Real Chat with Kat

Hello and welcome to Real Chat with Kat, the podcast dedicated to igniting your entrepreneurial spirit and empowering you to conquer new horizons. In this podcast we chat with inspiring entrepreneurs on their journey to success through some amazingly insightful and expansive conversations. These episodes thrive on thought-provoking conversations, where our guests fearlessly explore their path to success, sharing their experiences, failures, and triumphs. No topic is off-limits as we deep dive into the talked about and not so talked about pieces it takes to build a business, overcome limiting beliefs, deal with personal struggles, and everything in between that shapes our lives and our businesses. I’m your host Kat Polsinelli, creator and founder at The Lotus Effect, where we believe that success is not just about strategies and tactics—it’s about cultivating a powerful mindset and creating customized business operations that align with you and your true purpose. Whether it’s mastering time management, improving productivity, enhancing leadership skills, or fostering a growth-oriented mindset, we’ll provide you with the tools and strategies to flourish in both your business and personal life. I’m so excited to have you join me, so get ready to feel empowered and inspired as we learn together and from one another on how to rise above challenges, break through limitations, and unlock our full potential.

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3 days ago

In this episode: Kim Gross joins us to explore the journey from perfectionism and people-pleasing to authentic self-discovery and empowerment. We dove into healing childhood patterns, overcoming fear, embracing emotions, and preparing for impactful speeches about abuse. Kim's insights guide us through the process of shedding societal masks to reveal our true selves and live authentically. 
Meet my guest: Allow me to introduce my guest Kim Gross, the founder of the 5-Step Power Pathway. She is dedicated to helping individuals break free from the chains of perfectionism and people-pleasing. With a focus on self-healing and meaningful connections, Kim empowers her clients to embrace their authenticity and create the life they desire. As a champion for self-discovery and inner power, Kim's podcast "Masks Off For People-Pleasers and Perfectionists" serves as a beacon of guidance for those seeking to uncover their true selves behind societal masks.
Quote/Piece of Advice: When you lay your head on your pillow….ask yourself: If this was your last day, would you have any regrets? Use this as a tool to help you focus on how you really want to live your life and what you really want to do.
Connect: On FB and LinkedIn @KimGross, IG @MasksOffCommunityVisit her website: Check out my episode on her podcast: Masks off for People-Pleasers & Perfectionists Podcast
To connect with your host Kat:
@TheLotusEffectCoach or @KatPolsinelli 
My Website: www.the-lotus-effect.comAND Join our Facebook Community 👇

Friday May 10, 2024

In this episode prepare to embark on a mind blowing journey into the realms of leadership and personal growth with our esteemed guest, Matthew Brackett! In this thought-provoking episode, Matthew shares his profound insights on unlocking sacred energy, redefining leadership, and embracing personal charisma for transformative growth. From his extensive international experience to his role as a former Catholic Priest and trusted advisor, Matthew's holistic approach to coaching and leadership offers invaluable wisdom for listeners seeking to navigate the complexities of personal and professional development.
Meet my guest: Allow me to introduce the remarkable Matthew Brackett, an experienced international coach, leadership development expert, and former Catholic Priest. With over three decades of experience in guiding individuals towards personal and professional excellence, Matthew brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to our podcast. From his humble beginnings in small-town New England to his diverse cultural experiences across the globe, Matthew's journey is one of resilience, growth, and transformation. Join us as we delve deep into the intricacies of leadership, personal growth, and embracing the power of charisma with the insightful Matthew Brackett!
Quote/Piece of Advice: Only when you are at home with yourself, are you ready to welcome someone into your home.
Connect: On LinkedIn, FB, IG, TikTok @MatthewBrackett
Visit his website: 
To connect with your host Kat:
@TheLotusEffectCoach or @KatPolsinelli 
My Website: www.the-lotus-effect.comAND Join our Facebook Community 👇

Friday May 03, 2024

In this episode prepare to be inspired as we dive into the captivating world of neurodiversity and entrepreneurship with the remarkable Stina Borth! In this enlightening episode, we explore the nuances of neurodiversity and its impact on productivity, leadership, and personal growth. From Stina's insights on recognizing patterns and managing stimuli to her courageous journey of overcoming adversity and building resilience, listeners will gain invaluable wisdom to navigate their own entrepreneurial endeavors with confidence and innovation.
Meet my guest: Allow me to introduce the brilliant Stina Borth, an esteemed productivity expert, neurodiversity consultant, and award-winning coach. With a passion for empowering individuals to embrace their unique strengths and capabilities, Stina has transformed countless lives through her innovative approach to coaching and leadership development. From her groundbreaking work in neurodiversity advocacy to her inspiring journey of entrepreneurship, Stina's insights and expertise offer a beacon of hope and guidance for aspiring entrepreneurs and leaders alike. Join us as we uncover the secrets to success and productivity with the extraordinary Stina Borth!
Quote/Piece of Advice: Choose to be your own key maker, so you can make the keys to unlock your doors.
Connect: On LinkedIn @Stina Borth or IG @KeymakerServicesVisit her website: 
To connect with your host Kat:
@TheLotusEffectCoach or @KatPolsinelli 
My Website: www.the-lotus-effect.comAND Join our Facebook Community 👇

Friday Apr 26, 2024

In this episode join us for an enlightening conversation in our latest podcast episode, where we dive deep into the world of storytelling and branding with the talented Jill Davenport. In this episode, we explore the art of crafting relatable stories that resonate with your audience, delving into the nuances of social media storytelling and the importance of authenticity in branding. From Jill's unique background in acting, coaching, and energy healing to her expertise in helping business owners find their voice and build emotional connections, listeners will gain invaluable insights into the power of storytelling in business and beyond.
Meet my guest: Allow me to introduce the extraordinary Jill Davenport, a storytelling coach, actor, energy healer, and stand-up comedian. With a creative approach and a wealth of experience, Jill empowers business owners to unleash their storytelling superpowers and connect with their audience on a deeper level. Through her expertise in video confidence and her passion for authenticity, Jill guides individuals on a journey of self-discovery and brand empowerment. Join us as Jill shares her transformative insights and her journey from the stage to the world of business storytelling. Tune in now and embark on a storytelling adventure with Jill Davenport!
Quote/Piece of Advice: Just play, have fun, and try stuff. Sometimes we get to serious…..More creativity happens when we are having fun and not beating up on ourselves. Start with baby steps.
Connect: On IG @JillDavenport_ or LinkedIn @JillDavenport
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To connect with your host Kat:
@TheLotusEffectCoach or @KatPolsinelli 
My Website:

Friday Apr 19, 2024

In this episode join us for a moving conversation as we explore the intricacies of grief and resilience with the compassionate Heidi Dunstan. In this episode, we dive deep into the complexities of grief, discussing the importance of compassion, understanding, and resilience in navigating life's most challenging moments. From Heidi's personal journey to her insightful perspectives on grief education, you will gain invaluable insights into the healing power of empathy and compassion.
Meet my guest: Allow me to introduce the remarkable Heidi Dunstan, a grief educator, event manager, and international speaker dedicated to empowering individuals through their grief journeys. Drawing from her own experiences of loss and resilience, Heidi founded "Lean Into Grief" to provide compassionate support and guidance to those navigating grief. Through her holistic approach to emotional health and her commitment to fostering compassion, Heidi's work has touched the lives of many, offering hope and healing in times of darkness. Join us as Heidi shares her transformative insights and empowers listeners to embrace resilience and compassion in their own journeys of grief and healing.
Quote/Piece of Advice: Love generously and listen openly so that we can all grief with grace together.
Connect: On her website:
To connect with your host Kat:
@TheLotusEffectCoach or @KatPolsinelli 
My Website:

Friday Apr 12, 2024

In this episode: Dive into the world of branding and entrepreneurship in this captivating episode, where I had the pleasure of conversing with the talented Kimberly Russo. Explore the intricacies of building a successful brand, from understanding the psychology behind branding to fostering authenticity and integrity in business. Gain actionable insights into crafting a brand identity that resonates with your audience and empowers your entrepreneurial journey. Join us as we uncover the secrets to branding success and unlock the keys to building a profitable business!
Meet my guest: Allow me to introduce the remarkable Kimberly Russo, CEO of On Brand Designs and a visionary in the world of branding and design. With a wealth of experience as a creative strategist and brand expert, Kimberly empowers entrepreneurs to elevate their brands and achieve their business goals. Through her innovative approach and dedication to authenticity, Kimberly has helped countless individuals transform their businesses and make a lasting impact in their industries. Join us as Kimberly shares her entrepreneurial journey, insights into branding, and invaluable advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Quote/Piece of Advice: Learn from others. Don’t be scared to take chances on others and not do it all yourself. Invest in yourself.
Connect: on IG @On_Brand_Designs Or her website: 
To connect with your host Kat:
@TheLotusEffectCoach or @KatPolsinelli 
My Website:

Friday Apr 05, 2024

In this episode join us for an illuminating discussion, as we explore the transformative power of bioenergetics and holistic healing with Angela Daye. Discover how unresolved traumas can impact our physical health and learn about the profound connection between language and emotions. Angela shares valuable insights on fostering open communication, navigating life's challenges, and embracing holistic healing strategies for overall wellbeing. Get ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery and transformation!
Meet my guest: Allow me to introduce the remarkable Angela Daye, a holistic health coach, former financial services professional, and natural bioenergetics specialist. With a passion for empowering others to live their best lives, Angela brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her work. From facilitating healing from unresolved traumas to guiding individuals on a path to holistic wellness, Angela's holistic approach is truly inspiring. Join us as Angela shares her transformative journey and invaluable insights into the world of holistic healing!
Quote/Piece of Advice: Healing is not a spectator sport. Get out there and play!
Connect: On all socials @HKInnerPathways OR on her website: 
To connect with your host Kat:
@TheLotusEffectCoach or @KatPolsinelli 
My Website:

Friday Mar 29, 2024

In this episode prepare to embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment in this captivating episode. Join us as we explore the extraordinary insights shared by Nicole Majik. From uncovering innate abilities to navigating the realms of astral projection, we delve deep into the transformative power of belief and the art of making aligned decisions. Discover how to overcome limiting beliefs and embrace your true potential as we unravel the secrets to living a life of authenticity and fulfillment.
Meet my guest: Allow me to introduce the remarkable Nicole Majik, an empowerment strategist with a unique blend of science and spirituality. With a Master's in Metaphysics and extensive experience as a financial advisor, Nicole brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. As the creator of The Alchemy of Transformation®, Nicole has touched the lives of many, guiding them to erase self-sabotaging beliefs and unlock their full potential. Join us as Nicole shares her empowering journey and reveals the keys to transformation and empowerment!
Quote/Piece of Advice: Everything is energy, frequency, and vibration…and whatever your energy, frequency, and vibration is that you are putting out is also what you are getting back. There is nothing wrong with you, it’s just learning to experience something different and deciding what experience you want to stick to start shifting your perspective. Start small and build from there.
Connect: On FB, TikTok, Youtube @NicoleMajik or MagikLLC and check out her website at: 
To connect with your host Kat:
@TheLotusEffectCoach or @KatPolsinelli 
My Website:

Friday Mar 22, 2024

In this episode we dive deep into the mysteries of the universe with the incredible Felicia Searcy. Join us as we explore the transformative power of the law of attraction and manifestation. Discover how raising your vibration can lead to profound personal growth and empowerment. Get ready to unlock the secrets to living your dream life!
Meet my guest: Allow me to introduce the remarkable Felicia Searcy, also known as the Dream Life Activator. Felicia is a seasoned transformational coach, international speaker, and award-winning author dedicated to empowering individuals to live their most extraordinary lives. With over two decades of experience, Felicia has helped countless people break free from limiting beliefs and step into their true potential. Her inspiring journey from adversity to achievement serves as a beacon of hope for all those seeking positive change. Get ready to be inspired by Felicia's wisdom and insights!
Quote/Piece of Advice: Understand that, that desire is not your desire. That there is a life force energy that animated you, created you, breathed you into existence and longs for you to discover even more who you are created to be and what you are capable of. Your desire is your gift, your path to discover this about yourself. So receive this desire as a gift and not something meant to torture you. Step into your desire and this holy conversation with this force, as it is the foundation to everything.
Connect: and check out her FREE gift at: 
To connect with your host Kat:
@TheLotusEffectCoach or @KatPolsinelli 
My Website:

Friday Mar 15, 2024

In this episode with the wonderful John Jennings, a seasoned business coach and leadership expert. We delve into the secrets of effective leadership and communication. Here's a sneak peek into what we discussed: the essence of leadership, building trust and connection, unlocking solutions, and so much more!! Don't skip out on this amazingly, insightful conversation.
Meet my guest, John Jennings with over two decades of IT leadership experience in Fortune 500 organizations and various leadership roles in organizations of all sizes, John is a trusted mentor and coach dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and executives unlock their full potential. As a certified business coach and trainer, John's strategic mindset and positive attitude have driven positive change in numerous organizations.
Quote/Piece of Advice: The answers are almost always there, you just have to ask yourself or have someone else ask you the right questions to solve for the answer.
Connect: on FB, IG, LinkedIn @‌JohnKJennings OR on his website: and don't forget to check out his book:
To connect with your host Kat:
@TheLotusEffectCoach or @KatPolsinelli 
My Website:


Who is Kat, and who is this podcast for? 

Kat a.k.a. Katherine Polsinelli is a mom of 2 boys with an extensive background in customer service, management, and medical administration. She is an entrepreneur, real estate agent, podcaster, and founder of Agent Services Plus. 

Her mission in business and for this podcast is helping others grow and expand in their lives. With a focus on helping others overcome all the noise and focus on what they really want to work on, Kat uses her own life experiences to help others move in a direction that is more fulfilling to them as an individual. 

This podcast is focused on having real conversations that will provide not only information on how to grow as an entrepreneur but help with the direction of how you should grow your business. There are so many niches and ways to run a business and opening up your mind to how others are running their business, whether they are in your genre or not can really help you define how you can work to grow yours. 

Kat's other Big Focus is mindset. This not only can make or break a business but it can affect how you work in your personal life and the relationships that we are all a part of. So if you are looking to grow, learn, and be inspired by others please take a listen and be sure to like, share, and subscribe! Help us help others grow.

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