Welcome to the Perfête Podcast! A Lifestyle podcast focused on helping us get our act together. The truth is, adulting is hard, but we here at Perfête feel it's best tackled together. We've curated a list of truly inspiring people to share tips on how to live your best damn life. Check out a few of our episodes below.
As an appropriate start to the Perfête Podcast, Kunbi Odubogun discusses the struggle of "getting started" with something new. From a new routine, to a new business, there are so many ways you could start up this year. Kunbi breaks down her issues with getting started and how she's overcome them. Seriously guys, it's time to stop chasing perfection and LAUNCH THAT SH*T!
Tosin Durotoye, the founder of The Bloom Africa: a community for ambitious African women to connect and grow. She is passionate about women's empowerment and facilitating opportunities for women to succeed.
On this episode of the Perfete Podcast, Tosin and Kunbi talk Vision, Clarity and navigating that tricky thing called purpose. She talks taking the leap and moving to Nigeria after decades in the US. She speaks on The Bloom Africa and her dedication to creating a space for women's empowerment and the advancement of young girls.
On Episode 3 of the Perfête Podcast, Kunbi talks to Afua Osei, entrepreneur and co-founder of She Leads Africa a community for young, ambitious African women. Afua shares her entrepreneurial journey from her days as an MBA student at University of Chicago, to her move across the globe and how she turned this little idea into a globally recognized brand.
Lara Casey, CEO of Cultivate What Matters and Founder of Southern Weddings Magazine stops by the Perfête Podcast to share how she got started and her journey to discovering her purpose. From the spontaneous yet intentional start of her iconic magazine to her decision to let go of the dream after 10 years, Lara shares her heart, and tips for Chasing Slow, Letting Go and Cultivating What Matters.
After you've Gotten Started and Launched that Sh*t, what happens next? On episode 5 of the Perfete Podcast, Kunbi reflects on the 6-month journey so far, not just through the year but also as benchmark for Perfête. There's so much that goes into achieving your goals and it's important to acknowledge that .
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You know that powerful movement of Community over Competition? Yup! Change-maker Natalie Franke of the Rising Tide Society and Director of Community at Honeybook joins us on the Perfete Podcast to talk all things mobilizing your community, the pitfalls of comparison and what healthy competition looks like. Finding your tribe in an industry can be very daunting so Natalie and Kunbi talk through her journey in the creative space and how she's found herself over the years.
Are you living a purpose-centered life? Learn more about find your true purpose during this episode of The Perfete Podcast with Candice Coppola. Candice is the founder of Jubilee Events, former wedding planner, business coach, mentor and host of the Power in Purpose Podcast. Life might be calling you to do something more, that’s what purpose is really about! Are you helping and adding value to the people you serve? Candice will share how she got to where she is today as well as share sage advice about how to get sh*t going. From leading with purpose, starting a new business, to all things money, we dive deep into so many great topics.
Beauty and lifestyle influencer Dimma Umeh joins us to talk about her inspiring journey in the wellness industry. She takes us through her personal stumble into beauty blogging, the struggles she has encountered as an influencer in Nigeria and how she has built a solid brand locally and globally. Dimma also schools us on self-value and how she advocates for herself in an ever-evolving industry. She also gives tips for aspiring bloggers who are looking to make their marks in the creative space, so stop overthinking, planning and trying to predict how people are going to react. It's time to get started.
This episode originally played as part of Endometriosis Awareness Month. Today’s guest on the Perfete Podcast is Dr. Tayyaba Ahmed, a Physiatrist specializing in pelvic pain issues. She shares a plethora of knowledge about Endometriosis, including the history, symptoms, available treatments and pathways to a future cure.
On this minisode, we tackle a very common consequence of Adulting- overwhelm. We polled our listeners to find out what to when you're feeling stressed and overwhelmed AF.
Writer and Global Policy Advocate, Blessing Omakwu shares her journey as a writer, blogger and Gender Policy Evangelist. Blessing is one of those people I call "woman-goals" as she is actively working to empower, elevate and create space for the next woman. A lot of her work is around gender equality and women’s rights in the policy space. She independently advises organizations and is founder of the She Tank- a think tank focused on mindset-change. She is also a member of the Goalkeepers Advisory Board of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. During our conversation, we talk about Blessing’s passion for helping elevate women and how she has navigated her way into and around the global policy and justice communities.
On this episode of the Perfete Podcast, writer, feminist and communications strategist, Ozzy Etomi reveals the inspiration behind her writing, how she found her voice and fine-tuned her path. How the women in her life influenced and empowered her voice (some, unintentionally) and how she has chosen to speak up no matter what. We discuss everything from impostor syndrome to cancellation culture and how she handles backlash and criticism on her opinions.
Ozzy shares advice on how women can uplift themselves in personal and professional space, and what we all can learn from the younger generation of women coming behind us . This episode is a MUST listen!
New Year, same sh*t: on Episode 13, Kunbi talks 10 super easy goals she can actually do in 2020. Caution: It's very "lazy-friendly" haha so grab a drink and let's plan our 2020 together.
On episode 14 of the Perfete Podcast we have super human and self proclaimed "dreamer"- Bolanle Williams-Olley. Bolanle is the CFO of Mancini Duffy, founder of She Builds Waves, She Builds Lives and Reach Nigeria. On this episode Bolanle discusses how she landed in the built industry and her 13-year progression through it, from junior project accountant all the way to CFO. She covers such topics as discipline and scheduling, knowing how to say “no”, avoiding overwhelm, and the importance of bringing your authentic self into everything you do. This is a really great conversation on powering through and how there's a season for everything. You don't want to miss it!
On this episode of the Perfete Podcast, Designer Sugar Taylor of Sugar Taylor Co gets REAL about her background and journey to the Artist she is today. She shares a painful story of trauma as a young child and how she was able to confront the baggage to begin to move forward with her life. This is such a powerful episode and one we can all learn from.
We’re kicking off Season 2 of the Perfête Podcast with a bang! Our first guest is Cyndie Spiegel- a truth-teller, community builder and all-around badass dedicated to empowering women and motivating them to live more boldly to achieve true happiness. Cyndie is also an author, speaker and the founder of Dear Grown Ass Women™, a self-development community for women over the age of 35. In this episode, we get to hear about Cyndie’s incredible journey from a decades-long fashion career into her purpose of community- building and business strategy. She shares awesome nuggets on liberating oneself and the importance of sitting in your discomfort. We also get to hear about her amazing community- Dear Grown Ass Women and the power of living in your truth.
Destination Event Planner Fallon Carter joins us on Episode 17 to discuss her chance journey into wedding planning and her evolution through the years. Fallon is a true believer in cultivating a life that works for you not just in one aspect but in all. She shares tips on achieving balance in one's life and the importance of creating boundaries not just for yourself but for your clients as well.
On episode 18, we speak to Dr. Adanna Steinacker- digital entrepreneur, motivational speaker and female empowerment coach.
Get your notepads out and prepare for a WORD! Episode 19 of the Perfete Podcast features the incredible Emily Ley, Founder of Simplified and The Simplified Planner®. a brand of planners and organizational tools for busy women. On this episode, we discuss Emily's incredible start, the lessons she learned along her way and her advice for budding and established entrepreneurs. We also discuss in detail what it means to Grow BOLDY and chase a life that you truly want. This episode is well worth the listen. Get ready to learn!