The Wild Awake Podcast

From Virtual Assistant to 6-Figure Entrepreneur and Community Builder w/ March Brenwall

July 22, 2020 Kristen Yates
The Wild Awake Podcast
From Virtual Assistant to 6-Figure Entrepreneur and Community Builder w/ March Brenwall
Show Notes

Episode 14: Today we dive behind the scenes with March Brenwall, founder of Barbell Beauties, an online Crossfit platform and community. March shares the inside story of her entrepreneurial journey from a shop owner in the Philippines and VA for her husband, to ultimately launching her own six-figure businesses. She shares the challenges and mindset shifts she gained, tools that helped her ride the rollercoaster of entrepreneurship, and offers up massive motivation to take imperfect action in pursuit of your dream.

In this episode we dive into: 

  • How March went from a shop owner to location independence
  • Her massive shift from $2/hour as a VA to launching her own business
  • Launching her first business before the website was even up 
  • How taking imperfect action helped her make 6 figures in her first year of business
  • The digital nomad culture and community in Chiang Mai
  • How she dealt with the massive rise and fall of her first business
  • How getting a job helped her quantum leap on her entrepreneurial path 
  • The key difference that helped her new business thrive into authentic growth 
  • Mindset tools she used to move through the emotional roller coaster of running a business
  • Dealing with entrepreneurial stress and overwhelm
  • How to manage hitting rock bottom and moving through to the other side
  • The importance of having a community of other creators to help you rise
  • Learning to pivot and make quick shifts without attachment 
  • Why shutting down her business twice helped her ultimately create a thriving community and company


Connect with March on Facebook

The Barbell Beauties Website

The Barbell Beauties Facebook group