Stacy Tuschl is a speaker, business coach, and the owner of The Academy of Performing Arts in Wisconsin. She is the author of the book “Is Your Business Worth Saving?” where she reveals proven strategies for pulling entrepreneurs out of a rut and launching them toward business success.

Welcome back to episode #315! This is an ask me an ask me anything podcast! I posted in my Facebook group and on Instagram for people to ask me anything they want. I picked a bunch and put them into certain categories to talk to you about. I got a lot of questions about inspiration, strategy, motivation, personal/work life balance, some people asked questions who have local business and local businesses that want to come online and a lot of questions about running multiple businesses.

Inspiration and Motivation Questions:

1:45, How do you stay consistent and motivated when a new business isn’t progressing?

4:48, What has been the most important decision you have made in pursuing your professional dreams?

6:36, How do you stop feeling like you will be copying a mentor or coach in your same field?

8:57, Where do you get your inspirations from? What podcasts do you listen too, what books do you like, what groups do you follow?

Strategy Questions:

11:20, How do I get my followers more engaged?

14:04, How do you come up with such amazing content for you Instagram feed? I am running out of amazing things to say!

15:40, What’s your #1 tip for consistently getting leads in the online space?

Work/Life Balance Questions:

19:32, I’d love to see a typical day for you.

22:16, I’d love tips for balancing starting a new business with managing a home, raising small children and all the other responsibilities that come with being a mom.

Brick and Mortar/Local Business Questions: 

26:11, Where should a brick and mortar focus its growth strategy?

28:13, I want to start a small fair-trade store in a town of about 2,000 people so I will need to do something online too, I just feel so lost, where to even start?

30:53, Did you start your online business with coaching? Did your starting idea for your online business end up being where you are now or have you had to shift where you shine?

32:54, How did you grow your personal brand while scaling other businesses, I would love to hear your perspective of running multiple businesses, as you’ve grown and scaled how do you mange and market them all without appearing to be all over the place

Thank you to everyone who submitted questions!