Support is Sexy Podcast with Elayne Fluker | Interviews with Successful Women Entrepreneurs 5 Days a Week!
Summary: Hosted by media entrepreneur, author, speaker and coach Elayne Fluker, the SUPPORT IS SEXY podcast features candid interviews with successful women entrepreneurs, around the world, who get real and share inspiring true stories of the ups and the downs of their entrepreneurial journeys -- where they started, when they struggled, and how they still made it happen. 5 days a week, every Monday through Friday, each episode of SUPPORT IS SEXY will give you actionable strategies for success, tips for building your support network, pitfalls to avoid and important lessons learned that will motivate you to take your business, and your life, to the next level! Elayne Fluker is a media entrepreneur, author, speaker and coach, who was a journalist for more than 20 years before launching her own media brand. She is also founder of Chic Rebellion Media, a communications company that creates video, digital, television and podcast content to help women share their stories, and founder of GirlonPodcast.com -- a podcast booking service for women entrepreneurs. Join Elayne and her guests every weekday and get inspired! Remember: Having it all does not mean doing it all alone. And nothing is more powerful than women supporting women. Visit elaynefluker.com for more, and thank you for listening!
For this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, I meet with Kate Redding of Valencia Private Tours at a cafe in Valencia, Spain to discuss how she saw a gap in the travel market and decided to fill it, what it takes to build a business in Valencia, Spain, and establish yourself as a woman entrepreneur in a country where historically women didn't work outside of the home, and what it means to be a mama and a boss.
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Lee Caraher, CEO of Double Forte, explains how she built a millennial-minded company, what the Boomerang Principle is, and the value of ensuring that your employees have a "positive exit" if and when they leave your company.
While in Sofia, Bulgaria, six of us went on an incredibly challenging mountain biking journey for 14.9 miles down the famous Vitosha Mountain that included dips and falls and rocks and mud and climbs and so much more that we didn't know we'd encounter. Such is entrepreneurship, and on this episode, I share seven ways entrepreneurship is a lot like mountain biking and lessons to be learned from the bumpy roads.
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, we hear the powerful journey of Saira Suleman, co-founder and CEO of YourCapital. Saira candidly shares what it took for her to survive as a young woman growing up in Pakistan and overcome the gender bias she faced, and how lengths she had to go to in order get the education she desired in the United States and create a company that empowers individuals to have the financial freedom to live their dreams. Trust, you will be inspired.
When Pia Silva started her company -- WorstofAll Design -- with her then-boyfriend-now-husband, she says she didn't know what she was doing, especially when it came to pricing. But over time, she learned not only how to price their services, but how to boldly "price her way to freedom." On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Pia tells how she went from went from $40,000 in debt to $500, 000 in sales in 12 months, how to boldly price your products and services and how to build your own badass
Change happens, and we don't often get to decide when or how, but we do get to decide how will adapt, take care of ourselves, be in integrity with our work and grow as entrepreneurs and as human beings. As I travel the world, learn to manage my business while touring the globe, evolve the podcast and write my very first book for HarperCollins, I come to terms with change and all the ways it will only make me -- and my work -- even better. On this episode I share 7 ways that YOU can adapt to cha
For years, Aikta Wahi did not think that she would ever be a part of her family's business, but today, she is the President of NasalGuard, an invention by her father which a topical gel applied around your nasal passages that reduces inhalation of particles as such as pet dander. On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Aikta talks about how to create a space of your own in the family business, and how to get over the story that could be holding you back.
In each and every moment we are co-creating our lives, even if we don't realize it. So when you're in the midst of a moment -- no matter how brief, when things are going right, don't let it pass without acknowledging it (or better yet, capturing it). Here's how...
This breathy episode — recorded during a 6-mile hike up Rila Mountain in Sofia, Bulgaria, so you WILL hear me huffing and puffing — is meant to challenge you to push yourself just a bit more today. Go for it!
Through coaching and mentoring, entrepreneur Lena Elkins and her team "help talented and driven millennial creatives translate their mission into multiple 6-figure and 7-figure businesses." On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Lena talks about how to leap outside of your comfort zone, how to tap into the needs of your audience, and how to determine your ideal client (and how to walk away from the not-so-ideal clients).
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Geetika Agrawal, founder of Vacation with An Artist, shares what it means to take that first step toward your vision (when you're not exactly sure it's the right direction), how to launch before you're "ready" and how to iterate as you go.
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast Michelle Khouri -- owner of Creative Powerhouse and host of The Cultured Podcast -- talks about the power of podcasting for your business, the sometimes foggy journey of entrepreneurship and how to let go of your ego as an entrepreneur and be in service of your vision.
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast I share my experiences during my month-long stay in Sofia, Bulgaria, and how an incident of blatant sexual harassment by a man on the street made me more determined than ever NOT to shrink in the face of other people's ignorance. No matter what, make them DEAL. WITH. YOU!
As a solopreneur, you may find it difficult to think of ways that you can scale your business -- or you may even think it isn't possible. Strategist / project manager Lucy Cantley is passionate about helping other women entrepreneurs add scalable revenue to their business model through courses, programs, memberships and other revenue-generating activities. On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast Lucy shares tips for how to scale and why online courses could be the key to business growth.
Today, Johnetta Paye, Esq. is a successful attorney and the President of the Tulsa Real Estate Fund. But a few years ago, Johnetta was a college graduate who had dreams of becoming a lawyer, yet she had been rejected by 25 law schools. Twenty. Five. On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Johnetta shares what it means to bounce back, look at your problems differently and seek support along the way.