Spotlight On Ewomennetwork



Join Phyllis Smith as she spans the vast resources of eWomenNetwork members and world-class thought leaders to cover topics every woman entrepreneur needs to know to succeed in business and life. As a former television network News Producer for NBC News, the Today show, CBS News, ABC News, Radio Host and News Reporter for CBS Radio, Phyllis knows how to get to the heart of topics that are sometimes difficult to talk about but can change your life in the long run.


  • Million Dollar Business Podcast Episode - 03: Interview with Mahisha Dellinger

    18/01/2019 Duration: 52min

    Briana Dai Interviews Mahisha Dellinger on The Million Dollar Women Podcast.Mahisha Dellinger is an entrepreneur, author and TV host. She is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of CURLS, a natural hair care brand founded in 2002. She is the author of Against All Odds: From the Projects to the Penthouse. Dellinger hosts Mind Your Business with Mahisha on OWN, which debuted in August 2018.

  • Million Dollar Business Podcast Episode -02: Interview with D’Andra Simmons

    04/01/2019 Duration: 59min

    Briana Dai with the Million Dollar Women Podcast Interviews D’Andra Simmons.D’Andra Simmons is a pioneering businesswoman and skin care expert who’s spent more than 20 years in the nutritional and beauty industry. She’s the founder/CEO of the skin care line Hard Night Good Morning and CEO/owner of Ultimate Living International Inc. She’s also the star of the hit Bravo series, The Real Housewives of Dallas.

  • Million Dollar Business Podcast Episode -1: Interview with Sandra Yancey

    11/10/2018 Duration: 51min

    Brian Dai Interviews Sandra Yancey:Sandra Yancey is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning, entrepreneur, Founder & CEO of eWomenNetwork, five-time #1 best-selling author, Life & Business Transformation Expert for the Emmy award winning TV show The DOCTORS, Producer of the critically acclaimed movie titled The GLOW Project and philanthropist. Sandra left her successful Fortune 500 corporate career to launch eWomenNetwork in 2000. Two years into her business she was on the verge of bankruptcy and ready to close her doors. Not one to give up, she found her grit and today leads one of the most successful multimillion-dollar women’s business networks in North America. With over 500,000 women business owners connected through 118 chapters, eWomenNetwork produces nearly 1,500 events annually, as well as the Premier International Women’s Entrepreneur Conference in North America. Recognized by CNN as an American Hero, the eWomenNetwork Foundation has awarded cash grants to 115 non-profits and 167 scholar

  • A Story of Overcoming and Beating the Odds!

    10/08/2018 Duration: 30min

    Hello and welcome to Spotlight on eWomenNetwork where we feature members of eWomenNetwork who have a story of transformation to tell and wisdom to share. By all medical accounts, my guest today shouldn’t be here. Born 3 months early in 1976, she was given 24 hours to live. That was only the beginning of her struggles as she severely bullied in school and diagnosed as a slow learner and endured an emotionally abusive relationship. Today she suffers from high functioning anxiety and PTSD, but helps other girls overcomes similar challenges she faced, so they can grow up with confidence and believing in their power.

  • Glowing Up: The Business of Personal Image & Self Esteem

    05/07/2018 Duration: 32min

    Cyndy Porter grew describing herself as "ugly" and "stupid". After she struck gold and was able to retire at 38, she began her own business with the goal of making other women feel beautiful. With her branding and sales experience, Cyndy is now and image and stylist expert with a thriving business.

  • How Entrepreneurship Liberated One Woman From Abuse

    20/06/2018 Duration: 34min

    Tanya Targett began her career as one of Australia’s most successful investigative journalists. After she lost everything at the hands of an abusive husband, she used her background to build a successful publicity business within months of achieving her independence. Now, Tanya shares her story to empower other women to take charge of their lives.

  • How A Symbolic Doodle Becomes a Business and a Movement

    06/06/2018 Duration: 35min

    Symbols have helped humanity communicate and connect for thousands of years. Dane Short and his family have found a way to capture any message at any time through the power of a single unified symbol. Using a doodle Dane’s mom created, his business, Zymbol, now helps people all over the world send healing messages and positive affirmations through jewelry.

  • An Entrepreneur's Quest to Cure Cancer One Cleaner at a Time

    24/05/2018 Duration: 33min

    There are events that often occur that change the course of our lives. Some are good, and some are traumatic. In the case of Lorelei Snider, her father’s death to cancer spawned a new mission and subsequently a new business for herself. Now, Loralei's business, NaturCleen, is changing the way we clean our homes with her homemade eco-friendly, plant-based home care and cleaning supplies.

  • The Truth about Alcoholism & How to Succeed in Life

    11/05/2018 Duration: 30min

    Alcoholism is a nasty disease. It takes hold of you and robs you of any common sense and often thrusts you into a path of destruction. There are many rehab programs out there and one that is most common is Alcoholics Anonymous or AA. AA is a 12-step program with the basic principle that you surrender to God and that you are then rendered powerless to the disease.My guest featured today on Spotlight on eWomenNetwork turns all of that on it's ear. Teresa Rodden is a generational alcoholic who went the traditional route of AA and she was told that she was on a pink cloud and one day she’ll come crashing down. Well, that didn’t sit right with Teresa and she decided she was going to hop on that big pink cloud and trail blaze a new concept for curing alcoholism called, "HOPE," which stands for Having Other Possibilities to Explore. Teresa is the author of Wholly Sober, How I Stopped Thinking About Drinking and Started Loving My Life.  She helps you understand what it’s like to be an alcoholic, why these traditional

  • How to Use Your Intuition to Succeed in Business and Life

    19/04/2018 Duration: 29min

    On this episode of Spotlight on eWomenNetwork - Terrie Christine thought she was doing the right thing in her 14 year marriage by sacrificing herself for her husband. She believed that sacrifice meant love. But, as she describes, her love was not reciprocated in the same way. One night at 3am while she lay on the floor in her bathroom wanting her life to end, a voice appeared inside her head that changed everything. Terrie Christine is an Intuitive Life Coach who took her transformative story and turned it into a business helping others work through their limiting beliefs. Tune in and learn what you can start doing today to get past your demons and thrive like you deserve. 

  • Beating the Odds in Business & Life with Faith, Grit & Positivity

    04/04/2018 Duration: 28min

    On this episode of Spotlight on eWomenNetwork - Andrea Whitley recently took over a Christian-based apparel company called Blessed Attire with little knowledge of running a business. On top of that she has a genetic disorder called, "Ehlers-Danlos Syndrom," that left her at birth without connective tissue, called collagen, in her body to hold her joints together. This causes her joints to dislocate regularly, which impacts every day of her life as a business-owner and a mother. With determination, a positive attitude and a lot of help, Andrea's business is taking off while some items are selling like hotcakes. Watch the video at or listen to the podcast of this inspiring young woman who has taken on this difficult challenge with a smile and a lot of grit and a dream of making the world a happier place. 

  • How to Plan Your Financial Success After Divorce

    21/03/2018 Duration: 32min

    On this episode of Spotlight on eWomenNetwork, Kathy Costas begins her story of divorce from the kitchen floor of her home where she lay after her now ex-husband had choked her until she passed out. He had never been violent in the 19 years they had been married, but once he knew she was done with the marriage he became desperate and physically violent. At the time she was only working part time and had 3 kids age 8,11 and 13. She eventually got a lifetime restraining order, full custody of the kids and survived a 6 year "soup to nuts" divorce. After that horrific experience, Kathy made it her mission to become a trusted adviser for women going through a divorc. She is now one of only 2000 Certified Divorce Financial Analysts - a certification that qualifies her more than an attorney to provide financial planning advice.

  • How to Profit with Kindness and Become a Top Influencer

    07/03/2018 Duration: 35min

    On this episode of Spotlight on eWomenNetwork, Master Publicity Strategist, Author and International Speaker, Jill Lublin, talks about kindness and how to become an influencer who attracts media attention.  Before creating a successful PR business, Jill had a tragic accident that put her in a wheelchair and a year of rehab. The whole incident changed the way she looked at publicity and the messaging around it. You'll learn all about that and get some tips on how to create a great message as well. She wrote and co-wrote several best-selling books on the topic including her latest The Profit of Kindness. 

  • Stop Being the "Nice Girl" and Be a True Leader

    22/02/2018 Duration: 42min

    On the Spotlight on eWomenNetwork Podcast, Dr. Dorothy's personal story is one from which movies are made. She was orphaned at birth as an illegitimate child of an Irish Catholic woman, re-adopted by her birth-mother’s abusive husband at age 3 and forced to stay outside all day in the backyard of the projects of her Boston home. But despite the horrors of her beginning, Dr. Dorothy’s journey led her to great achievements as a world traveler, licensed therapist and entrepreneur and pioneer in integrative medicine among other things. She shares her story of triumph and what women must do to stop being the nice girl and be a true leader.

  • The 3 "L" Formula for Living Your Ultimate Fulfilling Life

    31/01/2018 Duration: 34min

    On the Spotlight on eWomenNetwork Podcast, Wendy Darling takes you on a journey from a freak accident that cost her everything, including custody of her then 4 1/2 year old son, to living her ultimate fulfilling life now. Her own use of the 3 "L" formula is the backbone of her own work to self-discovery and the cornerstone of her how she helps others follow her path.  Excerpt from my interview with Wendy Darling: "I passed out and fell over a ledge. I fell over 25 feet, and the good news in some ways is I landed on my right leg. My right leg was shattered. I had multiple surgeries and didn’t know for about 11 months if I would walk again. My back was broken and then I was later diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. I was in the hospital, it was around the 4-week mark, my former husband chose that time to say he no longer wanted to be married, and he was awarded full custody of our son who was only 4 ½ at the time. That’s really when I broke into a whole lot of pieces, because there were a lot of things I e

  • 3 Simple No-Cost Steps to Boost Visibility & Your Business

    09/01/2018 Duration: 32min

    On the Spotlight on eWomenNetwork Podcast, Kathleen Gage shares her amazing story of transformation from a down-and-out drug addict to best-selling author and marathon runner at the age of 61! Kathleen is a visibility expert who will offer 3 simple, no-cost steps to boost visibility and your business. Also learn how to find the hidden opportunities for developing your client base and why women tend to hold themselves back from success. 

  • What Skiing & Teaching Taught Me About Running a Business

    20/12/2017 Duration: 33min

    eWomenNetwork 2017 Managing Director of the Year with the Colorado Springs chapter, Julie Davis, shares how teaching high school English in Yuma, Arizona, and being a nationally ranked ski racer taught her about running a business and maximizing productivity. Here's a excerpt from the interview:Julie Davis: "I grew up in a very affluent ski town in Colorado and went to a very affluent college. I had never really experienced a poor place, and to move down to Yuma where we’re 22 miles from Mexico, we were 5 miles from the border of California, and be thrown into a school where the books were probably close to 20 years old. There were no teacher editions. Where you write your name in the textbook, it was like those lines, plus the end of the page, plus flip the page and then they were all down the back of the page. So, I got to work. I mean what do you do?Watch the video of the interview with Julie Davis and/or read the transcript at:

  • 3 Ways to Turn Your Beat-Downs Into Success

    06/12/2017 Duration: 33min

    eWomenNetwork member and Managing Director of the eWomenNetwork North Dallas Chapter, Gens Johnson, shares her 3 tips and so much more on how to overcome the beat-downs that life throws at you and turn them into success. Gens is the Re-Imagine Specialist who takes you through her own re-imagined story of being a broke, a single mother of three and what she did to become successful in her own life."The only limitations we have on ourselves are the ones that are self-imposed" - Gens Johnson

  • 3 tips to Get Your Ideas Out of Your Head and Into Action

    21/11/2017 Duration: 29min

    Do you have a million ideas that are stuck in your head? Or do you have that one brilliant idea, but you just don't know how to even begin to bring it to life? Join me as I tap into the wisdom of The Idea Implementation Expert, Sylvia Henderson, as she shares her tips on how to get your ideas out of your head, communicated to the world and into action. Sylvia's experience in the no-nonsense corporate world is the foundation she uses to help you get unstuck and pursue your ideas with a strategy to make it happen. You will walk away with 3 simple tools to help you get started on implementating your ideas right away. Join us! The world is waiting for you. 

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