WHAT THE DIVAS ARE SAYING
Joellen Trexler Nelson has been a Financial Advisor for 15 years at Edward Jones. She has been a Diva for almost 2 years.
Joellen first heard of the Coffee Club Divas at the W.I.L.D. conference in which Heidi was speaking. She was intrigued by Heidi’s high energy and knowledge base. Through the Coffee Club Divas, Joellen has found it rewarding to make friendships with so many like-minded women who are upbeat and positive people and are also running businesses. She has become more confidant in being her authentic self and loves that these women are always willing to help and mentor as much as possible. When describing the “shared success” feeling she feels when among the divas the quote, “The rising tide raises all the ships.” comes to mind.
Joellen shares, “Heidi talks the talk and walks the walk.” I see Heidi practicing what she has taught us in seminars on a regular basis both inside and outside of the classroom. Heidi means what she says and always follows through. She is the real deal and I respect that about her so much.”
Gina Bartone’s business is Sneakers and Stilettos, she aims to inspire others to find their innermost balance of health, nutrition, and finance to live a healthy and positive life. She has been a Diva since January of 2015.
Gina has learned through her involvement with the Divas to turn her mess into a message to inspire others. Heidi has personally taught Gina to start with intention and tell your story. Gina’s favorite Heidi saying is “People who like, know and trust you; will do business with you!” Gina has benefited from many of the tools taught by Heidi and the members in the group, and is able to use these tools in both her professional and personal life.
Janet Kassir “The Scarf Lady” is owner of Simply Scarves – Tie One On. She has been a Diva for 3 years.
“The only way to describe my last 3 years of experience with Heidi Parr Kerner is life changing. I have been shaped, molded, and rough edges smoothed out by welcoming her into my space.” The influence being a Diva has had regarding my business is significant from the time I joined until now. “Becoming a Certified Coffee Club Diva and participating in the Diamond Mastermind group has equipped me with the tools I needed so desperately to make my business succeed, grow, and prosper.” Janet has watched her business not only increase, but also expand. Through her involvement in the Coffee Club Divas, Simply Scarves- Tie One On is now an option for any woman to purchase the Simply Scarf Package and start their own business as a Simply Scarves Fashion Advisor. “My journey with Heidi Parr Kerner and the Coffee Club Divas has been the best thing for my business that could have ever happened.”
Liz Brown is the owner of several Subways throughout the Erie Area. She has been a Diva for 4 years.
Before joining the Coffee Club Divas, Liz described herself as the t-shirt and jean girl who felt most comfortable being a wallflower. Working with Heidi and using the tool of “being willing”, Liz surely would not be described as a wallflower today. Liz who joined the Original Diamond Diva group in 2014 went on to assist Heidi in 2015 as a leader in the 2nd Red Diamond Diva group. The former self-described wallflower is now creating her own Mastermind group to continue on in mentoring fellow business women. Liz said “I would have never imagined myself in a role like this a few years back. Heidi and the Coffee Club Divas showed me that it is ok to ask for help. Through opening myself up in this way I was able to receive the help I needed, and from that I now am able to better help others. Helping and mentoring others is what I want to do. I have created and will be starting my own mastermind group in the near future as the leader and mentor of the group.”
Hilda Jarvis is owner of Relaxing for Health, LLC, Stress Reduction Specialist, Natural Health Facilitator, and Author. She has been a Diva for 1 year.
Hilda has learned to be more confident, supportive, and authentic in her personal and professional life. “I’ve come to know and appreciate myself as an important part in my community to help and assist those who require my services to feel better overall. Being a Coffee Club Diva has taught me to be confident, and to also support my fellow Divas to succeed
in their business as well, we are a community of Business women supporting each other.”
Marian Taylor is owner of Simple Solutions for Living. She is a founding member of the Coffee Club Divas.
When Marian started in the Coffee Club Divas, she had no idea what her future would be, she didn’t know what her business would be, and wasn’t sure of which direction she should go. “Heidi always knew what I needed before I did, she gave me the nudge I needed. She had the belief in me, before I had it in myself.” Through all of the coaching and classes even after 4 years, Marian is still learning from Heidi.
“Even after hearing a class many times, there is always something I learn when I am around Heidi. The Coffee Club Divas really helped me to achieve clarity on what my business was, where it was going, and what I was ultimately going to do.” Over the past two years, Marian has watched her business explode to the point that she has needed to develop a team, and no longer needs to fear growth. Marian does not advertise, all the business growth is due to word of mouth and the power of the Diva Network.
Safia Kassir Social Media Consultant. She has been a member of the Coffee Club Divas for 2 years.
Being one of the youngest women in the group as a 28 year old when first certified, and now 30 years of age I can truly say Heidi Parr Kerner personally, along with the members of the Coffee Club Divas has changed my life for good. I have grown and learned immensely from being able to watch, listen, and work side by side the members in this group. I feel such gratitude to see the rewards of connection, confidence, and success being played out in my life today. I entered this group not knowing my true self-worth, having little to no goals, and when asked what I was passionate about did not have an answer. Heidi and her diva’s loved me until I was able to love myself better! Heidi has a rare gift to see in others what they are unable to see in their selves. Through her trainings, seminars, mastermind group, and working with Heidi one on one I am doing things professionally as well as personally that I never would have allowed myself to try or think capable of in the past. Heidi believed in me, empowered me, pushed me, mentored me, molded me, and always made me feel capable and important! Today I have goals and dreams I believe I will aspire to. Today, I am able to share with others what it is I am passionate about. Being mentored and taught by Heidi has changed my entire perception on life and truly knowing we can have what we want when we believe we can!
Lesley Ridge, Socialution Media. She has been a member of the Coffee Club Divas for 4 years.
I first joined the Coffee Club Divas upon returning to Erie and have found the wonderful women in this group to be a support and positive personally and professionally. Not only has it helped generate new business ideas, being a part of the Divas has increased my confidence and sales savvy over the last two years. Prior struggles and business pains like public speaking and packing a seminar have transformed into additional revenue streams for my business.
Misty Edwards, Isabell’s Painted Gardens. She has been a member of the Coffee Club Divas for 4 years.
Coffee Club Divas has become such an amazing group of supportive, strong women. Thank you for all you do to help women grow, be successful, and live their dreams as business owners. You are such a wonderful inspiration to all of us!