The SimplyBe. Podcast x Ep. 5
“You can’t be afraid to talk to anybody and you can’t be afraid of a no.”
Jessica is back this week for a post holiday interview with Modern Luxury’s Travel Queen herself: Kelly Rizzo. Kelly is the founder and personality behind Eat Travel Rock. Before speaking with Kelly, Jessica checks in from...Croatia(!?!) where she delivered an amazing personal branding presentation. Plus, don’t forget about the upcoming Austin Masterclass the team is teaching.
Welcome back to The Simply Be. Podcast!
Jessica is back this week for a post holiday interview with Modern Luxury’s Travel Queen herself: Kelly Rizzo. Kelly is the founder and personality behind Eat Travel Rock. Kelly opens up about her evolution throughout the years, what it’s like being married to a celebrity and how to bring tenacity, resilience and patience to your life.
Before speaking with Kelly, Jessica checks in from...Croatia(!?!) where she delivered an amazing personal branding presentation. Plus, don’t forget about the upcoming Austin Masterclass the SimplyBe. team is teaching.
This is truly a global episode and we can’t wait for you to hear it.
[01:08] - Speaking at Mindvalley University in Croatia
[04:19] - Jessica’s Book deal!
[06:35] - The SimplyBe Masterclass in Austin, TX
[08:08] - Interview with Kelly Rizzo
[11:10] - What does the Kelly Rizzo brand stand for?
[12:51] - Walking through the evolution of where Kelly started to where she is now
[16:27] - Tenacity, resilience, and patience
[19:28] - How are things going, what are you up to?
[25:39] - Transitioning to living in LA and being married to a celebrity
[29:37] - Do you leverage personal travel opportunities for your brand?
[35:41] - Rapid Fire Questions
[36:37] - What did you want to be when you grew up?
[37:03] - What are you the most proud of?
[37:13] - If your best friend was here what would she say about you?
[37:24] - Who is your role model?
[38:06] - What is one of the biggest misconceptions about you?
[39:14] - What is your least favorite thing about social media?
[41:44] - What inspires you?
[43:41] - What does SimplyBe mean to you?
[46:36] - Where can people connect to the Kelly Rizzo brand?
Kelly Rizzo, a native Chicagoan who now also calls Los Angeles home, is the blonde Sicilian with a rocker-chic personality behind Eat Travel Rock. She is the host of "Eat Travel Rock TV," the popular on-demand entertainment series where she goes behind the scenes and off the cuff with master chefs, rockstars, and other creative industry heavyweights, while traveling the world. In 2017, she was named “Travel Queen” by Modern Luxury’s Michigan Avenue Magazine for her jet-setting career.
You can also find her coast to coast as a food, travel & lifestyle expert, featured everywhere from national talks shows on ABC, Bravo, & VH1 to regional broadcasts Fox Good Day Chicago and WCIU The Jam.
Follow along with her adventures in Eating, Traveling, and Rocking out at @EatTravelRock.
Jessica Zweig is an international award-winning entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of SimplyBe. In 2018, she won the Gold Stevie® Award for “Female Entrepreneur of the Year,” was previously named a Top Digital Marketer To Watch by INC. and a “Personal Branding Expert” by Forbes. As a thought leader with over ten years of experience in digital marketing and social media, Jessica frequently speaks and facilitates workshops and masterminds, teaching the power of personal branding to corporations
Jessica has been featured as a leading entrepreneur and personal branding expert in Forbes, Crain’s, MarketWatch, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Refinery 29, Tasty Trade, BizTech Magazine, Today’s Chicago Woman, NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX News 32, and more.
She is currently writing her first book, Be. A No-Bullshit Guide to Creating Self-Worth and Net Worth Just by Being Yourself.
This podcast episode produced by Dante32.