Boss So Hard Podcast

Boss So Hard Podcast

On each episode of the Boss So Hard Podcast, Marty McDonald will interview boss women that have broken glass ceilings, made a mark and created brands or solutions that stick. You will hear solid advice and learn actionable strategies that you can put in place no matter where you are in your career as a millennial boss woman. You will be provided with attainable solutions that will help you navigate corporate life, side hustling, or entrepreneurship. The podcast will air every Monday morning as a dose of Monday morning kickass juice.

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Monday, Aug 19th, 2019

Jump Start with Koereyelle Founder of Werk Pray Slay

Jump Start: How do you jump and go after your dreams when it feels so scary, so far way and so hard… We are chatting with Koereyelle on how she just jumped and went full throttle after her scary big dream that pushed her into her purpose. Now is it easy, heck no, but it sure is worth it!

Monday, Aug 12th, 2019

Ready, Set, Go with Mandy & Star CEO & COO Kanarys

Ready Set Go: The energy is high, the stars are aligned and magic is thick! The beginnings are the most exciting part of our careers, rather we just got that big raise, just received our first job or we are launching our new business. When we hear ready set go, nothing can stop us. We are chatting with Mandy & Star on how they jumped started their dreams with full momentum and is not looking back.

Monday, Nov 12th, 2018

Healing Hearts With Yahya Smith

On this week’s episode we are chatting with Yahya Smith a Speaker, Servant, and Certified Life & Wellness Coach, Yahya is a dynamic wife, mother, and woman. Yahya is a natural lifestyle maven and spends her time building a Kingdom-focused empire designed to facilitate healing in the hearts and homes of women of color, globally.

Monday, Nov 12th, 2018

We Are Adventurers, Explorers, and Seekers with KT Merry

On this week’s episode, we are chatting with KT Merry. We have a lot in common. We are adventurers, explorers, and seekers. We’re searching for something more—something bigger, grander, and more beautiful than we’ve ever known before. Take a listen to this week’s chat.

Monday, Nov 5th, 2018

Being Unfilled vs. Realizing Your Untapped Potential with Brittany Garth

On this week’s episode, we are chatting with Brittany Garth on how she was able to make a big leap when she was completely unfilled. We can all relate to feeling like this at some point in life. She shares what she did to conquer her potential.

Monday, October 28, 2018

How to Kick Start Your Dreams with Athina & Florence

We chatted with Athina and Florence on how they launched a kick starter account to solve an industry problem. Take a listen and learn how you can kick-start your future.

Monday, October 28, 2018

How Dayna Bolden Created a Lifestyle Brand

In this week’s podcast episode we chatted with Dayna Bolden and she shared how she created a lifestyle brand that resonates with so many women. She quit her 9-5 to create content for that relates to her community. She shares her journey, how she betted on herself and how it truly paid off for her.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Going After Your Dreams with Founders from Apparis

On today’s episode, we chatted with the founders of Apparis on how they were able to stop the press and go after the life of their dreams by creating the life of their dreams. We can all understand that desire. Take a listen!

Monday, October 8, 2018

Advice for Side Hustlers with Tianna

On today’s podcast we are chatting with Tianna Founder of Belle Bar, a clean beauty brand specializing in customizable skincare and haircare with over 120 ingredients to choose from to create your own face masks, hair masks, etc.. This is a female/family founded and ran company, created by women of color & women of color celebrated! She shares tips on how and why she started her side hustle and made into her full-time gig!

Monday, October 1, 2018

Women Changing the World with Founder of Wine Society Angela


Monday, September 24, 2018

Make Lemonade with Rachel Kelly

On today’s episode, we are chatting with Rachel Kelly Founder of Make Lemonade, a female only co-working space. She shares how she created a brand from scratch and grit to develop a community that every woman desires.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Finding Happiness with Tameika Gentles

On today’s episode, we discuss finding happiness inside with Tameika Gentles.  Since losing 90 pounds, 10 years ago, she has devoted her time to helping others achieve the happiness she’s found on her journey. Through narrating her experiences on her blog and helping women achieve their goals through her story she hopes to truly inspire others to find the courage needed to live their best life, unapologetically.


Monday, September 10, 2018

Creating Concepts that Stick with Caroline Vazzana

On today’s podcast, we are chatting with Caroline Vazzana about Creating Concepts that Stick. She is a Carrie Bradshaw for the millennial age, Caroline Vazzana is a 25-year-old fashion industry veteran releasing her debut book “Making it in Manhattan,” a how-to guide on navigating the often brutal but entirely glamorous world of fashion. And what a concept she is creating. We can all learn a thing or two about going after our dreams.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Bootstrapping Baby With Soraya Rechea

On today’s podcast, we are chatting with Soraya, Founder & CEO of Gather Kitchen a gluten, dairy free restaurant in Dallas, TX. Soraya wanted to reinvent fast food by bringing to Dallas delicious meals served quick and focused on flavors. Better meals, better ingredients, and better lives. But it all cost money to do it and she shares the sacrifices she made to live out her dreams.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Protect Your Peace With Brandi Harvey

On this week’s episode, we are chatting with Brandi Harvey on Mind, Wellness & Life. How to Protect Your Peace and Spirit. She shared some of the most amazing resources on how she grounded her spirit with self-love, meditation and awareness. She even shared a quiet camp that she discovered in the Rocky Mtn. that changed her life. Heck, I may be signing up to get me some peace. Take a listen you will not regret & then share with someone else.

Monday, August 13, 2018

How She Gained 1.5 Million Followers in under 1 Year with Janine Delaney

This week on the podcast we are chatting with Dr. Janine Delaney She is a 49-year fitness inspiration growing her social media following to 1.5 million in under a year. Dubbed the #jumpropequeen, she is proof that age is just a number. She encourages and inspires her fans through her daily exercise routines, unique jump rope style, and motivational posts.


Monday, August 6, 2018

Meditation is a Must with Ayesha Ophelia

On this week’s episode, we chatted with Ayesha Ophelia on why meditation is a must for success. We often don’t turn to the belief that grounds us but instead, we allow ourselves to take control and walk around stressed and tired. But what if we incorporate small changes with a powerful morning routine that will help us be more productive and ultimately reach our goals.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Women Werking with Dr. Wendy Osefo

This week we chatted with Wendy Osefo, an award-winning researcher on Women Werking, and let me tell ya, there are so many powerful women out here! She is a Nigerian-American television personality and a highly sought-after progressive political commentator and strategist. Wendy is a Professor of Education at The Johns Hopkins University, Contributor at The Hill, and the Founder and CEO of The 1954 Equity Project, LLC. Take a listen and let us know what you think by rating us on Itunes!

Monday, July 23, 2018

Dreams Become Reality When You Work Your Butt Off with Melissa Butler

On today’s episode, we are chatting it up with Melissa Butler, Founder & CEO of The Lip Bar. We are talking all things boss. Melissa shares her incredible story of how she has worked hard, grinded and is now owning it! She gives so much hope on this episode to believe in yourself, believe in what you are doing, and always understand your mission for why you are doing what you are doing.

Monday, July 16, 2018:

Break Through the Clutter with Alanna Sarabia

On this week’s episode, we interview Alanna Sarabia host of Good Morning Texas. We chat on breaking through the clutter & gaining clarity. Take a listen, as you will be inspired on sitting in quiet time, connecting with yourself and goal setting. You will be inspired and empowered!

Monday, July 9, 2018:

Find Your Passion and Make It Your Gig with Ahyiana Angel

On this week’s episode, we interview Ahyiana Angel, from Switch, Pivot or Quit. Ahyiana shares her story on how she worked from the NBA in PR and decided to make a pivot and switch the direction of her career. Take a listen, as you will be inspired on pivoting when life steers you in a new direction.

Monday, June 25, 2018:

The Big Idea with Mattie James

On this week’s episode, we interview Mattie James. Mattie shares her story on how she created her brand by creating a big idea out of thin air. Take a listen, as you will be inspired on ideation, reinventing yourself and listening to your audience. You will be inspired and empowered!

Monday, June 18, 2018:

What’s Your Why with Dana Jackson

On this week’s episode, we interview Dana Jackson, Founder & CEO of Beneath Your Mask, a skincare line sold in Neiman Marcus. Dana shares her story on how she created her brand and how that ultimately led to her WHY for life. Her story is impactful and shows that you never know how your journey will turn out so embrace the ride. Take a listen and have your pen nearby to take notes on all this knowledge that is being shared. You will be inspired and empowered!

Monday, June 11, 2018:

Visualize Your Dreams with Brandice Henderson

On this week’s episode, we interview Brandice Henderson, Founder, Creator, and CEO of Harlem’s Fashion Row. She shares her journey in creating a business based off her passions, purpose, and gifts. A girl from the south that went to the big apple to create something big. Her grit and determination was the catalyst that pushed her through a much-needed platform for designers of color. After today’s episode, you will leave inspired and empowered to go after your more!

Monday, June 4, 2018:

Creating a Brand that Sticks with Blair Nelson

On this week’s episode, we interview Blair Nelson, Brand Manager for WFAA News. She shares wisdom and knowledge on how she has personally created brands that stick through many facets. We explore what creating a personal brand statement really means for the girl working in the corporate environment and how to communicate that statement with your peers. Take a listen and have your pen nearby to take notes on all this knowledge that is being shared. You will thank us later!

Monday, May 28, 2018:

Started With A Concept Now I’m Here with Emmelie De La Cruz

On this week’s podcast episode, we interview Emmelie De La Cruz and she is dropping gems for days! She went to school, got the “right” degrees, but found herself in a hamster wheel and not moving in the right direction. After several job lay-offs she decided to create on her gig based on her skills, passion, and purpose! How many of us have been in just that situation, but afraid to take the leap because we don’t want to freak our parents out or our friends will judge us?!? Been there and done that! Take a listen, you will definitely appreciate her transparency and advice for those who want to start a concept!

Monday, May 21, 2018:

Staying Authentic With Rachel Lindsay

Staying authentic when everyone else is the same. It’s so boring being like everyone else, but yet so many of us are afraid to allow our own light to shine. But like the saying goes, “Just Be You Boo and Forget the Rest.” On this episode, we are discussing authentic behaviors with Rachel Lindsay the first Black Bachelorette & Attorney.

Monday, May 14, 2018:

How to Wake Up And Be Great: Interview with Claire Sulmers

We interview Claire Sulmers on How to Wake and Be Great! This Boss Woman is the Founder of Fashion Bomb Daily and has some jewels around perseverance, self-care and moving forward to share with the Boss Community.

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