Lady Business Radio with Jessica Kupferman

Lady Business Radio with Jessica Kupferman
Lady Business Radio | The Culture, Style, and Business of Being a Woman Entrepreneur | Internet Marketing | Social Media | Business and Lifestyle

Elsie Escobar - Women and Voice
May 27, 2015 • 64 min
Sara Davidson - Do the Scary
May 24, 2015 • 62 min
Michelle Evans - Have Some, Not All
Apr 29, 2015 • 68 min
Galit Breen
Apr 22, 2015 • 77 min
Kathleen Gage - Power Babe
Apr 15, 2015 • 52 min
Andrea Rappaport and Christina Purtell - Because It’s Your Face
Apr 8, 2015 • 71 min
Nellie Akalp - Starting Off Right
Apr 1, 2015 • 64 min
Deborah Davis - Rolling On A River
Mar 25, 2015 • 58 min
Deborah Davis doesn’t want you to tell her what an inspiration she is at the grocery store, and I agree. She has achieved a successful career in sales and marketing, training, educating, advocacy, mentoring and public speaking - inspirational in…
Bonnie Frank - Those Who Teach, Sometimes Can
Mar 18, 2015 • 57 min
Michele PW – Good Copy, Bad Copy
Dec 10, 2014 • 75 min
This episode was ridiculously fun for me to prepare for. Michele had agreed to allow me to find examples of bad copy and read them out loud, and then analyze whether or not they could be saved. Of course, I had a field day. Hear MANY examples of what…
Nicole Antoinette - Cut the Bull$hit
Dec 3, 2014 • 75 min
Her mom may not be happy about it, but Nicole Antoinette’s business, Life Less Bullshit, is helping tons of people ditch what they think they SHOULD do and pick up what they WANT to do instead. In this episode, learn why your biz should bring…
Liz DiAlto - Wild Soul Mover
Nov 19, 2014 • 52 min
This is my second interview with Liz DiAlto, but her business and life has changed so much, I had to have her back. In this episode, we hear all about her transition as well as open up the floor for questions from her community about what’s…
Alexia Vernon - Ted Talkin’ Mama
Nov 12, 2014 • 63 min
Alexia Vernon has TONS of street cred when it comes to coaching speakers and getting PR, as well as organizing super fancy TedX events. However I DIDN’T know that she recently had a little bambino, or that the after effects of postpartum…
Sylvie di Giusto - Hygiene Patrol
Nov 4, 2014 • 62 min
Sylvie di Giusto is what’s called a “people packager” - she basically makes sure that your image and style project one of leadership and professionalism. In this episode, learn how Sylvie self-published and super-succeeded with a…
Jess Files - Joyful? Or Truthful?
Oct 30, 2014 • 20 min
Sometimes the unending obligation to “be positive” or spread positivity is overwhelming. Is it really everyone’s duty to be a positive force in the world ALL the time? Or are some of us bound to do something else - like expose truth,…
Allie LeFevere - Awkward Burlesque Dancer
Oct 29, 2014 • 71 min
Meet Allie LeFevere, a girl who is NOT a web designer but DID design her own website. Allie has this great way of making you comfortable from the second you start talking, and in this conversation we cover some fun stuff - namely being a…
Jess Files - Charity Fail
Oct 22, 2014 • 16 min
One of the biggest annoyances on social media, in my opinion, is being constantly guilted into caring about everyone else’s cause. People push their charity and their fundraising pages almost as often as they launch products. Is it the right…
Tonya Leigh - Easy Like Sunday Morning
Oct 20, 2014 • 74 min
When I first came across Tonya’s work a few years ago, her concept of french kissing life left me imagining people wandering around with their tongues out. During this call, we had a great time discussing how to make our lives EASY and why women…
Jess Files - The Political Commentary
Oct 17, 2014 • 34 min
Last week, I found myself swimming in the last place I go looking for - political stew. In this episode, hear the behind-the-scenes of why and how my daughter’s leggings got on the news all over the country, as well as the main types of people…
Illana Burk - Jack of One Trade
Oct 15, 2014 • 66 min
From afar, I’ve been seriously admiring Illana Burk as a badass. I got to know her in a small Facebook group where she quickly showed herself to me as someone who never lets anyone walk on her, let alone clients and always seems to put up…
Jess Files - The Autoresponder
Oct 10, 2014 • 18 min
This issue wasn’t mine originally, but I do get turned off when I email someone and they instantly respond to tell me they aren’t going to respond. Does this bother you? When is it appropriate to tell people you’re too busy to get to…
Danielle Miller - Power Through Branding
Oct 8, 2014 • 67 min
I love interviewing fellow branding people, because it gives me a great chance to dive into the minds of other people who do what I do. In this episode, learn how your brand can EMPOWER you, how to use psychology to have better sales, and how…
Jess Files – The Seemingly Unpreventables
Oct 2, 2014 • 19 min
At the risk of sounding like Jerry Seinfeld, what’s the deal with all the intrusive invites and messages? Google Events? LinkedIn messages? Twitter DMs? Do we really need these things, and if not, how do we permanently opt out, for the love of…
Bari Tessler - Healing and Feeling Money
Oct 1, 2014 • 61 min
Bari has the most unique approach to money I’ve ever heard. It’s holistic, psychological, but also body-centric. In this episode, hear what a true, honest relationship with money is as well as when you know you’re an adult, and how…
Jess Files - I Now Pronounce You A Whole, Entire Person
Sep 26, 2014 • 20 min
This episode is dedicated to everyone out there who is saying the same thing in their emails and on social media over and over again. It’s for you - the person who believes that your business life and personal life online should be totally…
Berni Xiong - Professional Shin Kicker
Sep 24, 2014 • 67 min
Berni and I are both podcasters, yes - but it’s not often that you ask someone to be on your show at the EXACT MOMENT they’re asking you to be on theirs. That’s how you know you’re meant to be friends, I suppose. In this ep,…
Jess Files - Facebook Exodus
Sep 18, 2014 • 7 min
In the second solo show, (see episode 100) I talk about people who announce their disappearance from Facebook, or social media altogether. I read aloud one particular instance where a person not only announcecs their departure but lists all the…
Becca Piastrelli - Healthy Dabbling
Sep 17, 2014 • 67 min
Becca and I had a fascinating conversation around dabbling, of all things. Whether it’s constructive play time or “farting around” - this girl knows how to make a career out of doing random stuffs. In this episode, hear us chat about…
Chantelle Adams - Airplane Jumper
Sep 10, 2014 • 59 min
Airplane jumper Chantelle Adams is here to help you with the #1 fear people have: public speaking. In this episode - hear how Chantelle herself conquers all kinds of fears as well as how to create the talk around your specific purpose. And you…
Melissa Burkheimer - Young Moms Unite
Sep 5, 2014 • 74 min
Melissa Burkheimer and I are both designers but I had no idea until I interviewed her that we were also super young moms at the same time! In this episode you can listen as we share our young mom war stories as well as chat about housekeeping, design,…
Katie Krimitsos - Business Women Rock
Sep 3, 2014 • 80 min
Katie Krimitsos, fellow podcaster, was an amazing guest. You can imagine that two women passionate about women entrepreneurs have a lot to discuss! In this episode, learn Katie’s biggest podcasting lessons, why she started HER “women…
Michelle Edwards - Feminist Makeup
Aug 28, 2014 • 76 min
I don’t talk about it much in my show but I’m HUGELY addicted to makeup. So I was super excited and honored to interview Michelle Edwards, the CEO of Haughty Cosmetics. In this episode, we chat not just about makeup but about her militant…
Joleene Moody - Kicking Fear in the Face
Aug 27, 2014 • 67 min
What a fun and energetic interview! Joleene is a giant ball of motivational energy - no wonder she’s such a sought-out speaker! In this episode, learn how to FINALLY close that sale as well as the concept of “selling to someone’s…
Holly Worton - Social Media Minefield
Aug 21, 2014 • 70 min
Holly Worton has the super-important and generous job of teaching social media to the heart-centered business owners. If that’s you, then you’ll learn a lot today! In this episode, hear post tips and suggestions, who to unfriend, how to…
Victoria Gibson – Secrets of FB Sales
Aug 19, 2014 • 75 min
There really ARE some people who are immediate friends, even if you’ve never spoken. I immediately felt bonded to Victoria – whether it’s because share a few Biz BFFs or whether it’s because her energy, positivity and humor…
Cate Stillman - Eating Your Ecosystem
Aug 14, 2014 • 77 min
I learned SO much interviewing Cate Stillman about food and how it relates to both the body and the environment. In this episode, learn why you should eat your ecosystem as well as how she helps those I call the “lovers” have a successful…
Natalie Eckdahl - Podcasting Perks
Aug 13, 2014 • 68 min
Natalie and I have a lot in common - we are both hosts of successful women’s entrepeneur podcasts and we’re both pregnant! In this episode hear our note-trading on crying, nannies, podcast guests, who to interview and who makes a GOOD…
Saija Mahon - SEO Answers, FINALLY
Aug 7, 2014 • 62 min
Saija has been involved with internet marketing since what seems like the dawn of the internet. So long, in fact that she remembers when people used to search for stuff. In this episode, learn how Sajia went from helping top corps in the…
Emelie Pickett - Foxy Lady
Aug 6, 2014 • 65 min
When I met Emelie about 4 years ago, she was a graphic designer - like me. Oh, how things change! Hear her talk about her very public transition, the very public end of her marriage, and how sometimes, things really do just fall into place when you…
Tanya Geisler - Embrace Your Impostor
Jul 31, 2014 • 63 min
Despite being the only Canadian I’ve ever met who didn’t like the band Rush, this interview with Tanya was SO much fun. Inevitably she ended up coaching me, (that happens a lot, it seems) but I think it turns out good for both myself and…
Lethia Owens - The Branding Tuning Fork
Jul 30, 2014 • 45 min
Lethia Owens is a woman on fire! In this episode, learn about her (several) transformation stories as well as exactly what elements are in a magnetic and influential brand. Is your brand Lethia-worthy?
Pregnancy Panel - 4 Powerhouse Entrepreneurs Talk Baby and Business
Jul 25, 2014 • 80 min
In my quest to prepare for my own new arrival, I reached out to 4 of my favorite previously pregnant guests and business besties and asked them to spill everything I needed to know about how to have both a successful business AND a happy pregnancy and…
Ash Ambirge - The Cunning Linguist
Jul 23, 2014 • 73 min
Fellow Philly girl, communications countess and all around badass Ash Ambirge and I finally got a chance to chat and BOY was it educational. Beneath her popping online persona is really a professor of language. In this episode, hear Ash discuss…
Ilise Benun - Struggle of the Creative
Jul 17, 2014 • 52 min
When I was a was a wannabe graphic designer, this woman’s blog posts and books made me believe my dream was possible. In this episode, meet Ilise Benun - marketing and business coach to the creative freelancer. You’ll learn the struggles…
Shawn Driscoll – Blaze That Trail, Lady!
Jul 15, 2014 • 62 min
If you’re not distinctive enough, this is the episode that will change your business forever. Shawn Driscoll is the creator of the amazing Trailblazer Quotient, the quiz I recommend EVERYONE take in order to find out which way to work that works…
Dr. Kelly Edmonds - Creating Courses for the Student
Jul 7, 2014 • 64 min
It’s safe to say that Dr. Kelly Edmonds, with THREE degrees in education and 20 years experience in academia, may know a thing or two about classes. In this episode, learn the biggest mistakes we’re making when creating online courses as…
Stephanie Bavaro - The RIGHT way to telesummit
Jul 7, 2014 • 75 min
A mutual friend of Stephanie and me sent us a Facebook message encouraging us to meet, and we were hesitant. After all, who has time to connect with EVERYBODY? But within 30 second, we were long lost pals. In this episode, learn about…
Suzi Istvan - Brand Grandstanding
Jul 3, 2014 • 66 min
SO excited to have on Suzi Istvan, a woman who has had immense growth in her business in the last year. Suzi also happens to be the first Lady Biz fan that I didn’t KNOW who reached out and told me she liked the show. In this ep, learn how she…
Nancy Hayes - Crowdfunding for the Ladies
Jul 1, 2014 • 65 min
After working at IBM for twenty years, Nancy Hayes needed a change. In this episode, learn what prompted her to go to the nonprofit side of town as well as what crowdfunding REALLY is, the ins and outs and how it can work for YOUR business.
Anastasia Valentine - Back Away from the Facebook
Jun 26, 2014 • 64 min
Even though I’ve known Annie V for a while, I had no idea that we had so much of our past in common. In this episode, learn how she rebelled against stereotypes and disapproving friends and succeeded, and how she parlayed that into a successful…
Jenn Scalia - Relationshite
Jun 25, 2014 • 62 min
After two divorces in her young life, Jenn took a pretty strong interest in dating and love. She studied everything she could about it and then took that knowledge to turn her life coaching practice into a relationship rehab for lonelyhearts. Learn…
Alice Seba - Secret Weapon
Jun 19, 2014 • 66 min
Alice Seba is the keeper of my secret weapon. PLR, aka Private Label Rights is her game and it helps thousands of entrepreneurs get their freebies, programs and e-books out faster and more efficiently. In this episode, learn how she runs all three of…
Felicia Slattery - Book ‘Em, Dano
Jun 16, 2014 • 72 min
It’s true that two women with ADD don’t really waste time on small talk. Even though this is the first time I’ve ever spoken with Felicia Slattery, we got right down to business - how she fought and won against lung cancer, how she…
Janice Martin - It’s a Confidence Issue
Jun 13, 2014 • 69 min
With white hair shooting straight off of her head, you’d never confuse Janice Martin with someone that has confidence issues - and you’d be right. In this episode, learn how Janice got so darn confident and how she coaches others to be…
Hitha Palepu - Every Trip Can Be The Best Trip
Jun 10, 2014 • 80 min
Talk about a side gig! I never met someone with as many amazing travel hacks as this lady. Hitha, professional goer, shares her best solutions to the most common travel problems in this episode as well as the biggest travel blunders SHE’S made -…
Scott Kupferman - What We Do For Love
Jun 5, 2014 • 71 min
Ever wonder the OTHER side of entrepreneurship? As in, what are our partners in life dealing with? How well are they dealing with it? What do they REALLY think? In this episode, you’ll get to hear the truth about what being married to an…
Michelle Fetsch - Loving Yourself is Easier Than You Think
Jun 3, 2014 • 69 min
Michelle leads a seemingly romantic life - a cute girl flitting around Bali, creating movements and inspiring women all over the world. But there’s a passionate undertone that comes from personal experience - and in this episode, you’ll learn the…
Mandi Lynn - Servicing Others and Having a Blast
May 26, 2014 • 78 min
Beautiful Mandi Lynn has lived what seems like 1000 lifetimes before finding and nurturing her photography career. In this episode, learn how Mandi very bravely decided to give up a huge opportunity for the unknown, helping women feel beautiful and…
Maggie Patterson - Marketing Truthiness
May 26, 2014 • 70 min
My favorite thing about Maggie Patterson is how to-the-point she is about what she thinks is best, smart, right or honest. In this episode, we hear Maggie’s favorite marketing “shoulds and why they’re BS as well as a side note from…
Monique Caradine - Money and Disempowering Beliefs
May 23, 2014 • 72 min
Emilie Wapnick - Make Your Own Business
May 19, 2014 • 60 min
Venus Reese - Defying Impossible
May 16, 2014 • 67 min
Dr. Venus Opal Reese has an amazingly inspiring story. But what I enjoyed most about this interview is how 100% unapologetic she is for being herself and charging what she charges and working with whomever the heck she wants to work with, and anyone…
Mignon Fogarty - The Ultimate Expert Corrects Even Oprah
May 14, 2014 • 70 min
Mignon Fogarty inspired me big time during a session at New Media Expo this past winter. She started her podcast Grammar Girl 8 years ago and quickly turned it into a network of her friends giving quick tips. Now partnered with MacMillan publishing,…
Catherine Just - Pushing and Striving and Pushing and Striving
May 9, 2014 • 72 min
Catherine and I have so much in common - namely, our obsessions and flaws. In this episode, Catherine and I talk candidly about WHY we push and strive the way we do, how it affects our relationships, our parenting, and our delegation choices and how…
KC Baker - Giving Women a Voice
May 7, 2014 • 71 min
It turns out, you’re not born knowing that your mission in life is giving women a voice. But when both your parents are public speakers, it sure does put you on the right path. In this episode, learn some of KC’s speaking tricks, the…
Episode 100! First Solo Show
May 5, 2014 • 23 min
Jessica shares some behind the scenes dish from some of her favorite guests as well as talks about why she started the show and what’s changed in a year.
Leela Somaya - The One and Only Spiritual Lawyer
May 2, 2014 • 62 min
One of the things I love most about Leela is how brutally, painfully honest she is. In this episode, she is generously open about her flaws, the lies we tell ourselves and how to create transformation from it (via personal experience) and how to truly…
Andrea Beaman - The Curse of the Rhubarb
Apr 27, 2014 • 64 min
Andrea Beaman is super fun to talk to and an open book. I had a great time grilling her about what foods heal, serve as great pick-me-ups and how to eat better food for you and make the best of a crappy co-op. Enjoy!
Nichole Kellerman - Tales of a Workaholic and The Anti-Diet
Apr 24, 2014 • 74 min
I’ve known Nichole for a while online and always admired her but never had more than a 5 minute conversation (even though I’ve wanted to!) In this episode, Nichole shares her vulnerable journey in and out of a mastermind as well as what…
Allison O’Kelly - The 24 Hour Work Clock
Apr 23, 2014 • 75 min
When I was in high school, I looked up to Allison as the girl who gets things DONE. 10 years later, I picked up a Working Woman magazine to see her face being featured as the CEO of MomCorps, a company that helps moms find flexible work so they…
Leah Manderson - The Rights and Wrongs around Money
Apr 18, 2014 • 62 min
Leah Manderson wants you to know that when she gives business and financial advice, she’s 100% certified to do so. In today’s episode, learn how she was featured on Forbes, Yahoo, PopSugar and the Chicago Tribune - and how YOU can do it…
Sue Zimmerman - Business from Birth
Apr 16, 2014 • 58 min
Instagram Gal Sue Zimmerman has been in business for what seems like a gazillion years. She started her first million dollar business in college and has been an entrepreneur her entire adult life. In this episode, learn how Sue built several…
Nikki Elledge Brown and Your Business Muffin Top
Apr 11, 2014 • 76 min
Fellow Comm major Nikki Elledge Brown is what she calls a “communication stylist.” Girlfriend and I TOTALLY geek out on communication and theory - why people behave and buy - and after that, she had some really neat stuff to say about 5…
Sally Hope - Niche-less and Loving It
Apr 9, 2014 • 62 min
Sally Hope has a life I often dream about. She’s ridden around the country in an RV, cowboy boots and french mani her signature style, with a Hope-ful approach to life and her hair smelling of freedom. Ahh. In this epsiode, learn the behind the…
Christie Halmick - Time Thyself
Apr 4, 2014 • 57 min
Oh, how I love to interview designers. It’s a bonding experience like no other. Christie and I have been like ships in the night for years - since we are both designers we never need each other’s services and therefore never worked…
Scott Stratten Gives Me the UnInterview
Apr 2, 2014 • 82 min
Rosy cheeks a flush with irritation at marketing #fails and bad business practices. Polite Canadian demeanor. Insanely hilarious sense of humor. He’s my ideal guy, right? This January I got to meet him and his absolutely lovely other half,…
Shanna Trenholm - Intentional Living and Killing Adverbs Softly
Mar 19, 2014 • 54 min
I love talking to copywriters so I can dish about their pet peeves. Shanna Trenholm is a writing dynamo with a flair for using UNIQUE words to describe JUICY clients and their products and services. (2 words she scraps right away.) In this episode,…
Lorrie King - Save the World One Period At A Time
Jan 22, 2014 • 52 min
Lorrie King is an amazing lady with an amazing job. After visiting India a few years ago to assess educational needs, she learned that teenage girls there are always falling behind in school because they’re getting their periods - and they have…
Karen Yankovich - Social Media Consultant and Dream Intrepreter
Jan 17, 2014 • 71 min
Karen Yankovich is a social media consultant and not a coach, thank you very much. (A girl after my own heart!) However, she IS a dream interpreter - and very heart-centered entrepreneur. In this episode, you’ll learn why she says LinkedIn is…
Andy Carpel – Say Hi to My Dad!
Jan 15, 2014 • 63 min
It’s my birthday week – and what better way to celebrate than to introduce you to one of the two people who helped put me on this earth – my dad. Don’t worry, the episode is still relevant, as my father was an entrepreneur who…
Rebecca Tracey - Uncaged
Jan 10, 2014 • 73 min
Rebecca Tracey started her business while living in a van. If that doesn’t compel you to listen, let me continue. She also started it while living in a van with a guy who she is amazingly still in a relationship with. If you want to know if you’re…
Erika Napoletano - Use Your Words
Jan 3, 2014 • 59 min
Kim Castle - Media Entrepreneuress
Dec 27, 2013 • 60 min
TV personality Kim Castle is all about getting naked these days. She’s going from branding agency to YouTube sensation by creating an online show she’d actually want to WATCH. (groundbreaking concept!) In this episode, she shares video…
Leonie Dawson - Achieving HUGE Amounts of Sh!t
Dec 25, 2013 • 63 min
Leonie Dawson was so gracious to allow me to interview her and even spoke to me for about a half hour afterwards despite the fact that she has spent the last 5 months puking her brains out from pregnancy. And not only that but she was FUN, she was on…
Felicia Spahr - Sell Like a Human
Dec 20, 2013 • 71 min
Fel Spahr is a relatively new entrepreneur but she has grabbed on to success by the cajones and isn’t letting go anytime soon. In this episode, we talk about how she got her boyfriend on board, selling from a human perspective and pitching like…
Pamela Slim - Chili Powder in Your Apple Pie Recipe
Dec 18, 2013 • 66 min
Pam Slim has found success as a consultant, author, speaker, and blogger - but did you know she was a black belt too? In this episode, learn how she related her martial arts experience into her business as well as her writing process, her home, work…
Nikki Groom - Teaching You To Be Less Boring
Dec 13, 2013 • 63 min
The way Nikki Groom writes, one feels like they already know her just from being on her email list. She’s like the business BFF you’ve always wanted - a sassy, funny ball of encouragement and positivity. In this episode, we chat about why…
Laura Roeder and Endless Watermelon
Dec 11, 2013 • 47 min
I was really excited to meet and speak to Laura Roeder, mainly because I know a lot about what she DOES but not a lot about who she IS. In this interview, Laura reveals what it took to fire all her clients, as well as her best advice for staying…
Christina Rasmussen - The Super Engager
Dec 6, 2013 • 63 min
Christina Rasmussen has beaten incredible odds and come out the other side with clarity, compassion, and immense perspective. In this episode, hear how she grew her FB page to over 100K, how she makes time and room for everyone who needs it, and how…
Denise Wakeman – You are Your Best Business Partner
Dec 4, 2013 • 57 min
I’ve been a Denise Wakeman fan since what seems like the dawn of the internet. She’s exceptionally smart, always has amazing ideas and great information and as a result, she’s been rewarded with super neat opportunities to speak,…
Jamie DuBose - Closing in on HUGE life changes
Nov 29, 2013 • 60 min
At the time of this interview, Jamie DuBose was launching a brand new course and about 37 weeks along in her second pregnancy. In this episode, we’ll explore why she sounds so calm, cool and collected when any of us in a similar situation may be…
Krayl Funch - Holiday Decor for the Super Busy
Nov 27, 2013 • 72 min
Krayl Funch is one of my old bosses from college. I should just end the description there, but this episode is interesting for so many more reasons! She has a fascinating background in event design AND interior design and now helps chicks like us make…
Alexandra Franzen - What Would Love Do?
Nov 22, 2013 • 61 min
What love! What joy! The next “Queen of Nice,” Alexandra Franzen was so sweet, open and wonderful during our interview together. In this episode you’ll hear her selfish reasons for behaving lovingly all the time as well as getting…
Glenna Salsbury - Working from the Inside Out
Nov 20, 2013 • 79 min
When I attended the National Speaker Association’s Convention this summer for the first time, I had no idea what to expect. Obviously, I expected to learn how to hone my speaking skills. Stupidly, I didn’t think I’d see…
Scott Q Marcus - Helps Us Kick the Habit
Nov 15, 2013 • 66 min
Scott Marcus isn’t just any man. He’s a man who recently lost 70 pounds. He’s a man who calls himself a “recovering perfectionist.” And he’s a man talking about Lady Business! In this episode, Scott dives into the…
Dyana Valentine - The Unknown that is Known
Nov 13, 2013 • 72 min
The dynamic Dyana Valentine and I had so much to discuss but of course I started out asking about her hair. But I couldn’t keep it there - being an oracle, a former FBI consultant, a well sought-after speaker and storyteller, I had a million…
Theresa Rose’s Open Kimono
Nov 8, 2013 • 34 min
I attended a small session at the National Speaker’s Association Convention this summer about “being yourself” and watched mid-western housewife and motivational speaker Theresa Rose hula hoop on stage like a BOSS. In this episode,…
Kendrick Shope - Sales Shockers and ADHD Entrepreneurs
Nov 6, 2013 • 65 min
When I asked to interview Kendrick, I expected to get amazing sales nuggets for the show. But I didn’t expect to chat with a fellow ADHD sister about the best ways to manage business! Sometimes, you get what you pay for and a whole lot more….
Natasha Wozniak - Marketing and Forced Growth
Nov 1, 2013 • 68 min
The downside to doing a mysterious and ancient workout like capoeira is that even though it makes you HELLA interesting, it also puts you at risk for injury, however slight. My lovely friend Natasha Wozniak, custom jewelry maker learned the importance…
Amber McCue - Build Your Team and Take Control
Oct 29, 2013 • 57 min
If you have to choose a business BFF, it should be a gal with whip-smart systems knowledge, a penchant for organization and a sweet smile. At least, that’s what does it for me. In this episode, Amber McCue, new on my BizBFF list shares in her…
Lara Eastburn - Hooping it up
Oct 25, 2013 • 69 min
I don’t get to talk to many retailers on the show, so I was really excited to interview Lara about her hand-crafted hula hoops and how she sustains her family run business. What’s so fascinating about Lara is that besides doing everything…
Mari Smith Unplugged
Oct 23, 2013 • 60 min
I have literally been learning tips, tricks and best practices from Mari Smith since my first day on Facebook and Twitter. Her sunny disposition, her passion for marketing and her solid know-how has made her one of the most sought-after…
Amanda Genther - Youth, Business and Our Virtual Future
Oct 18, 2013 • 55 min
I love the title Brand Stylist because it so perfectly describes someone who helps women entrepreneurs with their branding - styling things to match their personality, their lifestyle, their essence. Amanda Genther may look 14 (sorry, girl) but her…
Andrea Owen - Business, Vulnerability and TMI
Oct 16, 2013 • 44 min
Raw. Courageous. Vulnerable. Gorgeous. Put-together. All of these words describe Andrea Owen on the outside. From her website and Facebook photos, you see a woman who slightly resembles a younger (and way hotter) Tracy Pollan and exudes confidence,…
Alexandra Greenawalt - Your Style is Your Secret Weapon
Oct 11, 2013 • 43 min
NY stylist Alexandra Greenawalt has a lot of opinions about the fashion industry. In this episode, you’ll learn all about the rules we should listen to and ignore in order to create a signature style.
Erin Giles - Fundraising, Sex Trafficking and The Stink Eye
Oct 9, 2013 • 48 min
The amazing story of how Erin Giles created a niche for herself simply out of the goodness of her heart. This girl was broke as a joke but saw a video about sex trafficking that made her want to take action. She didn’t have cash, but she used…
Erin Burch - Body Whispering Your Own Bod
Oct 4, 2013 • 47 min
I spend a lot of time sitting on my tush, so you can imagine my hesitation at talking to someone whose clients have dubbed her “The Body Whisperer.” In this episode, you’ll hear Erin Burch test my strength and knowledge about…well,…
Selena Soo - Upping Your Game By Reaching Out
Oct 2, 2013 • 68 min
Publicity coach and business strategist Selena Soo is a very smart cookie with some amazing stories (and even more amazing connections!). In this episode, Selena talks about how to play a different and more effective game by using generosity and…
Alicia Cowan - Lovin’ the New Gmail!
Sep 27, 2013 • 60 min
Sometimes I love to interview gals who consult about similar topics because I like to commiserate about the challenges and tribulations of our clients. But the conversation I had with Alicia Cowan was so much more! In this episode, we talk about how…
Tangela Ekhoff - From Being a Maid to Made in the Shade
Sep 25, 2013 • 60 min
Tangela Ekhoff has done the almost impossible - she’s connected with the Hollywood bigwigs by being a TV supferfan. Her hilarious YouTube recaps about the show Scandal has brought her some serious media attention. In this episode, she’ll…
Ann Thomas - Big Dreams Equal Big Fears
Sep 20, 2013 • 57 min
Think of it - if all the attorneys of the world were happy and well-adjusted, then their clients would be treated differently, their colleagues, their spouses….this is Ann Thomas’ mission. To coach attorneys to success and happiness. In…
Theresa Reed - Badass Gangsta Tarot Thug
Sep 18, 2013 • 60 min
I thought for a little while I was living a parallel life to Theresa. Every time I see a post of hers on Facebook, she’s watching what I’m watching or wrangling a cat that looks exactly like mine. It’s true that a lot of our past…
Ellen Ercolini - Raised by Entrepreneurs
Sep 13, 2013 • 59 min
Ellen Ercolini and I have so much in common! Both raised by small business owners, both helping the small business owner increase their bottom line, both frustrated by parents who won’t take our advice! Learn how Ellen advises her clients play…
Grandma Mary and Andrea Vahl Share Their Story
Sep 11, 2013 • 44 min
Andrea Vahl has done the impossible - she married her love of one thing with her love another and made it work into a super successful business. Andrea is a social media speaker and consultant - but she’s also a lover of improv theatre. She put…
David Newman - Marketing Gold
Sep 5, 2013 • 61 min
There were so many great marketing nuggets from my interview with David Newman that I took four pages of notes. We chatted about getting into speaking. We talked about having a sales system. I was so pumped after our chat that I finished creating a…
Tory Johnson - Make The Shift
Sep 4, 2013 • 17 min
Tory Johnson has struggled with her weight her whole life. It was something she decided she would just put on the back burner and move on from - until someone at Good Morning America decided she needed “a stylist.” She decided she had enough of the…
Kimberly Riggins - Your Money Does Not Approve
Aug 29, 2013 • 49 min
Kimberly Riggins doesn’t put up with excuses, negative self-talk, or any BS. That said, it’s always fun to hear her all fired up about her passions - especially since her voice, to me, is as high as Minnie Mouse’s. In this episode, Kim and I talk…
Shannon Cherry - Working Less, Spending Less, Making More
Aug 28, 2013 • 84 min
Shannon Cherry: somehow she always has the right answers. Maybe it’s because she blew through college in three years, squandering fun and rebelliousness in exchange for a job on a news team. Maybe it’s because she has a brilliant mind for all things…
Share Ross - Making Epic Sh!t Happen
Aug 23, 2013 • 58 min
Former bass guitarist Share Ross is not only my personal rock and roll guru but has enough life experience to fill about 20 books. Interestingly, the first one she chose to write was called “Punk Rock Knitting.” In this episode, we discuss how to turn…
Kristen Domingue - The Difference Between Purpose and Passion
Aug 21, 2013 • 43 min
Branding Intuit Kristen Domingue looked into my soul through the telephone about 2 or three years ago and told me that, like her, I had a gift for seeing people’s branding essence. At the time I was amazed I hadn’t seen it before - but she was right!…
Jenny Shih - Chock-full of Organized, Diligent Goodness
Aug 16, 2013 • 39 min
OH, MAMA! I knew Jenny Shih was full of great information but I had no idea that I would get so much goodness in one hour! Girlfriend is my model when it comes to consistent and creative content and in this episode she shares some of her best secrets…
Dana Lynch - Balance Fantasies and Sex Fantasies
Aug 14, 2013 • 57 min
Yeah - this one got a little….analogical, if that’s the right word. Mobile marketing guru Dana Lynch and I pretty much talked about everything under the sun in this episode…EXCEPT mobile marketing. Oops. What you will find is some thought about…
Rachel Luna - Confidence Through Reality TV
Aug 9, 2013 • 62 min
Interviewing one of my BEST Business BFFs was a lot harder than I thought it would be - mostly because I kept thinking of things to talk to her about that had nothing to do with interviewing her. Nevertheless, we stayed the course and as a result,…
Anne Samoilov - Leaving a Team and Starting A Team
Aug 7, 2013 • 64 min
The first time I interviewed this lady, I got a lot of comments on how hilarious we are together. I think when women are comfortable with their dorky sides, it’s a fun conversation! Anne Samoilov is the Goddess of the Launch. After spending the last…
Tena Pettis - Building a Tribe
Aug 2, 2013 • 60 min
Tena Pettis has built her social media and design company into a full fledged agency in the last 4 years, all while growing her family and a name for herself in the speaking world as well. In this episode, Tena shares with us what it takes to really…
Marissa Bishop - Getting It On The Side
Jul 31, 2013 • 55 min
Marissa Bishop is the VP of a top NYC marketing firm, has a marketing consultancy of her own AND is beginning a new venture to help the rest of us start our own side businesses while working full time. In this episode she offers us the key to getting…
Victoria Prozan - Does Your Brand FEEL Good?
Jul 26, 2013 • 68 min
In my very first voice to voice convo with Victoria Prozan, I learned SO much about how much we’re alike! But more importantly, we discuss the most important elements of a tagline, whether it’s better to be clear or clever, and how a failed business…
Lisa Byrne - College or Therapy - You Choose
Jul 24, 2013 • 69 min
Have you ever actually LISTENED to a hug? That’s what it’s like to talk to Lisa Byrne of Well Grounded Life. In this episode, discuss how to control and manage your inner stress response, how to turn your barriers into bridges and how to listen to…
Jo-Na Williams - Astrology, Sycophants, and Protecting Your Business
Jul 19, 2013 • 88 min
In this episode, artistic, bubbly and super fun lawyer (yep she’s all 3) talks about the planetary influence on our summer so far as well as the top three things that we as entrepreneurs need to protect. Bonus: How to really deal with haters.
Liz DiAlto - Meyers Briggs, Salsa Dancing, and Dating Us Entrepreneurs
Jul 17, 2013 • 59 min
In this spicy episode, Liz DiAlto discusses how the Meyers-Briggs test can really help us play to our strengths, as well as gives us tips for LEAVING THE HOUSE and what really holds us back from our health goals. Bonus: Liz divulges how she and James…
Stephanie Pollock - Surviving the Pivot and Knowing Whether You’re Running a Hobby
Jul 12, 2013 • 68 min
Uber-smart business coach Stephanie Pollock has been through a lot lately, what with her hometown being mostly underwater. Still, her sunny disposition prevails and in this episode, we discuss how we both have pivoted multiple times, as well as how to…
Elsie Escobar - The Podcasting Bandwagon and Essential Self Care
Jul 10, 2013 • 61 min
Why does it seem like everyone and their mom just started a podcast? In this episode, Podcasting Yogini Elsie Escobar and I discuss whether or not it’s the thing you HAVE to do to boost your business as well as the one essential item most people are…
Arnie Jensky - The Brooklyn Tough Guy Approach to Fear
Jul 5, 2013
Therapist. Martial Artist. Physical Trainer. Brooklyn-born, Philadelphia-dwelling Arnold Jensky (Arnie) is a family friend of mine and a damn good addiction counselor and family therapist. So good, in fact, that I invited him to be on the show and…
Kerrie Blazek - How To Make Everything WAY More Fun
Jul 3, 2013 • 68 min
Kerrie does have a way of bring fun and light to everything she does. In this episode, she gives her tips for dealing with Negative Nellys plus her three necessities for keeping things so positive.
Yvette Syversen - Two Magazine Whores Discuss The Best Online Tools Ever
Jun 28, 2013 • 80 min
Such a fun conversation with Yvette Syversen! She is a HUGE wealth of information from all the best magazines to what online tools are great for streamlining workflow. Also sprinkled in: the perils of being tall and how to talk to your kids about sex….
Shenee Howard - Sex, Bread, and Being Afraid of Conferences
Jun 26, 2013 • 54 min
HEY Shenee! In this episode, I meet a friend I’ve known for a while online. Three years and this is our first convo! Shenee is a branding superstar and (slightly) fresh out of college - she just decided to screw the interview and go for the gold.
Racheal Cook - How to Grow Your Business AND Your Family
Jun 21, 2013 • 61 min
Friday Funday! In this episode, Racheal and I talk about binge watching TV, fabulous beauty blogs and client gift sites as well as her rise to the top and her choice to leave it. We also discuss how she doubled her business 3 years in a row, all while…
Tracy Matthews - Facebook Ads, Public Shaming, and as always, Online Dating
Jun 19, 2013 • 44 min
I’m not sure WHY I always end up talking about online dating with Tracy, but I do. I think it’s because she is Entrepreneur Sex In the City and I’m totes jealous. Regardless, we cover that as well as Facebook advertising and whether or not you should…
Sue Ann Gleason - Unplugging at the Beach and Balance Three Businesses
Jun 14, 2013 • 64 min
In this episode, Sue Ann and Jessica talk about whether or not it’s possible to TOTALLY unplug while on vacation as well as how Sue Ann grew her community so quickly (hint: the hey here is by having FUN) and how to show your services without being too…
Pace Smith - Peaceful Productivity and Productive Communication
Jun 12, 2013 • 71 min
In this episode, Pace and Jessica cover everything under the sun, including leaving a cushy job to do what you love, how to know when the time is right, how to communicate effectively with your partner whether they’re your BUSINESS partner or not, and…
Amy Scott - How To Take It On The Road
Jun 7, 2013 • 60 min
For those of us who are daydreaming about places like Thailand, France, Iceland, South America, there is Amy Scott of Nomadtopia, who can help us take those daydreams and maybe, possibly start to see how we can make them a reality. In this episode, I…
Hillary Rubin - Your Pain, Your Story, Your Glory
Jun 5, 2013 • 61 min
In this episode, Hillary and Jessica talk about what the key factor into Hillary’s most successful launch EVER was, as well as discussed how she finally found the thing she’s best at, how people can use their stories, and whether or not she’s ever…
Farah Belliard - Debunking Myths and Staying True
May 29, 2013 • 60 min
Farah and Jessica cover the gamet in this episode, from competition, to freebies, to ah-ha! moments. Learn about the nature of transformational coaching and why you don’t have to follow every step in every online class in order to be successful.
Denise Duffield-Thomas - Money, honey!
May 22, 2013 • 68 min
This week’s episode was all about the ‘money shit’ we’ve all got in our heads. First Denise covered how to get your spouses on board when manifesting your millions, then we covered what to do when friends hate your wealth and rounded things up with…
Erika Lyremark - Thinking Like A Stripper
May 15, 2013 • 65 min
In this episode, Jessica and the audience dive deep with Erika and find out how to get over not “feeling good enough” as well as how to break the rules, put business before friendship, and how to differentiate oneself in the marketplace, as well as…
Melissa Cassera - Guilty Pleasures
May 8, 2013 • 35 min
In this episode, Melissa talks to us about how to make even the most boring businesses seem juicy and exciing. Plus PR lessons from Kim Kardashian, Amanda Bynes, Brad Pitt and more!
Anne Samoilov - Fearless Launching and Singing
Apr 18, 2013 • 28 min
Anne Samoilov is a well known launch expert, who has helped some of the most popular entrepreneurs ready and launch some of the most popular courses and events. Despite this, she is still humble and in fact hilarious to talk to. In this episode, we go…
Tracy Matthews - Billions and Back
Apr 13, 2013 • 26 min
Tracy is an amazing custom jeweler who has bounced from over a million dollars in sales to bankruptcy, and back again. In this interview, she talks about all the lessons she wished she could have learned when she starte her business the FIRST time, as…
Shannon Cherry - Cherry Bombs
Apr 4, 2013 • 28 min
I’ve been on Shannon Cherry’s list for quite some time – and one thing I love the most about her classes and blog posts is the no-nonsense, total truth she lays on her list, not to mention the “cherry bombs” of wisdom. In…
Keri Jaehnig - Social Media Pet Peeves
Mar 28, 2013 • 20 min
Keri Jaehnig of Idea Girl Media and I have been colleagues since the very beginning. We started out together taking as many online courses on social media as we possibly could, sharing notes on instructors, classmates, theory, practice, and more. In…
Laura Belgray - The Creative Process
Mar 21, 2013 • 29 min
Hilarious TV and web copywriter Laura Belgray of tells JKTV all about her creative writing process and what it’s like to do spots for Conan O’Brien, Modern Family and even . We’ll also learn who she’d invite on…
Tiphani Montgomery - Selling Your Pants Off
Mar 13, 2013 • 43 min
Best-selling author Tiphani Montgomery is a force to be reckoned with. Against all odds and everyone’s advice, she turned hard times into a reason to succeed and blasted everyone’s expectations out of the water. In this interview,…
Caroline White - Everyone is Beautiful In Their Own Way
Feb 13, 2013 • 23 min
Ah, Caroline White. Caroline has photographed some of most interesting and beautiful women in the world. Namely, me. Most recently, she did the new photography for Marie Forleo’s B School and in this episode, she’ll tell us a little about…
Melissa Cassera - Golden Globes Gossip
Jan 14, 2013 • 24 min
Did Anne Hathaway have a stroke before the show? What was up with J Lo’s date? Who was the best and worst dressed? Find out here!