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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kandias Conda  

Pen Name: Kandi Conda


Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Conda is a Chicago native. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and is currently pursuing graduate studies at Chicago State University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Conda is a speaker, author, instructor and life coach in the Chicago area. She teaches and develops workshops on life skills, entrepreneurship, sports and team building for thousands of teens and young adults. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and is currently pursuing graduate studies at Chicago State University.

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Titles At Your Library

Get That Cutie in Commercials, Television, Films, and Videos: Breaking Your Talented Child into the Entertainment Industry
ISBN: 0965506452

Amber Books. 2000

The book that empowers you with the knowledge you'll need for your child's successful show business career!

For Teens Who Think They Know Everything
ISBN: 1933556102

GSW Publishing. 2006

This must have 258 page self-help guide for teenagers is a resource life skills guide that will help teens cope and understand sex, parents, peer pressure, proms, health, self-esteem, jobs, entrepreneurship, money management, music, media, hip-hop, pre-teens, etiquette, teen pregnancy, teen testimonials, homosexuality, gangs & gun violence, friendship, dating, stress, anger management, relationships, homelessness, tattoos, piercing, drinking, drugs, communication, college scholarships, driving, internet surfing, finances and much more. The book, which includes 55 subjects that are easy to read and easy to find, is a cutting edge informational resource with pictures and journal areas for teens to document and make notations. This dynamic book is must-have for all teenagers and anyone teaching life skills to teenagers or young adults.

Make a $1000 in 35 Days, For Young Entrepreneurs
ISBN: 193355696X

G.S.W. Publishing. 2008

Make a $1000 in 35 Days, For Young Entrepreneurs will separate the owners from the players. That s why this book has been written to put $1000 in your pocket in a few weeks by using our unique 35 day Matrix Get Your Business started and operating in less than five weeks. Learn in 35 days what takes others a lifetime to learn. There are over 200 businesses to choose from, an easy Matrix to follow that will guide you on how to market your business, save the money you make in your business by going to the bank, teach you how to interact with customers, and how to close sales deals. Once you complete the Matrix you can use the enclosed Kandi QuickBiz Plan a special business plan designed to help you quickly start a new business or expand your current business. You now have $1000 in start up capital to add to your bank account. You will feel empowered, be respected and change your life and your community.



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