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Women entrepreneurs are changing the game of business, stepping into our authentic feminine power and growing consciousness to start and scale great companies. Listen to Wings to learn from women who've "been there, built that" with 7, 8 and 9-figure businesses, even billion dollar Unicorns. You'll learn how to manifest the mindset, mojo and money to create, grow and scale a business aligned with what makes your heart sing. Wings is hosted by Melinda Wittstock, a 4-time serial entrepreneur, tech visionary and award-winning journalist. Melinda focuses where personal and business growth meet, her insightful interviews with inspiring female founders and businesswomen providing actionable tips to help listeners to real and tangible results. These innovators, influencers, and investors all share their success secrets, epiphanies, and practical advice on how to get the confidence, connections and capital so you too manifest the success of your dreams in life and in business.

Wings of Inspired Business Melinda Wittstock

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 146 Ratings

Women entrepreneurs are changing the game of business, stepping into our authentic feminine power and growing consciousness to start and scale great companies. Listen to Wings to learn from women who've "been there, built that" with 7, 8 and 9-figure businesses, even billion dollar Unicorns. You'll learn how to manifest the mindset, mojo and money to create, grow and scale a business aligned with what makes your heart sing. Wings is hosted by Melinda Wittstock, a 4-time serial entrepreneur, tech visionary and award-winning journalist. Melinda focuses where personal and business growth meet, her insightful interviews with inspiring female founders and businesswomen providing actionable tips to help listeners to real and tangible results. These innovators, influencers, and investors all share their success secrets, epiphanies, and practical advice on how to get the confidence, connections and capital so you too manifest the success of your dreams in life and in business.

    Women Investing in Women: Finance Entrepreneur and Investor Trixy Castro on Resilience and Abundance Mindset

    Women Investing in Women: Finance Entrepreneur and Investor Trixy Castro on Resilience and Abundance Mindset

    Trixy Castro is a visionary entrepreneur in real estate and mortgage finance having founded, scaled and sold multiple businesses, including private lending company Genesis Capital, bought by Goldman Sachs in 2018. Passionate about empowering women to excel in business, Trixy has founded and invested in over 50 companies across diverse industries and is now the CEO and Founder of TRX Capital. Her journey is a testament to her determination, resilience, and unwavering belief in the power of mindset transformation. Today she shares the importance of empowering and supporting women in business, how it contributes to a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, and how women can overcome challenges and setbacks and grow their leadership skills.

    • 53 min
    Cosmic Alarm Clock: Entrepreneur Shari Aldrich the Five Pillars for Overcoming Adversity to Live Your Soul Purpose

    Cosmic Alarm Clock: Entrepreneur Shari Aldrich the Five Pillars for Overcoming Adversity to Live Your Soul Purpose

    Shari Aldrich is a successful entrepreneur and author whose life was forever changed when she woke up one morning to her “cosmic alarm clock”—the sudden, insistent inner feeling of needing to act—telling her to run a marathon. That decision led to a series of successes that she’d never dreamed possible, culminating in owning a flourishing business, connecting with entrepreneurial leaders around the world, and authoring her inspirational book, The Cosmic Alarm Clock: Wake Up To Your Extraordinary Life. From experiencing soul-changing family deaths and a harrowing finger amputation to running races and developing a thriving business as the CEO and Founder of Bodymechanics School of Myotherapy and Massage, training massage therapists and helping them launch their own schools.  In 2023, Shari was inducted into the prestigious Massage Hall of Fame. Today she shares time-tested lessons that have been condensed into easy-to-follow steps she calls the Five Pillars for Life.

    • 50 min
    The Party Goddess: Entrepreneur Marley Majcher (Major) on Balancing Creativity and Chaos to Create Memorable Moments for Event Planning Success

    The Party Goddess: Entrepreneur Marley Majcher (Major) on Balancing Creativity and Chaos to Create Memorable Moments for Event Planning Success

    Marley Majcher is the CEO of The Party Goddess!, a nationally acclaimed full-service event planning and catering company. From understated elegance to rock star fabulous, Majcher is known for creating the most talked about parties of the year for a client list ranging from top-tier businesses to A-list celebrities such as Snoop Dogg, Sofia Vergara and Britney Spears. Marley is also The Profit Goddess!, a business coach for small business owners and entrepreneurs and the author of But Are You Making Any Money?, a witty and lauded business guide praised by Forbes as "a great how-to book for any entrepreneur." Her popular savvy and business sense have earned her appearances on various outlets and shows including “Fox and Friends,” Fox Business, MSNBC, “Extra,” “Good Day LA,” Bravo, E!, MTV, HGTV, FOX, ABC, CBS, NBC and The Wedding Channel.
     
     
     

    • 57 min
    Welfare Mom to Mogul: Entrepreneur Rebecca Contreras on Overcoming Adversity to Build a $25M Business

    Welfare Mom to Mogul: Entrepreneur Rebecca Contreras on Overcoming Adversity to Build a $25M Business

    Rebecca Contreras is the founder and CEO of AvantGarde, an Austin-based consulting firm federal agencies depend upon to help them transform their leadership and grow their organization through holistic and sustainable approaches. Born into poverty, Rebecca transformed herself through grit, resolve, and steadfast commitment from a high school dropout and welfare-dependent teenage mother to a successful business leader. Author of the bestselling Lost Girl, Rebecca has received a number of accolades for her exceptional leadership such as being named the 2023 Austin Businesswoman of the Year and having received a golden Stevie Award for Best Female Entrepreneur in 2022. Rebecca also founded Girls of Legacy, a groundbreaking effort to impact the next generation of inner-city girls in Austin by providing them with mentorship and scholarships.

    • 39 min
    Balancing Health and Hustle: Holistic Health Entrepreneur Dr. Michelle Jorgensen on Self-Preservation and Collaborative Strategies for Female Founders

    Balancing Health and Hustle: Holistic Health Entrepreneur Dr. Michelle Jorgensen on Self-Preservation and Collaborative Strategies for Female Founders

    Dr. Michelle Jorgensen, DDS, FAGD, TNC, CNAS, is a renowned holistic dentist, naturopath and nutritionist and entrepreneur with two businesses, Total Care Dentistry and Living Well with Dr. Michelle. A pioneer in functional integrative dentistry attracting patients from all over the world, Michelle’s transformative journey into holistic medicine and entrepreneurship began when mercury exposure from traditional dentistry made her seriously ill. A mother of four and an author of five books, Michelle also runs a charitable foundation, the Living Well Today Foundation supporting those in need.

    • 45 min
    Breaking Barriers: Indigenous Entrepreneur Amanda Bernard on Redefining E-Commerce for Indigenous Artists and Businesses

    Breaking Barriers: Indigenous Entrepreneur Amanda Bernard on Redefining E-Commerce for Indigenous Artists and Businesses

    Amanda Bernard is a proud member of the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation and the founder of Shawish Market, a virtual Indigenous marketplace where Indigenous artists and entrepreneurs can create and manage their own online shop. Unlike other marketplaces, Shawish does not charge vendors a monthly or transaction fee making it affordable for Indigenous communities. Amanda was honored on the Peak's 2024 Emerging Leaders List. She is also a 2023 MIT Solver Fellow.

    • 27 min

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