Episode 33:Pamela Booker-How To Successfully Get Your Brand Into Major Retail Stores 0
Welcome to Episode 33 of Dreams Inspire Reality Podcast!
A lot of people have dreams and those dreams remaining their thoughts, they don’t act to turn those ideas into fruition, they set a limitation for themselves because they see it as impossible. Therefore, they missed the chances to turn their Dreams into Reality.
Another exciting Episode is up! On this Episode, we’re going to talk about how Pamela Booker, built her dreams, executed her plans and build her own legacy brand. Pamela is the Founder and CEO of the Koils by Nature that makes affordable all-natural hair care products accessible to people and families of all hair types and textures.
Pam states that entrepreneurship is difficult. It requires a lot of patience and hard work but so worth it and rewarding. She always puts her heart to whatever she’s working on and wakes-up every day with gratitude in her heart.
At first, she was afraid of success because she didn’t want her family and friends to look at her differently. But, she realized she had to grow, by doing the things that would allow her to create generational wealth for her family. Pamela shares some tips on how she took her products from her kitchen to now selling in thousands of retailers across the Nation. She became the face of her brand and that really helped pivot her company as she gave consumers the “know, like, trust factor”.
Pamela’s vision for 2018 is to be in 2 million households and make her brand a household name. And she advises for our listeners is to not be afraid to take the first step to start and do the work!
Thank you so much for listening.
Dream Big, Execute Hard.
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Book Mentioned: Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun book by Reginald F. Lewis
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Episode 29: Rovina Broomfield-On Creating Textures & Hues Program On Amazon and Starting Her Faith-Based T-Shirt Brand 0
Welcome to Episode 29th of Dreams Inspire Reality Podcast!
Season 2. We're delighted to have our new guest, Rovina Broomfield, who is passionate about business strategy, entrepreneurship, and inspirational leadership. She is a Senior Product Manager leading a product development team within global marketing and advertising, responsible to build and launch sub-segment customer experiences. For example, her team launched Amazon’s Textures & Hues, a shop for textured hair care from concept to the platform. In March 2018, She was the recipient of Amazon's Just Do It award from Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, for the launch of Textures & Hues. The “Just Do It Award” recognizes and rewards employees who exemplify two of their core values.
In addition to her role, Rovina is also President of Amazon’s Black Employee Network, which primarily serves to provide a support structure for Black employees and to champion diversity throughout the company. Prior to her current role, she has been a Vendor Manager in outdoor apparel and action sports, operations manager in home goods, and a product manager in the Global Alexa Echo devices sales and marketing team. Outside of work, Rovina enjoys playing basketball, listening to live music, and speaking to students of color and young adults about developing positive leadership habits and pushing through the constructs of the corporate world.
On today's episode, Rovina walks us through the process of how she started Fiber Sole a faith-based apparel brand; how she balances her professional career and managing the Fiber Sole; and the biggest lessons she's learned since launching. Also, she shows us the keys to a having a successful business from the perspective of having ‘must-win customer’ and having a process in decision-making.
Moreover, a detailed information on what Textures & Hues of Amazon really is, why it's a valuable place to go and the unique things about it, how to get your products into the Textures and Hues program and why there was a need to create this program. She believes that focusing on 'why not me and why not now' helps her succeed in her career and as an entrepreneur!
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