Tryphena Rogers, CEO of Legacy Beauty, LLC has learned a lot as a small business owner. Originally from Los Angeles, CA, she made a decision and chose a better life for herself and her children that landed her in Las Vegas. COVID-19 forced her to take a short sabbatical from work. This sabbatical changed her life and put her in position to launch her business. In this episode of S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk, Tryphena shares with host J Haleem, her struggle with depression, what to do when you want to give up, and how you can truly utilize your job as not only your primary investor, but also as your primary learning ground.
2:04 - J Haleem welcomes Tryphena to the show
2:34 - Tryphena shares on what prompted her move from LA to Las Vegas
3:45 - The danger of not knowing that you can have more
5:18 - What’s holding you back?
7:17 - Dealing with depression and coping mechanisms of pulling yourself out of it
10:00 - Hair as therapy? Tryphena knows a thing about it
11:44 - Starting a business in the Pandemic
14:00 - When you invest in yourself, something great is going to happen for you
15:30 - Tryphena speaks on the 1st step to starting her business
19:30 - One of the hardest struggles she has endured
24:02 - Find your people. Mentorship matters.
25:04 - Working full-time, while also running a business
26:54 - J Haleem speaks on the importance of having discipline
35:30 - Tryphena speaks on what to do when “you can’t do this,” - the importance of feeling
37:29 - Social media & the importance of branding
39:40 - Later, a Social Media Scheduling App
43:23 - Learn on the job
44:14 - Grab J Haleem’s book, U Won’t Starve: Key Principles for Entrepreneur Development
48:44 - The challenges of getting a job as a convicted felon
51:51 - Tryphena speaks on what S.T.A.R.V.E. means to her
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