53 minutes | Jun 29, 2021

Tahda Ahtone: How to Build a Reliance Alliance & Disrupting Housing Manufacturing Sustainably

She's utilizing her legal degree to fight against today's hardest issues: criminal justice and sustainability.Meet Tahda Ahtone, lawyer, entrepreneur, prosecutor, attorney, proud mother, and advocate of the side hustle.After graduating high school at age 16, as an Olympic fencing hopeful, Tahda hit a crossroads in her career, one that changed her trajectory forever. Along the way, she cultivated authentic tactics to network and genuinely connecting with others-- creating relationships that would serve her and her business, years after. On the show, she dives into how she leverages her legal skills, network, and alliances to build her business in an industry dominated by men. Listen in to hear how you can harness the power of your purpose and discover the tips ceiling breakers have used to find success.Follow Tahda on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tahdaaahtone/Quotes We Keep In Mind:"It takes a lot of hard work, that sometimes is painful, but it's worth it. Getting hit or slapped by a saber does not feel good. But getting to walk away with the victory is definitely worth it.""It helped me to understand the power of people like me, people of color, being in those positions and able to help their people because I was able to, as a prosecutor, take a much more humanitarian stance.""Society pushes that we [women] should be competing with each other. When really, if we would join together in our networks, we can help lift each other up a lot faster than if we see each other as competition."Season 2 of Mind the Ceiling!This season features incredibly candid conversations on making hard choices that lead to a more equitable workplace, building the world you want to live in, and jumping out of planes for justice.I am honored to have had the chance to chat with these fearless womxn on how they are charting new paths, leading organizations, and fearlessly doing it with passion and purpose.If you need to catch up on season 1, you can listen now!
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