She’s Got Drive: Black Women talk about Success and how they achieved it.
Episode 67: Whats Been Driving Me this Week - Managing My Mind

Episode 67: Whats Been Driving Me this Week - Managing My Mind

July 26, 2019

Welcome to another edition of to She’s Got Drive : Whats been driving me this week!! It's a SGD short.  

Where each week I share with you what is the main thing that is occupying my mind, energy, time and spirit. The thing that is inspiring me that is ‘giving me life’ or the thing that might be driving me crazy. I share with you what I am doing about it and the strategies that I am using to guiding me in all parts of my life. if you want to find out how I take on a change in my own life - well actually a transformation then you are in the right place. 

This week I talk how we go beyond those negative thoughts that we have. You know those ones that stop us! 

 

 

When we want to believe in ourselves and create the life we want we sometimes need help.  I have created this 4 Step Goal Keeper for you. Download it here shirleymcalpine.com/goalkeeper  to create and plan your life

 

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SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

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Episode 66: Build Your Opportunities - Find Out How Kristin Fraser Dressed Beyonce

Episode 66: Build Your Opportunities - Find Out How Kristin Fraser Dressed Beyonce

July 19, 2019

On this weeks episode in the guest chair is Kristin Fraser, CEO and Creative Director of Trèfle Designs designer. I met and spoke to her at Essence Fest Fashion House.

n 2008, designer Kristin Frazer birthed her company focused on swimwear for women. After a few years she created  a kids swimwear line and a  new resort-wear collection for women She has had  write-ups in local, regional and international magazines such as Marie Claire, Ebony and Essence,   International celebrity singers like Beyoncé as well as Beyonce’s daughter Blue Ivy has worn her designs. She is the epitome of entrepreneurial spirit - find out why. 

https://www.trefledesigns.com

https://www.otterbox.com/en-us/kristin-frazer.html

When we want to believe in ourselves and create the life we want we sometimes need help.  I have created this 4 Step Goal Keeper for you. Download it here shirleymcalpine.com/goalkeeper  to create and plan your life

 

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SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

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Episode 65: What’s Been Driving Me this Week: I’m Celebrating All things Black Girl Magic at Essence Fest  25

Episode 65: What’s Been Driving Me this Week: I’m Celebrating All things Black Girl Magic at Essence Fest 25

July 13, 2019

Welcome to  the second sole edition of to She’s Got Drive : Whats been driving me this week!! Its like a SGD short.  

Where each week I share with you what is the main thing that is occupying my mind, energy, time and spirit. The thing that is inspiring me that is ‘giving me life’ or the thing that might be driving me crazy. I share with you what I am doing about it and the strategies that I am using to guiding me in all parts of my life. if you want to find out how I take on a change in my own life - well actually a transformation then you are in the right place. 

This week I talk about my experience of Essence Festival 25,  and some of my takeaways and lessons  that we can apply in our own life. I was in New Orleans last weekend and it was so wonderful - hear why. 

Mentioned in this episode:

Essence Fest

Let Love Have the Last Word by Common

Color of Change

 Studio 189

April Walker - Walkerwear 

Misa Hylton 

 

When we want to believe in ourselves and create the life we want we sometimes need help.  I have created this 4 Step Goal Keeper for you. Download it here shirleymcalpine.com/goalkeeper  to create and plan your life

 

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SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

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Episode 64: Whats Driving Me this Week: Making Fitness Fit.

Episode 64: Whats Driving Me this Week: Making Fitness Fit.

July 1, 2019

Welcome to  the first sole edition of to She’s Got Drive : Whats been driving me this week!! Its like a SGD short.  

Where each week I share with you what is the main thing that is occupying my mind, energy, time and spirit. The thing that is inspiring me that is ‘giving me life’ or the thing that might be driving me crazy. I share with you what I am doing about it and the strategies that I am using to guiding me in all parts of my life. if you want to find out how I take on a change in my own life - well actually a transformation then you are in the right place. 

This week find out how I am having Fitness Fit 

Do you want some help with starting your fitness program.  I have created this 4 Step Goal Keeper for you. Download it here shirleymcalpine.com/goalkeeper  to create and plan your life

 

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SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

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EPISODE 63: Tribute to Mum - One Year On.

EPISODE 63: Tribute to Mum - One Year On.

June 28, 2019

A year since Mum passed this is for her, and to her.   

This week we also repost  the wonderful Dawanna Williams Founder and Managing Principal of Dabar Development Partners sitting in the guest chair . One of only a handful of black females owning a commercial development business in the NYC area. An experienced real estate development and investment firm focused on developing distinctive real estate properties primarily in New York City.  Dawanna Williams has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. Prior to founding her company  in 2003, Ms. Williams worked as a commercial real estate lawyer, spending most of her career at international law firm, Sidley Austin LLP - yes the same as the Obamas! From 1994 to 2003, Ms. Williams represented major developers, international governing authorities, investment banks, institutional lenders, and private equity investors in connection with a wide range of high-profile real estate transactions. During this period, those projects involved millions of spatial square feet and over $1 billion in transaction value.

In this episode discover  

  • James Weldon Johnson & Maya Angelou adaptation - Glory of the Day was in her Face
  • ‘What is driving me’ this week…
  • The song that kept me going 
  • Dawanna’s love of real estate since she was so young - you will be amazed
  • Her powerful definition of success i will give you new insights for your success 
  • Her beginnings as a real estate lawyer 
  • How personal crisis can lead to a higher calling 
  • What social housing can be when Dawanna is at the helm 
  • ‘A courageous moment’- on the show to inspire you to your own moments of bravery 

Connect with Dawanna: https://www.dabardevelopment.com/about

Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/dawannawilliams/?hl=en

Thank you again Martin Sapp Ministries for allowing me to play “Never would have Made it”  from the Thirst album.   Stop what you are doing and download the song  now and his books on his websitehttp://marvinsapp.com/shop-now/ and  iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/never-would-have-made-it/258502925?i=258503371

 

I plan my life and work my plan - thats been how I have become successful in my life. Thats why I have created this 4 Step Goal Keeper for you. Download it here shirleymcalpine.com/goalkeeper  to create and plan your life

 

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SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

 

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Episode 62: ‘Never Quit on Yourself’ says Asha Castelberry, Combat Veteran & National Security Expert.

Episode 62: ‘Never Quit on Yourself’ says Asha Castelberry, Combat Veteran & National Security Expert.

June 21, 2019

This Week we have combat veteran, national Security and foreign policy expert Asha Castleberry. This unique and courageous black woman has served in Kuwait and Iraq, and is now one of a handful of black women called on to speak about defense policy, national security and veteran affairs. She also writes about how Women veterans can build their civilian life after leaving active service. 

Asha  is a professor in Fordham University's Political Science Department and a fellow at Foreign Policy Interrupted. She is also a member of the Truman National Security Project's Defense Council. Asha serves on the Board of Advisors of America’s Impact, Veterans 4 Diplomacy, and Women Veterans and Families Network. Asha was was chosen as one the Diplomatic Courier’s Top 99 Under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders.

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I plan my life and work my plan - thats been how I have become successful in my life. Thats why I have created this 4 Step Goal Keeper for you. Download it here shirleymcalpine.com/goalkeeper  to create and plan your life

 

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SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

 

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EPISODE 61 : “What Good is Having Beautiful Things if You Have No Peace in Your Heart?’  says Reverend Itang Young

EPISODE 61 : “What Good is Having Beautiful Things if You Have No Peace in Your Heart?’ says Reverend Itang Young

June 7, 2019

It is not everyday that you get to speak to a Reverend who is a Black Woman and I am so happy to be bringing you Reverend Itang H. Young  who is one of the most prolific and eloquent preachers of the gospel in this generation. Itang  currently serves as the Assistant Minister for Youth at The Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York. And has dedicated much of her time and talents towards advocating for women and girls in marginalized communities. 

This former Miss Black Houston used her public platform to advocate for the holistic development and educational equality for young women and girls in communities of color. And now she spends every day making an difference in the lives of many.  

Itang drops some gems I am so happy you are going to spend some time with her too. 

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EPISODE 60:  Make Sure Your Voice is part of the Conversation says Lesley Williams , one of  President Obama’s African Leaders  (PART 2)

EPISODE 60: Make Sure Your Voice is part of the Conversation says Lesley Williams , one of President Obama’s African Leaders  (PART 2)

May 23, 2019

Yes back with part 2 of this live recording of She’s Got Drive from Eaton Workshop Hotel in DC. Really this interview is so rich!! I loved spending time with Lesley.  As a reminder...

Lesley is Chief Executive Officer at Tshimologong Precinct in Johannesburg  a Wits University initiative that propels skills development for employability and entrepreneurship in the digital economy through collaboration with provincial government, corporates and entrepreneurs. She formerly worked with the First Lady of South Africa. 

Lesley founded Impact Hub Johannesburg in 2010 -  the first in Africa and now one of over 100 Impact Hubs in major cities around the world supporting social entrepreneurs. She has served on the global Association Board and has supported several teams in their development process.

She is currently participating on the inaugural class of the Obama Foundation Leaders Progam: Africa as part of 200 emerging leaders from across the continent to explore new ways to take on the biggest challenges in their communities.  in 2011 was selected onto the list of the Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans. 

 

I hope you continue to enjoy our conversation -  Listen and let me know your favorite moment of our conversation and send it to me @@shirleymcalpine_❤️ 

I plan my life and work my plan - thats been how I have become successful in my life. Thats why I have created this 4 Step Goal Keeper for you. Download it here shirleymcalpine.com/goalkeeper  to create and plan your life. 

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

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EPISODE 59:  Lesley Williams , social entrepreneur and one of  President Obama’s African Leaders says She Woke Up To The  Power of Her Own Voice ( PART 1)

EPISODE 59:  Lesley Williams , social entrepreneur and one of  President Obama’s African Leaders says She Woke Up To The Power of Her Own Voice ( PART 1)

May 17, 2019

Yes She’s Got Drive was live at The Eaton Workshop Hotel in DC and on Facebook last month . Here is part 1 of  the wonderful interview. Lesley is Chief Executive Officer at Tshimologong Precinct in Johannesburg  a Wits University initiative that propels skills development for employability and entrepreneurship in the digital economy through collaboration with provincial government, corporates and entrepreneurs. 

Lesley founded Impact Hub Johannesburg in 2010 -  the first in Africa and now one of over 100 Impact Hubs in major cities around the world supporting social entrepreneurs. She has served on the global Association Board and has supported several teams in their development process.

She is currently participating on the inaugural class of the Obama Foundation Leaders Progam: Africa as part of 200 emerging leaders from across the continent to explore new ways to take on the biggest challenges in their communities.  in 2011 was selected onto the list of the Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans.

 

I hope you continue to enjoy our conversation -  Listen and let me know your favorite moment of our conversation and send it to me @@shirleymcalpine_❤️ 

I plan my life and work my plan - thats been how I have become successful in my life. Thats why I have created this 4 Step Goal Keeper for you. Download it here shirleymcalpine.com/goalkeeper  to create and plan your life. 

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

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EPISODE 58: REWIND JENNIE JOSEPH : Being Called to Your Purpose - Find out how this Midwife is saving Black Mothers and Black Babies

EPISODE 58: REWIND JENNIE JOSEPH : Being Called to Your Purpose - Find out how this Midwife is saving Black Mothers and Black Babies

May 3, 2019

5th May is the International Day of the Midwife, shining a light on the important work that midwives of worldwide to deliver the worlds children. So I thought I would repost my interview with one of the most inspiring midwives in the US and that is no exaggeration.  Jennie Joseph,  CEO of Commonsense Childbirth based in Florida, has worked tirelessly through her The JJ Way™ method  to educate, empowerment and support women to have healthy pregnancies and babies.  

America has the highest maternal mortality rate of any industrialized country in the world. More than two women die every day in the USA from pregnancy-related causes, and 3 to 4 times as many Black women as White are at-risk or die during pregnancy. We have read and heard of Serena Williams experience and the challenge that Beyonce has - the issues for Black women cross socio economic  boundaries - it is real and we all need to know what is happening. Raising awareness about this preventable issue gives a platform to Black women to share their experiences, and educates and empowers communities to push for change.

Jennie is  a national speaker, motivator, and author. She has  been featured in documentaries  about this important issue, has  hosted her own radio talk show and is a regular guest on other shows. I...

In this episode 

  • Hear her  thoughts on what success means to her and her personal journey.
  • and how her success was more organic , verses  being planned,  through the challenge of transitioning as a midwife from the UK to the US.
  • Jennie  shares how she could not ignore the calling to work on behalf of underserved women and babies and the terrible maternal health outcomes in the US, that are often unknown and the impact on black women and families.
  • How her personal painful experience lead her to start her journey as an entrepreneur and lessons learned. 

For more on Jennie Joseph and her work go to https://www.commonsensechildbirth.org or follow Jennie on Instagram @iamjenniejoseph

 

I hope you continue to enjoy our conversation -  Listen and let me know your favorite moment of our conversation and send it to me @@shirleymcalpine_❤️ 

I plan my life and work my plan - thats been how I have become successful in my life. Thats why I have created this 4 Step Goal Keeper for you. Download it here shirleymcalpine.com/goalkeeper  to create and plan your life. 

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

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