For Women’s History Month I will be sharing the stories that define and provide examples of women empowerment, uplifting stories of personal triumph and businesses that are inspiring and are making a difference for women. Women’s History Month is a declared month each year that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society.
I want to introduce you to Sherita Carthon.
Sherita Carthon is a Celebrity Brand Precision Expert who has helped more than 3k celebrities, artists, entrepreneurs and small business owners navigate their brand. An award winning speaker has, Sherita has been featured on VH1 | FOX | ABC | MARKET WATCH | ASK.COM and most recently Live with Les Brown discussing her innovative project: The Celebrity Sales Method.
Here is HERstory:
Cleveland, Ohio, born and raised. I’m a twin and I have an older brother. Our mother is a Minister. Our biological father is a Pimp & Street Hustler. By 10-years old, my twin sister and I made nearly $300 per day going door to door selling “Jump For Your Heart” Sponsorships. Displaced at 13, due to a failed mission trip to Africa, our entire family lived homeless in the Sunday School room of a church in Brooklyn, NY for 3 years. Later attended Wilberforce University, graduated with a BA in media communications. Started a graphic design business at 25/yo. By 35/yo, became a multi-figure Celebrity Brand Designer. I was considered by most to be a Independent Boss Chick, but was quietly suicidal and emotionally unstable after divorce and kidnapping of my children. Later remarried, and spent 8+ Years To retrain mindset to be clear, focused and disciplined. I’ve been featured on FOX, NBC, CBS, VH1, ASK.com and most recently Live with Les Brown to discuss my innovative project called The Celebrity Sales Method.
Your business is Carthon Consulting Group, LLC.
What does women empowerment mean to you?
A woman who understands the strength of vulnerability and uses it to balance the scales between self-love and selfless-service.
What advice or words of inspiration would you like to share with someone?
Potential is not harnessed by procrastination, but the persistent pursuit of process and due diligence. You can break through anything if you have a clear plan, discipline order and an open mind.
What do you want your legacy to be?
To create an army of women who stands unafraid in their own skin and build amazing businesses.
What inspires you?
Growth and Ah-Moments
What kind of impact do you want to have on those around you?
I want them to see my life as template to their potential future successes.
She has a new book coming April 1 called The Ultimate You & The Celebrity Sales Method Vol 1.
What does self care mean to you?
Taking a shower. Sleeping at night. Saying No. Not taking myself too seriously.
What obstacles have you overcome or hurdles did you personally face and how did you overcome them?
That journey is outlined in my story.
Why did you choose entrepreneurship?
I was bred in entrepreneurship. From 10-years old… I’ve never let it go.
What would you say is your most driving motivation to keep doing what you to do?
My daughter, Aalayah. She has so much potential and i see myself in her.
What are you most excited or passionate about? (In both business and life or both)
Growth and and the process of evolving.
What are the goals you most want to accomplish in your business and personally?
Changing the lives of 500,000 women.
Did you have any key mentors or people who deeply influenced who you are, what you believe in and what you’re committed to in your work and life? Tell me about them.
Rev. Earl Jordan. Les Brown. Courtney Adeleye.
What’s next for you in your business/brand? What can readers look forward to from you?
The Celebrity Sales Method Master Course & Workbook drops April 1st.
Is there anything else you would like to share with me?
I’m the quiet brand secret behind some of your favorite celebrities.