Today’s guest, Tricia Dempsey always knew she was driven and ambitious, but she got a lot of messages about what girls can’t do growing up that lead her to make choices that felt like a too-tight pair of shoes. Dad said OK to playing basketball, but when Tricia wanted to go into sales and got a hard NO, she chose the socially sanctioned path of teaching, which she did until she just couldn’t face a room of middle schoolers anymore.
Tricia left teaching for the business world but eventually discovered she was building someone else’s dream (while doing most of the work and generating most of the revenue.) A cancer diagnosis was the wake up call she needed and Tricia started her business without waiting to finish treatment.
Today, Tricia is the CEO of Thrive-Her, a vibrant online business, empowering other women to start their own businesses through coaching, content and community. She works with women who have experience and skill, want to start their own business but just don’t know what their next step is or how to take it.
She’s the kind of woman who makes people feel at home with her immediately. We compared our Strengths Finder Top 5, talked about climbing the wrong ladder, being an Amazon Woman - we are both super tall (I’m 5’10 and she’s 6 feet), and of course being a Driven Woman.
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Tricia dropped so many value bombs in our convo. Here are the books she mentioned during the interview:
Tricia’s fully booked workshop: https://www.thrive-her.com/booked/
Monthly membership program: Thrive-Her Passport:
https://www.thrive-her.com/a/46999/AnKtDbQX (affiliate link)