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Wonder, a podcast by Entrepreneurs’ Organization (https://www.eonetwork.org/), places women entrepreneurs in conversation with those thought leaders who amaze, astonish and inspire. Each guest shares their own journey with entrepreneur and host, Kalika Yap, giving insight into the ordinary challenges of extraordinary people.

Featured guests include: Lisa Sugar of pop culture hub, PopSugar; Toni Ko, founder of NYX Cosmetics; and Devin Alexander, celebrity chef and nutrition expert on The Biggest Loser. Tune into this podcast to marvel at the meaningful insights of entrepreneurs.

Learn more about Entrepreneurs’ Organization (https://www.eonetwork.org/), the leading peer-to-peer network exclusively for entrepreneurs.

Wonder Podcast: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Change the World EO Virtual Learning

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    • 5.0 • 23 Ratings

Wonder, a podcast by Entrepreneurs’ Organization (https://www.eonetwork.org/), places women entrepreneurs in conversation with those thought leaders who amaze, astonish and inspire. Each guest shares their own journey with entrepreneur and host, Kalika Yap, giving insight into the ordinary challenges of extraordinary people.

Featured guests include: Lisa Sugar of pop culture hub, PopSugar; Toni Ko, founder of NYX Cosmetics; and Devin Alexander, celebrity chef and nutrition expert on The Biggest Loser. Tune into this podcast to marvel at the meaningful insights of entrepreneurs.

Learn more about Entrepreneurs’ Organization (https://www.eonetwork.org/), the leading peer-to-peer network exclusively for entrepreneurs.

    Where Awareness Goes, Energy Flows | Dandapani

    Where Awareness Goes, Energy Flows | Dandapani

    Meet Dandapani, a Hindu priest, entrepreneur, and former monk who is revolutionizing the business world with his practical and simple systematic approach to balancing work/life challenges. Dandapani is an expert on various topics surrounding self-development and provides simple, practical tools that are easily applicable in every aspect of daily life. This conversation will focus on life's purpose and managing energy.
    Timestamped show notes
    01:51 - How Dandapani became a monk and an entrepreneur
    04:00 - Finding life’s purpose
    06:21 - Entrepreneurs don’t know their purpose
    09:54 - Dandapani’s core purpose
    11:21 - It’s always about alignment
    13:43 - How to spend real time
    17:44 - Sometimes it takes a catalyst to find your purpose
    18:45 - Advice for energy management
    22:14 - What is an “energy vampire”
    25:43 - “Where awareness goes, energy flows”
    29:11 - How do you be present?
    34:02 - How does someone know that you’re not present?
    36:52 - Practicing distraction
    38:26 - How do you concentrate?
    43:23 - Making a change
    47:41 - Dandapani’s journey from Santa Monica to New York to Florida
    51:53 - How can entrepreneurs help others?
    53:24 - How to reach out to Dandapani
    Links
    Dandapani’s Website: https://dandapani.com/

    • 54 min
    Delight, Not Satisfaction | ProProfs CEO Sameer Bhatia

    Delight, Not Satisfaction | ProProfs CEO Sameer Bhatia

    In this week’s podcast, we sit down with Sameer Bhatia, CEO of ProProfs, a software company focused on the idea of building and sharing knowledge. Sameer shares his insights on the importance of search engine optimization, digital marketing, and his goal on creating a “hundred year company.” With ProProfs products being used in many Fortune 500 companies such as Sony and Dell, Sameer understands the importance of digital marketing and a delightful customer experience. Listen in!
    Timestamped show notes
    04:19 - Focusing on search
    07:33 - Black hat tactics
    08:54 - Getting started with search engine optimization (SEO)
    13:04 - Mobile first indexing
    14:22 - Speed ranking
    15:46 - Security
    18:39 - The importance of responsive design
    19:58 - The “SEO Technique”
    25:32 - What are schema tags?
    27:37 - People don’t read, they scan
    30:33 - Video marketing
    32:08 - A video a day
    32:23 - What is content marketing?
    39:17 - Managing a multinational company
    42:39 - Sameer talks about working with his wife, the CEO of Marriage.com
    45:26 - How to stay happy
    49:28 - Having a hundred year company
    Links
    ProProfs: https://www.proprofs.com/
    Marriage.com: https://www.marriage.com/

    • 56 min
    A Hint of Water | Hint CEO Kara Goldin

    A Hint of Water | Hint CEO Kara Goldin

    Tune in this week as we sit down with Kara Goldin, CEO of Hint, the iconic San Francisco based, healthy lifestyle company. Kara started Hint when she was pregnant with her fourth child with a budget of only $50,000. Listen in as she shares her incredible journey to becoming the largest flavored water company in the U.S. that isn’t related to the industry giants like Coke or Pepsi. Kara talks about raising kids in an entrepreneurial environment, shares some wisdom for aspiring entrepreneurs, and her new book, Undaunted.
    Timestamped show notes
    02:19 - Starting Hint
    06:21 - Judge not by one’s answers, but by their questions
    14:06 - Addiction to Diet Coke
    25:03 - Stocking shelves while 9 months pregnant
    30:39 - Getting into Starbucks
    40:16 - Direct to consumer
    45:09 - Catapulting the business
    53:47 - Sunscreen and deodorant
    01:01:04 - Raising children in an entrepreneurial environment
    01:04:41 - Next up for Kara
    01:06:22 - Parting wisdom
    Links
    Hint: https://www.drinkhint.com/
    Undaunted: https://karagoldin.com/undaunted

    • 1 hr 10 min
    For Better or for Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs & Their Families. The Stonyfield Yogurt Story | Gary Hirshberg & Meg Hirshberg

    For Better or for Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs & Their Families. The Stonyfield Yogurt Story | Gary Hirshberg & Meg Hirshberg

    This week’s podcast features two guests, Gary Hirshberg and Meg Hirshberg. Gary is the founder of Stonyfield Yogurt and Meg is the author of the book, “For Better or For Work.” Listen in as they share their stories of starting their businesses, living the entrepreneurial lifestyle while managing the familial and relationship struggles that come with such a lifestyle. Gary and Meg provide insight on how they were able to make their relationship work and how you can improve your relationships as well.
    Timestamped show notes
    02:00 - How do you build a strong company and strong family?
    06:29 - Don’t carry stress to your family
    13:15 - Give to the business and the family
    19:25 - Go for a walk!
    21:24 - Be present with your kids
    25:00 - Focus on your spouse and your kids too, not just work
    30:32 - Gary talks about his entrepreneurial children
    32:46 - Holding regular family meetings
    37:54 - Being in or being out
    42:32 - Decide what to share and not to share
    43:51 - Don’t assume your partner is the same as you
    44:28 - Sharing core values

    Links
    Stonyfield Yogurt: https://www.stonyfield.com/
    For Better or For Work: https://amzn.to/2R1fHbg
    Ethan’s Functional Shots: https://ethans.com/

    • 47 min
    Stand Up, Be Confident, and Grab It | Heidi Golledge

    Stand Up, Be Confident, and Grab It | Heidi Golledge

    Meet award-winning, serial entrepreneur Heidi Golledge—CEO of Jobot, a revolutionary career platform. Heidi’s entrepreneurial journey had an early start. As a child, Heidi wanted to do whatever she could to make money to help her family. She decided that honing her sales skills and learning code were two ways she could make a difference. Listen in as Heidi shares her experiences starting her first company, acquiring funding as a woman in the tech industry, and the ups and downs of serial entrepreneurship.

    Timestamped show notes
    02:44 - Heidi’s origin story
    04:39 - What is Jobot?
    06:37 - What’s it like being a serial entrepreneur?
    07:55 - Tips and tricks on hiring the right people
    10:16 - Sharing struggles
    11:35 - Relying on intuition
    13:35 - Care for your employees as if they were your clients
    14:32 - Heidi’s core values
    16:35 - Acquiring funding as a woman in the tech industry
    Links
    Jobot: https://jobot.com/

    • 21 min
    Tech, Meditation, and Entrepreneurship | Kathy David

    Tech, Meditation, and Entrepreneurship | Kathy David

    Kathy David, founder of Office Athletics, is an award winning entrepreneur. She was named the Minority Owned Small Business of the Year and her company, IT Tech Pros, was named Supplier of the Year by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council. From waitress to bank branch manager and assistant vice president to accomplished entrepreneur, Kathy has truly worked her way to the top. Listen in as she shares her story, gives advice for up and coming small business owners, and shares insights on how entrepreneurs can utilize tech in their workflow.
    Timestamped show notes
    02:48 - Kathy’s origin story
    11:05 - Waitress to bank management
    11:44 - Making the jump
    13:27 - Kathy shares the story of leaving her bank job
    19:23 - Tips, tools, tactics for small business owners
    25:00 - Backing up data
    26:18 - Protecting passwords
    35:09 - What services does IT Tech Pros provide?
    40:11 - Upcoming trends in tech and entrepreneurship
    41:37 - Entrepreneurial habits
    45:13 - Reprogramming yourself
    48:23 - Intuition and decisions
    Links
    Kathy’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathydavid/
    IT Tech Pros: https://www.it-techpros.com/

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

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23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Can?Can! ,

Powerful and Insightful

I love that this podcast isn’t cookie cutter. Kalika Yap really pulls out great stories from her guests. You really feel that the guests are comfortable and open up about their entrepreneurial journey. Learned a lot from each podcast. Great work!

Janelle Anderson ,

Super helpful for women entrepreneurs!

Very empowering for women entrepreneurs! I love hearing the stories of other women trailblazers and being inspired by their courage and determination. This show is full of that kind of inspiration.

Dave Kerpen ,

Love it!

Totally inspirational! Kalika does a wonderful job, and this is a must listen for entrepreneurs!

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