Victoria Song is a one-of-a-kind figure in the world of business. She currently works as an executive coach, leadership advisor, and public speaker. She got her start in venture capital, where her investment turned $1 million into a $40 million return. Her ongoing success earned her a place on Forbes’  30 Under 30 list.

Victoria’s passion is to see entrepreneurs’ personal and professional lives flourish with her singular approach to coaching. Her new book, Bending Reality: How to Make the Impossible Probable, details her advice and strategies for realizing your potential — it’s set to release on August 24th of 2021.


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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Victoria Song explains the meaning behind the name of her upcoming book, Bending Reality: How to Make the Impossible Probable
  • Victoria’s early years in venture capital and how her family influenced her
  • The thought process behind Victoria’s investment that turned $1 million into $40 million
  • Learning how to tap into your zone of genius
  • The mentors and books that have inspired Victoria along the way
  • What led Victoria to change career paths and get into coaching?
  • Victoria’s advice to those moving on to the next thing in life
  • How to have difficult conversations with business partners and loved ones

In this episode…

In the eyes of Victoria Song, much of life can be broken down into two states: contraction and expansion. Contraction involves feelings of fear, stress, and vulnerability. In this state, our potential is limited and creativity is stifled. This is the state that many entrepreneurs live in without even realizing it.

On the other hand, expansion is the mindset of possibility and growth. It’s the process of focusing on your values and mission to achieve things that felt impossible before. This is where entrepreneurs do their best work and can leverage their confidence into results. The question then becomes, “How do I transition from contraction to expansion?”

On this episode of the Inspired Insider Podcast, Dr. Jeremy Weisz sits down with Victoria Song, executive coach and leadership advisor, to hear her unique perspective on business and life. She explains her theory of contraction and expansion and how that impacts every aspect of our lives. Victoria also goes into her personal story, the thought process behind a profitable investment, and how she transformed her career into her personal brand. Stay tuned to learn all of this and more!

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Episode Transcript

Intro 0:15

You are listening to Inspired Insider with your host, Dr. Jeremy Weisz

Jeremy Weisz 0:20

Dr. Jeremy Weisz here founder of inspiredinsider.com where I talk with inspirational entrepreneurs and leaders. And I’m gonna introduce today’s guest Victoria Song in a second. But we try I always like to point out other episodes that are fun for people to check out and we were just chatting about one of my favorite things and you like to have WILD TONIC kombucha. I had the founder Holly on, you should check that episode out and how she competes against some of the biggest kombucha brands out there. And she’s definitely one of the popular ones and her journey to starting it. It’s really fascinating to check it out. I also love the one with the founder of Baby Einstein. And she was interesting. She had five employees, I believe, and she, you know, eclipsed $20 million, she ended up selling to Disney. What was interesting about the story was the ups and downs. She battled cancer. And she talked about that and how she you know, navigated that with her business and her personal life and Victoria, you’ll be a perfect person to talk about navigating business and personal lives today. So before I introduce Victoria, this episode is brought to you by Rise25. At Rise25 we help businesses give to and connect to their best relationships by running your podcast, you know, Victoria for me over the past over a decade. The number one thing in my life is always relationships, and I’m always looking at a way to give to my relationships. And I love profiling the people I admire the businesses I admire on and sharing with the world what they’re working on. So if you’ve thought about starting a podcast, you can check out our website at rise25.com and email us with any questions that you have. And without further ado, Victoria Song is a leadership adviser to visionary founders, billionaire CEOs and celebrities. She’s a Forbes 30 under 30 investor, a Yale and Harvard alum. And she’s helped her clients achieve, you know, anywhere from multi billion dollar exits to writing patents in 24 hours and much, much more. And she’s the author of the book Bending Reality. And it’s designed to help readers tap into their hidden potential so they can make them possible, probable. And they do that by accessing in this extraordinary ability that they didn’t even know that have and Victoria is going to walk us through it today. So Victoria, thanks for joining me.

Victoria Song 2:47

Thanks for having me, Dr. Weisz, pleasure to be here.

Jeremy Weisz 2:50

You know, I want to talk about Bending Reality and why did you decide to call Bending Reality?