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Deena C. Brown. PhD is the CEO of DC Brown International. A highly sought-after consultant, mentor, and speaker who helps individuals and teams to develop the ability to communicate and collaborate at a world class level so they can grow their business result. Her passion is for leading people to discover, maximize and lead with their strengths as well as those of fellow team members while offering advanced strategies to achieve higher levels of performance.
Dr. Brown has added value to others speaking on her powerful message of leadership strengths. She is an international best-selling author and has been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox as a highly sought keynote speaker, business and leadership growth expert. Dr. Brown hosts a weekly talk radio show “Get Real with Dr. Deena on LA Talk Radio, and launched Walking Through Glass: The Podcast in February 2019.
Had the opportunity to sit down with the Real Boss Lady, Dr.Deena Brown. She spoke with us about how to she became an entrepreneur and what she has done when she felt like giving up!
What made you want to become an Entrepreneur?
Entrepreneurship provides an outlet for my creative gifts. I didn’t seek to become an entrepreneur I evolved into the business. I knew it was time to shift into my next greater and entrepreneurship doesn’t come with boundaries.
What has been your greatest challenge as an entrepreneur and how did you overcome it?
My greatest challenge as an entrepreneur has been overcoming the mindset of a full-time employee. I spent extensive amounts of hours “playing entrepreneur” because the concept that I had to actually “hunt” in order to eat was foreign to me. I gave away exclusive high-quality services because I loved what I was doing and didn’t initially conceptualize that I should be paid for what I loved to do.
What final words do you have for the woman entrepreneur?
Self-care is the ultimate healthcare. It is so important to learn to love yourself FIRST so that you can give from your overflow. Embrace the art of loving YOU because you are unapologetically beautiful and there is no one else like you.
Connect with Dr.Brown on the following Social Media Handles
Instagram: @drdeenaspeaks. @getrealwithdrdeena @lead_her_shift
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