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51 minutes | Jun 8, 2021
Season 2 Finale Ep 10: Crucial Steps to Get Your Startup Off the Ground
SummaryEric Hansen is the Founder and CEO of Faketie, an organization that teaches people to how to become heroes in the eyes of their peers and bosses.Show NotesEric has a solid track record in leading sales initiatives, 9 different life coach certifications, and the sales and marketing expertise you need to sell yourself as an employee or entrepreneur. Keep an eye out for his book to be released this fall, "The Seven Laws of Startups," where he shares his fundamental approach to starting any business.His mission is to market people, not products. You deserve to be seen the way you see yourself. That means presenting yourself personally and professionally as a superhero. We do this by focusing on our Three Fundamental Features of a Real-Life Business Superhero. Writing, Speaking, Presence.In this episode, we talk about:How to successfully start a business.The characteristics of being a successful entrepreneur.The importance of a business plan. Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.
14 minutes | Jun 6, 2021
Sensations Sunday's Season Finale: Unanswered Prayer
SummaryReverend Brown is the author of Delicious Delights and the creator of a inspirational platform on Facebook and Twitter called Sunzra G Brown Ministries.SHOW NOTESRev. Brown received her BS in Computer Science, Savannah State University (Savannah, GA). MS in Counseling Psychology, Cameron University (Lawton, OK), and a MAT in Theological Studies, Liberty University, (Lynchburg, VA).Rev. Brown and her husband have a beautiful daughter, Dominique. Reverend Brown was licensed on March 3, 1997, at Independence Missionary Baptist Church of Leavenworth, Kansas, by Pastor B.J. Landrum. Rev. Brown faithfully served in several churches in various leadership roles and ministries. Rev Brown joined Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church, Miami, FL, on September 6, 2009, and received a third license to preach the gospel and was ordained November 11, 2018, by Pastor Theo Johnson. In this episode, we talk about:Align yourself with God's will.Consider your expectations of God.Practice a childlike faith in God.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.
45 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
Season 2 Ep 9: Personal Branding: How to Build a Successful Brand
SummaryAs a serial entrepreneur, Ricky has founded brands, built a network of highly successful business partners, and has the experience to secure investments to push those brands forward.Show NotesHis knowledge and expertise come from being the Founder and CEO of a luxury vodka brand Carbonadi, launched in 2012, and Sleep drink, 8 Hour Snooze, launched in 2013. Ricky’s goal is to inspire people to follow what they believe in and share his views on what it means to be happy, healthy, and live a life full of great experiences. In this episode, we talk about:· Figure out who you are.· Determine what you want to be known for.· Research your desired industry and follow the experts.
43 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
Season 2 Ep 8: Stock Market Investing: What Everyone Needs to Know?
SummaryRon educates baby boomers on investing. He has 2 master's degrees and 50 years of experience in pension consulting. Ron is a very astute investment management consultant.Show NotesRonald J. Surz is co-host of the Baby Boomer Investing Show and president of Target Date Solutions and Age Sage, and CEO of GlidePath Wealth Management. Target Date Solutions serves institutional investors, namely 401(k) plans. Age Sage serves do-it-yourself individual investors, and GlidePath serves individual investors who want an advisor. Ron’s passion is helping his fellow baby boomers at this critical time in their lives when they are relying on their lifetime savings to support a retirement with dignity.An industry veteran, Ron started his consulting career with A.G. Becker in the 1970s and formed his own consulting firm in the 1990s. With master's degrees in applied mathematics and Finance, Ron publishes regularly and has developed leading-edge technologies like the patented Safe Landing Glide Path®, tracked by the SMART Funds® Target Date Index. In this episode, we talk about:Establish a financial plan.Build a diversified portfolio.Target-date mutual fund.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.
17 minutes | May 30, 2021
Sensational Sunday's: Your Wake Up Call to Accept God's Call
SummaryMinister Rechelle Fleneury is an entrepreneur, leader, and mentor. She is the founder of Brick-by-Brick Experience, a women empowerment movement that focuses on working with women that struggle with their beauty, identity, and those who desire to change the course of their destiny.Show NotesShe is passionate about women sharing their unique life experiences to help give inspiration and encouragement to other women. She also gives strength and hopes to aspire single parents who want to make a difference in their lives. She holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a master's degree in Human Services with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy. Amongst her numerous accolades, her greatest accomplishment is being a wonderful wife and mother to her family.In this episode, we talk about:A Bold RequestFood for Starving SpiritsMaking Past Wrongs Right
34 minutes | May 25, 2021
Season 2 Ep 7: Pillars to Foster A Data-Driven Culture
SummaryRobert is a technology leader passionate about building exceptional scalable teams with a human-centric focus.Show NotesRobert shares the hard-earned knowledge and experience he built over the decades. He is extremely fortunate to have some of the best mentors on the planet guide him through his career, and he's hoping to provide a similar lift to others.Robert is a technology executive and enterprise architect with 14+ years of diversified IT leadership, strategy, business development, cloud transformation, alliance management, delivery, and consulting experience.He has demonstrated success in designing and implementing strategic initiatives at some of the world's largest and most complex organizations. I believe strongly in a human-centric leadership approach. Building and cultivating strong teams, paired with effective relationship management and communication, are the foundations of lasting success.Robert has extensive experience delivering compelling and engaging content across various subjects like Personal Productivity, Financial Independence, Leadership, and Team Building.In this episode, we talk about:Shift the MENTALITY.Strengthen the SKILLSET.Sharpen the TOOLSET.Solidify the DATASET.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.
16 minutes | May 23, 2021
Sensations Sunday's: Use What You Have Been Entrusted With Wisely
Summary:Tony Rogers has over 30 years in leadership positions in the financial services industry, including Vice President for MetLife.Show Notes:A fourth-generation Floridian, he was born and raised in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.Tony graduated from Bethune-Cookman (then College) University magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. Following his undergraduate studies, Tony completed graduate work at Ohio State University in demographics. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University. A licensed attorney, Tony has also had FINRA registrations as a registered representative, investment adviser representative, and a registered securities principal. Married to Darlene (a Miami-Dade County analyst) for 40 years, they have three children and one granddaughter. Kristen Pope, a Hampton University graduate, is employed by Harvard University. Candace Rogers is in management for the Darden Food Group, and Jordan Rogers is a Morehouse College graduate employed by Marvel Studios. Kristen is married to Richard Pope III, an MIT graduate and equity trader, and they are the parents of Lily Pope. Tony is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity.
46 minutes | May 18, 2021
Season 2 Ep 6: Using a Press Release as a Marketing Strategy
SummaryMickie Kennedy, the founder of eReleases, launched his company 23 years ago when he realized that small businesses desperately need a affordable press release service.Show NoteseReleases launched 22 years ago after founder Mickie Kennedy realized that small businesses desperately need a press release service they could actually afford. Beforehand, he’d been working at a PR company when a small business owner called, saying to Mickie, “We won an award, and I want to send out one press release. I’ve called all the PR firms in the yellow pages, and they all have a minimum starting price of $20,000! Can you help me?” Mickie had to confess that the big PR company had the same minimum spend, but he saw an opportunity to help — and eReleases was born.Mickie created eReleases to give small businesses access to the media and a national newswire – all with a personal touch. eReleases has grown since then and even works with big names now, but the spirit of Mickie’s original intent has not changed. eReleases delivers personal service and exceptional value to every customer, with every press release, at every price point.Mickie lives in Baltimore County with his family and two feuding cats. He enjoys British science fiction and acknowledges an unhealthy addiction to diet soda. Mickie holds an MFA in Creative Writing with an emphasis in Poetry from George Mason University. He still writes poetry most Monday nights (virtually) with a group of fellow misfits in Brunswick, Maryland. Mickie loves podcast interviews, having appeared as a podcast guest on several shows.In this episode, we talk about:· Custom National PR Newswire Distribution.· How a Press Release can benefit small businesses and authors.· Industry Targets & Trade Categories.
9 minutes | May 16, 2021
Sensations Sunday's: Planning for Generational Wealth
SummaryDenise Simpson, who also goes by Coach Denise, is an influential leader in the financial services industry. She is the Founder and CEO of GreenSmart Financials, a company that is commented to helping families with important life decisions.Show NotesSince starting her company, GreenSmart Financials, in February 2020 during a pandemic, she has helped over 300 families to protect their assets, build and secure retirement wealth, pay off debt, build savings for unexpected expenses, have alternate income in case of death or disability and build a legacy for the future. Coach Denise’s mission is to educate families about the living benefits of life insurance, which offers so much more. She says, “If you don’t have a L.I.R.P. - a Life Insurance Retirement Plan, you’re missing out on tax advantages.” Coach Denise holds a broker’s license in life insurance and annuities across states in America and is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Public Administration degree. In this episode, we talk about:Building Financial Security.Strategies Used to Create Wealth with Life Insurance.How to Use Life Insurance to Build Wealth?
34 minutes | May 11, 2021
Season 2 Ep 5:Making your Business Stand Out
SummaryChanel Stovall is the CEO and Founder of Tee Guru USA, one of the first black woman-owned custom apparel websites.Show NotesIn 2019 Chanel went on a journey to live life more intentionally. Her journey led her into the custom apparel industry, which married her passions and professional experience in graphic design, accounting, and retail. Her company is dedicated to helping small business owners elevate their brand and build community through custom apparel, which they achieve with their concierge-style of service. In this episode, we talk about:· Overcoming barriers to capital for black women-owned businesses.· Benefits of custom apparel for small businesses.· Target the Right Audience. Special Offer:For May, Tee Guru USA will be offering a 10% discount to all customers that order products on their website. All you need to do is use My2CentsMatter as the discount code, and you will receive 10% off any purchased product.
24 minutes | May 9, 2021
Sensations Sunday's: Living In Your Bliss
SummaryDr. Sophia J. Woodard is a Renaissance woman passionate about her call and purpose as a “change agent,” and transformational leader and woman in ministry.Show NotesDr. Sophia is a “master teacher” and servant-leader who has spent the last 30 years developing her spiritual craft as a holistic practitioner, healer, writer, artist, interpretive & liturgical dancer and dance teacher, and transformational life coach while serving as an academician and academic leader during the last 25 years after earning her Ph.D. in Community College Presidency at Colorado State University in 2009.In her new season of life, Dr. Sophia will earn a Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt University’s Divinity School in Nashville, TN, beginning in the Fall of this year. Dr. Sophia desires to serve God’s people in the “spirit of excellence” through her “gift of exhortation and empowerment” in the form of her passion and purpose work --- her amazing women’s empowerment/ministry and consulting organization----ASHANTI Truth, established in 2005 and designed to empower women of diverse ages and cultures to courageously excavate and uncover their God power and therein fulfill their purpose as a “Daughter/Woman of God.” Dr. Sophia is the proud and grateful mother of one adult son, Jamal, who is a thriving logistics expert with a Fortune 500 company,In this episode, we talk about:· Get used to being uncomfortable.· Forget what others think of you.· Let Go and Let God.
13 minutes | May 2, 2021
Sensational Sunday's : The Reassurance of Success
Summary:Terry A Grubbs Sr is a Servant Leader with more than 20 years of Human Resource experience. He is passionate about providing Human Resources infrastructure through technology, compliance, and people. Show Notes:Terry has a passion for Human Resources, and the development of small and mid-size businesses led him to launch his own consulting business ANG NextLevel Consultant Group, LLC, in 2016. In 2020, he decided to start another company name Allmark Media, the home of his new podcast show My2CentsMatter.Terry holds a Master's in Business Administration, and he is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Business Administration at Walden University. Terry is a veteran of the United States Air Force and an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc and Prince Hall Masonry. Most importantly, he is loved and supported by his wife and two children while standing firm on the biblical teachings of his Lord and Savior. In this episode, we talk about:The Reassurance of Success.Learning from the Past.The victory of success starts in your mind.
47 minutes | Apr 27, 2021
Season 2 Ep 4:Delicious Delights, Tasty Treats for the Soul
SummaryReverend Brown is the author of the book Delicious Delights and the creator of a inspirational platform on Facebook called Biblical Truths. Show NotesRev. Brown received her BS in Computer Science, Savannah State University (Savannah, GA). MS in Counseling Psychology, Cameron University (Lawton, OK), and a MAT in Theological Studies, Liberty University, (Lynchburg, VA).Rev. Brown and her husband have a beautiful daughter, Dominique. Reverend Brown was licensed on March 3, 1997, at Independence Missionary Baptist Church of Leavenworth, Kansas, by Pastor B.J. Landrum. Rev. Brown faithfully served in several churches in various leadership roles and ministries. Rev Brown joined Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church, Miami, FL, September 6, 2009, and received a third license to preach the gospel and was ordained November 11, 2018, by Pastor Theo Johnson. In this episode, we talk about:The inspiration for the book.Growth and Development.Relationship Building.Closing remarks/recapPlease subscribe and download the show on Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, Spotify, Amazon Music, and several other platforms. You can also go to our website @www.my2centsmatter.com to catch up on all the episodes from seasons 1 &2 and purchase My2CentsMatter products to help support the show.If you want to talk more or have ideas for discussion, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Facebook.com/My2CentsMatter1Twitter @My2CentsMatter2Instagram @my2centsmatter3
16 minutes | Apr 25, 2021
Sensations Sunday's Serving, Engaging, and Mentoring
SummaryDeacon Lowe is a native of Flint, Michigan, where he served as a Deacon at First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church for 12 years before relocating to Charlotte, NC. Now he serves as Deacon and Church Business Administrator at Ebenezer Baptist Church. He enjoys spending time with his wife of 32 years, Deaconess Natalie, and their children Ivan II, Isaiah, and Imani.Show NotesHe is a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he actively serves in the following ministries:Deacon’s Ministry – ChairDynamic Youth Ministry – Director K-12Discipleship Sunday School Class – Assistant TeacherMen’s Ministry – Core Council Leadership TeamEbenezer’s Personnel Committee – Active MemberEbenezer Discipleship Institute (EDI) Wednesday Bible Study – Leadership Team and TeacherUniversity City United Methodist Church Partnership – LiaisonDeacon Lowe serves as a Human Resources Professional and Church Business Administrator. He enjoys spending time with his wife of 32 years, Deaconess Natalie, and their children Ivan II, Isaiah, and Imani. He obtained his master's degree from Baker College, Flint, Michigan, and bachelor's degree from Northwood University, Midland, Michigan, where he participated in basketball and was a 6-time All-American in track. In this episode, we talk about:The benefits of Mentoring.Community service develops an increased sense of social responsibility.
11 minutes | Apr 18, 2021
Sensations Sunday's Embracing Your Storm
SummaryIn today's segment, we are featuring Mrs. Kala Jordan-Lindsey. Kala was born and raised in Delray Beach, Florida, and currently resides in Miami, Florida, with her husband and daughter. She is currently working on the young reader's edition of Words from the Heart, a children's book, and an Inspirational Memoir, The Person Behind the Clarinet, with plans to publish the memoir Fall 2022.Show NotesShe is currently working on the young reader's edition of Words from the Heart, a children's book, and an Inspirational Memoir, The Person Behind the Clarinet, with plans to publish the memoir Fall 2022. She self-published her first booklet for business owners, Run Your Business in Ten Essentials for 365 Days and Beyond, Edition 1, in May 2011, which can be purchased on Amazon. Edition 2 will be published soon. Kala is also working on other books like Jordan and the Spelling Bee and I Am Special! Inspirational Children books, Embrace Your Womanhood with A Walk on Purpose! an Inspirational nonfiction self-help book for YA and women, Financial Battlefield, a fiction novel, Oatmeal Factory, an Inspirational fairy tale, Dream Baby Until It's Reality, a teen's book, The Last Voice, a fiction novel, Music for Children Learners, a music educational book, and more!In this episode, we talk about:Your storm will pass.God is on your side.God is with you in your storm.
42 minutes | Apr 13, 2021
The Importance of Developing a Digital Marketing Strategy
SummaryMichael Winter helps small business owners get traffic, leads, and sales with his marketing agency Litebulb Media.Show NotesVia the education and coaching side of his business, Litebulb: Learnables, he also teaches people who are just getting started – particularly those who are bootstrapping their start-up – how to do the marketing for themselves.He believes getting rid of the dreaded 'zeroes' (zero visitors, zero leads, zero sales) to be the hardest part of launching an online business. To try to help, Michael spent 177hrs researching and creating his "Zero to 1k" 30-day challenge – a huge 190-page guide that helps people get over this tricky first hurdle via a detailed step-by-step process.The guide covers 5 tactics – one of which he used just a few weeks ago to help a client with a brand-new site gets almost 8,000 visitors and 3,000+ email subscribers in 6.5 days.In this episode, we talk about:What is Digital Marketing, and why is it important?Increase Customer Loyalty with Frequent Communications.Target the Right Audience.
14 minutes | Apr 11, 2021
Sensational Sundays: Expecting the Unexpecting.
SummaryIn season 2, The My2CentsMatter Podcast show has added a segment entitled Sensational Sundays hosted by Terry Grubbs and co-host by the Rev. Sunzra Brown. The show's portion is designed to provide words of encouragement and positivity every Sunday at 8 am, beginning on April 11th, to start your week out the right way.Show NotesThe Expect the Unexpected is a philosophy or belief that leads to the freedom of choice and the freedom of other people's judgment, creating a future full of possibilities. In this segment, we talk about:Set SMART Goals.Make a planSurround yourself with people that believe in your goals.
43 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
Season 2 Ep 2: The Benefits of Empowering Change
SummaryForrest Tuff is the Founder and CEO of One Vision Productions, an award-winning multimedia production company whose clientele ranges from small businesses and government agencies to Fortune 100 corporations. It has been recognized as one of Atlanta's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.Show NotesAn accomplished author and producer, Tuff was a 46th Georgia Author of the Year Award finalist and is the entertaining and informative TV program, Tuff Talk Show. He is an avid filmmaker known as the Filmpreneur®, having more than 200 movie credits to include documentaries, indie films, and a major motion picture with Twentieth Century Fox. He is a sought-after keynote speaker and Certified Master Life Coach who helps educate other aspiring entrepreneurs and speakers through mentoring and training. Tuff is a Distinguished Toastmaster and professional member of the National Speakers Association that was voted among the Top 100 Transformational Leaders by the John Maxwell Team. He has been featured in Black Enterprise, Business Leader, and Corp! Magazine, to name a few. In 2021, he was named one of Atlanta's 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders. As an advocate for servant leadership, Tuff received a Leadership Certificate from Board Source and is a United Way VIP and FBI Citizens Academy Alumnus. He created a Pay It Forward grant, which is annually awarded to a minority nonprofit organization. Tuff was a 2019 nominee for the prestigious NAACP DeKalb Thurgood Marshall Award and the Martin Luther King Drum Major for Service Award, and President's Call to Service Award. An Atlanta native, Tuff is a former Division I and Hall of Fame college basketball player. In this episode, we talk about:The Benefits of Empowering Change.How to build a strong company culture.Being a Servant Leader.
45 minutes | Mar 30, 2021
Season 2 Ep 1: Acquiring and Retaining A Positive Mindset
SummaryChris's goal is to strive for excellence. He is an innovative, entrepreneurial, business-minded professional who aspires to conquer huge dreams and has the drive to keep going until they are reached. He believes that a person can control two key aspects of life – their work ethic and attitude! Every single day he approaches life with a positive mindset and an insane amount of determination.Show NotesIn his career at Capital Analytics, he oversees the Invest: Charlotte project, which is an annual business intelligence guide tailored to the local, national, and international investor to promote Charlotte as the premier place to do business. Mr. Chapman is the Founder & Host of the Next Level Minds podcast. Each episode sits down with a skilled guest, entrepreneur, content creator, proverbial movers, and shakers in the industry and tells their story of how they became successful in their lives. Chris is also the co-founders of an innovative mobile travel application that allows people to share their experiences and journeys with the world. In this episode, we talk about:Positivity builds resilience.Positive thinking improves decision-making.Tips on practicing positive thinking. Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.
2 minutes | Mar 30, 2021
Podcast Trailer Season 2-My2CentsMatter
SummaryHello everyone and welcome to Season 2 of the My2CentsMatter, I am your host; Terry Grubbs, and I am excited about this up-and-coming season. We have a lot of great guests lined up eager to provide you with sound business through their expertise and life experiences while keeping you update to date on the latest trends and tech gear. Show NotesThe first episode in Season 2 will premiere Tuesday Night March 30th at 8 pm featuring Mr. Chris Chapman where we will be discussing Acquiring and Retaining a Positive Mindset. But wait there is more, this season My2CentsMatter will be adding an additional segment to the show called Sensational Sundays Co-Hosted with Rev. Sunzra Brown. Providing you with words of encouragement every Sunday morning at 8 am beginning on April 10th to provide you with a little positivity to start your week out the right way.If you are looking to start your own business, explore a healthier lifestyle, stay up to date on the newest technology, or simply in the need of friendly words of encouragement and motivation, this is the show for you.Allow us to help you Bring Possibilities to Life!Call to Action.Be sure to Subscribe to the show and Follow us on1. www.my2centsmatter.com2. Facebook.com/My2CentsMatter13. Twitter.com/My2CentsMatter24. Instagram.com/My2CentsMatter3My2CentsMatter can be DOWNLOADED & LISTENED TO for free on Apple Podcast, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, and many more.
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