We had the good fortune of connecting with Brittney Pember and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Brittney, what role has risk played in your life or career?
In my opinion, risk taking is doing the thing you fear most no matter what the outcome. You can find risk in almost anything you want to do. However, if you go into it with doubt, you’ll most likely not see the best results possible. I, myself took a risk to join a beauty company in network marketing over three years ago. I literally had the exact amount I needed to invest in my bank account. I saw what this opportunity was doing for others and thought I could do this just as well.

I didn’t inform my partner of my investment at first, I wanted to give myself a little time to prove to myself I was capable. My first two weeks in, I successfully hit my first promotion and proceeded to let my significant other know. I told him this is how to view this: “Once I make my investment back ($200 USD), any money made after that is money we wouldn’t have. {Something to note: He is active duty military and I was a stay-at-home dog mom and milso. We had only one vehicle so no way to get to a regular 9-5 job. I saw this opportunity fall into my lap at the perfect time}

I struggle with severe anxiety and PTSD and can easily overthink, put myself down, & procrastinate. With this first company (on my three year mark I made the decision to leave everything I had built to start over with a totally different company), I was brand new into NWM, was learning as I go, I am forever grateful for everything I learned. I am forever grateful i took the risk and did the damn thing.

Because of the experience I have gained from those first few years in this line of work, I have been able to contribute to our household needs, provide for our first baby, buy any extra things we may want and for the very first time in my 25 years of life… OWN a vehicle.

My point is, your comfort zone is your biggest enemy. YOU are capable of anything you want to do, it takes consistency, failing, trying more, failing again, and jumping back in harder than before to get closer to where you want to go. Other people do not sign your paychecks, everyone will have an opinion on what you do in life– who cares? I have learned that the people who bash on my line of work are just close-minded and fear what others say because they won’t be “successful”. Truthfully, anyone can do NWM, it just takes finding the right company for you, so you believe in the brand enough to share it genuinely.

The next time you are scared to risk it, count down from 3, then DO THE DAMN THING!

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I consider myself an entrepreneur overall, but in short, I am a mama who loves to help others by sharing what I do –working via online mostly; ill explain more shortly–, sharing my favorite products and trying to bring more awareness to mental health.

I am a huge mental health advocate, especially because I have struggled with it immensely for about 10 years. I like to talk about what depression, anxiety and panic attacks can look like, things that can lead to it, ways I cope with it and ways to try and prevent it worsening. Overall, I really care to do this to try and be that person that “gets it” and maybe helps save ONE person. I know what it can feel like to feel down, alone, unworthy, incapable, etc…. I also know what it’s like to not want to talk about it because the last thing I want are people to pity me or burden them. I have learned over the years, talking to the right people helps tremendously.

I have been able to brand myself via social media, Instagram especially, as:
>ʙᴜɪʟᴅɪɴ’ ᴀɴ ᴇᴍᴘɪʀᴇ ➪ ᴄʀᴇᴀᴛɪɴɢ ᴀ ʟᴇɢᴀᴄʏ
>𝙱𝚘𝚍𝚒𝚎-𝚁𝚊𝚢 𝙹𝚎𝚊𝚗𝚗𝚎🎀+𝚁𝚎𝚋𝚎𝚕;𝙹𝚊𝚌𝚔;𝙱𝚎𝚕𝚕𝚊🐾
>ᴍᴇɴᴛᴀʟ ʜᴇᴀʟᴛʜ ᴀᴡᴀʀᴇɴᴇss♥︎
>𝚙𝚊𝚒𝚍 𝚝𝚘 𝚝𝚛𝚊𝚟𝚎𝚕✈️𝐀𝐑𝐌𝐘 𝚆𝚒𝚏𝚎🇺🇸
>#𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚒𝚖𝚙𝚊𝚌𝚝𝚙𝚛𝚘𝚓𝚎𝚌𝚝

It took a LOT of failing to get where I am today. A LOT of stepping outside of my comfort zone, sacrificing things like going out all the time, or aimlessly scrolling social media ( a lot more- but two important ones), to invest myself into working my butt off to get to where I want to be in the long run. Yes, working from my phone allows me to work from literally anywhere my phone has service, but it takes discipline to actually do it properly and see success. Setbacks, failures, comfort zones are all things that are only temporary, as long as you get back up and dive into work more than before. I would try different approaches when it comes to the way I share, types of things I post about, aesthetic and so on. With network marketing, I feel trial and error is huge for each person, because what works for one person, won’t work for another. Making sure you stay as true to yourself and vulnerable is huge to showing others that you are authentic and to trust that you are really there to better them. However, you do not have to talk about every detail in your life, I do not think everyone deserves that, but I mean vulnerable as in, showing up on the days you have no motivation, talk about that then get to work. I have also learned, setting myself up for a productive day looks like for me: (not touching my phone until these things are done) making my bed, brushing my hair an teeth, changing my daughters diaper and making her her baba, setting her up in my lap, feeding my dog, THEN checking my personal messages. Once I complete those things, I already feel accomplished because I did what needed to be done. I then move onto checking notifications and anything regarding my business. I am NOT where I want to be, but I am on track to getting there sooner than I expected.

To summarize what I do for work, I’m an ambassador with a naturally based, FDA approved health & wellness company! But I also am a content creator, create reels, tiktoks, flatlays, and so on. These will target different things from mental health, being a new mama, my personality, even the health & wellness company! I love creativity and being able to show exactly who I am through this type of posting!

I want people who don’t know me to know that I have a huge heart, I am kind, I care to help others and becoming a mama to my little girl saved my life. I am not perfect by any means, but I am proud of who I am becoming. I used to allow others to walk all over me, I used to care what anyone thinks of me, but I realized that other people’s opinions of me are none of business. Building that mindset has given me the confidence to truly be Britt. Want to get to know me better? Go check out my insta! I show my personality 100% of the time on there!

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Oh man this is a hard one, I love food, def a foodie at heart. I would def recommend they get an airbnb in either Gilbert or Scottsdale (near Old Town). We would barhop in Downtown Gilbert & Old Town Scottsdale, I would also bring them to Denim & Diamonds for ladies night! In the summer, I would make sure we go tubing down the Salt River then go chill out at the house while grilling, playing games and maybe hot tubbing that night. Maybe hiking one day, any of the mountains here are pretty– some harder than others! In winter time, we would definitely have an airbnb up in Pinetop to play in the snow and enjoy the fireplace while watching the snowfall outside. If they were visiting at the right time I would definitely recommend we camp out in Florence for Country Thunder– this is our yearly country music fest!

I feel there are a lot of things to go do, but I love more than anything the types of things i recommended above!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I couldn’t agree more that recognition is so vital, especially with success and support from specific people. I definitely want to recognize some well-known keynote speakers who are also entrepreneurs. Personal development is a game changer with mindset and tangible actions leading you to success. I have had the privilege to listen and learn from: Ed Mylett, Daniel G, Nick Vujicic, Andy Frisella, and a few more.

However, I would like to thank the people that have helped me grown my business by letting me help them with some of the best products on the market that actually do what they say they will. If it weren’t for my customers and business partners, I wouldn’t be where I am today. Each and everyone of them deserve a HUGE shoutout– they know who they are.

Next, I would like to thank my husband for supporting me and encouraging me to keep grinding, learning and growing. He even shares my work with his co-workers, passes out business cards when he is out and about and will even make posts here and there via social media sharing what I offer.

Also, I want to thank my family (mom, dad, brother and sister), they were a little difficult to actually “convince” them that these products are worth it, but once they saw it, they jumped on board.

Lastly, I want to thank two fellow business partners of mine that go above and beyond to help me grow and see success as quickly as possible all by helping as many people as possible. These two driven and motivating women are: Lauren Martin (@stylesbylauren) and Emmilia Brammer (@emmiliabrammer).

Website: http://shop.myqsciences.com/brittpember

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