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Episode 125: Becoming a Pivotal Person with Stephanie Nelson

Brief summary of show:

In this episode, Stephanie Nelson, also known as ‘Coupon Mom’, joins me to talk about her new book, becoming a ‘pivotal person’ and recognizing when those kinds of people are showing up in our lives in a big way. Stephanie Nelson is the founder of the Coupon Mom website, which launched the coupon movement that took America by storm in 2008. As a savings expert, Stephanie has appeared on many national and local television news shows, including Good Morning America, the Today show, and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Her entrepreneurial Coupon Mom concept started a national cottage industry of other “coupon moms,” as she inspired women to start profitable websites in their communities. Her book The Coupon Mom's Guide to Cutting Your Grocery Bills in Half was a New York Times bestseller. Stephanie currently hosts her podcast, Pivotal People.

Listen in as we talk about:

  • [2:00] How Stephanie got into this space and writing her book

  • [3:00] Learning to save money couponing

  • [5:25] What she has learned in 20 years of doing coupon mom

  • [8:30] When ‘pivotal people’ cross your path

  • [9:35] Turning competition into friendship

  • [10:25] Are you living up to the potential God gave you?

  • [14:20] Surrounding yourself with the right people and being intentional with who gets access to you

  • [19:35] How her book came to be

  • [24:10] The mission behind her podcast

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