Nov 14, 2019
Jodie Dolan is the founder of the fashion brand Dolan, which you may have seen in stores like Anthropologie and Saks Fifth Avenue. She’s also the creator of The Laundry Truck LA, which is a free mobile laundry service that supports the homeless population in Los Angeles. In this episode of The Transformation Maven Podcast, Jodie is sharing how persistence, intuition, and having an amazing team has been the secret recipe to her success.
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01:44 - Rachel and Jodie catch up after not seeing each other for 20 years
03:04 - Rachel walks into Anthropologie and notices that all of the tops she’s drawn to are from Jodie’s fashion brand.
04:09 - Jodie shares the story of how her fashion brand was born.
04:52 - The first order Jodie gets is a $10,000 order from Saks Fifth Avenue.
05:41 - The key to Jodie’s success.
07:03 - Jodie learns the value of having a great team.
09:20 - In 2016, Jodie is coming out of a fashion event and experiences a powerful moment.
10:10 - Jodie finds herself on Skid Row volunteering with Monday Night Mission.
11:30 - Jodie starts a mobile laundry service for the homeless.
12:49 - The future of The Laundry Truck LA
13:44 - Jodie describes the network of services for the homeless in Los Angeles.
15:19 - Rachel shares her experience working with the homeless as an attorney.
16:16 - The power of smiling at a stranger on the street.
18:02 - Putting something good out into the universe!
19:09 - Jodie reflects on the group effort that helped create The Laundry Truck LA.
20:20 - Miley Cyrus, Shonda Rimes, and Ashton Kutcher show their support for The Laundry Truck LA.
22:58 - Using the masculine and feminine sides to achieve success.
26:56 - The Lightning Round.