Mon, 13 October 2014
M.O.M. Radio Show #40 - Ally Loprete
Ally Loprete runs a non-profit business directory for parents called OurMilkMoney.com. The idea behind the business was to help support other parents who are selling products you need. If you ever find yourself in need of household products, childcare services, and more, you can always go to OurMilkMoney.com and buy a product provided by a parent. Today Ally joins Rosemary to talk about how she was able to make her business succeed as a busy mom.
3:50 – As a new mom, she was unhappy to send her child to daycare. She wanted to be there with her child, but she also needed the second income to support her family.
10:10 – Moms are judged for almost everything and it can be overwhelming. Mom's need the support.
13:15 – Don't be afraid to ask for help and look for help else where if someone is making you feel bad for it.
15:30 – Corporate American is becoming more flexible with parents because they don't want to lose their top performers.
17:20 – Ally did it all on 6 hours a week in the beginning. Be ready to be flexible and have boundaries over your time.
22:00 – Keep in mind that childcare is considered a business expense and can be a tax write-off.
23:50 – Husband Tips; Remember to ask for help. When he asks questions about your business, don't take it as criticism. Men are simple. Men want you to be happy.
35:50 – Ally shares some secret tips on how she used Twitter to bring up a strong following and hit 2 million listeners on her radio show.
42:25 – Ally loves Bob Proctor's books. Loves TED talks and Abraham Hicks.
47:00 – Remember to listen to what your body needs and take care of your health.
52:15 – Don't forgot to love your body.
Mentioned In This Episode:
Ally Loprete's free The Productivity Workbook 4 Entrepreneurs
Ally's 4 minute reality show sizzle called - This Little Parent Stayed Home
You Were Born Rich – Bob Proctor.