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Memphian Toy Addington is the first African-American woman to own Tri-State-area Life Coaching School

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IN HER OWN ZONE — A native Memphian, Toy Addington is the mastermind behind I Can’t Coaching Life Coaching School and Mrs. Budget Boss Organization, her credible nonprofit organization she established in 2014.

Toy Addington has steadfastly gone to great lengths to make Memphis proud.

To her distinctly unique credit, in fact, her entrepreneurial track record is such that she’s destined to garner more of a global presence through her assortment of endeavors.
“I’m self-driven and motivated, and it’s contagious, so I needed to strengthen my knowledge on how to help people set goals and accomplish them,” Addington told Making Headline News this week. I did my research and stumbled upon life coaching.”
Fortunately for Addington, she hasn’t looked back since she was blessed to have strategically connected with the purpose for which she was created.
A native Memphian, Addington is the mastermind behind I Can’t Coaching Life Coaching School and Mrs. Budget Boss Organization, her credible nonprofit organization she established in 2014.
Through Mrs. Budget Boss Organization, Addington’s primary focus includes — but isn’t limited to — helping equip today’s youths with the right tools they need, particularly through empowerment coaching.

MORE ON TOY ADDINGTON: https://mrsbudgetbossacademy.com/

Interestingly, she goes to great lengths to educate youths through her ever-so-popular “Money Don’t Grow On Trees” class, during which she customarily helps prevent them from making financial pitfalls, all the while preparing them for a successful and stress-free future.

“(We devise ways) to keep them from being stressed, moving back home with their parents, and being overwhelmed during their transition into adulthood,” Addington said in a detailed introduction of company at https://mrsbudgetbossacademy.com/mrs-budget-boss. I will also keep track of the students’ progress at least twice a year, and those who successfully complete the program will have an opportunity to teach the class and make extra income.”

A first-generation college graduate, Addington is a Master Certified Professional Life Coach, who is widely known for specializing is helping people build six-figure businesses.

And then there’s Addington’s I Can’t Coaching venture, which is accompanied by her original, yet compelling motto: I Can’t Let Anything Control My Mind, Mood or Money.”

A business-related entity that has given way to Addington reaping a considerable amount of sustained success, this progressive and thriving businesswoman announced that her first book in presently in the works and will be centered largely on empowering people on how to stay self-motivated, as well as how to acquire more positive energy.

By all accounts, this would be done by a rather intriguing formula — “The formula for ’emotional excellence’ is for one to reach their highest form of existence,” she emphasized — Addington describes as “M+M=M,” which means Mind+Mood= (Money, mood, man, mellow, marvelous, mother etc.).

There is, as far as this accomplished Mid-South businesswoman is concerned, a notable reason why she deemed it essential to come up with such a unique formula.

GLOBAL WARMING — To her distinctly unique credit, Addington’s entrepreneurial track record is such that she’s destined to garner more of a global presence through her assortment of endeavors.

“Thoughts trigger emotions, which motivates or demotivates one to be a better (insert the m that you want to feel),” Addington explained.

A successful businesswoman who has garnered an array of local media attention through her assortment of endeavors, Addington’s seminars have included mostly standing-room-only crowds, considering she’s practically sold out every workshop and class this year.

Amongst the reasons is that Addington’s I Can’t Coaching Life Coaching Certification Class, It’s My Money And I Want It Back, Marketing & Branding, B.Y.O.B. “Build Your Own Business Workshop, and Iron Sharpens Iron Mastermind workshops have proven beneficial to countless of individuals — a trend that, in turn, has only enhanced her entrepreneurship repertoire in the process.

Much to her delight, Addington was especially complementary of Tony Robbins and Lisa Nichols for their valiant support of her business-related success, considering she’s made favorable strides as apart of their tribes, she acknowledged.


“Since I was good building businesses, this is how it has become my specialty,” Addington said. “Helping people build businesses, finding ways to save money in their businesses, finding where they were losing money, and even helping save a few businesses from closing its doors. I’ve spent over 3,075 hours of studying coaching and business building. I’ve helped over 105 businesses get started.”


And here’s what’s even more astounding: Addington is believed to be the first African-American woman to open a Life Coaching School in a Tri-State area that’s comprised of Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas. Also, I Can’t Coaching Life Coaching School is the only institution of its kind in the Tr-State area.

A first-generation college graduate, Addington is a Master Certified Professional Life Coach, who is widely known for specializing is helping people build six-figure businesses.

Having put her entrepreneurship mechanics on display in such places as Tennessee, Arkansas, Washington D.C., California, Chicago, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and even as far as Africa, Addington said her business venture accommodates those who exemplify a passion for helping people to become better version of themselves, particularly those who boasts aspirations in selected industries such as education, fitness, finances, etc..

“I help them take their vision from paper to profit, etc….making money in their sleep or, perhaps, while they are awake” she said.

A White Station High School graduate, Addington advanced her education at Southwest Tennessee Community College before graduating with honors from Grand Canyon University.

She is an accomplished Master Certified Professional Life Coach, an achievement that has greatly afforded her the golden opportunity to thrive mightily in her profession.

On October 5, Addington will host what is known as the “Secrets To Marketing Your Business To Six Figures” seminar during which she will enlighten the masses more about her unique business-related concepts.


MORE ON TOY ADDINGTON: https://www.icclifecoachingcertification.com/

A business-related entity that has given way to Addington reaping a considerable amount of sustained success, this progressive and thriving businesswoman announced that her first book in presently in the works and will be centered largely on empowering people on how to stay self-motivated, as well as how to acquire more positive energy. By all accounts, this would be done by a rather intriguing formula Addington describes as “M+M=M,” which means Mind+Mood= (Money, mood, man, mellow, marvelous, mother etc.).

Having put her entrepreneurship mechanics on display in such places as Tennessee, Arkansas, Washington D.C., California, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and even as far as Africa, Addington said her business venture accommodates those who exemplify a passion for helping people to become better version of themselves, particularly those who boasts aspirations in selected industries such as education, fitness, finances, etc.


TEN-NES-SEE DA SUCCESS 

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER — A White Station High School graduate, Addington advanced her education at Southwest Tennessee Community College before graduating with honors from Grand Canyon University. She is an accomplished Master Certified Professional Life Coach, an achievement that has greatly afforded her the golden opportunity to thrive mightily in her profession.

“I’ve always been competitive,” Addington said. “It started at the age of four when I became a majorette. I’ve been the captain of every squad I’ve ever been on. My drive comes from being a teenage mom and being on my own since the age of 15.”

Fortunately for this thriving and progressive Mid-South businesswoman, she hasn’t merely looked back since she was blessed to have strategically connected with the purpose for which she was created.

All the while steadfastly going to great lengths to make Memphis proud.


For more information on Mid-South-area Businesswoman Toy Addington, to inquire about business-related opportunities, or to inquire about speaking engagements, call 901.800-9083, or connect with her via her Facebook Fan Page under: I Can’t Coaching Life Coaching School or via Instagram under: I Can’t Coaching. Also, send email to: Info@icantcoaching.com.


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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.

Memphis firefighter/businessman Eddie Rone recalls late grandfather’s rich legacy as he prepares for his venue’s grand opening

SO GRATEFUL FOR MEREDITH — “I definitely want to thank God and mention that my main drive and motivation are my family and to leave a legacy for my children.” Eddie Rone said of his upcoming grand opening of Rone’s Hair Gallery that had been in the works since the beginning of the year. “(I’d like to give) special thanks to my wife, Dr. Meredith Rone.”

Memphis-based entrepreneur Eddie Rone is about to embark upon a milestone many sensed would not come to fruition.

But God.

For Rone, a veteran Memphis firefighter who’s widely known as “Rone,” it is the beginning of a rather unique, emotionally-festive, jubilant journey, considering he’s not only about to witness his long-awaited dream become a reality but, most of all, he’s about to walk in some massive footsteps in the process.

“Entrepreneurship started with my grandfather,” Rone, a Memphis Kirby High graduate, told Making Headline News this week.

To his distinct credit, the family trend will undoubtedly continue when Rone welcomes a host family members, friends, and well-wishers for Rone’s Hair Gallery’s grand-opening on Saturday, April 29.

A newly-erected establishment that is located at 4215 Riverdale Road in Southeast Memphis, the grand opening festivities are scheduled to start at 10 a.m. and will be highlighted by a ribbon cutting ceremony approximately 30 minutes later.

“I definitely want to thank God and mention that my main drive and motivation are my family and to leave a legacy for my children.” Rone said of an event that had been in the works since the beginning of the year. “(I’d like to give) special thanks to my wife, Dr. Meredith Rone.”

Not only that, Rone said he would be remiss if he did not enter another memorable chapter of his life without recalling and paying homage to the life and legacy of his late grandfather, Eddie Rone, a notable Memphis-area businessman who had become a fixture in the Mid-South more than five decades ago.

FOLLOWING IN MASSIVE FOOTSTEPS — Eddie said he would be remiss if he did not enter another chapter of his life without recall and paying homage to the life and legacy of his late grandfather, Eddie Rone, a notable Memphis-area businessman who had become a fixture in the Mid-South more than five decades ago. Long before his death in December 1989, Rone’s grandfather, who established Rone’s Grocery, was the area’s only black- grocery store owner. The store, which was housed in Germantown, Tennessee (the suburbs of Memphis) was built in 1974.

Long before his death in December 1989, Rone’s grandfather, who established Rone’s Grocery, was believe to have been the area’s only black-grocery store owner. The store, which was housed in Germantown, Tennessee (or in the suburbs of Memphis) was built in 1974.

In reliving his grandfather’s legacy and well-publicized contributions to the Mid-South, Rone described him as a “major farmer” whom, at one point in time, had owned close to 100 acres.

“The was major in his day,” Rone said of his grandfather. “And he provided farm fresh produce to numerous grocery stores and farmers markets. As long as I had known him, he was a hard worker and I never knew him to work for anyone but himself. He taught me to be the best at whatever you do.”

Surely, Rone has gone to great lengths to exemplify a resilient, resourceful work ethic much like his grandfather.

After graduating with honors from Bethel University in 2010, Rone obtained numerous certifications with the Memphis Fire Department, most notably Hazmat Technician, Safety Officer, and Fire Officer II, among others.

Still, cutting hair undoubtedly had always  been a passion of his.

How else to explain the birthing of what is now a bigger, much more attractive, luxurious looking Rone’s Hair Gallery, a state-of-the-art, 5,000-square foot, full service venue that will include such entities as a beauty, spa, and fitness center?

“We are much more diversified and the foundation of my business is built on professionalism and customer satisfaction provided by a humble staff family,” Rone said. “I believe it is better to have one customer 100 times than to have a hundred customers once. What makes the business unique is the transformation of a blighted property.”

YOU’VE GOT TO TEN-NES-SEE THIS!! Rone’s Hair Gallery is a state-of-the-art, 5,000-square foot, full service venue that will include such entities as a beauty, spa, and fitness center.

Rone’s Hair Gallery sits on the property that for years had housed Jiffy Lube.

“It’s been transformed into an upscale business location,” Rone said. “To succeed in life, you need to have a vision and be able to see it before you actually) see it.”

Interesting enough, customers who visit Rone’s Hair Gallery will have at their disposal what he describes as regular workouts, or a “boot-camp-style” or “one-on-one” training by Mid-South-area professional trainer Mishelle Truelove.

In addition, this fully revamped venue is equipped with showers so clients can freshen up prior to getting serviced.

Yep, you’ve read that correctly.

IN DECENTLY AND ORDER AND EXCELLENCE — Surely, Rone has gone to great lengths to exemplify a resilient, resourceful work ethic much like his grandfather. After graduating with honors from Bethel University in 2010, Rone obtained numerous certifications with the Memphis Fire Department, most notably Hazmat Technician, Safety Officer, and Fire Officer II, among others.

“You can shower and get your hair cut,” said Rone, whose staff is currently comprised of eight professionally licensed barbers, five cosmetologists, and two nail techs.

As for his mission and inspiration for starting his business while simultaneously enjoying a career as a firefighter, Rone said the unyielding support of his family had been key.

It still is.

“(My idea to start my business was) instilled in me from the birth from my family,” Rone, a former United States Army soldier, explained. “We do not believe in can’t.  We’re competitive enough to believe that second place is the first loser, but you learn from your losses. The military also instills a competitive nature and I still live up to the motto of doing more before 9 am than most people do all day because nothing will work unless you do. I believe when life gives you lemons, you have to make lemonade. Don’t let your setbacks cause you to sit back.”

Come April 29 during his business’ grand opening, chances are he will look back on his setbacks just to see how well he’s managed to make a dramatic comeback.

All while his grandfather looks down from the heavens and gives his beloved grandson a well-deserved thumbs up.

 

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