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December 27, 2019

A message from Mandy

Mandy here. We’ve been talking about the awesome group of women who take SIGNED over the past couple of weeks, and I had to chime in. […]
December 27, 2019

Trusting the universe is NOT a strategy

For over 10 years, she had gotten all of her clients through referrals. But now she was getting worried.  “I’ve always trusted that the universe would […]
December 27, 2019

A 2 Week Sales Transformation 🤯

Have you ever gone from a huge high to a serious low? In that moment, I did.. I’d just finished up a HUGE project for a […]
September 8, 2019

The best time to get new clients is….

Have you ever gone from a huge high to a serious low? In that moment, I did.. I’d just finished up a HUGE project for a […]
September 3, 2019

Meet my littlest team member

I’d like to introduce you to our littlest member of the Smart Gets Paid team: my newborn son, Noah Gordon Monaghan. After a 9-month interview process, […]
June 30, 2019

What surprise jealousy taught me

When I first heard about it, my reaction surprised me. At my university, it was fraternity and sorority Formal season. Hordes of college students playing grown-up, […]
June 9, 2019

Your goals are achievable

She said to me, “I don’t even like saying my goals out loud, because I don’t want to be limited by them.” After some encouragement, she […]
June 2, 2019

Do you have a business? Or do you have a job?

It was a story I’d heard so many times before. In fact, I’d had three similar calls about this very topic, that week. For the woman […]
April 18, 2019

What are your “non-starters”?

I think it was the extra-long pause that threw me off. I had hired my first business coach, Dave, and we were on our first call. […]
March 24, 2019

Val: Why I picked you

Have you ever shared something personal about yourself to, like, thousands of your potential clients? I think most women would shy away from that, right? But […]