Working Woman Entrepreneur |Successful Women Entrepreneurs Empowering You To Gain and Maintain the Freedom To Live The Life That You Want.

Working Woman Entrepreneur is a weekly podcast for Moms who want to be inspired and empowered by successful women in order to gain and maintain the freedom to live their lives the way they want to. If you want to learn how other women have successful businesses while raising their families and making a difference in the world then this is the podcast for you. Ladies We Can Have It All!
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Feb 25, 2016

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Welcome to bonus Episode 4 of the Working Woman Entrepreneur Podcast. My name is Anne Meador the host and creator of the show. This is just a short episode to thank all of you who have listened to the show over the past year and also the wonderful guests that have been on the show. There are a lot of other podcasts out there (more every day), so I am grateful and thankful that you listen to the show.

I started the podcast because I loved listening to other Entrepreneur interview style podcasts. Such as Entrepreneur On Fire and The Smart Passive Income. But what I especially loved were the episodes when they interviewed female entrepreneurs who were also Mom’s. You’ve got to agree or at admit that Mom’s running their own businesses definitely have significantly different challenges than those without families. It was time-consuming to find those specific episodes.  I loved hearing about these women who in my mind have it all. They were juggling, their business, their families and their households while taking care of themselves. I was and still am in awe of these women.  If they can do it so can I and so can you. Hence, the tagline “Ladies We Can Have It All.”  So like many other podcasters I decided to make the show that I wanted to listen to so here I am a year and 50 episodes later.

As a thank you for listening to the show I want to give away some books that were written by some of my former guests….including a copy of The Miracle Morning…..An amazing book that changed my life.  Just sign up for the community to the right of this post. I will randomly choose the winner by March 4th. 


-Alright Ladies Thanks again for listening, have a great day, week, month and year, and keep on Juggling It.  

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Feb 23, 2016

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Nellie Akalp is a serial entrepreneur, small business advocate, speaker and author.  She is the founder & CEO of, an online legal document filing service, where she helps entrepreneurs start, grow and maintain a business.

Current Business:

Definition of Success:  Something you achieve based on what you put into it. Working towards something significant.

The secret to Being the Best Mom She Can Be: Having your priorities straight.

Huge Time Saver: Do the things that you're more effective at and enjoy doing and delegate the other things.

Apps: Co Tweet, Hootsuite

Books: Burnt Toast, Delivering Happiness

Contact Info:, Facebook, Twitter

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Feb 16, 2016

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Katie Blineau is a co-founder of Unearthed Vintage, South Florida’s first and largest vintage rental company, along with her husband, Jovan.  What began as a wedding project in 2011 turned business venture in 2012, is now a highly successful rental company servicing upwards of 400 events a year. The company specializes in vintage furniture, offering its unique collection of rentals to events of all kinds in the South Florida area, and can be found as far as Key West up to Orlando and across both coasts of the sunshine state. When she’s not traveling across the country scouring flea markets for the latest vintage pieces to add to her collection, she and Jovan can be found outdoors chasing around their 7-month-old son, Sawyer, and fur babies Riley and Stella.

Current Business: Unearthed Village

Definition of Success: Waking  up to do something that I love each and every day. Finding happiness in the smallest victories.

The secret to Being the Best Mom She Can Be: Being 100% present in what she's doing at that time.  Business time is business time, and family time is family time.

Huge Time Saver: Having a nanny 3 days a week and mother in law 2 days a week to take care of her son.

Time Hack: Prioritize work list at the end of each work day so she knows what to do first thing in the morning.

Apps: Doc Scan, Dropbox, Baby Connect

Contact Info: Unearthed Vintage Facebook and Instagram

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Feb 11, 2016

Kate Erickson is a creator, engager and implementer over at EOFire, a 7-day a week podcast that interviews today's most inspiring and successful entrepreneurs. She is also the host of Kate's Take: The Entrepreneur On Fire Audio Blog and author of The Fire Path: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Your Online Business. Kate is passionate about helping entrepreneurs create freedom in their business and life through developing systems and processes that can help their business scale and grow.

Current Business: Entrepreneur on Fire

Kate has been such an inspiration to me, I consider her one of my virtual mentors.

There were so many things I wanted to talk to her about, but when I really thought about it there wasn’t a doubt in my mind what that was. I’ve heard her talk about her “journey” over the years, but she shared a lot of details in a post she wrote on her blog Why job security is BS (and how to leave your 9-5) . This is a topic near and dear to my heart.  I know a lot of the listeners feel the same way and want to figure out how to do it for themselves.

Kate's Story

Kate was like a lot of us.  Climbing the corporate ladder and then figuring out that letting someone else be the “master of her destiny” was not the way she wanted to live her life. When she became self aware to the fact that being unhappy M-F in order to be happy on the weekend was just crazy. She walks us through her process:

Phase I: The Decision

Phase II: The Preparation

Phase III: The Leap

The Escape Plan

Everyone’s story is different so we talk about different ways to form and execute a plan to leave your 9-5, which I now refer to as the "Escape Plan."

Internal/External Influences

We also talk about how she dealt with friends and family who didn’t understand entrepreneurship. That negative inner voice that some of us suffer from a.k.a "The Impostor Syndrome" (who am I to do this).


Do you agree that job security is BS?

What's holding you back?

Are you ready to put down on paper your “Escape Plan?”


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Feb 9, 2016

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Erin Black uses the skills she has learned working as a professional costume designer and technician to oversee patterning and fabrication of the Lyla Tov Monsters. Erin’s familiarity with monsters goes back over ten years to when she started working a s costume designer for Sesame Street at the Jim Henson Company-a job which earned her two Emmy awards.  She has also taught costuming at NYU as well as working as a freelance illustrator, sculptor and designer for television, film and live theater.

Current Business: Lyla Tov Monsters

Definition of Success: Being able to juggle the Mom I want to be, but still being the person and professional that I want to be. 

Huge Time Savers: Using a laundry service, hiring a Nanny and meal planning.

Girl Time: Mom weekend getaways.

Links: Kickstarter

Contact Info: Facebook and

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Feb 4, 2016

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After interviewing over 50  women I have identified 5 Top commonalities among them:

  1. They belong to mastermind groups.
  2. They have accountability partners or belong to accountability groups.
  3. They are planners and  goal setters with great time management  skills.
  4. They are very health conscious (Body Mind and Soul).
  5. They all have a group of women that they can talk to about anything, business or family.

These  5 elements are being incorporated into the Working Women Entrepreneur Online Mastermind community.

I want you to join me!

This is a paid community that includes:

  • Weekly mastermind calls via Google Hangouts (in the evening for you 9-5er's)
    • Discussing weekly wins and struggles and helping each other to turn those struggles into wins.
    • "Hot Seats."
      • Putting members on the virtual "hot seats"  where other members will be asking specific questions about their current business or business ideas.
  • Monthly Q and A’s with previous podcast guests and other business experts.
  • Goal setting and sharing as an accountability group.
  • Connecting individuals with others who want separate accountability partners.
  • Weekly fitness challenges.
  • Secret Facebook group. 
    • Issues that come up from our Mastermind meetings.
    • Milestones and goals reached (or not reached).
    • Time Management Tips.
    • Business ideas.
    • Whatever YOU want to discuss
    • Share daily practices with each other and how they have made our lives better.
  • Book Club where we will agree on a book to read and meet as a virtual book club in our Facebook Group.
  • Resource Library
    • Goal setting tools
    • Video recordings of our meetings and Q and A's
    • Mind mapping tutorials
    • MORE


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Feb 2, 2016

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Laura Roeder is the founder of Edgar, a new social media automation tool designed to prevent updates from going to waste. Since 2009, she’s been teaching entrepreneurs how to harness the power of social media marketing and create their own fame at LKR Social Media.
Laura was named one of the top 100 entrepreneurs under 35 in 2011, 2013 and 2014 and spoke at the White House about the value of entrepreneurship.
Laura has spoken at numerous influential industry conferences including, BlogWorld, The South by Southwest Interactive Conference, Real Estate Connect, The Social Communications Summit and Blogher, discussing online marketing, social media, and personal branding. Laura has been seen on Fox News,, CNET, The Los Angeles Times, Fast Company, Mashable, Yahoo Finance and many more influential publications and media channels.

Current Business: Edgar

Definition of Success: Being happy about how she is spending her day.

Huge Time Saver: Staying focused.

Favorite Quote: "How we spend our days is how we spend our lives."-Annie Dillard

Books: I'll Drink To That,

App: Slack, Intercom, Help Scout, Kissmetrics

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