Sharing her art and words, she’s living proof you can craft your own path to success despite the odds.
The three words Tanea Smith uses to describe her life philosophy are faith, tenacity, and determination. All are well-chosen words for this amazing NYC phoenix who rewrote her life’s plan at the tender age of 19. But another comes to mind as well, and that word is victorious. Click here to read full the full article.
Tweeting, texting and pinning are expedient digital ways to connect, but some business owners believe there’s still strong demand for unique, handcrafted ways to stay in touch. Just ask New York City entrepreneur Tanea Smith, who says instant communications diminish the message. “I find that with the social media boom, we’ve become woefully detached in terms of authentic connection,” she says. The handmade cards from her company, She’s Got Papers, feature images designed to make the recipient feel empowered and valued. “The handwritten note congratulating you on your promotion will be treasured long after your news feed disappears into cyberspace,” she says. Click here to read the full article.
The business world is full of instant and electronic communication, but some small-business owners swear by the power of the handwritten message. The next time you consider sending an email or a text message to a client, customer or employee, take a moment to think about composing a handwritten note instead. “The tradition of writing notes and letters has been compromised by the information age, and we seldom find time for it,” says Dawn Bryan, founder of The Qualipedia, a consumer information and lifestyle website. “This paucity, however, imparts even more value to the rare handwritten note because it makes the recipient feel special.” Click here to read the full article.
This mom, risk taker, and Woman You Should Know is the Founder of She’s Got Papers, a growing stationery empire she launched against all odds. Designed to counter the increasingly impersonal nature of our tech-obsessed world, Tanea’s female focused collection celebrates the magic of putting pen to paper, while honoring the classic art of etiquette with modern wit and sophistication. Click here to read the full article: https://daughtersofafrica.org/meet-tanea-smith/
With the number of minority-owned businesses increasing by almost 46 percent to nearly 6 million since 2002, it’s prime time for corporate climbers who have hit a glass ceiling to enter the entrepreneurs’ circle. “You work your nine-to-five to make a living, then you work your five-to-nine to make your fortune,” says Elon Bomani, author of Dynamic Diva Dollars: For Women Who Aren’t Afraid to Be Millionaires. “Having a side hustle is no longer a choice. In 2011 it’s a necessity.” Click here to read the full article.
Meet Tanea Smith. This mom, risk taker, and Woman You Should Know is the Founder of She’s Got Papers, a growing stationery empire she launched against all odds. Designed to counter the increasingly impersonal nature of our tech-obsessed world, Tanea’s female focused collection celebrates the magic of putting pen to paper, while honoring the classic art of etiquette with modern wit and sophistication. Click here to read the full article.
There are many successful women entrepreneurs that can serve as a source of inspiration to other women, but Tanea Smith, founder and owner of She’s Got Papers, also serves as a positive role model for anyone struggling in their personal life. Despite overwhelming odds, Tanea never lost faith in herself or her dreams and through hard work, a great support system, and a strong will to succeed, turned an idea into an exciting up-and-coming business. Click here to read the full article.
Tanea Smith is bursting with inspiration. A visit to her daughter’s pediatrician, a family member’s divorce, even a run on the treadmill have given Smith ideas for her online stationery boutique, She’s Got Papers. A passionate journal writer and calligrapher, Smith’s ideas about body image, self-love, dreams, and even her experience as a teenage mother, have shaped her unique collections for business professionals, girlfriends, moms, kids, and babies. With products like the “Baby Business Card,” and “Learner’s Permit,”She’s Got Papers is meant to foster etiquette, personal connections, and above all, inspiration. Click here to read the full article.
20 Questions Interview with Tanea Smith. Click here to read the full article.
Those who know me well understand how much I love stationary cards. I like to keep birthday, holiday or ‘Thinking of You’ cards so I can delve and reminisce about my favorite memories. According to Harvard Associate Professor Francesca Gina, the importance of giving thanks lies in “receiving expressions of gratitude makes us feel a heightened sense of self-worth, and that in turn triggers other helpful behaviors toward both the person we are helping and other people, too.” Click here to read the full article.