CNN Business Anchor Keynotes ‘Design Your Destiny’ Event - Do You Control Your Money or Does Your Money Control You?

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CNN Business Anchor and Author of “Mind Over Money Matters” - Valerie Coleman Morris Shares New Money Moves That Stick - January 2011 Conference: ‘Design Your Destiny’ in Orlando, Florida

CNN Business Anchor & Author Valerie Coleman Morris

Money talks. These days everyone's listening. As a former business anchor for CNN domestic and international, I talked about money every day to 290 million households, businesses and airport networks

Get your New Year’s Resolutions made and then drive them home by getting some insight and motivation from several of the world’s top motivational and inspirational speakers. ‘Design Your Destiny’ produced by Island Free Event & Travel Boutique, is launching its first Personal Empowerment Conference January 7-8, 2011. Design Your Destiny’s keynote speakers will provide resources to renew, uplift and empower you spiritually, financially, physically, emotionally. The focus is not only on your business acumen but also your overall physical well being.

Valerie Coleman Morris ( is launching her new book “Mind Over Money Matters” in 2011 and will be sharing her tips for getting your finances in order in the New Year.

“Money talks. These days everyone's listening. As a former business anchor for CNN domestic and international, I talked about money every day to 290 million households, businesses and airport networks,” shared Morris. “By fixing my own money mistakes, I can now help you be mindful of your money missed-takes and what to do about them. If you want to own your life, you must control your money. It's your money so take it personally. The buck starts here.”

Shaquille O'Neal's mother has her own story to tell, and it's not just about raising a sports superstar. In her new book, "Walk Like You Have Somewhere To Go," Lucille O'Neal ( shares the intimate details of her life, from her struggles with alcoholism and teen pregnancy to the joy of being able to get a college degree as an adult, funded by her son.

“I want people to know that all things are possible,” said O’Neal. “When you have a dream, dream big and hold on to that dream.”

The list of speakers ranks among the top motivational and informational speakers in the world and include Valerie Coleman Morris, Lucille O’Neal, Rich German, Allison Maslan (, Tim Levy, DeLores Pressley (, and Nicole Lovett. Each of these experts has been tremendously successful in their own right and will provide interactive group, as well as, individual focus sessions throughout the conference.

A star studded musical gala closes Design Your Destiny. This phenomenal event will include performances by Cleveland Jazz Group Forecast, and national recording artists Conya Doss ( & Dwele. The after party, for those attendees who want some R&R after the conference, is a seven (7) day cruise to Honduras, Belize, Cozumel and the Cayman Islands aboard the luxurious Carnival cruise ship ‘Glory.’

"Our guests will leave this conference feeling a sense of renewal and empowerment." says Island Free Travel's owner Kim Creque-Jenkins. "It will be the gift that keeps giving, as we will provide our guests with tools for personal growth which in turn they will be able to take back and share with their businesses and communities.

About Design Your Destiny: A Personal Empowerment Conference
Three (3) packages are available for purchase: Conference Package, VIP Package & VIP Cruise Package. Each package will allow our guests access to all of the empowerment sessions, the Design Your Destiny musical gala and hotel accommodations for two (2) nights at the Doubletree Resort. Conference packages range start at only $350 per person with an additional $100 discount to each conference package purchased before 11/20/2010. VIP guests will receive a variety of perks which include an invitation to our Meet & Greet Cocktail Social, massage & autographed books from our keynote speakers.

About Island Free Travel
Island Free Event & Travel Boutique (IFETB) is a company which specializes in facilitating affordable luxury event & travel experiences. The company operates from two base locations: Houston, Texas and Cleveland, Ohio. Island Free’s founder (Kim Creque-Jenkins) bases her expertise from more than a decade of experience in the industry, a keen business acumen, and a strong desire to provide services of this nature to her clientele.

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