Rachael McBay’s bio
Rachael McBay is a business coach who helps entrepreneurs sustainably scale their income and impact through funnels and technology. Hear more at [1:02].
How Rachael’s journey to entrepreneurship started
When she was 7 years old, she started a tube rental business with her sister, who was 14, and they operated together until she was 18. This made her develop a passion for entrepreneurship.
After completing her university education, she got employed, but she got laid off during her maternity leave. To hear more, go to [02:07].
Rachael’s shift from corporate life to being a stay home mom
After completing her university education, she was employed in a traditional 9-5 job. However, when her son was born, she got laid off during her maternity leave.
This made her shift from corporate to being a stay home mom. This shift made her feel lost because most of her friends were still working. To listen more, go to [03:29].
How she realized that her identity was shifting
At [08:18], Rachael shares how she realized her identity was shifting. During the shift, she felt lost in social settings because her sisters and friends had careers.
She decided to work on a mindset shift, accepted her situation, and focused on what brought her joy. The mindset shift made her volunteer in her kid’s school and the community. To hear more, go to [08:18].
Her shift from being a volunteer in community programs back to entrepreneurship
After volunteering in her kid’s school and different community programs, a local organization requested that she be on the board of directors.
The organization requested her to assist in fundraising, which revived her desire to be an entrepreneur, making her shift back to entrepreneurship. To hear more, tune in at [10:15].
Why she shifted back to entrepreneurship
Rachael shifted back to entrepreneurship because she needed to bring an additional disposable income for her family since they love traveling.Additionally, she felt good using her skills to generate income. To hear more, go to [13:52].
How she got into social media management and Facebook Ads
After shifting back to entrepreneurship, Rachael started a web design business. She felt unsatisfied with the business, and she pivoted to social media management and Facebook Ads. To listen more, tune in at [15:32].
Rachael’s shift from Facebook ads to funnel marketing strategy
In her process of becoming a Facebook ads manager, Rachael looked for a Facebook ads manager to mentor her in ads. Her mentor referred clients who had issues with sales funnels to her for assistance.
She developed a liking for funnels, which resulted in her pivoting from Facebook ads to funnels. To hear more, go to [16:46].
How she felt when she finally found what was suitable for her
After moving into teaching, she felt immensely relieved that she had finally found what was ideal for her. To hear more about how she felt after moving into teaching, tune in at [19:10].
“Life is too short to not be happy.”
How she incorporates family time and traveling into her business schedule
Rachael sets aside weekends as family time unless an emergency arises at work. Additionally, she ensures that she leaves her laptop at home when traveling. To listen more, go to [22:40]
Rachael’s advice to women who feel they are losing their identity
At [26:09], she advises women who feel they are losing their identity. She encourages them to remove the titles and focus on who they are and what makes them happy.
Moreover, she encourages them to focus on what expectations they want for themselves. To hear more, go to [26:09].
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