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

Perfecting the Partnership, with Holly Barton and Amanda Cox (Part 1)

When Holly Barton and Amanda Cox lost their dad, they wanted to start a business where they could simply be together and have fun. But soon enough, clients were...

Recipe for Sister Partnerships; Fights, Baggage , and Opposite Skill Sets: Conversation with Sisters

Today, Courtney and Dana chat about last week’s episode with sister entrepreneurs Marni and Willa Blank from Blank Studio NYC (Apple Podcasts | Spotify). Being sisters and business partners...

Sister partners Marni and Willa Blank on fighting, codependency, and giving back to the community

Willa and Marni Blank never intended to go into business together. They were just too different, and they were nervous it would put a strain on their relationship. But...

When your best just isn’t good enough: Conversations with Sisters

On last week’s episode (Apple Podcasts | Spotify), Dr. Endya Perry talked about proving the doubters wrong and giving it your best. But what happens when your best just...

Proving the doubters wrong: Dr. Endya Perry’s dreams are too big to be contained

When nationally ranked gymnast Endya Perry found out she was pregnant, the fan mail she used to get turned ugly.  But she refused to let detractors stand in her...

No A-holes policy, and radical transparency with employees: Conversations with Sisters

Today Dana and Courtney unpack last week’s episode (Apple Podcasts | Spotify) with 2021 CEO of the Year by Triangle Business Journal Anna Lynch, founder of Lynch Mykins. Among...

Building a human-first culture, with CEO of the Year Anna Lynch

Lynch Mykins’ Anna Lynch was named 2021 CEO of the Year by Triangle Business Journal. Today, she shares her journey from Iowa to Wyoming to Austin to Raleigh, being...

The masks we wear and why we need to keep failing: Conversations with Sisters

On last week’s episode (Apple Podcasts | Spotify), Ablr CEO John Samuel opened up about the masks he wore while losing his vision. Today, Dana and Courtney discuss the...

Tedx speaker and Ablr CEO John Samuel on seeing his family for the first time, and his fear of judgment

When John Samuel realized he was losing his vision, he started to hide from others and from himself. He knew what was happening, but he didn’t want to admit...