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Messy Success Podcast!

A podcast dedicated to helping creative dreamers and overachievers tackle business and life

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Elizabeth Henson 

We made it!!!  Sit with me for the next half an hour as I reminisce on my journey, appreciate what I have right now, and look forward to what’s coming next. NOTE: We’re also going to take a little break SO if you feel like you’re going to miss me or would like to chat, […]

100 🎉 Episode 100: Five Big Things Worth Sharing…

✨The countdown to 100✨ From how we handled building connections way, way, back to the digital era of network marketing — Denise and I talked about them all! In this episode, my friend, a network marketing queen 😉 shared how being a good human will help your business grow.. plus a ton more golden nuggets! […]

99: Community Based Marketing with Denise Romney

✨The countdown to 100✨ In this episode, I broke down several ways how I repurpose my content and how my exceptional team assists me as I continue to manifest my goal of staying in the visionary and creator mode. It’s pretty raw, messy, and in progress BUT exciting! If you have any tips, tricks or […]

98: Repurposing Content So I Can Work Less

✨The countdown to 100✨ This is the part 2 of Episode 84 😁 And this time, we’re going to dive deeper into how Joy successfully managed and grow her Photo Boss online community. Grab your notebook and pens because there are a TON of golden nuggets here that you wouldn’t want to miss!! AND if […]

97: Growing a Community to Over 10K with Joy Michelle

✨The countdown to 100✨ In this episode, I’ve answered questions and shared my golden nuggets about those good-looking reviews we see online. And believe me – it’s NOT rocket science and it CAN be authentic positive reviews if you’ll stick to the goal of getting: ✨The actual transformation✨ Can’t wait to find out more? Grab […]

96: How to get Screenshot Worthy Content

✨The countdown to 100✨ For this episode, I’ll discuss the different stages of community building and explain what you can do for each stage. If you’re looking for assistance, check out the links below, book a call with me and let’s discover the possibilities that your community can achieve! Are you enjoying The Messy Success […]

95: The 3 Stages of Community Building

I might not have all the answers just YET — because we’re in the middle of experimenting and just trying some features out.. but through this episode, I’m going to walk you through the significant information I gathered about Facebook Reels in hopes that you’ll learn with me and open up several conversations with the […]

94: How I started getting paid for Facebook Reels

I don’t usually talk about my birthday but for some reason, 40 just feels different 💖 For this episode, it’s going to be a mix of my personal and professional manifestations. I’m going to share what I’ll be bringing along and letting go of for this new chapter of my life. And if you’re up […]

93: My 40th Birthday Reflection

This is going to be a great episode, a very necessary episode — because we’re going to dive deeper into WHY your community is struggling to engage or perhaps grow in a positive direction. Don’t forget: Let me know your thoughts, experiences, and opinions. I would LOVE to know how it went for you too! […]

92: Five Things That Could Be Killing Your Facebook Group

If you’re a fan of wrestling, following the world of the Olympics, or you’re simply inspired to hear messy success stories, you’ll definitely love this episode! From the years of Napster to the digital era of social media, Jason will inspire you to keep dreaming; because really, achieving success isn’t all about sunshine and rainbows. […]

91: Broadcasting Down Memory Lane with Jason Bryant

Join me in an episode where I pour my thoughts and take about working on yourself, your business, the algorithms, and how all these tie-up in achieving your goals If this episode resonated with you, please leave a review or even a DM — let me know what you learned and what your notion about […]

90. My Thoughts on Social Media Algorithms

Raise your hand if you’re a geeky entrepreneur who just loves to make the most out of their online tools and make life easier? 🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♂️ And for these solo/entrepreneurs who are just diving into the wonderful world of online and technology, hang in there!! This episode is a chunk full of helpful information about the […]

89: My Favorite Business Tools

Hello! Hello!! It has been a really good week for me, for my entrepreneurial networking, and for the business 🥰 And of course, as always, I am sharing with you, my dear business besties all these fun and helpful nuggets I was able to pick up along the way. I hope my tips will encourage […]

88: How To Get More Members Into Your Facebook Group

A new intro + a big idea + a thousand views on my Instagram reel.. we’ve come THIS far! Instead of breaking this into a 2-part episode, I’m gonna share it all in here — so sit back, relax and let me know right after what your thoughts are about (1) my successful Instagram reel, […]

87: How My Reel Went Viral

After 4 years into this podcast.. here we are!! I’m still messy, still owning the messy success brand.. but there’s definitely a LOT of growth! 😉 In this episode, I shined the light to the people who played a role towards this success, shared lessons learned, takeaways from incorporating systems, and how reclaiming my time […]

86: A Turning Point in My Creative Business

A LOT happened and it just felt like I time-traveled to March.. which is awesome! Just goes to show that when you’re productive, time really flies by fast 💚 For this episode, sit with me as I talk about what I’m seeing and why I still prefer Facebook Groups over any other platforms for creatives […]

85: Why Facebook Groups are still great

You’re probably already subscribed on our incredible guest’s channel — and if not, you’ll most likely will after tuning in on this episode! 😉  Sit with us for less than an hour as Joy Michelle unravels everything about raising her business, workflow, time with her family, and why commitment is important in achieving THAT success. […]

84: Making an impact on YouTube and beyond with Joy Michelle

January started a little steady HOWEVER after the holidays, family time, two weeks off, and COVID.. I am back, I am energetically back!! I have a lot of topics to cover and I feel like I was able to do that on one of my Friday live episodes inside the Community Builder Facebook Group – […]

83: Q&A Inside the Community

To kick off 2022, I’m letting you come with me behind the scenes and share how our family adjusted with our newly adopted dog! Disclaimer: It’s quite far (but still beautiful) from what I expected it to be 😅😁 Show Notes: 00:11 – So.. we got a pet dog!! 00:44 – Maddie and Mommy time […]

82: What I Really Learned About Getting A Dog

For the last episode of 2021, I’m bringing one of my favorite humans, our shine the light gym leader in Shine The light Community.. Jennifer Jayne! This is the perfect episode to sit down with while you’re enjoying the holiday break and mapping out how you’d like your 2022 to be. If this episode resonated […]

81: Knowing Your Core Values with Jennifer Jayne

You better want your notepads ready! 📝 My good friend and business coach, Katrina Widener joins me as we dive deeper and talk about human design and decision making authority. It is such a wonderful topic to cover especially with what I’m currently going through. I believe this episode will shed more light on those […]

80: Decision Making Authority with Katrina Widener

Happy holidays everyone! This magical season is all about manifesting and here I am.. in this episode.. manifesting everything I want for 2022 ✨ Tune in and I hope that at the end of this episode, I’ll be seeing YOUR name in my inbox! 😁 Show Notes: 00:10 – Quick update 00:32 – This week […]

79: My 2022 Wishlist

This week’s entrepreneur guest is young, loves helping people with their personal growth, and is amazing in every single way! She’s here to send us a message on behalf of the deaf community – because more than going about businesses, entrepreneurs also make human connections, and these connections.. it helps us open our eyes around […]

78: Advocating for the deaf with Kellina Powell

My big feelings are waiving hello!!! 👋🏻  Join me as I talk through my thoughts on living the best of both worlds of being an entrepreneur and intrapreneur, handling these big feelings, and how to achieve that perfect work week! AND if you’re interested in having one of my dear friends be a guest on […]

77: Entrepreneur vs Intrapreneur & BTS

Now that I’m in a place where I can fully share what I’ve been through, I hope to inspire YOU to share yours too! This episode is my gentle reminder to EVERYONE that YOU are not alone in this. Show Notes: 00:17 – This week in The Messy Success Podcast 01:15 – Why I’m sharing […]

76: Behind the Scenes: My Health Journey

You’re in for a thrill! 😉 My good friend, Diane Mayor is a wealth of knowledge! She’s a business strategist who has helped many entrepreneurs hit their time and money goals. How? It’s through managing superpowers the right way! And nope, we’re not talking about playing dress-up and make-believe – we’re talking about embracing your […]

75: How to Use Our Unique Superpower to Be More Productive in Our Business with Diane Mayor

In this episode of the Messy Success Podcast, we talked about that ugly truth about social media posts.. NOT all posts are going to be successful – AND THAT’S OKAY 😉 Tune in as I break down the 3 steps you should do when a post flops.. or even when it doesn’t! Because the better […]

74: When A Social Media Post Flops

Aannddd.. we’re back!!! After 3 months of hiatus, I’m starting October off with a fresh set of goals, clarity with what’s to come, and a big announcement about where my business is now heading. Tune in as I share along a chock-full of updates, ideas, information, and a FREEBIE that can help you, your team, […]

73: The Community Builder

I’m so excited for you to meet Adam Grossman! Adam makes real estate fun! Owner of AMG Reality, LLC and Founder of The Grossman Group. Adam has built his real estate empire to over seven figures while giving back to the community and bringing laughter to social media!  Adam shares his journey and what led […]

72: Making Real Estate Fun with Adam Grossman

In this Episode Elizabeth shares the five pillars of the community management role in a digital business. Whether you are a solopreneur, or already have a team this will set you up for success in growing a thriving community. Want more leads from your facebook group or social media platform? You will love this!  https://elizabethhenson.co/coffeechat

71: The 5 Pillars of Community Management

Have you ever felt like building a strong community around your brand and mission seemed impossible? Or even just really, REALLY hard You’re not alone, dude. So many of us want MORE than just followers. Seeing that number grow can definitely feel good, because you know that your message is getting out there, BUT… is […]

70: The Business Growth Advantage – Community Strategy

Jessica Ryan Chernard is a photographer, writer, and founder of Her Hike Collective. Jessica created a community when she couldn’t find one for herself! Her Hike Collective brings women together to Hike and find connection. Jessica lost her brother to an adderall addiction in 2011 which over the years has fueled her passion for writing. […]

69: Creating Community Around a Bigger Purpose

More exciting behind the scenes! Today I’m sharing BIG dreams for my photography business. I was so close to hanging it all up, and in this episode I’m sharing what changed everything! This one is juicy! Are you feeling unsure of your 5 year plan? 10 year plan? This might just spark some clarity for […]

68: What’s new in the photography world?

This episode is totally unscripted… oh wait, they all are!  Today we are sharing BTS of some big announcements, and a small but important conversation about cost vs ROI. I can’t wait to hear your thoughts! Thank you for listening, you are amazing and with out you, there would be no podcast!

67: Totally unscripted – a big oops and more….

Tatiana Hill is back with us on the Messy Success Podcast! She was on episode 16 back in 2018 and now she is back to share the deepest part of her heart. Over the last year Tatiana grew her business during the pandemic as well as a divorce. She feeds our soul with her words […]

66: Tatiana Hill: A True Year of Messy Success

More Behind the Scenes with Elizabeth!Meet Gracie interview Free Workshop opportunitiesDiverse Revenue and Memberships  Free Workshop about Memberships: https://mo311.isrefer.com/go/workshop/elizabethhenson Leverage + Lead:  Free Workshop Form: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/606096955a1c0a894ba198f4Waitlist Form: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/606096955a1c0a894ba198f4

65: Diverse Revenue & Memberships

I consider myself to have a blessed childhood and a pretty normal “story” for the most part. I always see people get on stage and they have this big meaningful story or adversity. I always wondered what in the world I could speak about when it comes to MY story.  Hear how a group of […]

64: What to do when you don’t have a story…

Shine The Light Member Cilla Tuckson shares her journey over the last year. After moving to the states only three weeks before the Pandemic shut down, she had to get creative and uncomfortable to grow her business.  Cilla’s Blog post   Cilla on IG 

63: A year in the US with Cilla Tuckson

I hear way too often that creative women don’t feel comfortable in sales. It feels icky, gross, or pushy. The classic, Have you ever said to yourself? “I don’t want to send too many Emails because I’ll be annoying” I’m here to give you two super quick game changers that will flip the script about […]

62: Quick Tips | How to get more sales

This is a special episode dedicated to my besty Angie.  I’m taking you down an emotional journey of our 8 year friendship which leads us to her recent cancer diagnosis. Hear what kept me up at night, and why this is such an important conversation of what it means to have a rock solid adult friendship.  […]

61: My best friend’s cancer diagnosis

Have you ever wondered what a business coach actually does?  Or what it looks like to work with one?  Well I can’t speak for every experience, but in this episode I’m sharing a sneak peek and behind the scenes of what it is like to work with me! Including real conversation points with a client, […]

60: BTS of business coaching

Elizabeth shares 2021 updates, goals, and the constant shifting of business. Everything from new teams, exciting learning opportunities, and how taking on more work creates even more clarity. 

59: Keeping it Light & Easy

Danya is a former Olympic Head Athletic Therapist and Strength & Conditioning coach turned entrepreneur – where she helps other entrepreneurs, coaches, athletes and business owners move, feel and perform their best. In this episode we talk about how I’m creating new habits, and making the changes needed to embody the lifestyle of a fit […]

58: Healthy from the inside out with Danya Douglas Hunt

What if struggles aren’t actually struggles?  In this episode Elizabeth shares a reflection of the last two years where she has been really pivoting into her coaching business. People love to insert their outside opinions, let’s talk about how we can cope with that. The ebbs and flows of our intuition can be the best […]

57: What can struggles teach us?

In this episode, Elizabeth shares her transformation from being in tears to abundance in two years. Some of the most amazing things that she has learned about business, about herself, about growth, and about self-development have nothing to do with money, and everything to do with perspective. I do feel like I have so much […]

56: Opportunity over Circumstance

Meet Joey Vitale!  Thinking about the law shouldn’t slow you down. Joey’s powerful approach to the law will actually help you grow and build momentum. The truth is you DO NOT OWN your brand without trademarks! Which means you could lose your whole brand overnight. Don’t worry, Joey’s got you, and he makes it FUN! JOEY ON INSTAGRAM […]

E55: Get Legit with Joey Vitale

Jessica Norrell is the owner of MOZN Solutions. She was also a centerpiece in my business growth of 2019 AND one of my rockstar students.  We helped each other grow in different ways and I LOVE revisiting our journeys over the past year!  Jessica is pro level project manager and is always so grounded, she […]

E54: Endless Potential with Jessica Norrell

Kaitlyn helps online business owners shift into a business that is aligned, profitable, and effortless. That way they can make more money, work less hours, and actually love their work.

E53: Effortless Success with Kaitlyn Kessler

Why I did, and almost didn’t, become an affiliate. I want this Episode to feel like girlfriends chatting on the couch over wine…. gosh I miss that during the pandemic right!?   Have you looked into the companies you are shopping with? Hear why this company has women I want my girls to look up to…. […]

E52: The Lip Bar

Jessica Norrell is sharing some quick tips with us on her journey to being a full time entrepreneur. What an amazing journey that goes full circle, all here on the Messy Success Podcast! This is a fun episode because I’m bringing back Episode 32 where I shared all the secrets to quitting your day job […]

E51: So you want to quit your day job?

Elizabeth updates on everything from life, kids, and work!  Why I’m not following the crowd when I make decisions during the pandemic and what is new in work life… including my latest dream come true!

E50: All the latest life and work updates

Meet my friend and student Jenn from Orange Sky Wellness. We talk about puppies, breath work and her new business venture!  As a respiratory therapist who’d spent her career working with the breath, this felt like truth. It felt like coming home. Jenn knew her purpose was to share this beautiful gift of breath with other […]

E49: Living a more fulfilling and intentional life with Jenn Redden

In this episode Elizabeth shares an actual recording of a Facebook Live Masterclass on leadership.  Want to learn how to become a big fish in a small pond?  Want your downline or community to learn how to attract more customers and clients?  There are so many golden nuggets in this raw episode!

E48: Behind The Scenes of a Masterclass with Elizabeth

Tamra has always had the entrepreneur spirit!  This episode features so many of her talents and her journey from going from a brick and mortar business into online communities.   Enjoy the girl talk, postpartum tips, and her pursuit of relationships and best self!  

E47: Community Spotlight with Tamra Andress

Yes Magic!  Like DISNEY MAGIC!  You will love my friend Amanda and her journey from Teaching to Etsy to DISNEY!!!   Amanda is an amazing member of Shine The Light Society and one of our top fans of the Messy Success Podcast.  I’m so excited to introduce her to you! 

E46: Member Spotlight with Amanda Peterson

Kate Styles is one of my star students and an active member of our community.  Her growth in the last year has been epic.  Kate shares with us her story and encouragement.  She’s not only passionate about photographing women, but she loves to empower and cheer on other women too. You will love her!  https://katestylesphotography.com/ […]

E45: How Kate Styles doubled her revenue in one year

Are up openly admitting that your business is repelling people with out realizing it???  Elizabeth shares 7 strategies you should NEVER do in business.  Plus bonus content from the community!   YOU may not even realize that you are doing one of these things… 

E44: 7 Things NOT to do in business

Let’s talk maternity leave, leadership, and the big awkward conversation of adult friendships in entrepreneurship. Elizabeth shares how friendships have changed and evolved and how she has learned to navigate though challenges.

E42: Entrepreneur life and adult friendships

Elizabeth shares  What are the key takeaways after one year of podcasting? What are the challenges of starting a podcast? Also… how the simple question “What are you waiting for?” can change everything! 

E41: One year later

One thing that I love about Mariah is that she fearlessly jumped into entrepreneurship after completing only one semester of college. College isn’t necessarily the only pathway to being an entrepreneur. Mariah has always known that she wanted to work for herself and she became interested in coding at an early age. (You’ll have to […]

E40: Website Strategy with Mariah Liszewski

As women, we’re often searching for that elusive idea of work-life balance, especially as creative entrepreneurs. Our work life can so easily start to creep into our family life and it’s important to set those boundaries. I love what Kari says about this idea of work-life balance. In fact, she comes right out and says […]

E39: Business Happy Hour with Kari Roberts

Kathryn Hofer is an amazing entrepreneur who is solving planning problems for creative entrepreneurs. While working at a non-profit, Kathryn was burned out and ready for a change. She wanted a business that fit into her life and to avoid the negative emotions and stress that her job was bringing her. After thinking about the […]

E38: Modern Planning with Kathryn Hofer

In this Episode lets talk about  How to create work around your life and not life around your work!  I’m covering 4 major components to time management that have changed everything.  We are also busting a few myths out there about what “successful people must do.”  We get to write our own rules my friend and I’m […]

E37: My 15 hour Work Week

This week on the podcast I have YouTube strategist for creatives Trena Little. I have loved getting to know Trena over the last few years and you guys are going to love her, too. In this episode, we’ll talk to Trena about how you can leverage video and YouTube for your business. What are some […]

E36: Youtube Happy Hour with Trena Little

Focus on Our Ideal Outcomes More than We Focus on Our Problems If you suddenly had an endless pile of money from your business, what organization, charity, or nonprofit would you donate to? I posted this question on my social media accounts and I loved seeing all of your answers – it really helped me […]

E35: Build your business with more love and less Strategy

Meet Elli Runkles!   Elli and I met through our mutual friend Reina from Reina & Co. She shares the most common mistakes people make in their copy as well as some of her favorite tips! I love where this conversation goes as it naturally unravels. Elli is located in Spain and you will love her!  Shownotes 

E34: Copy Chat Happy Hour with Elli Runkles

Elizabeth shares one of her big takeaways from her trip to California.    What is our story, what’s our purpose, what makes us different? The next time someone asks you this, I want you to have your story ready. What is the bigger picture of why you do what you do?

E33: What makes you unique?

Elizabeth shares three essential tips for quitting your day job and going full time. This process looks different for everyone, but if we an do these three things we can move the needle on making those full time dreams come true. 

E32: The Secrets to going full time

I asked an everyone wanted to hear about baby #3!  I’m excited to share about my journey in motherhood and what that looks like behind the business. I think you will be surprised.  This episode is a good reminder that everyone is going through something, even when they show up totally normally for their day […]

E31: Q & A and baby #3

I’ve been a photographer for six years. I truly love it, and I love serving my clients the way I do. But as my children get older I’m needing more Saturday’s at home so I’m leaning into coaching and helping other women create thriving communities around their brand. I’m excited for you to walk through […]

E30: My Biggest Business Roadblocks