Makini Smith – Founder, Walk In My Stilettos
Founder of A Walk In My Stilettos, Makini Smith, is an award-winning entrepreneur. She has successfully crafted a business in personal development as a mindset coach helping women reach their goals, a certified Proctor Gallagher consultant for her mentor Bob Proctor, and 4-time published author.
Her first book is titled “A Walk In My Stilettos: How To Get Through The Struggle With Grace” with the foreword written by Linda Proctor (wife of Bob Proctor), her second book “A Walk In My Stilettos: 111 Affirmations To Help You Heal” was inspired by the encouragement of her readers. Makini created her third book “A Walk In My Stilettos: The Gratitude Journal” to share her success tools with other women which was followed by “The Couples Gratitude Journal”.
She is also the host of, the 5 stars rated, A Walk In My Stilettos Podcast for women looking for the tools and motivation to conquer their fears, own their story and strengthen their resilience muscle.
Her passion to improve the quality of people’s lives includes making an impact in which she contributes her time spreading awareness of mindset, providing expertise on media platforms globally. She’s been seen on Chatelaine, xoNecole, iHeart Radio, CBC, Vice News, a billboard in Times Square and much more. Makini has been nominated for the RBC Women Entrepreneur Awards 2018,2019 & 2020 as well as the Peoples Choice Awards for Best Black Canadian Podcaster.
Makini does more than talk the talk; she walks the walk by being an example of leadership serving in the community including her run for Member of Provincial Parliament in the 2018 Canadian Election.
“Our stories matter. Use yours to create impact, prosperity and legacy. We connect through stories. Share your truth and the lessons you’ve learned as an example of resilience to walk other leaders down their path to greatness. Create an environment that brings out the best in others. Lead by example with empathy and love. Your vulnerability and compassion are what will build the leaders of tomorrow. The combination of thoughts, feelings and actions will make you more productive and successful. We can be both effective leaders and conscious followers. Don’t be afraid to ask for help to remain strong.”