October 6, 2017

  [Photo: Me and my friends at the BlogHer Conference 2012. Oh how I love a good conference!]   I started journaling when I was around 8 years old after someone gave me a journal as a gift. I loved writing in it and continued journaling throughout my childhood. So in 2006 when it was…

September 16, 2016

Learn how to grow your business (and be happier!) by protecting your most valuable business asset: TIME.  In this episode of The Sassy Strategist Podcast, Kim Dawson (@sassystrategist), Business Strategist, shares her tips, tricks, and sassy opinions on how to say “NO!” to time wasters disguised as opportunities, how to get paid what you’re worth,…

June 30, 2016

  Do you have a product idea but you don’t know where to begin? How do you find a manufacturer, get funding, and sell your product in retail stores? In this episode of The Sassy Strategist, Kim Dawson interviews Rachel Jackson, the CEO and Founder of Rachel’s Remedy. We discuss: * What are the steps to…

June 13, 2016

“The Second Shift was founded in 2014 to address the needs of highly skilled professional women seeking flexible employment options, and businesses seeking top quality on-demand talent. Our mission is to retain critical female talent in the work force, benefitting women, employers, and their families financially, creatively, and culturally.” – from The Second Shift In…

June 12, 2016

Melissa James is President and CEO of The Tech Connection, the premier marketplace for purpose driven, diverse technical talent. Her mission is to help people reach their highest potential by accelerating their individual pathway to success. She believes that every individual should live by one principal to ‘Be the CEO of You”. She not only…

May 11, 2016

Christie Nicholson is an award-winning science journalist and co-founder of the publishing startup, Publet. She is a contributing editor at Scientific American and CBS. She has been an on-air contributor for the Discovery Channel, the Science Channel, and produced/hosted Scientific American’s podcast, 60-Second Science, reaching an audience of 1.5M. For the Alan Alda Center for…

May 3, 2016

Many new entrepreneurs, and even some who’ve been in business a little while, can have trouble maximizing revenue opportunities. It’s too easy to charge too little for your products and/or services, or worse, not charge at all. In this episode of the Sassy Strategist, Kim Dawson, Business Strategist and Startup Advisor, discusses how to discover…

April 11, 2016

Emily Johnson is one of the founders of Tutorlist, a platform for experienced K-12 tutors to start, build, and manage a business. Previously she led enterprise products at LearnVest, a fintech startup sold to Northwestern Mutual in 2015, and was the third employee at AppNexus, an adtech company last valued at $1.2 billion. She has…

March 30, 2016

   Tamra Johnson is a Partner and Cofounder of 79 Studios, building a platform for seed stage investing, advising, and partnership for inspirational female entrepreneurs. In this episode of the Sassy Strategist, Tamra discusses: The typical paths to getting funding When to seek funding What you need to do to prepare to apply for funding…

March 22, 2016

In this episode of The Sassy Strategist Podcast, Kim Dawson interviews Mansi Singhal, Co-Founder of qplum, an online wealth management service. At qplum, Mansi is leading a team of 20+ engineers to package quantitative portfolio management solutions into a tangible online platform. She has over 10 years of experience in portfolio management. She was a portfolio manager…