Beauty Behind Chaos

Beauty Behind Chaos

Are you struggling to see the beauty amidst the Chaos of life? Entrepreneur and Founder of Beauty Entourage, Ashley Stone, knows exactly how you feel. Ashley is no stranger to hardship, from starting her beauty agency from scratch to nearly losing everything she built during the pandemic. Beauty Behind Chaos focuses on the struggles of navigating the business world as a woman and surviving all of the curveballs life tends to throw while choosing to treat each hurdle as an opportunity for growth. On the show, Ashley shares the ups and downs of her journey in the beauty industry and business alongside other business women she will be interviewing who have navigated their hardships by continually chasing their silver linings and always choosing to see the beauty behind the Chaos.


March 22, 2023 48 min
In this episode of "Partners In Life & Business", I sat down with my husband that I have been together doing life for the past 21 years. From building a life, a family, and businesses we have persevered through hard work and commitment to each other even when we didn't see eye to eye.

We dive into how the pandemic completely shifted everything we were working towards and how we had to pivot business and jobs in order to survive.

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In this episode, I share my journey of bootstrapping my first salon. Starting small and from humble beginnings led me me to a pay it forward moment I will never forget.

Starting small and growing your business over time, saves you from the pressure and pitfalls of going into debt too soon. The power of broke is the mentality that taught me invaluable lessons and brought out my creativity in unique ways. It made for some really funny...
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In this dynamic and ever-changing world, the power of influence has become a key element to the success of many women. In the past decade, there have been countless examples of high-profile female leaders who have utilized their influence to create meaningful change in different areas, from politics to business operations.

On this episode I sit down with CEO of Christ Haven for Children, Cassie McQuitty. We discuss how influential w...
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We have shared so many stories about overcoming the chaos but, how do we build something with impact while avoiding the chaos all together? That is always a hard question and if I am being honest, I am not sure chaos can be avoided sometimes. I will say that over the years I have learned a few core pillars that I have developed to help me create and build a better foundation which helps at least weather the chaos or on occasion avo...
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I am the Pivot queen. Not always because I wanted to be. In business you have to know when to assess a situation, learn from past experiences, and propel yourself into the future. What used to take me years to do and learn, became a matter of survival in the instant moments I had to just make a decision and JUMP.

On this episode, I kind of just jumped into this story in all honesty and at the same time, as I tell it back I realized ...
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Amee is a great example of not adhering to where life may start you out. Whether your story comes from humble beginnings or a place of abundance, we all deserve a seat at the table. We love to sit at the table with women that have stories about not being defined by where they came from but, where they are going. Thank you Amee for sharing your journey that is a true inspiration for women no matter where they are in life. We can tru...
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If there's one thing that's for sure, it's that being an entrepreneur is never easy. Between the highs of succeeding and the lows of thing falling apart, it can be a roller coaster ride like no other. But what separates the successful entrepreneurs from those who give up? The ability to snap back. You can have all kinds of plans, but you will learn quick, you will need to be ready to adapt and overcome. Otherwise, you may lose your...
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On this episode,I interview my niece, Marissa Stone. I am a proud Titi to this amazing woman that has grown up with alot of changes and shifts in her life but, handled it with grace and dedication to her education. She is the first in our family to go to College. Her conviction and love for people is evident in everything she does, especially with children.

We talk about her chaotic moments battling mental health and the lost of a ...
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Jenny Braly is a beautiful example of the multifaceted modern woman. This wife and mother of four has been happily married to her best friend for 19 wonderful years, plus maintains a budding career as a professional portrait photographer in Fort Worth, Texas. It's no wonder why Jenny loves people so much- with over 10 years of experience under her belt and a desire to highlight each person's unique beauty, she doesn't buy into the ...
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When you hear stories of entrepreneurship, you may believe that it's all about following your dreams and reaching for the stars. However, Ingrid Fioroni's story shows that sometimes it's simply about doing what needs to be done! The mother of three took her belief in herself and used it to her advantage that helped fund her first venture - regardless of what anyone thought or said. It's inspiring to hear how small but impactful dec...
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On this episode, I get to 'brag' about someone who has been by my side for many years - my incredible sister in law! Even though family life has not always been easy for her, she manages family, friends, and a successful career in the corporate world with a smile on her face. She shares her journey of juggling all three - and the mom guilt that taunts us all!- Join us as we chat about family, work and everything between. I'm beyond...
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January 4, 2023 50 min
Trauma to triumph is unpacking the chaos of the healing process and how it can effect how we show up in life and in business. It is important to recognize the necessary tools, resources, and self awareness to overcome life's hard parts so we can discover the beauty waiting for us on the other side.

I share my story and journey managing managing anxiety,, depression, and PTSD behind the scenes while building my successful businesses...
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This episode I wanted to bring myself to the mic and share a story about my past season, current season, and the season to come. Because life is all about seasons that are always shifting. We have to be real with where we are first in order to know where we are going. Once we think we know, what are the questions we have to help fill in the gaps? Are they broad or are they really specific? Both?

I got a chance to ask Mark Cuban my ...
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December 21, 2022 56 min
When you meet your soul sisters, you just know. Sharley is definitely one of them for me. From her vibrant smile and her infectious laugh to her deep heart for people, she just radiates energy of love and compassion in everything she does. We have had MANY deep talks and became an anchor for each other in the toughest of times during the pandemic.

On this episode we keep it real about conversations we don't always talk about as wome...
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You are not seeing or hearing double, yes there are two Ashley Stones! On this episode we discuss the power of building relationships and connections with intention utilizing social media platforms. Social media is a great way to educate and position yourself as an expert in what you do! With consistent effort, your connections can often turn into cash flow.

My guest did exactly that building her business with Arbonne. She also b...
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Stephanie Rivkin started her career in the music industry as a singer that lead her on a meandering path to becoming a DJ, Business Owner, and Speaker.

Stephanie is one of many women Ashley has connected with behind the chair as a beauty professional. Discussing Beauty & Business built a strong relationship with so many women that cheerlead each other on in doing all the things our heart desire and picking each other up when the d...
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On this episode we have some fun and get deep with Taylor Simon. Her enthusiasm for life is infectious and her passion will draw you in. That is what happened when I first heard her speak. Her story is an incredible path of pitfalls and purpose that brought her right to where she needs to be. She is gleaming with confidence and conviction that will encourage you to do the same.

Taylor Simon is an esteemed celebrity brand strategist...
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November 30, 2022 48 min
On this episode we sit down with Raylene B. Moore and unpack the chaos of mental health, grief and turning your pain into purpose. So many women have done just that and it's an honor to not only hold space to hear these stories but, share them. Learn more about Raylene below:

Raylene B. Moore is a wife, mother, veteran, and full-time non-profit manager. As proud Keller residents, she and her husband Daniel have a beautiful, blended...
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November 30, 2022 50 min
Have you ever felt pulled and called to start something but, you didn't understand why or how? Did you doubt that thought and not pursue it? Or, did you have faith and see it through? Often we forget that Faith is a muscle we develop over time but, we can't develop it if you won't don't put it into practice.

When you are called to do something and when you are meant to be more, it requires faith to just do it. Once it is done, you...
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November 30, 2022 49 min
The Woman in the Arena*
“It is not the critic who counts;
not the woman who points out how the strong woman stumbles,
or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.
The credit belongs to the woman who is actually in the arena,
whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood;
who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again,
because there is no effort without error and shortcoming;
but she who does actually strive ...
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