September 2009 - Notes from the Editor: Own It, Claim It, Proclaim It

By Karyn L. Beach I’m 40 years old and God willing, soon I’ll be 41. I tend to look younger than my age, so on occasion; I’ve been a bit of a fly on the wall when younger people talk about: how ridiculous it is to have a baby after 40 or when they make catty cougar comments about women who

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September 2009 - Cover Interview: Paula Shoup and the Big Leap

By Lisa Thomas I had the privilege of speaking with Paula Shoup from Phoenix, Arizona this month – what an incredible woman! She’s certainly a P3 Pearl making great strides transforming lives and empowering others to follow their passion. Paula candidly spoke about being in a very lucrativ

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September 2009 - Wilder in Real Life: The Residential Tourist

by Lauren Wilder I think I’ve done pretty well for myself for being here a month. I’m still a newbie in town but I’ve been fortunate enough to land a job; it’s part time and in retail, but at least its downtown. Also, I’ve attained a library card and mail at my family’s house; I’m s

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September 2009 - About Our Cover: Paula Shoup

Paula Shoup is passionate about helping businesses and individuals navigate their way to success more quickly with less stress. She has been a leader in multiple fortune 100 & 500 companies and worked with suppliers across many cultures.  Her passion to help others succeed led her to create int

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September 2009 - Let’s Talk About Abundance

By Diannia Baty I grew up with scarcity. My family struggled to get by and many times I was unaware of it until I wanted something and my parents could not afford it. My father gave us a real sense of the value of money when he told us if we wanted the extras we had to find a way to earn it. Baby

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September 2009 - A Crown with a Purpose

by Angela Harper Usually when people think of pageant queens, images of tiaras, flowers, expensive gowns, obsessive mothers, and world peace come to mind. This, however, is not always the case; especially when it comes to Courtney Spells! She entered UNC-Greensboro’s Miss Black and Gold pageant

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