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 share the same interests as you. Share your stories and talents with us. You never know who you may inspire! Support this podcast:

Episode 56: There Will Never Be A Perfect Time
Jul 15 • 12 min
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 so much for listening to today’s…
Interview: Tight and Right Hair | Larry and Tumajah Sumerville
Jun 10 • 34 min
Today I have the pleasure of speaking with Larry & Tumajah Sumerville , owners of Tight & Right Hair. Their company is focused on creating innovative hair technologies such as the fitness cap and mobile system which to help improve the ease of maintaining…
What Should You Do When You Are Looking For A Job?
Jun 6 • 14 min
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 role. If you enjoy Starengu’s content, please consider donating in order to offset the cost of producing…
5 Signs You Work in a Toxic Environment
Jun 5 • 18 min
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 mean you should grow complacent in your…
Interview: Malikah Kelly
May 13 • 23 min
“Today I have the pleasure of speaking with Malikah Kelly, creator of Malikah She provides advice on aspirational yet affordable fashion and beauty. ***BONUS*** Be sure to download your FREE Resource Checklist:…
Interview: 3D LashandBrow | Amy Ledgister
May 6 • 16 min
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 themselves the flexibility to pursue a new career and empower themselves. If you…
Interview: Yes She Can | Roberta Rose Collins
Apr 29 • 48 min
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 lives. They share their message via their activities and events regarding self-care, physical activity, and…
Podcast: National Stuttering Association | Dana Koprowski
Apr 23 • 28 min
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 a fluent speaking world. Welcome to…
My Fiverr Nightmare
Apr 1 • 14 min
I have a love hate relationship with Fiverr. That relationship recently turned closer to hate once I realized how vulnerable freelancers were with getting paid for large scaler projects. Learn why I will never take another large dollar amount project on…
Random Thoughts Thursday: How can we fix the higher education system?
Mar 21 • 17 min
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 scandal. Last week, many wealthy people, including celebrities Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were…
Use your words
Mar 20 • 8 min
Learn why it’s important to find your voice. —- Support this podcast:
How to Start a Side Hustle When You Work a 9 to 5
Mar 18 • 19 min
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 many people fail to start their own side…
A Tale of Two Customer Service Experiences
Mar 4 • 12 min
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. —- Support this podcast:
Are you in charge of your life?
Mar 4 • 16 min
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 how to make the adjustments you…
Coils and Glory | Adeola Adegbusi
Feb 11 • 44 min
In today’s episode, find out how Adeola grows and retains her natural hair growth, creator of ( Thanks so much for listening to today’s podcast. I’m confident that my side hustle of helping others to…
Give Gorgeously | Albany Chanel
Feb 4 • 31 min
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 confident that my side hustle of helping others…
Our Little Venice | Ilia Francis and Adriana Romero
Jan 28 • 22 min
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 journeys. Thanks so much for listening…
The Petite Planner - Erin Demoney
Jan 23 • 32 min
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 to a whole new level. Check out The Petite Planner ( Thanks so much for…
Be Spiritually Bold
Jan 14 • 27 min
Mi’esha Reynolds is the founder of Be Spiritually Bold ( and her mission is to help women step out in faith in order to achieve their endeavors. Thanks so much for listening to today’s podcast. I’m confident that my side…
Language learning with Yul Brien
Jan 2 • 37 min
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 something that I thoroughly enjoy and has…
What will your theme be in 2019?
Dec 24, 2018 • 16 min
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? Thanks so much for listening to today’s podcast. I’m confident that my side hustle of helping others to…
Why should I care about creating a personal brand?
Dec 3, 2018 • 19 min
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 personal branding checklist ( Thanks…
Healthy Wisdom Wednesday-Why I will not work during my vacation
Nov 28, 2018 • 28 min
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 work during my vacation. I know you…
How to Stay Safe on Your Freelance Journey
Nov 5, 2018 • 15 min
How to Stay Safe on Your Freelance Journey —- Support this podcast:
Take the Stairs
Sep 24, 2018 • 6 min
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 in themselves via my youtube…
Professional Online Spanish Teacher - Julieth Martinez
Sep 17, 2018 • 27 min
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 should know. —- Support this podcast:
Are You an Imposter?
Sep 4, 2018 • 14 min
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. Thanks so much for listening to today’s podcast. I’m confident that…
Reject What Others Project
Aug 27, 2018 • 16 min
Discover why playing passive-aggressive games is not a good idea. If you have enjoyed the content provided by the Starengu’s podcast, please consider becoming a supporter by donating any amount you feel compelled to give to help offset the cost of…
Rey Ybarra: Rey Ybarra Media
Aug 20, 2018 • 30 min
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 responsible for hosting Sharks & Stripes, which is a networking event featuring successful entrepreneurs…
What message does your brand convey?
Aug 13, 2018 • 11 min
Discover the top three components you should take into consideration when creating your brand. —- Support this podcast:
Why would I pay for a voice over?
Aug 6, 2018 • 11 min
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, please check out my other website I’m confident that my side hustle of helping others…
Do you know when to outsource?
Jul 30, 2018 • 12 min
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. This is the link to learning more about Thinkific’s platform and…
Why do you need to be selfish in business?
Jul 23, 2018 • 13 min
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 grow older you need to have a balance…
How to Get Rid of Stage Fright
Jun 16, 2018 • 4 min
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 you would rather check out the video…
Ideas for Creative Outlets
Jun 9, 2018 • 13 min
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 help you find the platform that will…
Weekend Warrior: Sidehustling when you work a 9 to5
Jun 2, 2018 • 10 min
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 sure to check out our website for…
Keep going!
May 28, 2018 • 5 min
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. —- Support this podcast:
Weekend Warrior Convo: Is College Still Worth the Investment?
May 19, 2018 • 52 min
In today’s podcast, I’m talking with Anthony Kemp Jr. from Knowledgeable Purpose in whether college is still worth the investment. Be sure to check out Starengu’s website in order to get the list of sites referenced throughout our conversation. Remember,…
Weekend Warrior Tip: Quality vs. Quantity
May 12, 2018 • 11 min
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. In case you are interested, please feel free to join my Pinterest…
Weekend Warrior Tip |The Importance of Crosspromoting Your Content
Apr 28, 2018 • 7 min
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. Remember, if…
Weekend Warrior Tip: Why should you always have a contract?
Apr 21, 2018 • 7 min
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 you risk being no one. Creating your…
How to Stop Feeling Threatened by Your Employee’s
Apr 16, 2018 • 7 min
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 to start your own business. I decided that I would be one of those “crazy” people who pursued their…
Dr.ToniDDS with Toni-Ann Mayembe
Apr 9, 2018 • 15 min
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 forget to download your free After 9 to…
How to Master Spanish When You Don’t Have Time
Apr 7, 2018 • 12 min
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 Spanish. Download the free Spanish to English Popular Idiom book:…
CHI Hair Imports with China McNeal
Apr 2, 2018 • 25 min
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 and owns a very popular chic hairstyle salon called ChiHairImports. Ladies, I can tell you firsthand she is…
Weekend Warrior Tip: How to Create a Goal Setting Formula
Mar 31, 2018 • 13 min
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 you are interested in following my goal setting formula approach then check out this blog post and be…
Tip #4 Is Your Elevator Speech Pushing the Right Buttons?
Mar 24, 2018 • 7 min
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 themselves via my online courses…
5 Minute Inspirationz Larry Hunter
Mar 19, 2018 • 26 min
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 and last but not least, a blog called Larry’s missionary work has taken him and his family…
Weekend Warrior Tip #3 How to Reign in Your Lack of Direction
Mar 17, 2018 • 10 min
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 reign in your lack of direction in today’s podcast. Remember, if you’re everything to everyone then you risk…
A Saber & Stethoscope-Kamali Thompson
Mar 12, 2018 • 36 min
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 fencing team. Be sure to check out our…
Weekend Warrior Tip #2 Market Research
Mar 10, 2018 • 10 min
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
Mar 7, 2018 • 31 min
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 resources. —- Support this podcast:…
Black Girls Learn Languages with Shahidah Foster
Mar 5, 2018 • 25 min
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 resources and content to help black women…
Weekend Warrior Segment #1
Mar 3, 2018 • 6 min
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 endeavor to progress further in…
Budget Like a Lady with Nicole Butler
Feb 26, 2018 • 24 min
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 Budget Like a Lady. Her blog is dedicated to helping women balance their life and money. —- Support this…
Welcome to Starengu
Feb 19, 2018 • 10 min
Welcome to Starengu’s Podcast • Welcome to Starengu’s Podcast —- Support this podcast: