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Christina Sparks On How to Turn a Passion for Giving Into a Business

Christina Sparks (@christina__sparks) is a Technology Executive turned E-Commerce Fashion CEO and the Founder and CEO of Soulgani Activewear. She sits down with John R Miles to talk about how to turn a passion for giving into a business and her motto Be Good. Do Good.

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What We Discuss With Christina Sparks On Turning a Passion for Giving Into a Business:

  • Why when Christina Sparks was accepted to medical school she instead decided to pursue her affinity towards creating and business.
  • How she ended up going into the Tech World and really learned she loved the process of creation.
  • How the experience of being over product management and strategy provide indispensable knowledge in her newest venture.
  • Her trip to Peru and how it inspired her to found Soulgani Activewear.
  • How she discovered the tech world was no longer her passion and how she discovered she had a passion for giving.
  • How she became a regular on QVC and the Shopping Network.
  • Her three biggest tips and advice for entrepreneurs.
  • What makes people do the reverse of the calling they are meant to serve.
  • Have any questions, comments, or stories you’d like to share with us? Drop us a line at [email protected]m!
  • And much more…
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90 | How to Turn a Passion for Giving Into a Business | Christina Sparks | Passion Struck Podcast

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More About This Show On How to Turn a Passion For Giving Into a Business With Christina Sparks

During our interview, I spoke to Christina Sparks about the deliberate actions she took in launching her idea and how she turned a passion for giving into Soulgani.

Christina Sparks explains, “I think it’s like one part a little bit crazy. And then another part, maybe just a little bit ego, and another part are just like a dream. Like, there’s just something inside that just pushed me to do it. I can’t, I can’t exactly explain it.

I do remember, like windows at the gym. And I had just left that company I was at and I had really started putting 100% of my focus into Soulgani. And I was like, on the rower, at the gym, and I’m like thinking myself, like, what am I like nuts? Like, why? Why did I do this?

And I said to myself, Am I going to be able to create a living out of this? Am I going to be able to create a big business? And, you know, really kind of take over? Will I be able to do something like that? And, and I said to myself, I don’t know unless I try.

Half the battle is like just getting outside of your head. And just doing so with intention. And so that’s just what I did. And I think every entrepreneur has a little bit of crazy in them because that’s what allows you to move past the logic.

When you look at something logically, you’re like, this may not work. But when you look at something with passion, you are willing to jump over that fence, or you can go under that fence or you go plow through it. Passion will allow you to take an obstacle and move through it. And so I think it’s the entrepreneurial spirit.”

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  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 4:18 Christina Sparks entry into the Tech World
  • 8:00 The lessons Christina learned from product management
  • 14:08 The trip that led her to found Soulgani
  • 15:59 What Soulgani means
  • 17:44 How focused on her goals
  • 20:30 How she got on QVC
  • 26:15 Why you can never stop progressing
  • 32:12 Where you can buy the product
  • 35:10 Christina’s focus on her passion for giving back
  • 39:04 The keys to her success
  • 42:35 Her decision to make the product in the U.S.
  • 44:11 Why do people do the reverse of their true calling
  • 50:38 Quick question and answer round.


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About This Episode’s Guest Christina Sparks

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Technology Executive turned E-Commerce Fashion CEO, Christina Sparks has an impressive background as Founder and CEO of Soulgani Activewear, SVP of Account Management for Marxent Labs an Augmented and Virtual Reality technology company, and Chief Product Officer for Nextech, a Healthcare software company.  She has 3 design patents to her name and collectively has millions of users worldwide of her various products including software users to activewear customers collectively.

Her education combines science, technology, and business. She holds her BS cum laude in pre-medicine from the University of Dayton and a Master of Science in technology management from Columbia University. She is also a certified yoga instructor and was named one of Tampa Bay’s 40 under 40 in 2015.

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John R. Miles is a globally recognized high-performance coach, life and business strategist, military veteran, and one of the most-watched quoted and followed personal growth trainers globally. John is a highly sought-after speaker, coach, author and makes frequent media appearances to discuss how to transition from being passion struck to becoming PASSION STRUCK! He is passionate about being the catalyst who helps individuals expand into the most excellent version of themselves, unlocking the most legendary life possible.

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