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Inspiring Conversations with Dr. Vernell Deslonde of Relentless Pursuits Unlimited

Today we’d like to introduce you to Dr. Vernell Deslonde.

Alright, so thank you so much for sharing your story and insight with our readers. To kick things off, can you tell us a bit about how you got started?
After my marriage ended unexpectantly, my life changed dramatically. I was left raising two young children alone, suffocating under more than one million dollars in debt on an educator’s salary, and living the day-to-day aftermath of self-doubt, self-blame, and self-defeat.

I felt lost and stuck. I had no idea how to move forward.

But I did have a choice: I could either stay stuck in my pain and misery, or I could allow God to help me pick up the pieces and start again.

I chose the latter, and my life has never been the same.

Today, I am a different person than I was before my marriage ended. I am stronger, wiser, and more resilient. I have learned to trust God more and to lean on His strength when life gets tough.

And best of all, I have found true purpose and fulfillment – something that eluded me for many years after my divorce, which is helping female entrepreneurs thrive in business and life. God inspired me to use what I already had learned, mastered, and loved doing which was systems building, strategic planning, and transformational coaching, to teach entrepreneurs – those who need a step-by-step system and framework to monetize their giftedness, greatness, and genius – to venture into business.

That is how my company, Relentless Pursuits Unlimited (RPU), was born – out of pain and a relentless passion for helping entrepreneurs achieve their goals and succeed in business and life.

Now, I teach women around the world to create businesses they love, have more control over their own life and career, and make an indelible difference in the world. I’m a multi-passionate entrepreneur, transformational speaker, and bestselling author. But more importantly, I’m living proof that God can take your mess and turn it into your message, your mission, and your legacy.

What started out as a simple desire to help women achieve their big dreams and goals has turned into an international movement of people who are ready to take their lives and businesses to the next level.

I am proof that it is never too late to start over after you’ve experienced a life-altering event and that you can design an impactful life that you love using what you already have learned and mastered!

Alright, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
At the beginning of my entrepreneurial journey, my biggest struggle was having the confidence to step completely out in faith without a safety net. It was scary to take that leap, especially because I didn’t have any idea what I was doing! I knew my passion, but I didn’t know how to turn it into a sustainable business.

Another challenge I faced was learning how to wear so many hats as an entrepreneur. You have to be the creative visionary, the strategist, the salesperson, the marketer, the accountant…the list goes on. And you have to be good at all of it! I’m still learning and growing every day, but these challenges have made me into a stronger and more resilient business owner.

One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned is that you can’t do it all alone. Asking for help is not a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of strength. Building a strong team and support system is essential to success. I’m so grateful to have an amazing group of people around me who believe in me and my vision.

I also had two dynamic coaches who had already walked the path I was on and they helped me to see that it was possible to create a successful business without sacrificing my integrity or values and letting fear ruin my life. They showed me how to have faith in myself and my ability to create something beautiful and impactful.

Because of their guidance, I was able to find the courage to take that leap of faith and start my own business. And now, looking back, I am so grateful that I did! Not only has it allowed me to live a life of purpose and meaning, but it has also been a tremendous blessing to my family and others around me.

My entrepreneurial journey has not been easy, but it has been so worth it. I am so grateful for all the challenges and lessons I’ve learned along the way. These experiences have made me into the person I am today and I am so excited to see what the future holds!

As you know, we’re big fans of Relentless Pursuits Unlimited. For our readers who might not be as familiar what can you tell them about the brand?
RPU is a personal development, educational, and entrepreneurial coaching firm that provides world-class coaching and training to help aspiring entrepreneurs and school district leaders accelerate results and achieve success in life and business. Our focus is on using the power of coaching and training to help our clients realize their dreams and reach their divine destiny, whether that’s launching a successful business they love, becoming a top performer in their field, providing educational support, or making a difference in the lives of others.

What sets us apart is our focus on helping our clients accomplish results quickly and easily. We don’t believe in making things complicated – we want to help them get to where they want to be as efficiently as possible. Our approach is simple: we first help them get clear on what they want, then we design a step-by-step plan to get them there.

What also sets us apart is that we recognize that our clients are not ready to leave their 9 to 5 jobs until their business is generating enough income to replace their current salary. So, we also offer a range of services to help them learn how to be an entrepreneur while maintaining full-time positions.

As the founder and lead trainer at RPU and current educator, I understand the challenges and obstacles purpose-minded entrepreneurs and school district leaders face when it comes to achieving success and manifesting their divine destinies. That’s why I’ve hired a team of highly skilled and experienced coaches and trainers who are dedicated to helping our clients unleash their greatness and live a life of divine purpose, passion, and possibility.

Alright, so to wrap up, is there anything else you’d like to share with us?
At RPU, we understand the entrepreneurial journey and can help equip our clients with the tools they need to not only launch a successful business but to also create a life they love. We do this through our M4 system, which stands for Mindset, Ministry, Message, and Marketing.

Our team of purpose-driven experts have a wealth of experience in business coaching, online marketing, and educational training. We are committed to helping our clients achieve success in all areas of their lives and thrive in business. Whether you want to start a business to supplement your income or build a full-time business, we can help you make it happen.

If you’re ready to take your life to the next level, contact us today to schedule a free consultation.

Contact Info:

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  • Instagram: iamdrvernell
  • Youtube: Awaken to Purpose podcast

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