Courtney Spritzer — Becoming an Entreprenista and Helping Women Succeed

The I Have Cool Friends podcast, hosted by Samantha Peszek, is a show that sparks inspirational conversations with experts about business, wellness, and personal development.

INTRODUCING COURTNEY SPRITZER:

Courtney Spritzer is the co-founder and CEO of Socialfly, the #1 women-owned and operated social media marketing agency in the world. Socialfly helps brands communicate and resonate with women on social media. Throughout Courtney’s career, she has developed strategic social media plans for her clients and successfully implemented campaigns for 200+ companies and brands, including Discovery, WeTV, Conair, Girl Scouts, and Slimfast. Courtney is also the co-host of the Entreprenista Podcast, a weekly show featuring the stories of successful female founders and what it’s really like to run a business. Today, Sam and Courtney talk about being a multi-entrepreneur or, as Courtney calls it, an Entreprenista. Courtney recalls the decision to leave Corporate America to pursue her passion for helping women in business. They talk about the challenges of entrepreneurship and how to balance running multiple businesses while also taking the necessary time to relax and unwind. Finally, Courtney shares some of the best career advice she’s ever received and speaks to her future career ‘Bucket List’ goals!

THIS EPISODE FEATURES INSIGHTS ON FOLLOWING YOUR PASSION, BUILDING MULTIPLE BUSINESSES & BALANCING IT ALL:

  • How Courtney built multiple successful businesses, launched a podcast, and still finds time to work on other projects
  • Passion for helping women achieve their dreams in business
  • Measuring success at Socialfly
  • Going into business with a friend
  • Courtney’s first week working on Socialfly
  • How Socialfly services its clients
  • Overcoming challenges and obstacles
  • How Courtney has the time for other projects like WorkRobe and DigiCards
  • Finding balance
  • What’s next for Courtney’s career ‘Bucket List’
  • The best career advice Courtney has ever received
  • Rapid-fire Friend Questions
  • Where to follow Courtney

WHAT DID COURTNEY SAY?

“Anything can happen at any moment. Obviously, life is so precious and even if you plan everything right and do everything properly, there’s still so much out of your control. And, for me, I’m a control freak and that’s something I’ve been working on.”

“I’m definitely passionate about helping everybody but what I’ve realized, just being a woman in business, is that there are certain disadvantages and there’s also not a lot of us.”

“One of my mottos is, ‘Feel the fear and do it anyway,’ which is something I still do to this day.”

“I just love building. I love the idea of starting something new — which is why I’ve started so many new things in the past year — and just seeing how they evolve and grow.”

“Now I’m at a point with what I’ve accomplished and achieved that I kind of just want to take a moment and feel good about what I’ve built.”

“Entrepreneurship is really, really hard, and what’s going to carry you through it is believing in yourself and knowing that whatever challenge you’re facing right now is temporary and that you’ll get through it. Everything works out and everything is solvable so don’t get stuck in that feeling.”

CONNECT WITH COURTNEY & LINKS MENTIONED:

Socialfly Website

Socialfly Facebook

Courtney’s Twitter

Courtney’s Instagram

Courtney’s Pinterest

Courtney’s LinkedIn

Courtney’s Podcast

Courtney’s Website

Courtney’s Book

Entreprenista Website

MyWorkRobe Website

DigiCards Website

CONNECT WITH SAM:

Sam’s Business

I Have Cool Friends Website

I Have Cool Friends Instagram

I Have Cool Friends Facebook

I Have Cool Friends YouTube Channel

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Samantha Peszek

Olympic Medalist & NCAA Champion. ❤️ IN // LA Co-creator of the @thegympire Speszekinfo@gmail.com