Lyndsie Barrie is a mom and the founder of YYC Fempreneurs where she shares her passion and expertise of social media with female entrepreneurs, tirelessly promotes community and collaboration, and is an instrumental part of turning mere ideas into viable and sustainable businesses. Lyndsie is also the owner of Barrie Financial Consulting Inc., where she shares financial concepts and strategies to enhance the way women earn, save and invest their money, as well as the author of two books “Money & The 39 Forever Mom” and “Find Your Voice on Social Media”.
In this episode:
Recognize and celebrate the wins and milestones along the way – whatever your definition of success.
Create your own team. If you are looking for a village of like minded women with a similar definition of success, you CAN build and grow a community!
Get more consistent with your “Bs” – boundaries and batching – to help you to be more intentional and productive with your time.
Connect with Lyndsie:
Where you can always find a FREE marketing tool!
Find out about the YYC Fempreneurs Marketing School
A 6-week program that Lyndsie runs 4 or 5 times per year
Gives you an opportunity to join the Fem Team Mastermind Group
Fempreneur Marketing Podcast: https://bit.ly/36vq00a
Books by Lyndsie:
Money and The 39 Forever Mom: https://amzn.to/3tc4pDp
Find Your Voice on Social Media: https://amzn.to/3jEI2Dn
On this episode of The Part-Time Jungle Podcast, I had a fantastic conversation with Lyndsie about finding success in the journey. Lyndsie talked about the importance of recognizing and celebrating the wins and milestones along the way, creating a community of like-minded individuals, and implementing strategies such as batching and setting boundaries to allow us to be more intentional and productive with our time.
If you prefer to listen, check out Episode 21 of The Part-Time Jungle Podcast.
Lyndsie and I discovered that we share a few things in common including a love of popcorn and being moms to 14 year old boys who play hockey! She was so easy to chat with and we had a few laughs along the way.
JUGGLING MANY HATS AS A MOM
A strategy that has helped Lyndsie with her motherhood work juggle was a mindset shift around incorporating her son into her business versus separating him from it. She believes that this allows your kids to see what mommy’s work actually looks like. Lyndsie is a youth leader at her church and volunteers at a summer camp and has found that when she asks kids what their moms do, they don’t even know! They hear that mommy’s working or that she has work stuff to do. Lyndsie started telling her son specifically what she was doing and even attaching the actual dollar values that her work was bringing in. For example, this client pays me this much. Lyndsie gets really nitty gritty about it.
INTEREST IN BEING HER OWN BOSS
Lyndsie knew that she wanted to be her own boss from about the age of 18. When she graduated from high school, she moved out to Vancouver where she had older step siblings there. They worked with a company called Amway, the world’s largest direct selling company that manufactures and distributes nutrition, beauty, personal care and home products. So Lyndise was introduced to the idea of being her own boss and earning residual income – which means doing something once and continuing to make money off of it.
MARKETABLE PRODUCT: TEACHING SOMETHING THAT YOU’VE LEARNED
From that experience, Lyndsie gleaned a lot of self improvement and personal growth and decided that she wanted to create her own business from her own brain, with her own products. What she eventually learned is that if you can learn something and teach others how to do it,