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Women’s Empowerment Coach Laurice Duffy Reveals Strategies For Overcoming Adversity To Achieve Real Transformation on Influencers Radio

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Women’s Empowerment Coach Laurice Duffy Reveals Strategies For Overcoming Adversity To Achieve Real Transformation on Influencers Radio

Published on January 22, 2023

Women’s Empowerment Coach Laurice Duffy was the featured guest on Influencers Radio with Jack Mize.

On a recent episode of Influencers Radio with Jack Mize, Women’s Empowerment Coach Laurice Duffy discussed her passion for inspiring middle-aged women who have faced life-changing circumstances to take back their power so they can Reimagine, Rebuild and Rise Up.

During the interview, Laurice shared the inspiration behind her company, A Mindful Journey, saying, “I am the mother of four boys, three of whom are triplets, and are the result of IVF;  we had a lot of challenges trying to get pregnant… My husband and I lived a beautiful life. He was a wonderful, wonderful man. And I felt like we were always trying to arrive, we were always trying to save, we were always trying to work hard and grind and get to the point where we reach this place of peace. He was the coach of my four boys for basketball, baseball, and football, he was extremely healthy, but he started having some odd… he was slurring a little bit, he was getting leg cramps, just some odd symptoms. He was an extremely healthy, strong, and athletic man that didn’t smoke, didn’t drink a lot, and never did drugs. So I thought we would figure it out. We went to various doctors… and I thought that we were out of the woods with all the scary possibilities. We were at a neurologist specialist one afternoon together, and we were told that he had the beginning stages of ALS. It was such an incredible punch in the stomach. Of all the things that I worried about in my life, losing my husband or my husband becoming sick was never one of them… A Mindful Journey came about as the result of realizing that the destination is the journey and that we really have to be mindful on a daily basis about who we’re being and how present we are in our every day. And recognize that there is no peaceful, blissful place that we’re going to finally arrive to once the kids are out of nursery school and then the kids are at a college, and then you get that new car, and then you retire. There’s always something you’re trying to get to, and my experience with losing my husband made me realize that this life experience is a journey and one that we certainly have to be mindful of because you never know what the next day might bring. So we just need to be where we are, stand where our feet are, and be grateful and joyful and present in the moment.”

While it’s easy to understand how losing a loved one can trigger feelings of hopelessness and lack of direction, Laurice described how other life-changing circumstances in a woman’s life can create obstacles to achieving her true potential, saying, ”I absolutely work with many widows, women who have lost their partners. But sometimes, it’s just the day-to-day struggle of losing yourself. Somewhere along the way, these women have just lost themselves because they have cared for and been needed so much by their children, or maybe their elderly parents or their partner, and all of a sudden, their kids get older, or maybe they’re divorced, and they don’t know who they are anymore because everything about them has just been about the children and they sort of forget who they are and what their likes are and their desires and their needs. I always tell women, ‘You need to put yourself in the category of people you’re taking care of.’ I think a lot of women are brought up or, or still live in the belief that we’re supposed to take care of everybody before ourselves. So it’s no wonder that women lose themselves. But it’s such an antiquated sort of rule that I feel like society has sort of placed upon women, and I feel like we’re slowly getting there. I do think that it’s very important to take care of the people that you love in your life, but I think one of those people has to be yourself. I think self-love and self-care are really important”.

Drawing on a background in psychology and driven by her own experience of surviving and thriving in the face of adversity, Laurice brings intuition, support, and accountability to women’s journeys toward growth and self-love.

As the host of the Aligned and Awakened podcast, Laurice brings her listeners heartfelt, honest, and open conversations about overcoming setbacks, releasing fear and learning to live a life aligned with one’s values.

Laurice is also the creator of RISE, an active Facebook community that invites women to get out of autopilot and begin consciously creating the life they desire within a supportive sisterhood of 2500 like-minded females.

Listen to the full episode at https://InfluencersRadio.com/laurice-duffy

To learn more about Laurice Duffy, visit https://aMindfulJourneyLD.com

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Joe Massey, Senior Loan Officer at Castle & Cooke Mortgage, Interviewed on the Colorado Real Estate Leaders Podcast

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Joe Massey, Senior Loan Officer at Castle & Cooke Mortgage, Interviewed on the Colorado Real Estate Leaders Podcast

Published on January 31, 2023

Listen to the interview on the Business Innovators Radio Network: 

https://businessinnovatorsradio.com/interview-with-joe-massey-senior-loan-officer-at-castle-cooke-mortgage/#

Joe Massey discusses the top misconceptions about the mortgage and real estate market.

  1. Misconception #1: A low credit score will automatically disqualify people from getting a mortgage. While it’s true that having a poor credit score can make it harder to get approved for a loan, this isn’t always the case. Every lender has different criteria when evaluating potential borrowers, and in some cases, they may take other factors into account, such as income or job stability, when making a decision. It is possible to get approved for a mortgage with bad credit.
  2. Misconception #2: Real estate investing only requires money. Although capital is important for any real estate venture, many additional skills and knowledge are necessary for success as an investor. From understanding, local markets to knowing how to negotiate and close deals, investing in real estate is much more than just a financial transaction. Those who want to be successful in the field need the right combination of resources and knowledge.
  3. Misconception #3: A mortgage broker doesn’t work for people. Mortgage brokers are there to help guide borrowers through finding the best loan for their needs. They are working on their client’s behalf, helping to ensure they get the best possible deal regarding securing financing.
  4. Misconception #4: The housing market is too unpredictable to invest in. While it’s true that the market can change quickly, there are strategies and methods investors can use to protect themselves against changes in the market. Things like diversification and taking advantage of tax benefits are just two ways savvy investors can safeguard their investments from fluctuations in the market. With proper planning, investing in real estate can still be a profitable and secure endeavor.
  5. Misconception #5: People need a 20% down payment to buy a home. While it is true that some lenders will only approve mortgages with at least 20% down, this isn’t always the case. Plenty of mortgage programs allow borrowers to put less than 20% down when buying a home, including government-backed loans such as FHA or VA loans. People need to do their research, and they may be able to find an option that works for them even if they don’t have a large amount saved up for a down payment.

Joe explained: “There are many misconceptions about mortgages and real estate investments today. It’s important to research and ensure you have the facts before making any decisions. With education and knowledge, you can become a confident investor or homeowner.”

 

Client Myranda Valdez says: “I highly recommend Joe Massey. He helped make our mortgage process run smoothly and answered all of our questions in a timely manner.”

 Client Sarah R. says: “Joe and his team were incredibly thorough and helpful. Joe and our realtor communicated consistently and he and his team did a lot to help us get our house, worked with us on schedules and touched base often to make sure everything was going well. I’m so grateful we worked with Joe and his team!”

 

 About Joe Massey

Joe is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines with a degree in Economics and Business. Joe has been a lender since 2002; was named as a “Million Dollar Loan Officer” in 2007 and recognized by 5280 Magazine as a Five Star Mortgage Professional since 2012. Joe has been recognized as a top 500 loan originator nationwide by National Mortgage News and Scotsman Guide, most recently being recognized as the #64 top nationwide loan originator for 2021. National Mortgage News has ranked him in the top 1% of all originators nationwide since 2015. Prior to working with residential mortgages, Joe was a commercial lender, underwriter and financial analyst which prepared him for his mortgage career and taught him the specifics of how to get loans approved and how to find the best terms for the customer.

Joe now works as a Senior Loan Officer for Castle & Cooke Mortgage, a Billion Dollar mortgage lender based in Salt Lake City, Utah. In addition to his Loan Officer responsibilities, Joe manages several offices for Castle & Cooke Mortgage, including the Denver branch, which has been a leading office for the past 10 years and remains a top office for 2022 YTD. In partnership with Your Castle Real Estate, First Alliance Title, Pine Financial and other real estate companies in Denver, Joe has closed hundreds of loans for both experienced and first-time homebuyers as well as numerous property investors. Joe continues to contribute to the real estate and mortgage community with his monthly presentations on financing options and continuing education.

Learn more:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jmasseylending/

https://www.loansbyjoemassey.com

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Energy Healer Fran Bailey Launches New Website to Share Her Vast Healing Knowledge

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Published on January 31, 2023

Fran Bailey, founder of The SHEVA Method and author of EMERGENCE: Reveal Your Essence has launched a new website especially created for 2023. The new site offers practitioners and clients the best energy medicine opportunities today.

Leading energy healer Fran Bailey has announced the launch of her new website, offering updated services especially created for 2023 plus Integration mentoring to help people live their best lives. Bailey, a renowned expert in energy medicine and the founder of The SHEVA Method, is excited to share her extensive knowledge and experience to help people benefit from the powerful healing potential of energy medicine.

Bailey’s new website is designed to provide online learning opportunities plus one on one resources for those interested in exploring the world of energy medicine. With a new focus on Mentoring, the site offers personalized support and guidance to help individuals understand and integrate energy medicine into their daily lives. The website offers a range of updated services that are specifically tailored for 2023, including virtual workshops, personalized healing sessions, and group mentoring.

As a seasoned practitioner with 20 years of experience, Bailey is passionate about helping people tap into their inner power to achieve their health and wellness goals. She has been widely recognized for her ability to facilitate healing and transformation through energy medicine and is widely considered a thought leader in the field.

Bailey’s new website offers a wealth of information and resources for those seeking to deepen their understanding of self-healing. From educational articles and videos to online workshops and events, the site provides a wealth of opportunities for client’s empowerment, health, growth and exploration.

“I am so excited to launch this new website and share my knowledge and experience with a wider audience,” said Bailey. “The SHEVA Method has the potential to change lives, and I am passionate about helping people tap into this powerful healing modality. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned practitioner, there is something for everyone on my site.”

Bailey’s new website is designed to help individuals take their healing journey to the next level. Whether you’re looking to deepen your knowledge, find better all-around health, body mind and spirit support, or connect with other like-minded individuals, the site is your go-to resource for all things energy medicine.

To learn more about Fran Bailey and her new website, visit franbaileyhealer.com.

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Gavin Ekstrom, Senior Vice President of CrossCountry Mortgage, Interviewed on the Colorado Real Estate Leaders Podcast

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Gavin Ekstrom, Senior Vice President of CrossCountry Mortgage, Interviewed on the Colorado Real Estate Leaders Podcast

Published on January 31, 2023

Gavin Ekstrom discusses why Mentorship is essential for building a mortgage team. 

Listen to the interview on the Business Innovators Radio Network:
https://businessinnovatorsradio.com/interview-with-gavin-ekstrom-senior-vice-president-of-crosscountry-mortgage/

Gavin says: “Mentorship provides an invaluable opportunity to build a strong mortgage team. A mentor is someone with extensive experience and knowledge in the field who can share their expertise and offer advice and support to less experienced individuals. Mentors can help develop employees’ skills, guide best practices, assist with problem-solving, and foster collaboration among team members. Having a mentor on board gives employees access to experienced professionals who understand the industry inside out.”

Furthermore, Mentorship helps build relationships within the mortgage team by providing a forum for open communication and dialogue. It also helps build trust among team members, which is essential for any successful business. Through one-on-one conversations and formal meetings led by the mentor, team members can gain greater insight into each other’s strengths and weaknesses and how to work together more effectively.

Mentorship can be beneficial to both the mentor and the mentee. For the mentor, Mentorship allows them to give back to their industry by helping young professionals grow and become better at their job. Mentees benefit from having a trusted advisor who they can turn to for support and guidance as they navigate their career journey.

Overall, Mentorship is an invaluable tool for building a solid mortgage team that works together successfully and achieves success in the competitive marketplace.

By creating an environment where mentors provide guidance and support, teams can gain a deeper understanding of each other’s strengths and weaknesses while building trust and relationships. This, in turn, can create a more efficient and effective mortgage team, which will help drive success in the long run.

Client Kristen Goldner says: “Gavin and his team are amazing to work with. You won’t find better customer service – they are the best at communication and working with your unique situation. Highly recommend!”.

 Client Amanda L. says: “It’s all about service with Team Gavin! From start to finish our home-buying process was smooth and easy. We highly recommend Team Gavin, and will definitely use them for our future home-buying needs!”

 

 About Gavin Ekstrom

Gavin and his team are some of the top producers in the area, having closed 667 units in 2021, with more than $235 million in funding. Gavin’s approach to lending starts with the customer first. The team’s top priority is to understand a client’s goals so that they can offer a home loan that is right for the individual. Our biggest goal is to ensure clients are 100% satisfied through each process step.

Gavin has worked in the mortgage industry since 1993, providing countless hours of assistance and guidance to homebuyers. Whether buying, refinancing or renovating, Gavin is ready to give you the outstanding home loan experience you deserve. You may be a first-time homebuyer or a long-time homeowner. You may be buying an investment property or looking for a renovation loan. Gavin and his team offer a wide range of loan programs, from FHA and VA to conventional and jumbo. You are an individual, and our recommendations will respect your unique circumstances!

Communication is critical, and sharing information is as important as listening. We will make sure you know what’s happening with your mortgage as it progresses through the process and will be available to answer your questions. Our promise to you is that we will be with you every step, from application to closing and beyond.

Urgency is a core value of Gavin and his team. Gavin will be able to provide you with quick and prompt service, with options to close loans in as little as 10 days.*

Learn more:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/gavinekstrom

https://www.gavinekstromccm.com/

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