THE PODCAST FOR CAUSE-DRIVEn ENTREPRENEURS

Magic is what happens when you find balance between method and madness, science and art. Welcome to the Magic Maker podcast, the place where entrepreneurs who want to find magic can access ah-ha moments and simple steps to big dreams. Join your host, magic maker and branding expert J.Nichole Smith as we explore the journey to building brands that lead us to having it all: Freedom, fulfilment and a positive impact on the world!

The Single Greatest Challenge You’ll Face as An Entrepreneur

Today is a sad day for me and my family. It’s the one-year anniversary of losing our little dude, our Frenchie named Charleston. He was only seven and he had several seizures over a couple of days, and then we lost him to a brain tumor. The reason I am sharing this...

The Art of the Graceful No

As entrepreneurs, most of us are pretty damn keen to get more done, in less time. We’re always ready for a productivity hack, a tool, resource or FINALLY the PERFECT planner to help us feel like we’re more efficient. Last week we discussed the importance of rewarding...

How to Finally Discipline Yourself into Consistent Action

Discipline, by its nature, is force. Punishment. To be disciplined is to be punished. Discipline, Verb To train by instruction and exercise; drill. To bring to a state of order and obedience by training and control. To punish or penalize in order to train and control;...

The Unlikely (very personal) Secret to Success in Your Business

For some of you, what I’m going to reveal today might freak you out You may get offended, write me off as an over-sharer, or you just won’t get it. But I’m willing to take that risk, because for some of you, this may just be the permission slip you’ve been waiting for...

Finding Your Magic

One of my favorite books (and probably one of yours too if you’ve read it) is Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. If you haven’t read it - move that to the top of your reading list right this second! Nearly every page of Big Magic is quotable, but one of my favorite bits...

Why Build a Brand That Matters instead of just a Business

One of the most important things to understand about a brand (and I think most difficult when you’re new to the idea) is the magic stuff that makes a brand a brand. I believe that the stuff that makes a brand a brand, starts with you: human + business = brand What is...

DISCOVER THE 12 MAJOR SHIFTS THAT LEAD TO FREEDOM & FULFILMENT

These 12 epiphanies (or as I like to call them, ‘the 12 major shifts’), defined a whole an entire year of my life and everything wonderful that has transpired since. It is my belief that as we can adopt and truly accept these fundamental ‘truths’, we get closer and closer to true freedom & fulfilment…