The Empowered Entrepreneur

The Empowered Entrepreneur

I love discussing business and entrepreneurship with others. While my guests span all industries and backgrounds, the struggles we all face are the same. This podcast gives a voice to those struggles.

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July 24, 2023 1 min

The Empowered Entrepreneur Podcast is enjoying a few weeks of summer fun!
You can look forward to new episodes coming September 18th!

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I am really glad Veronique Porter and I finally had this conversation about race, biases, and inclusion that has been in the making for 4 months. We are busy ladies with busy schedules. We also discuss how to find experts in these areas to listen to when you want to know what’s really happening in the world as opposed to turning on the TV and listening to biased conversations. Hopefully, you get as much out of this as I did.


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The Empowered Entrepreneur Season 2 Episode 10: Business Rules to Live By

Electra Govoni is truly one of my favorite people in addition to being my business coach. She is also the first repeat guest! In this podcast, we cover so many topics related to trusting your gut, paying attention to the signs that your body and mind are telling you to warn you about different things, and some tips and tricks to turn down the noise and focus o...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Season 2 Episode 9: Life is a Marathon

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Carolina Martin is a kindred spirit. Her and I met over Zoom in a networking meeting, and we became fast friends. We have so much to discuss. We both love art and think it should be accessible to everyone, including our aging population. We also understand that bad things happen to peopl...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Season 2 Episode 8: Business Boundaries

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Christina Gravina, founder of BILT (Bridging Independent Living Together) is a rockstar! In this podcast, we talk about how to grow a business in a way where both the employees and the employer benefit. It’s so hard to strike a balance where that happens because there is a push-pull bet...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Season 2 Episode 7: Networking  Around the World

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Karim Kerachni is a world traveler who strives to make his business fit into his life and not the other way around which is the way it is usually done. COVID and the explosion of remote work has afforded him that opportunity. He and I talk about entrepreneurship, happiness...

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April 25, 2023 51 mins

The Empowered Entrepreneur Season 2 Episode 6: Keep Your Joy 

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I finally have my friend and mentor, Kim Craig, on the podcast. We talk about the ins and outs of bookkeeping. We also discuss making sure you keep your joy when you are working in your business. She has so much information and insight to share about how to run your business while maintainin...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Season 2 Episode 5: Who Is Your Ideal Client?

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Figuring out who your ideal client is the MOST IMPORTANT thing you can do when talking about your marketing. Marketing strategist, Jenn Prochaska and I discuss all of the reasons why it’s important and how if you think you’re talking to everyone, you’re really talking to no one. W...

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Alex is such a great guy. I've known him for about 2 years. We're in a networking group together and we seemed to have a similar hustle when it came to our businesses. He's a fellow entrepreneur in a different industry with a different background, but I saw a kindred spirit in him. This conversation has a little bit of everything. We co...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Season 2 Episode 3: You Have To Trust Your Gut!

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Stacy Braga is a fellow recovering people pleaser. We have much more in common than that, including having had serious mental health issues surrounding teaching. We both left teaching because of our struggles. This was such an important conversation to have because for a long ti...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Season 2 Episode 2: What Does Health Mean to You?

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The podcast is a little different this week. I tend to talk about all sorts of issues that impact entrepreneurs. The issue of Health and Wellness is a big topic in making sure you have your sanity intact. On this episode, I talk with Lisa Dahl, who is a health and Wellness coa...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Season 2 Episode 1: Human Design and Marketing

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Bree Kuryk is a lot like many of us. She picked a career that interested her and when she got her “dream job” and she realized that it wasn’t all it was cracked up to be, she realized that she was looking for something more meaningful. I’ll have to admit that when Bree told me wh...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Episode 26: What Does Success Mean to You?

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If you’re looking for a fast and easy way to make money, entrepreneurship may not be the right thing for you. In this very honest conversation with Sara Ferrer, owner of Zoey Koko, we discuss many of the ups and downs of owning a business. We talk about how isolating it can be to be ...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Episode 25: Health Insurance and the Small Business Owner

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I have been wanting to make this podcast for a really long time. It’s been a really hard conversation for me to have because somehow there is shame wrapped up in it. That I don’t make enough money to cover my basic expenses, but that’s the point! Who starts off a busin...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Episode 24: Entrepreneurship and Mental Health

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I was struggling with my mental health before this interview started. I almost canceled it, honestly because I didn’t think I was in a great headspace, but obviously I didn’t. Yelena Galperina and I had a wonderfully honest conversation about the amazing way that entrepreneurship...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Episode 23: Immigrants and Burnout

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Nikolai Blinow and I discuss many topics surrounding burnout including what it’s like to be an immigrant and what that work ethic looks like or being the child on an immigrant and learning that behavior. We are very similar in many ways in how we were raised and it’s interesting to see how p...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Episode 22: Overcoming Burnout

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Diagnosing burnout in yourself is not rocket science. Your body will tell you, often in more ways than one that you’re stressed and overworked. Dave Greenwood and I talk about some triggers and symptoms that you might see if you’re exhibiting some signs of burnout. We also talk about some ways t...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Episode 21: You Have to be Yourself

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What we talk about?

Jennifer Hernandez is a rock star!  We had such a great conversation talking about you showing up as your true and honest self will draw the right people to you in your personal life and the right clients to you in your business life. You need to be comfortable in your ow...

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The Empowered Entrepreneur Episode 20: Vulnerability is Strength

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What happens when an engineer gets bored and decides to automate all of his processes so he’s done with work quickly? He eventually becomes an entrepreneur. Dustin Hopkins is a shining example of when someone analytical explores his very active creative side. Creative people solve problem...

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Do you feel anxiety or shame when you talk about your finances and financial planning? Are you not sure what to ask and feel stupid because you feel like you should know? We talk about investing that doesn’t feel overwhelming. Do you know what a Fiduciary is? I didn’t. Tess Waresmith is a financial educator and money coach. She explains all these thin...

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