Kayla Strong knew that living paycheck to paycheck was no way to live, and in order to improve the life of her daughter, she knew something had to change, so she decided to start making money on her own terms. Read our interview with the lovely Kayla below…
What motivated and inspired you to start your own business?
I am a Restaurant Manager in a casino and work a lot of nights and weekends. I have a young daughter that I do not get to spend as much time with as I would like to, and even when I do have the time I was always so exhausted from work that I was cheating her out of the attention that she deserved to have. Financial stability is the second reason I started my own business, especially now a days, most families struggle with living paycheck to paycheck and the stress of being able to pay the bills. We do not deserve to feel that way. We all deserve to live a life of happiness and freedom.
Tell us about your business.
My business is all about getting the mind and body happy and healthy, regaining energy, and feeling alive again. There are a lot of businesses out there that offer similar products, but what differentiates my business is that it is not “one size fits all”. Anyone and everyone can benefit from this on multiple levels. We have 5 main areas which are Weight Loss, Energy, Performance, Healthy Aging, and Wealth Creation. We also have a tremendous community of people that are all on different paths of the same journey that give outstanding support to everyone else, whether they are apart of the group or not.
Are you currently running any promos/contests/giveaways that you would like our readers to know about?
We are currently offering free shipping through midnight on Sunday October 9th for qualifying orders. We also have an AMAZINGLY unheard of comp plan for those who are interested in investing in the company and making their own business out of it as well.
Where is your business based?
Our main location is in Gilbert, AZ.
What were the first few steps you took to get your business up and running?
The first step I took to starting my business was attending a meeting with a friend of mine who had also used the product and had amazing results. Once I heard what the speakers said, I knew I had to give it a shot myself because it was something I knew I deserved. When I first ordered my product, it was only to try it out for myself and see what would happen. Within a couple days I knew that this was something I loved and wanted to share with as many people as I could, because everyone deserves to feel the way I feel now.
What has been the most effective way of raising awareness of your business and getting new customers?
The most effective way to raise awareness is through word of mouth and testimonies. Sharing a story of your success, or how something has changed your life is so powerful and there are a lot of people in the world that are looking for the same help you originally needed. I believe that if you have knowledge of something that can positively impact someone else’s life, then you should share it.
What have been your biggest challenges so far?
The biggest challenge I have faced so far has been personal growth – learning to love myself and believe in what I am doing. Never give up faith. There are going to be people out there that will say no, or have a negative input on what you are doing and it can not stop you.
How did you overcome these challenges?
I learned to listen to others and learn from them. There are so many tools out there that can help us grow as human beings. We do not know everything about life and how it works, and understanding that is the first step to being successful.
How do you keep motivated through difficult times?
My daughter is my number 1 motivation. There have been plenty of times where I have thought to myself “this is going to be too hard” or “this is going to take forever to get where I want to be” but again, in learning to stay positive and have faith I answer myself by saying “of course this isn’t easy, or everyone would be doing it” and “this isn’t going to happen overnight, but you and your family are worth it”.
How did you distinguish yourself from your competitors?
The main thing I tell everyone about our business compared to others is the scientific make up of our products. From the health side of our business our products are all natural, hormone, steroid, GMO, and gluten free, and we also have dairy free options as well. Our products are uncompromised, which means if there is an ingredient that we need to make a product and we can get it, they will not produce the product. We do not add fillers or artificial flavorings. Our nutrient component is also above that of any other program. You will receive more nutrients than you would normally get even if you ate as healthy as you could. Plus it’s great for the kids too! We have the top comp line in the business and just recently reached 194 millionaires in the company!
What is the best advice you have received recently?
“As long as your heart is beating, there’s still hope”.
What advice would you give to other entrepreneurs?
Never give up. There are always going to be road blocks no matter how far you are on your journey. You could be just starting out, or be extremely successful already, there will always be obstacles trying to stop you. What sets success and failure apart is whether you have faith that you can conquer those obstacles.
What is your favorite business tool or resource?
Just today actually I started listening to a Podcast by Dave MacArther called “Mechanic to Millionaire”. I am only on episode 2 and I have already learned so much from him. I recommend this podcast to ANYONE, not just those trying to build a business.
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What is a good article or book you have read recently?
The latest article I read was called “The Great American Rat Experiment” which highlights a study done on two groups of rats. One group was fed raw foods and healthy products, and the other was fed what the average American house hold would eat along with medications for ailments they had acquired. Once the two groups of rats were autopsied, the first group, which died at the equivalent of an 80 year old person, their organs showed no signs of aging or disease. Whereas the other group of rats began showing signs of diseases that humans are suffering from. It really puts things into perspective and I would recommend this article to everyone.
What are you currently learning about for your business or looking for help with?
Currently I am just starting out and learning the right and wrong things to do. There are so many people in the world that do not know about or understand our program and all I want to do is reach out to as many of those people as I can and change as many of those lives as they will allow me to.
What are your goals for the next few months and how are you striving to achieve them?
My goals for the next few months is to really structure the foundation of my business and begin to grow even if it is a slow process. I am achieving this by learning and understanding all of the ins and outs of a business like this. It is not always easy, but pushing through is the most important part. As I meet new people and touch their lives I know that everything will fall into place when it is supposed to.