Success Story: From fraud investigator to podcast producer with PMP student, Leah Bryant

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The beauty of being your own boss is being able to make your own schedule and work on what you want, when you want. Switching your mindset from employee to business owner can be tough, but you CAN do it! Today I’m speaking with another of my Podcast Manager Program graduates, Leah Bryant. Leah went from working for a bank investigating fraud to running her own podcast management business and employing other amazing women. We discuss how she started her business, it’s growth, and where she plans to go with it next!

Leah Bryant is a fraud investigator turned podcast editor + producer. She went from fighting crime to conquering “ums” and “uhs” (basically the same thing, right???). She’s a strategic podcast producer helping coaches launch and maintain their podcasts so they can share their inspirational and helpful messages—without the podcast taking over their lives. She took her superpowers of being an investigator—like her attention to detail and the ability to look at a problem from 10,000 feet—and find a solution and strategy that best fits her clients podcasting needs. She’s also a wife and momma to a 3.5-year old that keeps her busy with legos, trucks, and playdoh. She’s also an avid baker and her family collects classic American muscle cars. Her pride and joy (aside from Ezra) is her 1970 Dodge Dart Swinger!

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In this episode, we cover:

  • How Leah found Podcast Management
  • Growing your business with a young family
  • Setting your own schedule and being your own boss as a podcast producer
  • Being honest with potential clients about your experience
  • Using your focused time wisely
  • Where to find clients
  • Figuring out who YOU want to work with
  • What a good team brings to your business
  • Learning to let go of roles and responsibilities
  • and, setting your own goals growing your business at your own pace

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