How to Confront Rejection and Create Your Own Luck with Five Senses Tastings Founder Kala Maxym

From the very beginning, Kala Maxym has gone in and out of different worlds. Early on, it was during her time growing up in Germany, where she was born and raised, as she traveled the world with her mother and father, who was a classical music conductor. Then it was in and out of the world of entrepreneurship and […]
August 24, 2017
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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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How to Confront Rejection and Create Your Own Luck with Five Senses Tastings Founder Kala Maxym


From the very beginning, Kala Maxym has gone in and out of different worlds. Early on, it was during her time growing up in Germany, where she was born and raised, as she traveled the world with her mother and father, who was a classical music conductor. Then it was in and out of the world of entrepreneurship and her nine-to-five. For Kala, it is the arts that keeps calling her, even when she has had “secure” jobs and steady paychecks with institutions like the federal government.

 

Today, Kala (an opera singer, who speaks four languages) creates a magical world for her clients through her company Five Senses Tastings — which creates unique “music tastings” where guests “taste with their ears.” On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Kala talks about knowing when it’s time to take the leap fully into entrepreneurship, how to confront rejection, and how to create your own luck when opportunities come your way.

 

On this episode you’ll learn:

  • Heeding the signs when a new business idea may be brewing in you.
  • Knowing when to take the leap and turn your side hustle into your full-time hustle.
  • How to create your own luck when that opportunity comes.
  • How to confront rejection and still be good to yourself.
  • Ways to network and make authentic connections — rather than just collect business cards.
  • Why learning that something doesn’t work or go your way doesn’t mean that you’ve failed.
  • Why, as women, it’s our duty to stand up for ourselves.
  • How being a bone marrow donor changed her life.

 

VISIT FIVE SENSES TASTINGS AT fivesensestastings.com.

 

FOLLOW FIVE SENSES TASTINGS AT…

Facebook: @fivesensestastings

Instagram: @5sensestastings

Twitter: @5sensestastings

Email: info@fivesensestastings.com

 

 

RESOURCES MENTIONED ON THIS EPISODE

Icla da Silva Foundation for bone marrow donors

J.K. Rowling

Barnard College

Diane von Furstenberg 

Mozart

Ella Fitzgerald

 

 

 

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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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