When and why did you join PWN? I joined PWN in April 2017. I liked the woman I met at three previous meetings.
What is your business? My business is LegalShield and Identity Theft Shield.
What inspired you to start your own business? In 1982, I heard this phrase, “A world that works for everyone with no one and no thing left out.” It spoke to the very core of my being. In 2010 I was introduced to LegalShield ,and I saw it fulfilled my dream.
What do you enjoy about your work? I love making a difference in peoples lives.
What role does networking play in growing and managing your business? Networking is the heart and soul of my business. It would be impossible to grow without networking.
What’s your favorite networking tip? Don’t push your business immediately. Make an appointment and get to know them. People will do business with people they know, love and respect.
How do you think being a woman in your profession is easier or more difficult than for men? I think this company offers enough diversity allowing everyone to find the niche that is right for them.
What is one the most challenging situation you’ve faced in work, and how your did you resolved it? The most challenging situation I’ve encountered is having someone accuse me of stealing their prospect, which I didn’t. The prospect contacted me. I handled it by having my Regional Vice President speak with the prospect who said they wanted to do business with me as they already knew me and not the other party.
What is something PWN members don’t know about you? I am a mother of five children, grandmother to seven and great grandmother of two.
What are you reading? I’m reading two books., Patricia Cromwell’s “Chaos” and Brene Brown’s “The Gift of Imperfection.”