Like a Mother
About This Show
Candid convo on what smart moms care about : Money, business, career, parenting, feminism, dating and sex. Emma Johnson features celebrities like Arianna Huffington, Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger to Gigolo's Vin Armani, sharing amazing stories from national experts, girl bosses and regular people, too. A U.S. News "Top 15 Personal Finance Podcasts," this twice-weekly podcast makes inspiration hilarious. Catch Emma’s blog at WealthySingleMommy.com.
Most Recent Episode
Makeup Geek's Marlena Stell on her $20M business on passion, authenticity — and working with her ex-husband
7 days ago
I interviewed Marlena Stell for Forbes last year, and we've stayed friends since. This 36-year-old entrepreneur built MakeUp Geek, the once cosmetics blog, now-makeup brand on track for $20 million in sales. Whew! In this episode, Makeup Geek's Marlena Stell and I discuss: How she went from high school music teacher, to cosmetics mogul (named to Inc.'s 'Fastest Growing Women-Led Companies'), thanks to the then-new YouTube, brutal honesty and being herself in a world of gloss and perfection. Whaaatt?! Her ex-husband is her COO? She explains how that works. Why she DOESN'T have a mentor or professional idol. What she does with all her money. How she found her new husband, and balances her role as the breadwinner with her relationship. Biggest mistakes she's made in building Makeup Geek Her advice to aspiring cosmetics entrepreneuers Whats' next for this woman Why she is always unabashedly honest about the products she reviews (and drugstore brands often beat spendy Sephora labels) Have a listen ... and check out Makeup Geek's latest products.
Rated 5 out of
I love Emma as the host. I love the guests and the content is empowering to say the very least. This podcast came at the perfect time in my life. Definitely worth a listen.
Date published: 2015-11-05
Rated 5 out of
I never miss it!
I love Emma's podcast. I try to listen to every single one. She is hilarious and her guests are really interesting. Keep up the great work!
Date published: 2016-04-21