Ep 52: How I Live and Earn

Live and Earn Podcast with Business Finance Coach, Helen Ngo

“There’s no such thing as being bad with money. You just have bad habits.” — Helen Ngo When I turned 18 and went off to college, I thought I was going to be a dentist. Despite growing up in a family of female entrepreneurs, and later realizing a career in medicine wasn’t for me, I […]

Ep 51: Why People Stay in Jobs They Hate

Live and Earn Podcast with Business Finance Coach, Helen Ngo

“Corporate does a really good job of making you feel like what you’re doing isn’t important.” — Taylor Epley For years, Taylor Epley helped friends, family, and pretty much anyone who asked with résumés and cover letters, until a peer challenged her to find her first client, charge for those same services she’d previously done […]

Ep 50: How to Set Goals to Achieve Success

Live and Earn Podcast with Business Finance Coach, Helen Ngo

“You don’t always have to wait for the whole dream. You can break it down into parts that can happen now.” — Johanna White Whether you track your goals with a spreadsheet, write your intentions in a journal, or keep your dreams close to the chest, charting out a path to your future achievements shouldn’t […]

Ep 49: Your Backup Plan Might Be Better

Live and Earn Podcast with Business Finance Coach, Helen Ngo

“Today might not be the best day, but there’s something really, really great on the other end of this, and it just hasn’t revealed itself yet. But it’s totally there —  it’s there for my taking and when I get to it, I’ll get to it.” — Jamie Shank If anyone could survive the pandemic […]

Ep 48: You Can’t Be CEO with An Employee Mindset

Live and Earn Podcast with Business Finance Coach, Helen Ngo

“Once you grow your business, it is a high like no other.” — Joy Ugi Joy Ugi always had big dreams for herself. After so many years in marketing, she’d worked her way up the corporate ladder. Someday, she’d be CMO. Starting her own business never even crossed her mind, hesitating to start her own […]

Ep 47: Systematize Your Way to Success

Live and Earn Podcast with Business Finance Coach, Helen Ngo

“It’s always better to have data backing up what your intuition is saying, and not just making decisions on intuition.” — Jordan Gill What’s your zone of genius and how do you use it to your advantage? Operations consultant Jordan Gill has a system to help entrepreneurs figure that out. In fact, she has a […]

Ep 46: What It Takes to Be an Overnight Success

Live and Earn Podcast with Business Finance Coach, Helen Ngo

“I think overnight success takes like 10 years for everybody. And we don’t get to see the 10 years; we only see the lead-up … because we just found out about them.” — Porsha Thomas In her words, brand strategist Porsha Thomas has been dancing in and out of the corporate world for years. She […]

Ep 45: How Money Amplifies Who You Really Are

Live and Earn Podcast with Business Finance Coach, Helen Ngo

“Money gives you the opportunity to be who you really are … so it boils down to: Who am I choosing to be? And whether I’m rich, whether I’m poor … whoever I am is my choice every day. And does the money let me be more of that? Who I wish to be and […]

Ep 44: Why You Don’t Need to Stick With Just One Career Your Whole Life

Live and Earn Podcast with Business Finance Coach, Helen Ngo

“Life is to be lived, and if you’re … spending all your days doing something that you aren’t enjoying and is making you not very well, then you should do something about it.” — Dr. Juliet McGrattan After 22 years practicing medicine, Dr. Juliet McGrattan hung up her white coat to pursue two of her […]

Ep 43: How to Make Serious Money as a Freelancer

Live and Earn Podcast with Business Finance Coach, Helen Ngo

“We’re not bothering anybody by asking for more money. We’re not bothering anybody by asking, ‘where’s my late payment?’ We need to be assertive and direct.” — Lola Méndez Six years ago, Uruguayan-American journalist Lola Méndez packed up her New York apartment to travel around the world full-time. From Hong Kong and Chiang Mai to […]