Ladies Take The Lead

Ladies Take The Lead

Join Alina Fridman as she celebrates boss ladies, women entrepreneurs, and creatives by sparking conversation around topics that every modern goal-driven woman is passionate about. "Each week, I will be sharing real stories from real women about navigating through life and trying to figure it all out by taking the lead and empowering themselves and others to live their best lives." Join the community and thrive! Instagram: www.instagram.com/ladiestakethelead (@ladiestakethelead) Facebook: www.facebook.com/ladiestakethelead (@ladiestakethelead) Twitter: www.twitter.com/ladiestakelead (@ladiestakelead) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ladiestakethelead/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP1RtKidHDKhxoPK9nqPTCA Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ladiestakethelead/ Become a Podcast Founding Partner! Be a part of the Ladies Take the Lead Podcast family from the moment of the launch and receive a discounted advertising rate as well as branding on the podcast page, YouTube and website. Executive Producer/Host: Alina Fridman Executive Producer: Conal O'Herlihy, No One Else Media https://www.nooneelsemedia.com/

Episodes

January 20, 2021 6 min

Hello! It’s been a while. It’s 2021 Boss Ladies! I’ve been MIA for a minute and with good reason. I decided to take a holiday break to spend with my family and set everything in motion for a new year.

I am going to continue these conversations but it’s going to be on our new YouTube Channel!  I am developing a new interview series for Youtube featuring more ambitious women who are taking the lead to empower themselves and others to...

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Food feeds the body and nourishes the soul. It’s the way to a man’s and women’s heart and brings people together on so many levels. Food is love, it is joy and it tastes best when prepared by a chef with passion for food.

I came from a family where food was the first thing in the morning and the last thing at night before going to sleep.” – Ale Gambini

 Chef Ale Gambini, aka A Queen in the Kitchen, is an LA-based Italian food amba...

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December 9, 2020 39 min

"your network is your net worth"

This episode is filled with great Sales tips and  approaches, both mental and practical.

Joyce Johnson is an Author, Speaker, Sales Champion, and Business Coach, who has worked as a sales leader, business consultant and mentor for over 20 years.

When she was a girl, her mother and her would be told that they had to go around to the back door in order to enter a restaurant.  Joyce has written...

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December 4, 2020 51 min

I had the pleasure of discussing art with Erin Hanson who is a San Diego- based artist, considered to be the originator of the painting style called "Open Impressionism" .  Her landscape paintings have been shown at solo and group exhibitions and museums worldwide.

Even if you’re not in the art business, Erin drops a lot of gems that can and should be practiced in any business.  She also discussed being a mom in business, b...

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November 18, 2020 44 min

Anika choose the entrepreneurial lifestyle because that is what brings her joy. 

Anika Jackson is the founder, CEO, creative strategist, and publicist for Anika PR, a Public Relations and Creative Consulting
Agency empowering brands by celebrating their missions, visions and goals.

Anika is at anikapr.com https://www.instagram.com/anikajacksonpr/

I am hosting a workshop on November 20th, to help guide you through the process of writ...

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November 10, 2020 43 min

Being a mom prepared her for being so much more.  

Lucy Riles is a wife, mother of 4 kids, founder of Life of Mom, a popular online community of moms worldwide with over 400K followers. She has just written a new book with her husband Tom “Mom vs. Dad” The Not-So-Serious Guide To The Stuff We Are All Fighting About

She is about to star in the reality competition show The Pack on Amazon Prime Video which changed her life as she cha...

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November 3, 2020 37 min

Farrah Chow-Quan, today’s guest on the show is, definitely a Boss Lady. She is the owner and creative designer of Carnival Kicks, a designer shoe brand with festival flair. She based her now 12-year old brand from the love she has for Carnival and shoes. 

Prior to the slow down as Farrah calls it, she was getting ready for her busiest year. It goes to show you that nothing is certain. You just have to embrace the change, adapt to i...

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October 27, 2020 46 min

Heather Youmans is a singer, songwriter, musician, actress, tap dancer, journalist and publicist for Fender! She’s one busy lady who has a passion for music and life.  She recently released a new single, “Shine” which she wrote as a love letter to her younger self.  Learn what movie she pays tribute to with the music video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7PcOrumuDA

You can follow Heather @heatheryoumans on Instagram.

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This episode has mature language and content.  Prepare yourself for a very satisfying rollercoaster.

Eat Well, Live Well, Do Well.   This is Elizabeth Mehditach's creed.  This episode is more like two but we didn't edit two episodes because in order to get Elizabeth, you need a full picture.  

Domestic abuse survivor to Chef and Author, Elizabeth has learned some stuff and dealt with it and now feeds people and helps them d...

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Katie Helms is a mindset coach who teaches women how to stop self-sabotaging, avoiding emotions, and using external sources to cope who is practicing her skills as a coach from the experience that she has had in her own life.

I’ve always been a skeptic when it came to coaches. I never thought I needed one. It’s not until I started learning more about these women who were coaches and why they became coaches. Then it all made sense.

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What does a Rockstar and a Fine Art Photographer have in common? Everything! Lindsay Manfredi is the bassist for Cold. Tricia Meeter is a fine art photographer turned candlemaker. A chance encounter brought them together many moons ago and they’ve been inseparable ever since.

Unfuckwithable-Inspired-Badassery-Lindsay-Manfredi is the book on Amazon.

 Please visit Equinox Farms at eqxshop.com for all your favorite and unique candles...

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September 22, 2020 30 min

While more and more retailers are turning to online shopping, Alexis Crouse and her husband, Scott, decided to pursue their dream of owning and operating an actual brick and mortar shop within their community. The store’s namesake, Abigail, is their young 5 year old daughter and what they want for their daughter is to leave a legacy. 

She’s building a community through this little neighborhood boutique that is warm and cozy and so ...

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September 15, 2020 27 min

THIS EPISODE MAY SAVE YOUR LIFE.  I mean it.  This episode is a little different as Alina addresses some of her own health history in a very personal way.  You can't be a successful Boss Lady if you don't keep an eye on your health.

Dr. Meg Haworth knows firsthand what it's like to lose her health. She is a survivor of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse as a child, she has healed over a dozen illnesses of her own inc...

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September 8, 2020 23 min

Chanda Fuller Torrey is the CEO and creator of Gifter World. She’s found her passion and is living her dream by helping you find the perfect gift.

She scours the internet to find the most unusual, out-of-the-box, weird, awesome, and unique gifts from around the world. Gadgets, home goods, travel accessories, toys, wine gifts, whiskey gifts, and stuff you just didn’t know existed. 

But she didn't start that way.  Her journey to ...

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September 1, 2020 33 min

Whitney has always had a passion for gardening. She decided to walk away from a career to pursue that passion. She took control of her life and fulfilled it with something that she had always loved. That’s definitely a lady taking the lead.

Whitney’s vision for Plant Grow Eat started as a way for individuals to grow their own food, know where their food comes from and to also teach the simple but important ways of growing o...

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August 25, 2020 12 min

We apologize in advance for this episode.  The computer crashed and took down the intended episode as we were mixing it.  The back up drive didn't back up and, well, we are having some technical difficulties.  You also get to meet Bailey who wants to be a podcast host too!  Woof!

So here is Alina, on the fly, about...Alina and Ladies Take The Lead.

What is Ladies Take The Lead?  What inspired Alina to create an online platform ...

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Writer, creator and editor of Gemma Magazine and today’s guest boss lady, Elizabeth Collazos.  Gemma is an online magazine about three of my favorite topics: art, fashion and style. The entire magazine is written by Elizabeth Collazos who does an amazing job.  Elizabeth has interviewed many artists and high-profile names for her online magazine.

You can follow Elizabeth on Instagram @gemmamagazine and read her articles online a...

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August 11, 2020 18 min

 

Amy June is a woman with a vision. She is building her empire with passion, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Did you know that 45% of working Americans report having a side hustle? That amounts to roughly 70 million people. Even celebrities are getting in on the action, recognizing the value in multiple income streams.

Having a side hustle is a great way to jumpstart your financial goals and is a huge motivator to laun...

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August 4, 2020 13 min

Mikki Shae is a social media influencer, brand ambassador, hair and makeup artist and the creator of Mikki Shae Pom Poms. At just 23 years old, she is the definition of a young entrepreneur.

Mikki Shae was a fun-loving tomboy who one day glowed up. Her transformation wasn’t just about her appearance. This girl found confidence in herself while learning how to navigate both the fashion and beauty industry.  

 Mikki can be connected ...

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July 28, 2020 16 min

Art never looked so sweet! Los Angeles-based pop artist, Betsy Enzensberger, is the creative talent behind the realistic, larger-than-life sculptures of dripping, frozen treats. The artist uses the familiarity of these nostalgic sweet delights to help us remember the simplicity, value and culture of desserts so often associated with positivity and joy. Betsy Enzensberger creates art becauseit brings her joy and in turn, she spreads...

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