447. From Being Controlled to Being in Control: Julia Haart’s Unorthodox Journey

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Julia Haart is unorthodox. Coming from life under an extremist, fundamentalist sect of Judaism, Julia broke free and set out to create the life of her dreams in New York City. She built and sold a successful women’s shoe company, and she now runs the Elite World Group talent media company. We talk about her memoir, Brazen, her Netflix reality TV series that is making waves around the world, and everything she’s discovered along the way.

 

In This Conversation We Cover:

  • [03:26] Living in a shadow from the 1800s
  • [10:27] Believing you have to suffer for a purpose
  • [14:53] The difference between Jewish practices
  • [21:42] What it feels like to start a new life
  • [27:42] Creating freedom out of a life of restriction
  • [31:18] Joining the fashion industry without preconceived notions
  • [42:12] The best and worst parts of filming a TV show
  • [48:20] The universal flaws of fundamentalist culture
  • [51:48] Rapid-fire questions

 

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