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Top 10 Inspirational Entrepreneurs To Look Out For In 2021

Left to Right: Alana Dzurek, Ashley Gordon, Dr. Michael Newman, Janelle Dawsey, Ashley Byrd, Ana Canon, Jessika Phillips, Robyn Newmark, Michelle Middleton, Daniel Eaton

In the past couple of decades, entrepreneurial spirits have been reshaping the innovations and how the world operates. From leveraging their simple ideas to building groundbreaking businesses out of it, philanthropists and business enthusiasts have found their way to success. Be it men or women entrepreneurs, their unconventional choices and boundless contributions have managed to inspire many young and aspiring entrepreneurs to find their purposes. We have laid out some of the biggest and influential entrepreneurs who have been creating the waves in the business industry.

Alana Dzurek 

Beverly Hills Hair Free is not just about permanent hair removal and skincare. We are about empowerment and self confidence! Founded by Alana Dzurek, Beverly Hills Hair Free is based upon the principle that true beauty is about inspiration, self-confidence, and being your authentic self. Our clients come to us from all over the world seeking permanent hair removal of unwanted hair. Whether you are a female with a hormonal imbalance, someone going through a gender transition, or simply looking to remove a little hair for a more sexy look, our goal is to help you achieve your Vision.

Alana Dzurek, the Founder and CEO of Beverly Hills Hair Free is a Licensed Electrologist with over 20+ years of experience. An expert in her field, and a contributor to HairFreeLife.com. Alana has spent years researching not only the electrolysis industry but the entire hair removal industry, from temporary methods like shaving and waxing to DIY gadgets, to lasers and home electrolysis kits. She has devoted her entire career to finding the most effective, low cost, pain-free hair removal treatments with the most rapid results.  From her extensive research, the Beverly Hills Hair Free system of permanent hair removal was born and is now recognized globally as the gold standard.

Ashley Gordon 

Ashley Gordon is the CEO of The Quantum Coach Co. and creator of the Badass Manifester Brand and Podcast with more than half a million downloads and counting. Ashley and her team help coaches start, grow, and scale their businesses, master the craft of coaching, and step into their Big Coach Energy. Ashley is also the founder of the Quantum Coaching Academy, an immersive 6-month certification program that trains the next generation of world-class coaches and leaders in life-changing modalities, including Quantum Life Coaching, EFT Tapping, Reiki Level 1 Energy Healing, and Emotional Timeline Release. Ashley lives for the ripple effect of helping others master the craft of coaching so they can provide life-changing transformations to their clients and fully embody their highest potential.

Dr. Michael Newman 

Dr. Michael Newman is an internationally recognized board certified plastic surgeon with offices in Beverly Hills and Torrance, California.  In addition to being a contributor to New You magazine, he is part of the teaching faculty at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine where he educates the next generation of plastic surgeons.  He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and a member of the Aesthetic Society.  He is also on the advisory board of Rhonda’s Kiss, a non-profit foundation organization that supports patients undergoing cancer treatment. Dr Newman has received much acclaim in the last year of his coining of the phrase the “forever breast”, surgery where he uses fat transfer for breast enhancement. This procedure along with other accolades is making him the surgeon to watch. 

Janelle Dawsey 

Janelle Dawsey is a licensed marriage and family therapist, who has been practicing therapy for six years. Janelle has assisted people working through couple and family issues, as well as those battling with emotional and mental health illnesses. Janelle is the founder of 4 The Love Counseling, which is an online private practice, providing accessibility, flexibility, and

convenience for those seeking therapeutic services. Janelle believes in building generational “mental” wealth, to ensure that future generations are gaining the skills necessary to be emotionally intelligent. Through Janelle’s experiences of being a mother as well as a therapist, she wrote a book entitled “The Mommy Makeover of the Mind: A Mother’s Guide to Reshape, Rebuild, and Redefine Her Life.” This book is meant to help mothers during their journey of motherhood by encouraging them to be confident in who they are as women who also play the role of mom.

Ashley Byrd 

Ashley Byrd, mother of 4, brings new meaning to the term “Mom-preneur”.  A woman of “many hats”; Ashley is a 29 year old photographer, multi-business owner and most importantly; mother. She specializes in weddings, fashion photography & brand development

When Ashley was 11 her parents enrolled her in entrepreneurship classes that taught her how the importance of having a successful business plan when starting a business. She was taught how to write it out, pitch it and make it happen. With art being her passion from birth she then started her first company ANS Photo. Ashley has since founded several business A.N.S Photography LLC, The Byrds Nests and her newest business On Point Solutions LLC. Her passion is to help people understand that no business idea is too small and with the proper planning and focus it can easily be accomplished. 

Ashley is now working towards opening a space where other creatives will be able to bring their ideas to life, expand their talents, and even learn photography under ANS Photo. She understands that her calling is so much bigger than herself and her family, and her goal is to help others like herself to walk in their purpose. 

Ashley Byrd is a true “Mom Boss”.

Ana Canon 

Ana Canon is a passion-led Entrepreneur from the Chicagoland area. She is the founder and CEO of Avrah Virtual, a Virtual Assistant agency that specializes in social media and content marketing.

Ana got her start in the “online space” after starting and monetizing a wellness blog which she quickly monetized, and used to bootstrap her business in 2017.

She eventually went on to run her business full-time, leaving behind a stable 7-year career in Human Resources. She has since sold her blog, created a blogging course, and is now working on a mentorship program for new and aspiring Virtual Assistants who want to start or grow their business successfully.

Ana’s goal is to help aspiring Entrepreneurs overcome limiting beliefs and create a “plan B” for themselves by setting up a profitable online-based business (or blog) they love.

Jessika Phillips 

Jessika is a social media strategist known for her outspoken dedication to relationship marketing. Jessika’s personal mission is to inspire people to love more, give more and be more through using authentic relationships every day. She founded NOW Marketing Group in 2010 with only a laptop and a vision. The company is now a Forbes recognized Agency Partner and a certified inbound partner with Hubspot. NOW Marketing Group works with more than 100 clients across United States and beyond, choosing to serve – not sell. Jessika teaches comprehensive relationship marketing, presents in a weekly videocast “Magnet Marketers” and hosts one of the largest social media midwest conferences, Social Media Week Lima. Named as one of the top global rising stars in social media to watch, Jessika is one who leads genuinely, passionately and by example in all she does. From humble beginnings to growing a million dollar agency and international speaking career, she’s not only someone you want to watch but someone you want to learn from and build a relationship with because she leads from the heart.

Robyn Newmark 

Robyn Newmark is known internationally as “The Hollywood Beauty Guru”. She has over 20 years of experience in permanent makeup, Lashes, skincare, Permanent hair reduction and Advanced Regenerative therapies for skin and hair. 

She is the Founder of Newmark Beauty and the Newmark Beauty Academy, an international beauty empire with 3 locations, celebrity clients, e-commerce and online training. Robyn also  Co-founded 3 tech companies and owned a restaurant giving her much experience across multiple business platforms. It is this experience that drives her passion for empowering other entrepreneurs and creating online education. She also Co-Founded the Beauty Business Conference, an online conference that partners with industry leaders to coach other professionals. 

Robyn is chosen for “most influential people in 2021” because of her contribution to education and the success of other entrepreneurs.

Michelle Middleton 

Michelle Middleton is the CEO and Founder of Pen2Paper Virtual Assistants, an online service provider supporting Real Estate Professionals remotely so they can concentrate on the growth of their business.  

For 20 years Michelle worked all over Australia running residential agencies, training and educating property managers on best practice and how to lead from the front.

Michelle then moved to the UK and switched her career to Commercial Real Estate working for one of the biggest Real Estate Firms in the world covering EMEA where she gained extensive experience in operational management.

Michelle then started her own business, so that she could help property professionals and share her passion for the industry. 

Michelle has a great team of Property Associates with a wide range of skills and experience in the industry and has the unique ability to match her clients with the right associate to meet their requirements and budget.

Daniel Eaton 

Dan, 38, founder of Pivotal Point Group, has built an impressive portfolio of property developments over the last 4 years. The Group specialises in taking dormant commercial sites and redeveloping them into much needed, quality, residential apartments. Dan works closely with the community to develop housing that meets their needs, and also uses the Help to Buy scheme so as many first time buyers as possible get onto the property ladder. He is passionate about helping other entrepreneurs and investors start and scale up in property. The company is going from strength to strength with Dan being widely recognised as being the inspirational source of its success. Astute at identifying opportunities, Dan’s positive and supportive approach of always looking for win-win results for all involved, investors, vendors and end users, is backed by a wealth of professional knowledge and acumen. A gifted and passionate entrepreneur and one to watch for 2021.

Be it a startup or a leading business, the journey of these entrepreneurs has not been an easy one. With so many young minds ready to take their shaky steps ahead in the entrepreneurial world, these striking experiences of entrepreneurs are enough to draw inspiration from. If someone is looking to rekindle their mindset, these entrepreneurs can become your saving grace.

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