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!


April 25, 2024 14 mins

It’s all collaboration over competition here, y’all!

Brittany and Amanda express their desire to create a supportive community for women business owners where they can connect, share ideas, and receive help and support. They officially reveal their plans for an exclusive membership program, including seasonal merch, LIVE interviews with guests, and the opportunity for members to network, collaborate, and...

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Welcome back to Season 3 of Dreamer To Entrepreneur! Amanda and Brittany catch up on what they've been up to during the break, including Amanda's recent marriage and Brittany's new rebrand. They discuss the importance of community over competition and tease some exciting announcements for the upcoming year. Join them as they share their experiences and provide support and encouragement for fellow entrepreneurs. 

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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.

Do not ever feel like you are alone in your entrepreneurial journey. So many of us have gone through ups and downs, and leaning on each other is what gives us the motivation to keep going. Use the advice from each of these amazing women to help guide ...

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On this episode of Dreamer to Entrepreneur, we tackle the topic of etiquette and grace in business interactions. We discuss the repercussions of labeling someone as a scammer and bashing a business on social media, emphasizing the importance of respectful communication. Sharing personal stories, we highlight the power of kindness and the impact of hurtful words. We also delve into the significance of contracts, custome...

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In this solo episode, Amanda discusses tips for the upcoming Black Friday and Christmas shopping season for the retail, consumer, goods service businesses. She discusses how to plan promotions ahead of time, hiring and testing equipment, and having backup options. How to keep Black Friday sales simple and focus on key promotions. Amanda also gives advice on ways to have a smoother checkout, provide excellent customer s...

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Welcome back to another episode of Dreamer to Entrepreneur! In today's episode, we have the pleasure of talking to Tanya Alvarez, a remarkable individual who has defied the odds and created a successful business while facing challenges and uncertainties. 

Tanya reflects on her early days of dreaming about travel, long before the days of Instagram, and reveals how her desire to learn and grow led her down a...

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Feeling overwhelmed and like there aren't enough hours in the day??

This solo episode with Brittany dives into her three-step system for managing overwhelm and maximizing productivity. She discusses the common feeling of not having enough time in the day and how it can be especially challenging for mompreneurs. 


Brittany emphasizes the importance of getting tasks out of your head and onto pa...

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This solo episode with Amanda reflects on the impact that the Dreamer to Entrepreneur podcast has had on her business and personal life. She shares how the podcast has allowed her to connect with listeners in unexpected places. Amanda also emphasizes the importance of community over competition and how the podcast provides her with a platform to uplift and connect with fellow small business owners. Lastly, she discuss...

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October 12, 2023 29 mins

In this episode, we want to reflect on our recent guest conversation in our last episode with Lauren Wrighton. We dive back into Lauren's journey from starting a simple hobby podcast to becoming a prominent figure in the podcast industry, and discuss the importance of following your passion and listening to your gut instinct when starting a business. 

During this episode we want to emphasize the value of f...

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On today's episode of Dreamer to Entrepreneur, we have a special guest, Lauren Wrighton. We dive into Lauren's journey from struggling to sell a $7 ebook to becoming a successful entrepreneur, podcast manager and coach. Lauren shares the ups and downs she experienced along the way, the pivotal moments that led her to podcasting, and the importance of facing the things we avoid in order to achieve our goals. Plus, she o...

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    Welcome back to another episode of Dreamer to Entrepreneur. In today's episode, we want to take a moment to be transparent with you. We are not experts in small businesses, but rather learning as we go, just like you. 

    We understand the overwhelming nature of starting a business and the abundance of information available, often leading to confusion and mistakes. That's why we want to share the three mistak...

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    Starting a small business can be an overwhelming and daunting task. Many aspiring entrepreneurs often delay their dreams of starting a business because they feel they need to have everything in order before taking the plunge. However, waiting for the perfect moment may never come. 

    In this episode of "Dreamer to Entrepreneur," we provide four simple tips for starting a business today, without letting fear ...

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    In this episode of Dreamer to Entrepreneur, we tackle the topic of the retail apocalypse and its impact on small businesses. 

    We emphasize the importance of finding a supportive community within the industry, as family and friends may not fully understand the challenges of running a business. Amanda shares her personal stories of finding unexpected friendships and support within the small business communit...

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    Who is your dream client or customer? Are you building your business around one specific type of person or are you selling to the masses? In this episode of the Dreamer to Entrepreneur, we discuss the importance of knowing your ideal customer. 

    Understanding your ideal client allows you to tailor your products and services to their specific needs, leading to faster growth and success. It makes a tremendous...

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    Happiness in the workplace matters and the human side of business not only impacts the internal organization, its leadership, and employee engagement, but also affects customer experience, nurturing relationships, and cultivating partnerships. 

    Kira La Forgia has firsthand experience with the challenges involved in managing the human side of running a business. After struggling with burnout and being diagn...

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    In this episode of the Dreamer to Entrepreneur podcast, we discuss the negative effects of constantly comparing oneself to others. We want to emphasize that everyone's journey is unique, and trying to fit into someone else's mold can lead to mental and physical exhaustion, sacrificing quality time with loved ones, and ultimately making one unhappy. Focus on your own values and priorities and do not worry about others' lifestyles, p...

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    Three months postpartum, Courtney desired a community with others who were facing the same season of life. Adjusting to parenthood and the changes postpartum were challenging. Instead of searching for a community that encouraged moms through motherhood, she pushed through her anxiety and created her own.  The need for the community was evident and it has grown tremendously.

    In this episode we share:


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    After leaving her comfort zone to follow her heart and her husband's basketball career, starting a web design business in a foreign country was not in Abbey's plans. Now, years later, as a successful entrepreneur, she reveals the challenges of building her brand while traveling the world and working with clients from various industries. 

    Abbey s...

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    Are you a mompreneur struggling to balance the demands of running a business and taking care of yourself? Have you been told to prioritize self-care for long-term success, but you're still feeling burnt out and overwhelmed? It's time to put yourself first and discover some techniques that will help you maintain your personal well-being while growing you...

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    Scarlett Howell, owner of Betsy Jane Studio, a store offering unique décor and handmade gifts, shares her experiences with the competitive nature of the boutique world and her belief in collaborating with others. She stresses the importance of doing things differently by helping others, sharing advice, and learning from one another. This mindset has had a positive impact on her business journey, leading to valuable con...

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