Event Planning Done Right with Aryn Chapman | Live Life Your Way


Join Noreen Sumpter for Beyond Potential: Live Life Your Way as she mashes it up with Aryn Chapman from AX3 Studios.

Aryn is an event planner. Aryn’s self-expression and mantra is “be like a river always flowing to the sea.” Aryn is positive and not much phases her.

Noreen has had the pleasure of seeing her in action with some of the most difficult people and situations. She is straight forward and detail-oriented. Anyone wanting to become an event planner should listen to this show because you will learn that event planning is not party-planning as some people think. With a varied background in fine arts, film, and theatre,

Aryn will share her journey of how she came to be and what it takes to be good at her job.

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Segment 1:  

Noreen starts the show talking about how she sold a piece of artwork that she painted.

Then she introduces her guest, Aryn Chapman. Noreen mentions that they only knew each other for a few months but she felt like they know each other for a long time because she lives her life her own way just like Noreen. Aryn started her first event planning with a gentleman but he left at the end and she stayed and worked through it. She also mentions that In order to have good planning she has to be organized and have everyone that involves going in the same direction.

Segment 2:

Noreen came back asking Aryn to walk through some of the steps for a small event. Aryn says that the message that people want to send out is the first thing that she will look for. Noreen then talks about how people worry about the budget for the event. Aryn talks about how most people think that going to professional event planning will cost more but she mentions that going to a professional event planning can save more money because they know how things actually work.

Aryn then talks about different types of events that she worked on before. Aryn also talk about how she thinks a big and long conference is necessary because it is better for people to share the idea and time together in the same space.

Segment 3:

Noreen came back asking Aryn how to become an event planner. Aryn talks about that being organized and detail is not the only thing that matters it is also important that “the show will go on whether you’re ready or not”. She also mentions that have a good team is also very important. Noreen then talks about how she defines success for herself is when she is happy and Aryn agrees. Aryn shared the best piece of advice that she received is from her dad that “do whatever she loves and hire others to do the same”.

Segment 4:

Noreen came back asking Aryn when do she feel most alive. Aryn answer that she feel most alive when she is multitasking, she enjoys the busy moment. She then talks about one of her pressure moment. Her team had a big conference in Jerusalem in 2018 and they faced a lot of problems at the moment that she thought they couldn’t make it but eventually, they pulled it off and she learned a lot from it. Aryn then mentions that the most important thing for good event planning is to have a good team of people.

Fly Fishing with Sara Slagle | Live Life Your Way

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In this week’s episode of Live Life Your Way, Noreen speaks with Sara Slagle about fishing. Yes, fishing, fly fishing for that matter.

Fishing is on Noreen’s bucket list – maybe also on yours? Find out why Sara has such a passion about fly fishing. It’s not an easy sport and is mostly practiced by men. However, today many women are taking in the sport.

Why not? It brings nature, peace and patience together. Join Noreen and Sara and find out more as Noreen learns about fly fishing.

Did you know that it is named fly fishing because of the lure that resembles a fly?

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Segment 1

Noreen begins the show talking about how she had fun the past Sunday. Then she introduces her guest Sara Slagle. Sara Slagle is a fly fisher, woman fisher, angler. Noreen first talks about how she thinks Sara runs the cafe shop that she works in. Noreen then asks Sara what brings her into fishing. Sara mentioned that her family does fishing and that made her begins to fish at the age of six. Sara then talks about ‘Angling’, a method of fishing.

Segment 2

Noreen came back asking Sara what got her into fishing. Sara’s family went fishing all the time and it is passing from generation to generation and she grew up fishing with her parent so it brings her into fishing. Sara also mentioned that she enjoyed fishing because it connects her with nature. Noreen then says that she searched up online why Fly fishing is called fly fishing and its because the fish eats the fly. Noreen also talks about the history and techniques of fly fishing that she knows.

Segment 3

Noreen came back to talking about fifty-fifty underwater. Sara talks about women and men fishing together and different supplies to stay underwater. Noreen then mentioned how she saw people ice fishing in the movies and Sara talks about how she doesn’t like ice fishing because of the coldness and the unknown things going underwater. Sara then talks about how she only saw women always go fishing with men because people think it is not an easy sport for women.

Segment 4

Sara talks about there are fishing clubs that would teach people how to fishing. Sara also talks about the fishing book that she read and it also teaches people how to fishing. Sara then talks about how she wants a fishing club where men and women are treated equally because she had been into fishing clubs that men and women are treated the same way. Sara encourages people to try and enjoy nature through fishing.

The Killer Pitch Master | Live Life Your Way


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Precious, the #Killerpitchmaster, is a world-class master communicator. She has had a life, and like a huge ball, she bounces back. She is generous authentic and committed.

Join Noreen as she mashes it up with Precious, and she shares her journey thorough life.

Segment 1

Noreen kicks off the show by talking about how grateful she was for an event that happened over her weekend. She continues to talk about another she has coming up where the main topics will be surrounding women and money. Noreen then introduces her guest Precious, the Killer Pitch Master, who does her own pitch on air. Precious talks about her personal and professional life, and how she went from Missouri to New York. Precious talks about her reasons to come to New York, and how her family background influenced her decisions growing up. Precious tells an emotional story about how she wanted to, and eventually how she got to her dream college.

Segment 2

Noreen came back asking Precious how her time in college was. Noreen then asks Precious why she wants to be the “Pitch Master”. Precious talks about the time she went on the Shark Tank TV show, where she showed off her pitching skills and got praise from Mark Cuban. Precious then talks about her lowest point in life and how she became an alcoholic. She also talks about the man that she dated back in 2010 who inspired her to create the Curvy Girlz Lingerie.

Segment 3

Precious talks about when she hit rock bottom. It got so bad that she stopped taking showers and taking care of herself. She talks about being a people pleaser due to the fact her parents never gave her approval as a child. When she woke up in the hospital after her suicide attempt her father was there and told her he loved her and that he messed up as a father. After her suicide attempt, she was in a psych ward in St. Louis and then went back to New York. She had lost everything and was homeless but had support from The Bowery Mission, where she stayed for a year and a half. She left the mission a year ago and her life has completely changed for the better and she now has a beautiful home in Brooklyn. Precious talks about how her life experiences have affected her work with her clients.

Segment 4

Precious says that “she’s here to live” and that she feels many woman are dead inside and aren’t living to their fullest potential. She always makes sure that her clients know that they have value and no matter how far you’ve gone down in life, you are somebody. Precious’s dream is to be a nationally syndicated talk show host and be able to send five kids to college. Precious has a book coming out about branding and pitches and how to win at the game of life and build a business career. Precious spends a lot of time talking with God and being grateful for being alive.