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Wish You Had a Mentor to Help Fix Your Business Challenges?

I empower aspiring entrepreneurs, emerging developers, and woman-owned businesses to transform ideas into profitable realities.


Starting, launching, or expanding—no matter where you are on your business path, I'm here to guide you through the tough spots of entrepreneurship and ease the journey with practical, real-world advice.

Enjoy a Free Copy of My Start a Business Checklist

This checklist is my go-to tool for staying organized and focused from idea to launch. Also, learn more about winning small business grants you need to know before you apply. Download your free copy now and start bringing your business idea to life.

RESOURCE LIBRARY

Free Resources To Level Up

My team is on a daily hunt to find free resources for woman-owned businesses ready to change the world—check out this page for my current list of Grants & Loans, Templates, Guides, the exact Business Plan Template that gained me a multi-million dollar SBA loan as a start-up, and more!

MEET YOUR MENTOR

Hi! I'm Dilia

Behind every piece of advice, every strategy session, lies a wealth of real-world experience. I'm not just your guide through the complexities of business but also a seasoned veteran in commercial real estate development and start-up ventures.


My journey in these challenging fields has equipped me with a unique perspective on business – understanding the intricacies of large-scale projects, negotiating with tenacity, and navigating through a maze of regulatory and financial hurdles.


These experiences have not only honed my skills but also deepened my empathy and understanding of the entrepreneurial spirit. Whether you’re facing financial obstacles, partnership challenges, or pivotal moments in your entrepreneurial journey, my diverse background ensures you’re getting advice steeped in the realities of running a small business.

Do you struggle with?

Starting your own thing can be tough—there's money stuff, legal jargon, and unexpected curveballs, like economic downturns or global crises. Been there, done that. I'm here to help you tackle these challenges head-on. No judgment, just real talk and practical advice to get you moving in the right direction. Let’s make things happen together.

Vision Launch


Feel lost starting your business? You're not alone. I've navigated this maze and can guide you through, making the unknown manageable and exciting.

Money Matters



Tackling loans, contracts, or grants can be daunting. I've climbed these mountains and can help you conquer them with confidence.

Thriving in Crisis


Economic downturns or pandemics test our resilience. Having thrived through both, I can help you pivot and grow, turning adversity into opportunity.

Experience That Speaks Volumes

Facing challenges on your entrepreneurial journey? You’re in good company. With my hands-on experience, we’ll not only navigate obstacles but also turn them into opportunities for growth and innovation. Every challenge is a chance to learn, and every setback, a setup for a comeback. Curious about the real-life success stories? Check out this video for an up-close look at the project I built from the ground up and the businesses I propelled to success, all kick-started with a strategic SBA loan. When the path seems daunting, know that a helping hand from someone who’s walked the walk can illuminate the way forward.


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Customized Mentorship

Brewed to Perfection

In the world of entrepreneurship, sometimes you need solutions, not sales pitches. That's why I offer direct, on-demand mentorship sessions—because I believe in the power of immediate, actionable advice. No lengthy courses, no one-size-fits-all programs, just real-time support tailored to tackle your unique challenges. Whether you’re navigating a tough decision, seeking clarity on your next move, or simply need an experienced ear, I’m here to dive deep into your specific situation. Our conversations are a safe space for honest, constructive guidance, with a steadfast promise: your business stays your business.


Select the session that best aligns with your current needs. Each one is crafted to offer flexibility, meet you at your point of need, and propel you towards your goals with informed, expert advice. Let's cut through the noise and work together towards clear, concise solutions that make sense for you and your business.

Iced Tea Consult:

The Fresh Perspective Chat

Kickstart your venture with the refreshing clarity of an iced green tea. If you're just getting started or feel stuck, this session will help you sort your thoughts, squeeze out doubts, and add a splash of confidence to your business plan. Confidentiality is key, so rest assured, our dialogue stays private.



45 Minutes

$149

Double Chai Latte Workshop:

The Creativity Booster

Spice up your business vision with a session as invigorating as a double dirty chai latte. Perfect for entrepreneurs ready to get hands-on, we'll explore your ideas, stir in some innovation, and froth up actionable plans. Confidential discussions are a given, ensuring a safe space for your creative thoughts.



1.25 Hours

$299

Black Coffee Session:

The Bold Strategy Call

Dive into the deep end with a session that's as straightforward as black coffee. Ideal for tackling serious financial or legal challenges, we'll strategize clear paths through complex issues without the fluff—just pure, robust guidance. Your business matters are treated with utmost confidentiality, guaranteed.



2 Hours

$499

"You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them."


MAYA ANGELOU

STEAMING HOT ANSWERS TO YOUR BURNING QUESTIONS

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I expect during a mentorship call?

Think of our sessions as a strategic alliance. I'm here to lend an expert ear, offer solid strategy, and walk with you through every business challenge. While 'partnership' implies shared ownership, our relationship is about support and guidance, without any stake in your company.

How do you ensure confidentiality in our sessions?

Your trust is paramount. That's why every session begins with an NDA, ensuring everything we discuss remains strictly between us. Whether it's sensitive business plans or personal concerns, your privacy is always protected.

How are these sessions different from typical coaching?

My sessions are built on a foundation of deep listening, which goes beyond what typical coaching offers. This approach is about unlocking the root of your challenges, not just scratching the surface. You'll get tailored advice based on real-world experience, with a flexible structure that adapts to your immediate needs or offers ongoing support.

What if my business problems are complex?

Complex problems are my specialty. We'll prioritize the most pressing issues, ensuring we cover them thoroughly. My methodology is about creating clarity from complexity, turning intricate challenges into manageable action steps.

Can I get ongoing support?

Ongoing mentorship is something special I reserve for those who've experienced an on-demand session with me first. It's crucial we both feel there's a strong fit. This deeper, continuous support is highly sought after and typically operates on a waitlist basis. If you're interested in this kind of long-term, 'silent partner' mentorship after our initial session, let's talk about the possibility and the process to join the waitlist. My priority is ensuring each client receives the focused, personalized guidance they need to flourish.

How quickly can I expect to see results?

The pace of results will vary depending on the nature of your challenges and your business goals. However, my aim is to provide you with actionable advice from the very first session. The objective is to leave you with strategic steps you can implement immediately. While some solutions may take time to bear fruit, the clarity and direction you'll gain are designed to give you a head start toward tangible progress.

What's the benefit of mentorship over coaching?

The key difference lies in lived experience. While business coaches are fantastic for structure and accountability, mentorship brings the added dimension of hard-earned wisdom. You're not just getting a guide; you're gaining insights from someone who's navigated the full entrepreneurial journey themselves. This isn't about lengthy courses but addressing immediate issues with real-world, battle-tested strategies.

What about rescheduling or cancelling a session?

I understand that unexpected changes can happen. If you need to reschedule, please do so at least 24 hours in advance. This allows me to adjust my schedule and offer your slot to other clients. In the case of cancellations, you can cancel your session up to 24 hours before the scheduled time. Please note that cancellations made with less than 24 hours' notice may be subject to a cancellation fee. I appreciate your understanding and cooperation in ensuring that we respect each other's time.

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