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Layla Overman and Tara Thueson host the live-workshop style podcast for female entrepreneurs who are trying to do it all. They're pulling back the curtain and showing you how to dig in, do the work, still get dinner on the table, and to accomplish more when you feel like you're barely holding it together.

Layla Overman and Tara Thueson host the live-workshop style podcast for female entrepreneurs who are trying to do it all. They're pulling back the curtain and showing you how to dig in, do the work, still get dinner on the table, and to accomplish more when you feel like you're barely holding it together.
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Layla Overman and Tara Thueson host the live-workshop style podcast for female entrepreneurs who are trying to do it all. They're pulling back the curtain and showing you how to dig in, do the work, still get dinner on the table, and to accomplish more when you feel like you're barely holding it together.




20. Things We're Afraid To Tell You

What you see on Instagram is the real deal but it's the "real-deal-highlight-reel" and just like you, we have a couple of things that keep us up at night. We promised to be transparent and tell it like it is so in today's episode we're sharing those things that we fear, the things we're embarrassed to admit out loud, and the things that keep us from going after what we want. In the end, we want you to know that you aren't alone!


19. How to Kick Self-Doubt In The Teeth

There's a tendency to assume that successful, confident women/mothers/people never have any doubts-- that they are decisive about every choice, never have regrets and always know what to do. But that couldn't be further from the truth. The fact is, everyone, even the best mothers and mom bosses, second-guess themselves. As their family or business grows, they are most likely haunted by self-doubt and indecision - even if you don’t see it. In this week's episode we're giving you our tried and...


18. So You've Had A Baby - Now What?

With Layla giving birth a hot minute ago, everything AFTER the baby is born is fresh in our minds and we're breaking it down for new moms, commiserating with moms who are on their second, third, fourth etc time, and telling you what you can expect, what's totally normal, some of our own personal journeys (so maybe you can feel a bit better about yours), and everything in between! And as promised, we didn't hold anything back! So not everything in this episode is for young ears as we tell you...


17. How To Avoid The Dangers of Comparison

Let’s be honest. We all do it. We compare our lives, our businesses, our Instagrams, our bodies, our families, our kids, our houses. And even though we hate how the comparison game makes us feel, we do it anyway. The truth is, you lose. You may not think you’re losing anything when this happens, but you are. Every time you get stuck in the comparison cycle, you lose. So today we're sharing our top tips for avoiding the comparison game and to find the joy in being uniquely you!


16. Build A Brand vs Building A Business

If you’re an entrepreneur who is actively building an empire, trying to become an influencer, or are opening up a coffee bar, you need to know the definition of building a brand vs building a business. In this episode we’re discussing how you can get your audience to like, know, and trust you through storytelling and focusing on giving your brand a living, breathing voice so that as you pivot, your audience stays with you.


15. Favorites Roundup

We have multiple children and businesses, are running from early morning until late into the night, and take seriously any and all things that make our lives easier! This week we're sharing our favorite things right now that we absolutely can't live without!


14. Hashtagger Helper

This week we’re talking about hashtags! You have an Instagram account and you’re looking to increase followers/engagement through your hashtags. But sometimes it's not that simple and the elusive hashtag can really make or break your post. But don’t worry, we got your back! This episode is your quick and dirty guide on how to use hashtags to maximize your post engagement on Instagram.


13: How to Find Your Passion, Banish Fear, and Make Money Doing What You Love

This week we’re talking about your passion. That one thing that makes you smile, sing, you excel at, or something you could possibly make money doing. The one thing that uses your unique gifts, fits your goals, and helps you achieve your biggest dreams. Listen as we talk about banishing fear, getting to the nitty gritty, and building a business based around the thing you know best - YOU!


12: Organizing Your Life & Business

We did something magical last year and it allowed us to triple our income, build our social presence much faster, keep our home life in order, AND take a week vacation to Paris as a reward! In this week's episode we're telling you how getting organized transformed our lives and business, and the simple steps you can take to do the same with yours!


11. How to Overcome the 5 Roadblocks Every Entrepreneur Will Encounter

When you start a business, you know there are going to be risks. You know you won’t have a steady stream of revenue (at least for a while), you know you may be giving up that big raise in your 9-5, or giving up time with your family/kids that you won’t be able to get back, and you know there’s a relatively high risk that your business is eventually going to fail. But as a budding entrepreneur there are 5 roadblocks you're going to hit and Tayla is here to take you by the hand to help you...


10. The 5 Questions to Ask When Starting A Business

Starting a business is a dream come true for many people. We love the idea of making your way in the world, being accountable only to yourself, and setting your own hours, but we quickly learned that there’s a lot of hard work that needs to happen before you can turn your good idea into a business. In this episode we're breaking it down for you and sharing the 5 questions you need to answer if you want to build a business!


9. Pregnancy: Your 40-Week Journey

If your pregnancy feels like it lasts forever, it's because at 40 weeks or 10 months, growing a baby is long and hard work! Tara and Layla break down your pregnancy by trimester and talk about everything that no one talks about from unrecognizable lady parts to delivery amnesia and everything in between!


8. Money Managing and Saving Apps

Listen, we're two women who take our shopping seriously. Not spending is not an option. We tried it and failed. But, did you know that a lot of apps exist to help you manage your finances or save you money? And we know that you don’t really have time to sift through the App Store and compare them all to find the right one. So we decided to save you a little time and tell you which money management apps, coupon apps, money savers, tips & tricks, and widgets we actually use to save us money...


7. Gluten Free Eating

This is one of the things we receive a lot of questions about and it's no wonder! The gluten free diet is the #1 googled diet and is a growing trend amongst the food conscious. But it's not all about gluten. Whether it's gluten, sugar, bad fats, or cutting back on processed foods, we all have ways we can clean up our diet. Here are our quick tips for going gluten-free.


6. Personal Care and Beauty MUST-HAVES!

YOU asked and we delivered! This week’s episode is all about our beauty favorites: stuff we've tried and love, the things you really should pay a professional to do, and that one time Tara decided to wax herself. We went TOTALLY off-script in this one and we just hope you’re prepared!


5. Authentic Living

Tara and Layla walk us through a daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.


4. Wellness and Self Care

Wellness - what does it mean and how do you make it a daily mindful practice? If you’re already a part of this tribe, the wellness warriors, this is a refresher course in everything you should be doing on the daily to achieve overall wellness. And if you’re a newbie? This is your crash course in wellness 101. But don’t worry, we promise to tread softly.


3. Tayla Q&A

You asked and we answered! Tara and Layla sit down and answer all of your questions starting with how Poppy & Dot came to be!


2. Debunking The Myth of Having It All and Focusing On A Balanced Work/Home Life

Being a boss is hard work. Being a mom is hard work. Being a boss and a mom? Some days even we think we’re insane. In this episode, we're giving you permission not to 'Have It All' and instead 'Have It Balanced' with 5 simple steps to maintain a thriving work-life balance.


1. 5 Things We Wish We’d Known Before Starting A Business

Starting a business is HAAAARD! But just because you're new at it doesn't mean you have to make all the same mistakes we did! In this episode, we're helping you out and telling you our top 5 things we wish we would have known so that you start your new business with a major advantage!