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AprilRose Speaking

AprilRose Speaking

By AprilRose Speaking
This podcast is definitely for individuals who enjoy thinking on a deeper level. With social media, there’s a lot of superficial conversations and celebrity talk. If you are at your wits end trying to find thought provoking conversations and ideas.......BINGO! You clicked the right podcast. Subcribe today and feed your HEART, MIND, and SOUL! You won’t be disappointed, period!
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Ep. 41 - Social Media Branding with Rhonda D. Evans Consulting

AprilRose Speaking

Ep. 41 - Social Media Branding with Rhonda D. Evans Consulting

AprilRose Speaking

Listen in to see how the phenomenon of the Gorilla Glue Girl seems ridiculous but really brings to the light the psychological affects of racism and implicit bias about black women.
February 21, 2021
Ep. 55; Sista’s, Don’t Hate. Congratulate!
Today’s episode is for Melaninated Queen’s Only. Anyone else listening can take notes but this is an inside job. Lol. Growing up as a black woman and working in Corporate America, the one thing I despise is women putting each other down and it’s the worst when it’s from a black woman like myself. Listen in on this encouraging podcast and see how you can deal with the THUG (the hate u give) hate from a fellow sister. In the end, it’s Karma. So why not congratulate instead?! Love you Roses and I hope you love this last episode of the “Sis, Start!” Series. Stay tuned to my next series where you will meet my finance and real estate friends.
December 23, 2020
Ep. 54: Being Organized in Your Business is the only way to WIN!!
This podcast will be needed for many mu of my listeners. It took me well into my 30’s to understand why being organized sets you up for success. Listen on to hear all the tips I learned throughout my years that led me on my success path to today.
December 14, 2020
Ep. 53: Why Business Women should Acquire Negotiating Skills
This is a very informative episode for career and business women because it details the skill of negotiating. Learn how to negotiate salaries for successful careers and how to negotiate for your own business. Leave voice comments and leave a DM on Instagram for a free 30 minute consultation. Please mention the 3 skills discussed in this episode.
October 23, 2020
Ep. 52: Black Women - Be Assertive in your Business!
This podcast details why it’s important to be assertive in your business. I’ve had confidence my whole life and many tried to hold me back and make me doubt myself until I said.....Enough! Listen to my journey and I’ll explain why I said enough to the naysayers and encourage you to be more assertive.
October 23, 2020
Ep. 51 - PURPOSE: Why it’s URGENT for you to find it NOW!
There is no time in history like the times we are living in this world today. Listen to this podcast if you have been searching for purpose. We need Leaders. Is that you?!
September 9, 2020
Ep. 50: Coach Evan Brown - Brand Strategist. Why Branding is a Must.
Coach Ev was such a fun and interesting person to interview! This podcast was so revealing because Coach Ev really opens about how Imposter Syndrome happen to him, when he realized he needed to build his business and getting paid for services he offered for free, and how he pushed past his pain point. Check out his website
September 2, 2020
Ep.49: Mr. George Pitts Teaches you “How to Monetize EVERYTHING!”
This episode is loaded for the true entrepreneur. Mr. Pitts is a Finance Coach who fell into the world of entrepreneurship. He gives tips on how to build a business on social media, how he organizes his day and teaches individuals how to monetize everything. Check out his website
August 26, 2020
Ep. 48 How to Price Your Product and Services
In this episode AprilRose gets detailed on how you find the value of your product or service.
August 19, 2020
Ep.47 - Malik Yusef : Grammy Award Winning Music Producer
In part 2 of this interview with Malik Yusef, you get a behind the scenes view of how to create music in the industry and the logistics behind the music making process. He’s done this so well that he has been recognized in the recording industry and has manifested Grammy’s through his genius work. Enjoy this interview and remember, sis, START!!!
August 12, 2020
Ep. 46 - Malik Yusef: 6-Time Grammy Award Winning Producerand Confidant of the Hip-Hop Greats.#Kanye
Listen to this first interview of the 10-Part Series of “Sis,Start!”. Malik Yusef has almost 2 decades of music industry experience, won 6 Grammy’s and his friends are notable Artist’s like Kanye West, Jay-Z, and Common. Sis, if you are a music lover and create poetry or music, go grab your pen and paper right now!! And after listening, remember “Sis, Start!”
August 5, 2020
Trailer- “Sis, Start!”
10-Part Series for Women Entrepreneurs looking for motivation and free tips to start their business!
July 31, 2020
Ep. 45 The Final Episode of AprilRose Speaking Podcast - Thank you.
As I move in a different direction in my business and give my full attention to my clients, I want to take some time to thank my listeners for sharing my journey with me. There are big thing coming ahead. In the meantime, check me out on my website at to see the services We offer to startup entrepreneurs. If you are interested, please book a consultation on the website. Thanks again, Roses and continue to bloom!
June 3, 2020
Ep 44: CEO of Right Tactic - Jairo Vinasco. Multimedia Creative!
Roses, please join me while I interview my very humble friend Jairo Vinasco. He works with video, photographers, web design and soooooo much more. If you ask me, he’s a creative genius but you judge for yourself. Check him out on social media @righttactic or on his website at
May 28, 2020
RØDE Cast Contest - May/ June 2020 - Podcast Title: Glass.Half.Full
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May 21, 2020
Ep. 43 Nina Sonovia: Bio-Feedback for Entrepreneurs and Executives
Bio - Feedback was a term that I wasn’t familiar with in the past. Nina Sonovia is a therapist that offers this innovative techniques breakthrough stress and life stressors that slows down our performance. There is a really magical point in the interview when Nina goes back into her childhood that gives a clue about why she is on the path she is today. Please subscribe to my podcast on iTunes if you are on the brink of entrepreneurship! Check out my website
May 20, 2020
Ep. 42 Corey Scott - CEO of “ The Creed Group” Mental Health Facility
Corey Scott will open up about his organization THE CREED GROUP and the tragedy that led him on his path and to be a leader not only in his community but also as a advocate for mental health.
May 6, 2020
Ep. 41 - Social Media Branding with Rhonda D. Evans Consulting
This episode has all of the tips and tricks if you are looking to build a brand. Rhonda is a self-taught website designer, a brand ambassador, and so much more. Get your notebooks because she’s dropping gems!!!
April 29, 2020
Ep. 40 - Podcaster Sierra Howard “ I Don’t Do Budgets”
Today you will receive tips and tricks that my fellow Podcaster, Sierra Howard, used to get out of debt. She took her skills and turned it into a business. She is currently using her podcast to attract clients and assist others who don’t know where to start with their finances.
April 22, 2020
Ep. 39 Alexis Smith: Founder “Us Helping Us”
This episode highlights Alexis Smith. She is the founder of “Us Helping Us”, which is a nonprofit organization for at-risk youth in New Orleans. Listen to this episode to find out about her background, why she started her organization and her plans for the future.
April 15, 2020
Ep.38 New Orlean’s Artist Terrance Osborne
This episode is definitely for the aspiring artist. In this interview, you will have an opportunity to learn about the celebrated artist Terrance Osborne. I’ve asked him questions about his background, what inspires him as an artist and if he feels pressure in this industry because he is black. Come and meet my favorite artist and make your life more colorful.
April 8, 2020
Ep. 37 My One Year Podcasting Anniversary!!!!
Hey, Roses. I’m so excited about today’s episode. I have two gifts for you and I explain them in detail AND also I take this opportunity to explain the mission of my podcast.
April 1, 2020
Ep. 36 Corona Virus
In this episode, I decided to take some time to talk to my Roses about this time in history. We are currently experiencing something we’ve never experienced before. Stuck in our homes and thinking about what’s next? Take some time to listen to my thoughts and observations about the Corona Virus.
March 29, 2020
APRILROSE Speaking Trailer
March 29, 2020
Highest Level Masterclass
Today and tomorrow offering 90% of the Higher Level Masterclass. You will get 4 courses, a one-on-one with APRILROSE and an introduction to her network of people who are willing to help support your current or startup business! Don’t wait. Sign up today. Classes start April 2020.
March 28, 2020
Ep. 35: Success is Simple
Roses, please get your pen and paper today because I’m dropping gems about a way for you to find success. I definitely feel if you take this episode seriously it will point you to the direction of success in your life. Three secrets revealed to put you on the path of success!!
February 19, 2020
Ep. 34 - Justin and Charity Jordan: From Atlanta to Hollywood
Today’s guest are over achievers to say the least. This husband and wife duo gives out the secrets to how they made the journey from Atlanta to Hollywood as a team and how they continue to make their marriage work now and on into the future!
February 12, 2020
Ep. 33 Phresh Laundry - Cultural Artist Theo Smith
Today’s episode is definitely for true artist. In this episode, Theo highlights his struggle which is the meaning behind the name Phresh Laundry, details what goes on inside of his mind while painting, and how he prices his art. Make sure to subscribe to iTunes today and review this podcast. Thank you, Roses!!!!
February 5, 2020
Ep. 32 Value vs. Worth - Understanding the Difference
Many black women Entrepreneurs have a tendency to confuse value and worth and this can show up in a romantic relationship as well. Does this happen to you? Find out in this episode.
January 29, 2020
Ep. 31: The Myth of the Strong Black Woman
Wow! Today’s title will shock a lot of people. “ I don’t stand behind the title “Strong Black Woman” or “Black Girl Magic”. Listen in to days podcast to see why.
January 22, 2020
Ep. 30 How I raise strong Black Boys in America.
In this sensitive podcast I express a black woman’s anxiety about raising young black boys in America. I reveal some conversations that I share with my two princes to ensure they are confident and thrive in a world that was not built for their success.
January 15, 2020
Ep. 29: Colorism Part 2 with Courtney Mack (The Mack Project Show)
@iso2great helping me sort this Colorism thing. Cashapp: Butterflybydesign
January 8, 2020
Ep. 28: How Colorism Affected and Changed Me.
In this episode, I detail when I first came into contact with colorism, give the definition of what it is and how it plays out in the media. It hasn’t been easy navigating life in this beautiful melanin but see how I deal with it. Also, please follow the podcast “The Mack Project”. I met @iso2great during my last break and we had plenty to talk about and he will be joining my podcast as a guest in the near future! Follow his podcast on Instagram. @iso2great “The Mack Project Show”. Don’t forget to subscribe to my podcast on iTunes and leave a review!!!!! Cashapp: butterflybydesign Please donate to support this podcast. Currently working on making this podcast my full time work.
January 1, 2020
Ep. 27 Motherhood - My mom Loretta Charlton
This season would not be complete without my mom. Listen in on how she feels about the way she raised me and my siblings.
November 12, 2019
Ep. 26 Motherhood and Daddy Issues
Even though this season surrounds Motherhood, sometimes our upbringing can affect the way we parent. Find out in this episode how I deal with past issues with my father.
November 5, 2019
Ep. 25 Motherhood and Child Safety
With all of the news that we see and social media stories about child abduction, I wanted to talk about child Safety. Listen and see how I keep my kids safe at all times.
October 29, 2019
Ep. 24 An Intimate conversation with my daughter - Shania Bryant
In this episode you get to listen in on a conversation with me and my daughter and hear the journey we have taken together since day one. She also reveals what motivates her each and every day!!
October 22, 2019
Ep. 23 Motherhood: I’ll pass on it. Sherita Woodard
This podcast will give you insight on a how walking through life as woman without children can be great with a little pressure due to social norms.
October 15, 2019
Ep 22: Motherhood and Dating- Sherell McWilliams
Listen to this Interview with Sherell McWilliams about her journey of dating, using the dating app Bumble and how she introduced her son to her husband!!!
October 8, 2019
Ep. 21 - Motherhood- Raising Children with Intent
Learn about the story that changed the way I looked at parenting.
September 24, 2019
Ep. 20 - Motherhood & Friendship
Today’s Episode features Teadra Washington. A mom, a budding entrepreneur and my new found friend! Found out how we met and her exciting plans she is working on to make her dream come true!!
September 17, 2019
Ep. 19 Pregnancy
This podcast will give you insight on pregnancy and the changes that happen during all 3 trimesters. Enjoy, roses!!!!
September 10, 2019
Ep. 18 Season 2 Motherhood
This is the introduction to Season 2 and it’s all about Motherhood!
September 4, 2019
Ep. 17 Freedom From Abuse: Part 3 Author Lundy Bancroft.
In this Episode you will listen to Mr. Bancroft explain why he is an advocate for abused women.
July 9, 2019
Ep. 16 Freedom From Abuse - Part 2 Life Afterwards
In this podcast you will find out: What happened after my car ride to New Orleans. How I interacted with my abuser during the final days. Why do a high percentage of women go back to their abusers?
July 2, 2019
Ep. 15 Dr. Tanisha C. Ford - Author of “Dressed in Dreams”
The true story of a midwestern black girl who who details story of living in the Rust Belt and followed her dreams and passions of African American History, Culture, and Fashion!
June 18, 2019
Ep. 14 Self Awareness and Decision Making
How can being self-aware and making certain decisions affect your health. Listen to these tips on this podcast to find out.
June 11, 2019
Ep. 13 - DeMarus Perry: Eight80 Media - Technology and the African American Community
This podcast will give you insight on how technology is currently leveling the playing field for African Americans. DeMarus Perry will take you on his journey of being his authentic self and how it helps him be a better Entrepreneur.
June 4, 2019
Ep. 12 Freedom from Abuse
This episode document my journey from Indiana to New Orleans to escape domestic violence.
May 28, 2019
Ep. 11 BFF Casey Kessler
This episode was so fun to record. Honest and free conversation with my bestie about our true authentic friendship and our hilarious college stories!
May 21, 2019
Ep. 10 Bryson (Kool Kat) Charlton
In this episode, you will be listening to an interview with Kool Kat who is a Midwestern Comedian and also my brother. Please enjoy listening in on some of our childhood meme and his 10 year journey into comedy!!
May 14, 2019
Ep. 9 Tyrell Anderson- Decay Devils
This episode listeners will get to meet Tyrell Anderson. He is a photographer in Northwest Indiana and is definitely making a name for himself in the world of photography. Listen to me talk to him about his creative expression and how it helped him decipher his emotions while unlocking his creativity at the same time.
May 7, 2019
Ep. 8 Shania Bryant - From Mom to you!
Hello listeners. This podcast is to my sweet daughter Shania. She recently started her new YouTube channel called “Shania Bryant” for individuals interested in Make-up tutorials. It was a surprise to me! I was gonna wait to post this but what better time than now!! Do me a favor today and subscribe to her channel.
May 2, 2019
Ep. 7 Successful Parenting. What is it really?
The is so much advice in the world about raising kids. What’s right, what’s wrong?? Check out this podcast for my viewpoint to get clarification on what can make you a successful parent for YOUR children.
April 23, 2019
Ep. 6 My new city!! - New Orleans
This episode gives you an inside peak into my new city. The people, food and culture is awesome!! I also reveal why I chose this place out of all the places in the world. I uprooted my family from the Midwest and moved to the city of New Orleans. I’m HOME!
April 18, 2019
Ep. 5 Religious or Spiritual?
I found out I was a spiritual person at a very young age. However, some people do not know the difference between being religious and being spiritual. Which one are you? Listen to this podcast and I may help you discover another part of yourself!! #selfawareness
April 16, 2019
Ep. 4 Nappy Head
After watching the movie “Good Hair” by Chris Rock (the 2nd time around) I have an opinion and I want you to hear it. Leave a comment and make sure you subscribe to podcast to stay updated on future episodes!
April 7, 2019
Ep. 3 I’m getting a DIVORCE!!!!
This episode I am choosing to be transparent and vulnerable to explain why I am making the choice to get a divorce. I’m happy with my decision, learned from my experience and I’m moving on with life SUCCESSFULLY!
April 6, 2019
Ep. 2 Mental Health and the Black Community
Listen to this episode to hear my opinion about Mental Health in the Black Community. Also, some tips on what to do if you feel you need help.
April 5, 2019
Ep. 1 Optimistic Beginnings
This is the introduction to AprilRose Speaking. Please join and hear me speak about topics that are important to me and my community and a place to hear about positivity and self-care. Enjoy!!
April 3, 2019