Everyone loves a great story and Kelvin is no exception. While working as a public school art teacher he was “discovered” as a menswear model. The thing is though he had been grinding nightly building his blog and online presence as a body positivity menswear influencer – he was just ready to go when he got the call up to the big leagues.
Kelvin is speaking at the 2022 Growth Summit – 701 Whaley in Columbia, SC– OCTOBER 19-21st
Growth Summit is the premiere entrepreneurial event in SC with 40+ speakers and thought leaders, 24 sessions, 4 keynotes and over 400 attendees. SOCO is an organizer, sponsor and partner in the event.
Kelvin’s session is called “How I followed my passion to turn my side hustle into a successful business” on Thursday, October 20th at 10am
Kelvin Davis is the founder and creator of Notoriously Dapper, a body positive menswear blog showcasing outfits to inspire men of all sizes to find confidence in their appearance. Blogging with this purpose has led him to becoming a signed Model & Influencer to Bridge Models; an agency dedicated to bringing body diversity to the fashion and entertainment industry. Kelvin has also modeled for the likes of Target, GAP, Vineyard Vines, Nike and more. On his Instagram he shares images that empower us all to love ourselves while continuing to spread the message of being your best self.
Kelvin has been featured in major media outlets such as The New York Times, The Daily Mail and The New York Post for his contributions to male body positivity. He continues to break modeling standards and push the fashion industry to be more inclusive of all body types and races. Kelvin lives this message in his daily life, inspiring men and women worldwide to simply love themselves by finding and embracing the beauty within.
“I believe when you teach one person, they share it with their whole village. The ripple effect of ‘I got this’ happens every time I work with a client, teach a workshop, or lead a retreat.”
I am a motivational speaker, fitness trainer, master yogi, and entrepreneur who teaches self-care and encourage badass-ery. I was a sixteen year strength and conditioning coach turned yogi. Hyper competitive to thriving on an unhurried life. I am a certified Thai yoga bodyworker with over 500 hours of formal yoga training. I have traveled the world studying physical therapy modalities and healing methods to expand my ability to help people increase mobility, recover from injuries and prevent them. I am a former athlete and coach, I work with Olympians, Grammy winning musicians, ultra runners and professional athletes as well as with people of every age and fitness level who want to be more active and enjoy life.
My most cherished belief is in holding space. Each session is unique, clients come in with different needs and they each need to be accommodated. I offer private sessions for individuals, couples and small groups. Private sessions range from personal training, yoga, stretching.
What is Imposter Syndrome, how does it show up in your organization? How can we navigate and succeed in the face of our insecurities as an entrepreneur?
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What is Imposter syndrome?
Imposter syndrome refers to an individual’s fear of being exposed as a “fraud.” The term was coined in 1978 by clinical psychologists Pauline R. Clance and Suzanne A. Imes who found that high-achieving women were plagued with feelings of intellectual fraudulence and inauthenticity.
Unfounded belief that you’re not qualified to do your job.
Fear of being “found out” and unmasked as an unqualified business person.
Feel like it was just luck or timing that led you to where you are.
Fear of being found out as incompetent.
A belief that you’re an imposter and not the business owner or business professional you should be.
Feeling like a fraud.
Efforts are based on fear of failure rather than driven by a passion for success.
Dr. Padgett is a humble man. He’s a living legend as far as i’m concerned and will never admit it but probably one of the more important figures (even if behind the scenes) that contributed to the music lore of Columbia through the 90’s. Through his love of music and booking for his now legendary venue Rockafellas. He is wonderful to talk to, let’s all try to learn from his words in this latest episode of the SOCO Podcast.
Founder of Words First Content Strategy and Words First Community
Bailey guides digital teams to create more human, intentional content that connects with their audiences and help people do business with them online.
She teaches next-level content strategy tactics and processes for organizations all over the globe, with the goal of improving her clients’ business and, at the same time, bettering the digital world we all spend so much time in every day.
Greg and Gene talk through some of things that you may encounter in your life as a business owner or dreamer. Working hard is often something that we are praised for and for good reason but what happens when you find yourself constantly trying to reach for that ever unreachable horizon?
For many, living in the gap can be a tremendous motivator, pushing you to achieve more, create more value or impact more people’s lives. But for a lot of us, it represents a moving target that we’ll never reach…leading to tremendous frustration, angst and dissatisfaction.