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!
Know that whatever challenges you may be experiencing, whatever it is that's making you want to quit right now, it is probably appearing in your business or in your life because you're close to the finish line. Don't give up! Dig deep! Keep going! Get support! You're almost there!
Let's face it, in business, as in life, there will be times when we simply have to take the "L." Some may view it as a loss, but why not reframe it and view it as a LESSON. This is what social entrepreneur Rachel Osinaike -- author of the new book, Bounce Back: Turning Trials into Triumphs -- teaches other women how to do as they embrace where they are in the moment, know that they can bounce back from mistakes of the past and learn to change their story.
After hearing news of the passing of fashion designer Kate Spade, I had to record this episode to make sure you know one thing: You are not alone. Never forget that. You are not alone. There are MANY ways that you can get support, so do not give up. You are not alone. SOME RESOURCES TO SUPPORT YOU: National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255 (TALK) International Help Line: To come. (We've reached out for this resource.)
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Tressa Azarel Smallwood -- founder of Life Changing Books, who has consulted more than 2000 authors -- she shares the ins and outs of self-publishing, common mistakes most authors make, and how to go after your business idea even when nobody believes in it.
Shoptiques.com, where Olga Vidisheva is founder and CEO, started out with 25 boutiques, has more than 6500 boutiques and millions of customers, and Olga remains committed to helping these small businesses thrive in new ways. On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Olga shares her winding journey, her steadfast mission, and why weighing your options and going with your gut is the way to survive as an entrepreneur.
On today's episode, I challenge you to show yourself a little bit of grace.
On today's episode, I challenge you love up on YOURSELF! There are things that we beat ourselves up for, ways that we demean ourselves and a manner that we speak to ourselves that we would never use to speak to someone else. Even if you're not having these harsh thoughts out loud, they're just as powerful if you're thinking them. So today I challenge you to write down 10 (yes, TEN) things that you love about yourself.
For your daily challenge on today's episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, I challenge you to do something that scares you. Only you know what that something is. So look at yourself in the mirror and decide, today is the day. Then take that first step. Not fearless, but brave.
On today's episode, I challenge you be more intentional (and responsible) about offering support to other women! Overall, are you being intentional about who you way you want to be, what you say you want to do and what you say you hope to have? Be, do, have with intention. This challenge includes a tip for how to do so when it comes to support.
This week, I'm going to propose a daily challenge for you each day with the intention of nudging you outside of your comfort zone and a little closer to your breakthrough. On today's episode I challenge you to let go of the things that no longer serve you -- in your business and in your life -- whether that's a physical product, a behavior, a belief or a bad habit. Let that thing go!
On this episode, I challenge you to reflect on a question posed to us by Mary Shores, author of Conscious Communications, who was featured on episode 466 of the Support is Sexy podcast: What is your archetype? And what qualities that you admire in that individual may already exist in you?
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, wellness expert and business advisor Amina AlTai shares what it means to be "entreprenourished," why a healthy you equals a healthy bottom line, and why sometimes getting well means letting some things go.
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Jennifer Faherty -- founder of Financial Wealth Being -- shares how you can take a holistic approach to your relationship with money, an exercise you can do to change your thinking about money and smart tips for how you can determine your prices in your business.
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Monica shares the roadblocks women entrepreneurs come up against -- and some that we even create for ourselves -- that stop us from reaching those million-dollar milestones, and how to pivot and embrace the idea of changing up your plan.
Mary Shores has spent over a decade teaching businesses and individuals how to identify their goals, create new ways of thinking, and take action to create meaningful results. Listen today and get motivated to take action and move forward!