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From Humble Beginnings to an International Celebrity Brand

Who doesn’t love a great story about starting from humble beginnings and growing to enormous success? Natalie Mills, aka the Queen of Bling, joins me today to talk about her journey from working for a modest salary in South Africa to moving to the United States and growing an international celebrity brand—all while overcoming some adversity along the way.

Listen in as we dive deep into Natalie’s journey to the massive success she has now, how she scaled her business into hundreds of boutiques, and how she leveraged the power of working with celebrities and influencers to grow her brand recognition. We also discuss how her faith has impacted her business along the way and why it is so important to keep healthy habits when it comes to your mind, body, and spirit.

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What You’ll Learn From Humble Beginnings to an International Celebrity Brand

  • What motivated Natalie to move to the States and pursue a design career.
  • Natalie’s tips for gaining traction as a brand.
  • The pitfalls of influencer collaborations. 
  • How Natalie has built her ambassador program.
  • How she has mastered the art of the follow-up.
  • How she has leveraged her name recognition to build relationships with wholesalers.
  • How to ride the highs and lows of business.
  • The importance of healthy mind, body, and soul habits.
  • How Natalie weaves her faith into her business.
From Humble Beginnings to an International Celebrity Brand

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Favorite Quotes from Natalie Mills

“You have to decide what you want to do with your life.” – Natalie Mills [3:30]

“We all have this burning desire, but do you have what it takes and are you prepared to take the hard knocks that will get you there?” – Natalie Mills [5:40]

“If you think this is going to be easy, you have already failed.” – Natalie Mills [6:00]

“The best ambassadors you have are your customers.” – Natalie Mills [12:20]



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Original Air Date: August 2nd, 2022
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