Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in education but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Dr. Tadzia Dennis, CEO and Founder of Taz & Co Consulting, located in Chandler, AZ, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

I am a Higher Education Consultant and an Affirmations Guru. I help students with every phase of higher education, giving them the support they need to be successful in reaching their higher education goals. I am also a co-author of two books based on affirmations. On social media, I create messages to help others affirm themselves.

Tell us about yourself

I am a lover of education. I have five degrees, including an associate's, bachelor's, two master's, and a Ph.D. Three of my degree are in higher education. I have over 20 years of experience in higher education and have worked in almost every area. I love changing the world one student at a time. That is my motto and my goal. In the process of helping students, I was blessed with an opportunity to help others love themselves. I am now known as the Affirmations Guru. I pride myself on being a child of GOD who helps others succeed while loving themselves and others.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Co-authoring two affirmation books.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Getting customers! It is the hardest part of being successful. You have to constantly reach out and try to attract customers while staying true to yourself and your brand.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Make sure your paperwork, like licensing, trademarks, and EIN, are all up-to-date and complete.
  2. Make sure you have a complete business plan.
  3. Make sure you know who your target audience is and how you can reach them.

Where can people find you and your business?


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