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Episode: Change Is Always In Season

Change Is Always In Season

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Thank you Mother Nature, spring is upon us. We both love and cherish winter in Michigan, but we cherish seasons of change as well. And change brings about introspection: goal setting, possibilities, n…
Episode: Creative Muscles Need Training, Too

Creative Muscles Need Training, Too

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What do you do to keep your muscles firing on all cylinders, toned and defined at all moments, ready to jump in action when you need it? We're not talking about our bodies, but about our creative musc…
Episode: Resilience

Resilience

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Resilience is inherent to being an entrepreneur and a creative. It's one of the things that keeps us moving forward. But what is resilience made of, and how do you get it?
Episode: Vulnerability in Leadership

Vulnerability in Leadership

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Why do we treat vulnerability like it's a negative thing? Saying "I don't know" and "I need help" seems like the purview of our young kids, not grown-up women in leadership. But let's be honest: somet…
Episode: Impatience is a Virtue

Impatience is a Virtue

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Genetically, we are both in the shallow end of the patience pool. As creatives we have big ideas and are driven by results, so it can be a challenge to wait for all the steps between A and Z. Are entr…
Episode: I Need An Assistant

I Need An Assistant

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Not gonna lie, we all get overwhelmed sometimes. When the to-do list gets too long, all we want to do is delegate. It's really a blend of work and life that we need help with. So why don't we get it?
Episode: What are you Worth?

What are you Worth?

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What are you worth? Nope, we're not talking about your bottom line. We're talking about the value of your time and your talent. Short answer? More than you're charging. And that's true even when you'r…
Episode: Cautionary Tales

Cautionary Tales

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What do you wish you would have done 10 years ago? What are your regrets? What great piece of advice would you give a friend or colleague? Well, what are you going to do about it now?
Episode: Change + Growth

Change + Growth

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Recognizing change can feel like a hopeless task sometimes because we're evaluating the changes in real time. But the bottom line—we must grow.
Episode: Recognition

Recognition

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Recognition. As leaders, we recognize success and achievement in others as second nature. As individuals, we aren't great being on the receiving end—especially as women. But it's complicated. It is …
Episode: Are We Still Entrepreneurs?

Are We Still Entrepreneurs?

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Are we still entrepreneurs? We both own established businesses–and we're successful mid-career creatives–so we don't really fit into the trendy description of a startup that seems to be all kickst…