Permission to Kick Ass Podcast

Prepare your earholes for awesome.

This show is all about freelancing and entrepreneurship (and all the fears, roadblocks, and head trash that come along with it). Join me—your host, Angie Colee—as I talk to creative entrepreneurs from all points along the journey, whether they’re just starting out or experienced industry leaders.

Interested in being a guest? Check out the manifesto and apply!

87: Heather Campbell

At the height of her corporate career, Heather got the call from her boss: I’m flying into town and we should talk. That’s how she got thrown head-first into the entrepreneurial world. She was able to...
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86: Laurie-Ann Murabito

Laurie-Ann’s path to becoming a kick-ass public speaker started with a baby step — looking people in the eyes as a painfully shy teenage clerk at the grocery store. Laurie-Ann recognized at a young age that...
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Episode 85: Behdad Jamshidi

Behdad’s business philosophy is simple: When you put good people together, great things happen. But as Behdad and I discuss today, simple doesn’t always mean easy. From making and losing business partners, letting go of control...
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Episode 84: Richard Blank

Richard wasn’t willing to compromise his dreams of creating a life he loved. He brings that same passion and dedication to his business, day in and day out. To find someone so true to their ethics...
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Episode 83: Brittany Herzberg

When the opportunity presented itself for Brittany to shift her business from massage therapy to copywriting, she took a different approach than most. She fully embraced and announced her new identity with enthusiasm (even when she...
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82: Mitali Deypurkaystha

After someone pointed out that being vegan could be a big differentiator for her biz, Mitali decided to lean in to her ethical sourcing and vegan lifestyle. She chose not to let the fear of judgment...
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Episode 81: Jude Charles

When Jude first started his business at 17, all he had were some business cards and the faith of his teacher. Turns out, that was all he needed to get started! There were plenty of tough...
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Episode 80: Vicky Quinn Fraser

There’s always plenty of talk about goals and outcomes when it comes to business, but there’s one thing not mentioned… a lot of those “success” measurements are beyond our control. That’s exactly why Vicky takes a...
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Episode 79: Alexandra Dotcheva

Once Alexandra became a nurse, she quickly realized things weren’t what she expected. Rather than get discouraged, she doubled down on educating herself and finding solutions to empower the people she served. Never compromising her value...
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78: Vivian Garcia-Tunon

You’d think of all people in a corporate environment, an HR executive would feel empowered to speak up about troubling issues on the job. Yet Vivian never felt like she could actually change the workplace without...
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