Tag Archive | Inspiration

DOZ Show Episode 81 – Bonita Parker

Bonita Parker is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a nationally recognized transformational speaker, international bestselling author, Radical Success Coach, and Founder & CEO of the Dream Achieve! Win Academy™ – a virtual platform that provides online trainings and success tools to entrepreneurs. She has over 10 years’ experience working with entrepreneurs, corporate executives, celebrities and nonprofit directors in event planning and management. Bonita helps entrepreneurs reach their highest potential using the same proven strategies and techniques that propelled her into a consistent 6-figure earner as an entrepreneur. After a life-changing battle with metastatic breast cancer, in December 2017, she founded her nonprofit, the Hope for Pink Foundation, to provide direct support services to women currently in active treatment. Bonita talks about how her cancer diagnosis changed her life. She gained vision and purpose and realised time is precious. Listen to Bonita and be inspired for radical change.

DOZ Show Episode 80 – Sonia Poleon

Sonia Poleon is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an Entrepreneur, Mentor, Coach, Author, Consultant and Inspirational Speaker. Sonia began her career as a Housing Officer after which she set up her own business as a Letting Agent. But as she only seemed to be managing bad tenants who would not pay their rent, she shut down that business. Years later a burning desire to give back to the community, led her to open a nursery and demonstrate to parents that she could not only provide a valued service for their children but also make it affordable for their pockets. And then when she least expected it, she stumbled into the world of radio and became a Radio Presenter with Colourful Radio, London. Sonia shares with us her journey to becoming a Radio Presenter and all the wonderful opportunities it has afforded her including becoming a best selling author. Listen to Sonia and be inspired to discover and embrace purpose!

DOZ Show Episode 77 – Rachel Yvonne Mcintosh

Rachel-Yvonne is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a speaker, coach and singer/songwriter who delights in impacting the lives of women with the message that they can be “brave, powerful and free.” She has been a back-up singer on TV, and radio and worked with the likes of Rod Stewart, George Michael, Sam Smith and Amy Winehouse. In 2015 she was a Finalist in the U. K’s X-Factor. She is third generation Pentecostal minister and serves in her local church NewLife Bibleway Church, as a Worship leader. Rachel shares her inspiring journey into the exciting world of music and entertainment and more importantly how she is impacting the lives of many young women as a coach. Listen to Rachel and be inspired to be brave, powerful and free.

DOZ Show Episode 74 – Tanya Wilson

Tanya Wilson is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a personal brand and professional motivational speaker, as well as, a leadership development expert. She is, also, a published author. Her first book “Souls of My Sisters,” a compilation of women’s stories, had her share pages with the likes of Mary J. Blige and Patti Labelle. She has a new book titled “Take2 Steps to Rejoining your Life.” This book birth her Take2 movement to encourage people not to stop where IT happened. Tanya has worked in the broadcast industry for more than 25 years with HBO and Time Warner. In this interview, she shares how she landed the job with HBO and Time Warner, what she loved and misses about it and how it changed and shaped her life. But amidst the glitz and glam provided by a career in the entertainment industry, Tanya faced personal challenges and knows first hand what it means to lose everything, every single thing except your life. She shares that journey with us and how she uses her story to encourage people to keep moving forward. Listen to Tanya and be inspired to Take2 Steps to Rejoining your Life.

DOZ Show Episode 72 – Dr. Yolanda Jerry

Dr. Yolanda Jerry is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a retired Air Force veteran, speaker, author, coach, and entrepreneur. She coaches inspires and empowers victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and youth bullying. Yolanda shares her story as a sexual assault and domestic violence survivor and what it takes to no longer be a victim but a Victor! She is the Founder and CEO of YJ Empowerment Solutions, LLC. Walking away from an abusive marriage did not come easy for her, and she knows firsthand and explains why many women prefer to remain in abusive relationships. The most potent lesson she took away from that season of her life is the fact that she can Get Back Up! Listen and be inspired as Yolanda shares her journey of going from sexual assault and domestic abuse victim to strong survivor and advocate who is helping other women. She has turned her pain into her purpose. Yolanda will be in London, UK, on the 20th of April 2019 to share her story in more detail at DOZ Live Inspirational Conference tagged Get Back Up! Go to Eventbrite to register for this event and get your ticket. If you have fallen it’s okay; you can Get Back Up!

DOZ Show Episode 70 – Uche Anyanwagu MD PhD

Uche Anyanwagu is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. He (yes, that’s right) is an Associate Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the School of Medicine, University of Nottingham. He researches Clinical Epidemiology focusing on Cardiovascular and Metabolic events associated with the use of Insulin and novel glucose-lowering agents in Type 2 Diabetes. Also, he is a creative writer, poet, and social critic and takes pleasure in using simple stories about everyday situations to provoke a change in people’s mindsets and assessment of their well-being. As a young child observing his father’s ailing health, he made a promise to his dad that he would become a doctor and cure him of diabetes. His father would die shortly after this pronouncement but Uche would go on to fulfil his promise against all odds and in 2017 win the nomination for the best research in Type 2 Diabetes in the UK. This man had limited opportunities as he pursued his dreams but what opportunities he did have he maximised. Listen as Uche shares his journey of going from the rural parts of Nigeria to the UK where he obtained a PhD and of course paid a visit to the Queen of England. His journey and success are proof that our limitations are only in our mind.  Be inspired!

DOZ Show Episode 69 – Dr Leslie Hodge

Dr. Leslie Hodge is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a pharmacist and founder of Scripts and Beyond LLC. She successfully earned her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in 2004 and holds American Pharmacists Association Certifications in Delivering Medication Therapy Management and Pharmacist-Based Immunization Delivery. She established her business, Scripts & Beyond LLC, in response to the changing patterns in health care, especially after observing the devastating effects of people not understanding their medications. She seeks to bridge the gaps in information and understanding and to simplify the complex when it comes to medication lists. She is also a writer and has just released her first book titled, At The End Of The Day: Take It Personally. Listen as Leslie shares with us her reasons for studying pharmacy and the challenges on her path to achieving her childhood dream. Be inspired to pursue your dreams.