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If you host retreats or daydream about someday leading a group of people on transformational journeys AND getting paid for it, welcome! Host Darla LeDoux interviews seasoned retreat leaders, experience curators, rockstar business owners, and transformation experts for the inside scoop on what it takes to do this world-changing work. You’ll also hear super juicy tips from Darla herself. She’s led sixty plus powerful and profitable retreats, made plenty of mistakes, AND wrote the book! You can ...
 
Welcome to QueerHustle, where we talk to the hottest up-and-coming queer entrepreneurs about growing businesses, creating dream lifestyles, and taking care of each other! I’m Michelle Coyle and I’ll be your host as we work together to explore what’s possible when approaching business with full authenticity.
 
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What We Covered: 00:43 – Introducing today’s guest, Brooklyn Wright, who joins the show to talk about their background as a serial entrepreneur, financial literacy and money mindset 06:12 – Brooklyn talks about understanding the power of money and how to wield that awesome power 12:28 – Brooklyn provides their thoughts on privilege and those who ar…
 
What We Covered: 00:55 – Introducing today’s guest, Daniel Northway Frank, who talks about his background as a film consultant 05:36 – Daniel speaks to the inspiration to launch the Queer Shopping Network 14:31 – The importance of having places to shop that are inclusive, diverse and offer representation 18:30 – Michelle takes a moment to thank tod…
 
What We Covered: 00:56 – Introducing today’s guest, Danya Abutaleb, who discusses the work they are doing at Pip Collective 07:51 – Danya’s vision for the future of Pip 09:53 – Roberto and Danya talk about how the plight of queer people has been diminished throughout the years 15:22 – Roberto and Danya share their experiences growing up in the very…
 
What We Covered: 00:56 – Introducing today’s guest, Darla LeDoux, who discusses the work she does as a transformation coach, her book, Shift the Field 05:11 – Darla differentiates between default energy and sourced energy and provides examples of each 13:05 – Darla expounds on the concept of Space and Grace 17:29 – Michelle takes a moment to thank …
 
What We Covered: 00:41– Introducing today’s guest, Sam Hernandez, who speaks to the work she does as a money coach 03:05 – The value of coaching and the importance of accountability 04:15 – Reworking our money mindset and reversing the stigma of greed around money 06:34 – The importance of knowing your worth and trusting yourself as an entrepreneur…
 
What We Covered: 00:49 – Introducing today’s guest, Anita Kwan, who discusses her background as a creative director, storyteller and entrepreneur 08:01 – Anita talks about what it’s like being the only minority in the room 11:21 – How Anita gets the best story out of people 13:05 – Anita talks about the importance of authenticity 14:36 – Michelle t…
 
What We Covered: 00:53 – Introducing today’s guest, Kirsten Beske, who discusses her background as a transformational mindset coach 04:22 – Kirsten discusses working with entrepreneurs who are embarking on this mission as a second career, fears they have and the mindset shifts they experience 09:35 – Getting past mindset blocks and overcoming fear …
 
What We Covered: 00:43 – Introducing today’s guest, Anna Hetzel, who shares the work they do as a Conversion Copywriter 04:25 – Anna talks about the importance they place on balancing work and life and the many projects they are currently working on 09:20 – Anna speaks to how they manage their time and ‘theming’ their days 14:01 – How Anna’s busine…
 
What We Covered: 00:56 – Introducing today’s guest, Jenna Slaughter, who shares their background as an entrepreneur 05:02 – Jenna talks about the importance of forging your own way and following your own trajectory 08:22 – Jenna talks about their show, The Unlearning Podcast 11:43 – Roberto and Jenna talk about breaking the mold and challenging soc…
 
What We Covered: 00:51 – Introducing today’s guest, Jade Baranski, who shares their background as a serial entrepreneur 04:58 – Jade speaks to the importance of mentorship 08:18 – Building a network of contribution and how being queer has been one of Jade’s most powerful traits 12:24 – Jade provides their thoughts on the stigma of queer people purs…
 
What We Covered: 00:42 – Introducing today’s guest, Andy Schumacher, who shares their incredible entrepreneurial journey 04:43 – Andy and Michelle talk about their shared experiences with discrimination in the business world 11:07 – How Andy wrestles with being both pro-business and pro-queer 15:40 – Michelle and Andy discuss the importance of know…
 
What We Covered: 00:40– Introducing today’s guest, Dr. Sarah Skidmore, who shares the decision to pursue a doctorate in leadership and how to navigate self-awareness and authenticity 06:55 – Dr. Sarah provides advice and best practices for expressing our leadership upward 08:56 – Dr. Sarah explains the concept of ‘Stronger People’ leadership 14:00 …
 
What We Covered: 00:57– Introducing today’s guest, Noel Gordon, who talks about his business, Reparations Media & Apparel and their goal of promoting racial justice and equality 03:55 – Noel speaks to the design aspect of Reparations Media & Apparel and the inclusive nature of this company 08:01 – Noel talks about the recent 2020 U.S. election and …
 
What We Covered: 00:45– Introducing today’s guest, Jenn T. Grace, who speaks to the work she does at Publish Your Purpose Press 03:25 – How Jenn is helping her clients navigate the challenges of virtual events amidst COVID-19 07:23 – Jenn stresses the importance of being an ally to other queer-ran businesses and queer entrepreneurs 16:30 – The path…
 
What We Covered: 00:48– Introducing today’s guest, Jenn McAmis, who talks about the business they co-owns and how they are making RVs cool and relevant again 05:36 – Jenn recalls the decision to change their career path and become an entrepreneur 08:06 – Jenn reflects on how one decision has the potential to change everything 12:04 – What being que…
 
What We Covered: 00:53 – Introducing today’s guest, Dalia Kinsey, who speaks to the inspiration to start their own wellness company, Kinsey Nutrition & Communications 03:15 – Dalia discusses how medical oppression has impacted marginalized communities 09:50 – How Dalia addresses her clients’ negative medical experiences 14:49 – Dalia expresses why …
 
What We Covered: 00:49 – Introducing today’s guest, Casper, who opens up about what it was like starting a podcast nearly ten years ago and overcoming the ‘scarcity mindset’ 08:45 – Casper provides their thoughts on coaching and challenging the limiting belief mindset 13:08 – Michelle and Casper discuss the importance of creating more space for the…
 
What We Covered: 01:03 – Introducing today’s guest, Nancy Shadlock, who shares how she has embraced her spirituality and sexuality and speaks to the work she does as a coming out coach 04:34 – Nancy shares a particularly inspiring coming out story from her work at a recent retreat 07:21 – Nancy talks about the creativity she’s employed to enhance t…
 
What We Covered: 01:05– Introducing today’s guest, Sam Skrimpz, who shares their entrepreneurial story, how they went viral on Instagram and the value they have gained from their incredible business coach 10:08 – Sam provides advice to hesitant entrepreneurs and reflects on overcoming the defeatist mindset 14:31 – Sam talks about the incredible gro…
 
What We Covered: 00:48– Introducing today’s guest, Brady Bates, who speaks to his entrepreneurial journey and how he arrived at the decision to run his own business at a young age 03:49 – Advice Brady would give to aspiring entrepreneurs who are being held back by the naysayers 06:01 – The decision to drop out of school to pursue a career in photog…
 
What We Covered: 00:57 – Dr. Lynda Spann joins the show to discuss the work she does at Lesbian Couples Institute and her mission to empower queer women to have lasting, healthy relationships 08:28 – Lynda talks about overcoming challenges within her business, specifically building to scale and impacting as many couples as possible 11:41 – Lynda sp…
 
What We Covered: 00:58– Introducing today’s guest, Libby Sinback, who speaks to the work she does as a polyamorous relationship transformation coach 05:40 – What motivated Libby to take the leap into entrepreneurship 10:58 – Libby speaks to how she was able to navigate the financial risk of early entrepreneurship 15:12 – Libby shares why 2020 has b…
 
What We Covered: 01:01– Introducing today’s guest, Danielle Zarcaro, who shares her entrepreneurial origin story, the importance of accountability and their stance on napping 09:04 – Danielle shares her experience of personal growth and self-discovery as an entrepreneur 11:19 – Advice Danielle would give to aspiring queer entrepreneurs 15:20 – Dani…
 
What We Covered: 00:58– Introducing today’s guest, Erin St. John who talks about her experience in retail and their business, Saucy Pots Pottery 10:06 – How Erin pivoted her business model during this global pandemic 14:26 – Erin reflects on the expansive growth of her business 16:13 – Erin speaks to the importance of having an open mindset as an e…
 
What We Covered: 00:50– Introducing today’s guest, Dr. Cadyn Cathers who defines affirmative therapy and speaks to the work he’s doing with The Affirmative Couch 06:47 – Courses and other services that The Affirmative Couch offers 08:26 – Dr. Cathers speaks to what drives and motivates him and the importance of elevating the voices of clinicians 10…
 
What We Covered: 01:01 – Introducing today’s guest, Dr. Pavini Moray who speaks to the importance of queer entrepreneurship, the difference between capitalism and entrepreneurship and the work they’re doing with Wellcelium 06:13 – Dr. Pavini speaks to the importance of representation in sex education for marginalized groups and individuals 11:10 – …
 
What We Covered: 00:51 – Introducing today’s guest, Joey Fleenor who speaks to his entrepreneurial journey, the process of acquiring a business and the work they are doing at Greenscape Geeks 08:13 – Michelle and Joey discuss their shared experiences of discrimination in the workplace 10:46 – The value Joey places on fostering a collaborative and s…
 
What We Covered: 00:49 – Introducing today’s guest, Carol McDonald who speaks to their drive to be a multi-entrepreneur, their personal journey and how they prioritize their work 08:41 – How Carol operates with their staff and their thoughts on finding balance 13:30 – Carol shares their definition of queerness, sexuality, and what it means to bring…
 
What We Covered: 00:47 – Introducing today’s guests, Arshad Hasan and Vicki Roush who share their the work they are currently doing to amplify marginalized voices with their organization, Convey Communications 08:02 – Arshad and Vicki speak to the importance of overcoming the fear of speaking up as a marginalized person, taking up the space you des…
 
What We Covered: 00:45 – Introducing today’s guest, Sarah Massey, who shares her background as an entrepreneur and the work she’s currently doing with Joie de Vivre 06:03 – Why it is important for queer people to have a sex positive space to express themselves 09:20 – The need for members of the LGBTQ community to feel free 11:44 – Sarah speaks to …
 
In episode 79, Darla is joined by Laura Wieck. This conversation sparked when we were doing a series called Transform the Leader and Laura and I happened to be texting about her retreat and some things that were happening on her retreat and it's such a super unique story and Laura, I just want to set the context of when you're a retreat leader, you…
 
In episode 70, Darla is joined by Wendy Lee. This week's podcast guest, Wendy Lee was my neighbor at a retreat, little did I know we'd later be spending this amazing time together chatting about feeling good enough to lead retreats, allowing and really taking advantage of our vulnerability, and a lot more! Wendy is another powerful example of how w…
 
In episode 69, Darla is joined by Monica Kenton. Monica is someone that Darla has even invited into her own retreats, which you know are a sacred space, but she just has so much to share and makes it so accessible to us that she knew she needed to share her with you in a broader way. So today she’s sharing a lot with us around being a high achiever…
 
In episode 68, Darla is joined by Dr. Davia Shepherd. Special treat for you on the podcast today! We are joined by Dr. Davia Shepherd, a chiropractor and holistic wellness practitioner who resisted her call to lead retreats until a client helped her see that she was already leading mini ones in her office! Hear how she decided to embrace leading re…
 
In episode 67, Darla is joined by Jenny Shih. Online marketing...this is something all of us will work through at some point in our careers as entrepreneurs. That's why I'm so excited to share an expert online marketer who is also a retreat leader with you! Jenny Shih is giving us some real insights into how we can market our retreats online succes…
 
In episode 66, Darla is joined by Bryna Haynes. I knew immediately that this week's podcast guest and I were connected. Bryna Haynes of Choose Your Evolution is the bestselling author of Find Your Evolution and is on a mission to help you step into your biggest vision. She's someone who just jumped into hosting retreats and is sharing how she got o…
 
In episode 65, Darla is joined by Alexandra Jamieson. You are going to be so invigorated by today's episode of the podcast! Alexandra Jamieson, co-creator and co-star of Supersize me, bestselling author of Women, Food, and Desire (which I read in my tub!), and success mentor that empowers women to live epic lives is joining us to share her journey …
 
In episode 64, Darla is joined by Tamara Arnold. Tamara is giving us a lot of behind the scenes of her journey to becoming a "business partner" with spirit and the real experiences she has had in leading international retreats, along with how she developed her own intuition (and started the podcast Own Your Intuitive as a result!) Find the complete…
 
In episode 63, Darla is joined by Nafissa Shireen. If you have any interest in belief change psychology, equine guided development, or another fascinating story of someone who went from corporate to leading retreats, you are going to love today's episode of the podcast. Today's guest Nafissa Shireen has an amazing story of her own transformation. S…
 
In episode 62, Darla is joined by Clare Roche. Clare shares her story of transformation as a retreat leader, she shares her first retreat which was one day and local and how she grew to her most recent 5-day retreat in Spain. This is a wonderful look at how retreats transform everyone, even the leader. Find the complete transcript and links at http…
 
In episode 61, Darla is joined by Sam Bennet and Amy Ahlers. Do you work better alone or when you partner with others? Today on the podcast we are talking all about partnering and collaborating with someone to run your retreat or live event. Is it a good or bad idea? How can you make sure you are getting support in a way that is successful for you …
 
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