We had the good fortune of connecting with Denise Taylor and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Denise, do you have any habits that you feel contribute to your effectiveness?
Years ago I developed the Success SuperPowers as I reflected on the practices that led to my consistent ability to succeed.

#1 See Yourself Successful

Your vision sets the goal. We must see the accomplished version of ourselves. If you’re struggling to “see” it then you’re likely not convinced it can be. I love how Apostle I.V. Hilliard puts it – “We must visit our future on the canvas of our imagination”. Seeing ourselves being, doing, having and achieving is a MUST to shift our mind for what is possible for us. We often stop short and settle with NO without ever even asking God to weigh in. He wants us to see ourselves empowered to achieve.

#2 Shake Off Fear

Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs – the future can be better than the present and I have the power to make it so. Fear is nothing more than False Evidence Appearing Real. We must remove all doubt and choose to turn our can’ts into cans & our dreams into plans.

#3 Do The Work

Listen, we absolutely should “Name it” & “Claim it” – but it’s only in the “Doing it” that our faith comes alive. Faith is made known more by what we do. Faith is an action word. We must put our hands to work and get it done. We must do something daily that moves us forward. Let’s never be afraid of going slow – but be afraid of standing still. You are possible. But you must do the work!

#4 Take Care of You

Self care is far more than manicures & pedicures. It’s really sad we’ve reduced it to that alone. Those things are fine but they lack the substance needed to truly sustain the weight of greatness you possess and the success that awaits you.

Self care is investing in yourself fully so that you can perform optimally. It’s a conscious act to promote your own physical, mental, and emotional health. It’s seeking the necessary help, support and partnerships that edify you and build you up – mind, body & soul.

Self care is often overlooked yet it is critically vital for building resilience toward the life stressors you cannot eliminate. When intentional steps are taken to care for yourself fully, you’ll be better equipped to live your best life.

#5 Hold Fast To Your Faith

Do not get weary!!! Anything worth having is absolutely worth your pursuit, worth your diligence and worth your passion. Do not give up when you face opposition as it’s often a sign that success is near. Stay focused on your goals, believing it is possible for you.

The world needs your deposit. There are people waiting for you to show up strong. So, don’t let delay confuse your objective or dilute your commitment. Stay the course. Your decision to pursue may be challenged but it was not a mistake. Success is imminent. Don’t give up.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
Throughout Denise’s 30-year career, she achieved some outstanding wins, led some incredible teams and leaders, and what’s even more impressive is the backstory of all she overcame to persevere and obtain what many consider the fruits of success.

Denise is a talented Executive Leader with valuable experience leading teams through change, establishing new teams, and energizing teams to deliver strong results. She successfully manages key aspects of business growth, but she enjoys developing leaders most. As for innovation, her sweet spot is ecommerce business and digital transformation. She has sat on both sides of the table – as the business leader driving the change and as the technology leader delivering it. She has leadership experience in both B2B & B2C business models.

Denise is a progressive thinker and innovative problem solver, known as an effective change agent with a passion for bringing order to chaos. She is skilled at communication and her signature mode of operation is collaboration, ensuring everyone feels connected and vested.

Denise held key leadership roles at many Fortune 500 Companies, accomplished many credible career wins and even established business industry firsts. Accomplishing BIG things became her professional norm. More than that, she knows what it means to be successful inside, too. As a First Generation Leader, her life now is a far cry from how she grew up. She took the reins of a defining moment to change her life.

Now she empowers and mentors Women Leaders to “Take Up Space” in the workplace.

Denise offers Private & Corporate Leadership Development and Mentoring Programs for Women Leaders, specializing in Women of Color & First-Generation Leaders. They face a unique set of workplace challenges that are often “noted” about them but less often directly addressed with them and rarely nurtured well. These skewed impressions often become distractions they must face and work against.

Navigating overt & covert biases in corporate landscapes require preparation, awareness, and readiness. Leveraging proven experience through professional mentoring prepares and positions Women Leaders with skills, savvy, and momentum to achieve the career success they want and deserve.

Denise helps women lean into their POWER and achieve career success that feels right to them.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I’m all about relaxation, good eats and amazing conversations. We’d visit a spa resort and a fe of my favorite restaurants in Charlotte, NC

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I want to shoutout the Career Success Academy. I am the Founder and CEO. At the Career Success Academy, we are dedicated to equipping women leaders with the tools and strategies they need to unlock their full potential and achieve the career success they rightfully deserve. Our guiding motto, “Careers are accelerated when you make moves,” reflects our commitment to propelling your professional journey forward.

The Career Success Academy offers a range of tailored coaching programs and services, designed specifically to address the unique needs and challenges that women leaders encounter. We understand that your career journey is unique, and we’re here to provide the support and guidance required to help you thrive in your professional life.

Website: www.CareerSuccessAcademy.live

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/denisetaylor.live/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/denisevtaylor/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/denise.taylor.921

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9lC9P-ic0Dh6XqirK5S0bQ

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