Hustle + Gather

Hosted ByDana Kadwell & Courtney Hopper

Sister entrepreneurs Dana Kadwell and Courtney Hopper talk about the ups and downs of the hustle, and the reward at the end of the journey. Life starts at the edge of our comfort zone, and that’s what running a business is about - it’s completely uncomfortable and yet thrilling at the same time. Hear Dana and Courtney talk about the hard parts of entrepreneurship with other business owners going through the struggle as well.

Sister entrepreneurs Dana Kadwell and Courtney Hopper talk about the ups and downs of the hustle, and the reward at the end of the journey. Life starts at the edge of our comfort zone, and that’s what running a business is about – it’s completely uncomfortable and yet thrilling at the same time. Hear Dana and Courtney talk about the hard parts of entrepreneurship with other business owners going through the struggle as well.


All Episodes

Grief, Survivor’s Guilt, and Life after 9/11, with Inez Ribustello

In September 2001, Inez Ribustello was the Beverage Director for Windows on the World, located on the 106th and 107th floors of the World Trade Center North Tower.  When...

Eff-You Funds, Dreams of the Single Life, and Manifesting Fire: Conversation with Sisters

Courtney and Dana unpack last week’s episode with publicist Melinda Jackson (Apple Podcasts | Spotify) and her unique approach to public relations, brand consulting, and life in general, including:...

Boundaries, Mental Health, and Manifestations with Melinda Jackson

When Melinda Jackson graduated from college, it was time to move to Los Angeles to get out of North Carolina and onto a bigger stage. But she knew no...

Season three of life: all the nuts and cheese! Conversations with Sisters

Courtney and Dana unpack last week’s episode with Jess Ekstrom (Apple Podcasts | Spotify), discussing the different seasons of their business and what it means to them personally and...

Sophomore Syndrome and that Successful Feeling, with Jess Ekstrom

Jess Ekstrom started Headbands of Hope back in college, and the demand was more than she could have ever imagined. With the success of her first business comes expectations...

Ridiculous personal goals and unsuccessful attempts: Conversations with Sisters

On last week’s episode, you heard Larry Long Jr talk about a personal goal that would mean he’s made it professionally – golfing in 20 different states. Today, Courtney...

Making the scary leap to entrepreneurship, with Larry Long Jr

In December 2019, Larry Long Jr was comfortable. He had been successful in corporate sales, and even had a few speaking gigs on the side where he would tell...

Are you an active participant in life, or just surviving today? Conversations with Sisters

When you think about your life, are you an active participant? Or is your life floating away without you – you’re there, but you’re not taking the oar or...

Correcting course while getting crafty with Beth McMillian

Oh So Cute Design‘s Beth McMillian didn’t think she had an artistic voice until she realized that people like art – whatever style it is – because it brings...