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Aug 31, 2022

Entrepreneurship is a road many people want to follow, but this road has many potholes that many people are not ready to face. Whether you are an upcoming or renowned entrepreneur, there are some key things you need to know as you walk through the road of entrepreneurship.

In this episode, Melinda Van Fleet narrates her entrepreneurship journey, challenges, and what motivated her and her husband to start their own business, among other topics. This episode will inspire you to embark on a successful entrepreneurship journey.


Snapshots of the key points from the Episode:

  • Entrepreneurship journey of Melinda - how she started her entrepreneurial journey and how she became a mentor and a coach.
  • She discusses the strategies she uses to get clients for her business and the challenges people face with online marketing.
  • How to build confidence, what mistakes people make that affect their confidence, and why others' views don’t matter.
  • How to achieve true growth.
  • Navigating challenges and what keeps people stuck.


About Melinda Van Fleet - 

Melinda Van Fleet is a Confidence & Mindset Coach/Mentor, International bestselling Author/Writer, Speaker, and Podcast Host who works with businesswomen who desire to develop the confidence to believe in themselves, take action, achieve and feel good! 

Utilizing her 25+ years of experience building businesses, and her passion for working with women, Melinda teaches real life tools they can use to stop the daily struggle, build their confidence, increase productivity, and achieve the success they desire. 

Melinda and her husband, Ryan Van Fleet, moved to The Florida Keys after they were both laid off at the same time in 2009. She had wanted a husband “with a hobby,” never thinking that Ryan’s obsession with sportfishing was something they could turn into an extremely successful fishing and coaching brand, Good Karma Sportfishing, in 2012. She is “The wizard behind the curtain” and a true testament to having a vision and hard work coming together! She truly believes that “If she can do it, you can do it too!”

Melinda’s first book, Confidence Mastery for Couples- Roadmap to a More Intimate Relationship, released in March 2021 and her 2nd book Life & Love Lessons- How to Discover Confidence Through Your Spiritual Journey, released July 2021.

Her two weekly podcasts- Good Karma Success Coach and Crush It In Sales.


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About the Host:

Ann Carden is a highly sought-after Expert Business Growth Consultant, Marketing Strategist, three-time published Author, and a #1 Bestselling Author, and Professional Speaker for small businesses and entrepreneurs.  

With more than forty-one years of business experience and coaching and consulting hundreds of coaches, entrepreneur’s and owners in more than forty different industries to more success, Ann knows what it takes to succeed in all areas of business.

After spending thirteen years in corporate business management, Ann started her journey as an entrepreneur building businesses for herself for twenty-nine years. Her first business started out of financial hardship and Ann was able to propel that business into the international market (before the internet.)

After selling that business, she went on to start and build five more businesses to succeed. She has sold those businesses and today has a passion for helping small business owners and entrepreneurs build their success.

She has been featured on the affiliates of ABC, NBC, CW, and FOX, among many other media outlets. Her articles have been published on Small Business Trendsetters and Business Innovators Magazine, and she has been a featured guest on multiple podcast shows such as; “Business Innovators Radio” podcast which can be heard at:

She was also chosen as one of the top coaches in the world by Six-Figure Coach Magazine.

Through the years Ann has educated thousands of professionals through speaking, workshops, seminars, and online platforms as a Speaker.


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