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396: How Alexis Barber Balances Being A Wharton MBA, Influencer, and Founder

podcast March 20, 2024

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This week in the guest chair we have Alexis Barber, a lifestyle influencer and founder of Too Collective, a modern wellness and loungewear brand. At just 25 years old, Alexis is the host of the top-rated Too Smart For This Podcast and has worked with brands like Lululemon, Rare Beauty, Microsoft, and Miss Dior as a content creator. 

In this episode she shares: 

  • How growing up low-income provided the foundation for having confidence and an ambitious mindset to overcome the limitations of her past
  • Her transformative experience as an MBA candidate at The Wharton School at UPenn
  • How she makes a living off of content creation and the opportunities being an influencer has provided

Highlights Include:

00:00 Intro 

03:00 Confidence and putting yourself out there

09:55 Becoming a lifestyle influencer

12:04 Navigating side hustling and a corporate role

19:27 Collaboration with Rare Beauty 

20:48 Launching a robe company 

29:09 MBA program at Wharton

39:20 Transparency in content creation

44:07 The importance of building a team

Check out episode 396 of Side Hustle Pro podcast out now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube

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Guest Social Media Info

Too Collective Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/toocollective/ 

Alexis’ Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@alexisbarber_ 

Alexis’ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexisbarber/ 

Alexis’ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@alexis_barber 

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