77 episodes

Hustle with Purpose is a podcast for women who want to turn their passions into profitable businesses. Hustle with Purpose encourages us to leave “the busy life” behind and focus our time and energy on the things that fuel our passions and align with our purpose. Episodes are a mix of business tips, interviews with people that have propelled their passions into profitable businesses, and resources that will help you grow your business and build the life you want.

Hustle With Purpose Podcast Jacinta Gandy

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Hustle with Purpose is a podcast for women who want to turn their passions into profitable businesses. Hustle with Purpose encourages us to leave “the busy life” behind and focus our time and energy on the things that fuel our passions and align with our purpose. Episodes are a mix of business tips, interviews with people that have propelled their passions into profitable businesses, and resources that will help you grow your business and build the life you want.

    How To Balance Your Health and Your Business with Kim Breiland

    How To Balance Your Health and Your Business with Kim Breiland

    What better way to face life? With all the ups and downs and twisty roads along the way it’s important to have gumption.


    Today we are joined by Kim Breiland, a certified Integrative Nutrition Health and Life Coach. Kim shared with us how she works with entrepreneurs that want to be successful in life AND business. Kim helps individuals feel better, release fear, insecurity, & doubt, and live a life of purpose and passion. 


    Episode Highlights
    02:09 - Kim’s early entrepreneurial journey and how she started her business
    04:18 - The 3 C’s that allow you to achieve your goals in life 
    13:04 - Kim’s different approach in helping her clients
    19:30 - The importance of self-awareness and it helps you achieve your goals



    About Kim
    Kim is a certified Life Coach who works with entrepreneurs that want to be successful in life AND business. Kim helps individuals feel better, release fear, insecurity, & doubt, and live a life of purpose and passion. The Gumption Life provides coaching, training, & workshops that give you a blueprint for living a life of courage, boldness, & audacity.
    Learn more about Kim and her business The Gumption Life, you may check their website https://thegumptionlife.com/


    Connect with Kim as well
    Instagram >> @thegumptionlife
    Facebook >> @TheGumptionLife
    Twitter >> @thegumptionlife
    Pinterest >> The Gumption Life



    More About Your Host


    Jacinta Gandy is passionate about small business and a champion of women’s entrepreneurship. She’s the founder of Social Circle, a full-service creative studio specializing in bold, beautiful branding and web design for driven women entrepreneurs. Are you ready to harness the power of brand strategy for your brand? Download our FREE Brand Strategy workbook. 


    You can learn more about Jacinta at
    – socialcircleinc.com
    – Follow on IG at jacinta_gandy



    Thank you for listening! Please subscribe, rate, and review the Hustle With Purpose Podcast on Apple Podcast, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and other podcast platforms available to you. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated.

    For detailed show notes please go to socialcircleinc.com/podcast.

    • 31 min
    How to Improve Your Work Life Business Balance with Courtney Williams

    How to Improve Your Work Life Business Balance with Courtney Williams

    We often talk about having a “work/life balance” but what happens when you also add “running a business” to the mix? Striking the right balance between having a full-time job, running a successful business, and just making time to focus on the things that bring you joy in life can start to feel like a real struggle.

    Today we are joined by Dr. Courtney Williams, a licensed psychologist and the Founder of Willed by Wellness. Inspired by the term “strong-willed”, which means to be very determined to do something even if other people say it should not be done. Courtney talks about her own entrepreneurial journey and how she effectively uses her time to balance work, life, and business. 

    Episode Highlights
    01:04 - Courtney’s journey to starting Willed by Wellness
    13:06 - How understanding your personality can be a huge asset for your business 
    17:54 - Courtney’s approach to balancing work, life, and business 
    20:17 - Courtney’s #1 piece of advice for accomplishing any goal in life 

    About Courtney
    As a licensed psychologist, Courtney’s years of clinical training have helped her to provide culturally-informed, strength-based, and multi-modal care to diverse populations ranging from adolescents to older adults. She earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia. Courtney has also obtained a master’s degree from NC Central University and a bachelor’s degree from UNC Greensboro, both in Psychology.  
    Learn more about Courtney and her business Willed by Wellness,LLC, you may check their website https://willedbywellness.com/


    Connect with Courtney as well
    Instagram >> @willedbywellnessllc
    Facebbok >> @willedbywellnessllc
    LinkedIn >> @Willed by Wellness, LLC
    TikTok >> @willedbywellnessllc


    More About Your Host

    Jacinta Gandy is passionate about small business and a champion of women’s entrepreneurship. She’s the founder of Social Circle, a full-service creative studio specializing in bold, beautiful branding and web design for driven women entrepreneurs. Are you ready to harness the power of brand strategy for your brand? Download our FREE Brand Strategy workbook. 


    You can learn more about Jacinta at
    – socialcircleinc.com
    – Follow on IG at jacinta_gandy

    Thank you for listening! Please subscribe, rate, and review the Hustle With Purpose Podcast on Apple Podcast, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and other podcast platforms available to you. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated.
    For detailed show notes please go to socialcircleinc.com/podcast.

    • 33 min
    How to Write No-Fluff Copy for Your Business with Lucy Bedawi

    How to Write No-Fluff Copy for Your Business with Lucy Bedawi

    When it comes to your website, good design and visuals are only half of the magic. In order to truly create a website that cuts through the noise and turns browsers into buyers, you need website copy that works. 
    Today we are joined by Lucy Bedawi, a copywriter also known as “My Write Hand Woman” where she talks about her not-so-traditional entrepreneurial journey and how she helped entrepreneurs stand out and provide no-fluff copy. 


    Episode Highlights
    02:19 - How Lucy started her copywriting business
    05:36 - Lucy’s best service offer, VIP Days
    09:01 - Tips for those who are DIY-ing their copy and copy edits
    14:06 - Common copywriting mistakes
    About Lucy
    Lucy is the copywriter behind the brand My Write Hand Woman. She specializes in writing personality-packed copy that converts for women-run businesses. She’s the writer behind international corporations, fast-growth start-ups, world-famous bakeries, 7-figure coaches, and many creative entrepreneurs. She uses the client’s brand voice and zesty humor to help companies stand out online, create a fun brand presence and scale much faster. 
    Get to know Lucy and her upcoming projects and services through her website https://www.mywritehandwoman.com/
    Connect with her on Instagram @mywritehandwoman >> https://www.instagram.com/mywritehandwoman/


    More About Your Host
    Jacinta Gandy is passionate about small business and a champion of women’s entrepreneurship. She’s the founder of Social Circle, a full-service creative studio specializing in bold, beautiful branding and web design for driven women entrepreneurs. Are you ready to harness the power of brand strategy for your brand? Download our FREE Brand Strategy workbook. 


    You can learn more about Jacinta at
    – socialcircleinc.com
    – Follow on IG at jacinta_gandy


    Thank you for listening! Please subscribe, rate, and review the Hustle With Purpose Podcast on Apple Podcast, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and other podcast platforms available to you. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated.
    For detailed show notes please go to socialcircleinc.com/podcast.

    • 23 min
    Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Your Workplace with Diana Vasquez

    Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Your Workplace with Diana Vasquez

    Having a diverse workplace is what most of us want to achieve, either in an organization or even in small businesses. And now, it’s all possible by putting the right person to help the entire workplace.

    We are joined today by Diana Vasquez, Founder and Consultant at Beyond Diversity and speaker at the National Diversity in Aquatics Convention, The Young Women of Color Symposium at Loyola Academy, working with United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, and the Hispanic Affinity Group at Gillette. She has obtained her certificate in nonprofit management from the Institute for Nonprofit Practice and a certificate in Organizational Leadership from Northwestern.

    Episode Highlights

    01:52 - Diana’s childhood experiences that inspired her to build Beyond Diversity
    04:14 - Diana’s process in helping entrepreneurs and organizations in achieving diversity and at the same time create a loyal workforce
    10:34 - Tips on how to start creating a diverse workplace
    13:21 - How to promote a positive and inclusive working environment
    20:17 - Advise on how to show up 100% yourself upon returning to the office 


    About Diana
    Diana is an Afrolatinx Dominican and carries her intersecting identities proudly and enjoys learning from other cultures and life experiences. Growing up in the urban community of Lynn, MA, Diana believes in equal access and opportunity for all regardless of economic or educational status. Diana is passionate about closing the opportunity divide for the most vulnerable people. With several years of experience in diversity, equity, inclusion strategy, organizing, and advocacy, Diana embodies what it means to be a social justice advocate. 
    You can also check her and her services at www.beyonddv.com
    Or connect with her on Instagram @beyond_diversity 


    More About Your Host
    Jacinta Gandy is passionate about small business and a champion of women’s entrepreneurship. She’s the founder of Social Circle, a full-service creative studio specializing in bold, beautiful branding and web design for driven women entrepreneurs. Are you ready to harness the power of brand strategy for your brand? Download our FREE Brand Strategy workbook. 
    You can learn more about Jacinta at
    – socialcircleinc.com
    – Follow on IG at jacinta_gandy
    Thank you for listening! Please subscribe, rate, and review the Hustle With Purpose Podcast on Apple Podcast, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and other podcast platforms available to you. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated.
    For detailed show notes please go to socialcircleinc.com/podcast.

    • 33 min
    How to Build Community Around Your Brand with Cassandre Dunbar

    How to Build Community Around Your Brand with Cassandre Dunbar

    In today’s episode, I’m joined by Cassandre Dunbar, a mom of two spirited boys, wife, doctor and educator. Years of ‘doing it all’ finally culminated in severe burnout following the traumatic birth of her now 2-year-old son.
    Now Cassandre is passionate about self-care practices for black millennial women, especially moms who've been socialized to be self-sacrificing since birth. Cassandre is the host of the Be Well, Sis podcast, a wellness podcast dedicated to providing resources and candid conversations that empower black millennial women to be their best selves. Physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.
    Episode Highlights:
    02:14 - The moment Cassandre realized she had been neglecting her self care
    05:12 - How starting a podcast allowed Cassandre to prioritize her mental and spiritual well being. 
    06:02 - Cassandre and I have an unfiltered discussion about our own struggles with self-care
    13:55 - Launching a podcast in the midst of a recession
    18:10 - Cassandre’s sage advice for anyone starting a podcast or any other business venture
    24:41 - How Be Well Sis was became a self care community for women of color 
    28:40 - Learn what Cassandra has in store for the next stage of Be Well Sis 

    About Cassandre
    Cassandre Dunbar is the host of Be Well, Sis Podcast a wellness podcast dedicated to providing resources and candid conversations that empower black millennial women to be their best selves. Physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.
    You can also check her and the community at https://thebewellsis.com/
    or connect with her on Instagram @bewellsis_podcast

    More About Your Host
    Jacinta Gandy is passionate about small business and a champion of women’s entrepreneurship. She’s the founder of Social Circle, a full-service creative studio specializing in bold, beautiful branding and web design for driven women entrepreneurs. Are you ready to harness the power of brand strategy for your brand? Download our FREE Brand Strategy workbook. 
    You can learn more about Jacinta at
    – socialcircleinc.com
    – Follow on IG at jacinta_gandy


    Thank you for listening! Please subscribe, rate, and review the Hustle With Purpose Podcast on Apple Podcast, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and other podcast platforms available to you. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated.

    For detailed show notes please go to socialcircleinc.com/podcast.

    • 36 min
    The Importance of Knowing Your Numbers with Kendra Dancy

    The Importance of Knowing Your Numbers with Kendra Dancy

    In our businesses, we often have tasks that we deem “dreadful” and tend to put on the back burner. For many creative-driven entrepreneurs, those tasks often include accounting. 
    In this week’s episode, I have an enlightening conversation with Kendra Dancy, owner and founder of The Blk Report about the importance of knowing your numbers, how you can use your numbers to make strategic business decisions, and when it makes sense to invest in a CFO for your business. 
    Episode Highlights:
    [2:08] A little about Kendra’s journey
    [8:20] Some shocking statistics about CPAs 
    [9:41] The mission behind The Blk Report 
    [12:46] How to use your numbers to make strategic business decision
    [22:00] When is the right time to invest in a CFO?
    [26:55] The Lightning Round with Kendra Dancy
    About Kendra:
    Kendra Dancy is a CPA and Virtual CFO who is dedicated to serving Black female entrepreneurs. Think of her as your business bestie- who has your back and your books! A nerdy accountant by trade, Kendra loves using numbers to tell a story and inform decisions. Kendra founded The Blk Report to demystify all things business finances and empower Black women entrepreneurs to not only know their numbers but to recognize the power in using their numbers to make strategic decisions in their business. When she's not working - she enjoys trying new restaurants with her husband, taking long walks with her dog, or pretending to be a bartender and mixing up cocktails at home.


    You can learn more about The Blk Report at:
    By visiting The Blk Report website at www.theblkreport.com
    Following The Blk Report on Instagram at theblkreport
    More About Your Host
    Jacinta Gandy is passionate about small business and a champion of women’s entrepreneurship. She’s the founder of Social Circle, a full-service creative studio specializing in bold, beautiful branding and web design for driven women entrepreneurs. Are you ready to harness the power of brand strategy for your brand? Download our FREE Brand Strategy workbook. 
    You can learn more about Jacinta at
    – socialcircleinc.com
    – Follow on IG at jacinta_gandy
    Thank you for listening! Please subscribe, rate, and review the Hustle With Purpose Podcast on Apple Podcast, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and other podcast platforms available to you. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated.
    For detailed show notes please go to socialcircleinc.com/podcast.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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15 Ratings

15 Ratings

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