BGC Episode #19 // Ellen Bennett

On How to quit overthinking
& MAKE IT HAPPEN

Ever wanted to take the leap into something new but didn’t think you had enough of your ducks in a row? Join us for an inspiring conversation with Ellen Bennett, Founder and CEO of Hedley & Bennett and author of Dream First: Details Later, where she shares her rebellious approach on how to quit overthinking and make it happen. From being a ‘booth babe’ selling ____ to a $10/hr line cook to running a multi-million-dollar cookware company, Ellen shares how following your passion isn’t always pretty, but it’s all an opportunity to learn and fuel your journey.

WHAT WE TALK ABOUT:

5:00 – The approach and journey to figuring out the details later 

12:00 – What it feels like to listen to your gut and defining it 

16:00 – The concept of confidence and earning experience 

27:00 – The ‘no”  stories that have turned into lucky charms for Ellen 

33:00 – The role of collaboration in life and business 

37:00 – Ellen’s first memory of food and the next chapter of raising a child 

43:00 – Advice to the start game and tips on starting over 

46:00 – Ellen’s favorite book she is reading right now

ABOUT THE BIG GREEN COUCH

The Big Green Couch is a topical series brought to you by POUND Fitness. Tune in as POUND CEO + Co-creator Kirsten Potenza chats with noisemakers who rebelliously lead their industries and have bold viewpoints on the subject we’re covering. Our mission is to bring forward meaningful and thought-provoking conversations around topics that are important to our community and add value to their overall wellness journey. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify and never miss an episode from POUND sparking candid convos and inspiration!

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