Female emPOWERED

A podcast for female fitness & wellness professionals like YOU

I'm Christa Gurka, accidental entrepreneur turned CEO of a multi million dollar health and wellness business. Listen to episodes to hear expert insights and real conversations about what it means to show up, thrive, and — of course — get paid.

 

 You'll learn what works, what doesn’t, and what REALLY happens behind the scenes of a client-based business. All so you can take away advice and actionable steps that help you become a more successful and confident business owner — on your own terms.

 

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Interested in being a guest? Email me at [email protected]ilatesinthegrove.com

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! I interviewed Genevieve Pepin for this episode of #FemaleFounder and we talked mainly about how to achieve more by doing less.

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Here is another episode of Female emPOWERED! I talked to Katie Santos for this week’s episode of #FemaleFounder. We shared about what you need to know about Human Resources to run a sustainable and legal boutique fitness and wellness business.

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! Today, I wanted to share with you how you can navigate a slow season in your boutique.

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! I talked to Boutique Fitness Broker Mitch McGinley for this week’s episode. We will be sharing about how to prime your business for sale in this podcast.

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It’s Tuesday, Female emPOWERED listeners! Which means it’s time for another episode with a very special guest for #FemaleFounder – Surabhi Vietch.

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Happy Tuesday, Female emPOWERED listeners! What we're going to talk about today is how to successfully transition an employee into a leadership or managerial role with one of our core member in Pilates in the Grove, Kelly Montgomery.

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! Today, I wanted to share with you some of the things I've learned from the summit I attended last April.

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! A lot of people are struggling in tracking their metrics, and believe me it doesn’t have to be that complicated.

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! Studies have found that while 44% of companies prioritize acquisition, only 18% focus on retention. Those stats are striking when you consider the fact that increasing customer retention by a mere 5% can boost profit by as much as 95%.

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Happy Tuesday, Female emPOWERED listeners! My Female Founders guest this week is Elva Li, a luxury branding coach, creative director, and speaker who helps her clients create a luxury brand so they can attract high-end clients, increase their influence, impact, and income. 

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! Over the past year, roughly 33 million Americans have turned the job market on its head with the Great Resignation.

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It’s Friday, Female emPOWERED listeners, which means it’s for another episode! Today Sharon Beason joins me as our guest.

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED!  Some businesses have peak periods when their services and products are in high demand.

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It’s Friday, Female emPOWERED listeners! Which means it’s time for another episode with a very special guest for Female Founder – Laura Munkholm.

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED!  A lot has changed over the last couple of years in health, wellness, and fitness. 

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You are in for a treat, Female emPOWERED listeners! It’s time for another episode with a very special guest, Joshua Mendez, our very own COO and CFO here at Pilates in the Grove!

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! What I’m going to talk about today is how having access to more than one source of income protects your business for greater stability and security, and how beneficial it is in terms of deepening customer relationship. 

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! Today’s just a real quick episode about the 3 stress free ways to say NO without feeling guilty.

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! What I am going to go over today is the quarterly review that I do with my company and what we do with our businesses and our beyond the movement inner circle.

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It’s Friday, Female emPOWERED listeners! Which means it’s time for another episode with a very special guest for #FemaleFriday – Claire Pelletreau. We connected after I listened to her podcast, The Get Paid Podcast, and realized we also have several mutual friends.

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! Today we are going to talk about the dysfunctions in your team and what you can do about it. According to writer Patrick Lencioni, there are 5 basic dysfunctions that teams commonly struggle with. Tune in!

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Happy Friday, Female emPOWERED listeners! My #FemaleFriday guest this week is Sarah Dupree, a commercial photographer based in Southern California. Sarah started her career in the advertising industry 17 years ago working for large agencies, but ultimately found herself in the marketing world as a commercial and brand photographer. 

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED!  What do women do better than others? Creating relationships, support and concern for others. That is where taking a more feminine based approach to your business comes in. If you are someone that is looking to grow your business beyond yourself, this episode is for you!

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Happy Friday, Female emPOWERED listeners! My #FemaleFridays guest this week is Latasha Doyle, one of my absolute favorite people on the planet. My copywriter, content creator, and so much more, Latasha keeps me grounded and walking in the right direction.

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! Today we’re going to talk about what’s required of you to move from being a service provider to a leader, which basically means managing, empowering, and inspiring other people on your team. If this is something you’re interested to listen to, stay tuned on today’s podcast!

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Happy Friday, Female emPOWERED listeners! My #FemaleFriday guest this week is Dr. Aracelly Latino-Feliz, PT, DPT, SFMA.

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! Today’s episode is mainly about what most business owners that I know or speak to, when I coach or when I work struggle with. If you are someone that is looking to grow your business beyond yourself and you really want to have that freedom where you can take days off or a week, this episode is for you!

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! Today, I’m going to talk about what success looks like and what it really means to be successful because I feel that there is a ton of misinformation out there right now that needs to be addressed and be solved. So, if you are interested in today’s topic, stay tuned on today’s podcast! 

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Welcome back to another episode of Female emPOWERED! Today we're going to talk about what's required of you to surpass $300,000 revenue in your business and a couple of phases in business that you have to go through in order to achieve success.

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Happy Friday, Female emPOWERED listeners! My #FemaleFriday guest this week is Shante Cofield, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1. This is part two of our conversation, as we decided to break it up because it was so rich and full of incredible content!

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