062 Choosing to Leap with Lauree Ostrofsky

Now broadcasting the Marketing Personalities PodcastIn this episode of the Marketing in Yoga Pants Podcast, Brit interviews Lauree Ostrofsky, Speaker, Author, Coach, and Hugger at SimplyLeap.com. Lauree leveraged her 12 years as a coach into speaking engagements and authoring multiple books. She is working with her clients through 1:1 coaching, workshops, in person retreats, and masterminds for female entrepreneurs. Learn how Lauree is helping her A-student clients make the “right” business and career choices that work for them.

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  • Climbing the corporate ladder in Manhattan doing Media Relations and Marketing in her 20s
  • Getting ready to quit her job to figure out what she wanted to do outside of corporate life
  • Finding out she had a brain tumor the day she was planning to resign
  • Learning that she had control over the choices she makes in her life while recovering from brain surgery
  • Realizing she can empower other women to take control of their choices through the experience she had
  • Taking a year long coaching program in Manhattan called Coaching for Transformation
  • Building her coaching business as a side hustle for 3-5 years
  • Going full time with her coaching business through leading workshops and 1:1 phone coaching
  • Envisioning herself as a speaker while on a long bus ride through New Jersey
  • Using her story to become an author
  • Talking about her failures leading up to her successes and how as a former “A-student” it felt like she was either successful or a failure with nothing in-between
  • Writing her first book, Simply Leap: Seven Lessons on Facing Fear and Enjoying the Crap Out of Your Life as the 10th anniversary of owning her business was coming close
  • Moving back to her home town following her book tour, and embracing the next iteration of her business to help women business owners
  • Starting an in person mastermind group for women business owners in the Hudson Valley and expanding to online mastermind groups


“Pick one thing and keep doing it over and over again.”