32 episodes

Intimate and real conversations with Minneapolis area women who are running multi-million dollar businesses. How they've done it, what they've learned and what comes next.

Connect further with Sheri at WayBeyondOrdinaryWomen.com
sheri@waybeyondordinary.com

Way Beyond Ordinary Women Sheri Bennefeld

    • Entrepreneurship

Intimate and real conversations with Minneapolis area women who are running multi-million dollar businesses. How they've done it, what they've learned and what comes next.

Connect further with Sheri at WayBeyondOrdinaryWomen.com
sheri@waybeyondordinary.com

    Ep 32: Teresa Thomas of 50 Fun Things - Smart networking that propels you and your business forward

    Ep 32: Teresa Thomas of 50 Fun Things - Smart networking that propels you and your business forward

    Networking expert Teresa Thomas has over 20 years of experience as a professional connector and in this episode, Teresa shares her story and how we can be smarter in how we network today!
    Teresa is the director of MN Women in Networking and the visionary behind the Win/Win Connects networking model. In addition to everything Teresa does in the networking space, she also founded 50 Fun Things!
    I'm so excited for you to hear from Teresa and at the end, we even reveal a collaboration that Way Beyond Ordinary is doing with 50 Fun Things! Check out the show notes for the links and resources mentioned in this episode.
    Thanks for listening! I hope to see you at Rock What You Got, and if not, let me know what ways you are networking this year. Talk to you soon!
    SHOW NOTES: www.WayBeyondOrdinary.com/episode32

    • 48 min
    Ep 31: Hilary Weinstein of HLW Therapy - Eating Disorder Recovery

    Ep 31: Hilary Weinstein of HLW Therapy - Eating Disorder Recovery

    This is a very special episode and unlike one that we've released so far. Today on the show, I talk to Hilary Weinstein of HLW Therapy about eating disorders.
    Hilary is a psychotherapist that treats women and men for eating disorders and she herself is recovered from an eating disorder. We dive into her story and recovery, how that has equipped her to start her own practice, and what advice she would have for other women in a similar field.
    Thanks for joining us today! Find Hilary at HLWTherapy.com and check out the show notes for all the links and resources mentioned in this episode. Talk to you soon!
    SHOW NOTES: www.WayBeyondOrdinary.com/episode31

    • 35 min
    Ep 30: Erin Twamley of ErinEDU - Creating Excitement Around STEM

    Ep 30: Erin Twamley of ErinEDU - Creating Excitement Around STEM

    What do you picture when you think of a scientist? On today's episode I'm talking with Erin Twamley, a scientist, educator, and author!
    Erin's mission is to educate grade school kids on the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math)! Through her business, ErinEDU, Erin is creating fun ways to educate kids, get them excited about STEM topics, and introduce them to role models that are working in STEM fields today.
    We talk about how Erin has taken this business to three different continents, how her business model has changed, and what her struggles have been in the last 3 years.
    Thanks for listening! Check out the show notes for the links and resources mentioned in today's show. If you enjoyed this episode, consider writing a review on Apple Podcasts! Talk to you next week!
    SHOW NOTES: www.WayBeyondOrdinary.com/episode30

    • 40 min
    Ep 29: Gina Horkey of The Horkey Handbook - Hire or Become a Virtual Assistant

    Ep 29: Gina Horkey of The Horkey Handbook - Hire or Become a Virtual Assistant

    We're talking all things Virtual Assistant in this episode and if you don't know what a Virtual Assistant is you will by the end!
    Gina Horkey of The Horkey Handbook helps others find and become kickass VAs. She shares a lot of great advice in this episode so if you have an online business you won't want to miss it!
    Thanks for listening! Check out the show notes for all the links and resources mentioned in today's show. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to the podcast wherever you listen!
    SHOW NOTES: www.WayBeyondOrdinary.com/episode29

    • 52 min
    Ep 28: Heather Vickery of Vickery and Co - Building a Business with Bold Intention

    Ep 28: Heather Vickery of Vickery and Co - Building a Business with Bold Intention

    I can't wait for you to meet today's guest, entrepreneur and success coach, Heather Vickery!
    As a public speaker, coach, and writer, Heather empowers her clients with the tools they need to live bold and meaningful lives through her story of personal bravery, perseverance, and resilience.
    In this conversation, Heather and I talk about her 20 years in business, the many projects she's passionate about right now and so many of the lessons she has learned along the way.
    I loved Heather's tip on a "Wins-only" accountability partner - don't miss that part of the episode!
    Find Heather at VickeryandCo.com and check out the show notes for all other links and resources mentioned in this episode. Thanks for joining us today! Don't forget to hit Subscribe so you never miss a show.
    SHOW NOTES: www.WayBeyondOrdinary.com/episode28

    • 39 min
    Ep 27: Susan Elwer of Spoonful Apparel - Inspiring Apparel that Helps to End Childhood Hunger

    Ep 27: Susan Elwer of Spoonful Apparel - Inspiring Apparel that Helps to End Childhood Hunger

    What you do if you heard that a child went the first half a school year without lunch? Susan Elwer found herself in this exact position in 2016 and knew she HAD to do something about it. Susan herself grew up in a single parent household that relied on welfare and couldn't standby not being part of the solution to end childhood hunger.
    Susan launched Spoonful Apparel (formerly Hands & Feet) in 2017 which creates apparel with inspiring messages and donates 50% of its profits to organizations who are working to end childhood hunger in the United States.
    In this episode we talk about Susan's first few years in business, their long-term vision, and unique localization strategy for giving back!
    Find Spoonful Apparel at SpoonfulApparel.com and check out the show notes for Susan's offer plus the links and resources mentioned in this episode! Thanks for spending time with me today! Don't forget to hit Subscribe so you never miss a show. Talk to you soon!
    SHOW NOTES: www.WayBeyondOrdinary.com/episode27

    • 36 min

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