Carrie Kerpen

Entrepreneur and CEO of Likeable Media Carrie Kerpen shares her badass secrets for women who want to crush it in business. Carrie has built a successful business around HER life, rather than building her life around her business. Author of Work It: Secrets For Success From the Boldest Women in Business, Carrie shares her go-to advice ond ‘work-life integration’, alignment, and how women can be their boldest, badass selves.

Show Notes

As women we all talk about “work-life balance”, probably because it’s so easy to fall into feelings of guilt, shame, frustration when our time and energies get spread too thin.

Carrie Kerpen is an entrepreneur who built her business around her life – rather than striving to build her life around her business. She’s CEO of Likeable Media, voted one of New York City’s best places to work, and we share our secrets of how to live purposeful integrated lives that allow us to show up as our best selves to our customers, investors, team members, partners, families and friends.

Carrie is also the author of “Work It: Secrets for Success of the Boldest Women in Business”, and here is some of what you’ll learn on this episode:

  • “Hustle, Hustle, Hustle is NOT the Answer”: You don’t have to build a unicorn to be successful, says Carrie. A lot of us feel pressure to go for the “brass ring”, raise lots of capital and build something massive. Instead, build the business that supports the lifestyle you want to lead, and don’t just think only about dollar signs.
  • “Get Used to ‘No’”: Women can sometimes fall into the trap of being too coachable because we want to please everyone. If you’re going to raise funds, be clear and certain in your vision so you don’t easily get blown off course by a lot of contradictory advice.
  • “Entrepreneurship is therapy”: This is a journey that transforms us into our best selves – that is, if we want to succeed. You have to be open to self-discovery and self-improvement, and align your business to your authentic self and core competencies.

More about Carrie here

Get Carrie’s Book: WORK IT: Secrets For Success From the Boldest Women in Business at https://carriekerpen.com!

Read the full transcript here

183 Carrie Kerpen: Work It To Crush It

Where to Find Carrie on Social Media:

  • https://twitter.com/carriekerpen
  • https://www.facebook.com/carriek
  • https://instagram.com/carriekerpen
  • https://linkedin.com/in/carriekerpen

Like and Follow WINGS!

Our Sponsors and Special Offers

Wings of Success Summit and Inner Circle

Grab your WINGS! Learn from 60 women entrepreneurs who’ve “been there, built that” to create and sustain 6, 7, 8, 9 and even 10 figure businesses, grow their influence and overcome many challenges along the way. We share our success habits, give practical advice you can implement right away to transform your business and your life. Free for live streaming and early bird discounts now for lifetime access, instant downloads of more than 70 hours of video and audio downloads, bonus content plus access to an exclusive private Mastermind. It’s your “entrepreneurial MBA”! Save your seat here: https://wingssummit.com

New Media Summit

Want to get booked as a guest on 40 podcasts FAST? Join Melinda and 40 Icons of Influence this September 11-13th in Austin TX for the New Media Summit. Icons are looking for guests just like YOU for their podcasts and will book you on the spot! You’ll get the visibility you and your business deserve and learn today's top tactics, shortcuts and strategies for leveraging (and monetizing!) the power of new media. You'll have the rare opportunity to take center stage and PITCH EVERYONE in attendance and leave with bookings in hand.  Details at https://newmediasummit.net/Melinda

Next Big Step

Are you ready to take “The Next Big Step” in your life right now? Are You open to identifying and shifting any hidden blocks keeping you stuck?  Then immerse yourself in “The Next Big Step” – an intensive weekend with my good friend JJ Flizanes.  Align your mind, body and soul in this intensive weekend that focuses on every aspect of YOU – you can have the shift you desire. Check it out here at jjflizanes.com/nextbigstep – and tell JJ you heard about it on Wings!

Zero Limits Ventures

How much is your company worth? Want to find out how to boost your valuation? Claim your FREE consult call with ZLV Founder and Principle Steve Little for your valuation enhancement and capital acquisition strategy.

https://zerolimitsventures.com/access

Audible.com

Listeners of Wings can get a FREE audiobook download and 30 day free trial at www.audibletrial.com/WingsPodcast – with more than 180,000 titles to choose from for your iPhone, Android, Kindle or mp3 player. Start your free trial now!

Wings of Success Summit

Grab your WINGS! Get the teachings of 55 top entrepreneurs at https://wingssummit.com/access – with more than 70 hours of video and audio downloads, bonus content plus access to an exclusive private Mastermind. It’s your “entrepreneurial MBA”!

Springboard Enterprises

Find out if you and your company qualify for this Accelerator for Female Founders – in media tech, fashion tech, life sciences and more!

https://sb.com Check it out!

Subscribe to Wings!
 
Listen to learn the secrets, strategies, practical tips and epiphanies of women entrepreneurs who’ve “been there, built that” so you too can manifest the confidence, capital and connections to soar to success!
Instantly get Melinda’s Wings Success Formula
Review on iTunes and win the chance for a VIP Day with Melinda
Subscribe to Wings!
 
Listen to learn the secrets, strategies, practical tips and epiphanies of women entrepreneurs who’ve “been there, built that” so you too can manifest the confidence, capital and connections to soar to success!
Instantly get Melinda’s Wings Success Formula
Review on iTunes and win the chance for a VIP Day with Melinda
Subscribe to 10X Together!
 
Listen to learn from top entrepreneur couples how they juggle the business of love … with the love of business. 
Instantly get Melinda’s Mindset Mojo Money Manifesto
Review on iTunes and win the chance for a VIP Day with Melinda
Subscribe to Wings!
 
Listen to learn the secrets, strategies, practical tips and epiphanies of women entrepreneurs who’ve “been there, built that” so you too can manifest the confidence, capital and connections to soar to success!
Instantly get Melinda’s Wings Success Formula
Review on iTunes and win the chance for a VIP Day with Melinda