Episode 296

The Power of Community over Competition with Erica Courdae & Tasha L. Harrison

April 5, 2022

A lot of business owners get stuck feeling lonely and overwhelmed in their creative work. This is why finding a business community is one of the most life-changing things you can do in entrepreneurship. In this episode, Emily chats with Erica Courdae (DEI teacher & founder of Pause on the Play) and Tasha L. Harrison (romance author & writing community leader). The three of them discuss the importance of healthy friendships, and how to adopt a “community over competition” mindset as business owners— and as women.

Episode Transcript

Discussed in this Episode

  • Cultivating community and finding business besties
  • What it’s like to have a business community
  • Talking about imperfect allyship and DEI in business
  • Having a “community over competition” attitude
  • Paying attention to where you put your energy
  • Benefits of having boss friends of similar and different industries
  • The type of mindset that makes inclusive business communities thrive

Resources Mentioned