The Business of Books: Meet Janelle Reid Author of Awakening Your Value Proposition- How to be at your best to deliver solutions

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Please tell us about yourself.

Janelle is the founder of Divine Career Solutions who teaches and equips both business owners and professionals seeking to start, advance, or transition with competencies that add value to employers and deliver inclusive workforce solutions for professional & leadership development to help people build businesses and their teams. She is committed to empowering individuals by identifying career needs, providing business strategy consulting and creating the roadmap to excel & advance in their career or business. Janelle was the highest-ranking African American & Women global executive VP of HR over 2 countries(US & Canada) and has successfully transitioned from Corporate America to full-time business owner while continuing to make six figures. She transferred the same confidence, courage, strength & authority that I had in Corporate America to business ownership by remembering that her business is not about her; it’s about serving & empowering people by helping them identify their value & maximize it to deliver solutions. She believes that her experience in corporate culture has enabled her to be effective at helping others in a similar position as she was to find success despite the barriers against them. 

As a mom & business owner with 15 years of HR experience in various disciplines of HR, she now understands what comes with leadership and has been leading the way for others to walk in their purpose. Janelle has had the opportunity to be featured in Essence Magazine, Authority Magazine, and Black Enterprise to share her expertise and continues to educate and inspire those around her. You can learn more about Janelle by viewing her website at 

Tell us about your book.

It’s about overcoming rejection, walking in your identity and  havIng a renewed mindset to create value by turning problems into opportunities.

What are the top three takeaways you would like your readers to walk away with?

Learning from failures and that there is no success without failure, adopting a disciplined thought life & leveraging competencies to create value 

Who is your book for?

Career professionals, business owners, teachers, college students & leaders

What inspired you to write your book?

What inspired me to write the book was that there was no blueprint on success in corporate America and the importance of value so I wanted to give language to that and the book gives the language for creating value.

Where can people find your book and support you?

What products/services do you want to offer alongside your book for promoting purposes?

The Book!


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