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

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...

Scary first hires, outsourcing laundry, and reality shows we’d go on: Conversations with Sisters

When you make it to the point where you need to hire your first employees, you’ve achieved a significant milestone in your business – one that can be completely...

From Solopreneur Island to asking for help from her village, with Sugar Euphoria’s Randi Smith

Having grown up in the Bahamas, Sugar Euphoria‘s Randi Smith knew what it was like to literally live on an island. And sometimes as an entrepreneur, she felt stuck...

Does taking investment mean losing control? Would we invest in other businesses? New Conversations with Sisters

After the conversation with Amie Thompson, Courtney and Dana ponder whether or not they would take investment from others in their businesses. It sounds great to have money come...

The Natural Introvert’s Guide to Being a CEO, with Amie Thompson

In 2017, Amie Thompson was in a spot in her career where she was working all the time and making great money…except that she never had an opportunity to...

What keeps you up at night & leaving an industry better than you found it: Conversations with Sisters

Does the fear of failure keep you up at night?  How about the fear of being a bad boss?  Have you ever wondered if you’re leaving your industry in...

When curiosity, creativity, and ethics determine your career path with Palm Sunday’s Lauren Jennings

Lauren Jennings dreamed of having her fashion designs in high end brands, and after graduating from Parsons School of Design, she was on the right path. She found a...

Asking for help from your community, and learning through failure: Conversations with Sisters

On today’s Conversations with Sisters, Courtney and Dana talk about learning through their failures, why it’s so hard (but necessary) to ask for help from your community, and the...

Community and Authenticity; exposing the underbelly of hospitality with Jordan Kentris

Jordan Kentris has a successful invitation, stationery, and experience design company, and he was even named one of BizBash’s Most Innovative People in Events 2020.  But to get to...