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Shilpa Shah and Karla Gallardo, co-founders of Cuyana: “They have to inspire you every day”

Skimm'd from The Couch - April 24, 2019 - 35:46
Shilpa Shah and Karla Gallardo are the co-founders of Cuyana, the fashion brand that’s all about “fewer, better things.” Aka high-quality clothes and bags at a price that doesn’t hurt your wallet. Shilpa spent the first part of her...

Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress for Success: “Find your purpose and your passion.”

Skimm'd from The Couch - May 1, 2019 - 27:06
Joi Gordon is the CEO of Dress for Success. That’s the nonprofit that provides low-income women clothing and career counseling to help them succeed in their careers. But she didn’t start there. Joi got her start as a lawyer and...

Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini: “Persistence wins”

Skimm'd from The Couch - May 8, 2019 - 32:43
Both Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini started their careers when they were really young. Christina shot her first commercial before she could walk and talk. And Linda’s first big role was in college, on “Freaks and Geeks.”...

Poppy Harlow, CNN anchor: “I’ve learned how to say no”

Skimm'd from The Couch - May 15, 2019 - 32:23
Poppy Harlow is an anchor on CNN Newsroom. She’s the host of the podcast Boss Files, where she talks to badass leaders about how they made it to the top. She’s interviewed everyone from Warren Buffett… to Jay Z. And if that wasn’t...

LIVE with Hannah Bronfman: “Focus on myself”

Skimm'd from The Couch - May 22, 2019 - 35:40
Hannah Bronfman knows a thing or two about hustle. She’s been a professional DJ, the cofounder of an app, and an author. And now, she’s the founder of the lifestyle brand HBFIT. One of our favorite bullet points on her resume: she’s one...

Erika Nardini, CEO of Barstool Sports: “The job should scare you.”

Skimm'd from The Couch - May 29, 2019 - 31:57
Erika Nardini has spent her career growing and marketing brands, heading up big-name companies like Microsoft, Yahoo!, and AOL. She was living in Boston when a tiny sports publication called Barstool Sports got started. And Erika became...

Valerie Jarrett, former Sr. Advisor to President Obama: “Compartmentalizing” is key

Skimm'd from The Couch - June 5, 2019 - 37:07
Valerie Jarrett started her career as a corporate lawyer. But in the late 80s, she made a change and headed to work in the mayor’s office in her hometown of Chicago. That’s where Valerie hired a young Michelle Robinson. Who you might...

Eileen Fisher: “I’m always listening to people.”

Skimm'd from The Couch - June 12, 2019 - 28:20
Eileen Fisher started her career as an interior and graphic designer. But that changed in the 80s. Eileen took a trip to Japan, where the kimono inspired her to start her own fashion brand. With no experience in clothing design. It’s...

Be Kind To Yourself

Yoga Girl: Conversations From The Heart - June 14, 2019 - 55:24
In this episode, Rachel is going through a week of feeling unmotivated and uninspired. We all go through challenging times… while sitting with your struggles can be helpful for learning and evolving, we need know the difference between...

Sarah Larson Levey, CEO of Y7 Studio: “There’s no good time to start.”

Skimm'd from The Couch - June 19, 2019 - 17:07
ICYMI, we’re on tour for “How To Skimm Your Life” (https://theskimm.com/book). While we’re away, here’s a quick chat we had with Sarah Larson Levey. She’s the co-founder and CEO of Y7 Studio, the yoga company she founded with her...

Tina Sharkey, Co-Founder of Brandless: “I don’t think that luck happens. I think you create luck.”

Skimm'd from The Couch - June 26, 2019 - 32:34
Tina Sharkey is the powerhouse behind Brandless, the direct-to-consumer company that’s all about community. But before she started Brandless with her cofounder, she spent her career building communities online for major companies like...