Issue 24 Summer Tribute

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Issue 24 Summer Special

Featuring Juanita E Gaynor


Editor’s Note It’s the HOT Summer time! Time to take a break and reevaluate your plan. Set yourself and your business up for Success. As the Summer is in full swing. We can get lost in the family time, the vacations and the day to day. But we have to stay focused on our goals! Half the year is GONE! Are you on target? Is your money where you want it be? Are you promoting your business consistently? Are you even sure of what you want? Do you know what it looks like? If not don’t despair! Take a moment, reflect and regroup! Start the last of 2019 with a plan and goals! And be prepared to work your plan! Make adjustments and move on!

Teresa Hawley-Howard CEO of WOM Enterprises Publisher, Author and Writing Coach

Teresa Hawley Howard is a best-selling author, blogger, empowerment coach, and radio host. She lives in Murchison Texas with her husband Rickey. She is a mom and a Mimi. www.WOMEnterprises.com



Cover Spotlight Juanita E Gaynor “You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously.”

My name is Juanita E Gaynor and I am a Philadelphia native who relocated to Atlanta, GA in 2008; started my event planning career at the age of fourteen. I am a certified wedding planner that holds an Associate’s degree in Business Administration from Eastern Nazarene College and an Associate’s degree in Accounting from Atlanta Technical College. In 1994 I founded EABJ Consulting and Event Management, Inc., a special event and meeting management company currently headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. My goal was to help people visualize their dream events, and then assist them in seeing that event come to fruition. For me, establishing my business was about taking creativity to a new level and challenging the status quo of what an event should be. In 2013 I founded Restored 2 Life; a non-profit organization working with survivors of child abuse; it is also the time I began to speak about and discuss the abuse I suffered as a child and how I am working to become beacon of hope and love to those who have suffered from it. In 2015 I started Elite Financial Management LLC; a full services accounting and bookkeeping firm that can evaluate your individual needs to customize the best accounting solution for your business. I am currently working on her first book due to be released in October of 2019 and working to expand my companies globally. I credit my business and personal success to always being open and willing to be used by God. Elite Financial Management is a full-service accounting firm providing outsourced bookkeeping, payroll, and back office support to small businesses (focus on women entrepreneurs), nonprofit and ministry organizations nationwide by utilizing the best in cloud technology. I had to learn that the word No was a complete sentence and that by saying No I was not mean, selfish or ungrateful. It meant that I valued the health of my mind, body and soul. I am planning to Expand Elite Financial Management, LLC to the point where I can leave my corporate job permanently.


Blog: www.theinnersoulofme.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/juanitaegaynor/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/juanitaegaynor Twitter: www.twitter.com/juanitaegaynor YouTube: bit.ly/JuanitaEGaynor_YT Periscope: /www.periscope.tv/juanitaegaynor/ Website: www.juanitaegaynor.com Email: connect@juanitaegaynor.com Tel: 678-225-8939


Coming 2019




Spotlight Kimberly Schehrer “Practice self-awareness, self-evaluation, and self-improvement. If we are aware that our manners - language, behavior, and actions - are measured against our values and principles, we are able to more easily embody the philosophy, leadership is a matter of how to be, not how to do.” -Francis Hesselbein I’m Kimberly Schehrer and I’m a Teen Breakthrough Expert and CEO of Academy for Independence. I specialize in leadership, education and personal development. I work closely with teens who I feel are a misunderstood group brimming with potential. I have an MA in Counseling Psychology, 3 years in a PhD program, and over 15 years of experience working with parents and teens as a Teen Breakthrough Expert, counselor, and an education specialist at schools, private institutions and within the community in Silicon Valley and beyond. I am passionate about our next generation of leaders. My desire is for our teens to harness their greatest Super-Power, themselves, just as they are, and uplevel to unleash their full potential. My passion is further ignited by watching them soar in the world to create transformation within themselves and their community. I support our teens to lead their own lives according to their values, so they stand in their voice and confidently achieve their dreams with an unstoppable mindset. I am honored to have been cited in major media. I am a podcast host of “Teens Today, Leaders Tomorrow” and a #1 international best-selling author. I would like to spotlight my webinar, “5 Shifts from a Struggling Teen to a Successful College Student.” Following the webinar, parents receive a FREE 45-minute Breakthrough Session regarding their teen’s BIGGEST challenge. The webinar addresses 5 significant shifts for parents to encourage and support their teen to improve their grades, raise their self-esteem, be accountable for their choices and discover effective leadership qualities. My 90-day Breakthrough Leadership System™ is a holistic program which delves deeper into each of the shifts presented in the webinar. Teens can change their situation from struggling to a thriving leader with the tips in the webinar and the in-depth approach of the Breakthrough Leadership System™.


Share Something You have overcome!

For me, my story starts when I was 7 years old. My teacher, “Ms. C” randomly says, “Kimberly, stand in front of class and show everyone your red birthmark on your hand.” As I walk to the front of class, my eyes well up with tears as my classmates are standing in line to get a closer look.” I feel like a freak. Additionally, I am not doing well in school because I have difficulty with reading and math while my older brother is excelling in school and is on the honor roll. I create this story that I am unlovable, I am stupid, and I am not good enough even though I am a good kid from a good neighborhood with supportive parents. These beliefs are instilled throughout high school as my grades slip, my self-esteem plummets, and I fiercely rebel against my parents. When I enter college, I decided that I am going to become an achiever who goes out to prove that she is good enough and to prove that I can get on the honor roll, just like my brother, and get positive attention from my teachers and parents. Indeed, I changed things around in college by achieving honor roll status and I earned my way into graduate school. As aforementioned, I believe any teen can turn their situation around too.

I am reaching my goals of writing my own book, launching a podcast titled, “Teens Today, Leaders Tomorrow, and launching a new 90-day program for teens called, “The Breakthrough Leadership System™.” I would like to empower 1,000 teens to step into the power of leadership by December 2019. FREE Facebook Group – Parents Empowering Teens to Achieve Their Dreams https://www.facebook.com/groups/2285499885030448/ Business Facebook – Academy for Independence https://www.facebook.com/academyforindependence/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/teen-breakthrough-expert/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/AFI_LifeCoaches Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kimberlyschehrer/?hl=en

AFI4Me.com Call or Text: (831) 239-2788 Email: kimberly@AFI4Me.com

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Spotlight Nancy Tarr Hart, PhD Live your life knowing that you are enough— there is no one else like you and no one else who is here to do what you are here to do!

Nancy Tarr Hart, PhD has a wide and varied history of personal and professional experience with a career that encompasses working 40+ years in the worlds of business, education, and theatre. Also, an intuitive and mystic, the understanding of her spiritual gifts fully ignited in 1995 and, in 1999 she was guided by Spirit/Sophia to begin an academic journey that began with working to attain an undergraduate degree. The journey culminated in a PhD in Religious Studies with a concentration in systematic theology, feminist theory, the Divine Feminine, and Marian Studies from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Lampeter, Wales. The author of the two-volume series entitled, Beyond the Veil Volumes 1 and 2: Unmasking the Feminine and Unraveling the Mystery of Mary, Dr. Tarr Hart is also one of the contributors to the collection of daily inspirations entitled, Empowering YOU, Transforming Lives (compiled by Rebecca Hall Gruyter). Currently an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Notre Dame of Maryland University, she is an ardent fiber artist who enjoys traveling, reading, writing, gardening, and sharing her home with her cats, Kali and Bastet. My book—Volume 2 (of a two-volume series) entitled, Beyond the Veil: Unmasking the Mystery of Mary. The book series (and the doctoral thesis from which it materialized) is the outcome of a Spirit-driven chapter of my own spiritual journey. Through the sharing of findings of my doctoral research study, the reader is taken on a journey that explores the ways in which the feminine voice has been suppressed and carefully disguised in Western religious tradition in favor of the masculine. This volume (Volume 2 of the series) concentrates on Mary of Nazareth, a figure who has never been absent or eliminated from Christian teachings, as it explores her life and contributions to the world based on her own merits (as opposed to solely through the lens of her role as the mother of Jesus). It offers new insights into the mystery of Mary that unveil the image of a young Israelite woman who was chosen by God to carry out Divine will in human history and, of her own accord, was the key and essential player without whom the Christian story would not exist.


In 1999, at the age of 46, while working full time, I went to college. I earned a BA in the double majors of Religious Studies and Philosophy, summa cum laude, and then went on to earn my PhD in Religious Studies from the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David in Lampeter, Wales. The degree was awarded in 2013—I was 60 years old when I walked across the ceremonial stage. In 2016, having taken early retirement from an administrative position at a local regional theatre, I got a call from my undergraduate alma mater asking if I was available to teach a course. I have been there ever since—am now an Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Coming full circle like this was certainly never anticipated, but is something of which I am immensely proud. Of course, publishing this book series is another success I have achieved (and of which I am also very proud!).

I look forward to creating more opportunities to share and discuss the information contained in the books.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nancy.t.hart.9 and https://www.facebook.com/Wisdoms-Daughters-1189457091202840/ Instagram as Nancy Tarr Hart

Website: www.walkinginwisdom.life Email: tarrheart@gmail.com

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Spotlight Dr. Liz Lyster “She who does not make time for self-care will have to make time for illness.” I am Dr. Liz Lyster, medical doctor, author, and speaker, My book: Go for G.R.E.A.T.: Dr. Liz’s Guide to Thrive at Every Age Has a doctor ever told you that you’re tired or foggy because you’re “just” getting older? In this book, I (Dr. Liz) invite you to stop tolerating now feeling your best and “Go for GREAT”. Reject “just” and look for answers outside the box so you can make your own health success plan. Don’t just survive, go for THRIVING at every age. When I have felt down or lacking in confidence in my life, I have not stayed there very long – I have a burning inner drive to find answers to the problems I have faced, especially when someone tells me it can’t be done! I like the quote of one of the founders of the State of Israel: “What is difficult we do easily; the impossible takes a little longer.” Her Future Goals 2019 – successful book launch and organizing my online platform 2020 – bringing a partner into my medical practice so I can get out more to spread my message. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Instagram Pinterest YouTube

@DrLizLyster (Medical Practice) and @drlizmd (Speaking) http://www.twitter.com/drlizlyster https://www.linkedin.com/in/drlizmd/ https://www.instagram.com/drlizlyster/ https://www.pinterest.com/drlizlyster/ Dr. Liz Lyster

www.DrLizMD.com (844) DRLIZMD. (844) 375-4963 drliz@drlizmd.com


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Ready to Become an Author If your answer to this question is YES, this class is for YOU!! This class will help dispel the myths and help you to take steps to make this a reality! There are several ways to go about the process and some questions you need to decide before you begin. So let’s get started right now!! 1.

How will you use your book?

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Sell at your events

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Give away or sell on your website

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Promote yourself or your business

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Launch your speaking career

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What’s Your budget?

This is your most important decision! So think about it carefully! This will decide everything else in your project! Once you decide on the subject; Take time to brainstorm on a title! Take out a piece of paper and write down all your ideas. You should just let the creative juices flow! Making a list is the best way to do this. So, you can look at all your options! Ok! Now your content is chosen, your title is chosen and you have decided your budget and publishing package choice. So, it’s time to get the project going. You have to do this part with intention. You must decide to make it happen. You cannot treat it like a hobby. You must make a commitment. Let WOM Enterprises help you make your publishing experience beautiful and amazing! Contact us today! www.teresahawleyhoward.com

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