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Serving up a fresh perspective on success. Our mission is to introduce you to interesting and inspiring women who live all different versions of success. We believe success is an ever evolving concept - it is different for everyone. We believe life is about finding happiness despite detours and imperfections. Embracing the reality that you aren’t always going to have it together and quieting the voice in your head that says you haven’t “made it yet.” Appearing to have it all is not as important as feeling fulfilled for the day, week, month or year. Accepting and celebrating that what will make you feel fulfilled can and will change over time - and it's not the same for everyone.We believe that authenticity is more important than perfection. Our most meaningful relationships and connections are created based on authenticity.

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Serving up a fresh perspective on success. Our mission is to introduce you to interesting and inspiring women who live all different versions of success. We believe success is an ever evolving concept - it is different for everyone. We believe life is about finding happiness despite detours and imperfections. Embracing the reality that you aren’t always going to have it together and quieting the voice in your head that says you haven’t “made it yet.” Appearing to have it all is not as important as feeling fulfilled for the day, week, month or year. Accepting and celebrating that what will make you feel fulfilled can and will change over time - and it's not the same for everyone.We believe that authenticity is more important than perfection. Our most meaningful relationships and connections are created based on authenticity.

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They definitely percolate

By lluekate - May 27 2017
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This podcast has helped me feel like I'm in great company working from home and has provided tips and experience that will lead to more joy and profitability in my business. Thanks ladies!

Binge listening like it's Netflix!

By Name BranDesign - Oct 09 2016
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I've been binge listening while I get dressed to go to work, while I am at work, on the way home from work, and while I work in my workshop at home. Can't get enough of all of these wonderful guests and their stories of "success" as well as Jen and Danielle's very candid coffee talks and their savvy businesses advice and tips! Thanks to all of you ladies who have shared your vulnerabilities, struggles, fears, insecurities, as well as your triumphs! Lots of these topics really hit home as a woman and mother trying to balance it all. I love She Percolates!

iTunes Ratings

128 Ratings
Average Ratings
119
5
1
0
3

They definitely percolate

By lluekate - May 27 2017
Read more
This podcast has helped me feel like I'm in great company working from home and has provided tips and experience that will lead to more joy and profitability in my business. Thanks ladies!

Binge listening like it's Netflix!

By Name BranDesign - Oct 09 2016
Read more
I've been binge listening while I get dressed to go to work, while I am at work, on the way home from work, and while I work in my workshop at home. Can't get enough of all of these wonderful guests and their stories of "success" as well as Jen and Danielle's very candid coffee talks and their savvy businesses advice and tips! Thanks to all of you ladies who have shared your vulnerabilities, struggles, fears, insecurities, as well as your triumphs! Lots of these topics really hit home as a woman and mother trying to balance it all. I love She Percolates!

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She Percolates with Jen Hatzung & Danielle Spurge

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Serving up a fresh perspective on success. Our mission is to introduce you to interesting and inspiring women who live all different versions of success. We believe success is an ever evolving concept - it is different for everyone. We believe life is about finding happiness despite detours and imperfections. Embracing the reality that you aren’t always going to have it together and quieting the voice in your head that says you haven’t “made it yet.” Appearing to have it all is not as important as feeling fulfilled for the day, week, month or year. Accepting and celebrating that what will make you feel fulfilled can and will change over time - and it's not the same for everyone.We believe that authenticity is more important than perfection. Our most meaningful relationships and connections are created based on authenticity.

Rank #1: 087: Melyssa Griffin of The Nectar Collective

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As a former web designer and blog coach, Melyssa also has experience working one-on-one with over 150 creatives. And if we're being honest, she’s also obsessed with almond milk lattes and her crazy corgi, Monja.

Find Melyssa of The Nectar Collective here:
Website & Courses // Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest // Google+

We had a great time chatting with Melyssa! We jump right in and chat with Melyssa about what success means to her.

"My definition of success, I would say is - something that brings me joy, I want to do something that I love doing and also something that helps other people in the biggest way possible. I really want to involve as many people and build a strong community for other people. kind of on top of that, i feel like also, it's a taboo thing to say but I worry sometimes about money so having enough money to feel financially stable is something that makes me feel more successful. ... It's easy for me to feel insecure when money is tight so I would say that overall, my definition of success are things that bring me joy, that help people and that also make me feel like money is not an insecurity in my life."

We talk with Melyssa about her career teaching English in Japan, and how teaching has always been a corner stone to what she does. Melyssa truly has a heart for teaching and building community.

She shares with us how The Nectar Collective shifted over the years, and why she wants to help others feel safe, heard, and empowered.

"here i was able to create this business pretty much on accident where it wasn't just about the paycheck anymore, now it was about doing something that i really love and involving other people in this dream of mine too."

Dec 16 2015

38mins

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Rank #2: 038: Tips for Using Instagram, Coffee Talk with Danielle & Jen

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Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for Danielle and I chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends. Today we are sipping coffee and sharing some tips for using Instagram. If you didn't know Danielle and I met via Instagram and a hashtag, and then the Navy god's were in our favor because her husband got stationed in Norfolk, VA and now we are IRL friends and business partners!

We share 9 apps we love to use for our instagram photos. {links below} I share my love of using dropbox to back up my phone photos and finally Danielle shares s wealth of knowledge about using hashtags if you are using instagram for business. Danielle's posts about hashtags can be found here and sign up here for even more!

We discussed this hilarious bit from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Apps we love:

1. Afterlight

2. Camera+

3. Picfx

4. Party party app

5. Phonto

6. Instasize

7. A Beautiful Mess

8. Rhonna Designs

9. Aviary

For scheduling instagram posts {helpful for businesses} we love schedugr.am.

p.s If you would be so kind as to leave us a review on iTunes, we would be forever appreciative. If you are unsure about how leave us a review you can watch this quick tutorial that Danielle put together!

Jun 26 2015

26mins

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Rank #3: 064: 6 Tips to Get and Stay Focused, Friday Coffee Talk

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Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for Danielle and I to chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends. Today we are sipping coffee and sharing 6 tips to get and stay focused!

 links we shared in the episode:

Join our Get Focused Challenge, click here. {must sign up but 9/27}

You can still get some great classes from One Woman Shop for a great deal! 4 courses, $204 value, for $99. Find it Here.

Don't forget to leave a rating and review

p.s If you would be so kind as to leave us a review on iTunes, we would be forever appreciative. If you are unsure about how leave us a review you can watch this quick tutorial that Danielle put together!

Sep 25 2015

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Rank #4: 124: Not Being Able To Do Everything, Friday Coffee Talk

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April Sponsors:

Plan Your Gram: Plan Your Gram is a powerful social media tool for visually planning + scheduling your instagram feed. Drag and drop images before you post and schedule the best time to post them. Best of all, no on-going monthly fees, it’s just a one time purchase for the life of your business. Unlike other schedulers that lock you into $10-$50 a month, Plan Your Gram is just $15.99, once. Plan Your Gram is brand new Instagram planning tool, for iOS and Android. Learn more at planyourgram.com

Lauren Gerig Designs: Lauren takes the guess work out of hiring a designer by offering several comprehensive branding packages developed specifically with creative business owners like you in mind. From logo design to fully customized website, Lauren can help. Etsy sellers, you’re in luck! Lauren is excited to be offering a new Etsy Branding Package, complete with customized graphics designed specifically for Etsy shops! Visit laurengerigdesigns.com to book your project today!

Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for us to chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends.

Today we are sipping coffee and talking about not being able to do everything and saying no.

Apr 22 2016

32mins

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Rank #5: 047: Deandra Coleman, Productivity and Success Coach

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Deandra Coleman is an engaging, tell is like it is guest who loves to get down to the heart of issues. Audiences will relate to her advice on Motherhood, Womanhood and the ups and downs of life. Through her business as a productivity and success coach for online female entrepreneurs, she helps her clients define the life they envision themselves living, create systems and processes to take steps towards achieving it on a daily basis. She lives for the moment her clients call her excited about all of their new found free time to do activities that bring them joy thanks to their work together. Deandra has helped numerous success driven women redefine their goals and put plans into action to reclaim the life they’ve always wanted.

We had a wonderful time chatting with Deandra. Deandra shared how her notion of success went out the window at 27 when she was pregnant, job-less, not married and the economy was taking a huge nose dive. We also talk a lot about Deandra's desire to be an entrepreneur from an early age, she never wanted to take the conventional path.

As we do every week, we start out by asking Deandra what success means to her, and her answer is of course awesome! She shares that success is about time freedom!

"Being able to do what I love, support myself and my son but still have time to enjoy life the way I really want to enjoy it."

For Deandra this means being able to take Friday's off for herself.  She works hard to have her work done Monday-Thursday so Friday can be her day.

Deandra shares some of the questions she asked herself that really helped her shift her definition of success.

"Ok Deandra, what is that you, A, really want out of life and what is that is going to make you happy?"

This was when her definition of success really started to shift for her.  Working tons of hours never made her happy.  She needed to find what made her happy and focus on that.

Deandra also talks about how having her son shifted so many things for her.  She was more frantic and realized she had this little guy who needed her.  This made her push herself even more than before.

"This whole notion of what I thought success was kind of went out the window...being a mom made me even more frantic..."

Towards the end of the interview Deandra shares her philosophy about speaking up about your wishes as well as putting your dreams and wishes out there into the universe.  This is something we 100% believe in! You have to say the words to make it happen. Put those big scary dreams out there!

Jul 29 2015

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Rank #6: 148: Self-doubt, Summer Rebroadcast Series, Friday Coffee Talk

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Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for us to chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends.

Today we are sipping coffee and talking about self-doubt. This is part of our summer rebroadcast series. We were looking back at our first episodes and realized there were some really good topics we wanted to share again.

Jul 15 2016

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Rank #7: 120: Brené Brown's "Day Two," Friday Coffee Talk

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April Sponsors:

Plan Your Gram: Plan Your Gram is a powerful social media tool for visually planning + scheduling your instagram feed. Drag and drop images before you post and schedule the best time to post them. Best of all, no on-going monthly fees, it’s just a one time purchase for the life of your business. Unlike other schedulers that lock you into $10-$50 a month, Plan Your Gram is just $15.99, once. Plan Your Gram is brand new Instagram planning tool, for iOS and Android. Learn more at planyourgram.com

Lauren Gerig Designs: Lauren takes the guess work out of hiring a designer by offering several comprehensive branding packages developed specifically with creative business owners like you in mind. From logo design to fully customized website, Lauren can help. Etsy sellers, you’re in luck! Lauren is excited to be offering a new Etsy Branding Package, complete with customized graphics designed specifically for Etsy shops! Visit laurengerigdesigns.com to book your project today!

Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for us to chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends.

Today we are sipping coffee and talking about Day Two. This comes from Brene Brown's book, Rising Strong.

Apr 08 2016

19mins

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Rank #8: 140: Business Tips, Email, Facebook, Creating Community, Friday Coffee Talk

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June Sponsors:

KimArt Designs

If you are a mom, expecting mom, or just want a unique and personalized gift for someone you love, KimArt Designs can create a piece of art specialized just for you. Kimber is a hand embroidery artist & designer who creates intricate and one of a kind pieces that you will cherish forever. Her embroidery art is perfect for nurseries, weddings, and housewarming gifts. You can personalize the size, shape & colors to make the perfect gift for yourself or someone you love. To see all of Kimber’s embroidery hoops, or to request a custom piece of art, please visit kimartdesigns.com

All orders within the United States ship free and arrive gift wrapped at kimartdesigns.com.

Sign up for Amazon Prime! Free Two-Day Shipping, unlimited photo storage, plus exclusive access to movies, music and Kindle books. shepercolates.com/amazonprime

Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for us to chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends.

Today we are sipping coffee and sharing business tips.

Things we mention:

  • Email reduction
  • Facebook
  • Creating Community
  • Spending money on your business
  • Paying yourself

Jun 17 2016

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Rank #9: 137: Rachel Hollis, Author and CEO

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June Sponsors: KimArt Designs

If you are a mom, expecting mom, or just want a unique and personalized gift for someone you love, KimArt Designs can create a piece of art specialized just for you. Kimber is a hand embroidery artist & designer who creates intricate and one of a kind pieces that you will cherish forever. Her embroidery art is perfect for nurseries, weddings, and housewarming gifts. You can personalize the size, shape & colors to make the perfect gift for yourself or someone you love. To see all of Kimber’s embroidery hoops, or to request a custom piece of art, please visit kimartdesigns.com

All orders within the United States ship free and arrive gift wrapped at kimartdesigns.com.

Sign up for Amazon Prime! Free Two-Day Shipping, unlimited photo storage, plus exclusive access to movies, music and Kindle books. shepercolates.com/amazonprime

Rachel Hollis is a CEO, Author, wife, and mother of three sons and two foster daughters. She is the founder of Los Angeles-based event planning firm, Chic Events and the lifestyle website, The Chic Site. In 2009, Inc. Magazine named her as one of the "Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30."

She is the author of “The Girls” series including Party Girl, Party Girl’s First Date, Sweet Girl and Smart Girl. In addition, Thomas Dunne Books will publish Rachel’s cookbook entitled Upscale Down Home in September 2016. Upscale Down Home is an irreverent collection of recipes for affordable meals presented so polished you'd never know their "lowbrow" origins. Rachel is also the entertainment contributor for Traditional Home Magazine, and a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and various talk shows.

Rachel's thoughts on success: I want to celebrate the stepping stones along the way. It feels successful that I am not hard on myself. I'm not beating myself up for the things I didn't achieve.

things we chat about with Rachel Hollis:

  • how the chic site came to be
  • walking away from a thriving and profitable event planning business
  • 2008, struggling with postpartum depression, felt like she didn't know how to do anything and wanted to run away.
  • Rachel Zoe Project tv show on bravo helped her get back to feeling good
  • There is real power in being honest, knowing how the phrase "me too" can help other women not feel alone
  • someone else's opinion of you is not your business. Don't get caught up in what others think, do what you want.
  • why should you be embarrassed for trying something?
  • ALWAYS BET ON YOURSELF
  • why Rachel has not yet taken a salary for herself
  • The Power of Habit

Jun 08 2016

40mins

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Rank #10: 051: Maggie Whitley of Maggie Whitley Designs & Caroline-Made

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Maggie Whitley Designs is a tight-knit community of handmade makers, wives, mamas and encouragers. Maggie shares inspiration alongside her story as a handmade business owner going from Gussy Sews to Caroline Made and becoming a mama. Maggie and her husband live in a cozy apartment in Los Angeles with their two young children. They are adventure seekers, dog lovers and color enthusiasts.

This week's episode is a bit different in the formatting. We start our chatting with Maggie about how she and her husband went from living in Michigan to moving to Minnesota in 48 hours and then finally how they sold 90% of their belongings after a trip to Tanzania and moved out west to Los Angeles.

Maggie shares how she and her husband found themselves unemployed in Detroit, Michigan soon after they were married.  She shares how her love of learning and her new interest in Etsy lead her to learn how to sew. She checked out 30 books from the library, borrowed a family sewing machine and taught herself how to sew!

We talk about how Maggie used the time when she unemployed to really cultivate a community around her business, which was then called Gussy Sews.

Maggie goes into detail about how their trip to Tanzania, Africa changed their lives.  They went with Compassion International. You can read more about the trip here.

After this trip to Africa Maggie's husband, Zach brought up the idea of moving to California. Maggie said of course and soon after they made the decision to do this they found out they were expecting their first baby! Just out of her first trimester Maggie and Zach sold 90% of their belongings, packed up their Jeep and left Michigan for the West Coast!

Fast forward to now and they have welcomed a second baby, Maggie's shop has transitioned from Gussy Sews to Caroline Made, Maggie has also taken some time off since their second child arrived and her work has shifted a lot to be a SAHM and a WAHM.

Maggie shares with us a great definition of success!

"It ultimately boils down to happiness and are you confident in the choices you are making.  Is the lifestyle that you are living something you are proud of?"

And she shares this great reminder with us

"Everyone's story is different. What I do for a living may or may not be what my neighbor wants to do. It may not be what anyone in our family's ever done but it's not wrong."

Maggie also shares how her business shifted a lot after their move to LA, then the birth of their son, and then again with the birth of their daughter.  She needed time and space to figure out her new roles.  This is something we know new moms, or any mom can relate to!

Aug 12 2015

51mins

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Rank #11: 029: Caroline Hulse of Sew Caroline

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Caroline Hulse is the author and content creator behind the sewing/DIY blog SewCaroline.com. She lives in Fort Worth, TX with her husband and pup as they eagerly await the arrival of their little one. Caroline is a surface pattern designer and sewing pattern designer with a love for handmade fashion. {You can find Caroline's fabric lines here.}

Find Caroline here:
Blog // Shop // Facebook // Instagram // Twitter

As we do with every episode our first question is always "What is your definition of success?" Caroline touches on a financial part of success that resonates so well with us and we are sure it will resonate with so many of you!

"Your success isn't defined by how much money you make, but on the same hand it kind of does for me because I don't feel as though I would feel successful if I weren't making an income on what I do."

We often share that money is not the only way to define success, but Caroline brings up a great point,  while she doesn't gauge her success solely on how much she brings in each month/year, she does want to feel like she is contributing to her family.  Yes, yes, YES! So again, while making money isn't the only way to be successful, money does play a factor in so many of us continuing to follow our dreams.  We want to know we aren't just "wasting" our time doing something that doesn't bring any benefit to our family.

Caroline shares many more ways in which she feels successful.

"Being successful comes from finding your fulfillment/your occupational fulfillment in something that you love and something that you are passionate about."
"Being successful to me is being able to make an impact on other people and sharing what I love."

Caroline also shares with us the major reality check she had as she was getting ready to graduate college. She talks about how she was attending job/career fairs as she was getting ready to get her degree in finance, but every time she would think about working in the corporate world she would get anxious and break out in hives! She knew working in finance was not for her! She decided to get the training she needed to be a middle school teacher.  A year after she graduated college she was ready to find a teaching job and get married, but thanks to some cuts and other state issues she was not able to find a teaching job.  While Caroline probably didn't know it then this was the best thing that could have happened! Because she couldn't find a teaching job she found a job at a local fabric store and while she already knew how to sew from this job she fell in love with everything that has to to do with sewing and fabrics.

"You may not even know what you want to do right this second, but that's ok. You'll figure it out."

May 27 2015

39mins

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Rank #12: 079: Paige Ray of Hear Motherhood

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Find Paige Ray of Hear Motherhood here:
Website // Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest

The moment Paige realized she was pregnant she freaked out. “How in the world is it possible to be a good mom without losing myself and my creative pursuits?!” was the thought that screamed at her in between bouts of morning sickness.

The podcast Hear Motherhood is the result of all that freaking out. It allows her to talk to some of the most creative moms out there to see how they make it work. Her hope is that the show is an inspiration and support for all creative moms who are doing their best to make the world a more beautiful place.

We chat with Paige about motherhood and success!

"Motherhood really scared me because I went through this whole deal in my 20s where I was a waitress, I was an interior design student, I did retail, I did bartending, I did this whole thing of I'm gunna become a nurse... and I just kinda jumped around. And I knew that becoming a mom - in my mind at least - there was no room to jump around, you have to be steady, you have to be stable, so that was really scary to me."

Paige talks about how she was afraid that becoming a mom would mean she would loose her creativity!

For me, not being creative = being a failure, so the thought of becoming a mom was really super scary because of that. so I looked around and I realized that I was surrounded by other moms who were making their creativity in motherhood work, so that was a spark, it made me realize this is possible.
I realized that I still had a desire to create, despite all the craziness that was happening, I was sitting in my little gray nursing chair and thinking "I wonder what I could do to start a podcast".... that realization that it doesn't go away {creativity}, my big fear that motherhood was going to zap everything i had, it doesn't exist.

Nov 18 2015

45mins

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Rank #13: 078: Myth of a Pinterest Perfect Life, Friday Coffee Talk

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Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for Danielle and I to chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends.

Today we are sipping coffee and talking about the myth of a pinterest perfect life.

Nov 13 2015

19mins

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Rank #14: 138: Time Management, Friday Coffee Talk

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June Sponsors: KimArt Designs

If you are a mom, expecting mom, or just want a unique and personalized gift for someone you love, KimArt Designs can create a piece of art specialized just for you. Kimber is a hand embroidery artist & designer who creates intricate and one of a kind pieces that you will cherish forever. Her embroidery art is perfect for nurseries, weddings, and housewarming gifts. You can personalize the size, shape & colors to make the perfect gift for yourself or someone you love. To see all of Kimber’s embroidery hoops, or to request a custom piece of art, please visit kimartdesigns.com

All orders within the United States ship free and arrive gift wrapped at kimartdesigns.com.

Sign up for Amazon Prime! Free Two-Day Shipping, unlimited photo storage, plus exclusive access to movies, music and Kindle books. shepercolates.com/amazonprime

Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for us to chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends.

Today we are sipping coffee and talking about time management.

Things we mention:

The four-hour work week by Tim Ferriss

meet edgar

Jun 10 2016

28mins

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Rank #15: 043: Amber Smith of Climb Out of the Cubicle

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Find Amber here:
Website // Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest

Amber is the Strategist, Coach, and Blogger behind Climb Out of The Cubicle. She founded the company in early 2014 after realizing that she could no longer live life trapped in a box. She couldn’t stand by knowing that her fate was wrapped up in someone else’s decisions. Instead of conforming to societal norms, she took a chance. She went against the odds to embark on a journey that has given her clarity and purpose.

In fact, her whole life’s mission has been to defy the status quo and to create life on her own terms. But, for a while, Amber felt herself slipping into a “normal” and “comfortable” life. And, she got freaked out.

Now, she's doing exactly what she's meant to be doing. She is coaching women to live an awesome life without having to to report to anyone or justify their actions.

We had a great time chatting with Amber. We have to share how we found Amber. She made this AMAZING video about one of our interview questions, #6 to be exact, "what is the best non-financial investment you've made in yourself?" After seeing the video we KNEW we had to have her on the show.

As we do every week, we start out by asking Amber what success is to her, and her answer is of course awesome! She shares that success for her used to be power suits, convertibles, working in really tall buildings and making a lot of money.  But she soon realized she didn't want to wear suits, which was a smaller realization of the bigger one that she didn't really want to be in a cubicle her whole life. She talks about needing to do a lot of soul searching to redefine what success was/is to her.

"For where I am in my life today [success is] living the life that you truly want."

We chat a bit about business cards and titles, and Amber shares this great thought: If you are lonely, bored and exhausted with your job/career/work then bragging about the words on your business card means nothing.  You are so much more than what that rectangular business card says. YES!!

"Even if you are good at something but you don't want it you just cant be as good as you possibly can be."

Amber shares how she had to be okay with her definition of success being different from that of the societal definition. She also talks about how she was never the kid that "always knew" what she wanted to do when she grew up.

"I think that because I never knew what I wanted to do or what I wanted to be it gave me the freedom to just try things."

We of course have a great time chatting with Amber about what her greatest non-financial investment in herself has been.  The short answer is she has decided to be YES person. You have to listen to episode to find out more!

We talk about Amber's big dream coming true in November 2015: Amber is going to sell everything, move into a backpack, and travel to SE Asia to live, to learn, and to explore the world and run her business from her laptop. {to stay up to date about her journey to moving to SE Asia click here.}

Amber will also be launching an e-course in August called START A BLOG IN 15 DAYS.

Jul 15 2015

51mins

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Rank #16: 100: Small Goals versus Big Goals, Friday Coffee Talk

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Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for Danielle and me to chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends.

Today we are sipping coffee and talking about small goals versus big goals. We mention pie in this episode approximately 134 times! You'll have to listen to find out why!

Our philosophy is the small goals add up to accomplishing the big goals. You have to start small, you have to get it all down on paper and tackle it one task at a time!

Jan 29 2016

26mins

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Rank #17: 119: Rach Wheatley, Purpose & Productivity Coach

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April Sponsors:

Plan Your Gram: Plan Your Gram is a powerful social media tool for visually planning + scheduling your instagram feed. Drag and drop images before you post and schedule the best time to post them. Best of all, no on-going monthly fees, it’s just a one time purchase for the life of your business. Unlike other schedulers that lock you into $10-$50 a month, Plan Your Gram is just $15.99, once. Plan Your Gram is brand new Instagram planning tool, for iOS and Android. Learn more at planyourgram.com

Lauren Gerig Designs: Lauren takes the guess work out of hiring a designer by offering several comprehensive branding packages developed specifically with creative business owners like you in mind. From logo design to fully customized website, Lauren can help. Etsy sellers, you’re in luck! Lauren is excited to be offering a new Etsy Branding Package, complete with customized graphics designed specifically for Etsy shops! Visit laurengerigdesigns.com to book your project today!

Rach Wheatley is a Purpose & Productivity Coach for soulful entrepreneurial women looking to build more intention and meaning into the business they love.

Rach is a proud mum and wife who juggles day care drop offs, collecting pretty things and getting sweaty via a range of fun/crazy fitness adventures. She thrives on hearing women’s stories and helping them create a new story for their future that it meaningful, peaceful and happy.

Project: Breathe is home to her blog, coaching ad the Intention Setting Method. All of which are designed lovingly to help women to ease their overwhelm, gain clarity around their life and build the future they ache for.

Rach’s unique style blends emotional support with practical tools leaving clients feeling empowered to move into a new phase of their lives.

Rach's definition of success:
Success isn't about what you do for a living, and it isn't about how my life appeared to everybody else. It's about connections and the ability to really see the people that you love. Success is leading a life that is meaningful to me, not what's meaningful to other people.

Things we talk about on this episode:

  • Rach worked as a counselor/educator dealing with domestic violence, she realized she didn't like the management side of things
  • Taking a year off to be with her son, realized she wanted to work for her self
  • intention setting method
  • listening to the signs that you are on the right path
  • Rach shares how her marriage went through a rocky place and how she had to come to a lot of realizations about her self in order to save her marriage
  • setting intentions for the day
  • how grit and self-awareness are the characteristics that got her to where she is today

Apr 06 2016

1hr 3mins

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Rank #18: 053: Paige Poppe, Artist and Architect

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Paige Poppe is a 22-year-old freelance artist living + creating in Arizona. She work in acrylic + watercolor, and also creates hand painted skateboard addicts. This past Spring she graduated from architecture school at Cal Poly, and is continuing to pursue her architecture career alongside my passion for art. Besides being a painter, Paige is a dreamer, a maker, and coffee addict. You'll never find her sitting still, she's constantly creating! Paige is passionate about pursuing your dreams + bringing creativity to life! I strives to inspire others to do the same, by spreading positive + creative vibes.

We had such a great time chatting with Paige! Girlfriend is another one of our amazing dual professional guests! She has a creative business she owns and runs and is also pursuing a career in architecture. We chat with Paige about how much we love Periscope, how living in Copenhagen was a real eye opening experience for her and what she wanted to do with you art.

As we do with each interview we start out by asking Paige what her definition of success is.

"For me at this time {at 22} it is very fluid. I feel like I a can have success at multiple points despite if i"m doing exactly the things that I want to be doing."
"What I've learned doing my art and my art business is it really makes me happy despite maybe the place I'm in...as long as I can come home and work on it, it really brings me a lot of joy."

This is such a great perspective and a great outlook to have especially during a time of transition! While Paige is transitioning from college life to finding a full time job and still pursuing her art business, this perspective applies to all of us who are in the middle of transition from one season of life to another!

"For long term success would mean continuing to be creative and collaborative...I think ultimate success for me in the future will really be merging architecture and art together."

Paige also shares with us how things shifted for her when she realized that because she wants to pursue a career in architecture and continue her art business she doesn't need to rely on only her art to support her financially. This meant a big shift in the commissions she takes on, the art that she creates and her overall outlook with her business.

"I'm in a unique situation where my art does not need to support me fully because I am pursuing my architecture career as well."

Aug 19 2015

46mins

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Rank #19: 130: Self Sabotage, Friday Coffee Talk

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Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for us to chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends.

Today we are sipping coffee and talking about self sabotage.

May 13 2016

23mins

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Rank #20: 098: #BoycottTheHustle with Lara McCulloch, Friday Coffee Talk

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Today is a special edition of our Friday Coffee Talks.  Today I'm chatting with Lara McCulloch about her #boycottTheHustle movement.

Lara mentions her Anti Hustle Guide in the show, you can find it HERE!

Find Lara Here:

Website // Facebook  & Facebook Group // Instagram // Twitter Pinterest // Google+ // Podcast// Anti Hustle Guide

Lara is a results-driven marketing expert with over 20 years as a Brand Consultant.  She has worked in the corporate world, for her family business and now she runs her on company, Ready2Spark, where her title is chief shift disturber. She also hosts a bi-weekly podcast called Start Some Shift. Lara helps brands and small businesses find their “ice cream truck” moments and stand our in marketing and sales.  She also offers 1 on 1  coaching. But her true joy and passion is being a mother to her 2 year-old son. Find Lara's past interview heres.

GET YOUR ANTI HUSTLE GUIDE HERE

Jan 22 2016

41mins

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