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May Kwok: Sampling Waves, Mixing Tracks, and Influencing Trends Around The World

May Kwok is a visionary entrepreneur with a talent for bringing brands to life through music and experiences-digitally and IRL! She is a globally renowned DJ, designer, model, and influencer fueled by surfing, fashion, fitness and running. You may have seen her on Instagram under the handle @Iamamayzing and she pretty much is! If you don’t believe us, head over to Soundcloud and have a listen.  May Kwok is the go to DJ for the fashion, pop culture and wellness scenes around the world.

Her DJing roster includes everyone from the CFDA, MQueen, Zimmerman, Refinery 29, Popsugar, Prada, and so many more. You can follow her custom curated playlists on Spotify for brands like Phillip Lim, Whalebone, Sakara, Fendi, those are just a few. Also in her portfolio, May All Day, her design collaboration + capsule collection with activewear brand, Alala.

Even cooler than all of the fun DJing, and fashion, May is a surfer. She has traveled around the world riding waves from Rockaway Beach to Bali. She just got back from Sri Lanka a few days before we recorded the podcast.

On today’s episode,  Marni syncs up with May to hear what’s on her playlist, learn about her favorte breaks, and dial in to the next wave of all things, May.

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Join us for our LIVE podcast series and mobile summit: Well-Intentioned  at Chelsea Piers Fitness in Chelsea, Chelsea Piers Fitness in Brooklyn, and WeWork for the Talenthouse Series, Creative Conversations.

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Fifi Simon, Simon Showroom CEO + Founder: On Entrepreneurship, Fashion, and Fitness

By the time she was a teenager, Fifi Simon was already working in fashion, dabbling as a model here and there. As the daughter of a tailor, she grew up surrounded by it.  Ever since she can remember, Fifi Simon has loved fashion.  Anyone that knows her would agree! So when she arrived in NYC after college, in 1992, it was no surprise that she landed her first job as a fit model at Pierre Balman Denim. She later went on to launch two of the biggest denim brands in the history of fashion.

What happened next in her career set the tone for what today is the industry insider, Simon Showroom. The entrepreneurial venture Fifi embarked upon back in 1998 is now one of the fashion industry’s most sought after showrooms by contemporary designers and retailers from around the globe. Headquartered in NYC, with locations in Los Angeles and Atlanta, Simon Showroom works with designers to cultivate and build their brands through sales, market intelligence, positioning and merchandising.

Renowned for bringing super-cool, hip, contemporary designers to market, Simon Showroom has launched brands in athleisure, denim, and contemporary sportswear with young designers including AMO, Antik Batik, Citizen’s of Humanity,  LNDR, IRO, Petite Bateau, Paul + Joe, Seven for All Mankind, Sundry and more.

Marni syncs up with Fifi about where her love of fashion began, her career trajectory, some of the great designers she has cultivated over the years, up and coming fashion brands, and of course her love of fitness.

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LIVE from NYC: How To Adopt An Athletic Mindset For Life, Career, + Training with Andia Winslow, Andrew Kalley, Louis Sagar, and Murray Hidary

Today’s episode is all about mindset and intentions across athleticism, career, fitness, and wellness.  You will hear from former podcast guests (on new topics) including top professional and elite athletes, Andia Winslow and Andrew Kalley, and entreprenurs and founders Murray Hidary and Louis Sagar and learn how they  leveraged thier athletic mindset to empower them with the perseverence, focus, and dedication to succeed in their career, the strenth and flexibility to power through severe life illnesses and overcome family loss.  From triathlon, golf and running to CBD, music, and meditation you will be inspired and motivated to get started on your next athletic or entreprenurial endeavor.

This was the first Marni on the Move LIVE panel which took place at world renowned athletic complex and NYC gym, Chelsea Piers Fitness.Panel guests include:Professional Athlete-Golfer and Runner, Andia Winslow, who has been building her career as a successful on-air personality and voice over talent over the past several years, Andrew Kalley, an winning Elite Athlete, triathlon coach and personal trainer at Chelsea Piers Fitness with his own portfolio of clients at Kalley Fitness, Louis Sager, the CEO of The Alchemist’s Kitchen , and Murray Hidary, piianist, entrepreneur, creator of MindTravel, a musical meditation and experience.

It truly was a magical evening. We were on the deck outside, overlooking the Hudson. The event began with the panel, where listeners got to experience first-hand,, what it was like to be part of the podcast with digital wireless headsets almost as if they were in the room where it happens, thanks to Murray Hidary of MindTravel. Following the panel, Chelsea Piers Fitness talented and popular yoga teacher, Danielle Prager led a vinyasa style yoga class to the music of MindTravel and Murray continued to play trugh savasana into the night.

While all of this sounds wonderful and amazing, the episode audio is a little rough at first. Like a true entrepreneur, I had a vision and took a big risk, my first time recording a live event at this venue and really set the barre high. We were outside, recording digitally, no wires, with some technical interference and signals and occasional helicopters in the background.  My audio engineers are terrific. But it’s not the same as being in the studio so I wanted to prepare you for a few glitches here and there. However, it’s a really inspiring and empowering conversation and can maybe plant some seeds for you as we move into the New Year!

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Lucy Danziger, Hinted CEO + Founder: On Reaching Your Goals, The Role Shopping Plays in Your Life, and Why Everyone Needs a Wish List!

Hinted Founder + CEO, Lucy Danziger, wants to take the guess work out of gift-giving and empower you with the tools to get everything you’ve ever wanted! Thanks to her game-changing social shopping platform and app, Hinted, you can make a wish list of anything you want from a pair of shoes to a new watch, a vacation, your next triathlon bike, your favorite charity or even a puppy! Great for every occasion-Christmas, birthday’s, weddings-it’s like a registry for life.  You can share your list with friends and family and discover recommendations from celebrities, influencers, and Hinted Ambassadors.  It’s is the social shopping app that lets you keep track of what you want as you shop, saving items and experiences to as you shop.

Empowered by nearly two decades in publishing at Conde Nast including 13 years at the helm of Self Magazine as editor-in-chief, and prior to that at Women’s Health and Fitness, Lucy is no stranger to creating and curating great content. For years, she has been advising on terrific products, telling stories, building audiences, helping brands drive sales and attract consumers. Lucy grew Self.com to more than 6.5 million visitors per month (that’s more than  40 million page views per month!).

On this episode, Lucy Danziger offers Marni on the Move listener’s a few hints into the future of gift buying, creating wish lists, social shopping  and new media thanks to her pioneering venture, Hinted. Marni syncs up with Lucy about her vision behind innovating Hinted, her mission to create a sustainable shopping platform and her “No Returns” campaign, growing her audience and brand, key entrepreneurial lessons, and her fueling sport of choice:triathlon! Get ready to be empowered, motivated and start hinting!

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Meghan Asha, FounderMade CEO + Founder: From Running a Business to Running Marathons

Meghan Asha is the Founder and CEO of FounderMade, a discovery platform, conference series, and trade show that helps curate and scale best-in-class consumer brands connecting them with highly sought out retailers, distributors, investors and influencers. Fueled by athleticism, fitness, and running, Meghan and Marni talk about everything from building and running a business to training and running marathons around the globe and everything in between!  They discuss topics from entrepreneurship, career motivation, to race fueling with bars and gels to mainstream wellness trends and more. Read More

Shaun Rose:New York City Night Life Impresario Turned Boxer For A Cause

On todays episode I sync up with NYC nightlife impresario + entrepreneur, Goldbar + Sweetwater Social Owner, Shaun Rose. On November 15, 2018, Shaun is embarking upon his first amateur boxing match and getting in shape for a cause that is close to his heart. He has raised over $45,000 in the past few months for Haymakers for Hope and the Lustgarten Foundation, both dedicated to raising awareness for cancer research and education. All along he has been training with Gotham Gym and getting in the shape of his life! Shaun and Marni talk about what inspired and motivated him to begin boxing and sign up for his first amateur fight, the challenges he has overcome in the process, the many benefits of training for his upcoming match, and his determination and passion for finding a cure for cancer. They also discuss his longtime career in nightlife, from promoter to owner, the current landscape of the industry, entrepreneurial lessons he has learned along the way, his passion for music and the examples he is setting for his two amazing and talented daughters Emma and Zoe.

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Raising The Barre with Global Boutique Fitness Brand Physique 57’s Tanya Becker + Alicia Weihl

On today’s episode, Marni sync’s up with two of the creative minds and talented thought leaders behind the world famous barre inspired exercise classes and global boutique fitness brand Physique 57, Tanya Becker, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer and Alicia Weihl, Executive Director of Global Talent + Training. They share their inspiring stories on how they turned doing what they love- dancing and choreography- into one of the world most popular and beloved workouts. Workouts that inspire passion in others, so much so, that women from around the globe have opened international locations in Dubai, Mumbai, Bangkok and more, organically expanding the studios beyond its NYC, LA and Hamptons locations, over the years with CEO and Co-Founder Jennifer Maanvi. Tanya, Alicia and Marni talk about where it all began, the creativity and talent behind these amazing classes, how the brand is evolving and share some exciting news!

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Cosmopolitan’s Editor-In-Chief, Michele Promaulayko On The Media Industry, Her Love of Magazines, Madonna and the October Issue!

Fueled by strength training, coffee, Madonna,  and her love of magazines, today’s guest, Michele Promaulayko, helms the iconic and largest women’s media brand, Cosmopolitan, as Editor-in-Chief. She is also the Editorial Director of Hearst’s Young Women’s Group, which also includes Seventeen and Women’s Health. Michele is a highly respected and renowned print and digital editor, innovator, thought leader and has a long standing career in the world of media, from her first internship to her current job. On today’s episode we sync up about Michele’s career trajectory and doing what she loves, the current climate and evolution of the media industry, Cosmopolitan’s October Issue and duke it out for #1 Madonna fan status.  Read More

What’s All The Buzz About Manuka Honey? From Hive to Home with Wedderspoon Organic’s CEO Rebecca Remley

Have you ever wondered what all the buzz is about honey – raw, unfiltered, local, Manuka – or maybe why honey should be a staple in your diet, beauty, or wellness routine?  Marni sync’s up with Rebecca Remley, the CEO of Wedderspoon Organic – the #1 selling Manuka Honey brand in the U.S.  Get ready to listen and learn… Read More

Through the Lens of Talbot Cox: World Famous Endurance Sports Photographer, Videographer and Real Time Media Agency Pioneer

Talbot Cox is a globally renowned endurance sports photographer and videographer, pioneering a real-time media company one YouTube Channel at a time! Through his lens he is capturing the incredible stories, daily training, and key races from the world’s top runners and triathletes including 2016 Olympic Triathlon Gold Medalist, now American distance runner, Gwen Jorgensen, Australian Professional Triathlete, 3x Ironman World Champion, Mirinda Carfrae and American Professional Triathlete, World Champion Tim O’Donnell, and Canadian Professional Triathlete and the 2017 ITU Long Distance World Championship winner, Lionel Sanders.

Talbot is the mastermind, creative director and videographer behind these top athletes super popular YouTube Channels (linked above) and if you follow them on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter, you’ve seen his great photos too!

On today’s episode I sync up with Talbot about where his photography career began, his love of triathlon, the media company he is building, how timing is everything when it comes to his work, and just how much he loves what he does! He also offers great insight into, tips and advice of getting great photos from strategy to filters.

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Dylan Lauren, Founder and CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar On Imagination, Innovation, and Inspiration

Nearly two decades ago my  next guest pioneered creating the world’s largest candy store, confectionery emporium and lifestyle brand, Dylan’s Candy Bar. Dylan Lauren merged her love of art, fashion and pop culture with candy and has innovated the way we see and experience candy today. Her story is empowering and inspiring as she pursued her lifelong dream to do what she loves. She transformed her creative vision into a reality and continues to innovate every day.

If you haven’t already been, Dylan’s Candy Bar transports you to a modern day version of Willy Wonka’s factory from the moment you enter with its pop art installations—such as the iconic oversized lollipop tree, candy cane columns, dripping chocolate shelves, kaleidoscopic candy wallpaper and candy-embedded staircases— even I can’t resist.

In addition to thousands of edible treats and activities, there are also candy-inspired lifestyle products. From stationery to technology, toys, jewelry to handbags, scented body lotions to sweaters. There are Ice Cream & Dessert Parlor, Candy Cocktail Bar and Party Rooms offering a wide variety of themed events for all ages

Since its inception and flagship opening in New York City, Dylan’s Candy Bar has expanded to US locations such as Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and East Hampton. Also in luxury boutiques, department stores, and premium hotels nationally and internationally. Dylan’s Candy Bar plans to continue expanding worldwide.

Dylan’s love of candy paralleled by her passion to help animals of all kinds.  She launched Dylan’s Candy Barn, a platform with the mission is to help every animal lead a happy life and find a home-sweet-home by hosting adoption events, granting funds to rescue organizations, and creating awareness campaigns.

And last but not least, ever since I have known Dylan, which is probably also nearly two decades, she has been super athletic, into fitness and training and followed an incredibly healthy diet mixed with candy, of course!

Fueled by exercise, fitness, and her love of candy, Dylan is all about balance and always has been.

On this episode of Marni on the Move, Dylan and Marni met up at  her newly designed office to reconnect and sync up about everything from our shared love of animals, being a founder and  entrepreneur and the innovative Dylan’s Candy Bar, her current fitness “go-to” and her adorable children Cooper Blue and Kingsley Rainbow.

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Patricia Field on Art-Fashion, Career, and Wellness

The eponymous fashion designer, stylist and retail entrepreneur, Patricia Field,  sync’s up with Marni on the Move host, Marni Salup to discuss art-fashion, career and wellness. Read More