What if going outside isn’t just your inspiration, but also the inspiration you share with others? When Nailah Baldes Wylie looked at her life as a marketer and communicator, she knew she wasn’t happy in her job, and that one thing did make her happy and inspired — spending time outside.
And so she founded Color Outside, a coaching and community building company that takes women of color outside to explore and build both themselves and their business goals.
What is it about doing hard things outside that translates so well to business? This inspirational interview with Nailah Blades Wylie is sure to leave you ready to conquer your own challenges both in and out of the office.
[1:14] Nailah’s favorite outdoor place
[2:20] Nailah’s ah-ha moment
[4:05] Nailah’s outdoor story
[5:04] When you try something and don’t want to do it again
[7:45] How business coaching meshes with body challenges
[9:10] Why women struggle with courage
[12:00] About Nailah’s retreats
[15:02] Why a retreat outside helps you learn
[17:37] Finding peace to be productive
[20:20] How spending time outside impacts Nailah
[21:50] Some of Nailah’s retreat secrets
[25:33] How our outdoor culture discourages women of color from going outside
[29:38] The microaggressions outdoors
[32:51] Talking about taking up space
[34:30] Nailah’s favorite gear
[36:55] Nailah’s most essential gear
[38:10] Nailah’s most favorite outdoor moment