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Work Party

with Jaclyn Johnson

Part work, Part party. WorkParty is a movement for a new generation of women like yourself, women who are redefining the meaning of work on their own terms. Welcome to WorkParty the podcast. Where creative and entrepreneurial women celebrate each other’s successes.


Episodes

  • How to Scale Your Passion Into a Thriving Business With Payal Kadakia of ClassPassLaunching a business is so much more than just having a great idea. Passion is important, of course, but if you want to scale your business for growth—and be profitable!—you need to get the fundamentals in place. Because even if your product is...
  • Mind the Gap: How Arian Simone is Closing the Funding Gap For Women of ColorFact: Businesses with Women of Color and Black female CEOs get less than 1% of all VC funding every year. And when you consider that $85 Billion of VC funding was raised in 2017, the glaring inequality becomes very clear. However, Arian Simone is...
  • How Aishwarya Iyer Disrupted a Sleepy Market and Built a Successful BizAishwarya Iyer was working in Silicon Valley when a bout of stomach issues led her to research olive oil companies. What she learned was alarming--nearly 70% of olive oil consumed by Americans is rotten or rancid. Instead of ditching it from her diet,...
  • Breaking the Mold: How to Defy the Odds and Be a Pioneering Voice in Your Field Fact: Women are severely underrepresented in the music industry. When the University of Southern California released their Inclusion in the Recording Studio report last year, they found that the ratio of male to female producers across 400 popular...
  • Moving the Needle: Why Investing in Women Is Investing in EveryoneThe stats don’t lie. Companies perform better when they have female leaders in addition to males. And yet, just 5% of all venture funding supports women CEOs. This isn’t just about equality--it's about the economy, too. If we want to see...
  • Disrupting Outdated Categories With Mab & Stoke Founder Christina Mace-Turner While most people find change uncomfortable, this is where entrepreneurs, innovators, and all-around game-changers thrive—successful disruption is always the ultimate goal. They recognize a sleepy category and figure out a way to wake it up. Enter...
  • Collaboration Over Competition: How to Build a Company That Supports DiversityDiversity matters, and more importantly, it's crucial. New research makes it crystal clear that companies with a more diverse workforce perform better financially. In fact, companies in the top 25% for gender and ethnic diversity at the executive...
  • Camila Pierotti Quit Her Job to Create Bum Bum Cream, and Now One Is Sold Every 28 SecondsSo, you worked hard to climb the career ladder and land your dream job, but now that you’re there, your expectation doesn’t match reality. Or perhaps you got there and just changed your mind. Either way, it’s time to make a change, to shift...
  • Sisterhood in Silicon Valley: How the Blavity Founder Built a Digital Media Brand Where Everyone BelongsDespite reports that black audiences consume media far more than other demographic groups do, no one has capitalized on those stats or amplified black millennial voices like Morgan Debaun. With $9 million in funding, Blavity is one of the largest...
  • From Burnout to Boom: How to Make the Leap From Corporate to Creative With Sonja RasulaAfter experiencing tech burnout in corporate management, Sonja Rasula needed a change. Frustrated by the lack of gifts and hand-made goods available in retail, she came up with the idea for a curated pop-up event that brought together local artisans...
  • High Risk, High Reward: How the Salt & Straw Founder Went All In and Came Out on TopTaking risks is scary but if you want to be a successful entrepreneur, it's necessary. Entrepreneurship is fundamentally linked to risk-taking, after all. Of course, there should be some level of research and data to inform the risk first, but...
  • How to Pivot Confidently and Securely As a Small BusinessIt’s safe to say that every business has been affected by the COVID-19 crisis, but there is one category that’s really felt the impact: Small Business. As the lifeblood of our economy, it’s imperative that we all do our best to help...
  • Cyndi Ramirez on Laying the Foundation For Success Post-COVID-19The health and wellness industry is a $4.2 trillion market. And guess what? Women are leading the way. In fact, no other trillion-dollar industry is as heavily dominated by female entrepreneurs as health and wellness. Enter Chillhouse founder and...
  • From Server to Winemaker: How Jill Russell Is Shattering the Wine Industry’s Glass CeilingDid you know that 90% of the wine made in the U.S. is produced in California, but only 10% of the state’s wineries are led by female winemakers? Jill Russell didn't let those discouraging stats stop her from pursuing her winemaker dreams. Today, she...
  • The Art of Mastering Multiple Revenue Streams With Gaby DalkinHot tip: Diversifying your income gives you financial security. If one revenue stream ends, there are others bringing money in to compensate. It's safe to say that today's podcast guest has plenty of experience on the topic. Gaby Dalkin is a...
  • How Lo Bosworth Switched Lanes to Start a Wellness Line and Grew Its Revenue By 3000%When Lauren “Lo” Bosworth, of "Laguna Beach" and "The Hills" reality-TV fame, noticed that the wellness industry wasn't led by or for women, she took matters into her own hands and launched Love Wellness in 2016. Her bold move to switch lanes...
  • Gail Becker Maxed Out All Her Credit Cards to Self-Fund Her Biz—Now It's Worth $100MWith so much uncertainty right now, there is one thing that hasn’t changed: as an entrepreneur, betting on yourself is an investment that will have priceless returns. In this week's episode, Jaclyn sits down with powerhouse entrepreneur Gail...
  • From Passion to Profit: How Sheena Yaitanes Turned Her Love of Science Into a Clean-Beauty BrandThe spark for a new business idea can come at any moment, and for Sheena Yaitanes that lightbulb moment came while studying chemistry and biology at UC Irvine. Frustrated by the lack of clean beauty products that not only looked good, but felt good on...
  • Live From Self-Quarantine: The C&C Team Answers Your COVID-19 Money, Career, and Biz Strategy QsHere at Create & Cultivate HQ, we’ve been spending a lot of time discussing how we can best show up for, and support, our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Community is at our core, and connecting with others is what we love to...
  • How Tech Is Fueling Creativity With Lenovo Exec Jennifer DownesWhen we think of efficiency and productivity, technology immediately springs to mind, but can it heighten our creativity, too? We’re seeing the emergence of new tech that's bringing the human and the digital together and fueling our ability to think...
  • #MakeMySize: How Katie Sturino Turned a Hashtag Into a Booming BusinessThis week we're live from the first-ever Polka Dot Summit, hosted by Create & Cultivate and Minnie Mouse. Thanks to social media, you can go from idea to launch within hours. But the big question is, how do you build a dedicated community to...
  • VC 101: Don't Raise Money If You Don't Have a Business Yet“Don’t talk about money.” We’ve all heard this phrase at least once in our lives but we’re kicking off the new decade singing a different tune. That is, with more transparency and open dialogue around money, salaries, and the notion...
  • Create & Cultivate 100 Honorees Share Their Greatest Hopes for Women in 2020The Create & Cultivate 100 list is back! Every January, we honor 100 women who are taking the world by storm—women who are ditching tradition, fighting for change in the workplace, and inspiring the next gen of women to not just please...
  • The Beauty of Saying No With Real-Life BFFs Sophia Bush & Stacy LondonThis week, we're live from Create & Cultivate's Small Business Summit with Sophia Bush and Stacy London. The real-life gal pals open up about learning to say no, goal setting, and the power of a simple hug. Let's call it insightful girl talk. Join...
  • How Karolína Kurková Turned Her Supermodel Discipline Into an Entrepreneurial CareerDiscipline runs in Karolína Kurková's blood. She was a professional gymnast throughout grade school and into her early teen years before she stepped onto the runway and rose to supermodel fame. Nowadays, Karolína is running a children's wellness...
  • A-List Talent Manager Aleen Keshishian on Negotiating Jennifer Aniston’s Return to TV Aleen Keshishian signed her first client in the '90s. Her name was Natalie Hershlag, a young up-and-comer eager to break into acting. Today we know her as Natalie Portman. It was all uphill from there for Aleen, who eventually added Selena Gomez,...
  • Lily Aldridge Is Saving the Beauty Industry, One Package at a TimeKindness breeds success. Kind people have infectious personalities and are simply a pleasure to be around. Model-turned-entrepreneur Lily Aldridge lives her life by this philosophy. Though she has many admirable traits, it’s her kindness that’s...
  • Year & Day Founder on Sustainability, Instagram Advertising, and Creating Mandy Moore’s Go-To Tableware BrandYear & Day Founder Kathryn Duryea has enjoyed setting the table her entire life, but when it came time to invest in her own tableware set she noticed a white space in the market—modern, yet affordable options were nearly nonexistent. So she...
  • How the Beautyblender Founder Self-Funded a Multi-Million Dollar EmpireRea Ann Silva has singlehandedly changed the way people do their makeup. The Beautyblender—now a cult-favorite beauty tool—has won 10 Allure "Best of Beauty" Awards, is a favorite among celebs like Kim Kardashian and Meghan Markle, and...
  • Giuliana Rancic on Doing What You're Good At and Loving What You DoWe're all seeking a purpose, right? It's part of the human condition. But while we all wish to pursue a career that we'll excel at, we want to feel fulfilled by what we're doing, too. If we're lucky, we'll achieve both. On this week's episode,...
  • The Creator of "Female Viagra" on the Billion-Dollar Industry No-One's Talking AboutThis week we're covering an important, yet widely unspoken, topic: female sexual health. Live from the Create & Cultivate SF Conference, Rumer Willis chats with fellow advocate and creator of "female viagra", Cindy Eckert, about just that—sexual...
  • Finding the Truth Serum With The Skinny Confidential & Dr. BeautySourcing trustworthy skincare advice isn't easy. Does sleeping on your back prevent wrinkles? Is retinol really the holy grail in anti-aging? Is the sun our worst enemy? We uncover all the answers to your hot-button skincare questions on this week's...
  • Jenna Dewan Gets Imposter Syndrome TooThis week we're live from the Create & Cultivate San Francisco Conference with the multi-talented, Jenna Dewan. Our CEO Jaclyn Johnson chatted with the actress, dancer, and author to discuss imposter syndrome, building a team, and her new book,...
  • Kourtney Kardashian On Poosh, Money Negotiations, and Work/Life BalanceWe're live from Create & Cultivate's San Francisco Conference with Kourtney Kardashian, Founder & CEO of Poosh. She sat down with longtime BFF Allison Statter to talk about the inspiration behind her lifestyle brand, juggling multiple...
  • Live at Project WOMENS With Catt Sadler & Celebrity Stylist Marni SenofonteAnd we're back! We're kicking off Season 4 live from Project WOMENS Las Vegas, where we talked personal style, breaking boundaries, and the power of knowing your value with journalist & TV host Catt Sadler and celebrity stylist Marni Senofonte....
  • #NoFilter With Busy Philipps LiveWe’re bringing it back to our AerieREALTREAT event for this episode of Workparty. Jaclyn sat down with crowd favorite actress and personality, Busy Philipps, to discuss beauty standards as a celebrity, the importance of friendship, and much more....
  • BFFS Turned Work Wives with Claire Mazur and Erica Cerulo We’re welcoming OfAKind co-founders and Work Wife authors Erica Cerulo and Claire Mazur to the podcast. In this episode of Work Party, Jaclyn quizzes the girls on the importance of female camaraderie, professional relationships, and why we all need...
  • Jen Atkin Teaches A Masterclass In Becoming a Beauty IconWe were lucky enough to have not one but two influential women on this episode of Workparty. Jaclyn interviews cool girl icon and celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin along with body-positive activist and model Denise Bidot. Both women hold a strong...
  • Monetizing Your Passions with Jenna Kutcher at the Aerie REALtreatFor this episode of WorkParty, Jaclyn hosted a fireside chat at our Aerie REALtreat event with Jenna Kutcher. Mom, photographer, podcast host, influencer, business owner—the list goes on. Jenna Kutcher tells us first hand about monetizing her passions, how important it is to have multiple streams of revenue, being a dedicated mother, and much more. You’re going to want to take notes on this one. Be sure to follow the party on social @workparty and get the latest update at www.workparty.com.
  • Going Against the Grain with Rachel TipographJaclyn talks to Rachel Tipograph about helping big brands turn social into sales! As the Founder of MikMak, Rachel has already raised over 1 million dollars in funding to fuel her groundbreaking platform that creates short, shopable videos to market beauty, tech and home-related products. She’s growing her team, constantly iterating + proving that going against the grain pays off in BIG ways! Be sure to follow the party on social @workparty and get the latest updates at www.workparty.com.
  • Why Female Founders Rule the world with Rebecca Minkoff and Sharifa MurdockToday, we’re talking with expert Sharifa Murdock and Rebecca Minkoff; two powerhouse women to chat about navigating an industry known for being particularly cutthroat, how they built their careers in fashion from bottom up, and why mentorship and bringing up those behind you is so important (especially in the fashion industry). Be sure to follow the party on social @workparty and get the latest updates at www.workparty.com.
  • How To Find and Tap Into Your Influence with Danielle BernsteinDanielle Bernstein has collaborated with numerous brands and founded her renowned fashion empire WeWoreWhat, which she started as a college sophomore! Danielle also infamously revealed that bloggers make $5,000 to $15,000 per post. At the time she had less than a million followers and has since accumulated over 2 million. She joined us at Brickell City Center to chat about turning her love for fashion into multiple monetization streams of income, and misconceptions people have about bloggers!
  • Raise Up: Amber Heard discusses activism live with Mandana DayaniWe’re taking it to the stage at our Create and Cultivate NYC conference to share a special conversation between actress and activist Amber Heard and Mandana Dayani, founder of the voting & civic engagement platform, I Am A Voter. As you’re probably aware, as women, it is a crucial time to get educated and get active in our democracy. As the lead change maker at I Am A Voter, Mandana Dayani interviewed Amber Heard about her role as a UN Human Rights champion & why she’s refusing to accept the status qu
  • How to find your Chill with Cyndi RamirezSit back, relax, and let the self-care vibes roll in! We're in NYC chatting with #GirlBoss and Founder of Chillhouse, Cyndi Ramirez. From plant-based beauty routines to anxiety-reducing tips and tricks Chillhouse is a destination for modern self-care that's truly changing the game. Cyndi chats about what it's like working with her husband, expanding her thriving business into The Chill Times, and the importance of managing self-care with the daily hustle and bustle that comes along with owning a business.
  • Ashley Graham LIVE from #CreateCultivateNYCWhen it comes to building confidence, Ashley Graham has quite a few gems to share. Coming live from the #CreateCultivateNYC main stage, Ashley and Jaclyn dish the deets about owning your true journey and acknowledging platforms that need more balanced representation. Tune in for some much needed real talk about.
  • Jameela Jamil Live #CCDesertPopUpStraight from the Desert Pop Up stage, Jaclyn Johnson and Jameela Jamil discuss growing up and growing into becoming feminists in progress. The women broke down some heavy conversations from modern day feminism, inclusion and how to not take your own physical body for granted. Tune in for a ton of wisdom and positivity from Jameela Jamil herself.
  • From Idea to Product with Ariel KayeBefore you roll out your next product, there are a few things you need to have in place. Jaclyn Johnson is speaking with Ariel Kaye, founder of Parachute Home about all things she’s learned about developing products that her customers love. We tapped our expert Caroline Lee, to bring in some of the party. Caroline is a creative multi-hyphenate queen and she’s sharing her tips for manifesting creative ideas and establishing a workflow that helps you bring your products to life.
  • Ready, Set, Launch with Shay MitchellGetting ready to launch your big idea? This is the #WorkParty episode you need. Jaclyn Johnson is speaking with Shay Mitchell, actress YouTube #Shaycation extraordinaire and founder of BEIS about the entire process of launching her new travel luggage brand. This week’s WorkParty expert, Jessy Fofana is the founder of LaRue a chic PR agency. Jessy is giving us the keys to pitching your next launch to the press to generate buzz and get the most hype possible for your new business! 
  • 13 Going on 30: Growing and Scaling a Business with Tone it UpThinking about how to grow and scale your business but don’t know where to start? Jaclyn sits down with Katrina and Karena, BFFs turned co founders of Tone it Up. Together, they have built a power team, launched product lines, nutrition plans, an app for their community, recipe collections and so much more. Our WorkParty expert is Baily Hancock, a collaboration consultant teaching people how to leverage their community. She is sharing tips on asking for help, business partnerships and so much more.
  • Tan France Live #CreateCultivateATXWorkParty the podcast just got fab! This special episode is coming LIVE from our Create & Cultivate ATX pop up with Queer Eye’s very own, Tan France. We were crying, laughing, nodding in agreement, ‘yas’ing in validation and so much more. Tan dropped some major knowledge including “How to not be a bitch at work,” which is also a chapter in his 🆕 book. Tune in for major deets on season 3 of Queer Eye and the full story on Tan’s epic moment with Victoria Beckham. 
  • Create Cultivate 100 List: 2019 ManifestingThe Create & Cultivate 100 list is back! It’s a list of powerhouses inspiring a whole new generation of girls to not just please the boss, but be the boss. Each category honors 10 women who are bucking...
  • Season 2 Coming SoonPart work, Part party. WorkParty is a movement for a new generation of women like yourself, women who are redefining the meaning of work on their own terms. Welcome to WorkParty the podcast. Where creative and entrepreneur   In Season...
  • MINISODE 12: Venus Williams Live from Vision SummitThis minisode is coming live from the first ever Create & Cultivate Vision Summit. Jaclyn Johnson and Venus Williams took to the main stage for a keynote conversation on Venus’s work for equal pay, sisterhood and the two women discussed what it...
  • Bonus Episode: You asked, we answered!This bonus episode is all about YOU! Jaclyn Johnson & Heather Records answer fan submitted questions on a range of topics from generating partnerships in the early days of your business to how much to pay yourself as a founder during year one....
  • MINISODE 11: Kendra Scott Live from the WorkParty TourWelcome to the WorkPartyTour minisodes. In this minisode we’re bringing the party to you straight from the WorkPartyTour stage with Kendra Scott. Whether you’re running the show or balancing your side hustles, stay tuned for the real-talk...
  • Collaboration over Competition with Sophia BushThe motto, the mantra, everything Create & Cultivate stands for is embedded in the message of Collaboration Over Competition. In this episode of WorkParty, Jaclyn dishes on the importance of collaborating, and how it could help all women continue...
  • MINISODE 10: Lisa Price Live from the WorkParty TourWelcome to the WorkPartyTour minisodes. In this minisode we’re bringing the party to you straight from the WorkPartyTour stage with Lisa Price, Founder of Carol’s Daughter. Whether you’re running the show or balancing your side...
  • Pitch Perfect with Barbara CorcoranNailing your company’s business pitch is one of the first things you should do to establish your new business. Every great pitch involves the what, the who, and the why behind the company. In this episode of WorkParty the podcast, Jaclyn shares how...
  • MINISODE 8: Jen Gotch Live from the WorkParty TourWelcome to the WorkPartyTour minisodes. In this minisode we’re bringing the party to you straight from the WorkPartyTour stage in Nashville with Jen Gotch, Founder of ban.do. Whether you’re running the show or balancing your side...
  • MINISODE 9: Jen Gotch Live from the WorkParty TourWelcome to the WorkPartyTour minisodes. In this minisode we’re bringing the party to you straight from the WorkPartyTour stage in Nashville with Jen Gotch, Founder of ban.do. Whether you’re running the show or balancing your side...
  • From Blog to Brand with Marianna Hewitt and Lauren GoresIn this special live episode of WorkParty the podcast, Jaclyn is joined by co-founders of , and for the Dear Media live podcast series at The Grove in Los Angeles. The three boss babes discuss the strategic phenomenon of turning a blog into a strong...
  • MINISODE 8: Deepica Mutyala Live from the WorkParty TourWelcome to the WorkPartyTour minisodes. In this minisode we’re bringing the party to you straight from the WorkPartyTour stage with Deepica Mutyala, Founder of TINTED. Whether you’re running the show or balancing your side hustles, stay...
  • Resiliency Required with Phoebe RobinsonResiliency is defined as the power or ability to return to your original form, after being bent, compressed, or broken, or the ability to recover readily from adversity.  Resiliency required is one of our WorkParty commandments because being an...
  • MINISODE 7: Emily Schuman Live from the WorkParty TourWelcome to the WorkPartyTour minisodes. In this minisode we’re bringing the party to you straight from the WorkPartyTour stage with Emily Schuman, Founder of Cupcakes and Cashmere. Whether you’re running the show or balancing your side hustles,...
  • Congrats on Your Failure with Sara BlakelyHere’s the thing, when your in it, failure feels like shit. There are no ifs ands or buts about it but hindsight is 20/20 and the truth is failure is character building. It teaches you more about yourself, your business and who you can be in the...
  • MINISODE 6: Jeni Britton Bauer Live at Create & Cultivate ChicagoWelcome to the WorkParty minisodes. In this minisode we’re giving you a taste of some of the Create & Cultivate Chicago magic with Jeni Britton Bauer, Founder of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. Whether you’re running the show or balancing your...
  • Finding Your Tribe with Kristin EssBehind every great woman are great women. Your tribe is your rock as an entrepreneur and Jaclyn knows all about this. In this episode of WorkParty the podcast, Jaclyn interviews celebrity hairstylist and founder on how she build her business dream...
  • MINISODE 5: Lauren McGoodwin Live at Create & Cultivate ChicagoWelcome to the WorkParty minisodes. In this minisode we’re giving you a taste of some of the Create & Cultivate Chicago magic with Lauren McGoodwin, Founder of Career Contessa, an online career resource for women. Whether you’re running the...
  • Paying it Forward with Kristen BellIn Workparty the book, Jaclyn talks about how women helped her build her businesses through introduction emails, recommendations and allowing her to get a foot in the door for important meetings. This is something every single one of us can do, rich,...
  • MINISODE 4: Ashley Tisdale Live at Create & Cultivate ChicagoWelcome to the WorkParty minisodes. In this minisode we’re giving you a taste of some of the Create & Cultivate Chicago magic with Ashley Tisdale, Actress, Singer and Founder of Illuminate Cosmetics Whether you’re running the show or balancing...
  • Navigating Taboo Topics with Marie ForleoAs modern working women we make negotiations on a daily basis. You know, those tough conversations like salary negotiations, diversity and inclusion initiatives (or problems), the termination or low performance of employees, dealing with criticism,...
  • MINISODE 3: Chriselle Lim Live at Create & Cultivate ChicagoWelcome to the WorkParty minisodes. In this minisode we’re giving you a taste of some of the Create & Cultivate Chicago magic with Chriselle Lim, designer of  and Founder of   Whether you’re running the show or balancing...
  • Taking Your Creativity Seriously with Rachel ZoeWhen Jaclyn Johnson first started Create & Cultivate it was a total side project. She was running her marketing and events agency at the time. As time passed and the momentum grew around Create & Cultivate, she knew she had to make a shift...
  • MINISODE 2: Whitney Port on Motherhood & WorkWelcome to the WorkParty minisodes. In this minisode we’re giving you a taste of some of the Create & Cultivate Chicago magic with Whitney Port, designer and author. Whether you’re running the show or balancing your side hustles, stay tuned...
  • Start by Starting: Getting your business off the ground with Bobbi BrownThe number one question we get at Create & Cultivate conferences and on social media is when do I start my business and how? In this episode of WorkParty the podcast, Jaclyn Johnson, CEO of Create & Cultivate, interviews professional makeup...
  • MINISODE 1: Alli Webb Live at Create & Cultivate ChicagoDescription: Welcome to the WorkParty minisodes. In this minisode we’re giving you a taste of some of the Create & Cultivate Chicago magic from front stage with Alli Webb, founder of DryBar and Jaclyn Johnson, founder and CEO of Create...
  • WorkParty TrailerPart work, Part party. WorkParty is a movement for a new generation of women like yourself, women who are redefining the meaning of work on their own terms. Welcome to WorkParty the podcast. Where creative and entrepreneurial women celebrate each...

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