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Building a business is hard, whether it‘s a hobby turning into a full business, a passion project that sparked life into a new business possibility, or desire to ditch your 9-5 and stay home with your kids. Not pursuing your dream is even harder. Entrepreneurship IS achievable. I invite you to hear from those who have defined what success looks like on their terms. FEMnation is a podcast by women entrepreneurs, for women entrepreneurs. In addition to expert interviews of women who have blazed their own entrepreneurial trail, each episode is designed to help you take action on your business by defining an immediate hurdle you can overcome so you can start or scale your business now.

Each week, join host Whitedove Gannon, founder of the Female Entrepreneur Movement (FEM), a mom and long-time entrepreneur, as she interviews guests who are managing their own entrepreneurial venture. Listen in while she also invites guests for live hot seats. Whether sharing their entrepreneurial journey or jumping in for guidance, guests and listeners will learn success strategies and actionable steps while becoming inspired to move forward taking action to bring their dreams to life.
If you‘ve built a full-scale company, started a hobby business, pursued a passion project, want to start a side hustle, or just want to hear great entrepreneurial advice, this is the podcast for you.

FEMnation Podcast Whitedove Gannon

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    • 4.9 • 25 Ratings

Building a business is hard, whether it‘s a hobby turning into a full business, a passion project that sparked life into a new business possibility, or desire to ditch your 9-5 and stay home with your kids. Not pursuing your dream is even harder. Entrepreneurship IS achievable. I invite you to hear from those who have defined what success looks like on their terms. FEMnation is a podcast by women entrepreneurs, for women entrepreneurs. In addition to expert interviews of women who have blazed their own entrepreneurial trail, each episode is designed to help you take action on your business by defining an immediate hurdle you can overcome so you can start or scale your business now.

Each week, join host Whitedove Gannon, founder of the Female Entrepreneur Movement (FEM), a mom and long-time entrepreneur, as she interviews guests who are managing their own entrepreneurial venture. Listen in while she also invites guests for live hot seats. Whether sharing their entrepreneurial journey or jumping in for guidance, guests and listeners will learn success strategies and actionable steps while becoming inspired to move forward taking action to bring their dreams to life.
If you‘ve built a full-scale company, started a hobby business, pursued a passion project, want to start a side hustle, or just want to hear great entrepreneurial advice, this is the podcast for you.

    Episode 161: Julie Allen - Standing For What You Believe In No Matter What

    Episode 161: Julie Allen - Standing For What You Believe In No Matter What

    Not everyone in business is courageous enough to stand for what they believe in. You can exclude Julie Allen, Julie Allen CEO of Mary Rose Boutique and Founder of Mary Rose Foundation, from that list. This fierce woman has stood her ground, survived through a pandemic, and is still standing strong. Her business, Mary Rose Boutique, is not only an ethical clothing line but her foundation also helps empower and provide financial help to those with eating disorders and who do not have financial help .







    Julie shares her entrepreneurial journey.

    The lessons she learned through building her business while experiencing a pandemic.

    Understanding the 3 main issues with fashion in general.

    The criteria for creating clothes that are slow fashion.

    Putting your values first in your business and working towards a common goal of changing the world through it.

    Julie talks about the Mary Rose Foundation and the people they help.

    Sharing her goals for the boutique and foundation.

    How Julie’s entrepreneurial journey changed her as a person.


    Mary Rose Boutique Website


    Mary Rose Boutique Instagram

    • 40 min
    Episode 160: Debra Roberts - How to be in the driver seat of your life by following the relationship protocol

    Episode 160: Debra Roberts - How to be in the driver seat of your life by following the relationship protocol

    Ever heard of the saying, “Trust the process”? Whenever we are dealing with a challenging situation, that phrase always comes up. The thing is, what really is the process? Whether in business or in our personal life, communication is an integral part of how we function. How we communicate with ourselves and with other people can shape the quality of our life. Conversation expert and author Debra Roberts gives us a glimpse of her relationship protocol and how it impacts the quality of relationships that we have.


     


    Debra talks about how she became an entrepreneur

    The most overlooked yet simple fix to improve communication in the business

    The ‘Turning Towards and Turning Away’ concept

    How self-awareness can give you confidence in communicating

    The language in the workplace is different than in your personal space

    The kind of self-awareness that entrepreneurs need to have

    Debra shares what success is for her

    The transformation Debra experienced in her entrepreneurial journey

    • 31 min
    Episode 159: Brooke Smith - Practicing Mindfulness as an Entrepreneur So You Can Reach More People

    Episode 159: Brooke Smith - Practicing Mindfulness as an Entrepreneur So You Can Reach More People

    How can mindfulness play a part in our growth as an entrepreneur? How do we know where to focus on to improve our productivity and create an impact on more people? And why do people get stuck and overwhelmed? Dr. Brooke Smith, a productivity and mindfulness expert, joins us today in this mind-blowing episode as she shares how awareness of our thoughts can move us to take action and get us closer to our collective purpose of making a difference in this world.


     


    Brooke shares how her entrepreneurial journey began

    What creatives can do to bridge doing what they love and expand their audience without losing their passion

    The type of clients Dr. Brooke enjoys working with

    How mindfulness plays a part in connecting with your expertise

    When to monetize what we are passionate about versus what we are good at

    How people who practice mindfulness measure their success and the transformation they experience

    Discovering your freedom of existence through many cycles of pursuing mindfulness

    What avoidance of things do to your level of joy and freedom

    The importance of practicing mindfulness in anyone’s business

    Brooke’s simple tips to start practicing productivity and mindfulness

    The lessons Dr. Brooke’s learned from her entrepreneurial journey

    Brooke’s vision for her business and her purpose, desire, impact

    • 28 min
    Episode 158: Kathleen Cutler - Creating Business Revenue through Nurturing Relationships

    Episode 158: Kathleen Cutler - Creating Business Revenue through Nurturing Relationships

    How can relationship building help you increase your sales revenue? In this episode, we talk to Kathleen Cutler, a luxury sales expert for fine jewelers, about how she helps high-end salespeople and jewelry artists increase their revenue and become more successful in their work.


    The story of Kathleen’s entrepreneurial journey and how she found her way into the jewelry industry.

    Her role as a mentor for high-end salespeople and jewelers and pulling the stories out of them.

    How she helps salespeople and jewelry artists to become better in business and sales.

    Sharing her definition of success for her clients.

    The milestones and tasks they help their clients work on.

    One accomplishment in her entrepreneurial journey that she’s most proud of.

    Kathleen’s goals for her life and business.

    How the entrepreneurial journey has changed Kathleen.


     


    Links:


    Kathleen Cutler Website

    • 36 min
    Episode 157: René Serbon - Leaving A Lasting Impact in People One Treatment & Consultation at a Time

    Episode 157: René Serbon - Leaving A Lasting Impact in People One Treatment & Consultation at a Time

    In this episode, international skin expert René Serbon shares her entrepreneurial journey and how she transitioned into the world of skincare. The lessons and tips she shares with all of us easily show her passion for the work that she does and the impact she is leaving physically and mentally on hundreds of clients all over the world. 


    The story of René’s entrepreneurial journey and how she honed her entrepreneurial skills.

    The pressures René sees in the skincare industry.

    Talking about the mental and physical transformations she sees in her patients and clients after treatments and consultations with her.

    How the industry is was doing before and during the pandemic and what caused it.

    Systems and processes you can implement to improve your business.

    Addressing clients who don’t want to put in the work or commitment.

    René shares the work that she does and her passion for the impact she can make through her profession.

    How her entrepreneurial journey has changed her.


    Links:


    René Serbon Website


    Free Facebook Group: The Skin Care Professional Strategy Group


    Facebook Page: Renee Serbon Skin Expert

    • 41 min
    Episode 156: Michelle Seiler Tucker: The 6Ps to Building a Sustainable, Scalable and Saleable Business.

    Episode 156: Michelle Seiler Tucker: The 6Ps to Building a Sustainable, Scalable and Saleable Business.

    Most business owners build their businesses lacking the strong foundations that are needed to make their business sustainable, scalable and saleable. This is why I’m excited to bring in our guest Micheller Seiler Tucker, Founder and CEO of Seiler Tucker Incorporated, and a certified mergers and acquisition professional, to talk about how to build a solid business using the 6Ps. 







    The story of Michelle’s entrepreneurial journey.

    Michelle shares a few of her most memorable M&A transactions and how the impact she has made makes her feel.

    Diving into the Six Ps to build a sustainable, scalable and saleable business.

    1st P: People - Nothing gets done without people. People build the business.

    2nd P: Product - Always innovate and market your products.

    3rd P: Process - Create processes around what you want your customers to experience and document them.

    4th P: Proprietary - Proprietary assets drive value and get you a lot more money for your business. 

    5th P: Patrons - Find out why patrons are important in your business.

    6th P :Profits - The lack of profits is a symptom of not operating on the 6Ps.

    The importance of seeing your products and building it as a business. 

    Michelle tells us about her book, Exit Rich.

    Michelle shares her definition of success.


     


    Links:


     


    Seiler Tucker Website


    Sell your Business for More than It’s Worth.


    Book: Exit Rich


    Podcast: Exit Rich


     

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

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LOVE this show!!!

Whitedove and her guests are inspirational to female entrepreneurs everywhere. Encouraging women everywhere to take up their entrepreneurial dreams.

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Insightful

FEMnation inspires me to be courageous in my business pursuits.

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Authenticity Personified

Whitedove is such a gracious host! The way she instantly connectes with her guests and is able to pull out their authentic and impactful stories and encounters along their entrepreneurial journeys is so inspiring! I loved being a guest on her show! :)

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