Launching at 40 w Carrie Melanson

Carrie quit her job, moved to a new city and reinvented herself as an entrepreneur. She did all of this at 40 and I'm blessed to call her my mom; the original girlboss in my life.

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As the owner of Chaos Control Home Staging, Carrie leverages her natural talents of organizing and decorating homes to create freedom for herself. For over twenty years, Carrie worked an office job that provided minimal flexibility, while balancing the parenting of two children. When she remarried and had the opportunity to move to a new city, she leveraged the moment to reinvent herself and create her version of free. Carrie's been living the Freedom Lifestyle for ten years and is loving it.

In this episode, Carrie shares:

  • Her experience working in government for over 20 years

  • What motivated her to try entrepreneurship

  • How she booked her first paying customer

  • Her bootstrapping strategy for growth

  • Advice for launching a business mid-career

  • How to support entrepreneurial children

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About the show:

✨ Freedom Lifestyle represents the movement towards freedom in life and work. We interview entrepreneurial people who've created a lifestyle of independence, that's on their own terms. We discover their version of the Freedom Lifestyle, learn how they got there and reflect on the impact its had. ✨