Posts tagged women supporting women
Episode 48: Organize Your Life with Rachel Rosenthal

Is one of your New Years Resolutions to get more organized? Or do you just need a little more organization inspiration after binging ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’ all weekend? Either way, we got you covered, foxies! Our guest in the Foxhole this week is organizational expert and #bossbabe, Rachel Rosenthal. Rachel founded Rachel Organizes over 10 years ago after she realized her Type A personality had business potential. Shortly after starting her organizing side hustle, Rachel quickly saw the interest and demand for the real deal. Now, she has a whole team (Rachel and Company) dedicated to helping other get their lives organized! Rachel’s passion for her clients is major inspiring and we love her outlook on decluttering the physical AND the mental. She’s super relatable, down to earth, and a ton of fun. Enjoy this one, guys!

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FOX BYTE #2: Community and Competition

This week's little FOX BYTE is near and dear to our hearts - we talk about community and competition and how to really gut check yourself to make sure you're promoting collaboration. It's easy to throw a hashtag in your post saying #communityovercompetition but it's another thing to embody that idea. We've run into some SUPER not supportive people since starting our businesses, as well as some AMAZINGLY collaborative people as well. Here's our take on what we've learned. 

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Episode 46: Slowing Down to GROW BIG with P.S. Snacks Founder and CEO Nikki Azzara

HEY FOXIES! We have a special TREAT (pun intended) for you guys this week. Nikki Azzara of P.S. Snacks is in the Foxhole to talk ALL about her journey in creating the popular bean-based cookie dough, P.S. Snacks. And, yes, it is HEALTHY!

The 26 year-old CEO has always had a passion for healthy food and even started a blog in college where she shared her home-made recipes that are easy enough to make in a dorm room. After graduation and an “a-ha” moment with her dad, Nikki turned her attention towards her most popular recipe: the edible cookie dough. Now, P.S. Snacks is sold in Whole Foods and is scaling to be sold nationwide!

Nikki shares all the ins and outs of her journey so far - from finding support in mentors and advisors to her struggles with "micro-speed and macro-patience" in building a strong infrastructure. She is super down-to-earth, mega inspiring, and - well she made a healthy cookie dough guys, do we need to say more?! ENJOY!

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Episode 44: Give THE BEST Gifts this Holiday Season, a Conversation with Secretly Gifting Co-Founders, Ashley Bronczek and Candace Ourisman

'TIS THE SEASON FOXIES. And SURPRISE we are releasing this very special episode with the incredible co-founders of Secretly Gifting on a Monday so you can download and listen while you travel (or chill at home waiting for dinner guests) for Thanksgiving so you are ready to gift the very best to your loved ones this holiday season. Of course, Ashley and Candace have way more to offer than just gifting tips (think how to thoughtfully give a gift card, how to gift to your cool BFF who has everything) they turned their passion into a thriving business in less than two years and we were left all kinds of inspired. PLUS, they are super cool, funny and down to earth and we want to be them when we grow up. Enjoy this gem.

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Episode 40: Disrupting an Industry with Nicole Gibbons, CEO + Founder of Clare Paint

This week in the Foxhole, we sit down with Nicole Gibbons, interior designer and founder of Clare, an innovative company challenging the status quo of paint. Rachel’s journey is inspiring, motivating, and colorful. We talk about the logistics of starting your own business, the emotional stress that can come along with that, and how “an idea, a dream, and a whole lot of hustle” can get you where you want to be.

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Episode 38: REAL LIFE Dermatologist Dr. Lucey is BACK! Fall/Winter Skincare, Micro-needling, Dermaplaning and Probiotics for Your Face

Back by popular demand, Board Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Patricia Lucey is BACK to talk about fall and winter skincare, the working mom life, her newest celebrity crush and obvsiouly so much more. We ask Dr. Lucey what is microneedling and who should get it, what the heck is dermaplaning, what are the best cosmetic treatments to get during the fall/winter and she explains why ingesting collagen might not be all it's cracked up to be.

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Episode 36: The One Thing to Ask Your Network with Rachel Silver, CEO & Founder of LoveStoriesTV

This week we're talking to Rachel Silver, CEO and Founder of LoveStoriesTV about how she started her business, raised funds and built her team. Rachel talks about the unique and underestimated value of tapping into your network. We also talk to Rachel about LoveStoriesTV's marketing and partnership strategies and why sometimes it's better to jump and figure it out on the way down than get stuck in over planning and preparing.

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Episode 35: Salt + Sundry CEO & Founder, Amanda McClements

You guys asked for it and we DELIVERED. Our Foxhole interview with Amanda McClements, CEO and Founder of Salt + Sundry and Little Leaf Shop. Amanda was a write for Food + Wine for 15 years before she decided to take the leap into retail opening her first Salt + Sundry shop in Union Market. Amanda's take on business and life is just SO DOWN TO EARTH but still so positive - her perspective is refreshing and inspiring at the same time. Also, don't mind Erin asking her how she gets her teeth so white LOL. This one is GOLD so listen, tell your friends and spread love little foxes. 

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Episode 34: A Year in Review with Casey + Erin

IT'S JUST US in today's episode where we test out our new PROFESH microphone in which we surprised ourselves and set it up with no outside help - AYYOOO! And we talk in detail about our first year of self employment, the highs, the lows, the learning experiences and even some things that happened for us outside of business. Of course it wouldn't be an episode of Down the Foxhole if we didn't talk about something inappropriate so we open with thrombosed hemorrhoids and getting a colonoscopy.

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Episode 33: Take Your Business to the Next Level with Florist Brenna Reppert - LIVE Coaching Session

We're back recording after TWO WHOLE MONTHS with a really awesome live coaching session with Brenna Reppert, the florist behind Thistle & Lace Florals. Of course we talk about non-sensical things like butt sweat and overalls for pregnancy but really this episode cover SO MUCH for side hustle entrepreneurs or even entrepreneurs in their first few years of business.

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Episode 32: Starting a Company from Scratch with Fashion Blogger Julien Garman

FOXES get ready for a super fun episode! This week we talk with Julien Garmen, of It's Julien and Aperture Coffee Roasters. Her newest venture with her husband has led her to follow another passion of her - coffee, not to mention she's one of the OGs of the fashion blogging world. Plus, she's a new mama to an adorable newborn now! Talk about turning passions into your work and designing your life. She's got some serious hustle, plus she's just plain fun to be around. Plus, that dress. Check it out - let us know what you think! Xx, Casey + Erin 

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Episode 31: A New Lease on Life & Beauty: An Interview with Indie Lee, founder of Indie Lee

Prepare to be blown away this week by our interview with Indie Lee, creator and founder of Indie Lee and eco-chic beauty care line. In 2008, Indie (who then went by Lisa) was diagnosed with a brain tumor and given six months to live. Her perspective and honesty is inspiring and so beautiful. When we weren't laughing with Indie, we had chills. The insight and motivation you'll get from this episode is UNREAL and we are so excited to help Indie tell her story so you can gain her wisdom. Enjoy! 

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