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Lisa Bilyeu went from housewife to world class entrepreneur in just a handful of years.

Her and her husband, Tom Bilyeu are the founders and force behind the 2nd fastest growing, BILLION dollar business, Quest Nutrition.

Lisa is also the president of Impact Theory, a media company that she and Tom created with a powerful mission to inspire and support people to live from their greatest potential from all of IT’s content.

All of the shows under IT, Impact Theory, Health Theory, Relationship Theory + Women of Impact, a Youtube show/podcast that Lisa hosts are STAPLES in my kick ass arsenal because they not only serve to there mission- but in my opinion, they OVER DELIVER by bringing on incredible guests that have inspiring stories, valuable knowledge, viable strategies and powerful mental frameworks that really do support those who seek to create their greatest self + life.

Lisa’s passion and vision behind her pursuits is incredibly inspiring.

This fun + mentally elevating conversation is rich in mindset gems geared around:

  • Employing a growth mindset

  • Getting clear on what you’re buying into with relationships + business

  • Honesty in communication with both Self + partner

  • Failing + the value of it

  • Seeking discomfort

  • Believing in yourself + vision

  • Self talk that supports motivation + resilience

In our conversation you will learn:

  • The early years of Lisa’s life +she how formulated strategies that would convince her parents to let her study abroad in the US

  • Meeting her husband Tom Bilyeu and the impact that made on her life

  • Building Quest Nutrition from the inner works of their kitchen + turning it into the 2nd fastest growing billion dollar private company in the US.

  • How Lisa’s role went from housewife to world class boss + entrepreneur, without any prior experience as well as the MINDSET that carried her through her evolution.

  • The communication practices that she + Tom employee to keep their relationship in both marriage + business, healthy.

  • Being an Alpha female + the limiting belief that she owned with that energy prior to meeting Tom.

  • What she + Tom bought into from their roles as partners to their mission in business

  • The most powerful gains Lisa made from experiencing failures

  • Lisa’s pivoting career moment from working within Quest and moving into deeper passions that unfolded for her

  • The mission and process behind creating Impact Theory with Tom

  • The importance of being honest + clear in what you are buying into with your business goals

  • The importance of having a powerful WHY behind your business goals + mission

  • Lisa’s process in figuring out how to be a great boss with no prior experience

  • How she creates strategies, visualizations of her business goals + why she believes in announcing them before they are actualized.

  • The importance of having big, lofty goals as well as smaller goals

  • What inspired her to create WOMAN OF IMPACT + the evolution of the idea

  • Lisa’s view of living “balance” in life

  • Why she seeks discomfort

  • The self talk that motivates her to be resilient + push through challenges

Lisa is as real as it gets, she is infectious with her natural charisma + warm personality.  I am SO proud to share her story, process, mental frame work, vision + ultimately her incredible, authentic presence on the podcast.  She is living proof that #Empoweredwomen really do #Empowerwomen 👊






Impact Theory

Health Theory

Relationship Theory

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Episode 1. "Make FINISHING a HABIT"- Inspiring life lessons, girl talk + SO much more: My conversation with UFC fighter Carla "Cookie Monster" Esparza


Carla "Cookie Monster" Esparza is the FIRST EVER UFC Strawweight champion. 

She’s a highly skilled fighter that has been leading the way for women in the fight game for several years now and is not showing any signs of slowing down soon. The life of a fighter is full of challenges both mentally and physically but Carla's developed the skills to dance with her challenges, not allowing them to defeat her but instead to use them as fuel to her process to elevate her performance in and of the Octagon.

She is a female who LOVES to embrace the pleasure in being a woman by making beauty, adventures and the unity of her friendships with her girls as a big part of in her life.  It’s that beautiful and badass combination in Carla that represents a sense of limitlessness with the defiance of putting a female athletes in a box that  can attempts to separate them from their innate feminine side; a side she loves to embrace.  

Carla steps back in the Octagon on Dec 30 2017 in Las Vegas at UFC 219 where she will face Cynthia Cavillo in her 6th UFC fight; a fight that is sure to be amazing and not one to miss.

There were no shortages of laughs in this fun and inspiring conversation with Carla. She is a true martial artist and our conversation is sure to offer some inspiration gems that will add some fuel to your own motivation tank.  

In this episode we discuss:

  • Carla’s family background and upbringing
  • The starting point towards her martial arts journey
  • The value in her relationships with her coaches
  •  Being a female in a male dominant sport
  •  The value in her relationships with her coaches 
  •  Her mindset towards camp and UFC 219 fight
  • Her experience as a fighter on the TUF reality show
  • How she keeps her mind in a calm set and processes fear
  • How she processes losing
  • Her love and pleasure in the embracing her feminine side
  • Love life and male qualities that hold her interest
  • Her childhood hero’s
  • Her legacy- what she wants to be remembered for as a professional fighter

Books mentioned:  The 7 Habits of highly successful people

Stay connected with Carla through Instagram & Twitter: @carlaesparza1