Kim Pisolkar, CEO of Small Biz BIG Breakthrough and creator of the “Get It Done! System" is passionate about helping business leaders taking back control of their time, energy and to do list so they can have more fun, flexibility and profitability. She is a contributing author in the Amazon #1 Bestselling Book, “Women Living Consciously” and is regular contributor to the Huffington Post.
Cathy Flynn is a proud mother and grandmother. She has been married almost 46 years to her husband Richard. They have 8 children and 11 grandchildren. All 8 children have graduated from college and are successful. Cathy, herself, graduated from college when she was in her late 40’s. Her passions are her children, grandchildren, and the Catholic Church. Her hobbies are reading, crocheting/knitting, and babysitting her grandchildren.
Rich Brooks is founder and president of flyte new media a web design and marketing firm in Portland, Maine. He is a nationally recognized speaker on entrepreneurship, digital marketing and social media. He is a founder of The Agents of Change Digital Marketing Conference, an annual conference on search, social & mobile marketing. He runs The Marketing Agents Podcast where he interviews marketing experts from around the world on search, social & mobile marketing. He is also a regular contributor at SocialMediaExaminer.com, the world’s most popular social media marketing blog.
When Norma Yaeger acquired her New York Stock Exchange license in 1962, she didn’t know of any other women in the industry. The Stock Exchange didn’t even allow women to step foot on its floor. But having just escaped poverty in NY’s Catskill Mountains, and determined to support her children, Norma wasn’t going to let the exclusionary traditions of the financial industry stop her from becoming a stockbroker.
During her long career she founded a mutual fund and two security brokerage firms that transacted millions of dollars of trades every day. She made fortunes and folded companies, all while raising five children. Persevering to achieve the work-home balance, Norma rose through the ranks of a male-dominated industry, opening the door for young women who would come up behind her.
Shannon is the Founder and Client Success Officer of Dream Local Digital, a digital marketing agency that has worked with thousands of small businesses across North America. She has over 15 years’ experience in the development of successful internet products, sales and marketing strategies and has worked on the team developing successful Internet Brands such as cars.com and careerbuilder.com, and over 60 online media properties for newspapers all over the U.S and Canada. Prior to that, she spent over 10 years in media sales and sales management in Maine. Shannon is considered an expert in the field of online marketing and social media and speaks regularly at conferences on the subject. She was recently named a Digital Innovator of the Year by Local Media Association.
Jeanna Gabellini is a Master Business Coach who supports conscious entrepreneurs to double (and even triple) their profits by leveraging attraction principles, proven strategies and fun. Her top-tier private coaching and sold-out seminars have allowed committed entrepreneurs to blow past their self-imposed limits, ditch the drama of overwhelm and move into radical joy, inner peace and ever-increasing profits.
Kelly Lundberg is a renowned entrepreneur, keynote speaker and author, who has built her cutting-edge empire from the fabulous world of fashion styling. Kelly has a best-selling book and a successful iTunes application under her Hermès (air-maze) belt, as well as a thriving business, which she now manages on a day-to-day basis along with her fashion-forward team. In her latest book, Kelly Lundberg shares her 7 Step Styling Formula™ to launch and grow your styling business.
Marcia Bennett works with professional women teaching them to be more intentional and resourceful. She provides interactive workshops and seminars on ways to use your time more effectively and stay organized. Marcia is an author and is currently obtaining a PhD in Law, Public Policy, and Administration. She wants women to achieve the desired results they seek by applying proven strategies to do so.
Former award-winning corporate manager, public advocate and home schooling mom, Maura is enjoying her Third Act as cultural journalist for the 21st century. Boston College graduate and world traveler who has pioneered her own path to success, Maura is an author, podcaster and Huffington Post contributor inspiring others to "Live Happy - Inside Out."
Carol Hess is passionate about two things – the power of words and the empowerment of women. After 30 years in the communications industry putting the power of words to work as a writer and editor, it was time to make a shift. Carol founded Star Polisher, an online and Maine-based business that offers workshops, private coaching, and group retreats designed to encourage and inspire women to play big and shine.
Dr. Pei is a radio host, speaker, dentist and a business leadership and communication fanatic. She came to the US in her 20’s from China and is currently the business executive and co-host of the “ReLaunch” show. She is also a gifted endodontist (root canal specialist) and yoga instructor. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, Tae Kwon Do, and playing doggie-mom. She calls herself: a part-time dentist living a full life.
Kate Erickson is the Content Creator and Community Leader over at EntrepreneurOnFire, a 7-day a week podcast that interviews today's most inspiring and successful entrepreneurs. She is the host of Kate's Take: The EntrepreneurOnFire Audio Blog and author of The Fire Path: a step-by-step guide to help you create a solid foundation for your business! Kate is passionate about helping entrepreneurs create systems and processes to promote efficiency and bring clarity to their journey.
Dr. Mekel Harris, a licensed psychologist, serves as a professor, practitioner, and researcher throughout Los Angeles County. Her expertise lies in health psychology, assessment, and consultation for children with health conditions, as well as their families. Throughout the past five years, she has presented at over 25 national and international conferences targeting pediatric health issues, including grief and loss. Personally, Dr. Harris experienced the death of her mother in December 2012; since then, she made it her mission to impact the lives of those journeying through the grief process.
Sabiha Vorajee is the Founder & CEO at High Value Woman. She is passionate about helping women tap into their innate power through utilizing the skills and talents they already have, and leveraging them in our dynamic world, so they can have the success they want, and earn the money they dream of.
Bree Noble is an entrepreneur, musician and speaker. She founded Women of Substance Radio, an online radio station that promotes quality female artists in all genres.
She launched the Women of Substance Music Podcast in November 2014. Her podcast has hit #1 in New & Noteworthy for the Music, Arts and Society & Culture categories and #4 Audio Podcast on all of iTunes.
She draws on her extensive experience running her own music business, both as a solo musician and as an Industry professional, to train and mentor other female musicians.
You can find the links and resources mentioned in this episode here: http://www.womentl.com/bree-noble
Josey Milner is part small town teen, part road-worthy country starlet, and starting at only 17 years old, she turned heads and changed hearts with her debut US single, “Not Pretty Enough.” The song thrust Josey into the country music spotlight, launching her anti-bullying campaign with Angels and Doves, earning her a 2013 Independent Country Music Award nomination for Promising Young Artist, a Top 10 Hottest New Artist designation, and a Number One single on the world’s first independent country music chart, Indie World.>
Now, 19 and a recent Magna Cum Laude high school graduate, this CMT.com Top 20 Artist has taken her initial successes to greater heights with “Cowgirls,” which reached #1 on New Music Weekly and Top 75 on Music Row!
As the founder of Dating with Dignity and with more than 25 years of personal relationship and dating experience, Marni Battista has dated, was married for 17 years, divorced, and then successfully dated again (and married!) in the 21st century. Now a successful dating and relationship coach and expert, Marni helps men and women create awareness of dating behaviors that can cause frustration and then provides a proven-successful framework to ultimately attract quality partners and get the love they deserve.
Find all the resources and links here: http://www.womentl.com/marni-battista
Amy Clover is the force behind stronginsideout.com, a site that inspires you to overcome any kind of struggle through fitness and positive action. After struggling with depression and suicide, Amy turned it all around with the help of movement and positive mindset reframing. Now, she helps others do the same through Strong Inside Out.
Find all the resources and links here: http://www.womentl.com/amy-clover
In this first episode I’m going to introduce you to the Women Taking the Lead podcast, let you what you can expect in future episodes and tell you a little be about who I am.
The focus of this podcast is to inspire women from humble beginnings to overcome self-doubt and lead with confidence, integrity and a sense of humor.