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Hi! I'm Gervase Kolmos, Intuitive Mindset Coach, + Hypnotherapist, serial community builder and mamma of 3 littles. This is the Champagne Society - a filter-free space for women to have deep, deep, conversations about the mess of being part human/part goddess while reaching for more. Pour yourself a drink and pop in those headphones because I have a potty mouth. As my 4 year old says "Let's talk about important things."
 
This podcast is a seasonal, daily show hosted by Nicole Holland of the Business Building Rockstars Show podcast. Season 1 runs from Sept 1st to Nov 30th and is a behind-the-scenes look at the execution and planning that goes into creating an internationally attended online event for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and folks looking to start a business of their own to create the lifestyle they’ve always dreamed of.
 
Beth Anne from brilliantbusinessmoms.com interviews mom entrepreneurs who are succeeding in online business. Mom bloggers, Etsy shop owners, Shopify store owners, designers, authors, and course creators are just a few of the creatively brilliant moms featured here. This podcast is all about practical advice from work-at-home moms who are getting things done in the margins - just like you! We're not about big names or fancy accolades here, but instead celebrating big and little wins from momp ...
 
We are women who are reinventing ourselves. We're doing the work of multiple generations. We're the women moving our families, friends, companies and communities forward. We're tackling our stories and asking hard questions about what we believe. This isn't just another show on the top 5 ways to achieve your goals or tips solely from the super successful. No! Each conversation invites you Into the lives of badass, everyday people who are in tenacious pursuit of their best life.Whether you’ve ...
 
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Over the past few years, I’ve learned a lot about how to structure my days, weeks, months, and even years in a way that benefits my business the most. One of the hardest lessons to learn was how to step away for a moment and give myself some space! If you’ve been listening to the podcast for a while, you’ve heard me talk about CEO time before. Toda…
 
On this episode of The Champagne Society, Gervase sits down with entrepreneur and friend Leva Nowroozyani Bonaparte to discuss life as a mom, a woman, and a reality tv star. They uncover the role of joy in different facets of life and the power of following your daydream. Listen in for some eye-opening life strategies on how to trust your intuition…
 
On this solo episode of the podcast, Gervase shares a personal story from that time she and her hubby got in a fight late at night and she was up stewing about it until she journaled it out and had the profound realization of the unconscious trigger from a childhood wound she was bringing into her marriage . . . unnecessarily. Listen in to hear how…
 
Today, I’m sitting down with Nathalie Amlani, Brand Strategist and Photographer. Some of you might remember Nathalie from the early days of this podcast! She was one of my first coaching clients, and one of the first guests I ever invited to speak here. Since then, she’s gone from hours of practicing swaddling newborns to a successful thought leade…
 
Want a peek behind the curtain of Gervase’s life and biz? In this solo episode, G shares what her mom/work life balance looks like and how she navigates the constant chaos of 3 small children outside her office door 24/7 for the past 15 months working from home. She also shares how she aligns her values and desires as a mother, woman and entreprene…
 
This week, I’m sitting down with Jennifer Hazan, Mamas & Co. member and founder of Cam & Leo’s Emotion School. Jenny started with the Mamas & Co. community with just an idea and the drive to get it done. 6 months on, she’s created a rock-solid business plan, trademarked everything she needs, and is beginning testing. How is she moving so fast? In J…
 
Most of the mamas who come to me for coaching either have specific goals in mind, or we make them together. Big goals are great, but the ones that have the most impact are ones that measure the gradual progress of the business. How do we continue progressing? Through accountability. Sometimes, accountability can sound like a buzzword that doesn’t m…
 
One day Colleen Nichols (mom of 3) realized she was ready to just own it. “It” being her excitement about making extra cash with a Rodan and Fields business and also being her hilarious self on the internet. And—shocking—she’s crushing it. Now she’s a “Direct Sales Disruptor” and trains women who want to “build a business like a normal human and no…
 
Listen in this week as I chat with a few of the wonderful women from the Spring A-Players session about how to package and price your offers! I sit down with Jama, Susanne, Rachel, and Dimple as we go over how we strategize packages and pricing in our A-Players meetings. So often, it’s easy to fall into the trap of trying to create packages that ap…
 
On this episode of The Champagne Society, we interview Jessie Lipscomb (aka “Momma Lips” on IG) about her life as a mom of (almost) three under 4 and her relatable and fascinating two-year journey since receiving her son’s autism diagnosis. G follows her natural curiosity and Jessie generously shares a painful experience from her past that gave her…
 
The cheerleaders in our lives are so special! From the past year, we know how important it is to have people you can depend on around you. On this week’s podcast episode, I want to talk about how we can use that same type of support in business. You’ll see – having some business besties is something you can’t do without! I’ll teach you where to fin…
 
On this week’s episode, I chat with Nicole de Larzac, product business coach extraordinaire! With over 20 years of marketing and consulting experience, Nicole has a wealth of information to share on getting your business where you want it to be. She’s who you want in your corner when you’re launching or scaling your product-based business! Over the…
 
Angel Roberts loves what she does and she reverse-engineered her dreams to get it. Twice. Listen in as she shares her fascinating life story, first as an Emmy-winning costume designer on That 70s Show, living in Los Angeles for 10 years, and again as a mama of two living her self-proclaimed suburban dream on Daniel Island, SC as the “Queen of Peace…
 
Tuning into our bodies is a life-saving, life-giving practice. Our bodies have precious wisdom to share with us, but in a culture that teaches us to ignore those messages, how do we get back to our bodies and learn to listen to the insight that they have to share with us?In the latest installment of my Money Memoirs series, I had the opportunity to…
 
This week, I’ll be sharing a talk I did at Mamacon 2020 with you. It’s great listen for you if you’ve been feeling like something – in your life, in your business – needs a change. We’re going to do some exercises together to create a plan for what you want to become reality. We’re talking what you need from your customers, how to focus in on your …
 
On this solo episode of the podcast, Gervase gives you some tough love and lights a fire under your a**, reminding you that being a woman in 2021 is a privilege in itself, and it’s your responsibility to claim your worthiness as a modern woman—especially if you’re a mother. Oh, and also what suffering has to do with any of this, or—shall we say—all…
 
Have you ever considered just starting from scratch? Ditching your current blog and heading in a new direction? A combination of factors led Heather O’Donell of Happy Humble Home to do just that. The pandemic and a tricky pregnancy forced Heather to pause her blogging business. When she came back six months later, she decided to use her experience …
 
How do we deal with rejection? When you’re selling someone else’s product, it doesn’t seem so bad to hear a “no”. It’s a different story when it’s your own product or service – it feels like they’re saying “no” to you, personally! If you take away one thing from this week’s episode, it would be this: a “no” is not a “no” to you. There’s no way for …
 
Juliana sits on a tropical beach in Thailand, looking up and asks God, “what’s wrong with me?” On this episode of The Champagne Society Podcast, we explore what God answered back. Julianna felt called to a life of travel and self-exploration, yet always found herself—in her words—“in a perpetual state of discontent.” Then she unexpectedly found her…
 
Laura Butler is an Accredited Health and Habit Change Coach supporting ambitious women to gain clarity, confidence and control around food, making the path to optimum health pleasurable. Founder of The Women's Health Transformation Academy, she is also an author, speaker and mom of 2. In this episode, G and Laura talk about: -The juggle between mom…
 
We’ve all been there – when starting out in business, it feels like all work is good work! And in some ways, it might be, but there’s a catch many of us are pretty familiar with, burnout. 😰 Saying ‘yes’ to everything is a pattern that is much too easy to fall into. Jordan Gill, Operations Consultant, is familiar with the feeling! Before finding her…
 
Today, I have the pleasure of introducing you to Wendy Allegaert, a Health Insurance Advocate who specializes in Medicare. She loves to study all things insurance, so you can ask her about Obama Care, the positives changes the Biden administration has already put into place or meet with her to brainstorm health insurance strategies. Wendy has also …
 
Today we are talking about all things writing, book marketing, and strategy with author Brittany Ann. Brittany’s latest book is Fall in Love with God’s Word: Practical Strategies for Busy Women. This is her first traditionally published book but she also has several self-published books as well. Brittany loves marketing and has found several strate…
 
"Quitters never win, and winners never quit!" "JUST DO IT" "You're not lovable until you're successful" Any of those statements resonate with you? Do you struggle to deliver less than exceptional in all areas of life? Do you let your own desires slip away while chasing everyone else's goals? Don't get us wrong -- we're high achievers too. But there…
 
If you’ve ever considered getting into Tiktok, Samantha Vlasceanu is the expert you want in your corner! This week, we chat about everything you need to know to get started on the app. ✅ Samantha wants you to know: your demographic is on Tiktok! Despite its reputation as the app for teens, 30-40% of the app are users over 30. 💁🏻‍♀️ Using TikTok, Sa…
 
Does talking about money stress you out? If so, you’re not alone! Many (in fact, I’d say most) women struggle with accepting and promoting their value monetarily. That’s why, this week, we’re chatting with Amber Lilyestrom – Branding Strategist, Business Coach, and Published Author – about your money mindset. Amber has some great insights on how to…
 
If you’re a busy business mama, then I’m sure you know all about having a million things to keep track of for your business (and your personal life too!). Maia Xiong of the Business Mom Collective started using Trello to keep her own business organized but soon realized she could help other busy business moms too and The Mompreneur System with Trel…
 
WTF is Human Design, anyway? Oh just one of THE primary tools I’ve used to rocket ship my business, next-level my mindset and develop unwavering trust in my intuition and energy. But WTF is energy, anyway? Okay - well as you can see we’re down a rabbit hole here, but keep an open mind and meet my mastermind sister, Corinne Mickler Kaye as she helps…
 
In this week’s episode, I’m giving you a sneak peek of my book, Building a Joyful Business. I’ll be reading Chapter Three: Your Joyful Customer. In this chapter, I dive deep into the mistakes a lot of women make when they’re starting out on their business journey. We discuss how to spot red flags and discover your dream clients, who are ready to in…
 
This week, I sit down with Mindy Applebaum, Founder and CEO of Luxury Move Management to discuss how to really become the CEO of your business – and act like it! Mindy runs an organization that takes over all of the logistics of moving, from packing and unpacking, cleaning services, to selling furniture. We met on March 13, 2020 – the day the world…
 
Let’s set the stage. Adopting twins, 5 year old daughter, a thriving career, navigating 9th move... Listen in on an interview with Social Media Expert and Entrepreneur, Erin Phillips, where we get into it all! Erin is the founder and CEO of Pinckney Palm, a social media agency that works with CEOs and businesses who market to women 25 to 55 on soci…
 
You probably already know that having a dedicated sales page helps increase your sales. You can go in-depth about your product there, telling all about its features and benefits. But is your sales page working as well as it can? Would you like to have more conversions? More sales? Over the years I have discovered a few secrets that can bring an ord…
 
This week, I look back over the highs and lows of the incredible experience of writing my book, Building a Joyful Business. I talk about why I decided to write the book, the challenges I faced in getting there, and how I went about the journey of getting it published. Throughout my career, the most heartbreaking thing I’ve seen is women who have lo…
 
Pratima Aravabhoomi of Craft Street Design has always been inspired and encouraged by printed quotes in her home and after a particularly hard time in her life decided to build a business to share the transformative power of words to spread kindness and love. She started out selling her prints in person at small local yoga shops but knew that she n…
 
I am so excited to introduce you to my guest on this week’s episode! Sonia Thompson is an incredible customer experience strategist and consultant. She’s been in the position to examine the way that businesses are leaving some customers behind in their marketing and customer experience services and has been a strong voice for diversity in marketing…
 
The old paradigm of "mean girls," competition, jealousy and back-stabbing is ending. Covid has kind of made it non-negotiable to take our friendships to the next level or let them go entirely, but most women haven't actually been taught HOW to do this. Until now (drum roll) . . . In this episode, I'm interviewing a very close friend of mine who not…
 
In this week’s episode, I talk to Robyn Vanpee about how to boost your social media strategies. We run down the Top 5 social media strategies to utilize in 2021: 1. Social Listening Your followers are your greatest source of inspiration. You know that – let them know it! Listening to your audience is the greatest way to boost interaction on your ch…
 
Whenever I find myself running around in circles and not making any progress, it’s usually because I haven’t focused in on a specific goal, or I’m giving my energy towards the wrong things. And I bet the same thing has happened to you! This week, I talk about how focus can either jump start our progress or be the main obstacle in achieving it. In o…
 
Rachel Fairchild of This Crafty Home started her blog as a hobby but decided to grow it into a business after having children. It took her awhile to find her niche but now she is growing her business with Freezer Meal products. You won’t want to miss how she found her passion and then grew her audience using Facebook Ads. Find the full show notes f…
 
Emily Edwards came across Mamas & Co. after having been rejected by those in her local community for vocalizing her anti-racist beliefs. As it turns out, networking with people not only local to her, but all over Canada and even North America, was the best thing she could have done! In this week’s episode, Emily and I discuss how finding a network …
 
Quitting my full-time sales job was never a perfect, or linear, process. It took me about six months from making the decision to quit to my last day in the office. This week, we’ll talk about how I made that commitment, created my exit plan, and stuck to it! I felt so much fear around quitting my job. As someone who values security, that fear could…
 
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