that has impacted them directly. 

Feb 11

38 min 50 sec