135: Overcoming Objections with Paulina Lopez

with host artist Miriam Schulman

Today, I’ve invited Paulina Lopez to The Inspiration Place Podcast and we’re talking all about overcoming objections!


In this podcast, you will discover…

  • The 3 most common objections you’ll most likely hear… and what to do about them
  • Why you should only ask others for opinions and not permission
  • How your money stories are probably sabotaging your sales

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About Paulina

Paulina is a best-selling author, international speaker, business consultant and strategist.  As CEO and Founder of The Business of WE (Women Entrepreneurs). She is Co-Founder of “Women Construct”.  She is Co-Host of Gaia’s Essence, Women’s Wellness Conference.  She’s a contributing author in “Today’s Inspired Latina” and “Journey to the Stage”.   Her Professional Background is in Finance, Operations, Strategy, Human Resources and Communications.

The Business of WE (Women Entrepreneurs), believe in the positive impact of diverse, multicultural and minority women in business and entrepreneurs. Through our of events, training programs and consulting services, we are dedicated to providing the resources, education, inspiration and connections they need to move forward personally and professionally. Today, women are at the forefront of evolutionary changes and Women in Business have the potential to change the most lives, as key drivers of economic growth.  Our mission is to support and promote these women as they create a powerful impact, initiate more startups, drive economic expansion, and advance communities worldwide.

About the host, Miriam Schulman

In case we haven’t met yet, I’m an artist and founder of The Inspiration Place, where I help other artists learn how to profit from their passion or become better artists. Through online classes, business coaching programs, and a top-ranked podcast, I’ve helped thousands of artists around the world develop their skill sets and create more time and freedom to do what they love. My signature coaching program, The Artist Incubator, helps artists go from so-so sales to sold-out collections.

A graduate of Dartmouth College and M.I.T, I initially pursued finance but after witnessing 9/11, I abandoned a lucrative hedge fund job to work on my art full time. Since then, my art and my story have been featured in major publications including Forbes, The New York Times, Art of Man, Art Journaling magazine as well as featured on NBC’s “Parenthood” and the Amazon series “Hunters” with Al Pacino. My forthcoming book with HarperCollins Leadership on how to make it as an artist is scheduled to be released in October 2022. When I’m not in the studio, you can find me hanging out with my husband, adult kids, and a tuxedo cat named Ebony. I’d love to invite you to check out one of my free resources for art lovers (of every passion level) at schulmanart.com/freebies

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Listener shout out of the week!

“On Art and Motherhood

Encore: Integrate Motherhood with Art is just what I needed to hear today as I cleaned up from a busy morning with a baby and toddler wondering if I’d get to my art today. The encouragement to keep going and the affirmation that motherhood and being an artist absolutely do mix was like a calming deep breath for me. Thanks for sharing your experience Miriam!”

~Erica, @darlinartstudio



Want to discover how to sell more of your art and art classes online?

I have a FREE guide called the “The Artist Profit Plan” to walk you through my framework, including the 5 things you DON'T need to thrive in your art business (and 5 that you do!)

Click here to get instant access: 👉 schulmanart.com/profit

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I’m Miriam Schulman, your curator of inspiration.

I inspire art-lovers to reconnect with their creativity, learn new skills and techniques, and profit from their art. Whether you paint simply for the joy of it or you’re serious about selling your work, and you’re ready to stop putting yourself on the back burner...You're in the right place. I've done it and I can inspire YOU how to do it too.

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