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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Alix Penning: Making the Best of Your Worst Day Ever

Alix taught us to be the hero of our own stories the first time they were on. This time we take a closer look at what your hero’s journey actually looks like. Turns out, it’s a...
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Fabienne Raphael: Starting Where You’re At

When you’re good at a lot of things, focusing on one thing can be a challenge. Instead of asking herself “What do I do?,” Fabienne asked, “who can I help?” That mindset shift helped her set...
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Jon Reyes: Finding Comfort in Fear

What do you do when fear stops you in your tracks? Most of us either figure it out or run – and there’s nothing wrong with that since it’s just your brain kicking into “fight or...
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Dagmar Spichale: Make a Plan and Change It

As children, we’re used to our parents telling us we can’t do something — but what if it’s your government? Growing up in Communist East Germany, Dagmar was faced with the harsh likelihood she would never...
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32 – Darren Hanser: Mental Health and Business

Literally the week everything started shutting down for COVID, Darren and I were at a conference bonding over a mutual love of grilled cheese. That led to a fascinating conversation about mental health and running a...
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31 – Tracy Friedlander: The “Just Do That” Business Model

There’s a persistent myth (that I’d really like to set on fire) that if you follow the “right steps,” you’ll find success and happiness. Screw that. Tracy followed the traditional classical musician path but after a...
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30 – Lianna Patch: Just the Right Amount of Funny

Sometimes taking something too far is the best way to get it right. After burning out with her editing business, Lianna went back to corporate. It didn’t take long for her to realize that was a...
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29 – Deepshikha Sairam: Finding Your Flow in Business

Deepshikha is a woo-guru for the modern age. She knows how to break it down into something you can actually use, hours of seated meditation not required! Besides, who doesn’t love a spiritual guide who fires...
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28 – Jody Robertson: Calm and Confident as a Pilot

Often when I’m working with an entrepreneur, they fall into the trap of ignoring their past experience because this freelancing thing feels so new and intimidating. But that past translates way more than you think –...
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27 – Csaba Borzasi: Learning Like an Expert

Don’t let the fluffy marketing fool you - the early days of entrepreneurship can be dark. Csaba followed his gut through corporate hell and nightmare clients to find success. A lot of real talk in this...
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