This Betches podcast proves you don’t have to go to business school to successfully follow your dreams. Hosted by the three Betches co-founders, this podcast welcomes experienced and high-profile guests from a wide range of industries and career paths who have plenty of advice to offer. If you’re struggling to find a job you like, can’t figure out what you want to do, or want to start a new business, the When’s Happy Hour? podcast will give you the honest advice you need to move your career forward to unleash your inner boss Betch. For more funny career content, follow @whenshappyhr on Instagram.
Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of Vayner Media and Influencer
Sami and Aleen are joined by king of the hustle, Gary Vaynerchuk. They start by talking about the importance of a relentless work ethic and how it’s perceived in society. At 5:00 they talk about the value of letting go of other people’s perception of you to make better decisions for yourself. At 14:00 Gary explains how he learned to manage employees and be a leader while working for his family’s business as a young man. At 23:00 Gary explains why he believes there's no such thing as too much content.
How Do I Become A Boss Betch? Ft. Marisa Casey Fuchs
Sami, Aleen, and Jordana are live at We Work! They speak with Marisa Casey Fuchs, director of brand partnerships at GOOP to give the inside scoop on how Betches got started and talk about the paperback release of "Whens Happy Hour: Work Hard So You Can Hardly Work". At 13:40 they discuss the importance of work-life balance and what they do with their company to keep that. At 24:45 they talk about how they ventured into podcasting and what they have planned for the future. At 30:39 They talk about the adjustment of going from managing themselves to managing a company of 20 plus people. At 37:21 they answer audience questions and give advice on how to become a successful entrepreneur.
Julie Rice, Co-Founder of SoulCycle
Aleen and Sami are joined by Julie Rice, co-founder of of the worldwide fitness brand SoulCycle and partner at WeWork, to talk about growing a wildly successful business. They start out with the story of how she created SoulCycle and helped pioneer the pay-per-class model. At 17:30 they discuss the importance of consciously shaping your brand and delivering an experience that people want to share with their friends. Julie tells the story of finding a business and life coach that she still sees to this day. At 38:45 they talk about progressing in your career, including the best ways to unplug from work. Then they close out the show with a game of Hired or Fired and discuss the obsessions with “perks” in the workplace.
The Fat Jew, Influencer and Founder of Swish Beverages
Sami and Aleen are joined by The Fat Jew (Josh Ostrovsky) to talk about his rise to Instagram stardom and creating his own beverage company. They start off with how he created his brand, first found success on social media, and learned to adapt to working in a normal office setting. He shares his thoughts on how to do a Bachelorette party right and tells some of his craziest party stories. At 31:00 they talk about his appearance on the Netflix documentary American Meme and the future of influencers. They close the show with a conversation about getting a real job and pursuing your passions on the side.
Barbara Corcoran- Founder of The Corcoran Group and Star of “Shark Tank”
Sami and Jordana are joined by real estate titan and business media personality, Barbara Corcoran. At 6:50 Barbara talks about the importance of having a roadmap and visualizing your end game to be successful. At 13:25 they talk about the importance of being able to take a hit and keep moving in business. At 28:10 Barbara talks about her philosophy in deciphering persistence from annoyance. At 38:10 Barbara reveals her biggest “Shark Tank” rivals. At 44:15 they play “Hired or Fired” and find out what it takes to ace an interview with Barbara.
Melissa Ben-Ishay, Founder of Baked by Melissa
Aleen and Jordana are joined by Melissa Ben-Ishay, founder and president of Baked by Melissa. They start out with Melissa’s story of getting fired from her first job and immediately starting her own cupcake company. She talks about going into business with her brother and how they were able to work together to grow the brand. At 15:00 they discuss how Baked by Melissa was able to outlast other failed cupcake companies over the past decade. They also dive into some of Melissa’s cupcake testing methods and close out the show with a conversation about balancing work and family.