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The Shaking It Up with Shak Podcast is hosted by Shakira aka Shak. It’s a weekly podcast where thoughts in silence are spoken out loud. Listeners will have the pleasure of experiencing real life raw conversations crossing a variety of topics from entrepreneurship, career navigation to parenting. So if you’re struggling with purpose, looking to be entertained, motivated and inspired this is a podcast for you. To keep up with all things related to this Podcast follow me on all handles @shakempowers and be sure to subscribe, tweet, share and show ya girl some love.

The Shaking It Up with Shak Podcast is hosted by Shakira aka Shak. It’s a weekly podcast where thoughts in silence are spoken out loud. Listeners will have the pleasure of experiencing real life raw conversations crossing a variety of topics from entrepreneurship, career navigation to parenting. So if you’re struggling with purpose, looking to be entertained, motivated and inspired this is a podcast for you. To keep up with all things related to this Podcast follow me on all handles @shakempowers and be sure to subscribe, tweet, share and show ya girl some love.
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The Shaking It Up with Shak Podcast is hosted by Shakira aka Shak. It’s a weekly podcast where thoughts in silence are spoken out loud. Listeners will have the pleasure of experiencing real life raw conversations crossing a variety of topics from entrepreneurship, career navigation to parenting. So if you’re struggling with purpose, looking to be entertained, motivated and inspired this is a podcast for you. To keep up with all things related to this Podcast follow me on all handles @shakempowers and be sure to subscribe, tweet, share and show ya girl some love.

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English


Episodes

36|You're in charge of changing your situation

4/20/2019
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Whose responsible for you? YOU ARE! No one else but YOU! Not your mother, not your father, husband, wife or friend. Even at the tender age of 14 you can make a decision that could drastically change your life. Your situation is your situation, what are you prepared to do to change it?

Duration:00:28:50

35| There’s lessons in starting at the bottom with Karissa LittleJohn

4/8/2019
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In this episode, I'm speaking with Karissa LittleJohn on She Flies Solo & Nurses Travel Network. We discuss her passion for creating a travel network for women, having a career and business while navigating motherhood. We also discuss the blessings and lessons in starting at the bottom and how incremental gains breeds confidence. There’s so many lessons in embracing the journey.

Duration:00:40:02

34|Let's talk about US

4/1/2019
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In this week's episode, I'm talking about Us the movie, Us as a society and the power of influence! Tune in for your treat!

Duration:00:29:06

33| Overcoming Domestic Abuse & Learning to love yourself

3/25/2019
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Sharing is an integral part of healing- and in the spirit of having us shaking things up in our lives- we’re talking about domestic abuse and in the guest chair I have 2 x author Shareen Rivera who shares her journey of how she was able to deal with domestic abuse

Duration:00:44:32

32| College Admission Scandals

3/18/2019
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In this solo episode, I'm discussing college admission scandals, Leaving Neverland & social media tax for the Uganda

Duration:00:22:41

31| Being Young & Resilient and pushing through in Entrepreneurship

3/11/2019
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The journey of launching an idea & leaping into entrepreneurship is no easy feat. In today’s guest chair, you’ll hear the journey of a young entrepreneur who had an idea and she took action. Asia of Asia B sweet treats takes us through her jr. The ups and downs and how she's trying to push through.

Duration:00:38:33

30|You're Beautiful Because You're You! Pt One

3/4/2019
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Beauty standards of today have certainly shifted from what they were 30 & 40 years ago. While there’s been a small shift- we certainly have a long way to go. We as a society are conditioned that there is only one standard of beauty. Beauty come in so many different forms. We absolutely must change our conventional ways of thinking around this. In this episode, I’m talking about the natural hair movement in the workplace.

Duration:00:23:41

29|Finding Your Power by Standing in the Light with Courage Molina

2/25/2019
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Many people suffer from depression and often times that don't have or know a way to overcome it. In this episode I'm speaking with Courage Molina, she walks us through her journey of how she was able to exchange her struggles for strength and overcome depression.

Duration:00:36:24

28| Raw Conversations - Shak & Friends

2/19/2019
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Ever have random conversations with your girlfriends- just casual discussions about things that are not related at all? Well I do and I've decided to share a recent convo that I had. In this episode we're talking about working in corporate America, work place bullying, diversity- is it forced? is is fluff? and reaching back to help others. Tune in!

Duration:00:47:14

27| Kicking Off 2019 by taking a break so I can level up

2/14/2019
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Happy New Year! This is the first episode of 2019- I'm sharing a little insight into how I kicked off the new year from my Netflix binge sessions, pop culture hot topics (Rkelly, Cardi B & MJ), the government shutdown to Poshmark. I'm also talking about the importance of being uncomfortable.

Duration:00:28:56

26|Pushing Through Your Fears with Dave of Dave's Angry Sauce

12/31/2018
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Final episode of 2018- I'm speaking with Dave, the creator Dave's Angry Sauce. We talk about how he used his passion for being in the kitchen as fuel to drive him to create a hot sauce. Tune in to see how he pushed past his fears got out of his comfort zone and launched Dave's Angry Sauce.

Duration:00:48:53

25|Year of Execution: Lessons Learned from launching a blog and Podcast

12/24/2018
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If I can use one word to sum up 2018 it would be Execution! In this solo episode, I do a quick recap of the year, discuss some of the lessons that I learned from launching my blog and kicking off my podcast.

Duration:00:44:23

24| Being Bold & Intentional with JP Gordon

12/17/2018
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Joseph Gordon II, Queens native and owner of Go Hard Fitness Lab is talking about taking the leap and living boldly and intentionally moving toward pursuing your purpose. We talk about him launching his company and his motivation for doing it.

Duration:00:45:46

23|Moving On Your Visions Power Brunch Recap 2018

12/10/2018
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On December 9th, Ebony tutora of Queens Recognize Queens and I combined forces to bring together over 50 attendees to our inaugural Moving On Your Visions Power Brunch! It was a Vision Board brunch with a twist. Attendees were able to connect with people that were driven and moving toward there goals, create their vision boards and leave feeling inspired and ready to get moving on their own visions and get started in knocking out there goals. Here's a recap of the day and a snippet of the...

Duration:00:13:29

22| There's life beyond what you see in front of you, an inspirational conversation with Alicia Powell

12/2/2018
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In this episode, I'm having a very inspirational conversation with a very dear friend of mind. We talk about shifting the mindset into believing that you don't have to be the product of your environment. Her entrepreneurial journey and her endless pursuit of moving in her visions and getting what she wants in life.

Duration:00:54:48

21|Nostalgic Moments are Great, But our Past can paralyze us if we let it

11/26/2018
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It's a thanksgiving solo episode and the most wonderful time of the year! I'm talking about having nostalgic moments and how out past can shape and paralyze us.

Duration:00:23:09

20|Pursuing Your Purpose with Chef Tobias Cooks

11/19/2018
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In this episode I'm speaking with Chef Tobias Cooks we talk about her journey to launching her pastry business, challenges she's faced and why she believes that with success comes sacrifices but with the right level of focus and belief, your dreams are achievable.

Duration:00:49:38

19|Living a Stifled Life vs. Living a Life of Freedom

11/12/2018
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In this solo episode I'm exploring how we fall can fall victim to living a life avoiding risk, playing it safe yet avoiding following our purpose. How cool would it be to just feel free and fully spread our wings and fly to become who are truly meant to be.

Duration:00:24:44

18|Vibrating Higher with Tierra Burrell of Tierra Goes Green

11/5/2018
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Tierra Burrell is the founder of Tierra Goes Green, a boutique lifestyle consulting and product line business designed to help others learn to heal themselves mind, body & spirit. Tierra has helped heal thousands of human beings across the planet from toxic behaviors by introducing them to a shift in their mindset.

Duration:00:55:51

17|Confessions of a Motivator

10/29/2018
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A motivational speaker's purpose and goal is to motivate and inspire others. However there are times when they too need to be inspired and motivated themselves. In this episode I talk about how to avoid letting misfortunes take you away from your purpose. I also talk about how I almost got distracted.

Duration:00:23:49