Alecia Kaye’s bio
Alecia is an Funnel Gorgeous Society master marketer and a certified director of operations who helps entrepreneurs take their business to the next level
What she was doing in the corporate tech world before starting her business
Before starting her own business, Alecia was in the corporate tech world, where she worked in operations and led hiring, building, and motivating teams. To hear more, go to [02:45].
The investments she made while starting her business journey
When starting her business, Alecia got caught in the shiny object syndrome with mentors who offered unrealistic tips on starting and growing your business.
Luckily, before starting her business, she had known someone she trusted and decided to follow her more than any other mentor she came across. To listen more, go to [03:29].
Her diagnosis with Rheumatoid Arthritisv(RA) and how it affected her
While working in corporate, Alecia was diagnosed with RA. Since it was difficult to manage the pain, she went on disability leave.
She started blogging about various topics such as; recipes, ways to be productive at home, and how her RA affected her on a daily basis as a parent.
She later started working for a distribution company that had a flexible schedule that enabled her to work as she managed her RA condition. However, during that time, she divorced her husband, and as a result, she had to stay home to take care of her kids, pushing her to build a business.
To hear more, tune in at [04:20].
How she found out about online space
Alecia shares that it was through blogging that she found out about online space. To hear more about how she found out about online space, go to [06:17].
How she got into the virtual assistance space
Alecia started getting into Facebook groups and saw the possibility of offering virtual assistant services. She started virtual assistance by helping employers look for people to hire. To hear more, go to [06:59].
Her experience running her business while homeschooling her kids
Running her business while homeschooling her kids has not been easy as a single parent. However, she incorporates homeschooling into her kids’ daily lives. To listen more, tune in at [11:15].
Are her kids entrepreneurial?
Her daughter runs her own business by streaming on Twitch. Additionally, she is a YouTuber and also does commission work. However, her son is a gamer and not an entrepreneur. To hear more, go to [12:12].
What she teaches her kids in homeschooling
At [13:34], Alecia shares what she teaches her kids in homeschooling. Unlike in public schooling, you don’t have to test in homeschool studies depending on your stage.
Alecia focuses on life skills and subjects that help her kids learn practical skills.
Tips to help people experiencing the challenges she went through
Alecia shares some tips to help people going through the challenges she went through. She advises them to be gentle with themselves.
In addition, she advises them not to fall for the shiny object syndrome and to be keen when figuring out the legit people to follow. To learn more, tune in at [15:36].
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