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

Hi Emma, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
There were so many things that I wanted to do, and messages I wanted to contribute and communicate, and I didn’t want the decision of how, or when, or where to be up to anyone but me. It didn’t make sense to find someone else’s ladder and put years of my life into figuring out the right way to climb it when I could just put that effort into building my own. My content is my own and it’s fueled by MY passions.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
I am a Personal and Professional Development Coach, and I work primarily with women. I am in the middle of creating a variety of online courses that I will launch in the next year, but most of my time is spent in one-on-one sessions with my clients. In a Personal Development session, I help my clients identify their fears or negative beliefs about themselves, and replace them with very personal empowerment and autonomy. It’s about giving yourself permission to be happy or successful, and recognizing what is really getting in the way of that. Spoiler alert: it’s usually yourself.

In a Professional Development session, I help each client clarify their own personal brand and message, coaching them to assess their business and branding to ensure that their passions stay relevant. As a business grows, it’s easy for a business owner to get distracted from the original reason they even started their company in the first place. Almost inevitably, this will confuse the branding, and when your company’s branding is not consistent, or not authentic to who you are as a person and as an entrepreneur, you as the business owner will find yourself feeling unfulfilled, drained, and frustrated. Because I often recommend that clients seeking Professional Development coaching do a few Personal Development coaching sessions as well. If a person is struggling in their relationship with or understanding of themself, it will almost always reflect in their business.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Well, we’re definitely going to find some Mexican food, and probably more than once. A trip to the lake or the river is always a great way to spend a day, and a trip downtown is a personal favorite of mine.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
There are so many people I could name. There are really amazing people that I’ve come across in my life that though I’ve never been super close friends with them, they are always among the first to support my latest project. I have a family full of entrepreneurs who understand the value of having big dreams and are always 100% on the side of pursuit. My business partner, Alyssa Dale, is the reason any of these projects are even still happening now, and I have a team of collaborators (Rachelle Scott and Leanna Mawby) who keep me focused and are constantly challenging me to keep moving forward and not get passive in my pursuit (which has certainly not been easy lately).

Website: https://realtalkproduct.regfox.com/thou-art-my-sister-course
Instagram: @theemmamillett

Image Credits
Lexi Wyatt Photography Pearl Blossom Photography

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