About this Episode

Having a good support system is necessary in all areas of life. This week, we sit down with Emily Drake, CEO of Flank5 Academy, and discuss how to find it.

We explore:

+How to build your support squad
+Finding positive support from different sources
+Having different “buckets” of support
+Asking for support takes a lot of vulnerability
+Finding a balance when filtering your support systems
+Asking people for advice is sexy
+Asking “what are you struggling with?” over “how can I help?”
+The importance of consistently producing content
+How partners hold each other accountable
+Building in accountability to support systems
+How to get “past the inertia” and follow through with a project
+The first try is not the final product
+The most effective way to form relationships with others is to integrate them into your projects
+Finding complementary styles of support
+Understanding the differences among support from all genders
+Sharing the struggle is required for growth
+Humility is the basis of support
+Find people to help you be a better person versus a better entrepreneur
+Complete your “Brady Bunch Tiles” with people who will further your pursuits 
+Challenge people you love
+Being honest with yourself about your true passions

Find Emily Online:
Twitter: @flank5academy @emdrake
Facebook: Flank 5 Academy


Cheap Trick- In the Street itunes.apple.com/us/album/silver-live/id5601449

Seinfeld- George Costanza’s Greatest Hits www.youtube.com/watch?v=A66ierfTCUQ

Rupert Holmes- Escape itunes.apple.com/us/album/partner…crime/id19652125

Season 4 Show Theme:
Tia Einarsen, My Bones-- itunes.apple.com/us/album/my-bone…013?i=1078388323 also available on Spotify