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The future of fitness has been around a lot longer than you think. Since the 70s, a fitness phenomenon known as occlusion training has been drawing attention, research, and praise from all kinds of athletes and scientists across the world. Former pro athlete Mehdi Ettehadulhagh recognized the power of this fitness technique in transforming the way we exercise, and together with his brothers, he has spearheaded a campaign to bring occlusion training and supportive smartwear gear to the homes of every interested athlete. …


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Building a successful brand relies on a lot of skills: intuition, resource management, dedication, and most importantly, customer marketing. Knowing how to market and build a brand for your audience is one of the most essential but most overlooked skills in business development. When you’re starting your own company, the most important factor in your success is how well your brand responds to the needs of your customers. Swank A Posh Clothing Boutique learned that lesson the hard way.

CEO Ebony Swank began her entrepreneurial journey at a young age. Born and raised in a family full of motivated and…


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The journey to entrepreneurial success is one of the challenges and triumphs. For many people, beginning their own business is not so much a matter of experience and resources as it is a matter of willpower. Maru and Anna of New PMU know this all too well. Both women began their journeys in some of the hardest but most rewarding careers to self-start in, Anna in medicine and beauty and Maru in fashion and beauty. Their journey to success involved decades of hard work and experience and put them through quite a few challenges that they eventually had to overcome.


Katiuscia Baggio
Katiuscia Baggio
Katiuscia Baggio

In 2008, I went to London to attend an intense weekend seminar with T. Harv Heker, an American expert in building abundance and financial freedom. That was probably the first time I heard the words “passive income” and I started to be in love with that concept.

Not having to trade my time with money was certainly an appealing goal to achieve, but I was not ready. At that time, I was working as an executive education director at CIMBA Italy, an American Business and Leadership School. The year before, CIMBA allowed me to go to London and get trained…


Katie Keane
Katie Keane

Katie Keane is a vegan and gluten-free recipe developer. Her focus is on building healthy habits, aligning with your purpose, and incorporating wellness into everyday life. She’s an entrepreneur, health and lifestyle content creator, and the founder of Girl Next Door.

She’s the author of two books, one focused on vegan and gluten-free recipes, and another on crafting the “Perfect Smoothie.” Her goal is to help others feel their best, be empowered on their health and wellness journey, and live out the most authentic version of themselves.

Can you tell us more about yourself?

I’m passionate about bringing excitement to…


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Army veteran Marie Malvoisin was ready for a change. She wanted to not only change her life, but also the lives of her clients. She saw an opportunity that combined her love of photography and a way to help people grow more self-confident. At first, she’d considered a different career on retiring from the Army, but the more she thought about her path, the more she realized that helping others in this unique way allowed her to follow her heart.

Too often, people can’t see their beauty and need to be gently nudged into recognizing their special interests and gifts…


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Kelsey Reidl is the founder of The Marketing Mastery Intensive™, a weekly coaching experience for entrepreneurs looking to sign more clients, increase revenue & 10x the size of their community. The program uses a mix of innovative & time-honored marketing strategies.

Her refreshing “No B.S.” approach to developing a foolproof marketing plan (from scratch!) has allowed her to work with 1000’s of solopreneurs and small businesses who want to take their business from average to exceptional, without sacrificing their sanity.

Kelsey also hosts a Top Podcast on the Canadian Entrepreneurship Charts called Visionary Life. In each episode, she chats with…


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Shannon Bain believes that there are two primary ways of living: either devoting yourself to staying within your comfort zone or devoting your life to freeing yourself from the limits you use to confine yourself.

A business coach, entrepreneur, website designer, and company owner, Shannon Bain is no stranger to overcoming limits. She was constantly challenged by her inner critic and had to learn to put herself out there and let go of things that were holding her back in order to start her business.

As the owner of Shannon Bain Digital, a boutique digital marketing agency in Australia, Shannon…


Emily Gornick
Emily Gornick

Emily is a Success Coach on a mission to help women achieve the luxe life. She focuses on shifting mindsets, helping her clients align with their purpose, embrace their spirituality, and set goals with solid strategies. It’s all about going from 9–5 to soul aligned!

Emily, can you tell us a little more about yourself?

I was born and raised in Minnesota which I attribute to my wanting to help others. I always try to do the right thing. Minnesota values made a big impact on me. Minnesota nice, anyone?!

I constantly help women around me. I’m often sought out…


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JULIE FOTIS is a holistic healer focused on healing current and past life traumas. Her work helped women release blockages due to fertility and post-partum, roadblocks for high business-driven women, and those who struggled to find the right romantic relationship. She’s also helped women with a diverse array of life challenges strengthen the connection to their higher selves.

Can you tell us a little more about yourself? What do you do?

I am a French native who lived in New York for the past 10 years. While I’m now the mother of two boys, I used to struggle with PCOS…

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