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26 minutes | Mar 7, 2020
The Future of NYC Real Estate
When Brandon Gibson, was eighteen he purchased his first investment properties. Fast forward over a decade later, he is the Principal of Light Rocks Holdings; a real estate development firm. We're looking back at his first investment property nearly twelve years ago and talking about the future of Brooklyn real estate.
18 minutes | Feb 26, 2020
If you want to be a filmmaker- make a film
Founder of Katra Film Series, Geoffery Guerrero, is determined to create space for everyone in the film industry. Through Katra Film Series he is making unknown film directors into household names but the road has not been easy and he has got his eye on even bigger fish- tune in to hear his journey and where he's going next!
23 minutes | Feb 12, 2020
Probably one of the most interesting careers I’ve heard thus far
We’re in the studio this week with Geetika Agrawal, Founder or Vacation with an Artist - a business that allows people to source artist all around the world to visit and learn a new skill! We’re sure that you’ll be booking your trip after this episode- tune in to hear how her passion became a thriving business.
24 minutes | Feb 6, 2020
Kevito does it all
When we approached Kevin L. Clark to be a guest he humbly responded with "I'm not really an entrepreneur," then came into the studio and shared a WEALTH of knowledge from his story! Kevin, also known as "Kevito," has a podcast, a weekly newsletter, a monthly R&B party series (which all can be found here | https://linktr.ee/kevitoclark) and so much more! We were honored to sit down with such a Renaissance man whose passion for health, music, and culture will surely move you. Tune in now and be sure to follow @KevitoClark on IG (https://www.instagram.com/kevitoclark) and Twitter (https://www.twitter.com/kevitoclark).
30 minutes | Jan 30, 2020
I am a die-hard entrepreneur, there is no other option for me
We're in the studio with serial entrepreneurial Nadege Fleurimond; Founder of Fleurimond Catering LLC, Roar Consulting, facilitator of a high school entrepreneurship program, travel group leader, real estate investor, and author of Haiti Uncovered- a regional adventure into the art of Haitian Cusine. Nadege shared a bit of her story and dropped all the gems about how to keeping focused on your entrepreneurial journey- you won't want to miss this.
29 minutes | Jan 22, 2020
It was fine but I knew it wasn't what I wanted to do
Have you ever found yourself going against your calling? We're in the studio with Jesse Tendler, director and actor, who pursued many "safe" careers before following his heart. Check out his story here!
24 minutes | Jan 8, 2020
There has to be more than this!
With over 15 years of experience in finance and CBS News and American Express as her former employers, Nadia Aristide CEO of Maroon Strategist is serious about her coin! Nadia stopped by the studio to share where her passion for financial management comes from and why she's so passionate about sharing that information not just with her clients but with young people all across the NYC area.
20 minutes | Jan 1, 2020
I had NO idea what I was doing in college
BYE 2019 and HELLO 2020! We're back! Christina Artwell is the Founder of Artwell Creative - an organization focused on artist representation, connecting artist to community and community to artist. Christina sat down with us this week to share her journey- starting with live-changing friendships formed in college, a slew of internships, and ultimately the marriage of her current passions into a business. Christina is a force in the art world - tune in to hear it all.
27 minutes | Dec 18, 2019
They’re in a band, they have full time jobs, and they Co-founded a nonprofit!
They’re in a band, they have full time jobs, and they Co-founded a nonprofit! Is there anything Rina and Hollis can’t do?! 🤯 This week we sat down with the brains and rhythm behind PLG Arts, a nonprofit whose mission is to make music accessible to all and to bring local music back to its roots! Check out how these two have kept the music going.
23 minutes | Dec 13, 2019
It's not under-serviced, it's underfunded
We're getting political this week yall! We're in the studio with Brian Cunningham, Deputy Direct of Neighbors in Action and Council member, who dropped so many gems about the importance of local elections and how we can use politics to reshape our communities. Brian is a Brooklyn boy with a drive for community organizing - check out his episode now and be sure to join him at the community holiday party on December 19th at the Bushwick location of Bklyn Commons, 7 Marcus Garvey Blvd.
17 minutes | Dec 4, 2019
As you grow in your career you find yourself in rooms with less and less people that look like you
Jeff Lindor, founder of The Gentlemans Factory, knows the power of community so when his started to look likes like him he made it his business to be a sanctuary for Black men of all ages. Tune in to hear how Jeff went from city employee to the owner of the premier social club for Black men.
24 minutes | Nov 29, 2019
The market is open to everyone... Amazon is not the competitor I'm worried about
We're back! This week we're in the studio with Johanne Civil. the creator of Pearl Market; a seasonal market showcasing food, fashion, beauty, and homestyle around Brooklyn. With a background in tech, Johanne shares with us some ways she's successfully made her brand stand out amongst the saturated market of pop-shops.
20 minutes | Nov 13, 2019
Money is free if you know how to grab it. Money is expensive if you don’t.
Pascal Moise, the Brooklyn Tax Doctor, stopped by the studio and blessed us with tax and life lessons! Starting at age 10, Pascal was already on his entrepreneurial journey selling t-shirts and now he’s the owner of Lakay Multi-Services LLC providing tax solutions to over 1,000 customers each year. We were blown away by his story and know you will be too- check it out now.
28 minutes | Nov 9, 2019
There is no opportunity if you aren’t ready for it
From being forced to move to Harlem and attend secretarial school to creating one of Brooklyn’s most prominent tech conferences- we’re in the studio with the Founder of Brooklyn Tech Week, Nizer Saunders. Tune to hear how the lessons of his childhood led him to be the driving force behind the effort to make Brooklyn the next tech hub.
21 minutes | Jun 19, 2019
Building Businesses And Schools - Using Big Business To Make Big Changes
Have you ever met someone who instantly inspired you? We have and, lucky us, he's our guest this week! Thought leader and philanthropist Sam Pierre is not only the founder of a successful consulting agency, SMP Consulting, he is also the driving force behind two schools in Haiti. He's a business man with a huge heart. Check out his journey here.
30 minutes | Jun 12, 2019
From Event Hall To Pulpit - The New Face of a Local Church
"A church in a coworking space?? " We are in studio with Richard Barrios, a voluntary pastor who, alongside his wife Demetria, is challenging and changing the traditional mode of church. From transferring an event hall into a pulpit to opening the doors at 5pm- everything Richard and Demetria are taking everything you know or heard about religious structure and turning it on it’s head! Tune into hear the story of Legacy Brooklyn which can truly only be described as Drake would say, “God’s Plan”.
29 minutes | Jun 5, 2019
Insights from a 24 Year Old Business Phenom
At age 12 Andres had a Youtube channel. At age 17 he started his first company. At 24, he's offering all Inside BKLYN listeners a book on how to launch their own company! Listen, email, and learn!
27 minutes | May 29, 2019
God kept kicking me out of the corporate world
“God kept kicking me out of the corporate world” We sat down with Tiffany Joy Murchison, Founder of TJ Murchison & Co. a boutique PR firm that works with everyone from nonprofits to collegiate athletes. A brilliant woman who despite 20 years of experience is still a student committed to always learning more. Tiffany definitely schooled us. Tune in to hear a boss drop knowledge.
23 minutes | May 23, 2019
The Hidden Secret to Landing Government Contracts
"When you've lost everything you can only start from scratch" This week we sat down with Desmonde Monroe, Founder of The Monroe Group, a disaster and recovery firm that is often tasked by the government to aid in the rebuild of communities. We discussed everything from how to land government contracts and how politics affect the recovery process to his near-death experience at the age of 22. Desmonde dropped some gems and even some resources- check it out.
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