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Welcome to the Becoming Fearless Style Collective Podcast. My name is Annie Spano, the founder of Style Collective and lifestyle entrepreneur. My mission is to inspire and empower women all over the world through leadership, self-development, and a little bit of hustle. Each week I’ll be bringing you inspirational stories for leading a life of passion, purpose, and authenticity. Are you ready to start your journey to becoming fearless?

Welcome to the Becoming Fearless Style Collective Podcast. My name is Annie Spano, the founder of Style Collective and lifestyle entrepreneur. My mission is to inspire and empower women all over the world through leadership, self-development, and a little bit of hustle. Each week I’ll be bringing you inspirational stories for leading a life of passion, purpose, and authenticity. Are you ready to start your journey to becoming fearless?
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Welcome to the Becoming Fearless Style Collective Podcast. My name is Annie Spano, the founder of Style Collective and lifestyle entrepreneur. My mission is to inspire and empower women all over the world through leadership, self-development, and a little bit of hustle. Each week I’ll be bringing you inspirational stories for leading a life of passion, purpose, and authenticity. Are you ready to start your journey to becoming fearless?

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Episodes

Ep. 77: Christina-Lauren Pollack talks learning through collaboration, being your own validation, and thinking long-term.

11/12/2018
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This week on the Becoming Fearless podcast, meet Christina-Lauren Pollack, a true #girlboss. Christina comes from an entrepreneurial family and works her day job as an operations manager for her parents’ international business. Seven years ago, Christina decided she was ready to pursue her own passions. Now, by night, she manages her lifestyle blog and business, Inspirations & Celebrations. Join Christina and Annie as they talk never being off-the-clock, learning through collaboration, being...

Duration:00:38:03

Ep. 76: Annie talks the importance of knowing the difference between confidence and courage.

11/5/2018
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On this episode of Becoming Fearless, Annie asks: what does it take to accomplish a goal? Too often, we put our goals off because we don’t feel confident enough to achieve them – but maybe confidence isn’t always the key. Join Annie as she talks the difference between confidence and courage, and why being courageous might be the first step you need to take toward reaching the goals you’ve been putting off.

Duration:00:12:04

Ep. 75: Daniella Shevel talks taking leaps, controlling your destiny, and measuring success.

10/29/2018
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Today on the Becoming Fearless podcast, meet Daniella Shevel, founder of her own online women’s footwear brand dedicated to functional luxury for ambitious modern women. Daniella has always had an affinity for fashion, so she took her business degree to New York, where she worked in digital fashion marketing for nearly a decade before deciding she wanted to fulfill her dream of starting her own footwear collection. Join Daniella and Annie as they talk taking leaps, having control over your...

Duration:00:35:36

Ep. 74: Erica Stolman talks staying motivated through change, sharing your authentic self, and working hard for what you want.

10/22/2018
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On this episode of the Becoming Fearless podcast, meet Erica Stolman, creator of the fashion and lifestyle blog Fashionlush and co-founder of the blog design company Blog-doo. Erica started blogging more than a decade ago during college, first using her blog as an online space to store inspiration. Gradually, she started producing more original content, and after being laid off from her full-time job, decided to give blogging as a business a try. Join Erica and Annie as they talk staying...

Duration:00:38:42

Ep 73: Alexia Vernon talks controlling the voice in your head, getting comfortable being seen, and embracing feminine leadership.

10/15/2018
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This week on Becoming Fearless, meet Alexia Vernon, author of Step into Your Moxie: Amplify Your Voice, Influence, and Visibility in the World. For a long time, Alexia struggled with an on-again, off-again relationship with her voice and her mission, before finally realizing what she really wanted to do – support women in their speaking. Join Alexia and Annie as they talk overcoming imposter syndrome, being in control of the voice in your head, getting comfortable being seen, embracing...

Duration:00:48:07

Ep. 72: Annie talks taking chances, showing compassion, uniting others, and being a transformational leader.

10/8/2018
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Today on Becoming Fearless, Annie is back! After a brief two-week break to recover from #SCCon2018 at NYFW, Annie gets back to podcasting with some thoughts on the importance of transformational leadership and why it matters to you, as a woman and influencer. Join Annie as she recaps her story of becoming fearless and talks taking chances and embracing all the qualities of a transformational leader.

Duration:00:16:44

Ep. 71: Annie talks intrinsic motivations and finding your passion at SCCon2018 at NYFW.

9/17/2018
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This week on the Becoming Fearless podcast, tune in for Annie’s opening speech of #SCCon2018 at NYFW. Annie opens this year’s NYFW conference with a question: who has ever felt like they’re not good enough? We’ve all felt it, but Annie’s goal is to help shift that mindset. Join Annie as she talks finding your passion, recognizing your value, leading authentically, having grit, and knowing your purpose.

Duration:00:21:32

Ep. 70: Arielle Levy talks valuing your skills, overcoming fear, and surrounding yourself with encouragement.

9/10/2018
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Today on Becoming Fearless, meet Arielle Levy, a photographer who works primarily with influencers and bloggers. Arielle took a photography class in high school, then put it off to the side – until she was in her 20s and finally decided to pursue her passion. She bought a digital camera off Craigslist and enrolled in a photography class to sharpen her skills. From there, the opportunities began to appear. Join Arielle and Annie as they talk surrounding yourself with encouragement, overcoming...

Duration:00:41:40

Ep. 69: Catherine talks sharing your story, being authentic, and not giving away your power.

9/3/2018
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On this episode of Becoming Fearless, meet Catherine, a blogger, Instagramer, and SC Sister. After almost losing her life to Lyme Disease, Catherine started an Instagram to share her story. From there, she launched a blog and used her platform to find her voice, and help be the catalyst for other women to find their voices, as well. Join Catherine and Annie as they talk sharing your story, figuring out how to connect, caring enough to be authentic, addressing the need to compete, and not...

Duration:00:44:46

Ep. 68: Amanda and Annie talk creating authentic connections, embracing collaboration, and achieving your publicity goals.

8/27/2018
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This week on the Becoming Fearless podcast, Amanda Berlin (check out Ep. 15 for her first visit!) returns for a sneak peek of her and Annie’s upcoming #SCCon18 at NYFW workshop: Media Exposure, Brand Deals, and Leveling Up. If you’ve ever asked yourself, “Why does publicity even matter?”, tune in for the answer! Join Annie and Amanda as they talk creating authentic connections, embracing collaboration, figuring out what you have to offer, and achieving your publicity goals.

Duration:00:26:07

Ep. 67: Danielle Donovan talks turning challenges into opportunities, surrounding yourself with positive people, and inspiring motivation.

8/20/2018
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Today on Becoming Fearless, meet Danielle Donovan, the founder of CHEERFIT, a fitness community for cheerleaders that inspires and motivates young athletes and parents from around the world through the power of fitness. Danielle was a gymnast and cheerleader her entire young life, then went on to cheer at Syracuse. She tore her ACL twice in three years – the first time, she opted for surgery, but the second time, she recovered solely through fitness. Join Danielle and Annie as they talk...

Duration:00:36:34

Ep. 66: Annie Spano talks connecting the dots of your life story and understanding that everything happens for a reason.

8/13/2018
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This week on the Becoming Fearless podcast, Annie shares the story of how she met her husband during a fateful encounter at Abercrombie. Meeting Mike after her mother’s death proved to Annie that everything happens for a reason, and that every major event in your life becomes another part of your story. Join Annie as she talks connecting the dots of your life, having a positive outlook, knowing there’s a greater purpose, and waiting for a new door to open.

Duration:00:22:37

Ep. 65: Jamie Lieberman talks doing things differently, having flexibility, and trusting your gut.

8/6/2018
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On this episode of Becoming Fearless, meet Jamie Lieberman, the founder of Businessese and a partner at Hashtag-Legal, a law firm that specializes in working with influencers. Jamie has worked in influencer marketing since before influencers were even a thing, and she noticed a need for lawyers who spoke the language of influencers and truly understood the online space. Join Annie and Jamie as they talk doing things differently, having flexibility, trusting your gut, and maintaining...

Duration:00:33:51

Ep. 64: Annie Spano and Emilia Retta talk being aware, having a sense of purpose, and knowing your feelings are valid.

7/30/2018
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This week on the Becoming Fearless podcast, Annie and her friend Emilia delve into the challenges of toxicity and harassment in the workplace – and explore ways to build confidence and be your authentic self, despite the bullying. Join Annie and Emilia as they talk being aware, holding people accountable, staying true to who you are, having a sense of purpose, turning negatives into positives, and knowing your feelings are valid.

Duration:00:39:40

Ep. 63: Elizabeth Jeffer talks supporting others, focusing on the upside, and using your values as your compass.

7/23/2018
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Today on the Becoming Fearless podcast, meet Elizabeth Jeffer, founder of RozTayger.com. After studying Art History in college, Elizabeth wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life, but knew she’d always loved fashion and design. She bounced around the fashion world for many years, then when she hit middle-age and the fear of failure started to fade, she finally decided it was time to bite the bullet and open the store she’d always dreamed of. Join Annie and Elizabeth as they talk...

Duration:00:33:25

Ep. 62: Annie Spano talks owning your path, reevaluating your goals, and connecting the dots of your life.

7/16/2018
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Today on Becoming Fearless, Annie Spano answers a frequently asked question: why have her and her husband decided not to have kids? Like most of us, Annie grew up being told that having kids was just what people were supposed to do. For years after she and her husband got married, between their finances and their busy lives, the time was never right to have kids. Eventually, they realized their goals for the future had simply changed. Join Annie as she tells her story and talks owning your...

Duration:00:30:35

Ep. 61: Cara Alwill Leyba talks listening to your intuition, staying committed, and forging your own path.

7/9/2018
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This week on Becoming Fearless, meet Cara Alwill Leyba, author of the bestselling book Girl Code, and a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to empowering women and encouraging them to chase their dreams. Cara has always been passionate about writing, but took a detour and found herself working as a digital ad trafficker and wondering when she’d lost track of her dreams. When she realized it wasn’t too late to turn her life around (the change she needed came through a glass of champagne) she...

Duration:00:36:29

Ep. 60: Patricia and Annie talk creating collaborative spaces, putting influencers first, and making your dream happen.

7/2/2018
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Today on a special episode of the Becoming Fearless podcast, Annie welcomes back her very first podcast guest, Patricia, the world’s first style blogger. (Check out Ep. 2 to learn more about Patricia!) This time around, the tables are turned, as Patricia interviews Annie about her story – from teaching to unemployment to corporate work to grad school and finally, to Style Collective. Tune in as these #bossbabes talk having a growth mindset, creating collaborative spaces, valuing education,...

Duration:01:01:38

Ep. 59: Sandra Manton Mills talks mastering new skills, learning to say no, and having a need to create.

6/25/2018
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On this episode of Becoming Fearless, meet Sandra Manton Mills, the photographer behind Her Creative Studio. Sandra creates styled images for woman entrepreneurs to use for websites, social media, and online marketing. Sandra left college after only one year, then started working in graphic design at a company which she eventually purchased and ran for seven years. Still, she knew it wasn’t what she really wanted to do with her life – and when one of her design clients was dissatisfied with...

Duration:00:40:47

Ep. 58: Annie talks leadership skills: overcoming criticism with compassion.

6/18/2018
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Today on the Becoming Fearless podcast, Annie is back for her second mini leadership lesson. In episode 56, Annie explored the basics of intrinsic and extrinsic motivations. For her second lesson, Annie talks overcoming critics and haters by showing compassion, and managing your reputation as an influencer. Join Annie as she talks being self-aware, leveraging values, and learning not to criticize, condemn, or complain.

Duration:00:17:42