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27. From Corporate to Social Impact Entrepreneur, with Tarek Kholoussy.mp3

Feb. 18, 2021

Today we meet Tarek Kholoussy - founder of Nomads Giving Back! & Nomads Skillshare! - as he walks us through the different phases of his career. From working in New York corporate and experiencing lessons to creating two social enterprises run from the

26. The Journey of Resilience featuring marketer & entrepreneur, Chris Cromwell

Feb. 11, 2021

Today’s guest is Chris Cromwell, a marketing nerd, and meetup organizer. Elizabeth and Chris talk about twists and turns in life and how Chris has used his base of optimism and resourcefulness to continue to do the work he loves.

25. Coss Marte, CEO of ConBody Fitness Is Proof That History Does Not Dictate A Person’s Future

Feb. 4, 2021

Today Elizabeth speaks with Coss Marte, CEO of ConBody Fitness and Co-founder of Second Chance Studios. Coss shares his compelling story of how he went from the prison yard to CEO and how he’s creating opportunities for others.

24. Engaging Audiences Through Visual Storytelling, with Verity Harrison of Think Doodly

Jan. 28, 2021

Elizabeth's guest today is Verity Harrison, of Think Doodly. Verity is a visual storyteller who uses graphics, illustration and animation to tell compelling business stories and engage audiences. Verity shares how important community has been throughout

23. Sports Entrepreneur Jim Strosser, CEO and Co-Founder of CALI Strong, on Focus and Selling

Jan. 21, 2021

This episode shares stories of Jim Stroesser, CEO and co-founder of the brand CALI Strong, and his journey from modest dreams in a small town in the Midwest US, to CEO of several major sports brands. Jim is now developing his own unique brand of sports ap

22. Entrepreneurial Evolution, featuring Vanessa Tharp

Jan. 14, 2021

Today’s guest is Vanessa Tharp, a change-maker and action-taker, who helps people to share their message and shine while leveling up. Vanessa shares how she has evolved since leaving her career in education.

21. How Saying Yes Led to Success for Steven Li, Photographer & Marketer

Dec. 24, 2020

Today Elizabeth speaks with Steven Li, CEO and Founder of Steven Li Photography, about his learning along the entrepreneurship path, and how following his personal interests led to him building his business. Steven’s recipe for business success came from

20. A Conversation With Kate Melendez About Rising After Burnout

Dec. 17, 2020

In this episode Katy Melendez, the founder of Receptive Giving, a brand development studio and networking community for entrepreneurs, shares her story of burnout in the hustle culture, and the road to where she is today. Katy shares her challenges and v

19. Working In the Tropics with Dorothee Upchurch

Dec. 10, 2020

Have you ever dreamt of quitting your job and moving somewhere exotic? Maybe it's to the mountains, maybe a cabin by the lake. Today's guest on EIRL, Dorothee Upchurch, did just that! After joking about selling t-shirts on a beach, she now has three bus

18. To Quit or Not To Quit - Exploring Options with Ben Fanning

Nov. 26, 2020

Are you thinking about quitting your day job to become an entrepreneur? In this episode, Ben Fanning -- Founder and CEO of The Fanning Group, Executive Coach, Speaker & Host of The CEO Sessions podcast shares his stories to help you navigate the road to e

17. Serving Students In New & Innovative Ways

Nov. 12, 2020

Elizabeth’s guest today is Michelle Jones, entrepreneur, founder, and Chief Academic Officer of Wayfinding Academy. In this intimate and personal conversation, Michelle shares how an exercise she created for her students ultimately led her to develop a ne

16. Entrepreneurial & Life Lessons From The River with Olympic Gold Medalist, Joe Jacobi

Nov. 5, 2020

Elizabeth’s guest today is Joe Jacobi - Performance Coach, Olympic Gold Medalist, and founder of 5 With Joe. Joe shares the lessons he learned in the dynamic and ever-changing pace of whitewater slalom canoe racing, and how his unique experience is correl

15. Creating Human Connections with Naser Al Sughaiyer

Oct. 29, 2020

In this week’s episode, Elizabeth speaks with Naser Al Sughaiyer - a Thinker, Writer, Theatre Artist, and Founder of The Human Lab. Their discussion centers around the myriad of challenges we all face as human beings during times of disconnection, as we

14. Using creativity and play in business with Tania Katan, CEO of Creative Trespassing

Oct. 22, 2020

In today’s conversation between Elizabeth and Tania Katan - author, creative expert, speaker, and CEO of Creative Trespassing - you’ll hear how studying theatre has helped Tania to prepare for all the roles she now plays in business and in life. Tania sha

13. Success Mindset with Executive Coach & Motivational Speaker, Mike Goncalves

Oct. 15, 2020

Today Elizabeth talks with executive coach and motivational speaker Mike Goncalves about overcoming limiting beliefs, the importance of language, and enjoying the journey and what success means.

12. Taking Your Dreams Seriously & Finding Success, with Lauren Sapala, Author & Writing Coach.

Sept. 24, 2020

This week Elizabeth talks with Lauren Sapala, author and writing coach, about how one person’s words derailed her lifelong dream of becoming a writer. After deep inner work Lauren was ultimately able to become the successful writer she always wanted to be

11. Building a Business Around the Life You Want to Live with Carolyn Jones, CEO & Founder of Absolute Numbers

Sept. 17, 2020

Elizabeth's guest today is Carolyn Jones, CEO & Founder of Absolute Numbers, and she shares how she built her business around the life she wanted to live. She explains how she's been able to continue to grow her business staying within that framework.

10. Paul Kim and Leigh Ryan co-founders of Good Girls Gone Great an apparel business built on the foundation of empowerment

Sept. 10, 2020

In this episode, Elizabeth talks with Paul Kim and Leigh Ryan, co-founders of Good Girls Gone Great, about empowerment as a foundation of building a movement based business and helping create a world we want for us and for our children to live in.