Teri Tkachuk of STELLARGIRL: Why It’s So Important To Have Grit

Alexandra Spirer
Authority Magazine
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10 min readNov 9, 2020

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Have grit — Take massive action and get things done. We all need to operate like this. Business is hard! Don’t let anyone tell you different. Achieving success in sports, work, and life in general takes hard work. So step up and work. The leaders that rise to the top have grit. It is almost not a choice because if you are going to be successful you will grind. Many times it will be over and over again. Knowing that this is fundamentally important and is needed to succeed.

As a part of my series about strong female leaders, I had the pleasure of interviewing Teri Tkachuk of STELLARGIRL

Teri attributes her inner STELLARGIRL to the relentless pursuit of an extraordinary and adventurous life. Like many women, Teri’s values were formed from life lessons — some hard-won, some immensely rewarding — but all contributing to her own STELLARGIRL journey.

Teri grew up with a spirited, global perspective thanks to parents who taught her that beyond their home in a small prairie city in Saskatchewan, Canada, a world of possibilities and wonder awaited. Her early adventures found her traversing North America and Ukraine as a folkloric dancer. She went on to earn a BA majoring in languages and speaks English, French, Spanish and Ukrainian. She has lived in nine cities across North America, re-inventing herself each time to align with her belief that doing what you love with people who uplift you personifies a stellar life.

Teri’s world travels have taken her to over three dozen countries throughout Asia, South East Asia, the Middle East, North America, South America, Africa and Europe and they all have taught her that women living in different cultures and countries have much more in common than not. In her career, that belief motivated her to support women from all walks of life as they reach for their own “gold.” She’s held positions as a fashion editor, a television style host, a wardrobe stylist, a fitness and commercial print model, a

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Alexandra Spirer
Authority Magazine

I am an entrepreneur, publicist, journalist and event producer based in Sunny Florida. My passion is writing & giving back to others.