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Honestly Lisa

Welcome to Honestly Lisa The Poo Poo Plater of my life.

Honestly Lisa is an ever-evolving podcast.

So far there a few different podcasts in one.

Men Have Feelings Too- Interviews with groups of men mostly comedians looking for men's feelings.

Love Bites- Recreations of actual conversations from my love life. They are mini RomComs.

Honestly Lisa In search of Lisa- Interviews with everyone from my ex-husband to JP Sears to find myself.

Dear Bunny & Dick- A daily chat with my dead parents. 

Apr 14, 2017

Shannon Whaley Traveling Wildwoman!

Women's business and marketing coach - works with passionate and driven service based entrepreneurs, taking side gigs and turning them into sustainable businesses.

Lisa gets sidetracked to begin with, forgets to eat and then buys a really expensive salad.

Has been doing this for a while, but has kind of changed and morphed all along.

Just broke up with 3 year boyfriend, and is moving to Italy. Longest relationship except cats, who are living with her mom.

She thinks a lot of people start coaching to live wherever they want.

Hannah Dixon (listen to the episode with Hanna here) Location independent.

Danielle LaPorte - amazing author on figuring out what you want to feel, to be the person you want to be.

Shannon's core desired feelings: ease, passion, freedom, adventure. (I use these when I'm making decisions, will they get me closer or father away from my mission?)

Intuitive feelings with excitement or trepidation "don't do this!"

"Now that I'm sober, I have more access to those feelings." - Shannon

"I have a feeling, I don't know how often I listen to my intuition" - Lisa

Met boyfriend long before they got together, she was a cocktail waitress in Seattle, he was a DD for his friends.

2013 - Left Seattle and moving to San Diego to be a hairstylist, but also had to be a waitress to support her growing hair business. But really didn't want to do the same thing she was doing in Seattle.

Was invited to Cayman Islands by boyfriend to visit, and moved there because she wanted to do something different. Her boyfriend was already sober, she knew she was done and needed a clean start.

"of course I was that girl and came home wasted" - Shannon

When did you discover that you could make money online?

The Pathfinder, Nicholas Lore

Started looking at what was possible for her, yoga teacher, coach... Coach!

Had gone to Tony Robbins events, and used to be a counselor and has a degree in psychology, and thought "That would be a perfect way to use my degree and help people" And I could help anyone anywhere in the world.

"Everything I wanted when I graduated from college, but didn't know how to access" - Shannon

Working with women in crisis, vs. making themselves better.

She's taken two coach trainings, Institute for life coach training, inner glow circle.

Becoming an assistant trainer so she can be a coach trainer.

Has a one-on-one clientele and a group class starting in April. Has a retreat coming up in Italy in June.

Who is coming to you? Coaches.

I've helped a man start a fishing charter business, "It transcends industries, but I prefer working with women and coaches."

Where do you start?

Work on getting legal first. (terms, disclaimers, permits, licences)

Work on money

"I'm beginning to wonder if I will ever figure it out" - Lisa

"We are all doing it over and over again, and it shows up in a different outfit every time"- Lisa

Profit First by Mike Michalowicz

Working with a money strategist coach - Carrie Fry Williams

You want two checking accounts.

All business money goes into business checking.

All personal money goes into personal checking.

two savings

one is profit / one is taxes

All business money goes in to business checking, and pay myself twice a month from there.


My first business basically shut down, so I've launched a new one! Now, 50% of what I make goes to me personally. - Shannon

"It's so common with entrepreneurs, they pay themselves last." - Shannon

I help women make their business sustainable. - Shannon

In the Cayman Islands, you need business partners. I didn't' know what I was doing, and they ended up pulling out because of that.

We have a gift, and our strong points aren't business related. This isn't natural for me.

I don't want to be like my dad, and I don''t want my daughter to have to take care of me. - Lisa

Shannon "Needed support because I felt lost"

There are so many horror stories about people handing their money over to someone and getting stolen from.

"I'd rather be in my zone, and hire this out" - Shannon

"I'm not sure what I'm supposed to be doing to make money" -Lisa

"It's my sugar daddy, it pays for me and the cat, and my 30 year old daughter-not really" -Lisa

I want to show women that it's okay to be human. I don't want to do stand up anymore, but I want to go speak, and inspire women through my comedy. I want to journey with them. That's how I want to make my money, plus it's location independent.

I know there are things that I'm supposed to be doing...

Visit Shannon's website, and sign up for the free gift! (opt in guide!) about how to thank clients for signing up, keep them warm, send them gifts, keep them coming back, give them actual valuable things so they look forward to your messages.

How would you work with me?

Read the Pathfinder. Know what it is you want to be doing.

I recently wrote a vision statement:

"I am bringing thousands of women laughter, community, and self acceptance though my comedy and self acceptance through Honestly Lisa."

I want them to know that I'm going on the journey with them. Audio/video, words, blogging, weekly newsletters and speaking.

SPEAKING - how do you make money doing this?

Have packages - Like the Be Silly Now Course (21-day video series) 

"How can I be a coach, I don't have my shit together" -Lisa

"If I'm going to lie to myself, just being fully aware of it" - Lisa

Danielle LaPorte is a good model for me.. 

"I think I'm a really fun girlfriend" - Lisa

Death Coaches  (listen to the episode with Martha Jo Atkins here)

Construction coaches for men who didn't have a knowledge. 

"Have your breakdown, show you're a real person, and come out on the other side with takeaways" - Shannon

"I'd love to do a fake seminar that actually gets people real" - Lisa

"These are the spiritual leaders I'm supposed to be following?" - Shannon

Contenders for getting on track

Marie Forleo's B School

Martha Beck

Being Boss

Verbal Rorschach

love - ugh

eyes - green

tacos - pork

blanket - fuzzy

peaches - fuzzy

computers - it's on

life - amazing

tie dye - ugh

bras - necessary 

avocado - not ripe

If you had a favorite bush, what would it be?



"Waxing never gets better. I should youtube it. It's like the first tie, every time" -Shannon


How to leave a love note on iTunes for my Podcast.

From your computer:

1. Open the iTunes software on your desktop. (Not the web version.)

2. In the search bar (upper right-hand corner), type in “Honestly Lisa”.

3. Click on our album cover that pops up towards the bottom of the screen. 4. This will take you to the homepage for our show, but make sure you don’t accidentally select one of our individual episodes instead.

5. Right under the show description, you’ll see three tabs. “Ratings & Reviews” is the second one listed, and this is the one you want to click on.

6. On that page, there should be a button called “Write A Review” and if you click there, it will hopefully let you create a post with your thoughts!

From your iPhone:

1. Open the “podcast” app that comes pre-installed on all current apple smartphone devices.

2. In the lower right-hand corner, you’ll click on the magnifying glass “search” button and type in “marriage is funny”.

3. Click on our album cover that pops up towards the bottom of the screen. This will take you to the homepage for our show, but make sure you don’t accidentally select one of our individual episodes instead.

4. Select the “reviews” tab toward the top of the screen, and you’ll see a purple “Write a Review” button on the next page.

5. It might ask you to log in to your iTunes account, but otherwise, this will open a form where you can enter your thoughts!