Your Business, Your Rules

Cat LeBlanc

Do you want to ditch the 9-5 and live life on your terms?

Make more money your way, without worrying about your next performance review, annoying boss or crappy commute?

All Episodes

Are you at a crossroads wondering how to avoid going back to the office? You've got at least 5 options. Make sure you choose the right one for you. Show notes are at http://catleblanc.com/70

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Aug 2020

10 min 21 sec

What's with all the 'go big or go home' bro marketing? Cat explains how growth can be a choice and shares two ways to find the right fit for you. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/69

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May 2020

8 min 55 sec

Are you thinking striking out on your own is going to be a minefield or more of a walk in the park? Cat explains why it can feel hard and actually how hard it is or isn't in this episode. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/68

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Apr 2020

9 min 45 sec

If you're feeling stressed out wondering what to do during the current crisis, or any crisis you may have happening right now here are the 6 steps you need to get in the right headspace, cover your bases and move forward. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/67

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Mar 2020

4 min 54 sec

There's so much noise in business about The Next Level. Let's cut through the hype and get to what you really want. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/666

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Mar 2020

6 min 38 sec

Cat is making some pretty big changes in her business, many against what others might consider growth, but what's the point of having a podcast called Your Business, Your Rules if you don't like that? Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/65 If you want to join Ignition before it closes you can do that here > https://join.catleblanc.com/closing-ignition/

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Feb 2020

5 min 59 sec

When you start out in business and have an idea for a product one of your first questions is going to be 'Will this sell?' Cat gives you two easy ways of knowing whether or not people are going to want your creation - before going ahead and building it. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/64

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Jan 2020

8 min 5 sec

Cat goes deeper on the Entrepreneurial Design Profiling System and explains how your workstyle, essentially your work personality, affects which business you should start on every level. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/63

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Jan 2020

12 min 15 sec

Cat shares what some of world's best minds think is possible for you. Plus adds her own insights on what the behind-the-scenes of success look like as well as what you can expect on the journey. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/62

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Dec 2019

8 min 58 sec

Getting caught up in the day to day? In this episode Cat talks about how you can bring more fun and lightness into your business and really start to enjoy the journey. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/61

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Dec 2019

5 min 37 sec

You've got a business idea - great! You're probably thinking "What do I do?" "How and where do I start?" Don't worry, Cat's got you covered. In this episode she maps out the 7 steps to get your business up and running and get you working with clients. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/60

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Nov 2019

12 min 51 sec

Cat shows you behind the scenes of which tools she's using in her online business and her recommendations for you. Show notes are at catleblanc.com/59

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Nov 2019

13 min 10 sec

Cat explains the 6 steps to coming up with a business idea that suits you, rather than trying to pick from a list. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/58

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Oct 2019

16 min 41 sec

Rather than picking a niche or title off the shelf Cat suggests a more unusual but much more effective approach. Show notes are at catleblanc.com/57

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Oct 2019

7 min 29 sec

Should you be looking for a blueprint, formula or cookie cutter approach to starting your business? Or should you be looking for something completely unique? Cat explains how to leverage what works while still creating a business unique to you. Show notes at https://catleblanc.com/56

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Sep 2019

7 min 45 sec

Starting a side business with the aim of it becoming your full-time gig can seem a lot less glamourous than just quitting your job. After all, how will you find the time, right? Cat explains why, if you can, there are many benefits to keeping your job while you grow your business. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/55

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Aug 2019

6 min 26 sec

Cat talks about 'inspiration' and 'getting motivated' - when it works and when it doesn't. It's a little outside the norm but it's all about of getting you the results that you really want. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/54

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Aug 2019

7 min 20 sec

Cat shares exactly when it's a good idea to quit your job and go full time in business, the factors to consider if your situation is a little unusual, what most definitely NOT to do and what she did. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/53

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Aug 2019

8 min 48 sec

Cat shares her best tips on what to do differently, and how to think differently about promoting yourself or putting your business out there. Show notes are at catleblanc.com/52

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Jul 2019

10 min 36 sec

Cat collected the 12 best tips from her go-to-experts on getting clients in a new consulting (or coaching or serviced-based) business. This is a longer episode, jam-packed with valuable strategies including step-by-step instructions, real-life examples and a checklist. Let's get you some clients! All examples and action steps can be seen in more detail at catleblanc.com/51 and also can be downloaded in PDF form.

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Jul 2019

34 min 39 sec

Are you multi-passionate? Do you have a hard time choosing just one thing to work on? Cat explains how to handle this so that you are able to find a niche or business idea that works for you and start your business. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/50

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Jun 2019

7 min 2 sec

Have you ever wondered about your default for making decisions? Cat hadn't either until she nearly made a big financial mistake. Cat dives into how we often make decisions and how to think about decisions differently to make sure you're on the right track. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/49

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Jun 2019

7 min 19 sec

It can be hard to change your mind in general, never mind about yourself and your own capabilities!. Cat explains a powerful way to gradually change your beliefs about what is possible for you over time and shares some 'easy button' shortcuts you can use too. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/48

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May 2019

6 min 8 sec

What we believe about ourselves hugely impacts our results. What do you do if you are having trouble believing in yourself or have negative beliefs that are holding you back? Cat explains why we get stuck here and what to do to break the pattern. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/47

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May 2019

10 min 22 sec

There has been a lot going on with the Your Business, Your Rules Book! (Live, work and make money your way). Cat shares more about the book, why this book was written (and not a different one), how it was written and some behind the scenes. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/46

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Apr 2019

8 min 57 sec

How can you turn what you know into something valuable? In this episode Cat unpacks the 9 forms of value and how you can use them to earn money from your skills and talents. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/45

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Apr 2019

7 min 44 sec

Should you wait until you have all your ducks in a row or you should take the leap and learn to fly on the way down? What if you have a very busy life? Here's Cat's answer on exactly when to start your business. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/44

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Mar 2019

6 min 45 sec

Cat shares the strategies she uses to get more done… and it’s not about time management, it's about energy management! Sounds a little woo but you really will get more done if you use these ways of working with your energy rather than against it. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/43

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Feb 2019

7 min 51 sec

Cat talks about what can be behind ‘fear of choosing your business idea’. Often there can be something else lurking behind any indecision you might be experiencing. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/42

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Feb 2019

13 min 37 sec

We hear mindset is important but what does that mean and what can we do to influence our mindsets? Cat explains one way to think about mindset and shares her own mindset routine. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/ybyr41

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Jan 2019

14 min 49 sec

Wouldn't it be great if you could do one thing and that would mean that everything else you did in your business worked better? Actually you can. In this episode Cat explains what that is. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/ybyr40

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Jan 2019

8 min 20 sec

Rather than resolutions, or even a word of the year, Cat talks about choosing a VERB of the year. A doing word. Because how to we make change happen? By DOING something, not necessarily by being something. Cat also shares some behind the scenes of what she's doing differently this year too. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/ybyr39

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Jan 2019

8 min 47 sec

Choosing your business idea can feel stressful, because it involves going with one and not the others and it feels like there is a lot riding on this decision. Here's how to choose your business idea with the right mindset so that you are giving yourself freedom, rather than narrowing down. Show notes are at http://catleblanc.com/ybyr38

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Dec 2018

8 min 26 sec

So you've got your business idea... how do you now start your business? Here are the 6 steps you want to follow to get your business off the ground. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/ybyr37

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Nov 2018

9 min 11 sec

Cat explains why choosing a niche opens up your options, rather than closing them down and shares examples from her own life. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/36

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Nov 2018

9 min 9 sec

Cat answers a question that comes up frequently - What's the best business idea for this year? But do the 'best' ideas change with the times that much? Cat explores this topic. Show notes at https://catleblanc.com/ybyr35

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Oct 2018

4 min 50 sec

Cat busts a huge myth that holds many people back from starting a business. In this episode she talks about why you don't need (and truly don't want) a completely original business idea. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/ybyr34

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Oct 2018

7 min 34 sec

How do the people around us affect what we achieve in life? Cat dives in and explains the link between who you surround yourself with and your results. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/ybyr33

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Sep 2018

9 min 7 sec

Cat speaks with Sally Miller, Author of the recent #1 Amazon Best Seller 'The Essential Habits Of Six Figure Bloggers' about the book and her 3 step process for success in online business. Show notes are at http://catleblanc.com/ybyr32 The book can be found on Amazon and at bloggerhabits.com

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Sep 2018

21 min 33 sec

There are a few different types of marketing. You want to make sure you are doing the right one for your stage of business! Cat breaks down what to do when and what your focus should be in your marketing. Show notes are at https://catleblanc.com/ybyr31

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Aug 2018

9 min 19 sec

Cat speaks with Ros Isbel from Find Your Natural Groove about Human Design and how it can help you find your purpose and know how to best run your business. Show notes are at http://catleblanc.com/ybyr30

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Aug 2018

25 min 55 sec

We've all heard of work satisfaction, but what about business satisfaction?Meaningful work is not enough.In order to achieve our goals we need to feel good on a day by day basis in our work and in our business.The Entrepreneurial Design Profile is that missing piece – how to not just start, but be running a business that fits your personality.Get Your Entrepreneurial Design Profile here > https://myentrepreneurialdesign.com

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Aug 2018

7 min 47 sec

Do you find it hard to get potential clients to care about your offers? Or you can't get them to say yes? Today's episode covers a little talked about but very important element of sales - what your customers need to feel to buy. Show notes are at http://catleblanc.com/ybyr28

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Jul 2018

7 min 44 sec

One of the real issues about starting a business is getting stuck in preparation. Here's how to get out of preparation and into action. Show notes are at http://catleblanc.com/ybyr27

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Jul 2018

7 min 35 sec

Real talk: How to hit your income goals 3-10x faster. NOT by using shiny tactics. Show notes are at http://catleblanc.com/ybyr26

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Jun 2018

8 min 54 sec

Time for a look behind the scenes! How much do other people (and you) work and how can this be optimized? Show notes are at http://catleblanc.com/ybyr25

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May 2018

12 min 37 sec

Cat speaks with Maria Doyle from Create Real Change about what location independence really looks like. Hint - there's more to it than what you see on Instagram! Show notes are at http://catleblanc.com/ybyr24

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May 2018

36 min 15 sec

Want to know how to price your offers? Cat explains a 3 step process to set a price point that is market appropriate and fits your current skill level. Download the pricing calculator that goes with this episode here > http://catleblanc.com/pricing The Zero To Paying Clients Masterclass is here > http://catleblanc.com/masterclass

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May 2018

9 min 17 sec

Not sure how to niche or whether your niche is too narrow or too broad? Cat talks though how she prefers to niche and what this means for your business. Show notes are at http://catleblanc.com/ybyr22

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Apr 2018

7 min 35 sec

Can't make a decision on which business to start? Cat walks you through a simple six step process to pick the right business idea for you. This episode also refers to lots of additional resources. Show notes are at http://catleblanc.com/ybyr21 and the Zero To Paying Clients Masterclass is at http://catleblanc.com/masterclass

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Apr 2018

13 min 48 sec