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

Hi Beth, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
I’ve always had an entrepreneurial spirit, and began finding ways to make money at an early age. Creativity as always played a big part in my entrepreneurial endeavors. However, what really sparked my interest in the business I have today was after being in the financial industry for about 5 years, and recognizing the feminine, heart-centered approach to the industry was missing, and in my own journey in my relationship with money, and the lack of financial education and empowerment we have in the world, led me to where I am today. It was actually a very beautiful, healing journey for myself to get where I am today. Entrepreneurship is a best personal development teacher! During my time in the financial industry, I would sit with many people and share financial education with them, basic fundamental concepts that we all should be learning in school. They would get excited about learning financial education, to then question why they never heard of these concepts before, and many people would become skeptical. We as human beings have so much unlearning to do. Many of us have been programmed at a very young age out of fear and lack, that limit us from being our best and highest self. These limiting beliefs, lack and scarcity tactics are comfortably giving to us through our environments, media and government. I witnessed a really big need in our world. Money and finances go so much deeper than just sitting in front of a financial professional, and in many cases most people will never get this opportunity to sit with a financial professional because the industry is mainly based on quotas, and caters to a particular group of people. In my opinion, this is how the game is played. Imagine for a moment, people are healing their money wounds, breaking through their limiting beliefs about money, growing and thriving as individuals and leaders, people are discovering what financial consciousness and abundance truly means, and living their authentic self.
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 financial educator, coach, author and humanitarian. I bring a feminine, holistic approach to the, sometimes, masculine financial environment by creating a space of financial wellness and wholeness, making financial education and planning for the future empowering and exciting, creating positive, tangible results through wealthy and healthy money habits, to begin living a financially conscious life. As previously mentioned, during my career in the financial industry, I recognized it being a very masculine, action-oriented profession, and the feminine, heart-centered approach was missing. With my direct experience being in the financial industry, along with my own journey in healing my relationship with money I wrote my first book ‘Make Money Your Partner: 30-Day Guide to Financial Wellness and Healing’. This working-journal style of book gives a holistic approach to financial freedom, providing people the space to dive deep into creating financial freedom and peace of mind. When I began to discover this new way of relating to money and finances, it allowed me to deepen my spiritual, healing journey. So, getting to where I am today, and bringing this work to life, brought first-hand breakdowns and breakthroughs, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I had to first heal myself before I could fully give to another. So, during my journey in healing my relationship with money, while I was in the financial industry, I began to do certain spiritual practices, beautifully aligning both my masculine and feminine ways of being, and weaving the tapestry of finances and spiritually. It was in my Knowingness that I was being led to fulfill this work and bring it to the world. I doubted myself many times, and questioned whether this was work that would be impactful and create change, and my intuition, source, God, continued to support my path. This amazing path has been progress over perfection. When I wrote my first book, I didn’t think there would be other books, products and services to follow. After the first book was published, I realized there was more to give people here, so I developed a program around the book and led workshops. Soon after leading workshops, I got the vision to write a second and third book so I wrote out the concepts for a second and third book, to bring a 90-day journey for people. The work continued to grow and expand, as the books then became a coaching program for group and 1-on-1 coaching. In the early months of 2020, as I was mediating, I heard a powerful voice tell me to serve over 1 million people achieve financial consciousness and abundance. It was wild, a big task I was willing to accept, and I did. I quickly began to restructure my business, decided to resign from the financial industry and focus fully on my books and the teachings. During this time, many people were restructuring to build their businesses to operate virtually, so it really became a new way of doing business that I fully enjoyed and embraced. In the midst of bringing this entirely new brand and style of teachings to the world, I connected with a young lady in Iran who had been following my financial consciousness posts on social media. We began chatting online, and during a video call together, in getting to know each other, I shared my mission with her and asked if she would like to bring the book and its teachings to the people in Iran. She was thrilled and honored! This was a divine meeting. Within two months, she translated the book into Persian, we identified a publisher in Iran, went through the processing to bring the book to the country, and ‘Make Money Your Partner’ was fully published and printed in Iran on December 21, 2020. I never thought or imagined the book being published in other countries and other languages, and this is a true testament to this work and the power of intention. I declared a mission to support over 1 million people achieve financial consciousness and abundance, and this has no boundaries. I am absolutely honored to have this book and its teachings in Iran, and am so excited to bring this to even more countries. I spoke about progress over perfection, and I also want to speak about faith and trust. Faith over fear has led me in the most beautiful ways. As I write this, I am in Costa Rica. It has been a dream of mine to travel and be in service all over the world. I have since been in conversations with people to bring the book and teachings to India, and to translate the book in Spanish, and bring the work to Costa Rica. The most exciting and rewarding is serving this mission with people all over the world. I recently launched my Make Money Your Partner™ Certification Program, which gives opportunity for people to organize, facilitate and lead the Make Money Your Partner™ program through their existing business, organization, and expand their brand in a unique way. This mission, to serve well over 1 million people achieve financial consciousness and abundance takes a community of leaders and changemakers, and I am thrilled and honored to be playing life with these people.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Well, let’s see, a trip to the beach is always great. I enjoy the smaller, quitter spots like Laguna Beach and San Clemente. Both beaches offer great areas to spend the day and bring a picnic. In the evening, watching the gorgeous sunsets and stars! Rancho Capistrano Winery in San Juan Capistrano and San Clemente are great, little winery spots for local wine and delicious food. Drew and Maria Brophy’s art studio in San Clemente is a place I enjoy too. They both bring a beautiful sense of community to their establishment.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
There are many people to acknowledge for where I am today. As on my Acknowledgment page in my first book of the ‘Make Money Your Partner’ series, I mention that in many ways, this book is the culmination of all the events, circumstances, experiences, and breakthroughs throughout my life, and there are a number of people who have played an instrumental role in making this happen. I would like to thank the following people, with deep gratitude, for playing a part in my story, giving me what I needed to bring this beautiful work to life and to reach people throughout the world: God, my mom, Dave Dana, Lisa Kalmin, Lynne Sheridan, Naz Meftah, Kash Rastan, my father, Justin Hollon, Lisa Caperalli, Sara Saedian, Hamed Behdad, Feryal Pousti And a special Shoutout to, my good friend, Maria Brophy, and to you, Patrick, for making this interview happen! 😊 In Gratitude, Beth

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