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!
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, we chat with Sashee Chandran, Founder and CEO of Tea Drops -- a company that makes innovative, bagless, dissolvable teas that are organic and ethically sourced, shedding 30% of the waste of traditional tea bag packaging. Sashee came up with the idea for Tea Drops in order to solve her own pain point, and now -- after bootstrapping to build it -- she has raised $2 million in investment.
I just completed my first full month of travel with Remote Year and had an extraordinary experience living and working in Valencia, Spain. Most important, during a walk on the beach on our last night in the city, I was reminded of the power of taking time to offer a bit of self-love by way of an encouraging note to future yourself -- something I hope you take some time to do after listening to this episode.
Polina Hanin has coached more than 250 entrepreneurs. as Academy Director of StartUp Health, a company that is committed to building "a global army of entrepreneurs," particularly in the health space. On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Polina shares a very important aspect of success for entrepreneurs -- mindset -- and tells how to know if you need to make a shift, how to determine your moonshot and what it takes build a business that truly has an impact, no matter your field.
Kendrick Shope is the creator of Sales School, a leading sales training for women entrepreneurs, and the Authentic Selling® process, shares why women and men sell differently (and why that's okay!), how to get over the "icky" feeling you may have about sales and her top three strategies for authentic selling. Plus, how her "Dr. Dre Formula" can make your sales copy sing.
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, we speak to athlete, activist, adventurer and fitness expert Andia Winslow -- who is also a professional golf player and an advocate on women learning to play golf (more on that in the episode!) on why your mental wellness and the amount of time you spend in nature are tied to your success.
Entrepreneur Kate Erickson -- chief implementor at 'Entrepreneurs on Fire' and host of 'Kate's Take' podcast shares how learning to own her space, find her voice and tap into her zone of genius helped ready her to build a multimillion dollar business.
Being busy doesn't mean you're handling your business. Let's talk about the difference.
You know I'm allllll about support around here! That said, I'm also allllll about giving responsibly. And if the reason you're giving support to someone is so that you can feel like the hero, the rock or whatever other term floats your ego, that's not you giving, that's you being distracted. Let's talk about the difference.
Unless you're running a non-profit (which, God bless) you are in the business of making money with your business so you can have an incredible impact in the world. So when money comes your way, it may sometimes be difficult to turn it away -- especially when your mind already starts to think of how you could put it to good use. Think: is this what is best for me and my business right now?
As an entrepreneur and a creative, it is likely that you want to remain open to new opportunities. But beware of opportunities that are shiny, but not well-suited for you and your vision at this time.
Distractions. They sure can be sexy. Here's how to recognize them and avoid them.
As a Message Clarity Coach, Adria DeCorte helps women coaches and heart-centered business owners uncover the marketing message that lights them up and communicates the value in their work so they can serve more people, scale their business, or start a movement. She also teaches them how to recognize if it's their message or their product or service that's not connecting with their audience.
On this episode of Support is Sexy podcast, Katie Hunt, founder of Tradeshow Bootcamp, shares insider secrets to having a successful trade show appearance, including common mistakes entrepreneurs make, where you should focus (retail vs wholesale) and how to know when to say "no." Plus: Mom guilt. How to deal with it and how to get over it.
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Meha Agrawal, co-founder of SILK + SONDER, gives us an insider look on what it takes to launch a product, why it's better to "show" than tell, and why you have to obsessed with solving a problem, not just creating a product.
Four years ago, Naima Beckles and Michele Arrieta started, For Your Birth, a childbirth consultancy and doula agency that's making the journey to motherhood easier for so many, and that supports doulas on their own journey. They also realized the gap in postpartum support for many mothers within often-marginalized groups. On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, the pair discuss the beauty and the business of being a doula and why support for all families needs to expand beyond the delivery room.