Ella Barnard ON: FINDING Your Value & Knowing It Could Be Better

Ella Barnard is the host of the Author Like a Boss podcast and owner of Author Boss Academy. She is an author and publishing coach who loves helping creative people connect with their audiences and with each other. Her superpower is finding the most effective and least complicated tools for every step of publishing and marketing.

She is also a cat lady, obsessed with dragons, and passionate about helping creative people make money with their craft.

Ella is committed to using positivity to spark productivity and has seven years of experience as a marketing and mindset mentor for entrepreneurs, coaches, and creative women from all walks of life.

In this episode we go deep into:

  • Dragons! [01:37]

  • Ella’s Journey [04:59]

  • Why Podcasting? [14:30]

  • Getting over Imposter Syndrome [19:48]

  • Making money from books [24:27]

  • Playing with form [27:16]

  • Outside thinking and mindset [33:10]

  • Reality V Expectation [38:39]

  • Sustainability [43:40]

  • Universal truths from 70+ Authors [48:26]

  • Why Ella writes [53:54]


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Links from the show:

Samsung Q2U Mic: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Samson-SAQ2U-Microphone-Recording-Pack/dp/B001R747SG

Pat Flynn ‘How to Start a Podcast’ https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/guide/how-to-start-a-podcast-tutorial-pat-flynn/

The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks: https://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Big-Leap/dp/B002SPXI40/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3FGOMFIQRDRCI&keywords=the+big+leap&qid=1653866622&sprefix=the+big+leap%2Caps%2C162&sr=8-1

Fuck It by John Parkin: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Fuck-Be-Peace-Life-Just/dp/178817089X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=PB656OEA4O5X&keywords=fuck+it&qid=1653866697&sprefix=fuck+it%2Caudible%2C93&sr=8-1

The Ghost Mountain series by Audrey Faye: https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=audrey+faye+ghost+mountain&sprefix=the+ghost+mountain%2Caps%2C114&ref=nb_sb_ss_ts-doa-p_1_18

All the Pretty Monsters by Kristy Cunning: https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=all+the+pretty+monsters&crid=35DH1EAQPY0Y9&sprefix=all+the+pretty+mo%2Caps%2C103&ref=nb_sb_ss_ts-doa-p_2_17

Diary of a CEO with Steven Bartlett: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-diary-of-a-ceo-with-steven-bartlett/id1291423644

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Special thanks to:

Show theme: Karl Hughes

Show editing: Sam Frost