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Living life and building a business can sometimes get hectic in the digital world and Courtney Jones is helping you hold it together.
She's bringing straight talk, and a lil syde eye, to the mental, emotional, and societal factors that make consistent personal growth and ethical business seem so darn difficult and keep you stuck.

Bringing a saucy blend of humor mixed with seriousness to the table that will really question the way you look at the world around you Courtney Jones is sipping On Life. Relationships. The Future of Work and Remote Working.
38 Episodes
Do you have a hard time coming up with new ideas on the fly, or find yourself struggling with a challenge that doesn't seem to have a workable solution?  Today's Episode Is For You!  Whether you're churning out major social marketing content, manage a team, or function as the official project manager for your family during those nothing to dooo days, it’s important to keep an open mind in order to keep up with new technologies and ideas and stay current, rather than missing out on all the new things around us. How can you get ahead of the game and start seeing the opportunities that others miss? Tune in as I share: The "Secret Sauce" that is vital to getting (and keeping) the creative juices flowing  How to come up with more ideas than you know what to do with, in minutes a day Why this 1 tiny shift can change everything about the way you interact with others For more personal growth and mindset resources for entrepreneurs and digital business owners, join the Str8 From the Hip Community Don't forget to leave a review and support the show! --- Send in a voice message:
Figuring out how to get your product or service noticed online can be difficult if you're just getting started, or you're bringing your brick and mortar biz into the digital space and want to target your ideal customer.  In this bonus episode, I'm sharing an exciting answer to reducing the learning curve, figuring out exactly who your perfect audience is, and making more sales in less time, no matter what your industry or niche is. It doesn't even matter what your product is.  So grab a cuppa joe, and tune in, I'm keeping it short and sweet this week.  When you're finished, come hang out with me on the site or Join the community on Facebook or Instagram   --- Send in a voice message:
Melting Pots, Back Inside, and Will and Jada Get Real. Fresh off my birthday week, I've been doing a lot of reflecting on just how far we've come, and how much further we may have to go, to create real diversity -  whether it's in our day to day interactions, at work or with strangers, how we think about ourselves and others even in our personal and familial relationships, how we talk to our children about race, diversion, and inclusion - in a world of completely unique people.  My favorite couple, Will and Jada, are back in the news and bring up the very real question of; What does commitment in a relationship actually look like, and how easy is it to forgive after a partner's indescretion?  I'm giving some insight from my own previous relationships, good and bad, and you might be surprised at some of my answers to those questions.  Tune into this week's episode as I enjoy some leftover cake, sip some tea on the state of freedom in relationships, and mull over the concepts of acceptance, freedom and, honesty in relationships. . So grab your cuppa joe (or whatever the day calls for), settle in, and enjoy the show.    If you'd like to be notified when a new episode drops, subscribe / review / support the show - It's all appreciated. ++++++++ Connect On Social Media: Website: FaceBook: Instagram: Twitter: LinkedIn: Ready to Work with Me? Music Attribution Get Bad News by Charlene here --- Send in a voice message:
Bonus Episode: Feeling the Listener Love this week and sending back virtual hugs as I flip through the results of Spotify Wrapped 2020 and dig into the details and reminisce about life before the 'rona. .  Don't forget to like and subscribe and join me on for more episodes  Check out the blog for tips, tools, and resources for building a diverse, well rounded online business that doesn't feel like work! --- Send in a voice message:
It's the end of the world as we know it, and I'm feeling fine! 🙋🏽‍♀️🗳️Biden wants us all to get along, I'm wondering if Denver's Ballot Measure 2B is designed to do enough for the almost homeless, and Twitter has a (new) bone to pick with me.🤳🏾  Tune in to this weeks episode. It's short, it's smarmy, but it packs a punch✊🏾and hopefully gives you a little #Food4Thought. For more, join the community at  Find me on Vurbi and find yourself in audio! --- Send in a voice message:
Can you imagine having fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your door during the recent shut-ins? Unfortunately, there are neighborhoods and communities all across the country that can't, and haven't been able to, long before the nations current crisis. According to the USDA, more than 6% of American households have experienced some form of food insecurity over the last 18 months.  Over recent months I've complained about food shortages at my local store, a major inconvenience, in which my grocery worked hard to quickly rectify. Supply chains were disrupted and things were in flux.  In this week's episode, my guest Keith Muhummad, of Atlanta's The Best Fruit Store, and I dive deep on the policies past and present, and the practical, real world solutions he's implementing in his own community, to water the food desert he found himself and neighbors surrounded by.  I also give an update on last weeks episode; Meg wants Torey Lanes to Stop Playin', August Alsina is Entangled in the sheets, and Nick Cannon wants his brand back. I've got all that, and more, on this week's episode. So grab your cuppa joe (or whatever the week is calling for), settle in, and make sure the ear buds are charged up. Welcome to the show.  Don't forget to like, share and subscribe to stay updated on latest episodes!  --- Send in a voice message:
Life has had more ups and downs than usual lately, and most of it not in our control.  On this week's episode I share:  A surprising stat on the state of today's economy Two resources you can use today to help get control of your finances and career path if you've suddenly found your income drying up,  And a few ways people are investing their #SocialDistancing time to stay healthy and get even more social.  Tune in For The Details Now.  Don't forget to like/subscribe/share and join the community at --- Send in a voice message:
This Episode is all about how things go viral - both online and off. I'd like to be survival shopping, but the shelves are empty so I'm doing this podcast instead. Tune in for tips 4 staying healthy, picking the best viral epidemic movies and end of world supplies, and a little Food4Thought on how things go viral. Dont forget to Like, Subscribe, and Support the Show. --- Send in a voice message:
Join Courtney as she sniffles into her coffee cup, feels nostalgic about dating "in the good old days", and rehashes the season finale of the hit reality show Love Is Blind. --- Send in a voice message:
It's time for new habits, new attitudes, and new outlooks on what's possible for your life, relationships, and business over the next decade.  Join me on today's episode as I share tips for getting serious about your goals, figuring out what your priorities really are, laying the foundations for your ideal life, and having fun with it along the way. For more personal growth and mindset resources for entrepreneurs and digital business owners, join the Str8 From the Hip Community  Don't forget to leave a review and support the show! --- Send in a voice message:
No Commute. Lunch with friends....  Sure, there are plenty of perks that come along with working on your own schedule.  Not to mention the freedom and flexibility of working from home or other comfortable spots.  Yes, There are certainly payoffs,  But there can also be challenges with staying focused, avoiding distractions and being at maximum productivity if you're not prepared. How Can I Focus On A Conference Call While I'm Staring At Piles of Laundry? Join me in this episode as I share some simple, yet extremely effective strategies for staying organized, cultivating a mindset of growth, and using boundaries to create true work-life integration as a remote worker and thriving talent in the gig economy.  Connect With Me On The Web: The Community: LinkedIn: Twitter: IG: Ready To Work with Me? --- Send in a voice message:
According to a recent survey from Harvard Business Review, the #MeToo Movement has created unexpected backlash for women in the workplace. --- Send in a voice message:
It's been a while feisty kittens! I've missed the convo and the coffee is brewing. Pull up a seat and grab your cup. Facebook Is paying the cost to be the boss this week, Parents are paying for Fortnite coaching, and if you've been feeling the miscommunications, mishaps and digital chaos that come with the Mercury Retrograde, no worries! I'll be sharing a few perspectives on surviving (and thriving) through tech glitches, derailed plans, and planetary mishaps. Tune In: It's Eclipse Season! --- Send in a voice message:
How awesome can you allow your life to be in 2019? You deserve to live your best life right now, not sometime in the future. Tune in to this weeks episode as Courtney shares some tips on staying open to the opportunities and possibilities the new year brings. *Don't forget to Like/Subscribe to the Podcast and leave a review.*(5 Star Ratings & Reviews will be read on the show) Connect with Courtney: Twitter LinkedIn Consulting --- Send in a voice message:
For the artist, creative, or micro-entrepreneur, your content is sometimes the first (and only) introduction a potential client has to your brand online. From social media to social consciousness, how do you go beyond the "Big Idea" to giving your audience the Food 4 Thought that makes them trust (and buy INTO) your brand? Tune In to this week's episode as I share a perspective from a surprising place...(Yes..Kanye IS Tweeting again...) and give some insight on making Influencer Marketing an effective part of your branding strategy, no matter how "Micro" your business might be. Links: Facebook: Work With Me: IG: Resources: Social Media Automation: How I curate content, schedule posts, track conversations and measure performance from a single dashboard at a competitive price! --- Send in a voice message:
Want to meet this Monday with your game face on and beat your OWN high score this week? Tune In To this Weeks Episode: Courtneys talking staying focused, Kevin Gates work ethics, and lifestyle apps, in between she shares a little wisdom, a lotta laughs, and - 3 Tips for getting organized, being productive, and staying motivated when youre a solo entrepreneur, writer/creative, or freelancer setting monthly goals and figuring out what action steps to take next in growing your business. Download And Dont Forget to Subscribe to Be Notified of New Episodes! --- Send in a voice message:
As a society, we spend a great deal of time working. A listener calls in and inspires, and I talk about passsion as something to be connected with. Whether its podcasting or punching a clock, todays episode is all about having fun with it. --- Send in a voice message:
On today's episode: Thin Skinned Senators, Parents Behaving Badly, and Diversity is NOT a bad word. How are YOU handling the March Madness? --- Send in a voice message:
Getting jiggy in the gig economy, a tool for scrolling your way through Twitter threads, and everyone wants to know if podcasting has a payoff. --- Send in a voice message:
Pulling from the business and tech world's biggest headlines, Courtney reviews the Elon Musk 60minutes interview, and shows some real world examples of emotional intelligence, and gives a 3 Step Framework for aligning your brand with your long term goals and values. --- Send in a voice message:
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