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Wonder Women Entrepreneurs! This is the place to join conversations with thought leaders who amaze, astonish and inspire you. Listen each week as entrepreneur and host Kalika Yap explores the challenges, wisdom and breakthroughs of extraordinary people. (An Entrepreneurs’ Organization production)

Featured guests include:
Lisa Sugar, cofounder of POPSUGAR
Toni Ko, founder of NYX Cosmetics
Devin Alexander, celebrity chef and nutrition expert who appears on "The Biggest Loser"

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Apr 29, 2020

Having a dream is one thing, but making that dream come true is another. From an early age, Felicia Alexander has had an eye for fitness. Listen in as she shares the story of how she started her company, Box Union, a contemporary boxing studio designed to build a fit body and strong mind. From working in corporate to leaping into entrepreneurship, Felicia knows what it takes to execute your dream. Tune in!

Timestamped show notes
03:39 - Felicia talks about how she started Box Union and the story behind it
06:48 - She breaks down how her and her business partner handle different aspects of the business
07:41 - Taking an idea to execution
10:56 - Coming up with Box Union
12:57 - A “beautiful cornucopia of people”
15:18 - Building a fit body and a fit mind
18:49 - A terrifying start
23:04 - Transitioning from corporate to entrepreneur
25:01 - Taking the leap
26:31 - Listening to your gut
29:01 - Felicia shares the story of how she got started in fitness
32:30 - Facing challenges
36:44 - Felicia shares some tips for business owners during the pandemic
41:12 - Habits and self-care
43:50 - Staying connected

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