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Author: Mya Kay

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The Girl Files is a relevant podcast that speaks to the areas of a girl's life that needs to be touched by The Gospel. Filled with wisdom, The Word and healing for today's teen girls and young women.

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I sat down with my girl Reagan Gomez-Preston to discuss her time in Hollywood and how she feels about the current state of family shows, how she balances being a wife, mother and artist; and what advice she would give to content creators. We also discuss the #MeToo movement and she gives her advice to up and coming female actresses. Follow Reagan on all social media @reagangomez. Support her podcast patreon.com/ReaganGomez. To watch her web series: https://www.youtube.com/user/ReaganGomez Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
In the season two finale episode, our host had some things to say about friendships. With all the women who have talked to her about friendships, she figured it was time to say how she really feels about the whole perception that "I'm busy and life happens" mentality that so many have adopted as an excuse not to be there for their friends. Follow her @writermya and follow the podcast @keystothegamepodcast.  Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
"A native of Brooklyn NY, and an Entertainment Industry veteran, with a career spanning more than 30 years, Peter Parros stars as ' David Harrington ' of "Tyler Perry's The Haves and The Have Nots" (OWN TV). Parros is also known for his longtime role as ' Dr. Ben Harris ' of "As the World Turns" (CBS), as ' RC3 /Reginald Cornelius, III ' , of the popular TV Series "Knight Rider" and as 'Officer Gus Grant ' of "The New Adam 12" Series. Parros' work has earned two NAACP Image Award nominations.His TV Guest Star credits, include "Seinfield", "Castle", "CSI: Miami", "Law and Order", "Royal Pains", "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper", "Charles in Charge", "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "The Facts of Life" and "New York Undercover", Parros' film credits include "Death Before Dishonor " and "Real Genius". A member of the Writers Guild of America West, Mastermedia International , the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the Black Documentary Collective, in 2004 Parros also became a member of the Executive Advisory Board of Heritage Luminaries for the New Jersey Black Cultural and Heritage Initiative Foundation.Parros has written and co-written movies, including "Something to Sing About" and "The Climb" which was voted "Best Picture" at the International Family Film Festival (2002) and International Christian Visual Media Awards' "Best Picture" . Additionally, in partnership with LaPhonso Ellis, Parros founded "Ten Talents Productions ", producing Christian Entertainment , including the "Kidz of the King Adventures" animated DVD and comic book series. Follow Peter Parros on Instagram and Facebook @officialpeterparros.   Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
New York Times Best Selling Author, Teri Woods, has authored, co-authored and published over 21 titles. She has sold millions of books worldwide; jump started the entire urban fiction genre and helped create a multi-million dollar stream of revenue for independent and major book publishing companies. She is currently releasing a children’s book line. Her first book, The Best I Can Be and second book, Saving my Money from Lucas and Brandon’s Magical Playroom, are now available for children ages six and under. Find her on FB at Teri Woods. Also listen to the interview to hear Teri tell you how to get in touch with her personally.  Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
Mike Doughty is an artist from Philadelphia, PA. He became widely known for his “Philly Family” piece that went viral online. His artwork has been featured on Philadelphia’s local news, including Fox 29, and was highly esteemed by A-list celebrities such as Will Smith, Kevin Hart, Patti LaBelle, Allen Iverson and many more. His current mission is to inspire the world through his art. He is the owner and operator of MD Graphics Co. where he sells commissioned art and showcases unique pieces, typically speaking to the black experience and paying homage to his hometown of Philadelphia. He’s also been featured in several art shows and has been featured in, The Philadelphia Tribune, The Source Magazine, Raw Artists and WooderIce.com. As his pieces continue to make waves on and offline, Mike’s desire is to continue to create art that speaks to the masses and influences conversation. Follow Mike on Instagram at @morethanmiked and visit his website to support his art at www.bymiked.com.  Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
Kevin Parker, is a Fashion Mogul who brings the world of fashion to the city of Philadelphia where he was honored for his outstanding work in fashion by City Council in 2015 and listed as top 25 Fashion Icons in Philadelphia by the Philadelphia Inquirer. Kevin works closely with his staff and clients to produce the perfect events and craft the right styling for their clients lifestyle. After more than 10 years working and studying in the fashion industry, Kevin continues to soar as CEO of FBH, The Agency and Producer of Philadelphia Fashion Week, & a internally Published fashion stylist and Professional runway coach. Through managing & training breakthrough Models, styling celebrities and local clients and producing Philadelphia Fashion Week Kevin Parker has made a major name for himself locally and abroad by attracting major press outlets such as O Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, WWD, Lucky Mag the New Yorker and many more . Philadelphia Fashion Week & Philadelphia Men's Style Week have featured designers from all over the world, such as Paris, London, Africa, India, Brazil and locally LA, NY, NJ and Philadelphia. Kevin’s approach is uplifting, sincere, honest and extremely attentive as he gauges the needs of each particular project he takes on. Kevin Parker graduated from the Creative and Performing Arts High School in Camden, NJ. Accepted into the University of the Arts, Kevin studied dance and subsequently began Modeling. Kevin began to develop a passion for modeling and pursued it further. Kevin began his career by interning and assisting other production companies with back stage assistance, runway model training. With the skills garnered there, FBH, LLC, was founded with business partner Kerry Scott. FBH later became, FBH, The Agency and produced its first fashion show and thus Philadelphia Fashion Week was born. While the future is still in the making, through present feats, Kevin intends to continue to expand the brand by becoming a fashion stylist who is currently internationally published in publications such as Harper’s Bazaar Vietnam, Fashizblack Magazine,(French Publication), Gia Magazine, Traffic Magazine for Men, Fashion Avenue News Magazine, Exalta Magazine & other Projects such as Vietnam's Next Top Model, styling for Couture Fashion Week NYC, celebrity Apprentice and many more. Kevin currently styles and organizes fashion segments with Fox 29, PHL 17 and many more for award season such as Met Gala, Oscars, Grammys, Emmys and more. Kevin's Passion along with his business partner will make FBH, The Agency, Philadelphia Fashion Week, Philadelphia Men's Style Week and FBH The Agency known around the world under the mentor ship of Fern Mallis creator of NYFW.  Follow Kevin @kevinlparker and @philly_fashion_week. Visit the website for Philly Fashion Week at www.phillyfashionweek.org.  Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
Carvin Haggins, a Grammy award winning, multi-platinum selling songwriter and producer, has not only worked with your favorite artists favorite artist, but he’s helped them reach success with chart-topping hits that are sure to be classics for decades. A Philly native, Carvin first burst onto the music scene as an MC, but later spread his wings into unchartered territory with his friend and business partner, Ivan Barias. The duo, affectionately known as Carvin & Ivan, worked under their own company, Karma Productions, producing hits for Ledisi, Lalah Hathaway, Jazmine Sullivan, Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild, Justin Timberlake, Mario, Chris Brown, Raheem DeVaughn, Keyshia Cole, Jaheim, Estelle, Floetry, Skillz, Faith Evans, Rick Ross and many others. Known for penning music with real life experiences that resonate with everyday people, Carvin continued to master the sound that he and Ivan had become known for – fusing hip hop with modern soul. Currently, Haggins is also leading the charge to bring “respect” back to radio, starting with his Ethical Music Entertainment label and his new artist BriaMarie, whose songs “Bye Boy,” “IDK,” and “Celebrate,” have been featured on MTV, VH1 and BET. Along with this, Carvin can now add “author” to his resume. In 2017, he released a book of quotes titled “#CGHThoughts”, which can be found on Amazon. Haggins’ mission at this level of his musical career is to make music that is positive with unadulterated lyrics that have a powerful message. Carvin is one of the founders of the Creative Minds Performing Arts School. The school will house “Karma Junior Productions,” and is projected to open in 2020.  Follow Carvin on IG at @carvinhaggins. Visit his website at www.carvinhaggins.com. Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
Liris Crosse has truly been making The World Her Runway, and certainly knows how to slay by faith and not by sight. She’s been wowing us for years, but she was definitely introduced to the world in a new way when she was one of the first models to win the plus size modeling competition on Project Runway in Season 16. Now, she’s added author to her long resume, and doing it quite well might I add, with the release of her book “Make The World Your Runway: ”, a labor of love that highlights the importance of walking in purpose, being confident and how to tap into and own your genius. The “Naomi Campbell of Plus” and a force to be reckoned with on and off the runway, Liris has proven that knowing who you are and trusting God to lead your journey is the key to success. More than just her iconic scene in The Best Man, Liris has graced the cover of top magazines including American Vogue, Essence, British Cosmopolitan and Vibe. She’s face of curve for Maggie Sottero’s Spring 2019 Collection. She’s also been featured in store campaigns for Lane Bryant and Ashley Stewart and was the FIRST black model to grace the Goddess Lingerie campaign in 2015. She represents the epitome of beauty inside and out and understands the importance of ministry being a mission regardless of the industry you’re in.  Follow Liris @lirisc on Instagram. Her website is www.lirisc.com and you can purchase her book here: http://bit.ly/LirisCrosseBook. Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
We're back with Season 2 and our first guest definitely has keys to the game when it comes to creating a name for yourself. Ryan Olan was born and raised in North Philadelphia and has truly made a name for himself that’s bound to find its way to the Hollywood walk of fame. Though he’s a true 80’s baby, he was always ahead of his time, dropping wisdom and knowledge to friends and creating a way out of no way when times were rough. He first hopped onto the entertainment scene when he did Peanut Live 215, then branched off to do his own thing with two of Philly’s own, KP and Tasha Mac, to produce and star in the hit web series, Personals. Since then, Ryan has linked with up and coming director phenom, Lay Tahir, to produce and star in several short films, including Committed, Personals Mini Movie, The Lick. Many of his videos on YouTube have received more than 50K views and some upwards of 100K. He had a cameo in Creed and has auditioned for Spike Lee. Today, Ryan is looking to continue building his legacy by not only starring in feature films, but showing the world who he is through his genuine brand, and partnering with other like-minded individuals to create dope content that the masses can relate to.  Follow him on Instagram @ryan.olan. Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
Being Broke Can Help

Being Broke Can Help

2019-04-2828:15

In Episode 4 of the Keys To The Game podcast, Gio and Mya discuss how being broke can help you go further as an entrepreneur than having a lot of money. 1) It makes you more resourceful 2) It makes you hustle to figure things out and learn how to make things work3) It helps you not to launch too big, too soon4) It helps you to think of unique ways to leverage your business (bartering, etc.)5) Being broke is a mindset and your wealth is locked inside your gifts. Biz Soulmate of the Week: Yolanda Keels-Walker, @businessbabes @thebusinessbabesFollow Gio @giosoglobal and Mya @writermya.  Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
Start Where You Are

Start Where You Are

2019-04-2125:44

In this episode, we share 5 tips to help you start where you are, no matter what you do (or don't) have and regardless of whether or not you know exactly how things will turn out. 1) Stop Making Excuses2) God Will Meet You Where You Are3) Don't Delay Destiny4) Don't Wait for Support5) Don't Get Stuck in Research ModeFollow us @writermya & @giosoglobal and follow the podcast @keystothegamepodcast. Email us at theglobalceos@gmail.com to suggest topics and to submit comments.  Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
In episode 2 of Keys To The Game, Gio and Mya break down why you shouldn't do friends with business, how to get out of a challenging situation where you've already sealed a deal with a friend and give you keys on how to manage your business when it comes to friends and family (NO DISCOUNTS). Email us at theglobalceos@gmail.com to submit comments, questions or topic ideas. Follow us on Instagram @keystothegamepodcast (available on all streaming platforms). Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
Shattering The Myths

Shattering The Myths

2019-04-0646:21

We sat down to discuss the top three myths that we believe entrepreneurs and entertainers have been jaded by. 1) The Hustle Myth2) The Social Media Myth3) The Hollywood MythDid we miss anything? Email us and let us know: theglobalceos@gmail.com Get on the email list at writermya.substack.com
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