From Educators to Entrepreneurs: Success Secrets & Stories from the 7-Figure Educator Panel7-Figure Educator

From Educators to Entrepreneurs: Success Secrets & Stories from the 7-Figure Educator Panel

In today’s episode, I’m letting you in on some of the incredible stories from 7-Figure Educator community as we dive into a client success panel led by yours truly. featuring some of the most remarkable entrepreneurs who have not only successfully transitioned from their full-time jobs into their businesses, but have hit 5, 6, and even 7 figures in their business.

Our candid conversation tackles crucial aspects of entrepreneurship, ranging from pricing strategies and mindset shifts to the transformative journey of transitioning from education to business. Get ready for a big dose of motivation and actionable insights as we unravel the secrets to navigating the education consulting landscape and achieving your entrepreneurial dreams. My incredible guests will be sharing their experiences, mindset breakthroughs, and practical tips for fellow educators aspiring to make an impact beyond the classroom.

Whether you're contemplating a leap into entrepreneurship, seeking strategies to enhance your consulting business, or just looking for that extra push, this episode is packed with wisdom to guide you on your path to success. Tune in, take notes, and let's embark on this transformative journey together!


  • The biggest mindset obstacles you need to overcome to grow your business
  • Tapping into the power of declaration and urgency to realize your fullest potential
  • How to shift your money mindset to make money move faster
  • Tips and insights on creating a runway to transition fully into your business
  • The mindset required to take the bold step of raising your prices
  • How to fully utilize the power of community for encouragement, networking, and celebrating wins


“Sometimes we cling to the thing that we believe is stability. But if we don't let go of it, we can't chase after freedom. And when you get to freedom, you'll find that stability is there.” - Deborah Peart

“If entrepreneurship feels unpredictable for you, you're not strategic planning.” - Dr. Erica Jordan-Thomas

“There's always someone who doesn't know what they're doing and already making twice what you're saying.” - Jessica Lamb


Jessica Lamb | CEO of Lamb Consulting

James O'Neal Jr. | CEO of Mastery For All

Dr. Lisa Swinson | CEO of Swinson K12 Consulting

Deborah Peart | CEO of My Mathematical Mind

Dr. Erica Jordan-Thomas

IG | @e_jordanthomas

LinkedIn | @erica-jordan-thomas-ed-l-d-86314764

Facebook | @EJTConsultingLLC

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Each episode is curated with such attention and detail. So much valuable information and insight shared. I look forward to each new episode. This podcast is an excellent starting point to learn more about how to start, grow, and scale your ed consulting biz! Listening (and watching on YouTube) has been time well spent!

7-Figure Educator

This episode was such a necessary listen. I found myself cheering Erinn on, but also refocusing my own approach to career, growth, and finances …. Such relatable stories snd personal experience shared so honestly. Fantastic coverage of so many topics that needed this level of discussion. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

7-Figure Educator

Erinn’s story was so inspiring! Talk about purpose and preparation and timing and knowing your worth! What a treat to listen to her journey, the community, and the support. Made my day!

7-Figure Educator

Love this podcast. Erinn Cottman is my favorite educator and I love hearing her perspective and insight.

7-Figure Educator
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