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The She’s Got Drive podcast asks Black women, What empowers ‘her’? How does she overcome obstacles, and what is the source of her success? if you want to have more DRIVE and success in your own life as well as tools, strategies, and confidence to change your life this podcast is for you. Host Shirley uses her 28 years as a coach and consultant to teach you the lessons of women with DRIVE.

She's Got Drive: Black Women talk about Success and how they achieved it‪.‬ Shirley McAlpine

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 146 Ratings

The She’s Got Drive podcast asks Black women, What empowers ‘her’? How does she overcome obstacles, and what is the source of her success? if you want to have more DRIVE and success in your own life as well as tools, strategies, and confidence to change your life this podcast is for you. Host Shirley uses her 28 years as a coach and consultant to teach you the lessons of women with DRIVE.

    REWIND EPISODE: Courageous Moments to inspire you this week.

    REWIND EPISODE: Courageous Moments to inspire you this week.

    Welcome to another edition of She’s Got Drive:  This is a REWIND episode.

    This week as we look at the question on how to live a life by design and not default we gain our inspiration from three of my former guest's courageous moments. We hear their life lessons and the power of going beyond fear. I love all my guest and their stories, I am sure you will too. 

    1st - Reverend Itang Young previous guest on episode episode 61 , Assistant Minister of Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem NY. 

     2nd   Vyla Rollins : previous guest on episode 56, Executive Director of London Business School and Occupational Psychologist. 

     3rd   Michelle Miller who was a guest in episode 80, Award wining Journalist and Co-Anchor of  CBS This Morning Saturday.

     

     

    She's Got Drive Journals: BUY IN HERE AMAZON HERE

    Including 30 Days of Gratitude -Making Every Day Count 

     

    HOW TO SUPPORT THE PODCAST 

    If you love She's Got Drive  please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

     

    This podcast streams free on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.  Please Subscribe and Review . Tell your Sista friends and share online!

    DONATE: check out our Patreon account: 

    FACEBOOK: Join the She's Got Drive Tribe on Facebook Private Group and share with other women with drive. 

      

    SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

    Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

    Connect with me through Social Media

    INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

    WEBSITE: http://shirleymcalpine.com/contactme/ 

     

    • 39 min
    REAL Mompreneuer CEO says Being an Entrepreneur runs in my Family, we just called it extra work to pay bills- relate?

    REAL Mompreneuer CEO says Being an Entrepreneur runs in my Family, we just called it extra work to pay bills- relate?

    Welcome  to She’s Got Drive. Today we have The Real Mompreneur Celena Gill who is CEO with her three sons in their Candle business - find out how she built the business that has their candles in 120 stores across the country making 6 figures in a month too. This is how she built it. 

    Grab your cup of tea, or drink of choice  and you might want to take a walk as you listen to this amazing and inspiring woman .

    BIO: 

    Experienced business owner and manager. Owner of Frères Branchiaux Candle Co, Celena Gill Design, and Black Oak Grooming. Combined experience of law, education, business and with a demonstrated history of working in the retail industry. Skilled in Management, Publicity, Social Media, and Online Marketing.Co-founder at Frères Branchiaux Candle Co. along with my sons Collin (15), Ryan (13) and Austin (10) Gill | 2021 NPR How I Built This Fellow | Attorney | Home School Teacher of Frères Branchiaux

    Connect with Celena  below :

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/celenagill/

    https://freresbranchiaux.com

     

    She's Got Drive Journals: BUY IN HERE AMAZON HERE

    Including 30 Days of Gratitude -Making Every Day Count 

     

    HOW TO SUPPORT THE PODCAST 

    If you love She's Got Drive  please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

     

    This podcast streams free on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.  Please Subscribe and Review . Tell your Sista friends and share online!

    DONATE: check out our Patreon account: 

    FACEBOOK: Join the She's Got Drive Tribe on Facebook Private Group and share with other women with drive. 

      

    SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

    Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

    Connect with me through Social Media

    INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

    WEBSITE: http://shirleymcalpine.com/contactme/ 

     

    • 45 min
    Dametria Mustin says look at your life as a class, move on when you ace your class

    Dametria Mustin says look at your life as a class, move on when you ace your class

    Welcome  to She’s Got Drive. Today we have Dametria Mustin, branding strategist and champion of Black Women consumers. She shares her passion and commitment to impacting the Black Beauty space and supporting the next gen of Black Beauty brands. 

    Grab your cup of tea, or drink of choice  and you might want to take a walk as you listen to this amazing and inspiring woman .

    BIO: 

    Dametria Mustin is a marketing maven with nearly 15 years of experience. Her background includes international marketing, product development, and brand management. Her entrepreneurial spirit and unwavering passion for multicultural consumers, support her unique and creative stamp she places on any brand she touches.

    Mustin currently serves as the Global Marketing Director at PDC Brands. In that role, she leads the overall marketing strategies for the Cantu and Eyelure portfolios.

    Connect with Dametria  below :

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/dametriamustin/

    She's Got Drive Journals: BUY IN HERE AMAZON HERE

    Including 30 Days of Gratitude -Making Every Day Count 

     

    HOW TO SUPPORT THE PODCAST 

    If you love She's Got Drive  please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

     

    This podcast streams free on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.  Please Subscribe and Review . Tell your Sista friends and share online!

    DONATE: check out our Patreon account: 

    FACEBOOK: Join the She's Got Drive Tribe on Facebook Private Group and share with other women with drive. 

      

    SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

    Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

    Connect with me through Social Media

    INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

    WEBSITE: http://shirleymcalpine.com/contactme/ 

     

    • 52 min
    Ariel Fuller, Spiritual Mentor, Says We Have to Take Our Time to Heal

    Ariel Fuller, Spiritual Mentor, Says We Have to Take Our Time to Heal

    Welcome  to She’s Got Drive. Today we have Ariel Fuller, spiritual Mentor, Teen coach, and speaker  - grab your notebook again and listen to what Ariel  shares on the work that she is doing along with her Mom to empower women. You will love her as I do. 

    Grab your cup of tea, or drink of choice  and you might want to take a walk as you listen to this amazing and inspiring woman .

    BIO: 

    Ariel has always been a resilient, vocal, free spirit who is not afraid to profess her love for Christ. She skipped law school to take the baton and support her mother in building Dunamis Woman Enterprise, LLC. 

    She has mentored over 500 students in the Chicago Public Schools and is passionate about mentoring teens & coaching young millennial women on how to overcome social-emotional and mental issues as they understand their power & who they are as young warriors for Christ.

    Her Why: “Dunamis” is more than just a term to me, it is a way of life & everything I do relies on the dunamis power of God within me. 

    Connect with Ariel  below :

    https://dunamis-woman.com

     

    She's Got Drive Journals: BUY IN HERE AMAZON HERE

    Including 30 Days of Gratitude -Making Every Day Count 

     

    HOW TO SUPPORT THE PODCAST 

    If you love She's Got Drive  please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

     

    This podcast streams free on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.  Please Subscribe and Review . Tell your Sista friends and share online!

    DONATE: check out our Patreon account: 

    FACEBOOK: Join the She's Got Drive Tribe on Facebook Private Group and share with other women with drive. 

      

    SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

    Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

    Connect with me through Social Media

    INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

    WEBSITE: http://shirleymcalpine.com/contactme/ 

     

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Marie Claire Cates tells us HOW she manifested her 7 figure business from being a teenage Mum, she says when you follow your heart it does not have to be hard

    Marie Claire Cates tells us HOW she manifested her 7 figure business from being a teenage Mum, she says when you follow your heart it does not have to be hard

    Welcome  to She’s Got Drive. Today we have Marie Claire  - get your notebook and listen to what Marie-Claire shares on her approach to her life - her life strategies. She has come from struggle to success - and hear her definition of success. You will love her as I do. 

    Grab your cup of tea, or drink of choice  and you might want to take a walk as you listen to this amazing and inspiring woman .

    BIO: 

    Marie-Claire. I’m the founder of Acne Expert Skincare, an entrepreneur with an inspiring journey from immigrating from Haiti as a teen mother and eventually becoming the CEO of a Million Dollar beauty business in Beverly Hills.

    She is a a licensed Skin Therapist, and opened my first studio from home in 2010. The next year she relocated to Beverly Hills, then in 2013 I launched her exclusive product line, focused on treating acne. Now Acne Expert Skincare ships around the world, AES clients achieve miraculous results. Today, her sales top $60,000 monthly and has become a sought-after beauty and lifestyle expert on social media.

    After years of struggling alone to raise her autistic son, she learned to abandon fear and shame, choosing instead to embrace challenges as stepping stones on the path to an amazing life.

     

    Connect with Marie Claire  below :

    https://acneexpertskincare.com

    https://www.instagram.com/acneexpert/

    She's Got Drive Journals: BUY IN HERE AMAZON HERE

    Including 30 Days of Gratitude -Making Every Day Count 

     

    HOW TO SUPPORT THE PODCAST 

    If you love She's Got Drive  please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

     

    This podcast streams free on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.  Please Subscribe and Review . Tell your Sista friends and share online!

    DONATE: check out our Patreon account: 

    FACEBOOK: Join the She's Got Drive Tribe on Facebook Private Group and share with other women with drive. 

      

    SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

    Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

    Connect with me through Social Media

    INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

    WEBSITE: http://shirleymcalpine.com/contactme/ 

     

    • 1 hr 3 min
    REWIND EPISODE: Marie Kondo consultant Kristyn Ivey talks about Respect Gratitude & Joy

    REWIND EPISODE: Marie Kondo consultant Kristyn Ivey talks about Respect Gratitude & Joy

    REWIND EPISODE ON THIS LABOR DAY  - being inspired to create our environment as a reflection of our self care. Going back to an episode that is one of the most popular episodes, my guest  "For the Love of Tidy’s" founder, Kristyn Ivey, is a professional organizer who is dedicated to teaching busy families, professionals, and creative entrepreneurs how to let go of “stuff” and attract a truly abundant life.

    With over 1000 hours of tidying experience, she’s been featured in Bloomberg, HuffPost, Vox, and the Chicago Sun Times,  with live appearances on WGN, ABC7, FOX32, Windy City Live, and more. She also co-hosts the weekly podcast Spark Joy celebrating the transformative power that comes from surrounding yourself with joy. 

    Dedicated to the KonMari mission, developed by Marie Kondo to inspire the world to choose joy, Kristyn helps clients declutter their way to becoming Graduates of Tidy and masters of life.

    Connect with Kristyn: https://fortheloveoftidy.com

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    She's Got Drive Journals: buy it on Amazon here

     You will love  30 Days of Gratitude -Making Every Day Count 

     

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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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    INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

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    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
146 Ratings

146 Ratings

Tash1233 ,

Amazing

So impactful to ambitious women of color balancing life and family. Thank you for this work!

Ninaskyxoxo ,

I’m here Sista

I am new to podcasts and I found you randomly. I am on my third episode you are doing amazing, keep going.

Cwamne ,

Amazing interviews

I really enjoyed listening to She's Got Drive. Shirley is an amazing interviewer, she has great guests on the show. The interviews are engaging, inspiring, honest, and in-depth. Shirley has such great things to share, it's a really deep show.

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