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Evolution of the Entrepreneur with DEVON BROOKS

Devon Brooks is the powerhouse builder behind Blo Dry Bar and her most recent endeavor - Sphere, which has been called the AirBnb of coaching. Sphere is a marketplace that Devon and her team have created where guides and seekers come together digitally. Devon touches on the balancing act of simply, being while being a high performer. As a person who is constantly tapping into new angles of existing industries, Devon has learned how to revolutionize herself as a serial entrepreneur since the age of 20. She talks us through the defining pillars of what keeps her together and moving forward, as well as the approach that she has taken to Sphere. The integrity in her intention and the way she has chosen to provide the kind of service through her companies is expansive. Devon is redefining what it means to be a successful entrepreneur while fiercely leading the next generation of female entrepreneurs.

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“I have always shown up, green, prepared to do whatever is necessary to absorb whatever information I wanted to absorb… at no point in my career did I ever think I was too good to be green again.”
Devon Brooks Thinkspace
Devon Brooks
Entrepreneur

the substance.

In this episode, you’ll hear about:

  • How to ground yourself and grant yourself permission to be balanced in motherhood and entrepreneurship
  • Evaluating the speed of trust and cultivating long-lasting relationships with your mentees  
  • Running a business entirely digitally and taking risks as a serial entrepreneur 
  • Using simplicity and service as foundational guidance for cultivating personal and business growth

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guest bio.

Devon defined a new market category, co-founding Blo, the world’s first and largest franchise chain of Blow Dry Bars. The company now spans four countries, with 130+  locations. And has collaborated with international mega-brands like Mattel, Guess, Topshop, and Gwyneth Paltrow

True to her knack for shaking-up industries, Devon is growing her second venture: Sphere. A full-service marketplace platform designed to make personal & professional coaching more accessible with a gym-like membership experience for individuals and teams. Sphere’s mission to support consciousness in the world by democratizing coaching has attracted backing from leaders at Lululemon, Thinx, Headspace, and Viacom.

Devon was named 1 of the 30 most fabulous entrepreneurs by PROFIT Magazine, has been dubbed an ‘elderstateswoman’ by The New York Times, is one of the 2018 ’Inspiring Fifty’ women in STEM  in Canada and was awarded Business in Vancouver’sTop Forty Under 40.’  As Sphere nurtures its passionate remote-first team, Devon and her two young kids live in Whistler BC, where they do lots of mountain fun stuff.

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