For as long as I remember...
I’ve always been really good at the ‘hustle’. And in the spirit of being totally honest and transparent, I had to be.
Where I grew up, I wasn’t safe.
I learned from a young age that if I wanted to escape the situation, I would have to rely only on myself. While other kids were leisurely playing with dolls, outside on swing sets and swimming - I was behind closed doors planning, plotting and trying to find a way out of the chaos that was my childhood.
Starting my first business at age 7 was my normal.(Certainly a story for another day…)
I believed that in order to change my situation, I had to do it on my own… And so I did.
For over a decade, I carried that filter through college, into (and out of) my first marriage and straight into my corporate career. While it did land me multiple 6-plus-figure jobs and a career that most would deem successful, something about it left me feeling...
Overwhelmed, Exhausted +Alone.
The way that had always “worked”, just wasn’t working anymore.
It was around that time, I started seeking meaning outside of my corporate career.
At the age of 22, I found my passion of serving women as a doula, and fell in love with everything that came with it.
Holding the hands of women going through the most intimate and meaningful moments in their lives, I realized something profound -
They weren’t doing it alone.
Over the next ten years, I started and grew multiple businesses: a successful full-service marketing agency that serves hundreds of entrepreneurs worldwide, and alongside my husband, I opened a product-based company that helps women produce a higher quality and quantity of breastmilk.
While all of my entrepreneurial ventures have been close to my heart - I felt myself being called into something much bigger…
Hi, I'm Cassandra + I help entrepreneurs who are ready to make an impact with their business.
Cassandra Shuck is a branding strategy and business coach empowering entrepreneurs to live the lives and build the dreams they are capable of. She is the founder of Tola Marketing + Creative, a full-service creative, digital marketing agency, the co-founder of Milkin’ Cookie, a lactation support cookie company for breastfeeding + pumping mamas and host of the Labor of Love Podcast. She has been featured in CEO Blog Nation, AdAge and Hearpreneur.
Cassandra’s love and expertise for finding creative and intuitive solutions has lead her to build and grow eight successful businesses, along with helping hundreds of entrepreneurs around the globe start and build their own in the process.
She currently runs all of her businesses from home in North Carolina, working about 20 hours a week, while raising her 1-year-old daughter Diana.
To learn more about Cassandra and her story, go to www.CassandraShuck.com.