Today’s featured guest is Ashley Drake, she is the CEO of the Natural Grip; And, she was on the Shark Tank and landed a great deal with Robert Herjevac; And, she is a captain in the US Army, working full-time in Louisville; And, she has a little girl; And, she works with her husband at the Natural Grip!! In this episode you will hear: • How the army can teach you to be a great leader while paying your tuition • How moms always know best! • How life brings unexpected turns • How a supportive spouse makes all the difference • How working through lunch gives you flexibility • How obligation and responsibility to your company takes away deliberation and doubt • How passion is important, but the “why” is what fuels it • How work never stops. Sometimes it sucks. Sometimes it’s great • How Ashley’s fearlessness made Shark Tank an obvious next step • How calculated risks are great, but they can’t replace security • How you can start a business with no money. At all. • How proof of concept is ultra-important • How Shark Tank works • How female entrepreneurs need to be aware of their leadership style • How nothing replaces hard work
You can find Ashley and The Natural Grip at www.thenaturalgrip.com
Thanks again to Ashley for being a member of The Strong Women’s Club and coming on the podcast!
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