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How She Changed Her Life’s Trajectory with Carrington Smith

Carrington Smith is a single mom, Attorney, business owner, and executive search professional. Despite being born with a silver spoon in her mouth, life gave her a hard kick in the tail. She has survived sexual assault, two divorces, piles of debt, abuse, religious mind games, the death of loved ones, and the loss of close friends.

In her debut best-selling memoir “Blooming”, Carrington combines wit and wisdom to share her journey through the hard times, with a positive attitude and a shift of mindset, into a life bursting with joy, opportunity, and purpose. 

A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Tulane Law School, Carrington resides in Austin, Texas, with her two teenage boys.

“With the forced fire comes new growth.”

Episode Summary –
What happens in your life is not always in our control, but how you respond to it can change our life’s trajectory. That's exactly what Carrington Smith has done with her life. She refused to let all the traumas, difficult situations, and others' expectations determine her life.

Living our dream life is something we all desire, but few people are ready to face the challenges that come before and after creating that life.

In this episode, Carrington Smith narrates the story of what she went through and how she used her past experiences to become who she is today, a successful business woman and best selling author. 

She talks about serious matters and essential topics that will help you as an entrepreneur to and a human.

Snapshots of the Key Posts from the Episode:
[02:15] Carrington talks about herself and her journey. How have her past experiences affected her life? And how did she handle it?
[05:32] The turning point of Carrington Smith
[08:40] What inspired Carrington Smith to write her book, “blooming.”
[10:33] A shift from a Lawyer to an Executive Search – Carrington talks about the shift and how her law degree has helped her to become a successful Executive Search Consultant.
[12:21] The story behind Carrington Smith’s book, “blooming,” and why you should read it.
[17:55] Carrington’s three tips from her book that you need to know.
[22:56] Carrington’s superpowers that made her who she is today.
[25:00] Carrington’s outstanding accomplishment that she is proud of.
[32:09] What does working from your happy place means to Carrington?
[33:03] Carrintong’s advice to all upcoming entrepreneurs.


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About the Host –

Belinda Ellsworth is a Speaker, Trainer, Best-Selling Author, and Podcaster

She has been a professional speaker, mover, and shaker for more than 25 years. Having built three successful companies, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make better decisions, create successful systems, and build business strategies using her “Four Pillars of Success” system.

Belinda has always had a passion and zest for life with the skill for turning dreams into reality.

Over the last 20 years, she has been expertly building her speaking and consulting business, Step Into Success.


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