Author Archives: lsmith

Leading Ladies International Debuts Docu-Series

When I founded Leading Ladies International (LLI), it was my goal to have the organization serve as a catalyst for building networks of women of color. I am incredibly proud of the continued success of the organization since its debut in 2010 to the present. The relationships that have been created and sustained through LLI…

5 Influencers You Need

Influencer Marketing is the new buzz marketing word.   Some are doing it very well and others are taking a stab at it.   It’s all about focusing on the right individuals (non-celebrity) in your team, life, or outside that have the influence, personality, and work ethic to build your brand up. The types of influencers you…

The Brands Who are Doing it Well for Women

  While we know May is popular because it is the month when brands and companies honor moms everywhere but it is also Women’s Health Month.  I am noticing brands are missing out on this huge opportunity to address the awareness, especially those in fitness, fashion and leisure. Although seemingly different, the lines between these…

CEO Founder of L3 Eventeurs shares why automation keeps you relevant

Marketing automation is crucial in this ever changing world. As humans thrive in increasing technology, companies and marketers must follow the trend. We must take advantage of the software that marketing automation and communication provides to help spearhead our development and growth. With today’s technology we can automate those repetitive actions, such as email campaigns,…

Wealth Experience 2017! 7 Reasons Why Should Plan to Attend…

As one of the featured speakers from the Wealth Experience, I promise it was truly a unique experience.  Typically, at most conferences, you don’t get to participate in the total experience as a speaker.                     I truly believe how you start the year determines how you…

5 Tools to Simplify Your Life and Business with your Virtual Office

I know it has been while. Honestly, I cannot believe summer is almost over. I hope you had a great summer. I must say it was one of the busiest seasons for me and I am grateful to that.  If you are like me and wear many hats, I think you will find this post…

Raise Your Game and Be Bold in 2015

I know we are about 5 – 6 days into the New Year and many of us are working on our list and stating our goals for the year. Or some of us have not even started yet.  So, this year, I want to share how I took stock of my learnings and failures in…

7 Common Branding Mistakes We Make….

The 7 common mistakes we make when we are working on a brand:  Tell everyone about it – Be careful who you share your dreams and aspirations.  Determine if they are a dream pusher or dream killer.  Your destiny is at stake.  You need a DREAM TEAM! Start with a website–  You shouldn’t start with …

5 Successful Tips to Maintaining Multiple Streams of Income

Do people call  you a “jack of all trade?”   Or they say, you always got a new hustle, or is it that you just love serving a need, helping others and getting paid to do it?    I love the latter and some would call you a serial entrepreneur.   Given today’s ever changing job market,  I…

Saluting Women

Happy Women’s Month! I recently posted this FB post on March 4, 2014 “While I loved that ALL people embraced Lupita Nyong’o on her Oscar win, can we embrace and support our friend, neighbor, and colleague the same way? It’s Women’s History month, take a pledge to support a woman! Take a woman out to…