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.

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Allison Carpio: Doing it Your Own Damn Way

When Allison encountered the “Hustle Bro” and “Boss Babe” style of marketing, she really didn’t like it. Especially once she learned that a lot of those persuasion tactics are rooted in some pretty deep-seated shit that...
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Karla Brown: Creating Joy in Your Business

Amongst the goal-digging, hustle-and-grind entrepreneur culture, there’s some sage advice you don’t hear too often: take time to chill the F out. Karla is on a mission with her business to make rest a more common...
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Matt Peet: Big Risks and Big Rewards

Taking a chance and putting yourself out there is a scary experience for any business owner. When Matt approached a marketing superstar, he had a solid strategy but an even better mindset — no expectations. His...
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Jennifer Wells: The Adventure of Building a Business

Starting a business can be scary. When Jennifer started her business ten years ago, fear reared its ugly head. Rather than let it stop her, she asked, “how can I get around this?” and learned to...
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Ross O’Lochlainn: Failing Your Way Forward

Before Ross left his engineering job, he had a plan and a deadline — which gave his subconscious plenty of time to let fear work its magic. Finding himself unemployable in a foreign country, Ross had...
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Jimmy Parent: Putting the “You” in Unique

Jimmy takes over? In an interesting twist, this episode kicks off with Jimmy interviewing me...on my own damn podcast?! Things just kept weirder from there. Whoopee cushions, freak flags and giant pies… who knows what will...
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Chima Mmeje: Learning to Trust Your Gut

If you’ve been in the entrepreneurial space for any amount of time, you’re probably familiar with “$10k a month” and “$100k a year”. Those numbers are thrown around so often it’s easy to feel pressured to...
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Brook McCarthy: Figure It Out on the Fly

After realizing her heart wasn’t in her fallback career and getting her self-esteem stomped by her then-dream job, Brook fled to Southeast Asia. She returned with the skills and right amount of confidence to start her...
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Christy Goldfeder: Do It Before You’re Ready

When heartache knocks on your door, sometimes the best thing you can do is pack your bags and get the hell out of dodge. That’s what Christy and I both did. In pre-Pandemic times, Christy set...
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Sandi MarLisa: Owning Your Greatness

If you’re a creative, you can’t be good at business and make a living. Sandi’s waving a big red BS flag on that crap. After losing her magic in the drudgery of everyday life, she rediscovered...
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