Terri Cann is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a gospel recording artist, fashion designer and stylist, writer, actress, teacher, wife and mother. Her music journey began at the age of eleven, when she prayed and asked God for a voice that would bring glory to His name. Since then, she has wasted no time doing just that with upbeat tracks and soothing melodies that inspire and touch the hearts of saved and unsaved alike. She is a formal vocal music teacher who has now pursued entrepreneurship with her own company, “The Arts Empowerment Group,” which outsources teaching artists to schools that lack arts programming. In this interview, she shares the journey of pursuing her purpose, the breaks created by marriage and motherhood and how she has learnt to balance purpose, marriage and motherhood. Listen to Terri and be inspired to live your dreams. As she says, if you’re walking around unfulfilled, what are your children gleaning from that?
Margaret Taribo is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is the CEO of Distinct Family Services Ltd, an independent business service working with individual, statutory and voluntary services to support and empower individuals, parents, and young people in the community with respect to their social, economic and emotional wellbeing. She started working in the community over 16 years ago through volunteering and has worked as a community development and youth worker and later a parent development coordinator. She is currently project lead for a parent led voluntary group that provides holiday activities for families who have little or no support and is involved in a small action group working to support families with ‘no recourse to public funds’. Margaret is very passionate about what she does and for her nothing is greater than the discovery of one’s purpose. Listen to Margaret share her journey of purpose and be inspired to find your place.
Janell Jones is the guest in DOZ Show Episode 100! She was born into poverty and raised in the projects of Columbus, Ohio. As a young child, she lost her father and older sister to inner-city violence. Although she became a teenage mother at 16, she was determined to live a different life to the one she saw played out around her. Armed with determination she went from an online associate degree in psychology to a master’s degree in social work. After landing what she thought was her “dream job” and providing a good home for her children, she discovered a deeper dream buried within her and made the decision to follow her passion. She started a business and wrote the book that was burning inside her. Today, Janell is a life-coach, published author, social work professional, founder of a publishing company, and a speaker with an urgent message: You have the ability to choose. And she is the author of the book, “It All Begins With You!” in which she shares the incredible story of how she took the leap that awakened her to her purpose and destiny. Listen as Janell shares with us the tragic events of her life and how saying no to drugs and yes to education set her up for success. Be inspired to make right choices!
Zena Ibhawoh is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an innovative legal practitioner with seventeen years’ experience in legal practice. She possesses expertise in capital markets, regulatory compliance, contract negotiations, deal structuring, pensions, company secretarial practice and general corporate and commercial law. She is passionate about helping women and has worked towards the protection of the rights of a low-income mother in tort and criminal cases instituted on her behalf. She is in addition a writer with several publications including, one titled, “Business, Pregnant Women and the Law.” In this interview Zena shares with us her journey to become a lawyer, how the career has transformed her life and how she successfully juggles it with family life. She leaves women with some powerful financial advice which includes goal setting. Where do you see yourself in five years time? Listen to Zena and be inspired to design your future.
Jasmine J. Moore is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a motivational speaker, philanthropist, and purpose partner. In addition, she has been a social worker and counselor for youth and women for over 10 years. She is a mentor to many young women and girls with whom she identifies in countless ways. She is the author of the book, Because No One Told Me: 21 Days of Purposeful Transfiguration for Adolescents, written to help young girls learn from her own adolescent mistakes. Following the release of this book and after receiving feedback from women who were hurting from past experiences, she wrote the book, No Longer Scarred: The Path After My Pain. This book demonstrates to women that their scars don’t have to be permanent. Listen as Jasmine takes us on her purpose journey in this interview. Be inspired to find your reason for being!
Demetria Buie is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a mother, life-story coach, publisher, event host, magazine owner and mentor. She was raised in a small town in Louisiana and by the time she reached eighteen, had experienced many hardships, which rendered her homeless, unforgiving, depressed, and suicidal. She was a high school drop-out, but a strong desire to better her life caused her to return to school and earn her GED after which she began attending John Tyler Community College, studying acting. She is author of over thirty books including the book titled, Refuse To Lose. In this interview, Demetria opens up on the many challenges she has faced; from a mother who did not want or love her, to a father who was an alcoholic. And from a school system and teachers that gave up on her stating that she would amount to nothing, to an uncle who tried to rape her. Demetria saw it all, conquered it all, and shares her story to give hope to other women. Listen to Demetria and be inspired to get up and win! Because you can!
Cheryl Peavy is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a Speaker and Transformation Technician, who is passionate about helping women overcome traumatic situations and heal from within. She has had a personal experience with trauma when several years ago she lost her mother and grandmother two weeks apart. Since then, she has created a social media movement branded as She Is You I Am You, which helps women see themselves through God’s eyes and not the world’s. She seeks to encourage, inspire and motivate women to show up in their greatness and create the life of their dreams. She is a best-selling Co-Author of several books and contributing writer for Miz CEO Entrepreneurial Magazine and Thrive Global. Listen to Cheryl as she shares her journey of losing her identity following the rejection of her father and the deaths of her mother and grandmother and how she became a people pleaser until she discovered her identity and purpose. Be inspired to discover who you are!