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Jermaine Swagerty
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Jermaine Swagerty S.O. What! Success Story

One thing in life that we all need is SUPPORT. And that comes in different forms from different people. It’s hurtful when it doesn’t come from where you expect it, but it’s beautiful and encouraging when it comes from unexpected places. When…
Phillip Ashley Rix
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The Real Life Willy Wonka – Phillip Ashley Rix S.O. What! Success Story

When I began my journey as an entrepreneur, I met this big, “chocolate” guy (Phillip Ashley Rix) covered in tattoos.  Someone told me he was the chocolate man, and I soon learned that he was much more. Going from an ordinary college…
Coach Shirley McCray
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Coach Shirley McCray S.O. What! Success Story

The older I get the more I appreciate and want to know more about the history and the people who make an impact on it.  One of those people is Coach Shirley McCray - the first female coach of a men’s football team. A fellow University…
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Expensive Lessons- My $1,200 Economy Rental Car

If you know me, then you know I appreciate free. But I think you'll appreciate these expensive lessons I learned on a recent trip with a brand new experience. My first in-person speaking engagement (since COVID) March 8, 2020, I flew home…
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My Journey to the Motherland- Accra, Ghana Day 10

On the 10th day in Ghana, we returned to Mokola Market for Justin to try on the suits he was having custom-made. Justin, who is half Ghanaian, has done a beautiful job of incorporating his culture into his speaking business. When he does corporate…
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My Journey to the Motherland- Accra, Ghana-Day 6

 After a fun night in Kumasi and a good night's rest at the Golden Bean Hotel. We woke up early to travel less than an hour to Beniase, the village where Justin's father grew up and near the school, we would be visiting.  Our driver Leo…
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My Journey to the Motherland- Accra, Ghana-Day 4

On my fourth day in Ghana, I experienced some highs (literally) and some emotional lows. We started the day with maybe an hour drive to Cape Coast. Our driver, Leo, explained the differences in the communities as we made our way to Cape…
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