We had the good fortune of connecting with Amber Threatt and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Amber, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking

I think risk is all about not being afraid to make that first step. It takes a lot to start a business from scratch. It’s much harder than it looks, especially when you’re looking at it from social media’s standpoint. Most times, social media gives the illusion that businesses are well put together. Some small businesses set unrealistic expectations based on the perception of social media. Entrepreneurship doesn’t start at the top, but that’s a part of taking risks. The most important lesson is to learn not to compare your journey to someone else’s. My most challenging obstacle has been starting a business in a saturated market. I took a risk by becoming the billionth and one business in the hair industry. I was extremely hesitant to start because my target audience already has their favorite hair company. Needless to say, I was wrong. More people have supported me than I could have imagined. This is what keeps me motivated.

What should our readers know about your business?
I wanted to create something for people like myself, who have spent so much money on hair just for it to be a waste. I’ve been scammed and disappointed in buying hair that doesn’t last. That being said, I wanted to provide hair and build a trusted brand people can rely on. I’m a perfectionist, so I like to make sure that my products and services are always exceptional. My experiences have allowed me to build off of what was not always provided to me. I think that being consistent has allowed me to prosper in my business, especially while being in the growing stage. I set small goals, to remain focused such as sending out emails once a week, posting once a day, and updating my website. At times it can be overwhelming, however keeping things written down on my white board and journal helps me to stay committed to what I want to achieve for the month. At the end of the month, I like to go back and check off goals that I have accomplished. When business is slow, I still have to remain consistent in because…this is what owning a business means.

I would like for people to know it is not easy, but with God, prayer, and manifestation anything is possible.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I would recommend checking out Ponce City Market. It’s a great way to view the city, play games, eat food and get drinks. Right now, I think my favorite restaurant would be 26 Thai Kitchen and Bar. Going downtown to walk around and visit Centennial Park, will put you in the center of downtown Atlanta to view the historic park and landmarks.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
God is and always will be the reason behind my success. Without him, I am nothing. He continuously blows my mind every step of the way, and I couldn’t be more grateful. I pray and manifest for the things that I want, and I receive them, because I believe it is already mine. Having supportive friends and family also contribute to my success. I am so grateful for everyone who has purchased something from me, because every order makes me go harder for the next!

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