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017: Carrie Madormo on the Healthy Work at Home Mom

Career transitions can seem like a daunting challenge for the uninitiated. It’s easier to stay in the comfort zone of the familiarity than to make that decision to change what’s not working. A desire for more family time led Carrie Madormo to look at alternative career alternatives. Google was her friend and she came across the perfect fit!

Using what she knew about health as a …

016: Tracey Osborne on Work Life Boundaries and Spartan Racing

Sometimes we overcomplicate things in deciding to make that big leap. I love how relatively drama free Tracey Osborne’s transition was from working in corporate to becoming a full-time business owner. Starting her virtual assistant business as a side hustle and having networking ties in her community were a powerful combination in allowing her to quit her full-time job in just two months’ time.

What I also

015: Gina Horkey on Business, Family and the Importance of Mastermind Groups for Success

I first came across the term “mastermind” in a beat-up, weathered copy of my father-in-law’s book, Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. Granted, the original masterminds involved an old school hierarchy of founding father types we read about in school text books. Fast forward today and the you’ll find the “mastermind” has evolved into something more flexible, creative, innovative, and value driven.

What is …

014: Ariel Rule on Digital Marketing and the Freedom Based Lifestyle

Want to know how a business gets created out of necessity? Ariel shares her beginnings as a web designer and soon after, her transition to online marketing, writing and strategy, after growing her husband’s company into a 6-figure business.

While she knew nothing about marketing when she first started out, she was able to pick up clues along the way to create a location independent business that …

013: Jennifer Buchholz on Solo Travel for Self-Discovery

Solo travel for women in particularly can sometimes feel like a scary endeavor. On the one hand, there are lots of unknowns, along with feelings of vulnerability. On the other hand, it can be a great catalyst for personal growth and empowerment in getting one out of the proverbial comfort zone to see what one is truly capable of.

In this episode, Jennifer Buchholz brings a …

012: Chelann Gienger on Leading the Entrepreneur Before 25 Movement

Do you ever think to yourself, “I’m too old” or “too young” to write that book / run that marathon / start that business / insert life goal here? In this episode, Chelann Gienger shares her entrepreneurial journey, which started at just 15-years old.

She’s living proof you could never be too young (or old) to do what it is you really want to do in life. …

011: Julie Zuzek and the Inner Game of Business

Do you want to know what it feels like to leap into the unknown without a safety net? Many feel quitting a day job to start a business is nothing more than a pipe dream. And it can be because it is a lot of work. But if you’re smart about it, and can tune within and out, there’s a pretty good chance you can …

010: Jennifer Ghymn on Writing and the Interculture Life

Let’s face it. The Internet has made it so easy to find just about anything you could ever want to learn about with a quick Google search. But what happens when you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for? That’s what happened with my recent guest, who was searching for Asian-American cultural information that she could identify with. As someone with a biracial background, she was …

009: Daree Allen Nieves on Personal Growth, Relationships and Seeing Progress as a Win

Have you ever felt stuck in your business or life? Do you sometimes wish you had a life coach or someone to help cheer you onto progress in your entrepreneurial or personal growth? I’m sure many women (and men) entrepreneurs have felt this way at one time or another at every stage of their business. Whether you’re just starting out, experiencing growth, or moving in a …

008: Teliah Gienger on Balancing Acts in Business and Life


Teliah is the owner of Renu Hot Yoga, NUYU Juice Bar, and the host of The Balancing Act Podcast, where she interviews women entrepreneurs on balancing personal and business life. Aside from those three, she coaches personal clients on developing healthy habits. She loves every joy, opportunity, challenge and growth moment that comes along with being an employer and working alongside her amazing husband, Kylon.