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Women in Corporate Management

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Some Women Hold All The Cards...

I often times express how I feel about Corporate America, however, these ladies made me see things slightly different. The guests on my show are powerful, strategic, forward-thinking and professional women.  They were the epitome of what well-spoken, articulate professionals should look like. The Topic: Women in Corporate Management on RCR! Presents Real Discussions was insightful as my guests Latoya Parker, Reyna Jones, Lee Ashby Watts and Diana Lee Caplinger talked about their journey from education to current positions.  These women love what they do from a Digital Communications Strategist to Chief Marketing Officer to COO to Senior Leader in Program Management.  Their experiences spanned across several different markets, demographics and corporate cultures.  They have learned to pay attention, stay informed and plan their next move.  It’s been exciting for them, fun and rewarding.  Not one of them would want to change what they’ve had to do to get to the top.  Their advice for the masses…

Be prepared, know what you want and put in the work.

If you missed the discussion, feel free to check out on the Real Chicks Rock YouTube Channel.

Remember to...

~ Embrace who you are

~ Embrace your heritage

~ Embrace your multi-cultural lifestyle and experiences

Until next time, continue to...#ROCKon

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A Conversation with Stacey DJHotWaxx Hale

The Waxx, The Waxx, And Nothing But The Waxx...

In my recent years, I've come across a few DJs and some leave their mark.  This one is no exception.  DJ Stacey Hotwaxx Hale is a bad girl because she plays as if her life depends on it. This talented DJ and Producer has been involved with music since she was a little girl.  One of the 1st woman to mix and spin on reel to reel in Detroit.  

This woman had many 1st and remains just as humble about it all.  Her life story has always involved music.  Detroit is her home and will always be.  In my conversation with Stacey, she shared a lot of stories, experiences, her love for buying vinyl and shouted a lot of people out.

Stacey is not only passionate about music, but she’s also passionate about passing on all that she knows to others.  She’s a teacher, a motivator, a giver and a passionate person.  This lady is one of the kind and will be remembered for all that she's done.

What a night! We’d like to thank everyone that came out to support The Connection- Behind The Groove Event where proceeds went to MS. Every little bit will help to make a big difference.

#ROCKon

Health and Wellness

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Health and Wellness are 2 words, we like to see go hand and hand. Especially, when it’s the beginning of a new year.

We are becoming more and more aware of our food options and choices. The pesticides and steroids that are placed on and in our foods are unacceptable.

Chef Jamel Thompson and Jackie and Janae Madison were very passionate about what we eat, how it’s prepared, the portions and making sure we exercise.

Chef Jamel brings a vast amount of information to the discussion.  He studied and received his degree
His vegan food leaves your mouth wanting for more as the taste is incredible.

Jackie and Janae Madison is a mother and daughter combination that enjoys exercising and stay well together. The 6-year-old Janae holds her Mom accountable by making sure they exercise every day together. Jackie coaches people to eat appropriate portions. Both Jackie and Jamel would agree that if you’re going to eat meat, make sure it’s a good cut and the right portion. Don’t overdo it.

Both these professionals can now offer help on what and how to eat. Most people would agree that all the exercising will be without value without the proper diet and food portions to go with it. Everyone one is different, so govern yourselves accordingly.

Here’s to wishing you and yours nothing but health and wellness in 2018 and the years to come

#ROCKon

 

If you missed the discussion, feel free to check out on the Real Chicks Rock YouTube Channel.

Remember to...

- Make decisions about what and how you eat food that best suits you.

- You gotta keep moving, stay active and mobile.

Until next time, continue to...#ROCKon

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The Art of Photography

 

Topic: The Art of Photography


Gotta Give Thanks For What They See...

What better way to bring in the holidays than to talk with creative beings, that look through their lenses to see everyone’s beauty.  RCR! Presents Real Discussions, our guests were Melissa Alexander, Maurice Thompson and Demetrius Williams – Topic: The Art of Photography.

It was insightful, filled with laughs and infused with next level goals. It was an opportunity to give those who are hardly in front of the camera, to have a voice and talk about the ART of it all.  Their span of work has touched music festivals, events, galas, documentaries, videos, still portraits and action shots.  They have captured people, places and things that resonates with their lenses as a piece of art.  Their visuals contributions have been appreciated as it targets people of color and the beauty that they carry.

We want thank our guests for what they do and their contributions to our communities. Thanks to everyone who listened in, liked, commented and shared the show. Thanks to Instinct Radio for letting us come through for the afternoon. 

If you missed the discussion, feel free to check out on the Real Chicks Rock YouTube Channel.

Remember to...

~ Embrace your beauty.
~ Capture more moments.
~ Support the Arts and the people who are passionate about it.

Until next time, continue to...#ROCKon

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#TheClickATLOn RCR! Presents Real Discussions, our guests were:

Melissa Meli-Mel Alexander: http://www.phyllisiller.com/

Maurice Thompson: ClickArtist Media

Demetrius Williams: http://www.usphotog.com/

 

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A Conversation with Ken Rye - The Strategy Guy

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Topic: A Conversation with Ken Rye. Aired on September 17, 2017.

Ladies and Gentlemen, please meet Ken Rye ~ The Strategy Guy! 

I was fortunate that our schedules aligned and I was able to have A Conversation With Ken Rye on RCR! Presents Real Discussions. This one put me in a humble position because not only was I a fan of his when he was WCLK 91.9 FM here in Atlanta, but he also became my mentor.  His early days at the radio station taught him well as he met some of the most influential artists in the business.  His radio and business partner Ken Beatty also played a significant part in Ken's life. This year reflects 10 years since Ken Beatty has passed, however, his presence and words of wisdom live with Ken today. 

Ken has the ability to constantly see talented, skilled individuals and provide strategic suggestions that take their brand to the next level.  He gets it and understands what drives markets, global presence, and brand recognition. 

Working for major corporations was his focal point as well as bringing live shows to the Atlanta area.  Ken believes that the connections between an audience, the artist, and the music make it all magical. 

Now, Ken Rye and I work together in producing live shows and entertainment under his brand Hot Ice Live. 


There's so much to say about this guy from his early days in Detroit, growing up in Chicago and then his Morehouse years in Atlanta. Marketing, Strategic Planning and his love for music all make up the man we know and see working with so many today. He's got history, stories and loads experience to paint the picture of Atlanta, various artists and the world of entertainment. 

Go check out the full interview on the Real Chicks Rock!™ YouTube Channel.

Special thanks to Ken Rye for coming by and spending some time with me. Thanks to Instinct Radio for giving us the space and time to have the interview. 

Remember to... 

~Take every opportunity to build relationships.
~ Leave people with a good experience. 
~ Make every step lead you towards becoming legendary. 

Until next time, continue to... #ROCKon 

A Conversation with N'Dea Davenport

Music is The Key to...LIFE! 


I always start off my show by saying "How super excited I am" and this show was no different.


My first guest was so soulfully funky, sassy and intelligent. Her name is N'Dea Davenport. N'Dea was a triple threat early on...singer, dancer, and actress. She never wanted to compromise what her goals and objectives were. She had several opportunities to sing background vocals from Al Jarreau to Madonna. ...singer, dancer, and actress. She never wanted to compromise what her goals and objectives were. She had several opportunities to sing background vocals from Al Jarreau to Madonna. 


N'Dea knew what she needed to do and was willing to take the risks. She stuck with her goals and dreams from Atlanta to California to Europe. Been signed on a record label early on, she met this amazing group of guys that formed The Brand New Heavies. Their chemistry mixed well where N'Dea brought the right type of vocals that worked extremely well with the band's sound. 
Being a singer/songwriter opened different doors and opportunities for N'Dea as she's worked with several people from Natalie Merchant to Louie Vega. Now, noticing the changes in the industry, she's working on a project that will introduce a vibrant way to listen, dance and interact with music. 

 

 

 

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Programs That Work...

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Programs That Work...

On Sunday, May 21, 2017- RCR! Presents Real Discussions ~ Topic: Kids Are People Too. The focus was on Programs Designed To Stimulate Their Minds. Our guests were very insightful regarding our kids today, their patterns, theirs habits and the peer pressure they face on a regular basis.

Our guest Christen Munroe is the founder of VS Alternative which offers kids (boys from ages 12 - 18) a safe space to perform gaming activities.  Remembering what he was like as a kid and the love that he has for his younger brother, helped to birth the concept. Christen is currently in law enforcement and has decided to give back to the community and help young teens stay off the streets.

Our other guest, Valeria Vincent comes with years of experience in teaching and works along side Christen in the program.  She shared with us how teaching has changed from traditional classroom settings to homeshcool to even virtual.  Despite the freedom of not having to physically sit in a classroom, the student and parent still have a huge responsibility in getting the work done.

Gaming is designed to use the old and new concepts to work together. It's teaching young men how to think outside of the box, leadership, team building and a sense of belonging.  Social media will be used to help create positive competition between the players/teams.  This program is designed to have teen boys be present with gaming and take their minds off other distractions that could lead them into trouble.

If you want more information about VS Alternative, gaming and other educational tutoring, contact them at VSAlternatives@gmail.com

We wish VS Alternative all the best, as this program will be embraced by schools, after school programs and organizations, one community at a time.

Until next time, be humble and continue to...#ROCKon

RCR! Presents Real Discussions - A Conversation With Joonya T.

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Show Air Date: 4/2/17

With Toronto always being his home, Joonya T had the influence of soca, reggae and hip hop music. He and his mom would listen to all different kinds of music including country western. Music filled their home especially, every Saturday as they did the household chores together.
As a kid, Joonya T began to join little clubs within the school. Next thing he knows, he found himself DJing his 1st party in the 6th grade. Eventually, he began liking house music before he really knew what it was.


Once he discovered it, he and his friends would find themselves enjoying the house music parties and catching vibes at parties. He and his crew found themselves chilling in the 'Back Corner' when they arrived at the parties. The name stuck and the music continued to be more and more enticing.


Terry (as I like to call him) started following the music he liked the by connecting with the producer of the tracks. By doing this, he was able to meet, connect and build a relationship with Karizma and they became good friends. Karizma was working on HandzOnRadio at the time, and time slot opened up and Terry started his radio career.


The show's format is uniquely different as he provides the names, artist and record label for each track and for every show. There's typically not much talking when house music is playing at a party but Terry wanted to find a way to connect with his listeners and having them dance on the virtual dance floor. At first, some didn't like it but the others would want him to speak if they felt he was too quiet.


His musical track selections, sense of style and show format is a staple and continues to keep his listeners plugged in from around the world. Five years and counting with his radio show, expanding his product line and producing more music is what's on the radar for Terry.


Some vitamins from this conversation are...

 

  • Stay passionate about what you do
  • Let your work and style speak for itself
  • Tell a friend, tell a friend, tell a friend about the good music that's out here and the people who play it
  • Love what you do and do what you love.

And until next time, always continue to #ROCKon

The Regina Sunshine Show

Today's discussion on The Regina Sunshine Show will be Loving The Skin I'm In on Instinct Radio. Tune in 12 noon to 2 pm as the guest will include cohost and founder of Teen Mentoring Organization Loving The Skin I'm In Regardless, Angie Lomax-Lee, Desiree Germaine Glover of Twin of a Kind, Kristen Culbreath Web & Graphic Designer from Sheen Magazine and myself. Download the Instinct Radio App or watch and listen live atwww.InstinctRadio.net.