Welcome to my special series: Shine On! Community Sparklers
Today I interview Salt Remedy owner, Cassandra Mays. While her business is being paused due to COVID 19 restrictions, she has not sat idly. She is on a mission to Feed the Front Line in collaboration with Reflective Life Ministries and provide food and good words to our healthcare heroes. This effort of goodwill is also aiding restaurants and food providers in the Montgomery County area to stay afloat while we navigate these stormy waters. Please take some time to learn more about what Cassandra and friends are doing to make a difference.
Dana Briers is a mom, wife and educator. She shares her 24 years of education experience and the aha moment that changed everything for her children in the classroom and life. Now she’s on a mission to help others more effectively communicate with their children to optimize a growth mindset. It all starts with the words we use.
I was originally introduced to Angela Aja at our local ABWA meeting. She was invited to speak to our group about transformation and the Five Stages of the Rise of A Woman. I was impressed by her story, conviction, humility, and mission; I knew immediately she would be an extraordinary guest for The Unmuted Life! Angela is an author, certified life coach, and CEO and Founder of Confidence Builder’s Inc. She has a message of hope for those of us on this journey of life and empowers us to join the flutter!
Salon Owner and Stylist
When you walk into Carbon Salon, you are notice right away the upbeat, modern, yet warm feeling. The staff greets you with smiles and beverage options. Cool music is keeping the vibe upbeat. There is chatter and laughter. In this place, you can unwind and enjoy the experience. You just entered an oasis.
Carbon Salon is the reality created by young entrepreneur, Alex Guillemin, salon owner and hair artisan. With a vision and a dream, Alex set out 4 years ago to start her own salon. At the young age of 27, she had a clear vision of what would set her salon apart. Equipped with mentors and belief in herself, Alex has created an experience for her customers and at the same time, has empowered her team to become better versions of themselves. She has a unique style of leadership and a heart for development and growth. She shares with us about her journey, her mission, her leadership style, and of course, how to live an unmuted life!
Listen to her interview on The Unmuted Life Podcast
What happens when 4 experts in their field have great synergy and a desire to help people build their best lives? A seminar of course!
Meru Hunter McHanon and I were working on another project when I met 2 other members of her seminar team, Leah Koester, professional organizer and Rachel Nolde, nutritional chef and health coach. Their enthusiasm was contagious and their message important as they collaborated on a desire to help people. I was even more inspired when I learned that their 4th expert was personal trainer and fitness competitor, Valerie Maksym.
As busy moms, wives, and business owners, these women know what it is like to try to get it all done, especially during the holiday season! They understand that it can put a strain on our own self care routines and finances. With this knowledge, they know that with a few guided tactics and strategies, people could unwrap their best gift, for now and the future, themselves! They have 2 main goals for their audience:
Each one of the women are an expert in their field: finance, nutrition, organization, and fitness. While you might think that there are no thread of commonalities in these 4 components, the truth is that the success in each of their disciplines are built upon the same core mindsets and practices.
I had the privilege of hosting these ladies on my show, The Unmuted Life. During this discussion, they share their missions and keys to success. They also each address what people’s largest challenge is in today’s society… you guessed it, TIME! and how to overcome the obstacle that holds us back.
While you will only get a taste of their expertise through the podcast, you will certainly want to follow and engage with these women. They can help you approach these critical aspects of your life with intentionality and a method for success,
Meru Hunter McMahon is founder and owner of Your Savings Pro. She is a whiz at budgets and maximizing your cash flow. She works with individuals and businesses. She helps others with their finances so that they can have more freedom to dream. She is a wife, mom, and business owner. She also has a blog and podcast called, The Meru Experience. You can learn more about Meru from our previous podcast and article.
Leah Koester is a professional organizer and founder of Stellar Organizing. She got her start as an organizer after her own struggles led her on a path of mastering the clutter. Her mission then became to help others eliminate clutter and maximize their space. She believes that anything is possible if you think you can, and don’t forget it!
Rachel Nolde (Rae) is founder and owner of Cultured and Curious: The Art of Eating. Her desire is to help others realize that they can eat what they want and need and that eating healthy is not a punishment, it is a privilege. She is a guru on snack eating and food prep and she advises others to slow down and enjoy the moment, with food and life!
Valerie Maksym is a Certified Personal Trainer and founder of Maksymize You. Her mission is to help others regain their health and well-being through exercise and nutrition. She is a huge advocate in just getting moving and that even the smallest of changes will add up over time. Her no excuses approach will assist anyone, even without a gym membership!