“The Freedom Mindset” with Alexandra Jimenez

How do you balance your personal definition of success while building a seven figure business, growing a team, nurturing a community, and taking care of your customers? This is the question we lean into as we talk about self compassion as an entrepreneur, the freedom mindset, and finding fulfillment.

In this episode, I get cozy with Alexandra Jimenez. She’s the founder and editor-in-chief at Travel Fashion Girl, one of the highest trafficked blogs for female travelers, where she teaches an audience of 1,000,000+ monthly visitors to pack in a light, stylish, and efficient way.

She’s appeared live on the Fox & Friends morning show and has been featured in national digital news outlets including Cosmopolitan, Oprah, Forbes, USA Today, and Pat Flynn’s Smart Passive Income podcast.

What I love is Alex followed her passions after quitting her corporate job in the fashion industry in 2008 to spend almost a decade traveling full-time.

She now has a new travel brand called Compass Rose Travel Accessories that is quickly making its way up the best-selling list on Amazon.

Tune in and listen below:

What you'll hear (and don't want to miss!)

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Resources + links mentioned:

Travel Fashion Girl

Connect with Alex on Facebook and Instagram!

Compass Rose Travel Accessories

SPI: How Alex from Travel Fashion Girl Built Her Empire

Lead with Love: Falling in Love with Failure with Abby Walker

Superfans by Pat Flynn

Traction by Gino Wickman

Rocket Fuel  by Gino Wickman and Mark C. Winters


Key Quotes:

“The freedom mindset is more important than actually being free and traveling the world, because it’s understanding that you can have that balance and a lifestyle anywhere you want, including one location.” [6:00]

“My success, that feeling of fulfillment comes from the stories that I hear from people, and knowing that I helped empower them. I didn’t expect that, and that is so inspirational to me.” [10:32]

“Being a manager is something that is probably the most important role that you could have, but understand that not everybody is a manager.” [33:16]

“A lot of people who decide to just have an online business will fail very quickly, because they’ll expect to see immediate results.” [46:39]

“I don’t have to do 20 things today, or this week, or this month. If I only accomplish one thing a month, I can get more done in a year than feeling overwhelmed. So that was a game changer for me.” [50:48]


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The Lead with Love podcast is hosted by Jadah Sellner (that's me!). I help entrepreneurs build their tribes with the online program, Build Your Challenge. I'm also an author, international keynote + TEDx speaker, poet, and creator of Love Over Metrics™, a Business Growth Incubator and Mastermind for women with big ambitions and even bigger hearts. #LeadWithLove

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