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Shanna A. Jefferson

Shanna is the visionary behind the Mental Cost of Entrepreneurship. With this book she aims help both young and experienced entrepreneurs understand and get ready for what's up ahead. Borrowing Oprah Winfrey's line, she believes "The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams."

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Allendale, South Carolina native Shanna A. Jefferson is a firm believer that everyone can transcend adversity and achieve greatness. Shanna earned her Bachelors of Public Policy and Masters of Social Work degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Shanna is a dynamic and prolific mental health therapist, business coach, personal development strategist, author, and motivational speaker. She is inspired by her late father and Civil Rights Activist George M. Jefferson to strive towards greatness while serving others.

In 2013, Shanna commenced her journey as a full-time business owner with the establishment of her mental health practice Destination Greatness in Durham, NC now serving NC, SC, and GA.  In 2020, she founded the coaching and consulting firm, Visions of Greatness Enterprises. 

As a Business Coach and Psychotherapist, Shanna helps entrepreneurs create harmony in life and business through personal development, mental wealth, and sustainable business practices so they can reclaim their time, gain clarity and amplify their income and impact.

You can learn more about Shanna and her endeavors at

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