Melissa Dawn is Coach & Founder OF CEO of Your Life.

Success comes in different flavours. As a life and business coach, Melissa helps entrepreneurs build a business that reflects their values and creates the lifestyle they crave. Her specialty is helping people transition out of their day jobs and into building businesses they are orgasmically joyful about. She left her successful career as a VP and an award-winning specialist in business and marketing because she wasn’t fully satisfied with just creating successful products, marketing campaigns and surpassing sales objectives, she wanted to be of greater service to others to help business owners build and run businesses not just with their head but by tapping into their heart and gut as well.

Melissa is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and Entrepreneur.com. She is also a certified coach and trained energy practitioner. Her CEO of Your Life coaching program attracts professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world.

In this episode, Melissa and Stacy discuss how to navigate the balance of starting a business while you’re still working a job. When is the right time to go into the business full time?

Some highlights include:

“I just can’t do this anymore.” At minute 1:00, Melissa talks about why she quit her day job when she was first growing her business even though she wanted to make some extra money before jumping in full time.

Find where your people are hanging out and go there. At minute 8:00, Melissa explains why she could live off of LinkedIn alone and have a very good income.

Every Sunday, schedule your week out. At minute 10:00, Melissa talks about why having a plan is the secret for finding your work-life balance.

“If you can outsource it cheaper — do it.” At minute 13:00, Melissa talks about why she delegates a lot, including the cleaning of her house.

“There’s not someone who knows everything.” At minute 17:00, Melissa talks about the benefits and challenges of entrepreneurship.

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