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Oct 23, 2019

Meet Sadie Lincoln, CEO of ​barre3​, a fitness company focused on teaching people how to be empowered and balanced from within themselves. Sadie has been featured on ​Inc.’s​ Female Founders 100 List and stresses the importance of mindfulness not only in exercise, but in business as well. Beginning her journey in a small, Culver City dance studio, Sadie shares the experiences that have helped her grow herself and barre3 into what they are today. Tune in now!

03:17 - Sadie’s Origin Story
04:25 - What is barre3?
05:45 - Opening up her first studio
06:25 - Sadie’s alternate plan to creating barre3
07:04 - Location, location, location
08:01 - Buildout blues
09:00 - Sadie’s start in the fitness world
10:45 - Being a good teacher
11:25 - Sadie’s spiritual path
12:30 - “You’re allowed to suck.”
13:16 - Sadie’s nurturing nature
13:53 - How did Sadie get on the path of being a CEO?
14:26 - Fitness is failing me
16:15 - What makes barre3 different?
17:00 - The essentials for growth
18:35 - Sadie’s Core Values
19:08 - Sadie’s EO Journey
20:02 - What is Forum?
20:42 - The importance of a support group
22:05 - Confidence
22:44 - Insecurity
23:15 - External measures vs internal measures
24:58 - Sadie’s day-to-day
25:57 - Next up for barre3
26:52 - “It started from just an idea.”
27:54 - “My power is in my wisdom and my words.”
28:23 - Keeping it real
29:13 - Sadie’s advice for female founders

Barre3 official website