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Millennial Empowerment Speaker & Debut Book Author Paige Johnson-Serjue Hits Multiple Amazon Best Seller Lists With “break free of the bullsh*t: A Millennial Empowerment Guide”



Author & Millennial Empowerment Speaker Paige Johnson-Serjue‘s recent release, break free of the bullsh*t: A Millennial Empowerment Guide hit’s best seller list on March 23, 2021, climbing all the way to #4 in Business Mentoring & Coaching, and #6 in Success Self-Help Books, and Guides to Success categories.

A primary theme of the book is the concept of ‘failing properly’, which Johnson-Serjue learned while at Brock University, through her experience of struggling with classes and heading towards academic suspension. Instead of accepting defeat, she discovered many lessons through the experience, worked hard and ended up graduating with Honours.

Simone Smith of Toronto says “She continues to help people out of dark places, assists in bringing new businesses to life, and coaches people to gain the confidence to get their dream jobs. She’s a millennial that is doing her best to change the way the older generation views her cohort. Go ahead girl! You are doing a great job.”

You’ve read a bunch of self help books, maybe reposted some quotes or tagged your friends in some motivational videos, and then what? Nothing.

This book will actually make a difference in your life, if you let it. This book is for the excuse making, self doubting procrastinator that has goals and wants to escape the life of mediocrity but needs help getting unstuck. You my friend, are destined for greatness and that journey begins today! Far from sugar coated, break free of the bullsh*t forces you to unlock who you’re meant to be!

Confronting fears, overcoming traumas and bringing self reflection to a new level is only the tip of the iceberg! These chapters (called phases) will dive into topics like the power of social media, breaking the cycle and your own toxic behaviour which will leave you embracing your uncertainties and becoming more enlightened.

“I couldn’t put it down!”
– Marissa L (Toronto, ON)

“I have never been so motivated by a book before! The workbook portion had me confronting what was holding me back and I have been dominating my goals since”
– Jake S (Brooklyn, NY)

“I’m not even a Millennial and was amazed on the impact this read had on me. Thank you for the much needed reality check”
– Tiarra K (Montreal, QC)

In response to the book hitting Top 10, Johnson-Serjue stated, “I am still in shock! I created a platform as a hobby to change the narrative surrounding Millennials and never would have imagined I would be a best selling author on the topic! This generation is groundbreaking, innovative and unique – if one reader can be reminded of that through reading my book then I did my job.”

Paige Johnson-Serjue is a burger-loving, wine-indulging cool Mom that uses her ‘gift of gab’ aka motivational speaking platform, Paige1ofSome to empower the millennial generation both personally and professionally. She’s unfiltered but compassionate and genuinely gives a sh*t about changing the narrative surrounding this generation.

Some of the organizations Johnson-Serjue has spoken to, about Millennial empowerment include Telus Health, Brock University, and Humber College. Break free of the bullsh*t book is available in bulk for events and sponsored promotions.

“Life changing and inspiring! I have never experienced someone speak amongst hundreds of people and feel like they were talking to me directly. I left feeling motivated and empowered”

“Paige says what we’re all thinking but don’t have the guts to say it out loud. She has this gift to give you a blunt reality check, be funny and educational all at the same time. She is what we all need!”

While the audiobook edition will be available soon, Johnson-Serjue has begun working on her next book, a Millennial Mom book tackling the realities of being a parent in this generation – the good, bad and ugly.

To learn more about, Paige Johnson-Serjue, follow her IG

break free of the bullsh*t A Millennial Empowerment Guide is now available on at with book bundles from the author available at

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TOP 30 Finalist Moving to Phase II of The National Black Business Pitch Competition



The National Black Business Pitch (NBBP) is a virtual competition designed to connect Black-owned businesses to corporations who are looking to expand and diversify their supply chain with new products and services.

These thirty businesses have advanced to the final competition and the opportunity to win cash prizes of up to $10,000. The final competition will consist of a 2-day live virtual event, August 17 & 18, 2021, where the business owner will Pitch his or her business to multiply corporations from across the United States.

Learn more at

If your corporation desires to do business with Black-owned, founded, or controlled businesses throughout the United States, you too want to get in on the action. Become a sponsor today and join forces with other corporations like  The Walt Disney Company, Honda, AT&T, SRP, & Delta and support the NBBP. You may also register to view the live competition at

Follow us on Facebook and join WBEC-West LIVE on Facebook, August 30th to hear the winners of the NBBP (The National Black Business Pitch).  

Reach out and contact us.

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PROGRAM 15 Announces Collaboration with Southern Nevada Preparatory Athletics For New Balance Future Stars Series Amateur Player Development Events



PROGRAM 15 and New Balance Baseball continue their unwavering commitment to change the game of baseball, announcing their collaboration with Southern Nevada Preparatory Athletics.

In partnership with Southern Nevada Preps, the New Balance Future Stars Series will identify teams and players across the country to compete in fall tournaments throughout Las Vegas, Arizona, Southern California, Northern California, and the Northwest.

During the fall regional tournaments, elite players will be identified by PROGRAM 15’s National Staff of former Major League Players, Coaches, and Scouts to participate in fall signature events this year. Teams from surrounding states will participate in 4 age groups (17/18U, 16U, 15U, 14U) with a 3-game minimum using NHSF Rules.

Southern Nevada Preps will operate tournament events in conjunction with the New Balance Future Stars Series brand in beginning with The Las Vegas Fall Super Regional, which kicks off September 10th with games played at college and high school fields located in the Henderson, Las Vegas, and Southern Nevada area.

Jeremy Booth, PROGRAM 15 Founder, CEO and President of Baseball Operations for The New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series said, “Robert and SNP are professionals. You can feel the energy from the minute he speaks and it’s contagious. We’re looking forward to the relationship and growing together for players on the West Coast for years to come.”

Since its inception in 2016, The New Balance Future Stars Series has impacted over 15,000 athletes all over the world. As the Official Global Grassroots Player Identification and Development Program for New Balance Baseball, PROGRAM 15 is backed by decades of Pro Baseball Scouting experience. Their highly-skilled scouting staff provides amateur players in-depth and credible evaluations they can trust because they are the same credible evaluations that are trusted by Major League scouts and college coaches across the country.

For more information on The New Balance Future Stars Series Las Vegas Fall Super Regional as well as other events visit

Southern Nevada Preparatory Athletics aims to bring quality baseball league play and tournaments to the Southern Nevada region. SN Preps events provide exceptional competition and positive exposure. To learn more visit

PROGRAM 15 boasts a faculty and staff that includes multiple Major League All-Stars and World Series veterans responsible for executing the New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series, an initiative between the two organizations to elevate the game of baseball by providing amateur players across all economic levels an opportunity to reach their full potential through the training, development, and guidance of former MLB players, scouts, and coaches. For more information on PROGRAM 15 and the Future Stars Series, visit or @program15bb and @ftrstarsseries on Twitter.

New Balance Athletics, headquartered in Boston, MA has the following mission: Demonstrating responsible leadership, we build global brands that athletes are proud to wear, associates are proud to create and communities are proud to host. Manufactured in the U.S. for more than 75 years and representing a limited portion of our U.S. sales, New Balance MADE U.S. is a premium collection that contains a domestic value of 70% or greater. New Balance owns and operates four factories in New England and one in Flimby, U.K. New Balance employs more than 7,000 associates around the globe and in 2020 reported worldwide sales of $3.3 billion. To learn more about New Balance, please visit and for the latest press information please visit

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Resolute Media CEO Announces Brisbane THRIVE Initiative for Local Businesses



Resolute Media CEO, Brian Richards, has revealed a new initiative for local Brisbane, Queensland businesses, to be launched officially in the first week of September, 2021.

Called the Brisbane THRIVE Initiative, this project will seek to assist local South East Queensland businesses in Australia, especially those who are continuing to feel the impact of the pandemic.

“Business is a challenge for smaller operations at the best of times,” said Richards, “Given the additional hurdles continuing to be faced, we want to make the best traffic, training and tools we have available to interested Brisbane businesses.”

Richards has decades of experience in employing digital technologies to support business outcomes. He is keen to provide more immediate, practical, evidence-based support for the small business sector.

Resolute Media has already begun work on the infrastructure and systems needed to start rolling out the Brisbane THRIVE Initiative from early September through to the end of 2021 and potentially ongoing, depending on the feedback and outcomes experienced.

“We have always believed in leading with value,” Richards explained, “That has meant creating results in advance for clients wherever possible. We have now expanded and formalised that long-held business philosophy in our new credo of Proof Over Promises.”

Richards asserts that Proof Over Promises principles will underpin all aspects of the Brisbane THRIVE Initiative. This means that local business owners will be afforded numerous weekly opportunities to test out for themselves a broad range of cutting edge marketing technologies, at no cost and with no obligations. A number of these resources are proprietary and exclusive to Resolute Media, who will fund the initial availability of these assets.

The marketing systems firm will also provide comprehensive training, tools and traffic options on a complimentary basis from September onwards. It is devoting August to setting up structures, preliminary testing and seeking feedback from interested parties.

Those parties will include local Brisbane charities and groups, who have also been severely impacted by the pandemic. Resolute Media will be looking for opportunities to support these non-profits in a number of projects under consideration for this year.

Further information can be obtained by emailing [email protected] A dedicated website and social media presence are also being created to provide regular updates leading up to the launch of the Brisbane THRIVE Initiative in early September, 2021.

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