FTP owner talks Faith & Business on Faith901.com

Excerpt from Faith901 Interview of Owner TJ Jefferson....
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"What advice would you give to people who are considering the entrepreneurial path but are nervous about it or don’t know where to begin?

Go for it, even beyond your nervousness. Figure out what it is that you want to do. Understand your why; this is key! Research the market. Highlight your support system. There are going to be naysayers, even from the people closest to you – a significant other, family and friends. So identify the ones who won’t let you quit when it gets tough, who will pray for AND with you, who will celebrate with you, who will just listen if you need to vent, who will refer you, who will connect you with key people or information.

I have a specific person to call for my venting sessions, for a word of encouragement, for a scripture reference, for prayer, for celebrating with me and definitely, who will check me if I’m wrong. Then figure out a way to incorporate YOU in the business setup or your entrepreneur endeavor. With the information age that we’re in, people don’t buy into businesses/brands anymore, they buy into people. If the people like you, they’ll buy from you." READ THE REST AT FAITH901.COM.

CLIENT NEWS: MzVivacious to Record LIVE Comedy Show

Client Comedienne LaToya "MzVivacious" Polk will be hosting her first LIVE Comedy taping called "What She Said" at Height Lounge on Friday, January 28 at 8:00 p.m. The show will feature in all-girls cast with Memphis comediennes Tootie2Times, Lauren B, and Lady K.

The HERoine Legacy Online Magazine Debuts!

In honor of Women's History Month, we're bringing The HERoine Legacy- an online magazine highlighting the women of today who will bring forth a legacy for tomorrow! We were so inspired about these women individually and I hope you choose to come back to read their stories time and again, if you're feeling defeated. Hope you enjoy!!

This is dedicated to the great-grandmother, Rev. Addie L. Wyatt, of our creative director, Brian K. Wyatt!!

COUNSELING CENTER OFFERS NEW EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PACKAGE

AUSTELL, Ga. – Agapé Christian Counseling Center has created a new Employee Assistant Package for local businesses. ACCC is offering this professional service to help with employee morale and to increase productivity for the employer, which leads to happier employees and job stability. Also, this Employee Assistance Program can be added to your benefits package for new recruits.
 
The primary function of Christian Counseling is to assist individuals with emotional and mental support. ACCC’s certified Christian Counselors can provide that avenue for employees to express thoughts, emotions, and concerns in their family, work, or social lives and assist them with hardships of death, divorce, or marital difficulties.
The certified Christian Counselors have experience in dealing with individuals in a one-on-one setting and in a group setting. Currently, ACCC host monthly seminars and workshops in the community, and various organizations such as the Salvation Army. Also, H.O.P.E. Family Resource Center utilizes their services. ACCC has provided relationship/marital and domestic abuse advice on local radio shows.
 
The new Employee Assistance Package is budget-friendly for local businesses without skimping on the quality of the work and service provided.
PACKAGE includes the following:
-Give the Employee Assistance Program presentation to staff so they know it’s available and how to utilize the services
-Provide Flyers to place around office/facility so employees see contact info privately
-5 counseling sessions per year (3 face-to-face and 2 phone sessions)
COST- $400/month
BONUS: ACCC can plan & execute a team building workshop with employees semi-annually.
 
ACCC is a registered 501c3 nonprofit organization that focuses on the counseling needs of adult individuals, couples and groups and hosts free monthly workshops for the community on various subjects through its W.O.W. Ministries (women of worth).

Women’s Luncheon to Endorse Sisterhood

SMYRNA, Ga.- Catty fights and talking behind each other’s backs are a few stigmas associated with the cliché of how “women don’t get along”. Instead of buying in to that cliché, Ieshea Hartwell, Founder of Agapé Christian Counseling Center (ACCC), decided to plan and host a “Sistah Friend Luncheon” Fundraiser to honor and celebrate sisterhood. The event takes place at the Taylor-Brawner Hall in Smyrna on Saturday, August 23rd. It is for women to bring other women, who have impacted their lives in a positive way- that woman could be her mother, sister, aunt, friend, cousin, neighbor, co-worker, etc.

“As women, we don’t spend enough time telling our sisters that they have it going on,” Hartwell laughs. “This event is all about taking that first step to making it a part of our own lives and hopefully it will break cultural and generational curses.”

All guests will be highly encouraged to wear hats for the “Parade of Hats” Runway portion of the program. ACCC’s brother organization, Men on Point, will prepare the food for the luncheon and serve the ladies as a way of honoring them. The keynote speaker is Elaine Bryant, a speaker who definitely is after God’s own heart. Bryant currently serves on ACCC’s Board of Directors as the Treasurer.

The tickets are $25 each and can be purchased online at https://celebratesistahfriends.eventbrite.com or you can purchase them directly from the ACCC by calling 404.913.6221

ACCC is a registered 501c3 nonprofit organization that focuses on the counseling needs of adult individuals, couples and groups and hosts free monthly workshops for the community on various subjects through its W.O.W. Ministries (women of worth).