Bossed UP Featuring Issia Grate

Transparency and inspiration are two defining characteristics of fitness guru Issia Grate. She’s been crushing it and sharing her wellness journey to motivate others and make healthy moves in their lives since Jan 2019.

Despite the uncertainty that the pandemic has propelled many people into these last few months, Grate has managed to thrive financially as an Herbalife Entrepreneur. 

Hailing from Baltimore, Maryland but currently residing in Lorton, Virginia, Issia received her bachelor’s degree in Marine Science and Applied Mathematics from Coastal Carolina University and her Master’s Degree in System Engineering from Oakland University. 

She prides herself on her tenacity and encourages those around her to become the best versions of themselves. She aims to give back to her community on a bigger scale through her nutrition club, The Grater (utilizing her last name as her message to encourage others to be their greatest self) Good Nutrition, by 2022. Her tireless work effort and positive mission to make holistic wellness and motivation the focus of her fitness instruction truly makes her a game-changer. Learn more about Issia and the road she took to get to where she is in this up close and personal interview.

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Bossed UP Featuring Clarice Watson-Bradley

Meet Clarice Watson Bradley, the owner of not one but two businesses: CWB Events and Design LLC and Forever Entwined Photography.

Clarice is Bossed UP because she has never given up on her dream. She started feeding her desire to plan and design when she was just a teenager! Continue reading “Bossed UP Featuring Clarice Watson-Bradley”

Bossed UP Featuring Tina D’Von

Tina D’Von is her own BOSS at The Skin Studio located in Cary, North Carolina! She is originally from Kinston, North Carolina, and currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina. Tina is passionate about everything she does! She holds a degree in Fashion and Marketing Merchandising from Bauder College and an Esthetic degree from Miller-Motte College. Tina is a licensed and skilled esthetician for hair removal … Continue reading Bossed UP Featuring Tina D’Von

Bossed UP Featuring Lashawn Dreher

I Journi wants to introduce Lashawn Dreher, a natural-born hustler and mom from Columbia, SC.

Lashawn is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University. As an undergrad she studied accounting then switched her major to management. After college, she worked as an accountant for five years before switching gears.

Today, Lashawn is the owner of Naturally Lashawn LLC. and creator of BlkWomenHustle! Continue reading “Bossed UP Featuring Lashawn Dreher”

Recap On My Hustlin’ Flow

I was recently featured on 1 Am She discussing  my hustling flow!  Speaking for myself, I have several people who ask me questions on how I juggle and balance my life between working full time and attempting to do things I enjoy such as blogging and building my brand.  Below is the full blog post from the 1 Am She Blog:

Hustlin’ Flow Juggling It All. Growing up I hustled for money; now that I am older I hustle for growth, experiences, and “money.”  There are so many different definitions of the word hustle and everyone hustles differently. My kind of hustle is having the confidence, courage and self determination to work hard towards an accomplishment.

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In The Spot Light! FaSho’!

R&B group, FaSho’ has been nominated for The Best Male R&B Group for the 9TH ANNUAL UNDERGROUND MUSIC AWARDS.     Straight from Loris, South Carolina, and stationed in Atlanta, Georgia, FaSho’ is an R&B music group on the rise to becoming the next best thing in the R&B world of music. The ambitious singers, songwriters, and producers, FaSho’ is the R&B sensation of the … Continue reading In The Spot Light! FaSho’!