What Works Roundtable!

There are plenty of great tools, programs, and systems out there. This month we want you to join us for a Roundtable Discussion to provide ideas about WHAT WORKS for your organization.

We will have pens, markers a whiteboard to share best practices for various marketing, management, and websites that you use. This Roundtable will help you to collaborate with others You are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to bring flyers for your upcoming events & your calendar.

12-1:30 PM
Hosted by Lady Bizness NC’s #1 Small Business Facilitator

Sponsored by the Guilford Nonprofit Consortium & The GTCC Small Business Center

Tech Thursdays are monthly series of workshops that address opportunities and challenges that nonprofits face with emerging technology.

Each monthly session is presented by a volunteer expert and the sessions allow attendees to gain new insights and best practices in areas like social media, understanding website analytics, and maximizing online donations. Sessions for 2017 will be held the third Thursday of each month from 12-1:30 pm.

Sessions are free to attend. Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch.


Triad NC Makers Summit Launches October 27, 2017!

#GroundBreakingNews We are happy to launch The Triad Makers Summit Sponsored by the Alamance Community College Small Business Center!

This 1 Day Business Conference is for Creative Entrepreneurs who want to BUILD & BRAND their Businesses! There are all!kinds of great #Makers out there, but selling the products and building a Business can be difficult for many!

At the #Triad #NC #MakersSummit attendees WILL LEARN ABOUT

*Product Development Resources
*How to Launch Your Brand
*Marketing & Social Media
*Selling Online & In person
*Pricing your products

*Community Engagement & More

This Summit debuts Friday, October 27, 2017 at Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road, Haw River, NC 27253 and is free & open to the public!

Register by calling Thomasine Lewis at 336-506-4311.

Beauty and Barber Industry Night at GCDF ACCESS NETWORKING

GCDF ACCESS NETWORKING: Beauty & Barber Industry Networking! . Come out and MEET some of the Triad’s Best in the Beauty, Massage, Aesthetics, Skincare & Barber Industry. Often times people in this industry miss most networking opportunities because they are acatully WORKING in their businesses. Providing a space where this $265 billion industry can bve celebrated and highlighted is an important factor in economic development in the Triad.

On Monday, August 14, 2017 from 6-8 pm at the Holiday Inn 6426 Burnt Poplar Road, Greensboro, NC 27409; the Greensboro Community Development Fund wants to make business owners aware of funds that may be available to them to grow and start their businesses in the Triad. This event is free & open to the public and people are welcome even if they are not a part of the aforementioned industry.

GCDF ACCESS NETWORKING is an evening information exchange with an educational component, coupled with curated communal networking for the movers and shakers in the Triad. Register atwww.gcdfaug.eventbrite.com #GCDF #networking #beauty #barber #Esthetician #massage #skincare #makeup #health #business #Mentee

Glow Getter Photo Shoot

#ReclaimYourTime with a new #photoshoot to show off your brand! Meet me foe the #GlowGetter Photoshoot at Revolution Mill in a private studio and take some of the best photos of your life.

Each person will receive 5 edited photos from @emageworks…you read it right, 5 edited photos.

Plus Makeup by Cierra Graham of @grahamsofglam, which will include your eyes, brows, and lashes!

And if that is not enough @LadyBizness will be throwing in the All New Shimmer Marketing Package which includes an EBook “Top 10 To Do’s for a Glow Getter Brand”, a blog post with your finished photo, plus being listed on our Facebook, Instagram, and Website! ūüíįAll of that for only $100. All fees are Nonrefundable! bit.ly/GGPHOTOSHOOT!

#Photography #Makeup #Professional #BrandStrategist #Influencer #IssaVibe #BrandBuilder #ProfilePic #LinkedIn #Business #Entrepreneurs #IssaLook #Professional #SmallBusiness

How to Keep Believing When You Have Terrible Results

You have to believe in yourself, even when nobody else does.

This quote is so true! I want to share an experience that I had less than 24 Hours ago that had terrible results. So, even though there was plenty of publicity, emails, announcements, and RSVPs, etc I had lack luster attendance for the first time this year at last night’s “Get The Bizness” event.


Inside I felt like damn…. I should have just stayed in my lane and done events for just business or just women. Trying to branch out to families who I know need the services that were provided by two excellent business owners was out of my normal wheelhouse. My vendors did not make a dime and one traveled all the way from #VA!!!! So….am I supposed to stop believing that this could have been the best event ever? Am I supposed to just stop market8ng to families? Hell to the no!!!! #WhitneyHouston

I just need to analyze what went wrong. Reevaluate the Marketing. And get rid of any negativity, because last night I sure was saying…”I will not do any more family friendly events!”

But I woke up with a renewed since of purpose and here is my #90DayFocus Action Plan:

1. Since I am a #BusinessWoman I immediatly gave each vendor a free booth at an already successful event for no charge.

2. I got great video from the owners Karen and Gina which can be used to promo the next event. It will be posted at on my YouTubeChannel!

3. I will still tell people about their services for Stay and Play Drop in Hourly Childcare located at 5314 W Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC.

4. Instead of being so broad and focusing on families, I will narrow that to #WomenInBusiness who have children.

5. I will alter the day and time. It was on a Thursday night from 6-8 pm And there are already a number of established events during that time. I chose the time because it fit my schedule, which may not have been the best for my target. One lovely lady attended butbhad to leave around 6 pm because her baby’s normal bedtime is 7 pm. #LessonLearned

6. I will send even more emails to my target. You do gave to inundate people to make them remember now a days. Just because I am a super scheduled person, my target of parents with small children could easily forget.

7. I will continue to be a believer in me, and that means that the show must go on! Don’t let one set-back sit you down, instead Get up off of thang and dance til you feel better!

#JamesBrown #Message #SheSaidThat #Ambition #SayItWitYaChest #Action #Focus #90DayFocus #LadyBizness

1 on 1 Business Coaching with Lady Bizness NC’s #1 Small Business Facilitator

1 on 1 Business Coaching is a necessity for businesses that want to set and achieve goals immediately!! Its time to Get your Coaching Session with NC’s #1 Small Business Facilitator Chisa Pennix-Brown and¬†#Amplify!

1 on 1 Business Coaching Sessions

Lady Bizness Offers Entrepreneurs and Business Owners 1 on 1 Business Consultations which help to:

-Create social media accounts

-Fuse your accounts

-Develop a marketing strategy

-Create a marketing plan

-Build PR campaigns

-Develop new products

-Create your book campaign

– Maintain consistent branding

If you know someone who is ready to invest in their business share this message. If that someone is you, then you are in luck! For the month of August we are letting you choose your Consultation time! http://www.ladybizness.com/home! Watch our new promo video with our website designer Zibster  https://vimeo.com/228428727

Network with the Family at “Get the Bizness Pop Up” at Stay and Play Hourly Drop in!

Join me for me for 

“Get the Bizness Pop Up” with Stay & Play Hourly Dropin! 5314 W Friendly Ave Greensboro, North Carolina 27410 on Thursday, August 10 6-8 pm!

Meet the Owners of Stay & Play Hourly Drop In Childcare. Learn About their Business at this Cash Mob Style, Family Friendly, Networking Event! 

Vendors will be present for a Mini Pop Up Shop! Refreshments will be Served. Come out & Support a #Local #SmallBusiness that is 100% #WomanOwned! This is the first family friendly event hosted by Lady Bizness. “We realized that a lot of people do not come out and network because of having children and no childcare. This event is a solution for both issues and it brings awareness to parents who may need a helping hand from time to time,” said Chisa Pennix-Brown, NBA CEO of Lady Bizness

Free & Open to the Public! #FamilyFriendly

Registration Strongly Suggested

Vendor Fee is $30 click for details and registration. 
Please spread the word about this event!

#kids #child #children #parent #parents #familia #cprcertified #babysit #sitter babysitter #childcare #daycare #free #networking #Greensboro #NC #FNO #guilfordcounty 

Adventures at the Grand Opening of Unscripted Durham

My latest #explorer trek took me to the Grand Opening of #Durham #NC ‘s newest boutique hotel @UnscriptedDurham. Needless to say…we didn’t feel like we were in the #BullCity when we took over the rooftop deck with our mini #photoshoot. 

My friend Elliot is the Night Auditor for this place and he made sure I knew how magnificent it was in his description. However, it was even better than he described. I stayed the entire day from abou 10:30 am-3:30 pm and was able to meet the owners and chat about their vision for this little piece of heaven. 

They were the nicest and most hospitable people, making sure to greet and hold a conversation with everyone who entered. Believe me…there were a lot of people that crossed through the lobby that day. 

I can see myself escaping here regularly. #Travel doesn’t always have to be far, but you still need to plan to be successful. 

Using my #90DayFocus skills, I brought my laptop, charger, phone charger, debit card for street parking, which is a max of 2 hours for $3. I didn’t park in their lot, which is connected  to the building, but that’s only because it was full when I arrived. I enjoyed a Hazelnut Italian Soda even though it wasn’t on the menu, but my cool Lady Bartender with the shaved sides was awesome enough to make delicious treat for me.  

Their #WIFI was great and I nestled in the Cafe are for a Beautiful view of the street and everyone stopping by to take a glimpse at the new property.

They made sure local art, graffiti, color, and mod vibe were a part of this cool environment. 


The staff was wonderful, as were the little bites they gave out. They were clad in varied Unscripted tshirts with large font that made you want to read them.  

Jordan gave me a tour and informed me about the schedule of events, which is displayed in huge frames with colorful backdrops that give us a Mod 50-60’s nodtalgic feeling.

She slso sparked my next #adventure….Sunday #Brunch! The menus are super cute, sturdy, and double as fans for guests.

I will be back tomorrow to sample some of the fine food and beverage pairings on the only Outdoor Pool & Restaurant in the city! Get the Book and create the life you want Bit.ly/90DayFocusBook.

Beauty and the Beats will feature @TheRealPinkyXXX 

GroundBreakingNews Sarah Mirabelli also known as @TheRealPinkyXXX will be in the building for Beauty and the Beats. She will be on our “Booty & The Beauty” Panel. Attendees will learn about her journey through the Adult Entertainment Industry & the perception of Women, Body Image, Confidence & More. 

Meet her Saturday, July 29, 2017 Holiday Inn located at 6426 Burnt Poplar Rd, Greensboro, NC 27409. 

Beauty and the Beats is a night of sisterhood at its finest! Guests will tune into Neo-Soul, Hip-Hop, and R&B Classics by @DJComplex while learning through our life giving workshops, suppporting black owned businesses via shopping &  networking with over 100 women in the Triad. Tickets at  www.beautybeats2017.eventbrite.com. Powered by @LadyBizness & @RealGlowGetters

Natural Hair & Stuff Magazine is an Official Media Partner for Beauty & The Beats


Natural Hair and Stuff  Magazine is now an official Media Partner for Beauty & The Beats 2017.  The magazine was started this year and is already making a buzz in North Carolina.  Editor and Chief Visionary is Temoura Webb.  She is a Mompreneur who has taken her love for modeling, jewelry, natural hair, podcasting, and of course being a mom and channeled it into one cool outlet.

Natural Hair and Stuff Magazine is a lifestyle magazine filled with curated content for the everyday curl. Within their pages you will find inspirational stories and journeys from women just like you. They cover topics on Self-care, Self-improvement and Empowerment all while keeping it fun and engaging. Some favs include Natural Hair Care, Makeup, Fashion, Fitness, and Family.

Meet Temoura 7.29.17 6 pm-12 am. Tickets at  www.beautybeats2017.eventbrite.com.

Get the Black Love Edition of Natural Hair & Stuff Magazine Here! Use #NaturalHairandStuff to be featured in our next issue!

The #GlowUp  is Real!