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Creative Entrepreneur

Yolando Mitchell Brown

Coach | Business Owner | Producer

Heyyyy!  Welcome to my page.  Here are a few milestones of my life and career.

Coaching Online

The Starting Blocks is who I am. Others have always sought me out for advice, help, coaching, or training.

Content Creator

I love the power of video, audio, and technology. I can produce in my sleep.

Entrepreneur

When I was a server, I treated my station as if it was a small business. I formed my first production company while in college.
Hi, I’m Yolando Mitchell Brown

Student of Life

I am a girl from East Saint Louis, Illinois, with a dream.

I always knew what I wanted to do in life. It just took me a little time to figure it all out. In 2000, I decided to go back to school. At that time, my husband and I had moved back to Southern California.

I was waiting tables at a trendy restaurant in Beverly Hills, attending L.A. Valley College, a member of the ASU, and creating a talk show. As Commissioner of Environmental Affairs, I began mentoring and volunteering.

Two years later, I graduated from LAVC. I transferred to California State Dominquez Hills on a Presidential Scholarship. Around this time, I started to tape segments for my talk show, Every Way Woman, in my home. I was learning about a business on the spot.

One day while sitting in class, I listened to former students share their real-world experiences. They had formed a production company. I had an ah-ha moment.

For the next two years, I was a full-time wife, student, and producer while working as a server, picking up gigs, and interning.

After graduating, I enrolled in a Masters of Arts program at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. By this time, I was producing the show at a studio in Pasadena. One day I was told by a staff member at the studio to get out. He said, “Yolando, this is not your studio.”

I opened Inavizion Media in 2015. Did I mention that this was around the same time two teenagers came to live with us? Three years later, I opened My Creative Space.

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. James 1:5

Producer

I Wore Many Hats, and I Loved It!

Videographer

Videographer

Great moments

It was always fun to get out of the studio

Producer

Producer

A team effort

Having a team changed everything for the show.

Script Supervisor

Script Supervisor

The rundown

I triple-checked every detail when it came to the rundown.

 

 

 

 

In 2004, I was a married student juggling projects and internships while working a full-time job as a server. I decided to create a talk show for everyday women.

I drink tea

I had one job to do as the ShowRunner

Be on time 

Technical Director

Technical Director

Listening and anticipating what will be said next

My crew wanted me on the panel but I knew the shots that I needed.
Editor

Editor

Improving every show

By editng my own shows, I learned so much about producing
Cameraman

Cameraman

Setting up the shots

Paying attention to details

I love helping people and finding solutions to their problems.

The Starting Blocks

I develop a program to help entrepreneurs on a budget grow their businesses with accessible or affordable technology.

Websites and Branding

You will need a website if you own a business. I created and designed a WordPress template for entrepreneurs.

My Creative Space

 

 

 

 

 

Experience

IMDB

Click here for a link to my IMBD profile.

 

Testimonials

Click here for a link to My Creative Space reviews. Customers service is everything.

 

RESUME

Click here for a link to my resume.

 

CV

Click here for a link to my curriculum vitae.