Back to Basics Founder Beverly Stewart on Building a Multimillion Dollar Business and Becoming an Open-Hearted Leader

  Beverly Stewart has wanted to be a teacher since she was five years old, and she thought she’d be one forever once she started her career in education. But after six years in the classroom, she knew she needed a change — she wanted a way to impact each student individually. So Beverly made the brave decision to leave […]
December 28, 2016
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Elayne Fluker

Elayne Fluker is author of "Get Over 'I Got It' (HarperCollins) and host of the "Support is Sexy" podcast, which has over one million downloads. She facilitates customized workshops for corporations and organizations to create psychologically safe, supportive cultures for ambitious, high-achieving women so they can stress less, thrive more and be fulfilled in work and life.

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Back to Basics Founder Beverly Stewart on Building a Multimillion Dollar Business and Becoming an Open-Hearted Leader

 

Beverly Stewart has wanted to be a teacher since she was five years old, and she thought she’d be one forever once she started her career in education. But after six years in the classroom, she knew she needed a change — she wanted a way to impact each student individually. So Beverly made the brave decision to leave her full-time teaching career in 1985, and started tutoring children one-on-one. With that, her business Back to Basics Learning Dynamics was born, providing a variety of one-on-one educational services to students of all ages. Since then, the company — and Beverly — have won a long list of awards and recognitions in the Philadelphia area and continue to expand; but for Beverly, her personal growth during this journey has been the greatest expansion in her life.

 
On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Beverly talks about how she bootstrapped to build and grow her business from her one-bedroom apartment to a multimillion dollar company, the power of being vulnerable and comfortable with uncertainty, and how learning to be less rigid has changed her life and her business.

 

 

On this episode you’ll learn:

  • How to teach yourself to be uncomfortable and uncertain in order to grow.
  • Be bold enough to ask people for advice.
  • The value of pounding the pavement when you first launch your business.
  • How having a coach can completely change your business and your life.
  • How to be an open-hearted leader.
  • The power of delegating.
  • Her top 3 tips for turning your passion into profit.
  • Strategies to grow your business.
  • The importance of feedback from your customers.
  • How to move beyond the personal blocks in your life that also affect your business.
  • How to learn to delegate and let go.
  • Why she can’t stand the word “luck.”
  • How she created her fairytale life.

 

VISIT BACK TO BASICS at…

BacktoBasicsLearning.com

BacktoBasicsPrivateSchool.com

 

FOLLOW BACK TO BASICS at…

Twitter@BacktoBasicsDE
RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Joe White, Business and Life Coach
Tony Robbins
Zig Ziglar
Student Exchange Visitors Program

 

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[Music: “Someone Else’s Memories” by Revolution Void]

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Elayne Fluker

Elayne Fluker is author of "Get Over 'I Got It' (HarperCollins) and host of the "Support is Sexy" podcast, which has over one million downloads. She facilitates customized workshops for corporations and organizations to create psychologically safe, supportive cultures for ambitious, high-achieving women so they can stress less, thrive more and be fulfilled in work and life.

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