142 episodes

The Breadwinners is about the neverending hustle and its impact on all aspects of our lives. From our finances to our relationships to our kids to our health, we’re interested in what it takes to keep it all going. In every episode, Jennifer and Rachael consider the research and share their takes on what we’re learning every day about breadwinning. Join us as we break it all down so that we can build it back up better for all. Visit us at www.thebreadwinnerspodcast.com.

The Breadwinners Jennifer Owens + Rachael Ellison

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 21 Ratings

The Breadwinners is about the neverending hustle and its impact on all aspects of our lives. From our finances to our relationships to our kids to our health, we’re interested in what it takes to keep it all going. In every episode, Jennifer and Rachael consider the research and share their takes on what we’re learning every day about breadwinning. Join us as we break it all down so that we can build it back up better for all. Visit us at www.thebreadwinnerspodcast.com.

    Best of the Breadwinners: On Being a Financial Grown Up — With Bobbi Rebell

    Best of the Breadwinners: On Being a Financial Grown Up — With Bobbi Rebell

    Author, speaker and Money Tips for Grownups podcast host Bobbi Rebell joins Jennifer to talk about learning to launch our kids into their financial futures the right way, mistakes and all — and how we’ve each learned our own breadwinning lessons too. 
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    Episode Links 
    How to Be a Financial Grownup: Proven Advice from High Achievers on How to Live Your Dreams and Have Financial Freedom 
    Money Tips for Financial GrownUps podcast 
    GrownUpGear.com 
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    • 31 min
    Best of the Breadwinners: Building a Runway for Your Business to Take Flight

    Best of the Breadwinners: Building a Runway for Your Business to Take Flight

    Here’s a sobering stat: While more than 11 million firms are women-owned, only 4% generate revenues of $1 million or more. 
    In this episode, Aliza Freud, founder and CEO of SheSpeaks, an influencer marketing agency founded in 2007, talks about what it takes to grow from solo-preneur to payroll-paying business as well as the pros and cons of seeking investor funds to grow your company.. 
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    Episode Links 
    Women Business Owner Statistics: National Association of Women Business Owners 
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    Want more Aliza? Visit SheSpeaks.com 
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    • 24 min
    Best of the Breadwinners: Doula Download: No Question Off Limits

    Best of the Breadwinners: Doula Download: No Question Off Limits

    Nearly 4 million babies are born every year in the U.S., and yet it seems like we all start from zero when it comes to learning what we want — and need — to know as new moms.  
    In this episode, certified doula and author Bailey Gaddis joins Jennifer to talk about her new book, Asking for a Pregnant Friend: 101 Answers to Questions Women Are Too Embarrassed to Ask About Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Motherhood — and shares the answers that surprised even her. 
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    Episode Links 
    Why I Celebrate My Naked, Honest Postpartum Body Loud And Proud 
     
    13 Secrets of People Who Always Have a Clean House 
     
    Asking for a Pregnant Friend: 101 Answers to Questions Women Are Too Embarrassed to Ask About Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Motherhood  
     
    ​Feng Shui Mommy: Creating Balance and Harmony for Blissful Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Motherhood 
     
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    Want more Bailey? Visit BaileyGaddis.com 
     
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    • 23 min
    Best of the Breadwinners: Raising Up the Next Generation of Breadwinners

    Best of the Breadwinners: Raising Up the Next Generation of Breadwinners

    At last count, the U.S. was home to about 10.3 million teen girls (15 to 19) thinking about who they want to be — but not quite sure how to get there. 
    That’s where former M&A lawyer Illana Raia comes in. Illana has founded Être, a mentorship platform to connect girls in the U.S., Canada and India with female leaders to help them see potential futures for themselves. Illana joins Jennifer to talk about her mission, organization and going global in a pandemic. 
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    Episode Links 
    Être: Girls, Who Do You Want to Be? 
    How a Former Skadden Lawyer Founded a Mentorship Program for Girls 
    Meet Four Middle School Girls Changing the World Through Science 
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    • 25 min
    Best of the Breadwinners: Re-finding the Lost Art of Connecting

    Best of the Breadwinners: Re-finding the Lost Art of Connecting

    To Susan McPherson, founder and CEO of McPherson Strategies, there is much more to connecting than sending a generic LinkedIn invite. 
    Known for her extensive, vital and vibrant network of contacts, Susan joins The Breadwinners to share her passion for connection as well as her new book, The Lost Art of Connecting: The Gather, Ask, Do Method for Building Meaningful Relationships. 
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    Episode Links 
    New Survey Reveals 85% of All Jobs Are Filled via Networking 
    The Lost Art of Connecting: The Gather, Ask, Do Method for Building Meaningful Business Relationships 
    Want more Jennifer? Visit Jennwork.com 
    Want more Rachael? Visit RachaelEllison.com 
    Want more Susan? Visit Lost Art of Connecting. 
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    • 24 min
    Best of the Breadwinners: Finding Clarity in a Pandemic

    Best of the Breadwinners: Finding Clarity in a Pandemic

    A time of isolation and stress can also be one of clarity, helping you to answer the essential (and eternal) question: What is your Why? 
    Executive and personal coach Shoshanna Hecht joins Jennifer to share how she works with high-achieving women to take concrete and powerful actions toward their goals — and how lessons we’re learning now will impact our lives as breadwinners in the future. 
    “Boundaries will save our lives.” — Shoshanna Hecht 

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    Episode Links 
    These Work-from-home Tips Can Help You Take 'control Over Your' Day 
     
    Could the Coronavirus Pandemic Shift Gender Roles Once and for All? 
     
    Want more Jennifer? Visit Jennwork.com 
     
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    Want more Shoshanna? Visit ShoshannaHecht.com 
     
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    Our music is “Run for your Money,” by Devil and Perfects. 
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    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Chmwalker ,

Smart, Quick, Relevant

Really interesting stories from a perspective I can relate to, and at a length that fits into my walk home from school drop off!!

MarisaPR ,

Fantastic podcast by women and for women!

Wonderful insights and advice from smart women who have been through it all when it comes to their careers. Let’s make this bread rise!

lorinits ,

Motivating

As the primary breadwinner in my family, this podcast makes me feel less alone and gives me lots to think about. Let’s get out there and win some bread!

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