Episodes
In this week's Wine Down Wednesday, Suneera shares what she believes are the top six things holding us back from showing up as the best and most authentic version of ourselves as leaders and why we should be quitting them today. Follow @ceoschool on Instagram for inspiration and exclusive behind-the-scenes you won’t find anywhere else. This episode is sponsored by The Club, a Quarterly box and monthly digital community to help you level up in leadership and life. Learn more today at...
Published 08/17/22
Published 08/17/22
In today's episode, you'll hear from Alyse Quinn, co-founder of Big Vision, recognized as Orlando Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, Women Who Mean Business Award, and by i4 Business Magazine for the Emerging Leader Award.  Alyse shares her exit from corporate and launching Big Vision after years of working for others and why you should learn under other entrepreneurs first if you want to start your own company. You'll hear about the challenging first years of business - making wise financial...
Published 08/15/22
n this week's Wine Down Wednesday, Suneera shares the importance of big vision planning and identifying your quarterly goals and needle movers. You'll hear why you should be breaking down your goals into smaller milestones so your brain can know it’s achievable, and make sure you have the right people around you in your personal life and tell them about your goals to cheer you on and support you. Suneera talks about the impact of finding a tribe of like-minded people to surround yourself with...
Published 08/10/22
In today's episode, you'll hear from Helen Martinez, attorney, serial entrepreneur, and founder of WKND WYFR. Helen shares how she combined her multiple passions for law, design, and business to pave the way for her serial entrepreneurial journey. You'll learn the steps Helen took to self-fund a software product, her experience selling the company before it hit the market, and a beautiful, colossal fast failure that helped Helen hone in on her genius and make room to explore real estate...
Published 08/08/22
In this week's Wine Down Wednesday, Suneera shares what a 1:1 is, why it's essential, and how to have an effective 1:1. Whether you are a professional with a few direct reports, a CEO with a large team, or a solopreneur with a couple of contractors, you'll learn why effective 1:1s are beneficial to driving business results. Suneera shares why it is our job as leaders to check in, ensure the team is healthy and strong, and provide them the support they need. Follow @ceoschool on Instagram for...
Published 08/03/22
In today's episode, you'll hear from Kay Rawlins, founder and owner of the Orlando City Soccer Club. Kay shares her path of getting two college degrees at age 31, moving from England to America, the challenges she faced to start the soccer club in Austin, TX and her ultimate move to Orlando. You'll learn how she built a raving fan base for the Orlando City Soccer Club and how her team used grassroot marketing techniques to create a vision the community rallies around. Kay shares how she uses...
Published 08/01/22
Stax, formerly Fattmerchant, is consistently featured on Inc.’s Best Workplaces, one of Suneera’s proudest accomplishments. Today’s Wine Down Wednesday episide features a throwback of Suneera sharing how she established mission-centric values that have led to building a culture that drives business success with over 300 employees. Join us for the exclusive CEO School Conference September 16-18, 2022: Register Today: www.nothingbadhappens.com Follow @ceoschool on Instagram for inspiration...
Published 07/27/22
On today’s episode Suneera shares her conversation with the OG Girlboss, serial entrepreneur and New York Times Bestselling Author  Sophia Amoruso.  Over the past 16 years, she has built big companies and failed hard on the grand public stage. Sophia Amoruso founded Nasty Gal, a women's fashion retailer, which went on to be named one of "the fastest growing companies" by Inc. Magazine. In 2016, she was named one of the richest self-made women in the world by Forbes. In 2017 Amoruso founded...
Published 07/25/22
Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesdays. This week, Suneera shares a recent poll she asked on IG stories about mom guilt. The overwhelming response? We all feel it. In this episode, you'll learn how mom guilt is physiologically wired into our brains because society, since the Neanderthal times to today, identifies mothers as the ones responsible for the nurturing of children. Suneera shares her personal experience with mom guilt while she grew her technology company, and the importance of...
Published 07/20/22
How do we reach success that doesn't just look and sound good, but actually feels good? In this final conversation of our Summit Series, Suneera welcomes CEO and Best-Selling Author, Jenna Kutcher for a conversation where they discuss being empowered to show up as your whole self, developing into the leader you are called to be, setting boundaries and taking back the definition of success for your own life. Jenna Kutcher is a born-and-raised Minnesota wife, mother, and entrepreneur who aims...
Published 07/18/22
What are the key components of a successful launch? In this episode we will be learning from the Launch Queen herself, Laura Phillips, founder of Love to Launch and responsible for multiple 7-figure launches for some of the industry's top leaders. As a 20-year-old single mom of two, Laura Phillips set out to build the most amazing life she could possibly have for her family. She had a thriving career as a designer, both working for an agency and on her own, but found herself trapped in a...
Published 07/13/22
In today’s episode Suneera shares her conversation with CEO of Built To Impact and expert personal branding strategist, Maya Elious on how to lean into your value and charge your worth.Suneera and Maya also discuss what it takes to show up as an authentic leader and the challenges of scaling from founder to CEO. Maya Elious is a personal branding strategist and the CEO of Built To Impact, a coaching and consulting company that helps faith-based female entrepreneurs build a high-end coaching...
Published 07/11/22
After fundraising $245 million series D with a $1 billion valuation and reaching unicorn status, leading a business with over $100 million in revenue, hosting a top 100 podcast, launching my first course, leading in person retreats, being wife and mommy to my precious girls... this year alone.. I am ready for a much deserved break.  In this solo episode I am letting you in on all the details of why I am ready for a season of slow and taking a break to fill my cup. Join us for the exclusive...
Published 07/07/22
What would it look like to align your purpose to your life's work? In this episode, Suneera welcomes Sahara Rose to the CEO School Summit where they discuss discovering your dharma (soul’s purpose) and activating your fullest expression as a female CEO. Sahara Rose has been called “a leading voice for the millennial generation into the new paradigm shift” by Deepak Chopra, who wrote the foreword of her three books, including the recent Discover Your Dharma. She also hosts the Highest Self...
Published 07/05/22
Join the conversation as Suneera welcomes Arlan Hamilton to the CEO School Summit. Arlan shares her journey from being broke to investing in over 200 companies led by unrepresented founders and the power of being someone else's first "yes". Arlan Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, a venture capital firm investing in founders who are people of color, women, and/or LGBT. Backstage Capital has raised more than $20 million and invested in nearly 200 companies. She...
Published 06/27/22
As entrepreneurs, we face unique set of pressures that impact our mental health. If you’re struggling know this: you’re not crazy, you’re not bad, you’re not a failure, you’re not weak, it doesn’t mean you can’t do this work; but more importantly you CAN do things that will help. In this episode, Tiffany debunks the myth that success protects our mental health, teaches us to recognize the red flags and how to seek help. Tiffany Roe is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor, CEO, entrepreneur,...
Published 06/20/22
Boundaries are hard. We all struggle with the idea of saying “no” to the people we love and to the things we’ve committed to. Yasmine Cheyenne gives us tactical advice on setting boundaries for others and ourselves; and teaches us how caring for yourself is actually helping you get to the next level. Yasmines Cheyenne is a self-healing educator, author, speaker, and mental wellness advocate who helps people learn how to cultivate daily practices to build healthy, joyful lives.    With an...
Published 06/13/22
Welcome to our Authentic CEOs Series! Starting us is none other than the fabulous Robert Hartwell. Robert Hartwell is an award-winning Broadway performer, choreographer, director, producer, and entrepreneur. He is the host and executive producer of Taking Back the House, a television show presented by OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, HGTV, and Scott Brothers Entertainment.    From stage to screen, Robert creates jaw-dropping moments that leave audiences awestruck and inspired. You’ve seen...
Published 06/06/22
Today I am chatting with Michelle Ranavat on her journey of how she leveraged her expertise in the pharma industry and background in engineering to honor her South Asian heritage and create RANAVAT.   Connect with Michelle: IG: @ranavat Website: https://www.ranavat.com/    The CEO School Program is open for enrollment! https://theceoschool.co/2022    Follow @ceoschool on Instagram for inspiration and exclusive behind-the-scenes you won’t find anywhere else.   This episode is...
Published 05/30/22
The CEO School Program is open for enrollment! https://theceoschool.co/2022    Follow @ceoschool on Instagram for inspiration and exclusive behind-the-scenes you won’t find anywhere else.   This episode is sponsored by The Club, a Quarterly box and digital monthly community to help you level up and leadership and life. Learn more today at join.theceoschool.co
Published 05/26/22
In today’s episode, I am talking to Jessica Abo, a media trainer, keynote speaker, and bestselling author who uses her 20+ years of TV news experience to help entrepreneurs, executives, celebrities, and philanthropists share their stories with the world. During our amazing conversation, Jessica shares how she got into the world of broadcast journalism, media training, and launching her own business. She explains the best way to pitch to an editor, how to get comfortable in front of the...
Published 05/23/22
The CEO School Program is open for enrollment! https://theceoschool.co/2022    Follow @ceoschool on Instagram for inspiration and exclusive behind-the-scenes you won’t find anywhere else.   This episode is sponsored by The Club, a Quarterly box and digital monthly community to help you level up and leadership and life. Learn more today at join.theceoschool.co
Published 05/21/22
The CEO School Program is open for enrollment! https://theceoschool.co/2022    Follow @ceoschool on Instagram for inspiration and exclusive behind-the-scenes you won’t find anywhere else.   This episode is sponsored by The Club, a Quarterly box and digital monthly community to help you level up and leadership and life. Learn more today at join.theceoschool.co
Published 05/20/22
Sign up for the CEO School Experience happening May 16-19: https://theceoschool.co/event/    Join the waitlist for the CEO School course & be first to know when it is available: https://theceoschool.co/ceo-school-waitlist   Follow @ceoschool on Instagram for inspiration and exclusive behind-the-scenes you won’t find anywhere else.   This episode is sponsored by The Club, a Quarterly box and digital monthly community to help you level up and leadership and life. Learn more today...
Published 05/19/22