We had the good fortune of connecting with Elle Clarke and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Elle, what do you attribute your success to?
The most important factor behind my success is my relationship with God. He keeps me grounded. He gives me the wisdom and insight that I need to navigate through the sea of life and business. I couldn’t do it with him.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
My goal is to help you amplify your message to the masses. There are so many amazing people in the world that we don’t know about because they aren’t celebrities or uber-rich, but they have a message. I AM QUEEN Magazine was created to give everyday women a place where they can showcase their brilliance on a platform where some of their favorite celebrities have also been featured. We humanize ‘The Incredibles’ of the world to give everyday women hope that they too can attain the success of those they admire. It hasn’t been easy at all. I remember applying to cover the Dove Awards–they said no. Then I applied for the BET Awards one year –they said no. I remember trying to get an audience with Sarah Jakes Roberts countless times and that was a no. The list goes on but I never allowed the no’s to stop me. My philosophy is, everyone can’t say no, someone will say yes. There were many people that said yes from The Stellar Awards to Essence Fest to Erica Campbell, MC Lyte, and so many others. One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned is that consistency in excellence is the key to success. Everyone is looking for a magic potion but it’s so simple. Do what you do every day while improving as you grow. ECM Global & I AM QUEEN Magazine act as God’s hands in the earth. We help you to find your voice, package your greatness and broadcast it to those who need it. We are midwives. We help you to discover and birth your dreams. I decided to become what I didn’t have.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Wow–we are definitely going to The Guitar Hotel at Seminole Hard Rock! We’ll catch a show then head on over to BAE KOREAN GRILL BAR & LOUNGE for a bite to eat.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Wow–my husband has always been so supportive of my dreams. When I’m covering an event or at a conference, I never have to worry about our children because he ensures that they are taken care of. He gives me the room I need to flow in my gifts and I am very appreciative of that.

Website: www.iamqueenmagazine.com

Instagram: instagram.com/iamqueenmagazineus

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iamqueenmag

Image Credits
ECM Global

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