Dreamer To Entrepreneur

Dreamer To Entrepreneur

Welcome to the Dreamer To Entrepreneur podcast - A show designed to motivate and inspire women to stop sitting on the side-lines of life and finally take action towards accomplishing their dreams. Join hosts, Brittany Kues and Amanda Benedict, as they share their own experiences of starting and building a successful business while also juggling motherhood. You’ll also hear from other amazing women who bring their own message and advice to the show through inspiring interviews. New episodes are released every other Thursday!


March 23, 2023 28 min

After interning in NYC with “W” Magazine and then working full-time for Hanesbrands as a technical designer, Taryn Jerez realized very quickly she needed an outlet to be her own creative director. 


In this episode, Amanda and Taryn discuss taking baby steps (instead of throwing caution to the wind) to accomplish your dreams. Taryn started a creative lifestyle blog called One Crafty Miss, ...

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Starting a business isn’t easy. We’ve had our fair share of mistakes over the past few years. But with each mistake, comes a lesson learned and an opportunity to wisely move forward. Have you encountered one of these situations? How did you move forward? 


Tune in to hear 8 mistakes to (try to) avoid as a small business owner!


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When you think of it, there seems to be two different types of entrepreneurs; the ones who know exactly what their niche will be and then there are the ones who aren’t quite sure. Shannon Sheehan has been in the freelancing world for almost 5 years, and hasn't been afraid to pivot and learn new skills along the way. She has been a virtual assistant, copywriter, social media manager, photo editor, product photographer,...

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Starting a new business can be stressful, especially when also working a full-time job. This season of life may require a bit more hustle as well as longer days - just remember that the hard work will pay off! In this episode, we share 4 simple tips for starting your small business while also working a full-time job. 



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After 7 years of working in administration management, Kaci was put on furlough due to the pandemic. Instead of sitting around on unemployment, she decided to pivot her career path and became an Online Business Manager. In less than 2 years, she built a successful six-figure business and transitioned into a ClickUp expert. 


In this episode, we discuss all things ClickUp and why both onlin...

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New Year’s resolutions - either you love them or hate them! 


In this episode, we’re talking all about setting those yearly goals and our secret to choosing an achievable resolution that you won’t break by February. What are the best kinds of resolutions to set? Are you only setting yourself up for failure? What are our 2023 resolutions? All that and more inside the episode!


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At the end of every interview, we always ask our guest to share one piece of advice for our listeners. This episode is a compilation of all of their answers.


If you’re feeling stuck, unmotivated, uninspired, or even alone in your entrepreneurial journey, know that every single one of us has felt that too. You’re not alone. You can accomplish ANYTHING you set your mind to. If you need a li...

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Does fear of the “what if’s” hold you back? Do you have a list of things you would love to achieve but self-doubt, perfectionism, and FEAR get in the way? Trust us, we get it! One of our biggest goals for the show is to hopefully help you realize that you are fully capable of going after your dreams. 


In this episode, Erin Kimbrell shares her personal journey of healing her high functioni...

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Inventory shortages, lack of employees, and increase of inflation has many business owners stressed for the upcoming holiday season. According to an article from USA Today, it’s imperative for you to not only prepare but also strategically plan ahead.


In this episode, we share 6 ways you can prep your business for the holidays. Organization, content batching, and positive energy are just ...

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Before her big spiritual awakening, Janet Jaimes was working her “dream job” in the music industry. After having a few realizations about her soul’s purpose, she decided to launch her own business and use her skills in a more meaningful way. Gaeanovo allowed Janet to change the narrative around how social media affects our lives. She aims to help mindful brands learn how to consciously utilize their marketing to help ...

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October 20, 2022 24 min

Hustle culture (or burnout culture) refers to the lifestyle of constantly working all day everyday in order to achieve success. Studies now show that the constant hustle is actually quite toxic to your mental and physical well-being; eventually leading to depression and anxiety. What are your thoughts?


As two business owners who have our own struggles with anxiety and depression, we are n...

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Entrepreneurship is definitely in Brooke Eagle’s blood! She has watched first-hand the success that both of her parents had with their own businesses. After moving to a cute area of Winston-Salem, Brooke and her boyfriend decided to open a crossfit gym - Washington Park Crossfit. CrossFit is all about community which is something that she is very passionate about. Her full-time job as a Publisher at ...

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Let’s chat about the expectations vs reality of starting and growing a small business!


This is always a fun topic to discuss with fellow entrepreneurs because we all have expectations when starting out. Funny enough, they never seem to be the reality though; like having a large social media following will automatically bring in more sales (we wish!). 


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Welcome to part 3 of our Social Media Mini-series! In this episode, we learn all about Facebook and why it should still be a part of your marketing strategy; Facebook is NOT dead, friends! Claire Ficek, owner of Altar’d Socials, shares so much knowledge and advice for optimizing the platform to get in front of your ideal client. 


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Beautiful Canadian sisters and business partners, Ann and Ban, join us to share their journey of leaving their “safe” corporate careers and starting a business of their own. Pursuing their passion into the arts seemed like an impossible endeavor but with persistence and patience they carved out a palatable business model of the sip and paint concept BUT took it to the next level. Tune in to learn more about You and I ...

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Welcome to part 2 of our Social Media Mini-series! In this episode, we learn all about TikTok and why video MUST be included in your business’ marketing strategy. Anita Morin, owner of FDS Creatives, shares so much knowledge and advice for getting on video and in front of your ideal client. We’re sure you’ll leave this episode feeling empowered to take on this booming platform!


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Let’s chat about setting goals and ACTUALLY achieving them! You can have big dreams and set many goals, however if you're not accomplishing any, what's the point? Tune in for advice on how to form a game-plan and take the steps to check each goal off your list. We also share our own goals that we plan to accomplish by the end of this year. 


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You asked and we’re delivering! Welcome to part 1 of our Social Media Mini-series! We’re kicking off with the most requested platform, INSTAGRAM! Kenzi Collins, owner of Wild West Social, shares her expert advice and provides so many valuable tips for optimizing your marketing efforts on the platform.


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Love all things marketing and social media? If so, this is the episode for you! Marketing expert, Lindsay White spills all the details on how she replaced and exceeded her corporate income while ONLY working part-time hours as a freelance Director of Marketing. What's even better is that after finding success, she felt the urge to help other women do the same. 


She is now the owner of a s...

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Is achieving a perfect work-life balance actually possible? We have yet to find that ideal lifestyle. BUT we have found several ways to juggle both and maintain our sanity! Tune in to this episode to learn ways to balance your home life and work life, even during seasons of overwhelm. 



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