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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.

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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.

    A Galentine’s Day Special, with Sophia’s friend, Monika Norwid

    A Galentine’s Day Special, with Sophia’s friend, Monika Norwid

    For this week’s episode, we’re trying something a little different! When February rolls around, there’s no shortage of Valentine’s Day themed content—and it can be really overwhelming, *especially* if you’re single. But, lest we forget, romantic love isn’t the only kind of love we can celebrate this time of year. Tune in for this special, Galentine’s Day-themed episode where Sophia chats with one of her real-life best friends, Monika Norwid, a writer for Grey Magazine. Join the two for an intimate, free-flowing conversation about all things Valentine’s Day and why celebrating friendship is perfect no matter the time of year.

    Have feedback on the show? Email us at radio@girlboss.com

    • 57 min
    How to turn connections into business, with Emma Grede, co-founder and CEO of Good American

    How to turn connections into business, with Emma Grede, co-founder and CEO of Good American

    After years of working in the fashion industry, Emma Grede felt exhausted by the lack of diversity on runways, in ads, and behind the scenes. When she had the brilliant idea for Good American, a size-inclusive fashion brand, she brought her pitch directly to Khloe Kardashian, who shared in her desire to truly diversify the fashion world and mediascape. In 2016, they launched their brand with a wide array of sizes, and have continued to put their money where their morals are with diverse campaigns. This week on Girlboss Radio, Grede talks about creating the pitch that changed her life, the future of the fashion industry, and scaling a company while keeping her values at the heart of it all.

    To shop Good American, go to: https://www.goodamerican.com/
    To keep up with Emma, follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/emmagrede/

    • 56 min
    How to ask for what you want—and get it, with Amy Pascal, film producer and business executive

    How to ask for what you want—and get it, with Amy Pascal, film producer and business executive

    Ah, imposter syndrome. Many of us know it as more than just a buzzword—we know it to be a very real experience of feeling unqualified, unprepared, and unworthy, despite all evidence to the contrary. While nearly 70 percent of all people experience imposter syndrome in their lives according to The Journal of Behavioral Science, it's a hot button issue for women in the workplace in particular, who have more access to male-dominated industries, high-ranking positions, and financial power than ever before. This week, on GirlbossRadio, we hear from business executive and film producer Amy Pascal (she's behind some of your fave female-centric films including Little Women and the 2016 Ghostbusters remake) on how to not feel like a fake when you *are* the real deal. Plus, hear exactly how to ask for more money at any job, how you can elevate other women in your industry, and when you know it's time to walk away. Tune in for plenty of work wisdom, wherever you listen to podcasts.

    Have feedback on the show? Email us at radio@girlboss.com

    • 51 min
    Life after working in adult film, with Mia Khalifa

    Life after working in adult film, with Mia Khalifa

    Mia Khalifa is a Lebanese-American social media personality. She’s a sports commentator. She's a content creator. And she also used to work in the adult film industry. Despite only doing it for three months, and since pivoting her career in a very different direction, she’s still one of the top-ranking adult actresses on the internet—even though she doesn’t own the rights to or profit from any of her pornography anymore. Her brief stint in the world of adult film informed so much of where she is today, from her personal life to her professional one. On this week’s episode of Girlboss Radio is an honest, vulnerable conversation with a woman who has faced controversy head-on, and is willing to admit she learned a lot from it. Find out the lessons she's taken with her, some of the most troubling issues she dealt with in the adult film industry, and how she’s charting a new course forward.

    To keep up with Mia, follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/miakhalifa/
    Have feedback on the show? Email: radio@girlboss.com

    • 37 min
    Bootstrapping a business from the ground up, with Clare Vivier, founder of Clare V.

    Bootstrapping a business from the ground up, with Clare Vivier, founder of Clare V.

    Clare Vivier first got the idea for her handbag business while working as a journalist for French TV. She was looking for functional, but stylish laptop cases and, when she couldn’t find one, she made her own. Many other designs followed in the years after, including chic handbags made with luxury materials in colorful, understated designs. In the decade since that first design, Clare has upgraded her business, Clare V, into a well-respected handbag and accessories line that is stocked in retailers ranging from Net-a-Porter to Nordstrom, along with her flagship store in Silver Lake. Tune in to this episode of Girlboss Radio to hear how Clare bootstrapped the business early on, why she insists on producing products locally and how she knew she found the right business partner. Plus, hear how one encounter with a buyer provided a difficult, but valuable lesson on how to best price your products.

    To shop Clare’s designs, go to https://www.clarev.com/
    Have feedback on the show? Email us at radio@girlboss.com

    • 55 min
    Discussing the future of media in 2020 and beyond, with Ashlyn Gentry of Attention Capital

    Discussing the future of media in 2020 and beyond, with Ashlyn Gentry of Attention Capital

    It’s no secret that the media landscape has changed dramatically with the growth of social media apps. (Think: Click bait headlines and inflated viewership that make it harder to decipher what content is actually resonating with audiences). But fear not! At Girlboss, we’re focused on YOU, our loyal community of listeners, readers and fans. Which brings us to why we're so excited about the next chapter of Girlboss. That is, we’ve *officially* been acquired by the media holding company Attention Capital! Sound scary? It’s not—it just means even bigger things are ahead for us. To walk us through what changes are ahead for Girlboss, Sophia talks with Ashlyn Gentry, a founding partner of Attention Capital. Tune in for an honest conversation about the future of media, why brands must pass the “T-shirt test,” and so much more.

    To learn more about Attention Capital, go to:https://attentioncapital.com/
    Have feedback on the show? Email us at radio@girlboss.com

    • 50 min

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