Episode 52: PART 1 - Gloria Morris, Owner of Float Sixty and Co-Host of the "Speaking of Charity" Podcast


May 16th, 2019

57 mins 45 secs

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About this Episode

Show Description:

Gloria Morris is the Owner of Float Sixty, a business that provides cryotherapy, infrared sauna, and float therapy, which serves as a powerful tool for muscle recovery, deeper sleep, and mental clarity. She also co-hosts a podcast called "Speaking of Charity," which is a radio show that exists to help local non-profits drive attention to their history, mission, and good work in the community. Gloria is also on the Board of Directors for Float Conference, and was the speaker at the 2018 Float Conference and "Rise, a Float Gathering".

In this interview, Gloria describes the process of starting and scaling a float studio, the hurdles to overcome when setting up a business of this nature, and the mental health benefits of floating, which involves the relaxation practice of being buoyant in approximately 10 inches of water in a solution of 1,000 pounds of Epsom Salt, taking place in a float pod.

Gloria concludes the episode by explaining her "Speaking of Charity" Podcast, which aims to highlight the different non-profit organizations that are making a difference in the community.

To find more about Float Sixty and "Speaking of Charity," visit:

• Floatsixty.com
• Speakingofcharity.com

Show Highlights:

4:45-24:15: Gloria highlights her childhood and background, involving growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, working for Disney and the hotel and casino business, getting into the health and fitness industry, and the most important things she learned in advance of creating her own business.
24:15-50:45: Gloria describes the process of forming her business (Float Sixty), the obstacles to overcome, and what it means to create a trustworthy environment for her customers. In this section, she really gave insights on what most people don't see behind the scenes when starting a business from the ground up.
50:45-57:45: Gloria goes into the process of scaling a businesses and doing what you can to get the most out of the three biggest investments that small businesses face.