Erika De La Cruz is a Television Personality and Author/Founder of the Book & Brand Passionistas, Tips Tales & Tweetables from Women Pursuing Their Dreams. She is the Official Host of Brian Tracy’s Success Mastery Academy and Inspirational Speaker in the #Girlboss & Millennial Empowerment movements.
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Time Stamped Show Notes
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- [01:23] – Erika’s life is an amazing blend of entertainment and entrepreneurship
- [02:00] – The Passionistas’ book is out and had over 10,000 pre-orders to start!
- [03:20] – EOFire and Erika were both featured in Success Magazine
- [04:21] – The “spotlight method” in media described
- [04:44] – Erika’s teaching in regards to active press and passive press
- [05:40] – Erika shares how the spotlight method works
- [07:30] – A converter actually works less
- [08:25] – Repurposing content is very important
- [09:11] – Worst Entrepreneurial Moment: Erika was following someone she looked up to and got the chance to work with her. She was interested in Erika’s Passionistas, but Erika never followed up.
- [12:42] – “Do the hardest thing first. Eat that frog”
- [13:50] – “If it is self-doubt, it is a disservice”
- [14:32] – What is the one thing you are most FIRED up about today? “About the Passionistas book”
- [16:55] – The Lightning Round
- What was holding you back from becoming an entrepreneur? – “The fear that I wasn’t doing it right and realizing that if I’m in my truth there is no way I can do it wrong”
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – “The ESPN Theory, where spectating is literally a profession”
- What’s a personal habit that contributes to your success? – “I think aesthetics. I match everything”
- Share an internet resource, like Evernote, with Fire Nation – WinStreak App
- If you could recommend one book to our listeners, what would it be and why? – The Alchemist, “It lets things flow”
- [21:00] – Erika had a terrible experience when she found out most of her things were being sold at a flea market without her knowing
- [22:55] – “We are equipped. Create an opportunity from nothing and build connections.”
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