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Tara Renze

“Be who you came to be.”

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  • Entrepreneur, Speaker, Inspirer, Blogger & Vlogger who helps women listen up, speak up, show up, level up and “be who they came to be”.
  • Emotional-Intelligence consultant & expert. Certified with OKA-Online.
  • International Association of Women’s 2018 “Inspirational Influencer” Award Winner.
  • Award winning national sales leader.
  • Social Selling Expert.
  • Wife + Mother + Friend to many. 100% authentic, relatable, no fluff.™

Tara Renze is an author, emotional intelligence practitioner, entrepreneur, speaker, inspirer, blogger, thought-leader, wife, and mother and is redefining how we unleash purpose, level up our success, and create sustainable happiness and fulfillment in all aspects of our lives. After two decades of success in corporate leadership and social selling, she started writing, training, and speaking to share her passions and help others live the life they desire, envision, and deserve. Tara has a true passion and talent for guiding others to harness and realize their full potential.

Through social media, keynotes, seminars, insights, and writings, she helps her audience become the best version of themselves, achieve unlimited success, live fulfilled, and pursue their passions. Tara takes a new and refreshing approach to helping others find purpose and be who they came to be. She combines her expertise in emotional intelligence, success in corporate leadership and experience in social sales along with her roles as a wife and a mother to offer her audience an experience and a message that are sincere, motivating, relatable and game changing.

Tara is recognized as an inspirational leader and top achiever. At CareerBuilder.com, she was celebrated as a top national sales leader as she built and led two multi-million-dollar sales teams, facilitated national trainings, and provided leadership consulting to sales teams across the country. She left the corporate world to raise her two boys and successfully built a nationwide, multi-million-dollar social selling business with Stella & Dot, a San Francisco-based boutique-style accessories company offering flexible entrepreneurship for women.

Tara is an emotional-intelligence expert certified through OKA-Online. She graduated from the University of Kansas and has studied leadership at the Wharton School of Business, The University of Chicago, and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Tara’s first book “Be Who You Came To Be” hit bookshelves in November of 2021. Her next book “Perfectly Flawed” will drop at the end of 2022. Her favorite titles in life are wife to Scott, mom to Ben and Jack, daughter, sister, and friend. Her claim to fame was winning $112,500 on a National TV Game Show and her dogs, Olive & Phog, are by far her biggest fans.

Be Who You Came to Be: Create, Own & Live the Life You Deserve & Desire. Redefine Happiness, Elevate Your Success, Embrace Change, Eliminate Comparison Self-Actualize, Take Risks and Never Play Small

Finding our purpose, balancing career and home and living a truly fulfilled life are three priorities for working women. In response to these situations, we ask ourselves many questions, including:

“How do I make an impact?”

“How do I find my purpose?”

“How do I create sustainable happiness?”

“How can I be successful at work and in the home?”

“How can I eliminate comparisons and embrace my authenticity?”

“How do I become the best version of myself?”

“How do I move through fear, take calculated risks and go all in on my life?”

Be Who You Came to Be is a thought-provoking, inspiring, genuine and fresh approach that answers these questions and helps professionals unlock and unleash their purposes in life. Tara takes a new and refreshing approach to help her audience find purpose and be who they came to be. Through personal experience, stories and research she walks her audience through a three-step process to “be who they came to be”. She combines her 20 years of success in corporate and direct sales along with her role as a wife and mother so she can offer her audience an experience and a message that are sincere, motivating, relatable and game changing.

Experience Objectives:

CREATE IT.

  • Understand fulfillment vs. happiness; why fulfillment is a better gauge and driver of success and purpose
  • Discover why balance is both impossible and unnecessary
  • Give yourself permission to change and evolve

OWN IT.

  • Eliminate unrealistic expectations created through comparisons
  • Extinguish self-limiting beliefs and internal narratives that are holding you back
  • Determine what fuels your purpose, and remove feelings of guilt, envy and inadequacy

LIVE IT.

  • Understand how to self-assess to see your full-potential and go all in on you
  • Gain clarity about your strengths and opportunities to create a personal development bucket list
  • Learn how to embrace fear, deconstruct it and take risks to be who you came to b
The Direct Sales Success Secret: Be Who You Came to Be

How are you showing up in your direct sales business?

Perception is reality and how we view ourselves and our business directly correlates to our level of success. “Be Who You Came to Be” is a simple yet thought provoking message that gives direct sales professionals the mindset, tools & confidence to take their business to the NEXT LEVEL.

Direct sales is one of a few professions in the US that gives individuals the opportunity to TRULY “Be who they came to be.” Direct selling allows individuals to align their passions with their profession and design a business and life they love. Flexible entrepreneurship has never been more desired and NEEDED. The 2020 Pandemic shined light on why a flexible and/or additional stream of income is essential for Americans of all ages. The opportunity for direct sales professionals to elevate their success and help others find sustainable happiness and success through the medium have NEVER been more abundant.

Even with all the OPPORTUNITY in the industry, direct sales professionals are continually asking these questions:

  • How can I leverage my business to make an impact in my family, career & community?
  • How can I find my purpose through this medium?
  • How can I become the best version of myself?
  • How can I create sustainable success & happiness?
  • How can I share the opportunity without being “pushy”?
  • How can I get out of my comfort zone to get next level in my business?
  • How do I continually create curiosity about my business?
  • What is the secret to success in this industry?

Experience Objectives:

  • Understand why fulfillment is a better gauge and driver of success and purpose than happiness.
  • Discover why balance is both impossible and unnecessary.
  • Eliminate unrealistic expectations created through comparisons.
  • Determine what fuels your purpose, and remove feelings of guilt, envy and inadequacy.
  • Learn how to embrace fear, deconstruct it and take risks to get next level in your business.
  • Learn how to self-assess to self-actualize your full potential and continue to rank advance
The Leader You Came to Be: Learn the secrets to personal and professional growth, engaged teams and employee retention.

Authentic leadership is the key to driving results, making a measurable impact and creating camaraderie. Authentic leaders are self-actualized individuals who are aware of their strengths, their limitations, and their emotions. They also display their real selves to their followers. Communities rally around authentic leaders who are confident in their vision and purpose. But how do leaders empower their teams to grow, change and evolve within an organization?

Finding balance between career, family and community continues to be a struggle for the workforce, especially for working mothers. The COVID19 crisis has illuminated the struggles to prioritize family and career. Challenges in balancing career and family often result in feelings of exhaustion, inadequacy, guilt, and unhappiness.

Living our purpose, balancing career and home and living happy are three priorities among the workforce. In response to these situations, professionals ask themselves many questions:

How do I make an impact and grow within the organization

How do I find my purpose at work and home?

How can I be successful at work and in the home?

How do I become the best version of myself?

How do I create sustainable happiness?

KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES & TAKEAWAYS

Discover a different perspective for personal & professional development opportunities

Understand fulfillment vs. happiness; why fulfillment is a better gauge and driver of success and purpose within your organization

Eliminate unrealistic employee expectations created through comparisons; elevate employee authenticity to raise overall job satisfaction

Learn how to embrace fear, deconstruct it and take risks to be who you came to be, both personally and professionally

Employ a system that allows employees to self-assess to self-actualize

Create a quarterly review platform that encourages employees to identify their strengths and opportunities to create a personal development bucket list Understanding the role emotional intelligence plays in self-perception, employee retention, leadership development and overall employee satisfaction

Be Who You Came to Be: Women in The Workforce

As the pandemic erupted in the spring of 2020, roughly 3.5 million mothers with school-age children either lost jobs, took leaves of absence or left the labor market altogether, according to an analysis by the Census Bureau.

A new report, “Women in the Workplace,” by the consulting firm McKinsey & Co. illustrates how the pandemic imposed an especially heavy toll on working women. It found that one in three women over the past year had thought about leaving their jobs or “downshifting” their careers.

Finding balance between career, family and community continues to be a struggle for women in the workforce, especially for working mothers. The COVID19 crisis has illuminated the struggles to prioritize family and career. Challenges in balancing career and family often result in feelings of exhaustion, inadequacy, guilt, and unhappiness.

Living our purpose, balancing career and home and living happy are three priorities among the workforce. In response to these situations, female professionals ask themselves many questions:

• How do I make an impact and grow within the organization

• How do I find my purpose at work and home?

• How can I be successful at work and in the home?

• How do I become the best version of myself?

• How do I create sustainable happiness?

• Understand fulfillment vs. happiness; why fulfillment is a better gauge and driver of success and purpose within your personal an professional life

• Discover a different perspective for personal & professional development opportunities

• Eliminate unrealistic career expectations created through comparisons; elevate your authenticity in the workforce to raise overall job satisfaction

• Learn how to embrace fear, deconstruct it and take risks to be who you came to be, both personally and professionally

• Master the art of self-assessment so you can self-actualize and see your full potential within the organization

• Set and achieve goals that are fulfilling to you

• Discover the secret to once and for all eliminating the need for work-life balance

• Understand the role emotional intelligence plays in self-perception, leadership development and overall work-life satisfaction

• Elevate your confidence so you can show up at work and at home as the woman you came to be

Be Who You Came to Be is a thought-provoking, inspiring, genuine, and fresh approach that answers these questions and helps working women unlock and unleash their purposes in life.

Tara takes a new and refreshing approach to help her audience find purpose and be who they came to be. Through personal experience, stories, and research she walks her audience through a three-step process to “be who they came to be”. She combines her 20 years of success in corporate and direct sales along with her role as a wife and mother so she can offer her audience an experience and a message that are sincere, motivating, relatable and game-changing.

Unstuck

Often in our career and life we feel “stuck”. Stuck in a job. Stuck in a relationship. Stuck in fear. Stuck in complacency. Stuck in uncertainty. There is a gap between where we are and what we truly want. It’s not easy to speak up, show up and level up, so we find ourselves playing small, settling for less than what we want and what we deserve. And often we find our self-limiting beliefs causing us to play small.

In “Unstuck”, Tara uncovers the 6 key emotional intelligence traits and characteristics that allow you to listen up, speak up, show up and get what you want. Based on the Bar-On EQ-i model by Reuven Bar-On Tara takes a deep dive into these 6 contrary characteristics that professionals need to deploy to unlock higher levels of success and fulfillment in life. Elevated EQ allows leaders to bridge generation gaps, increase revenue/productivity, and creates a culture for diverse and independent workers and cohesive teams to thrive.

 

Experience Objectives:

Ignite your confidence and authenticity to listen up, speak up and show up.

Deploy simple tactics to be independent and adaptive to fuel your leadership and drive outcomes.

Discover your unconscious symptoms of being stuck and strategies to get and stay unstuck.

Develop a system for setting optimistic and realistic goals and expectations for your life.

Learn how to ignite the perfect balance of empathy and assertiveness to navigate change, conflict and difficult situations.

Gain clarity on the 6 contrary-complimentary attributes and skills needed to level up your success and fulfillment.

Understand your self-limiting attitudes, behaviors and beliefs to cause and keep you stuck in areas of your life.

“Unstuck” can be customized for workshops and teams. Tara offers individual and group EQ-i assessments that can be combined half-full day workshops. During these workshops Tara takes the audience through a deeper dive into emotional intelligence, team building activities and individual assessments to create lasting and sustainable organizational change.

Chairman, Stella & Dot Family of Brands
Passionate, fun, energetic, positive, a leader of leaders…that’s Tara Renze. She is the kind of person who lifts you up and inspires you to be your very best self and to live your happiest life. When you are around her, you say to yourself, “I am not sure what it is that she has, but I want some of it!
Training Manager Tastefully Simple Inc.
We hired Tara in the spring to do a virtual presentation to a group of top leaders. Her message of "be who you came to be" was so well received, we hired her again to speak at our national conference. I have spent 30 years in this industry and heard a lot of speakers and I would have to rate her as one of the best I've heard. Her message was tailored to our audience, she was engaging, thought-provoking, and professional. Our surveys were over the top in their rating of her talk; they wanted more Tara! I would highly recommend her if you are looking to inspire, motivate and generally spark your audience.
President, Ruby Ribbon
I can’t recommend Tara enough. She is true thought leader, emotional intelligence practitioner and a speaker that is chalk full of hard won insight on entrepreneurship, empowerment, and embracing “who you came to be”. Her authentic and engaging style makes her a hit at both physical and virtual event. We hired her as the featured speaker at our leadership conference in 2020 and went on to have a record breaking year. This further amplifies and supports her message. Highly recommended.
Training Manager, Skillpath
Tara Renze’s workshop ‘Be who you came to be’ was the perfect vehicle for launching our company’s internal women’s development network. Tara was engaging and passionate, inspiring our female employees, of all stages of life and career, to embrace their potential. The results of just 90 minutes with Tara are clear as our employees are collaborating and innovating in ways we’ve never seen before. The energy Tara brought with her is palpable even months later! We can’t wait to have Tara back again!
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