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While the majority of people see me as a successful online business owner today, my beginnings most certainly did not feel like "success.
My name is Barbie Kalev. He's the love of my life and best friend. I met him six years into coaching when I was already making 7 figures a year.
I was born in Queens, but I moved to South America with my family before the age of 2. We were living a comfortable lifestyle in Ecuador, with my mom, dad, and brother, when life got turned upside down by a cancer diagnosis for my brother. Take that in for a moment because the result of that life-altering event, overnight, separated my family.
We went from being middle class to living below the poverty line on public assistance. This was once an immense source of shame for me.
I mean I even remember hiding when my mom would pay for groceries using food stamps. I remember feeling a lot of shame, but it was precisely those circumstances that drove me.
I knew, from a very early age, that this was NOT going to be my lot in life. There were so many things I hated about my circumstances Growing up I thought education was the way out, so I pursued the highest and most esoteric degree I could think of: a PhD in French literature. I loved the teaching role of my job, but honestly, no matter how hard I tried to be good at the research part of it, I felt mediocre at best.
I knew I was born to shine!
Around the same time, I had started my own personal fitness journey, which quickly turned into a business online, where I was supporting other women on their fitness journey. This new role made me feel fulfilled, productive, recognized for my efforts and hard work. When I realized the opportunity I had, I ran with it.
I worked night and day. I was able to build an Empire and achieve financial success, but along with that, and just as importantly, I achieved what I had been seeking:. Now I live to pass on the knowledge, the tools and the exact roadmap to my success, to other women!
My Story. I was able to build an Empire and achieve financial success, but along with that, and just as importantly, I achieved what I had been seeking: --Fulfillment.