By Katie Eaker
Welcome to The Hustlenomics Podcast. A podcast all about inspiring female creative entrepreneurs, their stories, experiences and life lessons. Hear from top female entrepreneurs across the U.S. who are breaking the rules and doing things their way. Learn from their challenges, struggles, failures, and successes and get an inside look at their top tools and resources that helped them along the way.
111: How to Become an Empowered Leader & Achieve the Significance You Desire
Dr. Kimberly Hambrick is a leadership development and growth coach and trainer. She DESIGNS empowered leaders to achieve the significance they desire. Known as the BS Buster—she works to bust through their BS—belief systems—or bullshit swirl of negative thought and excuses with a proven system that minimizes risks and moves them forward. She owns Kimberly Hambrick Consulting and is an Executive Director with the John Maxwell team and serves on the President’s Advisory Committee. Kimberly has almost three decades of experience in corporate America, serving in leadership roles with a focus of coaching to achieve more.
March 05, 2021
110: Helping Women Find Confidence and Purpose Through Fitness That is Fun!
Carla "Frankie G" Mock-Gilfry is the owner of the Stiletto Gym™ and the creator of Polga™ (pole yoga) fitness systems and The Stiletto Gym Chair-letto Mobile Program. Carla is a yoga and fitness professional who performs & teaches in the US. She is the producer and choreographer of Polga (pole yoga) fitness videos for commercial sale. Carla is also a RYT (registered yoga teacher) with training through Yogafit as well as ACE and AFFA certified in Group Fitness Instruction. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a BA in Psychology, and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology. The Stiletto Gym’s mission is to educate, inspire, and empower women to be the most confident, happy, and “Sexy” versions of themselves through fitness, dance, and self-awareness.
February 26, 2021
109: How to Live Vicariously Through Yourself
Angela Marshall, is a motivational speaker, professional writer, columnist, bestseller author, creative consultant, ex-NFL wife and business owner of “In Other Words, By Stone.” Also known as “Author Stone,” Angela is an Augusta, Ga., native, entrepreneur and positive words powerhouse that utilizes her personal life experiences of struggle, strength, and success to captivate audiences and readers abroad. She speaks with positive purpose and passion to motivate others while encouraging them through challenges. She is also a community advocate, youth mentor and supporter.
February 12, 2021
108: How to Identify Gaps in the Market for Your Small Business
CEO and founder of Point Blank Safety Services and Blue Family Fund. Inc. Stacey Magovern went from outside salesperson to running a multi-million-dollar company overnight. The wife of a police officer Stacey’s passion for helping families of law enforcement became her business. She launched her company Point Blank Safety Services in 2012 with no way of knowing today her company would be one of the most successful traffic safety and security companies in Texas. She then used that success to pay it forward by founding a nonprofit, Blue Family Fund that provides scholarships for First Responder dependents and financial aid to families of injured or fallen law enforcement officers. Stacey is not just the CEO and founder of these businesses but is also a published author and motivational speaker.
January 08, 2021
107: How You Can Go From Complacent Corporate to Confident Entrepreneur
Marisa Bailey is the Founder and CEO of MPower Coaching based in Raleigh, NC. Ignited by her calling to empower others to leap into their purpose and fueled by her own life experiences- Marisa created MPower Coaching to help others create a life of “freedom to” instead of “freedom from” and build the life they desire. Marisa works with women who want to step away from corporate life and into entrepreneurship but aren’t sure where or how to start. She incorporates mindset and strategy into her coaching to help her clients build unshakable confidence in themselves. Marisa is a Certified Authentic Leadership Coach, EQ-I 2.0 certified, and a full believer in self.
January 08, 2021
106: How to Take Charge of Your Positioning So You Can Stand Out Even In a Crowded Market
Patty helps Coaches, Consultants, and Entrepreneurs/Solopreneurs achieve "Category of One" Status through the power of the P2P Framework™ She is an enthusiastic seasoned professional with a successful track record and expertise in business strategy, coaching, and consulting. She has worked with Fortune 50 and the SMB market to build a footprint online and offline. Patty's superpower is conducting business strategy sessions to help refine your positioning and help you find those "drill sites" of possibility for growth in your business. In this episode, Patty and I discuss how she helps people stand out in a category one status, transitioning from an employee mindset to a CEO mindset, and how to take charge of your positioning so you can stand out even in a crowded market.
November 20, 2020
105: Why Being Kind to Yourself Is Key to Entrepreneurial Success
Marla Goldberrg is an Energy Healer, Intuitive, Speaker, Teacher, International Best Selling Author, and Host of Guided Spirit Conversations podcast. In this episode, we discuss Marla's experience writing a book, her passion for energy healing, and why self-acceptance is key to entrepreneurial success.
November 13, 2020
104: Finding Your Thing: How to Discover What You Do Best & Own It
EB Sanders is a certified coach who’s worked in creative staffing and recruiting since 2007 and beyond wanting everyone to dig their gig, she believes you can (and should) design a career that fulfills you and gets you belting out Beyonce in the shower every morning. In this episode, EB and I chat about building confidence, how you know it's time to hire a coach, and how to find your “thing”.
November 06, 2020
103: Want A Successful Business? Build An Effective Strategy
Michelle Neujahr is the owner, founder, and lead consultant at nu•yar—a no-nonsense firm uniquely focused on business growth. Michelle works with small businesses and large, multimillion-dollar companies—primarily in the trades, finance, and professional services—to help them overcome challenges that may be holding them back. Having owned three businesses herself, Michelle knows that running and growing a business is not a straight, predictable path. It’s messy, often terrifying, and can cause a business owner enormous anxiety. So when she works with business owners and executive teams, her goal is always to develop an honest professional relationship built on trust. In that way, she can execute a plan that builds confidence, clarifies purpose, and propels action. In this episode, Michelle and I chat about the business side of the speaking industry, the importance of mentorship, and how to pivot and build your reputation in a new field.
October 30, 2020
102: Why Freelancers Should Outsource Their Weaknesses So They Can Focus on Their Business Strengths
Laura Briggs is a freelance writer and entrepreneur who threw out her entire business model at the end of 2015. She was sick of working on unfulfilling contracts and outsourcing her work to subcontractors – a process that seemed to add far more work and frustration. Instead of continuing down Burnout Boulevard, she fired half her clients and kicked off the new year with some commitments, one of which was to only work with clients and subcontractors who allowed her to grow my business the way she wanted to. In this episode, Laura and I talk about why and how she made a major pivot in her business, the importance of knowing when it’s time to outsource and how to go about the hiring process to find the perfect team member for your business.
October 23, 2020
101: Why It’s Important To Take Care of Your Mental Health as an Entrepreneur
Khara Croswaite Brindle is a professional speaker, author, and workshop facilitator with 9+ years working with at-risk teens and adults as a Medicaid Therapist. In this episode, Khara and I discuss the benefits of outsourcing, how to manage the imposter syndrome and how she supports entrepreneurs in overcoming perfectionism.
October 09, 2020
100: Publishing With Purpose: An Author’s Journey
In this episode, I chat with Lori Orlinsky about her journey as an author of award-winning children's books. Lori is a multi-award-winning children’s book author, freelance writer, and marketing director who lives in Chicago. Lori is the mother of two little ladies who are small but mighty. Lori is certified by the CDC in Bullying Prevention and Response Training and is an Ambassador for the National Bullying Prevention Center. At 5"1, she wishes her children’s picture book "Being Small (Isn’t So Bad After All)," was around when she was growing up. Lori's books are published by Mascot Books.
October 02, 2020
99: How to DIY PR to Land Strategic Press That Converts
In this episode, I sit down with Lexie Smith of The PR Bar. We chat about the importance of PR and building your online pretense, the dos, and don’ts of pitching, and the best tools to find PR opportunities in your field.
September 25, 2020
98: Resilient Healing After Trauma: From Surviving To Thriving
In this episode, I talk with Janine Wirth from Path to Healing Therapy & Coaching. Janine is on a mission to free women from the burden of unresolved trauma without spending years in therapy. We discuss why it’s so important to make self-care a priority, how unresolved trauma might be holding you back, and small things you can do every day to improve your self-awareness.
September 18, 2020
How To Become a Resilient Self-Leader By Overcoming Self-Judgement & Owning Your Story
n this week's episode on the Hustlenomics Podcast, I sit down with Kamini Wood, a certified Life Coach whose mission is to help people to quiet their inner critic, overcome self-judgment, own their story, set boundaries, and be unapologetically themselves. In this episode, we discuss how to build confidence, reduce the stress and anxiety surrounding the need to please, and create freedom from self-inflicted pressures!
September 11, 2020
96: Discovering The Inspiration & Power of Living On Purpose Through Scientific Hand Analysis
In this episode, I sit down with Jayne Sanders, the founder of The Purpose Whisperer. We discuss topics such as the unique challenges that come with pivoting in your career path, how Scientific Hand Analysis can help you increase your self-awareness, and how to step into your purpose so you can love your life and your work.
September 04, 2020
95: How To Reduce Overwhelm So You Can Achieve Freedom & Flexibility In Your Business
In this episode, Corrie and I chat about how to overcome overwhelm, how to double your business in a world where it feels impossible to balance our lives and our careers and the keys to achieve freedom and flexibility, in life and business.
July 17, 2020
94: How To Use Copywriting To Attract Your Dream Clients
In this episode, I chat with copywriting expert Rachel Allen all about how you can use words to grow your business and attract your dream clients!
June 26, 2020
93: How to Utilize Video to Make More Money & Be Known as an Expert in Your Niche
Emmy® Award winner, Patricia Kelikani shares how to be more comfortable in front of the camera, how to make incredible videos for your business on a budget, and where to use video to make the most impact.
June 19, 2020
92: Leveraging Your Unique Talents to Identify Your Individual Sales Voice, Build Your Leadership Skills & Approach Sales with Confidence.
In this episode, I chat with sales coach Misha Tamiko about how to identify your individual sales voice, how to find creative ways to bring in leads, and how to approach sales with confidence no matter your experience level.
June 12, 2020
91: Tapping Into Your Inner Voice to Unlock Your Unlimited Creative Potential
In this episode, Erin and I chat about how an unexpected life change opened her up to starting her own business, how connecting with her inner voice empowered her in life and business as well as how you can listen to your own inner voice to lead you to your next genius idea.
May 29, 2020
90: How to Achieve Your Goals By Shifting Into a State of Internal Success
In this episode, Brook and I chat about how to achieve their goals by shifting into a state of internal success and how she focuses on guiding millennials on the topics of mindset reprogramming, emotional strength building, spiritual alignment, and wellness planning.
May 22, 2020
89: Processes, Procedures & Pricing: How To Mindfully Scale Your Business and Make More Money
In this episode, Michelle and I chat about how you can set up processes and systems in your business that will save you time and money, why hourly pricing doesn't work for all creative businesses, and why it's so important to set boundaries in business.
May 15, 2020
88: Manifesting, The Law of Attraction & Positively Redefining Hustle
In this episode, Dani and I chat about the law of attraction, how to redefine hustle in a positive way, and how to take care of yourself as a business owner!
May 08, 2020
87: How to Embrace Resilient Leadership During Uncertain Times
In this episode, Dr. Taryn Stejskal and I talk about the importance of resilience, why vulnerability is the cornerstone of authentic leadership, and how we can move forward during these uncertain times.
May 01, 2020
86: How Kelly DiNardo Uses Writing & Yoga to Help Others Live With More Purpose & Joy
In episode 86, Kelly and I chat about managing multiple businesses, how to craft the perfect pitch to get your work published, and how to become a successful freelancer!
May 01, 2020
85: How to Pitch to Podcasts, Ace Your Interviews and Leverage the Results
Kelly is the CEO of The Talent Squad: a podcast booking and publicity agency and has spent almost two decades working in media as a talent agent, radio host, podcast producer, and celebrity interviewer. In this episode, we chat about how to pitch to podcasts, nail your interviews and really leverage the results to grow your business!
April 17, 2020
84: How Leaders Can Maximize Trust and Minimize Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In this episode, I talk with Tamara Houston about the importance of leadership during uncertain and stressful times. She shares practical and actionable tips on how to manage stress and anxiety and different resources for prioritizing your mental health during and after the pandemic.
April 10, 2020
83: Creating a Highly Profitable Business That You Love While Working 2 Hours a Day
In this episode, Kat and I talk about her journey to finding her passion, how to build a successful business while still being a mom first and how to hone in on the skills you have that will bring in the most profits.
March 27, 2020
82: Reclaiming Your Financial Power to Create a Wealthy, Abundant Life
In this episode, we chat about ways to increase your profitability, how you can automate tasks to free up your time and how to adjust your money mindset.
March 20, 2020
81: The Art of Storytelling for Impact and Influence
After more than 20 years producing award-winning stories for ESPN, HBO, CBS News, Weekend Today and the Olympics, Valerie Gordon now helps audiences and clients discover the power in their own story and the Art of Storytelling for Impact and Influence. In this episode, we chat about how to use storytelling to really make an impact, the power of collaboration, and why you should share your story (even if you think you think you don’t have anything “interesting” to share!)
March 13, 2020
80: How this Digital Nomad Travels The World While Growing & Monetizing Multiple Successful Blogs
After getting an MBA and then getting licensed as a CPA, Lauren left it all behind to “start a blog.” Three years later, she now runs two successful blogs full-time, and this allows her the freedom to work whenever and from wherever she wants! In the last year, she’s been to 5 continents and 23 countries — and counting… In this episode, Lauren and I chat about what it's like building a blog from the ground up, what life is like as a digital nomad and the platforms to help you grow your audience
March 06, 2020
79: Learning How to Clarify Your Message & Business Model to Grow Your Business
In this episode, we talk about how to clarify your message, building a trust funnel and different ways to “show up” in your business, and Dolores’ experience being a TEDX speaker!
February 28, 2020
77: The Legal Side of Your Business & How to Best Protect It
Ingrid is a former corporate lawyer turned small business founder. After a number of years spent working her way through courts, law firms and in-house roles, Ingrid decided she wanted to work more directly with her clients and assist those who didn’t have access to the legal advice they needed. She now works with small business owners and start-ups to ensure their companies are legally compliant. Ingrid takes the stress out of drafting legal documents and contracts and makes the law simple.
February 21, 2020
76: How To Use Technology To Create a Digital Strategy
Katrina is an award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, and mentor specializing in communications, technology, and digital strategy. She is a social impact entrepreneur, and she likes to work on large-scale communications projects that make the world a better place.
February 14, 2020
75: Marketing & Mindset
Kathryn Binkley is a Business Strategist & Coach and the founder of Alyght Business Coaching. Her passion is working to empower entrepreneurs like you to scale online businesses from $100k to $1m+. After building a successful career in marketing/business consulting for nearly a decade, she launched her very own dream business. She was able to use her experience growing businesses and her passion to help entrepreneurs reach their true potential.
February 07, 2020
74: Helping Women Manage Emotional Eating Through Compassion, Self-care & Love
Kristin's mission is to provide guidance, structure, motivation, and support to women who want to be their healthiest selves and discover their own personalized path to lasting weight loss success.
January 31, 2020
73: How To Grow Your Business By Harnessing The Power Of Storytelling
Partnering with corporations, Valerie helps bridge the talent gap, encouraging executives to lead with authenticity and empowering women to not only take a seat at the table but to impact the agenda.
January 24, 2020
72: The Stay at Home Mom's Guide to Working That Side Hustle
Since beginning her journey in the world of freelance 2 1/2 years ago, Annie has had so many friends and family members (mostly moms!) come to her and ask for advice on how to make extra money while staying home with their babies, which is inspired her to create Side Hustle Mom.
January 17, 2020
71: Facebook Advertising Strategy To Grow Your Brand & Convert More Clicks Into Clients
Jaymie is a marketing & Facebook AD strategist passionate about helping high-performing entrepreneurs like you grow your impact online. In this episode, we chat about Facebook Advertising Strategy To Grow Your Brand & Convert More Clicks Into Clients!
January 14, 2020
70: Practical Tips For Creative Brainstorming & Project Planning
Carrie Anton worked as a full-time author and editor for American Girl Publications’ Advice & Activity line from 2005 through 2013, during which time she wrote multiple contemporary nonfiction books for 8-to-12-year-old girls. Anton left the cube life in 2013 to grow Wonder: An Idea Studio while girl-bossing as a freelance writer. In this episode, we chat about brainstorming techniques, unlikely ways to connect with other business owners and how to cultivate an empowering company culture.
January 03, 2020
69: Sharing Extraordinary Stories From Everyday People
Carolyn is the host of the Beyond 6 Seconds podcast. The Beyond 6 Seconds is a society & culture podcast that goes beyond the six seconds we typically take to make a first impression by featuring the extraordinary stories of everyday people.
December 27, 2019
68: Writing, Publishing & Making a Living With Your Writing
Multi-genre writer, Jodi T. Morse pens both a variety of fiction and nonfiction. She’s written prize-winning flash, contributes to numerous blog sites, boasts over a dozen magazine articles to her name and has published poetry. Jody’s also an editorial assistant, publishing house office manager, and a professional beta reader. Jody wears many hats at Bountiful Balcony Books, including but not limited to writing, editing, formatting, cover design, and virtual assistance work.
December 06, 2019
67: Jewelry That's Both Artfully Made & Aligned With Your Values
In episode 67, Stephanie and I chat all about the fascinating process of metalsmithing and jewelry making, how to keep your values at the forefront of your business mission and how putting yourself out there as an introverted entrepreneur can not only help grow your business but can help you grow as a person!
November 22, 2019
66: Cultivating a Culture That Grows High-Potential Employees & Builds Strong Leaders In Your Organization
As a certified professional in Talent Development through the Association for Talent Development, Andrea’s unique approach to hiring, training, and engaging employees makes it easy and affordable for businesses to increase their performance. She provides in-person and virtual programs.
November 15, 2019
65: Learning How To Build Trust, Set Boundaries & Expectations and Finding Clarity On Your “Why”
Michelle is the founder of RCL Life Coaching, where she gives women a simple, no-fluff way to get their products and services more exposure, and take their business from OK to GREAT! In this episode, we chat about how you can learn to build trust with your clients, how to set boundaries & expectations and how to Find clarity on your “Why”.
November 08, 2019
64: Learning That It's Never Too Late To Follow Your Dreams With Portrait Photographer June K. Collins
June is a Fine Art Photographer that specializes in intimate and whimsical portraits of children and pets. In this episode, we chat about how she transitioned from a career in law enforcement to becoming a full-time photographer, how her children and pets inspire her work, and how she is completely self-taught. We also get a glimpse into her process and how she creates her magical and stunning images that are truly works of art.
November 01, 2019
63: The Lifestyle Edit – Start-Up Support For Women, By Women
In episode 63, Naomi and I chat about everything from how you can stat building a community, avoiding burnout, how to use social media for good and how to cultivate your hobbies outside of work!
October 04, 2019
62: SEO Essentials You Need For Optimizing Your Website
Clemence Coleman is the founder of ClemSEO, a top SEO agency specializing in onpage and offpage optimization for creatives and other small business owners.
September 27, 2019
61: Connecting The Dots Between Your Judgement, Your Values, And Your Behavior
Sophie Coulthard first took the Judgement Index in 2008 & was immediately fascinated with the depth & accuracy of the information it provided, & how it could be applied to so many different types of businesses. In fact, the JI determined the next seven years of her career; She decided to pursue a path in sales after finding she had a lot of attributes associated with a successful salesperson.
September 20, 2019
60: Learning To Say “Yes” To Yourself and Live Within Your Purpose
Rika is the owner of Lavish Touch Photos, a photography agency that specializes in Weddings, Events and Lifestyle photos. She is from Detroit, MI but recently moved to northern FL to pursue her dream of expanding the Lavish Touch Photos brand. She has had her photos featured in local magazines like Detroit Ambassador and Voyage ATL, in addition to national publications like Essence online magazine and The Knot. Rika recently won 2019 The Knot Best of Wedding for her wedding photography.
September 13, 2019
59: Supporting Women-Owned Businesses Through The Power of Small Gestures
In this episode, I chat with Meg Wheeler, the co-founder of One For Women. One for women is all about using your spending power to support women. their gift sets and their market features awesome home goods, stationery, accessories and more. All of their products come from women makers and every purchase supports a non-profit organization that helps women and girls.
September 06, 2019
58: From Freelance To Full Time With Miranda Marshall
In episode 58, I chat with Miranda Marshal, the founder of Occipital Media. In this episode, we talk about how to overcome being intimidated by the online world and social media and how to harness it as a tool, the myth that is “work/life balance”, how, as business owners we can be both emotional AND professional, how to gracefully quit a job you like when you’re ready to go out on your own and more.
August 30, 2019
57: How Mia Francis-Poulin is Sharing Her Story To Empower Female Entrepreneurs & Special Needs Moms
Mia Francis-Poulin is a boy mom, advocate, and content marketing geek. Having worked in digital marketing for the last near decade, she became a corporate dropout when she left her 9 to 5 to launch R + A Creative Co., a boutique digital marketing agency for busy female entrepreneurs. She's the host of the Mama, Build Your Empire podcast, which is dedicated to mom bosses who are growing their business while raising their kids with special needs.
August 09, 2019
56: Inside The World of Podcasting
In this episode, Ruth and I talk about pivoting in your business, why podcasting is such a powerful way to communicate with your audience and how to create a team that will get you the best results.
August 02, 2019
55: How To Use Social Media As a Tool For Your Business Instead of It Using You
Since social media came onto the scene, businesses have been trying to figure out the best way to utilize it to increase brand awareness and sales. That's where Anna comes in. Her goal is to show entrepreneurs how they can use social media as a tool that actually helps them drive sales instead of just giving them a headache.
July 26, 2019
54: Combining Work & Motherhood with Mommy Blogger, Jenna Ricciardi
As I mentioned, each story is different and fascinating in it's own way. In today's episode, I chat with mommy & lifestyle blogger Jenna Ricciardi, who is paving her own way to success while raising two beautiful daughters. I really loved Jenna's down to earth approach to blogging as well as her obvious passion for learning and growing as a business owner. Don't forget to head over to her blog at www.glizandglamom.com!
July 19, 2019
53:Finding the Harmony Between Passion, Purpose, and Profit
While most college students are crafting their resumes, applying for jobs and stressing about the unknown of post grad life, Samantha is busy growing her business that she started at just 16 years old. Not many 21 year olds know what they want to do with their life but Samantha has always been focused on being an entrepreneur with astounding clarity and purpose. I love hearing about young women starting their own business because I didn't have enough of those stories in my life when I was that age.
July 12, 2019
52: Capturing Important Family Memories Through Photography
Whitney Robbins is in the business of preserving and capturing important milestones and memories in her client's lives. In this episode, Whitney and I chat all about how to shift your mindset to increase your profitability, how to deal with people who don’t take you seriously as a business owner as well as her stress-free approach to social media.
July 05, 2019
51: How to Become a Digital Nomad and Run a Successful Business While Traveling the World
Coming from a family of female entrepreneurs, To Michelle, starting her own business felt like a natural path. The Summer before her senior year of college, she started my freelance graphic design business and never looked back. Michelle has also been a “digital nomad” working from cities all over the world since July 2017. In this episode, we chat all about what it's really like working on the go, how to create an effective brand strategy and much more!
June 28, 2019
50: How Katelyn McCullough Filled A Major Gap In The Beauty Business
Elwynn and Cass is a beauty concierge business that helps connect you with the perfect beauty professionals for any event for a birthday party to a wedding. From their own experience hiring beauty professionals, they noticed a gap in the industry when it came to really matching the right professionals with the right clients. That’s where they stepped in and created a service that makes the process of hiring someone smooth, stress free and personalized.
June 21, 2019
49: Mastering The Art Of Visual Storytelling
Kimberly Espinel, the creator behind The Little Plantation is all about making plant-based food sexy. If you don’t think that is possible then you haven’t seen Kimberly work yet. Not only does Kimberly share delicious and nutritious recipes, but she also makes it all look absolutely stunning. Her moody, rich tones paired with her expertly styled settings makes you want to dive into her photos and take a bite.
June 14, 2019
48: Building A Business As A Multi-Passionate Entrepreneur
For Amie Colosa, what started as a career in traditional graphic & print design, turned into a love for designing for the web. That evolved even further as Amie became just as excited about coding the end result as she was designing it. Amie helps individuals and companies best express themselves through creative design, development, and strategy. In other words, if you need someone to speak the language of the web She’s your girl.
June 03, 2019
47: Learning How To Trust Your Gut, Embrace Inspired Action And Reconnect With Your Wisdom
WiseInside’s message is that we can rise from any circumstance, we can love ourselves and each other through it and we can shine brighter than we ever imagined. I learned so much from talking with Heather and I know you will not only learn a lot but will be inspired by her story as well.
May 24, 2019
46: How To Let Go Of Shoulds And Live By Your Musts
Ali Boone is a pilot, an aerospace engineer, a real estate investor, a rugby player, and a self-proclaimed BEACH BUM. When someone asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up…her answer was “happy!”. In my mind, Ali is the perfect example of the modern entrepreneur…she’s intelligent, extremely gutsy, she’s not afraid to take chances, and most of all, she’s determined to follow her own path and her own dreams instead of settling for what the world might tell her she “should” be doing.
May 17, 2019
45: Knowledge is Power: Why Knowledge Is the Most Valuable Resource You Have As A Business Owner
Linelle Moon is the founder of the Special Event Factory, which is Alpharetta's premier Floral & Event Decorating Team. From a young age, Linelle felt a passion for event planning, or as she called it "putting on a show". Her drive, sense of humor and down to earth attitude has helped her build a successful business in one of the most competitive wedding markets.
May 10, 2019
44: Not Your Average Event Planner: Rewriting The Rules Of Modern Event Planning
In this episode, Alyssa and I talk about everything from how she’s leveraging technology to take her business to the next level, why in a DIY culture we still need professionals and the roller coaster of emotions that is leaving your corporate job to go full time in your own business.
May 03, 2019
43: Inside The Life Of A Designer
Lauren is the owner, designer and creative entrepreneur behind L. Rae Design. After attending college for Fine Art and Communication Design, Lauren moved almost 500 miles south to the Outer Banks of North Carolina and quickly started her career as a project manager for a renowned underwater photographer. She honed her design, consulting and social media skills, regularly working with national and international companies and brands before moving to Upstate New York and going out on her own.
April 26, 2019
42: Scarlett Events & The Elegance Of Simplicity
For this episode, I was so excited to chat with Morgan Kelley, the owner of Scarlett Events in Atlanta, Ga. In this episode, we chat about how she balances both a service-based and product-based business, why she decided to outsource certain aspects of her business and why cultivating relationships with your vendors is so important to grow and build your business.
April 19, 2019
41: The Art Of Mindfulness
Marjolaine set up Yoga With Bow overnight and began her entrepreneurial journey, taking one big step at a time she lives in Germany, she’s launched an album on Spotify and is working on the second, has built a super minimalistic lifestyle and runs a beautiful mindfulness resource for creative women entrepreneurs and businesses to ignite their potential, spark their creativity and truly align their work with their purpose and gift.
April 16, 2019
40: Talking The Business Of Interior Design
Katherine Tlapa is an interior designer in Raleigh NC, and she is currently working on the innovative idea of 100% online interior design. After being in business for a few months, she realized she didn't feel fulfilled with doing "decorating" and wanted to dive deeper into it. Combing her love of digital marketing and social media, she decided to launch her blog, My Eclectic Grace.
April 05, 2019
39: Building a Badass Brand & Conquering Entrepreneurship
What I love about Mandi’s approach to marketing and branding is that there is no time for BS or wishy-washy behavior. She’s all about finding that authentic, raw core of who you are as a business owner and finding ways to share that in a real way with clients.
March 29, 2019
38: Spirituality, Intuition, and Entrepreneurship
I am so excited to share this interview with Bianca not only because I really admire her approach to business, but also her approach to life and how she can use her gifts to be of service to others. Her openness and generosity is truly an inspiration and she shares tons of great advice and insights that will be helpful to anyone, whether you’re a business owner or not. Don’t forget to check out her Etsy shop after the episode!
March 22, 2019
37: Key Strategies Every B2B Tech Marketer Needs To Know
Originally from Montreal and now living in London, Sara Carty recently launched her own marketing company after almost 10 years of working in tech startups. Being creative in a very technical environment isn’t always been easy and in this episode, Sara and I talk all about how those challenges have broadened her perception of what creativity really means.
March 15, 2019
36: How To Use Instagram The Right Way To Grow Your Business
In this episode, Victoria and I talk all about how you can sell on social media without being pushy, what you need to attention to when crafting your brand and much, much more!
March 08, 2019
35: Selfies To Selfless: Being A Mom Is Hard AF
The online parenting world is huge these days. When Andrea became a parent, she felt like she just couldn’t find any resources that spoke to her. She did notice, however, the pressure, judgment and guilt of the online parenting space. That’s when she knew that she wanted to make a change and create a better community for new moms. Selfies to Selfless is all about giving reliable and applicable information along with a dose of reality about what life is like being a new mom.
March 01, 2019
34: Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone
After an almost near death experience and after tragically losing a friend and coworker, Saleheh started to think about the purpose of her life and everything she was doing. That’s when she realized it was time for a change and that it was time to find that ambitious little girl that she had somehow lost in herself. So, how does someone go from an analytics and scientific background to being a life coach for big corporations? How do you jump into a field that you didn’t even know existed the year before
February 22, 2019
33: Balance College & A Business
For anyone out there who has been toying with the idea of starting a business but feels like they are too young or too inexperienced then here is you sign that that is only true if you believe it. You have unique gifts and experiences to bring to the table no matter your age and I am excited to see what Lindsay and all the other wonderfully ambitious young business owners out there do.
February 15, 2019
32: Embrace The Mirror: Vision of Abundance and a Stronger You
Today, Naomi is a Speaker, Trainer, and Coach, as well as an International Bestselling Author of the book, Embrace The Mirror. Her story is living proof that you can make a change at any time and create the life you have always wanted for yourself. Don’t forget to head over to embracethemirror.com and check out Naomi’s book as well as the awesome Facebook challenge that she mentions in the episode. I hope you enjoy!
February 08, 2019
31: Sharing Solace: Healing through Community & Compassion
I love hearing about people who want to change that and give others a way to connect both online and in person in real and authentic ways. Crystal Webster of Sharing Solace is doing just that, and her mission and generosity have been a beacon of light in the lives of those who are struggling. The careful thought that goes into each part of her business is so inspiring, and I am in awe of her courage to open her heart to others out there that need to hear her story and message.
February 01, 2019
30: Your Guide To Achieving Success Without The Stress
Courtney Elmer’s main passion in life (other than her hubby, adorable baby and dark chocolate) is helping busy mompreneurs go from scattered moms to super moms. Achieving success without the stress can seem impossible when you’re juggling a family, your personal life, your daily chores and tasks, and a business. However, Courtney mission is to help moms understand that they can have it all and do it in a way that won’t make them want to pull their hair out.
January 25, 2019
29: Keys To Mastering Your Social Media Marketing
For those of you out there who have been struggling with social media, agonizing over how many times to post, or just feel overwhelmed by the whole social media thing in general, this episode is for you. Louise drops some serious knowledge about how you can manage your social media in a more effective way that won’t make you want to throw your computer at the wall.
January 18, 2019
28: Womeneur: Helping Female Entrepreneurs Get Their Complete Business Sh*t Together
Sharon is the queen of seeing a problem and creating a successful business to solve that problem or fill a gap. She has a keen eye for understanding what people need, sometimes even before they know they need it. I had such a great time speaking with Sharon and she shared so much valuable information in this episode.
January 14, 2019
27: The Science Of Happiness and Living a Purpose Driven Life
I felt like this was the perfect episode to share as we all come back from the holidays and start a new year. This is a new beginning, a new start and a new chance for you to choose happiness and choose to thrive instead of just existing. I know this interview inspired me to make positive changes in my life and I encourage you to take to heart all the powerful insights and knowledge Carin so generously shared.
January 04, 2019
26: The Business of Beauty
Rewind to a couple years, ago less was a self proclaimed “lost 18 year old” who was bouncing around jobs, not sure what she wanted to do in life. When she started doing bridal hair and makeup, she was so moved by the look on the bride’s face when she saw herself for the first time and she loved being able to do something special for someone and make them feel beautiful on such a big day. That feeling stuck with her and she knew that this was her true calling.
December 14, 2018
25: Being a Millenial Boss and Getting Funding For Your Biz
I love the fact that there are millennials out there supporting and cheering each other on, despite that stereotypes and negative attitude millennials sometimes experience in the work place. You will absolutely want to take notes for this one because JaKarrea shares a lot of great information as well as some upcoming opportunities so I hope you enjoy our interview!
December 07, 2018
24: Making Life Sweet Again With Amanda Duttry
Inspired by her Grandmother’s love of cooking and their relationships built over baking delicious cookies and cakes, Amanda took a leap of faith last October and left her job in law enforcement to open her own bakery.
November 30, 2018
23: Styled To Sparkle
In this episode, Carlee and I talk all about using Pinterest for your business, the ins and out of being a full time blogger and how you can still have it all when you have champagne taste on a prosecco budget.
November 25, 2018
22: How To Harness Your Resourcefulness As An Entrepreneur
In this episode, Randi and I talk about some really important topics like transitioning into a new field, making the most of your resourcefulness as an entrepreneur and learning how to price yourself when you are first starting your business. Not only does Randi share some fascinating stories, she also shares actionable techniques that will help grow and scale your business.
November 17, 2018
21: Why Branding Matters According To A Celebrity Brand Strategist
Angelica Terrazas is a celebrity brand strategist who has worked with everyone from NBA Champions to Grammy Award Winning Artists like Michelle Williams from Destiny’s Child. A good brand can skyrocket your career and in turn, bad branding can ruin it. But what is branding anyway? Angelica answers that question and more in this episode and trust me, you will not want to miss all of great insights and advice she has to share.
November 02, 2018
20: Making Your Dreams A Reality
FAMILY. FREEDOM. HAPPINESS These are the three things Johanne Holman had on her vision board when she decided to take the leap and launch not one, but two business. In this episode, Johanne and I talk all about launching two very different business at the same time, how being a business owner has helped her on her journey to self love and how it’s never too late to make your dreams a reality. I can’t wait to she Johanne’s amazing story with you, and I know she will inspire you as much as she did me.
October 26, 2018
19: How To Travel The World And Run A Successful Business
Owning your own business can give you a whole new sense of freedom. It allows you to work from where you want, set you own hours and even travel the world if you want to. However, things are not always as glamorous as they might seem. When Abby moved after college, she quickly realized that the traditional 9 to 5 might not be an option for her. I am so excited to share Abby’s amazing story and how she is able to be her own boss and still travel and live in the most amazing places in the world.
October 19, 2018
18: Here To Hustle With She Hustles Inc.
Hannah knew after her second child that she was ready for more. More freedom, more creativity and more flexibility for her and her family. She Hustles Inc.’s mission statement is to stand together as a community of like minded women and mothers, who do in fact want it all! For those of you listening who believe we can be there for our children and families, and also hustle hard in our own businesses, this is the episode for you!
October 05, 2018
17: The Art Of Building A Community
The mission for Make + Do is simple: be authentic, work with your hands, make from your heart, welcome a stranger, give passionately and selflessly and create extra room at the table for one more. So I hope you are as inspired as I was by this episode and let me know what you think on Instagram or iTunes!
September 28, 2018
16: Balancing Tradition and Innovation with Jade Ladson
In this episode Jade pulled back the curtain and gave us a peek into the life and career of a successful event planner. We chat about everything from networking with her first client in line at the grocery store to starting an event planning business before social media. I know you won’t want to miss out on Jade’s 15 years of expertise, lessons, insights and inspiring stories.
September 21, 2018
15: Dealing In The Currency Of Happiness
It can be hard to remember to be kind and to go out of your way for others when you feel the weight of running a new business on your shoulders. However, Nicole McGiboney has built and structured her entire business around those small acts of kindness. In this episode, Nicole taught me just that and amazed me with her generosity, ability to not take life too seriously and her incredible drive to create a successful business that not only makes money but gives back as well.
September 13, 2018
14: From The Bronx To The Boardroom
Irene Tyndall knew from a young age that she was good at planning. After planning some events in college and getting a great job as a corporate planner, Irene was shocked when she was suddenly laid off. This turn of events could be seen as a set back but Irene bulled up her bootstraps and decided to follow her own dreams and start her own business.When you listen to Irene talk, you will pick up right away on her fighting spirit, passion and above all joy in what she does.
September 07, 2018
13: Pedal the ATL with Southern Pedaler
If you never thought you could combine a bike ride with sipping on your favorite drink with a travel exclusion and 15 of your best friends then you re missing out. Thankfully Rani Shetti and her husband did just that and they have found a whole new way to explore Atlanta. I was excited to hear about Rani’s experience running a brick and mortar operation as well as the unique perspective that comes with building a business that has competitors all over the world.
August 31, 2018
12: Empowering Women Through Photography With DJ Adams-Walker
In this episode, DJ and I talk all about the ins and outs of contracts, how empowering others is empowering yourself and of course, how she helps her clients embrace what they love about themselves AND what they might be insecure about in front of the camera. DJ has created a space where you can come and celebrate your strengths, find power and grace in your insecurities and just all around have a awesome time.
August 24, 2018
Minisode 4: Self Care For Entrepreneurs
I believe you can’t have a healthy business if you aren’t’ healthy yourself. I believe self-care is making sure your mind and your body is balanced and that you aren’t overworking yourself to the point of burnout. I’m here to shout from the rooftops that it IS possible to build your business while practicing self-care at the same time.
August 22, 2018
11: Marketing And Storytelling For Nonprofits
In this episode, Kristi and I talk all about how to work with non profits and how it might differ form working with a traditional corporate company. We also discuss tons of great advice on how to solidify your messaging and improve your marketing that is great for non profit and for profit companies. I was so inspired by Kristi’s giving spirit and knowledgeable insights into the marketing world and know you will be too!
August 17, 2018
10: Meet The Creative Folks
“It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.” – Napoleon Hill Tammy Huynh has taken this idea to heart when she created The Creative Folks. She has worked to create a resource center for creatives in the Atlanta area and is continuing to grow and pour into the community with the articles, reviews, blog posts and inspiration ideas. So I am thrilled to introduce you to The Creative Folks and how they are encouraging others to feed the hustle.
August 10, 2018
Minisode 3: How To Find A Creative Community
Being an entrepreneur can be lonely sometimes and having a creative community around you can not only help you feel less isolated but it can also help you learn and get better at your craft. If you are struggling with building or finding a creative community, then try these 5 tips and start to connecting with other like-minded individuals today.
August 03, 2018
9: How To Create A Life You Don't Want To Run Away From
In this episode, Farrah and I talk all about rediscovering your passions and going after your dreams to create a beautiful, fulfilling and meaningful life that she doesn’t want to run away from. Farrah has some seriously impactful insights and such a refreshing look on life and I promise you you will walk away from this episode feeling inspired.
July 27, 2018
Minisode 2: How To Get Out Of A Creative Rut
As creatives, we spend our time dreaming up big ideas. However, at some point, the creativity well will dry up and you will feel like you just have no good ideas or inspiration. I’ve been there and so has everyone else at some point in their journey. But you don’t have to stew in a creativity rut. There are plenty of ways you can push past that mental stiffness and get back into your productive groove. Check out these 7 ways you can break that creative rut.
July 25, 2018
8: Design Adventures With Lydia Kerr
From sailing around the world to launching her own business, Lydia is no stranger to adventure. In this episode we talk all about finding the type of client you want to work with, how done is better than perfect and how you can break a creative rut by consulting others outside your industry. You won't want to miss hearing about Lydia's inspiring journey and how she has taken risks to create a creative a life she loves.
July 20, 2018
7: How To Transform You Hobby Into Your Dream Job
Hannah started off viewing her photography as a hobby. She was in school, working other jobs and doing photography on the side as just something she enjoyed every now and then. Then one day her mindset shifted. She realized that this hobby was actually something that could turn into an actual job. In this episode Hannah and I talk all about how she went form side hustler to full time photographer and transformed her hobby into her dream job.
July 13, 2018
Minisode 1: Facebook ads vs. Google ads
Ever wonder about the difference between Facebook and Google ads? Before you decide which type of advertising is best for your business, learn how these different ads work and who will be seeing them.
July 09, 2018
6:How To Successfully Relocate Your Business and Begin Again
In this episode, Laura and I chat all about defining professionalism for youself as a business owner, setting boundaries your yourself and your clients and acclimating your self to your new "normal" when you start working in a new place. Not only is Laura down to earth and lovely to talk to, she is a great example of how to roll with the punches and not take life too seriously.
July 06, 2018
5: How To Make Art, Love What You Do and Still Pay the Bills
Raven Hill, the owner of The Botanical Studio, is a perfect example of a bad ass girl boss who has overcome fears, shyness and doubt and created a successful floral design business that continues to bloom. In this episode we talked about some of the lessons she learned that have helped her build her business and still love what she does every day.
June 29, 2018
4: How To Be A Mompreneur, Travel The World & Build The Business Of Your Dreams
Natalie Jackson of 4 Corners Photography went from getting paid with Starbucks cards to a 6 figure photography business in just a few years...and she started it all when her son was only three months old. How amazing right?! Natalie was so honest and generous in this episode and I know that the things she shares will resonate with a lot of people. To all those new moms out there trying to start a business and not go crazy at the same time...this one's for you.
June 22, 2018
3: Building an Authentic Business Filled With Purpose
Authenticity... it's a buzz word that has been thrown around a lot lately in the business world. But what does "being authentic" really mean? How do we show up authentically in our lives and in our business? These were just some of the ideas Bonnie Bakhtiari and I tackled in episode 3. We talked about ways you can find the true purpose behind your business and how you can live, work and grow more intentionally.
June 19, 2018
2: Practical First Steps To Taking Your Side Hustle Legit
Laura was the perfect person to talk with about that next step to taking your side hustle legit. She is a successful wedding photographer here in Georgia and has some awesome tips on how to move forward and make that side hustle a real life, money making, sustainable job.
June 19, 2018
1: How Online Communities Can Help Grow Your Business
In this episode I talked with Crystal Petersen of Crystal Petersen Design & Lettering. We talk about tons of important topics such as making the leap and starting your business after you graduate, feeling isolated when working from home and most importantly, how you can utilize online communities to grow your network and business. We also discussed some awesome marketing strategies that will help anyone starting out get on the right track.
June 19, 2018
Hustlenomics Podcast Intro
Welcome to The Hustlenomics Podcast. A podcast all about inspiring female creative entrepreneurs, their stories, experiences and life lessons. Hear from top female entrepreneurs across the U.S. who are breaking the rules and doing things their way. Learn from their challenges, struggles, failures, and successes and get an inside look at their top tools and resources that helped them along the way.
June 19, 2018