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11th May 2022

S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk - Episode 18 - Vanessa Vizard "Vizard Marketing & PR"

Episode Description: 

Vanessa Vizard is President and CEO of Vizard Marketing and PR, specializing in creating campaigns in the healthcare and nonprofit industry. In this episode of S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk, Vanessa sits down with host J Haleem and speaks on her experiences as a woman in business, pivoting through the pandemic, and her mantra, “With God all things are possible.” 

Show Notes: 


00:51- J Haleem welcomes Vanessa to the show


2:26 - Vanessa speaks on her experience as a woman in business 


5:32 - Vanessa shares the tools she learned from past experience 


7:28 - What has been her best past on the job training? 


9:31 - Transitioning into full-time entrepreneurship 


12:06 - As someone who took the leap, would she encourage a friend to do the same 


14:04 - What has been her children’s growth as an entrepreneur mom?


16:20 - Our children are more resilient than we think 


19:06 - People will use any excuse to get out of doing something 


19:36 - Vanessa speaks on the biggest misconception in the PR industry 


23:14 - Which area of PR does she enjoy the most


25:01 - As a nonprofit PR firm, Vanessa speaks on how their budget constraints can impact their visibility 


27:50 - The importance of mastery


30:40 - Pivoting into Pandemic


32:48 - Selling fences through COVID. Bouncing back from 2020


35:00 - It’s important to tell the “story” of entrepreneurship. It is not easy. 


37:04 - Vanessa speaks to her mantra, “Through God all things are possible.” 


38:15 - What S.T.A.R.V.E. Means to her? 


41:58 - Deciphering what’s for you 


44:53 - Get out of your own way 



Connect with Vanessa 


Website: https://vizardpr.com


IG: @vizardmarketingandpr 


Ph: 1-951-533-6180


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About the Podcast

S.T.A.R.V.E. TALK
STARVE Talk
S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk (Stand Tall And Reclaim Victory Everyday)
This podcast shares tips, thoughts, and ideas on how to build and successful platform by overcoming challenges and going from Surviving to thriving. Featured guests have overcome struggles and built a career or business by Standing Tall A Reclaiming Victory Everyday.

To learn more: visit, www.jhaleem.com. Follow J Haleem & I Won't Starve on all social media outlets, @iamjhaleem @iwontstarve. Subscribe to the YouTube channel, S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk

About your host

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J Haleem Washington

J Haleem went from working for $8.00 an hour at the Hampton Inn, to earning 6 figures as a Commercial Photographer in just a few years. He was able to accomplish all this while being a convicted felon. While working for $8.00 an hour he developed his mantra #I Won’t Starve which was the catalyst for him to leave his job after only one year. Over his career, he’s been able to work with international brands like Nike, Save The Children Foundation, NFL, Amtrak & The WNBA.

Since then, he has become pardoned, and now is a best-selling author and motivational speaker. J Haleem uses the #I Won’t Starve message to encourage and motivate students, entrepreneurs and career-oriented individuals. His goal is to inspire you to build a platform to ensure that U Won’t Starve.