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Michelle Weinstein, AKA The Pitch Queen, is the host of Success Unfiltered, which features an array of unique and inspiring guests. She talks to all kinds of innovators and achievers, including multi seven and eight figure entrepreneurs, Shark Tank veterans, authors, performers, and investors.

Her guests share their most intimate stories, no holds barred. It’s the raw and vulnerable stuff that you don’t always hear about, like major rejections, epic failures, and unrelenting setbacks.
They share their most inspiring stories of overcoming adversity, never giving up, and achieving success beyond their wildest imaginations.

She created this podcast to help entrepreneurs realize that they are NOT alone. Everyone who has attempted something epic has had their share of setbacks, failures, and NOs. By sharing unfiltered stories from extraordinary individuals who overcame hardships and ultimately achieved their version of success, her hope is to inspire others to stay in the game and hold out for their own dreams.

Her mission and goal is to inspire rising entrepreneurs to break through barriers, overcome obstacles, and make a bigger impact in the world. It’s her passion to show people how to take action, own their value, and grow their top-line revenue. You CAN build a successful and flourishing business and make a global impact by doing what you love, and Success Unfiltered will inspire you ever step of the way!

Dec 20, 2017

030 | Christine McDannell Explains Why Having Legal Support Will Keep Your Business Afloat

Christine McDannell is the passionate Founder of Eco Chateau Wellness Spa, San Diego's #1 rated Wellness Spa with two locations. She is a serial entrepreneur who has already owned and ran seven different companies in the past 14 years, including two six-figure exits. Her newest ventures are The Luxe Car Collective and Kindred Quarters. Aside from business, she is a car enthusiast, and loves racing motorcycles, running marathons, and traveling the world.

Christine clearly has an extensive background as an entrepreneur. She’s started and sold many companies, and she takes the time to tell us all about the many NO’s she received.  

So often entrepreneurs look at each NO as a failure, but Christine doesn’t waste her time thinking that way. Instead she believes that there is a YES to be found in every NO, you just need to find the way there.

Christine shares some of her biggest NO’s, like having to deal with a huge two year lawsuit that she couldn’t talk with anyone about. She had to keep her upbeat, positive nature even on the toughest days. The reason she was so successful in doing this is because she had great support in her lawyers and business insurance.

In this episode not only does Christine share why having a positive outlook is so important in business, but she also shares why having great business insurance and supportive lawyers is so important.

Enjoy, thank you for listening and tuning into Success Unfiltered!

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Special thanks goes out to Christine McDannell for taking the time to chat with Michelle. Be sure to join us next week for our next new episode!

P.S. I’ve come up with some steps you can use that’ll help you get over your fear of rejection, see rejections for what they really are, and get back in the game after the customer says NO, download my new guide “Getting Over The NO: 5 Ways To Bounce Back From Rejection In Sales” right HERE.

Here are a few key secrets we talked about in this episode:

  • Michelle introduces Christine McDannell
  • Christine shares how she is an optimist and has never believed that a NO is a failure.
  • When Christine was in her 20s she owned a cleaning business that was very successful, but she shares a great story and lesson from working with employees.
  • Christine doesn’t cry much, but she does get pissed off and takes her anger out on the pavement.
  • “Hire Slow. Fire Fast.” ~ Christine McDannell
  • Christine loves competition and proving people wrong, any time someone tries to cross her, she does her best to grow her business to even more of a success.
  • Eco Chateau, Christine’s business which she recently sold,was involved in a devastating lawsuit that lasted 2 years.
  • Christine and Michelle discuss budgeting for the expense of having business insurance and having legal counsel available if you need them.
  • Christine shares the story of how she came to rent the building that Eco Chateau is housed in.
  • Christine does not take NO for an answer and take her time to determine how she can make a NO a YES.
  • When Christine’s business was in a tough spot she had to ask for money, no one came through. She shares the whole story of how she handled it.
  • “Don’t try to control everything, and don’t micromanage.” ~ Christine McDannell
  • Christine shares a bit about her two news businesses.
  • Christine shares what she’d tell her younger self.

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Are you ready to overcome your fear of rejection? I’ve come up with some steps you can use that’ll help you get over your fear of rejection, see rejections for what they really are, and get back in the game after the customer says NO, download my new guide “Getting Over The NO: 5 Ways To Bounce Back From Rejection In Sales” right HERE.

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