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42 | Stories of Success From Our E+MPOWER Graduates

Nov 22, 2022

In April of 2022 Jess interviewed three incredible, heart-centered leaders and past students of her signature 90-day mentorship program, E+MPOWER, to share their inspiring stories of business growth!

First up is Sandra Sharpe, a Dubai-based functional medicine coach, wife, and cancer survivor who despite the odds was able to build the business of her dreams. She shares how she tripled her social media following within a year by simply and authentically sharing her own story.

Next is Jake Kelfer, who is on a mission to help entrepreneurs turn their dreams into realities. His advice to anyone dreaming big? “Pull the damn trigger, give it a shot, and put the belief in yourself, and make your dreams happen. Don’t rely on anyone else to get you results.”

Our final guest, Andrea Casanova, is the young owner of a viral marketing agency and a strategist for brands like TikTok, Tencent, Amazon, The Russo Brothers & more. She proves that we can build a business around literally anything we’re passionate about⁠.  Her dream is to co-sign entrepreneurs so that they can immigrate safely to the U.S.

Key Takeaways:

  • When it comes to elevating your health and wellness, you are the secret sauce. The most powerful leaders in this space are not those who know the most, but those who have lived through the very issues they coach their clients through.
  • You may be at the top of your game and among the best in your industry, but as long as your ego is in the way, you’ll never get to the next level in your business. 
  • If you have an urge to pursue a passion, no matter how small that urge may be, it’s always better to just take the plunge. Even the biggest successes in their field experience failures and have navigated major insecurities to get to where they are today!

Episode Resources

  • Save a seat for Jess’s FREE 3 day DBE live experience: https://www.jessglazer.com/dbelive2022
  • Get on the E+mpower waitlist to be the first to hear when doors open: https://www.jessglazer.com/empower-fall-2022-waitlist

Key Timestamps

[13:58] – People are looking for someone to relate to;

[39:16] – Why you don’t need to be an expert in your client’s niche to help them get to the next level;

[55:21] – The magic of group coaching;

[1:07:54] – Healing your money wounds and charging what you’re worth;

[1:22:26] – Taking that first step and investing in yourself.

Episode Quotes

  • “You are the secret sauce. You are the story. This is why people want to buy from you, work with you, and be in your world: You’ve lived through that experience.” –Sandra Sharpe
  • “The more you do the fundamentals, the quicker they become. The quicker they become, the better you get. The quicker you get, the quicker you achieve the result you aim to achieve.” –Jake Kelfer
  • “You don’t need to know more than another expert. You just need to know that one other person.” –Andrea Casanova

Connect with Jessica

Instagram: @iamjessicaderose | @thedigitalbusinessevolution

Connect with Sandra

Instagram: @sandrasharpewellness

Website: Sandra Sharpe

Connect with Jake

Instagram: @jakekelfer

Website: Jake Kelfer

Connect with Andrea

Instagram: @andreaxcasanova

TikTok: @latinapreneur

Website: Andrea Casanova