SDH 122: Raising the Bar with The Founders of The Barre Code Jillian Lorenz and Ariana Chernin
Are you ready to take your entrepreneurship to the next level? Maybe you've met someone along the way whose passions and business ideas align with yours?
It's possible to turn your passionate ideas into a clear vision and maintain a happy business partnership.
Today's guests, double the lady boss insight, are Jillian Lorenz & Ariana Chernin. They are the fierce fitness Co-Ceos and founders behind The Barre Code.
In this episode you will...
- Discover how their business plan started at a NYE party
- Understand the transition from leaving their jobs to starting their company
- Learn the strategy behind their growth
- Hear how they maintain a happy business partnership
- Compare the difference between a roadmap plan versus a 3-5 year business plan
- Uncover two things that give them a clear vision
"A New Earth" by Eckhart Tolle
"Kushiel's Dart" by Jacqueline Carey
“Our vision ultimately is to have a positive impact on women everywhere.” Jill Lorenz
“It’s really about making that leap of faith and being confident in what you have in reserve.” Jill Lorenz
“It definitely was fearful. It’s a hard transition and you have to be prepared for it and you have to think of the worst case scenario.” Jill Lorenz
"When you are an entrepreneur, you have to look at all aspects of your life." Ariana Chernin
"There's never a 'right time' but you have to also just know what's going on in your life to make sure that it makes sense and what your fall back is." Ariana Chernin
“If you understand your purpose, passion’s gonna kind of ebb and flow with tough days, if you can kind of know this is the purpose, it’s ok to loose some passion here and there, especially in the beginning that’s going to drive you to stay positive and motivated- Ariana Chernin
“Now that we are a much larger company and a much more crowded industry, for us it’s about understanding our landscape.” Jill Lorenz
“It’s really about us understanding what our road map looks like and being able to anticipate any roadblocks that come up, and putting in an infrastructure that enables us to pivot and change as needed to stay market leaders in the industry.” Jill Lorenz
“There is no failure. A failure is really a win, so we call them fins.” Jill Lorenz
"We can’t be stuck in a way to get from A to Z, it’s about being able to pivot and finding the best, fastest, most quality way to get there."Jill Lorenz
“It’s always different and that’s what really keeps us excited, motivated and growing. So that is one of the pros of being an entrepreneur.. But sometimes it can be frustrating as well.”-Ariana Chernin
“Stay hungry, especially in our industry and as entrepreneurs it’s about evolving.” -Jill Lorenz