Sora Surya No
What is your company?
I am my personal brand, Sora Surya No.
Tell us why you do what you do in 1 sentence.
I support women entrepreneurs weave together the magic of circle and spirituality to create more alignment within themselves so they can grow their business with integrity.
What 3 valuable lessons about business would you hope to pass onto young women considering becoming an entrepreneur?
- Know that your vision will shift and deepen as you get to know yourself more through the work you do in the world.
- It’s not about growing your list, having more clients, increasing your social media followings but rather about making authentic connections that will help you create impact in the long run.
- Celebrate yourself for you are a courageous, wild, free-spirited soul who dares to venture out in the world as an entrepreneur. Not all people have that within them.
How is Asheville a great place to run a global business?
Asheville nourishes my soul. With the sacred mountains, beautiful trails, incredibly creative people, and powerful healers, my self-care which is top priority, ensures I can sustain having a thriving business. My spiritual practice, health, internal peace, and healing creates the balance and harmony I need in my mind, body and spirit to continue feeling inspired.
What digital tools have been the most helpful for you to grow your business?
I could not do what I do without an incredible team. So I find the tools that support me the most are tools that help us maintain intentional communication and work organization which include Asana, Voxer, Marco Polo. We are also in love with Ontraport which helps us create incredible ways to communicate with my community.
What are you most hopeful about with your company?
My vision is always about the women that I connect with and how I may support their evolution in their business while also honoring their spiritual growth. I hope to continue seeing the community of modern day priestesses grow.
Emily transforms communities through entrepreneurship and innovation. She is a Branding Specialist and Growth Strategist who specializes in building the framework, platforms, and partnerships needed to be impactful in today’s challenging economy. Currently serving as the Executive Director of the Hatch AVL Foundation, a non-profit foundation supporting high-growth startups of WNC through incubation, regional programming, and events.