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Sept. 28, 2022

EP 64: FINDING YOUR PURPOSEFUL LIFE

This week’s episode guest is Matt Katzenson, CEO of Fines Lines Company . Fine Lines Company began in 1989. Paula Abdul had just …

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Sept. 21, 2022

EP 63: REACHING THAT CAPTIVE CUSTOMER!

After over a decade working in advertising agencies on both Madison Avenue in NYC and in Los Angeles, Meredith turned her passion…

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Sept. 14, 2022

EP 62: CLARIFY. SIMPLIFY. ACHIEVE THE VISION.

This week’s guest is Laura McDowell, a leadership coach + strategist & founder of Laura McDowell Creative , who specializes in he…

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Sept. 7, 2022

EP 61: PUSHING THE ENVELOPE

Michelle is back this week with another Solocast to talk stories & lessons from a life in retail, the inspiration for this podcas…

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Aug. 31, 2022

EP 60: BEING A 'THOUGHT PARTNER'

Lindsay Foster is a personal development junkie with a passion to share her stories of retail, recovery, and resilience with ever…

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Aug. 24, 2022

EP 59: MERCHANDISING ROUNDTABLE WITH MICHELLE & FABIAN

Back by popular demand, we are so excited to welcome back Fabian Navejas, Gift Merchandiser & Buyer for A.C. Vromans Inc., one of…

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Aug. 17, 2022

EP 58: LEILANI ZEHNDER, CO-FOUNDER BOTANIC AND LUXE 'SOULFUL LIVING'

Botanic and Luxe started in 2016 as a brick and mortar boutique in Santa Cruz, California. Created by two best friends with a pas…

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Aug. 10, 2022

EP 57: THE POWER OF AFFILIATE MARKETING

We are so excited to have Kelly Morrison, founder of Create Your Affiliate Program (CYAP), as this week’s guest. On this episode,…

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Aug. 3, 2022

EP 56: CELEBRATING CHILDREN OF COLOR WITH ANDREA HARRIS-LYONS FOUNDER…

This week we are very excited to interview Andrea Harris-Lyons. Andrea founded ANNA+POOKIE after years of being disappointed with…

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July 27, 2022

EP 55: ENCOURAGING HOLISTIC WELLNESS & CELEBRATING THE SPIRIT OF COMM…

On this week’s episode, we welcome Ashlan Christoph, mama of two, business owner and Modern Muse. Ashlan is an owner of multiple …

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July 20, 2022

EP 54: 'SACRED TREASURES FOR A BEAUTIFUL LIFE' WITH LEIGHANN HUBERMAN…

Ark Made was created out of the back office of The Ark Bookstore - Santa Fe's metaphysical wonderland for 40 years. Leighann Hube…

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July 13, 2022

EP 53: KAILA PIEPKOW / FOUNDER CREATOR DOX DESIGN

‘Breathing Life into Your Brands Mission, Vision & Values with the Power of Visual Storytelling’ After taking her first few years…

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July 6, 2022

EP 52: WHAT A DIFFERENCE A YEAR MAKES!

What started out as Instagram live interviews to stay connected with people during the pandemic, then evolved into a podcast conc…

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June 29, 2022

EP 51: MEETING THE DIVERSE NEEDS OF BUYERS & SELLERS

Show season is upon us and we are so excited to have Cindy Henry, Vice President of Buyer Engagement, who leads the team that is …

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June 22, 2022

EP 50: ART CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

This week’s guest is Tyler Tolson, CEO and Founder of Denik , a designer notebook and lifestyle product company that uses a porti…

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June 15, 2022

EP 49: BIGGER IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER!

Born and raised in 29 Palms and having always dreamt of creating a unique place for other locals to grab a last minute outfit or …

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June 8, 2022

EP 48: RETAIL ISN'T FOR EVERYBODY

This week we welcome Sean Jimenez / Director of Sales & Marketing for Socksmith. Sean, a former retailer, now turned wholesaler, …

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June 1, 2022

EP 47: SUPPORTING OTHERS THROUGH JOB CREATION

After living in Haiti for five years, Tara moved to Minnesota. When she left Haiti she wanted to make sure she stayed connected t…

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May 25, 2022

EP 46: GRASPING THE BRASS RING

Dallas Market Center is the most complete wholesale trade resource in the world. Products include home, gift, lighting, apparel &…

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May 18, 2022

EP 45: CONNECTING PEOPLE, FAMILY & COMMUNITY THROUGH FOOD

This week’s guest, Yunnie Morena Kim, Digital Food Content Creator Restaurateur for KimChiAvocado is a lover of food (making it, …

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May 11, 2022

EP 44: UNITEDOTHER. A COMING TOGETHER, A CONNECTION, A UNION.

This week’s guest is Ellen Nguyen, founder/creator of the UnitedOther — a spiritual goods company based in Los Angeles. Coming to…

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May 4, 2022

EP 43: SAVING ONE AT A TIME!

In honor of May being National Pet Foster Care Month, this week’s guest is Gwenn Vallone, CEO of Pug Nation Rescue of Los Angeles…

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April 27, 2022

EP 42: FABIAN NAVEJAS & MELISSA HESSE – LIFE AFTER Z GALLERIE

This week’s episode is part of our Life After Z Gallerie series. Michelle worked closely with both Fabian & Melissa during her ti…

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April 20, 2022

EP 41: MISSY LIVINGSTON FOUNDER/CEO TWISTED WARES - PUTTING THE FUN I…

When Missy lost everything in the 2008 recession, she almost lost all hope. She was broke, had 3 kids, and had just moved again. …

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