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On Friday I attended the C.O.R.E. Connect 1-Day Training Event for Direct Sales Professionals sponsored by LaShawanda Moore, MBA, a Professional Business Coach. The training was held at the Christiana Hilton and the day began with a continental breakfast accompanied by networking, exchange of business cards and subtle excitement. There were 13 women in attendance mostly reps for lia sophia, but there was also representation from Miche Bags, Body By Vi, Tiffany Chath Event Planner and Pure Romance. We were all there with one goal in mind, elevating success in our Home Based Business and coach LaShawanda was there to train us.

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Each table was arranged with a training booklet, a note pad and a monogrammed pen and tote bag. LaShawanda’s husband was the official photographer and we were asked to sign a photo release as pictures were taken throughout the day. We began with a relaxation exercise to center our heart and mind allowing us to be in full focus and receptive to the training.

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The presentation covered many topics including Overcoming Fear, Benefits of Your Offering, Needs of Your Customers, What’s Your Purpose? and Love-marking your customers. It was very interactive with ample time allowed for questions, telling of antidotes, sharing of hints and tips as well as plenty of laughter, clapping and encouragement.

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The afternoon session was dedicated to recruiting success, bookings, and selling. There was plenty of role playing, game ideas and overall fun including silly group photos. I must admit that as an Avon Rep I wasn’t sure if this training was for me, but it turned out to be a great investment, it put the fire back into my belly and reminded me of why I chose to have a home based business. I highly recommend this training because it “unlocks potential in women to elevate their success”.

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What can a little black girl with low self esteem, who grew up in a rough neighborhood in Baton Rouge, filled with drugs, prostitution, gang violence and other unhealthy habits teach me about self-sabotaging behaviors?

I attended a seminar sponsored by the Home Based Business Chamber of Commerce, (DelMarVa Chapter) held at the Java House Café in Middletown. Initially I signed up for the event in support of small businesses in Middletown not really knowing what to expect. There I met and listened to LaShawanda Moore of Elevate Success, a Professional Business Coach, who holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering from Southern U; a Masters in Business; a wife; a mother of 4, one of which is only 7 weeks; a full time employee of the DuPont Company and a Lia Sophia consultant. She IS that little black girl from Baton Rouge and she taught me a lot!  By the way, this is how LaShawanda introduced herself, I was not criticizing her.

Her journey was long as it was for most of us in attendance including retirees on their 2nd career, full time employees of companies, a physical therapist, a stay-at-home mom, a landscaper, and a writer. All working hard every day in addition to operating home based businesses selling jewelry, candles, crafts, cosmetics, residential cleaning services, and a self published book of poetry.

Finding Your Deserve Level, Exceeding Self Imposed Limitations, Creating Self Confidence and Self Esteem, Turning Negatives into Positives and Stop The Self Sabotaging Beliefs, concepts all based upon the book “Stop Self-Sabotage” by Pat Pearson, M.S.S.W. The seminar was very interactive; LaShawanda controlled the time covering 10 pages of exercises accompanied by a Power Point Presentation. Time allowed for open-ended questions, mini exercises, and food-for-thought “homework” assignments. Mark, the owner of The Java House Café provided his famous Panini sandwiches so that our minds and bodies could be fed at the same time. The seminar was scheduled for 2 hours but we exceeded that due to the discussions and networking that followed the program.

The presentation ended with two drawings, one a Scholarship, ($299 value) to attend the C.O.R.E. Connect 1-Day Training next month at The Christiana Hilton. Surprisingly, I won and am looking forward to attending which is designed to teach direct sales reps the basics of the business in a unique manner.

Thank you Jaime and Ira Spencer, of the Home Based Business Chamber of Commerce, networking events such as these truly help businesses grow and it does “Bring Home Based Businesses Out Of The Closet”.

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