Episode Summary

The creative mind behind Nap Bar is Khaliah O. Guillory. As a previous C level executive, she knows a thing or two about handling stress. Nap Bar, the first white glove, self-care napping experience in Texas, offers communities and companies on-site and en suite rest sanctuary to help reduce sleep deprivation and increase productivity. Nap Bar’s mission is to turn sustainable rest into sustainable productivity for the health-conscious professionals, entrepreneurs, stay at home parents and travelers. Based on Khaliah’s philanthropy work in the community, Mayor Sylvester Turner declared October 29 as Khaliah O. Guillory Day.

Episode Note

As entrepreneurs, we always feel guilty whenever we take time off our business to focus on our personal lives. But according to today's podcast guest, we can become more productive and live longer, more fulfilled lives if we allowed ourselves to nap every now and then. Khaliah Guillory is the founder of the Nap Bar and is passionate about helping people live better lives by getting better naps. In today's episode, we learn about positivity, letting go of things that are outside of your control, and about allowing yourself to devote time for pampering and spoiling yourself, and how these can actually give you better clarity in reaching for your goals.

5:40 - Make sure that whoever you're with right now, be it your spouse or your partner, make sure they fully support your entrepreneurial dreams

12:20 - Selling sleep - how the Nap Bar came about

22:30 - How Khaliah pivoted her business when COVID hit

31:35- Those who nap 3-5 times regularly in a week increase their lifespan by up to 5 years.

39:59 - Napping reduces the signs of depression

48:17 - Understanding the manifestation of your brand, who you are and what you stand for

54:27 - Be grateful for the things you have and forgive yourself for the decisions that you've made that didn't work out

1:00:07 - Make priorities front and center, because a lot of things are gonna pop up that are out of our control

1:04:12 - Khaliah's passionate plea for entrepreneurs

"If you strive for perfection, it can paralyze you. But if you strive for excellence, it can catapult you."


Mark Leary:  

Khaliah Guillory

Production credit:

Engineering / Post-Production: Jim McCarthy
Art / Design: Immanuel Ahiable

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