Suzy Bootz is a Professional Development Coach, Suzy specializes in helping her clients develop their interview and communication techniques so they can inspire change within their own lives, their communities, and create a positive ripple effect across the world. Suzy’s mission in life is to help her women discover and live their purpose. Her clients have diverse backgrounds and include doctors, lawyers, career women, and even stay-at-home-moms.
Tell us about your business?
As a result of my services as a Personal Development Coach, I take my clients life experiences and turn them into their purpose. I have empowered doctors, lawyers, and women across the world to live a more fulfilled life by providing them tools to discover their own voice, their own worth, and their own contribution to the world. For the past 10 years, I have been able to do this as a published Author, a Pageant and Personal Development Coach, and a Blogger. My purpose is to reach as many people as I can through my workshops and my personal coaching.
How do you handle setbacks?
Look at the setback from a place of a 20,000 foot aerial view. As a coach, I work with women daily who have given everything they had to achieve their goals, only to come up short. When you step outside of the emotional component, you are able to realize that YOU are the creator of your own goals. If you have not achieved these goals, there is usually a fear associated with accomplishing it, so I help my clients develop an authentic and tangible action plan that allows them to create the next step in the journey. Whatever you do…. don’t give up! The soul only hears truth, so if you have a dream that only you can hear, then this dream is truth. It is your role to create it with God.
What advice would you give to that person who's business is no doing so great and wants to give up?
Don’t give up!!! So often God pushes us outside of our comfort zone and the reason our business is not thriving to the level we know it should be is often because we are afraid to do something new. Our business is just like our life… we need to constantly grow and push ourselves into becoming a better version that reflects your purpose. Hire an expert or a team of experts who can help create ideas and better branding for you, because we are not meant to do everything alone.
Success to me is living my purpose. I can honestly say that if today were the last day on my journey in life, I lived a successful life. My marriage is my greatest achievement because I am married to my soul mate and he pushes me to become a better version of myself. My books are my greatest achievement because I took my answered prayers word for word and created tools that have empowered myself and others to live this life of purpose. My spirituality is my greatest achievement because it allowed me to trust my God whispers. My coaching is my greatest achievement because I cannot imagine not getting to inspire people in the way I have been blessed to reach them. I wake up every morning thanking God for my health, my life, and everything I have, and this to me is success.
What is your take on #collaborationovercompetition?
I have learned through writing my books, Through the Eyes of Truth and Creating Utopia – Living Life as a Miracle Worker, that competition is an illusion. We are all creators, so whatever your mind and heart seek to create, then you are responsible for that creation. Collaboration allows likeminded miracle workers to create something special and so unique that it brings the gifts of several people together to inspire many. This is what #collaborationovercompetition means to me. To work together for the greater good of individuals so together we can soar on the same set of wings. If you elevate one another through your gifts, then you elevate everyone connected to you in some way, shape, or form!
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Portia Hoover is a philanthropist and high-energy entrepreneur behind the online ‘level up’ program that is changing the lives of thousands of women throughout the world. With a strong passion to help others succeed and a business acuity in creating new opportunities, Portia Hoover created her business model that leverages on coaching women to build, own their businesses and become independent as a result. With her unique model, she has been a blessing to over 3000 women around the globe, a model she believed to be from the inspiration and prompting of God.
Please tell us a little more about who Portia Hoover is.
Portia: I am a woman of deep conviction. I am a hard worker. I’m a mother. I’m a wife. I’m walking the path that God has for me. I work extremely hard so that my children don’t have to go through what I went through coming up. I’m someone that gets great joy helping others succeed.
Why are you so adamant about helping others succeed?
Portia: OMGOSH! I know what it's like to be without as adult, and I know too well, what's it's like growing up poor! I was eight years old going door to door selling the little fishing worms. My mother got sick when I was very little, and I didn't have a father in the home. I have older siblings, but I felt alone in that situation in my life, even tho they went through it also, I felt alone, so my hustle is very personal. I fight day after day & put my guard down so I can help parents create better situations for their kids can have more than what I had.
Tell us about your business.
Portia: My business is centered around helping everyday people become entrepreneurs, turn their creativity into coins & to help them get out of the box! It's too much bread out here for people to struggle and I'm here to show and teach them that.
Where do you see yourself in the next 2 years? 5 years?
Portia: I see myself traveling, coaching & running several successful businesses on autopilot.
How do you handle disappointments?
Portia: I hear people say. " life is all about disappointment" I don't look at it as a disappointment, just lessons, and blessings, because God brought me through! I do my best to stay positive, and I'm very cautious about my thoughts and the ones I entertain. I don't allow what is called disappointments to stop me. I grow from my lessons and continue to strive for new ones.
What is the single most profound lesson you have learned in business?
Portia: it's sad but true! I have been done wrong by people that I have helped in business, everyone doesn't use their moral compass & I have learned real quick how greedy and selfish people can be. Because I'm human, I have had that feeling like " really" However, I can't allow that to stop me from doing what I'm passionate about, so I have learned that everyone doesn't have the same mindset, goals, visions & integrity.
What advice would you give to that person who’s business is not doing so great and wants to give up?
Portia: Giving up is not an option! Get up and get it out the mud! Be creative, network with like-minded people in your field! Do all that and some, but don't give up!
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Epiphanie is a God-fearing, ambitious, self-driven, loyal, adventurous, and dedicated visionary whose creative genius has yet to be untapped. Epiphanie’s infectious and humble confidence usually makes her an unwilling center of attention, and she continues to learn how to use such platforms to demonstrate the empathetic leader, coach, and mentor she naturally is.
The Relationship Boosters are Licensed Therapists with Masters and Doctoral degrees in the counseling field. They have been featured in national magazines and on radio programs to provide information that help people build strong relationships. They have a busy private practice in Laurel, Maryland and years of experience and proven success with helping women and couples build strong relationships, let go of toxic patterns, and use strategies to improve their quality of life. They have a combination of 18 years experience providing therapy, and have helped thousands of people get the life that they want and get the relationships that they thought they could never have.
We all know how complicated the “love thing” can be. So, to get not one, but three people who can help you steer the course in this sometime complex topic is like a gift down from heaven! Dr.Kia James, Monika Ward, and CarolAnn Trotman are here to uncomplicate our already hectic lives!
CN: Why are you so ignited to help others?
Monika: People in general are very fascinating to me. I learn so much from talking to people and learning about their backgrounds/cultures or what makes them tic. I enjoy hearing the stories that people share and it is an honor to feel trusted with that information. I find my work as a therapist challenging, never dull and rewarding when I can help someone grow and improve their lives and their relationships.
Kia: I believe that everyone deserves to have happiness when it comes to their life and their relationships. There are so many people who believe that happiness is not possible, and I want others to know the possibilities are available.
I also believe that people don’t have information or they have been provided misinformation, and because the information is not readily available, it eliminates the ability to make the best decisions (or have access to things) in a timely manner. So providing this information can help people, which can have a positive impact on the community as a whole
CN: What advice would you give to that person who's business is no doing so great and wants to give up?
Kia: Don’t do it. Build relationships with others in your field, so you can get insight about what works, and what doesn’t work. Make time to network. Get a mentor or a coach that can give you with some specific strategies that will help your business.
Carol-Ann: Keep going. Turn the goals into more bite size objectives and work on something daily. Make sure you also.make time for self-care because feeling drained can impact how you view your business.
CN: What may be successful to one may not be for another. Define what success is to you.
Carol-Ann: Freedom, time, the ability to give back with freedom from worry about my own stability. To travel and spend time with family and friends. To positively impact people's lives.
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I hand make skincare products including but not limited to body butter, sugar scrubs, soaps and more. My skincare products help to heal, repair and prevent skin issues from acne, eczema, psoriasis, hyperpigmentation and so much more
Have you ever met someone who was “Born to Boss?” I know what you’re thinking ‘That’s excessive. Overstated. Exaggerated.’ And you’re right. Allow me to introduce you to, well, ME!
Hey there! I’m Breona Anderson. I was trained for greatness right out of the womb. I took a wrong turn by becoming a teenage mom and a high school drop out. I am now a driving force in different industry’s. I founded Ambassadors Credit Consultants, a nationwide financial coaching services, specializing in consumer credit. After building a successful enterprise, we’ve been able to successfully remove over $100k of debt from credit reports within our first year of business. We have helped over 200 families obtain homeownership, and last but not least, coach aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners on how to launch a successful business without paying from their pockets!
1. Please introduce yourself and businesses to our readers:
My name is LaKisha Mosley. I am a mom, full-time employee as well as a serial entrepreneur. I own an event management boutique in Houston called The LM Experience. I run a lifestyle blog where I discuss my faith and family as well as relationships and business. I have a weekly podcast called "Confessions of a CEO" where I have intimate and candid conversations with movers and shakers in their communities.
Crystal divorced her husband of twelve years in June of 2013 as a result of infidelity. The divorce both devastating and heartbreaking left Crystal to adjust to a new reality of being single and a single mom. Crystal attributes her faith in God, family, and friends support overcoming the challenges and trauma of utter heartbreak caused by divorce and self disappointment.
On April 8, 2018 Pierre unexpectedly asked Crystal for her hand in marriage again. Crystal said yes and a reconciliation ceremony was performed on June 2, 2018. Crystal along with her husband, have made it a mission and priority to share with others their powerful testimony of faith, forgiveness, love and God’s reconciling powers through their personal ministry “Better2Gether.” Crystal is currently working on her first book entitled, “The Art of Forgiveness” ; A Woman’s Journey on learning to love herself again and remarrying her husband after their painful divorce
Define what true love is.
Crystal: True love to me is selfless. it’s putting someone else needs or desires before your own. It’s action as much as it is a feeling. True love is trusting and leaves room for growth. True love is forgiving.
Why are you so big on marriages being revived?
Crystal: I love, “Love!” I now believe their is hope for marriages on life support. If you have a husband and wife who love each other, and are willing to put the work in, the marriage CAN be revived! I honestly didn’t have this hope in marriage until God did it for me. And now I want to tell everybody that marital revival IS possible. I also understand not every marriage will be revived. But I do believe marriage is worth fighting for until the end.
Do you believe that anything is forgivable in a marriage?
Crystal: I believe you can forgive anything with God’s help. But rather or not a marriage can recover from hurtful experiences and broken trust is up to the married couple. I always felt I had to forgive Pierre (my husband) but I didn’t have to remarry him to prove he was forgiven. Forgiveness was the key that opened the door for me see that I could love him as a husband again after he asked me to marry him for the second time. In order to recover from the trespasses that have happened, both spouses have to have the same goal which is to recover and move forward. This means they have to be willing to do what each other needs to recover.
What’s different about Crystal this time around?
Crystal: I got a life lol! I used to fill my time playing detective and being Pierre’s shadow. And that was so consuming and draining. I was trying to control and prevent things from happening in my marriage. In retrospect, while trying to protect my marriage, I was carrying out roles that wasn’t mine to fulfill as a wife. Quoting scriptures to him and reminding him of his Biblical responsibilities. He doesn’t need me for that, he has a Pastor. An amazing one at that, Pastor Tim Harris of the Turning Point Family Worship Center. Pierre didn’t need another mother telling him what to do regardless of how much I didn’t trust his decision making process. This time around I am not trying to control nothing when it comes to Pierre. I want to be his wife, friend, and his lover. And by being these things to him, it gives me great influence in his decision. (Smile)
What’s love got to do with it?
Crystal: Love has everything to do with it. Love makes you do things you wouldn’t ordinarily do. I don’t enjoy watching sci-fi movies and getting up early in the morning to cook breakfast. But I will watch Aliens vs Predator and get up to make bacon and eggs because that’s what he likes and wants. Because that’s his love language.
Tell us how to connect with you and your ministry outside of this platform:
Follow us on instagram @ better2gether.us or visit us on the web at www.love2again.com.
“God can help you forgive what you can’t forget!” @EvangelistTanyaHarris