Thousand Miles with Deepa Maisuria | Female Entrepreneur | Small Business Owner | Entrepreneur Advice | Women in Business
17. How to Stay Motivated When You Just Want to Quit

17. How to Stay Motivated When You Just Want to Quit

December 17, 2021

Being an entrepreneur is an emotional rollercoaster. It is hard. There is so much uncertainty and it can wear you down if you let it. In this episode, Deepa shares a story with Shawn about a customer they have - their first ever repeat customer - and why celebrating their first repeat customer is important for motivation as a small business owner.

16. We Made a Mistake

16. We Made a Mistake

December 9, 2021

One of our customers didn't receive their product and it took us Weeks to realize this. Needless to say, we were doing damage control. In this episode, I take you through the moment we realize our mistake to fixing our error and exactly how we did it.

 

 

15. Work-life Balance is a Lie and Here’s Why

15. Work-life Balance is a Lie and Here’s Why

December 4, 2021

I've heard many debates about work-life balance ever since I started my career, but we just aren't getting it because of a fundamental belief system that we need to Unlearn. Life today is harder than it was for our parent's generation, but our mindset hasn't evolved around work-life balance. In this episode, I dissect why we just aren't getting it and how to achieve balance today. 

14. What No One Tells You About How to Stop Procrastinating

14. What No One Tells You About How to Stop Procrastinating

November 18, 2021

I admit it! I am two months late in uploading new episodes for Season 2. But it's not enough for me to admit my faults, I need to understand why. In this episode, I come to realize why I was procrastinating. And the reason we procrastinate isn't what you think...it's rooted in something deeper. 

13. When Your Marketing Isn‘t Working And What To Do About It

13. When Your Marketing Isn‘t Working And What To Do About It

November 9, 2021

It's the start of Season 2 and we start off where we left off in the first season...implementing our "big jab" (aka marketing tactic!) I'm taking you behind the scenes with our first big marketing project - what happened, who was involved and how well it turned out...or didn't.

Season 2 - Trailer

Season 2 - Trailer

October 22, 2021

A year ago, Deepa began chronicling the journey her and her partner, Shawn, undertook starting a company, DMSK Inc. Here's a sneak peak into Season 2 of what it's really like to start a business.

12. BONUS: It‘s A Takeover!! Shawn Gives His POV…

12. BONUS: It‘s A Takeover!! Shawn Gives His POV…

June 21, 2021

Shawn told Deepa that she spins the narrative of the business and Shawn never gets a chance to give his point of view...so Deepa gave up the reigns in this episode and gives Shawn the chance to make his own without Deepa's input! Well, this should be interesting...

Season 2 begins in September, but don't be surprised if a few more bonus episodes come out before then.

If you liked this takeover, let Deepa know here: https://linktr.ee/deepamaisuria 

11. Our Strategic Plan - Season Finale

11. Our Strategic Plan - Season Finale

May 30, 2021

We've come a long way from a year ago when I lost my job - a business idea, to a website, to product development, to content creation and finally our strategic plan. And now it's time to execute! What I didn't anticipate was Shawn's idea for execution. 

This is the finale of season one. Over the course of the next few months we'll be executing our strategy,  coming back to you in September with Season 2 with our update!

In the meantime, you can talk to me here: https://linktr.ee/deepamaisuria

10. How to Stand Out Against Your Competitors

10. How to Stand Out Against Your Competitors

May 21, 2021

During one of our weekly meetings, Shawn and I strategize how we're going to set ourselves apart from our competitors and give our customers ultimate value. In order to do this, we first need to understand our customer, as well as our competitive advantage.

Want to know more, talk to me: https://linktr.ee/deepamaisuria 

9. Understanding Blockchain - A Simplified Explanation and Using it in Your Business

9. Understanding Blockchain - A Simplified Explanation and Using it in Your Business

May 15, 2021

Shawn bid $5,000 on an NFT without talking to Me!! What is an NFT? What value would he be getting?? These are all really good questions. And I tackle them in this episode, which also serves an an explainer on the technology, Blockchain, in a way that actually makes sense to people. If you've heard about Crypto, Blockchain or NFTs, but never understood what it is, I'm here to demystify it for you...because it will be our Future!

Have any more questions? Talk to me: https://linktr.ee/deepamaisuria

 

This episode features Shawn Kanungo, Mohammad Mahfouz and Deepa Maisuria.

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