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#BoldBossTribe :: Joy Garcia

Bold & Pop : #BoldBossTribe Feature with Joy Garcia Founder of The Joyful Company
Bold & Pop : #BoldBossTribe Feature with Joy Garcia Founder of The Joyful Company
Bold & Pop : #BoldBossTribe Feature with Joy Garcia Founder of The Joyful Company

Tell us your bold boss story!: 

I believe that women around the world have so much to offer, especially in very strong and serious leadership roles in their businesses. And yet more often than not we doubt ourselves and our abilities so much so that we self-sabotage that beautiful vision of what we truly want to be and know we should be.

That self-doubt comes in many forms: fears, challenges, past experiences, and just general inner voice conflicts. The key is to acknowledge them, and face them, head on. The work starts when we understand each one, acknowledge its source and from there reposition it to build on your strengths ultimately transforming you into the leader you already know you are.

I want to help women in the world to make their dreams a reality. And I do this because I believe in it, from the very core of my being.
I am a powerful woman who empowers leading women to be the best version of their business-selves that they can be, because we know we deserve it.

We're all about bold boss moments, tell us about one of yours!: 

One of my hobbies is to be organized (yes, for real) and so many of my friends and people that I came across in my work & personal life were always asking me: 'How do you get through so much in one day? How do you stay so super organized and on top of your life?' so I decided to start my very own YouTube channel dedicated to helping women get more organized with all of my tips and tricks I use in my daily life. The channel's goal is to help you become so organized that you end up with so much more time for yourself to do the things you love, and long for ... whether that is a nail bar session, or to watch your kid play soccer, or to just be able to sneak away for an hour with your book and favourite cup of coffee or glass of wine, and be alone. It's called Organized Joy, the A to Z of an organized life.

Bold & Pop : #BoldBossTribe Feature with Joy Garcia Founder of The Joyful Company

What advice or words of encouragement do you have for the Bold Boss Tribe?: 

My wish for myself is that in 5 years time I will be sitting in my office, that looks over the skyline of a city I call home, reading an article in the magazine where they have profiled me as the leadership coach the woman of the world were looking for. It is filled with testimonials from happy clients who are quoted on how we transformed her from a ‘wanna be’ leader and business woman into a seriously successful business and leader through the work we did together.
My husband and my dogs are with me, and we so content and at peace with the life we have, and where we have gone through our work together. My advice is to take the time to think and paint the ideal picture you have for yourself in 5 years and then work on making it a reality.

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P.S. Exciting news! We launched a free #BoldBossTribe Facebook Group and would love for you to join us! Come on over!

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#BoldBossTribe :: Catherine Hildner

Bold & Pop :: #BoldBossTribe Feature with Catherine Hildner Founder of Kitty Meow: A Creative Boutique
Bold & Pop :: #BoldBossTribe Feature with Catherine Hildner Founder of Kitty Meow: A Creative Boutique

Tell us your bold boss story!: 

Bold & Pop :: #BoldBossTribe Feature with Catherine Hildner Founder of Kitty Meow: A Creative Boutique

Hello! My name is Catherine and I’m a designer of beautiful paper goods with my biz, Kitty Meow: A Creative Boutique. I’m about to launch a total rehaul of my brand where you can shop stationery based on your mood. Feeling a little witty and saucy? I got you! Looking for sweet sentiments instead? I got you too, girlfriend. 

When I graduated from college with a degree in graphic design I packed up my Honda Accord and moved from Illinois to Las Vegas. I didn’t have a job but my cousin lived there and thought it would be dream job city. I worked for a bunch of years in advertising for some of Las Vegas’ hottest nightclubs and hotels. While it was a fun job in my early 20s it soon became taxing on my soul.

I started to build up my invitation business on the side and that consisted of a few lonely designs in a little Etsy shop. I hustled really hard and after about a year took the plunge to quit my 9-5. It was so freeing but scary and lonely at the same time. My husband’s, then boyfriend, job moved us out of Las Vegas to Phoenix. In the 3.5 years we’ve been married we’ve gone from Las Vegas, Phoenix, LA, and currently Seattle.

All those moves and 2 baby girls later we are looking to settle back in the Midwest really soon. It’s been really challenging to juggle new cities and babies, but I am so grateful to be able to take my business with me wherever we go. It’s a piece of me and I’m damn proud to work hard for something I can call my own.

We're all about bold boss moments, tell us about one of yours!: 

Bold boss moments? Oh wow! I feel like I’ve been living in a constant of bold boss moments in the past few months. After the birth of my second babe in under two years I told myself it was time to make it big or take a step back from my business completely. I felt like I was being a bad mom and bad business owner. My husband decided to take severance from a job after 14 years because they wanted us to move AGAIN and we finally said no go. I wanted to use this gift from God of him being home with our girls to really see if I can make it happen for my beloved Kitty Meow Boutique. 

I took the plunge and hired the business coach I’ve been dreaming about, Bonnie from B is for Bonnie Design. I pulled the plug and made the investment on an awesome new website with Rachel from Intentionally Designed. After attending TradeShow Bootcamp I’m looking to launch into wholesale and made the investment in custom product photography from Bethanne Arthur Photography. I’ve been designing up so many new invitations and greeting cards, making connections with other creatives, doing collaborations, planning effective copywriting, and so much more. I’m even taking new head shots with Danielle Motif Photography to replace the before kiddos pics I’m currently using. My new website even has an education page that highlights my passion to share my smarts with other creatives and be a speaker at Creative events. 

For once I’m being strategic about all my planning and not flying by the seat of my pants. I should have done all of these things “the right way” years ago, but live and learn I guess! The fancy new Kitty Meow website launches on June 6th and I’m so proud to show the world a piece of who I truly am! I’m done being afraid or thinking people might not care. I care! And I’m ready to put it out there. I hope you'll celebrate with me and check it out!! 

What advice or words of encouragement do you have for the Bold Boss Tribe?: 

Just go for it! It’s scary but you don’t have to go it alone. Find your people and lift each other up. Life is too short to not do the things that get you fired up. What gets you fired up might not fire up everyone but that’s absolutely ok! Your audience is out there. For real! Go find them right now. 

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P.S. Exciting news! We launched a free #BoldBossTribe Facebook Group and would love for you to join us! Come on over!

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#BoldBossTribe :: Stacey Hagen

Bold & Pop : #BoldBossTribe Feature with Stacey Hagen of Create Coaching & Consulting
Bold & Pop : #BoldBossTribe Feature with Stacey Hagen of Create Coaching & Consulting

Tell us your bold boss story!: 

Bold & Pop : #BoldBossTribe Feature with Stacey Hagen of Create Coaching & Consulting

I run Create Coaching & Consulting where I help women build purpose-driven businesses based on their goals, strengths, and talents. I have a passion for helping others create work and lives that are meaningful and fulfilling. My inspiration was sparked in my own journey to finding my true career path. After many years of climbing the corporate ladder, I ended up exhausted and unsatisfied, and I realized it wasn't for me. I began a journey of soul-searching and reconnection to myself during which time I decided to sign up for coach training. Eventually, I was able to combine my skills and passions, honor my dream of working for myself, and focus on an area I loved: Helping others grow and step into their power. My journey took a great deal of self-awareness, patience, perseverance, and trust, but I would do it again in a heartbeat. I love what I do and feel so privileged to help other women create work that fulfills them and has a positive effect on the world. I am super inspired by other women business owners and find that this community as a whole is so supportive, resourceful, and full of connection.

We're all about bold boss moments, tell us about one of yours!: 

Owning my expertise has been a real boss moment (or journey, rather!) for me. I always struggled to combine my passions and interest and skills and once I did, it wasn't enough to do the work -- I needed to step up to the plate and play bigger. That required me to own my own expertise and put myself out there. Confidence comes with practice and I think it's a skill anyone can learn and improve. (And a necessary skill for business!)

Bold & Pop : #BoldBossTribe Feature with Stacey Hagen of Create Coaching & Consulting

What advice or words of encouragement do you have for the Bold Boss Tribe?: 

One piece of advice that might be surprising to hear from a coach, is that YOU are the ultimate resource on your business (and your life, for that matter). When you learn to listen your intuition and rely on your own sense of knowing, that is where the real magic comes in. The best support you can receive in your business will be from those who allow you to lead from your intuition and brilliance, while providing the necessary skills, resources, and tools that help you accomplish your goals. And, mindset is everything. When you learn to master your mind, you have done 90% of the work :)

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P.S. Exciting news! We launched a free #BoldBossTribe Facebook Group and would love for you to join us! Come on over!

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