"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." Eleanor Roosevelt
Samantha Ridley makes every effort to leave an impact on everyone she meets. Known as Sam to her close friends, she is never afraid to learn from others – she is always up for a challenge and strives for continuous self-improvement. This is what sets her apart and makes her an inspiration to her family, friends, mentees and tribe.
A fierce firebrand of honesty, integrity and social balance, Samantha provides reciprocity monetarily to those in need and through mentoring other young women. Her self-awareness, humility and incredible sense of humor will inspire you to laugh at yourself as she is never too proud to laugh at herself first. A conversation with Samantha promotes genuine reflection, a deep hearty belly laugh that can fill a room – which lets all in her presence know things will be okay. She is the kind of woman who will “fix another women’s crown without telling her that is was crooked” – as cliché as that sounds it’s true to anyone who knows her. She exudes confidence with her natural ability to let her guard down. This provides space for others to feel less guarded – you are safe to be your authentic self as she shows up as her true self.
In business, Samantha’s award-winning efforts consistently brings in millions each year and she has received numerous accolades such as the Human Relations Award by Dale Carnegie. She commands respect effortlessly as a woman in a male dominated industry – she is persistent but never pushy. She is fearless. She is self-assured in her skillset and decision-making abilities. She doesn’t hesitate to share these experiences with her mentees.
Keeping up with mind, body and spirit, working out with Samantha will take you to the next level in terms of discipline, strength and endurance. Her inspiration supersedes her perspiration. When you think about the essence of who she is there is a tremendous sense of strength in every way. Even when she is being vulnerable, showing emotion there is still that underlying strength and influence that you want on your side – to be part of your tribe.
Samantha has the innate ability to bring out the best in other people. She has a very strong sense of morality, core values and unwavering loyalty. What makes her unique is her "what-you-see-is-what-you-get" mentality. While many leaders attempt to promote change in others via criticism and old-school scare tactics, Samantha achieves far greater results with her positive, head strong and honest approach.
Samantha is living her best life and encourages all she meets to do the same. In short, she lives life to the fullest by example and experiences great joy in mentoring women of diversity by treating them with love and respect. Samantha lives by the motto “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams” Eleanor Roosevelt. Samantha never stops dreaming!