Blissdom: An Empire Built with Community, Original Content, and Kindness | Interview with Alli Worthington
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From blogging to book writing, Alli Worthington has become the breadwinner amongst her family of seven. With her perseverance and the help of Google, Alli was able to build her own empire as an author, speaker, and the Blissdom Conference co-founder.
The Blissdom conference is described as a “community of women who want to take their business and life to the next level.”
In this podcast, we discuss the comeback year of Blissdom and what Alli’s experience leading up to the conference has been like. The joy and anticipation in her voice tell me it’s going to be an amazing event!
P.S. You can get your early-bird priced ticket to Blissdom here: https://www.blissdomconference.com/tickets
Along with chatting about Blissdom, Alli also shares some personal stories about getting her own business started, balancing life with five kids, and how she practices happiness even in the storms of life.
There is so much to enjoy and learn in this episode!
In this episode:
02:05 - Intro to Alli Worthington who helps women live the life they are created to live.
03:12 - How she started Blissdom in 2008.
08:32 - Why Alli let her Blissdom conference die and how it felt for her.
10:18 - How Blissdom accomplishes the goal of helping women take their life and work to the next level.
10:39 - Alli’s rule of thumb: No one can teach anything that can be Googled.
11:25 - How the community is fostered at Blissdom: the no jerk rule, community leaders, etc.
12:10 - Why your “network is your net worth” and what makes the Blissdom conference so special.
13:00 - The types of attendees Blissdom draws, and how to know if it’s the right event for you.
13:45 - The common ground of women who come to Blissdom: ready to learn, want to do great things in this world, and genuinely kind.
14:27 - How the “gospel of hustle” is damaging and work-life balance. Some people hold themselves back from pursuing success out of fear of stress, and others focus too hard on business success neglecting other aspects of their life.
16:00 - How Alli maintains her work-life balance while traveling, being the breadwinner and working from home.
17:57 - The happiness research behind Alli’s book and her daily practices to be happy.
22:20 - The most challenging thing for women on their happiness journey is thinking that being happy is selfish.
25:23 - Alli’s endearing and story about why she started her blog and eventually became an author.
26:30 - How financial pressure motivated Alli to put in the work that turned her blog writing from a hobby to a business.
30:17- The story Alli challenges women to leave behind is the idea that their past dictates their future.
32:28 - The story Alli challenges women to embrace is the belief that they deserve to go for their dreams.
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