Nikki Warren is the founder of Kaia FIT, a women’s focused program that currently has 55+ locations, in six different states. She has coached gymnastics, fitness, running, triathlon training and snowboarding for 20+ years. She brings the same motivation and expertise to her public appearances, giving attendees the tools to live a centered, healthy life. “Life isn’t a dress rehearsal,” she says. “Every single moment we’re given the opportunity to live our best”. Drawing on these years of experience, Warren has expanded from coaching high-level athletes into leadership training. To women across the country on how to run a successful business, in addition to a successful life. Through the teachings of work-life balance, and simple steps to creating the life you deserve, Warren has streamlined her training down to three simple steps to thrive: Get Your Mind Right, Strength for Life, and Gather Your Tribe. With her non-traditional upbringing, young motherhood, and touch and go birth of her youngest, Kai, Nikki approaches all interactions with a positive attitude and wealth of information, both personal and learned. She is an incredibly encouraging role model for any woman, young or old. She currently lives in Lake Tahoe, running three businesses with her husband Ed, hockey-obsessed son Kai & their active pup, Laila. Warren has more than 15 years’ experience of public speaking on health, fitness and nutrition, and has been featured in various magazines, including Fitness Magazine, while also presenting at both TedX and Vistage.
New York-based entrepreneur and mom Rachel Blumenthal created Rockets of Awesome, which launched in July, to offer parents a simpler and smarter way to shop for high-quality kids clothing. She began her career at Yves Saint Laurent, before launching her first entrepreneurial venture as designer and founder of the fashion jewelry brand Rachel Leigh. The brand was licensed to GlamHouse in 2011. Rachel then lent her hand to Warby Parker, which was cofounded by her husband Neil, before founding and acting as CEO of Cricket’s Circle, the trusted resource and editorial destination for everything baby and toddler. It was the insights and learnings from the Cricket’s Circle community, in addition to her own experience as a mother that inspired the idea for Rockets of Awesome.
Throughout her career, Rachel has become a trusted resource on entrepreneurship and startups, thanks to her work starting three successful businesses. In today's episode Rachel speaks to us about:
-Founding Rockets of Awesome, Crickets Circle and Rachel Leigh
-Her path to becoming CEO and Founder of her latest business, Rockets of Awesome
-How she maintains focus and balance as an extremely successful entrepreneur as well as a mother of two young children who have been the focus and driving force behind her business ideas
And so much more...
Eleanor is an advisor on women’s leadership development to the Yale School of Management, an award-winning entrepreneur, international speaker and expert in women’s leadership. She has shared the stage with celebrated entrepreneurs including Lisa Sasevich, Loral Langemeier, Sharon Lechter and EBW2020 founder Ingrid Vanderveldt. She has been recognized by award-winning entrepreneur Ali Brown as one to watch in the women’s leadership space.
She teaches women entrepreneurs and women professionals how to dial up their influence and impact so they can position themselves as credible, confident leaders that others will listen to, buy from, and support.
In this podcast, Eleanor fills us in on a range of topics related to women in business and leadership including:
-Why the majority of new women entrepreneurs don’t replace their corporate income…and what to do about it.
-Insider secrets of the old boys network — what men know but women don’t about influence, money and power.
-Thought leadership: how to position yourself and your ideas so you sound like the expert you are…even when you are just getting started.
-Secrets of highly confident women: Eleanor has conducted in-depth mindset research with some of the continent’s most successful women in business and can share some profound insights about how 8,9 and 10 figure business women think
-Why men still earn more than women in business and what we can do about it
- And how she has built a global business from a small town…while raising two young boys.
Meet Pratima Aravabhoomi, the founder of Craft Street Design. She was inspired to establish the company based on her own experiences in turning her life around from the brink of suicide, and has since become a successful consultant and business owner.
She shares, “ If not for the words on my kitchen wall which said,
‘Darkest hour is before dawn, I might have ended my own life.”
She has since completely transformed that life achieving many of her goals.
Meaningful words have made a huge difference in her life. That’s why Pratima is on a mission to bring meaningful words as products into all of our ever busy, distracted lifestyles so that they remind us to take the time to focus on the important things.
Listen to find out more about the inspiring Aha moment that led Pratima to launch a successful 6 figure business within a few months!