Meet our guest; Tanya Kabuya
Tanya Kabuya is a business coach & marketing strategist who helps organizations & consultants amplify their marketing message and attract premium clients and opportunities using social media.
The journey that led Tanya to start her business
Before starting her business, Tanya worked in corporate as a consultant.
After realizing that the corporate job kept her busy and away from her son, she decided to move into freelancing and later got into coaching. To hear more, go to [01:16].
A backstory about Tanya’s childhood
Tanya grew up in a dysfunctional family. Her father became a polygamist when she was three years old and was never at home. Growing up without her two parents made her question her family set up.
She felt her dad never stayed at home because she wasn’t good enough as a child for him. This subconscious feeling affected her dating and work life because she constantly felt she had to prove her worth to people. To listen more, go to [04:48].
When did she realize she needed to forgive her father and herself?
After realizing that relocating, changing jobs, and changing her career didn’t change how she felt, Tanya decided to seek help from a therapist. To hear more, tune in at [12:39].
Tanya’s journey to forgiveness
Tanya’s journey to forgiveness began with seeking help from a therapist. Even though the therapist was able to identify where she was going wrong, she felt the need to have a life coach to help her in her journey of forgiving her father and herself. To listen more, go to [13:23].
Her experience with impostor syndrome
At [21:16], Tanya shares her experience with impostor syndrome. Her childhood background made her develop self-sabotage and self-love issues.
When she transitioned into coaching, she struggled to get clients and missed a lot of opportunities that came her way because she felt inadequate and unworthy.
How forgiving her father allowed her to evolve in business
Tanya shares that forgiving her father enabled her to show up differently in her business. She was able to embrace more opportunities without feeling unworthy, which has helped her grow her brand. To hear more, tune in at [27:35].
“You know more than you give yourself credit for, and you need to give yourself room to grow.”
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