Girlboss Radio with Sophia Amoruso
Girlboss Radio with Sophia Amoruso
Girlboss Radio
Each week on Girlboss Radio, you'll hear honest conversations with trailblazing women. These women go deep on what it takes to build a successful career or grow a business with staying power—while living life on their own terms and navigating personal and professional curveballs. Expect hilarious, vulnerable, ~useful~ conversations that humanize the known, champion the unknown, and laugh a little at the absurdity of life. Hosted by Sophia Amoruso, CEO and founder of Girlboss and Neha Gandhi, editor in chief and COO of Girlboss. Sign up for the Girlboss Daily to receive tips on work, life, and how to chase (and reach!) your dreams: https://bit.ly/3jvOqKA
Sallie Krawcheck Shares her Wall Street Career and How she Empowers Women Through Financial Feminism
Sallie Krawcheck is an inspiring female founder, one of the most influential women in business, and a Girlboss Rally speaker. Sallie has worked on Wall Street for most of her career and was regularly called "the most powerful woman on Wall Street.” She eventually became the CEO of Merrill Lynch, Smith Barney, US Trust, the Citi Private Bank, and Sanford C. Bernstein. She was also Chief Financial Officer for Citigroup. Over the course of her impressive career in the finance world, Sallie witnessed widespread sexism and disregard of women's investing needs.  She’s now the CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, a digital investment platform built by women for women, and the chair of Ellevate Network, a global network for professional women.  In this episode, learn how Sallie turned a career on Wall Street into a mission to get more money into the hands of women, why not enough women are investing and how we can narrow the gender investing gap by providing women with the right education and tools to become better investors. This episode was recorded live in front of an audience at the Girlboss Rally in 2019 with Neha Gandhi. Sign up for the Girlboss Daily to receive tips on work, life, and how to chase (and reach!) your dreams: https://bit.ly/30A14AL  Stop stressing over email and use Mailman to shield you from unimportant emails. Minimize interruptions and make your days calmer and more productive. Try Mailman for free for three weeks at http://bit.ly/mailman_gb. If you like it, use the code GIRLBOSS to save 20% on your first year. Follow Sallie on Linkedin at Sallie Krawcheck and Twitter at @SallieKrawcheck. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 25
35 min
Michelle Phan on Her Journey into Entrepreneurship, Surviving Burnout, and Recharging
Michelle Phan is the ultimate female entrepreneur, digital pioneer, and beauty superstar. You may know Michelle as one of YouTube’s original superstars whose channel has received over 1 billion views, making her one of the most watched talents in the digital space.  She has built multiple multi-million dollar businesses including Ipsy, a makeup subscription company, EM Cosmetics, and most recently, Thematic, a marketplace that enables creators to find and use copyright-free songs from real artists in their videos. She has been featured on Forbes' 30 Under 30, Inc’s 30 Under 30 Coolest Entrepreneurs, and Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business.  In this conversation with Neha Gandhi, Michelle shares her journey into entrepreneurship, rebranding herself, surviving burnout, her thoughts on business intuition, and the importance of recharging to gain clarity. This episode was recorded live in front of an audience at the Girlboss Rally in 2019. Sign up for the Girlboss Daily to receive tips on work, life, and how to chase (and reach!) your dreams: https://bit.ly/30A14AL  Meal planning will never be the same again. Visit mealime.com/girlboss for 50% off a Pro subscription. Follow Michelle on Instagram at @michellephan and Twitter at @MichellePhan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 18
35 min
Elaine Welteroth on Mentorship, Pursuing Multiple Career Dreams & Shaking Up the Magazine Industry
Today, we’re re-airing our most popular Girlboss Radio episode from 2019 with the trailblazing Elaine Welteroth. Elaine has had a meteoric career as the former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, New York Times best-selling author,and most recently, is one of the founders of 15 Percent Pledge with Aurora James and Selby Drummond, a non-profit organization urging major retailers to commit 15% of their shelf-space to Black-owned businesses Elaine recently started a new project as the host of the vodcast, Built to Last, in partnership with Amex. This vodcast spotlights valuable insights and lessons from influential Black founders, past and present. Listen in and learn how Elaine broke into the magazine business with tenacity, talent and a desire to shake things up. Through her leadership, she has brought social consciousness into Conde Nast and helped Teen Vogue become the voice of a generation. She broke new grounds to hold the title as the youngest person and second Black editor-in-chief in Conde Nast’s 107-year history. If you’ve ever been curious about how to find a mentor, give yourself a seat at the table or break into the magazine business, you're in luck. Tune in and learn how to turn adversity into purpose, pursue multiple dreams, and foster authentic representation and change in an organization. Sign up for the Girlboss Daily to receive tips on work, life, and how to chase (and reach!) your dreams: https://bit.ly/30A14AL  Stop stressing over email and use Mailman to shield you from unimportant emails. Minimize interruptions and make your days calmer and more productive. Try Mailman for free for three weeks at http://bit.ly/mailman_gb. If you like it, use the code GIRLBOSS to save 20% on your first year. Follow Elaine on Instagram at @elainewelteroth and Twitter at @ElaineWelteroth.   Did you enjoy this episode of Girlboss Radio? Comment and let us know what you think on our Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and Facebook.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 11
49 min
Maria Menounos on Work-Life Balance, Resetting Priorities and The Importance of “Being"
Maria Menounos is a long-standing Hollywood veteran. She’s an actress, Emmy Award-winning journalist, best selling author, founder and CEO of Afterbuzz TV, and host of Better Together with Maria Menounos, a daytime talk series and podcast dedicated to transforming lives, and transforming together. Maria always says, "getting better isn’t easy, but it’s a whole lot easier when we do it together."  Maria has worked for some of the biggest shows including Entertainment Tonight and The Today Show. As a journalist, she had sit down interviews with every US president since Bill Clinton.  After being diagnosed with a brain tumor, her perspective on work drastically shifted. Her mission now is to share the lessons she learned with others about protecting both your mental and physical health while balancing an incredibly rewarding career.  This interview with Maria was recorded live in front of an audience at a Girlboss Rally LA 2019 and her message is as important as ever. Listen in and learn why Maria thinks women need to save time for themselves through hobbies and mindful activities, balance their personal and professional lives, and focus on what truly matters in life. Sign up for the Girlboss Daily to receive tips on work, life, and how to chase (and reach!) your dreams: https://bit.ly/30A14AL  Follow Maria Menounos on social media at @mariamenounos and check out her show, Better Together with Maria Menounos.  Meal planning will never be the same again. Visit mealime.com/girlboss for 50% off a Pro subscription. Share your thoughts on this episode and more on Instagram at @Girlboss or email us at radio@girlboss.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 5
30 min
Alyssa Milano on Joe Biden, Activism & Social Media
To celebrate the importance of voting, Girlboss is re-running this May 2019 interview between Neha Gandhi and actress, fearless activist, podcast host, Alyssa Milano. Listen in to hear Alyssa discuss her friendship with presidential candidate Joe Biden, the importance of leveraging social media, being outspoken, and why she continues to leverage her platform for activism. At the time of this episode, Alyssa had not yet endorsed Biden. She did so in March 2020. Sign up for the Girlboss Daily to receive tips on work, life, and how to chase (and reach!) your dreams: https://bit.ly/30A14AL Stop stressing over email and use Mailman to shield you from unimportant emails. Minimize interruptions and make your days calmer and more productive. Try Mailman for free for three weeks at http://bit.ly/mailman_gb. If you like it, use the code GIRLBOSS to save 20% on your first year. Follow Alyssa Milano on Twitter at @alyssa milano and on Instagram at @milano_alyssa. Share your thoughts on this episode and more on Instagram at @Girlboss or email us at radio@girlboss.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 29
43 min
The Lies That Women Have Been Told with Bozoma Saint John, CMO of Netflix
Bozoma Saint John is a force of nature and one of the most sought after marketers and speakers on the planet. Her career trajectory has been carved through hard work, determination and unshakeable confidence. Bozoma was recently named Global Chief Marketing Officer at Netflix. Before that, she was the Chief Brand Officer at Ube and the Chief Marketing Officer for Endeavor, a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion. She’s been on list after list, including Forbes’ Most Influential CMOs list and Black Enterprise’s Most Powerful Women in Business.  This conversation with Bozoma was recorded live in front of an audience at a Girlboss Rally before Boz was at Netflix—but her message is more relevant than ever, which is why we’re excited to share it today. Listen in and learn why Boz thinks women need to celebrate themselves (and their sisters!) more, hiring for diversity, hiring our friends, balancing our personal and professional lives-and how to tackle tough work situations—with men. Sign up for the Girlboss Daily to receive tips on work, life, and how to chase (and reach!) your dreams: https://bit.ly/30A14AL Follow Bozoma Saint John on social media at @badassboz and read the show notes on our blog. Want to get more eyes on your job postings? Purchase a premium job posting and get featured in our limited Jobs section in the official Girlboss daily Newsletter — the go-to spot for women in business: https://jobs.girlboss.com Share your thoughts on this episode and more on Instagram at @Girlboss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 22
33 min
Paris Hilton on Shame, Bullying & Social Media
Today, we're sharing an exclusive conversation between Sophia Amoruso and the iconic Paris Hilton. This episode was recorded live in front of an audience at the Girlboss Rally in Los Angeles in 2019. Paris let's us in on how she deals with internet trolls, why she was a born businesswoman, and shares behind-the-scenes details about her new documentary, This is Paris. Sign up for the Girlboss Daily to receive tips on work, life, and how to chase (and reach!) your dreams: https://bit.ly/30A14AL Follow Paris Hilton on social media: @ParisHilton and read the show notes on our blog. Watch This is Paris on YouTube: https://bit.ly/3nLz33h Meal planning will never be the same again. Visit mealime.com/girlboss for 50% off a Pro subscription! Share your thoughts on this episode over at Instagram at @Girlboss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 15
26 min
How to work your way to the top with Anna Brozek, CEO of Big Cartel
On today's episode, Sophia Amoruso chats with Anna Brozek, the CEO of Big Cartel. Big Cartel is a mission-based business that gives artists and creators a marketplace to sell their goods. Anna’s been with the company for almost 9 years, and in that time she’s gone from community coordinator to operations director, and now, CEO—truly rising through the ranks. Here, Anna shares what qualities allowed her to rise to the top at Big Cartel. She also explains how she’s become a more transparent leader and what artists can do to pivot and market themselves right now. Sign up for the Girlboss Daily to receive tips on work, life, and how to chase (and reach!) your dreams: https://bit.ly/30A14AL Have feedback on the show? Email us at radio@girlboss.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 27
48 min
How to trust your gut and start over professionally with Gail Becker, founder and CEO of CAULIPOWER
Today’s guest is Gail Becker, the gutsy entrepreneur who left her corporate America job to take on the food industry—something she knew very little about at the time. She takes us through her pitch and funding journey for CAULIPOWER and shares advice on how to trust your gut and build a biz, even in the face of the unknown. Sign up for the Girlboss Daily to receive tips on work, life, and how to chase (and reach!) your dreams: https://bit.ly/30A14AL Have feedback on the show? Email us at radio@girlboss.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 20
46 min
How to tap into your creativity, with Kelly Wearstler, interior design phenom
In these home-bound times of social distancing and self-quarantine, who better to talk to than an award-winning interior designer like Kelly Wearstler? On this episode of Girlboss Radio, Sophia chats with the design studio founder whose provocative and influential aesthetic has touched everything from high-profile celebrity homes to Instagrammable hotel and retail spaces. The two discuss how to make a small space more quarantine-cozy, why Kelly believes education is critical to succeeding as a designer, and how to be more creative in your leisure time. Kelly also shares her candid take on the millennial design aesthetic that's everywhere these days. Listen wherever you get your podcasts. Sign up for the Girlboss Daily to receive tips on work, life, and how to chase (and reach!) your dreams: https://bit.ly/30A14AL Have feedback on the show? Email us at radio@girlboss.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 15
49 min
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