The Lawyer Who Rocks Podcast

Joleen Hughes, founder and owner of Hughes Media Law Group, is a business badass. From music, to technology, to law, Joleen’s done it all, and done it well.

Now she’s sharing what she’s learned and taking her friends along for the ride. On The Lawyer Who Rocks, Joleen chats up fellow entrepreneurs about what they do, how they do it, and what they’ve learned along the way. From founders of startups making waves in tech and media, to authors, musicians and VC’s – The Lawyer Who Rocks is amplifying their badassery with the world at large.

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For Leslie Feinzaig, entrepreneurship was always deeply rooted in her family - her grandparents, father, and siblings were all self-employed. Growing up in Costa Rica, Leslie fought hard for more opportunity. Focusing on her education led her to study in London and then get accepted to Harvard Business School. She started her first business, Venture Kits, as a new mom before founding the phenomenal Female Founders Alliance. FFA started as a Facebook group meant for 25 women and grew into a 20,000-person empire. Today, passionate women at FFA gather together to help accelerate and grow female and non-binary venture capital.

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Joleen Hughes

On the second part of Tom Frank’s interview, Joleen dives into Tom’s path into business consulting. When he moved from working at entrepreneurial companies to leading them, Tom developed a keen sense of how to navigate the needs of the business with being a firm but fair leader. Find out how Tom has used his decades of experience to give back not only as a professor but as the CEO of a leading consulting business!

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Tom Frank started off his career in advertising and rose to incredible heights in the world of entrepreneurship. In the first week of this 2-part interview, Joleen sits down with her close friend to discuss his start in Hollywood, including producing game shows and a blossoming friendship with Weird Al, to his executive days at RealNetworks, to what Tom calls his ‘House on the Prairie’ phase. And that is just the beginning! Tune in both weeks for Tom’s full journey to success.

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Since childhood, Elizabeth Scallon was always trying to think bigger and better. Her initial passion for science and all things research quickly fused into a career in business when she realized ‘all science people report to an MBA’. With vast experience in building up science and tech startups, Elizabeth eventually came to WeWork Labs to make an impact on a global scale. By having higher level conversations, Elizabeth became a true powerhouse in Seattle’s startup ecosystem and has helped bring businesses of the PNW into the global sphere.

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Joleen Hughes

This week on The Lawyer Who Rocks, CEO of Rosetta Stone Matt Hulett brings practical advice for everyone worrying about what a recession means for their businesses. Throughout his career, Matt became known as *THE* turnaround guy, always jumping from one project to the next, each time with major success and development. His always-ready-to-go mindset is not just recommended, but necessary for every business badass in 2020. Learn about his practical tips for success and why he thinks now is the best time to start a new business on this action-packed episode!

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