Tag Archives: StephanieSpeaking LLC

How does a small business owner take a vacation?

Planning is everything as we all know. However, there is the challenge of letting go. The biggest challenge we face is allowing someone else to perform on our behalf. Unless we ourselves are the talent; e.g. speaker, trainer, coach, actor, doctor, etc. … Continue reading

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Selling Through Corporate Supplier Diversity Programs

Are you selling or promoting while maximizing corporate supplier diversity programs? While the majority of your time is spent promoting your business it all ends with making the sale and it begins with identifying your ideal client. Are they Corporate, Commercial or Consumer? … Continue reading

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Where has the time gone?

Goodness, time is flying! Does it feel the same to you? Have you listed your goals? How often do your assess your achievement status?  How many contracts have you been awarded? What did you do that works? What did not … Continue reading

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I’m Beginning to See the Light

During the months of December 2015 and January 2016 there appeared to be a slump in activity.  Business owners you know what I mean.  You’ve been putting in the time and action; however, there doesn’t appear to be any progress. … Continue reading

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I’m So Surprised!

I’m constantly surprised at the number of small, minority, women and veteran business owners who are not using social media to extend their brand and market their business.  When I ask them why it appears many of the business owners … Continue reading

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“I’m Sorry” – Cut It Out!

A while back I read a great article called: 3 Things Professional Women Should Stop Apologizing For by Amber Mac.    Over the years I’ve watched and listened as women and girls have significantly increased their usage of the phrase “I’m sorry” and … Continue reading

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Stephanie’s Thoughts: Who Is In Your Sphere of Influence?

I’ve heard too many people say no one has believed in them. Those closest to them have shot down their dreams and goals.  I now realize how blessed I’ve been.  While I’ve had some serious back-stabbers, I realize they were put … Continue reading

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Are You Failing Due to Fear or Flying On Faith?

Are you failing due to fear or flying on faith?  Recently, I was a panelist at the WeRock 2 program held at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ.   I made the statement, “No matter what’s taking place or what … Continue reading

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You Can’t Make Money and Excuses at the Same Time

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Yikes! It’s Half-Time Already

It’s half-time (1/2 of a year).  Use the time wisely by writing your strategy for the remaining 7 months.  Don’t wait until the end of June, start now, right now.  What’s that one thing you’ve been meaning to do or … Continue reading

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This Just In – URGENT!

1/27/15 from email received: The Office of Advocacy & Outreach (OAO) has announced the application period for the USDA 1890 National Scholars Program.  The National Scholars Program is a major effort of the USDA and nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant … Continue reading

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72 Hours of Power Speaker

   See details and get registered at http://www.72HoursOfPower.com I am blessed and honored to be one of the guest presenters for the 72 Hours of Power event happening in Ellicott City, Maryland, Feb 6 – 8th hosted by Trevor Otts … Continue reading

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The Empowerment Hour Radio Show

The Empowerment Hour Radio Show on 920am The Voice;  paid for by the African American Chamber of Commerce; moderated by AACCNJ president, John E. Harmon, Sr. (also Chairman of the National Black Chamber of Commerce) features many prominent people from a variety … Continue reading

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