E is for Entrepreneur

Do you really know the person or people behind your favorite brand or business? Have you ever even wondered? I do, but it’s because the people behind the business intrigue me! It takes a lot of effort and time for a business or brand to bloom.
My name is Alicia Cabrera and in today’s episode, I wanted to take some time to introduce myself and talk about the mission and purpose behind this podcast! I’ll get into why I started E is for Entrepreneur and you’ll hear me say excited probably 10 times. I’m excited to share this with you guys!
E is for ENTREPRENEUR INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/eisforentrepreneur/
Do you really know the person or people behind your favorite brand or business? Have you ever even wondered? I do, but it’s because the people behind the business intrigue me! It takes a lot of effort and time for a business or brand to bloom. ⁣ ⁣ You’re going to get a look into the life of an entrepreneur today that specializes in a niche market. ⁣
Amy Crowe is the owner and founder of Worthy Figures; a plus-sized boutique in Charlotte, NC. She is a lawyer by day and an entrepreneur, always. She currently is involved with the FemmeClub and helps lead Charlotte Collective. Amy will share lessons, hardships, successes, and upcoming events on today’s podcast.⁣ ⁣
PLEASE MAKE NOTE AT 40:10 my dog decided to say hello. I apologize…we’re working on it! ⁣ ⁣
Worthy Figures website: https://www.worthyfigures.com/⁣
Worthy Figures Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/worthyfigures/⁣
E is for ENTREPRENEUR INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/eisforentrepreneur/ ⁣
Do you really know the person or people behind your favorite brand or business? Have you ever even wondered? I do, but it’s because the people behind the business intrigue me! It takes a lot of effort and time for a business or brand to bloom.
When you turn something you love doing into a business, you’ve started your entrepreneurial journey. That’s the story of today’s guest. Owner of Shimmer Down, Jess Duvall joins me to share success stories, how to manage time, and the journey of taking yourself seriously.
Shimmer Down website: https://shimmerdown.com/
Shimmer Down Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shimmer.down/
Shimmer Down Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/shimmerdownstudio/
E is for ENTREPRENEUR INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/eisforentrepreneur/
Do you really know the person or people behind your favorite brand or business? Have you ever even wondered? I do, but it’s because the people behind the business intrigue me! It takes a lot of effort and time for a business or brand to bloom.

Ryan is a father, host, author, speaker, and creator of the non profit organization Black Fathers Rock. Ryan is a true entrepreneur with big plans in the social responsibility world. His non-profit not only was rooted from his own experience, but that experience continues to drive the mission of this organization. The mission to dispel and change the narrative that all black fathers are absent. 

Ryan’s Information: 
Black Fathers Rock website: https://www.blackfathersrock.org/ 
Black Fathers Rock Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blkfathersrock/ 
Ryan’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ryan_jorel/ 
 
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Do you really know the person or people behind your favorite brand or business? Have you ever even wondered? I do, but it’s because the people behind the business intrigue me! It takes a lot of effort and time for a business or brand to bloom.
Alley is a mom, lighting bolt connoisseur, your go to for some relatable humor and an entrepreneur who walks the line of basic and bold flawlessly. She’s got you if you’re looking for a wine rec and a face most of you in Charlotte may know from her time at the Charlotte Collective store. Today she shares how she’s figuring out inventory, balancing work and home, and how she is facing the uncertainty that this pandemic has caused. 

Alley’s Information: 
Lini + Pop Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/liniandpop/
Lini + Pop website: https://liniandpop.com/
Local? Find Lini + Pop at Charlotte Collective: 1222 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204. More information at https://www.cltcollective.com/


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Do you really know the person or people behind your favorite brand or business? Have you ever even wondered? I do, but it’s because the people behind the business intrigue me! It takes a lot of effort and time for a business or brand to bloom. ) is a matchmaker and relationship coach, host of the “While We Wait” podcast, a wife, a mother, and self titled “unapologetic brown skin girl”. Love in her commodity and people are her business. 

Today she shares how she has built her business as a solopreneur, how she manages her time with her family, and what’s she’s learned about herself. 

Julie’s Information: Julie’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/julieowadley/
Eli Simone Services: https://www.elisimone.com/
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Do you really know the person or people behind your favorite brand or business? Have you ever even wondered? I do, but it’s because the people behind the business intrigue me! It takes a lot of effort and time for a business or brand to bloom.
Josh & Jess were friends first that built and grew their business together for the last few years. They have built their our vintage store full with 80-90s nostalgia that pulls at your inner child.
Today they share how they started the business, how they integrated into the vintage community, they comment on current events, and they share their goals and dreams.
Jess & Josh’s Information: Public Interest Instagram: https://instagram.com/publicinterestclt?igshid=vzy644ajjyid
Public Interest Website: https://www.etsy.com/shop/publicinterestclt?utm_medium=&utm_source=&utm_campaign=shop+with+us+now%21
Public Interest Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/PublicInterestCLT/?__nodl&refsrc=http%3A%2F%2Flinktr.ee%2Fpublicinterestclt&ref=external%3Alinktr.ee&_rdr
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Do you really know the person or people behind your favorite brand or business? Have you ever even wondered? I do, but it’s because the people behind the business intrigue me! It takes a lot of effort and time for a business or brand to bloom.
TODAY’S GUEST: Lauren has built a business around the strong stance that feminism is for everyone. Every gender, sexuality and identifier. She is a twenty something from Boston that lives in the Queen City now. She’s a dog mom, a traveler, and a survivor. Lauren is the owner of Feminist Goods Co which has been featured in Seventeen, Buzzfeed, HuffPost as well as many local news outlets. She thoughtfully designs tees to prints that all represent their mission and values.
Today she shares how she started the business, the fallacy of work life balance, her design process, and the importance of building a supportive community around you.
Lauren’s Information:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/feministgoodsco/
Website: https://feministgoods.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurenharbury
In Person at Dupp & Swat in Camp North End
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Do you really know the person or people behind your favorite brand or business? Have you ever even wondered? I do, but it’s because the people behind the business intrigue me! It takes a lot of effort and time for a business or brand to bloom.
TODAY’S GUEST: Taylor and Nick are the owners behind Simple & Sentimental and today we got to sit down with Taylor! They are high school sweethearts turned newlyweds recently. They’re dog parents, creatives, and know how to whip up a good recipe if you follow them on Instagram. The mission behind their business is to help people create unforgettable moments with their loved ones through convenient, innovative, and meaningful products that reflect the beauty and creativity of our Creator. The Waldens have balanced this business since college and have still always found a way to give back.
Today she shares how she started the business, received funding, how to pivot your business, her design process, and the importance of boundaries when working with your partner/spouse. 
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Taylor’s Information:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simplesentimental/
Website: https://simplesentimental.com/
Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SimpleSentimental?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=738317778
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Do you really know the person or people behind your favorite brand or business? Have you ever even wondered? I do, but it’s because the people behind the business intrigue me! It takes a lot of effort and time for a business or brand to bloom. ⁣ ⁣
*TODAY’S GUEST: Coy is young entrepreneur leading informative and educational conversations around fashion technology and the importance of STEM. She is a fellow Clarkson alum and a true NYC girl from the Bronx. She is an author, speaker, consultant, and analyst. She is the woman behind the business and brand, Your Own Creativity. YOC explores the latest technology trends in the fashion industry. Today she shares how she started the business, the pivot made in recent months, and how her failure has become her success story. ⁣ ⁣
* Coy’s Information: https://www.instagram.com/yourowncreativity/ | https://www.instagram.com/coygriffin_/ | https://theyoc.com/ | coy@theyoc.com theyoc.com ⁣ ⁣
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Episode 11 will be up 7/23 due to Holiday!

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