Dr. Shamieka Dean aspired to be the CEO of someone else’s company. But when she got fired from her last corporate job, she found her calling in purpose and business coaching. 

Now, at Next Level Business Academy, she helps business owners get unstuck and scale their income without having to hustle 24/7. She provides her members with the tools they need to create consistent income through course creation, allowing them to spend more time with the people they love. 

Today, Shamieka Dean joins the podcast to tell the story of the powerful, transformative moments that changed the course of her life, the role faith played in this transformation, and why if you have a story to tell, you have a product to sell. 

Key Takeaways

  • How Shamieka found her second act after being forced to walk away from a career path in corporate America.
  • What Shamieka did to keep her new business moving when her Facebook page vanished overnight. 
  • How Shamieka discovered the concept and strategy for her new business while crying her eyes out on a YouTube live video.
  • Why the only approval you need is the approval you give yourself. 
  • How Shamieka’s membership business has allowed to truly choose family over funds.

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Memorable Quote

  • “The only approval you need is the approval you give yourself.” – Dr. Shamieka Dean
  • “If you have a story to tell, you have a product to sell.” – Dr. Shamieka Dean

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Shelli Varela

When you reframe your inner story, you reframe what’s possible. This is the mantra of our host, Shelli Varela who achieved incredible success, blazing a trail to become a fire captain, author, TED speaker, and host of The Yes Effect on Entrepreneur's list of 48 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs. Today, she uses the same approach to show people how to magnetize their message to achieve their dreams, and discover how they can make a BIGGER impact.

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