THE BUSINESS OF ART &
THE ART OF BUSINESS, EP 24
I speak to Nicole Tamarin, artist, instructor and entrepreneur, about the business of art & the art of business. We talk about hiring an agent, licensing, trades shows, constructive criticism for artists, building a company slow and steady & so much more.
BUILDING A COMMUNITY
ONE BRUNCH AT A TIME, EP 21
People want to be inspired and connected, and building a community contributes to help others achieve their goals. The Women Who Brunch founder discusses reinventing networking. Plus we discuss the power of icebreakers, storytelling and list building.
BUILDING A PRODUCT BUSINESS
WITH ELLA BING FOUNDER, EP 18
Brent runs the show at the very hip Ella Bing & has his toe more than dipped in, Ecommerce, retail and wholesale. What started as a business building bow ties has turned into so much more. From talking about margins to microbrands, we dig deep into the business of product.
COWORKING: COME FOR THE SNACKS
STAY FOR THE COMMUNITY, EP 15
Abbey Woodcock is a writer, creative and owner of a co-working space called Freelance Co-Op. She is also an author. We talk about coworking, community, freelancing, and the business of creativity. Coworking spaces are more than just waffle stations and amazing lighting.
THE NEW GEN OF ENTREPRENEURS
NO PARACHUTE NEEDED, EP 12
Dr. Zhen Sullivan, Professor of Business Management and I talk the new generation of entrepreneurs. Topics include: a new startup culture out there,
we are in an innovation driven economy,
big ideas and why sometimes they are small & be prepared to eat beans!
CREATIVEPRENEUR GAME CHANGERS
& CHECKING EGO AT THE DOOR, EP 9
Becca Goldberg founder of Suite Paperie talks social media, riffing with clients, and using kindness to grow business. From custom paper design to cookbook art direction, she gives insights into owning a high touch luxury biz. We talk creative burnout, refusal to fail & loving it all.
THE SWEET RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN
FOOD & BUSINESS, EP 6
There is no recipe for a successful business. The ingredients are somewhat known but the measurements definitely vary. How can food have a positive impact on your company culture? We will talk grab and go, sit and linger, celebratory toasts and more.
CHEERLEADING: LEADERSHIP SPORT
NO POM POMS REQUIRED, EP 3
Through 60 Second Praises and Positive Reinforcement your staff will become multipliers. They will gain further confidence from praise and reinforcement, and in turn build their co-workers up as well. Spread the love!
NEW GENERATION, EP 23
Founder of News Generation, Susan Apgood & I speak about defining media relations in today's environment. We also talk about grit, financial literacy and earning media placements. Content is key, TV & radio still hold clout & press kits have transformed.
BUILDING FORTITUDE IN BUSINESS
FITNESS & LIFE, EP 20
At 39 she became a personal trainer and nutrition coach. We talk about three f words: fear, failure and fortitude. Exercise just isn't about movement it's about testing your limits and breaking down the wall of "cant's." This is about building confidence not vanity.
& GRACE PART 1, EP17
We become so attached to our businesses. 4 things to do when you are looking at the next steps after closing or selling a business: take time for yourself, reflect on your accomplishments, don't be critical, remember your next steps may just be pebbles to a bigger stone.
PASSION PROJECTS WITH
KRAYL FUNCH, EP 14
Krayl Funch is a home and event stylist, author & brand ambassador. Inspired by life, home and nature, Krayl's mission is to inspire people to create, and does this through masterclasses & passion projects. We talk about all the reasons to have a passion project and how to start.
WHY YOU SHOULD WRITE A BOOK
ONCE IN YOUR LIFE, EP 11
There are three reasons to write a book. The most important reason is to write it for yourself. I talk about why I wrote a book and why you should consider writing one too. It's more than just about the street cred, it's cathartic as well. One summer changed my way of thinking.
3 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN
WORKING WITH CELEBS, EP 8
It's easy to get starstruck, but keep a level head when working with celebrities. It's a two way street. Don't be shy, put in writing your expectations. But first make a match and always have the situation be organic, yet with boundaries. Who you work with is a representation of your business.
EMPATHETIC LEADERSHIP: ALLOWING
STAFF TO CRY PRETTY, EP 5
How to be an empathetic leader by listening (silence is uncomfy), read cues, and have tissues, lots and lots of tissues on hand. Mascara optional. Never let them see you cry (at work) is a thing of the past. Now leaders can be better prepared.
THROW SPAGHETTI AT THE WALL
SAUCY COLLAB TECHNIQUE, EP 2
No idea is too small, no problem is too big, when you throw spaghetti at the wall and see what sticks. It's all about collaboration. We will walk through the process with no judgement and then take that messy wall and turn it into something viable.
SPREAD YOUR SUNSHINE
WITH MELANIE GRIFFIN, EP 22
This episode is full of inspiration as I talk with the outstanding and inspiring, Founder of Spread Your Sunshine. We talk about abandoning perfection, mentorship, authenticity, accountability & so much more. Did you know, failure & success are muscles, and how have you flexed yours?
MEMBERSHIPS, CLIENT RETENTION
& FLEXIBILITY WITH SHAY, EP 19
As the founder of SC Stockshop and Social Squares, Shay talks about her journey of starting a company, a membership, and maintaining a fabulous work-life balance. As a photographer and entrepreneur she saw an opportunity to help small businesses and she seized it!
CREATING AN APP & BEING
YOUR OWN HYPE TEAM, EP 16
Nicole D'Alonzo is the Founder of 19 Minute Yoga, the audio-first yoga app providing step-by-step audio instructions for you to flow with ease. We talk being a non-technical app founder and building solutions to solve her own wellness challenges.
CHANNELING YOUR INNER
HOT MESS, EP 13
One of my favorite terms is "hot mess." It's just so... expressive & makes saying someone is stressed sound a lot more fun. Here are three ways to channel your inner hot mess: never let them see you sweat, build a tribe, put it in perspective, is this short term or long term.
WE'RE TALKING BEING A BEST SELLING
AUTHOR AND FOOD BLOGGER, EP 10
Archana Mundhe, software engineer turned food blogger launched her blog Ministry of Curry. She has gained a loyal fan base and wrote her first cookbook, The Essential Indian Instant Pot Cookbook, an Amazon best seller book. She has also been featured on Oprah.com, Food52, etc.
AHA MOMENTS & MOMPRENEURSHIP
PEGGY BOYD, EP 7
Entrepreneurship for Peggy was "A grain of sand that just grew and grew into an agitation and developed eventually into a pearl." Join us for a raw chat about mompreneurship, aha moments, working with your spouse, working on vs in your biz, and virus proofing your biz.
WE'RE TALKING PUNS, ETSY & DESIGN
BRITT CO DESIGNS, EP 4
Brittany Cobb founder of Britt Co. Designs is a tremendous talent in the graphic design & hand lettering worlds. We talk about the two words that grew her success, TALENT & EVOLVING. We also discuss Etsy, Zazzle & side hustles.
THE CUSTOMER IS RIGHT
BUT AT WHAT COST, EP 1
The customer is not only right because we want to put forth our best manners and promote positive client relations. The customer is also right because it is cheaper than them being wrong! Keep your cool with active listening.