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About lettertooursons

Yolanda Shields best-selling author has over 20 years of experience as a business leader and also does international workforce development and social entrepreneurship work in the continent of Africa and other 3rd World Countries. She is a much sought-after speaker and trainer in the area of small business, entrepreneurship, nonprofit startup and sustainability, fund development, grant writing, diversity, human capital management, career development, and social entrepreneurship. She has traveled extensively throughout the United States, France, and Africa. “I serve and guide individual solopreneurs or companies to new levels, expand growth and scale businesses to make a significant impact to produce an increased value that stands out among others. I love working in a collaborative way with leaders to translate business vision into strategic plans that are aligned to execute with excellence and sustainability”. She has earned a B.S. in Education and Social Work (APSU) MBA (HRM and Entrepreneurship). She has been appointed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to the Statewide Disability Board and the Labor and Workforce Development Board for the State of Tennessee and Vice Chair the Oversight Committee. She has assisted over 20 corporations in the areas of fund development, talent development, strategic planning, executive coaching/training, business operations and celebrity charity management. She is currently a mentor at the Vanderbilt University Wond’ry Innovation Center. She has worked with such celebrities as CeCe Winans, Darrell Green, Art Monk, Tony Boselli, and many others. Yolanda’s first book released in September 2013 which included a 10 city tour in 2013-2014 across the United States, France and continent of Africa where she shared her inspirational book dedicated to “Mothers & Son’s” – “Letters to Our Sons” – A Mother’s Journey Raising Sons to Become Men with Character and Courage. Her 2nd Book focused on Entrepreneurship and Business Strategy released February 2016 “Entrepreneurship is a MindSet not a Storefront”. For more information on Ms. Yolanda Shields visit www.YolandaEShields.com To Book her Email Booking@YesBuilds.com

Letters To Our Son’s JOURNAL BOOK August 2015 Release Date

Letters to Our Sons JOURNAL companion to the Book Letters to Our Son’s final proof to be completed this week and then will release and be available on Amazon and many other online book stores. http://www.Lettertooursons.com Affirming words from moms … Continue reading

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The Importance of Praying for your Children Daily ~ War Room

What happens when we pray? Prayer is what opens the flood gates. ‪#‎Warroom Perseverance—”Lord, teach our sons and daughters perseverance in all they do, and help them especially to run with perseverance the race marked out for them.” (Heb. 12:1) … Continue reading

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A Father’s Role in Parenting ~ Table Talk Show with Yolanda

Visit Letters to our sons Facebook page to get more information about our guest. You can also purchase the Letters to Our Sons Book on Amazon June 25th 6:00 PM CST ~ Table Talk with Yolanda and Special Guest ~ … Continue reading

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A Father’s Role in Parenting ~ Table Talk with Yolanda

June 25th 6:00 PM CST ~ Table Talk with Yolanda and Special Guest ~ Papa Joe Bradford ~ Scott Chevalier and Marcus Meneese ~ Join us at the Table for a conversation about a father’s role in parenting. These 3 … Continue reading

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Releasing your child into their destiny ~ College Transition

HAVE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT THE DAY YOU WILL TAKE YOUR CHILD TO COLLEGE? Repost2010 RELEASING YOUR CHILDREN INTO THEIR DESTINY Have you thought about the day you take your child to college? Imagine moving them into their dorm room and … Continue reading

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ARE YOU RAISING CHILDREN IN A HOUSE OF JOY?

Laughter is God’s hand on the shoulder of a troubled world. ~ Bettenell Huntznicker Many of our homes have turned into an environment of task and to do list. Are you raising children that will want to come back home … Continue reading

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THERE ARE SEVERAL BENEFITS TO PRAYER

PRAYER WORKS   Reduces Stress When we lay our troubles at God’s feet, we can feel the weight of the world come off of our shoulders. John 14:27  “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you.  I … Continue reading

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LIFE LESSONS FROM MOMS ~ Letters To Our Sons

EAT DINNER TOGETHER SPEND TIME TALKING AND LAUGHING TOGETHER GIVE PEOPLE GRACE TO LEARN AND GROW SPEAK WORDS OF LIFE OVER YOUR CHILDREN PUT GOD FIRST IN YOUR LIFE  www.lettertooursons.com The main lesson we all must learn is unconditional love, … Continue reading

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OUR CHILDREN NEED TO HEAR OUR VOICE

  Have you taken time to communicate to your children? This can take place by verbal conversations, letters or spending quality time with them. We have become so consumed with social media and being so busy that we are not … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF PRAYER

Yolanda Conley Shields – Author Speaker Coach Philippians 4:6-7 ESV – Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which … Continue reading

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