#004: Make Willpower Irrelevant

and still achieve your goals.

With Mompreneur Nagina Abdullah

  • How to make motivation irrelevant in your mom business and succeed at your goals anyway

  • How spending an hour doing one key thing can enhance the rest of your life

  • Why you need to stop striving for perfect balance, and what to do instead

  • Why doing the bare minimum can get you further than going full on 100%

  • How turn your goal into a habit that you will never have to think about again.

  • How to gain more energy

  • Mom business lessons you can learn from weight loss

  • How to train your mind to think things are joyful, even if you dread doing them

  • Why most goals fail

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Quick Q&A:


What’s one of your favorite business books, and what was the key take away?

The Charisma Myth by Olivia Fox Cabane - charisma can be learned and is a key skill.

What’s the one business tool you use that you cannot live without?



Mompreneur Challenge:

Eat a healthy breakfast every day for 5 days and see how it affects you in every area of your life.

Make it happen by checking out her free healthy breakfast recipes: : http://masalabody.com/fit-into-your-jeans-again/


How to connect with Mom business owner Nagina Online:




Mompreneur Bio:

Nagina Abdullah lost 40 pounds while having a demanding career and 2 kids. She wants to live in a world where busy, ambitious women demand what they need to feel more energy and lose the weight they want.

As a food and weight-loss coach for busy, ambitious women, Nagina has been spotlighted in Mind Body Green, I Will Teach You to be Rich, The Committee of C200 Scholars, and Yummly. She was awarded a Big 4 Tri-State Wellness Award for the food changes she influenced across her organization as a management consultant.   

When she’s not coaching other women, you can find her creating tasty and easy recipes, doing squats, and having dance parties with her two kids, 5 and 4.

Nagina shares the recipes and tips that helped her lose 40 pounds on her blog, MasalaBody.com.


Interview Reference Material:

Sticky Weight Loss Plan (applicable to goal setting) Steps: http://masalabody.com/stop-your-yo-yo-weight-loss/

Making Willpower Irrelevant (the last step in the Sticky Weight Loss Plan): http://masalabody.com/make-willpower-irrelevant/