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BroadCast: Broads Building Businesses is the go-to podcast for and about women entrepreneurs. Join Chief Broad Jenny Powers each week as she interviews today's most successful women business owners. Get entertained, educated and empowered while learning how these women grow their business beyond their wildest dreams . We cover topics that relate to women in business, such as networking, being an entrepreneur, womens business, start ups, and empowerment. Don't miss a single episode.
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Now displaying: August, 2016
Aug 31, 2016

Today we are here with a serial entrepreneur! Patrice Tanaka started not just one or two HR marketing agencies but three! After 35 years working you would think when retirement comes around that you should take it easy, right?  Not this broad! She went on to start a consultancy called The Joyful Planet Consultancy. The Joyful Planet Consultancy is designed to help individuals and organizations discover and actively live their life’s purpose and unleashing their greatest success. 

Show Notes:

  • What steps did she take to start The Joyful Planet Consultancy?
  • Why did she start this consultancy?
  • How did 9/11 affect her?
  • What was her career highlight?
  • How can others find their joy?
  • What is her goal?

Resources:

patrice@joyfulplanet.com - Get your free Life Purpose questionnaire and email it back to Patrice for feedback. It's an offer only available for Broads!

www.joyfulplanet.com 

www.twitter.com

www.facebook.com

Aug 24, 2016

Today we are going to talk about a topic that will make an impression on you. Jennifer Gefsky is a broad on a mission to empower women that are re-entering the workforce. Just a few months ago she co-founded Après, an online recruiting platform connecting women looking to get back in the game with curated job opportunities around the country. You are going to love this interview!

 

Show Notes:

  • What inspired her for this new business?
  • How does she feel about gender equality?
  • Was there a business plan?
  • When should you “pivot” from an idea?
  • What really pisses her off?
  • How do you become a member on Apres?

Resources:

www.apresgroup.com

@apresnyc- twitter

Aug 17, 2016

Today we have one of the most innovative broads in the history of retail: Maxine Clark! Maxine is the founder of Build-A-Bear! For those of you who do not know what Build-A-Bear is, it’s a place where you can make your own bear or stuffed animal. You can pick from a variety of options, you can name the bear, get a birth certificate and put a unique heart with a wish inside. Each bear comes with its own coding so if the bear is lost and returned to Build-A-Bear the company can locate the owner. This billion dollar business has over 400 build-a-bear workshops worldwide.

Show Notes:

  • What is the story behind the “red pencil”?
  • Where did Maxine work before Build-A-Bear came to life?
  • Was there a business plan?
  • How did she finance her first store?
  • What should be included in a business plan?
  • How important is packaging?
  • What is her next big thing?

Resources:

The Bear Necessities of Business: Building a Company with Heart

www.clarkfoxstl.com

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Aug 9, 2016

Everyone needs a Mom. Maybe not YOUR Mom, but everyone needs motherly advice at some point, without the judgment you may get from your own Mom. Nina Keneally started by building relationships with millennials at the yoga studio and found herself standing in for their Mom’s, giving advice, listening to their problems, and supporting their ideas. Before long, she was able to turn this into a business and now you can hire Need a Mom for any issue you have! Listen to Nina's amazing story of starting a successful business at 63!

 

In this episode, Nina also discusses:

 

  • How the idea for her business came to fruition
  • The types of tasks she’s hired to do
  • The press response she got that completely surprised her
  • No business plan required…….it’s just not that kind of business
  • How she’s been able to become a global Mom stand in
  • A life coach and personal mentor combined - the best of both worlds
  • Family without the baggage - that’s the best part of her business
  • How she makes it through the tough times
  • Advice she has for Moms, after working for their children!
  • She successful business idea came at 63, so you are never too old to launch a business

 

 

Connect with Nina:

 

www.needamomnyc.com

www.facebook.com/needamomnyc

 

Aug 3, 2016

We are going to go on a wild ride with a badass professional writer broad. She is the founder of Finding Shrimp and the co-creator of The Copy Cure. According to her incredible bio, she has won some big fat awards for her work. Get ready to meet Laura Belgray!

Show Notes:

  • Where did the name Talking Shrimp come from?
  • How did she get her start?
  • What is a promo?
  • She taught who how to moonwalk?
  • What is her career highlight?
  • What mistakes has she made?
  • How does she help people?

Resources:

www.talkingshrimp.com

www.docs.google.com

www.onelook.com

www.instagram.com

www.facebook.com

Marie Forleo

The Copy Cure

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