The Oh Hell Yes Summit features a tremendous line up of speakers who have all appeared on The Oh Hell No Podcast. They will be sharing priceless information about self awareness.
If you’d like to familiarize yourself with the speakers you can listen to their interviews on YouTube.
Best Selling Author, Leadership & Legacy Coach
Marsha Flemmings built a career in the hospitality and travel industry that spanned nineteen years. She and those around her couldn’t deny her passion to help and serve others in pursuing their purpose and attaining their goals. Over the course of her career she built a strong legacy in leadership. Some of her accomplishments include averaging promotions every two years, leading her team to win top awards and multiple promotions. Her conviction to continue to help lead and inspire others, especially women, led to her pursuit of becoming a Coach and launching her own company. An Alum of Cornell University and University of Technology in Kingston, Jamaica she continues to equip herself to help others unlock their potential, move beyond limiting beliefs, experience the professional growth they desire and create legacy through leadership. In her first book, Letters of Love & Legacy – A Mother’s Tale of Her Journey to Her Son, she uses her journey, the successes and missteps to help reinforce to anyone that they are able to design their legacy. As a speaker she has helped shift audiences beyond motivation and into action and has had the privilege of speaking to audiences of more than 5000 people. Through her online group coaching program she helps emerging women leaders identify their effective leadership style, develop the skills needed to connect, assess and position their teams, so that they can position themselves to quickly move up in their chosen industry. Her work has been featured on networks such as ABC, NBC, FOX and CBS News. She attributes much of her intentional approach to her experience of becoming a mother. Every decision she makes personally and professionally is anchored simply in the desire to create impact through service and being a living example, especially to her son, of living completely in the pursuit of purpose. She lives by the belief that our lives become our legacy so we need to live it intentionally.
Sing up for a free training with Marsha by visiting Bulletproof Strategies.
Author, Leadership Consultant & Coach
My story begins in Detroit as a second generation American. My life has always been multi; cultural, lingual, academic, generational, professional. This broad exposure and life experience have influenced my world view and work life. These are the questions I am most passionate to answer: How does context influence individual and group behavior and what does it take to achieve our highest potential? My education at the University of Michigan prepared me to search for answers in multiple fields. I was a family therapist for half of my career before I moved into organizational and leadership development. Deciding that it was important for me to practice what I preached, I eventually took a position as a Human Resources executive, which was a very humbling experience. My focus in the past several years has been coaching, consulting and writing. Each role and organization allowed me to guide people to become self-aware, to understand how we are different and to build productive and meaningful connections. Whether it is a family, a team, a large corporation, a nonprofit, a professional association or government agency, we need to show up as our best selves and be respectful and honest brokers with our colleagues. This is at the heart of all my work. Along the way, I developed some specific interests that are the subjects of my books and blogs. Adults who survived childhood incest, women and minority leaders, meaningful and long-term diversity and inclusion in organizations, executive teams, career development for people who are outside the norm, productive teams, self-awareness for leaders, nonprofit organizations. When I’m not working, I’m spending time with my loved ones, listening to jazz, fantasizing about dancing with the Alvin Ailey troupe, cooking up a storm, traveling or reading.
Learn more about leadership by visiting The Messy Truth Leadership.
Author, Entrepreneur & Podcaster
After a stint at Ford Motor Company, Paul co-founded a staffing firm where he was finalist for Michigan Entrepreneur of the Year two years straight. After selling the staffing firm to a publicly traded company, Paul began investing in real estate, founded multiple investment and development companies, appeared on HGTV, and eventually built and co-managed a successful multifamily development.
Paul co-hosts two podcasts including The Art of Investing and How to Lose Money. He is also a contributor to Fox Business and Bigger Pockets, producing live video and blog content on a weekly basis. Paul is the author of The Perfect Investment – Create Enduring Wealth from the Historic Shift to Multifamily Housing and Storing Up Profits – Capitalize on America’s Obsession with Stuff by Investing inSelf-Storage. Paul is the Managing Director of three commercial real estate funds at Wellings Capital.
Marie "Driven" Theodore
Cofounder & Managing Partner of PlayBook Media Group
Marie “Driven” Theodore is a Haitian American celebrity publicist and the managing partner and cofounder of Playbook Media Group. She got her start in New York City working for prominent music, fashion, and lifestyle labels, and her roster of creative individuals and brands is impressive. From mainstream to niche categories she manages a base of support and operations for clients through strategic relationship building, and her knack for navigating cultural circles, particularly within the Caribbean community, is unmatched.
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Entrepreneur & Coach
Unique Walker is a native of Washington D.C. She was raised by an aunt in Fort Washington, MD, after both her parents died within five months of each other when Unique was eleven. A natural leader, Unique headed several organizations in high school, and, upon graduation, decided she wanted to work for herself. Despite her grandmother telling her to get a “good government job” like everybody else, Unique chose entrepreneurship, starting her first business right after high school. Entrepreneurship came easily to Unique, and, eventually, she owned several brick and mortar businesses and enjoyed the life of material comfort that she’d always dreamed about.
However, everything changed in 2012 when Unique’s husband went to prison. “We lost everything,” Unique recalls. “This was my rock bottom moment.”
But rock bottom, for Unique, was nothing more than a foundation on which she rebuilt her life, this time centered around comfort and not excess.
“I knew I wanted to be home with my children, because their father was already away,” Unique says. “That’s when I discovered the Internet as the undefeated source of income for someone with the entrepreneurial mindset.” Unique traded her expensive clothes and handbags for yoga pants and flip flops, and started making and selling her Bibles over Bags t-shirts. Very quickly, the shirts went viral, getting the attention of several celebrities, including Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child), CoCo (SWV), Erica Campbell (Mary Mary), and Tamika “Tiny” Harris (Xscape). The shirts were featured on VH1, BET, OWN, and Oxygen. Despite this success, however, Unique stopped focused on selling and began focusing on service.
First, TSU (T-Shirt University) was established, an online class in which Unique taught women all over the world to start t-shirt businesses of their own. Her students are located in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, and France, among other places. Now, her focus is on helping women to Share their Blueprints, teaching them the value of their intellectual property and how to make money by sharing what they already know.
“I know what it takes to be successful, because I’ve lost everything,” Unique says. The trials in her life have taught her that family is more important than material possessions and that living in comfort is better than living in excess. Through her online communities and coaching, she is changing the lives of women all across the globe. Unique recently launched another business Pink Pressure Wash.
Unique is a coach, a lifelong entrepreneur, leader and mother of 2 amazing boys, ages 13 and 21.
Author, Executive & Life Coach
Vish Chatterji is an accomplished business leader turned executive coach with a twenty-year executive career spanning the automotive, technology & startup industries. In parallel to his leadership career, he has studied the Indian Wisdom Traditions for the past two decades. Vish now coaches business leaders blending Western management and Eastern wisdom and teaches on a variety of topics at the intersection of business and spirituality. Vish holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Northwestern and an MBA from University of Michigan. He completed his Executive Coach certification at UC Berkeley, trained as a yoga teacher in a traditional Himalayan ashram, completed teaching certifications in Ayurveda & Meditation at the Chopra Center and is a certified Vedic Astrologer. He is also a publicly elected Board Director of the Beach Cities Health District in Southern California and is the author of The Business Casual Yogi: Take Charge of Your Body, Mind & Career. He is a married father of three and in his spare time loves to garden, bicycle and fix things around the house!
Learn more about Vish’s life coaching approach by visiting Head & Heart Insights.
Jamie "Jay Blessed" Alleyene-Morris
Award Winning Podcaster, Blogger & Mental Health Advocate
Jamie Alleyne-Morris, known to many by her sobriquet, Jay Blessed, is the living testament of hard work, determination and faith in practice. The notable Caribbean influencer was born in Trinidad and immigrated to New York at age 18, with only “$75 dollars and a dream.” She has since built a trustworthy reputation in her respective fields.
Jay Blessed is an award-winning Caribbean blogger, podcaster, positive influencer, and mental health advocate. She is committed to using her platforms to bring awareness to the power of Caribbean people and their culture, while using her voice to passionately push the overall importance of mental wellness and therapy – especially in communities of color.
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