Be The Change Series Interviews- Featuring: Lynette Davis

The Series Finale of the Be The Change Interview Series

Featuring: Lynette Davis, Mental Health Advocate and Nonprofit Founder

Here’s the direct link to the recording on YouTube: https://youtu.be/UOG8Nr3bn8Y

Flashback to the very first video of the Be The Change interview series: http://lynettedavis.com/2014/07/30/be-the-change-2014/ 

About

Lynette Davis is a mental health advocate and peer support specialist trained by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and in Mental Health First Aid. She is the author of “Success To Die For”, blogger, speaker and the founding Executive Director of Love Yourself Love Your Business, Inc. a mental health peer-support community for small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Visit our website: http://loveselflovebiz.com/ for additional information and resources.

How You Can Help

Support Love Yourself Love Your Business with seed funding so we can expand our projects to provide low-cost to free services for small business owners and aspiring young entrepreneurs dealing with mental health issues. 

Resources mentioned

Lynette’s book “Success To Die For” 

PowerMatch: https://www.powermatchonline.com/

Eat, Play, Love Monthly Meetup

The League of Extraordinary Love Agents (a private mental health support community for business leaders) https://www.facebook.com/groups/leagueofloveagents 

“There is always something to do. There are hungry people to feed, naked people to clothe, sick people to comfort and make well. And while I don’t expect you to save the world I do think it’s not asking too much for you to love those with whom you sleep, share the happiness of those whom you call friend, engage those among you who are visionary and remove from your life those who offer you depression, despair and disrespect.”

Nikki Giovanni

Until Next Time…Peace!

Oh! By the way, if you want to learn more about the blogger of this post feel free to check out my about page.

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Black History Now-2014







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Wow, Can You Believe this is the last Saturday in the month of January?!? Time sure does fly when you’re on a mission to live on purpose with purpose. A part of that mission means sharing with you all some amazing resources and people you may want to get to know. So, I’d like to announce that throughout February, in celebration of Black History Month, I’ll be continuing my annual blog series on Black Entrepreneurship!

This will be a segment of Q & A’s and/or exclusive video interviews on local black entrepreneurs and business owners who are working hard at being awesome, while leaving their mark and building a legacy.

I started this series in 2011 to acknowledge some of the local black entrepreneurs I encountered along my own entrepreneurial journey. I decided to continue on with the series because: 1) I absolutely L-O-V-E Love shedding some light on the progression and success of everyday African Americans- dreaming, believing, and achieving a life they envisioned afforded to them by their daring venture into entrepreneurship, and 2) I know other young aspiring black entrepreneurs are looking for certain a someone to look up to.  I know this isn’t exactly history, but it is history in the making, and that counts for something!

I like to read about the everyday unsung heroes; the firefighter, the caretaker for the elderly, the advocate for the youth, etc. I want to share a fresh perspective from the people we know and grow up with; familiar people who are taking risks to own that dream business, or mountain moving personal brand.

Many small town or inner-city raised blacks are at the forefront of community development. They step to the plate as leaders and mentors to students and troubled youth. They bring employment opportunities to the jobless and donate to charitable causes. I want to acknowledge the African Americans who bring about positive reinforcement against the negative stereotypes that deter hopes and ambition.

My “interviewees” are full-time small business owners, founders of large enterprises,  solopreneurs, and side-hustle champions. One thing they all have in common is that they are defining success on their own terms, and working hard to align their brand with their vision. Black History in the making is definitely something worth celebrating!

I encourage you to take a look at the profiles of my previous year’s guest entrepreneurs for inspiration, and encouragement. Be sure to show them some support by sharing this series with your network.

This year I have an awesome line up for you and can’t wait to share what I have in store.

See you next week!

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Black History Now-2013







skyscrapperFor the month of February in celebration of Black History Month, I’m continuing my annual blog series on Black Entrepreneurship. This will be a segment of Q & A’s and/or exclusive interviews on local black entrepreneurs and business owners who are working hard at being awesome, while leaving their mark and building their legacies.

I started this series in 2011 to acknowledge some of the local black entrepreneurs I came into contact with, and decided to continue on with the series because I absolutely L-O-V-E Love shedding some light on the progression and success of everyday African Americans- dreaming, believing, and achieving their way to business success. I know this isn’t exactly history, but it is history in the making, and that counts for something!

I like to read about the everyday unsung heroes; the firefighter, the caretaker for the elderly, the advocate for the youth, etc. I want to share a fresh perspective from the people we know and grow up with; familiar people who are taking risks to own that dream business, or build that personal brand.

Many small town or inner-city raised blacks are at the forefront of community development. They step to the plate as leaders and mentors to students and troubled youth. They bring employment opportunities to the jobless and donate to charitable causes. I want to acknowledge the African Americans who bring about positive reinforcement against the negative stereotypes that deter hopes and ambition.

My “interviewees” are full-time small business owners, solopreneurs, and side-hustle champions. One thing they all have in common is that they are defining success on their own terms, and working hard to align their brand with their vision. Black History in the making is definitely something worth celebrating!

Please take a look at the profiles of my past guests entrepreneurs for inspiration, and encourgament, and be sure to show them some support by sharing with your network.

This year I have an awesome line up for you and can’t wait to share what I have in store.

See you next week!

 

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