11 episodes

The M-Powered podcast community is the comprehensive directory of employment and entrepreneurial resources that help military spouses make money while navigating the military lifestyle.

New shows will be released on the 1st and 15th of every month. In some episodes, host April Keating will interview a member of the military community about their entrepreneurial or employment journey. Other episodes will feature a representative from an organization that offers resources to assist the military community in entrepreneurial or employment growth.

Learn more about the M-Powered podcast on the Cre8ve Content Co. website: https://cre8ve.com/podcast/.

M-Powered April Keating

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

The M-Powered podcast community is the comprehensive directory of employment and entrepreneurial resources that help military spouses make money while navigating the military lifestyle.

New shows will be released on the 1st and 15th of every month. In some episodes, host April Keating will interview a member of the military community about their entrepreneurial or employment journey. Other episodes will feature a representative from an organization that offers resources to assist the military community in entrepreneurial or employment growth.

Learn more about the M-Powered podcast on the Cre8ve Content Co. website: https://cre8ve.com/podcast/.

    Carol Fishman Cohen of iRelaunch | Resources for Returning to Work After Being Away for a Number of Years

    Carol Fishman Cohen of iRelaunch | Resources for Returning to Work After Being Away for a Number of Years

    Resources:
    Book: “Back on the Career Track” by Carol Fishman Cohen and Vivian Steir RabinTED Talk: “How to get back to work after a career break” by Carol Fishman CoheniRelaunch Return to Work Forum private Facebook group“3, 2, 1, iRelaunch” podcast (Episode 88: How I Have Maintained Career Continuity as a Military Spouse with April Keating)iRelaunch Return to Work Conference info page (next Conference is November 19-20, 2020!)iRelaunch Return to Work Roadmap information and Free Return to Work Starter Kit
    iRelaunch & Carol’s Contact Information:
    Website: www.irelaunch.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/iRelaunchTwitter: https://twitter.com/iRelaunch (Carol personally posts on this platform)Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/irelaunch/Follow Carol Fishman Cohen on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carolfishmancohen/Email for more information: info@irelaunch.com

    In this episode, I talk with Carol Fishman Cohen, Chair and Co-Founder of iRelaunch. Carol is a pioneer in the career re-entry space, and talks about the resources that iRelaunch offers military spouses who are taking a break from working, and for those who are actively re-energizing their career search after being away for an extended time.

    • 29 min
    Candid Conversation with April | The Covid Conundrum and Request for Your Feedback

    Candid Conversation with April | The Covid Conundrum and Request for Your Feedback

    In this short but sweet episode, we’re going to do something a little different. I want to have a candid conversation with you about some challenges I’ve been facing and humbly ask for your feedback on the show so far.

    • 6 min
    Len Johnson of SCORE | Search For, Select and Connect With a Mentor in Your Industry of Choice

    Len Johnson of SCORE | Search For, Select and Connect With a Mentor in Your Industry of Choice

    Resources:
    SCORE Website: https://www.score.org/Find a SCORE Mentor: https://www.score.org/find-mentor SCORE Resource Library: https://www.score.org/content/browse-libraryBrowse SCORE Workshops: https://www.score.org/content/take-workshop Book: “The Secrets to Writing a Successful Business Plan: A Pro Shares A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Plan That Gets Results” by Hal Shelton (not an affiliate link)
    SCORE & Len’s Contact Information:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SCOREMentorsTwitter: https://twitter.com/SCOREMentors Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/score_mentors/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SCORESmallBusiness Email: Len.Johnson@scorevolunteer.org
    In this episode, I talk with Len Johnson, who enlisted in the Army during the Vietnam era, trained as a photographer during his service, became an entrepreneur after exiting the military and then decided to give back to the entrepreneurial community as a mentor for Service Corps of Retired Entrepreneurs, also known as SCORE. Listen in as we learn about SCORE from Len!

    • 26 min
    Elizabeth Marion of Bunker Labs | Full Cycle Business Support for Military-Connected Entrepreneurs

    Elizabeth Marion of Bunker Labs | Full Cycle Business Support for Military-Connected Entrepreneurs

    Resources:
    Bunker Labs Launch Lab Online (Idea)Bunker Labs Veterans in Residence (Incubate) *Next cohort starts October 2020!Bunker Labs CEO Circle (Grow)Milspo Project (no longer active)MilSpouse Creative® + Entrepreneurs with Moni JeffersonAssociation of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs (AMSE)
    Bunker Labs & Elizabeth's Contact Information:
    Website: https://bunkerlabs.org Community: https://www.bunkeronline.org Email: elizabeth.marion@bunkerlabs.orgFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebunkerlabs YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTYpJ7V-_ISXC3WQQU46bFw Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebunkerlabs/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheBunkerLabs Get updates from Bunker Labs: Visit www.bunkerlabs.org, scroll down to the bottom of the page, look for “Sign up for our national newsletter” and enter your email address.
    In this M-Powered episode, I talk with Elizabeth Marion, a Marine Corps spouse and the Virtual Events Producer and LMS Manager at Bunker Labs. Before marrying her Marine, Elizabeth worked in the film industry, and after entering into military spouse life and becoming interested in entrepreneurship, her journey led her to Bunker Labs. Elizabeth was so impressed with Bunker Labs’ commitment to helping the military connected community start and grow their own business, that she signed on to be a city leader and eventually became a part of the Bunker Labs team. Listen in to learn more about Elizabeth and Bunker Labs!

    • 30 min
    Jen Holliday of Holliday Design Studio | How Volunteer Roles Built a Network and Portfolio That Led to Lucrative Client Work

    Jen Holliday of Holliday Design Studio | How Volunteer Roles Built a Network and Portfolio That Led to Lucrative Client Work

    Resources:
    Heroes Welcome Initiative
    Team Redstone All Call (TRAC)
    Semper Fi Community Task Force
    Jen’s Contact Information:
    Website: Holliday Design Studio
    Email: jennifer@hollidaydesignstudio.com 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HollidayDesignStudio
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hollidaydesignstudio/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/HollidayDesigns
    In this episode, I talk with Jen Holliday of Holliday Design Studio. Jen is enjoying life on the “other side” of active duty, as her husband retired from the Army two years ago. She gives us a look into the many years she spent volunteering with Family Readiness Groups (FRGs), and how volunteer work grew a portfolio and network that led to the (re)start of her business and some lucrative and exciting projects, one of which she will tell us about in the episode.

    • 30 min
    Lucie Piper of American Corporate Partners (ACP) | Career Exploration and Mentorship Program for Veterans, Transitioning Military and Active Duty Spouses

    Lucie Piper of American Corporate Partners (ACP) | Career Exploration and Mentorship Program for Veterans, Transitioning Military and Active Duty Spouses

    In this episode, I talk with Lucie Piper of American Corporate Partners, also known as ACP. Lucie a Marine Corps spouse, and is the Women’s and Military Spouse Program Coordinator at ACP. She shares a brief look at her professional portfolio, and like so many other military spouses, it is rich with experience. The passion she has for giving back to the military spouse community is evident as she talks with me about the no-cost, year-long virtual mentorship program available through ACP.
    Learn More About ACP & Apply:
    https://www.acp-usa.org
    Lucie’s Contact Information:
    Email: lpiper@acp-usa.org
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucienne-piper-msw/

    • 27 min

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