Written By: Jessica Schuurman
Building a strong financial empire, trusting yourself to push beyond and create impact can be intimidating. By knowing your worth and learning how to present it to your boss or clients, you will be able to achieve leaps and bounds. Thus creating a career you’ve always dreamed of. In this article you will learn about Tanisha Skyes' top 8 tips and tricks for becoming a successful businesswoman ready to share her story and demand her worth.
A little about Tanisha A. Sykes
Founder of TAS Media Group, she is a Preacher, Reacher and Teacher for all Audiences, with the gift to relate and listen to others, supporting them in achieving their goals. Tanisha helps businesses articulate their message, embrace their story and connect with their audience. Having 20 years experience in journalism, she utilizes her experiences to support clients through her company.
8 Steps to OWN Your Worth in Business
‘You deserve to be seen, heard and known’ – Krystal Covington
Knowing your worth and taking these 8 steps to creating a business that you are proud of, is the first step in to the rest of your life. Change can be scary but by stepping out of your comfort zone and OWNING your voice. You are destined to be great and successful at whatever you choose to become. Believe in yourself and watch your life transform.
Quick TIP for getting featured by journalists:
In this short, action packed clip from Inside the Women of Denver we discuss building authentic online communities with social media expert Helene Kwong. Her business Hastagitude is known for their skills at growing and nurturing online communities. It's a fact that many small businesses already struggle to find time in the day for social media and unfortunately many are leaving out a key component as a result. Actually, bigger businesses complete with social media teams also often leave out this element.
Can you guess which is most often missing from the 3 C's of social media success?
Community. The whole point of social media is that it’s social, right? So, as Helene identifies, it is important to engage in conversation with your followers and supporters to show them they matter to you. This builds loyalty to your brand and a community of enthusiastic fans.
Intuition. We all have it but what does it really mean and why don’t we listen to it more often?
With us in this clip from Inside the Women of Denver is Tracy Revell with Embodied Confidence to show us how to flex our confidence muscles and tap into our intuition. Tracy defines ‘intuition’ as simply “knowing what you know”. Think about it. Your intuition gathers information from somewhere - why is it so often ignored?
Despite our overpowering cultural desire to override our intuition and listen to our body (cue burnout) we still feel it. As Tracy explains, women are actually hardwired to ‘know what we know’ and connect with ourselves.
So ladies, pull those shoulders back, connect with yourself, and get listening.
Ever heard of a PEGs? Well, get ready to start looking more closely at the ingredients in your favorite skin care and makeup products.
Ingredient detective Ann Kaemingk is back on Inside the Women of Denver to tell us what PEGs are and why we should care. She explains that even many natural products which we think are good for our skin could actually be contaminated with carcinogens and other harmful ingredients. Eeek!
Even though PEGs on their own aren’t necessarily bad, the process they go through contaminates them. The scary thing though is that the reason they are in your ingredients in the first place is to enhance the penetration of other ingredients in the product. In theory it makes sense, right? But, if the PEGs themselves are contaminated and they’re in the presence of other harmful ingredients these toxins are penetrating your largest organ even deeper.
*Runs to cosmetics bag*
Learning to listen to your body as a conscious being or a friend is not something that comes easily to most. It probably is something you’ve never even thought of doing. This clip from Inside the Women of Denver looks at healing as more than just a physical process.
Leslie Huddart of Body Wisdom Wellness joins us to talk about the real secrets to physical healing. Leslie explains that it is not only about the physical but about the energetic body as well that contributes to overall health and wellness. She describes healing as the process of of becoming whole and aligning who you are meant to be and how this shows up in your physical body.
What can you do to begin the process of self healing?
“Trust the wisdom of your body”
The Body Wisdom Method that Leslie teaches begins with a mind shift and that shift is to treat your body as if it has consciousness of it’s own - as if it can answer the question “What do you need?” Relating to the body and listening to it’s response is the first step to deeper level healing and physical well being.
Want to learn more? Visit BodyWisdomWellness.com
Have you ever wondered why you’re the only one in the room smiling? Or why the words coming out of your mouth deserve more than the reaction you receive? Well, it might be because you are subconsciously giving off mixed messages and damaging your credibility in the eyes of others. Yikes.
In this clip from Inside the Women of Denver we discuss some of the ways in which women can improve clarity in communication by becoming more aware of how we come across. Alicia Cuello, CEO of Underlying Communications, explains how many women are naturally demonstrative communicators and when body language doesn’t match the message we often undermine our own credibility. Think apologizing for a strong opinion or smile when being assertive.
Some tips from Alicia Cuello:
Learn more about managing your mannerisms and increasing clarity in your communication skills with Underlying Communications.
This short impactful clip is one that will have you breathing a little easier in no time. This segment of Inside the Women of Denver explores how we can optimize our stress level for peak performance through gratitude.
Nina Sonovia, Founding Director and CEO of Solonco Biofeedback Institute, explains how we operate on one of three levels:
Probably a lot of you are nodding at the mention of burnout. Well you’re not alone, and in order to bring your stress level back down to optimal Nina teaches a method that employs gratitude to eliminate the high stress in moments when your body is starting to react. She says that because gratitude and stress cannot coexist it is a way to halt the body’s reaction to leave you feeling calm and level headed in a moment when you might typically be getting your back up, ready for a fight.
Watch to discover some techniques to use gratitude to optimize your stress level.
Learn more: Solonco Biofeedback Institute.
Sex and relationship expert, Hilary Silver, joined us on Inside the Women of Denver to discuss some of the most common challenges couples face. Hilary’s model for healthy, fulfilling relationships that last involves two wholes - not two halves that make a whole.
Hilary’s model relies on two individuals both self defining, self determining, autonomous people who make up a relationship. Despite the many challenges that couples face throughout the seasons of their lives, “it always comes back to how both people are showing up to the relationship,” says Hilary. This means ensuring that one is not being always overpowered by the other more dominant individual.
Hilary explains that to face the most common relationship challenges, it is important to:
Because in order to achieve two wholes couples need to develop foundational communication skills to face the challenges that will continue to come their way.
Learn more here: Hilary Silver International
On this clip from Inside the Women of Denver we learn how to turn back the hands of time on our complexion. Skincare expert Andrea Sims joins us and explains the best and worst things you can do for your skin. We also learn how to grow stronger, fuller, darker lashes - something Krystal never thought possible!
In summary, here are some expert skincare tips from Andrea:
Finally, we condition our hair so why not our lashes? Conditioning lashes allows them to go through a full growth cycle instead of breaking or becoming weak and falling out too early. You can actually grow stonger, fuller, and darker lashes!
Sometimes as an entrepreneur it is easy to become isolated and to think that your experience of challenge or struggle is unique. Even when your business is successful, you could be experiencing depression that others don’t see or you don’t want to show them because you may feel that there is something wrong with you.
There is nothing wrong with you and you are not alone.
This week on Inside the Women of Denver we learn from Kristin Darga, CEO of Impact Founder, that this is an all too common circumstance. As an organization, Impact Founder is building a community through shared stories and experiences to empower entrepreneurs to keep working toward their goals.
Through sharing your story and learning from the struggles and success of others, you can build a community that supports and empowers you. Impact Founder is doing just that by shedding light on the struggle faced by so many and by encouraging authentic storytelling to reduce the feelings of isolation.
Learn more here: ImpactFounder.com
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