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May 11, 2022

Dana has 22 years of experience in education, teaching world languages and English and she has worked in both middle and elementary school levels as an administrator. 

In 2020, she completed her Doctorate in educational leadership. She often speaks at conferences, providing educators with techniques to minimize off-task behavior and increase time on task. 

Dana is a content creator; she often writes blogs for “the teach better” team and is the author of an upcoming book for educators to be published called “Out of the Trenches - Stories of Resilient Educators ”. 

She hosts the “Out of the Trenches podcast”, which features educators who share their stories of resiliency.



Episode Summary -


Having an exceptional career in finance and starting a mindset coaching business, the risk of failing is high.

One big mistake most people make when they shift their career from job to business.


Why it is important to focus on your skills.


In this episode, Dana talks about her journey and how she turned her skills as a teacher into consulting business in the field of education. 


She talks about the challenges she faced during the transition from an employee to an entrepreneur and how she still managed to make her business stable. 



Snapshot of the Key Points from the Episode:

  • Dana’s background information.
  • Dana’s entrepreneurial journey.
  • Dana talks about her consulting business - Why did she start, and the challenges she has faced?
  • Dana talks about how she structured her consulting business.
  • Dana shares her business process and how she has priced her services.
  • Dana shares the experience of working for her own business.
  • Dana’s podcast journey and how it helps her in business.
  • Dana talks about the obstacles people will face in their coaching and consulting journey.
  • Dana’s advice for people starting their business leaving their full-time job.


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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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