Summer is hands down my favourite season and I have spent the better part of the last twenty years travelling like a gypsy following the sun. The last two places I chose to run my online business from and to call home were Byron Bay and Bali, both known for their warm climate and beach lifestyle.
So this year I chose to buy my dream home and 'settle down' to have a family in one of the chilliest states in Australia... Melbourne! Ahhhhhh!
Back to my roots and close to my family is where I am drawn to be for now. It provides an amazing base to then travel from once I have adjusted to the mumma role.
There is one thing that had a big influence on me being able to comfortably survive the winter in Melbourne this year... and it is exactly what grandma said... cover your kidneys!
Yep you got it... I bought a kidney warmer and it is the bees knees!
Who would have thought that such a simple and clever idea could have such a profound effect!
I was so excited when I was contacted by Melanie Monteith this year, who wanted to get her online business off the ground selling Organic Cotton Kidney Warmers.
During our first contact even before Melanie had signed up for the Peace Passion and Profit Mastermind, I purchased one of her Organic Cotton Kidney Warmers. My preggas belly has so looooooved being comforted, supported and kept warm on the chilly Melbourne days by this great quality product.
Melanie's passion for her kidney warmers and the powerful message behind her product was magnetic. Her business message is all about following the simple wisdom of what grandma said.
You'll love Melanie's Inspiring story..... so I am proud to introduce the fun, quirky and deeply heartfelt Melanie Monteith and her inspiring journey to share her beloved kidney warmers!
What Melanie said before the PPP program.
Before doing the PPP program, I 100% believed in my product and knew that this was one of my life’s purpose to share. I had many ideas and a vision of where I wanted the business to go but I felt a bit overwhelmed with everything I needed to do and didn’t have much direction with how to approach it. I'm also quite a shy person, so I had some fears around putting myself out there and being seen…which I knew was a detriment to my business goals.
What Melanie achieved during the PPP program.
During the program I managed to achieve so much more than if I were trundling along by myself! I only just realised how much I've actually done!
• Got really clear about the look and feel of my business and so totally re-branded the website
• Added in several new areas to my business in a seamless way, which meant I could incorporate all the parts of me and my life and allow me to create an overall business theme…now I can spend all day everyday being ME.
• Created and launched my business Facebook page
• Got my first 5 new customers through my website!
• Set up my MailChimp customer list and organised the Newsletter layout
• Got clear about, and created, the packaging for my product
What Melanie said about the group coaching in the PPP program.
Courtney’s mentoring style was so perfect for me. She speaks a language that I understand. She dreams big and you can feel that she is 100% committed to her words and belief in the possibilities of dreams. She was extremely nurturing toward every single person in the group, and I honestly felt that every time we interacted, she was totally present and interested in my business and cheering me on to succeed. Courtney was encouraging in everything I did whilst also being honest and firm with her direction. She also laughed a lot and kept it all very light-hearted, allowed us to be vulnerable and let us know her past vulnerabilities and how she overcame them. She is living proof that life dreams do come true if you follow the right guidance…I’m very inspired by her and am excited to watch my dreams unfold!
What Melanie said at the end of the PPP program.
I think the whole program was excellent, from day dot. Even from the pre-reading, I had already decided that the $ investment was worth it! Working on my business now feels way more fun because I have more direction, and I’m so grateful for that because it doesn’t feel like ‘work’. My shyness and fear of being seen has almost disappeared and I have so much more confidence in myself and I actually want to connect with people now. It feels like I’ve had this really full throttle surge of information and enthusiasm that has been injected into me and my business and I’m really ready to fly now! And I feel really good about having made the connections with the other people in the PPP group, it’s like having a cyber inter-office space to connect with others on a similar journey.
What Melanie says about her business.
My whole business, Grandma said... is about bringing comfort, warmth and life efficiency into peoples lives. I want to share all the tricks and shortcuts I’ve discovered over the years, and yet to discover, that are easily integrated into life so that more energy can be spent following dreams and playing in life. My first Love and main online product (for sale) to share with the world is Organic Cotton Kidney Warmers. I believe with all my heart that they will bring so much peace and comfort into your winter world, especially if you’re someone who feels the cold easily or has undergone surgery or convalescing through illness.
Check out Melanie's gorgeous new website HERE and like her Facebook page HERE Or buy a kidney warmer today so that it arrives by xmas as a gift for yourself or for a loved one. You'll adore it like I do! Click HERE.
Melanie is another brave example within the Silent Nature Tribe who had the courage to step up and follow her dreams this year. What an inspiration!
Is 2016 YOUR YEAR to make your business dream a reality?
The Peace Passion and Profit Mastermind will be launched again in the new year. Stay tuned for launch dates.