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31 minutes | Dec 15, 2019
163: Ashley Micciche - Transitioning small business owners successfully into retirement
Ashley is the CEO of True North Retirement Advisors, an independent financial advisory firm managing $230 million in client assets, and located just outside of Portland, Oregon. Ashley specializes in designing, building, and implementing custom-designed exit plans to help her business owner clients secure their final and most important business decision – the exit from their business.
37 minutes | Dec 1, 2019
162: Valerie Leonard - Strengthening the capacity of Nonprofit organizations
Valerie is an expert in community and organizational development with a mission to strengthen the capacity of organizations to make a positive impact on the communities they serve. Valerie recently launched Nonprofit Utopia, LLC. which is a community of emerging nonprofit leaders that provides a safe environment in which members can innovate, speak candidly about the issues and concerns they face daily, and share ideas and resources.
28 minutes | Nov 24, 2019
161: Sujit Lalwani - How to build a great online presence
Sujit is the Founder of Inspiration Unlimited (Global Inspirational Media). He is the author of Life Simplified! which is a simple coffee-table read solving complex problems of life for youngsters (14-28 years of age). He was awarded the Connecting The World Award at 1LifeFullyLived Conference organized in November 2015 in Sacramento, California. He was a Speaker at One Young World Conference 2012 in Pittsburgh and has been a returning Ambassador for One Young World since 8 years.
21 minutes | Nov 10, 2019
160: Kim Ades - Using Frame of Mind coaching to achieve success
Kim is the President and Founder of Frame of Mind Coaching™ which works with executives, entrepreneurs, leaders, business owners and other highly driven people to help them reach new levels of accomplishment and to live outstandingly successful lives. Whether for business success or personal transformation, the foundation of Frame of Mind Coaching™ is that a person’s thinking has a greater impact on their outcomes than any other contributing factor.
22 minutes | Nov 3, 2019
159: Sarah Kennan - The South African Karoo agave spirit entrepreneur
Sarah is the founder of Leonista, the first 100% Karoo agave spirit in South Africa made the traditional way. The production process follows an age-old recipe used in Mexico to make agave spirits like Mezcal. It requires smoke and fire, hence Leonista’s delicious smokey flavour, similar to that of a Mezcal. In this episode, Sarah shares her inspiration for starting the business as well as the lessons she's learned along the way.
29 minutes | Oct 27, 2019
158: Charlie Whyman - How to grow your business using LinkedIn
In January 2018 Charlie launched a training and education business that helps business owners and consultants win more business and grow the value of their brand using LinkedIn and strategic networking. In this episode Charlie reveals some of the ways in which LinkedIn as a platform can grow your business and generate leads in the least expected ways.
25 minutes | Oct 20, 2019
157: Zamaswazi Mfusi - Creating African content for young children across the world
Zamaswazi is the Executive Creative Director of IndiLang. IndiLang serves to bridge the gap and create a platform through which indigenous information across the African continent is shared. They see the value of African elders as a rich source of indigenous knowledge. Indilang collects, presents, stores and publishes this knowledge through their platform. In this episode, Zamaswazi and her mother share their journey and future plans for IndiLang.
23 minutes | Oct 13, 2019
156: Stephan Roussan - Why you need a brand strategy
Stephan is the President and Creative Director of ICVM Group; an organisation that provides consulting, creative design, web development and hosting services to a diverse array of prominent national and international firms and organizations. In this episode Stephan talks about the importance of having a brand strategy and the steps you need to take in order to implement it.
18 minutes | Oct 6, 2019
155: Zoe Dlamini-Sas - Bringing the Kingdom of eSwatini to the Netherlands
Zoe is the founder of Zoe Zulu Productions. Her company offers authentic African cultural activities and complimentary spin-off themes such as Zulu Dialect coaching, regalia and dress demonstrations, cultural music and dancing workshops, ethnic African arts & crafts presentations, all of which augment our existing range of tutorials and lectures. In this episode, Zoe shares the path she took when starting her business along with the lessons she learned along the way.
19 minutes | Sep 30, 2019
154: Stacy Jones - Bringing the power of Pop Culture to your brand
Stacy is the CEO and founder of Hollywood Branded, a Los Angeles influencer marketing, branded content and product placement agency established in 2007, and host of the podcast Marketing Mistakes (& How To Avoid Them). Stacy has over twenty-three years of leadership experience building global entertainment branding campaigns for top Fortune 500 companies and hundreds of brands, including BlackBerry, Bumble, Canadian Club, Lacoste and Pilot Pen.
19 minutes | Sep 23, 2019
153: Thembi Bheka - Empowering women in Africa
Thembi Bheka is the founder of "She Breaks Thru", and believes in helping entrepreneurs reignite their passion, gain more clarity and reconnect with their bigger purpose. Thembi is heavily involved in empowering women in Africa, as a result, she trains young women on opportunities of creating income online working as virtual assistants.
24 minutes | Sep 15, 2019
152: Amy Simpkins - How renewable energy is impacting the world
Amy is the CEO of the renewable energy startup muGrid Analytics. Her company solves problems at the edge of energy technology and economics using math and modeling, and is dedicated to creating a sustainable energy future for the planet, one project at a time. As a young, female executive in the tech world, she puts her theories about disruptive innovation and bringing your whole self to work into practice every single day. In this episode Amy shares her experience as a renewable energy expert and its impact on the energy industry in general.
18 minutes | Dec 31, 2018
151: Cindy Leah - How to become a professional photographer
Cindy has worked as a photographer for 6 years. In that time she has garnered an understanding on the sort of influence photographers have on society. In this episode Cindy shares the common misconceptions about photographers and the industry in general, plus what it takes to make it as a top professional.
20 minutes | Dec 24, 2018
150: Tommy Breedlove - Empowering Humans to Live Legendary Lives
Tommy is a Featured Keynote Speaker, Published Author and Business & Mindset Coach. He guides his clients and audiences to discover a life of significance, while building a lasting legacy. The tools he shares show them how to work in their zone of brilliance, obtain financial freedom, and live with meaning and balance.
19 minutes | Dec 17, 2018
149: Andrena Sawyer - Supporting African non-profits and small businesses
Andrena is the founder of PERK Consulting, an advisory firm that is equipped to bridge the gap from concepts and ideas to solutions that enable their clients' goals become reality. Their services include nonprofit and small business registration, grant writing, marketing and fundraising support, strategic planning, and capacity building workshops for small businesses and nonprofits. In this episode, Andrena discusses in detail the basic challenges small businesses have and how she helps them.
16 minutes | Dec 10, 2018
148: Steve Wollett - The rise of Nerd culture in mainstream media
Steve is the founder of Nerd Rage News, a vertically Integrated company that focuses on creating and distributing first class content and intellectual property across multiple platforms. Nerd Rage News is comprised of an extremely devoted group of nerds with and intense love of the written word and visual media. Their mission is to entertain and inspire all generations of Nerd Culture. In this episode, Steve discusses the rise of nerd culture in the mainstream media.
16 minutes | Dec 3, 2018
147: Sharika Punwasi - How to build a high-end kids fashion brand in Africa
Sharika is the founder of My Cotton Tree, a fashion brand that creates comfortable, stylish clothing for children that allows them to move freely and fearlessly to explore a world of delightful possibilities. In this episode, Sharika shares tips on how she built her brand using strategic partnerships from highly skilled Africans from across the continent.
18 minutes | Nov 26, 2018
146: Nthabiseng Dube - HR and Payroll solutions for your business
Polish Management was formed by Nthabiseng in 2014 after identifying a gap in enterprises that independently run their own HR and Payroll functions with little understanding of regularities around the employment practices within the industries they operate in, leaving them vulnerable to high penalties and interests accumulated due to lack of knowledge. In this episode, Nthabiseng shares her journey in founding the business and lessons learned along the way.
15 minutes | Nov 19, 2018
145: Paul Moore - Real Estate investing with a purpose
Paul is the founder of Wellings Capital; an income and growth-focused commercial real estate investment firm centered on providing stable, yield-producing investments to our clients. Paul also co-hosts a wealth-building podcast called How to Lose Money. In this episode, Paul shares his entrepreneurial journey including how he got into debt and gave money away in order to become free from it.
19 minutes | Nov 12, 2018
144: Ntsoaki Kortjass - How to build a 100% black woman security services company
Ntsoaki is the founder of Tsoabelo, a 100% black woman and youth owned security company that specialises in security guarding services, the installation of access control biometric systems and CCTV surveillance systems. In this episode, Ntsoaki talks about her journey from being a receptionist to starting her own security company that has found its own place in the market.
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