MPI-DC Supports the Emergence of “Emerge”

tiffany-boyleTune in on Friday, May 22nd as MPI-DC welcomes Tiffany Boyle to discusses the DC launch of her new business magazine, Emerge the Magazine.

The following week, on Friday May 29th, Ms. Boyle will be hosting a grand kick-off celebration for the magazine at the City Club of Washington DC. The Marketing Pulpit is a proud sponsor of  the event.

For more information about the magazine and the event, please visit or call 773.377.5792.

MPI-DC and Dr. Powell Ask …. ARE YOU READY?

yolanda-powellARE YOU READY TO… Influence your sphere and impact the world? Identify your Mountain of Dominance? Attract more social media visibility & attention? Gain new prospects & attract your ideal clients? Increase your income & bank earnings? Are you ready for these things and more?

If not, then Dr. Yolanda Powell is just what the doctor ordered. Tune in on Friday May 22nd as the MPI-DC team welcomes the good Dr. Powell as she discusses PowerSpeak LIVE and her upcoming event on May 30th. For more information or to register, click here.

MPI-NC: Effective Leadership Series: “Building Your Team”

imagesOF3MFMZBJoin Sharon Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at 10:30AM (EST), as she discusses “Effective Leadership: Building Your Team”.  Her co-hosts Therapist Ira Lake and Consultant, Anthony Herring explore the questions: Is it possible to have a highly motivated, high-morale team?  Is it possible to increase positivity in the workplace?  What are the key components in building a healthy productive team?  Are management objectives necessary for building your leadership team?  TUNE IN by calling (215) 383-3872. 

1st Monday Marketing Pipeline: “Baltimore In Retrospect: Lessons Learned”

28896941_sJoin Sharon and the other MPI Hosts as she moderates MPI’s latest marketing tool, the 1st Monday Marketing Pipeline, Monday, May 4, 2015, at 8:00PM (EST).  Our guests will discuss, “Baltimore In Retrospect: Lessons Learned”. 

To participate in the call, dial 605-475-4000 and enter Pin 560041 then press #.  From the comfort of your home, interact with the MPI hosts as well as other business owners.  The 1st Monday Pipeline will flow on the first Monday of each month. Callers get a chance to introduce themselves, interact with the MPI hosts from around the country, hear guest speaker, and pose questions afterwards.

MPI-NC: Sharon Interviews The Dynamic Dr. Florita Bell Griffin

thJoin Sharon Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 10:30AM (EST), as she interviews her guest, Dr. Florita Bell Griffin.  Dr. Bell-Griffin is the Creative Director of ARC Communications, LLC, a visual arts communications and publishing company.  She is the author of The Little Flower Vignettes – Story Behind The Story, and producer of Florita Bell Griffin’s Little Flower International Cultural Art Project.  You will be inspired by her story and dynamic approach to addressing issues among our youth.  TUNE IN by calling (215) 383-3872. 

MPI-DC: Gatewood Reflects on Baltimore and Economic Empowerment

During robertlgatewood-3in a Special Edition show on May 1st, the crew of Gatewood, Alena7, and Maxwell focused on systemic causes-and-effects of lack opportunities in the community.

Several callers chimed in following the unrest in Baltimore, including Kitra Williams,  founder of the Million Youth Peace March.

Gatewood opened the show with a powerful monologue, encapsulating what was on the minds of many.

MPI-NC: Episode: “Effective Leadership: Why Leaders Fail” With Guest, Keisha Rivers-Shorty

webKeishaMoxii-0572-481x575-250x300Join Sharon Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 10:30AM (EST), as she discusses “Effective Leadership: Why Leaders Fail” Part II.  Her guests will be Kiesha Rivers-Shorty, CEO of The KARS Group, Consultant, Anthony Herring  and Therapist Ira LakeWhat are the reasons leaders fail?  What are the tools and skills needed to increase effective leadership?  TUNE IN by calling (215) 383-3872. 

Guest / Inventor Tackles Cervical Cancer

angela-iheomaTune in to the show on Friday April 24th and Thursday April 30th when the DC team is joined by inventor Angela Iheoma.

According to Angela, early detection could reduce the devastating effect of cervical cancer, a condition that disproportionately affects women of color.

Ms Iheoma has created a device that will allow women to be tested in their homes by a healthcare provider. She will eventually will be expanding into tele-mediciene which will allow women to take a picture of their own cervix and wirelessly send it to a provider to examine. This is however the first step and the support is needed to move it forward.

To find out more about Ms. Iheoma and her invention, visit


MPI-DC Sponsor offers Career Workshops

slider-clappingMarketing Pulpit sponsor, Zari Technologies, offers Career Management Workshops Titled “Now What?”  Last month’s workshop attracted attendees from over 70 miles away.

“The Workshop Exceeded my Expectations!”
“ I wish this course were given to me when I was a Freshman!”

Attend this workshop if you’d like to …

  • Align passion with career
  • Align education with career
  • Understand employability gap
  • Land dream career

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MPI-DC: Are You in Business or Incognito?

ADVERTISEAPHOBIA6Marketing Pulpit’s Robert Gatewood is once again tackling a condition that’s crippling the business community.

This time he’s pulled out his test tubes and lab mice to figure out how businesses think they can succeed in business by hiding their contact information from the very people they want to give them money.

Tune in on Fridays at 10:30am for the latest marketing sermon. “Are You in Business or Incognito” is delivered below in classic Marketing Pulpit fashion below!

MPI-NC: “Effective Leadership: Modern Leadership Styles” Part II

Free imageJoin Sharon Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 10:30AM (EST), as she discusses “Effective Leadership: Modern Leadership Styles” Part II.  Her guests will be Consultant, Anthony Herring  and Therapist Ira LakeWhat are the tools and skills needed to develop managers into results based leaders?  Have the key elements of your business structure been effectively communicated to your staff? What are factors that need to be considered to begin the process of effective leadership?   TUNE IN by calling (215) 383-3872. 

MPI-NY Welcomes DHS Small Business Coordinator Dan Sturdivant

Tune in Monday, April 13th at 10:30 am as the MPI-NY team of Dennis Shipman and John Clifton welcomes Dan F. Sturdivant of the Department of Homeland Security to the show.

Dan Sturdivant

Dan Sturdivant

Sturdivant is Coordinator of the Federal Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) and Assistant Director for Outreach / Primary Veteran-owned Small Business Advocate.

Dan will explain what the DHS office’s role is in supporting small business development, and in aiding veterans seeking assistance in building a business. This is a program you don’t want to miss, so set your calendar and tune in for an exciting show. Can’t catch the live show? A podcast will be available immediately after the live show airs!