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Building Your Brand With Positive Energy; The Power of The Mastermind

Episode 433: 08-24-17

Building Your Brand With Positive Energy

Alina Villasante is the Designer, Creator & Visionary at Peace Love World in Miami. These are the clothes that give you life!

“Love is not something you look for. Love is something you become,” she says.

You’ll find Villasante’s daily mantra imprinted onto every Peace Love World garment. The self-made entrepreneur and designer translated her life philosophy into what has today become a global-lifestyle brand.

In 1999, Villasante kicked off an annual tradition of gathering her favorite ladies for a night of camaraderie called The Love Party. Every year to follow was commemorated with a uniquely designed T-shirt incorporating her beloved symbols “Peace, Love, and Happiness.”

Soon, “Love Party” guests were creating buzz around town with their whimsical tees, and public demand was born. In 2009, Peace Love World was born!

Villasante intricately infuses philanthropy into Peace Love World’s business plan, championing her own favorite causes including Zanmi Beni, a children’s shelter in Haiti housing disabled and abandoned children, and breast cancer awareness through Susan G. Komen For The Cure, Autism, and Multiple Sclerosis.

Jim and Alina will discuss her motivation and outlook and how that plays into her brand.

The Power of The Mastermind

Bruce Turkel is CEO & ECD for TURKEL Brands, in Miami. Turkel uses a unique combination of creativity and business acumen to help companies build their businesses by making their brands more valuable. He is a serial entrepreneur who has created many successful companies.

Currently, Turkel is focused on his brand management agency (, headquartered in Miami, and his Hispanic market advertising agency ( with 19 offices throughout the Spanish-speaking world.

Bruce Turkel is an accomplished author and speaker ( He has published three books on branding and marketing – Brain Darts; New Design: Miami; and Building Brand Value.

He is also a passionate musician and fronts the Miami R&B band, Blackstar.

Bruce and Jim will discuss how the Mastermind concept can help you build a successful brand.

Vivian Fried Kidney Transplant Update

Jim’s wife, Vivian Fried, still needs a kidney donor urgently. She is staying strong and upbeat! Please help!!

Donations are welcome. Visit

For an update on Vivian and her search for a kidney transplant, watch her interview on WPLGTV10 in Miami:

For information on kidney donation, email

Episode 433: 08-24-17

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