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Welcome to the Best Today® Podcast hosted by Shunta Grant, creator of the Best Today® Guide and founder of the Best Today® Company where we are on a mission to equip women with resources that transform how you plan and live out your days. Here you’ll find episodes dedicated to empower you to live a … read more

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75. Three types of distractions are stealing your time and energy

August 8th, 2022

19:08

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am sharing three types of distractions (daily, seasonal, global) that are stealing your time and energy. I'm also giving you my definition of distraction to make them much easier …

74. One month off of social media, here's one thing I learned

August 1st, 2022

21:00

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I'm reporting back a little over halfway through our social media reset. During the month of July the Best …

Routine Rewind Episode 12-5 of the biggest misconceptions/misperceptions about routine

July 27th, 2022

25:42

This week in episode 12 of the Best Today Podcast I am talking about the five biggest misconceptions/misperceptions about routine. If you're still on the fence about routine or want to learn more about how routine can …

73. 12 Examples of every day Routines

July 25th, 2022

16:49

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am giving you 12 examples of routines to show you how simple they can be and how unique they can be in helping …

Routine Rewind Episode 11-3 Benefits of implementing routine in your life

July 20th, 2022

19:47

Still trying to decide if routine is for you? In episode 11 of the Best Today podcast I am sharing three (of the many) benefits of implementing routine in your life! Listen to this short episode and let me know which of …

72. The truth about routine that you didn't know but need to know

July 18th, 2022

10:35

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am telling you the truth about routine that you likely did not know. If you think you've been avoiding routine …

Routine Rewind Episode 10-The underlying commonality of complaints about routine

July 13th, 2022

29:28

If you have ever doubted whether routine will work for you, if you dislike routine, if you want to give routine a try but you're hesitant, if you've tried routine and it just didn't' work for you, listen to episode 10 …

71. How to get back to routine after a break from your routines

July 11th, 2022

14:30

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I'm answering a question I receive a lot when it comes to routine-- how do you get started on your routines when life has caused a disruption to the routine or when you've stopped …

Routine Rewind Episode 9-What Exactly is Routine?

July 6th, 2022

27:38

Today we are talking about what exactly routine is, the purpose and function of routine!

Listen to the episode and find all links referenced in today's episode at besttodayguide.com/9

Sign up for Right Now Routine™ …

70. 3 Reasons to give routine a fighting chance

July 4th, 2022

19:18

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am sharing three reasons to give routine a fighting chance and they're probably not three reasons you've …

Routine Rewind Episode 13-12 Summer Routines that make space for what you love

June 29th, 2022

34:02

Do you think of summer as a time to break free of routines or a time to allow them create space for more of what you love? In this episode I share summer time routine ideas (that can be applied even outside of summer) …

69. 33 alternatives to getting on social media today

June 27th, 2022

15:00

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am giving you 33 things you can do today instead of logging into social media. Have more ideas? Leave us a comment in the shownotes at besttodayguide.com/69.

Join us for our Social …

68. Is a social media reset right for you? yup. let's talk about it.

June 20th, 2022

21:40

Our bodies are not wired to handle all that comes our way through daily social media use. This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am inviting you to …

67. How to maximize your ROI on Joy with Mattie James

June 13th, 2022

1:03:41

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am in conversation with Mattie James. Mattie James is an author, CEO of the Mattie James Company and a woman who consistently bets on herself! I invited Mattie to talk about …

66. The truth you need to know about judgment of others

June 6th, 2022

10:41

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am giving you the truth you need to know about judgment of others, what they really are and how you can overcome them today! This is a short episode that you'll want to listen to …

65. A healthier alternative to being busy

May 30th, 2022

20:14

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am talking about a four letter word that I am voting to be put on the top of the banned words list: busy. In this episode I share the meaning of the word busy, the impact it has on …

64. An alternative to using the word overwhelm

May 23rd, 2022

19:16

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am giving you an alternative to constantly using the word "overwhelm." I explain why overwhelm may not be the …

63. 4 simple ways to teach Best Today® principles to children

May 16th, 2022

21:47

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am answering a listener question, "what are some ways we can instill Best Today® principles in our children?" I'm sharing simple and effective ways that you can teach your children …

62. What I want every mother to know with Kendra Hennessy

May 9th, 2022

1:22:53

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am sharing seven things I want every mother to know and then asking Kendra Hennessy of Mother Like a Boss™ to share what she wants every mother to know. Listen in and hear Kendra's …

61. You have everything you need to have everything you want, here's why!

May 2nd, 2022

19:16

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am explaining why I end every podcast episode saying, "you have everything you need to have everything you want!" Listen and be encouraged of why this statement is a truth that …

60. How community plays a vital role in our intentional living

April 25th, 2022

54:40

Did you know that having a community where you share common goals and values is as good for your health as exercise? Did you know that digital community can be a vital source in your mental and emotional health? Well, …

59. 3 things you can do to overcome emotional interruptions in your day

April 19th, 2022

32:27

This week I am answering a listener question asking what do you do when you have an emotional interruption to your day, how do you get back to what you were doing and how do you best respond to those interruptions when …

58. A lesson in letting go *a business and life update from Shunta*

April 11th, 2022

35:42

This week in episode 58 of the Best Today® Podcast I am sharing how learning to let go has been one of the best lessons in my life and sharing when I …

57. 5 questions to ask yourself to promote a healthy internal dialogue

April 4th, 2022

16:07

How you speak to yourself plays a direct role in how you show up for yourself in this lifetime. Today I am giving you five questions to create a …

56. Write down what you want

March 28th, 2022

17:58

When was the last time that you allowed yourself to dream without limitation? This week is a short episode with one call to action for you: dream! Dream without limitation and write it all down. Listen to find out how …

55. How to Make Time for Yourself and Spouse/Relationships as a working mother

March 21st, 2022

39:57

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am answering a question submitted to me on Instagram: "How do you make time for yourself ( and husband) when you have little kids and a job?" This is a common question and today …

54. Best Today® Customers tell all: what Best Today® Guide customers have to say about their experience.

March 14th, 2022

58:05

Have you ever wondered what our customers experience is like using the Best Today® Guide? Well, today you get to listen in on a conversation that I had with a group of women who are on their third, fourth, fifth and/or …

53. An invitation to live your life today

March 7th, 2022

10:14

There has been a lot of loss, a lot of grief and a lot of life happening and today I have a short message for you. One of hope, encouragement and a …

52. How to change the conversation and expectation around "goals"

February 28th, 2022

28:32

While everyone is telling you to create yearly goals this week on the Best Today® Podcast I am offering you a different way of thinking about and executing on the things that you want. Let's change the conversation and …

51. 5 Ways Disney's Encanto portrayed Best Today® Principles in action

February 21st, 2022

37:56

Have you seen Disney's newest film Encanto? This week on the Best Today® Podcast I'm talking about five Best Today® principles portrayed in the movie and what you can learn from them. Whether you've watched the movie or …

50. 3 Unsuspecting Places to Discover What You Want

February 14th, 2022

19:20

Getting clear on what you want is foundational in living a life of intention. I'm often asked, what do you do when you don't know what you want. This week I am giving you three unsuspecting places that will help you …

49. You don't need to plan an entire year, here's why and what to do instead

February 7th, 2022

26:37

Throw away planning for long and extended periods of time and try this instead. This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am offering you an alternative to thinking and planning that allows you to take ownership over what …

48. One simple way to prioritize your mental, physical and emotional well-being

January 31st, 2022

23:17

Prioritizing your mental, emotional and physical well-being doesn't require hours of time and can be done every single day. This week I'm talking about one simple way to prioritize your well-being every day and inviting …

47. The Power of Small Intentional Steps

January 24th, 2022

25:10

This week I'm talking about the power of small intentional steps and illustrating the point with two stories-- one you've likely heard before and one that is personal to me. Listen and find out how 4 ounces of water …

46. How to preview your week in 5 short steps

January 17th, 2022

22:04

This week I am giving you a simple and effective way to preview your week every week. Previewing your week helps you to be proactive and intentional with your weeks and allows you to get ahead of what is to come! Learn …

45. How to preview your month with the T.O.N.E. Method

January 10th, 2022

19:36

This week on the podcast, I am giving you a simple method to preview your months every single month, meet the TONE method! Previewing your months just got easier and you just got more proactive and intentional with your …

44. The courage to be consistent

January 3rd, 2022

15:17

This week I am talk about consistency. One of the most important habits, traits, characteristics that you can inhabit and exemplify when living a life of intention. This episode is intentionally short so that you can …

43. Your Free Year End Review and Self Check In

December 27th, 2021

25:33

This week I am gifting you a free download to do a Year End Review or, if you're listening beyond December/January, a Self Check-in that can be done at any time of the year. In the episode we're talking about your …

42. 10 things that made all the difference in my year

December 20th, 2021

20:07

This week I am sharing the 10 things that poured into me, strengthened me, helped me, and were many time lifesavers for me this past year (most of which are not physical things). I hope that if you hear anything that …

41. 3 Life Lessons I Learned from Cleaning Out My Garage

December 13th, 2021

21:37

I am forever finding life lessons in my day-to-day and that was no different when I recently cleaned out my garage and learned three important life lessons that I am sharing with you today on the podcast.

Listen to the …

40. Are you the frog in the boiling water?

December 6th, 2021

13:41

This week in episode 40 of the Best Today® Podcast I am talking to you about the areas in your life where you have allowed yourself to succumb to sitting in boiling water. If you've never heard the parable of the frog …

39. Three ways to unblur the work and home lines when you work from home.

November 29th, 2021

20:36

This week in episode 39 of the Best Today® Podcast, I am sharing three things to help you unblur the lines between work and home when you work from home. Whether working from home is new to you or you've been doing it …

38. Four things you can do to take care of yourself as you transition back to working in person

November 22nd, 2021

24:16

This week I am giving you four things that you can do to take care of yourself as you transition back into working in person. Each step is direct and to the point and can help you whether you're thrilled or apprehensive …

37. Help + Response to the comment: "I feel guilt for working too much and then for not working enough. It's a trap.

November 15th, 2021

26:45

This week I am responding to a comment that I was tagged in on Instagram where someone shared, "I feel guilt for working too much then immediately trade guilt for not working enough. it's a trap." We're going to talk …

36. Planning Routine and Encouragement Oh My!

November 8th, 2021

31:07

This week I am sharing our newest category of products available on November 9th! I'm sharing the new products, why I created them and how they connect to our mission to help you to be proactive and intentional with …

35. The Dangerous Root of Comparison You Didn't Even Know About

November 1st, 2021

14:05

This week I am bringing you the first of what I call "seed" episodes. Short 10 minute or less episodes where I am dropping a heavily concentrated seed for you to think on all week long. Today I'm sharing a recent …

34. Passing the Pandemic Pressure Test

October 25th, 2021

16:21

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am talking about what the pandemic has allowed us to learn about ourselves individually and collectively and …

33. 9 Ways to Bring Peace to Your Personal Email Inbox

October 18th, 2021

31:06

This week I'm talking about that personal email inbox. Whether it has 3 unread emails or 3,000 I am giving you nine specific ways to bring order to your inbox.

Listen to the episode and find all links referenced in …

32: The 4 principles behind everything we do at Best Today®

October 11th, 2021

23:37

This week on the Best Today® Podcast I am sharing the four principles that are behind everything that we create, teach and share at Best Today®. Listen as I share why we want these four principles or pillars to be …

31. Throw away "to do's" and create these instead

October 4th, 2021

27:45

This week in episode 31 I am sharing why you want to throw away "to do's" and giving you something better and more purposeful instead! I'm explaining …

30. 4 questions to ask yourself about your social media use

September 27th, 2021

23:16

This week I'm talking about the dinosaur in the room-- social media! I'm giving you four questions to think through as it relates to how you use social media.

Listen to the episode and find all links referenced in …

29. The two most important things you need to live the life you want

September 20th, 2021

18:55

This week I am talking about the two most important things you need to live the life you want. Target doesn't sell it and Amazon doesn't either. So listen in and let's talk about self-awareness and self-love, what they …

28. Meet the Best Today Fall 2021 Product Collection

September 13th, 2021

39:57

This week I am so thrilled to share with you the six products we've created to help you to be proactive and intentional with your time. Our Fall 2021 …

27. How to choose a healthy lifestyle over temporary fads with Brandi Crawford of Stay Snatched®

September 6th, 2021

54:48

This week I am talking to Brandi Crawford of Stay Snatched®, a woman who exemplifies what choosing a healthy lifestyle over temporary fads looks like! Brandi and I discuss why consistency is so important, Brandi's …

26. Why Gratification is Necessary for the Journey

August 30th, 2021

24:36

Have you ever looked at your goals or your plans and the work it takes to get there and feel as though the work in the middle is a looming mountain standing between you and your desires? Then this episode is for you. I …

25. The unhealthy side effects of productivity

August 23rd, 2021

18:03

This week in episode 25 of the Best Today™ Podcast I am talking about the unhealthy side-effects of productivity. Productivity has become a word that we've accepted as something to aspire to each day and it has led to …

24. The truth (and the lies) you need to know about planning

August 16th, 2021

22:08

This week in episode 24 of the Best Today™ Podcast I am discussing four truths you need to know about planning (and they may completely clash with what you've thought about planning in the past). In uncovering truths …

23. How to welcome slowing down into your life

August 9th, 2021

21:09

We live in a fast-paced world that encourages us all to go go go and do do do almost non-stop. Today, in episode 23, I want to talk about tangible ways to welcome or introduce slowing down into your life. I believe that …

22. 5 Life lessons I've learned from becoming a runner

August 2nd, 2021

35:09

Becoming a runner has taught me so many lessons that apply to life both on and off of the pavement so this week I am sharing five life lessons that I have learned from being a runner. I also sprinkle in some extra …

21. 4 reasons to prioritize your relationship with yourself starting today

July 26th, 2021

29:17

Today I'm sharing four reasons why it is important to prioritize your relationship with yourself. Listen and learn why your relationship with yourself becomes the foundation for all of your relationships and how having …

20. 3 Daily Routines/Habits that help me remain clear on who I am and what I want

July 19th, 2021

32:17

Today in episode 20 of the Best Today Podcast I am sharing three daily routines/habits that I do to help me remain clear on who I am, who I want to become and what I want. These three things are foundational in all that …

19. 5 Truths to Remind Yourself of Every Day

July 12th, 2021

18:40

I've been podcasting for over four years and this is one of the most important episodes I've ever recorded. It also happens to be one of the shortest. In this episode I am giving you five truths to remind yourself of …

18. 5 things you can do to overcome negativity bias

July 5th, 2021

43:16

In episode 17 of the Best Today podcast we talked about the negativity bias and it's affect on our lives. In this episode we discuss five things that you can do to overcome negativity bias to diminish and limit it's …

17. Why negative thoughts and experiences carry more weight in our minds : the negativity bias

June 28th, 2021

26:34

Have you ever found yourself harping on one negative experience or part of your day despite the fact that so much good also happened in your day? Is it easier for you to remember negative experiences in more detail than …

16. A 3 Step "You" Assessment to help you live with intention

June 21st, 2021

25:33

As we enter into the second half of 2021, episode 16 of the Best Today podcast gives you three steps to check in with yourself on your journey of living with intention. These three steps can be done any time of the year …

15. A quarterly "Kitchen Sweep" that saves you time and money

June 14th, 2021

23:41

Today in episode 15 of the Best Today podcast I am sharing my quarterly kitchen sweep that helps to save me time and money in the kitchen! In just a few steps you can begin to lose the excess in your pantry, avoid that …

14. What’s the Rush? A conversation about rushing versus savoring.

June 7th, 2021

41:07

Have you ever realized how many times in a given day or week you feel rushed, move quickly to get through something so that you can move on to the …

13. 12 Summer Routines that make space for what you love

May 31st, 2021

32:13

Do you think of summer as a time to break free of routines or a time to allow them create space for more of what you love? In this episode I share summer time routine ideas (that can be applied even outside of summer) …

12. 5 of the biggest misunderstandings/misperceptions about routine

May 24th, 2021

24:19

This week in episode 12 of the Best Today Podcast I am talking about the five biggest misconceptions/misperceptions about routine. If you're still on the fence about routine or want to learn more about how routine can …

11. 3 Benefits of implementing routine in your life

May 17th, 2021

18:39

Still trying to decide if routine is for you? In episode 11 of the Best Today podcast I am sharing three (of the many) benefits of implementing routine in your life! Listen to this short episode and let me know which of …

10. The underlying commonality of complaints about routine

May 10th, 2021

28:16

If you have every doubted whether routine will work for you, if you dislike routine, if you want to give routine a try but you're hesitant, if you've tried routine and it just didn't' work for you, listen to episode 10 …

9. What exactly is Routine? Your clear definition of routine is and what it is not

May 3rd, 2021

26:08

Welcome to Routine Palooza! An entire month dedicated to helping you understand and embrace routine in your life! Today we are talking about what exactly routine is, the purpose and function of routine!

Listen to the …

8. Beware of normal. Let's talk about it...

April 26th, 2021

16:39

This week on the podcast I am talking about the normal that has emerged in our culture and how to become aware of how that shows up in your life. If …

7. How to fight the desire to "do more" * Listener Question *

April 19th, 2021

22:15

This week I am answering a listener submitted question on how to fight the desire to do more. If you've found yourself on team too much or constantly …

6. What would a worry-free day look and feel like for you?

April 12th, 2021

34:30

After four years of podcasting this episode is one of the most important episodes I've ever recorded. Today we're talking about worry and taking steps to uncover what we can learn about ourselves from our worries. I'm …

5. Can Routine and Spontaneity Co-exist?

April 5th, 2021

27:33

This week I am answering a question that was asked in our Best Today Membership, "how do you inject enough spontaneity, adventure, and being in the …

4. Are you letting someone else design your life?

March 29th, 2021

36:44

Are you letting someone else design your life? Are you letting the decisions of others become your decisions without considering what you want? Listen to this weeks episode to find out, you may be surprised that you've …

3. How to start when wanting to be your best is a new way of thinking

March 22nd, 2021

26:15

Today's episode is an answer to a fantastic question that I received on Instagram. A follower asked, "how do I get started when deciding that I want …

1. What does "Best Today" mean?

March 15th, 2021

34:18

Welcome to the Best Today™ Podcast!

This week on the podcast I am answering a question that perhaps you've asked yourself-- what does "Best Today" mean?

Listen to episode one to learn what we mean when we say we exist …

2. What is the Best Today Guide?

March 15th, 2021

30:02

Today I am answering the who, what, when, where, how and why of our signature product the Best Today Guide. If you've ever wondered what is the Best Today Guide, whose it for, how do you use it or how can it help me …

Best Today Podcast Trailer

March 8th, 2021

2:30

Welcome to the Best Today™ Podcast!

In a world and culture that makes busy-ness, comparison, and doing it for the ‘gram the norm, we exist at Best …

BL&J 200: Farewell to the Business Life & Joy Podcast & Hello to the Best Today Podcast

March 1st, 2021

18:42

For show notes and a full list of all links mentioned in the episode visit shuntagrant.com/200.

If you enjoyed this week's episode, you are going to …

BL&J 199: BIG NEWS- We're changing things here on the podcast. Listen to find out the what and why.

February 22nd, 2021

10:36

Next week the Business Life & Joy podcast celebrates 200 episodes! It also will be the final and farewell episode to the Business Life & Joy podcast. BUT, we're not going anywhere, listen to find out how the …

BL&J 198: The role of time in the entrepreneurship journey

February 15th, 2021

13:40

This week is perhaps one of the most important messages that I can share with you. I'm talking about the role and gift of time. Please take the time …

BL&J 197: One small (but important) thing that led to our business success in 2020

February 8th, 2021

9:12

This week is short and right to the point. I'm sharing the one thing that has been the foundation upon which Best Today's business success is built upon and I'm telling you why it's important that you don't forget to …

BL&J 196: If you haven't made this hire in your business make it a priority and do it now

February 1st, 2021

20:45

This week I am sharing the hire that has been the most vital to my peace and energy as a business owner, leader and visionary. You've likely heard many say make this your first hire and today I'm sharing what happened …

BL&J 195: Spotting your distractions + a lesson on how Clubhouse is a new one derailing a lot of people

January 25th, 2021

13:51

This week on the podcast I am talking about the dangers of distractions using Clubhouse, a new app that I've been invited to join and consistently decline. I'm sharing a literal and figurative lesson and helping you …

BL&J 194: Covid, Coughing and the Capitol

January 18th, 2021

28:33

Well, 2020 didn't let me see 2021 without one final grand gesture. On December 31st I tested positive for COVID despite hardly every leaving my house. This week on the podcast I'm sharing my story, what life looks like …

BL&J 193: 3 Ways You Waste Time Every Single Day

January 11th, 2021

9:36

These three things are how and why you waste time every single day. But there's hope. You have control and you are capable. Listen to this weeks …

BL&J 192: Don't do this just because it's a new year

January 4th, 2021

9:26

Happy New Year! .... but beware. Before you go doing these four things-- STOP and listen to this weeks episode. Four things NOT to do just because …

BL&J 191: A Thank You Letter to 2020

December 28th, 2020

12:34

Join me as I read my letter to the year 2020. I'm sharing the hardest lesson learned and what I learned about myself from the year!

For show notes …

BL&J 190: Final(ish) Thoughts on the Year 2020

December 21st, 2020

29:08

I couldn't let 2020 end without sharing reflections on the year. At first, I thought I would do a play-by-play of each month but as I sat down to …

BL&J 189: What to do with the task list swimming around in your mind

December 14th, 2020

13:54

This week I am answering a question that you asked over on Instagram, "what do you do with the task list that is always swimming in your head?" I'm teaching you how to never have a list of anything residing in your mind …

BL&J 188: De-mystifying planning products. What are they and what they can do for you and your life

December 7th, 2020

24:10

Ever tried a planning product and it just didn't work for you? Or at least that's what you thought? This week I am sharing the truth behind planning products, what they help you to do (those that are best) and the …

BL&J 187: 3 tips to get your spouse on board with new routines

November 30th, 2020

13:24

Ever wonder how to get your spouse (or roommate, children) on board with your routine? I get this question often so this week on the podcast I'm sharing three tips to help get your spouse on board with routines!

For …

BL&J 186: Stop talking about what you're going to do next year. Do this instead

November 23rd, 2020

9:32

Are you dreaming of the new year and what you will do within it? STOP! Today I'm sharing why today matters, why this year matters and why there is still so much time for living, loving, learning and growing in this …

BL&J 185: ALL the things you wanted to know about what goes on behind the scenes in my business(es)

November 16th, 2020

18:39

You ever wish you could have open book information on how someone has grown and is growing their company. A look at not only what they did but WHY …

BL&J 184: A Message of Hope & Truth

November 9th, 2020

8:56

This week is short and to the point. A message of truth and hope for you.
Listen if you're in need of either. For show notes and a full list of all …

BL&J 183: Introducing the Best Today™ Monthly Calendar

November 2nd, 2020

13:21

This week on the Best Today™ podcast I am so so thrilled to introduce you to the Best Today™ Monthly Calendar. I'm telling you what makes it …

BLJ 182 Why Entreprenurship is Political- A Business Podcasat Mashup with Shunta Grant Tyler McCall Melinda Martin Rachel Rodgers - 10 23 20 7.35 AM

October 26th, 2020

30:54

This week I am a part of a podcast mashup alongside three other entrepreneurs, Tyler McCall, Melinda Martin and Rachel Rodgers. Together, we share …

BL&J 181: My 2.5 Day Work'ation - What I Did and Why I'm Making it a Quarterly Thing in my Business

October 19th, 2020

14:01

This week on the podcast I am sharing all about my 2.5 day work'ation. Work and play beautifully mixed together. But, this isn't what you may …

BL&J 180: A Month In The Life

October 12th, 2020

1:01:54

Throughout the month of September I recorded behind the scenes looks at what a month looks like for me. September was a very important month, shipping the Best Today™ Guides across the globe and closing out our best …

BL&J 179: 3 Steps to Becoming Proactive and Intentional with Your Time

October 5th, 2020

15:53

If you've ever gotten to the end of the day and wondered where your time went, this episode of the Business Life & Joy podcast is for you! If you've ever missed an important event or deadline, this episode is for …

BL&J 178: What routine did for these three women

September 28th, 2020

37:27

This week I am talking with three women who have gone through Right Now Routine™. They're sharing what life was like before joining and what routine has done for them in their lives and some share how it's affected …

BL&J 177: The limitations of consumers + an invitation to do and be better

September 21st, 2020

33:46

This week on the podcast I am sharing a complaint/criticism I received from a customer and the lesson we can all learn from it.

For show notes and a …

BL&J 176: Two changes I made in August + why I did something I said I didn't want to do

September 14th, 2020

20:33

This week I am sharing two changes I made in August 2020 in my business, one of which is something I said I wouldn't do. I'm sharing what changed my …

BL&J 175: The biggest and best gift 2020 has given every one of us

September 7th, 2020

25:15

This week on the Business, Life and Joy podcast Shunta is sharing with us the one gift 2020 has given to us all.

For show notes and a full list of …

BL&J 174: I've worked 0-2 days a week for the last 2 years and that comes to an end this week! Here's what's next...

August 31st, 2020

24:23

This week on the podcast I am sharing in real time some exciting news! For the first time in over two years I am moving to a three days a week work …

BL&J 173: Why I deleted over 3000 email subscribers

August 24th, 2020

16:16

This week I am sharing why this year alone I have deleted over 3,000 email subscribers and it's not why you think. There is no way that I can be true to our mission to help women be proactive and intentional with their …

BL&J 172: Stop making it hard for people to give you money

August 17th, 2020

13:42

Business owners, this week I am talking to you about a problem I see time and time again and recently experienced from multiple businesses. You've …

BL&J 171: The misunderstanding and misuse of the words grace and guilt

August 10th, 2020

31:33

It's time to have a sit down conversation about two words I want you to stop using (and allowing people to use toward you). You ready? Guilt and Grace must go and I'm telling you why in this weeks episode. The damage …

BL&J 170: How your environment affects your mental and emotional health

August 3rd, 2020

20:11

Did you know that your environment has a direct impact on your mental and emotional health? Today I'm talking about the environment that has a significant impact on us-- our homes. I'm sharing why environment is such a …

BL&J 169: 9 Things that Help Me Thrive in 2020

July 27th, 2020

24:07

This week I am sharing nine things that help me thrive in 2020 (and really any year). If you're in need of some ideas or want to be encouraged this episode is for you! And then I want to hear, what's helping you thrive …

BL&J 168: How changing my identity changed everything for me in 2020

July 20th, 2020

20:29

This week on the podcast I am sharing how letting go of an old identity to put on a new one has aided me tremendously in 2020 and how you can do the …

BL&J 167: Why You Need Routine Right Now

July 13th, 2020

29:51

This week on the podcast I am telling you why you need routine right now. I'm busting every lie you've told yourself about routines and how they may …

BL&J 166: From Bows to Best Today™- An Update to My Story

July 6th, 2020

42:50

This week on the podcast I am sharing how this attorney found her way in the business of celebrating joy through the handmade hair bow to coaching business owners to creating a brand new company that is helping so many …

BL&J 165: 4 things to do at the start of every week

June 29th, 2020

12:36

This week on the Business Life & Joy podcast I am giving you 4 simple actionable steps to take at the start of every week to help you be proactive and intentional with your time. You can complete all four of these …

BL&J 164: Selling Made Simple with Steph Crowder

June 22nd, 2020

1:01:05

This week I am talking with sales expert and all around Steph Crowder.  We sat down to talk about what selling really is and how business owners make it far more complicated than it needs to be.  Steph also walks us …

BL&J 163: Is this why your business hasn't moved forward?

June 15th, 2020

15:27

This week on the podcast I am teaching business owners the difference between a still movement cycle vs. an action cycle in your business and showing you the dangers of the still movement cycle. Learn how to take action …

BL&J 162: Why I said "goodbye" to hosting free business groups

June 8th, 2020

26:56

Are you doing things in your business that make zero sense for you and your audience? This week I'm talking about why I made the decision to close my free business facebook group and started three paid groups. Whether …

BL&J 161: What you can do about racism

June 1st, 2020

47:48

While this episode was recorded in May and being released in June it is frustratingly relevant today and will be every day. This week on the podcast …

BL&J 160: How to Get Clear on What You Want

May 25th, 2020

19:01

One the most important things that you can spend time doing is getting clear on what you want. Getting clear on what you want is the foundational ground that your life stands upon. It's how you know what you will …

BL&J 159: Truth in the Midst of the Noise (Part 1)- Stop calling it "uncertain times"

May 18th, 2020

19:34

Truth stands the test of time. Fundamental truths are those things that were true yesterday, today and tomorrow. And when things happen in life that seem to shake you, disrupt your norm, I believe that grounding …

BL&J 158: The Fallacy of Motivation

May 11th, 2020

12:43

Over the last six years in business one of the MOST frequently asked questions that I have received is "how do I stay motivated when..." Today, I am answering by explaining the truth about motivation, it's one and only …

BL&J 157: Six Years in and my one message to you is this...

May 4th, 2020

23:24

Last month I celebrated six years in business, April 25th is the anniversary of my very first sell on Instagram. Although, on that date I had no plan to begin a business, it was the start of Because of Zoe and has led …

BL&J 156: A Review of Quarter 1 2020

April 27th, 2020

31:23

This week I am sharing what's been going on here during the first quarter of 2020. It seemed to have flown by for us as we introduced a brand new product, the Best Today™ Guide (besttodayguide.com) and a brand new arm …

BL&J 155: How to Be Okay with Someone NOT liking or wanting what you offer

April 20th, 2020

14:58

This week on the podcast I am answering a listener question: "How do you learn to be okay when someone doesn't like or want what you have to offer?" If you've ever pondered this question or struggled with what to do …

BL&J 154: How's that Working out for You? Tapping Into Your Power to Change

April 13th, 2020

17:37

This week on the podcast I am talking about your greatest natural "super" power. It is the thing that has changed the trajectory of my life and has the power to do the same for you. Wanna know what it is? It's your …

BL&J 153: These Four Unsuspecting Things Are Robbing You of Your Time And You Don't Even Notice It

April 6th, 2020

41:37

This week on the Business Life & Joy podcast I am sharing four unsuspecting things that are robbing you of your time so that you can turn things around. To help you, I've created a free download that you can …

BL&J 152: Why Today matters more than Tomorrow

March 30th, 2020

8:33

This week's episode is short and right to the point. I'm talking about the one very important thing you most likely overlook as you go about your life and why today is more important than tomorrow.

Show notes with …

BL&J 151: I Found a Lump In My Breast But Here's What Didn't Enter My Mind

March 23rd, 2020

19:11

This week on the podcast I'm sharing my story. I'm sharing what happened after finding a lump in my breast earlier this year and the lesson it taught me (it's not what you likely think) and why it made me think more …

BL&J 150: Introducing the Best Today™ Guide

March 16th, 2020

30:49

Today may be the most exciting week of my entire six years in business. Today our brand new physical product the Best Today™ Guide is open for pre-orders and I am more excited than Jessie Spano (if you're under the age …

BL&J 149: Answering Your Questions about Goals

March 9th, 2020

34:52

You submitted over 100 questions all about goals and this week I am answering the most frequently asked questions about GOALS. This episode is a must-listen for anyone who wants to accomplish anything in life. This is …

BL&J 148: How to avoid Being Overtaken and Consumed by the Emotional Roller Coaster of Business

March 2nd, 2020

24:54

Being a business owner or leader comes with an automatic ticket to a roller coaster ride filled with ups, downs, loops, sharp turns and unexpected …

BL&J 147: One thing that will change the way you live out each day

February 24th, 2020

12:19

This week's episode is dedicated to challenge number four, "The Night Before" challenge (if you've missed the previous challenges you can find challenge one here, two here and three here). Each challenge is designed to …

BL&J 146: One Email Hack that Will Give You Your Time Back +Help You Get out of the (in)Box

February 17th, 2020

23:03

This week we continue our set of four challenges with challenge number three. Each challenge is designed to help you become proactive and intentional with your time so that you can live a life of intentionality on the …

BL&J 145: An Instagram Challenge- 99 or less follows. I Triple Dog Dare You.

February 10th, 2020

19:00

This week we begin the second of four challenges all of which are designed to help you become proactive and intentional with your time so that you can live a life of intentionality on the other side of busy. This week's …

BL&J 144: How (and Why) You Should Create A Personal Mission Statement

February 3rd, 2020

28:27

This week we begin the first of four challenges all of which are designed to help you become proactive and intentional with your time so that you can live a life of intentionality on the other side of busy. This week's …

BL&J 143: How to Get Work Done in Your Business | Peace Pace Progress™

January 27th, 2020

13:17

Did you know that I teach an online program for women entrepreneurs and leaders that teaches them how to get work done? If you've struggled with how to actually get work done in your business, how to go from plan to …

BL&J 142: How to Dispel the Lies You Told Yourself

January 20th, 2020

23:06

This week on the podcast I am teaching you how to change the lies you've told yourself. Not only the lies that you've consciously told yourself but …

BL&J 141: My Word(s) of the Year for 2020

January 13th, 2020

17:01

This week on the Business Life & Joy podcast I am sharing my word(s) of the year for 2020 and, more importantly, why they matter and how I will actually live them out in the year. I also talk about the TWO …

BL&J 140: Why (and how) every day is January 1st

January 6th, 2020

16:08

Happy New Year! Or Happy whenever you're reading this! Today's episode is relevant 365 days of the year. I'm teaching you why and how every single day can be your January 1st, meaning you can have that "January" …

BL&J 139: Best Lessons from 2019

December 30th, 2019

26:02

Before we say farewell to 2019, I had to sit and reflect on the best lessons that the year taught me. This week I'm sharing FIVE of the best lessons from this year. They're really good and I know that you will connect …

BL&J 138: The Three smartest things I did for my business in 2019

December 23rd, 2019

20:13

This week on the podcast I am sharing the three smartest things I did for my business (and life) in 2019. After you listen, I want to hear all about the smartest thing you did for your business (or life) this year. …

BL&J 137: 4 Things To Do with Survey Results

December 16th, 2019

17:20

Today on the podcast I am sharing FOUR things you can do with your end-of-the-year survey results. (Check out Episode 15 on how to send a survey!) …

BL&J 136: 4 Things I Had to Stop Thinking/Let Go of to Grow my Business This Year

December 9th, 2019

26:18

This week on the podcast I am sharing FOUR things that I had to let go of and/or stop thinking in order to grow as a business leader, business owner …

BL&J 135: A Recap of My Experience at The First Ever RISE Business

December 2nd, 2019

30:14

This week on the podcast I am talking all things RISE Business, a conference led by Rachel and Dave Hollis.  It was the very first ever RISE Business …

BL&J 134: A Week in the Life with Shunta Grant

November 25th, 2019

46:10

This week on the podcast I am taking you along with me for a week in the life.  Join me as I share with you each day and night what my day to day looks like, why I don't have a "typical week" and how I make business and …

BL&J 133: An Invitation to Hope

November 18th, 2019

20:36

This week on the podcast I am issuing an invitation and a challenge to hope. I have four specific steps for you and I'm sharing why this call to action is so vital for your life and/or your business. Listen today at

BL&J 132: How to Master the Quiet Side of Marketing with Suzi Istvan

November 11th, 2019

1:04:28

This week on the podcast you are in for a MAJOR treat, I'm talking with Marketing Integrator Suzi Istvan.  Suzi is simplifying the definition of marketing and the essential components of marketing in your business.  I'm …

BL&J 131: The things I Do NOT Outsource in My Business and Why

November 4th, 2019

20:39

In today's episode, I am sharing the lessons I've learned as I celebrate two years of full time entrepreneurship. In September 2015, I left the …

BL&J 130: What I (Currently) Outsource in My Business & Why

October 28th, 2019

31:46

In today's episode, I am sharing the lessons I've learned as I celebrate two years of full time entrepreneurship. In September 2015, I left the …

BJ&J 129: Three Questions to STOP Asking Yourself and Others

October 21st, 2019

17:26

Last week on the podcast we talked about three questions TO ask yourself every day and this week I am giving you THREE questions to STOP asking yourself and others. I guarantee that you are currently asking one if not …

BJ&J 128: Three Questions to Ask Yourself Daily

October 14th, 2019

18:07

This week on the podcast I am sharing THREE questions to ask yourself daily. These three questions are so vital and will transform you in a way that just might surprise you! What are the three questions? I'm so glad you …

BL&J 127: How will you close out 2019?

October 7th, 2019

19:24

This week on the podcast I am challenging you to think differently about closing out the year. Rather than trying to pick up something new, I am challenging you to simply pick up what you dropped in 2019. Wanna know …

BL&J 126: Taking the Confusion out of "Systems" with Jordan Gill

September 30th, 2019

58:13

This week on the podcast I am talking with Jordan Gill of Systems Saved Me and we are talking about all things "systems."  For starters, what are systems, why they matter in your business and how to simplify how you …

BL&J 125: Where and how does business fit into your life?

September 23rd, 2019

25:09

This week's episodes may be one of my all-time favorites. I'm answering a listener question about how can you grow a successful business when you …

BL&J 124: The 4 Steps that Will Create Consistency, Focus and Structure in Your Business

September 16th, 2019

18:31

Do you desire consistency, structure and focus in your business? Because I know that you want a thriving, growing business I already know the answer is YES YES YES!! This week on the podcast, I am teaching you the four …

BL&J 123: The ONE thing I Have Spent the Past 8 Months Doing in My Business

September 9th, 2019

40:48

Over the past eight months, I set a giant goal in my business, served in my group coaching program, stayed home full time for most of my son's first …

BJ&J 122: If you want growth and profits, stop rejecting the Pruning Process

September 2nd, 2019

14:11

This week on the podcast I am keeping it short and to the point. I'm talking about the ONE thing that stops us from growth and profitability-- PRUNING. This episode is a must listen and will challenge you by sharing the …

BJ&J 121: The Importance of Self-Discipline and 3 Steps to Get Started

August 26th, 2019

40:35

This week is a very important episode and after you listen I want you to download today's Self-Discipline Accountability chart at shuntagrant.com/121download.

This week I am talking about the importance of …

BL&J 120: How to Help Your Spouse Show Support of Your Business with Brittani AllenHow to Help Your Spouse Show Support of Your Business with Brittani Allen

August 19th, 2019

1:06:24

Today you are in for a major treat, I am talking to Brittani Allen of Pinch of Help all about how to help your spouse support your business. She …

BL&J 119: How To Remain Positive During Challenging Circumstances

August 12th, 2019

22:25

This week on the podcast I am answering a listener question submitted over on Instagram (follow me instagram.com/shuntagrant): How do you remain …

BL&J 118: Creating Joyful Routines With Your Children

August 5th, 2019

30:32

I've learned that children need stability, predictability and structure just as much as, if not more than, we do. This week on the podcast I am …

BL&J 117: When To Let Go And Close A Chapter With Nancy Ray

July 29th, 2019

51:56

This week on the podcast I am talking with photographer and business educator, Nancy Ray all about when to let go and close a chapter in your …

BL&J 116: Do This ONE Thing Before Making Any More Content

July 22nd, 2019

24:31

No matter what type of business you have, creating content is an important part of your business. Whether it's a social media caption, email, video, blog post or something else, your content is how you communicate with …

BL&J 115: Get Her Out of Your Head - The Negative Person You're Basing Your Pricing and Marketing Around

July 15th, 2019

18:41

This week on the podcast I'm talking about that nagging voice that you may not even know has been affecting the way that you market and price your products or services in your business. I'm teaching you what listening …

BL& J 114: How To Share Your Life and Still Protect Your Family

July 8th, 2019

28:30

This week I'm talking about how to share on social media/the internet while also protecting your family and your life. I'm sharing how I utilize social media for business and also giving you SIX tips on how to share …

BL&J 113: 6 Months Into The Year, Now What

July 1st, 2019

27:00

We just said farewell to the first half of 2019 and for many of you, you may be left with a lingering question--now what?  This weeks episode walks you through three steps to propel into the second half of the year and …

BL&J 112: The Truth about the B Word (Busy)

June 24th, 2019

21:40

How many times have you used the B-word (busy) to describe yourself, your calendar, your schedule, your work, your time?  Today I want to help you to …

BL&J 111: What Are Your Core Values - How to Define and Live Out Your Core Values

June 17th, 2019

28:18

This week I am talking about YOU. Not you as a business owner, you as a mom, you as a spouse, just you as you. How often do you sit and think about you as you, not tied to any other relationship? Well this episode is …

BL&J 110: 10 Signs That You Are Doing Too Much in Your Business

June 10th, 2019

24:28

Are you doing too much in your business? Are you doing #AllTheThings in your business? Not even sure how to answer that? This week on the podcast I am sharing ten signs that you are doing TOO much in your business. Even …

BL&J 109: The Cure to Guilt Trips

June 3rd, 2019

35:46

Today I want to talk about an emotion that you've likely felt but don't want to feel ever again--guilt.  I'm talking about the cure to guilt trips and how you can avoid this emotion/feeling from this day forward.  I …

BL&J 108: Two Reasons You're Frustrated & How to Overcome It

May 27th, 2019

26:38

After working with hundreds of women business owners I have found that the source of frustration in business typically can be traced back to one of two sources and this week on the podcast I am talking about those two …

BL&J 107: How a Sixteen Hour Boundary Has Led to Business & Life Success with Shay Cochran

May 20th, 2019

1:28:30

This week I am talking with Shay Cochrane, photographer and creator of SC Stockshop and Social Squares. Shay talks about her journey into the world of styling and product photography, what changed the trajectory of her …

BL&J 106: What Life & Business Looks Like at Home with a 9 Month Old

May 13th, 2019

38:46

It's been 9 months of being home with my son while also running and growing two businesses and I want to give you an inside view of how that's happened, what it looks like and the lessons I've learned along the way. I …

BL&J 105: Two Things You Can Do to Simplify Your Business Starting Today

May 6th, 2019

31:16

This week on the podcast I'm giving you two (plus a bonus) ways to simplify your business starting TODAY. If you have been looking for a way to simplify your business or if you have found yourself treading water, doing …

BL&J 104: Non-Negotiable Essentials for Healthy Social Media Use

April 29th, 2019

40:13

You ever felt some kinda way about social media? Wanted to take a break from it? Or maybe you just don't have a healthy relationship with social media? Even if you think you do, this weeks episode is for you. I am …

BL&J 103: The Truth About Perfectionism- Procrastination in Disguise

April 22nd, 2019

29:21

Have you ever self-identified as a perfectionist? Used "perfectionism" as the reason why you haven't completed a task or put something out there or put yourself out there? Yeah, me too. But after doing the …

BL&J 102: The Payoff of Investing in Your Dreams with Interior Designer Cheryl Luckett

April 15th, 2019

1:16:57

This week I am talking to Cheryl Luckett of Dwell By Design about her journey into interior design. First off, if you're already thinking, "this isn't for me" because you're not an interior design you're wrong. Cheryl …

BLJ 101 - How Abagail & Emylee Have Transformed Their Business Through Mastering the Art of Giving (Plus A Major Event for Product-Base Business Owners)

April 8th, 2019

49:18

This week on the podcast I am chatting with Abagail and Emylee of Boss Project, formerly known as Think Creative Collective and we are talking all …

BL&J 100: What 100 Episodes Have Taught Me

April 1st, 2019

37:27

100 episodes later, today I am sitting and talking back to my past self, the one who started out at episode 001 and sharing what 100 episodes of podcasting have taught me. I'm sharing lessons that will benefit you in …

BL&J 99: Characteristics, Traits & Habits of Winners {Series}: Grit

March 25th, 2019

22:14

This week on the podcast I am continuing the 4-Part Winner’s Circle series that will take place the entire month of March. Each week I am going over a characteristic, trait or habit that people who thrive in business …

BL&J 98: Characteristics, Traits & Habits of Winners {Series}: Consistency & Focus

March 18th, 2019

26:21

This week on the podcast I am continuing the 4-Part Winner’s Circle series that will take place the entire month of March. Each week I am going over a characteristic, trait or habit that people who thrive in business …

BL&J 97: Characteristics, Traits & Habits of Winners {Series}: Self-Awareness

March 11th, 2019

33:38

This week on the podcast I am continuing the 4-Part series that will take place the entire month of March. Each week I am going over a characteristic, trait or habit that people who thrive in business and life must …

BL&J 96: Characteristics, Traits & Habits of Winners {Series}: Purpose & Priorities

March 4th, 2019

38:54

This week on the podcast I am beginning a 4-Part series that will take place the entire month of March. Each week I am going over a characteristic, trait or habit that people who thrive in business and life must have.  …

BL&J 95: What People Are REALLY Buying: Stop Marketing the Wrong Stuff

February 25th, 2019

32:04

This week on the podcast I am talking about what your customer or client is really looking for so that you can drop the need to constantly ask people to “swipe up” “visit my site” or remind them that the “link in …

BL&J 94: How to Get What You Want in 2019 (and beyond)

February 18th, 2019

30:12

This week on the podcast I am telling you exactly how to get what you want, not just in 2019 but any and every day, week or year!  Sounds simple? It is. Easy? Maybe not. But doable it is.  Listen and let me know if you …

BL&J 93: A Conversation Starter: The Ramifications of Merely Checking the "Diversity" Box

February 11th, 2019

1:14:33

This week on the podcast I am answering a recent question that then leads to a broader talk and what I hope to be a conversation starter about diversity, how our experiences shape our perceptions, why I believe that we …

BL&J 92: Maybe It's You: Real Talk + Mindful Rant

February 4th, 2019

39:51

This week on the podcast I am doing something that I've never done before-- I am pushing my regular episode back another week to talk to you about …

BL&J 91:Five best investments I made in 2018 (and how they're impacting my 2019)

January 28th, 2019

28:44

This week on the podcast I am sharing the five best investments I made in 2018 and how they are spilling over into my new year.  Each investment has an important lesson and principle tied to it that I know will help you …

BL&J 90: How Peace Pace Progress Set Melarie's Business Up for Success: Meet Melarie Odelusi

January 21st, 2019

34:08

This week on the podcast I am talking to Melarie Odelusi of Mauve Paper Co. about her experience as a student inside of my premium course, Peace Pace Progress™.  Mel shares what led her to sign up for Peace Pace …

BL&J 89: What it's Really Like to Work With Me-- Meet my Rockstar Group Coaching Student Laura Knopp

January 14th, 2019

39:24

This week on the podcast I am talking with one of my rockstar group coaching students, Laura Knopp of Laura Knopp Custom Portraits & Illustrations.  Laura shares where she was in her business before working with …

BL&J 88: My Word for 2019 and Why It’s So Important

January 7th, 2019

24:13

This week on the podcast I am sharing my word for 2019, how I chose it, the four categories that I thought through to get to my final word and how I plan to ensure that it is at the heart of all that I do in 2019.  …

BL&J 87: Seven Vital Lessons 2018 Taught Me

December 31st, 2018

25:34

This week on the podcast I am telling you the seven most vital lessons that 2018 taught me.  They’re really good ya’ll.  2018 has been my most …

BL&J 86: Should I Close One Business & Start Another - Answering a Listener Question

December 24th, 2018

23:23

This week on the podcast I am answering a listener question regarding what she should do with her products based busienss based on her limited time …

BL&J 85: Three Things You Need on Your Wall & Why

December 17th, 2018

28:55

This week on the podcast giving you the inside scoop on three things that I have on my wall to help me stay in my lane within my business.  I’m telling you all about each item, how I put it together and why each one …

BL&J 84: Eight Steps to Successfully Grow Multiple Businesses

December 10th, 2018

22:11

This week on the podcast I am talking about how I went from a products based business owner to a dual business owner and giving you eight steps to go from owning one business to two (or more).  And just in case you …

BL&J 83: How to Live Life with Unstoppable Joy with Joyologist and Author, Dawn Barton

December 3rd, 2018

1:12:28

This week on the podcast I am so so thrilled to introduce you to Dawn Barton. I met Dawn this year at the Spring Making Things Happen conference and let me tell you, Dawn is not a person you meet without a story to …

BL&J 82: The Importance of Sunday Night Prep: 4 Ways to master Sunday Night Prep

November 26th, 2018

23:19

This week on the podcast I am sharing the importance of Sunday night prep and I’m giving you FOUR easy ways to master your week before it even begins.  If that weren’t enough, I’m also giving you my Daily Planning Form …

BL&J 81: Why I Completely Did away with my Business Facebook Group to Start All Over

November 19th, 2018

23:40

This week I am telling you about something that I recently decided to do in my business.  Now, it may sound a little crazy, but I decided to delete my 600 person Facebook group in order to do something much better.  I’m …

BL&J 80: How Taking Time for Self Development Created Room for Exponential Growth in Her Business with Jereshia Hawk

November 12th, 2018

1:19:06

This week on the podcast  I am talking with Jereshia Hawk all about her journey into entrepreneurship and the lessons that she has learned throughout her journey.  Jereshia is the creator of Services That Sell and …

BL&J 79: Permission Granted: Two 4 Letter Words That You May Be (Unknowingly) Crying Out For.

November 5th, 2018

25:38

This week on the podcast I am sharing two 4 letter words that you just may (unknowingly) need right now-- STOP and REST.  I’m also sharing how this recently hit home for me and helping you think through when it may be …

BL&J 78: From Billing Hours to Bows & Business: It's About Time I Tell My Story Here

October 29th, 2018

49:44

This week on the podcast I am sharing my story of how I went from a private practice attorney to full time business owner.  I realized that I have …

BL&J 77: How Staying True to Herself Led Her Company to Hit a Major Goal in 2018 with Lindsey Ferrell of Ryan & Rose

October 22nd, 2018

56:04

This week I am so thrilled to introduce you to Lindsey Ferrell the CEO and owner of Ryan & Rose.  Lindsey is the creator of multifunctional short …

BL&J 76: Three Ways to Make Instagram Work For Your Business

October 15th, 2018

43:12

This week I am sharing three ways to make Instagram work for your business.  These are three ways that can help you to connect with your audience in a real way as well as increase conversions in your business.  Of …

BL&J 075: 5 Things You Can Share With Your Email List Today

October 8th, 2018

20:28

This week I am giving you 5 simple things that you can share with your email list today.  When was the last time that you sent an engaging email to …

BL&J 74 Why Design Is a Powerful Tool with Graphic Designer Nicole Yang

October 1st, 2018

1:10:07

I’m so thrilled for today’s episode because I am talking with graphic designer Nicole Yang all about how and why design can be a powerful tool for …

BL&J 73: 6 Weeks Into Maternity Leave | Live Update

September 24th, 2018

24:48

This week I am giving you an update on how things have gone during my first six weeks of maternity leave.  I’m sharing what I’ve learned from stepping away from work plus I’m sharing some new projects that I have coming …

BL&J 72: 8 Strategic Things You need to do to transition successfully into full time entrepreneurship

September 17th, 2018

32:35

This week's episode is in response to a question that I received from a follower on Insta-stories wanting to know how to best prepare to enter into …

BL&J 71: How Artist Emily Jeffords Created a Business and Life Marked by Stillness and Peace

September 10th, 2018

55:20

Emily Jeffords is an artist whom I believe captures peace and calm in a way that is truly a gift and I am so excited that she is this weeks guest on …

BL&J 70: The Best of Business Life & Joy (September 2018 Edition)

September 3rd, 2018

38:25

This week I am going through the best of the Business Life & Joy podcast as it relates to three categories: Business Foundations, Business Growth and Personal Development/Mindset.  I am sharing my favorites (and …

BL&J 69: How to Vet Business Educators to Find the Right Help for What you Need without Wasting Time & Money

August 27th, 2018

28:04

Have you ever sat on the fence about whether to work with a particular business educator, coach or strategist? Weren't sure if their challenge, free …

BL&J 68: How to Support + Love a Mom-to-Be Business Owner

August 20th, 2018

30:48

Have you ever had a friend ask how they can help you during your pregnancy or maternity leave? Or perhaps during a time of hardship or loss?  This week’s episode serves as a great resource to share on how to support …

BL&J 67:  Steps to Grow a Seamstress Team: How I Went from a Local Seamstress Team  to Hiring USA Wide

August 13th, 2018

24:35

Are you ready to grow your production team?  This year my company, Because of Zoe Designs went from hiring only local seamstresses to accepting seamstresses throughout the U.S.  In today's episode I talk about how I …

BL&J 66: How I prepared for maternity leave as a dual business owner + podcast host

August 6th, 2018

27:47

 If you’ve followed me recently (in real time) it’s no secret that I am expecting my son any day now, in fact, by the time you are listening to this …

BL&J 65: How to Create a Brand Around Who You Are + What You Love with Maghon Taylor of All She Wrote Notes

July 30th, 2018

1:06:28

You are in for a real treat today, I am chatting with Maghon Taylor owner of All She Wrote Notes, a hand lettering and calligraphy studio based in …

BL&J 64: Post Launch Reflection What I Learned from My Most Recent Launch of Peace Pace Progress

July 23rd, 2018

31:16

Today I am sharing the details and the lessons learned from my most recent launch season of three back to back launches, May, June and July of …

BL&J 63: Mid Year Review: What’s Happened Over the Last 6 months in My Business

July 16th, 2018

48:10

This week on the podcast I am looking over January - June of 2018 in my business and sharing how some things have gone according to plan and most has not, but in the best way possible!  This week I’m giving you a look …

BL&J 62: The Importance of Focus

July 9th, 2018

34:38

Today I am talking about the importance (and the power) of focus.  I define focus as the unrelenting pursuit of a single end, characterized by …

BL&J 61: What to do when Everything feels like a Priority

July 2nd, 2018

28:45

Today I am answering the question that you’ve probably asked yourself multiple times, “what do I do when everything feels like a priority?”  I know …

BL&J 60:  7 things you can do to prepare your business for summer.

June 25th, 2018

16:44

Today’s episode is brought to you by the Spring Forward online workshop, the online workshop that teaches you how to take control of your time …

BL&J 59: The Importance of Setting Boundaries in Your Business & Life and How to Get Started

June 18th, 2018

22:19

Today’s episode is brought to you by the Spring Forward online workshop, the online workshop that teaches you how to take control of your time …

BL&J 58:  Life after GDPR: the two lessons GDPR hopefully taught all of us

June 11th, 2018

27:47
 

Today’s episode is brought to you by the Spring Forward online workshop, the online workshop that teaches you how to take control of your time …

BL&J 57: No Such Thing as Competition- How to Handle Being Distracted By Like Providers

June 4th, 2018

35:28

Today’s episode is brought to you by the Spring Forward online workshop, the online workshop that teaches you how to take control of your time today. …

BL&J 56: A Day in the Life of Shunta Grant

May 28th, 2018

36:19

Today I am answering one of your most popular questions-- what does a typical work day look like for you, Shunta? I’m walking you through how what …

BL&J 55:  Four Unsuspecting Things That Rob You of Your Time & How to Take it Back

May 21st, 2018

37:52

Today I am talking about one of my favorite topics and one of the most important topics for your business and life-- your time.  Our time is our most valuable resource and today I’m sharing four unsuspecting things …

BL&J 54: Niching down: A pivot I'm Taking in My Business, Why I’m Taking it and What it Will Look like Going Forward.

May 14th, 2018

29:18

I'm niching down! And today on the podcast I will tell you exactly why, what I’m doing and how it will look in my business.  I’ll also talk about why niching down in your business is a good thing, how it helps you …

BL&J 53:   How to Combat Mom Guilt and Negative Projections of Others [Mother's Day 2018 Episode]

May 7th, 2018

41:32

On this special Mother’s Day episode of the Business, Life & Joy podcast I am chatting with you about a topic that hits home to many mom business owners.  You know, those things that we do to ourselves such as …

BL&J 52:  My Experience at Makers Summit & Creative Founders Conferences (and how they led to major shifts in my business)

April 30th, 2018

27:00

This week on the podcast I am sharing my experience serving as an educator at the Markers Summit in Greenville, SC and Creative Founders Conference …

BL&J 51:  8 Things That You Can Do Today to Elevate Your Customer Value (and Wow & Delight Your Customer)

April 23rd, 2018

32:51

Did you know that without your customer you are not in business? That’s right.  You can have a logo, a website, an LLC and all the fancy branding in the world, but it’s not until someone pays you for what you do or …

BL&J 050: The Necessity of Contentment

April 16th, 2018

43:53

I am often asked, “how do you remain so positive” and part of the answer to that question is answered in today’s podcast episode.  Today, I am talking about the business and life necessity of contentment. I’ll share …

BL&J 49: 3 Reasons to Give Journaling a Try

April 9th, 2018

34:53

This year I decided to give journaling a consistent try and I had NO idea how amazing the experience was going to be.  The clarify, the self-discovery and so much more! So, today I am sharing with you three reasons to …

BL&J 48: 13 Simple Ways to Use Video In Your Business Starting Today

April 2nd, 2018

42:11

Are you using video in your business?  Are you using it consistently every week? If not, you’re in just the right place because today I am sharing thirteen simple ways that you can begin using video in your business …

BL&J 47: My Experience at the Making Things Conference

March 26th, 2018

37:59

Today on the podcast, I am doing something different and going unscripted to share my experience this week at the Making Things Happen Conference, led by Lara Casey.   You’re going to want to listen to how this …

BL&J 46: Why I Chose Podcasting & The Business Lessons Podcasting Has Taught Me

March 19th, 2018

41:30

Today on the podcast, I am sharing why I decided to start the Business, Life & Joy podcast, what the journey looked like from idea to over forty-six episodes later and 10 of the business lessons that I have learned …

BL&J 45:Three Ways Facebook Has Been a Game Changer for My Businesses

March 12th, 2018

38:23

Today on the podcast, I  am sharing three ways that facebook has beena  game changer for both of my businesses.  I slept on Facebook for business for so long thinking that it was a platform that was just too crowded …

BL&J 44: Dunking Myths about Facebook Ads with Courtney Foster-Donahue

March 5th, 2018

1:06:30

Today on the podcast, I am chatting with my good friend and Facebook go-to expert, Courtney Foster-Donahue!  With all of the buzz going around about algorithm changes, Courtney is here to tell you this: stop freaking …

BL&J 43:Workflows: What Are They & Why You Need Them In Your Business Today

February 26th, 2018

34:42
 

Today on the podcast, I am talking all about workflows-- what are they, how I use them in my business, why I consider them a must have in business and how you can get started creating them for your business TODAY!  …

BL&J 42: From Mastering Trello to Growing a (Soon to Be) Million Dollar Business--Meet Abagail & Emily of Think Creative Collective

February 19th, 2018

52:14

Today on the podcast, I am thrilled to introduce you to Abagail and Emylee of Think Creative Collective.  These women are so giving, generous and …

BL&J 41: How to Battle the Business Blues

February 12th, 2018

47:07

Today on the podcast, I am talking about how to battle the business blues.  Over the last three months I have put together every DM, comment and email where another business owner has shared their experiences and …

BL&J 40: How I Messed Up January & What I’m Doing to Fix It (and 4 lessons you can take away from my experience)

February 5th, 2018

39:10
 

Today on the podcast, I am sharing some behind the scenes in my businesses and telling you how I fell prey to being “team too much” and what I had to do to fix it.  Regardless of what time of year you hear this …

BL&J 39: What Numbers to Track in Your Business Each Month

January 29th, 2018

33:14

This week on the podcast I am sharing the numbers that you should track within your business each month.  And, to make tracking these numbers …

BL&J 38: Q&A with Shunta: Answering Your Business Questions

January 22nd, 2018

58:59

This week on the podcast I am answering your questions.  Did you know that you can submit a question (about business, life and everything in between) by going to shuntagrant.com/ask ?  Ask away and I just may answer …

BL&J 37: What to Do When Your Goal Isn’t Measurable

January 15th, 2018

46:53

In today’s episode I am answering a question that I have received in multiple places over the last two weeks-- “What do I do when my goal isn’t …

BL&J 36:  3 Things You Must Do In Order to Get What You Want

January 8th, 2018

35:50

Whether you’re listening to today’s episode at the top of the New Year, end of the year or anywhere in between, today I am teaching you three things that you must do in order to accomplish anything that you want, in …

BL&J 035: The One Tool I’m Most Excited to Use in My Business & Life in 2018

January 1st, 2018

39:56

Happy New Year!  On this week’s episode I am sharing the single tool that I am most looking forward to using in my business and life in 2018!  …

BL&J 34: 2017 Roundup-- The Best of Business, Life & Joy Podcast in 2017

December 25th, 2017

1:18:47

Summary: In today’s episode I am sharing your favorite, the most downloaded episodes of the Business, Life & Joy podcast from 2017 along with a few favorites of my own.  Listen to today’s show and find show notes at …

BL&J 33: What 2017 Taught Me

December 18th, 2017

1:16:06

In today’s episode I am sharing what 2017 has taught me about business, life and everything in between.  I’m also sharing my favorite books that I’ve read this year all of which you can find in the show notes at …

BL&J 32: How Amanda Hedgepeth Changed Her Business and Life with a Single Sheet of Paper

December 11th, 2017

1:03:08

In today’s episode I am chatting with Amanda Hedgepeth,wedding, portrait and small business photographer on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  …

BL&J 031: Seven Things to Do/Consider Before You Begin Planning Your New Year

December 4th, 2017

30:21

In today’s episode I am sharing seven things to do and/or consider before you begin planning your new year.  Shownotes and links to everything discussed in today’s episode can be found at shuntagrant.com/31 

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BL&J 030: How Natasha Stoneking Built A Blog & Online Business By Working with Brands

November 28th, 2017

59:29

In today's episode I am so thrilled to introduce you to Natasha Stoneking of Shop Sugarbit and Hello Happiness as we chat about her journey from …

BL&J 029: An Introduction to Wholesale

November 20th, 2017

31:19

In today’s episode I am sharing a beginner’s guide to wholesale--what is wholesale, how does it work, what are the benefits, what to wholesale and …

BL&J 028: The Business Resources and Tools that Helped Me to Rock 2017

November 13th, 2017

55:43

In today’s episode I am answering the many questions that I get each week about what tools, products and resources I use within my business. No need …

BL&J 027: The Secret Superpower of Successful People

November 6th, 2017

50:50

In today’s episode I am sharing the power that I have recognized to be one of the key factors in my success in business and life. Before you think about a logo, business plan, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram or even your …

BL&J 026: Four Ways that I Use Instagram for Business

October 30th, 2017

30:28

In today’s episode I am sharing with you four ways that I use Instagram for business and I can guarantee you, they’re not what you’re hearing in other places. In addition to today’s episode, I have videos for you over …

BL&J 025: How to Prepare and Take on Heavy Workload Seasons

October 23rd, 2017

33:03

In today’s episode I am sharing how to prepare as you head into heavy seasons of work. Fourth quarter, in particular, is usually filled with sales …

BL&J 024: The 7 Most Common Mistakes People Make When Attempting to Execute their Goals

October 16th, 2017

27:30

In today’s episode I am sharing the seven most common mistakes people make when attempting to execute their goals. Having a goal is important, but the success lies in execution. Learn how to avoid these seven mistakes …

BL&J 023: The 10 Most Common Mistakes People Make When Defining Goals and How to Fix Them

October 9th, 2017

31:50

In today’s episode I am sharing the ten most common mistakes that I see people make when defining their goals. And don’t worry, I’m also going to show you how to go about defining clear goals that move your business …

BL&J 022: 5 things I’ve learned as I celebrate my “Quit Day” 2 year anniversary

October 2nd, 2017

31:21

In today’s episode I am sharing the lessons I’ve learned as I celebrate two years of full time entrepreneurship.  In September 2015 I left the …

BL&J 021: The Secret to Raising Prices in a way that Keeps Your Customers Coming Back for More

September 25th, 2017

41:06

In today’s episode, I am sharing (1) when it’s time to raise your prices (2) what to do before you raise prices (3) what to do after you raise your prices and (4) best practices to raise prices without hearing a single …

BL&J 020: 11 Strategies to Grow a Profitable Business when your Products have a low price point

September 18th, 2017

59:28

In today’s episode I am teaching you how to make money when you sell a low price point product by sharing 11 different strategies that you can employ in your business if you sell a low price point product.  These …

BL&J 019: The First 7 Things I Would Do If I Had To Start My Business Over Today

September 11th, 2017

57:08

In today’s episode I am sharing what I would do if I woke up today and had to begin Because of Zoe Designs all over again.  What would I do if I had …

BL&J 018: The Entrepreneur's 8 Most Common Pitfalls [and the solution for each]

September 4th, 2017

54:35

In today's episode I am sharing 8 of the most common pitfalls that entrepreneurs fall for, many of which are so seemingly subtle that they creep in many times without any notice.  I'm sharing what these 8 pitfalls are …

BL&J 017: How to Confidently Make Decisions without Wavering or Second Guessing Yourself

August 28th, 2017

1:02:17

Have you ever struggled with decision making in either your business or your life? Do you make decisions and then feel guilt or a lack of confidence in your choice or choices?  In today's episode, I am sharing with you …

BL&J 016: How (and why) to Create Your Automated Welcome Email

August 21st, 2017

30:04

In today's episode I am teaching you what the automated welcome is, why it is necessary for your business, how simple it is to create and the seven components your welcome email must have.  

The automated welcome email …

BL&J 015: How to Survey Your Audience In a Way that Gets YOU Results

August 14th, 2017

57:09

In today's episode, I am sharing with you one of the single most important strategies that I have implemented in my business--surveying my audience.  I share the six type of questions that you want to ask your audience, …

BL&J 014: What to Do When You Experience a Drop (or Stop) in Sales

August 7th, 2017

1:05:45

In today’s episode I am sharing THREE things to do when you experience a slump or drop in sales/orders in your business.  Ready to unearth the likely causes of your lack of sales?  Then today’s episode is for you.  Join …

BL&J 013: Life & Joy-- Three Tips for More Joyful Living [Leading to a Stronger, Healthier Business]

July 31st, 2017

31:39

In today's episode I want to remind you that with all of the strategy, tasks, and growth associated with building a business, it is fruitless if you forget the "life & joy" components of Business, Life & Joy. …

BL&J 012: The Who, What, How & Why of Facebook Groups

July 24th, 2017

1:02:54

In today's episode, I am discussing my favorite feature of Facebook for Business--Facebook Groups.  While I agree that FB Groups are not for everyone, I am sharing what I have done to find great success in my Facebook …

BL&J 011: Are You Sleeping on Facebook for Business? Why Facebook Is a Minimum Requirement for Your Business & How to Get Started with Courtney Foster-Donahue

July 17th, 2017

1:03:09

In today's episode, I am chatting with my go-to Facebook expert, Courtney Foster-Donahue.  Courtney's teachings drastically changed my business during first and second quarter of this year and today she is sharing with …

BL&J 010: Three Practices that Help Me Make the Most of My Day and Time: What's Working for Me in 2017

July 10th, 2017

1:02:17

In today’s episode, I am sharing three practices that currently help me make the very most of my day and time.  After listening to today’s episode, I …

BL&J 009: How to Review Your Previous Quarter before Getting Started in a New Quarter

July 3rd, 2017

46:01

In today's episode I am sharing why it is vital that you take time to review your previous quarter before making decisions to move forward into a new quarter.  To help you review and assess your previous quarter, I have …

BL&J 008: How these Seven Money Mindsets and Practices completely changed my Business, Life and Joy

June 26th, 2017

42:59

In today’s episode I am sharing seven money mindsets and/or practices that have dramatically changed and impacted my business and life.  Today’s episode is fit for anyone who desires to live a life of joy so share with …

BL&J 007: How SALES Deteriorate and Devalue Brands & How to Offer Value/Increase Revenue Without the Use of Sales/Discounts

June 19th, 2017

58:30

In today's episode I am sharing (1) the top five reasons why businesses offer global sales and discounts on their products and services, (2) the …

BL&J 006: Three Words that Prevent Business Owners from Reaching their Full Potential and How to Combat them Starting Today

June 12th, 2017

28:40

In today's episode I am sharing three things that cripple even the most established business owners from achieving their greatest potential: fear, doubt and procrastination.  If you have ever fallen prey to any of these …

BLJ 005: Where to Build Your E-Commerce Website- My Experience with Squarespace, Etsy & Shopify

June 5th, 2017

57:23

In today's episode I am sharing my experience with using squarespace, etsy and shopify to serve as the home for my products based business.  I am frequently asked where is the best place to build a website for products …

BL&J 004: Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

May 29th, 2017

46:02

In today's episode of the Business, Life & Joy Podcast, I am sharing my review and response to Simon Sinek's Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action.  In this great work, Sinek explains the …

BL&J 003: Creating Consistent Communication with Your Audience

May 22nd, 2017

48:25

In today's episode we dig deep into four strategies to help you provide clear and consistent communication to your audience.  Have you ever wondered why so many people visit your website and never buy?  or perhaps they …

BL&J 002: A Letter to the Mom-Entrepreneur

May 15th, 2017

18:19

In today's episode of the Business, Life & Joy podcast I am sharing a few words with the mom-entrepreneur.  In this episode we discuss why motherhood is your secret weapon to success in business, what one word I …

BL&J 001: Four Business Lessons Learned As I Celebrate THREE Years in Business

May 8th, 2017

43:31

Welcome to the Business, Life & Joy podcast! In today's episode I am discussing FOUR business lessons that I have learned as I celebrate my third business anniversary.  

Want the four lessons from today's podcast …

BL&J 000: The Business Life & Joy Podcast with Shunta Grant: Online Business | Joyful Living Podcast

April 26th, 2017

16:36

Welcome to the Business, Life & Joy Podcast!  I'm Shunta Grant, host of the Business, Life  & Joy podcast!  In this introductory episode I share a bit of my story and explain why I teach and do business the way …

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