#126: From “Burn The Ship” Moment to Black Millionaire Coach | Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever

Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever is an award-winning author, global speaker, media commentator, and the 7-figure CEO of Media to MILLIONS.

Have you ever had a “burn the ship” kind of moment?

Listen in as Dr. Avis tells us about what she calls her “burn down the ship” moment when, on the heels of leaving her husband to become a single mom of two, she voluntarily left what she’d thought was her dream job even though she had no idea where she was headed next. Listen in to hear why she decided to quit, and how her innate confidence reassured her the right next step would appear. 

We talk about her childhood and the determination that was instilled in her by her father who’d survived the Jim Crow south to become a successful Black entrepreneur. And you’ll hear about the twists and turns Dr. Avis took along her path to become a 7-figure entrepreneur who now is ushering in a new generation of Black millionaires. 

You’ll also learn how Dr. Avis, in addition to shepherding clients to success and normalizing Black abundance, has passed her legacy on to her son who recently closed his first million-dollar deal at just 27 years of age. 


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About the author, Lisa

She is smart, she is funny and she loves the word f*ck. She has been mentoring 6 and 7-figure entrepreneurs for over 20 years. She coaches top coaches, teaches brilliant teachers and intuitively guides the most woo woo intuitives. She’s been a millionaire entrepreneur (for a minute) and a corporate flunky. And her GFR moments (in life and business) are countless, which makes her superbly qualified to host the GFR podcast! What she knows for sure...when you Get F***ing Real you make a bigger difference and have fewer regrets...period.