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The Entrepreneurially Thinking podcast celebrates its 150th episode this November.

The Entrepreneurially Thinking podcast celebrates its 150th episode on November 27th. Winner of the inaugural Moonshot Collaboration award from LaunchCode, Entrepreneurially Thinking elevates and celebrates the entrepreneurial mindset through the stories of the women and men building companies in our region. The podcast has achieved nearly 40,000 plays and downloads and has a regular monthly audience of 1,500 listeners. In the last year, listenership has increased by 45% and more than 40% of the podcast’s audience in St. Louis.

 

Co-hosts Christy Maxfield and Dr. Cheryl Watkins-Moore started the show to highlight the stories of businesses and the people behind them – often those who go unrecognized and under-represented in the startup and innovation community.  

 

“We know our listeners are dedicated to the show because it provides inspiration, particularly for women and entrepreneurs of color who don’t often see themselves in the start-up headlines,” Christy explains. Cheryl adds that “Christy and I know what it is like to be the “only” in a room. We are living our own entrepreneurial journeys, leading by example. And each episode gives us a chance to share the lessons we’ve learned coaching countless owners and founders on their own paths to build successful businesses. Our guests and listeners inspire us every day.” 

 

The 150th episode features Keisha Mabry, speaker and author of heyFRIEND! New episodes of the podcast are released each Wednesday, and season 13 recording starts in January 2020. Each month media partner EQSTL features a show from the podcast’s extensive catalog. “The amazing thing about podcasts and our show, in particular is that the episodes are evergreen – the stories never get old. New listeners can and do discover older episodes all the time and can listen on their own schedule.”

 

Listeners can find the show on their favorite podcast platforms – Spotify, Google Podcasts, iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox – and visit the show’s website to search the full catalog by keyword. Follow the hashtags #ethinkpodcast #ethinkstl and #staylistening to find the latest show information on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Guest ideas, listener feedback and sponsorship inquiries can be made through www.entrepreneuriallythinking.com. BioSTL and CET are the show's founding presenting sponsors.

 

About the hosts

 

Christy Maxfield is the President & CEO of Purpose First Advisors, a business advisory firm dedicated to helping business owners – particularly women and entrepreneurs of color- create generational wealth through entrepreneurship. Dr. Cheryl Watkins-Moore leads BioSTL’s STEM Entrepreneurship Inclusion Initiative and is Co-founder and Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer for REAL Cannabis Co, one of the region's aspiring minority-owned vertically integrated medical cannabis companies.

The team of Entrepreneurially Thinking celebrated winning the "Collaboration Award" at the inaugural 2019 LaunchCode Moonshot Awards.

Hosts Dr. Cheryl Watkins - Moore (L) and Christy Maxfield (R) exchange laughs during an interview with guests, Rachel Lee and Melanie Igwe.