The Right Questions


Can I Really Have IT All?

Ep. 13

We each have a definition of success that is unique and dynamic; how success looks to us today could be different from how it looks in a month. And we know, achieving that success is virtually always the making of one person, ourselves. We tend to tell ourselves that we don't deserve what we want, we are not worthy, nor good enough. We rarely stop to think that to succeed, there must be alignment in our lives; there must be joy, love, self-compassion, integrity, good health, and not simply a seven figure bank account. 

In this episode, we chat with Kalika Yap, the ideal guest to answer today's question, Can I Really Have IT All? Kalika is a serial entrepreneur, author, podcast host of two different shows, speaker, inventor, and mom. She is also the CEO of the award-winning brand agency Citrus Studios, CEO & Founder of Orange & Bergamot, CEO of Luxe Link, Founder of the Waxing Company, MyCommerce investor, and Board of Trustee at Seven Arrows Elementary School. 

Kalika is one of the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) Los Angeles Chapter leaders, currently serving on the EO Global Communications Committee. She is the host of The Juicery Podcast and EO Wonder Podcast. 

The daughter of immigrants who struggled to make their way in the United States, Kalika earned her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the University of New York. She worked as a journalist at CNBC and Bloomberg, getting several minutes 'on-air' -- her definition of success at the time. But an unexpected shift in her life would leave her homeless, far from her friends and relatives, and with no other choice than to embrace the process of radical acceptance and allow herself to pursue the joy and adventure of thriving in uncertainty. 

Kalika kindly shares her vision of success, happiness, acceptance, courage, integrity, openness, and much more in this enlightening conversation. 

To learn more, tune in to Episode 13 of The Right Questions!

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • Doing our best is within our power (10:56)
  • Mastering the art of letting go of our expectations (15:06)
  • Our "lows" don't define who we are (26:18)
  • Branding is a feeling (34:13)
  • We have to lift others as we rise (45:05)


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