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!

Episode 54: Emily Ann Peterson

At first glance, Emily’s business may seem like a niche of a niche. Given the stressors and unique mental health challenges facing entrepreneurs, I’m here for it. Through our conversation I learned so much that will...
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Episode 53: Abbie Nwaocha

Abbie’s ambition and energy took her far in business, but it also got her in trouble. What I love about her story though is how she never let imposter syndrome stop her — in fact she...
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Episode 52: Tricia Brouk

After a friend asked Tricia to direct their TED talk, she realized there was an entire world of people who needed help finding their voice. Whether you’re running your business or stepping up to the speaker’s...
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Episode 51: Whitedove Gannon

After 13 years of running a successful business with her husband (and a couple of her own side hustles, too), Whitedove decided to step out on her own. I love her approach – she’s all about...
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Episode 50 with Chrys Clay

Here’s an unpopular truth — when starting a business, most people don’t know exactly where they’re going. Chrys didn’t let the fear of the unknown stop her from finding the freedom her corporate job left her...
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Episode 49: Tracie Shroyer

You’ve just been told the business you’ve spent months and thousands of dollars building isn’t gonna work — what do you do? Tracie got excited and motivated! In a matter of days, she pivoted to create...
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Episode 48: Mícheál O’Neill

The climb to becoming the “guru” or the “go-to” can seem like an unscalable mountain. After 16 years in business and working with thousands of entrepreneurs, Mícheál  has made that climb. The key to his success?...
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Episode 47: Pauline Longdon

After struggling with (and almost losing herself to) her depression, Pauline became a woman on a mission to make her time count. When she decides to show up, she shows the hell up. Whether it’s flying...
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Episode 46: Allison Carpio

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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Episode 45: Karla Brown

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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