Ep31. Hollie Grant on Challenging Fitness Industry Norms and Playing The Long Game

This week on EXPERTS, we’re joined by Hollie Grant, an award-winning Pilates instructor, author, and founder of The Bump Plan. Hollie is such a great example of an overnight success 10 years in the making. 

In this episode we’re diving into exactly what the journey really looked and felt like. From failed careers, to fighting the mainstream perspectives on women’s fitness, Hollie is open, candid and refreshingly honest about the highs and lows of building an expert business.

We talk about money, launching, learning on the job, working with a partner, and Hollie’s essential advice to someone wanting to stand out in the crowded wellness world. So, if you’re wondering if there’s space for you? This episode is for you. Let’s do it, let’s dive in.

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  • Tackling those nerves around spending money and reinvesting in your business

  • Hollie finding her feet and owning her role as an entrepreneur and expert

  • Discovering why prenatal women need Hollie’s service so much

  • Knowing when to ask for help

  • Teaching women that exercise is not just for losing weight but to do it because it benefits your health, mentally and physically

Every week Lauren asks her guests 5 quick-fire questions…

1. What’s one thing you wish you’d known when you started this journey?

‘‘How long it would take to have some money.’’

2. What’s one thing you wish you’d done sooner in your business?

‘‘Taken on money. I had opportunities to have investors on board and always said no. We borrowed money for The Bump Plan and you can tell the difference.’’

3. Why do you do what you do?

‘‘I love women and I hate women being unhappy and I know exercise for me has saved me many many times and I  want to be able to give that to someone else.’’

4. What’s the best part about your job?

‘‘It sounds really tacky but the people. I get to meet incredible people everyday.’’

5. What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

‘‘It’s about what you know, not what you look like. Start for the right reasons.’’

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