Surviving the Badge
By Irene Reyes-Smith
The life of an inner-city police officer is an exhilarating and challenging task. It’s even more daunting when you’re a female and black. Irene Reyes-Smith has one thing on her mind when working the streets: to make it back home to her family.
Unfortunately, Officer Reyes-Smith has been put in the position of fighting the system from both sides. In her novel, Surviving the Badge, she writes about defending her right to serve and protecting her son from a system that is ready and willing to make him a statistic. As you take this walk with the author, you will feel the heartbreak of a mother’s challenge to help the world see her son through her eyes.
Instinct and Intuition: The Uprise of the Resilient Woman
By Simply Speaks
Are you looking for a way out, a way in, or a way around? Are you trying to find your purpose for your life? You may be confused by all of these things, but what Simply Speaks wants you to know is that you possess an untapped superpower, a power that will catapult you to your greatest desires. You may have decided the life you yearn for is out of your reach, but Simply is here to tell you that is simply not true.
In her new book, Instinct and Intuition: The Uprise of the Resilient Woman, Simply Speaks offers you the opportunity to take a journey to discover your strengths and rely on your intuition, helping you to become the best version of yourself. An entrepreneur and transformational speaker, Simply inspires women to assert themselves boldly and unapologetically. This book takes a bold and daring approach. Simply Speaks is transparent in telling the raw story of her life and how she overcame the obstacles that almost derailed the dreams and goals she had for herself. She speaks candidly of her abuse at the hands of the very person who was supposed to keep her safe––her kinship care guardian. Simply was kicked out and introduced to the streets of the Bronx, learning to navigate. Determined to survive, she began taking control of her life despite her past.
Simply Speaks provides exercises at the end of each chapter to help you create your personal determination needs assessment. Simply believes it is never too late to readjust your crown!
Show Up Positive
“Misery loves company until people grow tired of being miserable.”
Remember your excitement when you accepted the job offer or started your business? Do you recall when teamwork and camaraderie made your day more fulfilling? If you are ready to get back to that work-life you loved, Positivity Influencer Rita Ernst advocates you stop waiting and generate it yourself.
Since 2020, Rita Ernst has leveraged her expertise in organizational psychology to craft solutions for business owners and staff members that break through the hostility while restoring pride, teamwork, and profits. Through her ground-breaking training and lessons, she reveals how to intentionally cultivate positive thoughts and behaviors instead of automatically reacting from the trappings of a depleting cycle of frustration and discontent.
Rediscovering Dad and Discovering Myself: A Journey Through the Impact of Alzheimer’s
By Brandon Burke
Brandon Burke grew up not always having the closest relationship with his father. However, as life would have it, his father’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s in 2015 afforded the opportunity for Brandon not only to become closer to his father but also to become his steadfast caregiver. Through this disease, Brandon has found his passion and inspiration to help others who are in similar situations by sharing his experiences. Brandon tells the story of his relationship with his father growing up, leading up to him being diagnosed, and he hopes to shed some light on a devastating diagnosis and his family history of Alzheimer’s.
“It is my hope that this book will provide a path for Alzheimer’s caregivers to follow so that they will know they are not alone; shed light on the role of caregivers who are often unsung heroes when it comes to serious and/or terminal illnesses; bring more awareness to the world about the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease; and highlight the bond between father and son,” Brandon relates.
Rediscovering Dad & Discovering Myself: A Journey Through the Impact of Alzheimer’s is a compassionate and insightful journey with Brandon Burke, as he comes to understand the immense impact that his father had on his life.
Coming November 2020
90 Days: Unlocking Your Financial Freedom to Change Your Life Forever
By Nicole Deas
In these uncertain times, securing a financial future is more difficult than ever. Student loans, interest rates, maintaining a favorable credit score, and living from paycheck to paycheck have made financial freedom almost an impossibility. But, what if I could offer you seven tools to help you change your financial status from scarcity to security?
Nicole knows money decisions are never just about money. Having to decide between freedom vs. survival can cause anyone to pile up debt and neglect their credit score. As you read each page, you will learn how to let go of what you thought was working. Nicole’s unparalleled knowledge reveals practical and personal steps to help you enjoy financial freedom within ninety days.
In 90 Days: Unlocking Your Financial Freedom to Change Your Life Forever, wealth strategist and financial coach Nicole Deas uses her personal experience and professional knowledge to offer you a unique change to your mindset and introduce you to a new way of looking at money and how it can work for you. Nicole gives you a no-nonsense approach to finance, case studies, and practical tools you will need to change your financial portfolio. You’ll find new rules for valuing money, debt cancellation, spending wisely, budgeting carefully, and much more.
Girl, Be Your Own Best Friend
By Elaine Broaster-White
Are you the kind of woman who is always encouraging, uplifting, and building up someone else, but fail to be the same person for yourself? You often suffer in silence because everyone perceives that you have it all together. You have a degree or degrees and either a stay-at-home mom, entrepreneur, or star employee. However, you don’t take your advice that you so freely give to others.
In her dynamic new devotional, Girl, Be Your Own Best Friend, Elaine Broaster-White provides you with powerful “starting points” for the next 31 days. Each day’s devotion is filled with personal experiences from Elaine to offer you the peace of knowing that you are not alone. She also includes practical advice, along with actionable steps and self-journaling, that will help you apply the discoveries in your life immediately.
It’s time for you to show up like the boss you are, and for the next 31 days, your best friend is here to help.
The Six Figure Goal GetHER: A Woman’s Guide to Passive Income From Their Passion
By Annette Morris
“One stream of income can’t sustain an individual indefinitely. Neither can it sustain a business forever. The owner must diversify the revenue of the business in order to make it through all seasons.” Author Annette Morris pushes for new entrepreneurs to understand and appreciate this mantra.
In her novel, The Six Figure Goal GetHER: A Woman’s Guide to Passive Income From Their Passion, Mrs. Morris desires to break the trend of struggling entrepreneurship and change the statistics that reflect why many small businesses go out of business within their first three to five years.
This novel teaches entrepreneurs how to generate consistent revenue to sustain for a lifetime. The author describes how she took a non-profit organization and grew it to generating 400K annually after only four years in existence, utilizing the principles she applied from the tips in this book. These strategies to implement various revenue streams are for non-profit and for-profit entities, helping business owners to work smarter and not harder.
Handle with Care: 7 Essentials to Prepare, Pack and Propel for a Career Transition
By Pamela Burkett-Jones
Can you hear it?
That’s the triumphant sound of you taking the leap to fire your employer and bet on yourself! Moving on professionally is never easy – it can be very stressful, overwhelming, and cumbersome. Just as in a personal move, you have hard decisions to make when deciding what is important and adds significant value to your next chapter.
In Handle with Care: 7 Essentials to Prepare, Pack and Propel for a Career Transition, Pamela Burkett-Jones shares her seven essentials steps of the “Moving Box Methodology, which propelled her from employee to career freedom to embark on a new life of happiness. Kissing her boss goodbye! Infusing her personal testimonies with the proven strategies that helped her overcome stress, uncertainty, and the ultimate dream killer- fear when packing your “box” to start your new chapter, Pamela provides you her blueprint that is guaranteed to crush doubt and provide you with the tools to bet on YOU!
Are you prepared to position yourself to unleash the greatness within as you transition careers? Are you open to exploring your available possibilities as you prepare to move forward? Are you in search of strategies to keep you from crashing and burning as you transition? Are you ready to move on toward a brighter future? If so, then grab your box and get ready to handle your success with care!
Son, You Matter
By Derrick Washington
Meet 7 year old Ahmad. A boy who idealizes his father and loves chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. It’s a special day for him because after school, Ahmad is going for his favorite ice cream with his favorite person. What seems like a normal day changes quickly into one that transforms the way Ahmad views his father, ice cream, and life all in one moment.