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S3E57 - How to Use Your Uncommon to Power You (with David Spisak)

"We all have the ability to make someon's life better and to serve." This was only one of the quotes from David Spisak in this episode of how to use your uncommon to power you.   Have you ever felt uncommon but leaned more into the common to power you?  David challenges that theory, as he talks everything from his strengths vs superpowers, thinking differently, optimizing your income, and his soul goal to "empty his head before he is dead."

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S3E56 - How to Be A Celebrity CEO by Building Your Personal Brand with Ramon Ray

Ramon Ray, power entrepreneur, small business magician and expert, entertainer, and keynote speaker joins Lolita and her audience to talk how to be the Celebrity CEO of your personal and professional brands.  So what is a "celebrity CEO" and how do you become one?  Great question.  Not only is it the name of one of Ramon's book's, but it is a philosophy that will challenge your thinking and shift you to a renewed state of being.  Tap in as Lolita and Ramon leave you with 5 considerations to BRAND you, a few laughs and so much more.  From the man who launched four companies, sold two, authored multiple books and brings a smile to anyone's face, he is CONFIDENT that he is a Celebrity CEO and believes that you are too.  Let's enjoy a bit of coaching, cocktails & conversations with Mr. Ramon Ray.

Community, Building Community, Communication, Leadership, Business, Empowerment, Chaos

S3E55 - How to Build Community from the Chaos of Connection (with Tara L. Paige)

Tara L. Paige (aka The Patio Chic) joins Lolita for a fun and exciting conversation on community and how to navigate, what can sometimes feel like chaos amongst a crowd of many. Who is in your community? How are you building community? Tara grew her Facebook group from - to over 233,000 members and of course that came with ups and downs. In this conversation, EVERYTHING is on the table. From leadership to inclusiveness to helping/nudging/exiting people immdiately out of your space, to redefining what your most be free space is, there is nothing short of information and laughs in this episode. Grab your pen and pad for some good ole fashioned coaching, cocktails & conversations.

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S3E54 - How to Amplify the Power of Your Voice with Quinn Conyers

Quinn Conyers joins me today and raises the roof when it comes to the power of amplification.  She is a power speaker and prides herself on transforming average experiences into epic events as an Emcee.  She broadasts the brilliance of Black Women in business and leaves nothing short of power around the Coaching, Cocktails & Conversations Kitchen Table today. From being vulnerable to debunking 3 speaking myths to leaning into 7 considerations to amplify your voice today, this is a power episode that you do not want to miss! IF YOU LOVED THE SHOW, DON'T FORGET TO LEAVE YOUR 5 STAR REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS! I'D LOVE TO READ IT ON AN UPCOMING EPISODE.

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S3E53 - How to Fit Faith into Your Business & Go Beyond (with Tamra Andress)

Tamra Andress is helping us activate our purpose and lean into fitting faith within our business.  So many struggle with how or whether to walk a fine line. On today's episode, Christian Business Coach, Podcaster - ranked in top 1% in spiritual & busines globally,  & Best-Selling Author, Tamra Andress, leaves us with nothing short of power. It's time to stand up and Tamra helps with "how." Through her story, we have a great conversation surrounding 5 Strategies for you to consider when standing on your core values of faith.

S3E52- How to LEAN IN to your Gifts (with Layla Quick & Melita Quick of OMG Lemonade)

In this episode, almost 19-years young Layla Quick, also known as the OMG Girl joins us with her mother, Mrs. Melita Quick.  She is the CEO of OMG Lemonade, Pitch princess, 1st place PGA pitch competition winner and motivational speaker, who started the brand OMG Lemonade with only $20 and expanding into a 6-figure company within the 1st year. Not only do we meet Layla, but we are also joined by her mother, who inspired her to become a successful entrepreneur and now the 1st place youngest African American company to ever exhibit at the PGA merchandise show in Orlando, Florida.  For a daughter who did not like school and wasn’t interested in extra curricular activities, mom had quite the feat.  Listen in as we have a few smiles, lots of laughs and leave you with 6 considerations of how each of you can LEAN IN today!  The affirmation that Layla left us wih today is "I am confidence.  I am boldness."  May you walk in your confidence and boldness today and grab a few nuggets from this episode to use on your way.

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S3E51 - How to Navigate the Seasons of Your Life (with Tyrone Poole)

Retired 2x SuperBowl Champ, Tyrone Poole, played 13 seasons as a cornerback in the NFL and is joining Lolita to chat how to navigate the seasons of your life.  They talk through 5 considerations  to leave you with, have a ton of laughs, and drop other tidbits along the way.

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S3E50 - How Media Can Grow Your Business & The Brand Called You

I am so excited to welcome Kris Orticello (Actress, Media Mogul & Expert) & Molly Dare (PR Expert, Podcaster, & Media Personality) to the Coaching, Cocktails & Conversations Podcast with Lolita E. Walker. Today, we are chatting all things media and how it can help grow you and help grow your business.

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S3E49 - How to Construct Your Entrepreneurial Journey (with Brian Hess)

IT IS SEASON 3 & A POWER OPENER WITH BRIAN HESS, Successful Entrepreneur, Mentor, Investor, Sales Expert and so much more.  He leaves us with some power nuggests to get us on way when it comes to truly constructing your journey of entreprenenurship.  I also dig in a bit to leave you with 4 Pillars, according to Lolita E. Walker. We have lots to celebrate in this episode and here's a super cheers to each of you for rolling with me for 3 seasons!! WOWWWWW!!!

S2E48- How to Dismantle Generational Stigmas: Cannabis & Beyond (with Paulette Simone Smith)

IT'S A THROWBACK OF ONE OF YOUR FAVORITE EPISODES - This one was a juicy one!! Who said that the stigmas placed on me will define who I am?  Who said that I (or you) must walk, talk, & behave in the stigmas that have been handed down for generations? Not me?  In today's episode, I walk you through 5 strategies of how to dismantle generational stigmas.  I share how to P.O.U.N.D. those stigmas, while also bringing yourself to the carpet.  It's time to challenge ourselves with the stigmas that we are knowingly or unknowingly perpetuating and passing down and around.  Whew!! This episode is a good one!  The affirmation that kicks us off is I am open , ready, & willing to unlock the endless possibilities within me. Are you?

Focus, Your Story, Self-Love, Self-Help, Women Empowerment, Women, Entrepreneurship, Business

S2E47 How Getting Clear Can Reroute You & Your Story (with D'Shawn Russell)

REWIND!  TO ONE OF YOUR FAVORITE EPISODES! "If I'm smart enough to learn calculus, I'm smart enough to start a business."  Those are the words from guest, Ms. D'Shawn Russell, owner of Southern Elegance Candle Company and very first sponsor of my podcast! WOOHOOO! This is one of those episodes where you leave PUMPED UP! It's a "let me do something different today type of episode," with energy, nuggets, laughs, vulnerability, relatability, & even moments you find yourself saying YES! If you've ever felt stuck in complacency, lost with no direction, felt celebrating wins were showboating or bragging, that folks may be weighing you down, THIS IS FOR YOU! Most of us have been there, thus none of us are alone! As a matter of fact, my hand is raised too. D'Shawn takes us through her journey of being a math teacher turned profitable business owner, & more by simply GETTING CLEAR!  Yep..... Listen in and set your intention for this fun and fab episode with our powerful affirmation, "I am worthy.  I am enough.  I am the greatness others have yet to see."  You can grab your 40-card affirmation deck at https://www.lolitawalker.com/shop.

S2E46 - How to Boss Up & Change Your Life (with Emily Lyons)

WHAT A POWER EPISODE! Emily Lyons is beyond a 7-8 figure business maker and shaker! She is a thought leader, who is changing the world, one person at a time.  Fierce love is at the base of her foundation and is the core to which she navigates the world.  It's driven by the perspective that has been shaped from the experiences throughout her life.  Sometimes you meet people who touch you and you simply don't know why.  When you listen to Emily's story, you will sit up straight, adjust your crown and remember that you are a warrior!  You are a lion (or lioness)!  Welcome to a taste of her Lyons Den! If your life was a movie, would you say that at the end of it, you bossed up and changed your life?  My guest today has and I am so thrilled to share her with each of you who chose to pull up a chair to my virtual kitchen table for some good ole fashioned Coaching, Cocktails & Conversations. Today, Emily and I talk, asking for help when people turn away, judgement, circumstances, comparison, distraction, failure, lack of support, resilience and so much more. This is a reminder that you don't know someone's story.  What if this was your season to simply pause and listen.  What if this was your season to boss up and change your life?  Listen in and be present with the possibilities that are available to you.  Get inspired then do the work.  I am rooting for you.

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S2E45 -How to Work on Your Game: Mentality Matters (with Dre Baldwin)

Dre Baldwin is an author of 29 books, a former NBA player, publisher of over 15,542 pieces of content, a coach and teacher of discipline, confidence and mental toughness.  On this episode, he joins Lolita E. Walker to chat, not only these concepts, but also about leadership, a bit about his journey, tangible take-aways for each of us and his philosophy of how to work on your personal and professional game.  It's a good one ya'll.  I also share 4 considerations of how to get in, stay in and constantly work on your GAME.  REFERENCE EPISODE- Pair this episode with Episode 9 and gain some soul-work on climbing the LEAD Ladder - https://podcast.lolitawalker.com/episode-9-with-mario-scott-1/  EPISODE AFFIRMATION - "I am the leader who fails forward to crush anything that may give he appearance of being a roadblock on my path." Grab your 40-card deck of affirmations at https://www.lolitawalker.com/shop

S2E44 - How to Turn Tragic Into Magic (with Kelly Pantaleoni & Cat Ce)

When Hollywood Actresses join Lolita for comedy and life lessons around turning tragic into magic, it's a combination that you simply don't want to miss.  Far too often, we sit in our tragic moments, but what if the three of us had the power to champion you, as you turn your tragic into magic?  Hmmm, I invite you to listen in. I leave you with 5 considerations of how to do just that.  In this episode, Kelly allows her vulnerability to pour out, as she talks of of her best friend, Lindsay Hawley (https://www.instagram.com/linzhawley).  When Lindsay left this earth, by way of suicide, it was one of Kelly's most tragic moments.  She talks how, even in that extreme low, she saw and experienced magic.  Cat Ce leaves us with nuggets and gems that will power you where you are.  Grab your pen and pad and listen in, as they even chat how a social app has allowed them to partner with a few power players to help others get paid for turning their life story into a movie.  It's amazing how powerful we are when we leverage the power of our creativity, our gifts, our words and our magic.

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S2E43 - BONUS - Dear Yesterday (An Original Poem by Lolita E. Walker)

In this special bonus episode, Lolita shares a soon-to-be published, original poem called "Dear Yesterday."  Written with the goal to acknowledge our past, sit in our today and look toward our future, this powerful spoken-word poetry is worth the listen.  Did you know that other spoken-word pieces are throughout Lolita's other podcast episodes?  Hmmm, do you know which ones?  Check it out and consider leaving your response on her IG post for this episode.  https://www.instagram.com/heycoachwalker .

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S2E42 - How to Maintain Presence in a Diverse, Equitable, & Inclusive Workplace (with Dr. Tina Opie)

Dr. Tina Opie is a powerhouse, who brings nothing short of a dynamic conversation, to this episode of Coaching, Cocktails & Conversations.  She a strategic management and organizational behavior expert, an award-winning researcher, consultant and Associate Professor of Management at Babson College, to name a few.  As they engage in diverse, equitable and inclusive workspaces, she and Lolita talk everything from allyship, power dynamics, the power of open-ended questions, goals, challenging the status quo, culture and so much more.  They even tap into perimenopause.  Pull up a seat and join Dr. Opie and Lolita at the kitchen table.

S2E41 - How to Focus in the Midst of Distraction (with Lolita E. Walker)

Let's talk FOCUS.  In this episode, Lolita chats three situations that knocked atop her head, as a reminder to FOCUS!  She talks distractions, overwhelm and what stands in her way to drive clarity, confidence and commitment.  Be sure to grab your journal at lolitawalker.com/podcast to write down these powerful soul-work exercises that she shares from Stop 7 in her book, "The Intersection of You & Change." Get ready to delve into YOU, as you engage in coaching, cocktails, and conversations on what we can do today.  This episode is just what you need to focus and re-focus on what is important, what you must do, and how you can move forward TODAY.

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S2E40 - How to Turn Perceived "Junk" into Your Masterpiece (with Vondre Smith)

Whether physical "junk" or the perceived "junk" that we find hidden within us that we carry around for way too long, Vondre Smith of http://www.myatmosfera.com, brings the absolute fire on not only how, at 5 years old, he became an entrepreneur, using the "junk" that other people did not want, but he also shares 3 immediate, “in-your-face” marketing strategies to help us get in the right audiences TODAY! In this episode, Lolita also shares 4 strategies on how to think about "JUNK," with the goal of challenging your thinking to get you moving to your bigger, better and bolder self. When you are ready, so am I! #letsgo.  This episode is soooo good.  Family, business, mindset, self-development, perseverance and perspective are only some of the concepts shared and discussed.  Welcome to Lolita’s kitchen table!

S2E39 - How Riches to Rags Will Help You Rise (with Nasir Joachim)

In this episode, Nasir Joachim, Social Media Guru and business owner, talks how riches (your highs in life) to rags (your lows in life) will help you rise (where you want and deserve to be). From living well to being homeless, to standing up for himself and walking proudly into his sexuality, we go all in!! There is something for everyone to relate to in this episode and it will challenge you to leap from the complacency that you may be sitting in right now.  Everything is talked, from versatility, powering your strengths, strategies to feel the power in your rise, perspective, feeling alone, forgiveness, core values, mindset and so much more. Nasir's story will have your mouth wide open and this is only the tip of the iceberg to gauge a renewed perspective

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S2E38- How To Narrate The Screenplay of Your Life (with Bobby Del Rio)

Bobby Del Rio, Canadian Activist, Actor, Play and Screenwriter,  and so much more, is joining Lolita for a bit of Coaching, Cocktails & Conversations on this episode 38.  From the intermission of the pandemic and shifting mindsets to huge wins on the app called Clubhouse, to the flow and impact of standing in your truth, Bobby talks crypto, racism, hierarchy, digital space vs physical space, and that is just the tip of the iceberg.  He leaves us with powerful reminders of "I am even ok if it's a huge, spectacular failure" and "I have to take this opportunity."  Here's the question.  How are we each choosing to narrate the screenplays of our lives? Hmmmm, tap into this episode and even grab a surprise of Lolita sharing one of her unpublished poems called, Dear Unleashed Potential.  Grab your CC&C journal and meet us at the kitchen table.

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S2E37 -BONUS EPISODE - A POEM FOR GRANDMA LUCILLE WALKER - 91 YEARS YOUNG (with Lolita E. Walker)

**A BONUS EPISODE in memory of grandmas and all grandparents who have transitioned.**  On August 12, 2021, my paternal grandmother, Lucille Walker passed away.  I had the honor of reciting an original poem at her homegoing services and I invite you to remember those you've loved and lost. Less than 4 minutes long, my prayer is that one or two of the words bring a smile to you in memory of! Enjoy - And super great news.  Keep an eye out for my book #2 this year, which will be 44 letters and poems to help shift you to your best you.  I cannot wait!

S2E36 - How to Cultivate a Culture of Learning, Growing & Being (with Culture Craig Foreman)

"I am the change for the culture that I want to see."  That is the powerful affirmation that kicked off this episode & it doesn't stop there! Power-guest, Culture Craig Foreman, is joining us today.  Would you believe me if I told you that we'd never met in person and when we did for the first time, I asked him to record a podcast episode, hahah, on the spot?! This is a discussion amongst audio friends, who met in person for the first time and it is SUPER JUICY.  We talk everything from tapping into your full potential to defining culture at the fundamental base level, intention, leaders and the culture that they establish and so much more.  Hold onto your heart and catch this bonus of Craig challenging me and my leadership style.  Do I truly lead in fear??? Ahhhhhh, say it ain't so haha.  Tap into this episode, where Craig and I chat 7 considerations for how to cultivate a healthy culture of growing, leading and being.  May you use this episode to challenge your thinking and shift a bit differently.  It may be my most fun conversation ever.

S2E35 - How To Be Sexually Free, As a Christian, Without Guilt or Shame (with Heather Tucker)

Do you know someone who has a sexless marriage?  Do you have a sexless marriage?  Let's talk how to unlock sexual freedom and then couple that with religion! Ohhh, grab a sip of tea and let's talk the taboo of it all.  Close your eyes and move into another room if that feels necessary, because today's guest is Heather Tucker, Resident Encourager and Sexless Marriage Coach for Christian Women, Specializing in Sexual Freedom & Emotional Intimacy Restoration.  You can already tell that this is going to be a juicy episode, right? She and Lolita talk everything from generational stigmas that may be carried into adulthood and marriage to self-discovery and rejection by your partner.  From the wrath felt from your community when they learn that you are exploring your sexuality to the core importance of open communication within your relationship.  Heather, then shares the linkages between Christianity and being sexually free and why this is now her life's mission.  She leaves us with 3 things that each of us can begin do today to become more sexually free within our marriages, as well as, what I call, the domino effect. Are you ready for some Coaching, Cocktails & Conversations? #letsgo

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S234- How Kindness Can Help You Cope (with Ivory Tifa)

Ivory Tifa, Occupational Therapist, Poet and Kindness Doula joins Lolita E. Walker on this episode and it is soooo juicy.  It challenges your thinking a bit and helps each of us say hmmmm. We are about to move a little differently after this episode here! Question:  When you are at your lowest, do you think of kindness as that "thing" that will help you cope and heal through it all?  Hmmm. #nojudgement but worth the thought. Ivory not only shares an original poem entitled, "Would you do anything differently?" but she also draws an intersection between therapy, healing and kindness.   Imagine being near the World Trade Center during 9/11, in a city with no family and your dorm room in shambles.  Would your first thought be to gift kindness?  You have to tune in. We talk everything from walking into purpose and passion, recognizing you've been moving in your zone of genius every day, without even knowing working with children at the border to help them cope with trauma, random acts of kindness that we can do TODAY, plus so much more.