Creating a Unique Business Model and Scaling with a Certification Model
Ever loved a hobby or activity so much that it was a “no brainer” to turn it into a business?
The most successful entrepreneurs and business owners start out with a burning passion and purpose – and it serves them along the ups and downs to profitability and scale.
Madeline Jhawar turned her passion for traveling in Italy into a thriving company creating custom vacations for curious travelers who want insider knowledge and deep connection to the Italian culture.
She’s the CEO and founder of Italy Beyond the Obvious, founding her business 11 years ago, after living and working in Italy for 5 years and guiding weeklong hiking and biking tours in the luxury sector.
Today she shares how she made the leap into entrepreneurship – plus her innovative business model and now how she is scaling her business.
Listen to learn:
- All about Madeline’s unique business model disrupting the traditional commissions-based approach in the travel agency world
- How she took the entrepreneurial leap to turn her passion into a profitable purpose
- How she serves her ideal clients and keeps them coming back for more
- Why she thinks there is a huge opportunity for fee-for-service destination experts creating online businesses right now because many travelers are fighting overwhelm and want personal recommendations, insider knowledge, and don’t want to have to problem solve along the way.
- Why she’s passionate about connecting people to culture and minimize the “us-vs.-them” mentality.
More about Madeline Jhawar at Italy Beyond The Obvious
Listen to Madeline Jhawar on her podcast at Italy Beyond The Obvious
Get the full transcript here
Where to follow Madeline on Social Media:
- Twitter @madelineJ
Like and Follow WINGS!
- Facebook @wingpodcast
- Instagram @MelindaWittstock2020
- Facebook @IAmMelindaWittstock
- Twitter @MelindaWINGS
Our Sponsors and Special Offers
Launch Your Magnetic Podcast
Hands down a podcast is THE way to truly connect with your customers and if you do it right, engage a growing community of loyal fans hanging on your every word. I want to help you find your voice by getting your podcast launched in 12 short weeks – with a blueprint for community engagement and monetization as well. If you’re a business owner or entrepreneur who wants to step up their game, hop on a complimentary call with me. I’ll share my 3 proven strategies that changed the game for me – plus all the details. Already a podcaster? Hop on the phone too because I want to share with you some secrets I’ve learned about how to engage and monetize a growing following. Book your call now at wingspodcast.com/intensive.
Wings of Success Summit and Inner Circle
Grab your WINGS! Learn from 60+ women entrepreneurs who’ve “been there, built that” to create and sustain 6, 7, 8, 9 and even 10 figure businesses, grow their influence and overcome many challenges along the way. We share our success habits, give practical advice you can implement right away to transform your business and your life. Free for live streaming and early bird discounts now for lifetime access, instant downloads of video and audio lessons, bonus content plus access to an exclusive private Mastermind and a private VIP invitation to join the Wings Inner Circle for mentoring and more. It’s your “entrepreneurial MBA”! Join the Inner Circle for group coaching, mentoring from Melinda Wittstock and her growing network of top performing entrepreneurs and investors, and mastermind with your “business family”.
Zero Limits Ventures
How much is your company worth? Want to find out how to boost your valuation? Click here to claim your FREE consult call with ZLV Founder Steve Little for your valuation enhancement and capital acquisition strategy. You can also book your complimentary “office hours” with Steve.
If you liked this episode...
Then you will love these!
Error: API requests are being delayed for this account. New posts will not be retrieved.
Log in as an administrator and view the Instagram Feed settings page for more details.