Podcast: The Female Entrepreneur Show

Episode 17 - Standing Up for Women

How does standing up for women show up in your company's culture? In this episode, hear a story from Amanda Dixon, founder of Barney, about how her male colleague voiced support of women in a meeting and validated an intentional female-forward culture.


Episode 16 - Saying Yes to Opportunity

After speaking with Erica Brune, I came away with this thought: one should say yes to opportunities, even if they're scary ones. Erica did just that. She ventured on an entrepreneurial journey that was unlike most others, and it all started with saying yes to one scary opportunity after another.


Episode 15: How to Know a Client is a Fit

Leah Leaves, a fractional COO, knows that male marketing agency owners are her ideal client. Not female owners — males. In this insightful episode, Leah explains how she came to that conclusion and knows what makes an ideal client.


Episode 14 - Allotting Time for Important Work

Entrepreneurs are often pulled in a thousand directions. Add that to generational assumptions that women entrepreneurs will care for things at home, too. How do you have time left for anything important to you as a female entrepreneur? Listen to Wendy Ellin talk about how she helps women get organized and become empowered to say no to things that are not important.


Episode 13 - The New Generation of Female Entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs today are part of a movement that includes more businesses owned by women than ever before. And yet, only 4% of female-owned businesses earn more than $1 million in revenue. Hear Marcia O'Connor, founder of The O'Connor Group, explain why that is and how things will be changing in the future.


Episode 12 - How Coaches Help Us As Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are often on a path that's lonely. But it doesn't have to be, especially with the help of coaches. Kara Smith Brown, the owner of a marketing agency specializing in the supply chain industry, talks about the multiple coaches she's enlisted to help her and guide her in her entrepreneurial journey.


Episode 11 - Changing the Balance of Work-Life Harmony

Listen to this episode to learn what Kait LeDonne hopes that the pandemic did for big changes in work-life harmony. Have gender assumptions and responsibilities at work and home changed forever? Find out.


Episode 10 - Does Self-Care Have a Place in High-Growth Business?

When you're an entrepreneur, taking things slowly clashes with how business is typically done. But the frenetic pace of entrepreneurial life isn't always joyful, fun, or healthy. Listen to this episode and learn why slowing down might be exactly what you need to achieve greater success.


Episode 9: Choosing a Growth Mindset

Earlier in Heather Fritzsche's career, a previous manager told her she should never manage people. Now, she's an entrepreneur company with a high retention rate. Find out how she managed to overcome really tough feedback and prove everyone wrong.


Episode 8 - How Childhood Experiences Impact Leadership

When Sarah Gonnella was a child, something happened to her that would impact her for many years to come — including how she acts as a female leader. In this vulnerable and honest episode, listen how Sarah takes all that's good that can be gained from a bad experience and turns it into positive leadership.


Episode 7 - A Transition That Left Toxic Masculinity Behind

When Natalie Egan presented as a man, her HR tech company operated with a culture that leaned heavily on toxic masculinity. That all changed when she came out as a transgender woman. In this interview, Natalie talks with me about how she views culture and leadership as a transgender woman today.


Episode 6: Let It Go: Delegating and Elevating Yourself

Is there too much on your plate? Are you trying to do "all the things"? As female entrepreneurs, we often take on more than we need to and may even be subconsciously validated by being so busy. If this sounds like you, listen to this episode with Emily Morgan of Delegate Solutions.


Episode 5 - How Female Leaders Tend to Think

Ever wonder if female leaders run things differently? In this episode, we get a special insight into whether female leaders look at things differently or lead with a different mindset. Gain the unique vantage point from two Certified EOS Implementers who work with male and female entrepreneurs.


Episode 4 - Selling Differently

If you need help with sales, new sales ideas, or just want to look at sales differently, listen to this episode. Gain insights from former sales team leader turned marketing agency owner, Maggie Swift.


Episode 3 - Why Flexible Work is Always Possible

Has the pandemic opened the eyes of business leaders and shown companies that work doesn't have to always be 9-5? Or will things revert back to old expectations? This show's guest, Heather Steiger, thinks that flexible work and work looking differently should have always been a reality and is definitely here to stay. Listen to this refreshing episode.


Episode 2 - Going from Corporate Marketing to Owning a CMO Agency

Do you ever catch yourself dreaming of a totally new life and career? Maybe something that's similar to what you're doing now, but more on your own terms? That's exactly what Jennifer Zick did when she launched Authentic Brand, her fractional CMO agency. Listen to what Jennifer has learned along the way as she chartered her own journey toward entrepreneurship.


Episode 1 - A Preview of this Podcast

Ever dream of starting a podcast of your own? Not me. The idea for The Female Entrepreneur Show didn't come from a wish list or a bucket list. Instead, it stemmed from some research I did on podcasts for women-owned businesses. This episode covers the "why" behind this new podcast.


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