Category Archives: Episodes

Ep 79: Transform Core Values Into Action with Gerald Jones



In this episode, I talk with Gerald Jones of Buy Black Podcast. Gerald is the voice behind BuyBlack Podcast, a project that is the opening drive toward accomplishing his life’s mission. We talk about building your brand, intrapreneurship, and how to smash it with your core values.

Golden nuggets:

  • Introverts can be entrepreneurs
  • Passion fuels power

Keys to success:

  • View yourself as a brand
  • Know your mission, vision, and values
  • Never have a wasted day

Actionable tip:

  • Sit down and write down your mission, vision, and core values

Inspiration:

  • “We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas Edison

Resources:

Gerald Jones

For Business, Personal or Real Estate Financing! 

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Ep 78: Maximize Your Personal Power And Unlock Proven Methods With Kourtney Coleman



In this episode, I talk with Kourtney Coleman of Kourtney Coleman Inc. Kourtney is a Taylor Protocol Certified Practitioner, Intuitive Business Coach, Speaker, and CEO. She works with spiritually connected, self-aware, mission-driven, high achieving career women to help them discover their personal power. We talk about thinking outside of the box, learning to pause, and we both share our thoughts on balance.

Golden nuggets:

  • Think outside of the box
  • Learn to pause
  • Learn to balance

Keys to success:

  • Know your personal power
  • Get help

Actionable tip:

  • Work on your mindset

Inspiration:

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anaïs Nin

Resources:

Kourtney Coleman

For Business, Personal or Real Estate Financing! 

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Ep 77: “Living to Win and Dealing with Failure.” – Steve Werner



In this episode, I talk with Steve Werner of Live to Win Coaching. Steve shares how he became a bond trader and how that lead into becoming an entrepreneur. He talks about taking over his father’s company and the lessons he learned from that experience. Steve talks about his battle with prescription drugs and how he overcame that to be the success he is today.

Golden nuggets:

  • One phone call can change your life forever
  • Use coping mechanisms to deal with failure
  • With failure comes success

Keys to success:

  • Do what you’re good at and surround yourself with people who compliment your strengths
  • Get the wrong people off the bus and the right people on the bus

Actionable tip:

  • When you find something that works, do more of it

Inspiration:

  • “There’s only one way you can fail, and that’s to quit.” Brian Hays

Resources:

Steve Werner 

For Business, Personal or Real Estate Financing! 

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Ep 76: Success is about the journey, not the destination – Sasha Laghonh



In this episode, I talk with Sasha Laghonh of Sasha Talks. Sasha brings over fifteen years of experience to the commercial and spiritual realm by working with private and commercial clients hosting diverse backgrounds and life endeavors.  We talk about self-discipline, concept to launch principles, and self-awareness. She shares her worse moment in business – how she was laid off several times in as many years and how that experience led her into success.

Golden nuggets:

  • Success comes in the process, not just the destination
  • Passion is not enough to drive a business
  • Focus on time, people and experiences

Keys to success:

  • Be mindful of the needs of the market
  • Personal determination
  • Leave room for surprises
  • Believe in yourself and always remember your why

Actionable tip:

  • Keep learning
  • Keep things in perspective

Inspiration:

  • “Inspiration does not beget action. Action begets inspiration.” Chinese Proverb

Resources:

Sasha Laghon

For Business, Personal or Real Estate Financing! 

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Ep 75: Is your pain great enough to take the first step? – LuSundra Everett



In this episode, I talk with LuSundra Everett the home business tax lady. She talks about moving around a lot and how that has actually helped her develop a unique skill-set that benefits her business. We talk about how you can’t play and coach at the same time in the game of business. LuSundra also talks about how business owners need to raise their hand when they need help. Our sponsors for this episode are Regus and Credit Line 1.

Golden nuggets:

  • Find the things that define you
  • Don’t be afraid to do something
  • There are some things that only ice cream or a snickers bar will fix
  • You need a coach. You can’t coach and play at the same time
  • Success is not a destination, it’s a journey

Keys to success:

  • Take the next best step
  • Never stop learning
  • Run toward the danger
  • Be willing to learn the hard stuff

Actionable tip:

  • Find your tax professional now

Inspiration:

  • “Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you learn to do it well” Steve Brown

Resources:

Home Biz Tax Lady

For Business, Personal or Real Estate Financing! 

Regus www.regus.com

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Ep 74: Live Your Purpose, have fun, and make money! – Jen Hall



In this episode, I chat with Jen Hall. Jen is the Business Coach for Consultants, Coaches & subject matter experts (SMEs). We talk about living your purpose, having fun, and making money. We dig into how to defeat limiting beliefs and giving your purpose a vehicle. We also step through having a hunger for the game of business and how to crush it! Our Sponsors for this episode are Creditline 1 and Regus.

Golden nuggets:

  • Don’t work like a busy fool
  • Attract don’t chase
  • Give your purpose a vehicle

Keys to success:

  1. Get specific
  2. Say what you want to say knowing that you will be wrong in somebody’s eyes.
  3. Don’t be a convincer – Be clear on what puzzle piece you bring

Actionable tip:

Focus on the transformation – The bleeding neck issue.

Inspiration:

“Progress always involves risk; you can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.” Frederick Wilcox

Resources:

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Ep 73: People Pay To Get Out Of Hell! – Crystal Olivarria of Career Conversationalist



In this episode, I chat with Crystal Olivarria who is the founder of Career Conversationalist. Parents hire Crystal to help their child transition successfully from school to the workforce. We had a nugget filled conversation about what business skills successful entrepreneurs need to have, marketing to messaging match, understanding customer acquisition and sooooo much more.

Golden nuggets:

  • Make sure your marketing matches your message
  • Understand how to acquire customers
  • Understand what it takes to keep customers
  • Don’t get bad customers. Everyone is not a good fit for your business
  • Not all money is good money
  • Heat and pressure makes diamonds
  • Don’t worry who’s watching

Keys to success:

  • Find good mentors
  • Have a conversation with someone you trust about your struggles

Actionable tip:

  • Talk to your customers and find out what their pain points are

Inspiration:

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams; live the life you imagined.” Henry David Thoreau

Resources:


Ep 72: Pursue your own path, make your own direction with Chandler Walker of Out of the Cave Media



In this episode, I chat with Chandler Walker of Out of the Cave Media. We talk about hard work, focus and how building relationships is key to building a successful business. We chat about how the economy is shifting toward a freelance economy and how there must be a mindset shift in order to take advantage of the coming wave. We also talk about understanding your long-term path to success and how to position yourself to be ready for the fire.

Golden nuggets:

  • Be engaging and be available
  • Anticipate things going wrong
  • Relationships are key

Keys to success:

  • Organize your life
  • Do intelligent work
  • Be consistent
  • Execute
  • Build a culture of caring
  • Have empathy

Actionable tip:

Have a long-term plan for success. There will be gaps in your plan. Find a coach or mentor that can help you bridge those gaps.

Inspiration:

No matter how many times you swing and miss, never loose your confidence. Learn why you missed and keep swinging!

Resources:

Out of the Cave Media – http://ootcmedia.com/

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Ep 71: Step Into The Unknown. Focus on your strengths and never give up! – Greg Griffin of Dreams Sports Podcast



This week, I sit down with Greg Griffin of Dreams Sports Podcast. We talk about being self-aware and comfortable with your weaknesses. Being willing to try new things. We chat about Greg taking part in the African American Leadership Program at Cardinal Stritch that helped to identify who he is as a leader and a person. We chat about spending 70 – 75% of your time strengthening your strengths, 20 -25% working on the things that you could be better at and about 5 – 10% of your time working on your weaknesses.

Golden nuggets: 

  • Don’t be afraid to try new things
  • Focus on your strengths

Actionable tip: 

Book an adventure today! Get inspired. Inspired people inspire people. Inspiration is the catalyst of invention!

Inspiration:

 “Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.” – Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba.

Links: 

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Ep 70: Focus and Crush Your Goals. 9 tips to become a mighty goal crusher



In episode 69, we talked with DaVida Wingfield, the president of Celebrity Philanthropy and the personality behind the Wingfield report. We covered investing in yourself, embracing wisdom, growing a successful business by being adaptable and DaVida shared how her experience with Oprah Winfrey led to a dynamic shift in her business. This week, I want to unpack the concepts we discussed and talk through how to focus and crush your goals.

Ep:69: Golden nuggets: So good that I’m using them again!

  • Embrace wisdom and knowledge through mentorship
  • Investing in yourself will pay dividends
  • Focus on your strength and not on your challenge
  • Always have something to offer

Topic: Focus and Crush Your Goals

Setting Goals is the most important step!

Steps to focus

  1. Strategy
  2. Sacrifice
  3. Consistency
  4. Intelligent work
  5. Exercise
  6. Eat better
  7. Get sleep
  8. Always be ready
  9. Do one thing at a time

Key: If you are not at your best, you won’t perform at your optimal level.

Actionable tip:

  • Establish time periods to work one project at a time

Inspiration:

Strength intimidates the weak and insecure. Be strong and don’t make yourself small so others can feel big. But remember that strength is not loud, rude and untempered. Strength is patient, kind, wise, graceful, tenacious, humble and selfless. Be strong!

Resources:

DaVida Wingfield

http://www.wingfieldreport.com

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