1:00 – Melissa got married! She talks about what it was like to make Ketubah and write a song for her own wedding. Check out her song, You Are the One for Me (The Wedding Song).
3:05 – Melissa introduces Andrea Scher, today’s guest. Andrea is a coach that helps people release their inner superhero. She’s also a jewelry artist, painter, and a photographer.
5:00 – Andrea talks about some fun ways that she allows herself to be her wisest, bravest self.
6:50 – Andrea went to New Orleans and had a Tarot reading that changed her life. She learned that art helps people heal. Art has become an offering.
10:00 – blogging is a peek inside of who she is, and it’s just an extension of what she does and who she is – which gets people really excited about her and her work
15:00 – storytelling is a powerful part of marketing. Having a great story makes the rest of your marketing a lot easier.
16:20 – your business should be fun because building a business takes time – sometimes years
18:00 – Andrea had a panic attack when she realized that some other really impressive people were teaching a class similar to hers – they, as a group, decided to cooperate and support each other. Rallying a group of people around you is key to success.
25:50 – you can take some pressure off of yourself by renaming and reframing what you do. You don’t have to call yourself an artist, or a writer, or whatever – you can call yourself a storyteller or something else that makes more sense.