56 EpisodesProduced by Tosha Johnson

Welcome to Starengu's podcast (! This podcast is dedicated to highlighting the journey of bloggers and entrepreneurs to inspire you to pursue your dreams. Creating your blog is the first step to investing in yourself. Blogs allow you the ability to connect with other people who shar… read more

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56 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

Episode 56: There Will Never Be A Perfect Time

July 15th, 2019


In today's episode, discover why it's important to start creating your definition of the perfect life right now. Learn why it's pointless to worry about the future and how it harms you from enjoying the present.

Thanks …

Interview: Tight and Right Hair | Larry and Tumajah Sumerville

June 10th, 2019


Today I have the pleasure of speaking with Larry & Tumajah Sumerville , owners of Tight & Right Hair. Their company is focused on creating …

What Should You Do When You Are Looking For A Job?

June 6th, 2019


Looking for a job can be exhausting. Incorporate these tips into your job hunt effort in order to help position yourself as right candidate for the …

5 Signs You Work in a Toxic Environment

June 5th, 2019


Do you enjoy your job? Nine times out of ten, the answer to this question is 'no.' We live to work, not work to live. If you have bills to pay, working in your "dream job" may not be an option. However, that doesn't …

Interview: Malikah Kelly

May 13th, 2019


"Today I have the pleasure of speaking with Malikah Kelly, creator of Malikah 

She provides advice on aspirational yet affordable fashion and beauty.  

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Interview: 3D LashandBrow | Amy Ledgister

May 6th, 2019


I had the pleasure of speaking with Amy Ledgister, owner of 3DLashandBrow which is a beauty college that is made for the working adult to allow …

Interview: Yes She Can | Roberta Rose Collins

April 29th, 2019


I had the pleasure of speaking with Roberta Rose Collins, creator of Yes She Can. Their mission is to motivate and empower women to live healthier …

Podcast: National Stuttering Association | Dana Koprowski

April 23rd, 2019


In today's episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dana Koprowski, The Chicago Suburbs Family Chapter Leader, National Stuttering Association (NSA). Their mission is to empower, inspire, individuals who stutter in …

My Fiverr Nightmare

April 1st, 2019


I have a love hate relationship with Fiverr. That relationship recently turned closer to hate once I realized how vulnerable freelancers were with …

Random Thoughts Thursday: How can we fix the higher education system?

March 21st, 2019


I created this episode for Hustle in Faith, but I wanted to be sure to share it here as well. :) I'm sure you have heard about the college admissions …

Use your words

March 20th, 2019


Learn why it’s important to find your voice.


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How to Start a Side Hustle When You Work a 9 to 5

March 18th, 2019


I recently had the pleasure of being on the Hustle in Heels ( podcast discussing my journey as a 9 to 5er who operates a side hustle as well. It never dawned on me how …

A Tale of Two Customer Service Experiences

March 4th, 2019


A tale of two customer service experiences. As business owners, we need to make sure that we don't fall by the wayside. Discover why in this episode.

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Are you in charge of your life?

March 4th, 2019


Many people believe that they are in charge of their life. However, if you're constantly living your life based on how well you live up to other's expectation of your life, then you need to reevaluate your answer.
Learn …

Coils and Glory | Adeola Adegbusi

February 11th, 2019


In today's episode,  find out how Adeola grows and retains her natural hair growth, creator of (

Give Gorgeously | Albany Chanel

February 4th, 2019



In today's episode,  discover how Albany Chanel's mission to encourage inspiration and ideas behind giving more genuine gifts (

Thanks so much for listening to today's podcast.  I’m …

Our Little Venice | Ilia Francis and Adriana Romero

January 28th, 2019



In today's episode,  learn how Ilia Francis and Adriana Romero creators of Our Little Venice ( empower, inspire, and support immigrant women on their professional and entrepreneurial …

The Petite Planner - Erin Demoney

January 23rd, 2019


In today's episode, discover how Erin Demoney, a busy stay at home mom, fitness enthusiast and full-time blogger has taken planning and journal pages …

Be Spiritually Bold

January 14th, 2019


 Mi’esha Reynolds is the founder of Be Spiritually Bold ( and her mission is to help women step out in faith in order …

Language learning with Yul Brien

January 2nd, 2019


Happy New Year! 

If learning a language is on your bucket list, then you're going to love today's podcast.  As many of you know, I’ve got quite a few side hustles and teaching English online is one of them. 

It’s …

What will your theme be in 2019?

December 24th, 2018


 In today's episode, we will discuss why and how to create a goal setting formula. I will also share my theme word for 2019. What will your word be?

Why should I care about creating a personal brand?

December 3rd, 2018


In today's episode, we will learn why it's important for you to create a personal brand (especially if you work a 9 to 5). Be sure to download the …

Healthy Wisdom Wednesday-Why I will not work during my vacation

November 28th, 2018


Many companies expect their employees to work themselves to death. As Americans, we typically only receive 2 to 3 weeks vacation (much less than our friends overseas receive).

So imagine my surprise when I was asked to …

How to Stay Safe on Your Freelance Journey

November 5th, 2018


How to Stay Safe on Your Freelance Journey


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Take the Stairs

September 24th, 2018


There aren't any true shortcuts in life. That's why it's important for you to learn how to take the stairs.

Thanks so much for listening to today's podcast.  I’m confident that my side hustle of helping others to invest …

Professional Online Spanish Teacher - Julieth Martinez

September 17th, 2018


In today's episode, I had the honor of interviewing my Spanish teacher Julieth Martinez. Discover why she's an amazing teacher and person that you …

Are You an Imposter?

September 4th, 2018


Are you an imposter? So many people go through life feeling like they don't deserve the attention or compliments they receive when they achieve their goals. Discover why this is the case.

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Reject What Others Project

August 27th, 2018


Discover why playing passive-aggressive games is not a good idea.

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Rey Ybarra: Rey Ybarra Media

August 20th, 2018


In today’s episode, I had the absolute pleasure of speaking with Rey Ibarra. He is the owner and creator of Rey Ibarra Media network. His company is …

What message does your brand convey?

August 13th, 2018


Discover the top three components you should take into consideration when creating your brand.


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Why would I pay for a voice over?

August 6th, 2018


Discover 3 reasons why people pay for voice over talent.

Thanks so much for listening to today's podcast. If this podcast has been helpful to you, …

Do you know when to outsource?

July 30th, 2018


Even if you're an avid DIYer, there comes a point when you need to bring in the professionals. You can't do it all by yourself. Learn the signs so you can know when it's time to outsourece.

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Why do you need to be selfish in business?

July 23rd, 2018


In today’s podcast, we're going to discuss how to be selfish. Now I know that title sounds pretty crazy because let's face it when you're kids it's ingrained in you that you don't want to be selfish. However, as you …

How to Get Rid of Stage Fright

June 16th, 2018


In today's podcast, we are discussing ways to overcome stage fright. Please note that this episode was originally a video that I taped near a waterfountain (hence, the sound of water and nature near the background). If …

Ideas for Creative Outlets

June 9th, 2018


In the last podcast, I spoke about the need to start a side hustle. However, what if you don't know what options are out there? In this podcast, I give you some ideas about a variety of avenues that you can explore to …

Weekend Warrior: Sidehustling when you work a 9 to5

June 2nd, 2018


There are only so many hours in a day. How do you plan on spending your time? Discover why learning how to say 'no' leaves you with more time to do things that will benefit you.

If you're ready to invest in yourself, be …

Keep going!

May 28th, 2018


When you're surrounded by negativity, it can be difficult to stay motivated. I'm here to tell you, why it's important not to throw in the towel.


Weekend Warrior Convo: Is College Still Worth the Investment?

May 19th, 2018


In today's podcast, I'm talking with Anthony Kemp Jr. from Knowledgeable Purpose in whether college is still worth the investment.

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Weekend Warrior Tip: Quality vs. Quantity

May 12th, 2018


So many businesses focus on quantity. However, what really matters is the quality of the services and products that you have to offer. Learn why quality will always triumph over quantity.

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Weekend Warrior Tip |The Importance of Crosspromoting Your Content

April 28th, 2018


Discover how important it is to cross promote your content. Not sure how accomplish this feat? Check out 23 ways to show you how to repurpose your content. Download the free checklist.

Weekend Warrior Tip: Why should you always have a contract?

April 21st, 2018


When you decide to work with someone, having a contract will allow both parties to protect themselves. Discover why contracts are the best way to stay on the same page.

Remember, if you’re everything to everyone then …

How to Stop Feeling Threatened by Your Employee's

April 16th, 2018


There have been numerous studies about how people are not working in their dream job. Most people think the best way to change this statistic for you …

Dr.ToniDDS with Toni-Ann Mayembe

April 9th, 2018


In today’s podcast, I’m talking to Dr. Toni-Ann Mayembe. She is a dentist, wife, and mom to two little boys. Toni is on a mission to provide advice to help improve and maintain their children’s dental health. Don't …

How to Master Spanish When You Don't Have Time

April 7th, 2018


Learning another language will open more doors for you to explore. However, this is easier said than done. Check out my advice in how you can learn …

CHI Hair Imports with China McNeal

April 2nd, 2018


Welcome to Starengu, I’m your host Tosha Johnson. I’m super excited to introduce you to China McNeal. She has been a hairstylist for over 20 years …

Weekend Warrior Tip: How to Create a Goal Setting Formula

March 31st, 2018


Discover how to create a winning goal setting formula that will enable you to create and effectively track your progress in achieving those goals. If …

Tip #4 Is Your Elevator Speech Pushing the Right Buttons?

March 24th, 2018


Learn how to create an elevator speech that pushes the right buttons so you can both get off on the same floor together. If you have enjoyed this podcast, I’m confident that my side hustle of helping others to invest in …

5 Minute Inspirationz Larry Hunter

March 19th, 2018


Larry Hunter is a Christian who hosts a very successful podcast and YouTube channel called 5 Minute Inspirationz, a book called Dare to Dream Again …

Weekend Warrior Tip #3 How to Reign in Your Lack of Direction

March 17th, 2018


You can't launch a business without a rock solid system in place to help you organize all of the tasks that you need to complete. Find out how to …

A Saber & Stethoscope-Kamali Thompson

March 12th, 2018


Kamali Thompson is a third-year med student studying to become an orthopedic sports surgeon. What makes this feat even more impressive is that she is doing this while pursuing her dream of making the 2020 US Olympic …

Weekend Warrior Tip #2 Market Research

March 10th, 2018


You finally decided this is the year to make the dream of launching your business a reality! Make sure that conducting market research made the list. Be sure to join us in our private Facebook group called Goal Slayers (

Passive Shirt Profits with Lisa Irby

March 7th, 2018


Starengu's podcast is dedicated to inspiring you to soar to new heights in blogging and business. In episode 4, meet Lisa Irby who blogs at Passive Shirt Profits. Her blog is dedicated to providing print on demand …

Black Girls Learn Languages with Shahidah Foster

March 5th, 2018


Starengu's podcast is dedicated to inspiring you to soar to new heights in blogging and business. In episode 3, meet Shahidah Foster who blogs at Black Girls Learn Languages . Her blog is dedicated to providing …

Weekend Warrior Segment #1

March 3rd, 2018


The weekends are when many people who work a 9 to 5 job are able to work on their projects.

Therefore, the weekend warrior segments are short tips dedicated to providing you with extra information to assist in your …

Budget Like a Lady with Nicole Butler

February 26th, 2018


Starengu's podcast is dedicated to inspiring you to soar to new heights in blogging and business. In episode 2, meet Nicole Butler who blogs at …

Welcome to Starengu

February 19th, 2018


Welcome to Starengu's Podcast • Welcome to Starengu's Podcast


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