In this day and age, a travel lifestyle is a new way of living that many people observe from a distance and wonder whether it is possible for them. Today’s guest, Teri Johnson is known as “The Travelista,” because she’s not only discovered how to travel and build her lifestyle around it, she’s also been able to build a brand and business that helps others do the same thing. You can hear some of Teri’s best advice for how to begin moving toward a travel lifestyle, on this episode.
A travel lifestyle is not something you have to be content to admire or envy, you can do it!
Do you believe that you can experience the travel lifestyle you want to enjoy? If you don’t, this conversation with Teri Johnson will inspire you to believe! Teri has so many great travel experiences to share, but more importantly, she tells you what she’s learned and how she’s grown from the experiences she’s had. It’s proof of why traveling is beneficial – and why you should take action to make your travel dreams come true. Be sure you listen.
A clear vision of what you want is the most important part of accomplishing it.
Teri Johnson has accomplished a great deal through her Travelista brand. She’s a great example of a woman who has fulfilled her own dreams. But during this conversation, she unpacks the concept of what it means to have a dream and why that dream must be crystal clear in your mind. In her thinking, if you don’t clearly know what it is you want, you won’t be able to pursue it intentionally. Find out more from action-taker, Teri Johnson, on this episode.
Your lifestyle is a big part of the balance you need to remain productive.
Work-life balance is something we hear a lot about these days. Teri Johnson says that it’s important that balance is a part of your lifestyle. For her, the travel lifestyle she’s chosen is where she derives her sense of balance from. Traveling rejuvenates her and reinvigorates her for the projects and product development she’s constantly working on. Find out how Teri crafts her lifestyle to provide the balance she needs, on this episode of Happy Black Woman.
If you know you’re headed toward entrepreneurship, start saving money now.
On this episode of Happy Black Woman, Rosetta asks her guest, Teri Johnson what advice she has for women who know they are headed into entrepreneurship but haven’t quite gotten started yet. Her advice is simple: start saving money now. There will come a time as you enter the entrepreneurial path when you will have to be able to support yourself while you build the income streams that will become your business. It takes money to do that, and you might as well start saving ahead of time so that you are not in a financial pinch when the time comes. You can here tons more great advice like this on this episode, so be sure you listen.
Outline of this great episode
- [0:29] Rosetta’s guest today: Teri Johnson, the Travelista.
- [1:41] How Teri became the travelista – from childhood forward.
- [5:01] Moving from personal traveling to building a brand around traveling.
- [11:20] Why Bali is one of Teri’s favorite places.
- [14:05] The places Teri has traveled that surprised her once she arrived.
- [17:28] How Teri stays focused and productive while traveling.
- [21:24] Teri’s advice for women who want to get started with travel.
- [27:10] A favorite book Teri encourages you to read.
- [28:58] The #1 piece of advice for women wanting to turn a passion into a business.
- [33:20] How you can connect with Teri.
Resources & Links mentioned in this episode
- www.HarlemCandleCompany.com – use the code “Harlem10” to get 10% off.
- BOOK: Island Beneath The Sea
About Teri Johnson
Teri Johnson is the creator, host, and executive producer of Travelista TV, an online video network with a focus on travel, culture, lifestyle and entertainment. Known for her spontaneity, jovial personality and her ability to present travel and lifestyle advice and experiences to all demographics, she is recognized as a global travel expert.
Her passion for adventure, storytelling and her multi-lingual talents has taken her to nearly 60 countries where she has hunted with the Kuku-Yalanji aborigines in Australia and trekked through the mystical Dogon country in Mali. Teri can be seen as a guest on NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice,” Travel Channel’s “Stuff Rich People Like,” and Fine Living’s “All Girls Getaway.” As a host, journalist and media personality, Teri interviews celebrities on the red carpet for movie premiers and award shows for BET, TVOne, and more. She is a travel blogger for the Huffington Post, the TravelChannel.com, and appears in and contributes to several magazines including Cosmopolitan, Uptown Magazine, Four Seasons Magazine, and Ebony Magazine.