In less then 2 years she has been recognized as a top producer in her business, and was able to quit her 9-5 job and build a full time income working from her laptop.
Interestingly Weird Fact?
I really love challenges. When I was a kid and teenager, they would use it against me cause when I saw a challenge I had to prove it to show others.
How did your journey as an entrepreneur all begin?
It first began in my mind, when 14 years old I realized I don’t wanna spend my life working for someone.
I come from a place in Russia, a small island, and didn’t have access to phones or internet until I was 14.
Always was a dreamer, wanted to travel and see the world.
Family wanted me to go to University so I got my degree in economics.
Then realized that wasn’t for me but I finished it for my mom.
In 2007 I watched the movie “The Secret” and it transformed my life.
I moved from Russia to USA in summer of 2011 to pursue my dream but it wasn’t what I expected.
After my first 2 years I found myself in a negative space because I worked so much and was still broke.
I struggled living paycheck to paycheck and realized something had to change.
August of 2013 I saw friends posting lifestyle vids on fb and I messaged them and got started with my first business online.
The first year I was struggling with myself and limiting beliefs.
The hardest work was working on myself, finding the right mentor and just letting go of everything I knew and become.
Big Reason Why?
My mom because she gave me a ticket for life. Even though she didn’t understand what I was doing, she still supported me.
She raised me on her own to give me the best so I wanna give her the best.
My husband and freedom, live life on own terms. Doing what you love and want.
Biggest Temporary Defeat?
In September of 2014 I was evicted from my house, lost my car and left with $21 to my name, sleeping on my friends couch.
Income stopped coming in from my business. Lost house, and lost car in total crash.
Weird Breakthrough Experience?
I remembered my mom and wanted to show her I can do it.
Decided not to quit no matter what, got back to the basics, found the right mentor and started from zero.
What’s the Vision of Polina Klyukach look like for the future?
Spend the first half of my life earning money and the next part of my life giving it away.
For next 12 months to couple years, build a solid foundation in my business with my husband. Then can give back to the world in the future.
Favorite Success Quote?
People whoa are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. – Steve Jobs
Top Recommended Book?
Slight Edge – by Jeff Olson
It’s one of best books i ever read.
Best entrepreneurial advice?
Never quit, the journey of an entrepreneur is not easy. You will face a lot of challenges and obstacles.
Who’s your favorite super hero and why?
In the movie Divergent – the character in that movie, she’s so strong and never gives up. She sees fear and overcomes it.
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