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The Realization Podcast

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Fashion & Beauty
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Management & Marketing
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Looking to become more aware of what's happening both behind the scenes, and far beyond the elusive gates of the fashion industry? Tune in Wednesdays (bi-weekly) as Idalia Salsamendi, business strategist to top influencers and fashion houses, explores her no-nonsense take on hot topics with key thought leaders impacting the world. Never miss an episode—subscribe, rate and review!

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Looking to become more aware of what's happening both behind the scenes, and far beyond the elusive gates of the fashion industry? Tune in Wednesdays (bi-weekly) as Idalia Salsamendi, business strategist to top influencers and fashion houses, explores her no-nonsense take on hot topics with key thought leaders impacting the world. Never miss an episode—subscribe, rate and review!

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Insightful and Moving

By LadyCatFashion - Mar 20 2019
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I was turned onto this podcast after a friend of mine was interviewed on it and was impress by the manner in which Idalia composed herself and presented the interview. Five episodes later, I am hooked. I would highly recommend this podcast to anyone seeking to learn the scoop on the lives of some of fashion's current evolving icons, as well as to anyone looking to hear a down to earth podcast tackle some challenging topics.

Boss!

By LaTicas - Feb 12 2019
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Anyone that knows of Idalia knows that she is the best in the business and this podcast is such an incredible extension of herself.

iTunes Ratings

161 Ratings
Average Ratings
159
2
0
0
0

Insightful and Moving

By LadyCatFashion - Mar 20 2019
Read more

I was turned onto this podcast after a friend of mine was interviewed on it and was impress by the manner in which Idalia composed herself and presented the interview. Five episodes later, I am hooked. I would highly recommend this podcast to anyone seeking to learn the scoop on the lives of some of fashion's current evolving icons, as well as to anyone looking to hear a down to earth podcast tackle some challenging topics.

Boss!

By LaTicas - Feb 12 2019
Read more

Anyone that knows of Idalia knows that she is the best in the business and this podcast is such an incredible extension of herself.

Cover image of The Realization Podcast

The Realization Podcast

Updated 6 days ago

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Looking to become more aware of what's happening both behind the scenes, and far beyond the elusive gates of the fashion industry? Tune in Wednesdays (bi-weekly) as Idalia Salsamendi, business strategist to top influencers and fashion houses, explores her no-nonsense take on hot topics with key thought leaders impacting the world. Never miss an episode—subscribe, rate and review!

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Rank #1: EP16: Naty Ashba on Honoring Your Struggle

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Born in Columbia, raised in Italy, and now living in the United States, Naty Ashba’s story is nothing short of fascinating and inspiring. From the outside in, she is the poster child for what one would call the “American Dream.” But what Instagram and YouTube don’t show you is her inner and outward struggle in making it in the industry. In this episode, we talk everything from her not-so-easy childhood, to growing up in Italy, to eventually moving to the United States and having to learn a new language, a new culture, and really a new form of business. For all my hustlers out there, this episode is for you.

Mar 20 2019
32 mins
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Rank #2: EP15: James Nord of FOHR on Influencer Etiquette

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When it comes to brands and PR agencies working with influencers, business etiquette is at the forefront of the crusade. And if there is one company that is paving the way on how influencers and brands interact, it is FOHR, a self serve online platform that gets the best influencers booked by major brands. In this episode we sit down with co-founder, James Nord (ahem, social media guru!) to talk all things business. Did you know that brands and PR Agencies have a “Do Not Work With..” List? Yeah! We’ll even dive into how not to get on that list, and how to keep clients coming back for more. It’s been a while since we do a how-to business episode, so you’re in for the course of your life.

Mar 06 2019
49 mins
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Rank #3: EP14: Katie Warner Johnson of Carbon38 on Female Leadership

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So how exactly does a former professional ballerina become a $20 million business owner? And how did a life-altering injury empower her to a new journey of success? Get ready to feel uplifted and rejuvenated as we sit down with Carbon 38’s owner Katie Warner Johnson. A powerful , insightful, and ultimate #BossLady, Katie opens up to us not only about her past but how supporting other female-ran businesses has made all the difference in her journey.

Feb 20 2019
35 mins
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Rank #4: EP13: Drew Scott on Staying Inspired

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Get ready for a real treat of an episode as top content creator, Drew Scott sits down to talk with us about his journey in the digital space. Growing up in a small and sleepy town in mid-California, Drew began his career at the age of 16 by posting himself scrapbooking on YouTube. Fast forward to seven years later, he is now one the most sought-after male influencers in the space. His unique eye for visuals married with his impeccable editing abilities has earned him the respect of major fashion houses like Balenciaga, Dior, and Mr. Porter to name a few. With over 500,000 YouTube subscribes on his two channels Drew Scott dedicated to men’s fashion and Lone Fox dedicated to DIY, Drew divulges some incredible tips and tricks for creating a more cohesive Instagram, getting top quality pictures on your iPhone, and what he believes is the true key to getting new followers. Bring out your pen and paper for this not-to-be-missed episode!

Feb 06 2019
34 mins
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Rank #5: EP12: Jenny Lopez on Aging In The Industry

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In the olden days of fashion, models were getting ready to retire from the industry by their mid 20s. This was standard: women with an expiration date. As we progress into a dynamic and more impactful digital age, one’s literal age becomes… well… just a number. Brands are becoming more inclusive of who they hire to become an ambassador no matter their age, color, or size. What has created this change in the industry and how are you benefiting from it? Model/Influencer Jenny Lopez (@lopezjennylopez) joins us to bring further insight into the world of modeling and how Instagram is changing the game once again. Since starting modeling at 14 years old, to now being 37 years old and still working with top commercial clients, Jenny reveals her tips and tricks on staying relevant and embracing one’s true self!

Jan 23 2019
14 mins
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Rank #6: EP11: Christie Ferrari on Anxiety In The Real And Online World

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Happens to the best of us, doesn’t it? We log into our Instagram account and it’s not too long until we start falling down a deep dark rabbit hole of comparison and social pressures that have been unprecedented until this modern digital era. But what happens when it creates or amplifies one’s anxiety? In the first episode of 2019, we sit down with Christie Ferrari, licensed psychologist (and hi, top fashion blogger!) to talk about the pressures of social media and what can be done on a personal level to ensure your mental health. Idalia also opens up in a way she’s never done before about her own experiences with anxiety and online bullying to foster a healthy conversation with YOU. Heartfelt and motivating, this is one episode that reaches deep.

Jan 09 2019
19 mins
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Rank #7: EP10: Idalia Answers Your Questions

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Ready to wrap up 2018? For the last episode of the year, Idalia wanted to switch things up a bit and have her guest be YOU! Tune in as she dives into a handful of the over 300 questions submitted by you, our loyal and amazing audience. Everything from how to deal with stress in the workplace, to how to get an agency job; from what you can study in university, to how to deal with insecurity in today’s social world. Get ready to receive more insight about the industry and to best prepare for the new year. Happy Holidays!

Dec 19 2018
17 mins
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Rank #8: EP9: Laura Gabriele of 24 Sevres On Working With Luxury Brands

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Ever wonder how to get your foot in the door with the most prestigious luxury houses/brands? In Episode 9, Idalia is joined by Laura Gabriele, the Global Head of Brand Communications at 24 Sèvres, to answer that very question. Get ready as the duo cuts through red tape to chat about what luxury houses look for when working with an influencer, the importance of both organic and paid social posts, and best business practices when formally introducing yourself to a brand. To top off the episode, Idalia lists the top five biggest tips and tricks of the industry to ensure you’re on the right path to success. If you’ve ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of the most elusive Parisian houses and how you too can elevate your career, this episode is a must!

Dec 05 2018
29 mins
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Rank #9: EP8: Jana Williams on Expecting Abundance

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Have you ever replied to a question with “I can’t, I’m just a “________!” knowing fully well you’re capable of so much more than the fear-ridden category you just assigned yourself to? Well, FEAR NO MORE! In this week’s episode, Idalia joins Lifestyle Photographer, Jana Williams, to share THE piece of advice that has guided their careers for almost a decade.

Nov 21 2018
23 mins
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Rank #10: EP7: Brittany Xavier on The Path To Creative Freedom

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The most significant decision a creative can make in their career is to leave a day job to fully pursue their passion project. Sound like something you’re considering? In episode seven, Idalia joins Brittany Xavier of Thrifts and Threads to discuss Brittany’s personal journey to creative freedom. Sharing several steps to prepare for a big professional transition, Idalia and Brittany are here to guide those who hope to take a more strategic “leap of faith” into their dream creative careers.

Nov 07 2018
33 mins
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