26 episodes

Whether you’re starting a venture or starting a family, She Starts Up is the podcast for you.

She Starts Up is a podcast for ambitious business women and working moms who invest in themselves and their careers as well as their families. If you are looking for inspiration and motivation to start your day, workout or on your way to pick up the kids, host Janine Sickmeyer delivers weekly doses of tips and strategies for building your business and growing your family at the same time. Along with Janine’s own best-kept business secrets, tech startup stories and motherhood hacks, she interviews successful women who share their journey: failures, struggles and wins. Start listening to She Starts Up and turn your business ideas into reality while balancing the joy of motherhood.

For startup tips, working mom inspiration and resources visit monamiejanine.com and follow @myfriendjanine on Twitter

She Starts Up Podcas‪t‬ Janine Sickmeyer

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Whether you’re starting a venture or starting a family, She Starts Up is the podcast for you.

She Starts Up is a podcast for ambitious business women and working moms who invest in themselves and their careers as well as their families. If you are looking for inspiration and motivation to start your day, workout or on your way to pick up the kids, host Janine Sickmeyer delivers weekly doses of tips and strategies for building your business and growing your family at the same time. Along with Janine’s own best-kept business secrets, tech startup stories and motherhood hacks, she interviews successful women who share their journey: failures, struggles and wins. Start listening to She Starts Up and turn your business ideas into reality while balancing the joy of motherhood.

For startup tips, working mom inspiration and resources visit monamiejanine.com and follow @myfriendjanine on Twitter

    025: Raising Startup Capital on Twitter with Lolita Taub and Chrissy Cowdrey

    025: Raising Startup Capital on Twitter with Lolita Taub and Chrissy Cowdrey

    Join Janine Sickmeyer for this two-part episode of She Starts Up, where she shares how she became an investor in Stagger from one simple tweet. During this episode, you'll hear an incredible story from Janine and two women in the startup world, Lolita Taub, an operator and investor, and Chrissy Cowdrey, CEO and Founder of Stagger. Listen as the three of them talk about how to spark more diversity in tech, raising funding during COVID-19, and how Stagger is helping small businesses tell their story.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    024: From Founding a Company to Freezing Eggs: Real Talk with Amanda Goetz

    024: From Founding a Company to Freezing Eggs: Real Talk with Amanda Goetz

    In this episode of She Starts Up, Amanda Goetz, VP of Marketing for the Know Worldwide, joins Janine Sickmeyer to talk vulnerably about being a female founder and working mother. Previously as a startup founder, Amanda built a software for the wedding industry where she experienced challenges raising capital as a non-technical founder, then transitioned into her current role at the Knot. Listen to hear her startup story, decision to freeze her eggs and advice to women tackling their next endeavor.

    • 47 min
    023: Adoption Misperceptions with Megan Garbe

    023: Adoption Misperceptions with Megan Garbe

    Joining Janine Sickmeyer on this episode of She Starts Up is Megan Garbe, adoptive mother and marketing executive. Megan openly shares her experience with adopting her daughter, giving listeners an inside look into the entire adoption process. Listen as Megan and I discuss everything from the home study to how society can be more inclusive for adoptive parents.

    • 50 min
    022: Motherhood Comes In All Forms

    022: Motherhood Comes In All Forms

    No woman's path to motherhood or experience of being a mom is the same. In this episode, Janine Sickmeyer is introducing a new series: Motherhood Comes in All Forms, that dives into all types of motherhood. She'll be speaking with several different mothers who are sharing how they overcame challenges to become the strong mothers that they are today. Listen to hear Janine's journey and the struggles she faced when growing her family.

    • 44 min
    021: How Business Owners are Weathering the Storm with Allie Lehman

    021: How Business Owners are Weathering the Storm with Allie Lehman

    In this episode of She Starts Up, Allie Lehman of the Wonder Jam, a branding studio in Columbus, joins Janine Sickmeyer to discuss a wide range of topics, including how Allie stays creative and what it's like to be be a business owner during a the coronavirus pandemic. Listen as Allie shares first-hand how her company is serving small businesses impacted by COVID-19, and how she has seen entrepreneurs adjusting to the new normal.

    • 40 min
    020: Safe Space: A Conversation with My Therapist

    020: Safe Space: A Conversation with My Therapist

    We are in an unprecedented time and it's normal not to know how to cope. In this episode of She Starts Up, psychotherapist Kelly Callahan provides insight on managing and navigating our emotions during the coronavirus pandemic. Janine and Kelly speak about the importance of self-compassion, grief, and strategies for recognizing and moving forward with our feelings.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Krista.F ,

Great insights and ideas!

Thank you, Janine, for taking the time to pull all of these resources and people together into one place. I get so many ideas just listening to one episode. And I feel like I can relate to you and to your guests - other women trying to build businesses and be present parents. Really helpful...thank you!

Renata Trebing ,

Awesome tips for starting up!

Loved Episode 3 where Janine gives so many tips and advice for getting your start up off the ground and working efficiently. Thanks for sharing these awesome tips!

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