Organizing a Conference &
Building a Community
In this episode we talk to Melissa Alam, the founder of FearlessCon — a conference "for women who get shit done."
Melissa talks about what inspired her to create FearlessCon, the importance of giving women of color a platform and what it's been like building a community of female business leaders.
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Celebrity Headlines & Other Randomness Adam & Allie sit down to discuss some important questions like “What Celebrity Headlines Have Caught Your Attention?” “What Have you Learned from the 100 Day Project?” and “What Would You Do If You Were Started Another Business Right Now?” This episode also reveals the voice of producer Michael Tedesco. […]
Appetizer Crawl We’re back! In this pop-up episode we fill you in on everything we’ve been busy with since we last posted an episode. We talk about the gallery we recently hosted which showcased pieces from Allie and Erika’s 100 Day Project, as well as some upcoming events at The Wonder Jam. Adam and Allie discuss the latest celebrity headlines […]
Full-Time Freelance Vanessa Wade owns a design studio in San Diego called Noirve, which focuses on brand development and web design for small businesses. In this episode, Vanessa describes what it was life to transition into working full-time as a freelance designer, including the time that she sold her car to ensure she had an […]
The Inner Workings of a Family Business In this episode, we sit down with Deja and Chanelle, sisters and founders of Replenish: The Spa Co-op. We talk about their experience as owners of a brick-and-mortar business that recently opened a second location. Deja and Chanelle talk about expanding their team, what it’s like working with […]
This Started As a Project Nate DeMars started Pursuit because he was annoyed. Big box suit shops had pushy salespeople, too many options, and weren’t for him. In this episode Nate shares inspiration behind Pursuits early days, the struggles, and hurdles he bumped up against. Also Nate shares a fun story about sleeping on the […]
On Scaling with Gretel and Steve Adams of Sunny Meadows Flower Farm Steve & Gretel Adams put their entire lives into creating and building Sunny Meadows Flower Farm. Steve and Gretel have created a strong business built on treating people well, working hard, and continual investment into their business (and themselves). In this episode, Steve […]
When You Aren’t Your Customer Malika Jacobs never set out to open a board game parlor, but that’s exactly what she did. Kingmakers Board Game Parlor was founded in Columbus in 2014, and just recently opened its second location in Indianapolis. In this episode we talk about Malika’s journey; moving multiple times throughout her childhood, getting her […]
Is Personality Testing Even Helpful? In this episode Allie asks Adam to share some of his insight regarding personality testing. He describes some of his favorite tests and what the results have taught him about himself and how he works with others. They also talk about how personality test results can help employers build balanced […]
The Last Episode of Season 3!? In this Season 3 Finale episode, Allie asks Adam about what he learned from playing sports growing up, as well as what he’s noticed about female-owned businesses. He also explains the meaning behind the name of his side hustle, Ardor Coffee. Allie talks about how working within limitations can […]
Building a Remote Team In this episode we sit down with Kate Finley, of Belle Communications, a digital PR agency that specializes in restaurant, lifestyle and non-profit brand marketing. Kate talks about how she built her team without having an actual shared workplace, and how the remote team stays connected. She also discusses having to […]