Women, Wine & Leadership

Women, Wine & Leadership

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Success strategists say you become like the five people you hang out with most. Join Donna Carlson, Human Capitalist & Life Strategy Coach, having a glass of wine with women like YOU talking about people strategies in business. We’re all about success strategies that move women to take the reins of their potential and catalyze something bigger than any of us can do alone through personal influence and thought leadership.


#57 Marie-Elizabeth Mali
Jan 22 • 27 min
We noticed each other at a trade show because we both had fabulous glasses. And we were both holding a glass of wine, so we were certain we would be friends. Marie-Elizabeth Mali is a #coachlikeme and she specializes in relationships. I can attest that…
#56 Workplace Strategies with Paula Martin talking about collaboration
Jan 15 • 28 min
Founder & Chief Creative Officer of the Matrix Management Institute, Paula K. Martin wants to bring joy back into work. What’s a matrix organization, you ask? Is your organization larger than 50 people? Do you need to align with your customers while…
#55 Cat Campbell helping women live debt free
Jan 7 • 25 min
Cat Campbell and I met at the DECA regional conference, where she and I were both judging our nation’s future leaders in business. During a break, we were shooting the breeze about kids going to college and she said something that stopped me in my tracks,…
54: Donna Carlson talking about five indicators you are in your sweet spot
Dec 26, 2019 • 20 min
A New Year’s message from me to you talking about the five indicators that you are in the flow, and your sweet spot going into this new decade. We’re gonna rock this!
52: Heather Langton, the profit queen
Dec 18, 2019 • 12 min
Heather Langton is a local business coach, specializing in helping small businesses increase their profits. For 15 years Heather owned and ran a construction company and now she’s sharing those years of knowledge with you. You can find her at…
51: Katelyn Swiatek and Savour Clothing
Dec 11, 2019 • 11 min
This business really excites me because I love a nice outfit, almost as much as I love to save money thrift shopping. My daughters are addicted to this too. We just can’t pay full price for anything. I think this is good stewardship, especially…
50: Brenda Sanchez and Life’s Real Currency
Dec 4, 2019 • 20 min
Brenda and I were speaking at the same event and I took two solid pages of notes on her information about building loyal customers. The most important lesson I’ve learned in building a business is to cultivate strong relationships with your warm market.…
49: Your Clear and Specific Purpose
Nov 22, 2019 • 15 min
We just finished a Life Strategy Retreat at The Garden of the Gods Resort in Colorado Springs. There’s too much to tell, so I’m going to just share a portion of one of our post-program coaching sessions on how to create a clear and specific purpose.…
48: Diane Lam on business success strategies
Nov 4, 2019 • 34 min
I met this superstar through Ellevate Network in Seattle. Now that my business is 2 1/2 years old, I can see the benefit of having a chief operating officer when I first started out. Diane brings a level of proficiency and professionalism to her work that…
47: Kristen Kramer and the Resiliency Warriors
Oct 25, 2019 • 16 min
Kristen Kramer and I met at The Center for Creative Leadership, where I was in sales and she was (and is) a superstar leadership development trainer. We bonded over the desire to see our youth more resilient in the wake of our community’s suicide…
46: Judy Mackey, co-owner of the Garden of the Gods Resort Wellness Club
Oct 18, 2019 • 10 min
Judy Mackey and her partner Brenda Smith are the reason why we have the Garden of the Gods Resort co-located with the Strata Integrative Wellness Center. She’s sharing in the podcast the motive for this joint venture and a bit of her personal story,…
45: with Rachel Sherburne-Mohney on how to ENLIVEN your life
Oct 14, 2019 • 33 min
If you have the words PTSD, miscarriage, or divorce in your life, you will be blessed by Rachel’s story about how to enliven your life. You can reach her at RachelSherburne.com
44: with Suzanne Faber on gut health and nutrition
Oct 14, 2019 • 22 min
Now many of you might look at the words gut health and nutrition and think, “I’m going to skip this one.” You’ll be cheating yourself if you do. Suzanne has a delightful sense of humor and she has come about her knowledge about health and nutrition…
43: LeAnna Tuff on the artist inside each of us
Oct 8, 2019 • 18 min
LeAnna Tuff is a masterful portrait artist with a studio at Cottonwood Center for the Arts in Colorado Springs. Not only does she create amazing portraits, she holds classes in her studio teaching people to bring out their own inner creativity. She will…
42: Tiffany Cox, awesome entreprenuer with Tiffany Cox Design
Oct 8, 2019 • 25 min
Tiffany is a one stop shop for entrepreneurs who know they need to outsource the parts of building a business that are outside their super powers. Tiffany and team provide everything from logos and branding packages to websites and email marketing. I see…
41: Eileen Ystheim, storyteller and life survivor
Oct 3, 2019 • 19 min
Second in our 360º Business Strategies series is about telling your story. Eileen Ystheim is an empowerment writer, life coach, and storyteller coach. She helps women embrace and accept their story so they may take steps to transform their lives and…
40: Andrea Enright kicking off 360 Business Strategies from The Boot Factor
Oct 2, 2019 • 35 min
Andrea and I met an event called extraordinary women and we just hit it off because we’re both extraordinary. Your superpower is helping other entrepreneurs build a solid business and we’re gonna talk about how in this inaugural episode of 360 business…
39: Samantha Sargent and the healing power of essential oils
Sep 27, 2019 • 19 min
Unbounded energy. That’s what I experienced the first time I met with Samantha Sargent. She is a fireball of interest and activity. In addition to running a business helping people find healing through essential oils, Samantha connects people through…
38: Julia Stewart with beYOUtiful and the Emotional Freedom Technique
Sep 26, 2019 • 15 min
Julia Stewart has joined our team of experts bringing emotional freedom to our Life Strategy Retreat. She shared her story on the podcast a few months ago and came back to talk about her Emotional Freedom Technique and how she uses Reike to help women…
37: Rebecca Hawkins on the Unforced Rhythms in Holy Yoga
Sep 25, 2019 • 24 min
Rebecca has been a friend for almost two years and just this year she got certified to teach yoga through the same organization that certified me 10 years ago. I love the theme of her yoga practice, which talks about the unforced rhythms of grace. I…
36: Dale Falini talks shame, vulnerability why she got certified in Brené Brown The Daring Way.
Sep 23, 2019 • 26 min
Dale is on the faculty for our life strategy retreat in November. She’ll be teaching on shame at the end of the Friday morning workshop where we’re digging into the soil of our lives uncovering rocks and all kinds of root issues. Dale is a big believer…
35: Michelle Mras talks about building strong business strategies with the Bender Carey Group.
Sep 18, 2019 • 35 min
I met Michelle when she did her first TEDTalk a few years ago. When we saw each other again at 1,000,000 Cups after I spoke, we connected with a force. This is the most unusual podcast because she was recording it on her podcast app while I was recording…
34: Melinda Poland, women’s health specialist at Strata Wellness Center
Sep 9, 2019 • 29 min
Registered nurse practitioner, board-certified in women’s health, Melinda Poland is helping us get our lives back at the life strategy retreat in November. You can get more information on Strata Integrated Wellness Spa at strataIWS.com. Eager for more…
33: Dr. Debra Dean
Sep 4, 2019 • 18 min
What do you think of when I talk about bringing more humanity to the workplace? Dr. Debra Dean studied spirituality in the workplace for her dissertation. I’m a living case study that most companies and most leadership development organizations get really…
32: Maureen Kelley with MADRE
Aug 28, 2019 • 21 min
Maureen has a passion to provide financial wellbeing for women. MADRE stands for Money Assets and Durable Relationships (www.madreandfamily.com/). I’ve asked her to be a guest on the podcast today because August 28 is my 25th wedding anniversary. As a…
31: Dr. Mike Barber on wine and wellness
Aug 21, 2019 • 29 min
Dr. Mike Barber is a co-owner of the Strata Integrative Wellness Center, working in partnership with the Garden of the Gods resort to provide people like you and me and the 12 women who are attending my mastermind weekend in November a comprehensive…
30: Jess Sato and Two Smart Girls
Aug 14, 2019 • 22 min
Many of us found ourselves in self-employment because of value decisions that we made in our corporate careers. Jess Sato was already in a successful freelance organizational development career when she recognized the need that launched her business. Many…
29: Meg Martin
Aug 6, 2019 • 30 min
Meg is a powerful gal in healthcare who is running her own business now after STARTING building her family at 45. She talks about the strategies we’ve designed together in my coaching program to rock both worlds at work and home. More on her business at…
28: Ashley Hausman with Mistral Wines
Jul 31, 2019 • 29 min
Ashley is a Master of Wine and the wine educator creating tasting retreats with 360 Life Strategies. She brings a love for literature into telling the stories of wine makers. It makes for a really rich experience. You can learn more about Ashley‘s…
27: Jessica Sidener
Jul 24, 2019 • 27 min
Jessica gives a whole new meaning to a Night Out with the Girls. She is a breast cancer survivor who has decided to make a learning curve easier for the rest of us AND a whole lot more fun. Check out her fun web site nightoutwiththegirls.com and grab a…
26: Nina Durfee
Jul 17, 2019 • 24 min
Have you ever wanted to write a book to better express the value proposition of your business? Nina Durfee helps business owners who don’t consider themselves to be writers put those concepts into words. She also loves to help writers polish and fine-tune…
25: Porscha Shideler and the 2%
Jul 10, 2019 • 25 min
I met Porscha at a conference that helps women entrepreneurs bust the million dollar ceiling on their business. She and I are both frustrated with the alarming statistic that only 2% of women owned businesses have crested the million dollar mark. Since…
24: Michelle Hagopian
Jul 3, 2019 • 29 min
Michelle Hagopian left a successful corporate job to start a business in the health and wellness field that she has now been building for 22 years. She’s made some tremendous discoveries about her own health in the process and brings a level of energy and…
23: Dolly Ciula
Jun 26, 2019 • 41 min
Dolly Ciula and I met at a luncheon and immediately knew that we needed to know each other better because both of us are passionate about helping people to understand their place in the world and live that calling with passion and confidence. I’m so…
22: Denise Davis
Jun 19, 2019 • 27 min
Denise and I sat on my back porch drinking mint water, not wine, because Denise has been free from alcohol addiction for over 30 years. The work she does as a professional organizer not only helps people remove clutter from their homes, but clutter from…
21: Merrily Madero, retired Air Force and a true badass
Jun 13, 2019 • 37 min
When I sat down next to Merrily Madero at a women’s leadership conference she was this petite little woman with cute flowery tennis shoes. Where I was in my best stilettos, thinking how sweet was this lady next to me. I was fascinated with her story as an…
20: Dr. Deb Gorton
May 29, 2019 • 37 min
I met Deb Gorton at an executive women’s forum last year with 4word women. She’s program director at Moody theological seminary‘s clinical mental health counseling program. We share an interest in helping women to live mentally free from the shame and…
19: Elaine Humphries
May 22, 2019 • 27 min
Elaine is a licensed counselor who currently operates a private practice specializing in women’s issues, that’s why she’s on the faculty for my executive women’s life strategy retreat in November. Her heart for women to thrive is evident in her story.…
18: Michelle Borquez and Kenny Mauck
May 15, 2019 • 22 min
My long time friend Michelle Borquez with Boss Publishing brings our guest, Kenny Mauck, with his new book. Leaving Your Life Imprint is about leaving a legacy in this world, which touches all of us who are creating a strategy to maximize our design to…
17: Mothers Day Episode with Caitlin Carlson
May 8, 2019 • 32 min
This is my first year to have a grown-up adult working daughter, so I’m happy to introduce for our Mother’s Day special, my daughter Caitlin Carlson. She will actually not walk the stage at Seattle Pacific University until June but she finished in…
16: You, Me and Crushing by TD Jakes
May 1, 2019 • 20 min
I was blown away to find out that this amazing author, pastor, teacher TD Jakes got the same download on the wine metaphor that God gave me a year ago. So this week I’m going to read a bit and tell a few stories. You might see a little bit of your life in…
15: Sandy Lamb
Apr 24, 2019 • 20 min
Sandy Lamb with Altitude Business Coaching is certified in Focal Point, but the reason we connected is her desire to see women thrive. We met at a consultant’s roundtable and I invited her to my Lady Boss Breakfast because she and I resonate in every way…
14: Kami Guildner
Apr 17, 2019 • 28 min
Kami and I really hit it off when we met at a leadership Pike’s Peak event. Both of us spent most of our lives in corporate America before we started coaching women and we both found our sweet spot in this place where we help others lean into what they do…
13: Julia Stewart
Apr 11, 2019 • 18 min
Today’s guest is Julia Stewart, Emotional Freedom Coach and founder of BeaYOUtiful. if you have any mental attitudes that keep you stuck or keep you believing small things about your possibilities then you need to listen to this podcast and maybe give her…
12: Natalie Gruenke
Mar 27, 2019 • 25 min
Natalie is building a better world one life at a time, steering her clients toward greater things. That’s the name of her business and the theme of her life. Natalie is leading a workshop on developing confidence at the 360º Life Strategies wine and yoga…
11: Tammy and Erika Start Simply
Mar 20, 2019 • 19 min
Tammy Maltby joins us again with her friend Erika Van der Werwe to tell us about their Start Simply event benefiting Mary’s Home on April 5. You don’t want to miss this podcast and you don’t want to miss this event. Listen in for details.
10: Meredith Masse
Mar 14, 2019 • 25 min
Meredith is a career savant. She has created what I like to call a career mapping process that helps women who are saying, “How the bleep did I get here?” You can find her on howthebleep.com and right here on today’s podcast.
9: Donna Carlson
Mar 6, 2019 • 26 min
My friend Yvette asked if she could interview me for my own podcast, so we decided to publish this on my birthday week. I love being interviewed. I hope you enjoy listening!!
8: Landi Spearman
Feb 28, 2019 • 32 min
Landi Spearman teaches executive women to shift. She has an amazing range of experience that helps her to speak the language of just about any industry. On top of that she’s a straight shooter and will tell you what she sees. Landi is invaluable in my…
7: Debbie Balch, elevating insights and lives
Feb 20, 2019 • 21 min
My guest today is Debbie Balch, the CEO of Elevated Insights, a market research company in Colorado Springs helping clients across the country understand their customer better. The perspective she brings today as a female CEO, a wife, a mom, and a woman…
6: Yvette Maher, Development Director of the Dream Center in Colorado Springs
Feb 13, 2019 • 26 min
Yvette is the kind of gal who makes the person in front her feel like the only person in the world. She makes dreams come true for women every day and also shares her story on how to make teams work. Get ready to be restored.
5: Lindsey Litton, CEO of MilHousing Network
Feb 6, 2019 • 25 min
A female CEO at 35, Lindsey shows us the beautiful balance of moxie and political savvy in leadership. She also talks about how she interprets what many call “life balance” as a mother of two.
4: Beth Weatherford, the water lady
Jan 30, 2019 • 24 min
Beth started her career as a critical care nurse, working in a mash unit in South Korea. She talks about the transitions as a working mom and what she’s doing now, taking care of peoples health from a different point of view.
3: The writing is on the sidewalk, with Kimberly Alexander
Jan 23, 2019 • 23 min
For Kimberly Alexander, an accomplished entrepreneur, the writing was on the sidewalk. Really, the driveway. She talks about the busy life of the traveling corporate woman and the day she decided to leave corporate life to start her own business. Today,…
2: The glass half full humor of Stacy Pederson
Jan 16, 2019 • 24 min
Stacy Pederson is the funniest motivational speaker I’ve ever heard. Like so many others with the same gift, her humor comes from a life of deep pain and chronic illness. She’s chosen to take the high road and helps professionals Discover How Humor, Grit,…
1: Talking relationships with Tammy Maltby, author and entrepreneur
Jan 9, 2019 • 30 min
Tammy had a long, successful career in publishing and media before she started a business that busted the gates open on success and it’s all because of her art with relationships.
You’re guaranteed plan to fail
Dec 26, 2018 • 3 min
If things haven’t quite gotten your way this year, this list might help you figure out what course corrections you might need. It’s capped off with a simple plan for success that I hope makes 2019 your best year yet.
Life’s a Cabernet.
Dec 19, 2018 • 4 min
A little more detail on what to look for in 2019 and some holiday wisdom on being the leader people are lining up to work for, even at home.
Welcome to the Women, Work & Wine Wednesday podcast
Dec 19, 2018 • 2 min
I’m Donna Carlson, a Life Strategy Coach who often opens a bottle of wine early on Wednesdays as a celebration. I mean, somewhere it’s 5 o’clock. Our episodes feature some amazing women, and I don’t throw that term around. I’ve been collecting cool chicks…