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F2F 83 Empire Building through the Foundation of Family with Pili Yarusi
Multi-family real estate stars, Pili and Jason Yarus, have evolved their business and their brand over the years to better represent themselves and serve others even better. We loved hearing Pili’s soulful journey of helping others through her partnership and platform with her husband and family. Pili’s refreshing “aloha” approach to life, advocating for self care, love of life and family, and personal development as keys to success will leave you wanting to learn more!
F2F 82 - Living the American Dream with Chat Sarmiento-Steinwald
As a young child in the Philippines, Chat visualized being in America one day. After years of perseverance and ambition, she made her dreams come true. Leaving a lucrative corporate accounting job to raise her son, she jumped into entrepreneurship as a spa owner. After a tragic loss, she pushed through her grief, and set on a path to grow passive income from her multifamily real estate investing business. Join us to learn about Chat’s life-changing journey and what she learned along the way.
F2F 81 - Set Your Soul Ablaze with Kelli Calabrese
Wellness mompreneur, Kelli Calabrese shares her best insights from over three decades of being a successful health and wellness coach. She emphasizes how women can use exercise, psychology, introspection and nutrition to get to new levels of success in their lives. Her journey toward financial freedom will inspire you to think big and grow.
F2F 80 - Ways to Cope and Thrive Amidst Our Covid Reality
“You can do it!” is what we say to each other all the time when the subject of our “new reality” comes up. The two of us have been most fortunate during the pandemic and we are grateful for our circumstances and the positive attitudes and camaraderie that keep us afloat. As a result, we have a lively discussion about ways to manage and thrive in these trying times -- everything from getting better sleep to leveraging this time to possibly invest or find ways to save. We hope you find some of our ideas and stories helpful during this otherwise stressful time.
F2F 79 - Get Support, Clarity and Community with Jessical Burrell
Driven female entrepreneurs hire Jessica Burrell, a transformational business coach, to help get them out of their comfort zones. Many of us need more support, often lack complete clarity on all of our goals, and always crave community. Jessica supports entrepreneurs by guiding them to create focus and remove mindset blocks in order to propel to the next level of business. We know you’ll enjoy this talk with Jessica as we all share the common desire to bring women together in community!
F2F 78 - Find Freedom and the Perfect Franchise with Kim Daly
Everything you ever wanted to know about starting a franchise can be found in this episode! Kim Daly has been a franchise consultant for almost 20 years connecting entrepreneurs with business opportunities that best suit them. Her enthusiasm about franchising (and fitness and faith) is contagious, and her skill for storytelling and motivating others will get you excited to start a new business!
F2F 77 - Effortlessly Collect Passive Income with Turnkey Real Estate Investing with Lindsay Davis
Lindsay is an investor and woman-owned business entrepreneur who teaches us about turnkey investing. Her company buys, renovates, and property manages rental properties for investors to collect passive income without the hassle that often comes with managing real estate investments. We also learn from Lindsay about balancing business and family, and the impacts of being a successful female entrepreneur.
F2F 76 - Women In the Next Phase of Life are Taking on Their Second Act w/ Barbara Brooks and Guadalupe Hirt
Barbara Brooks and Guadalupe Hirt started SecondAct Women to build a thriving community of 40 and 50+ women who are looking for fulfillment in their careers and lives at this sweet stage of life. This dynamic duo share how they started building this platform for women, which includes events, online resources and a support system to help us live our best lives.
Ep 75 - Building a Financial Services Business After Starting with $800 with Echo Haung
Echo’s entrepreneurial journey started as a childhood dream while growing up in China. Coming to the US with just $800 in her pocket, Echo shares how she overcame obstacles including what she calls being a triple minority (Asian, a woman and a new immigrant). There are so many life lessons in her three pivotal decisions to reach financial freedom. Tune in to learn the benefits from her three big life choices that drove her success.
F2F 74 - Easy Hacks to Increase Focus on Health and Wellness with Stephanie and Kristen
While we love entrepreneurship, investing, and real estate, we also like thinking and talking about the whole person. Prior to episode 20, we ended each podcast by asking our guests to share a “funny story”. This stumped most guests, so we changed by asking about a good fitness hack to find ways of getting or staying healthy easier.
This has given us a long list of excellent tips and tricks beyond just fitness to include overall health and wellness. In this episode, we share many of the ideas our guests have given us over the last six months along with some of our own ideas about how to focus more on wellness in our lives.
F2F 73 - Making Life and Investing Less Difficult with Lisa Tilstra
Lisa Tilstra shares her story of sorrow and joy during her journey to become a coach, speaker and an expert real estate investor. Lisa bought her first rental property after losing her husband, and she had no idea this was her first step toward becoming a real estate investor. If you dream of owning a business and traveling the world, hear how Lisa got started and now manages her rental properties and REI concierge business from overseas.
F2F 72 - Turning Feedback into Fuel to Drive Toward Success with Laura Khalil
After a decade of being told that her directness and drive was a liability, Laura turned her frustration into fuel and started her consulting business and entrepreneur journey. She gives the behind the scenes of her speaking business, which is based on her passion to share stories that inspire and heal others to grow into their best selves.
From Aerospace Engineer to Hipster Investor with Ali Boone
Ali Boone started Hipster Investments to differentiate her company and live a life of freedom on her own terms. Learn about Ali’s story, which begins like many of ours, going to college then grad school to build a solid career. Even though Ali landed at a dream company as an aerospace engineer, the small gray cubicle and the 9-to-5 hours just weren’t for her. Her creative real estate investment strategies paid off and became the idea for her new company -- even after 100s of other ideas didn’t take hold. We can’t wait for you to hear Ali’s solid investment advice with a focus on mindset and perseverance that will help you move forward with your financial freedom goals.
Exploring Both Spirituality and Cash Flow with Michelle Bosch
Michelle Bosch combines the flow of spirituality with the cash flow from real estate investing to form an ideal entrepreneurial business in partnership with her husband. We loved hearing about Michelle’s self-proclaimed “immigrant advantage” in building her business. Michelle is from Honduras and her husband is from Germany, and their fresh perspectives helped them identify opportunities, especially in land flipping, and successfully grow the partnership. You won’t want to miss this spirited conversation!
Longtime Friends Partner to Build Real Estate Investing Business w/ Pam Dorsey and Nikki Dade
Nikki and Pam share their secrets to success in juggling full time jobs, side hustles AND successful investing in real estate. The key to their partnership is relying on their strengths, being creative, staying flexible, and above all saying “no” to distractions.
Building a Life of Fulfillment & Financial Freedom with Genecia Alluora
Women all over the world want the same thing: Building a life of fulfillment and financial freedom. Listen to Genecia Alluora from Singapore share her success in building businesses and a platform to help women from different countries, different backgrounds and with different types of employment gain the confidence to grow professionally to earn more...
Shout Out to Small Business
Stephanie and Kristen take time this week to lift up all of our small business friends during this pandemic that has forced us all to stay home. As we continue to shelter at home, many of our entrepreneur friends are struggling to keep their businesses alive. We all can help and find hope. In this episode, we showcase just a few small businesses in our community--many selling
The Journey from Harvard Law to Successful Owner and CEO with Chris-Tia Donaldson
Energetic Chris-Tia Donaldson shares her amazing journey from law school to corporate legal counsel to building a successful multi-million dollar business, which began as a side-hustle. Her compelling story outlines the very personal origins of her business along with surviving breast cancer, which was a pivotal moment in her life. This two-time author shares joy, wisdom, advice and even how to find the silver lining during a pandemic to continue the growth of her business and personal life.
A Soul-based Search for a New Future with Jennifer Seeno Tucker
Jennifer teaches us how to reach our goals by digging deep into our souls to find what we really want in life, and use that to reverse engineer a plan. Jennifer shares key strategies for this, including how she grows her business naturally by focusing on relationships--rather than transactions--to successfully serve her clients.
Building Her Own Business to Help You Build Yours with Wendy Barlin
Wendy Barlin is living the American Dream having emigrated from South Africa to start her career, which led her to building her own business helping entrepreneurs of all sizes manage their taxes and improve cash flow -- all based on her real-world experience. Get some great tax tips and learn about how to improve your life outlook even during hard times in this lively episode with Wendy.
Finding the Silver Lining during a Crisis
In this episode, we tell stories about the unexpected happy moments in our lives and the heartwarming acts we’ve encountered while sheltering at home during this pandemic. Ponder the positive outcomes and get ideas for finding joy daily in our current situation and beyond.
Start a Business by Solving a Big Challenge with Claire Giovino
Claire Giovino’s passion for travel led her on a search for the perfect work-from-anywhere business. Learn how Claire’s background in higher education and counseling allowed her to uncover new ideas resulting in new clients and then serve them with a superior level of communication and empathy. In 2017, she launched InboxDone and grew the business to six-figures in 11 months with zero start-up capital. Claire’s wisdom and calm-but-mighty execution of an idea will inspire you!
Earn $1,000 a Day Trading Stocks with Teri Ijeoma
Teri is an educator turned stock trader and then educator, again. Listen in as Teri teaches us how she made $83,000 in ONE day! During this time of uncertainty and volatility, Teri gives us hope and inspiration by showing us how to conservatively invest in the stock market while managing multiple streams of income. A must-listen episode, we not only love Teri’s positivity, but she also provides so much education and tips around money and life.
Create Connection through the Power of Storytelling with Mia Voss
Did you know that women make over 85% of household consumer buying decisions? Through Mia Voss’ brand ambassadorship and travel blogging, she shares her secrets to connect brands with women through her own style of fabulous storytelling. Mia teaches us that building and leveraging relationships to fuel our own stories in an authentic way is the key to propelling businesses forward.
From Fortune 50 to Thriving Entrepreneur Serving Women with Jennifer Peek
Jennifer Peek left a high-level corporate job to build a business specializing in serving woman entrepreneurs and business owners. Her all-female team is conquering the world of financial advising by helping women get their businesses aligned and increase profitability by managing the cash flow roller coaster, making solid tax decisions and so much more. Join us to hear Jennifer’s inspiring story and fantastic business advice.
Former Financial Advisor Builds Wealth and Teaches Millennials with Rachel Richards
At a young age, Rachel left her full-time job as a financial advisor and now lives comfortably off of her passive real estate income. Rachel is the author of two best-selling books, which make saving and investing simple and fun for a new generation of professionals. Learn how you can turn your fears into fuel, and how stepping out of your comfort zone will take you to the next level.
Finding Freedom from both Physical and Emotional Pain with Dr. Amy Novotny
Dr. Amy Novotny has found freedom in many ways. She embraced a significant trip-of-a-lifetime to discover what she really wanted to do to help others, and through that adventure became an entrepreneur -- on her own terms. The techniques that enabled her to build her business, the PABR Institute, help free others from chronic pain and injury. You won’t want to miss this episode where we practice one key technique step-by-step with Dr. Amy!
Tips on the 2020 Conferences We’re Attending
Confession: We are conference and event junkies. We can’t get enough personal development and networking at live events. In this episode we share tips about the conferences we are attending this year in hopes that you’ll join us at one in a city near you! From personal growth to real estate investing, we’ve got some good conferences on our calendars that you’ll want to learn about.
Left a Tech Career to Invest in Real Estate with Kavitha Baratakke
Kavitha shares her transition story about how she got started with stock trading then shifted to investing in single family real estate. She finally found her sweet spot with apartment investing. Listen to how she made the courageous decision to change her lifestyle and leave her high paying tech job to jump into multi-family investing full time.
Finding Bliss in Your Business with Moneeka Sawyer
Learn how investor, coach and author, Moneeka Sawyer creates wealth working just minutes a week with very little stress and a whole lot of BLISS. She teaches valuable lessons of emotional mastery that she learned over years coaching executives who struggled to find happiness.
Social Media that Works for Entrepreneurs with Gina Schreck
Gina Schreck has been a social media expert and entrepreneur for over 25 years. Gina shares her simple secret to promote your business on social media...tune in to find out! Learn about Gina’s journey to building multiple businesses with various streams of income and her new vision for supporting women in the Denver community and beyond.
First Year “Highlight Reel” Celebration of Frenzied to Financial Freedom Podcasts
Cheers, Freedom Friends! We celebrate our 52nd episode and first full year of co-hosting the Frenzied to Financial Freedom Podcast by walking down memory lane. It has been a blast! In this episode, we have a fun time highlighting some of our most memorable episodes and guests. A big thank you to all our Freedom Friends and amazing podcast guests for making this a fabulous first year.
Real Estate Investing Where Business is Family with Tamiel Kenney
Tamiel Kenney discovered multi-family syndication after years of investing in rental properties with her husband. Managing the rentals became a grind along with his full-time job, and they knew they had to make a change. Listen to Tamiel’s journey of love and community-building in creating their family-oriented business, Think Multifamily, that provides investment opportunities and education.
From College Student to Financially Independent in Two Years with Airbnb! Zeona McIntyre
Zeona McIntyre has been an Airbnb host since 2012 and has grown her business to include consulting and co-hosting homes from Seattle to Spain. You’ll want to take notes as this young entrepreneur shares her story about investing at a very early age, and the successful strategies used to earn recurring income leveraging Airbnb.
Network Your Way to Success in Real Estate Investing with Michelle Oppelt
Michelle took her curiosity and entrepreneurial skills to jump into real estate investing through self-education and action, including networking with the right people. Learn how you can, too! “If you couldn’t get into real estate yesterday, the best time is today,” shares Michelle. For all mothers and entrepreneurs, the honesty she shares about the risk and hardship of trying to find balance is both refreshing and helpful.
Top Two Keys to Grow Your Real Estate Business with Edna Keep
Edna Keep was recognized by Robert Kiyosaki’s Hall of Fame for growing her real estate portfolio quickly and successfully. She went from Certified Financial Planner to Real Estate Investor to educator and coach, and now teaches others how to build passive income through her 90-day to $5K program. You will love Edna’s energy, enthusiasm and great ideas in this episode as she shares her top two keys to successful investing!
It’s Never Too Early to Invest in Real Estate and Yourself with Jennie Lok
Award-winning real estate agent and investor, Jennie Lok started investing at a young age and hasn’t looked back. Jennie explains how her clearly-defined “why” drives her to continue amazing achievements. Get inspired by her intentional planning, investment strategies and focus on goals for 2020 to have her best year yet.
Build a Recurring Income Business with Drive and Smarts with Miranda Martin
As a single mother, Miranda built her own financial services agency to $6 million in four years. Learn how her habits, intentions, visualization and drive have fueled her success all while creating time for her two young sons, and teaching them positive habits along the way. Added bonus: Learn about a potential new stream of income from this dynamo!
Using Technology to Build Community with Pamela HIbbler
Learn about TechMae, a new online women’s community app, directly from founder and entrepreneur, Pamela Hibbler. Listen to how Pamela was inspired by her peers in her full-time technology job to make the jump to entrepreneurship. Pamela’s ultimate goal is to provide a safe online community for women to connect. And couldn’t we all use that?
28 Days to a More Thankful You with “The Magic”
In honor of Thanksgiving, we are implementing a purposeful 28-day gratitude practice using the book, “The Magic” by Rhonda Byrne. In this episode, we share what we’ve learned about the power of being thankful and a sneak peek (if you haven’t read the book already) of a few of the daily exercises intended to build positive habits that will impact your life in amazing ways. Oh, and thank you to all of our Freedom Friends for tuning in each week!
Open Yourself to New Possibilities and Business Ideas with Andrea Milanovich
Corporate tech veteran turned stay-at-home-mom and super-volunteer, Andrea Milanovich shares the adventurous story about recently buying a business and becoming an entrepreneur overnight. You won’t want to miss learning about the new business and her side hustle because you may want to use her services for your next marketing initiative. In our interview, we discover how the joy of being open to new opportunities leads to fulfillment.
Managing Your Stress with Simple Techniques from Sandra Thebaud
Are you stressed out and looking for effective ways to manage your stress? Look no further! Psychologist, author, trainer and founder of StressIntel, Sandra Thebaud is passionate about helping others manage stress and live healthier lives. In this episode, Sandra gives us effective tools and resources that are easily implemented to help reduce stress. Her delightful deliver and insightful commentary make this a can’t-miss episode!
Our Review of Four Books We Love That Will Increase Your Level of Success
Learning from the greats is a surefire way to put yourself on the path to success. Sometimes you don’t have access to the folks you’d LIKE to be your mentor, so read their book instead! In this episode, Kristen and Stephanie review four books that have inspired us, made us laugh, and given us tools and ideas to help grow forward. We hope our reviews will interest you in some new reading material!
Get Your Finances in Order for Better Investing with Whitney Hutten
What better way to invest than to lay a foundation of organized, planned finances? Learn from Whitney Hutten and her experience as a financial coach and real estate investor about the ways to move from your W-2 job
F2F 39 From Welfare to Success and Significance with Investor, Heather Self
As a single mother of four young children, Heather found herself getting out of domestic violence situation, living in a Habitat for Humanity house and deciding there “has to be a better way.” After stumbling upon a real estate investor and instructor on TV, she decided to buy his online course and jump into real estate investing. Fast forward to today, Heather’s lessons have driven her from seeking success to striving for significance through investing in assisted living facilities.
F2F 38 Making Big Changes with the Media Exposure Specialist, Angel Tuccy
When life happens, go make the best of it! Angel Tuccy shares her story of transition from radio host to public speaker by leveraging her own extensive experience to teach others how to gain media exposure. This Media Exposure Specialist has built an entirely new lifestyle with her husband around her business with multiple streams of income, spontaneous travel, and a commitment to being intentional with her choices.
F2F 37 Giving Back: Finding the Right Place to Volunteer Your Time and Talents
Finding the right place to invest your time, money and talent isn’t as easy as it seems. We crave engagement, fulfillment and knowing that we are spending our time someplace meaningful. Kristen and Stephanie chat about ways to give back using Kristen’s involvement with the Alzheimer’s Association as an example knowing there are many approaches to donating to a good cause. Bottom line: We strive to be financially free, so we can spend more time giving back!
F2F 36 Becoming Your “You-est You” with Julie Reisler
Live your best life by learning how to uncover what’s already inside you and giving it to the world! Podcaster and life designer, Julie Reilser shares her wisdom and applicable tools that can finally free us from our unhealthy habits of people-pleasing, overdoing, overeating and more -- to build better habits leading to a happier life.
F2F 35 Patience & Perseverance is ReiMom’s Recipe for Jumping Off the Corporate Treadmill with Anna Kelley
Anna shares her story of patience and perseverance as she methodically worked her plan to ditch her ambitious corporate job to pursue real estate investing full time, and launch REImom.com. Many of us women entrepreneurs and real estate investors relate to the pull to get off the corporate treadmill to spend more time with our kids and families.
F2F 34 Building and Aligning Your Brand with Our Favorite Loud Blonde, Kelly Cochran
Kelly inspires all of us through her own transformation from corporate dropout to thriving entrepreneur. Kelly, also known as the Loud Blonde, shares her marketing brilliance, especially how important it is to ensure our brand speaks about our true authentic selves and is in alignment with how we live our lives.
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