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Girlboss Radio with Sophia Amoruso

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Girlboss Radio with Sophia Amoruso

Girlboss Radio with Sophia Amoruso

Girlboss Radio

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Each week on Girlboss Radio, you'll hear honest conversations with trailblazing women. These women go deep on what it takes to build a successful career or grow a business with staying power—while living life on their own terms and navigating personal and professional curveballs. Expect hilarious, vulnerable, ~useful~ conversations that humanize the known, champion the unknown, and laugh a little at the absurdity of life. Hosted by Sophia Amoruso, CEO and founder of Girlboss and Neha Gandhi, editor in chief and COO of Girlboss.

Latest Episodes

How to work your way to the top with Anna Brozek, CEO of Big Cartel

EOn today's episode, Sophia Amoruso chats with Anna Brozek, the CEO of Big Cartel. Big Cartel is a mission-based business that gives artists and creators a marketplace to sell their goods. Anna’s been with the company for almost 9 years, and in that time she’s gone from community coordinator to operations director, and now, CEO—truly rising through the ranks. Here, Anna shares what qualities allowed her to rise to the top at Big Cartel. She also explains how she’s become a more transparent leader and what artists can do to pivot and market themselves right now.

48 MINMAY 27
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How to work your way to the top with Anna Brozek, CEO of Big Cartel

How to trust your gut and start over professionally with Gail Becker, founder and CEO of CAULIPOWER

EToday’s guest is Gail Becker, the gutsy entrepreneur who left her corporate America job to take on the food industry—something she knew very little about at the time. She takes us through her pitch and funding journey for CAULIPOWER and shares advice on how to trust your gut and build a biz, even in the face of the unknown.

46 MINMAY 20
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How to trust your gut and start over professionally with Gail Becker, founder and CEO of CAULIPOWER

How to tap into your creativity, with Kelly Wearstler, interior design phenom

EIn these home-bound times of social distancing and self-quarantine, who better to talk to than an award-winning interior designer like Kelly Wearstler? On this episode of Girlboss Radio, Sophia chats with the design studio founder whose provocative and influential aesthetic has touched everything from high-profile celebrity homes to Instagrammable hotel and retail spaces. The two discuss how to make a small space more quarantine-cozy, why Kelly believes education is critical to succeeding as a designer, and how to be more creative in your leisure time. Kelly also shares her candid take on the millennial design aesthetic that's everywhere these days. Listen wherever you get your podcasts.

49 MINAPR 15
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How to tap into your creativity, with Kelly Wearstler, interior design phenom

How to safeguard your finances in times of crisis, with Nicole Lapin, finance expert

EIn times of uncertainty, our mental and physical health isn't the only thing we worry about. Financial well-being is also top of mind, and the real talk is that many of us are super stressed about money right now. That's why this week's episode is centered around how to get your finances in order with finance expert Nicole Lapin. Sophia's conversation with Nicole covers what to do if you've been laid off or furloughed, how to overcome budget challenges as a small business owner, and exactly what to say to bill collectors if you want to lower your monthly payments. The two also share their experiences with therapy and burnout, making this episode a must-listen that'll surely help you navigate the here and now.

63 MINAPR 8
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How to safeguard your finances in times of crisis, with Nicole Lapin, finance expert

How to forge a non-traditional career path, with Viktoria Modesta, bionic pop star

EThis week, Sophia Amoruso chats with Viktoria Modesta, a bionic pop star, avant-garde performance artist, and creative director whose work in the public sphere continues to challenge the way disabilities and differently-abled people are perceived in today’s world. Tune in to hear her advice for creatives on navigating through tough times like a global pandemic; what, exactly, being a bionic performance artist and pop star entails; and how to carve out a non-traditional career path for yourself.

39 MINAPR 1
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How to forge a non-traditional career path, with Viktoria Modesta, bionic pop star

The reality of funding your own business, with Christina Stembel, founder and CEO of Farmgirl Flowers

EChristina Stembel's origin story for her business, Farmgirl Flowers, is amazing: She launched her floral business with nothing more than a high school degree and $50K in savings. Over the past decade, she's bootstrapped the company to a team of over 200 employees with an annual revenue of over $30M. This week on Girlboss Radio, we hear from Christina on how she taught herself to become an entrepreneur, the benefits and drawbacks of being self-funded, and how she combats the loneliness that comes with being an entrepreneur. Tune in for plenty of wisdom, wherever you listen to podcasts.

56 MINMAR 25
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The reality of funding your own business, with Christina Stembel, founder and CEO of Farmgirl Flowers

How to refresh your brand, with Olivia Christian, brand strategist

EOn this week's episode of Girlboss Radio, Sophia chats with Olivia Christian, a brand strategist and Vistaprint brand ambassador who went from working in politics to helping small business owners and side hustlers craft their identity and tell a captivating brand story. Because when you know how to tell people who you are, what you do, and why you do it—well—you’re able to open doors for yourself, your business, and so much more. Tune in to hear how Olivia moves past failure and fear, her tips for networking, and the key elements that go into a winning elevator pitch.

46 MINMAR 18
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How to refresh your brand, with Olivia Christian, brand strategist

How to build a lasting brand with Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, co-founder of OPI

ESuzi Weiss-Fischmann, widely known as the First Lady of Nails, is the co-founder and creative visionary behind OPI. On this episode of Girlboss Radio, she joins Sophia Amoruso to talk about how she rebranded the professional nail industry in the '80s and '90s (with a lasting impact still felt today), how as a Hungarian-born woman she became the embodiment of the American dream, and what her process is for coming up with those iconic nail polish color names season after season.

55 MINMAR 11
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How to build a lasting brand with Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, co-founder of OPI

How can we help women advance at work, with Dee Poku-Spalding, of WIE

EThis week's Girlboss Radio guest has made it her mission to help other women succeed—which makes for an especially poignant conversation ahead of International Women's Day. Tune in to hear Sophia chat with Dee Poku-Spalding, the founder and CEO of WIE Network, a platform for women leaders from around the globe. Hear how Dee went from studying math to marketing big-time Hollywood films and what led her to found a women's empowerment organization. Plus, Dee shares some advice on tricky workplace scenarios from listeners. To learn more about WIE Network, visit:https://www.wienetwork.org/ To keep up with Dee on social, follow her at:https://www.instagram.com/deepoku/ Have feedback on the show? Email us atradio@girlboss.com

48 MINMAR 4
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How can we help women advance at work, with Dee Poku-Spalding, of WIE

How to make fashion size inclusive, with Alex Waldman of Universal Standard

EEpisode description: Joining Sophia Amoruso on this week’s episode of Girlboss Radio is Alex Waldman, Co-founder and Creative Director of Universal Standard, the first—and only—brand to offer clothing for *all* women, in one place. Alex is determined to do the work to make the fashion industry more inclusive (and not just talk about it). Through Universal Standard, she’s leading the charge to adjust the fit scale for a realistic representation of all women and all body types. Tune in to hear exactly what it takes to disrupt an industry that shockingly, doesn’t exactly welcome change. To shop Universal Standard, go tohttps://www.universalstandard.com/ Have feedback on the show? Email us atradio@girlboss.com

50 MINFEB 26
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How to make fashion size inclusive, with Alex Waldman of Universal Standard

Latest Episodes

How to work your way to the top with Anna Brozek, CEO of Big Cartel

EOn today's episode, Sophia Amoruso chats with Anna Brozek, the CEO of Big Cartel. Big Cartel is a mission-based business that gives artists and creators a marketplace to sell their goods. Anna’s been with the company for almost 9 years, and in that time she’s gone from community coordinator to operations director, and now, CEO—truly rising through the ranks. Here, Anna shares what qualities allowed her to rise to the top at Big Cartel. She also explains how she’s become a more transparent leader and what artists can do to pivot and market themselves right now.

48 MINMAY 27
Comments
How to work your way to the top with Anna Brozek, CEO of Big Cartel

How to trust your gut and start over professionally with Gail Becker, founder and CEO of CAULIPOWER

EToday’s guest is Gail Becker, the gutsy entrepreneur who left her corporate America job to take on the food industry—something she knew very little about at the time. She takes us through her pitch and funding journey for CAULIPOWER and shares advice on how to trust your gut and build a biz, even in the face of the unknown.

46 MINMAY 20
Comments
How to trust your gut and start over professionally with Gail Becker, founder and CEO of CAULIPOWER

How to tap into your creativity, with Kelly Wearstler, interior design phenom

EIn these home-bound times of social distancing and self-quarantine, who better to talk to than an award-winning interior designer like Kelly Wearstler? On this episode of Girlboss Radio, Sophia chats with the design studio founder whose provocative and influential aesthetic has touched everything from high-profile celebrity homes to Instagrammable hotel and retail spaces. The two discuss how to make a small space more quarantine-cozy, why Kelly believes education is critical to succeeding as a designer, and how to be more creative in your leisure time. Kelly also shares her candid take on the millennial design aesthetic that's everywhere these days. Listen wherever you get your podcasts.

49 MINAPR 15
Comments
How to tap into your creativity, with Kelly Wearstler, interior design phenom

How to safeguard your finances in times of crisis, with Nicole Lapin, finance expert

EIn times of uncertainty, our mental and physical health isn't the only thing we worry about. Financial well-being is also top of mind, and the real talk is that many of us are super stressed about money right now. That's why this week's episode is centered around how to get your finances in order with finance expert Nicole Lapin. Sophia's conversation with Nicole covers what to do if you've been laid off or furloughed, how to overcome budget challenges as a small business owner, and exactly what to say to bill collectors if you want to lower your monthly payments. The two also share their experiences with therapy and burnout, making this episode a must-listen that'll surely help you navigate the here and now.

63 MINAPR 8
Comments
How to safeguard your finances in times of crisis, with Nicole Lapin, finance expert

How to forge a non-traditional career path, with Viktoria Modesta, bionic pop star

EThis week, Sophia Amoruso chats with Viktoria Modesta, a bionic pop star, avant-garde performance artist, and creative director whose work in the public sphere continues to challenge the way disabilities and differently-abled people are perceived in today’s world. Tune in to hear her advice for creatives on navigating through tough times like a global pandemic; what, exactly, being a bionic performance artist and pop star entails; and how to carve out a non-traditional career path for yourself.

39 MINAPR 1
Comments
How to forge a non-traditional career path, with Viktoria Modesta, bionic pop star

The reality of funding your own business, with Christina Stembel, founder and CEO of Farmgirl Flowers

EChristina Stembel's origin story for her business, Farmgirl Flowers, is amazing: She launched her floral business with nothing more than a high school degree and $50K in savings. Over the past decade, she's bootstrapped the company to a team of over 200 employees with an annual revenue of over $30M. This week on Girlboss Radio, we hear from Christina on how she taught herself to become an entrepreneur, the benefits and drawbacks of being self-funded, and how she combats the loneliness that comes with being an entrepreneur. Tune in for plenty of wisdom, wherever you listen to podcasts.

56 MINMAR 25
Comments
The reality of funding your own business, with Christina Stembel, founder and CEO of Farmgirl Flowers

How to refresh your brand, with Olivia Christian, brand strategist

EOn this week's episode of Girlboss Radio, Sophia chats with Olivia Christian, a brand strategist and Vistaprint brand ambassador who went from working in politics to helping small business owners and side hustlers craft their identity and tell a captivating brand story. Because when you know how to tell people who you are, what you do, and why you do it—well—you’re able to open doors for yourself, your business, and so much more. Tune in to hear how Olivia moves past failure and fear, her tips for networking, and the key elements that go into a winning elevator pitch.

46 MINMAR 18
Comments
How to refresh your brand, with Olivia Christian, brand strategist

How to build a lasting brand with Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, co-founder of OPI

ESuzi Weiss-Fischmann, widely known as the First Lady of Nails, is the co-founder and creative visionary behind OPI. On this episode of Girlboss Radio, she joins Sophia Amoruso to talk about how she rebranded the professional nail industry in the '80s and '90s (with a lasting impact still felt today), how as a Hungarian-born woman she became the embodiment of the American dream, and what her process is for coming up with those iconic nail polish color names season after season.

55 MINMAR 11
Comments
How to build a lasting brand with Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, co-founder of OPI

How can we help women advance at work, with Dee Poku-Spalding, of WIE

EThis week's Girlboss Radio guest has made it her mission to help other women succeed—which makes for an especially poignant conversation ahead of International Women's Day. Tune in to hear Sophia chat with Dee Poku-Spalding, the founder and CEO of WIE Network, a platform for women leaders from around the globe. Hear how Dee went from studying math to marketing big-time Hollywood films and what led her to found a women's empowerment organization. Plus, Dee shares some advice on tricky workplace scenarios from listeners. To learn more about WIE Network, visit:https://www.wienetwork.org/ To keep up with Dee on social, follow her at:https://www.instagram.com/deepoku/ Have feedback on the show? Email us atradio@girlboss.com

48 MINMAR 4
Comments
How can we help women advance at work, with Dee Poku-Spalding, of WIE

How to make fashion size inclusive, with Alex Waldman of Universal Standard

EEpisode description: Joining Sophia Amoruso on this week’s episode of Girlboss Radio is Alex Waldman, Co-founder and Creative Director of Universal Standard, the first—and only—brand to offer clothing for *all* women, in one place. Alex is determined to do the work to make the fashion industry more inclusive (and not just talk about it). Through Universal Standard, she’s leading the charge to adjust the fit scale for a realistic representation of all women and all body types. Tune in to hear exactly what it takes to disrupt an industry that shockingly, doesn’t exactly welcome change. To shop Universal Standard, go tohttps://www.universalstandard.com/ Have feedback on the show? Email us atradio@girlboss.com

50 MINFEB 26
Comments
How to make fashion size inclusive, with Alex Waldman of Universal Standard
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