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Making it in business isn’t about spreadsheets, this or that. It’s about guts, tenacity and, above all, street smarts.

Join Sarah Shaw as she talks with successful entrepreneurs about all the hard won lessons they’ve learned on the mean streets of the business world. If you’ve ever felt stuck, stifled or even just scared to get out there and make your mark, you’ll learn how even the most successful entrepreneurs overcame failure and found the power to move forward. So forget about learning about business in school, because all you need to make it big is a Street Smart MBA.

Mike Michalowicz shares his secret to being profitable from day one

Want to be profitable from your first day as an entrepreneur? Who doesn’t? Mike says that most companies operate on the “make money take money” theory.  You make money that day and it’s in your bank account, then it’s there to spend. But, and it’s a huge but, did you know that 83% of small […]

Chris Benz recreates Iconic Bill Blass Collection

Chris has had a mind for fashion ever since he was a little kid.  Drawing was his favorite pastime.  After graduating from Parsons  and starting his own line, Chris was tapped to be the creative director for Bill Blass. Join us as we chat about the freedom he experiences at the helm of an iconic […]

Highly designed crafted home goods that are mindfully made with Erin Flett

Highly designed crafted home goods that are mindfully made Can you take one of your graphic designs and make me a pillow?  That one question launched Erin Flett’s business practically overnight. Erin Flett is all about highly designed crafted home goods that are mindfully made. Erin and I chat candidly about starting a business, working […]

Get from Rock Bottom to Rock Star

Get from Rock Bottom to Rock Star Ryan and I dive into how he went from Rock Bottom to Rock Star and how you can do it too… It just takes dedication and single focus…… and of course,  your desire to succeed. Ryan shares the difference between goals and desire and how that motivates him. […]

Interview with Venus Williams

Venus Williams on living life as an EleVen This quote from Venus made my heart sing.  I am totally living my life as an EleVen from now on and I’m sure after reading it and listening to her talk about her life, you will too. It’s time to start living the life you WANT to […]

James Altucher shares thoughts on life and business

Listen in as James and I discuss how to pick yourself up in the face of failure, what success means, choosing yourself, crying, amazing ideas that changed the world that you thought were lame, how to step back and trust yourself and know that things will work out most of the time. James also shares […]

Lisa Ascolese shares insider tips on getting on QVC and HSN

Learn from Lisa what it takes to get on QVC or HSN. Her insider tips will get you to hustle, and show you how sales and public relations can help grow your business. Join me as Lisa Ascolese and I dive into what it takes to get on QVC, or HSN, and what happens once […]

Interview with Grace Bonney Of Design*Sponge

Grace really lives up to the meaning of her name. Her desire to really get to know the essence of who people are felt so full of grace to me.  She shares a few difficult moments from her start-up days from figuring it all out on her own, to creating an amazing group of peers […]

Interview with Fashion Icon Trina Turk

Sarah Shaw talks to fashion icon Trina Turk about how she got her start in fashion and learned the ropes of having her own business by trial and error. Trina shares growth strategies, time management struggles, and that she still does her own Instagram….which of course I was so happy to hear! Trina shares about […]

Interview with Marcus Lemonis Star of The Profit

Marcus Lemonis, star of The Profit, talks candidly to me about sales, marketing,  and partnerships. I had the pleasure of speaking with Marcus Lemonis, star of The Profit and got the skinny on his process. I seriously wanted to be his friend after we spoke…….. not sure he has time for new friends. :O(. Marcus […]