21: PERFECT BAR CO FOUNDER/COO LEIGH KEITH: SIBLING STARTUP SUCCESS STORY

Summary: We sit down at Perfect Bar headquarters in San Diego to chat with Leigh Keith, Co Founder and COO of Perfect Bar. When Leigh was just 19 her dad got cancer, she and her siblings new they needed to help the family, but how? In this episode you will hear all about how Leigh and her siblings turned their dad’s recipe into the brand that revolutionized the highly competitive functional foods category by offering the first refrigerated protein bar on the market.  It’s now been more than a decade ago since they launched and has seen explosive growth since. In this episode:

  • The Perfect Bar Story

  • From creating in the kitchen to machine operated

  • How they gained the funds to create Perfect Bars

  • Leigh’s roles and how they have changed while the company grows

  • Going from 7 employees to over 100

  • Working with siblings

  • The growing process of over a decade building and creating Perfect Bar

  • Highlights and lowlights of the journey

  • How they launched in Whole Foods nationwide

  • The fun stuff! How Perfect Bar has evolved and what to look forward to

  • Personal life: getting married, have a baby girl, and balancing life

  • Inspirational advice for launching your own company

GIVEAWAY FOR THIS EPISODE!! CHECK OUR INSTAGRAMS FOR DETAILS

WHERE TO CONNECT WITH  LEIGH KEITH & PERFECT BAR

Instagram @PerfectBar

@Leigh_perfectbar

PerfectBar.com

 

WHERE TO CONNECT WITH  HELEN & KAYLEIGH

CONNECT WITH HELEN PETERSON

Instagram @brewed.blonde

Lifestyle Blog: www.brewedblonde.com

CONNECT WITH KAYLEIGH CHRISTINA CLARK

Instagram @kayleigh.christina

Health & Wellness Blog: www.kayleighchristina.com

Skincare Line:  www.CLEARstemSkincare.com Use code: HUSTLE10 for $10 off

If you have any questions about this episode or would like to submit a question for your hosts to answer in future episodes, email Kayleigh & Helen at balancingyourhustle@gmail.com!

20: QUESTIONS PT 3: BUILDING A PERSONAL WEBSITE, BLOG, OR SMALL BUSINESS, WORDPRESS VS. SQUARESPACE, HOW TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR WEBSITE, COMING UP WITH A NAME, MISTAKES MADE & LESSONS LEARNED

20: QUESTIONS PT 3: BUILDING A PERSONAL WEBSITE, BLOG, OR SMALL BUSINESS, WORDPRESS VS. SQUARESPACE, HOW TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR WEBSITE, COMING UP WITH A NAME, MISTAKES MADE AND LESSONS LEARNED, HOW TO BUILD A MEDIA KIT

Summary: On this episode we discuss our highlight and lowlights of the week and then jump into all things website creation!! You will learn and get advice about:

  • Starting from step 1, how to build a website and steps you should take

  • Creating a personal website, website for business, or a blog

  • Pros and cons for squarespace, wordpress, shopify, and wix. Discussing the differences and which one you should use

  • How to customize a website and all the back-end details

  • Finding your niche & changing it

  • How to find consistency with colors, fonts, styles, and logos

  • How to choose a name and going through changing name of blog or website

  • Why have a media kit and how to create one

WHERE TO CONNECT WITH  HELEN & KAYLEIGH

CONNECT WITH HELEN PETERSON

Instagram @brewed.blonde

Lifestyle Blog: www.brewedblonde.com

CONNECT WITH KAYLEIGH CHRISTINA CLARK

Instagram @kayleigh.christina

Health & Wellness Blog: www.kayleighchristina.com

Skincare Line:  www.CLEARstemSkincare.com Use code: HUSTLE10 for $10 off

If you have any questions about this episode or would like to submit a question for your hosts to answer in future episodes, email Kayleigh & Helen at balancingyourhustle@gmail.com!

 

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19:LAURA MARQUIS- WRITING A COOKBOOK, OWNING A YOGA & PILATES STUDIO, CROHN'S DISEASE, GIVING A TEDX TALK, AND WHAT EXPO WEST IS ALL ABOUT

Summary: On this episode Kayleigh & Helen talk with good friend Laura Marquis while her and Kayleigh are attending Expo West! Laura Marquis is owner of Marquis Yoga & Pilates and Naturally Healthy Desserts. She has been featured in Thrive Magazine, Mind Body Green, BlendTec, TedX, and Pilates Style. We talk about the inside scoop of Expo West, how she opened her own studio at age 24, the ups and downs of owning your own business, and the things you don’t think about. Laura provides some serious advice for anyone launching a business! We also discuss being diagnosed with Crohn's Disease and healing her body through nutrition. Laura is the founder, chef, and writer of cookbook & YouTube channel Naturally Healthy Desserts, an all raw vegan dessert cookbook. We ask her TONS of questions about what inspired her to write her own cookbook and how she created one. Laura is also a TedX speaker and we get all the deets!

 

WHERE TO CONNECT WITH Laura Marquis

Instagram: @MarquisPilates

@NaturallyHealthyDesserts

Website:http://www.marquispilates.com

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCETsRCkx_W9IgfEaX2B3Saw

www.NaturallyHealthyDesserts.com

WHERE TO CONNECT WITH  HELEN & KAYLEIGH

CONNECT WITH HELEN PETERSON

Instagram @brewed.blonde

Lifestyle Blog: www.brewedblonde.com

CONNECT WITH KAYLEIGH CHRISTINA CLARK

Instagram @kayleigh.christina

Health & Wellness Blog: www.kayleighchristina.com

Skincare Line:  www.CLEARstemSkincare.com Use code: HUSTLE10 for $10 off

If you have any questions about this episode or would like to submit a question for your hosts to answer in future episodes, email Kayleigh & Helen at balancingyourhustle@gmail.com!

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18: FOUNDER OF HOLY MATCHA - GERALDINE RIDAURA ON HOW SHE BUILT, CREATED & RUNS THE SUCCESSFUL MATCHA CAFE: HOLY MATCHA

18: FOUNDER OF HOLY MATCHA - GERALDINE RIDAURA ON HOW SHE BUILT, CREATED & RUNS THE WILDLY SUCCESSFUL MATCHA CAFE, OVERCOMING FEAR OF JUDGEMENT, BUSINESS HIGHS AND LOWS, MATCHA TRADITIONS, HEALTH BENEFITS, FINDING BALANCE, AND PLANNING A WEDDING.

Summary: On this episode we sit down with The Matcha Queen herself, Geraldine Ridaura, owner of Holy Matcha, San Diego’s first matcha cafe. We discuss how her idea of a matcha cafe came to life, the point of it going viral and becoming one of San Diego’s most popular spots in less than a year, and how she is balancing it all. Geraldine gives us all the behind the scenes stories of the highs and lows that occur, anxieties surrounding the launch, and how she creates all the amazing menu items. We also chat all about matcha of course and it’s amazing health benefits and centuries old traditions.


Show notes:

VISIT HOLY MATCHA: 3118 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104

WHERE TO CONNECT WITH Geraldine Ridaura

Instagram: @Holymatchaa

@geraldiniiii

Website: www.holymatchasd.com/


WHERE TO CONNECT WITH  HELEN & KAYLEIGH

CONNECT WITH HELEN PETERSON

Instagram @brewed.blonde

Lifestyle Blog: www.brewedblonde.com

CONNECT WITH KAYLEIGH CHRISTINA CLARK

Instagram @kayleigh.christina

Health & Wellness Blog: www.kayleighchristina.com

Skincare Line:  www.CLEARstemSkincare.com Use code: HUSTLE10 for $10 off

If you have any questions about this episode or would like to submit a question for your hosts to answer in future episodes, email Kayleigh & Helen at balancingyourhustle@gmail.com!

17: STORIES: WORST DATE EVER, NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE, THE MOST EMBARRASSING THANKSGIVING, AND WEDDING FAILS

17: STORIES: WORST DATE EVER, NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE, THE MOST EMBARRASSING THANKSGIVING, AND WEDDING FAILS

Summary: In this episode Kayleigh & Helen sit back and reminisce about embarrassing moments, near death experiences, and just straight up fails in their life. SPOILER: There’s lots of laughing.

Thank you SO MUCH for checking out this episode of Balancing Your Hustle. IF you haven’t done so already please take a minute and leave a quick rating and review of the show on iTunes by clicking the link below. It will help to keep us producing this podcast every single week!

Click here to subscribe via iTunes

WHERE TO CONNECT WITH  HELEN & KAYLEIGH

CONNECT WITH HELEN PETERSON

Instagram @brewed.blonde

Lifestyle Blog: www.brewedblonde.com

CONNECT WITH KAYLEIGH CHRISTINA CLARK

Instagram @kayleigh.christina

Health & Wellness Blog: www.kayleighchristina.com

Skincare Line:  www.CLEARstemSkincare.com Use code: HUSTLE10 for $10 off

If you have any questions about this episode or would like to submit a question for your hosts to answer in future episodes, email Kayleigh & Helen at balancingyourhustle@gmail.com!

16: BEAT THE FLU NATURALLY & 5 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO CREATE AN EPIC IMMUNE SYSTEM

**If you have a fever above 102 degrees F, are unable to keep down liquids, or are in respiratory distress, visit your doctor or the emergency room. The advice and information in the podcast does not replace your personal doctor’s medical advice.

Summary: This year's flu season is the worst since the 2009 swine flu epidemic! The CDC estimates that the shot reduces risk by around 32 percent, while other reports put this number closer to 10 percent, which is the lowest percentage to date! Not to worry, this does not mean you are DOOMED this winter! We discuss 6 measures to take to prevent the flu and 5 things to do when you get the flu.

There are certain foods, supplements, and activities that provide us with key flu virus targeting nutrients and set our bodies up for success when in contact with the flu virus.  

In this episode you will discover:

  • What the flu is & why we get it

  • What to know about the flu shot

  • Common mistakes people make when they get sick

  • How to prevent the flu including diet, supplements, and lifestyle measures

  • What foods to be eating when you have the flu & what NOT to be eating

  • What supplements to take when you have the flu

  • Essential oils for the flu

  • How to beat the flu and recover as quickly as possible

Items mentioned in this episode:


Thank you SO MUCH for checking out this episode of Balancing Your Hustle. IF you haven’t done so already please take a minute and leave a quick rating and review of the show on iTunes by clicking the link below. It will help to keep us producing this podcast every single week!

Click here to subscribe via iTunes

WHERE TO CONNECT WITH  HELEN & KAYLEIGH

CONNECT WITH HELEN PETERSON

Instagram @brewed.blonde

Lifestyle Blog: www.brewedblonde.com

CONNECT WITH KAYLEIGH CHRISTINA CLARK

Instagram @kayleigh.christina

Health & Wellness Blog: www.kayleighchristina.com

Skincare Line:  www.CLEARstemSkincare.com Use code: HUSTLE10 for $10 off

If you have any questions about this episode or would like to submit a question for your hosts to answer in future episodes, email Kayleigh & Helen at balancingyourhustle@gmail.com!

BONUS EPISODE: A NOT SO TYPICAL VALENTINE’S DAY + 5 VDAY TIPS THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR VIEW ON THE DAY

On this mini-sode we chat about VALENTINE’S DAY and how we manage expectations, treat our men, and never end the day in disappointment. Are we balls to the wall vday lovers or think it’s tacky? Listen to find out! Plus we list our 5 favorite tips to have the best valentine’s day ever.

WHERE TO CONNECT WITH  HELEN & KAYLEIGH

CONNECT WITH HELEN PETERSON

Instagram @brewed.blonde

Lifestyle Blog: www.brewedblonde.com

CONNECT WITH KAYLEIGH CHRISTINA CLARK

Instagram @kayleigh.christina

Health & Wellness Blog: www.kayleighchristina.com

Skincare Line:  www.CLEARstemSkincare.com Use code: HUSTLE10 for $10 off

If you have any questions about this episode or would like to submit a question for your hosts to answer in future episodes, email Kayleigh & Helen at balancingyourhustle@gmail.com!

15:QUESTIONS PT 2 : OUR WORKOUT ROUTINES, BEST WORKOUTS FOR LIMITED TIME, THOUGHTS ON HIIT, LISS, BURNING FAT, TRAVEL WORKOUTS

You asked, we answer! What is our workout routine? What is HIIT & LISS and what are workouts for each, what workouts are good for slimming arms and legs, what workouts to do if you aren't seeing progress, what to do if you hate cardio. We took our most frequently asked workout related questions and answer them all!  

WHERE TO CONNECT WITH  HELEN & KAYLEIGH

CONNECT WITH HELEN PETERSON

Instagram @brewed.blonde

Lifestyle Blog: www.brewedblonde.com

CONNECT WITH KAYLEIGH CHRISTINA CLARK

Instagram @kayleigh.christina

Health & Wellness Blog: www.kayleighchristina.com

Skincare Line:  www.CLEARstemSkincare.com Use code: HUSTLE10 for $10 off

If you have any questions about this episode or would like to submit a question for your hosts to answer in future episodes, email Kayleigh & Helen at balancingyourhustle@gmail.com!


 

13: MORNING ROUTINE & SUCCESS HABITS

On this episode we discuss our morning routines and habits that set us up for a successful day. WE ARE NOT PERFECT so we also talk about what happens when mornings throw us curve balls, what we do when we are traveling, and super early mornings that don’t allow for a long routine. It’s all about BALANCING OUR HUSTLE on a daily basis.

 

Show notes:

Kayleigh’s morning detox drink can be found HERE

Dandy Blend Tea (coffee substitute) found HERE

Four Sigmatic Chaga and Mushroom Coffee found HERE

Use code: Kayleigh10 for 10% off

Liquid IV for morning hydration found HERE

Use code: Kayleigh15 for 15% off

Helen’s morning routine products found HERE

WHERE TO CONNECT WITH  HELEN & KAYLEIGH

CONNECT WITH HELEN PETERSON

Instagram @brewed.blonde

Lifestyle Blog: www.brewedblonde.com

CONNECT WITH KAYLEIGH CHRISTINA CLARK

Instagram @kayleigh.christina

Health & Wellness Blog: www.kayleighchristina.com

Skincare Line:  www.CLEARstemSkincare.com Use code: HUSTLE10 for $10 off

If you have any questions about this episode or would like to submit a question for your hosts to answer in future episodes, email Kayleigh & Helen at balancingyourhustle@gmail.com!

 

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