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Tampa businesswoman Jenelle Harris’ She EXIST organization steadily attracting more of a national presence

EXISTING WITH A PURPOSE

MISSION UNFOLDING — A Tampa, Florida-based mental health and business corporation, Jenelle Harris’ She EXIST’s mission is centered largely on ministering on what Harris refers to as “The Power of Her Testimony.”

DALLAS — Jenelle Harris would be the first to admit that she undoubtedly has a heart for women of various walks of life.

So much, in fact, that she’s established a notable platform that is centered largely on helping women to discover the best version of themselves.

“(I love) being able to provide a platform for other women’s accomplishment, partnering with other leaders and sharing some amazing testimonies and challenges in life,” Harris told Making Headline News during a recent interview. “And with doing this, we will be able to create a team that will help others with their goals. I love being a leader, because it also shares the values of authenticity and soul living.”

To her credit, Harris’ keen leadership skills have been put in display, particularly through her She EXIST organization.


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A Tampa, Florida-based mental health and business corporation, She EXIST’s mission is centered largely on ministering on what Harris refers to as “The Power of Her Testimony.”

As Harris eloquently explains, there are a variety of reasons for creating an organization that is starting to attract more of a national presence.

Harris is also is the mastermind behind newly-produced CD entitled, “She EXIST,” a project she co-produced with Moses The Mantra and is powered by BlackPeri LLC.


“I think it is important to be an asset to your community, your society, and the work place,” said Harris, when asked why it is imperative to esteem others highly than herself. “I think teaching and educating positivity is always needed. We’ve heard the saying, ‘It takes a village to raise kids and it will take a team to build teams.’”


Much Harris’ to delight, her organization is steadily expanding, meaning it’s safe to assume that She EXIST’s best and brightest days are well ahead of it.

“(It) continues to grow, as those who are broken find a sense of peace while healing and telling their story,” Harris said.

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Interestingly, Harris’ She EXIST is designed specifically as a speaking platform, of sorts, most notably for women to share their stories with other women or, as she acknowledges, “to encourage and uplift those who are broken and have given up on life.”

“Throughout these sessions, you can feel the positive vibes and energy from the women who present telling the story,” Harris said.

What’s even more astounding for Harris — an accomplished marketing consulting and motivational speaker — is that her credible organization will be hosting what is known as the “Expanding Your Territory” event on June 22 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Powered by She EXIST, this nationally-acclaimed networking conference will take place at the Raleigh Elks Lodge No. 735, located at 5538 Lead Mine Road.

Tickets for this event can be purchased at https://sheexist.org/.

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Harris is an accomplished author, who has been featured in the book entitled, “Diamonds In The Rough: A Woman’s Guide To Living An Empowered Life.”

A book that’s written by Charmaine Powell, “Diamonds In The Rough: A Woman’s Guide To Living An Empowered Life” will be available soon at Amazon.com.

As for She EXIST, Harris’ organization accommodates mostly individuals and groups ranging in ages 16 to 75.

“The tool that I have is for everyone and this is the authenticity that I admire,” Harris said. “Everyone needs leadership and everyone needs empowerment, spiritual awareness, and spirituality intelligence.

“My goal is to inspire everyone with connecting to their inner selves, because oftentimes, we are connecting to a bill, to a toxic relationship, or to a bad environment,” Harris continued, adding that arguably her greatest inspirations are globally-acclaimed ministers Sheryl Brady, Bishop T. D. Jakes, and Bishop Duncan Williams, as well as her beloved grandmother. “When you begin to live from your soul daily, you will begin to detach from negativity and start to condition your mind with what makes sense. Your visibility will be clear your reaction will be a sense of action to make a change.”

Besides her upcoming event in June, Harris — whose work-related experience spans more than 17 years — is scheduled to appear on “I Am Enough” talk show that’s hosted by Wanda D. Hollis April 21. In addition, she will be featured in the April issue of Maline Pride’s Black Wall Street magazine.

“I started as a young girl at the age of 17, working as a HHA, helping elders in their homes…one-one-one care, and that inspired me to do more and to be more,” Harris said. “I was also working as a security guard, doing a grave yard shift in the projects in Harlem with no reservations going back to a city called Brooklyn.”

And the rest, as they say, was history.

Look at her today, walking fervently in her purpose, functioning mightily in her element.

With God, her Helper, leading the way.


For more information about Tampa, Florida Businesswoman Jenelle Harris of She EXIST, or to schedule her for a public appearance or speaking engagement, connect with her via social media at: https://www.facebook.com/patricia.seiforth.


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EDITOR’S NOTE: If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, producer, author, athlete, musician, barber, life coach, motivational speaker, cosmetologist, tax preparer, model, or pastor/minister who is seeking exposure and would like to share your story with an in-depth news feature, call Reporter Andre Johnson at 901-690-6587 or Facebook message him under “Andre T. Johnson” for details.

Andre Johnson is the award-winning Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter of sports for the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

Florida author Pearl Knapp-Chiarenza helping others discover their ‘inner strength’ through her trio of books

MAKING HEADLINE NEWS WELCOMES PEARL KNAPP-CHIARENZA


It doesn’t matter how discomforting and discouraging the issues of life occasional become for Pearl Knapp-Chiarenza, the perseverance of this devout woman is such that she’s going to become destined to, you know, discover her inner strength.

Every single chance she gets.

“Being able to share my story to inspire others to find their inner strength to push thru the challenges of being an entrepreneur and becoming a healthier version of themselves,” Knapp-Chiarenza, during a weekend interview with Making Headline News, said when asked what is the single, most underlying reason she chose to produce her awe-inspiring books.

GODLY CIRCLE OF PEARLS — For Pearl Knapp-Chiarenza, a Brandon, Florida-based Naturopathic Health and Life Coach, “Behind Her Brand: Entrepreneur Edition Volume 6” is arguably her most respected and most sought after written document of her trio of books, in large part because it widely known for taking her reading audience on what is known as the journey of real life lessons, obstacles, the notable think tank processes, as mentioned in a detail breakdown of this book at Amazon.com.

One book in particular to which Knapp-Chiarenza is alluding is entitled, “Behind Her Brand: Entrepreneur Edition Volume 6.”

For Knapp-Chiarenza, a Brandon, Florida-based Naturopathic Health and Life Coach, “Behind Her Brand: Entrepreneur Edition Volume 6” is arguably her most respected and most sought after written document of her trio of books, in large part because it widely known for taking her reading audience on what is known as the journey of real life lessons, obstacles, the notable think tank processes, as mentioned in a detail breakdown of this book at Amazon.com.

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A MUST READ — A book that is comprised of 146 pages and is forwarded by author and businesswoman Kimberly Pitts, Knapp-Chiarenza was afforded the golden opportunity to make her presence felt through “Behind Her Brand: Entrepreneur Edition Volume 6” after having attended a women’s retreat two years ago, during which she met the publisher.

Not only that, “Behind Her Brand: Entrepreneur Edition Volume 6” even addresses life’s occasional disappointments and, most importantly, the victories of 12 successful female entrepreneurs, all of whom have turned their brand into what they label catalysts for their business successes.

“You will learn power moves on how to take your brand from zero to shero,” said an Amazon.com spokesperson for “Behind Her Brand: Entrepreneur Edition Volume 6.” Be prepared to be swept off your feet with their stories.”

A book that is comprised of 146 pages and is forwarded by author and businesswoman Kimberly Pitts, Knapp-Chiarenza was afforded the golden opportunity to make her presence felt through “Behind Her Brand: Entrepreneur Edition Volume 6,” most notably after having attended a women’s retreat two years ago, during which she met the publisher.


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MAKING THEIR PRESENCE FELT — A written work
Knapp-Chiarenza composed in part with fellow author Cheryl Polote-Williamson, these bestselling and award-award winning authors earlier this month were recipient for The African American Literary Award in the Short Stories and Anthologies Category during an awards ceremony that was held in New York.

To her credit and much to her delight, her remarkably compelling writings are on display in two other books.

Knapp-Chiarenza also contributed mightily to the book entitled, “Behind Her Weight Loss,” which was officially released in 2017.

She contributed also to the book, “The Success Factor,” which also made its presence on the market last year.

“Behind Her Brand: Entrepreneur Edition Volume 6” even addresses life’s occasional disappointments and, most importantly, the victories of 12 successful female entrepreneurs, all of whom have turned their brand into what they label catalysts for their business successes.

A written work she composed in part with fellow author Cheryl Polote-Williamson, these bestselling and award-award winning authors earlier this month were recipient for The African American Literary Award in the Short Stories and Anthologies Category during an awards ceremony that was held in New York.

The feedback since the release of her authorship projects has been overwhelmingly favorable for Knapp-Chiarenza, a West Palm Beach, Florida native.

“I have had women share that they can feel the positivity I share with my clients in person, and have used the tools when making decisions on their business or health journey,” said Knapp-Chiarenza, who’s also the owner and chief executive officer of Bodyworks Health & Wellness Center.

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THEY ALL LOVE PEARL — The feedback since the release of her authorship projects has been overwhelmingly favorable for this West Palm Beach, Florida native.

Widely known as the community liaison for The Sylvia Thomas Center for Adoptive and Foster Families whereby she’s allowed to share her story and the institution’s success with others and in her business — most notably by providing a percentage of its income from working with our clients to the center — Knapp-Chiarenza has announced that other books are forthcoming.


“Writing my stories has led me to writing my own anthology called, ‘Finding Your Pearl,’ with 12 women sharing their stories of being touched by my coaching or attending my retreats,” Knapp-Chiarenza said. “In addition, our oldest was born of our heart and raising him has open our world to see how society reacts to our family dynamics. I am working with my son on a book titled, ‘Raising An Adoptive Child Of Color In A White World,’ detailing the trials and tribulations we have endured together and individually.”


FABULOUS TANDEM — Along with fellow writer
Cheryl Polote-Williamson, Knapp-Chiarenza  co-authored the book, Success Factor, which also made its presence on the market last year.

As for her itinerary, Knapp-Chiarenza will be speaking with a Brandon-area nonprofit organization on November 7, as well as during the Visioning And Women With A Purpose event in March 2019, she said.

“(These books) have inspired me to keep pushing thru and opening my oyster to the path (God) has prepared for me,” Knapp-Chiarenza said.

Amongst the biggest reasons is that it doesn’t matter how discomforting and discouraging the issues of life occasional become for this beloved, big-hearted author and businesswoman.

The perseverance of this devout woman is such that she’s going to become destined to, you know, discover her inner strength. 

Every single chance she gets.


For more information about Brandon, Florida-based Author/Businesswoman Pearl Knapp-Chiarenza, or to schedule her for a public appearance, a book signing or speaking engagement, connect with her via Facebook under: Pearl Knapp-Chiarenza. Also, send email to: pearl@bodyworkshwc.com. Also, connect with her at womenssuccessfulliving.com.


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Andre Johnson is the award-winning Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter of sports for the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

Tampa’s Michelle Greene Rhodes savoring the best of both worlds as a medical professional, entrepreneur

MAKING HEADLINE NEWS WELCOMES MICHELLE GREENE RHODES


One thing about Michelle Greene Rhodes, she’s fully aware of the purpose for which God has created her.

She’s not just aware of it, mind you.

Given the progressive and flourishing strides she’s made over the years, Rhodes’ reputation is such that she’s destined to go above and beyond to live her best life as an accomplished medical professional.

And not just live and savor her best life but, most importantly, she’s committed to helping others follow suit.

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COACH ENTREPRENEUR — A native of St Petersburg, Florida who boasts a solid career as a registered nurse, Michelle Greene Rhodes is the mastermind by an immeasurable coaching business, which allows her to inspire and empower nurses into entrepreneurship.

“(I want) to see more nurses fulfilled by their purpose,” Rhodes, during an interview this week with Making Headline News, said, explaining her mission that has benefited her mightily as a thriving, progressive businesswoman.

A native of St Petersburg, Florida who boasts a solid career as a registered nurse, Rhodes is the mastermind by an immeasurable coaching business, which allows her to inspire and empower nurses into entrepreneurship.

“(I have) the desire to see nurses fulfill their dreams and passion outside of the hospital,” said Rhodes, explaining how her competitive drive in life has helped propel her for her business venture. “We have so much to offer. I love the freedom it brings and the purpose it fulfills.”


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MAJOR CAREER MILESTONE — In May 2018, Rhodes witnessed the much-anticipated release of her first book entitled, “The Nurse Echelon: A Victorious Nurse Anthology.”

For Rhodes, who currently resides in Tampa, her well-publicized track record as an RN has been nothing short of remarkable.

That’s because aside from customarily caring for and tending to those who are in dire need of medical help, Rhodes can be appropriately deemed a woman of many hats, considering she is a gifted author and public speaker.

In May 2018, Rhodes witnessed the much-anticipated release of her first book entitled, “The Nurse Echelon: A Victorious Nurse Anthology.”

Comprised of 220 pages, Rhodes’ “The Nurse Echelon: A Victorious Nurse Anthology” is centered mostly on the spiritually-enhancing subject that is victory, most notably how victory has been commonly defined as what she describes as the overcoming of an enemy or antagonist.

“In life, many of us have had to triumph over trials and tribulations to meet a particular goal in life,” said a spokesperson for Rhodes recently-released book at Amazon.com. “Those who do not allow hardships to defeat them have been known as overcomers. When it comes to becoming a nurse or enduring a nursing career, it is known that the schooling is rigorous, the work is tough, the shifts are long and there are some nights that we cannot sleep due to thinking about the shift before. This anthology was created to inspire women, nurses and future nurses to not give up when hard times come. You see, after the rain comes the sunshine.”

A pretty empowering synopsis of a scintillating written document that will be on display when Rhodes hosts her fourth book signing, this time on Saturday, October 20 at a Tampa-area Barnes And Noble.

“We’ll also be launching my 2nd Annual Nurses Book Drop, (during which) I (introduce) 10 nurses as authors,” Rhodes said. “Last year’s event was a huge success.”

A coaching business that went into full operations in November 2016, Rhodes emphasized, among other things, that her sustained success has come to fruition, courtesy of her fervent desire to esteem and inspire others daily.

TEAM RHODES — For Rhodes, who currently resides in Tampa, her well-publicized track record as an RN has been nothing short of remarkable. That’s because aside from customarily caring for and tending to those who are in dire need of medical help, Rhodes can be appropriately deemed a woman of many hats, considering she is a gifted author and public speaker.

“Having stayed the course and achieved my own dreams, I find joy in helping others attain theirs as well.” — Michelle Greene Rhodes


A business venture that mostly accommodates women ranging in ages 28 to 48, Rhodes has been afforded the golden opportunity to put her work-related gifts on display in a variety of places, even as far as in the Bahamas.

Interestingly, in May 2019, she will be empowering women in Paris, France along with internationally-acclaimed speaker, Cheryl Wood.

“Having stayed the course and achieved my own dreams, I find joy in helping others attain theirs as well,” Rhodes said. 

Now we know why she’s fully aware of the purpose for which God has created her.


For more information about Tampa, Florida-based Author/Businesswoman Michelle Greene Rhodes, or to schedule her for a public appearance, a book signing or speaking engagement, connect with her via Facebook under: Michelle Greene Rhodes. Also, send email to: michelle@michellerhodesonline.com.


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Andre Johnson is the award-winning Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter of sports for the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

Recent NFL Hall of Fame inductee Ray Lewis amongst Florida businessman Dr. Casuel Pitts’ grandest supporters

MAKING HEADLINE NEWS WELCOMES DR. CASUEL PITTS  


For Dr. Casuel Pitts, it was undoubtedly the most memorable 500 bucks someone had ever given him in his entire life.

“When I was 11 years old, my father put $500 in my hand for work that I did for his business,” Dr. Pitts recalled. “His entrepreneurship (endeavor) is what drove me to be my own boss.”

And the rest, as they say, was history.

THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR — A native of Kankakee, Illinois who was raised mostly in Brooklyn, New York, DrCasuel Pitts, 33, is owner and chief executive officer of Ultimate Discount Services INC., an Orlando, Florida-based company that was created with the everyday consumer in mind, particularly with regards to focusing on what is known as everyday unforeseen incidents that many most likely don’t plan for, according to detailed breakdown Dr. Pitts’ venture at https://udsinc.us/.

And just like that, it was — much to the delight of Dr. Pitts — a nice little stash of cash that would essentially change his life forever.

That’s because after more than 22 years removed from such a memorable exchange between Pitts and his father, this young, vibrant, progressive businessman has gone to great lengths to not just establish his own entrepreneurship ambitions, but to tackle them head on.

A native of Kankakee, Illinois who was raised mostly in Brooklyn, New York, Pitts, 33, is owner and chief executive officer of Ultimate Discount Services INC., an Orlando, Florida-based company that was created with the everyday consumer in mind, particularly with regards to focusing on what is known as everyday unforeseen incidents that many most likely don’t plan for, according to detailed breakdown Dr. Pitts’ venture at https://udsinc.us/.

ALL STAR LINEUP — A company that went into full operations four years ago, Ultimate Discount Services INC. is widely known for accommodating consumers with things such as car accidents, dropped cell phones, traffic violations, and medical visits, just to name few.

A company that went into full operations four years ago, Ultimate Discount Services INC. is widely known for accommodating consumers with things such as car accidents, dropped cell phones, traffic violations, and medical visits, just to name few.

Former NFL star and recent Hall of Fame inductee Ray Lewis of Baltimore Ravens is the company’s President.

And now for this extremely vital disclaimer.

MORE ON ULTIMATE DISCOUNT SERVICES INC.: https://udsinc.us/

DAD KNOWS BEST — After more than 22 years removed from such a memorable exchange between Pitts and his father, this young, vibrant, progressive businessman has gone to great lengths to not just establish his own entrepreneurship ambitions, but to tackle them head on.

“Now, let’s clear up one major misconception. We are not insurance,” said a spokesperson for Ultimate Discount Services (or USD). “We offer a unique membership platform comprised of 16 powerful services that give you that extra piece of mind when life unexpectedly happens and you’re not financially in a place to accommodate certain situations.”

During an interview this week with Making Headline News, Dr. Pitts emphasized that USD headlines one of his companies.

“The core of UDS is reimbursements,” Dr. Pitts explained. “Our goal is to help people save money while educating them on how important credit, investments, and entrepreneurship are. It is important for consumers to realize that UDS is not insurance and, although we have similarities, our focus is to make sure reimbursements are received on things you cannot control.”

Former NFL star and recent Hall of Fame inductee Ray Lewis of Baltimore Ravens is the President of the Orlando, Florida-based Ultimate Discount Services INC. (Getty Images Photo)

Interestingly, this notable businessman raises questions many consumers customarily pose daily.

“Ask yourself: When was the last time you or someone you know damaged a cell phone?” Dr. Pitts said. “What about the last time you or someone you know received some type of traffic ticket? What about medical, dental, and vision co-pays? These are just a few things that we reimburse on.”

An entrepreneur tenure that spans more two decades, Dr. Pitts’ featured business venture caters mostly to those whom he refers to as the “millennial drive with the wisdom of the baby boomers and Generation X.”

MORE THAN QUALIFIED — Having earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology, Dr. Pitts earned a Master’s Degree in Marketing and Advertising, and Doctorate Degrees in Business Management, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership and Organization.

Interestingly, Dr. Pitts’ company accommodates people nationwide and, according to him, USD is steadfastly devising ways to become a globally-acclaimed venture by the year 2020.

Having earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology, Dr. Pitts earned a Master’s Degree in Marketing and Advertising, and Doctorate Degrees in Business Management, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership and Organization.

“My personal mission for this business is what God hires me to do and that’s to make this brand, Ultimate Discount Services INC, a ministry and to help as many people as I can save money, build credit and invest smarter,” said Dr. Pitts, adding that aside from God, his grandest inspirations are his wife, Lewis, as well as the marketing consultants who play a major roll with helping build his brand.

GIVING BACK BIG TIME — An entrepreneur tenure that spans more two decades, Dr. Pitts’ featured business venture caters mostly to those whom he refers to as the “millennial drive with the wisdom of the baby boomers and Generation X.”

“I love God. I love people. I promote positive energy only,” Dr. Pitts continued. “My excitement about knowledge is similar to a kid in the candy store, and I always made myself accessible to it. The passion that I carry about business is like no other. I tend to get a bit animated and engulfed in a debate or conversation that develops on how to start, structure, or build a business. We as the human race lack more knowledge than we are aware of, and that’s why I feel that God is putting me in the position to mold me in order to help organize that category, but that is another story.”

What a difference 500 bucks have made.

For more information about Orlando, Florida-based Businessman Dr. Casuel Pitts of Ultimate Discount Services INC., call 224.656.1767. Also, connect with him at: www.udsinc.us; www.myempire.club; https://form.jotform.com/udscredit/credit-vs-wealth-book.


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Andre Johnson is the award-winning Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter of sports for the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.


Tampa, Florida-area businesswoman Kia A. Wells steadily walking her purpose as she prepares for her annual Business Showcase

Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. (1 Corinthians 15:58 NIV)

 

Say this about accomplished businesswoman Kia A. Wells.

Surely, her labor isn’t merely in vain.

ATTRACTING NATIONAL HEADLINES — During an interview this week with Making Headline News, Tampa-area businesswoman Kia A. Wells expressed excitement about her Second Annual Men And Women In Business Showcase that will take place on July 21 at the Fort Harrison Hotel in nearby Clearwater, Florida. Labeled a pageant style event for small business owners, Wells’ Men And Women In Business Showcase will be comprised of a number of contestants, all of whom will receive business coaching, business training, and business workshops, among other business-related perks.

How else to explain why she found herself basking in the glory of the moment Tuesday afternoon?

“Yes! You have me in tears. I feel like a celebrity,” Wells said during an interview with Making Headline News from.

To grasp a thorough concept of why Wells was suddenly overcome by emotions in the middle of her workday, look no further than the immeasurable strides she’s made through the ever-so-competitive world of entrepreneurship in recent years.

For starters, Wells’ reputation is such that she customarily exemplifies having a heart for young entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs, particularly as it pertains to helping them broaden their horizon, thus maximize their potential.

Add to the fact that she has become thoroughly committed to helping this generation of entrepreneurs strategically step outside of their comfort zone in ways unimaginable, and it’s no wonder many would agree that her labor undoubtedly isn’t in vain.

“I was inspired to create a different type of event for small business owners due to my previous lack of confidence in becoming a business owner,” Wells said.

The event to which Wells is alluding is her Second Annual Men And Women In Business Showcase that will take place on July 21 at the historic Fort Harrison Hotel, located at 210 Ft. Harrison Avenue in nearby Clearwater, Florida.

Labeled a pageant style event for small business owners, Wells’ Men And Women In Business Showcase will be comprised of a number of contestants, all of whom will receive business coaching, business training, and business workshops, among other business-related perks.

Along with their training, contestants will be afforded the opportunity to compete in what showcase organizers have dubbed “a friendly competition.”

This showcase, in fact, is broken down in three segments and, according to a spokesperson for this event, each participant will have three minutes during the initial segment to “wow the audience and judges” by showcasing their respective business on stage.

The second segment will be centered on business-oriented attire, during which contestants will share before the masses their mission and vision statements.

“The business attire is an opportunity for each contestant to demonstrate a professional image if they are attending a business luncheon or if they are meeting an investor at the bank,” Wells said.

And then there is the final segment, which is has been famously labeled the Fortune 100 Ball.

During the segment, contestants will have the golden opportunity to demonstrate as business owners their favorable and most appealing images, particularly if they are attending a gala or an awards banquet, of some sort, Wells acknowledged.

“The purpose is to equip, train, and educate small business owners by offering a fun, but educational event for them to be inspired to move forward in their business endeavors,” Wells, a Tampa-area Leadership and Communications Trainer, said of an event she hopes will attract a sizable crowd.

TURNING HEADS — Wells’ Showcase is broken down in three segments and, according to a spokesperson for this event, each participant will have three minutes to “wow the audience and judges” by showcasing their respective business on stage.

Interestingly, attendees to this year’s showcase will be allowed to shop and engage in business with various local vendors, will have at their disposal an unlimited gourmet meal, valet parking and, as Wells, the mastermind behind the event has emphasized in recent weeks, they will witness “an awesome show.”

That’s not all.

“This event will impact the community by inspiring them to either start their own business or receive training to improve their current businesses,” said Wells, whose showcase was only comprised of women contestants last year.

What’s evening more astounding is that following the July showcase, Wells and her staff we will be launching a similar event for youth entrepreneurs, which will be erected as a similar setup as the forthcoming one for adults.

Talk about pressing and navigating her way through arguably the toughest of entrepreneurship barriers and obstacles.

“I felt it was too hard or impossible,” Wells, a Jacksonville, Florida native, said of having birthed her vision to establish her community-based showcase, one she hopes will garner a national presence in the foreseeable future. “Sometimes we have a variety of resources, but when you’re in your beginning stages of business, you have no idea where to start. The showcase is designed to provide a more simple strategy to assist business owners more one-on-one and to also provide a fun outlet that is designed to assist them moving forward.”

All the while this progressive and resourceful businesswoman continues to bask in the glory of the moment.

For more information about Tampa, Florida-area Businesswoman Kia A. Wells, to inquire about the upcoming Business Showcases, or to schedule her for a speaking engagement, connect with her via social media under: Kia A. Well. Also, call 904.537.3004 or send email to: womeninbusinessshowcase@gmail.com

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, producer, author, athlete, musician, barber, life coach, motivational speaker, cosmetologist, tax preparer, model, or pastor/minister who is seeking exposure and would like to share your story with an in-depth news feature, call Reporter Andre Johnson at 901-690-6587 or Facebook message him under “Andre T. Johnson” for details.

Andre Johnson is the award-winning Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter of sports for the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

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Houston-area business couple announce the launching of its own ICO in cryptocurrency market for their flourishing venture

HARVEST SEASON UNFOLDING — A Texas-based pastor who is believed to be the first black owner of an all-natural alkaline water company, Bishop Larry Donnell Leonard II and his wife, Shuwana, announced that his business in the infancy stages of launching its very own ICO in the cryptocurrency market.

DALLAS — Much to their delight, Houston-area business couple Bishop Larry Donnell Leonard II and his wife, Shuwana, are steadily enjoying the fruits of their labor.

Approximately four months removed since engaging in the ever-so-competitive world of entrepreneurship as owners of Teshuater, the Leonards revealed recently that their flourishing business venture has reached yet another monumental milestone, one that figures to change the overall landscape of their lives. 

A Texas-based pastor who is believed to be the first black owner of an all-natural alkaline water company, Leonard II announced that his business in the infancy stages of launching its very own ICO in the cryptocurrency market.

For the Leonards, news of their business having launched its own ICO continues what undoubtedly has been a four-month stretch of favorable developments surrounding a business that is making a solid case to have a global presence much sooner than later.

According to a detailed description at http://www.investopedia.com, ICO is the acronym for initial coin offering — which is widely known as ICO — and is an unregulated means by which funds are raised for a new cryptocurrency venture.

In addition, an initial coin offering (ICO) is used by startups to bypass the rigorous and regulated capital-raising process required by venture capitalists or banks. Interesting enough, in an ICO campaign, a percentage of the cryptocurrency is sold to early backers of the project in exchange for legal tender or other cryptocurrencies, but usually for Bitcoin.

For the Leonards, news of their business having launched its own ICO continues what undoubtedly has been a four-month stretch of favorable developments surrounding a business that is making a solid case to have a global presence much sooner than later.

“Well it pushes us to our common goal in being the Amazon in the alkaline water industry,” Leonard II told Making Headline News during an exclusive interview.

STANDING ON GOD’S WORD — All things considered, what this all boils down to is accomplished man of cloth exercising his faith by way of the written word of God. That is, he destined to leave behind inheritance for his children and his children’s children. Or in Leonard II case, his great grandchildren’s great grandchildren.

As if their latest entrepreneurship move wasn’t enough about which to celebrate, the Leonards will now be able to routinely pay it forward by giving back in a big way, especially in a Houston metropolitan area that has crippled mightily in recent weeks by Hurricane Harvey.

“We also will be able to give back to our community, which we’ve been able to do recently in giving $1000 to Cherrie On Top, Inc., a non-profit company that has been helping inner city youth in Houston, Texas for over nine years,” Leonard II said.

What’s even more astounding for this generous, big-hearted Houston business couple is that just recently, they sent over 12,000 gallons of alkaline water to Flint, Michigan to assist its residents in their ongoing water problem.

PAYING IT FORWARD — As if their latest entrepreneurship move wasn’t enough about which to celebrate, the Leonards will now be able to routinely pay it forward by giving back in a big way, especially in a Houston metropolitan area that has crippled mightily in recent weeks by Hurricane Harvey.

Three years ago, the drinking water source for the city of Flint was changed to the Flint River and, as a result of the insufficient water treatment, more than 100,000 residents were potentially exposed to high levels of lead in the drinking water.

“This extra capital will definitely allow us do a lot more in the years to come,” said Leonard whom, in all likelihood, will continue to his working rapport with residents of Flint as well as his native establishment.

As expected, the latest development surrounding this family’s alkaline water business was embraced wholehearted by Leonard’s companion of 19 years.

“Well, of course, she trusts my judgment call whenever I want to lead the company in another direction that will allow us to raise more capital,” Leonard II said. “We have been in recent talks with our shareholders and distributors about expanding to Atlanta, Cleveland, and Seattle.”

Approximately four months removed since engaging in the ever-so-competitive world of entrepreneurship as owners of Teshuater, the Leonards revealed recently that their flourishing business venture is about to reach yet another monumental milestone, one that figures to change the overall landscape of their lives.

As it turned out, one favorable business-related discussion led to another and, just like that, the Leonards had ultimately found themselves on the right side of yet another remarkable business deal.

“(My wife) felt that this plan to do an ICO will definitely give us the capital to open up distribution centers at those selected cities,” Leonard II said. “I couldn’t agree with her more.”

All things considered, what this all boils down to for this accomplished man of cloth exercising his faith diligently by way of the written word of God.

That is, he destined to leave behind an inheritance for his children and his children’s children.

Or as Leonard II tells it, his great grandchildren’s great grandchildren.

“Of course, financial security is top on the list,” said Leonard, “but what I have been preaching this whole time to our shareholders is that I am currently on the clock, working for my great grand children’s great grandchildren. So for the most part, it’s about generational wealth and being in a position to give back.”

All while steadily enjoying the fruits of their labor in the process.

 

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