1448 – Inspiring Women Think Bigger with Sigrun Gudjonsdottir

In this episode of The Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with Sigjun Gudjonsdottir, Europe’s #1 Online Best Mentor, Award Winning Business Coach, International Speaker and Bestselling Author of Kickstart Your Online Business: Create an Online Course and Start to Make Sales.

Sigjun shares her mission to use online business to accelerate gender equality for female entrepreneurs. She reveals that more than 90% of businesses founded by women generate less than 6 figures per year, which means that they are not contributing to the economy in the way expected of them. Her goal? Increase the contribution of women-owned businesses to overall turnover, which is only 4% at the moment.


She believes women entrepreneurs need to see more role models of women doing what they want to do. She helps women gain self-confidence so they can unleash their full potential. She also shares the best process she discovered when launching a new program. She recommends providing FREE transformation programs so you can convert about 5-50% of customers afterward.


Key Points from the Episode:

  • How to Accelerate Gender Equality for Women Entrepreneurs?
  • How to Manage Risk When Launching a New Program?
  • Guiding Principles for Running a Program


About Sigjun Gudjonsdottir: Sigrun Gudjonsdottir is founder and CEO of Sigrun GmbH, a company that focuses on helping female entrepreneurs turn their passion into a profitable business.


She has combined her unique background in personal development, architecture, software engineering, and business, to offer result-driven online programs and high-impact coaching.


During her 10 years as a CEO, she also consulted numerous startups before she became an entrepreneur herself. Sigrun has trained thousands of entrepreneurs with her live online training and mentored hundreds of passionate entrepreneurs to take their business to the next level. Icelandic by origin but global citizen by heart, she splits her time between Switzerland and Iceland while also traveling the world.


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