Overcoming Mindset Blocks to Create a Business You Love w/ Melissa Webb

Do you feel like you need permission to say that you have an idea worth committing to? Are you trying to prove to yourself and others that you have value? Imagine how free you would feel if those thoughts weren’t holding you back.

Today’s guest, Melissa Webb, felt like she needed permission. She even asked for my permission, and you know what I told her? Of course you have my permission but you don’t NEED it. Lifting that mindset block changed everything. She went from trying to please everyone and doing way too much, to offering a simplified service to an audience she truly wanted to serve.

Melissa creates online writing communities to support and encourage families in home education. She is the owner and creator of Write On! Melissa is a published children’s book author and a co-host on The Mel & Kel Show podcast.

Melissa is a former teacher who left the classroom to start an online business teaching writing to home school teachers. I asked her to join me today to share her journey from making money as a side hustle to going full time with her business, and the struggles that she’s faced along the way.

On Today’s Show You’ll Learn:

  • How Melissa transitioned from teaching to starting an online course
  • How to stop asking for permission
  • Why you should take time to reflect on where you’ve been
  • The problem with trying to please everyone, and how to stop
  • How changing your mindset will grow your business
  • Why simplifying your offers will attract more business
  • The importance of thinking about your thinking
  • How Melissa overcame fear around using Facebook and Instagram ads
  • How hiring help can prepare you to handle growth

Are you ready to stop asking for permission and break down those mindset blocks? If Melissa can do it, so can you. It’s time to stop trying to prove yourself, and start scaling the business you really want!

If you’re an online expert like Melissa, and you’d like my help taking your online business to the next level, I invite you to apply for my new monthly accelerator coaching and mastermind program. If you’re an online expert who has already achieved a certain level of success, but you’re not sure how to get to the next level, what you don’t need is another course or more books to read. You need a cohesive growth strategy, coaching, support, accountability and community. Apply now for my monthly accelerator program at www.rickmulready.com/accelerator.

Links & Resources Mentioned in this Episode:


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Melissa’s Teaching Courses

Melissa’s Children’s Book: How The Ladybug Got Her Spots

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