Meet Financial Coach Leah Ellis…
My next guest on “5 Questions with a Mom Entrepreneur is mom to 2 and financial coach Leah Ellis of Endeavor Financial Coaching. Leah pivoted from an in-home daycare to finance coach when Covid hit. She and her husband used their own financial journey as the inspiration to help other families pay off debt and live with financial freedom.
Mom and money teacher by day and financial coach by night, Leah Ellis is all-in to help eliminate money stress in America’s families. Her money management classes for kids and teens help the next generation learn how to plan for the future and avoid debt. Through Endeavor Financial Coaching, she is dedicated to helping millennials break the paycheck to paycheck cycle and reach their money goals. No matter your age or financial situation, Leah is ready to help you create a plan to take control of your money. Find her online for students here or for adults students here.
You can listen to my chat with Leah at the link above. Or read a summary and connect with her below.
1. What do you do in your business and why did you choose it?
We help broke people break the paycheck to paycheck cycle and reach their money goals. Our clients learn how to handle money in order to build long term wealth. I chose to become a financial coach because we were living paycheck to paycheck. When we realized that it was possible to reach our goals, we wanted to share that knowledge with others.
2. What is your greatest strength when it comes to running your business?
I am good at creating a plan and executing it without too much procrastination.
3. What is the area entrepreneurship where you could grow the most?
I am terrible at marketing, and sometimes let my business take over my personal life.
4. If you were to start your business over today, what piece of advice or lesson learned would you emphasize to yourself?
Don’t expect the clients to start rolling in the first time you send out an offer. Give yourself time and grace.
5. What is your best advice for balancing business and home life or creating intentional family time?
Add family time to your schedule. It isn’t something you will get to when work is done, it is the most important work you will do. Add one thing every day that you can do as a family or one-on-one with a child. Even if it only takes 30 minutes, it will help your children feel loved, appreciated, and safe.