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Florida gospel recording phenom ‘4G’ making remarkable strides as the face of GrandMaster Entertainment LLC


Sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth. (Psalm 96:1 NIV)


4-GOD BE THE GLORY

GLOBAL IMPACT — Widely known amongst his peers as “4G,” Jimmy Gathers, 44, is the CEO and Founder of GrandMaster Entertainment LLC, his Panama City, Florida-based company that has come full circle amid his more than 15 years in the music entertainment arena.

Above far as the above Biblical passage goes, Jimmy Orlando Gathers, Jr. spiritual resume is such that he customarily sings unto the Lord a new song.

Or, in his case, he raps, too.
“Aside from being in the music industry, on a personal level, it’s more about my family’s legacy,” Gathers, during a recent interview with Making Headline News, said, explaining the awe-inspiring events that have greatly afforded him the golden opportunity to function in his element. “Let me elaborate.”
Alright, then.
Have at it.
“Not only am I a musician…personally, I’m also a black man who’s not only trying to get beyond racial barriers, but I’m also trying to break generational curses that so many other black men in the black community face by not leaving an inheritance for the family and extended families.”
Given the immeasurable strides Gathers have made in recent years as a giftedly talented entertainer, it’s safe to assume his best and brightest days are well ahead of him in this, an ever-so-competitive music industry.

MORE ON 4G: https://www.4grapmusic.com/

Widely known amongst his peers as “Jay Gathers” — which is accompanied by the nickname, “4G” — Gathers is the CEO and Founder of GrandMaster Entertainment LLC, his Panama City, Florida-based company that has come full circle amid his more than 15 years in the music entertainment arena.

Widely regarded as an accomplished gospel hip-hop and Christian hip-hop recording artist, what’s so intriguing about 4G’s achievements is that he’s going to great lengths to help advance the kingdom in ways unimaginable.

Credit the fact that he’s steadfastly on fire for God as arguably the grandest reasons why.

Because, after all, even aside from having evolved as a fixture in the Body of Christ, 4G doesn’t shy away from the notion that only what you do for Christ will last.


“(I love) providing great music, great entertainment, and giving people the message of the gospel,” said 4G, a native of Apalachicola, Florida. “More importantly, it blesses me to see people’s lives changed, because they can relate to the transparency in my music.”


A 1993 graduate of Panama City’s Bay High School, 4G earned his undergraduate degree from Florida State University. Prior to that, he was enrolled at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, where he earned General Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degrees in Fire Science, which ultimately gave way to his becoming a certified fire fighter.

GOD’S PLAN…GOD’S PLAN — Even aside from having evolved as a fixture in the Body of Christ, 4G doesn’t shy away from the notion that only what you do for Christ will last.

While 4G is fully aware that knowledge is power, music has always been his primary passion.

In fact, 4G’s musical gifts, by all accounts, are a part of the divine purpose for which he was created.

How else to explain why he’s had the luxury of working alongside some of the gospel music industry’s finest and most prominent personalities?

Widely regarded as an accomplished gospel hip-hop and Christian hip-hop recording artist, what’s so intriguing about 4G’s achievements is that he’s going to great lengths to help advance the kingdom in ways unimaginable.

“I’ve had the pleasure of collaborating with two-time Stellar award winner Canton Jones,” said 4G, calling off names of gospel celebs as if he’s handing out diplomas. “He’s actually featured on four projects off my newly released album entitled, ‘Unqualified.’ “I also have collaborations with Mr. Del (previously of Three Six Mafia) and Born Divine of the Wu Tang Family.”

Wait. There’s more.

“I also have projects produced by well- known producers who’ve produced for other mainstream artists such as Supa Cool — Kevin Gates, Gucci Mane, Shaquille O’Neal — and Lady Trauma (Missy Elliot),” 4G said.

IN HIS OWN WORDS — “Not only am I a musician…personally, I’m also a black man who’s not only trying to get beyond racial barriers, but I’m also trying to break generational curses that so many other black men in the black community face by not leaving an inheritance for the family and extended families.”

“I’ve appeared twice on Bobby Jones Presents in Nashville, appeared on America’s Got Anointing (The Word Network) in Atlanta, performed the last two years at showcases in Las Vegas during the Stellar Awards, was an opening act for Le’Andria Johnson in Charlotte, appeared on the front cover of Soul Central Magazine (March, 2019 Edition), the front cover of Gospel USA Magazine (October, 2019 Edition), won the 2019 Holy Hip-Hop artist of the Year award in North Carolina.”

Hold up. He’s still not finished disclosing of his laundry list of accolades.

4G’s musical gifts, by all accounts, are a part of the divine purpose for which he was created. How else to explain why he’s had the luxury of working alongside some of the gospel music industry’s finest and most prominent personalities?

“I’ve been nominated for numerous other (awards) to include as the V.O.G.M.A., Steeple Awards, and Soul Central Awards,” said 4G, who has been the beneficiary of ongoing media coverage and exposure.

As for the upcoming New Year, 4G is overwhelmingly enthused, in large part because greater is on the way, he said.

“(The year) 2020 is looking very promising as I’m planning more musical events at major churches in bigger markets, radio interviews, recording more visuals and music videos, recording and releasing more new music, etc.,” 4G said.


HOLDIN’ IT DOWN 

For what it’s worth, 4G emphasized, among other things, that his primary objective is to glorify God through his musical gifts, all the while leaving a last impression as a result.

“As stated in Proverbs 13:22, a good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the sinner’s wealth is laid up for the righteous,” 4G said. “When my father died years ago, he didn’t leave anything behind financially that I — as his son — could be proud of. That feeling that I felt during that time in my life is one I never want my sons and daughters to feel. That is what propels me daily in my business venture.”

Eloquently stated by a giftedly talented child of God, whose spiritual resume is such that he customarily sings unto the Lord a new song.

Or, in his case, raps, too.

Given the immeasurable strides 4G have made in his recent years as a giftedly talented entertainer, it’s safe to assume his best and brightest days are well ahead of him in this, an ever-so-competitive music industry.

For more information on Jimmy Orlando Gathers, Jr. — aka 4G — of GrandMaster Entertainment, LLC, to schedule him for a public appearance or speaking engagement, call 402.603-2404. Also, connect with him via Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/jay.gathers or send email to: jaygathers@4grapmusic.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 makingheadlinenews@gmail.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

Chicago’s Chaundra Gore enhancing her empowerment spiritual gifts through LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting


And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. (Romans 8:28 NKJV)


GOD’S FAITH STEPPER 

CHI-TOWN’S FINEST — A native of Chicago, Chaundra Gore, 37, is the founder and CEO of LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting, a venture she established in 2017.

As it pertains to individuals’ quest to advance the kingdom and discover their God-given purpose, amongst the key and most effective attributes they must possess is solid leadership skills.

Amongst those who can greatly attest to this notion is Chaundra Nicole Gore.
During a weekend interview with Making Headline News, Gore credited legendary Civil Rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as having had arguably the most influential impact on her life.
“Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired me from the age of seven when I first started speaking in school, winning competitions and writing my speeches,” Gore recalled. “I was born to speak.
And, to her distinctly unique credit, she’s done a masterful job of not just putting her immeasurable speaking gifts on display but, most importantly, she routinely goes to great lengths to aid others to maximize their potential.
A native of Chicago, Gore, 37, is the founder and CEO of LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting, a venture she established in 2017.

MORE ON CHAUNDRA GORE’S ORGANIZATION: https://www.facebook.com/lensoffaithspeaks/

Nearly two years removed since its inception, Gore’s LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting is widely known for assisting servant leaders to discover their purpose, as well as exercise their power, thus walk by faith to live an abundant life.

In essence, LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting is thoroughly committed to transitioning the mind through meditation, prayer, and the utilizing what Gore refers to as the ‘discovering YOU’ program, which is designed specifically to each person based on their end goal, Gore acknowledged.

“I love being able to serve people, transform lives, and reach my destiny while helping others do the same,” Gore said of a rising organization that mostly serves individuals ranging in ages 25-to-55.

ARMY OF THE LORD — As Gore hinted, it was, by all accounts, because of her tenure in the military that essentially allowed her to draw close to God, a development that, much to her delight, drove her to the purpose for which she was created.

As for her competitive drive that has greatly enabled her to discover a greater version of herself, Gore credits her awe-inspiring journey as a disabled Army veteran, a stint that spans nearly two decades.

“I have always been competitive through my years of service,” Gore explained. “And so as I became closer to God, I found out what my true calling was — using the three steps (assist servant leaders to discover their purpose, exercise their power, and walk by faith to live and abundant life).

As Gore hinted, it was, by all accounts, because of her tenure in the military that essentially allowed her to draw close to God, a development that, much to her delight, has driven her to the purpose for which she was created.

BEACON OF LIGHT — “I love being able to serve people, transform lives, and reach my destiny while helping others do the same,” Gore said of a rising organization that mostly serves individuals ranging in ages 25-to-55.

“God used the Army as a training ground for me to develop as a servant leader, because he was birthing me for such a time as this,” Gore said. “If I could teach, train, and motivate soldiers, God knew I would be ready for His people. So here I am, ready to motivate, inspire and encourage servant leaders to reach their destiny.”


And boy is she putting forth a valiant effort in the process, all the while God continues to strategically enlarge her territory, in large part because of her steadfast act of obedience.

During a weekend interview with Making Headline News, Gore credited legendary Civil Rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as having had arguably the most influential impact on her life.

“My personal mission to impact the lives of God’s people by helping them discover their true God given ability, by simply trusting God, doing intentional work to find their niche (through) fervent and effective prayer, and the power of meditation to quiet the mind and gain clarity and understanding,” said Gore, who’s been afforded to put her spiritually-empowering gifts on display in such places as Georgia, New Jersey, Chicago, Florida, South Carolina, and the Virgin Islands.

A graduate of Chicago’s Morgan Park High, Gore earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Devry University and a Master’s of Science in Leadership from Grand Canyon University.

She’s currently pursuing a doctorate in Organizational Leadership Ed.D from Grand Canyon University.

Also, Gore is a radio talk show host for Encouraging Yourself Show, which is affiliated with an All Nations Stellar award-winning radio station.


SAVE THE DATE!!!

The host of LensOfFaith LIVE on Facebook/YouTube that airs at 8 p.m. EST, Gore is an accomplished leadership strategist, destiny catalyst, international speaker, motivational coach, ghostwriter, as well as an Amazon bestselling author.

Married to Kenneth D. Gore Jr. for 11 years, the couple shares a blended family that’s comprised of seven children.

Interestingly, Gore’s passion is centered largely on help heal people who have suffered abuse, trauma, low self-esteem, doubt, and fear whereby she provides effective resources and tools to help them heal and grow.

Gore’s itinerary includes the Fresh Wind 2020 Focus and Aligned event that’s powered by LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting.

Nearly two years removed since its inception, Gore’s LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting is widely known for assisting servant leaders to discover their purpose, as well as exercise their power, thus walk by faith to live an abundant life.

Accompanied by the theme, “A Night Of Networking Power,” the Fresh Wind 2020 Focus and Aligned empowerment event will take place January 25 from 6-10 p.m. at the American Legion, located at 3810 West Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa.

“I have been speaking forever in the Army to a specific group of people, but now I am touching the hearts and minds of whomever God leads me to impact,” Gore said. “It is imperative that I inspire others. That is what God designed me to do. Why not make someone else smile, motivate them to succeed and live their life just as God I tended them to do?”

Something to which she can greatly attest now that she’s functioning mightily in her God-given purpose.


For more information about Lithia, Florida-area Businesswoman Chaundra Nicole Gore, MSL, or to book her for a public appearance or speaking engagement, call 224.421.4996. Also, send email to: lensoffaithspeaks@gmail.com.


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Florida author Shemeka L. McNair’s choosing to ‘wait on God’ has resulted in her gifts making room for her

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Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD. (Psalm 27:14 KJV)


WAITING FOR GOD’S APPROVAL 

TRUSTING THE PROCESS — Florida author Shemeka McNair’s featured written work is entitled, “Impatiently Waiting: Don’t Rush Love,” a 170-page project that jumpstarted her authorship debut when it was ceremoniously released in 2016.

Just before midday EST on Saturday, Shemeka L. McNair took to her Facebook page, where she staged before her social media followers a rather forthright and riveting post that essentially had come wrapped up in a self-declaration, of sorts.

Said McNair in on her timelime:
This year, I will shake hands with million dollar investors. They will fund my vision in its entirety. Then I will become a millionaire and I will shake hands with people like me and I will fund their vision. Not only will I soon be a millionaire I will produce other millionaires for the Glory of God! I walk in this type of favor!! I am anointed for this.
Talk about shooting her spiritual shot. Talk about keeping it 100.
Talk about some making an emphatic, dauntless, in-your-face profession, one that figures to change not just the life of McNair but, most importantly, virtually an entire generation.
If, by chance, God deems it essential to bring that about which McNair has publicly declared to fruition, in all likelihood, she’ll be exchanging pleasantries with millionaires, who will surely express interest in her gallery of books.

BUY SHEMEKA McNAIR’S BOOK HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Impatiently-Waiting-Dont-Rush-Love/dp/1542879418

One in particular is McNair’s featured written work entitled, “Impatiently Waiting: Don’t Rush Love,” the 170-page project that jumpstarted her authorship debut when it was ceremoniously released in 2016.

“I wrote the book, because I was single for so long time and, at a certain point in my wait, I became tired of waiting and begin to make really (ill-advised) choices in men,” McNair, a native of Magee, Mississippi, told Making Headline News this week. “I lowered — basically got rid of — all of the standards I had and I just started to go with the flow of the dating scene. I bumped my head and had my heart broken so many times, I lost count.”

As McNair vividly explained, it wasn’t until God had her strategically confined inside of her vehicle that greatly enabled her to — for a lack of better words — see a light bulb moment, particularly it relates to her unfavorable decision-making in dating.


“One night, in the year 2011, I was sitting in the car, crying over a relationship and I begin to ask God, ‘Why is this happening to me? Why does this keep happening to me?’” — Florida Author Shemeka McNair 


As she consequently found out, God — His usual reliable Self — had provided her with some much-needed sense of direction.

“I heard a Voice say, ‘Write about it,’” McNair explained. “What type of response is that? I’m crying and You tell me to write about it. As time passed, I begin to journal about whatever I was going through in the relationships and courtships.”

LISTEN UP — As for the divine message she’s sending to her audience through “Impatiently Waiting: Don’t Rush Love,” McNair said, “If you can wait, you can have whatever it is you want. When we rush we have everything we don’t want…like the wrong partner, toxic relationships, and situations we should have never been a part of. We all have a due season. We just have to enjoy, not despise our wait, because it will always be worth the wait.”

And before she knew it, she was on path to assuming the role of an author, a trend that has given way to this Orlando-based writer and businesswoman assembling three additional books, one of which is presently in the works and about to be headed for the printer.

Aside from an “Impatiently Waiting” book that has caught the attention of actress Keshia Knight Pulliam, who’s famously known for her childhood role as Rudy Huxtable in the classic NBC sitcom, “The Cosby Show,” McNair also authored:

“Behind the Scenes Of Success,” which was released in December 2017, or approximately 10 months after the first one. Then in January 2019, she published “On the Road To Recovery.”

As McNair can boldly admit today, she’s grateful to God for having assigned her to speak along such a thought-provoking, spiritually-empowering topic for such a time as now.

As for the divine message she’s sending to her audience through “Impatiently Waiting: Don’t Rush Love,” McNair said, “If you can wait, you can have whatever it is you want. When we rush we have everything we don’t want…like the wrong partner, toxic relationships, and situations we should have never been a part of. We all have a due season. We just have to enjoy, not despise our wait, because it will always be worth the wait.”

As McNair can boldly admit today, she’s grateful to God for having assigned her to speak along such a thought-provoking, spiritually-empowering topic for such a time as now.

McNair’s “Behind the Scenes Of Success” was released in December 2017, or approximately 10 months after her first book.

“Many people have said to me that I will write books, but I didn’t know how or where to start,” McNair said. “So I just started to write down what I thought I should be writing until one day in 2015, I was visiting a church and the pastor asked me to stand and he said to me, ‘I see you journaling. I see you are writing a lot.’”

Surely, such a public prophesy essentially was God speaking to McNair through one of His spokespersons.

McNair’s “On the Road To Recovery” debuted in January of this year.

To her credit, it’s a good thing she took heed to that which God revealed to her.

Continued the Pastor: “God said for you to hurry up and write the book and he will send the finances.”

STAR POWER — McNair’s “Impatiently Waiting”has caught the attention of actress Keshia Knight Pulliam, who’s famously known for her childhood role as Rudy Huxtable in the classic NBC sitcom, “The Cosby Show.”

And just like that, McNair’s authorship tenure was officially underway, an awe-inspiring development that given way to four books — and counting.

“That put a fire under me and I was trying to write, but didn’t know what I should be writing,” McNair said.

Once she had finally found her niche as an accomplished author, God, in turn, had provided the increase.

GLIMPSE OF GOD’S GLORY — If, by chance, God deems it essential to bring that about which McNair has publicly declared to fruition, in all likelihood, she’ll be exchanging pleasantries with millionaires, who will surely express interest in her gallery of books.

“I have received great feedback from everyone,” McNair said of her assortments, especially the first one. “They feel the book is real and relatable. Even men have said the book was a great read.”

Chances are, those millionaires with whom she will eventually cross paths will share the same sentiments.


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For more information about Orlando, Florida Author Shemeka McNair, to order her books, or to schedule her for a public appearance or book signing, connect with her via social media at:

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Twitter: @shemekamcnair

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Also, send email to: meekmcnair@gmail.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.

Florida businesswoman Pearl E. Chiarenza emerging as one of nation’s finest Naturopathic Health and Life Coaches

MAKING HEADLINE NEWS WELCOMES PEARL KNAPP-CHIARENZA


Not only is Pearl E. Chiarenza widely known as a thriving, progressive, resourceful businesswoman, who discovered and wrote down her life-enhancing vision some seven years ago.

To her credit, she’s a flourishing entrepreneur, one who has gone to great lengths to run with it.

A native of San Diego, Chiarenza, 53, is an accomplished Brandon, Florida-based Naturopathic Health and Life Coach, a career whereby she is afforded the golden opportunity to motivate and empower clients on what she describes as their health journey as well as life challenges.

NATIONAL IMPACT — An entrepreneurship endeavor that has allowed her to put her immeasurable skills on display in a variety of places around the country — most notably in Florida, Texas, Utah, she acknowledged — Pearl E. Chiarenza said it is due in large part to her competitive drive in an ever-so-competitive industry that has given way to sustained success as a Naturopathic Health and Life Coach.

“We provide tools needed to live a healthier life based on their health profile goals and vision,” Chiarenza, the owner and chief executive officer of Women’s Successful Living, told Making Headline News during a recent interview.

Not only that, Chiarenza’s globally-acclaimed venture customarily offers two notable programs for clients looking to lose weight, one of which her clients are assigned to a strict protein program, the other that is centered largely on clients eating a combination of good carbs, fats, and proteins.


“Our life coaching includes clients’ goals and helping them to find the answers they have within to the challenges they are having from moving forward with a dream, overcome being bullied, building confidence, to getting promoted in a career.” — Florida Businesswoman Pearl E. Chiarenza 


An entrepreneurship endeavor that has allowed her to put her immeasurable skills on display in a variety of places around the country — most notably in Florida, Texas, Utah, she acknowledged — Chiarenza said it is due in large part to her competitive drive in an ever-so-competitive industry that has given way to sustained success as a Naturopathic Health and Life Coach.

“Where I previously trained and lost my weight on my journey, the owner told me that I would not be able to succeed without her, and that empowered me to prove not only to her, but to myself that God has set this journey for me, and the only person that will hold me back will be myself,” said Chiarenza, who officially became a Naturopathic Health Coach Life Coach graduate this year. “Seven years later not, only am I succeeding, I am also inspiring others to see their inner pearl of greatness.”


MORE ON PEARL KNAPP-CHIARENZA:  
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Amongst the biggest reasons Chiarenza is greatly propelling others to rediscover the best version of themselves is because she’s an entrepreneur whose reputation is such that she displays having a heart for people.

“(I love) seeing the success of my clients on their health journey,” Chiarenza said. “Knowing I am inspiring them and helping them to live longer means they are enjoying their successes and will be able to do so longer.”

IN HER ELEMENT — A native of San Diego, Pearl E. Chiarenza, 53, is an accomplished Brandon, Florida-based Naturopathic Health and Life Coach, a career whereby she is afforded the golden opportunity to motivate and empower clients on what she describes as their health journey as well as life challenges.

Talk about running diligently with the vision — and mission, of course — to which God strategically introduced her.

“My mission is to empower our young adults to begin a healthier lifestyle at an early age and to begin working on their vision, so they do not have to wait when older to achieve their goals and our other clients to see that vision within their inner oyster and inspire them to see it as a beautiful pearl of greatness,” said Chiarenza, who business venture accommodates individuals ranging in ages 14 to 65.

As for her business-related itinerary, Chiarenza will be hosting a wellness event on November 5 and will be spearheading her company’s rebrand launch on November 9 at the Sparkman House.

HEART OF PEARLS AND GOLD — Amongst the biggest reasons Chiarenza is greatly propelling others to rediscover the best version of themselves is because she’s an entrepreneur, whose reputation is such that she displays having a heart for people.

Also, to kick off the New Year, Chiarenza will take part in what is dubbed the Create Your 2019 Vision Board on January 5. She will then host the Worth It PJ Retreat from April 5-7.

“Growing up, I was very shy and was picked on, because of my looks, last name, and shyness,” Chiarenza said. “In addition, because of a childhood, tragedy it is important to me to touch my clients’ inner core and encourage them to find their strength to achieve their life and health goals.

“I have seen women leave abusive relationships, close and start businesses, and become mentors to others, because of my coaching or attending a retreat I have hosted.”

That’s because she’s widely known as a thriving, progressive, resourceful businesswoman, who didn’t just discover and wrote down her life-enhancing vision some seven years ago.

Rather, she’s a flourishing entrepreneur, who has gone to great lengths to run with it.


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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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.

WHAT ABOUT MICHELLE? 
 www.MichelleRhodesOnline.com

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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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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U.S. Army Veteran Staff Sergeant Sabrina Dennard making global strides as an International Empowerment Speaker

MAKING HEADLINE NEWS WELCOMES SABRINA DENNARD 


Sabrina Dennard isn’t just a businesswoman whose primary objective includes, among other things, to have a national impact.

Rather, amongst her notable objectives to have more of an international presence.

An internationally-acclaimed entrepreneur in her own right, Dennard is the Founder and chief executive officer of Dennard Agency Empowerment Group, LLC, a globally-oriented venture whereby she is the afforded the luxury of functioning primarily as an International Empowerment Speaker, Author, Philanthropist, and a Spoken Word Artist.

“God gave me everything within to speak and create life into my business and my clients,” Dennard, 46, during a weekend interview with Making Headline News, said, explaining what she loves mostly about her business  venture.

MAKING GLOBAL NOISE — An internationally-acclaimed entrepreneur in her own right, Sabrina Dennard is the Founder and chief executive officer of Dennard Agency Empowerment Group, LLC, a globally-oriented venture whereby she is the afforded the luxury of functioning primarily as an International Empowerment Speaker, Author, Philanthropist, and a Spoken Word Artist.

What is especially intriguing is that Dennard, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and a U.S. Army Veteran Staff Sergeant, Florida, oversees the day-to-day operations of her business outside of the United States, most notably from Baghdad, Iraq, where she’s resided for the past two years.

That, after all, is amongst the reasons Dennard is thoroughly committed to having a global impact as a progressive and thriving businesswoman.

“(My business is centered on) creating an outlet to true freedom for women, men children of all nations regardless of race, color, creed, faith, or religion through words and thought transformation,” Dennard said. “There are so many supposed ways out there to obtaining desires, dreams, and goals, but none of them are truly telling the secret to success. They get us to a point and that’s it. I actually have the proven method to achieving it all.”

IMPRESSIVE INDEED — What is especially intriguing is that Dennard, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and a U.S. Army Veteran Staff Sergeant, Florida, oversees the day-to-day operations of her business outside of the United States, most notably from Baghdad, Iraq, where she’s resided for the past two years.

For Dennard, she doesn’t shy away from the notion that such a proven method has surfaced with a cost.

“Continued failure, hurt, pain, my desire to see my parents’ and children’s dreams come true was and still is my drive,” said Dennard, explaining how her competitive drive in life has fueled her desire to jumpstart her endeavor. “To see so many nations in turmoil because of limited access to reach and achieve their dreams is my drive. My passion for people is my constant drive.”

As for her personal mission for functioning in the God-mandated calling, Dennard emphasized that what it all boils down to is achieving her lifelong dreams, coupled with her fervent ambition that is centered on continuing to be what she calls “an iconic light to open not only my eyes to see the invisible power, but others as well,” she says without hesitation.

GOD’S PLAN — As for her personal mission for functioning the God-mandated calling, Dennard emphasized that what it all boils down to is achieving her lifelong dreams, coupled with her fervent ambition that is centered on continuing to be what she calls “an iconic light to open not only my eyes to see the invisible power, but others as well,” she says without hesitation.

An endeavor that caters mostly to individuals ranging in ages five years to  90 — “and up,” she said — Dennard’s empowerment group has allowed her to put her immeasurable leadership skills on display in a variety of establishments around the global, most notably in Iraq, where she’s presently under contract, which has enabled her to be what she deems a “constant encouragement” to the U.S. military soldiers during their deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, Poland, Kuwait.

“I have been requested to travel to London,” said Dennard, alluding to her immeasurable body of work and contributions as a military veteran. “I have worked and still work with many people from many backgrounds. Never a dull moment and I love it.”

An endeavor that caters mostly to individuals ranging in ages five years to 90 — “and up,” she said — Dennard’s empowerment group has allowed her to put her immeasurable leadership skills on display in a variety of establishments around the global, most notably in Iraq, where she’s presently under contract, which has enabled her to be what she deems a “constant encouragement” to the U.S. military soldiers during their deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, Poland, Kuwait.

As for the sustained success through her business venture, Dennard would be remiss if she did not give credit to her late father, Artist Ernest Dennard Sr., who was once commissioned by former President Jimmy Carter to embellish the walls of The Rural Georgia Telephone Museum with a mural of his art in Plains, Georgia.  Also, her mother, Etheron Dennard, as well as her grandmother, Theron Tolbert-Jones, has had massive impacts on helping her dreams to become a reality.

A globally-acclaimed reality, that is.

“They always believed I would do great things in this world,” Dennard said of those who make up her solid support system. “I would say the people in power positions I admire are Condoleezza Rice, Francis Berwick, Ana Botin, Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce Carter, Warren Buffett, Harriet Tubman, Michelle and Barack Obama.”

UK BOUND? “I have been requested to travel to London,” said Dennard, alluding to her immeasurable body of work and contributions as a military veteran. “I have worked and still work with many people from many backgrounds. Never a dull moment and I love it.”

Armed with more than a decade of experience in this ever-so-competitive empowerment industry, Dennard has grasped a thorough concept of why God has strategically chosen her to empower the massive for such a time as now.

“That is the reason we are all here,” said Dennard, adding that she’s presently working on producing a short film (called “Evening Street”) for her awe-inspiring book entitled, “Extra, Extra Read All About It: Evening Street, The Beginning.”

Dennard is the mastermind behind the awe-inspiring book entitled, “Extra, Extra Read All About It: Evening Street, The Beginning.”

“The universe is one tied to multiverses…a tree in which we all are branches, extending in different directions, but we all represent the beauty of this tree in various faiths, beliefs, and opinions. We can and should embrace and empower each other.”

Something by which she’s executes daily.

All around the globe.

For more information about International Empowerment Speaker Sabrina Dennard, or to schedule her for a public appearance, a book signing or speaking engagement, connect with her via Facebook under: Sabrina Dennard. Also, send email to: sabrinadennard@yahoo.com.


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Atlanta author Shonta L. Thomas overcomes the spirit of ‘fear,’ writes a compelling book of poems

MAKING HEADLINE NEWS WELCOMES SHONTA L. THOMAS 


Shonta L. Thomas is a poet.

For the record, she’s a pretty darn good and resourceful one in her own right.

“I’ve actually wanted to write this book for some time now…like for years,” Thomas told Making Headline News this week.

The book to which Thomas is alluding is her August 15 released  project entitled, “Matters Of The Mind: Life Edition.”

A book that is comprised of an array of this brilliant writer’s intriguing poems, Thomas’ primary objective for composing “Matters Of The Mind: Life Edition” is centered largely on various situations that are often experienced in people’s lives.

Interesting, Thomas’ authorship debut surfaced in the aftermath of her having — for a lack of better words — essentially getting out of her own way.

“But in the midst of wanting to (write the book), I also developed a fear of things being less-than-perfect, so I actually stopped writing for a while.”

But God…

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BUY IT NOW —  Thomas’ “Matters Of The Mind: Life Edition” was officially released on August 15.

“God blessed me with the motivation and vision to start writing again and to consolidate my poems into a book in the latter half of 2017,” Thomas, a native of Jacksonville, Florida, recalled.

The rest, as they say, was history for this Atlanta-area author whom, much to her delight, is savoring the fruits of your labour since the release of “Matters Of The Mind: Life Edition.”

For Thomas, it is an awe-inspiring project that had ultimately come to fruition, courtesy of the purpose for which God created her.

THE PROVERBS 31 FACTOR — Although her initial book is filled with poems, Thomas doesn’t shy away from the notion that is it, by all accounts, a part of her divine purpose.

“My most underlying reason for producing this book was solely due to the content,” Thomas explained. “The poems in this book are more than just that. These poems touch on real life situations that people face on a daily basis, and that alone was enough to put it out for those who have experienced it or are going through it will know that they are not alone and that others have been there also.”

As for the divine message she appropriately aspires to send to her reading audience through her newly-produced masterpiece, Thomas has emphasized time and again that “no one is alone out here,” particularly as it pertains to journeying through this very thing called life.

“There is always someone else that has been in a similar situation, that is going through it or heading into it,” Thomas said. “My audience will be able to process and reflect on each poem and take notes as I’ve made space for those who can relate to some of the situations discussed in the different poems.”

For what it’s worth, her wealth of experience as a licensed professional counselor and a board certified counselor has benefited her mightily, most during the course of assembling her new book, thus getting her messages across to her reading audience.

“I am a professional counselor, so I understand the importance of getting those feelings out, processing them, and being able to communicate your thoughts even if it is through writing,” Thomas said. It all helps. So if I’m able to touch a heart or two and help at least one person with being able to move forward from a past hurt, then I’ve done a good thing.”

Since her book had become available nationwide this week, Thomas said the feedback has been favorable, as expected.

TRUSTING THE PROCESS — As for the divine message she appropriately aspires to send to her reading audience through her newly-produced masterpiece, Thomas has emphasized time and again that no one is alone out here, particularly as it pertains to journeying through this thing called life.

“I believe that I will get some (more) great feedback regarding it,” Thomas said. “While writing this book, I let several people read some of the poems and the feedback was great, so hopefully once it is released, everyone else will enjoy it and feel the same.”

Although her initial book is filled with poems, Thomas doesn’t shy away from the notion that is it, by all accounts, a part of her divine purpose.

“This book is a part of my purpose, because although it is a poetry book it can also help those who have experienced some of the situations talked about in one of the poems,” Thomas said. “This book can help people get a different perspective on various situations, and it can also provide great discussion topics in groups. I know that my purpose in life is to help others and I believe that this is just one of many ways that I can do it.”

Given the lofty strides she’s made since becoming an author, it’s safe to assume that Thomas undoubtedly has adopted a passion for writing books.

That’s because she has announced that other written documents are presently in the works, most notably “The Strength To Leave: Identifying, Accepting And Walking Away from Red Flag Behaviors And Situations In Your Relationships,” which is scheduled to be released in October 2018.

“This book came about, because of a negative relationship that I personally experienced with my son’s father, and also because there are so many women on the news who have been severely injured and murdered by someone that they were in a relationship with,” Thomas said. “This book is to help women with identifying those red flags that we tend to ignore in relationships and just to shed some light on the seriousness of domestic violence.”

As for her itinerary, during which she will be afforded the opportunities to promote her books, Thomas is scheduled to appear at a domestic violence event on October 20 in Baltimore called 50 Shades Of Blue.

During this assembly, Thomas will specifically promote her forthcoming new book, she said.  

GIVING BACK BIG TIME — For what it’s worth, her wealth of experience as a licensed professional counselor and a board certified counselor has benefited her mightily, most during the course of assembling her new book, thus getting her messages across to her reading audience.

A 10-year U. S. Navy veteran, Thomas is a mother of two children — a 17-year-old daughter and one-year-old son — and a breast cancer survivor, who is currently a doctoral candidate.

For more information about Atlanta-area Author Shonta L. Thomas, or to schedule her for a public appearance, a book signing or speaking engagement, connect with her via Facebook under: Shonta Thomas. Also, send email to: yourmindmatters@shontalthomas.com.


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Delaware fashion designer Charlotte Robinson creating a renewed sense of confidence for plus size women nationwide

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first of two Making Headline News in-depth news feature stories on Newark, Delaware Businesswoman Charlotte Robinson. 

 

Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. (Psalm 37:4 NIV)

 

For a thriving, flourishing entrepreneur, Charlotte Robinson takes great delight in achieving her customer services goals and objectives.

THING OF BEAUTY — Commonly known as “Char” amongst those whom are closely connected to her, Charlotte Robinson’s Newark, Delaware-based A Design by Diva is a credible and full fledge fashion design company, whereby she customarily assembles rhinestone and screen print designed tees (T-shirts) as well as affordable clothing for plus size women.

For her valiant efforts and contributions, God routinely gives her the desires of heart in the process.

“I get a joy out of seeing my customers debut their articles of clothing,” Robinson, during an interview this week with Making Headline News, said of her featured business venture as owner and CEO of A Design by Diva.

Commonly known as “Char” amongst those whom are closely connected to her, Robinson’s Newark, Delaware-based A Design by Diva is a credible and full fledge fashion design company, whereby she customarily assembles rhinestone and screen print designed tees (T-shirts), as well as affordable clothing for plus size women.

“Many of the tees are custom (made) and come from the ideas of my customers,” Robinson, 49, said. “I also like having the capability to design clothing that is flattering to plus size women with class.”

An award-winning entrepreneur whose business venture went into full operations some six years ago, Robinson has enjoyed sustained success while functioning in her immeasurable element, considering her gifts and talents have given way to her promoting her business in a variety of places around the country, most notably Georgia, North Carolina, New Jersey, her home state of Delaware, Washington, D.C, Virginia, Florida, and Texas, among other establishments.

MORE ON A DESIGN BY DIVA: http://www.adesignbydiva.com

Interestingly and to her distinctly unique credit, Robinson witnessed her venture soar to immense heights just last year when she was christened the winner in Tampa, Florida-area businesswoman Kia A. Wells’ inaugural Women of Business Showcase that took place in Clearwater, Florida.

Robinson will be on hand for this year’s showcase that is scheduled for July 21, during which she will crown a winner for 2018.

Also, she announced that she will be competing in Sixth Annual Face of Kurvacious Model Competition in New York on August 25, during which the Camden, New Jersey native plans to showcase and unveil several of her newly-established custom designs — which, fortunately for her, will earn mentions in the August/September of Enovi Magazine (https://www.enovimagazine.com/).

As for the continuous strides she’s made through A Design by Diva, Robinson emphasized that her business has enjoyed sustained a considerable amount of success, in large part because she believes that women should be able to dress, look and, as she plainly puts it, “act sexy,” regardless of their size.

DESTINY STEPS ACCOMPANIED BY BEAUTY — Today, unlike never before, this vibrant and enthusiastically gifted businesswoman is steadily basking in the glory of her uniquely brilliant element — plus size beauty and all.

“I plan to help accent the features that you have with the look that you love,” said Robinson, a plus size woman of tremendous beauty and, most importantly, pure poise and confidence, not to mention a woman who was blessed to have conquered cancer head on. “I was inspired by my dad and mom (to delve off into entrepreneurship). My father always wanted to own his own company and, growing up, we had many talks about me owning mine at that time I had no idea what it would be. My mom has always been the creative one and, through watching her creating flower arrangements and other projects, my creative side flourished.”

The rest, as they say, was history.

Today, unlike never before, this vibrant and enthusiastically gifted businesswoman is steadily basking in the glory of her uniquely brilliant element — plus size beauty and all.

“My business started out as a hobby, which turned into A Design by Diva,” Robinson said. “I never realized the joy I would get when I would see individuals wearing my designs.”

Which, to Robinson’s credit, practically sums up why for a thriving, flourishing entrepreneur, she takes great delight in achieving her customer services goals and objectives.

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ISN’T SHE LOVELY? As for the continuous strides she’s made through A Design by Diva, Robinson emphasized that her business has enjoyed sustained success, in large part because she believe that women should be able to dress, look and, as she plainly puts it, “act sexy,” regardless of their size.

One customer at a time.

“It’s imperative that I esteem and inspire other daily, because I want women and children to know that regardless of how your story starts, you determine the path,” Robinson said. “I was a single parent, survived domestic violence and cancer, but never lost sight of what I wanted or where I’m headed.”

For her valiant efforts and contributions, God routinely gives her the desires of heart in the process.

For more information about Newark, Delaware-based Businesswoman Charlotte (Char) Robinson or inquire about ordering her custom made products, call 202.491.1327 or 302-286-7301. Also, send email to: adesignbydiva@gmail.com, and connect with her via Instagram @design.by.diva and @adesignbydiva and on Twitter @adesignbydiva.

 

 

 

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Atlanta entrepreneur Kent Osbourne’s new book recalls how he conquered prison life to walking in his God-appointed destiny

I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33 NIV) 

 

While conducting an interview on Tuesday afternoon, a reporter jokingly referred to Kent Osbourne as “Dr. Osbourne.”

GOD’S DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN — Atlanta Businessman Kent Osbourne’s soon-to-be-released book entitled, “From Prison To Power,” an awe-inspiring, tear-jerking written document that depicts an integral portion of the life of a man whom, to his credit, has gone from being a high school dropout, to behind prison walls, to a man whom, truth be told, is presently savoring his best life now, all the while reaching back and helping others in the process.

Consequently, Osbourne found it rather amusing.

“You mean Mr.?” Osbourne said with a grin.

For the record, while the reporter was, in fact, joking, that he paid Osbourne such an intriguing pleasantry, in many aspects, carries a great deal of weight, something this accomplished Atlanta-area businessman fully welcomes.  

“I guess I am a doctor. I definitely can help people,” Osbourne told Making Headline News this week.

To grasp a thorough understanding of why Osbourne doesn’t seem to mind assuming an honorary role as a doctor, of sorts, look no further than how he has gone about providing spiritual comfort and renewed strength, particularly to those whom, like him, have witnessed God strategically try their faith in ways unimaginable.

Not only that, look no further than how Osbourne has deemed it essential to share before global platform how God miraculously rescued from the depth of a prison cell only to thrust him on arguably the most commendable platform in his young life.

In fact, look — and read — no further than Osbourne’s soon-to-be-released book entitled, “From Prison To Power: Your Prison Starts In Your Mind.”

An awe-inspiring, tear-jerking written document that depicts an integral portion of the life of a man whom, to his credit, has gone from being a high school dropout, to behind prison walls, to a man whom, truth be told, is presently savoring his best life now, all the while reaching back and helping others capture a new lease on life in the process.

For the record, it all begins in the mind, Osbourne appropriately explained.

“The single, most underlying reason I chose to produce this book is to free people out of their mental prisons that have people stuck in life and making bad choices, and to allow people to have power over every aspect of their lives once they are free,” Osbourne said.

For the record, mind you, this is about to become more thought-provoking from the mouth of an ex-prisoner who knows damn well what he’s talking about.

“You don’t have to be locked in a physical prison to be locked up,” said Osbourne, further explaining the purpose of his very first book. “You can be locked up in your mind. The physical prison is just the result from being locked up in a mental prison. I believe by me sharing my story, people will learn valuable information on what not to do in life if they want to be successful.”

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COMEBACK STORY FOR THE AGES — To grasp a thorough understanding of why Osbourne doesn’t seem to mind assuming an honorary role as a doctor, of sorts, look no further than how he has gone about providing spiritual comfort and renewed strength, particularly to those whom, like him, have witnessed God strategically try their faith in ways unimaginable.

A book Osbourne began producing back in January 2007, this Melbourne, Florida native needed somewhere in the neighborhood of roughly eight months to complete it.

Now he’s just days away from witnessing his book’s much-anticipated release — July 4 to be exact.

“I believe people will learn from my mistakes, and the goodness of God through my teachings in my book to go on to live a productive, successful, and pleasing life unto God,” Osbourne said. “I produced this book to add value to people’s lives. I want people to know that whatever you have done in life, you still can be successful. If I can do it, anybody can do it. You just have to be willing to make that change.”

ONLY GOD CAN JUDGE HIM — Osbourne has deemed it essential to share before global platform how God miraculously rescued from the depth of a prison cell only to thrust him on arguably the most commendable platform in his young life.

Much to his delight, coupled with the God-appointed calling on his life, Osbourne has, in fact, proven to be one who hasn’t merely allowed prison life to define him.

Heck, if nothing else, life behind bars proved to be the much-needed turnaround he needed to, well, turn around his life, one whereby God is yet using him for His glory.

As expected, the feedback for a book that has yet to hit the market is already garnering favorable feedback, said Osbourne, the proud owner and CEO of K.O Trucking LLC, Generation Changers International LLC, and Prison To Power Inc.

Not to mention a great book by a great businessman and a great motivator, not to mention a great ambassador for the kingdom of God, someone this modern-day church era surely needs for a time such as now.

IN THAT ORDER — As expected, the feedback for a book that has yet to hit the market is already garnering favorable feedback, said Osbourne, the proud owner and CEO of K.O Trucking LLC, Generation Changers International LLC, and Prison To Power Inc.

“I wasn’t supposed to make it,” Osbourne said. “Lost both parents before the age of 10. Homelessness. High school dropout. Abused and sold drugs. In and out of jail. Two prison sentences.”

Still, even after arguably the most trying and chaotic season of his life, Osbourne had sense enough to realize that God was there all the time.

Yep. Too late, devil. You should’ve killed him when you had the chance.

Today, unlike never before, belongs to God, as evidenced by his life’s dramatic comeback for the ages.

COME AS YOU ARE — If nothing else, life behind bars proved to be the much-needed turnaround Osbourne needed to turn around his life, one whereby God is yet using him for His glory.

“I found a greater purpose, although I suffered so much pain,” Osbourne said. “I realized if I wanted better out of life, I had to change and that change started with changing my mindset. I give all the glory and honor to God, my Father, Who gave me the knowledge to go from prison To power. I say to anybody out there that is tired of their current circumstances like I was and want to change, ‘It is possible. If I did it, you can do it. Anybody can do it.’

“You just have to be willing to make that change and it will happen,” Osbourne continued. “I sit here today as the owner of K.O. Trucking LLC, Generation Changers International, and founder of Prison To Power Inc. non-profit. I’m now building my brand as a motivational speaker and transformational speaker, motivating and inspiring others to be the best versions of themselves, teaching them how to go from the prison in their minds to living a life full of abundance. I made it. I’m so glad I made it. I made it through. You can to.”

Well said, Dr. Osbourne.

For more information about Atlanta-based Businessman Kent Osbourne or to purchase his new book, connect with him on Facebook under “Kent Osbourne.” Also, to book him for an appearance or speaking engagement, call 386.286-1987 or 321.704-3388. Also, email him at: Kentosbourne@gmail.com.

 

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