Today’s Mogul in the Making Entrepreneur Spotlight features Keisha Howard, also known as “Coach Keisha”, a Certified Life Coach, Author, Mentor, and Motivational Speaker.
As a teen, Keisha struggled with poor self-esteem and body-image issues for years. With guidance, she was able to turn her pain into passion. She became a Teacher, and then later a School Guidance Counselor so that she could help youth who were also struggling with self-esteem and other adolescent issues. Today, her life’s work is dedicated to building girls up so that they can fall in love with themselves and have unshakeable confidence that allows them to avoid peer pressure & accomplish their dreams.
Check out Keisha’s interview…
Name: Keisha Howard
Location: Dallas, TX
Business Name: Coach Keisha
Years in Business: 5
Are you a full or part time business owner?
Why did you start your business?
I had been working as a School Counselor for several years and I saw a need for a self-esteem service for girls, so I decided that enough was enough and I wanted to start one. I struggled with self-esteem my teen years, and made poor choices because of it. Then, when I was a School Counselor I saw many girls struggling just like I did. So, I made it my life’s mission to not only provide a service that gives girls an outlet to talk to someone who they can trust, but I am also their support system, accountability partner, and I give them tools and strategies to help them achieve their goals. My ultimate goal is to both empower girls and educate parents on the latest hot topic and trends affecting middle and high school girls.
What has been the most rewarding aspect of having your own business?
The most rewarded aspect has been the girls’ & mom’s lives who I am able to touch. I also enjoy speaking at schools, churches, colleges and conferences which has been a lot of fun and rewarding because I am able to meet girls all across the country.
What are your biggest challenges?
Time management between all of my various programs
What is the best business advice you’ve ever received?
To start before you are ready. Just get going. There will always be some type of excuse why you are not ready to start your business ( need a new website, need a new logo, etc. ) But, you should start before you are ready to get going.
Do you have a team or are you a one man/woman show?
I have a VA and an Online Business Manager.
Where do you see your biz in the next 5 years?
I see myself impacting more lives of girls and moms- traveling internationally to speak at events, and hosting more online group coaching programs.
What advice would you give to other Moguls in the Making?
Don’t compare yourself to others – comparison kills confidence. Believe in you, and start before you are ready.
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To Your Prosperity and Success,
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