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Interview with Rebecca M. Huey from Cursive Kidz®️



I had the pleasure of interviewing Rebecca M. Huey who the owner of Cursive Kidz®️ a company that is doing some amazing work in Africa, helping children learn and grow in education.

Thank you so much for joining us! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path?
It’s a pleasure! Thank you for taking the time to interview me. I am humbly honored. It is a blessing. First, I was a business major all throughout my high school career. I also majored in business in college with a concentration in Paralegal. It wasn’t until 2013-2014 that I started to bring to life my own product – my first electronic tablet product to be exact. I actually sought out the help of a large corporation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for assistance and it didn’t go so well! I was brand new at learning how to bring a product to life, applying for a provisional patent and the large corporation that was previously helping me gave me limited information, never telling me my provisional patent expired until I received notification by mail directly from the USPTO. It was a BIG fail. It was through all this I rebranded and branched off on my own.

Can you share the most interesting story that happened to you since you started your company?
Since I started Education Creation LLC I would have to say the most interesting story is utilizing my time while having limited income and limited help. I have NEVER given up no matter how hard it got. I did not quite when I was told no. I did not stop seeking a new path when I was at a standstill. I did not  let others tell me no when God kept telling me yes and opening doors for me to walk through each new door even if I was uncomfortable, I walked through those doors trusting God. I pushed myself with determination because I wanted a better future, I have a long term dream and vision to also help others and keeping my Trademark growing across the world. It is my heart to serve God in Nigeria and also as an entrepreneur help 3rd world countries have educational products and resources.

Can you share a story about the funniest mistake you made when you were first starting? Can you tell us what lesson you learned from that?
The funniest mistake I have made to date thinking back when I first started was when I tried to depend on my cell phone voice command while communicating in a meeting. It had a mind of its own and spelled words I didn’t speak and sent them without me realizing it until after.

The lesson I learned from that was I no longer use voice command because it never gets my words correct.

What do you think makes your company stand out? Can you share a story?
What makes my company stand out is the passion, drive and determination to help foreign countries have affordable educational products and resources. My Trademark Cursive Kidz
®️ has recently partnered with Emidek Press/City Track Magazine CEO Aderibigbe Gbolahan of Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria, Africa helping children learn and grow in education.

Which tips would you recommend to your colleagues in your industry to help them to thrive and not “burn out”?
Some tips off the top of my head that I would recommend to my colleagues is stand strong in the midst of your trials as you grow and keep pushing forward as new doors open. It takes time and hard work. Find what works for you and your team. Just like the movie “Big Hero 6” find a new way when your at a dead end, pray and seek God. You will never burn out when God is involved. Do not let others tell you no. We each have our own unique gifts and talents to use while we are alive on this earth. God wants His best for us. You can and will achieve great things. NEVER let go of your dreams. Seek God and let Him help you bring them to life.

None of us are able to achieve success without some help along the way. Is there a particular person who you are grateful towards who helped get you to where you are? Can you share a story?
There are a few people that come to my heart in particular that I am truly grateful for that helped me get to where I am today. God is my first answer, Delta College Small Business Division, Saginaw, Michigan, Mid-Michigan Inventors Council, Michigan State Police Trooper Steven A. Kramer and my inner closest family and friends that literally watched my journey unfold especially into Africa! They all breathed life into me. They helped build me up. They prayed with me,

How have you used your success to bring goodness to the world?
Currently my business partner and I are helping bring quality and affordable educational products and resources to Nigeria. I am the first US female to partner with a business in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria, Africa to serve in educational products and the mission field. We are totally stepping out in faith and expecting God for big things. His word is truth in our lives. Together with Aderibigbe Gbolahan, Flourish Bible Church Pastored by Ibukun and his wife, and I have started a food and clothing project to help the orphans, farmers and destitute in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria, Africa through The Rebecca M. Huey Mission Outreach (under current developments). From the USA we shipped 634 packs of NON-GMO seeds of various varieties of fruits and veggies to be given to poor farmers and to be planted in June 2019. We also shipped 5 boxes of new clothing to be given to the orphans in Akure scheduled for June 2019 also.

Do you have a favorite “Life Lesson Quote”? Can you share a story of how that was relevant to you in your life?

I would say my quote is “When life gets tough God is bigger” there is not one battle we face that God can’t see us through. This is relevant to my life now as actress, entrepreneur and serving in the mission field.

What are your “5 things I wish someone told me before I started my company” and why. Please share a story or example for each.
I would just like to leave someone with 5 uplifting things going forward for your company:

•Prayer is an important part of your business

•Trusting God blind when you can’t see the road ahead

•Accept criticism. It will allow you to invent something far greater than anything

•Do not settle for less than God’s best in your life or your business

•When people reject you or tell you no don’t get discouraged because God will bring othes into your life that were also meant to be.

You are a person of great influence. If you could start a movement that would bring the most amount of good to the most amount of people, what would that be? You never know what your idea can trigger. 🙂

Thank you for the compliment. To answer your question it is one of my dreams and hearts desires to one day in the near future break ground on building 2 of worlds BEST and GREATEST state-of-the-art Christian Rehabilitation Human Trafficking Shelters reaching lives for Jesus Christ and help our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ live productive and prosperous lives. I am trusting God as I go and grow with Cursive Kidz®️ for this dream and passion to come to fruition in my life. I always pray for the right team of people who will get the opportunity to work with us and journey with us to help.

How can our readers follow you on social media?
Readers can follow Cursive Kidz
®️ and Rebecca M. Huey on Facebook, Twitter, IMDb and also check us out at www.cursivekidz.com. We invite you to follow our journey as we go and grow reaching lives and trusting God for great things.

This was very inspiring. Thank you so much for joining us!

Founder & Editor-In-Chief of Disrupt Magazine Tony Delgado, is a Puerto Rican American software developer, businessman, activist and philanthropist. Delgado is also the host of the Disrupt Podcast where he interviews the most disruptive business owners, leaders and change makers in the world. Tony Delgado is best known as the founder, and chief executive officer of The Disrupt Foundation, a social impact movement to grow Puerto Rico’s technology ecosystem and host of the semi-annual Disrupt Puerto Rico Conference. Tony Delgado has also helped mentor thousands of students, create financial freedom, all from the comfort of his home in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Ariella Lorio Widely Recognized As The Done For You Girl Helps Thousands Quit Their Job



Giving up the traditional 9 to 5 job is difficult for anyone. Though this kind of day to day grind can be difficult to sustain, it is what tends to make ends meet. Making the decision to drop that in exchange for your dreams is something that many people do not dare to try. 

Ariella Iorio is a widely recognized and successful serial entrepreneur that helps people learn affiliate marketing. She is on a mission to teach people to work from home and fire their bosses instead of going to the office everyday. She abandoned the 9 to 5 in order to achieve happiness in her life. 

“I interned for  Wesley Virgin for two years for free, and he taught me everything I needed to know. He is the King of online marketers.” Ariella recounts.

For Ariella, there was a turning point that led her to change the way she thought about her day to day life. Early on in her college career, Ariella suffered serious injuries after being in a terrible car crash. Though she eventually recovered, the experience fundamentally changed her life. The trauma that she experienced from that period caused her to rethink what she was doing in her life as a college student and whether or not this kind of life was worth it in the end. 

“I was in a terrible car accident in which I broke my back, neck, and arm. It was a terrible experience.”

She moved on from this car accident, but couldn’t help but think there was more to this life. She didn’t want to struggle to make ends meet and worry about paying the rent each month

Back then, the work that she was putting in did not equal the output she was getting in terms of work-life balance and the money she was making. She knew she needed to change something to increase her happiness and believes she manifested her now mentor/business partner Wesley Virgin. Ariella always believed in meditation and visualization and attributes that much to her success.

“I now make 600,000 in four months with affiliate marketing. The company now nets 20k a day.” Ariella explains.

Though she has become incredibly successful now, Ariella had a rough start to her business journey. Her desire to follow her dreams drastically changed her lifestyle. She has experienced failure and difficulties with people supporting her in following her dreams. No one was convinced that she would succeed, not even some members of her own family.

“I was living in the basement for 2 years before becoming successful. I had one failed company with Wesley Virgin before the Done for You Services business that we run now. I also dropped out of college and was kicked out of my house for believing in my dreams and not going the ‘traditional route.’” Ariella states.

Now they both are dominating the industry, but most of all, changing lives. Ariella and Wesley pride themselves on finding the correct system for all of their users. They understand that finding the correct audience for your online business can be difficult, but they are there to help walk their clients through all the stages of the process to ensure success.

“We have a Done for You System that we basically do all the work for them such as give them the offer to promote, the videos, the Facebook target audience, have a coach call them to set up their Facebook campaign and stick with them to hold their hand throughout this process guaranteeing them their first sale online. We have three phases: mindset (our millionaire in training group), execution (the done for you services program), and the mastery program (Facebook and youtube ads).” Ariella says.

If you would like to learn more about Ariella Iorio, go here.

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Meet Sean Castrina, Serial Entrepreneur and Author



Sean Castrina is a bestselling author of 8 Unbreakable Rules for Business Startup Success andthe fictional tale The Greatest Entrepreneur in the World. His new release is World’s Greatest Business Plan, written for those who cannot afford to fail. Sean is an active entrepreneur and CEO, having started more than 20 companies in the last 25 years. He has guest lectured on entrepreneurship at some of America’s finest colleges. He hosts The Ten Minute Entrepreneur, a top 10 business podcast on iTunes.

Tell us a bit about yourself.

I’m a 7-figure entrepreneur, investor, speaker, and author. I’ve got three books out: 8 Unbreakable Rules for Business Startup Success, The Greatest Entrepreneur in the World, and World’s Greatest Business Plan. I also host my own podcast.

What was a major challenge you had to overcome to get to where you are today?

I suffered a back injury. Doctors prescribed me a large amount of oxycodone and fentanyl to cope with the pain, which is incredibly easy to get addicted to. I was determined to not get caught in that trap, so I quit cold turkey. I truly believe that you can accomplish anything with the right mindset.

If you could start over, what would you do differently?

I wouldn’t wait until after college to start a business. I could’ve been where I am today a lot sooner had I gotten a jump start on my career.

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Alex Saenz Is A Millionaire At Age 23 Because, Despite His Hardships, He Always Tried To Work Harder And Do More



Hardships during our childhood years often have a long and profound impact on our lives. Alex Saenz experienced a childhood full of difficulties and hardship that he was able to overcome and become the person he is today. Instead of letting it get him down, he used it as fuel to achieve his dreams.

“I grew up in west phoenix from very humble beginnings. I lived in a trailer park from the age of 13-18. During the ages of 13-18, my parents divorced and I dealt with a lot of emotional and mental issues such as anxiety, depression, loneliness and abandonment. Having felt all this, I worked my butt off in highschool and graduated with a 4.2 GPA.” Recounts Alex.

With this kind of GPA, Alex had the opportunity to go to plenty of elite colleges. Instead, his interest was piqued by real estate investing. Though he had very little money in his bank account, Alex wanted to achieve his goal of making six or seven figures, so he began his venture into real estate.

“At the time of jumping into real estate, I had less than $500 in his bank account. This was Money I had saved up from working at a grocery store pushing carts where I only made $7.50 an hour from pushing carts. Having no emotional or financial support, I dove into real estate head first by door knocking and putting signs out on street corners. It took me nine months to get my first real estate wholesale deal. During this time, my mom moved to Nevada, which was 18 hours away. I then had to move into my friend’s house and work out of my friend’s little brother’s room, which was spiderman themed. I started to dig deeper and work harder by marketing for real estate deals.” States Alex.

Though these months were difficult for Alex, like before, he pushed through it and finally made his first closing. This first deal changed everything for Alex. He was only 19 and had already closed a sale and quickly began closing other sales. He began to expand his team and hire other agents to help build his business and close more sales.

“Having closed my first real estate deal by January 2016, I took off in real estate. I was 19 when I closed my first real estate deal! In 2016, still at the age of 19, I closed 12 real estate wholesale deals for $120,000 in revenue. Keeping living expenses low, I invested nearly everything back into business. I hired two sales guys to help hunt down more real estate deals, by 2017, the real estate company grew to five total team members!” Exclaims Alex.

Alex has never looked back since beginning his journey. His business took off and he was able to create his real estate business All in Entrepreneurs with his two partners: Carlos Reyes and Sal Shakir. He also has started creating youtube videos in which he shares his life story and ways to help others learn the tricks of the real estate trade.

“In 2017, my company closed 62 deals for $615,000 in revenue with more than 60% profit margins. This was all done at 20 years young. In 2018, being 21, I continued to grow my real estate company and Co-Founded ALL IN ENTREPRENEURS with his partners Carlos Reyes and Sal Shakir. In 2018, Over 100 deals were closed, and it was the first 7 figure year in business and I was only 21. Fast forward to 2020, I have closed over 300+ deals with my 7 figure real estate acquisition firm.” States Alex.

Though Alex has faced numerous challenges, he has worked hard to overcome them and achieve his goals. He has always had a good mindset, which has helped him come as far as he has at such a young age. In the future, Alex hopes to keep expanding his real estate business as well as continue pioneering his new solar power company.

“I am a millionaire now, currently 23 years old, building more companies, earning 6 figures monthly through real estate, and consulting solar and SAS (tech/software) companies. I am most excited to help others overcome poverty, bad programming and helping younger entrepreneurs achieve success at a young age!” Remarks Alex.

If you want to learn more about Alex’s amazing life story, you can check out his Youtube channel by subscribing to Alex Saenz on Youtube. In addition, you can follow him on Instagram @alexsaenz and check out his business at allinnation.com

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