Jan. 14, 2021

22. Entrepreneurial Evolution, featuring Vanessa Tharp

22. Entrepreneurial Evolution, featuring Vanessa Tharp

Today’s guest is Vanessa Tharp, a change-maker and action-taker, who helps people to share their message and shine while leveling up. Vanessa shares how she has evolved since leaving her career in education.

👩‍🏫 In the middle of her teaching career, Vanessa made the decision to become an entrepreneur. 1:55
🙋‍♀️ A birthday gift from her mother helped plant a seed for possibility. 5:02
👏 Vanessa took a ‘leave of absence’ from her job knowing she had so much more to give. 6:24
    Making the break from her career to a new direction and the reactions she received. 10:12
✨ Make sure you have a community of people and resources and that you ask for help because it's never too late to pursue your better self.  12:28
🦄 There's a give and take principle in entrepreneurship and no one gets to the top by themselves. 13:36
🙆‍♀️ Vanessa is a wing woman and strategist who helps people to level-up in their companies.16:22
🤸‍♀️ Being behind the scenes of events requires Vanessa’s motto: “Being proactive and not reactive.” 21:16
🤹‍♀️ Niching down doesn’t work for Vanessa, so she embraced the fact that she is a “multipotentialite”. 23:44
🤗 Giving the same amount of love and encouragement to herself as to others has been a challenge for her. 27:35
🙌 There is not an information or idea shortage, but a relationship shortage. 29:46
😔 A misalignment in entrepreneurship comes when you show only all the good and no vulnerability. 31:39
❤️ The COVID crisis gave her a renewed sense of the amazing people in her life. 33:39
🧚‍♀️ A “Vanessa Tharp and Friends production” a ‘Two-Day Soiree’ to be inspired, connect and plan for action in your life. 37:53
🫂 “When we get stuck as humans or creators or entrepreneurs, you gotta have friends who will give you all the encouragement in the world.” 42:20
🙃 It is great to be different, quirky and non-conventional in this traditional world. 45:47

Connect with Vanessa:
Website:  www.vanessatharp.com
Instagram handle: @vanessajeantharp
Event - Two Day Soiree Jan 23 & 24 

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