In this episode of The KICK-ASS Stepmom Podcast, I interview Ashley Freeborn, founder of Smash + Tess about all things motherhood, entrepreneurship and being as disruptive as possible.
We dive into:
Balance in motherhood and entrepreneurship
What the fashion industry has done to women for so many years
The importance of mindset
Overcoming negative self talk
How fear can be the catalyst for growth
And much more
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FOR MORE FROM ASHLEY
As CEO of Smash+Tess, Ashley oversees everything from designing to financial planning to dreaming up fun and creative marketing campaigns. Under her direction, S+T has grown exponentially in revenue and transnationally in market share and public notoriety. Passionate about creating clothing that celebrates femininity, strength, style, and comfort in women of all shapes and sizes, Ashley is also committed to giving back. S+T has spearheaded several charitable endeavors, raising tens of thousands for dollars for COVID-19 related relief, BC Women’s Hospital, and the Alliance of Moms.
In 2020, Ashley was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40, which recognizes the most outstanding leaders in the country. She also led Smash + Tess through their biggest growth year and landed the #8 spot on The Globe + Mail’s Top Growth Companies in 2020 – being the #1 woman-led company on the list! Ashley is a published author and her children’s book Frankie and the Magical Romper can be purchased at Chapters Indigo. She is also a celebrated presenter, touring North America to speak on topics including building a successful brand, e-commerce and D2C sales, authentic collaborations, and social media strategy.
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