251: Take The Plunge With Swati Joshi

Swati Joshi is the founder and CEO of Influenshine where she helps companies survive, and thrive, in the new world of digital Take The Plunge With Swati Joshimarketing.. After completing her degree in engineering at IIT Kharagpur, Swati worked with some of the largest global corporations, serving as a business consultant and working across the USA, Europe and Asia. She has complemented her technical and business background with digital marketing skills from Stanford University.

Swati took the plunge to start this business even though many people did not believe she made the right decision.  She knew in her heart what was right for her and took a journey of a lifetime.  Listen to her episode as she shares her story and tips with you.


Swati Joshi is the founder and CEO of Influenshine.

Cultural Background

Swati is of Indian descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

You can be whatever you want to be, you just have to put your mind to it and have a solid plan.

You can be whatever you want to be, you just have to put your mind to it and have a solid plan.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is knowing your strengths and weaknesses, and be willing to step out of your comfort zone. Growth happens only when you have the courage to try something new. The more you do it, the more confident you become.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

In Swati’s early days not many people would think of her as confident. It is something she has grown through constantly pushing her boundaries, and then realizing that her thoughts were limiting her.

The “AHA” Moment

Swati’s AHA moment was when she quit her job and started her own business. It was something that came to her when she was pregnant, she wanted to make an impact in this world and leave a legacy for her child.

She  started her own business while Ishe was pregnant. It has only been a few months, but she has learnt more in these months and grown both personally and professionally than she did in the many years in a corporate role.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Swati feels much more confident and assured in her skills after facing all the challenges that are inevitably a part of entrepreneurial journey.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Try new things, aim higher and then work hard to achieve them. Women who don’t feel confident have probably not had many experiences where they’ve performed better than their expectations. But by setting new goals, and having a solid plan for achieving them will give you the motivation and confidence needed to achieve even bigger things in life.

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