In this lively conversation, Tanna Frederick shares how creative people can enjoy successful careers while doing what they love.
Tanna Frederick can currently be seen starring in Henry Jaglom’s romantic mystery “Ovation” opposite James Denton.
Frederick is also producing and starring in the virtual reality series “Defrost.” Directed by Randal Kleiser, series cast members include Bruce Davison, Harry Hamlin, Christopher Atkins and Carl Weathers. “Defrost” was presented at Sundance’s New Frontier Program and Cannes Film Festival.
Next year, she’ll also star as a single mother who returns to Iowa (Frederick’s hometown) to deal with her past in “Garner, Iowa.”
Frederick is a mainstay of the Los Angeles theatre community. In 2013, she won the LA Stage and Eddon awards for Best Actress for N. Richard Nash’s “The Rainmaker” at the Edgemar Theatre. The Los Angeles Times gave it Critics’ Choice and said, “The standout of this terrific cast is Tanna Frederick’s acerbically yearning Lizzie…It’s a transformation not to be missed.”
This month Frederick will direct and star in “Sylvia” at the Odyssey Theatre opening on October 21st. In a previous run of the play, the Huffington Post said “Tanna Frederick is truly brilliant as Sylvia. She embodies the fun-loving, childlike spirit of the dog.”
Frederick's performance in her first feature with Jaglom, “Hollywood Dreams,” earned her Best Actress at WorldFest Houston, Montana International Film Festival, Fargo Film Festival and the Wild Rose Film Festival. The film took Best Picture honors at the San Luis Obispo Film Festival and to Best Comedy at WorldFest Houston. She was named Method Fest’s “Performer to Watch” and has also received the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival’s “Maverick” Award.
Off-screen, Frederick has proved just as driven and talented. A fitness aficionado who runs daily, Frederick ranked 52nd out of 1,321 women in her division in the LA Marathon.
She is a second-degree Tae Kwon Do blackbelt and a passionate surfer. She founded “Project Save Our Surf,” a non-profit that promotes clean oceans and water. She is also founder of the Iowa Film Festival, now in its’ seventh year and was named recipient of the University of Iowa’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2012.
Alissa Chavez is a teenage inventor who made headlines for her product Hot Seat.
Hot Seat is an alarm system that prevents children from being accidentally left in a hot car. Alissa was raised by her single mother who owns a home childcare business. When Alissa was 14 years old she heard so many stories of kids dying after they were unintentionally left in a hot car. These stories were heartbreaking and she wanted to do something to prevent these types of accidents.
Hot seat started as a project for her school science fair at age 14. She patented her product that same year. Alissa made headlines for Hot Seat and was even named one of Glamour Magazine's Women of the Year: Tech Heroes and Hometown Heroes. Hot Seat is the first of many products Alissa plans to bring to the market with her company Assila.
Where you can purchase Hot Seat: www.babyhotseat.com
Melding her skills, knowledge, and talents with more than 20 years experience in the financial sector, Kim Harris has become known as the "Legacy Creation" Strategist.
As a SBA Women in Business Champion, Kim helps individuals navigate through the challenges of life and business growth by providing guidance and training in solidifying their vision for purpose and establishing their life's legacy. She is responsible for raising more than $5MM in corporate sponsorships and grants from entities such as JP Morgan Chase, Verizon Wireless, Citi, Office Max, American Airlines, and many more!
Her signature wealth creation strategy, My Personal Banking System™, helps individuals, and business owners utilize fully protected IRS regulations to develop of a personal banking system which allows her clients an opportunity escalate cash reserves for self-financing and secure a financial future.
Her goal is to empower more people to be in control of their money and create the life, business, and legacy they deserve.
Topic: Maternity Leave Planning for Entrepreneurs
Arianna Taboada is a maternal health consultant who works with experienced entrepreneurs who are becoming first-time mothers, helping them customize their maternity leave plan and return to work. She is deeply committed to providing on-going, multi-faceted support that meets the professional, physical, mental, social, and emotional needs of entrepreneurs as they babyproof their business and navigate new motherhood.
Prior to her consulting practice, Arianna worked on maternal health issues for over a decade as a health educator, a social worker in a mental health clinic, a reproductive health researcher, and a yoga therapist.
She draws from her expertise as a maternal health professional, combined with her experience as a business owner and mother, to provide highly personalized services so expecting entrepreneurs have the tools and information they need to make decisions and take action when it comes to balancing their business with a new baby.
Arianna lives, works, and plays with her family in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Get her workbook to learn how a business owner can plan out her maternity leave and return to work on her terms. http://bit.ly/expectingentrepreneur
Known to many as, "Ms. Cindy," Cindy Tawiah is the creator and owner of the Diva By Cindy hair care system and its philanthropic efforts, The Diva Project.
Inspired by a chemistry teacher, at the age of sixteen, Cindy began experimenting with making beauty products. Her love of chemistry never left her, and in 2007, Cindy created the Diva By Cindy hair care product line.
Prior to creating the Diva By Cindy hair care system, Cindy worked as a registered nurse for 13 years. Her bedside manner transcended the traditional medical field and became the impetus for her entrepreneurial efforts. Cindy is passionate about women and serving their whole being, and it shows through her outreach.
Cindy created Diva By Cindy products to enrich and inspire women by giving them a superb product that transforms their lives by stopping the hair from shedding and breaking and stimulates healthy hair growth. Ultimately, Cindy seeks to heal, restore, and transform women. One way she achieves this mission is through The Diva Project. Launched in 2004, The Diva Project offers women affected by domestic violence a day of beauty and healing. Sales from Cindy's hair care products support her outreach. Truly, Diva By Cindy is a product with heart!
Cindy lives by six guiding principles: Prayer, Passion, Perseverance, Persistence, Presence, and Positivity!
Kim Harris is referred to as The "Legacy Creation" Strategist™ and noted owner of KIM XI LEGACY ENTERPRISE LLC™. Ms. Harris helps others to create their legacies in life and business by sharing information and knowledge that strengthens their financial future.
With more than 20 years of corporate, nonprofit, and entrepreneurial experience, Kim helps business owners navigate through the challenges of business growth to establish a solid standing in the marketplace through training and consulting. She is responsible for raising more than $5MM in corporate sponsorships and grants in the previous 15 years from entities such as JP Morgan Chase, Verizon Wireless, Citi, Office Max, American Airlines, and many more. Kim is also a recipient of the prestigious SBA Women in Business Champion of the Year Award.
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Tameka Allen is a Business Strategist, Certified Coach, Speaker, and the Founder of tamekanallen.com . She works with professional women who are frustrated with their careers and are ready to step out and start their own business. Tameka helps them embrace the value of their undeniable gift, gain clarity on their business strategy, and take intentional action to build a business they love.
Today, there are thousands of women working in careers they hate. The reasons they remain in these careers varies, but ultimately, they settle for the status quo due to the lack of clarity to understand what they want, the value of what they offer and the need for their expertise in the marketplace. For these reasons, Tameka is on a mission to help professional women break free from these challenges and create the business and life they want.
When she’s not showing women how to build their dreams, you can find her watching Scandal, on the beach with her hubby, or cutting up with her three kids.
Tameka has 12 years experience as a Human Resources Leader and Trainer, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Coach Certification through the Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute, and she’s a member of the International Coach Federation.
Check out her FREE guide, 10 Rookie Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make and How To Fix Them: https://tamekaallen.leadpages.co/10-rookie-mistakes/
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“It’s NEVER About the Money…even when it is,” is Pegi Burdick’s third book. She became an expert on how our emotions impact our financial decisions through surviving her own financial cliff in 2007. She is an NYU Alumni and affectionately calls herself a serial entrepreneur - 22 jobs and four businesses by the time she was 58. She finally found her true voice after being a mortgage broker and is passionate about preventing women from falling apart financially. She has been featured in the Huffington Post, FORBES Women, MSN Living, and US News and World Report.
Nina Amir is the author of “Creative Visualization for Writers: An Interactive Guide for Bringing Your Book Ideas and Your Writing Career to Life” and the Amazon best-selling author of such books as “How to Blog a Book” and “The Author Training Manual.”
She is known as the Inspiration-to-Creation Coach because she helps writers and other creative people combine their passion and purpose so they move from idea to inspired action and Achieve More Inspired Results. Nina has self-published eighteen books and has had as many as nine books on Amazon’s Top 100 lists and six on the same bestseller list at the same time.
Ling Wong is an Intuitive Brainiac, Creativity Mentor and Copywriting Alchemist. Through her unique blend of marketing coaching, content strategy and copywriting process, she helps the maverick-preneurs uncover, articulate & transform their WHY into content that connects, resonates and converts -- by way of an intuitive yet rigorous iterative process born out of her Harvard Design School training and 15 years experience in the online marketing industry.
Ling is Inbound Marketing, Content Marketing, and Email Marketing certified. Through her writing engagements with various SaaS and marketing companies with the goals of driving organic traffic, building readership and increasing conversion, she's well-versed in topics including online marketing, content marketing, eCommerce, conversion, UX, social media marketing, and more.
She helps coaches, consultants, service professionals, solopreneurs and small businesses apply these best practices to their specific business models and circumstances.
She's author of, "Copywriting Alchemy: Secrets To Turning a Powerful Personal Brand Into Content That Sells."
This book is designed for coaches, consultants, solopreneurs and small business owners who want to establish a standout personal brand and translate it into meaningful, powerful and effective marketing copy.
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The reason why most branding exercises fall short is that many people end up with a "brand style guide" yet unable to communicate its essence through their marketing content. They ended up with plain vanilla copy that sounds like everybody else. Their voice and personality got lost in translation.
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