Shaura Rodgers describes herself as a serial entrepreneur. And while many people say that one cannot possibly succeed by managing several different businesses, Rodgers begs to differ. This CEO and “multiple income streams” queen is a force to be reckoned with, and she works to empower others to live up to their potential.
At the tender age of ten, Shaura Rodgers was already a business-minded individual. Her entrepreneurial spirit began by delivering newspapers in Garfield Heights, Ohio.
“I was fascinated by business and entrepreneurship,” she recalled, “I was an inquisitive child, and I watched real estate shows more instead of cartoons.”
When Shaura Rodgers was sixteen, she landed a sales position in retail, and within one year, she was promoted to a management position. After declining a place on the cheer team at Central State University, Rodgers chose to take classes at a community college and continued working. “College did not seem like the right path for me. I knew I wanted to do something else,” she said.
Shaura Rodgers was promoted to Store Manager and District Training Manager for the retail franchise company she was employed in, an impressive feat for someone who was nineteen years old at the time.
“The responsibility and duties entrusted to me made me learn things about myself. I realized I was a natural leader, and I wanted to lean into that and enhance my skills,” Rodgers shared.
At twenty-two, Shaura Rodgers took a leap of faith and pursued a career in the cosmetology field. “I was interested in doing hair and nails for my family and friends. Then, I saw an opportunity to work for myself, and I took it.”
Being self-employed gave Rodgers the freedom and control she needed to be present in other areas of her life, such as being a student, breadwinner, and parent.
After being in the cosmetology industry for eight years, Shaura Rodgers pursued another dream. She started her own cheer and dance school and coached young dancers.
“Cheer has been a huge part of my life. Even though I declined a cheer team position in the university, I never lost my love and passion for it. So I knew it was only a matter of time before I revisited this particular interest,” Shaura said.
Today, Shaura Rodgers is the CEO of multiple businesses. These business establishments range from a nail salon and beauty academy, dance and cheer studio, athletic clothing company, and retail boutique. Although Rodgers’s business ventures are in different industries, her professionalism, high standards, and quality service are evident in all of them.
The CEO said, “I cater to different groups of people, and I always make sure to make them the priority of the businesses I run. I believe in myself and my abilities as a leader, and I have been rewarded with the success of my ventures and longstanding relationships with my clients and customers.”
Being an entrepreneur with several years of experience under her belt, Shaura Rodgers has learned many things. As successful as she is, she does not shy away from sharing her expertise with other aspiring entrepreneurs. Rodgers also offers speaking engagements, business mentoring, and coaching. She helps others learn more about financial literacy and management and various aspects of building a brand.
“I want to help other entrepreneurs succeed in reaching milestones for their businesses. In working with them to shift their mindsets, I help rising business owners gain clarity of purpose,” Shaura Rodgers shared. “This clarity ignites their passion, which leads to unprecedented growth in their ventures.”
Shaura Rodgers never let naysayers affect her. “They told me I wanted the impossible. But rather than live on their terms, I chose to believe in myself and in my dreams. If I listened to them, I never would have achieved the great success I have and hold today,” she shared. “The best advice I can give to anyone starting out is this—believe in yourself. Because if you can dream it, you can achieve it.”
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