287 Marla Isackson | Elevating Women’s Voices & Building The Only Indie Women’s Podcast Network (Empire)

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Founder and CEO of Ossa Collective, Marla Isackson, joins the show to discuss the incredible work she’s doing to elevate and amplify women’s voices worldwide. Marla is also the host of The Mind Of A Mentor podcast, the show that features topical conversations and vital advice for podcasters about podcasting.

Today, Harry and Marla engage in a rich discussion about Marla’s extensive business background, Marla’s passion for raising women up and what inspired her to launch Ossa Collective. Marla expounds on her process for identifying and hiring a passionate world-class team as well as her thoughts on the virtual shift that has occurred in the workplace. They talk about what led Marla to podcasting and what she loves most about the incredibly supportive podcast community. Finally, Marla shares her future goals for Ossa, explains how she came up with the name Ossa and makes a unique ask of the audience.

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What We Covered:

  • 06:30 – Founder and CEO, Marla Jackson joins the show to share her eclectic background in business and the decision to launch the world’s first women-focused podcast advertising network
  • 20:37 – How Marla has grown and improved as a podcast host and what goes into her research process
  • 26:29 – Ossa Collective’s origin story
  • 35:02 – Building a passionate, world-class team
  • 38:19 – Working remotely vs. in-person
  • 43:22 – A warm and supportive podcast community
  • 45:52 – Ossa’s roadmap to world domination
  • 50:04 – Marla’s ask of the audience
  • 52:07 – The inspiration behind the name ‘Ossa’
  • 53:02 – Something Marla has changed her mind about recently and
  • 56:01 – Harry thanks Marla for joining the show and let’s listeners know where they can connect with her and learn more about Ossa Collective



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