Welcome to The Jennifer Allwood Show

Listen in for business strategies and interviews with small business experts to help you build a business and a life that you love.

It’s my hope that you will find encouragement every single time you listen!

Monday Fire 60: Take Control Where You Can

In the last several months, I have been doing something that is a little embarrassing. You’re going to have to listen to find out what it is, but basically I have been coping with feeling like I

Episode 178: Dream Big with Bob Goff

Today I sat down with Bob Goff, author of Dream Big, to talk about life. Bob discusses finding your authentic intent and running with it. For him, that meant being truly available to others. He even p

Monday Fire 59: Holding Two Emotions at Once

You can feel two different emotions simultaneously. You can want two things at the same time that are not in alignment with one another. I can want to go on vacation, but also want to be safe. I can f

Episode 177: 5 Ways to Keep Your Peace in a Crazy World

Learning to keep peace within ourselves is soooo important right now, friends! We need to give each other, but even more importantly ourselves, some serious grace. For some that is very hard. We expe

Monday Fire 58: First in Family

 Who is the first one in their family to do something…a pioneer? I want to take a few minutes to encourage you and let you know you are not alone. Being the first can be hard. We probably all

Episode 176: The World is Watching, So Give Them Something Good to Watch

Hey Friends! For today’s podcast, I wanted to shake it up a little bit by sharing a chapter from my book, Fear Is Not the Boss of You. In this chapter, I really hit home that people are ALWAYS w

Monday Fire 57: To All Who Are Weary

 I am weary. There, I said it. Now, for the most part, I am totally okay, and I know that eventually, everything will be okay. I am just weary. The last several months are taking a toll. I am inter

Episode 175: Understanding the Difference Between a Business Coach and a Business Consultant 

This is my third podcast episode about having a business coach. Why? Because it is so stinkin’ crucial to your success! Today I want to focus on the difference between a business coach and a bus

Monday Fire 56: Reframe Shame

I want to take a few minutes today to help you reframe your shame. First, you need to know there is a difference e between shame and guilt. Shame is used by the enemy to keep you stuck…to keep y

Episode 174: What Is A Calling with Paula Faris

In today’s podcast, we are talking with Paula Faris about how she left her 2 amazing dream jobs to be obedient to God.  She had to learn it’s ok to love what you do, but how to not let th

Monday Fire 55: Pivoting is Much Easier than Being Plucked

If you have been around for a hot minute, you know I am big on pivoting when God tells you to. I have several podcast episodes around the idea of pivoting and in today’s climate, it can be extre

Episode 173: My 5 Favorite Biz Tools

Today I want to share the biz tools I am loving lately. These are things that let me work smarter, not harder! The biz world has so many companies creating things to help with the online space that it

Monday Fire 54: The Value of Repentance and Obedience

This week I was thinking of ways we measurement different things and I really focused on some of the ways we measure Christlike behavior. The Lord really spoke to me about repentance and obedience. Yo

Episode 172: Keys to Hosting a Successful Online Event

Friends!  If there ever was a time to have an online event, it’s right now! The world is a bit chaotic and most states still have limits for gathering sizes, but people are wanting and needing

Monday Fire 53: The Messy Middle

In the past few days, God has been using the messy times in the history of my marriage to Jason to remind me and teach me what I need to be doing right now. Jason and I have never come out of hard tim

Episode 171: Creating the Job You Want with Cathy Heller

In today’s podcast, I chat with Cathy Heller about how she grew her multi-million dollar, successful business while having 3 small kids. She had a dream of songwriting and moved to LA to accompl

Monday Fire 52: Retreating and Reloading

I want to talk about the value of retreating and reloading. Retreating can have a negative connotation, but it really can have soooooo much value! When you retreat you are able to find a new perspecti

Episode 170: Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Biz in the Online Space

You don’t know what you don’t know! But I am here to help. With world events changing the way we are now doing business, many more people are working in the online space.  Whether you&#82

Monday Fire 51: God Has Awful Timing

Timing is everything. Even more so during this pandemic. Today I want to talk about God’s timing. It seems to me that God’s timing never matches my own. Anyone else? But what I have found to be tr

Episode 169: Keys to Copywriting with Tarzan Kay

Building an email list can be so powerful for your business. Emailing is a great way to engage with your customers and build the know/like/trust factor that is so critical. I don’t want you to l

Monday Fire 50: If Not Mom, Then Who?

I know Mother’s Day was last week, but today I wanted to talk about the importance of mothers modeling courage to their children. We outsource a lot of teaching—Spanish, horseback riding, and

Episode 168: How to be a Leader with Vision with Michael Hyatt

In today’s podcast, I am talking with the legend, Michael Hyatt, about his new book The Vision Driven Leader. Having clarity in your vision is important whether you have a large business, small

Monday Fire 49: Confidence is a Crock of Crap

This week I want to break down one of my favorite chapters in my book…chapter 6 all about courage. The world craves confidence. Confidence sells and confidence is what people think is the key. B

Episode 167: How to Not be Discouraged When Starting Small

With the world in such disarray, so many people are shifting the ways they learn, sell, teach, create, communicate, etc. This makes it the perfect time to start something new especially if you’r

Monday Fire 48: Don’t Let Anyone Should On You

I had a comment in my DMs this past week telling me what I “should”  and “should not” be doing as a business owner right. While I want to extend grace to and think the best of

Episode 166: Importance of Being Honest, Real, and Relevant When Pivoting Your Business with Erin Sanderson

2020 will forever be the year of pivoting! Many businesses are making big changes during these COVID-19 times, but change happens all the time and it doesn’t have to be scary. Sometimes we have

Monday Fire 47: 2 Action Steps to Combat Fear and Find Encouragement

As we go into yet another week of this pandemic, I see that fear is really increasing. When will we return to normal? Will it really be “normal” again? What will happen to my business? I w

Episode 165: Kidpreneur: Start, Run, and Grow Your Own Business with Noah and Easton Allwood

 Using the online space for business isn’t just for adults. Teens can benefit greatly by using their passion to create and grow a business. Kids now are being raised in this tech-savvy world

Monday Fire 46: Are You in a Season of Run or Rest?

I am seeing on social media lately what I am calling productivity shaming. There are those that are saying everyone needs to use this “gift” of time to be doing something big like losing w

Episode 164: What To Do With Your Free Facebook Group

Some of you LOVE your free Facebook group and are doing amazing with it and I am so happy for you. For those that hate it, it’s ok to let it go!!!  I’ll say it again, it’s ok if you

Monday Fire 45: Crisis Can Catapult Us Into Our Calling

I was being interviewed recently and said that I believe crisis can catapult us into our calling. This was a new thought for me, but when I look at my life, I can see that big changes and shifts were

Episode 163: Are You Stuck?

I want to give you a little gift. This is chapter 1 of my book, Fear Is Not the Boss of You. This book has been 4 years in the making and it is finally time to launch, even if it is in the middle of a

Monday Fire 44: The Year of the Great Divide

I have had a word in my heart and I think this is the right time to share it. There are so many things right now that are dividing us as a society. Politics, opinions on COVID-19 and how to handle it,

Episode 162: How to Sustain Brick and Mortar Business During COVID-19 Crisis with Stacy Tuschl

With so many cities continuing Stay-at-Home orders, many of brick and mortar locations are having to temporarily close their doors.  This is a very stressful time for those business owners and their

Monday Fire 43: Find the Silver Lining

I wanted to start this morning off with a little bit of hope and positive thinking. I want to take a few minutes to find the silver lining. Everyone has a certain level of loss right now. We are all g

Episode 161: How to Sustain Your Business through Unsettling Times

I am not sure there has ever been a time when being flexible and making pivots has been more important than right now. In order to sustain through these unsettling times and any other craziness that i

Monday Fire 42: How to Keep Your Inner Peace in a World Full of Panic

I want to take a moment today to give you some actionable steps and advice during the crazy and bizarre event we are living through right now. We can either look for peace or let ourselves spiral in p

Episode 160: Effect of Coronavirus on Small Businesses—What You Can Do

We are in some wild and crazy times right now. There are soooooo many thoughts and feelings and fears and frustrations. I just wanted to take a few minutes in my little slice of the interwebs to talk

Monday Fire 41: Have You Ever Been Pain Shamed?

Times are pretty crazy right now and people are handling it in so many different ways. But one thing I want us all to keep in check is pain-shaming or playing the hardship olympics. There is always so

Episode 159: Why You Should Not Rely Solely on Etsy to Sell Your Goods Part 2

If you have followed me for a hot minute, you know I am a firm believer of never putting all your eggs in one basket. When you use someone else’s platform to sell your goods, you have to follow thei

Monday Fire 40: When Distraction Is Good

 Sometimes the enemy can use distraction to take your focus off where it needs to be. However, I think God can also use something in our lives as a way to distract us in a good way. Right now I am

Equipped Special Series: Meet Your Speakers—Jordan Lee Dooley

The last Equipped speaker I want you to get to know is Jordan Lee Dooley. I learned so much already just in this short podcast episode. I can’t wait to hear what she shares from the stage in jus

Episode 158: Business Basics: What to Have Right From the Start

So often what starts out as a hobby doing what we love, explodes into a business before we even know what happened. Then we are stuck trying to backpedal to make things right! That is why it is so im

Monday Fire 39: Turn Failure into Success in Training

I just love it when God gives me a whole idea from something seemingly small like a workout move. I was trying to follow along with my Peloton app and was really making a mess of this particular exerc

Equipped Special Series: Meet Your Speakers—Jami Nato

The next Equipped speaker I want you to meet is Jami Nato. Jami’s story and message have it all—infidelity, loving the Lord, learning how to use pain to grow closer to God, using your unique t

Episode 157: 4 Ways to Handle a Disgruntled Customer

If you follow me on Instagram or YouTube, you know a few weeks ago I did some videos talking about how within 6 months I’ve lost half my hair. I am watching very closely what’s going on with the D

Monday Fire 38: When Something is Out of Alignment

Have you ever entered a password and thought you have it right, but it didn’t work? Or, do you remember old padlocks where if you were just one tiny click off, the lock wouldn’t open? I wa

Equipped Special Series: Meet Your Speakers—Jaime Cross

This Friday I am introducing you to another new friend! Jaime Cross is has a faith that is so inspirational. Basically she asked God for a billion-dollar business idea and that is just what she got. B

Episode 156: 4 Ways to Protect Your Business in the Online Space

There are so many unknowns as an entrepreneur—truly things we have no control over. I want to talk today about really focusing on the things we DO have control over in an effort to protect our busin

Monday Fire 37: Don’t Let People Use Your Faith as a Weapon Against You

I have seen something several times lately that I am not okay with. It is people using someone’s faith as a way to guilt or shame them into doing something. This form of manipulation should not

Equipped Special Series: Meet Your Speakers—Lisa Whittle

Another Friday, another Equipped Speaker intro. Lisa is a new friend that I absolutely cannot wait to meet in real life! On this special Friday episode, we talk all about a big theme in Lisa’s l

Episode 155: 3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Writing a Book

You know how sometimes you just don’t know what you don’t know?!? Well, there were certainly quite a few things I didn’t know when writing my book, Fear Is Not the Boss of You. And

Monday Fire 36: Don’t Use Your Faith as an Excuse to Not Have Boundaries

In the last few weeks, I have come across several women who are using their faith as an excuse to not grow their businesses and not have boundaries in their businesses. I am all for giving things away

Equipped Special Series: Meet Your Emcee—Kelsey Humphreys

For the next few Fridays, I will be introducing some new friends—the emcee and speakers for my Equipped Conference! We are starting off with the emcee, Kelsey. Not only does she have some of the bes

Episode 154: Best Social Media Content for 2020

Content is king when it comes to reach and engagement on social media. I want to give you 3 great content ideas that are by far the best for 2020! I am actually not only giving the content ideas, but

Monday Fire 35: Vault of Courage

Have you ever noticed that the enemy is just waiting for you to gain momentum and get the courage to do something you know God wants you to do, only so he can put a stop to it? He will steal, kill, an

Episode 153: Using Multiple Revenue Streams to Grow your Business with Stacey Collins

I absolutely love any time I get to interview my students and coaching clients who are killing it in the online space. I feel like such a proud mama. Stacey’s interview definitely did not disapp

Monday Fire 34: Money Mindset Series: Are you Scared to Sell?

If you think you are ready for what is next in your business, here is a big hurdle you need to overcome—you cannot be scared to sell! Unfortunately, some of us (mostly women) attach our personal wor

Episode 152: What is Affiliate Marketing and Why You Need it in Your Business

I love to talk about revenue streams all day long! Today I want to talk about one of the easiest passive income streams you can add to your business right away—affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketi

Special Series: Revenue Rundown

Video 1  Video 2 Video 3 Video 4 Right now my free video series is being released and I wanted you to be able to listen right here on the podcast! I am sharing all about 7 ways you can make money i

Monday Fire 33: Money Mindset Series: God is a God of Order

My pastor is a great man and he always says that God is a God of order and that order affects outcome. We have been focusing these Monday in January on money mindset and specifically on Proverbs 13:22

Episode 151: Family, Life, Health, and Business with Chalene Johnson

Interviewing Chalene Johnson is a dream come true. She has so much wisdom to share. She is real and relatable and an open book when talking about her journey in business and in health. She is a resear

Monday Fire 32: Money Mindset Series: Change Your Poverty Language

One goal with this Money Mindset series is to help you position yourself in a way where you are ready to receive money and steward it well. In more than one place, the Bible says, “Out of the de

Episode 150: Networking in the Online Space

Networking online is all about building relationships and connecting with others. There is so much value in having other business owners in your online circle of friends. Not only does it give you a s

Monday Fire 31: Money Mindset Series: Refuse a Poverty Mindset

Proverbs 13:22 The wealth of the wicked is stored up for the just. Friends, this scripture had been on my heart lately. There is plenty of money to go around and it is being stored up somewhere. I wan

Episode 149: Time Hacks to Start 2020 Off Right

 Time is a key commodity to us all! As moms and wives and friends and entrepreneurs, time management is a constant struggle. While I can’t make more minutes in the day, I can give you some ha

Episode 148: Prayer Time Highlights: Perspective, Resistance, Moving On, & Margin

I have been praying over on my Facebook page every morning lately and God has given me a lot to share during these times. For those of you who have missed some of the messages or even for those who ha

Episode 147: Million Dollar Business with Kelly Roach

I have someone I want to introduce to you this week. I heard her name several times recently and then we met in real life and I knew I wanted to have her on the show! Kelly Roach is doing business rig

Episode 146: Black Friday Recap: What Can We Learn?

Is Black Friday becoming a non-event? What do the major retailers and analysts say? Well, malls were dead and foot traffic was down, but overall sales were up! Shopping habits are changing and we as s

Episode 145: Why You Can’t Stay Stuck

There are 3 main reasons people get stuck in their lives and I have to tell you none of them are worth it. Today I want to talk more about being stuck, why it is happening, and what to do to break fre

Episode 144: Why Instagram Is Removing Likes and What It Means for You

So Instagram announced that they were taking away the likes…Now what? Well friends, for the most part, I could care less. Let’s talk today about why Instagram is saying they are removing t

Episode 143: Being Obedient and Creating Space in Your Business

I recently closed down one of the revenue streams in my business that was making six figures! You may be thinking I am crazy, but what I know to be true is that when God tells me to do something, I ne

Episode 142: Keys to Finding Motivation

The is one of those times when I am going to hug with my words and also kick you in the butt a little too. I have women tell me all the time that they just need someone to push them. You should not ne

Episode 141: The Value of Being and Having a Business Mentor

I love the concept of leaving the ladder down—meaning leave a path for those behind you to follow in your success. As women, I think it is so important that we cheer each other on, help each other a

Episode 140: Keep It Simple

With so much information out there in the world, we have to keep things simple in our business. Our minds are chaotic. Our lives are crazy busy. The same is true for our customers. There are 5 things

Episode 139: Fear Doesn’t Release You From Your Calling

Fear is a feeling given to us by God to help keep us safe in certain situations. Fear is NOT an excuse to not do the thing that we know darn good and well we should be doing. Do a Facebook live, sign

Episode 138: The Truth Behind the Numbers

There are so many numbers being shared all over the internet by entrepreneurs. Today I want to talk about the truth behind a lot of the numbers you hear and what numbers really matter. People talk abo

Episode 137: Bonus Kids with Rebekah Lyons and Edie Wadsworth

Fostering, adopting, or taking in a kid in need is hard and rewarding and a blessing and sanctifying and so much more. It brings so many emotions and situations that you have to learn to navigate. Reb

Episode 136: Talking with Mr. Magic About One Year with Ari

Sweet Ari has been with us for one year! What started out as a sleepover has turned into a life-changing event for our whole family. On this week’s podcast, Mr. Magic and I sat down to share how

Episode 135: Vulnerability on Social Media

Social media has made growing a business online easier than ever before. But if you want social media to serve you well, you have to have a certain level of vulnerability in your posts and on your fee

Episode 134: How to Go from Writer to Author with Brian Dixon

Have you ever thought about being an author? Have you ever wondered what it takes or what process to follow? Today, I am talking with my friend, Brian Dixon, about the 6 steps to take to go from being

Episode 133: Do Not Give Up, Keep Going

Have you ever wanted to get to a certain goal, but it just takes so long that you are ready to give up? And meanwhile, it seems like all those around you are just flying achieving goals left and right

Episode 132: New Business? No Problem! with Cara Massie

I love talking with business owners who are rocking it and can encourage others with their progress. This week my conversation with Cara Massie does just that. Cara has been in business for no quite a

Episode 131: How to Pick a Business Coach

I have talked before about why every business owner needs a business a coach, but on this episode, I am specifically talking about how to pick a coach. There are some key factors like looking at where

Episode 130: Behind the Scenes of Team Allwood with Jenna Kenyon

This week I am continuing my Behind the Scenes at Team Allwood series by talking with my Executive Project Manager, Jenna Kenyon. This is, of course, a great talk for anyone looking to hire a project

Episode 129: Case Study: How to Wholesale with Stacey Haynes

We can learn so much by studying other businesses. This week we are talking to Stacey Haynes of Anchored Soul Designs. She has grown her business from just making signs for her and friends to now havi

Episode 128: The Importance of Good Marketing

It does not matter if you have the very best product or service. What matters is that you have the best marketing for your product or service! Good marketing is all about perception and your belief th

Episode 127: Q&A with Jennifer: Solving Your Business Stumbling Blocks

You have heard me say it before and you will probably hear me say it many more times—I love answering your questions! There is something about answering on the fly that is so fun and exciting. I als

Episode 126: How Growing Your Following Will Grow Your Business

When you grow your audience with people from your target market who are excited about you and what you offer, you open new doors for your business that your personality and product would not be able t

Episode 125: 5 Ways DMs are a Powerful Tool to Grow Your Business

Direct messages on Instagram and Messenger on Facebook are great features that you can use to connect with your audience on a more personal level, get on the radar of brands and influencers, and so mu

Episode 124: How to Crush Big Business Goals with Evereve Co-Founder Megan Tamte

This week I am talking to Megan Tamte, co-founder of Evereve! Her story of going from teacher to CEO is truly fascinating. Making her dream turn into reality took lots of time and even more planning a

Episode 123: Why Perfectionism May Be Killing Your Business

So many business owners are not progressing because instead of acting and implementing they are waiting for things to be perfect. Perfectionism is a great way to limit your future and potential and, e

Episode 122: The Connection Between Exercise and Business

As I look at my exercise journey over the last 20 years, I have found some really big connections to my business progress. I can see how when I am disciplined in areas of my life like exercise, I am m

Episode 121: Q&A with Jennifer: LinkedIn, Email Open Rates, & More!!!

One of my goals as a human is to help women move forward in life and grow their businesses. One thing I know to be true is that so often there is just one piece of the puzzle holding us back from the

Episode 120: Update: My Thoughts on Free Facebook Groups

Last year I gave you 8 reasons why I really don’t like free Facebook groups. BUT a few months ago, I listened to the advice of others and gave one a try when we I launched my Creators’ Roadmap cou

Episode 119: How to Make Money on YouTube with Sean Cannell

Sean Cannell is a YouTube expert, and this week he is giving us all the inside information on how to make money on YouTube. Everything from the requirements to start running ads, to the priority of th

Episode 118: What To Do When a Business Idea Fails

Business failure is not always a fun topic, but there is sooooo much to learn when we have a business idea that doesn’t work out. I have been there and I know that God uses failures to teach us,

Episode 117: 5 Things to Know Before You Host Your First Conference

If you are thinking about hosting a conference or any kind of live event or even if this is a far-in-the-future goal, settle in and get ready to take some notes! In the time since I hosted my first co

Episode 116: Working with Your Spouse: One Year in with Jason Allwood

Mr. Magic and I have been working at home together for a little over a year so we decided now would be a great time to give you guys an update on how it’s going. Working with your spouse can be

Episode 115: How to Get the Best Sleep and Why It’s So Important with Samantha Day

Getting good, restful sleep is not only super important for the happiness in our home, but also for the success in our business. Samantha Day is a sleep expert and she is sharing with us all the thing

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