691. Growing Your Empire, with Susan Sly

Susan Sly lit a fire in my belly when I saw her speak on stage for the first time. She rocked my world. There is so much fire, commitment, and power inside of her. She’s one of the smartest women that I know and one of my biggest inspirations, and I’m excited to share her with all of you.


Question Highlights:

  • Where did you come from?
  • What’s a belief that you hold now that’s the opposite of what you felt before?
  • How do you know when you need to say yes and when you need to say no?
  • What are the standards that you hold up to?
  • What’s something that you’ve had to let go of to be yourself?
  • When did you realize that life is a series of collecting tools?
  • What do you do when a relationship doesn’t end the way you want?


Guest Bio:

Susan Sly is a best-selling author, speaker, trainer, and entrepreneur. She is considered an expert in the areas of network marketing, entrepreneurship, and work-life balance. She has appeared on CNN, CNBC, Fox, Lifetime Television, The CBN, The Morning Show in Australia, and been quoted in Forbes Magazine Online. Susan is the author of 7 books. Her book project with NY Times Best Selling Author Jack Canfield made six Amazon Best Selling lists.

As part of the team of CFSII, helmed by the late Bill Bartmann, Susan was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2014. Susan has won the Editor’s Choice Award on two occasions for her work with Soul II Success and Success 360. Susan was selected as the only Canadian to be part of the exclusive Harvey Mackay Roundtable. Mr. Mackay has written 7 NY Times best-selling business books and is the founder of the Mackay-Mitchell Envelope Company in Minneapolis. This group of 37 people includes Christine Jones, one of the founders of GoDaddy™, John Langbein– founder of Ticket Exchange™, and others.

Susan produces a podcast and blog that reach thousands of people per week. Furthermore, her Facebook live series has regular viewers of up to 20,000 per week. Susan is in the process of filming a series for Network Be – a women-driven network out of Los Angeles with noted Investors like Sharon Stone and Maria Shriver. Susan has completed the Boston Marathon 6X and placed Top 10 in the Pro Division of the Ironman Triathlon in Malaysia.

In her early years, Susan raced professional duathlon and frequently had podium finishes in the U.S.based Dannon Duathlon series. Susan is passionate about philanthropy and has dedicated a significant amount of time and money working to liberate girls from trafficking and invest in education to support women and girls who have survived trauma and abuse both domestically and overseas.

Susan believes in giving back. She has been a passionate supporter of Make-A-Wish, World Vision, the UNHCR, and others.

On a personal level, the thing she is most proud of is coaching her son’s cross country team at a school for children with special challenges.

Susan is the mother of five children and resides with her husband in Scottsdale, Arizona. Susan truly believes we can have it all.