Today’s guest is on a mission to empower purpose-driven women service entrepreneurs.

She guides women in building strategic networks that lead to referrals, collaboration, visibility, and, perhaps most importantly, fun. Her work extends to female founders, helping them connect and grow through authentic connection strategies and private membership communities.

She firmly believes that strategic networks open doors and provide a competitive edge in business. Her goal is simple yet profound: ensuring that women entrepreneurs get connected in a way that feels both great and authentic to them, all from the comfort of their homes.

As the host of the Ravel Radio podcast, she has dedicated her life to creating communities and forging strategic partnerships. Her fascination with human behavior and personality science and her psychology background give her a unique perspective.

By fostering online communities like the Ravel Collective, she helps women solve problems together, believing that magical things happen when women unite with purpose.

Please join me in welcoming Cara Steinmann.

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Listen as Cara Steinmann shares her journey from marketer to community builder, her passion for empowering women entrepreneurs, and the transformative power of authentic connections.

In this episode, we discuss:

🩴 Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: Cara is on a mission to empower purpose-driven women service entrepreneurs by helping them build strategic networks that lead to referrals, collaboration, visibility, and authentic connections.

🩴 The Power of Strategic Networks: She firmly believes that strategic networks provide a competitive edge in business and can open doors for female founders. She aims to ensure women entrepreneurs connect in a way that feels great and authentic to them.

🩴 Community Building: As the host of the Ravel Radio podcast and the creator of the Ravel Collective, Cara fosters online communities where women come together to solve problems and forge strategic partnerships. She believes in the magic that happens when women unite with purpose.

🩴 Personal Transformation: Her journey, from being a marketer who disliked marketing to becoming a pomegranate farmer and ultimately a community builder, reflects her transformative experience. Her ADHD diagnosis during the pandemic gave her a new perspective on her life and her unique strengths.

Listen in to discover how Cara Steinmann turns networking into ‘net-winning,' and why her hoodie-and-flip-flops approach to work might just flip your perspective on business connections!


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Who is Robbie Samuels?

🟧 I'm an event design consultant and executive Zoom producer, with a passion for creating engaging and unforgettable experiences. With two decades of experience in the meetings and events industry, I have honed my skills in designing and executing events that leave a lasting impression.

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