While they were on maternity leave together, best friends Kelly Oriard & Callie Christensen created the kind of toys they wanted their children to play with, ones that would help them to become caring, confident, and resilient children. They called them Slumberkins. Now four short years later, they’ve built a multi-million dollar children’s brand based on their experiences as passionate educators and moms. In this episode, we discuss trust and intentional branding with our first-ever duo!



Shannon Watts was a stay-at-home mom folding laundry when she heard the news of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. It was at that moment that Shannon decided to get off the sidelines and encourage other women to join her, starting the largest grassroots movement in the country, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. Shannon and her army of mothers (and others) have bravely gone up against the gun lobby, proving that when you “fight like a mother” you can do anything you set your mind to. In this “Lesson on Doubling Down”, we talk about the business of building a movement.



Eight-year-old Bellen Woodard is the only African-American girl in her third-grade class in a Virginia school. After a moment coloring with classmates made her feel unimportant, she had an idea how to fix the problem and change the conversation. Her idea has evolved into a movement and business called “More than Peach”, one that is giving people across the country a way to talk about identity, race, and inclusion and inspiring girls, and women, to use their voice for change.



A Lesson On the Intimacy of Poetry with Deborah Alma After a flash of inspiration, Deborah Alma bought a vintage ambulance on eBay and became “The Emergency Poet”. Another flash several years later and she bought a shop, founding the world’s first “Poetry Pharmacy”, a tea, performance, and consultation space where Alma prescribes handpicked poems […]



A Lesson On Courage with Payton McGriff Led by a calling that she couldn’t ignore, Payton McGriff, founder of Style Her Empowered (SHE) has made it her mission to keep girls in school. Her company, which started as a project in undergrad, is now an award-winning startup with a scrappy team on three continents, in […]



Erica Mackey is a mom on a mission. In this “Lesson on Self-Assurance”, the CEO and Co-Founder talks founding MyVillage—a company training an army of women entrepreneurs to run their own businesses–raising six million from impact investors and her solutions for the broken, messy problem of childcare in America. If you’re a mom who was told to get on the childcare waitlist while you were still pregnant, this episode is for you.


A Lesson on Power with Ali Brown When it comes to doing business, hitting the million-dollar mark is an elusive one. In this “lesson on power”, Kim interviews Ali Brown, one of the most recognized entrepreneur coaches in the world, about the obstacles women face in reaching it and how they can step into their […]



A Lesson On the Wisdom of Water with Wendy Pabich Wendy Pabich, scientist, author, and self-proclaimed “water woman” joins Kim in a riveting discussion about how the natural, spiritual and world of science meet, and why understanding water as a woman’s issue is important for women leaders. What can the study of water teach us […]

A Lesson On the Wisdom of Water with Wendy Pabich


A Lesson In Receiving with Kim Kuhteubl When her grandmother and her small dog died within months of each other, author Kim Kuhteubl was forced to learn about receiving in an unexpected way. In this deeply personal episode, you’ll learn about why women struggle with receiving and conflict, how women’s brains are structurally wired to […]




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