#136: Spin It: Get Out of a Crisis With Stephynie Malik

#136: Spin It: Get Out of a Crisis With Stephynie Malik

#136: Spin It: Get Out of a Crisis With Stephynie Malik

Turn your obstacles into opportunities! In this episode, we are talking with Stephynie Malik, CEO, business consultant, crisis expert, and podcast host. She is the CEO of SMALIK Enterprises – a global Executive Transformation, Crisis Management, and Business Consulting firm. In her 25+ year successful career, she’s been an award-winning CEO of a global consulting firm for over a decade, a serial entrepreneur that spearheaded multi-million dollar acquisitions and mergers while working with more than 11 start-ups globally. Stephynie is hailed as an expert negotiator and skilled crisis management consultant in the industry and helps top-notch athletes, executives and businesses take their careers and organizations to the next level while also resolving high conflict and crisis cases for individuals and companies. She is also the host of the Spin It Podcast – where she talks with guests like Claude Silver, Tiffani Bova, and John Lee Dumas on how to turn obstacles into opportunities. In today’s episode, we discuss Stephynie’s complicated childhood, her journey to emancipation, and what she took from her childhood looking back. We’ll also dive deeper into what the crisis management process looks like, how to have executive presence, and Stephynie’s top tips for scaling a business. We’ve never touched on crisis management on YAP in the past – this is one you won’t want to miss!

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01:01 – Stephynie’s Childhood 

04:50 – Stephynie’s Relationship with Her Mother and Her Background 

07:05 – The Journey Towards Emancipation 

13:30 – Stephynie’s First Real Job 

15:40 – Biggest Learnings From Her Tough Childhood 

18:21 – What is Crisis Management? 

19:33 – The Process of Crisis Management 

24:53 – Lying vs. Being Good at Lying 

30:04 – Stakeholders in Crisis Management 

35:07 – How to Prepare Clients For Court Hearings 

38:56 – The Way Stephynie Figured Out the Crisis Process 

48:27 – What To Do If You Want to Get Into Crisis 

50:08 – Tips on How To Have Executive Presence 

51:16 – Advice on How To Scale Your Business 

53:30 – How Stephynie Started a Podcast (Even Though It Wasn’t Natural) 

56:56 – Stephynie’s Secret to Profiting in Life

Mentioned In The Episode:

Stephynie’s Executive Presence Course: https://stephyniemalik.com/elevated 

Stephynie’s ScaleOS Course: https://www.stephyniemalik.com/scaleos 

Stephynie’s Website: https://www.stephyniemalik.com/ 

Stephynie’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephyniemalik/ 

Stephynie’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stephyniemalik/