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113 – Homebased Biz vs. Summer Break with Robin Walker

Robin-Walker of Women's Business Workshop

Robin Walker, a former elementary school teacher, has been building businesses from home for the last 14 years.

She owns and runs Zainey and Zoe which offers made to order cheer bows through their website and on Etsy.

Robin also connects and supports women business owners through her Women’s Business Workshop.

She is the author of the Summer Survival Guide for Work at Home Moms and this past March, hosted a 2 day conference for women business owners looking to grow their businesses.

Robin’s Story

Being a teacher and why she made a pivot [3:15]

Zannie & Zoe and her other businesses [4:25]

Robin’s focus on supporting women business owners [5:40]

Women’s Business Workshop

How she identified the need “Summer Mom” issue [16:17]

When to start the summer plan [17:42]

The trick with a special activity a week [18:55]

The importance of buy in [19:35]

Candle Flickering Moments

With a limited amount to invest at startup, where do you begin? [7:16]

Business Building Insights

The first big idea. Where do you begin? [6:22]

Live events and interaction with others is the start of learning [7:47]

SCORE [9:33]

How to fight overwhelm [10:00]

List management and prioritization [11:47]

Success Trait

Robin’s strengths are being a good communicator and connecting people together [26:55]

Productivity/Lifestyle Tool

Google Drive – Get access to files anywhere through secure cloud storage and file backup for your photos, videos, files and more

Recommended Reading and Listening


Yes, Your Teen is Crazy! with Michael J. Bradley



Robin’s Resources for You

Free Printable – Work at Home Mom’s Summer Activity List for Kids

Summer Cheat Sheets – A weekly activity and meal plan for kids that arrives in your inbox all summer.

Contact Links





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1 Comment

  1. Robin Walker on June 5, 2017 at 11:55 am

    Thank you for having me on the podcast Sue! You are a true professional and a delight to talk with. Looking forward to the start of summer! ~Robin

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