We had the good fortune of connecting with Toshira Salomon and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Toshira, how do you think about risk?
I believe you have to take risks. I’m not saying to risk it all but in order for you to achieve the things you want there has to be risk taken. The Bible says Faith without work is dead. I truly believe that. I know in my life, I first took a risk by joining the Marine Corps. If I had not taken that first risk right out of high school who knows where I’d be. I learned so much and grew as an individual teaching me discipline and how to be a leader. With that I was able to have the willpower to achieve my goals that I set for myself. So yes, I believe in taking risks.
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?
A few years ago, I was at a 583 credit score. I took an interest in learning how to fix my credit myself. After repairing my credit and raising my score to 800 on my own I started getting questions from people asking how did I do it. So I began giving free advice and helping others and that’s when I realized that this was something I could do to help others. I’ve always been in a career that helped others and I love giving back either by feeding the homeless or taking mission trips overseas.
During the pandemic of 2020, I was furloughed from my career as a flight attendant of 7 years. I was forced to slow down and make the conscientious effort to follow through with me starting my credit repair business. I always knew I wanted to have a business that truly help others achieve wealth. I am happy to say that I am now teaching and assisting my clients in raising their credit score and giving them the power to buy their first home, car or whatever their credit goals are.
2020 taught me in my stillest moments I can take that risk and achieve my goals. God and my mom have been telling me all along. I just had to listen.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I am a huge foodie. Anyone who knows me knows that I love going out to eat. Don’t get me wrong, I can cook but to be able to be blessed to have someone to cook for you. What can I say? Lol.
I would take my friend to brunch at two of my favorite brunch spots. Kitchen & Kocktails for the food and Touluse Cafe & Bar for the drinks and ambience. For dinner spots that I would take her would most likely be Monarch because the views are AMAZING and the restaurant is stunning, Nick & Sam’s Steakhouse because that’s the place to be seen. There are several lowkey spots that we can visit as well but it’s too many to name. Dallas’ bar scene is really growing.
Klyde Warren Park is definitely a must do. It’s so beautiful and right in the middle of Dallas. There’s always something going on there from games to yoga to hip hop dance lessons.
Dallas has so many museums. I love art so I would definitely take her to the Arts District and to visit the African American Museum of Dallas. Let’s not forget the shopping in Dallas. I can’t let her leave without going shopping at NorthPark Mall and happy hour at Kona Grill. LOL
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I’d like to dedicate my shoutout to my close friends and family that pushed and supported me when I didn’t believe in myself. My dad, my angel mom, my son, my brother and my close friends. To my besties, thanks for letting me worry you all have to death about building my brand. LOL
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