This might be one of the most important conversations I have ever had.
And I’m so glad that A) I had it with the founder of Glowout, Jenn Dieas, and B) that it was caught on camera.
It’s safe to say that Jenn Dieas moved to Chicago seven years ago with not much more than the clothes on her back. That being said, what this girl has done in such a short amount of time is even more remarkable. Jenn started out working in the beauty industry at a young age, and realized right away that she didn’t merely want to be in the industry, she wanted to lead the industry.
From her first business Golden Girl Tan, to her national salon operation Glowout Salons (with locations in Chicago and South Carolina), clients like Guiliana Rancic, Bella Thorne, Ginger Zee and A-list pop stars, Jenn is a one-woman-force-to-be-reckoned-with.
I go way back with Jenn, and have watched her grow so much as an Entrepreneurial Babe. She has exploded as a marketer, a brand strategist, a manager, a public figure and a business owner. But what I have always admired the most about Jenn is her dedication to the empowerment of other women. It is the core principle of what she’s built her entire business model around. In my interview with her (which is broken up into four parts, with more to come in the following weeks), we got down into the dirty deets of running a business: from what it takes to pivot your brand, to how to effectively manage people and their personalities, and how to nationally scale a local business.
(Can you see why this girl is a rock star?)
But this particular question – and it’s answer – is the essence of Jenn Dieas. It’s the essence of Glowout Salons. And it’s also the essence of SimplyBe.
This is why I have strategically chosen to publish this video first, as an introduction to this warrior-business-babe who has been through the darkest of times and has become a beacon of light for so many other women.
It was truly an honor to have this conversation on SimplyBe TV. I hope you watch it (and stay to the end, where Jenn’s comments pack the most power), and enjoy it, share it, and hopefully let it inspire you to lift another woman up. Starting today.
Our businesses depend on it.