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As someone who invests in conferences and networking as well as producing these events, I understand how costly this can get with so many awesome events going on. Even if you get to snag early-bird specials and discount rates the investment can take a huge toll on your finances if not planned out correctly.  One thing I learned to do was to connect with other individuals attending and bunk up or carpool. I learned to grab early flights using flight alerts. Checking nearby Airbnb and also grabbing groupons to cover lunch and dinner was a huge success.  

Well here is a few ways to arrange for FREE tickets to The Big ASK Live.  

1. Are you a podcaster, blogger, social media influencer? If you are covering the conference under press or media you can get a complimentary ticket with the right requirements. 

2. Do you have a camera or Video camera? If you agree to take photos or video snippets of the conference as part of the conference onsite social media squad you can also grab a complimentary ticket. 

3. Lend your hands to some labor. If you can help set up or break down or be a part of the organizing committee you get a complimentary ticket. Or offer any admin support services virtually pre-conference. We can use all the help! 

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Love At First Sight!

Mr. & Mrs. Otiti

Yep! that is exactly how I manifested my man about 12 years ago. I took the time to “write the vision and make it plan” but on my board, there was nothing plain about what I wanted in a companion. I decided that since I was able to watch my life increase in other areas it was time to see the increase come in my love life.

I didn’t start out with this long list of “must haves”. I put together a list of characteristics and values I wanted him to have, look the camping table. I put down beliefs systems and morals that I wanted in a man. I made sure I put more of what I desired based on long term goals in a life partnership, versus a temporary love affiar that I had experienced in the past aka “seasonal potentialships”.

My Love Board kicked off with me learning how to love myself, understand myself and believe in myself. That meant me doing things that I wanted to do, following my dreams, creating positive habits and dropping dead weight inside and out. Check out pivot.

After a year or so of that, here comes Mr. LOVE. We locked eyes at a 4th of July BBQ and the rest is now history in the making painterly.ie. We are happily married and tonight we celebrate his birthday. He is everything and more.

I have a Love Board template that you can download and print. I now use this to create a Love board for our marriage to Keep the Love Alive!


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Ten Minutes of Black Love

Entire books have been written on how to slow down, enjoy simple pleasures, and lead a simple lifestyle. These books exist because people often long for simplicity, but don’t know how to get out of the rat race long enough to learn it. The good news is, you can start small by implementing some simple tips and suggestions. Here are some ideas.

Ten Minutes

Ten minutes is a doable time increment for even the busiest person, so it’s a good place to start. Pick when your ten minutes will be – right before bed, maybe, or at noon. The point is to be quiet and focused during those ten minutes, and to enjoy a simple pleasure for that time. Draw a picture, read a book, meditate, write a few lines in a journal. Make it a quiet ten minutes – no phone, no television, no computer.

If you do this every day, you will carve out an hour and ten minutes each week. Think of it as a small investment in your simpler future, visit azlimo.com.

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Do You Have A Manifesto?

Why not?

A manifesto is defined as a declaration of one’s beliefs, opinions, motives, and intentions. It is simply a document that an organization or person writes that declares what is important to them. Writing down your personal or professional manifesto is a great way to

  • Clarify your beliefs and mindset
  • Examine your motivations and inspiration
  • Create personal affirmations
  • Write down your goals and aspirations

Your personal or professional manifesto doesn’t have to be permanent. Just like a vision board, you can add to you as the years go and as you grow. It is a great message to post in the office of your company, on the wall as a piece of art in your home, etc. Visit irishpaving.ie. Put it on a t-shirt if you want, read more here . Here is a simple outline you can follow to get started on writing your manifesto.

As a BONUS I have added my company Manifesto for Activate Worldwide below for you to download.
I believe that everyone _______ .
It is important to _______ .
Success is  _______ (in these ways).
I deserve___________.
I am ______________and ______________made.
Life is___________________.

Grab your FREE copy of the Activate Manifesto

 

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You Are A Gift To The World, Make It Count

Every man and woman is born into the world to do something unique and something distinctive and if he or she does not do it, it will never be done.” Benjamin E. Mays

As we approach 2nd Qtr I believe it is extremely important for you to embrace your wins and your learning lessons.

Activator, you have a gift for the world that no one else has. You are the secret sauce that makes life so flavorful delicious. Yes, you might have made some mistakes. Yes, you might have said yes when you should have said no. But I want you to stop thinking that there is nothing special about you and your story. (more…)

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Let God Crown You, Not The Streets

Let God Crown You, Not The Streets.

To all my young girls and young women who believe the streets are loyal.

Being a Trap Queen and chasing fast money is not an aspiration.

No one is going to be there when the cuffs and shackles are put on. Your “street family” don’t visit or can’t visit, they don’t put money on your commissary, they’re not there when your name is stripped to a number and when you have to strip, squat and cough. Your man aka bae moves on to the next chick who is not in the streets. You are left with broken promises, unanswered phone calls and no mail from those you looked out for, fought for, showed up for, left your family for, and spent money on. Those you broke bread with and held down suddenly disappear and you now become a memory and your status becomes forgotten.

Fast cars become a trip on Con Air or a prison bus as you are transported from court or prison to prison. Jewelry and expensive bags become shackles and cuffs. Those brand labels you wear become sweats, tan or orange suits. The streets you once rep and your street family are replaced with cement walls, food that looks like death, steel toilets, dirty cells, 2in thick beds, used panties, women who try to test you mentally, physically and sexually, COs and counselors who take advantage.

You didn’t want to listen to your mother or mother figure when you were a “trap queen” so now that is replaced with a “prison mom” who’s doing lots of time and they show you who to trust and how to do your time.

You learn to adjust and get excited about mail call and commissary days or being moved from a holding facility like MCC to a prison so you can live a little and eat real food visit this site right here. Trading soups for cigarettes or crocheting slippers for snacks.

Trap Queens have to fight for their freedom with a public defender or paid lawyer who goes out for drinks after work with the same prosecutors who work tirelessly to give you a plea deal that is unjust or charges that give maximum sentences.

Wake up! Don’t trade your name for a number, read more at this site . Let God crown you not the streets.

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How To Receive More For Your Family

Almost every week, I post a host of Activate tips, resources, commercials, casting calls, speaker submission request and investment opportunities in my private Facebook group. Some say I am giving away my goods and others say it helps them improve their lives.
I want you to keep in mind, every email you send, every conversation and word that comes out of your mouth, every action you take, can and will affect someone else.
I want you to consciously use the Law of Increase.  The Law of Increase gradually shifts your thinking to see more of the goodness in your life and others.  The Law of Increase opens the door for you to produce miracles out of the most powerful vessel we have, “the mouth”.
You have to let your faith develop, you have to be patiently persistent, your intentions must be clear and strong.  You can have enforced increase in your life, you can engineer those amazing miracles and lucky breaks that makes life both invigorating and fulfilling.
You can craft a life where a steady stream of increase flows, increase in your life, increase in your love, increase in your relationships, increase in your finances, visit leofitlabs.com.

We must do things in life expecting a specific increase to happen.  Expect to gain 3 new clients from an email message, expect to find that dress on sale, expect to be chosen for the award when you submit your application, expect for your child to get that scholarship or your significant other to receive that promotion. Find out the best Air Heating & Cooling. If you look for miracles and increase in your life, you will find them in droves and you will see how they are happening to you more than you ever imagined.  The problem is that most of us just dismiss the miracles and increase in our lives as just “coincidences”.

 

Such as:

  • finding a parking space right on time, when you were running late and there is money in the meter already.
  • running into a long lost friend that you wanted to reconnect with.
  • receiving a financial gift from someone or getting a new client just when you needed to pay a major bill.
  • getting a phone call that you were nominated for an award anonymously
  • negative results from a mammogram, that was presumed to be cancerous
  • layoffs at the job and your name was not on the list
  • your husband getting that bonus just before you find out you are pregnant
  • approved for that house even though your credit is bad
  • Expect the best all the time, look for an increase in all you do.

Lucinda Cross
Lifestyle Business Advisor

I help women speak up, stand out and earn more.

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Queen BOSS Interview Live on WBLS.COM with Lucinda Cross

SPILLIN TEA!!

Sapphira Martin, founder and chief curator of SassBoxx and Lucinda Cross , founder of #ActivateWorlwide are on air now with Deja Vu!!
These female entrepreneurs are currently contestants on the new TV show #QueenBoss , debuting on CentricTV, January 14th!

LISTEN LIVE ON WBLS.COM!
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Monday Motivation: How Are You Going to Change the Game?

 

In order to be a successful chess player, you have to first understand how to play the game. You are probably thinking, Lucinda that is obvious. However, you will be surprised how many people try to jump into a new arena without actually educated themselves on the specific subject.

If you want to be an extraordinary chess player, then I would say observe other successful players or find a mentor to teach you the tricks of the trade. In other words for every new venture you decide to embark on, such as being an entrepreneur or a public speaker, do your homework and study that particular expertise. Also, you should find someone who has traveled the road for advice.

The game of chess requires a player to hone in on their strategic skills and thinking. Therefore, the game seems to be the universal symbol of strategy. Although skills needed in the game of chess can be highly effective in other arenas, if you continuously study the game of chest you can memorize all of the possible moves one can make and all of the possible advancements their opponents can make. Of course, this takes a lot of practice and dedication. However, some fields there is no blueprint and you can’t predict someone’s move thus preparing to make your next. For example, the game of business is unpredictable. Unlike chess, you can’t think of all the possibilities of what may happen and try to find solutions.

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