Natalie MacNeil interviews women who are taking on the world and living their dreams.

In Her Heels Interview Series

Gabrielle Bernstein Interview

Unlock Miracles With Gabrielle Bernstein

Happy New Year! I am so excited for all the amazing things in store for all of us sharing our gifts with the world and being of service through entrepreneurship. I’ve spent the last few days working on my MAP (Master Action Plan), doing yoga, and meditating on my intentions and desires for the year […]

Shark Tales: My Interview with Barbara Corcoran

When you watch Barbara Corcoran enter a room she doesn’t look like a Shark. She’s a slender woman, with an inviting smile and outgoing personality. But when you watch her as one of the Sharks on ABC’s “Shark Tank” you get a look at Barbara the businesswoman, a powerhouse who turned a $1,000 loan into […]

My Interview with One Smart Cookie, Andrea Baxter

Natalie MacNeil: Tell us about Bratface Marketing. Where did the name come from? Andrea Baxter: We are a boutique marketing firm in Vancouver, BC with a specialty in social media marketing, strategy, branding & strategic planning. We work with companies in all industries but focus on franchise organizations, start up to medium sized businesses. Our […]

In My Heels: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

Last week I did an interview with women entrepreneurs, Katrina Carroll-Foster and Tracey Solomon for the launch of Hoseanna, the subscription service for hosiery and legwear. This week the tables have turned and they are the ones interviewing me! This is the first time I’m being interviewed for my own blog and I must say, […]

Girl On Top: A Candid Interview With Bestselling Author Nicole Williams

Joining She Takes on the World is Nicole Williams, author of the book ‘Girl on Top: Your Guide to Turning Dating Rules into Career Success.’ Nicole is also founder of The Works, which appeared alongside She Takes on the World on Forbes’ Top 100 Websites for Women. Nicole has been featured in Elle Magazine, Cosmopolitan, […]

The Brady Bunch’s Eve Plumb on Letting Go of Fear and Reinventing

I was thrilled to receive an invitation to attend the off-Broadway comedy, Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating and Marriage, along with She Takes on the World Editor, Kristen Durkin, while I was in New York. I also had the opportunity to interview the star of the show, Eve Plumb, who you may remember as […]

Arianna Huffington Interview

Arianna Huffington on the Purpose of Life and Who Inspires Her

I had the amazing opportunity to be in New York City for the Women: Inspiration and Enterprise Symposium in which I was recognized as one of America’s Next Inspirations, a recognition given to young women showing exceptional leadership. While I was there I had the incredible privilege to meet and interview Arianna Huffington from the […]

Harvard-Bound: My Interview With Stephanie Kaplan

Stephanie Kaplan, pictured left, with co-founders Windsor Hanger and Annie Wang, is the CEO and co-founder of Her Campus. Her Campus is an online magazine for college women which is written by the nation’s top college journalists. Stephanie and her co-founders were recently named to Inc. Magazine’s 30 Under 30. Natalie MacNeil: Stephanie, tell us […]

In Her Heels: Interview with Kristen Ruby

Joining me today is Kristen Ruby, the President and Founder of Ruby Media Group LLC. Kristen is a Social Media Specialist and Public Relations Consultant that specializes in social media optimization and branding in real time. I know Kristen as a bundle of energy and a natural networker who really cares about the relationships she […]

In Her Heels: Interview with “Formerly Hot” Stephanie Dolgoff

Joining me today is Stephanie Dolgoff, author of the new book, My Formerly Hot Life. Stephanie is a contributing editor at Parenting. Before that, she was a contributing editor at Real Simple, health director and features director at SELF magazine, and prior to that, executive editor and senior contributing editor at Glamour. She’s written for […]

Queen of Your Own Life: Interview with Kathy Kinney and Cindy Ratzlaff

I just finished reading Queen of Your Own Life and I’m excited to be interviewing the authors today. Kathy Kinney and Cindy Ratzlaff are highly accomplished women and best friends. Kathy is best known for playing Mimi Bobeck on The Drew Carey Show. She has appeared in several films and television shows and toured the […]

In Her Heels: Interview with Tammy Hawk-Bridges

Joining me today is Tammy Hawk-Bridges, founder of PhotoCandy, a company that turns memories into custom art pieces. Natalie: Tell us more about your business, PhotoCandy. Tammy: PhotoCandy was started out of a deep passion of mine which is the love of photos and memories. What I do is take a favorite picture/pictures and turn […]

Marissa Levin On Building a Multi-Million Dollar Company

Part of what I love so much about connecting with other women entrepreneurs and having this blog is hearing all the stories of women who have overcome obstacles and adversity to get to where they are. Marissa Levin is a woman entrepreneur with an inspiring success story. Fourteen years ago, Marissa started her business, Information […]

Own Your Finances, Own Your Life: In Conversation With Manisha Thakor

Manisha Thakor (left) with co-author, Sharon Kedar Manisha Thakor is on a mission to teach women how to “own your finances and own your life.” Through her books, articles, television and radio appearances, speeches, and blog –this female personal finance expert inspires women to take charge of their money. Her latest book, co-authored with fellow […]

Add More ~ing to Your Life: Interview with Gabrielle Bernstein

The New York Times calls her “the next generation guru.” She is a motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and sought after life coach. Today I’m pleased to be interviewing Gabrielle Bernstein about her new book, Add More ~ing to Your Life. Natalie: What led you to write Add More ~ing to Your Life? And for those who […]

New Year, New Job, New You: Interview with Alexandra Levit

Alexandra Levit is a top career and workplace expert who has written popular books such as They Don’t Teach Corporate in College, How’d You Score That Gig?, and Success for Hire. She writes a career column for The Wall Street Journal and her latest book, New Job, New You, is already getting a lot of […]

Bitches on a Budget: Sage Advice for Surviving Tough Times in Style

Joining me today is Rosalyn Hoffman. She is a former buyer for Bonwit Teller, Filene’s, and Lord & Taylor in New York City. She was also a marketing executive for Avon and Lillian Vernon. She speaks Chinese and has traveled extensively in China. In addition to being a serious cook and wine collector, she has […]

In Her Heels: Interview with Lea Woodward of Kinetiva

From the picture above, you can see that Lea Woodward does not have a typical office. She runs her business, Kinetiva, from locations around the world. Natalie: Lea, tell us more about yourself and your business, Kinetiva.   Lea: I’ll start with the real basics. I’m 32, was born in HK, adopted by British parents […]

Part 2 of My Interview with Sabrina Parsons: Business Lessons

In Part 1 of my interview with the extraordinary Sabrina Parsons, CEO of Palo Alto Software, she discussed business planning, work-life balance, and how she manages to be a Mommy CEO. She says, “I am not sure you can ever really balance your life between work and home if your career is important to you” […]

Part 1 of My Interview with Sabrina Parsons, CEO of Palo Alto Software

Today I am pleased to be featuring an interview with a woman whom I greatly admire, Sabrina Parsons. Sabrina is the CEO of Palo Alto Software (PAS), makers of Business Plan Pro and Marketing Plan Pro. Prior to stepping into her role as CEO, she and her husband, Noah, founded a UK software distribution company […]