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S2-E13- Lead with Expertise and Faith with Pearlina Simmons

About This Episode:

As Christian business owners, we sometimes struggle with how to express or share our faith in our business. We wonder is it ok to say God, are we talking about faith too much, are we not sharing enough, etc. Pearlina shares with us how to implement the coexistence of faith and expertise in your business.

In this episode you will hear:

  • How God called her to step out and take a leap of faith after 10 years of apprenticeship and journey
  • How she realized that God had given her different skillsets that enabled her to serve in different areas
  • How she helps companies to make their visions come alive through planning and execution
  • How Vision + Action = Success
  • How she prayers for her clients and her clients’ success
  • How she leads with her faith for her personal brand and leads with expertise for her business brand
  • How her faith has anchored her in business and in life
  • How the power of faith gives believers an advantage in the marketplace

About Pearlina Simmons:

Collaborating with Pearlina, companies and organizations launch new products and services, execute multi-million dollar projects, improve operations and define go-to-market strategies. All these smart growth strategies have one focus in common—creating exceptionally satisfying customer experiences. Since 2006, her knowledge, guidance and experience have helped startups, entrepreneurs, small businesses, nonprofits and ministries build scalable, sustainable and socially impactful companies and organizations. Always aware there are unexpected opportunities, Pearlina encourages her clients to push beyond limits to achieve their goals.

Pearlina completed the Forrester CX (Customer Experience) Professional Certification in 2020. In March 2017, she completed the certification training to become an Independent Coach, Trainer and Speaker with the John Maxwell Team. She earned her MBA with a focus on Finance, Strategy and Marketing in 2002. Pearlina’s book, Smart Growth Strategies for Your Faith-Powered Business was published in December 2019. She’s authored several e-books available on her website. 

When she’s not working, writing or acquiring new knowledge, Pearlina enjoys spending time with her husband of 18 years and their two young children. They are active in their church community and enjoy hanging out and watching movies together.

Connect With Pearlina Simmons:

www.pearlinasimmons.com

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S2-E12- When God Calls You to do More with Chari Twitty-Hawkins

About This Episode:

When God calls us into to the game we tend to act as if we don’t know who He is talking to. Although we hear Him clearly our response is ‘are you talking to me?’ We allow resistance to rise up stronger than we believe our faith to be. Chari Twitty-Hawkins shares that knowing and understanding when you’ve already asked for something, you don’t need to continuously pray for it. You need to just step up and do it. 

In this episode you will hear:

  • How she started her first business which was a scripture-based faith-based jewelry company
  • How when we are called to do something, God is going to test us in that area
  • How she became a certified life coach
  • The importance of investing in your future self
  • The importance of believing in yourself
  • The impact of becoming a mother and being a wife has had on her faith

About Chari Twitty-Hawkins:

Chari Twitty-Hawkins, certified spiritual life self-care coach for moms, loves inspiring women of faith to thrive in their calling as mothers and wives while making themselves a priority by practicing self-care, self-love, and self-confidence! She is a speaker, poet, author of Living Your God Inspired Purpose, and CEO/Founder of ChariT’s Inspirational Creations faith-based jewelry. Chari is a praying mother and wife who resides in Houston, Texas.

Connect With Chari Twitty-Hawkins:

cicinspireme.com

@cicinspireme

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S2-E11- How Having Faith Moves You Forward with Pam Drzewiecki

About This Episode:

Let’s talk about walking in strength and dignity in your business and personal life. You have to surround yourself with like-minded people and have a community of like-minded people to support your strength and dignity walk. These are two qualities necessary to meet success in every part of your life and to build your faith. Pam Drzewiecki shares how this is the guiding scripture in her life.

In this episode you will hear:

  • The power of building a community of like-minded women
  • How a coach can impact your life and help you to pivot to your purpose path
  • How she had to shift from a career/corporate mindset to owning her own business mindset and then from entrepreneur to business owner
  • How she started sprinkling faith and God into her business
  • How she is being guided in the work that she does

About Pam Drzewiecki:

Pam Drzewiecki is a productivity and leadership coach and founder of Powerful Purposes. She helps women to become a master of their time and task management skills so they can identify what they truly need and apply it with confidence and no guilt in order to design their best life-which includes developing the business or career they want to. Powerful Purpose work has helped busy professional women and female business owners take back their lives. Pam bases her personal and business on Proverbs [31:25]She is clothed in strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future.

Connect with Pam Drzewiecki:

www.powerful-purpose.com

powerfulpurpose on all social media platforms

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S2-E10- The Power of Prayer and Agreement with Lavinia Marshall

About this episode:

We are taught to create a plan and map out our lives. We go to school, get a job, get married, start a family, etc. Sometimes, it just does not work out that way! Our plans feel like a complete waste of time and like we have failed.

But isn’t it great that God says different! If only the biggest part of our plan was to get in alignment with God’s plan for our lives.

 

On this episode you will hear:

  • How she always felt like she was going to be in business for herself
  • How the power of prayer and agreement saved her life and saved her daughter’s life
  • How not getting an opportunity caused her to start her own business
  • How as people of faith we can make income and impact, and we can make money and make a difference
  • Her journey to being open about her faith in the marketplace

About Lavinia Marshall

Whether on stage or facilitating a workshop, Lavinia has helped and inspired thousands of people to grow forward in their careers, businesses, and relationships. Her message resonates with those who feel stuck, executives struggling with transition, and leaders who want to build high-functioning teams. As a trailblazer and entrepreneur, she broke color barriers as the owner of the first multi-ethnic salon in the local area. Lavinia lives in the Metro Atlanta area with her husband David Marshall, a former NFL player, and her children. She is the owner of Pinnacle Biz Group and the founder of Totally You and Totally You 2 Next Gen, where she serves the next generation of female leaders.

Connect with Lavinia Marshall

www.laviniamarshall.com

www.pinnaclebizgroup.com

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S2-E9- Invite God into Your Business with Lori Manns

About this episode:

Sometimes in life God allows something that seems like a set back to happen in order to set you up for the next BIG thing that He has for you!  

And that is exactly what happened to my guest on Episode 9 of the podcast, Lori Manns, when she was downsized from her corporate job is was just what she need to set her up on her entrepreneurial journey.  

On this episode you will hear:

  • How a corporate downsizing led her to realize that God wanted her to be moved and repositioned
  • How all you need is a mustard seed size of faith to do what God is calling you to do
  • How her faith has sustained her as an entrepreneur
  • How prayer and seeking God for your next best move helps to move your business along further and faster
  • The importance of inviting God to be the pilot of your business
  • Why she decided to be open about her faith on her business platform
  • Why she couldn’t be a closet Christian on her public platforms
  • The things that she did to build up her faith muscle

About Lori Manns

Lori A. Manns is a marketing and sales expert with extensive experience in the media industry. Manns is the founder and president of Quality Media Consultant Group, a business consultancy firm specializing in media, marketing and sales strategies helping entrepreneurs and business entities experience increased clientele, brand visibility and more revenue. Known as a trailblazing business strategist, Lori’s expertise and first passion is sales. She helps entrepreneurs, leaders and small business owners to grow their brands and businesses by utilizing magnetic marketing strategies and soulful, yet strategic sales solutions

Connect with Lori Manns

WEBSITE:

QualityMediaConsultants.com

SOCIAL MEDIA:  

FB, IG, TW

@IamLoriManns

LinkedIn
Lori Manns

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S2-E8-How the Holy Spirit leads and guides you in business with Kimberly Jansen

About this episode:

It may seem like a foreign concept to some that you can actually be in partnership with God in your business, but as women of faith in business, we know that God is in every aspect of our lives including our business.  

And when you are working in partnership with God, the Holy Spirit will lead you and guide you in your business, and that is exactly what I chat about with Kimberly Jansen.  She shares how the Holy Spirit leads and guides her in her business. 

On this episode you will hear:

  • The perfect way to work with God
  • How her health challenges took her on a path to start her own business
  • The importance of pivoting and embracing online channels for your business
  • How the pandemic has hit a reset button and encouraged us to look at things differently
  • How she integrates God into the conversation with the work that she does
  • How she incorporates various modalities in her practice and how it gives God the glory
  • The importance of staying in the energy of Love
  • How her daughter’s health crisis made her even stronger in her faith

About Kimberly Jansen

Kimberly has been in business for 27 years.  She is an ordained minister, Certified Natural Health Professional, Journey Life Coach, and Holistic Practitioner.  She is the owner of Oh! Optimal Health and works with people to renew their physical, emotional, and spiritual health by herbs/vitamins, sound, color and resetting learned thought patterns about yourself and your life.  She in the Tampa, FL area and is married and has two daughters. 

Connect with Kimberly Jansen

WEBSITE:

ohoptimalhealth.com

EMAIL:

kimberly@ohoptimalhealth.com 

SOCIAL MEDIA:

FB:
facebook.com/ohoptimalhealth
facebook.com/kim.jansen.31542

TEXT:

813-928-3649



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S2-E7- Have the Faith to Walk in Obedience with Tasha-Glover

About this episode

Being obedient to what God is calling you to do is the number one success strategy for women of faith in business, but it’s not always easy to be obedient when God is calling you to step outside your comfort zone, or to do something unusual, but the benefits of being obedient will be well worth it!

On this episode I chat with Tasha Glover all about having the faith to walk in obedience and how ROO (Return on Obedience) is greater than RIO (Return on Investment)!

On this episode you will hear:

  • Her radical call to entrepreneurship
  • The dream that changed everything for her
  • How she discovered to wait on the lord and know that He is the Source
  • How her business clarity came from her intimacy with God
  • How God was using her to be an example in the marketplace
  • How God gives us the ideas, strategies, and methods to market our business
  • The importance of giving God the glory and having a testimonial for what God has done in your business

About Tasha Glover

Tasha is a wife of 11 years and a homeschooling Mom of 3 kiddos. Her mandate is to restore originality and creativity back to the body of believers.  She accomplishes this in
the marketplace through strategy, leading experiences, mentoring, and teaching.  Her heart is to usher entrepreneurs into their own original experiences and encounters with Holy Spirit so they understand they can hear God, believe what they hear, and have a clear mandate and strategy to reach their destiny. She is Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur Certified and leads a team of spirit-led creatives at Tech with Tasha, a branding and digital marketing company. 

Connect with Tasha Glover

WEBSITE:

www.tashaglover.com

SOCIAL MEDIA:

FB/IG @techwithtasha

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S2-E6- Let Your Light Shine in the World with Benecia Ponder

About this episode

You don’t have to sacrifice profit to pursue your purpose, you can actually have a business that fulfills your purpose and is highly profitable.  

On this episode I chat wtih Benecia Ponder, author, speaker and coach who helps Christian women to shine in the marketplace.  We chat about how she made the decision to stop pursuing her career as an attorney to pursue her passion as a coach and to let her light shine in the world.

On this episode you will hear:

  • How faith grows and maximizes your business and helps you to show up authentically
  • How she moved from a career as an attorney to pursue her purpose work of coaching, speaking, and writing
  • How she made the decision that she wanted both purpose and prosperity in her business
  • How her intention is to let her let shine in everything that she does
  • The mission that God clearly told her and the people God specifically assigned to her
  • How she shifted from religion to relationship with Jesus Christ

About Benecia Ponder

Benecia Ponder is a multiple bestselling author, inspirational speaker, and award-winning entrepreneur. As founder of ILLUMINATION Press, Benecia helps purpose-driven individuals and service-based entrepreneurs  turn their God-given gifts and life-changing
experiences into powerful messages that make a big difference and a big profit. 

Connect with Benecia Ponder

Website:

inspirationalauthors.com

Social Media:

@BeneciaPonder

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S2-E5- When Your God-given purpose is to be an Entrepreneur with Tasha M Scott

About this episode

Sometimes walking in faith doesn’t require LEAPS, but instead requires you to take small, continuous, steady STEPS towards your dreams and goals. 

On this  episode I chat with Tasha M Scott about her faith and business journey.  She shares what she calls her “crawl” of faith, her up and downs of business, and why she feels her God-given purpose is to be an Entrepreneur. 

On this episode you will hear:

  • How she made a “crawl” of faith, not a leap of faith
  • Her struggle to be confident in who she is and not comparing herself to others
  • The importance of being anchored in Christ
  • How she navigates working in environments in which she is told not to mention religion
  • How she adjusts her training based on her audience, but she stays true to who she is in Christ
  • Her personal encounter with Jesus Christ that shifted her walk from just religion to a personal relationship

About Tasha M Scott

Tasha M. Scott is an Independent Executive Director with the John Maxwell Team. Her
responsibilities include Executive Leadership Training, Coaching, and Keynote
Speaking nationally and internationally.

She is also a Certified D.I.S.C. Personality Assessment Consultant under the Maxwell brand. In addition, Tasha owns Maximized Growth, LLC where she serves nonprofits, state agencies, and for-profit businesses of all sizes through workshop facilitation, leadership
training, team development, and executive coaching. 

Tasha also serves numerous educators, including the Alabama State Department of Education, through customized courses and training programs specific to leadership, communication,and personal growth. She is a graduate of Leadership Montgomery, Class XXXIII, and was recently selected as a member of Leadership Alabama, Class XXXI. 

Tasha thrives on helping individuals and organizations bridge communication gaps that
lead to progressive growth.

Connect with Tasha M Scott

Website:

tashamscott.com

Social Media:

@coachtashascott

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  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
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S2-E4- Step out and follow your God-given dream with Roshanda Pratt

About this episode:

One of the best things you can do for your life and your business is to bet on yourself!!  God his given you everything that you need to succeed, but you still need to take action to see God work in your life.  You have to step out and follow your God-given dream.  

On this episode I chat with Roshanda (the RoSho) Pratt about her faith and business journey and how she made the decision to bet on herself and start her full-time entrepreneurial journey.  Roshanda is a master story teller and shares several stories about her journey from television producer to business owner.   

On this episode you will hear:

  • What it means to bet on yourself
  • The power of your dreams
  • The importance of having a prophet in your life
  • The emotional rollercoaster ride of entrepreneurship
  • The power of Visibility, you deserve to be seen, heard, and paid
  • Upgrading your mindset
  • When God gives you the step by step instructions on what to do next
  • What it looks like to walk in God’s perfect will
  • The importance of taking a stand

About Roshanda Pratt

As a first-generation American with strong, Trinidadian roots, Roshanda, the “Rosho” Pratt comes from a generation of storytellers, and life-of-the-party types.  Now this former journalist and self-proclaimed ‘First Lady of Visibility’ teaches others the
power of embracing and sharing their stories so they can be seen, heard and
paid.

A digital pioneer in utilizing video and live streaming to increase visibility, Roshanda runs a thriving online community via her Facebook page, Roshanda “The Rosho” Pratt where she regularly shares her faith, humor and 20 years of television producing experience.

When she’s not working as a Storyteller Strategist helping clients find their voice, engage their audience and grow their business, she plays supportive cast to her husband Jacobee and their three children.

Connect with Roshanda Pratt:

Website: 
therosholive.com

Social Media:
@therosholive

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