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22. Entrepreneurial Evolution, featuring Vanessa Tharp

Jan. 14, 2021

Today’s guest is Vanessa Tharp, a change-maker and action-taker, who helps people to share their message and shine while leveling up. Vanessa shares how she has evolved since leaving her career in education.

21. How Saying Yes Led to Success for Steven Li, Photographer & Marketer

Dec. 24, 2020

Today Elizabeth speaks with Steven Li, CEO and Founder of Steven Li Photography, about his learning along the entrepreneurship path, and how following his personal interests led to him building his business. Steven’s recipe for business success came from

20. A Conversation With Kate Melendez About Rising After Burnout

Dec. 17, 2020

In this episode Katy Melendez, the founder of Receptive Giving, a brand development studio and networking community for entrepreneurs, shares her story of burnout in the hustle culture, and the road to where she is today. Katy shares her challenges and v

19. Working In the Tropics with Dorothee Upchurch

Dec. 10, 2020

Have you ever dreamt of quitting your job and moving somewhere exotic? Maybe it's to the mountains, maybe a cabin by the lake. Today's guest on EIRL, Dorothee Upchurch, did just that! After joking about selling t-shirts on a beach, she now has three bus

18. To Quit or Not To Quit - Exploring Options with Ben Fanning

Nov. 26, 2020

Are you thinking about quitting your day job to become an entrepreneur? In this episode, Ben Fanning -- Founder and CEO of The Fanning Group, Executive Coach, Speaker & Host of The CEO Sessions podcast shares his stories to help you navigate the road to e

17. Serving Students In New & Innovative Ways

Nov. 12, 2020

Elizabeth’s guest today is Michelle Jones, entrepreneur, founder, and Chief Academic Officer of Wayfinding Academy. In this intimate and personal conversation, Michelle shares how an exercise she created for her students ultimately led her to develop a ne

16. Entrepreneurial & Life Lessons From The River with Olympic Gold Medalist, Joe Jacobi

Nov. 5, 2020

Elizabeth’s guest today is Joe Jacobi - Performance Coach, Olympic Gold Medalist, and founder of 5 With Joe. Joe shares the lessons he learned in the dynamic and ever-changing pace of whitewater slalom canoe racing, and how his unique experience is correl

15. Creating Human Connections with Naser Al Sughaiyer

Oct. 29, 2020

In this week’s episode, Elizabeth speaks with Naser Al Sughaiyer - a Thinker, Writer, Theatre Artist, and Founder of The Human Lab. Their discussion centers around the myriad of challenges we all face as human beings during times of disconnection, as we

14. Using creativity and play in business with Tania Katan, CEO of Creative Trespassing

Oct. 22, 2020

In today’s conversation between Elizabeth and Tania Katan - author, creative expert, speaker, and CEO of Creative Trespassing - you’ll hear how studying theatre has helped Tania to prepare for all the roles she now plays in business and in life. Tania sha

13. Success Mindset with Executive Coach & Motivational Speaker, Mike Goncalves

Oct. 15, 2020

Today Elizabeth talks with executive coach and motivational speaker Mike Goncalves about overcoming limiting beliefs, the importance of language, and enjoying the journey and what success means.

12. Taking Your Dreams Seriously & Finding Success, with Lauren Sapala, Author & Writing Coach.

Sept. 24, 2020

This week Elizabeth talks with Lauren Sapala, author and writing coach, about how one person’s words derailed her lifelong dream of becoming a writer. After deep inner work Lauren was ultimately able to become the successful writer she always wanted to be

11. Building a Business Around the Life You Want to Live with Carolyn Jones, CEO & Founder of Absolute Numbers

Sept. 17, 2020

Elizabeth's guest today is Carolyn Jones, CEO & Founder of Absolute Numbers, and she shares how she built her business around the life she wanted to live. She explains how she's been able to continue to grow her business staying within that framework.

10. Paul Kim and Leigh Ryan co-founders of Good Girls Gone Great an apparel business built on the foundation of empowerment

Sept. 10, 2020

In this episode, Elizabeth talks with Paul Kim and Leigh Ryan, co-founders of Good Girls Gone Great, about empowerment as a foundation of building a movement based business and helping create a world we want for us and for our children to live in.

09. Building A Location Independent Lifestyle With Sean Ogle, Entrepreneur and Founder of Location Rebel

Sept. 3, 2020

Today Elizabeth talks with Sean Ogle, entrepreneur and founder of several very successful niche sites. They discuss options to get started as an entrepreneur, the concept of "bridge businesses" and how to navigate when things don't go as planned along the

08. “When is a cookie a meal? A conversation with Kuda Biza, social entrepreneur & co-founder of Nunbelievable

Aug. 27, 2020

Elizabeth's guest is Kuda Biza, co-founder of Nunbelievable, a cookie company with a mission to provide meals for those in need. He shares his story of becoming an entrepreneur and the impact of his childhood on the choices he makes in business.

07. Being an Entrepreneur and an Introvert with Jasraj Hothi, Founder of INF Club

Aug. 20, 2020

Today Elizabeth talks with Jasraj Hothi founder of INF Club as he shares the stepping stones that brought him from the corporate world to becoming a solo entrepreneur, and how he navigates being an entrepreneur as an introvert.

06. Soul Food On A Mission, Kamiya Willoughby & Tess Hurlburt, owners of SoulNia, talk about marriage, business & life

Aug. 13, 2020

In this episode, Elizabeth talks with married partners Kamiya Willoughby & Tess Hurlburt, founders of SoulNia, a soul food catering, and a pop-up restaurant company in Denver, CO. Kamiya is an Air Force veteran, a full-time student, and co-founder. Tess i

05. The Real Life of Digital Nomads with Miguel Costa and Matilde Leitão, founders of Travel B4 Settle

Aug. 6, 2020

Miguel Costa and Matilde Leitão, co-founders for Travel B4 Settle marketing company joins Elizabeth on this week's episode. They share their story of leaving everything behind and traveling the world, living their lives as Digital Nomads. From careers as