Pursuing the Formula for Success


The Empowered Entrepreneur

Our next Master Class will be The Empowered Entrepreneur taught by Steve McClain from Knowledge Action Success and Achsha SoAndSo from Lunch Brake. Register for a three month series of biweekly master classes to take your business from concept to first client. This class includes course guides, networking opportunities and special guest presentations.

Meet the Instructors

Steve McClain

Steve (pronounced Stuh-eev) McClain is a lifelong Michigander and Life and Success Coach with more than two decades of experience across several industries including automotive, healthcare, IT, corporate training, etc… A master trainer, communicator and instructional designer, Steve, has trained and coached for several Fortune 100 companies and several Detroit area startups including McKesson, Ford Motor and locally the not-for-profit, Henry Ford Health Systems, just to name a few. That includes 1,000's of CEOs, entrepreneurs, business staff, doctors, nurses, dietitians and other health care workers. Steve has done his share of public speaking and presented talks on the importance of knowing your story, developing your business and pursuing your formula for success at entrepreneurial events such as Detroit Startup Week and more.

During the last two decades, Steve has built a successful career as a trainer, coach, mentor and teacher specializing in curriculum design and personal development. He is not afraid to dig deep and get to the core of a persons limiting beliefs and help them conquer their challenges and fears. Steve is also attuned to the various learning methods of his students and often will improvise when a student needs an alternative approach to instruction.

Steve obtained his BS from Eastern Michigan University. He is a certified Instructional Designer and holds an Achology Life Coach certification. Steve has launched the life changing Knowledge Action Success podcast where he pursues the formula for success through interviews of successful entrepreneurs and coaching techniques designed to help you "Level Up" and discover "What's Your Formula". Visit knowledgeactionsuccess.com for more information including blogs, event bookings, books, courses/educational materials, podcasts and contact information.

A husband and dad of two empowered girls in training, Steve lives in the suburbs about 30 miles north of Detroit. Steve is active in supporting community entrepreneurs with his girls by frequenting the local farmer's markets. His favorite authors are J.D. Salinger, Richard Bach and Dan Millman. Music is a huge influence in Steve's life and his favorite band is Rush, that is, if he is forced to pick just one.

Achsha SoAndSo

Achsha (pronounced Ah-sha) Jones is a lifelong Detroiter and Entrepreneur with more than a decade of experience across several industries including food, transportation, logistics and hospitality. A master networker and communicator, Achsha has sold more than $5M in products and services spanning 10 years for Fortune 100 companies and several Detroit based Startups. Having built a successful career in B2B sales, Achsha has given talks on the importance of leveraging your network and how to be confident when presenting your ideas, product or service.

During the last decade, Achsha has built a successful career as an Entrepreneur as Founder of Lunch Brake; a retail and marketing platform for food based businesses in Detroit and Brake Time Tours & Transportation. A graduate of ProsperUs Detroit and pitch competition winner, Achsha is also a Motor City Match awardee, a 5x NE Ideas finalist, a gBeta Alumni and multi-year participant in The University of Michigan’s Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneur Project.

Achsha has a Commercial Drivers’ License with more than one million commercial miles logged. Her vast knowledge of the city of Detroit inspired her to get her Real Estate License to further her current property investment projects. In 2020, Achsha penned her inaugural book; BreakUp Without Smearing Your MakeUp; A Woman’s Guide to D.I.V.O.R.C.E. & Dealing With Baby Daddies Without Losing Your Dignity.

Achsha is active in her community as Board Chair for Girls Rock Detroit and a 2021 New Leaders Council Detroit Fellow. Visit Achsha.com for more information including blogs, videos and podcasts. Her favorite authors are J. California Cooper, Wally Lamb & Tim LaHaye, her favorite singer is Anita Baker. A Mom of two girls, Achsha lives on the Far West Side of Detroit.

The Empowered Entrepreneur

Join Steve McClain and Achsha SoAndSo as they take you from concept to first client with a series of 24 Master Classes to jumpstart your business. Classes will include a course guide, opportunities for networking and expert guest speakers. Sessions will be held virtually and participants will receive recordings of each class.


Join us for the kickoff session - coming soon
This class is designed for entrepreneurs looking to start a business or take an existing business to the next level
Network in a private Facebook group  with class members and the instructors
Limited enrollment
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