The Next Big Thing

The Next Big Thing

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The Next Big Thing podcast interviews brilliant female founders to understand their journey toward launching bold, game-changing brands.


Revolutionizing Size Norms with Alex Waldman of Universal Standard, the World’s Most Inclusive Fashion Brand
Oct 16 • 43 min
What does size equality really mean? Does it mean carrying just a few extra sizes beyond a 0 - 12? Or does it require reevaluating and truly understanding how to embrace size equality? In today’s episode, Sam chats with Alex Waldman, Co-Founder and…
How to Grow to 20K TikTok Followers in a Single Month with Jordan Anderson and host Sam Ogborn
Oct 9 • 55 min
TikTok isn’t just for teenagers. In fact, since late 2019, TikTok has largely become a destination for brands to reach the next generation of consumers. In this episode, Jordan Anderson interviews host Sam Ogborn about growing on TikTok and what you need…
How to Throw an Epic Dance Party While Making the World a Better Place with Alexa Gantous and Lauren Wood of LitterRally
Oct 2 • 43 min
What if you and your friends could host an insanely fun street dance party all while helping the world become a better place? Sign us up! Today, Sam chats with Alexa Gantous and Lauren Wood of LitterRally. LitterRally empowers communities around the world…
How to Transform Your Voice and Public Speaking Power with Casey Erin Clark and Julie Fogh of Vital Voice Training
Sep 25 • 44 min
Terrified of public speaking? Struggling to become a more effective communicator on Zoom calls? Then meet Casey and Julie of Vital Voice Training. In today’s episode, Sam chats with Casey and Julie about common misconceptions when it comes to public…
The Honest Truth about Size Inclusivity in the Fashion Industry with Taylor Long of Nomads Swimwear
Sep 18 • 33 min
Size inclusivity, and inclusivity in general, has become a common buzzword. Brands flaunt their “inclusive” focus, but do they actually practice what they preach? In today’s episode, Sam chats with Taylor Long of Nomads Swimwear. Taylor started Nomads…
The Genius Solution To Getting Lost Items Back with Kait Stephens of Found
Sep 11 • 37 min
Raise your hand if you’ve ever lost an item and felt panicked that it would go into a lost and found black hole (at best.) We’ve all been there, but the beauty of today’s episode is that there’s a solution to help you get your items back! Today, Sam chats…
The Future of Birth Control Optimization with Elizabeth Ruzzo of Adyn
Sep 4 • 39 min
Birth control should work for you, not against you. If you’ve ever been on the rollercoaster of trying to find the right birth control for your body, then this episode is for you. On today’s episode, Sam chats with Elizabeth Ruzzo of Adyn. Adyn is an…
Nailing Influencer Marketing with Cait Weingartner of Collectively
Aug 27 • 40 min
“how can I do influencer marketing?” it’s as if, seemingly overnight, influencer marketing has become a can’t-miss tactic in every brand’s marketing strategy. In today’s episode, Sam chats with Cait Weingartner, head of strategy at influencer marketing…
What I Wish I Knew Before Starting My Business with host Sam Ogborn
Aug 21 • 30 min
Everyone loves to talk about their success story - but what about the hiccups of building a business? In today’s episode, host Sam Ogborn talks about the trials and tribulations she experienced when starting her business. Sam also provides her three…
Making Safety More Accessible with Nina Barnett of Grooop
Aug 13 • 39 min
Is it possible for safety to be fun yet accessible? The connotation of feeling safe might come off as slightly parental (cue high school flashbacks) but what if safety felt like a natural part of daily life? On today’s episode, Sam chats with Nina Barnett…
Smarter Instagram Marketing with Cailin Tokarczyk of Mindful Creative Co.
Aug 9 • 50 min
It’s the question every new entrepreneur asks - how can a brand best scale and grow? If you’re asking that same question, then meet marketer Cailin Tokarczyk. In this episode, Sam and Cailin discuss what it means to build an audience and brand on…
Networking During a Pandemic with host Sam Ogborn
Jul 23 • 23 min
We’re all stuck at home during the pandemic. Events feel like a thing of the past - but what if you could still network and meet people during COVID? In this episode, host Sam Ogborn talks through her story of getting where she is today and how she’s been…
Taking a Different Kind of Vacation with Samantha Pike of Host to Host
Jul 16 • 58 min
You may have vacation days, but are you using them? We can all relate to the desire of (safely) taking a vacation during the pandemic. Here’s an interesting twist. Enter Host to Host, a new concept for Airbnb hosts to become members of a “swap” program to…
Getting the Real Tea with Smita Satiani and Esha Chhabra of Alaya Tea
Jul 9 • 52 min
Still buying boxes of cheap teabags at the grocery store? Maybe it’s time to try something new. In this episode, Sam gets the real lowdown or “tea” (if you will) on why loose-leaf is truly the next big thing in tea. Co-founders Smita and Esha also discuss…
A New Kind of Buzz with Nellie Coffy and Jocelyn Stradiotto of Sun Chaser
Jul 2 • 44 min
Here’s a new product that might change your social life forever: enter Sun Chaser, an alcohol and caffeine-free beverage that STILL gives you a buzz. Sounds like magic, right? In this episode, Sam chats with co-founder all-stars Nellie and Jocelyn about…
Becoming a Master Negotiator with Donna Hughes of Launch Negotiation
Jul 2 • 43 min
Do you consider yourself to be a negotiator? Whether you recognize it or not, you negotiate every day with your spouse, your boss, even your dog (at least Sam thinks so.) In this episode, Sam connects with Donna Hughes, founder of Launch Negotiation to…
Embracing Holistic Skincare with Liz Bishop of URJA
Jul 2 • 44 min
If you’ve been stocking up on beauty products during COVID, you’re not alone. On this episode of The Next Big Thing, Sam chats about URJA with Liz Bishop, a beauty industry veteran motivated to help people create a balanced skincare routine. If you’ve…
Experiencing the Taste of Italy with Skyler Mapes of EXAU Olive Oil
Jul 2 • 45 min
Grab a snack, kick back, and relax as Skyler Mapes of EXAU Olive Oil takes you to the Italian countryside - virtually, of course. In this tasty episode of The Next Big Thing, Skyler talks to Sam about her co-founder love story, how to appreciate truly…
Pilot
Jun 29 • 2 min
Welcome to The Next Big Thing podcast! Meet Sam Ogborn, host of the podcast, and learn the purpose of The Next Big Thing: to highlight female entrepreneurs/founders developing and marketing bold brands going big in 2020 - regardless of the current…