From Outhouse To Penthouse: Life lessons on love, laughter and leadership, with Tessa Greenspan.

Episode #16 From Outhouse to Penthouse With Tessa Greenspan on the go reflect yourself podcast with Heather J. Crier

From Outhouse To Penthouse: Life lessons on love, laughter and leadership, with Tessa Greenspan.


In order to truly have the life you want; the career, house, family, relationships, car, lifestyle, wealth, freedom, you name it….you must learn what success is and where it comes from, starting with how you think.

In today’s episode your host, Heather J. Crider, CEO of Digital Architect Media, high-performance strategist, neurocoach, author, and speaker, interviews successful businesswoman, international best-selling author, and influential speaker, Tessa Greenspan.

What would you do if you experienced extreme poverty, tragedy, and bankruptcy? Would you find determination, strength, inspiration, and joy? Most people would not know what to do with misfortune much less keep an attitude of positivity and joy.
How do we dig deep when life happens? How do we find the fragrance among the dead flowers? How do we see hope when despair and uncertainty are all around?

Listen to this episode on The Go Reflect Yourself Podcast where Tessa Greenspan, a successful businesswoman, mentor, international best-selling author, and acclaimed speaker, kept moving forward finding joy and hope no matter what circumstances came her way. Listen now to learn more about Tessa’s story as well as how to embrace despair, uncertainty, and find hope among the chaos.

In this episode of Go Reflect Yourself, Tessa, and I talk about courage, resilience, determination, and joy.

 What you’ll learn:

  • 7 Important Items To Deal With Chaos
  • Finding a role model, no matter what your circumstances
  • Overcoming fear
  • Leaning into things each day for joy
  • Seeing other perspectives for success.
  • How to use inspiration from others to gain your own determination.
  • Why music can fill your soul.
  • Seeing things from a different lens.
  • Putting yourself in a state of mind to receive joy.
Tune in and as you watch or listen to this special episode.  Pause every 5-10 minutes and mindfully reflect on what you just heard.  Write down your thoughts, then yawn and stretch before proceeding.

To learn more about Tessa Greenspan, visit her website

Author and motivational speaker Tessa Greenspan is one of the most, successful, influential women in business today.

The former owner of Sappington Farmers Market in St. Louis for 28 years. Tessa took over from her partners, the bankrupt business from one million dollars in debt to ten million dollars in sales.

She sold the business to pursue a successful speaking and writing career. Her recent memoir has become an international bestseller:
“From Outhouse to Penthouse – Life Lessons on Love, Laughter and Leadership,” is available on Amazon.
The book is in the process of becoming a movie. This inspiring personal story is about the struggle to overcome obstacles and her life lessons are especially poignant.

“Failure is not an option,” is Greenspan’s motto.

Her lectures on positivity in business and life include tips and processes for making personal and professional decisions during these challenging times.

Listen to her on blog talk radio. “Tuesdays with Tessa,” runs 10 am CT, hosted by Dr. Deb Carlin.

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