Jill Salzman wants no part of the traditional business landscape. Also, she can't stop shouting, especially when it comes to biz advice. "Why Are We Shouting?" tackles the A’s to every mom entrepreneur’s Q’s when it comes to running a company and lets you in on the stories along the way. Jill ponders the big questions of our day: “How can I grow my business without losing my mind?” “Why can’t my kids stop whining when I’m on an important call?” "How long will it take before Stephen Colbert's team invites Jill to be a guest?" Jill’s an award-winning entrepreneur, author, global speaker, and gum junkie who’s been building businesses for over a decade. She currently runs The Founding Moms, the #1 platform for mom entrepreneurs to build better businesses. Over the years, she’s tried a million trillion quadrillion different things to grow her companies and wants to save you some time and a few headaches. Above all else, she’s certain of one thing: she never knows what she’s doing. If you feel like you don't know what you're doing either, let's shout about it.
What do you do when someone gives you unsolicited advice about how to run your business? Hug them? Punch them? This week, Jill covers the mystery that is unsolicited advice. She talks trade shows, audible anklewear, and how one woman’s judgment about pricing products became a gamechanger for the rest of her entrepreneurial career.
Jun 30 2020 13 mins
Ever apply for a trademark and fail miserably? Know what it's like to pay for a beautiful new logo only to have it backfire in the biggest way? This week, Jill tells the tale about the time that her company's trademark was denied by the USPTO, why she ran into serious branding issues surrounding a picture-perfect logo, and how understanding cultural norms are pretty key to building a better business.
The Black Crowes Catastrophe
Jun 23 2020 12 mins
What happens when you take a brand new entrepreneur, mix in a huge opportunity, a tablespoon of naïveté and a hint of a really famous rock band? This week, Jill reveals her first -- and biggest -- business blunder in her early days of entrepreneurship. Find out how one tiny oversight cost her some big bucks. Get Jill's tip top tool of the week and head here to rate this podcast.
Black. Mom. Entrepreneur.
Jun 16 2020 22 mins
It's a wild time in our lives. Jill decides to find out what it's like for Eraina Ferguson and Dr. Charity Hughes who have unique experiences as Black mom entrepreneurs trying to continue running their businesses and manage their kids' emotional roller coaster rides all while attempting to take care of themselves.
The Paul Rudd Story
Jun 04 2020 13 mins
Jill Salzman lets you in on a little secret. (Spoiler alert: it's the best way to grow your business, mom entrepreneurs.) She shares a surprising story never heard anywhere else about famed actor Paul Rudd that highlights why she's shouting. Get her tip top tool of the week, her foray into TV show stardom, and the ridiculous experiment that can help you grow your business.