How to Thrive During and After Divorce with T.H. Irwin of Ex Experts
November 22, 2022
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While each going through divorces at the same time, T.H. Irwin and her best friend were shocked at the lack of information available. They realized they didn’t want others to go through that, so they decided to start a business that would help other women going through divorce navigate it easier.
In today’s episode, we talk with T.H. Irwin, co-founder of Ex Experts and co-host of the Divorce Etc. podcast. She shares what it’s like to start a business with your best friend, the challenges they’ve faced, what the business model for Ex Experts is, and so much more.
“I want to be synonymous with any touchpoint of divorce, someone at work, whatever, ‘you have to go to Ex Experts, they’re going to help you get your shit together.’ That’s the ultimate goal.” – T.H. Irwin
This week on Startups in Stilettos:
- T.H. talks about starting a business with her best friend after each going through divorces (2:35)
- T.H. discusses the challenges and mistakes she faced when starting Ex Experts (5:18)
- T.H. explains the business model for Ex Experts (15:38)
- T.H. shares what she’s most proud of with Ex Experts (18:48)
- T.H. and Stephanie share tips for working with your best friend in business (21:43)
- T.H. talks about what she’s looking forward to (29:11)
- T.H. and Stephanie talk about how to market your business (30:28)
Our Favorite Quotes:
- “Our mission is to move forward, thrive, feel it, deal with it, but still move forward.” – T.H. Irwin
- “We started Ex Experts, because we got a divorce. At the same time, me and my best friend, and there was nothing out there.” – T.H. Irwin
- “Because we have 30 years of friendship, we’ve been through all of these personal life-altering experiences. And now we’re gonna go into business together in our 50s. Like, is this a good idea?” – T.H. Irwin
Connect with T.H. Irwin:
- Divorce Etc. Podcast
- Ex Experts on TikTok
- Ex Experts on Instagram
- Ex Experts on Facebook
- Ex Experts on YouTube
Connect with your Startups in Stilettos hosts:
- Stephanie Cartin on Instagram
- Stephanie Cartin on LinkedIn
- Jessica Abo on Instagram
- Jessica Abo on LinkedIn
- Learn more about Jessica Abo here
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