This Entrepreneur Grew Her Business from a Small Bedroom to a 13,000 ft. Facility and INC 5000 in 5 Years

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At just 23, Adi Arezzini created Teami Blends in her bedroom.

She saw Teami as a way to help people become healthier and happier, with teas to solve everyday issues.

Today, Adi has since grown the lifestyle tea brand to include tea-infused beauty oils and green tea mask + scrub.

The company saw its’ number of product lines grow substantially in 2018, crediting the additional products to a higher growth curve.

Teami is quickly outgrowing their 13,000 square foot office-warehouse hybrid located in Seminole, Florida. The brand also is credited with making the INC 5000 list at number 222, the annual list compiled of the top 5,000 brands in the US.

“I think that my biggest skill is the ability to learn things quickly and to put them into motion.”
Adi Arezzini

The brand is now is sold nationally at Ulta Beauty, Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Riley Rose, Revolve Beauty, Francesca’s, Vitamin World, Lucky Vitamin and other large retailers.

Arezzini credits working with social media influencers, including Kylie Jenner and Demi Lovoto, as one of the main strategies that has helped the brand grow.

She has learned what influencers best fit the brand’s core values as well as those that will cause potential customers to take action.

Adi Arezzini sits down with me, Jeremy Ryan Slate, on the latest episode of the Create Your Own Life Show.

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Jeremy Ryan Slate

CEO, Co-Founder, Command Your Brand Media

Jeremy Slate is the founder of the Create Your Own Life Podcast, which studies the highest performers in the world. He studied literature at Oxford University, and is a former champion powerlifter turned new media entrepreneur. He specializes in using podcasting and new media to create trust and oping leader status. In iTunes, he was ranked #1 in the business category and ranked #78 in the Top 100.

Jeremy was named one of the top 26 podcast for entrepreneurs to listen to in 2017 + 18 by CIO Magazine, top podcast to listen to by INC Magazine in 2019 and Millennial Influencer to follow in 2018 by Buzzfeed. The Create Your Own Life Podcast has been downloaded over 2.5 million times. He’s also a contributing editor of New Theory Magazine and Grit Daily.

After his success in podcasting, Jeremy and his wife, Brielle, founded Command Your Brand Media to help leaders use the power of podcasts to change the world.