Success On Her Own Terms

These are the stories of women who followed their true nature and have worked through their fears to pursue their passion. Some of them partnered with HerNature to launch or grow their own businesses while others were on a mission to map a fulfilling path within an organization.

The common theme among HerNature stories is about living an authentic life. It takes great courage to remain true to who you are and not lose your sense of self when the pressure is on to fall in line as an executive leader or entrepreneur.

Read how these beautiful, strong and talented women define success for themselves while you picture your own story among theirs.

How they followed their nature ...

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Through my journey with HerNature, I see now that being at peace with who I am and living from my heart is the most important thing I can do, regardless of the outcome or success. It also has been affirming, encouraging and clarifying to have new words to continue building my brand.

Diane Burden Cox

CEO, Disaster Scope | Author, Resilient Americans
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You really listened and gave me the confidence I needed to explore career options that fit my natural strengths. You've been a true mentor and inspiration to me.

Jaclyn Dufrene

Corporate Marketing Manager
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Through our work together, I was able to exceed my goals for in-home art shows, build my list of potential buyers and get a better system in place for growing the fine-art side of my business.

Katherine Klimitas

Owner, KAK ART & Designs
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Carole helped me see that it was cool to be me in my job search and not necessarily what I thought the industry wanted me to be.

Mel Blalock

3D Game Artist
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Carole could’ve easily signed the contract, asked me a few basic questions and come up with some standard logo designs and ideas about how to brand myself. But she took the time to make sure I got something that was true to me and my business.

Tara B. Hawkins

Owner, Hawkins Legal
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In Carole’s approach to personal branding, the job search comes after a personal journey of self-discovery. ... It helped me create a mindset that allowed me to consider my personal life in balance with professional pursuits, to have more balance as a mom, wife, daughter, friend and professional.

Shannon D'Gerolamo

Organizational Effectiveness Consultant
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I’m feeling grateful for your personal branding guidance. I’ve updated my social media and websites based on your recommendations. It was such a wonderful experience and has made me feel more in control of who I am and what I will use to create opportunities moving forward.

Stephanie Roussell

System Director of Brand
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Carole helped me realize I needed to make a few changes, including creating an online presence to allow my practice to thrive. As a result of our work together, I have seen an increase in new patients who fit my specialty and who regularly find me through Google search, my website and social media.

Myra Buller

Owner, Myra Buller Physical Therapy
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Carole helped me get focused and more strategic about positioning my event design business for growth. She has been a great adviser, coach and friend.

Victoria Roberts

Owner, VAR Events
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You have a unique promise of value to offer.

By moving forward together, we can ensure who you are plays a significant role in what you do so that your work is fulfilling and your value is realized.

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Your Story is Unique.

Your Nature is Compelling.

Katherine

Being authentic isn’t an issue for Katherine Klimitas. In the most literal sense, her perspective is uniquely her own. A watercolor artist, graphic designer, jewelry maker, budding keynote speaker and author, Katherine has been in a wheelchair her entire life. She’s 2 feet, 7 inches tall, and there’s only one way she can work—lying on […]

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Mel

Mel Blalock wanted her work to feel aligned with who she is. Eventually she found her niche, not by figuring out what she wanted to do, but mostly by discovering what she didn’t. “I’ve never really fit into any of the convenient boxes,” Mel said. “I’m easygoing. I’m creative. I have a great need for […]

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Shannon

Shannon D’Gerolamo daydreamed about writing her own job description. She envisioned a role that engaged her passion for executive coaching and gave her the flexibility she needed as a mom with two young boys. “I would have never considered going into a traditional organization and asking for a flexible way of working and expect it […]

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Tara

For Tara Hawkins, launching a business wasn’t about the money or making a name for herself. It was about doing work that matters to her because of what she witnessed as a prosecutor in Southwest Louisiana. “It sounds trite, but it’s true. I’m very passionate about what I do,” says Tara. From blue collar to […]

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