The Trailblazers.FM Podcast: Black Professionals | Entrepreneurs | Corporate Leaders
About This Show
Trailblazers is a new weekly education and business podcast, hosted by Stephen A. Hart, where we explore the stories of successful black professionals, entrepreneurs and corporate leaders.
Join us, as we highlight the knowledge, resources and tools of these accomplished trailblazers, to help provide the know-how, confidence and motivation you need to blaze your trail.
Most Recent Episode
TB 38: Best Selling Author and Award Winning CEO Miko Branch Shares Wisdom on Building & Growing Her Successful Hair Care Brand
4 days ago
Miko's Episode Outline: - What was the problem that you or maybe Tito experienced that fueled your vision to create Miss Jessie's? - Do you recall some of the creative strategies you both used back then to operate on minimal cash flow? - What was your initial thoughts around the marketing message for your product line? - How do you find people to bring into your organization that truly care about the organization the way you and Tito do? - Share with us one of your major fears, road blocks or challenges? - What advice would you give to the young black aspiring entrepreneurs listening? - As a mother, how has being an entrepreneur affected your family life? - What are some of your routines that keeps you pushing yourself to those new and higher heights? - What's one book you've read that inspired you most? - What is something small you’ve done this month that you are proud of? - Name an online resource, it could be an app, software, or tool you use every day and you can't live without it? - Share one action our future entrepreneurs should commit to THIS WEEK, to help them blaze their trail? - How we can stay connected to you? Miko Branch is the co-founder and CEO of Miss Jessie’s LLC, the company behind the premium hair care product line, Miss Jessie’s, that exclusively caters to the diverse spectrum of all curly hair types. Miko founded the company with her sister, Titi, and they named it after their beloved and fiercely independent “do-it-for-yourself,” and “tell-it-like-it-is” paternal grandmother – Jessie Mae Branch. As the visionary behind the Miss Jessie’s brand, Miko revolutionized the hair care industry and became a leading pioneer of the natural hair movement by creating and marketing high performance and high quality hair care products. Miko quickly changed the conversation about hair and hair care by declaring that Miss Jessie’s products were not exclusively for a specific ethnic group but rather were for all types of textures and curls regardless of ethnicity. As a result, the Miss Jessie’s product line includes a variety of products for every type of texture and curl from wavy to coily. Miko’s finger print is evident in every aspect of the Miss Jessie’s brand from the packaging and marketing to the colors and smells of the award winning products, including favorites like Baby Buttercreme, Pillow Soft Curls, Curly Pudding, Quick Curls, Leave In Condish and MultiCultural Curls. Miko continues to develop innovative, origin
Rated 5 out of
Informative and Uplifting
I really enjoyed the podcast I listened to so far, and I will listen to the prior postings shortly. The information provided is relevant, timely and motivational. Knowing what others are going through and what they have overcome can help to propel ones goals while avoiding certain pitfalls.
Keep up the good work!! I will be listening weekly.
Date published: 2016-03-15