BOUGIE Blueprint: BOUGIE State of Mind

BOUGIE State of Mind: Dream It, Write It, Speak It, Believe It, Get It Done

Dream It, Write It, Speak It, Believe It, Get It Done | taught by J Penelope Smith, MBA, MSEd
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J Penelope Smith, MBA, MSEd
J Penelope Smith, MBA, MSEd
Instructor & Program Director

About the instructor

J. Penelope Smith is a servant leader and Director of The BOUGIE Institute.  J. Penelope is a mother of three (3) and an experienced educator, certified Instructional Designer, and business consultant. She brings to your educational experience 20 years of business acumen, 10 years of experience in classroom and online instruction, and 8 years of experience developing curriculum for a myriad of disciplines.

As an educator and instructional designer, J Penelope's purpose is to prepare individuals to achieve success personally and professionally. She accomplishes this by creating out-of-the box learning content that addresses unique learning preferences. J Penelope's approach involves developing learning experiences that move the learner from ordinary to extraordinary.

Teaching Philosophy:

All individuals should be afforded the opportunity to maximize their full potential.  When provided access to resources and partnered with educators with a passion for helping others succeed, individuals have the capability of meeting and exceeding personal and societal expectations. 


MSEd, Instruction and Curriculum, University of Memphis

MBA, Business Administration, Webster University

BS, Healthcare Management, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

AAS Medical Laboratory Technology, Kankakee Community College

Graduate Certificate, Instructional Design and Technology, University of Memphis

License 23072, TN Laboratory Professional, General Technician

License 000606831, TN Educator, Endorsements-Sped Comp K-12, & Business Education K-12 

License 152697, TN Board of Cosmetology, Natural Hair Stylist

ASCP ID 04092813, American Society of Clinical Pathologist, Medical Laboratory Technician

Test Code 5545 , Praxis, Sped Core Knowledge and Severe to Profound Applications

University Medical Center Alliance, Six Sigma Black Belt

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Course Description

In this class you will learn how to write meaningful goals, develop vision specific affirmations, and create a vision board. A proven way to help you say what you see until you see what you say.

BOUGIE State of Mind focuses on reprogramming your minds to see infinite possibilities instead of limitations. Create your vision with a bold, outspoken, unapologetic, goodwilled, inspiring, and epic strategy!

Course Contents

1 Survey
20 Multimedia
2 Texts
5 PDFs
3 Disqus