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We are 2 business owners, 2 journalists and 2 working moms! Our lives are crazy as we live our dreams of entrepreneurship and raising a family. Sometimes those worlds collide, sometimes they co-exist and some rare times they work together.

We are 2 business owners, 2 journalists and 2 working moms! Our lives are crazy as we live our dreams of entrepreneurship and raising a family. Sometimes those worlds collide, sometimes they co-exist and some rare times they work together.

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United States

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We are 2 business owners, 2 journalists and 2 working moms! Our lives are crazy as we live our dreams of entrepreneurship and raising a family. Sometimes those worlds collide, sometimes they co-exist and some rare times they work together.

Language:

English

Contact:

571-217-1760


Episodes

Tagg You‘re It! One Woman‘s Quest to Rep Her Community

9/7/2021
When Eboné Bell watched television, or read magazines she never saw anyone who looked like her, or was like her: A black, lesbian professional. She decided she would be the one to change that - and Tagg Magazine was born. Today, the magazine for lesbians, queers and everything in between has a big following, and that's thanks to Eboné; who uses connections and grit to nab interviews and bring awareness to issues in her community. But Eboné wants to be a beacon to those who feel left out of...

Duration:00:33:36

She Lost Three Jobs, but Got Stronger Each Time

8/10/2021
**This is a repeat from 2020*** Losing a job is never easy. But it happens. Sometimes a lot. Just ask Nhu-y Lehner, she has been laid off three times in her career. And each time brought its own set of challenges, realizations and revelations. Some listeners may know Nhu-Y from her LinkedIn articles where she wrote about getting laid off. That's where we discovered her story and knew we had to talk with her. Because so many people have lost jobs, don't know what comes next, have no idea...

Duration:00:26:56

She Lived a Full-Figure Life. Until She Lost Weight and Lost her Livelihood

7/27/2021
***This episode is a repeat from 2020*** Kelly Glover knows a thing or two about brands. She has had to rebrand herself. Kelly was living her best life in L.A. She had made a name for herself as a plus-size blogger and it was workin'! Interviewing celebrities! Working at Miramax! Podcast Queen! Check check check. Then her health crashed and Kelly made a lifesaving decision. She lost more than 200 pounds. And her brand. And her fans. And herself. When life punches you in the gut, it's...

Duration:00:27:46

Sorry Can't Work, Not Interested

7/13/2021
**This is a repeat episode for the summer** How many times have you woken up and just did not feel motivated to work? Too many to count? We've all been there. When you're staff you take a mental health day, but when you run your own business can you afford to take a day like that? Everyone has days we don't feel motivated but as business owners, we need to be disciplined to find ways to make us move forward. Ashley and Anna give you tips on what works for them, but we also want to hear...

Duration:00:34:30

Be Bold! It will pay off!

6/22/2021
Are you afraid of money? We admit we are a bit intimidated when it comes to the business of money, but why? Turns out it's a problem a lot of business owners, especially women, have. Tara Newman, with her decades of experience in the corporate world knew this was a problem and she knew she could help. She created the The Bold Leadership Revolution to teach women how to create sustainable profits so they can pay themselves the salaries they deserve and lead the lives they want. Her objective...

Duration:00:26:15

Covid Cost her a Job, then She Found her Dream

6/8/2021
Julye Williams read an article years ago that she never forgot. The make-up of the U.S. population was about to undergo a radical change, minorities would one day become the majority. And Julye knew the country wasn't ready. So when she lost her job at a non-profit during Covid she took it as an opportunity to finally do what she always wanted to do - teach equity. Now Julye partners with corporations to prepare for the population shift, helps companies get employees what they need, and is...

Duration:00:34:45

World As Family

5/25/2021
There is an old Vedic phrase - "Treat the World as Family". Dr. Vishakha Desai understands this. She knows that what happens in one part of the world has an effect waayyy over on the other side of the globe. She knows because she has lived it. We all do, though we may not know it. We all live locally yet we must think globally. That's why Dr. Desai says she has six identities. And if you ask her what they are she'll ask you, "Do you want the long or short version?". Today in this...

Duration:00:34:42

Rewriting the Mother Code

5/11/2021
Now the title may seem like this is just for women who have kids. But it's not. Because somewhere along the path of our jobs, careers, social lives, (social media!) we forgot to mother the most important woman in our universe. Ourselves. Open the door to Dr. Gertrude Lyons who is on a mission to rewrite the Mother Code - and take all women on a transformational journey to find ourselves.

Duration:00:41:45

KidsLuv - drink it in!

4/27/2021
Ashi Jelinek never thought she would start a company and be an advocate for health-conscious kids products. Then she became a mom. And she soon realized there wasn't a product for her kids that wasn't laden with sugar. So she made her own product - KidsLuv. A juice-infused water that's not just healthy but tastes good. And she's not stopping there!

Duration:00:19:56

Little Dude and his Kindness Campaign

4/13/2021
The world needs kindness, and Little Dude is intent upon teaching it to kids. Cara Zelas is Little Dude's human, and the brains behind Big World of Little Dude. When she moved to America she saw a disconnect between early learning and empathy and kindness. As an educator herself, Cara knew she had to try to connect the disconnected. Enter Little Dude, the sweetest, fluffiest teacher you will ever meet. He's a bundle of fur, fun and friendship, and the main character in Zelas' kindness...

Duration:00:28:36

I Needed a CEO for my Life!

3/30/2021
Everyone needs accountability in our lives. Especially entrepreneurs. We need that to keep us on task, keep us on the rails, keep us moving forward. But who are the best people to keep us accountable? This is a question Corey Spiegel had when she started her business. She didn't want to ask family or friends - they were too supportive. She needed a community of other business owners who would tell it to her straight. But she couldn't find it. So she started her own community. And now these...

Duration:00:26:45

The Soul of your Business

3/16/2021
Entrepreneurs are a brave bunch. We have to be; starting a business is a leap of faith. Some start their companies with a plan, others feel their way. Christine Kane is a master of the latter. So when she talks, you should listen. Coming out of college she had a plan to succeed in corporate America; she landed her dream job and took off! She hated it. She felt something building inside her soul; a need to create music. She ditched her corporate job and headed west to the capital of country...

Duration:00:33:45

She Lost Her Job 3 Times! And Each Time Got Stronger

3/2/2021
Losing a job is never easy. But it happens. Sometimes a lot. Just ask Nhu-y Lehner, she has been laid off three times in her career. And each time brought its own set of challenges, realizations and revelations. Some listeners may know Nhu-Y from her LinkedIn articles where she wrote about getting laid off. That's where we discovered her story and knew we had to talk with her. Because so many people have lost jobs, don't know what comes next, have no idea what steps to take now. But Nhu-Y...

Duration:00:26:22

Go Beyond Anything You Imagined

2/16/2021
Meet Randi Zinn: mom, entrepreneur, explorer or people and experiences. She's made mistakes, she's made good choices, she's pivoted and through it all she's learned. She's learned from a community of women through curiosity and questions. And now she wants to help you explore you - to help you succeed. Check out how in our latest podcast. Then check out Randi at Going Beyond Movement.

Duration:00:38:33

They Call Her The Dispruptor

2/2/2021
Ever thought of writing a book? I know Ashley and I have. But for me, Anna, that thought is so daunting. And in some respects, scary. Not just because I'm showing people my creation but because the thought of everything I don't know! Like, marketing. Or illustration. Or cover art. What? How? Where? That's where Angela Engel comes in. Or as she's known in the publishing biz, The Disruptor. Traditional publishing is great, they do everything for. But they also own your product....

Duration:00:31:22

Hustle Like a Mom!

1/19/2021
This almost sounds like an oxymoron right? I mean moms hustle like no one else - including those professional wide receivers or running backs! But Pamela Peckerman takes it to a whole new level! This mom of two is a serial entrepreneur, an epic networker - oh yes, and a family woman. How does she do it all? She's here to tell you. Check out her websites - Pamela Peckerman And Hustle Like a Mom

Duration:00:18:46

I'm a Parent. And I need a Mentor!

1/5/2021
Anyone who's a parent knows we don't have all the answers. But doesn't it feel like we should? And therein lies our problem. We don't have answers, and when we turn to how we were raised, well, we see ourselves when our kids rebel? What's the answer? How can we meet and tackle these parenting challenges? Well, maybe we need to change the way we think about them. Maybe we need some help. Enter Sue Groner, the Parenting Mentor. As her children grew she realized her ideas on parenting were...

Duration:00:30:50

Just Breathe

12/22/2020
Every day we race through our tasks. A workout? Check. Kids fed and in front of computers? Check. Quick coffee? Check. On to the office, which is now our dining room table. We are busier than ever. We can't catch our breath! But maybe that's what we have to do. We have to breathe. Technology allows us to be so connected to our office and our school... but it's caused a real disconnect within ourselves. Nancy McGovern realized her family, including kids, was so stressed. She turned to yoga...

Duration:00:30:41

Sonya Pelia - helping women entrepreneurs climb the ladder with her

12/8/2020
Fighting for Equal Rights has been Sonya's passion since she was 14, she just didn't have a name for it. Now she does - Feminist. But then, Sonia has always been a trailblazer. When she discovered her love of technology she dove headfirst into Silicon Valley. And she will be the first to admit she didn't recognize the all-male network in her industry, even as she rose through the corporate ranks. But when she did she made a conscious decision to mentor women in the tech world. Sonya Pelia...

Duration:00:31:41

She Lived a BigCurvyLife. Then she lost 200 pounds and her career and livlihood.

11/24/2020
Kelly Glover knows a thing or two about brands. She has had to rebrand herself. Kelly was living her best life in L.A. She had made a name for herself as a plus-size blogger and it was workin'! Interviewing celebrities! Working at Miramax! Podcast Queen! Check check check. Then her health crashed and Kelly made a lifesaving decision. She lost more than 200 pounds. And her brand. And her fans. And herself. When life punches you in the gut, it's easy to stay down. But that wasn't Kelly's...

Duration:00:27:07