2020 AusMumpreneur QLD-NT Making a Difference (Health & Wellbeing) Silver Award winner, Yogita Ridgley, is a successful businesswoman, CEO, and Founder of “Traveling with Me, Myself and I”, which offers Personal Development through Travel and Mindset.
Yogita wears few different hats, Solo Travel Specialist, Personal Development Strategist, an award-winning international Speaker, #1 Best Selling Author, and Blogger, with over a decade of solo traveling experience.
Yogita was featured by one of the Australian Magazine as a “Female Changer Maker”. She was a finalist of an Innovative business Award and Leadership Award.
Yogita is an Advocate for Mental Health & well-being and Dyslexia awareness.
Yogita’s mission is to get every woman to play the role of “ME” without mask or pretense.
Yogita’s passion is Solo Travel to Self Discovery and her vision is to help women to unleash the power of THE AUTHENTIC SELF through personal development.
When did you start your business?
What was the inspiration behind starting this business?
My own personal growth, wanting to live a life filled with meaning and purpose lead me to solo travel about the world. My time alone gave me space and insights on how to live a healthy life. My business is a reflection of my self-discovery journey – how to have good mental health, emotional health, spiritual and physical wellbeing.
What are you most excited about in your business?
Empowering, Inspiring, and serving people.
What has been the most challenging thing about starting your business?
Close of international travel.
What advice would you give to other women thinking about starting a business?
Business is a reflection of who you are. You need to invest in yourself first before you invest in your business.
Why did you enter the AusMumpreneur Awards?
My business needed the recognition.
What did you enjoy the most about being part of the awards?
The learning experience, the analysis of my business, and meeting other amazing mothers in business.
What surprised you most about the awards?
My biggest surprise was how much my community believed in me and supported me.
How did the awards help you in your business?
It connected my community and me together, It gave my business recognition and it helped me get more speaking opportunities.
What advice would you give to others mums thinking about entering the awards?
Definity Go for it. It is an amazing experience and a powerful shift of self believe.
What’s happening next in your business? Any big plans for the future?
My biggest next step is helping more people Globally with their personal growth and self-development which helps with their business development as well.
National and International speaking jobs.
A global movement of self-love.
All images featured here are from Yogita Ridgley.
2021 GLOBAL BUSINESS MOTHERS AWARDS
The 2021 Global Business Mothers Awards recognise the best and brightest mothers in business globally, acknowledging success in business & innovation.