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Girlfriends & Business

English, Finance, 1 season, 82 episodes, 1 day, 17 hours, 8 minutes
Girlfriends & Business is for ambitious women who want to take their business, career, and life to the next level. Hosts Alli Webb, the founder of Drybar; Lori Harder, the founder of Lite Pink; and Brittany Driscoll, the founder of Squeeze, are your new virtual business besties bringing you the conversations, mentorship, and advice they wish they had while building their businesses.  They’re the girlfriends you’ve always wanted and they’re bringing you conversations and real-world insights with other female entrepreneurs, founders, and experts to help you grow and scale your business while balancing your life and relationships. Also available weekly - a roundtable chat between this powerhouse trio, who all have very unique and distinctive backgrounds ready to share their takeaways from their own experiences and ups and downs.  Get ready to laugh, cry, and be inspired while listening to real, approachable advice and authentic stories that will motivate you along your journey. They'll be that reassuring voice you need to remind you, you don't need to be an expert to start your own thing or get that raise! We got you and believe in you! 
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81. Julie Solomon On Accepting Shame, Making Bold Decisions And Getting What You Want

Brit is joined by brand expert, educator, podcaster, and author Julie Solomon. She’s the ultimate powerhouse woman who recently published her first book called Get What You Want: How to Go From Unseen to Unstoppable. Julie was one of the first influencers to use her PR background to monetize her social media and pitch herself to major brands. We talk about how she’s learned to hone in on her bold decision making skills and break out of the ‘stuck’ mentality. We discuss how to be vulnerable online while still respecting your own boundaries, and the importance of finding a medium that makes you feel safe and heard. Julie also pulls back the curtain on the writing process for her book and shares what she hopes readers will get out of it.    IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: How Julie went from managing herself to consulting for other people, and eventually creating the personal branding playbook  How to be more solutions-focused  A time in Julie’s life when her relentlessness and limiting beliefs about money was her downfall  How to take your expertise and disrupt an industry  What to expect from her book    RESOURCES Text GIRLFRIENDS to 310-496-8363 for updates and a chance to be featured on the show! CONNECT WITH JULIEFollow Julie: @julssolomon Get your copy of her new book: Get What You Want: How to Go From Unseen to Unstoppable Listen to The Influencer Podcast  CONNECT WITH BRIT Follow Brit: @britdrisc Follow her business, Squeeze: @squeeze  CONNECT WITH LORI Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow her business, Lite Pink: @drinklitepink Follow her podcast, Earn Your Happy: @earnyourhappy Listen to Earn Your Happy:  CONNECT WITH ALLI Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow her business, Becket & Quill: @becketandquill Follow her business, Squeeze: @squeeze    ABOUT JULIE For more than fifteen years, Julie Solomon has been empowering lives—including her own. The host of The Influencer Podcast, Julie, has launched several successful online programs and masterminds, including Pitch It Perfect, The Influencer Academy, and SHINE Mastermind. She helps women turn messages into movements and empowers entrepreneurs to grow their influence and impact through her work. Julie was recently named one of the Top 100 leaders in influencer marketing. In her weekly chart-topping podcast, The Influencer Podcast, she offers up real-time coaching, straight talk, and conversations about business growth and personal development to her millions of listeners worldwide. From her start as a publicist representing some of the top music acts and thought leaders of our generation, Julie has grown to teach tens of thousands of students worldwide. Her work is featured in outlets including FORBES, Entrepreneur, Business Weekly, SUCCESS, and People Magazine. Julie currently lives in Nashville with her husband, award-winning actor and activist Johnathon Schaech, two children, Camden and Lily Jo, and their sassy pomeranian Foxy.
6/7/202243 minutes, 27 seconds
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80. How Hannah Skvarla, Co-Founder Of The Little Market, Started A Non-Profit Dedicated To Creating Economic Opportunities For Underserved Women Worldwide

Co-founder of The Little Market, Hannah Skvarla, shares her journey of starting a non-profit rooted in fair trade with her friend, Lauren Conrad. The Little Market is a nonprofit fair trade shop featuring ethically sourced products that are handmade by artisans around the world. Lori and Hannah discuss everything from communicating expectations with business partners to the power of in-person events and even how motherhood has impacted her approach to entrepreneurship. Hannah shares how she has navigated the ever-changing e-commerce industry and overcome major challenges, including the recent supply chain issues that the pandemic has brought on. Listen in to hear more of Lori and Hannah’s conversation about staying focused, intentional and proactive in business.    IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: How she and her co-founder Lauren Conrad launched The Little Market  Overcoming challenges that she has faced in the non-profit, human rights, and retail spaces  The best ways to support The Little Market  How she’s seen The Little Market impact its artisans’ lives  Her top advice for people who want to start a business  Getting specific with your network  Rethinking what balance looks like for entrepreneurs  RESOURCES Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself by Nedra Glover Tawwab Text GIRLFRIENDS to 310-496-8363 for updates and a chance to be featured on the show!   CONNECT WITH HANNAH The Little Market: Follow The Little Market: @thelittlemarket  Follow Hannah: @hannahskvarla     CONNECT WITH BRIT Instagram: @britdrisc Squeeze: @squeeze    CONNECT WITH LORI Instagram: @loriharder Lite Pink: @drinklitepink Earn Your Happy: @earnyourhappy Listen to Earn Your Happy   CONNECT WITH ALLI Instagram: @alliwebb Becket & Quill: @becketandquill Squeeze: @squeeze    GUEST BIO Hannah Skvarla is the co-founder of The Little Market, a nonprofit fair trade shop featuring ethically sourced products that are handmade by artisans around the world. She has traveled extensively to see and experience the impact of top human rights nonprofit organizations. These trips inspired her to dedicate her life to helping women break the cycle of poverty so they can create a better future for themselves and their families.   Hannah has visited projects sponsored by Landmine Survivors Network in Vietnam and Cambodia, American Jewish World Services (AJWS) in El Salvador, and CARE in Uganda. She has traveled with Human Rights Watch to Burma, Congo, Colombia, Thailand, and Turkey. To meet with artisans and source handcrafted goods for The Little Market, she has traveled to Bolivia, India, Guatemala, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Peru, and Thailand.   She has been featured in MyDomaine, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, People, The Chalkboard Mag, The Good Trade, Parents, and POPSUGAR. Hannah was honored to be named Chapman University’s first recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Institute Rising Star Award in recognition of the work of The Little Market.   Hannah is committed to empowering women and advocating for human rights. She is proud to bring together gifted artisans with customers who value their talents, changing the lives of families with fair wages, safe workplaces, and a commitment to family well-being.
2/21/202240 minutes, 27 seconds
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79. How To Take Ownership Of Your Role Working For A Large Corporation with Digital Product Manager at Citi, Zoia Kozakov

Today, Brit is joined by Digital Product Manager at Citi, Zoia Kozakov! Zoia’s path hasn’t exactly been linear, but the common thread through it all is that she starts every new endeavor by setting goals and asking herself what she wants to learn from each experience. Zoia and Brit discuss how her military experience has influenced her varied career, her top tips for setting yourself up for financial freedom, and how she navigates being a woman in a male-dominated industry. Tune in to hear more of their conversation about lighting your own path to success.  IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: The importance of taking every opportunity to learn from and to grow from How Zoia transitioned out of the fashion industry  Taking true project ownership within corporations  The decision to create her will before the age of 30  Zoia’s advice for getting a handle on your finances  The best financial apps for budgeting and investing   RESOURCES Text GIRLFRIENDS to 310-496-8363 for updates and a chance to be featured on the show!   CONNECT WITH ZOIAWebsite: zoia-kozakov.comLinkedIn: Kozakov Foundation: kozakov.coListen to WIN/WIN: Women in Innovation podcast CONNECT WITH BRIT Instagram: @britdrisc Squeeze: @squeeze  CONNECT WITH LORI Instagram: @loriharder Lite Pink: @drinklitepink Earn Your Happy: @earnyourhappy Listen to Earn Your Happy:  CONNECT WITH ALLI Instagram: @alliwebb Becket & Quill: @becketandquill Squeeze: @squeeze  GUEST BIO In her day job, Zoia Kozakov is a Vice President, Digital Product Manager at Citi, working on building out digital payment platforms and apps with (and for) other major companies, such as Google. Zoia is responsible for both the vision and the strategy behind her digital products, as well as the day-to-day execution, developing new offerings with a team of designers, engineers, marketers, and other business partners. By night, Zoia focuses on disseminating and sharing her knowledge in a variety of capacities: as a lead instructor at Brainstation (a digital education company), as a founder of her own nonprofit, Kozakov Foundation, and as an advisor to other start-ups and nonprofits. She is also Global Product Lead at the 501c3 nonprofit WIN: Women in Innovation, where she hosts the WIN/WIN: Women in Innovation podcast (30,000+ downloads in 30+ countries). The podcast features senior-level women innovators from companies such as PepsiCo, Oracle, EY, Pantone, Omnicom, IDEO, and others. Prior to working at Citi, Zoia spent several years overseeing digital advertising campaigns for companies like Richemont (Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, IWC, Jaeger LeCoultre), EY, Shiseido, and others. She also spent two years as a Chief of Staff in theSpecial Operations unit in the Israeli Intelligence and as a Product Lead at an early stage blockchain company, Yup, where she helped the company raise a 3.5-million-dollar venture capital seed round. Zoia got her MS at Columbia University and her BBA at Parsons School of Design, where she graduated with honors, as the commencement Student Speaker.
2/14/202233 minutes, 51 seconds
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78. Lauryn Bosstick Of The Skinny Confidential On Creating Community-Driven Products, What You Should Talk About Online And Finding Stillness In Your Life

Today, Lori is joined by the founder of The Skinny Confidential, Lauryn Bosstick! She’s an entrepreneur, podcast host, two-time best-selling author, and a mom and wife. Lori and Lauryn get into how to stay true to yourself on social media, breaking out into the beauty product space, and how Lauryn stays calm amongst the chaos of her career. Lauryn shares her tips for creating boundaries and maintaining a strong marriage, plus what she thinks is the biggest mistake that influencers make when they’re launching a product-based business. Tune in to hear more of Lauryn’s advice about entrepreneurship, mental health, and more!    IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: Staying authentic online  The stillness and clarity that moving to Austin has brought to her life The power of having a ‘Think Week’  Shifting thought patterns  Hacks for creating mental space  Creating products that are community driven  Disrupting the beauty category  Her biggest piece of business advice    RESOURCES Lauryn's Instagram Highlight about Think Week  You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay  Text GIRLFRIENDS to 310-496-8363 for updates and a chance to be featured on the show!   CONNECT WITH LAURYN Instagram: @laurynbosstick The Skinny Confidential: @theskinnyconfidential Listen to The Skinny Confidential Him & Her Podcast  CONNECT WITH BRIT Instagram: @britdrisc Squeeze: @squeeze    CONNECT WITH LORI Instagram: @loriharder Lite Pink: @drinklitepink Earn Your Happy: @earnyourhappy Listen to Earn Your Happy   CONNECT WITH ALLI Instagram: @alliwebb Becket & Quill: @becketandquill Squeeze: @squeeze    ABOUT LAURYN Lauryn Evarts Bosstick has turned her passion for beauty, wellness & no-censor advice into one of the most distinctive blogs online today, The Skinny Confidential. Along with the blog Lauryn released her own book, The Skinny Confidential Lifestyle Guide & a BODY App, which is a monthly subscription service that includes new workouts & meal plans.   In partnership with her husband, Michael Bosstick, Lauryn hosts the cheeky entrepreneurial podcast, The Skinny Confidential HIM & HER, which just hit 81 million downloads. Lauryn works with the top tier brands while continuing to connect with her community on a daily basis.   The Skinny Confidential has been featured in SHAPE, Women’s Health Magazine, SELF Magazine, The Gary Vee Show, People Magazine,The Lady Gang, Juicy Scoop, Who What Wear & she was one of Create & Cultivate’s top 100 beauty bloggers. Lauryn is an author, blogger, podcaster, entrepreneur & mother.   She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, her daughter Zaza, & her chihuahuas. You can find her reading, writing, practicing Pilates, or spooning her two chihuahuas.
2/7/202238 minutes, 21 seconds
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77. Coffee Chat: How We’re Staying Consistent With Healthy Habits

On today’s episode, Brit and Lori chat about their goals for 2022 while enjoying their morning cup of coffee. They discuss staying centered and consistent with healthy habits and what they’re manifesting for their businesses this year. They also share their top tips for how to stay on top of your mental, physical, and emotional health. So get your favorite morning beverage and tune in to hear more about how Lori and Brit are setting themselves up for success this year!    IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: Replenishing your well of contacts by attending conferences and networking events  Journal prompts that Lori uses to structure her daily reflections  Brit’s memorable moments jar that she’s implementing at home and in the office  How Brit is creating surprise and delight moments for Squeeze franchisees  How Lori is pivoting her plans with Lite Pink after a licensing set back   RESOURCES Text GIRLFRIENDS to 310-496-8363 for updates and a chance to be featured on the show! CONNECT WITH BRIT Instagram: @britdrisc Squeeze: @squeeze  CONNECT WITH LORI Instagram: @loriharder Lite Pink: @drinklitepink Earn Your Happy: @earnyourhappy Listen to Earn Your Happy:  CONNECT WITH ALLI Instagram: @alliwebb Becket & Quill: @becketandquill Squeeze: @squeeze 
1/31/202220 minutes, 9 seconds
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76. Robin Long Of The Balanced Life On How To Build A Team For Your Business, Running A Business After Having Twins And Navigating An Unexpected Illness

On today’s episode, Lori chats with Robin Long, CEO and founder of The Balanced Life, an online membership community that provides quick & effective Pilates workouts for busy women. Robin guides over 26,000 members on her platform, helping them discover balance, self love, and intuitive movement. The conversation covers everything from how Robin is simultaneously growing her business and family, signs of burnout, and how she stays present in motherhood, marriage, and her business.    IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: The spark of inspiration behind The Balanced Life Robin’s advice for people who want to start a membership-based business  Lessons learned from the hiring process  Healing from mold illness and burnout  Finding ways to rest and recharge  Being intentional about prioritizing marriage    RESOURCES Start your FREE 7-day trial to The Balanced Life Sisterhood  Check out The Balanced Life and sign up to have 5 free workouts sent directly to your inbox!  Text GIRLFRIENDS to 310-496-8363 for updates and a chance to be featured on the show!   CONNECT WITH ROBINInstagram: @thebalancedlifeWebsite: thebalancedlifeonline.comListen to The Balanced Life podcast CONNECT WITH BRIT Instagram: @britdrisc Squeeze: @squeeze  CONNECT WITH LORI Instagram: @loriharder Lite Pink: @drinklitepink Earn Your Happy: @earnyourhappy Listen to Earn Your Happy CONNECT WITH ALLI Instagram: @alliwebb Becket & Quill: @becketandquill Squeeze: @squeeze  ABOUT ROBIN Robin Long lives and works in sunny Santa Barbara, CA as the founder and CEO of The Balanced Life – an online membership community that provides quick & effective Pilates workouts for busy women. She is a certified Pilates instructor and believes in a guilt-free, balanced approach to health & fitness and is passionate about helping women love and care for their bodies in the midst of busy lives. She's built a seven-figure business by leveraging her passion and expertise for a scalable and yet personal online membership community. Robin is committed to creating a team and culture that is inclusive, positive and encouraging while continually stepping out of her comfort zone and setting big goals. Outside of The Balanced Life, she can be found chasing her 7-year-old daughter, 4-year-old son, and 2-year-old twins, sneaking in 10-minute workouts during the kids' bath time, and spending as much time as possible at the beach.
1/24/202237 minutes, 27 seconds
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75. Redefining Resolutions: Setting Goals & Intentions & Giving Yourself Grace

On today’s quickie episode, Brit shares how she’s updated the concept of New Year's resolutions. Instead of major changes with tight deadlines, Brit sets goals with the intention of starting them in the next year, but knowing full well they may not be completed in the same calendar year. She outlines her intentions in five categories and checks in with those goals throughout the year. She also chooses a word to define how she shows up in the year. Tune in to hear what that word is and more!    IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: Creating specific goals for family, finances, health, fitness, and faith/mindfulness Finding joy and fulfillment during the process of achieving goals  Ideas for how to set annual intentions without the pressure of New Year’s resolutions  Checking in with your goals quarterly to track progress and adjust   RESOURCES Text GIRLFRIENDS to 310-496-8363 for updates and a chance to be featured on the show! CONNECT WITH BRIT Instagram: @britdrisc Squeeze: @squeeze    CONNECT WITH LORI Instagram: @loriharder Lite Pink: @drinklitepink Earn Your Happy: @earnyourhappy Listen to Earn Your Happy   CONNECT WITH ALLI Instagram: @alliwebb Becket & Quill: @becketandquill Squeeze: @squeeze 
1/17/202210 minutes, 47 seconds
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74. Discovering What Kind Of Expert You Are, Getting Comfortable With Being A Beginner & The Power Of The Post-It With Business Mentor Jess Glazer

Today, Lori sits down with business mentor and entrepreneur Jess Glazer to define what type of expert you are, regardless of where you are in your journey. Jess shares the differences between results, research, and role model experts, and the value that each type of expert has.  Lori and Jess also discuss finding a balance on social media, how hobbies help your business, and the power of Post-It notes. Tune in to discover what kind of expert you are and learn how you can use that to your advantage.    IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: Jess’ breakthrough moments from her year-long RV journey across America  The difference between results, research, and role model experts  How to stay authentic on social media without oversharing Getting comfortable with being a beginner Jess’ “Post-It to Profit” method  Changing the narrative of imposter syndrome    RESOURCES Text GIRLFRIENDS to 310-496-8363 for updates and a chance to be featured on the show! Join Jess’s Engaged Audience Masterclass.  FREE training on Jess's Post-It to Profit method CONNECT WITH JESS  Instagram: @iamjessicaderoseInstagram: @jess.glazer CONNECT WITH BRIT Instagram: @britdrisc Squeeze: @squeeze  CONNECT WITH LORI Instagram: @loriharder Lite Pink: @drinklitepink Earn Your Happy: @earnyourhappy Listen to Earn Your Happy:  CONNECT WITH ALLI Instagram: @alliwebb Becket & Quill: @becketandquill Squeeze: @squeeze    GUEST BIO A former celebrity personal trainer and elementary school teacher, Jess turned her once “cute side hustle” into a multi-million dollar business in 2 years.    Since leaving her teaching job in 2017 she has hired a team of incredible heart-centered leaders, served hundreds of clients, helped create over 10 million dollars in revenue for those clients and is committed to helping 100 entrepreneurs create 7-figure impact driven businesses (7 down, 93 to go!)   As a result of donation/awareness she and her husband built a school in Ghana, Africa with Pencils of Promise.       She’s been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Yahoo Finance, The Today Show, Good Day New York, The New York Post, Shape Magazine.   Her mission is to cause a ripple effect and inspire change for generations to come; making a massive impact and leaving a lasting legacy beyond her singular actions.
1/10/202232 minutes, 45 seconds
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73. 3 Reasons That Are Stopping You From Starting & How To Overcome Them

Today, we discuss the top three reasons why people don’t pursue their business ideas and how we’ve worked through those roadblocks. We share our experiences with imposter syndrome, struggling with deciding where and when to start, and overcoming the fear of failure. Listen in to hear more of our round table talk about how we’ve learned to embrace the discomfort and uncertainty in our entrepreneurial journeys and become stronger leaders because of it. So ask yourself, what’s stopping you from starting?   IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: Our highlights and lowlights from the past week  Why imposter syndrome is a sign of growth  Reframing failure as a learning opportunity  Surrounding yourself with people who inspire you to follow your dreams  Building confidence with new endeavors    RESOURCES Text GIRLFRIENDS to 310-496-8363 for updates and a chance to be featured on the show!   CONNECT WITH BRIT Instagram: @britdrisc Squeeze: @squeeze  CONNECT WITH LORI Instagram: @loriharder Lite Pink: @drinklitepink Earn Your Happy: @earnyourhappy Listen to Earn Your Happy:  CONNECT WITH ALLI Instagram: @alliwebb Becket & Quill: @becketandquill Squeeze: @squeeze 
12/27/202125 minutes, 21 seconds
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72. Lessons In Persistence, Embracing Transition and Empowering Others

On today’s quickie episode, Brit shares details about her entrepreneurial experience and some of the lessons that she’s learned. She talks about how persistence, courage and surrounding herself with a strong team has helped her achieve goals beyond her wildest imagination. She reflects on how mindset and focusing on her ‘why’ has helped her through these past daunting 18 months. Plus, she shouts out inspiring women in business who empower and motivate her to dream as big as she possibly can.    IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: Details of Brit’s journey to starting Squeeze and The Feel Good Company  Major business and life lessons that Brit has learned How embracing transition and chasing discomfort leads to fulfillment The role that empowering others has on your success Accepting that it’s normal to not have all the answers Staying motivated by striving for something bigger than yourself    RESOURCES Text GIRLFRIENDS to 310-496-8363 for updates and a chance to be featured on the show!   CONNECT WITH BRIT Instagram: @britdrisc Squeeze: @squeeze    CONNECT WITH LORI Instagram: @loriharder Lite Pink: @drinklitepink Earn Your Happy: @earnyourhappy Listen to Earn Your Happy   CONNECT WITH ALLI Instagram: @alliwebb Becket & Quill: @becketandquill Squeeze: @squeeze
12/20/202136 minutes, 37 seconds
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71. Positive Psychiatrist & Author, Dr. Samantha Boardman On Strength Surveys, Bad Day Backup Plans And Being Deliberate About Contributing To Something Every Day

Dr. Samantha Boardman is a New York-based positive psychiatrist who is committed to fixing what’s wrong and building what’s strong. She’s also the founder of, a website where she shares practical and achievable strategies that are life-enhancing and resilience-building. Samantha is the author of Everyday Vitality, a book that she hopes will inspire readers to find strength within their stress and learn how to live life to the fullest. Samantha and Brit talk about post-pandemic resiliency, the power of connecting with others, and finding genuine fulfillment in life.    IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: Science-backed positive psychiatry methods  Creating “bad day” backup plans Practicing autonomous support in relationships How to be deliberate about delight in your everyday life Samantha’s journey to becoming a ‘positive psychiatrist’ and tips for folks who want to enter the field   RESOURCES Text GIRLFRIENDS to 310-496-8363 for updates and a chance to be featured on the show!   CONNECT WITH DR. SAMANTHA BOARDMAN Instagram: @drsamanthaboardman Buy Dr. Boardman’s book, Everyday Vitality:   CONNECT WITH BRIT Instagram: @britdrisc Squeeze: @squeeze    CONNECT WITH LORI Instagram: @loriharder Lite Pink: @drinklitepink Earn Your Happy: @earnyourhappy Listen to Earn Your Happy   CONNECT WITH ALLI Instagram: @alliwebb  Becket & Quill: @becketandquill  Squeeze: @squeeze   GUEST BIO Dr. Samantha Boardman is a Positive Psychiatrist with a private practice in Manhattan. She is a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry and Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at Weill Cornell Medical College. She received her B.A. from Harvard University and a Medical Degree from Cornell University Medical College, where she was awarded the Oskar Diethelm Prize for Excellence in Psychiatry. Dr. Boardman has been published in respected industry journals including Translational Neuroscience, The American Journal of Psychiatry and The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.   After a patient told psychiatrist Samantha Boardman that every session only made her feel worse, Samantha realized, “She was right. I knew how to dial down her misery, but I knew nothing about how to build up her strengths and cultivate wellbeing.” In response to this, Samantha went back to school and received her Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and has been practicing Positive Psychiatry ever since.   Dr. Boardman created a website and e-newsletter, Positive Prescription, sharing insights from the psychiatry and psychology community with readers, and exploring the way psychology, culture and science intersect. Through Boardman’s website, she shares scientifically backed observations that are life-enhancing and resilience-building. She also profiles influencers spanning all industries from fashion to technology in an online series called “Sessions.” Notable interviewees include Tory Burch, Randi Zuckerberg and Derek Blasberg.   Dr. Boardman is a regular contributor to Psychology Today and has been featured in VOGUE, Refinery29, Harper’s Bazaar, The Wall Street Journal, The Coveteur, and Forbes and on the Today Show.
12/13/202139 minutes, 38 seconds
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70. ThirdLove Co-Founder & CEO, Heidi Zak, On Disrupting Women’s Lingerie, Her Open Letter To Victoria’s Secret, And How She Structures Her Days To Deliver Results

Heidi Zak is the Co-founder and CEO of ThirdLove, an American lingerie company known for marketing body positivity and offering size-inclusive bras and half-cup sizes. With Brit hosting this episode, she and Heidi shed light on the decades of negativity that came from the women’s lingerie industry, and how ThirdLove was formed to be the antithesis of this negative messaging. Brit and Heidi talk about Heidi’s open letter to Victoria’s Secret, the importance of simplicity when starting your own company, how to lead a large team, and more.   IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: Heidi’s open letter to Victoria’s Secret that was published in the New York Times The values and principles that ThirdLove was founded on Disrupting the women’s lingerie industry Heidi’s leadership learnings How Heidi structures her days to deliver results    RESOURCES Read Heidi’s bi-weekly business column on HERE. Shop ThirdLove: Text GIRLFRIENDS to 310-496-8363 for updates and a chance to be featured on the show!   CONNECT WITH HEIDI Instagram: @heidi Shop ThirdLove:   CONNECT WITH BRIT Instagram: @britdrisc Squeeze: @squeeze   CONNECT WITH LORI Instagram: @loriharder Lite Pink: @drinklitepink Earn Your Happy: @earnyourhappy Listen to Earn Your Happy   CONNECT WITH ALLI Instagram: @alliwebb Becket & Quill: @becketandquill Squeeze: @squeeze
12/6/202132 minutes, 36 seconds
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69. Creating Your Badass List: Say “So Long” to Imposter Syndrome with Jen Gottlieb

We Talk About: Jen’s life: where she came from and what she’s doing now Self-promotion as a duty to yourself and others The Badass List: how to beat imposter syndrome   Resources: Jen’s website Super Connector Media Follow Jen: @jen_gottlieb Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Jen Gottlieb is the manifestation queen. She’s created an amazing life and wants to help all of you do it, too. But as we know, everyone pushing themselves to do new, better things runs into the dreaded imposter syndrome sooner or later. Luckily for us, Jen shares exactly how to get rid of it.   Question Highlights: Tell me how you got here. Does self-promotion have to be a bad thing? What is The Badass List? How did you manifest the friendship circle you have now?   Guest Bio: When Jen was 10 years old, she had a moment that she’ll never forget. She was performing on stage, singing “Tomorrow” from Annie. When she stopped, the audience applauded and she remembers saying to herself, “This is exactly what I want to do for the rest of my life.” So she did just that. She moved to NYC, studied musical theater, toured on Broadway, and hosted 14 seasons of a TV show. And then she found a new passion. Now she does PR: helping you get in Money Magazine,, on stage at that major event – whatever you need to be seen to bring in the boatload of high-ticket leads and the street cred that makes you #1 in your industry. She found her life’s work: helping entrepreneurs like you go from FOMO to famous. 
11/22/202137 minutes, 16 seconds
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68. Pushing Through It All: Q&A Roundtable

We Talk About: Highs and lows The importance of a midday break Franchising Pushing through self-doubt and other negative emotions   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc Show Notes: We sit down to answer some of your questions in this roundtable episode with the conversation covering everything from the importance of a midday break when things feel like too much, the value of independence for the right person, and how to push through self-doubt and other negative emotions when we’re trying to build something.   Question Highlights: Have you ever felt like giving up and, if so, what is it that motivated you to keep going? How do you know if owning a franchise is right for you versus starting a business from scratch? Are there discouraging emotions you go through when trying something new that just turn out to be part of the process?
11/15/202129 minutes, 19 seconds
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67. Giving & Finding Joy Through Hard Experiences with Laura Hutfless, Co-Founder of FlyteVu

We Talk About: Finding your why and working in an aligned way Starting a business for the right reasons Making a mission part of your business Finding beauty in the ashes The power of saying yes   Resources: Follow Laura: @lehnashville Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Laura Hutfless has the longest list of accolades of anyone I know – just see her bio below. She’s the real deal, and yet she remains incredibly humble and down to earth. Despite her incredible accomplishments, Laura has remained true to her relentless commitment to give back and serve her community. We cover everything from building a company to being a woman in business, as well as the harsh realities of life and how hard experiences can still lead to joy.   Question Highlights: What do you do? What inspired you to set out on your own? Can you talk about the intensity and difficulty of starting your own business? Can you tell us about your role in addiction support?   Guest Bio: Laura Hutfless is a Co-Founder of FlyteVu, a Nashville-based full-service entertainment marketing agency founded in 2015 that connects brands to consumers through compelling storytelling, unparalleled experiences, and the power of pop culture.    Under Hutfless’s leadership, FlyteVu has been named to Chief Marketer’s 200 List for 2021, Inc. 5000’s 2021 and 2020 List of ‘Fastest Growing Private Companies in America’, Nashville Business Journal’s 2020 ‘Largest Advertising Agencies’ List, and Adweek’s 2021 and 2019 ‘100 Fastest Growing Agencies’ List. Hutfless has also helped build an impressive roster of clients including American Red Cross, Barefoot Wine, Bumble, Carter's, Moët Hennessy, Cracker Barrel, Drybar, Enterprise, Journeys, Jack Daniel’s, Norwegian Cruise Line, Spotify, Tennessee Tourism, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Victoria’s Secret PINK, and many others.  In 2020, FlyteVu launched the FlyteVu Fund to continue the company’s commitment to giving back and serving the community. Over the past five years, and including the Fund’s initial investment, FlyteVu has donated more than $850,000 to a wide range of certified 501(c)(3) nonprofits. Recent notable FlyteVu campaigns include Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s ‘Gratitunes’ with Brad Paisley and 100+ artists and influencers, Enterprise’s “Share the Code. Hit the Road” with OneRepublic, Bumble’s “In Her Court” with Serena Williams, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Apple events with Kesha, Tayla Parx, and Saweetie, Cracker Barrel’s ‘Five Decades, One Voice’, an AR music experience for Barefoot Wine with Black Eyed Peas, and a multi-year partnership between Norwegian Cruise Line and Kelly Clarkson. FlyteVu is known for creating first-of-its-kind campaigns that give back to the community and/or help shape culture. FlyteVu’s campaigns have collectively earned multiple awards including three Gold, one silver, and three Bronze Clio Awards, Shorty Social Good Award, an Emmy Award, a GRAMMY Award, Davey Awards, and named to the Cannes Lions Shortlist. Laura was named to Billboard’s ‘Country Power Players’ list 2017 through 2021 and to Billboard’s ‘Branding Power Player’ list 2018 and 2019. She was also named to Billboard’s ‘40 under 40 Power Player’ list in 2012 and 2013 and the ‘30 under 30’ list in 2010.  Additionally, Laura has been a featured speaker at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women’s Summit and NextGen Summit, Advertising Week, Billboard Touring Conference, BizBash, Who Knew: Women Who Rock, and has been covered in Ad Age, Adweek, Billboard, Forbes, and more.  Laura currently serves on the Board of The Onsite Foundation, a 501(c)(3) that provides trauma-informed counseling and emotional health education that transforms individuals and communities, and served on the Country Music Association Board 2019-2020. After experiencing the unexpected loss of a loved one due to substance abuse as a result of trauma, Laura’s philanthropic efforts focused on mental health, substance abuse disorder, addiction, and trauma. Together with The Onsite Foundation, Laura helped develop and launch a first-of-its-kind trauma-informed therapeutic program called “Triumph Over Tragedy” that provides tools, support, and a safe community for survivors of mass shootings to find hope and healing regardless of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status. Laura has recently been elected President of the Board of Directors for The Onsite Foundation.
11/8/202155 minutes, 1 second
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66. A Little Morning Gratitude Goes A Long Way

We Talk About: The importance of a morning routine How a good work/life balance helps you feel better A little gratitude going a long way   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Keeping in mind that we’re emerging from the pandemic and starting to get back into the swing of things, Brit walks us through her current morning routine to see what tips and inspiration we can get from it. From practicing gratitude, to breakfast, to finding time for Instagram, it’s important to be intentional about what you pack into your morning hours in order to set the tone for the rest of your day.
11/2/202114 minutes, 7 seconds
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65. Riding the Roller Coaster of Work Life Balance with Molly Sims

We Talk About: How Molly manages her busy work/life balance.  Molly’s new podcast: Lipstick on the Rim Different attitudes to raising kids Molly’s production company Going through a pandemic   Resources: Follow Molly: @mollybsims Molly’s podcast: Lipstick on the Rim Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc Show Notes: Molly Sims is a true renaissance woman! She’s tried almost everything, from modelling to acting to running her own production company – and, somehow, she’s nailed absolutely every one of them.  We discuss how to manage such a busy work/life balance because, after all, no one is just one thing. We also talk about living through a pandemic and Molly’s amazing new podcast: Lipstick on the Rim.   Question Highlights: How do you manage your busy work/life balance? What can we expect from your new podcast? How do you start a production company? Rapid-fire quiz!   Guest Bio: Molly Sims is a fashion model and actor. She has been featured in campaigns by a number of major brands including Jimmy Choo, Escada, Giorgio Armani, Michael Kors, and Chanel. She was a frequent model in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in the early 2000s, and walked the runway for the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2001. As an actor, she portrayed Delinda Deline for five years in NBC's comedy-drama series Las Vegas. Now, she’s the founder of Something Happy Productions and the host of the Lipstick on the Rim podcast.
11/1/202137 minutes, 57 seconds
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64. The Best Brands Are Born From Personal Necessity with Helaine Knapp, Founder & CEO of City Row

We Talk About: The benefits of rowing  What it’s really like to build a business from scratch Vulnerability and asking for help Scaling business and pivoting during the pandemic What’s next for CityRow  Mental health maintenance    Resources: Website: Instagram:@cityrow  Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: A few years ago, Helaine Knapp was just like any girl in her 20s living it up in New York City, blending a high-powered job in tech with high-intensity group workout sessions. After a back injury brought her to a complete standstill, she found herself scrambling for a low-impact workout. She found rowing, and the seed for her next venture, CityRow Go, was planted.  In this inspiring episode, Helaine connects with Brit on the trials and triumphs of running her own business, and the brutal and beautiful lessons she’s learned along the way, from the moment she knew she could make rowing sexy, to the emotionally draining fund-raising process, and why it’s so important to surround yourself with badass women who will always have your back. Take our word for it: Helaine’s jet-fueled success and boundless energy is going to have you running to the nearest CityRow studio.    Question Highlights: What’s your career backstory and how did you start rowing? How did CityRow become CityRow? How do you work through insecurities? How did the last year impact CityRow?     Guest Bio: Founder & CEO of CityRow Go. After spending years climbing the corporate ladder, Helaine Knapp left the world of publishing for tech start-up life. Group fitness was her outlet while working hard and taking on the hustle and bustle of New York City. However, months of spin and boot camp classes left her with a lower back injury, and she began searching for a workout that was low impact, but super effective. After a friend suggested rowing, Helaine initially rejected it as something “my dad did in college,” but following a few workouts on a sexy machine, and pairing it with total body sculpting moves, her mind was changed and the concept for CITYROW was born. With a mission of delivering a smart, fun, effective workout to all fitness levels, under Knapp’s leadership, CityRow has grown from one studio in New York City to a national, omnichannel fitness brand with 12 open studios and 65 franchises sold nationwide along with a top-ranked, on-demand, global program featuring at-home rowers and a fast-growing digital subscription business. Knapp has yet to row on the water and has been featured as a business leader and a wellness expert on TODAY, Women’s Health, ABC, Harper’s Bazaar, Shape, Well + Good, Vogue, Yahoo! Finance, and PEOPLE, among many others.
10/25/202154 minutes, 23 seconds
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63. How We Came Together

We Talk About: Highlights and lowlights How we met The inspiration behind the show   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: We’ve been running this podcast for a few months now, and we keep getting asked: how did we bring together three badass female entrepreneurs with the wild idea of starting a podcast? We’re going to share the story of how we all met, where the idea for the show came from, and how we took charge of putting it all together.
9/29/202110 minutes, 37 seconds
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62. The Most Important Habit of All and How to Create It

We Talk About: Stepping back into your routine Building a learning habit Starting a learning meetup Lori’s favorite sources of positive learning   Resources: Read: Boundary Boss Read: Radical Candor Read: Building a StoryBrand Read: Believe IT Listen: Invest In Her Podcast Listen: Goal Digger Podcast Listen: Online Marketing Made Easy Podcast Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Do you have a solid learning habit? By prioritizing your learning, you’re putting thoughts into your brain that are positive, and filling up with ideas and what you want to do instead of falling into comparison. It’s a cornerstone habit, and one that can lead to so much good. We’re going to share the positive benefits of creating a learning habit and some of our favorite positive learning resources.
9/28/202111 minutes, 1 second
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61. Hardships & Setbacks

We Talk About: Highlights and lowlights Not letting setbacks hold you back The joy of helping others Reframing hardship as opportunity   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: We’re all going to come up against setbacks from time to time. Globally, it feels like everyone is dealing with setbacks of various magnitudes. But what can you do to take those hardships and not let them hold you back from reaching your goals? We’re going to offer a few ways you can reframe hardships in order to keep moving forward.
9/22/202120 minutes, 10 seconds
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60. How to Spark Creativity by Being Bored

We Talk About: Finding bliss by crushing boredom Balancing adventure and peace The power of a great experience Escaping our always-on world Forest-bathing   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Do you ever have one of those experiences that transforms everything – and you just need to shout it from the rooftops for everyone to hear? Especially when it’s such a simple action that can lead to massive benefits. That’s what we’re talking about today: the power of unplugging. There is something magical and life-changing about being bored and doing nothing, but we rarely allow ourselves to sit in it without jumping to find something to distract us from the discomfort. Let’s explore the benefits of boredom and how to tap into it in order to spark more creativity in your business and life.
9/21/202114 minutes, 28 seconds
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59. Lo Bosworth on Founding & Scaling Love Wellness

We Talk About: The story behind Love Wellness The early days of launching a business Supplement and nutrition advice The challenges of growing and scaling a business Where to go after a big win   Resources: Follow Lo: @lobosworth Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: In this roundtable episode, we’re joined by the lovely Lo Bosworth, founder of Love Wellness! She started the way so many entrepreneurs do: by creating something she needed in her own life, realizing its life-changing potential, and finding a way to share it with the world. She tells her founding story, gives tips learned from scaling to where she is, as well as dishing out some of the wellness advice she’s discovered while diving deep into the industry.   Guest Bio: Lauren Bosworth is the 34-year-old founder and CEO behind the leading total body care brand, Love Wellness. Once known for her time on television, Bosworth founded Love Wellness in 2016 after experiencing chronic health issues that she couldn’t fix with traditional drugstore offerings or prescriptions. After seeing legacy women’s health brands fail her, she saw the opportunity to build a total body care brand for women, driven by body-positivity, clean ingredients, and expert formulations. Today, Bosworth is seeking to change the narrative around self-care culture and empower women to feel supported, welcomed, and safe during their wellness journeys.
9/15/202140 minutes, 54 seconds
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58. How Alli Stays Motivated to Keep the Momentum Going

We Talk About: Adapting to change Staying positive in the face of disappointment Giving yourself downtime Enjoying life   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Things always change. It’s unavoidable. Sometimes we’re feeling super motivated – and, then, things suddenly get upended. We have to figure out a way to maintain that momentum despite the shift. And then there’s the problem of staying motivated when the thing you’re working on just isn’t happening the way you want it to. Alli’s going to share the tips and tricks she uses to stay motivated and keep the momentum going through everything life throws at us.
9/14/20219 minutes, 18 seconds
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57. Start Where You Are and Build from There with Tea Drops Founder Sashee Chandran

We Talk About: Sashee’s early career Figuring out where to start Pitching yourself to buyers Making your first hires Not making assumptions about what’s going to last forever   Resources: Instagram: @myteadrop Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Sashee Chandran is a big deal. She’s launched an amazing tea brand and raised nearly $8.5 million in venture capital funding for her company, Tea Drops. She’s unbelievably candid and humble, sharing everything she learned about starting a business, hiring, finding investors, and so much more. After this conversation, you’ll feel like you have taken a crash course in founding a startup.   Question Highlights:   Where did your career start? What did you start working on first? Where did you start selling first? How did you start building your team? What has your experience been finding investors? What was your biggest takeaway from the past year?     Guest Bio: Sashee Chandran is founder and CEO of Tea Drops, which creates bagless, whole leaf teas using a patented process – shedding about 15% less waste than traditional tea bag packaging. Tea Drops has become a favorite among new and experienced tea drinkers alike, launching innovative tea experiences that merge flavorful blends, food art, and edgy design. Tea Drops is an omni-channel brand, selling D2C, and also available in 2,000 retailers – loved by Oprah Magazine, Tory Burch, and former First Lady, Michelle Obama. Sashee is a 1st place Women Founders Network pitch winner, 1st place Tory Burch Fellow grant winner, and the 1st place PepsiCo WomanMade Challenge winner. She has raised over $8.4M in venture funding for Tea Drops.
9/13/202146 minutes, 14 seconds
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56. Why Caring For Your Mental Health Improves Your Business

We Talk About: Highlights and lowlights The Feel Good Company and Okay Humans Why mental health is so important to your business   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Mental health is one of the most important things we can talk about: in life, in relationships, and especially in business. When you’re not feeling great mentally, you’re probably not moving the needle the way you could in your business either. Despite what people say, it’s impossible to leave your personal life at the door. As leaders, we need to give ourselves permission to be vulnerable and to seek the help we need to be our best selves.
9/8/202127 minutes
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55. What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do Next

We Talk About: Why we question what to do next Taking the first step How to find the right questions Being vulnerable and comfortable with sounding dumb   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: As entrepreneurs, we often find ourselves asking: what do I do next? And let’s be real, most of the time it’s an excuse. It can also be true. Anytime you’re doing something new, you’re not going to know how to do it. Saying that is just a way to self-sabotage, but finding out the next right action is actually quite simple. Let’s dig into it!
9/7/20219 minutes, 22 seconds
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54. Roundtable Discussion with Clare Vivier of Clare V.

We Talk About: Starting a fashion business Putting your business into perspective Growing your company while keeping the culture The importance of hiring fast & early   Resources: Follow Clare: @clarevivier Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: In this roundtable episode, Clare Vivier (of the fashion brand Clare V.) joins us! She talks about her journey starting the company, how she grew into the recognizable brand she is now, and how she keeps her company culture strong and intentional through all that growth.   Question Highlights:   How do you categorize your brand? How did you get started with your own business? How did you get into retail? What was the process of growing your team?     Guest Bio: After noticing a lack of functional yet stylish laptop cases while working as a journalist for French TV, Clare Vivier decided to create her own line of handbags and accessories. Over time, Clare's been able to cultivate an identifiable aesthetic that's all her own and has been recognized worldwide by influencers, tastemakers, and celebrities who support and wear the line. A beautiful play on classic shapes, modern detail, and Parisian charm, Clare V. continues to evolve with each new collection. Clare has collaborated with exciting brands and partners including Anthropologie, The Hundreds, Melissa McCarthy, Adam Scott, Mike D., TOMS, Garrett Leight, InStyle, and gives back through ongoing partnerships with Every Mother Counts, Everytown for Gun Safety, and Planned Parenthood. Since opening the very first Clare V. flagship store in Silverlake in 2012, Clare has opened 11 additional shops across California, Illinois, and New York.
9/6/202145 minutes, 5 seconds
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53. Always Choose Progress Over Perfection

We Talk About: Highlights and lowlights Having expectations of perfection Controlling what you can Defining success for yourself   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Progress is always better than perfection. We all have this idea of what perfection looks like in our business, and it’s easy to get caught up in wanting to see that fully realized. But there are so many factors outside of our control that make that impossible. Even the things within our control might be better off as “good enough” rather than wasting time and money trying to meet your insane expectations.
9/1/202127 minutes, 58 seconds
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52. How to Build a Seven-Figure Product Business on Amazon with Athena Severi

We Talk About: Finding a product to sell Knowing your customer Building your brand Having a seven figure expectation   Resources: Follow Athena: @athenaseveri Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Athena Severi is renowned for her eCommerce events where she helps Amazon entrepreneurs achieve lifestyle freedom through their business. She co-founded the Titan Network, an invite-only mastermind group that works to accelerate that goal as quickly as possible. We talk about how she got tipped off into the world of Amazon, how it is life changing for so many people, and how you can get into it, too.   Question Highlights:   How did you get started selling on Amazon? How do you come up with ideas to sell on Amazon? How do you get started? How long does it take to build a seven-figure business? Where did your idea start from?   Guest Bio: When it comes to events in eCommerce, few are as groundbreaking as those hosted by Athena Severi. An internationally acclaimed speaker and high-level community builder, Athena has become known for helping fellow Amazon entrepreneurs to achieve lifestyle freedom. Like all great entrepreneurs, Athena’s no stranger to taking risks – none more so than when she left her six-figure job to start selling on Amazon – all while raising a young family. This tenacity and work ethic has become as renowned as her events are, from starting out with small-scale gatherings for fellow working mothers, to China Magic (a bi-annual 12-day sourcing and networking trip to China), and now as Co-Founder of Titan Network, an exclusive invite-only mastermind for Amazon sellers. Athena’s ultimate goal is to guide Amazon entrepreneurs from around the world, so as well as these life-changing in-person events, she can be found sharing her mentorship and insight with her loyal fanbase on Instagram and Clubhouse.
8/30/202135 minutes, 40 seconds
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51. Finding Mentors to Drive Your Business Further

We Talk About: Highlights and lowlights Finding creative solutions to mentorship Creating mentors for different things Peer-to-peer mentorship   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: There are so many entrepreneurs out there who are interested in finding mentorship. They’re hungry to find a guiding figure that can help them grow their business fast with the right guidance. The problem is that most of the people you’d want to be your mentor tend to be very busy. They probably have people reaching out for mentorship constantly, so what can you do? Get creative! Your mentors don’t have to be people you know. You can be inspired from afar and you can even become your own mentor by selectively deciding what information to follow.
8/25/202120 minutes, 32 seconds
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50. Give a Little, Get a Little

We Talk About: Building relationships Making yourself available Letting people help you   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc Show Notes: In the process of working on several businesses, one thing that keeps coming up is the throughline of kindness, networking, and how the two have helped me make relationships that have been instrumental in building my businesses. One part of that is trying hard not to burn bridges. The other part is making yourself available to other people – being willing to say “yes” and to help people.
8/24/20216 minutes, 34 seconds
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49. How a Nurse Practitioner Built the Skin Care Clinic She Wanted

We Talk About: The inspiration behind Skin Pharm Growing pains of building a business Applying skincare and botox tastefully Productivity hacks Using technology responsibly   Resources: Follow Skin Pharm: @skin_pharm Follow Maegan: @maegangrifffin Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Maegan Griffin is a total badass. She’s the founder and CEO of Skin Pharm, a nurse practitioner, and mother of three of the cutest kids you’ve ever seen. She brings more than eight years of aesthetic medicine experience to her company, which offers in-clinic and at-home skin treatments. Her goal was to create a clinic environment and product line that she couldn’t find anywhere else, but knew she’d love as a patient herself. The success of her clinics led to the launch of a skincare product line in 2018. This modern entrepreneur and badass boss babe is going to share how to start the company you wish was out there and all of the bumps that come with starting a business.   Question Highlights: What is your background and what led to founding Skin Pharm? What was your inspiration for Skin Pharm? What has been your biggest learning as you’ve grown? How is your skincare line structured and set up? What do you do to accomplish your goals? What are you doing to build a great company culture?   Guest Bio: Founder, CEO, nurse practitioner and mother of three Maegan Griffin brings more than eight years of aesthetic medicine experience to Skin Pharm, a modern cosmetic dermatology practice offering in-clinic treatments and at-home skin care. Griffin founded Skin Pharm in 2017, aiming to create a clinic environment and product line she couldn’t find (and knew she would love) as a patient herself. As one of the first woman-founded cosmetic dermatology clinics available to consumers, the success of Skin Pharm’s Nashville flagship site led to the launch of an eponymous skin care line in 2018, with clinics in Atlanta (2020) and Dallas (2021) following soon after. Griffin is known for her innovative work in cosmetic dermatology, aesthetic medicine and modern facial rejuvenation techniques. As an early adopter of injectables and cutting-edge skin laser technologies, Griffin’s artful work has secured her reputation as a provider who helps patients create meaningful changes – both internal and external – in their own lives, while finding a balanced approach to anti-aging and beauty, too.  Griffin and her team focus on promoting skin health, empowering individuals by building confidence and fostering a community around a common interest of looking as good as you feel.
8/23/202139 minutes, 42 seconds
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48. Should You Start a Side Hustle?

We Talk About: Highlights and lowlights What we think of side hustles Setting your expectations Being smart about your goals   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: It seems like nowadays everyone either wants or has a side hustle, but what makes a side project successful and how do you know if starting one is a good idea for you or not? There are so many considerations to take into account, so we’re going to dive into them to give you some clarity and confidence that you can bring to the process.
8/18/202121 minutes, 4 seconds
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47. Inspiring Businesses Through Inclusivity & Diversity with Robyn Streisand, Founder of Titanium Worldwide

We Talk About: How The Mixx started What you need to know to build your own business How to be at your best Adapting during the pandemic Taking on social issues   Resources: LinkedIn: Instagram: @robynstreisand Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Robin Streisand is the perfect blend of business savvy and creative prowess. In March 2021, her creative agency, The Mixx, celebrated its 25th anniversary of delivering visionary, creative ideas that ignite emotion and generate action at Fortune 500 companies across the world. She’s a recognized figure in the LGBTQ+ community and was recently featured in OutMagazine as one of the top 100 most influential OUT people in the United States. Her commitment to working with diverse-owned businesses has been a lifelong passion and she continues to focus on leveraging the potential of independent and diverse companies, which led to the founding of Titanium Worldwide, the first collective of certified, diverse agencies in the marketing, media, and communications landscape. Her energy is infectious and her expertise obvious in this incredible interview.   Question Highlights:   What do you do today? What is your advice for someone wanting to start a boutique business? What do you do to be the best version of you? How do you incorporate equity and inclusion into your business?     Guest Bio: A 30-year marketing veteran, Robyn Streisand is the perfect blend of business savvy and creative prowess. In March 2021, her agency, The Mixx, celebrated its 25th anniversary of delivering visionary creative ideas that ignite emotion and generate action across the Fortune 500. She works with industry leaders who appreciate the key insight she brings to the table, along with the top-level strategy, creative, and execution her team provides. Her clients have her number on speed-dial and appreciate that they can count on her for solutions that get to the heart of their business goals. Clients include Mercedes-Benz USA, Disney, and Deloitte, amongst many others. Robyn is a recognized figure in the LGBT community. She recently featured in OutMagazine 2016’s 100 most influential out people in the United States, and is a co-founder of the NGLCC NY in Manhattan. Her commitment to working with diverse-owned businesses has always been a point of passion, where she continues to focus on leveraging the business potential of independent, diverse companies. This same entrepreneurial instinct and passion for diversity led her to launch a second venture, Titanium Worldwide. The world’s first collective of certified-diverse agencies in the marketing, media, and communications space launched in 2014, and offers integrated solutions for today’s business needs. Her knack for connecting the right people, and her strong belief in finding ways to work better together paid off when the collective landed contracts with Fortune 500 companies within its first year. Robyn and her wife Linda have raised two beautiful girls together and reside in New York City.
8/16/202142 minutes, 17 seconds
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46. Alli and Lori Answer Your Questions!

We Talk About: Highlights and lowlights The dangers of burnout and hustle When to partner with someone What to look for in a business partnership How to prioritize your different ideas   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc Show Notes: In this roundtable episode, Alli and Lori are going to be answering your questions that you’ve sent in to our text list! First, we talk about how to decide when to partner with someone or if that’s just an excuse for your fear. Then, we discuss how to prioritize when you have so many different ideas or things that need to get done.
8/11/202128 minutes, 40 seconds
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45. The Difference Between Urgent & Important

We Talk About: The difference between urgent and important What happens when we respond to what’s important How preparation can cut down on urgent and important tasks The decision-making matrix   Resources: Read: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: When you’re trying to start a business while also making the most of your life, it can feel like every single second counts. You have to find the discipline to focus on what matters most – but how do you know what that is? We’re going to break down how to differentiate the urgent from the important so that you can make the most of your most important resource: time.
8/10/202117 minutes, 59 seconds
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44. How to Cure an Expectation Hangover, with Jessica Zweig

We Talk About: Highlights and lowlights Dealing with high expectations Leaving space in your life for joy Why playing at a high level brings more challenge   Resources: Follow Jessica: @jessicazweig Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Jessica Zweig is CEO of the SimplyBe. agency, a premier personal branding firm based in Chicago, and serving clients across the globe. Named a “personal branding expert” by Forbes, a “top digital marketer to watch” by INC, and honored with the gold and silver Stevie® Award for Female Entrepreneur of the Year in 2018 and 2019, Jessica facilitates sold-out workshops and speaks on the power of personal branding to corporations including Google, Salesforce, Virgin, Nike, Motorola, Red Bull, and Bank of America. She also hosts the top-ranked marketing podcast, The SimplyBe. Podcast. Jessica’s debut book, Be: A No-Bullsh*t Guide to Increasing Your Self Worth and Net Worth by Simply Being Yourself, launched in February 2021 with Sounds True, an imprint of Macmillan. After growing up in Highland Park, IL and attending The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Jessica co-founded CheekyChicago, one of Chicago’s premier lifestyle magazines. The website was a huge success and, although Jessica was known as a top ten Chicago “it girl,” behind the scenes, her life was far from perfect. The website began to lose money, and Jessica’s relationship with her co-founder turned toxic, but she still strove to maintain the façade of success. After overdrafting her checking account and becoming unable to pay her cell phone bill,  Jessica realized she wasn’t being her authentic self. Instead, she was operating from a place of  fear which prevented her from true success. This revelation led Jessica to found her own company, SimplyBe. Agency, in 2014. At SimplyBe., Jessica and her team work with corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and creatives to become recognized industry experts and thought leaders. SimplyBe. works with clients including Heineken, Morningstar, Blackstone, Mars, Vishen Lakhiani, Jason Rosenthal, Andrea Levoff, Larry Jordan, and many more to successfully develop their personal brands while highlighting their greatest business asset: their authenticity. Her business provides customized branding, marketing, and creative services with an emphasis on core values like kindness, truth, service, and, of course, authenticity. Jessica believes authenticity is the key to true success, and that being yourself opens up a new world of empowerment that’s not just about how much money you’re making. She’s also on a mission to debunk the perception that personal branding is an act of vanity; instead, when done right, personal branding is an act of service, social responsibility, and a positive investment toward a positive future. Jessica has brought her life-changing and trademarked methodology to clients around the world, taking many from unknown expert to recognized thought leader. In her free time, she loves traveling, meditating, journaling, working out, and reading. She is involved with multiple charities including The Humane Society, The Human Rights Campaign, I Grow Chicago, Black Lives Matter, and more. Jessica currently lives in Chicago with her husband and two dogs.
8/4/202133 minutes, 58 seconds
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43. It's Gonna Be Okay: Destigmatizing the Mental Health Industry with Christy Desai, Co-Founder of Okay Humans

We Talk About: Understanding the value of therapy Providing therapy to the world What Okay Humans is doing Making therapy less scary   Resources: Instagram: @okayhumans Follow Christy: @okay_christy Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Everyone deserves to get the help they need to feel healthy and happy. Mental health may be entering the discussion more and more these days, but finding a therapist you feel comfortable with is still a scary process. Christy Desai, of Okay Humans, is hoping to change that by making therapy more accessible than ever before. Christy has a unique story that’s sure to help a lot of people. Question Highlights:   What is your career path and how did you get to where you are today?   Guest Bio: After unsuccessfully trying to outrun the stress of life, Christy finally looked for a therapist in hopes of catching her breath. What started as “3-5 sessions” turned into years of deep, inner work – work she didn't even know she needed. And it freed her! She learned how to be okay with things like conflict, curveballs, and growth – just to name a few. Her own experience turned into a personal mission to help other people feel better, stronger, and more alive. There’s no reason why talking to a trained professional shouldn’t be as acceptable as going to the dentist, the hair salon, or seeking out a personal trainer. She started Okay Humans to normalize seeking support, to rethink the outdated therapy model, and to open up the conversation about getting to okay. 
8/2/202128 minutes, 43 seconds
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42. Entrepreneurship is a Roller Coaster

We Talk About: Constantly learning Setting expectations Dealing with peaks and valleys   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc Show Notes: Entrepreneurship is a ride, but it can be the best ride of your life. It’s going to have peaks and valleys, it’s going to push you to your limits, but at the end of the day, you’re going to figure out what your potential is and we bet that it’s going to be higher than you ever imagined.
7/28/202111 minutes, 7 seconds
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41. From Roadblocks to Breakthroughs While Designing A Business Around the Everchanging Influencer Industry with LikeToKnow.It Founder, Amber Venz Box

We Talk About: Bringing an idea to reality Networking while you build How your ideas progress Who rewardStyle is for Helping other entrepreneurs thrive Building an influencer component into your business Hiring the right people   Resources: Instagram: @shop.LTK Follow Amber: @ambervenzbox Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Are you a big dreamer? Are you starting with an idea, or still finding clarity, or wanting to scale something massive? Amber Venz Box is the CEO of a billion-dollar company and she’s going to show you how this could be possible for you. When looking for a solution for her own blog, she launched rewardStyle to help match brands and influencers together and make the process painless for everyone involved. Like so often happens, solving her own problem led to solving others problems, which led to massive success.   Question Highlights:   What did it look like when you first started piecing together your idea? What was your background when you first started? How would you tell someone else to start knowing what you know now? How did your vision come to you? How does rewardStyle work for anyone wanting to use it? How has helping other entrepreneurs impacted you? What would you say to someone wanting to build an influencer program into their business? What’s something you wish you had known sooner?     Guest Bio: As long as she can remember, Amber Venz Box was determined to work in the fashion industry. With an innovator’s vision and a designer’s eye, Amber cracked the code for monetizing digital lifestyle content at the young age of 23, launching rewardStyle as a solution for her own blog, Founded by influencers for influencers, rewardStyle utilized Amber's unique perspective to connect top-tier taste-makers with more than a million brand partners worldwide. A three-time featured keynote speaker at SXSW, she has been named one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30,” Inc. Magazine’s “Most Influential Millennials,” a member of Business of Fashion’s “500,” and one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s “15 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch.” Amber’s dedication to the influencer industry is unrivaled, she is constantly testing and dreaming up new technology to propel this career path forward – particularly focused on rewardStyle’s shopping app,, which has revolutionized retail in the digital era.
7/26/202155 minutes, 20 seconds
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40. How to Use Rejection to Your Advantage

We Talk About: Changing how we look at rejection Turning rejection into refinement Examining your rejection history Reassessing your life   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: If you’re an entrepreneur – heck, if you’re a human, if you’ve ever had to ask for that thing that you wanted but were scared of the outcome... this one’s for you. Let’s talk about how to not only survive rejection, but thrive from it. It’s time to look at rejection in a new light and stop putting so much pressure on yourself, because the reality is this: rejection is the fastest way to refine your path to success.
7/19/202110 minutes, 35 seconds
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39. The Magic of Making Movies with Alex Saks

We Talk About: Alex’s career path Starting your own production company Working in a male-dominated industry How to work through hard times Alex’s daily workflow Having appropriate expectations of your employees Rolling with the punches Resources: Follow Alex: @alexsaks Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc Show Notes: Alex Saks makes movies happen. She’s the principal of Page Fifty-Four Pictures, a filmmaker-driven, independent production company. Despite grabbing drinks with the likes of Diane Keaton, she’s one of the most down-to-earth and hard working girls out there. She’s been honored by Variety and the Hollywood Reporter as a person to watch. She talks about what it’s like to build a career in a male-dominated industry, learn the imperativeness of hustle, and be your own boss.   Question Highlights:   What led you to where you are today?   What have been some of the challenges as a woman in this industry? What are some of the tools you use to get through hard times? How has the pandemic impacted you? Do you do anything consistently that sets you up for success?   Guest Bio: Alex Saks is the principal of Page Fifty-Four Pictures, a filmmaker-driven, independent production company created in 2017 which produces and finances feature films. Ms. Saks has produced fifteen films in the past five years. Her most recent films include: Red Rocket, directed by Sean Baker (and to be released by A24), Charlie Day’s directorial debut El Tonto (starring Kate Beckinsale, Jason Sudeikis, Ken Jeong, Edie Falco, Common, and John Malkovich), and Shoot the Rooster (starring Margo Martindale, Ann Dowd, Judy Greer, and Henry Winkler), directed by Stephanie Laing.   In 2020, Ms. Saks’ film, The Glorias, (directed by Julie Taymor, based on Gloria Steinem’s best-selling autobiography, My Life on the Road, and starring Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Timothy Hutton, Janelle Monáe, Bette Midler, and Lorraine Toussaint), premiered at The Sundance Film Festival and, later that year, on Amazon Prime. Saks’ film, Chemical Hearts, (starring Lili Reinhart and Austin Abrams, directed by Rich Tanne) also premiered on Amazon Prime in 2020.   In 2018, Ms. Saks produced Paul Dano’s directorial debut, Wildlife (starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan), which made its world premiere at Sundance followed by screenings at Cannes, Toronto, and The New York Film Festival. Wildlife was acquired and released by IFC Films to immense critical praise. That same year, Paramount Pictures released Saks’ summer blockbuster hit, Book Club, starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candace Bergen and Mary Steenburgen. The film grossed more than 100 million worldwide.   In 2017, Ms. Saks’ film, The Florida Project, made its world premiere at Cannes to unanimous critical acclaim and was acquired by A24. Written and directed by Sean Baker and starring Willem Dafoe, the film earned honors and wins from The AFI, The National Board of Review, The Critics’ Choice Awards, and over 40 critics groups nationwide. The Florida Project also garnered nominations for the Golden Globes, BAFTAs, Spirit Awards, Gotham Awards, the SAG-AFTRA Awards, and the Oscars.   Her other credits include: Thoroughbreds (the psychological thriller written and directed by Cory Finley, starring Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Anton Yelchin, and released by Focus Features), POMS (directed by Zara Hayes, starring Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, Pam Grier, Celia Weston, and Rhea Perlman, and wide-released theatrically by STX), Dude (the dramatic comedy written and directed by Olivia Milch, starring Lucy Hale, Kathryn Prescott, Alexandra Shipp, and Awkwafina, and released by Netflix), Fun Mom Dinner (the comedy directed by Alethea Jones, starring Toni Collette, Molly Shannon, Bridget Everett, and Kate Aselton, and which sold to Netflix and eOne’s Momentum Pictures), Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower (the documentary which won the 2017 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award in the World Cinema Documentary category before selling to Netflix), and What They Had (the drama written and directed by Elizabeth Chomko, starring Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, and Blythe Danner, and released by Bleecker Street).   In 2017, Saks was honored by both Variety in its annual “10 Producers to Watch” and The Hollywood Reporter on its “Next Gen: Hollywood’s Up-and-Coming Execs 35 and Under” lists. She then went on to be recognized by Town & Country magazine as one of its 2018 “50 Modern Swans.” She is an annual guest at Marie Claire’s Power Trip for women at the top of their given fields. Prior to her producing career, she served as an agent at ICM, where her work in the independent and international group revolved around the packaging, financing, and selling of independent films including: Tallulah, Results, The Intervention, Time Out of Mind, Sandcastle, The Overnight, Skeleton Twins, The One I Love, Infinitely Polar Bear, Stockholm, Pennsylvania, and People, Places, Things. She began her career at The Mark Gordon Company, before working at Automatik and IM Global under Brian Kavanaugh-Jones as a creative and production executive. Ms. Saks is a graduate of Wake Forest University where she received her degree in History
7/19/202150 minutes, 18 seconds
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38. How to Navigate Raising Money from Investors

We Talk About: Highlights and lowlights Learning as you go Deciding how you want to raise money What the process entails Selling the best parts of yourself and your business   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: The world of investing can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be. It can seem daunting at first, when you don’t feel like you know where to start. But guess what? Everyone starts at the same place! We’re going to share a few tips to help you feel a little less like you’re driving without headlights. Build your confidence with these starting points.
7/14/202123 minutes, 21 seconds
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37. Alli’s Top Tips for Leading Teams

We Talk About: Building a strong team Empowering your people Leading by example Ditching the ego   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Being a great leader is key to running a successful business. Just facts. The good news is that leadership skills can be learned, both in advance and in the trenches. Sometimes learning things the hard way is the best way, but it doesn’t hurt to get some advice from people who’ve been there. We’re going to look at some leadership tips that could shave years off the learning curve for you and the success of your project.
7/13/20217 minutes, 56 seconds
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36. How Raissa Gerona Brought REVOLVE to Life Through Expert Branding & Marketing Strategy

We Talk About: Raissa’s story Taking a branding decision from idea to implementation Stepping forward through failure Leading with love and care Three life lessons   Resources: Follow Raissa: @raissagerona Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc Show Notes: It takes a lot to build a good brand. No matter what your business is, if you can tap into what makes your brand stand out and take on a meaning beyond itself, you will see massive success. As the Chief Brand Officer of REVOLVE, Raissa has taken social branding to another level. She shares what it takes to build a brand that resonates beyond itself, how to get over the fear of taking bold action, and learning to lead a team with love. There is so much to learn from her.   Question Highlights:   Can you tell me a bit about your story? How do you know what idea you want to move forward with? How do you continue to move forward even if you fail? How do you lead a team with care? How do you not take things personally in business? What three lessons do you want to leave to your daughter?     Guest Bio: Raissa Gerona is the Chief Brand Officer at REVOLVE and co-founder of Alliance Apparel. Leading the REVOLVE Brand Marketing team, Raissa Gerona spearheads the company’s unparalleled influencer marketing strategy, bringing the REVOLVE brand to life with social media activations and events. In 2010, Gerona co-founded Lovers + Friends, the first in-house brand to be brought under the Alliance Apparel umbrella in 2013, and is now one of REVOLVE’s top-selling brands. Gerona continues to build REVOLVE’s brand awareness, lead experiential marketing campaigns and strategy to ensure it is at the forefront of contemporary fashion for savvy millennial and Generation Z consumers.
7/12/202153 minutes, 53 seconds
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35. The Traits That Make a Good Leader

We Talk About: Highlights and lowlights The traits that make up a good leader Trusting your employees Being approachable Acknowledging your team   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Leadership is hard, especially when it doesn’t come naturally to you. But even the most natural leaders still have things to learn. Whether you have to cultivate those traits or lean into your natural tendencies, it’s important to understand what makes a good leader so that you can always be improving.
7/7/202125 minutes, 23 seconds
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34. How to Give & Receive Hard Feedback

We Talk About: Focusing on the human side of business How to give hard feedback The importance of giving timely criticism How to receive hard feedback   Resources: Read: “Radical Candor” Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: People say that feedback is a gift, and while that’s true, it can be difficult to give constructive criticism without feeling like a jerk – and just as hard to receive it without taking offense. Creating an environment where people feel comfortable giving and receiving feedback is an essential part of creating a positive company culture. Brit shares some of the tips and tricks she’s picked up while building brands within the Feel-Good Company.
7/6/202113 minutes, 25 seconds
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33. Empowering Women & Thinking Beyond Live Events with Jaclyn Johnson

We Talk About: Having to pivot through COVID Getting back to live events Launching a physical product Discovering the new normal   Resources: Instagram: @createcultivate Instagram: @jaclynrjohnson LIsten: @workparty Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Jaclyn Johnson is a force to be reckoned with. She’s the founder of Create & Cultivate, a curated event to support ambitious women. She’s also the host of her own podcast, “Work Party.” Like many businesses this past year, she had to pivot to keep the brand going, and they made it look easy. We talk about what it was like running a company through all of that, from launching a physical product line to offering online courses.   Question Highlights: How did you pivot through COVID? What are you personally enjoying the most right now? How did you launch a physical product line from scratch? What’s the best advice you’ve given or been given? What are you excited for next?   Guest Bio: Jaclyn Johnson is a powerhouse entrepreneur, by the time she was 28, Johnson had sold her first business, (No Subject), and launched her second multimillion dollar company, Create & Cultivate, which sold a majority stake to Corridor Capital in 2020. To date, she has had two seven-figure exits. Johnson recognized a gap in conversations, resources, events, and community for female, millennial entrepreneurs and responded with a solution: Create & Cultivate, the wildly popular media platform and nationwide conference. In the process, Jaclyn’s own work-life philosophy built on the cornerstones of female empowerment, hustling hard, and innovation and propelled her voice to the forefront of the discussion of workplace equality. A graduate of NYU, Johnson’s trajectory has been skyrocketing since she founded (No Subject) in 2010. With the launch of Create & Cultivate in 2012, she gained global visibility. Six years later, Create & Cultivate is bigger than ever, with hundreds of thousands of followers and attendees, and over 75 events held to date. The conference has landed major cities around the country and boasts sponsors that include top Fortune 500 companies like Amazon, LinkedIn, QuickBooks and Microsoft, to the buzziest brand names like Laura Mercier, LaCroix, Clinique, Chandon, Urban Outfitters, and more. Past speakers and panelists include the biggest celebs and CEOs like Kim Kardashian West, Chelsea Handler, Jessica Alba, Chrissy Teigen, Gloria Steinem, Issa Rae, Nicole Richie, and front-runners in fashion, technology, design, and business. Named one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30,” an Adweek Disruptor and profiled in “Fast Company,” “The LA Times,” “Entrepreneur,” and more, Johnson has earned her way to the frontlines of a workplace revolution and at a time when agents of change are flexing real influence.
7/5/202135 minutes, 17 seconds
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32. Leveraging Your Current Network to Fulfill Needs in Your Business

We Talk About: How your network is an asset Using your network effectively Dialing in your questions Getting people’s opinions   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Your network is SO powerful. Even if you think you don’t have a large network, you have to remember that your network isn’t limited to your current social circle. You’re connected to people through social networks and, if you use those platforms correctly, you can connect to anyone. Let’s explore how to tap into the power of your network, in the best way possible, while respecting people’s time and energy.
6/29/202114 minutes, 46 seconds
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31. Uncovering Your Brand's Place in a Consumer's World with Lori Abichandani, Founder of A Big Idea

We Talk About: Taking the leap and finding out what you’re meant to do Using every opportunity as a stepping stone The misconceptions of branding Exposing yourself to new people and ideas The importance of self-awareness   Resources: Instagram: @abigidea_ Instagram: @loria91 LinkedIn: Read: “Setting the Table” Read: “Big Magic” Read: “Tiny Beautiful Things” Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Lori Abichandani is the founder and brand strategist for A Big Idea: a badass creative and branding marketing agency that is building some of the coolest brands today. The story of how she got to where she is today is so relatable and you’ll be sure to find it motivating – especially if you’re working in a job right now and not sure what comes next.    Question Highlights: Can you tell us about your career experience, background, and how you got to where you are today? What got you to quit your job and find what you were meant to do? How do you approach working with clients? What are you doing to find your ideal clients? What books do you recommend?   Guest Bio: Lori is an idealist, brand builder, writer, and connector. She's the founder of A Big Idea: a home for thoughtful brand building and a creative launchpad for consumer brands and founders who care deeply. She spent a decade working in marketing with large brands such as MasterCard, Nielsen, Facebook, Snapchat, and Yelp, before venturing out to help bring new, culture-shifting ideas to life. On a mission to help brands leave things better than they found them, she's proud to have had her work featured by “Business Insider,” “Thrive Global,” “Create & Cultivate,” and more. An East Coast transplant, she lives in LA where she spends her time thinking about the future of work, daily wellbeing, and her next great meal.
6/28/202142 minutes, 23 seconds
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30. Three Essential Communities You Need For Success In Your Business and Life

We Talk About: Self-sabotage and how community breaks us out of it The three communities you need to build Letting go of the ego How to incorporate community building   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Let’s talk about organic community building. Lindsey Schwartz believes there are three different forms of community you need in your life: the community you impact, the community you’re mentored by, and the community you collaborate with. Even if you’re a solopreneur, there is so much power in making sure you have the support you need.   Guest Bio: The Powerhouse Women event and online community were born out of the belief that women are designed to create and when women get into action around their big ideas, the world works better (because it does!) Founder, Lindsey Schwartz, is a wellness entrepreneur and the best-selling author of “Powerhouse Woman: How to Get Out of Your Own Way, Fulfill Your Unique Purpose, and Live a Powerful Life.” After seeing numerous women in her life stop short of pursuing their own entrepreneurial dreams because of fear and self-doubt, Lindsey saw the need for more honest conversations about the ups and downs of entrepreneurship and the importance of showing women that they don’t have to have it all together to get started.  From there, the Powerhouse Women community, annual event, and podcast were born. Their motto: we're not meant to do business (or life) alone!  Join the #GirlGang and attend an upcoming event by visiting
6/23/202133 minutes, 46 seconds
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29. Dealing With Mom Guilt While Working Full-Time

We Talk About: Why we have mom guilt Doing what fulfills you Keeping the lines of communication open Empowering your kids   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: As an entrepreneur and a mother, it can be hard dealing with the guilt that comes along with trying to build a business AND raise a child. Both take a tremendous amount of time, effort, and dedication. Anytime you find yourself putting energy into one there’s this nagging feeling that you’re neglecting the other, but there is a way to make sure you are putting the focus where you need to and making sure all areas of your life continue to thrive.
6/22/202110 minutes, 40 seconds
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28. Following the Roadmap to Seven Figures with Rachel Rodgers of Hello Seven

We Talk About: Changing your inner money story Taking stock of your skills Hiring a team before you’re ready Million dollar decisions vs. broke-ass decisions The importance of having boundaries Making moves with your gut The million dollar roadmap   Resources: Read: “We Should All Be Millionaires” Instagram: @rachrodgersesq Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc Show Notes: Rachel Rodgers grew up on the streets of Flushing, Queens. Now, she is the founder of a multi-seven figure business and runs a wildly successful podcast and blog from a 53-acre ranch. She is all about skipping the fluff when talking about financial advice, because nobody has time for that when they’re trying to change their lives. She offers a no-nonsense approach that helps women learn to think and make decisions like a millionaire – even when they aren’t one. Everyone deserves to listen to what she has to say, because we should all be millionaires.   Question Highlights: What was the first memory of how you felt about money growing up? Where do you start when you don’t know how to make money? What’s an important factor for growing outside of mindset? What are million dollar decisions and million dollar boundaries? What’s it like living on a ranch? Can you share some of your million dollar roadmap with us? What do you wish more women knew?   Guest Bio: Rachel Rodgers is the founder of Hello Seven, a multi-million dollar company that teaches women how to earn more money and build wealth.  Rodgers has been featured in “Time,” “Forbes,” “Entrepreneur,” “Fast Company,” “The Washington Post,” “Cosmopolitan,” and on “NBC News.” Rodgers’ mission is to teach women – especially women of color – how to end the cycle of overworking, under-earning, and financial stress, once and for all. Through her podcast and blog, Rodgers’ reaches over 50,000 women every week – sharing guidance on how to take charge of your financial situation, increase your income, work smarter, and make decisions like a millionaire (even if you aren’t one, yet). As a business coach, attorney, CEO, Black woman, working mother, and self-made millionaire, Rodgers brings a powerful combination of professional and personal insight. She’s known for her blunt, sensible advice and for calling out the elephant in the room – whether it’s racism, misogyny, or centuries of unfair legal practices that have stripped financial power away from women. Rodgers teaches her clients how to succeed financially in spite of the very real obstacles along the path. Rachel started her career working at “The Hill” with nonprofits, federal judges, and iconic leaders including Hillary Clinton. When she realized that changing the world is a lot easier when you have some cash in your bank account, she decided to become wealthy and teach other women how to do the same. Rachel is the host of “The Hello Seven Podcast” and founder of We Should All Be Millionaires: The Club, an online network for professional women. Her forthcoming book, “We Should All Be Millionaires: A Woman’s Guide to Earning More, Building Wealth, and Gaining Economic Power” will be released by HarperCollins Leadership in spring 2021.  She resides in North Carolina, with her husband and four kids, on a 53-acre ranch, leading a life that is beyond her ancestors’ wildest dreams.
6/21/202157 minutes, 49 seconds
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27. How to Ask for Help & Get the Attention of Your Dream Mentors

We Talk About: Highlights / lowlights Giving people an out Respecting time Getting clear on your question Asking for warm introductions   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Whatever you’re doing in business, you’re going to have to ask for help from time to time. From friends, mentors, and people with valuable experience, how do you approach going for the ask tactfully? How do you do it in a way that gives you the best shot of accomplishing what you want without burning bridges or dishonoring others? We share our methods for requesting favors and how we react when others ask them of us.
6/16/202126 minutes, 5 seconds
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26. Brit's Tips to Take Control of Your Future

We Talk About: Navigating a new reality How to take control of your future The benefits of buying into a franchise   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: We’re all navigating our way through this post-pandemic reality. There were many silver linings to this past year, but many of us are also still struggling to find a rhythm that works for us as things settle into a new normal. Let’s talk about how you can take control of your future moving forward.
6/15/202110 minutes, 23 seconds
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25. The Reality of Reality TV with Heather Dubrow

We Talk About: Feeling good in your body Teaching kids about empathy and compassion Only doing what brings you joy Maintaining your relationships   Resources: Instagram: @heatherdubrow Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Heather Dubrow is probably best known as one of the Real Housewives (the nice one), but she’s so much more than that. With a massively popular YouTube channel, “Heather’s Closet,” best-selling books, and a top-rated podcast, Heather is crushing it in everything she does. She talks about what it’s really like on reality TV, the ups and downs of life and business, and cutting out the things in life that you don’t love.   Question Highlights:   What’s going on for you now? What are your kids doing right now? Do you prefer reality TV or scripted shows?     Guest Bio: Heather Dubrow (née Heather Paige Kent) is an actress, author, singer, entrepreneur, mom, and wife. Heather is a veteran of scripted television and you may also recognize her from five seasons of The Real Housewives of Orange County, where she was the Champs-drinking brunette in a sea of blondes. She’s an accomplished host with credits ranging from newsrooms to talk shows. Heather’s top rated podcast, “Heather Dubrow’s World,” has amassed a huge following with over 100.5 MILLION downloads!  She is also well-known internationally for her sense of design and fashion, as evidenced by her multi-million viewed YouTube channel, “Heather’s Closet.” Heather is married to world-renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. Terry Dubrow, star of E!'s hit TV series “Botched.” Together, the Dubrows have authored three books, including “Dr. and Mrs. Guinea Pig Present ‘The Only Guide You'll Ever Need to the Best Anti-Aging Treatments,’" “The Dubrow Diet,” and their latest book, “The Dubrow Keto Fusion Diet”. Terry and Heather also have a top-selling skin care and supplement line called Consult Beaute and Health. They have four children together and live in Newport Beach, California
6/14/202154 minutes, 51 seconds
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24. Make a Business Plan That Brings Real Success

We Talk About: Understanding what a plan is The planning formula Course correcting Challenges as part of the journey   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Don’t let the lack of a plan hold you back from starting. So often, we get stuck in the planning stages before taking a single step towards our goal. It’s important to have a plan, yes – just be ready to throw that plan out the window the moment it doesn’t work. You have to walk forward with your imperfect plan, gather more information, revise, and execute on the new plan. The cycle just keeps going until you get to where you’re going.
6/9/202111 minutes, 46 seconds
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23. Better Understand Yourself & Others with Lisa Donovan of The Pattern

We Talk About: What The Pattern is Understanding yourself and others better Reading our charts Relaxing into who you are   Resources: The Pattern App Website: Instagram:@motherofpatterns Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Lisa Donovan discovered astrology while on a personal path of self-discovery. What she found led her to form The Pattern, an app known for providing “accurate as shit” astrological readings to help people better understand themselves and others. She joins the roundtable this week to talk about what astrology has done for her life, why she started the company, and what’s next for her.   Question Highlights:   What is The Pattern? What led you to starting your business? What is next for The Pattern?     Guest Bio: After the successful sale of her company, Maker Studios, to Disney in 2014, it appeared Lisa Donovan, Founder of The Pattern, was living the entrepreneurial dream. Behind the curtain, she was being confronted with everything she knew slipping away. In response, she started the long journey of self-discovery, which ultimately became the driving force behind creating The Pattern. Born from her personal experience - she focused all her efforts into building something that could help others feel seen, understood and supported during times of struggle as well as expansion. She returned home and passionately wrote every single passage for The Pattern from her childhood bedroom. A labor of love, Lisa has since spent the last six years developing a system that could make this type of information easily accessible to all.
6/8/202153 minutes, 27 seconds
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22. Alyssa Rosenheck on Finding the Courage to Be Creative

We Talk About: How Alyssa became a photographer Tapping into your creativity Finding balance online Being present for the process Having a successful routine   Resources: Read: “The New Southern Style” Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Alyssa Rosenheck is a true changemaker. She’s been recognized as a pioneering voice and successful disruptor by several major outlets. She’s a celebrated architectural and interior photographer, and the best-selling author of “The New Southern Style.” She’s also a stylist, speaker, and cancer survivor who, after her diagnosis, pivoted from a consuming corporate career into creative entrepreneurship and pioneered a new business model in the field of photography. Through her book and platform, The New Southern, Alyssa is turning messages into movements and providing a blueprint for others to tap into their creative power and community.   Question Highlights: Where did you start in your career, what did you learn as you went along, and where did you pivot? How did you build your creative career? How do you find a balance with social media? How have you applied the learnings from the past year to your life and business? What is your daily routine? What are some of your go-to wellness practices?   Guest Bio: Alyssa Rosenheck is an author, cancer survivor and celebrated architectural and interior photographer. On a national level, Alyssa has been recognized as a business leader, advocate and the voice of the new South in outlets like Forbes, The Washington Post, InStyle, and People magazine. Alyssa is helping individuals tap into their creative power and community with her new book, “The New Southern Style.” Readers get an all-access pass into the conversations and home tours of more than 30 creative entrepreneurs. With more than 47,000 words, Alyssa's mission with this project is to support the reader through life pivots, inspire creative courage, and encourage us all to be our own agents of change. Alyssa is amplifying the voices of the next generation of creatives and turning messages into movements.
6/7/202149 minutes, 24 seconds
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21. Starting a Startup with Meredith Quill, Founder of Becket & Quill

We Talk About: Being a blank slate Recognizing what you don’t know and aren’t good at The importance of being direct The stresses of running a business   Resources: Instagram: @meredithlquill Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: In this round table episode, we have a special guest: Co-Founder of Becket + Quill, Meredith Quill! She’s going to talk about what to expect when you’re starting a new business and all of the ways it’s different than you’d imagined. Find out why Alli decided to partner up with her, what she got wrong, and the importance of being open-minded.   Question Highlights:   What didn’t you know about starting a business? What was the biggest eye-opener when starting your business? What things keep you up at night?       Guest Bio: At the age of three, Meredith wore her mother’s engagement ring to preschool and told the teachers that she had gotten married. This was the start of a lifelong passion for jewelry. As a teenager, she started making her own pieces, learning how to solder and set stones using a variety of metals.   After actually getting married and having three kids, Meredith saw a hole in the marketplace for reasonably priced, beautiful jewelry. She started beading bracelets and necklaces for her family and friends and, through word of mouth, the business quickly took off.  Her line of affordable, classic pieces could be seen on celebrities like Busy Philipps and, also, on regular moms like herself!    She recently joined forces with Dry Bar founder and entrepreneur, Alli Webb, to form Becket + Quill: an affordable, luxurious brand of jewelry that brings a little sparkle to everyone.
6/2/202126 minutes, 40 seconds
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20. How to Handle When Friends Aren't Showing up for You & Your Business

We Talk About: Setting clear expectations Communicating your priorities Making calls over texts   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: In every aspect of our lives, we have expectations of certain people: Ourselves, our partners, our kids, our family, and our friends. But expectations can be harmful, especially with friends. When you’re starting a business, it can feel like we expect those close to us to show up and care as much about the business and what we’re doing as we do. Of course, you want the people in your life to do so, but the communication that unlocks this kind of participation and support is all on you. It’s up to you to let them know how much it means to you.
6/1/20219 minutes, 18 seconds
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19. Overcoming Doubts & Doubters with Kara Goldin, Founder & CEO of Hint

We Talk About: The inspiration behind her business Managing your expectations as an entrepreneur Meeting customers where they are Finding win-win partnerships The insecurities around hiring   Resources: Instagram: @karagoldin Read: “Undaunted” Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Kara Goldin is an inspiration. In her new book, “Undaunted,” she gives people the courage to own their dreams and move past their fears. After cooking up a massive beverage business in her kitchen, Kara was called “fearless” and “unstoppable” by those around her—even though she felt far from it on the inside. She shares the stories of her own doubts and fears, the challenges she faced along the way, and how she overcame them. Her advice in short: be undaunted.   Question Highlights: Can you tell people about where you were and how you got the idea for Hint? How did you handle expectations in the early days? What are the universal lessons you learned as you went on your path? What’s something you wish more people asked you?   Guest Bio: Kara Goldin is the Founder and CEO of Hint, Inc., best known for its award-winning Hint water, the leading unsweetened, flavored water. She has received numerous accolades, including being named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Northern California and one of InStyle’s 2019 Badass 50. Previously, Kara was VP of Shopping Partnerships at America Online. She hosts the podcast “The Kara Goldin Show.” Her first book, “Undaunted: Overcoming Doubts and Doubters,” was released in October 2020 and is now a WSJ and Amazon bestseller. Kara lives in the Bay Area with her family.
5/31/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 50 seconds
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18. Advice We Wish We Could Go Back & Tell Ourselves

We Talk About: Highlights/lowlights Figuring it out as you go Making the time to network Finding your voice Believing in yourself   Resources: Follow Alli: @alliwebb Follow Lori: @loriharder Follow Brittany: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Do you ever wish you could go back in time and give yourself advice knowing what you know today? Don’t we all! Barring the invention of time travel (which we’re still holding out hope for), the next best thing is giving that advice to people who are in a position to learn from it. We’re going to weigh in on what advice we’d give ourselves twenty years ago and then more recently, maybe three to five years ago.
5/26/202129 minutes, 4 seconds
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17. Mindset is Your Superpower

We Talk About: Why mindset is so powerful Control what you can and ignore what you can’t Adopting an abundance mindset Fighting perfectionism A mindset-priming morning routine Seeking professional help   Resources: Instagram: @girlfriendsandbusiness Instagram: @britdrisc   Show Notes: Our mindset is truly powerful. It offers so much control over how we respond to our situations. When you have your mindset in check, circumstances that once caused crippling shame or anxiety can instead become powerful moments of learning and opportunity. If you embrace these three principles, you can shift your mindset for the better.
5/25/20218 minutes, 37 seconds
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16. Learning to Believe in Yourself, with Jamie Kern Lima

We Talk About: How hard work sometimes looks like luck Drowning self-doubt Trusting yourself Doing big things   Resources: Instagram: @JamieKernLima   Show Notes: Jamie Kern Lima is a force to be reckoned with. You may know her as the founder of IT Cosmetics, one the biggest and most successful makeup brands out there. More recently, she released the new book “Believe IT: How to Go From Underestimated to Unstoppable.” She talks about her personal struggles, how she got where she is, and how she’s relied on faith and belief when things get hard. She’s a phenomenal woman with a phenomenal story. Question Highlights: How did you start IT Cosmetics? What do you say to women who don’t trust their gut? Guest Bio: Jamie Kern Lima is a best-selling author and Founder of IT Cosmetics, a company she started in her living room and grew to the largest luxury makeup brand in the country. She sold the company to L’Oréal in a billion-dollar deal and became the first female CEO of a brand in its 100+ year history. Her remarkable authenticity, love of her customers, and conviction eventually landed her on the Forbes America’s Richest Self-Made Women list. She’s the author of the new book “Believe IT: How to Go From Underestimated to Unstoppable,” an instant New York Times, USA Today, #1 Wall Street Journal, #1 Amazon, #1 Publisher’s Weekly, and #1 Barnes & Noble best-seller. She’s a mother of two and an active investor, speaker, and thought-leader with passion for inspiring and elevating women. An active philanthropist, who has donated over $40 million in product and funds to help women face the effects of cancer with confidence, she’s also donating 100% of her author proceeds from “Believe IT” to Feeding America and Together Rising.
5/24/202142 minutes, 21 seconds
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15. Is Hustle Required for Success?

We Talk About: Highlights/lowlights The importance of hustle Leaning into feminine energy Recognizing burnout Taking consistent action Working smarter, not harder Talking to yourself   Resources: Instagram: @thefeelgoodco Show Notes: Let’s talk about hustle. There’s so much talk about taking the “feminine” approach to business — not going as hard or giving yourself grace. But with so many entrepreneurs hustling to get where they are, is it misleading to tell all these up-and-coming entrepreneurs to not overwork? There’s a couple of problems with this assumption, not the least of which is assuming hustle is a masculine trait. We’re going to hash it all out and lay on the table what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur without burning yourself out.
5/19/202136 minutes, 41 seconds
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14. A Simple, Massive Growth Hack That Works

We Talk About: The PINCH tool The 80/20 Rule Why it’s important to do the hard things first   Resources: Follow Lori on Instagram: @loriharder Show Notes: What if there was one simple tool that could drastically change your life, improve how you feel about yourself, and completely transform your business? This really basic technique is completely rocking our worlds right now. If you’re feeling stuck or feeling like you’re not getting any momentum in your business, doing this one thing for one month will completely change your life. Let’s talk about how PINCH (Post-It Note Computer Hack) can turn everything around for you!  
5/18/202114 minutes, 23 seconds
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13. Building a Values-Focused Brand, with Lesley Thornton, Founder of Klur

We Talk About: Starting with a vision Bootstrapping a business Building a network early Making face-to-face connections The power of saying “no” Delegating your weaknesses   Resources: Instagram: Instagram: @luvlesley   Show Notes: When Lesley Thornton set out to found Klur, she wanted to create something that she had never seen before. The standards that she expected just didn’t exist in other businesses. Fed up with not feeling represented in her industry, she created a passion-driven skincare line with a purpose. Lesley’s goal with Klur is to carve a space for people of color in the clean beauty industry and show that the community has value.   Question Highlights: What drove you to start Klur? What’s the meaning behind the name? What have you learned from bootstrapping without startup support? What products were you focused on in the beginning? How do your customers find what’s right for them? What’s your go-to skincare routine? What are some time-saving hacks that make you feel more productive? How does your team collaboration work? What’s on the horizon for you?   Guest Bio: Lesley Thornton is the founder of Klur, a purpose-driven, eco-inclusive, botanical skincare line. Before founding Klur, Lesley made her way across the full spectrum of the beauty industry, beginning at Estée Lauder as a beauty trainer. She then transitioned to working as a freelance makeup artist, specializing in editorial and advertising. From there, Thornton was cast as an on-air beauty expert for the TLC network. After a decade in the beauty industry, she realized that there was little-to-no representation for people of color in the clean beauty space.   In 2010, she obtained her esthetician’s license and started her own, private practice. After years in the industry, she remained equally frustrated by the harmful, but hard-working, conventional beauty products, not to mention the lack of rigorous R&D and science behind green beauty products.  She realized that the real issue lay in the lack of consideration for facts and data, prioritization of eurocentric beauty, and absence of education available to most consumers, so she quietly built Klur from top to bottom. Relying on her own relentless desire, she was able to create responsible products that deliver consistent results through elegant and luxurious formulations, despite having no team and no funding. Klur is a skin-wellness brand, cultivated to reflect the values of clean, ethical, and inclusive beauty. Based in Los Angeles, Klur integrates the principles of high-performance technology and botanical sciences to create the most efficient, effective, and eco-conscious line imaginable.  Klur’s formulas are made by implementing low-impact practices, advanced green chemistry, and compositions of 100% biodegradable ingredients, as well as bio-identical and lab-derived materials, when necessary to advocate for the preservation of the natural environment.  Klur passionately (and sustainably) manufactures their entire range of goods in the United States. Their careful attitude resonates greatly with their eco-conscious customers, thanks to their decision to choose every component of their product-offerings with significant thought toward post-consumer, recycled, and biodegradable materials. 
5/17/202148 minutes, 31 seconds
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12. The Fears That Hold Us Back & How to Overcome Them

We Talk About: Wins and challenges Fear of the unknown Fear of what others think What you learn from failure   Show Notes: When it comes to achieving your dreams, fear can be the biggest obstacle in your way. Fear of the unknown, fear of failure, fear of what others might think of you. If you didn’t let fear dictate your decisions, you’d already be out there, achieving your goals. The best way to take control is through direct action. Feel the fear, but do what you want to do in spite of it. Once you come to terms with the worst possible outcome, you’ll probably realize that it’s not actually that big of a deal. Then, you’ll realize that what’s really scary is never setting out to do what you’re meant to do.
5/12/202140 minutes, 14 seconds
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11. Follow What You Love Despite the Fear

We Talk About: The things that scare us Going for what you want despite the fear Following your passion   Show Notes: Sadly, the things that scare us most are also often our biggest opportunities. It’s easy to sit in our comfort zone where things feel safe and unchallenging, but if you’re not excited to get out of bed in the morning, then it’s time to throw away your fears and pursue your passions.
5/11/20217 minutes, 22 seconds
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10. How to Create an Obsession-Worthy Brand with Ronne Brown, Founder of Girl CEO

We Talk About: Being yourself Making room for authentic relationships How codependency leads to entitlement Creating viral content What makes an obsession-worthy brand   Resources: Instagram: @ronnebrown Instagram: @girlceoinc Instagram: @shopherlistic   Show Notes: Ronne Brown is so herself in everything that she does, and that creates a magnetic attraction around her. By being unapologetically Ronne Brown, she inspires others to let go of the persona they’re trying to live into or the friend group that’s been holding them back. In this conversation, she shares the struggles she’s gone through as an entrepreneur, how she makes space for the relationships that matter most, and how to create a brand people are obsessed with.   Question Highlights:   What are you most grateful for right now? How do you make room for intentional relationships? What was the first thing you made a change in when you realized you were tolerating it? When you are at your best, what is it that you are doing? What makes an obsession-worthy brand? What are some of the struggles of launching a brand? What’s the scariest thing about being an entrepreneur, right now?     Guest Bio: Ronne Brown is a branding expert, professional speaker, author, mentor, wife and a mother of four. She’s the founder of Girl CEO and author of, “From Mopping Floors to Making Millions on Instagram.” She has made her mark internationally in the online and social media business with her revolutionizing branding techniques. She went from being a statistic to a success story and turned minimum wage income into a seven-figure salary within a few short years.  Now, Ronne is equipping women nationwide on how to be the CEO in their business, lives, and homes. Ronne Brown is one of social media's most influential entrepreneurs inspiring and teaching people around the world how to create six-figure incomes, become debt free, and live life on their own terms.
5/10/202155 minutes, 44 seconds
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9. Round Table: The Different Jobs That Led Them to Where They Are Now

We Talk About: Wins and challenges Not being afraid to change careers Asking for what you want The benefits of being curious   Resources: Read: "Start With Why" Show Notes: We’re all three of us entrepreneurs, but that doesn’t mean we were bootstrapping businesses out of school. We’ve each had our own career paths that led us to where we are today, many of them helping out in unexpected ways. We talk about all the jobs we’ve had before, what we learned from them, and how they help us as entrepreneurs today.
5/5/202132 minutes, 56 seconds
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8. Leaping From a Corporate Career to Entrepreneurship

We Talk About: Valuing the lessons you learn along the way Knowing your audience Having fun with your work Creating a product that makes people feel something Show Notes: Do you ever look around at your life and wonder, “How did I get here?” Whether good or bad, life has a way of taking us in some seriously unexpected directions. It’s important to examine where we’ve been and what we’ve learned, because in that experience, there are so many lessons that can get us to where we want to go next. Brit Driscoll is going to share the lessons she’s learned along her career path that helped her grow into the entrepreneur she is today.
5/4/202116 minutes, 32 seconds
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7. Building a Disruptive Business for & by Black Women, with Rebecca Allen

We Talk About: Inspiration behind Rebecca Allen, Inc. Struggles of raising money Pivoting quickly to meet demand Creating tools to help Black women shine   Resources: Instagram: @rebeccaallenny   Show Notes: You probably haven’t heard of Rebecca Allen… yet, but you’ll soon wonder why you haven’t seen her name come up sooner. In her time at Goldman Sachs, she noticed that all of the (white) women wore nude heels and she, as a Black woman, couldn’t find a similar look for her skin tone. Through that frustration came insight and she started a versatile nude shoe line for women of black and brown color. Now, she’s using that business as the springboard for other exciting ventures focused on supporting Black women and their needs.   Question Highlights: Where did you get your start in business? How did you fund your project? What are you working on next?   Guest Bio: Rebecca is the founder of Rebecca Allen, Inc. a new brand, making sophisticated solutions for women across categories. The brand is building a disruptive seller network where sellers earn commission by introducing customers to products that they love. It’s been featured in The Cut, Elle, R29, Essence, and Teen Vogue, among others and its products are worn by boss women all over the world. In a past life as an investment advisor, Rebecca searched for a brand that truly designed and produced with her in mind. The Rebecca Allen brand was born to hold Black and brown women at the heart of all decision-making and to support women to do their best work. A graduate of Columbia Business School and Williams College, Rebecca lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband Yosef Johnson, a toddler, and a cat.
5/3/202140 minutes, 12 seconds
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6. How 2020 Has Impacted Us & Our Businesses

We Talk About: Choosing your beliefs Letting your personal goals drive your business Things you’re tolerating in life   Show Notes: 2020 was a year for the record books. It has impacted every person, and every business, in different ways... especially emotionally. There’s no way to separate what happened last year from your business. You take it all with you, all of the stress, the overwhelm, the stir-craziness. We’ve all been trying to find our center and figure out the best way to keep moving forward.
4/28/202122 minutes, 23 seconds
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5. Overcoming Your Next Hurdle, with Emily Abbate

We Talk About: Emily’s body journey and finding what wellness means to her Focusing on nutrition and exercise Getting comfortable with your body Taking steps to get fit Building a path for yourself Emily’s daily routine Creating a healthy relationship with social media   Resources: Instagram: @emilyabbate Listen: Hurdle   Show Notes: Emily Abbate is an eternal optimist and total badass. She talks to CEOs, leaders, and inspiring people regularly on her podcast, Hurdle, inspired by her own hurdle moment. Somehow managing to be both superhuman and entirely approachable. Emily is a powerhouse in the fitness and body acceptance world and an important voice to listen to. Question Highlights:   What inspired you to change your life and what was the transformation experience like? What helped you navigate your path? What are some foundational steps women can take to get into better shape or continue to challenge themselves? What are some of the lessons you’ve learned while trying to build your freelance career? How do you structure your days and weeks? What is your relationship with social media?   Guest Bio: Emily Abbate is a journalist, wellness coach, and host of Hurdle, a wellness-focused podcast where she chats with everyone from elite athletes to top CEOs about their highest highs, toughest moments, and everything in between. On a mission to empower women everywhere to live healthier, happier lives, Emily also regularly contributes to big-name editorial brands including GQ, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, SHAPE, and more.
4/26/20211 hour, 1 minute, 31 seconds
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4. Boundaries Are the Key to Achieving Your Dreams

We Talk About: What happens when you have no boundaries The downside to always saying yes Finding a bigger problem to focus on   Show Notes: The idea of personal boundaries can stir up mixed feelings in people. Some think of it as merely making space for something big. Others have issues with their boundaries and have trouble setting and maintaining them. So, let’s talk about boundaries, what they are, what happens when you have none, and how to build healthy ones that support your life and relationships.
4/22/202116 minutes, 59 seconds
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3. The Joy Is In The Journey

We Talk About: Highlights/Lowlights The Lite Pink story Enjoying the process Having a vision for what your company stands for   Show Notes: When you’re a badass high achiever, it can feel strange when you reach your goals. Many of us strive for an outcome, but it isn’t what we built it up to be once we get there. Even when you have a great life, it can feel strange not to strive for that next level. That’s because the goal isn’t to hit some endpoint. The goal is to enjoy the journey you take to get there.
4/19/202121 minutes, 17 seconds
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2. Nothing Worth Having Is Easy

Alli Talks About: Starting a business is overwhelming Going through the hard parts Making time & space to solve problems Enjoying the journey   Show Notes: In the early days of starting a business, it can feel like there’s so much more that you don’t know than you do. If you’re in that phase, it’s okay. When you’re striving for what you want, things aren’t always going to go smoothly. But, nothing in life worth having is meant to be easy.
4/19/202110 minutes, 25 seconds
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1. Redefining & Achieving Wealth

We Talk About: The true definition of wealth Passion vs Purpose Becoming your best self Replacing your limiting beliefs Accepting your purpose   Resources: Instagram: @seekwisdompcw Listen: Redefining Wealth Read: "Redefine Wealth for Yourself"   Show Notes: After building a six-figure business only to lose it all during the 2008 recession, Patrice Washington felt like she had lost her way. She went on a journey of self-discovery and came out of it with a clearer understanding of her purpose and — more importantly — the true definition of wealth. In this conversation, we talk about redefining wealth, what that means, and how you can achieve it. Patrice is going to rock your world with relatable wisdom.   Question Highlights:   How did you begin talking about what it means to be wealthy? Let’s talk about passion versus purpose. How do we nurture our best selves? How does it manifest for you when you’re not taking care of yourself? How do you let go of expectations? What does it mean to accept your purpose? What does it look like to master the basics?   Guest Bio: In 2020, Success Magazine named Patrice Washington one of 12 Inspiring Black Voices in Personal Development. As an award-winning author, transformational speaker, hope-restoring coach and media personality, Patrice is committed to redefining the term “wealth” using its original meaning, “well-being.” Patrice got her start as your favorite personal finance expert, “America’s Money Maven,” but has since expanded her brand and mission to encourage women to chase purpose, not money, and uses her Certification in Financial Psychology to help the masses get beyond budgets and credit reports and dive into the heart of why we behave the way we do with money.  She encourages women to have “wealth” in all aspects of their lives by pursuing their purpose, being fulfilled, and earning more without ever chasing money. Through her teachings, Patrice empowers women to look at life through the lens of abundance and opportunity, instead of lack and scarcity. As host of The Redefining Wealth Podcast, Patrice has built a thriving international community of high-achieving women committed to creating a powerful life vision — in their careers, home, health, and personal finances. Featured on as one of "15 Inspiring Podcasts for Professionals of Every Stripe" and highlighted by, the Redefining Wealth Podcast boasts over 7 million downloads and counting!
4/19/202153 minutes, 11 seconds
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Trailer: Girlfriends & Business

Girlfriends & Business is for ambitious women who want to take their business, career, and life to the next level. Hosts Alli Webb, founder of Drybar, Lori Harder, founder of Lite Pink and Brittany Driscoll, founder of Squeeze are your new virtual business besties bringing you the conversations, mentorship and advice they wish they had while building their businesses.  They’re the girlfriends you’ve always wanted and they’re bringing you conversations and real world insights with other female entrepreneurs, founders and experts to help you grow and scale your business while balancing your life and relationships. Also available on a weekly basis - a roundtable chat between this powerhouse trio, who all have very unique and distinctive backgrounds ready to share their takeaways from their own experiences and ups and downs.  Get ready to laugh, cry, and be inspired while listening to real, approachable advice and authentic stories that will motivate you along your journey. They'll be that reassuring voice you need to remind you, you don't need to be an expert to start your own thing or get that raise! We got you and believe in you!
3/25/20211 minute, 29 seconds