Yvonne Stafford

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Yvonne Stafford

Taking Care of Mind, Body, and Spirit in Life and Business, with Yvonne Stafford

Yvonne Stafford, a consummate entrepreneur, was born in Harlem. Her broad experience includes owning Stafford Realty Group, a commercial real estate firm for the past twenty years among other business endeavors. She is a holistic health advocate, public speaker, and author of the book: From Fast Foods to Slow Foods: How to Wake up Laughing. She produces the annual Natural Living Film Festival and Community Forum, now in its 5th year at the Maysles Cinema.  

Ms. Stafford graduated New York University with a Master’s Degree in Theater. She is a former Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) small business Board Member, and Harlem Business Alliance Secretary.  

Ms. Stafford is the 2016 recipient of the Woman of Substance Award, given in memory of the Hon. Theresa Freeman-Timmons, for excellence in leadership and public service in the 70th Assembly District, Part A. 

She is a friend of the NYPL Schomburg Center, an avid reader, tennis player, swimmer and mother of six. Ms. Stafford holds a Master’s Degree from New York University.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

• Why Yvonne became a serial entrepreneur and a health advocate

• The importance of the “I can do that” mentality for entrepreneurs

• Strategies for raising your kids with holistic health

• The difference between fast food and slow food

• How fast food mimics a lifestyle where attention is being directed outside yourself

• How going back to “slow food” is conducive to a more mindful lifestyle

• The impact of stress on our bodies

• Why you have to be the best version of yourself to make your business succeed

• Why you should live from a place of love and spiritual awareness

• How entrepreneurs become infused with their dreams

• Why it’s so important to speak positively with “I am” statements

• The relationship between passion and money

• Why entrepreneurs need to be lifelong learners

• The unconventional process Yvonne went through to write, edit, and self-publish her book

• The basis of the novel Yvonne is currently writing

• Why perseverance is important in writing and in entrepreneurial endeavors

• The difference between inner awareness and being directed from the outside

Contact Us

• Buy Yvonne’s book “From Fast Foods to Slow Foods: How to Wake up Laughing” at her website: www.yvonnestafford.com (Mention the podcast for a discount!)

• Email: naturalharlem@gmail.com

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