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Mistakes That Made Me
Mistakes That Made Me
Eman Ismail

Mistakes That Made Me is the podcast that asks extraordinary business owners to share their biggest business mistake – so you know... more

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[OLDIE BUT GOODIE] The Fear of Visibility with Jennifer Ogunyemi

Have you ever shied away from the spotlight, thinking that it might help your business rather than hurt it? Black women... more

15 Jul 2024 · 54 minutes
[OLDIE BUT GOODIE] Going and Growing Too Slow with Belinda Weaver

Have you ever had a business idea that you sat on, then watched others take on and use? My guest is... more

01 Jul 2024 · 59 minutes
Oldie But Goodie Series Explained

It’s that time of year again: summer break. But I won’t leave you without something to look forward to. So... more

18 Jun 2024 · 10 minutes
"Ignoring my cash flow almost cost me my business" with Sandra Booker

Sandra Booker is a fractional COO and right-hand woman to some of the top 7-figure business owners I know.  In this... more

04 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
[TEASER] 3 Things I’d Do if I Were Starting My Business All Over Again

Today, I’m letting you listen in on my private membership’s most popular episode. If you love it, join the membership’s 7-day... more

21 May 2024 · 25 minutes
“My Business Became My Entire Identity” with Laura Jane Barnes (TikTok & IG viral sensation!)

Laura Jane Barnes is an entrepreneur, creator, musician, and social media savant who also happens to be a TikTok &... more

07 May 2024 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
32 of my favourite things (for my 32nd birthday 🥳)

It’s (almost) my 32nd birthday! And to celebrate, I’m sharing 32 of my favourite (business and personal) things.Tune in to... more

23 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
How to Do Email Successfully in 2024 with Eman & The Marketing Meetup

We talk a lot about mistakes on this podcast. This time, I want to talk about how to do something... more

09 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Idolising & Pedestalising Coaches & Mentors with Mai-kee Tsang

Mai-kee Tsang – a Sustainable Visibility Mentor and Podcast Guesting Strategist – shares her biggest business mistake: pedestaling the leaders... more

26 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 46 minutes
“My Scarcity Money Mindset Made Me a Bad Leader” with Gloria Chou

Gloria Chou is a small business PR coach whose scarcity money mindset (which was rooted in fear and generational trauma)... more

12 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
How I Became a Highly-Paid Service Provider (And How You Can Too) with Eman

When I started my business in 2018, I was charging £15 an hour. Maybe even less. In just a few... more

27 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
[TEASER] Behind the Scenes: Making the Podcast with Eman & Zuri

This episode is a little different. I wanted to provide an in-depth look at the podcast, its creation, production, and evolution.... more

13 Feb 2024 · 39 minutes
Putting All Your (Client) Eggs in One Basket with Steve Folland

When Steve Folland’s *only* client let him go, he’d just quit his full-time job to go all in on his... more

30 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 44 minutes
Want access to my BONUS podcast content? Here's how!

Get exclusive access to Mistakes That Made Me (bite-sized) bonus content every week.  Bonus content like – 🔥 A Private Q&A Series with... more

15 Jan 2024 · 2 minutes
Overhiring (and Firing) with Jordan Gill

Self-made millionaire Jordan Gill opens up about her biggest mistake — overhiring for her coaching programme. Jordan tells us how overhiring... more

15 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
Big News: We've joined the Hubspot Podcast Network!

Big news! Mistakes That Made Me is officially part of the Hubspot Podcast Network. Tune into this short announcement to... more

08 Jan 2024 · 2 minutes
My 2023 End-of-Year Review (Spoiler: I Didn’t Hit My Revenue Goal)

Hey You! It’s been a while. So let’s catch up. In this episode, I walk you through my 2023 – which... more

05 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 42 minutes
Reflections on 5 Years in Business & 6 Figures in 4 Months

In my first ever solo episode, I’m celebrating my 5-year business anniversary and making 6 figures in the first 4... more

12 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
We're a Multi Award-Winning Podcast!

I have a very special announcement and a few thank yous. Find the transcript of this episode on my site, emancopyco.com/podcast Links... more

09 Oct 2023 · 4 minutes
My £1.2 MILLION case study. Hire me to work on YOUR business

Here are the links you’re looking for: Want to hire me to work on your emails and/or launch? Fill in this... more

28 Aug 2023 · 2 minutes
“Ghosting My Email List" with Laura Belgray

Laura Belgray has made millions by being herself and writing some of the best story-based marketing emails. She’s the founder of... more

06 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Seeking Internet Fame with Dielle Charon

Dielle Charon has cracked the code. This business coach earned more than a million dollars in 2022 and $370K in... more

06 Mar 2023 · 56 minutes
Falling Prey to New Ideas with Caroline & Jason Zook

Caroline and Jason Zook are two creatives who are full of ideas. They’re the founders of Wandering Aimfully – the... more

27 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
Launching Without a Plan with Amy Posner & Kirsty Fanton

Amy Posner and Kirsty Fanton have been (highly successful) lone wolves in the online business world for years. So when... more

20 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Playing the "Nice Black Girl" with Michelle Gyimah

Every Black woman knows what it means to play the “Nice Black Girl" in the workplace. Just like every Black... more

13 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
6-Figure Focus with LaYinka Sanni

Why is the idea of earning 6 figures of revenue so coveted? And why are we willing to make *so*... more

30 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
"Rejecting What Made Me Rich" with Tarzan Kay

Tarzan Kay trusted a highly respected sales guru to teach her how to sell online. And she readily admits that... more

23 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Season 2 & My Week of Workshops

I’m back! Season 2 of Mistakes That Made Me returns on the 23rd January. Here’s what you need to know. The... more

20 Jan 2023 · 2 minutes
Choosing the Wrong Business Partner with Emily Thompson

In the final episode of season one, Eman talks to Emily Thompson – co-founder of podcast and community Being Boss,... more

13 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
No Limits and No Boundaries with Star Melancon

Sometimes, we don’t know when or how to say no. My guest for this episode is Star Melancon. Star is a... more

06 Sep 2022 · 48 minutes
Mistakes That Made Me
No Limits and No Boundaries with Star Melancon
Mistakes That Made Me

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Sometimes, we don’t know when or how to say no. My guest for this episode is Star Melancon. Star is a scientist turned... more