Each week, we feature a fantastic new woman we think you should know. Some of these women are clients, some are friends, some are women we’ve only just met. But they all have this in common: they are dynamic, interesting gals who have agreed to share with us their insights and secrets to success.
Lena L. West
My Current Job/Company: InfluenceExpansion.com
My Birthday: My Social Media birthday is January 1st.
My Work: I’m the Founder of the Influence Expansion Academy, the only social media mastermind program created EXCLUSIVELY for women entrepreneurs.
My Passion: Making sure that women entrepreneurs NEVER get left behind when it comes to LEVERAGING the latest digital marketing opportunities and strategies.
My Family: They’re a crazy, incredibly supportive lot of individual personalities.
My Heroes: My Mom, My Dad, My Aunt Agnes and Judge Judy
My Escape: Miami, of course.
My Pet Peeves: Disloyalty and lying. Can’t STAND either.
My Indulgence: Reality TV – Mob Wives and Chicagolicious are just addictive and 70’s TV like Good Times and The Jeffersons
My Roots: First Nation, Latina, Creole
My Future: Is so bright, I gotta wear shades (I’ve ALWAYS wanted to say that!)
My Love(s): travel, personal development, spiritual advancement (not in that order)
My Movie: GI Jane and the whole Bourne Supremacy series
My Quote on Life: “When people show you who they are, believe them the first time.” – Maya Angelou
My Accessory: Swagger. Nothing beats confidence and it’s free.
My Advice to Young Women: Get your passport early and use it often. (Thanks Aunt Agnes!)
How I Balance it All: I don’t. I don’t believe in balance. It’s a trick. I DO believe in a series of calculated, informed trade-offs.