Overcoming Fear So You Can Do Cool Shit with Miki Agrawal
Miki Agrawal is a serial social entrepreneur who is disrupting product categories with her unique concepts all while helping millions of women + the planet on the way. Cool right? We think so. Miki was a professional soccer player before opening WILD an acclaimed farm-to-table alternative pizza concept, THINX, a high-tech, period-proof underwear brand and led the company as CEO to a valuation of over $150 Million. and TUSHY, a company that is revolutionizing the American toilet category with a modern, affordable, designer bidet attachment that both upgrades human health & hygiene as well as the environment from wasteful toilet paper consumption.
She is an award winner – and we’re talking big awards from heavy-hitters like Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine. Most recently, she was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in 2018 and she is the author of two incredible books: DO COOL SHIT and DISRUPT-HER. Follow along as Miki shares all her tips and tricks on overcoming fear and pursuing your passions.
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RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Follow Miki on Instagram – @mikiagrawal
Miki’s website – mikiagrawal.com
Miki’s Monthly Musings – Sign Up
Follow Tushy on Instagram – @hellotushy
Tushy’s website – hellotushy.com
Follow Thinx on Instagram – @shethinx
Thinx website – shethinx.com
Follow Wild on Instagram – @eatdrinkwild
Wild website – eatdrinkwild.com
DISRUPT HER : A Manifesto For The Modern Woman – Order Here
Do Cool Shit: Quit Your Day Job, Start Your Own Business and Live Happily Ever After –Buy Now
SHORT ON TIME? Here are some key topics we covered…
2:55 – What inspired Miki to leave an investment banking job and pursue entrepreneurship
4:25 – The 3 goals that started it all: Play professional soccer, make movies and start a business
8:05 – Stomach aches, bloating, farting and misery
8:56 – Pizza: The $32 billion-dollar industry that needed disruption
10:55- Period proof underwear—the product we never knew we needed
11:26 – The importance of creativity and the power of play
15:00 – The word ‘period’ is deemed offensive, and Thinx fights back
18:45 – Why do we feel shame about our nether regions?
19:10 – Tushy: for those who care about the environment and their bodies
24:27 – Why North America is behind the times when it comes to personal cleaning
28:27 – How to get yourself out of a rut using initiative, curiosity and persistence
33:21 – Miki’s key to success
35:32 – Miki’s tips for overcoming fear (and putting yourself out there)
38:59 – Miki’s message to the women of the world
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