Episode 13: Rita Pardo: Overcoming Trials while being Perseverant in Pursuing your Dreams 0
Welcome to the thirteenth episode of Dreams Inspire Reality. This week I interviewed the amazing Rita Pardo. Rita shares her incredible story of how she turned her dreams into reality. Rita is a wife and mother of 3 kidpreneurs. She was born and raised in Alabama and she currently resides in Georgia. She is the sole caretaker of her disabled husband and disabled 18-year-old daughter. Her passion is making natural handcrafted products for her company Naturally Me and You. Her hobbies are singing, cooking, baking and writing poetry. However, her favorite thing she likes to do is spend time with family. Her family is the reason she started her company and the reason she keeps striving towards her dreams.
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Episode 12: Shantae Pelt: Representation Matters: How this Mom is Reinforcing the message of self-love through her T-shirt Brand 0
Welcome to the twelfth episode of Dreams Inspire Reality. This week I sat down with the amazing and inspiring Shantae Pelt. Shantae is the CEO and Founder of a vibrant new t-shirt line, Coco’Pie Clothing. Mompreneur of two awesome daughters and also KidPrenuers, Shantae is passionate about celebrating the beauty of ethnicity. She has both a personal and professional commitment to combat colorism. You can connect with Shantae on Coco’Pie Clothing, Instagram, and Periscope. Don't forget you can connect with us on Dreamsinspirereality.com.
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Episode 11: Rebekah Gordon: Death to-COMING SOON: Two Words Killing Your Brand 0
Welcome to the 11th Episode of the Dreams Inspire Reality Podcast. This week I interview Rebekah Gordon. Born and raised in Brooklyn, and now reigning in Chicago, Rebekah Gordon is touching the world. She is the Founder, CEO and Lead Strategist of CopywrittIN Consulting Services, LLC. She started her company investing and working with churches, business owners, and artists. The epiphany to start a business grew from her love to serve others. Her clients' success was her success. CopywrittIN is a one-stop shop for creatives, entrepreneurs, and visionaries. Her consulting firm builds and supports clients in the areas of brand management, strategic marketing, business development and event management. This is such an inspiring episode and one you won't want to miss.
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Episode 10: Marcel Benson: Timely Advice on How to Successfully Pitch Retailers 0
Welcome to the 10th episode of the Dreams Inspire Reality Podcast. Each week I sit down with amazing entrepreneurs and this week was no different. I had the pleasure of interviewing the amazing Marcel Benson. Marcel is a 29 year Morehouse alum and former black enterprise modern man. Marcel Benson founded Benson watch Watch Company out of his sheer passion for beautiful timepieces. His vision is to use his elegant timepieces to encourage the masses to spend their time doing what they love. In this interview, Marcel shares key information on how to successfully pitch retailers your product. This episode is for anyone who is serious about getting into retail and turning their Dreams into Reality.
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Episode 09: Christine St. Vil: On not putting your Dreams on Pause while Raising a Family 0
Welcome to the ninth episode of Dreams Inspire Reality. This week I interviewed the amazing Christine St. Vil. Christine St.Vil is a wife, mother of three, speaker, writer, author and trainer. She is relentless about helping women, particularly moms, take charge of their lives by learning how to feel good without feeling guilty. Through her work with Moms ‘N Charge™, Purpose Driven Media™, LLC (PDM) was created to teach women, entrepreneurs how to successfully leverage social media and blogging to start and/or grow their business and brand, without compromising the relationships that matter most to them.
Through her transformational book (Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want to Be) live courses, workshops and consulting, PDM walks you through discovering and defining your life purpose, as well as making sure your business message aligns with your purpose. Christine is an instructor in the Steve Harvey Success Institute, & her work has been featured in numerous local and national TV and online media outlets (including VOA, Fox 5 DC, WJLA, News Channel 8, WBAL, WHUR, Madame Noire, Huffington Post, Huff Post Live, Black Enterprise, Sirius XM, amongst others). Christine is a wealth of knowledge you won't want to miss this inspiring episode.
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Episode 08: Lenneia Batiste: On Pitching Media & Scoring your Dream Job 0
Welcome to the eighth episode of Dreams Inspire Reality Podcast. This week I sat down and spoke to the beautiful Lenneia Batiste. Lenneia is a news anchor for News 12 the Bronx and Brooklyn. She anchors the morning shows and covers stories related to health, fitness, and parenting. In this episode, Lenneia gives us some amazing tips as it relates to pitching to the media and preparing for when the media calls.
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