Ambika Singh, CEO & Co-founder of Armoire, a woman’s guilt free closet, once again joins us for Season 2 Episode 18 of the Success Bully Podcast. In “Entrepreneurship is Such a Team Sport,” Ambika shares with us the importance of building a team outside of your business to support you on the journey. We also touch on the importance of being present when we are distracted as founders and keeping one day a week to yourself.
Get ready to get in your feels. Ambika Singh, CEO & Co-founder of Armoire, a subscription clothing service so #bossladies can have an endless closet for a fraction of the cost and hassle, joins us for Season 2 Episode 17 of the Success Bully Podcast. In “The Agony & Ecstasy,” Ambika shares with us the addictive nature of entrepreneurship when it comes to the emotional rollercoaster. She also gives us an insider glimpse into the future of machine learning in the world of fashion.
To build a influential #powertribe, you have to make it a goal to show up! On Season 2 of Episode 16 of the Success Bully Podcast, we have Diane Najm, CEO and Founder of Photopad for Business on the show. She talks about what it takes to cultivate community as an entrepreneur, putting an end date to those down moments, the importance of coaching and digging deep to build you own business.
Season 2 Episode 15 of the Success Bully Podcast pays tribute to the “F Word.” Not the one that gets me in trouble, but the other one “Failure.” Diane Najm, CEO and Founder of Photopad for Business, an all inclusive design tool and content marketing platform for businesses to help them easily create multi-channel social media posts with a few simple clicks, joins me to talk about how she recovered from a perceived failure. A hint, it’s by not internalizing it. You have to listen to your customers and pivoted with both style and grace. She also shares her experiences launching an app during the early Facebook day and the adventures of learning to communicate with developers without a technical background.
Episode 14 of the Success Bully Podcast is the first of its kind. It’s an “Inception” moment where I am podcasting with the amazing hosts of Microsoft’s WIBT (Women in Tech and Business) podcast Sonia Dara and Colleen O’Brien and I’m a guest on their podcast this week. Prepare yourself. Colleen boldy shares an amazing productivity hack (one of my personal favorite topics), create “The Follow Up Folder” in your inbox to keep up with your current asks. We also talk about intra-preneurship, the big vision for the WIBT podcast and coziness.
Amplify, Amplify, Amplify! Season 2 Episode 13 of the Success Bully podcast is all about the action. I’m thrilled to once again welcome Ruchika Tulshyan, author of “The Diversity Advantage,” who is also an award-winning inclusion strategist and keynote speaker to the show. Ruchika gets to the heart of the matter how can we support each other as women and especially women of color. The simple to use “Amplification Theory” is one way WE can easily support each other.
Season 2 Episode 12 of the Success Bully podcast comes fully loaded with all the bells and whistles. I’m thrilled to welcome Ruchika Tulshyan, author of “The Diversity Advantage,” who is also an award-winning inclusion strategist and keynote speaker to the show. In addition to talking actionable items to change the workplace for ALL women, we talk about a sure fire way to overcome your own imposter syndrome. Anchor your platform to a personal value statement, so you can confidently say “I am the expert here…”
Season 2 Episode 11, “Lean Into What You Do Know,” was a wowza moment for me. So often, we hesitate to get started out of the fear of what we don’t know rather than embracing our breadth and depth of experiences. I’m excited to welcome Shauna Swerland, CEO & Founder of Fuel Talent and nationally recognized recruiting expert to the show. She shares how she made peace with her imposter syndrome by leaning on her 2 decades of experience to launch her own recruiting agency which is now one of the fastest growing companies in the state.
In Episode 10 of Season 2 of the Success Bully podcast, we once again harness the power of the interwebs particularly “The Twitters.” Amber Osborne, the CMO of DogHead Simulations and internationally recognized Social Media Influencer who was voted “#2 Most Social CMO” by Forbes encourages us to do a gut check. In “Do Not Take Every Freakin Opportunity,” we talk about trusting ourselves, examining every opportunity with discernment and the future of virtual reality.
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In Episode 9 of Season 2 of the Success Bully podcast, we harness the power of the interwebs particularly “The Twitters.” Amber Osborne, the CMO of DogHead Simulations and internationally recognized Social Media Influencer who was voted “#2 Most Social CMO” by Forbes shares her fascinating career arch as well as some useful tips to start, amplify and connect on social media as an individual or brand.
We’re talking sales and growth again with Cassandra Gholston (CEO & Co-Founder) and Autum Grimm (CRO & Co-Founder) of PartnerTap, the new online platform for sale professionals to make B2B partnerships, drive growth and get results. In “Missionary to Mercenary,” they share their big vision to grow in their sales cycle from missionaries that educate and then sell the solution to mercenaries with such brand awareness there are endless leads and effortlessly closed deals. Cassandra and Autum also offer tips on how to choose a co-founder (same criteria as your spouse) and how to keep your new normal all in balance.
In Episode 7 of Season 2 of the Success Bully podcast proudly titled “Sales Cures All,” we welcome a truly dynamic duo to the show. Cassandra Gholston (CEO & Co-Founder) and Autum Grimm (CRO & Co-Founder) of PartnerTap. Cassandra and Autum share how their sales career intersected (in Monte Carlo no less), the importance of collaborative partnership and the a-ha moment that set them on the path to building a scalable B2B tech #startup. They boldly decided the fundraising rules didn’t apply and they focused on selling their platform. With this proven traction, they were able to attract their first investors.
Season 2 -- Episode 6 of the Success Bully Podcast gives me goosebumps every time I hear it. Excited would be too small a word to describe how I feel about welcoming Leslie Pierson Founder & CEO of GoodHangUps back to the show. In “I’m All in on Things,” Leslie shares how she strategically prepared for The Today Show and then Shark Tank including seeking out a non-traditional coach. She also gives us insights on what it means to fully commit to seeing your idea through and how to feel fear and do it anyway.
For Episode 5 of Season 2 of the Success Bully Podcast, I am beyond thrilled to welcome Leslie Pierson Founder & CEO of GoodHangUps to the show. In “Everyone is Going to Know It Failed,” she shares her inspiration behind launching the brand. Leslie wanted to model the possibility of failure for her son. The combination of a brilliant idea, her willingness to brave the possibility of very public failures, pure determination and a bit of strategic serendipity, Leslie has been able to create a successful suite of products. She shares this journey as well as some helpful tidbits to help launch a well-received kickstarter campaign.
We are again talking vaginas, menopause and women’s empowerment with Amy Buckalter, CEO & Founder of Pulse. Pulse is the Nespresso of thoughtfully designed personal lubricant dispensers. Take note. In “You Need a Suitcase of Titanium Seatbelts,” Amy openly shares her experiences with the entrepreneurial roller coaster, raising $7.5M from angel investors (70% of whom were women) and the next evolution of Pulse.
2018 is already proving to be a powerful year. I’m thrilled to welcome Amy Buckalter, Founder & CEO of Pulse to the show. She has an amazing background as a corporate leader, strategist and serial entrepreneur. We talk about vaginas, a deeply personal inspiration spark (known as menopause), and the perfect intersection of the right product at the right time. In “Especially…Right Now,” Amy shares her journey in hardware/product development in the fem-tech space as well as the need for women to take care of themselves and their “lady bits”.
Season 2 Episode 2 of the Success Bully podcast features the amazing Jen Mueller. Jen is a professional broadcaster for the Seattle Seahawks and Mariners, an Expert Talker, an acclaimed author and founder of Talk Sporty to Me (which provides communications skill building programs, resources, and on-site training for individuals and businesses to improve conversational performance). She reminds us to approach every Big Goal in :60 increments. We don’t have to take on the sheer size all at one time. Small consistent steps.
Welcome to Season 2 of the Success Bully Podcast! I’m thrilled to welcome Jen Mueller to the show. Jen is a professional broadcaster for the Seattle Seahawks and Mariners, an Expert Talker, acclaimed author and founder of Talk Sporty to Me, which provides communications skill building programs, resources, and on-site training for individuals and businesses to improve conversational performance. Jen gives us a simple tactic to help supercharge everyday interactions to help create visibility at work, build genuine relationship and spark meaningful conversations by using Success Statements.
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We are moving through #RememberDecember with momentum, style, determination and grace. Episode 41 of the Success Bully Podcast, features my special guest and spirit animal, Britt Provost, Senior Vice President, People & Culture at Apptio. In “We’re All Responsible to Open the Door,” Britt offers her own simple definition of sponsorship -- Opening doors for others. We all can open a door for someone else to help move them closer to their goal. Even as small as making an e-introduction. It’s our responsibility.
It’s #RememberDecember take a moment to reflect on the amazing things that happened in 2017. My special guest and spirit animal, Britt Provost, Senior Vice President, People & Culture at Apptio reminds us to “Don’t Over Sorry.” When you have a setback, spectacular failure, challenge or extra human moment, no need to overly apologize. Pick yourself up and get on with it. In addition to pushing us to bounce back from our less than stellar moments, Britt shares with us some bargaining and negotiation techniques that are easy to execute whether you are building your corporate career or your personal empire.
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