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Good Girls Get Rich Podcast

Sep 18, 2023

This week’s episode of Good Girls Get Rich is brought to you by Uplevel Media CEO and LinkedIn expert, Karen Yankovich. In this episode, guest Ashley Russo and Karen Yankovich discuss elevating your influence. 

Ashley Russo, president of ASR Media Productions, is a five-time Emmy® award-winning executive producer and host of The PEAK TV and St. Luke’s HealthNow. A twenty-year media veteran, Ashley graduated from New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. She is also the creator and host of the podcast, Unscripted with Russo. Additionally, Russo is the chief operating officer at General Magnaplate Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of engineered coating solutions. Ashley is the third generation to step into an executive role at the company founded by her grandparents, Charles and Sylvia, in 1952. At General Magnaplate, Ashley’s years of management experience are capitalized to improve efficiency and communication.


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About the Episode:

In today's episode, we have a fantastic conversation with Ashley Russo, a remarkable entrepreneur, TV producer, and the host of the podcast "Unscripted with Russo." Ashley's journey is filled with insights and inspiration that can help you elevate your influence and create meaningful connections. So let's dive into some key takeaways from our discussion.

 Getting to Know Ashley Russo:

Ashley shares her background and talks about her transition from network TV to becoming an entrepreneur. She highlights the importance of crafting a compelling value proposition and building a strong network.

Unleashing the Power of Volunteering:

Ashley emphasizes the incredible impact of volunteer work in fostering connections and developing financial skills. Volunteering can be a powerful avenue for networking and discovering your unique value proposition.

Mastering Time Management and Embracing Atomic Habits:

Ashley delves into the significance of effective time management and recommends the book "Atomic Habits" by James Clear. Prioritizing your goals and cultivating positive habits are essential ingredients for success.

Nurturing Relationships and Seizing Opportunities:

Building genuine relationships is the cornerstone of any successful venture. It's all about genuinely caring about people and their aspirations. The art of having conversations and keeping relationships at the forefront of your journey.

How to Connect with Ashley Russo:

You can explore Ashley's TV show, "The Peak TV," and her company, ASR Media Productions, by visiting their respective websites. Don't forget to tune in to Ashley's podcast, "Unscripted with Russo," available on various platforms.

Final Thoughts:

I encourage all of you to connect with Ashley and explore the incredible resources she offers. Sharing this podcast and engaging in two-way conversations with me is a fantastic way to show your support for the show.

By following Ashley Russo's incredible journey and implementing the insights we've shared today, you can find the inspiration and practical strategies needed to elevate your influence, forge meaningful relationships, and leave a positive mark on your personal and professional life.


Episode Spotlights:


Magical Quotes from the Episode:

  1. "To really figure out what your value proposition is, you have to say it out loud to other people." - Ashley Russo
  2. "Volunteerism is a huge part of the foundation of our company, because it's important to me." - Ashley Russo
  3. "The basis of all of it is relationships... it's very important to infuse that first into yourself, then into your family, then into your business." - Ashley Russo
  4. "We can use social media, we can use LinkedIn, we can use Twitter, Facebook, etc. We can use video, but none of that's particularly useful until you've gotten to the point where you know what you're trying to put out there." - Ashley Russo
  5. "You've got to be networking... do you have a local chamber? Do you have a rotary club? Do you have a women's group? Get yourself out there." - Ashley Russo


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