150: Comparison, Summer Rebroadcast Series, Friday Coffee Talk

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Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for us to chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends.

Today we are sipping coffee and talking about comparison. This is part of our summer rebroadcast series. We were looking back at our first episodes and realized there were some really good topics we wanted to share again.

p.s. If you would be so kind as to leave us a review on iTunes, we would be forever appreciative. If you are unsure about how leave us a review you can watch this quick tutorial that Danielle put together!

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149: Kim Chapman, of Daisy Faye Designs, Summer Rebroadcast Series

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Find Kim of Daisy Faye Designs here:

Shop // Blog // Facebook // Instagram // Pinterest

Kim is the creator and designer behind Daisy Faye Designs. Kim has always had a passion for fashion and anything creative and DFD allows her to bring together these two loves. Kim loves coming up with original ideas and combining unexpected fabrics and colors to create something beautiful. Kim graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Marketing and worked in retail management and merchandising after college.

Six years ago, Kim took a sewing class and and fell in love – DFD was born. She started selling military aviation appliqués because she couldn’t find the perfect gift to give her military friends who were having babies.

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“I honestly thought I would sell a couple a month & that would be if for me. I was ridiculously busy from the beginning.”

“Those first customers is really what the business has been built on.”

In today’s episode we chat with Kim about being a mom, wife, and small business owner. How she felt like she was working for nothing in her merchandising job because thanks to the military she was living in a smaller town that didn’t have the growth she needed.

She tells us how her current definition of success is doing the best she can with everything in her life. She knows that in the future, when her son goes to school full time, she will be able to spend more time focusing on DFD, but until then she is happy to focus on being a mom, wife, and then business owner {in that order}.

“Success for me right now is doing the best I can with everything in my life, mom, wife, then business. For me being successful is balancing these things the best I can.”

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148: Self-doubt, Summer Rebroadcast Series, Friday Coffee Talk

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Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for us to chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends.

Today we are sipping coffee and talking about self-doubt.  This is part of our summer rebroadcast series.  We were looking back at our first episodes and realized there were some really good topics we wanted to share again.

p.s. If you would be so kind as to leave us a review on iTunes, we would be forever appreciative. If you are unsure about how leave us a review you can watch this quick tutorial that Danielle put together!

Review She Percolates on iTunes via Podcasts App from Danielle Spurge on Vimeo.

Listen to our latest episode now by clicking below or find us on iTunes or Stitcher.

147: Dr. Monica Rysavy, Director of Institutional Research & Training

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Monica Rysavy | she percolates

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Find Monica Rysavy here:

Website // Twitter // Instagram

Dr. Monica Rysavy is an educator, instructional designer, and faculty trainer. She recently became the Director of instructional research and training at Goldey-Beacom College in Delaware. Monica loves to travel, her favorite place to visit is Prague, which is the capital of the Czech Republic and is where her husband, Peter is from. Monica is also a huge Penn State fan. She loved every moment of her time there and continues to work with the department where she completed my graduate assistantship.

Success for Monica:

I’ve accomplished something that I’ve set out to do in a positive and a meaningful way. I feel personally, I am the most successful when I’ve been able to help someone at the college learn something new and apply it to their circumstances in a positive way.

Things we chat about with Monica:

  • teaching for 15 years
  • summer of 2008: defended her dissertation for her first Ph.D while teaching high school
  • Big transition in 2011
  • realizing she had the wrong Ph.D for what she wanted to do next
  • applying to Penn State as her reach school and then getting in and also getting a free assistantship
  • needing external validation to feel successful and having impostor syndrome
  • walking away from a pension to get her second Ph.D and taking a 60% pay cut
  • stuggled to take ownership of success
  • always focused on the next big thing, that next big thing would bring the success
  • the confidence code for women

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146: Networking, Friday Coffee Talk

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Our Friday Coffee Talk episodes are a time for us to chat about anything and everything. We are so happy this community enjoys hearing us talk about things that often get discussed at a coffee shop, the things you tell your girlfriends.

Today we are sipping coffee and talking about networking! Networking at conferences, craft fairs, online, and in your community!

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p.s. If you would be so kind as to leave us a review on iTunes, we would be forever appreciative. If you are unsure about how leave us a review you can watch this quick tutorial that Danielle put together!

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Listen to our latest episode now by clicking below or find us on iTunes or Stitcher.