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!
Thusani Mulaudzi is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an International Relations Practitioner, Author, Artist, Dialogue Facilitator, Speaker and Consultant and is currently employed by the City of Johannesburg as a Deputy Director: International Relations and Global Networks. She is the author of the inspirational book, titled “The Perfect Fall,” which she wrote after returning from climbing the Mount Kilimanjaro in 2018. The book deals with the experience of loss and failing, as well as rising again from one’s failures with tenacity, courage and the undying hope to dare to achieve greater purpose in life. Thusani supports underprivileged women and girls in South Africa and climbing the Mount Kilimanjaro enabled her raise money to give girls in rural South Africa access to sanitary towels. She shares with us the experience of climbing Africa’s tallest mountain as well as her personal pain and struggles, which she constantly sets aside in the quest to help others. Listen to Thusani and be inspired to rise from your ashes with tenacity, courage and hope.
Dr Valeka Moore is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a Transformation Activator for brilliant women leaders and entrepreneurs. As a licensed therapist and transformation coach, she helps women shift from being stuck, confused and frustrated by teaching them strategies to transform their minds, businesses and lives. Valeka says, “I know what it feels like to be stuck and struggle alone, and that’s why I have committed to a life of helping you step boldly and powerfully into your next level of success.” Listen to Valeka as she shares with us her journey and what women need to do to get unstuck. Be inspired to move to your next!
Minister Sherilyn Bennett is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an advocate for female entrepreneurs of faith, and an accomplished and sought after speaker and award-winning graphic designer and branding expert. Sherilyn travels extensively in the USA ministering to women about living their faith out loud without apology. She believes that women were created with everything they need to walk in purpose. She is the celebrated author of “It’s Time for a Village Meeting: Awakening Moms, Reclaiming Our Girls” and the soon-to-be-released book, “Pink Slip: A Faith Leap Into Entrepreneurship!” Sherilyn is the CEO of Camden Lane Creative Agency, a full-service corporate design and branding agency. This is a business she began after losing her job. In this interview, she shares how her initial failure in business left her too scared to try again until she was laid off from her job. At that point she decided it was time to sink or swim and invested her severance pay in a business. She had hit rock bottom, and with no other place to go, she began to go up, and to demonstrate to other women that it is possible, and okay to thrive in business.
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!
Kenise Etwaru is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a recording artist, songwriter, worship leader, motivational speaker, executive HR coach and author of the book, The Good Wife and The Other Woman. She is a multi-talented woman who desires to use all her talents and abilities to bring glory to God’s name. Kenise shares with us her joys and frustrations of being the daughter of two pastors, her divorce and how it changed her life forever, and the journey to writing her autobiography, The Good Wife and The Other Woman. Listen to Kenise and be inspired to find purpose in your pain.
Erin Keaney is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is co-founder of Nonspec, an organisation that manufactures affordable and adjustable prosthetic kits for amputees. Erin’s journey to manufacturing prosthetic kits goes back to when she was a little girl and watched her father, a plastics engineer work on medical devices he brought home. She designed her first adjustable prosthetic limb while in university studying to be a plastics engineer like her father. And when she learned how costly prosthetic limbs were, she embarked on a journey to provide amputees with limbs that were not only adjustable and easy to use but pocket friendly. It has not been an easy task, but she is pursuing her vision one day at a time and has been recognised for her efforts. Listen to Erin share her journey and be inspired for innovation.