Charlie Gilkey: Start Finishing & Go From Idea To Done

The biggest struggle for so many entrepreneurs (me included) is finishing creative projects. Starting them is easy, but how do you find the impetus—and the momentum—to keep going and see them through to completion? Luckily, Charlie Gilkey specializes in exactly that. His website,, is one of the top websites for planning and productivity for professional creatives, entrepreneurs, small business […]

Karin Volo: An Inspirational Journey From Jail To Joy

Karin Volo

Everything seemed to be going beautifully for Karin. She had put behind her a disastrous first marriage to an abusive con man and now had a wonderful, handsome business partner and fiancé, Sergio, two delightful daughters and two great bonus kids (her fiancé’s children), as well as a successful executive recruiting business. After moving into her dream home, […]

Kelly Diels: How To Sell To Women Without Selling Out

Kelly Diels

“The big epiphany that I had was that I do not want my tombstone to say, “She kept a clean house.” I want it to say, “Author.” Transcript, edited for reading: Nikki Groom: Welcome to Movement Makers, the podcast for business leaders and entrepreneurs like you who aren’t interested in doing business as usual, but […]

Why We Need to Tell Different Stories As Entrepreneurs

Nikki Jeff

Last week, I told two of my business BFFs, Amy and Patsy, that I was going away on another trip. Except… I felt weirdly guilty about it. Often when I’m away, I’ll throw up some social media photos and videos — I’m a big fan of Instagram Stories — without thinking too much about it, […]

Greg Faxon: Don’t Let The Fear Win

Greg Faxon

“Know when you’re getting burned by your own internal drive, and notice if there’s a lighter way that you can approach the work that you’re doing. Because sometimes that easing back or creating space that you’re doing, some of those very counterintuitive things—the things you don’t expect—are what’s going to bring your business to the […]

On marketing and the fear of being seen (and heard) by more people.

We stood there, an entire church full of people, and watched her at the pulpit. She owned that stage. She delivered her message with so much punch and power and purpose that it was impossible to ignore… We all hung on her every word. She was a prophetess. A woman on a mission. That woman? […]