Tyra Banks on How Motherhood Has Taught Her to Delegate
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Tyra Banks attended the Simply Stylist conference in Los Angeles, where she said that getting her makeup done felt unfamiliar because she’s been on mother duty for the past couple of months. Banks welcomed a new baby boy into the world in January with the help of a surrogate.

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She spoke candidly about her new role as a mother and how it has informed what she does everyday as a business woman.

“Well I’m on maternity leave right now, just taking a break,” Banks tells E! News. “I’m empowering my team more. I’m understanding delegation, understanding that I don’t have to do everything to make something successful.”

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“I’m on maternity leave and Tyra Beauty is kickin’ butt!” Tyra explains. Her team has recently exceeded many of their goals, which she attributes to everyone’s ability to get involved. “It just goes to show, empower, empower others and you can grow,” she says.