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21 Minutes or Less Podcast

21 Minutes or Less Podcast

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2 Powerful Entrepreneurial Millennial Women share their take on what it means to navigate entrepreneurship, health & wellness, and personal development. Inviting a special guest for every other episode, the ladies dig deep into the lives of other entrepreneurs to inspire listeners to support the movement of independent African American entrepreneurs. These 2 women aim to motivate, captivate, and educate their listeners on each of their personal experiences that lead them through everyday experiences as African American millennial entrepreneurs.
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Episode 25: Interview with Tasha W.

21 Minutes or Less Podcast

Episode 25: Interview with Tasha W.

21 Minutes or Less Podcast

Episode 40: Alicia Watson
Alicia Watson is a Maryland-based cinematographer and photographer. A passionate storyteller, she started as an actor and playwright and evolved into owning and operating Ali Watson Media, a boutique digital media company focused on helping small business and entrepreneurs brand visually and authentically. Through being a writer, filmmaker, playwright, speaker, and now author, Alicia draws on her gifts of empathy and optimism to connect visionary, purpose-seeking believers to the truth we have in Christ.
January 20, 2021
Episode 39: Growing Through Grief
This episode discusses the five stages of grief, coping strategies, and personal struggles with grief.
January 13, 2021
Episode 38:Keniysha J. Watts
 Keniysha J. Watts is the owner of Serenity's Lavish Events, Simply Natural Grace and Keniysha J. Watts LLC located in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a 28 years old wife and mother of three and a full time entrepreneur. She is also healing from stage 3 breast cancer holistically at the present time. Keniysha was diagnosed on December 31, 2019 and have taken on a journey some wouldn't imagine they had the option to do so. She coach women on how to heal their dis-eases naturally and how to start their creative business debt free. She is also a luxury event planner which has been in business for a little over three years, and now during the pandemic have partnered with her husband to bring an all natural skin care line Simply Natural Grace LLLP.
January 6, 2021
Episode 37: Ending the Year with Goals
This episode discusses the hosts goals for 2021, along with accomplished goals for 2020! Let’s hear what they have accomplished.
December 28, 2020
Episode 36: Interview with Ajai Scott
Ajai is a Radical Self-Love Motivator and Coach with a purpose to spread love and light to everyday folks on how to self-love from where you are, how to love you first and to know you are not alone through motivational affirmations, coaching, and strategies.  Self-love is individual work and Radical is collective work. We need each other to radically love ourselves. She is a God girl and her work is for you to love, celebrate, and embrace all of YOU first while still keeping others at the forefront.  Ajai's favorite three words are Love. Light. Laugh.
December 14, 2020
Episode 35: Georgia Runoff Election 2020
In this episode, the hosts got to discuss the Georgia runoff election and policy change around paid sick leave with the political advocate Duncan Kirkwood. Duncan Kirkwood is an author, a speaker, and a global resilience advocate. Duncan has been recognized nationally for leading the organizing and advocacy effort to pass the Alabama School Choice and Opportunity Act in 2015. Among many awards and recognitions, Duncan is a recipient of the National Game Changers award from Policy Innovators in Education.
December 7, 2020
Episode 34: Interview with Donna Cole
Donna is a Learning and Development Strategist and a healthcare management professional. She help individuals and organizations bridge the gap between vision and outcome. She is passionate about personal development and strategic planning. She is a avid reader and a traveler. Donna stopped living life on everyone's term, and instead looked deep inside her self and to learn that she had hidden skills and interests.
November 30, 2020
Episode 33: Racism as a Public Health Threat
In this episode, the hosts discuss the recent AMA ruling to recognize racism as a public health threat.
November 23, 2020
Episode 32: Interview with RaQuita Weathers
RaQuita Weathers, MBA is a experienced full-time Corporate Financial Analyst and owner of Belle Rouge Photography. RaQuita is recognized for her creative works of art and business knowledge. She has been an entrepreneur for the past five years, all while maintaining a full-time career. Outside of professional achievements, RaQuita is a loving wife and mother to a three year son, and two month old daughter. Throughout her entrepreneurship journey, she has made it her mission to help women and fellow business owners create content that captures the eye and entices conversation through photography. For her debut powershoot "Lifestylish" in January 2019, RaQuita made $1,000 in sales within a week after launching her new experience for clients. Most recently, RaQuita has co-partnered with Shanicka Roberts and opened the Photography BAE Studios for photographers and clients in the Atlanta area. She is also the creator and co-host of the Photography BAE Podcast created specifically for Beginner Photographers where B.A.E. is Business, Advice and Education.
November 16, 2020
Episode 31: 2020 Elections
In this episode, the hosts discuss the 2020 Presidential election results. 
November 8, 2020
Episode 30: Social Dilemma
In this episode, the hosts discuss the Netflix Documentary Social Dilemma.
November 2, 2020
Episode 29: Interview with Alicia Carroll
Alicia is the creator of Flora’s Angels, a handmade skincare company. Alicia graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences. Currently, Alicia is leading the Performance Analytics team at an award-winning digital advertising agency as well as being SuperMom to her nine-year-old son, Evan. Social Media & Website
October 26, 2020
Episode 28: Different Types of Fasts
In this episode, the hosts discuss different types of fasts. They also discuss some benefits and side effects of fasting.
October 19, 2020
Episode 27: Interview with Monica Makeda
Monica Makeda, our favorite Cousin, is the owner of the empowerment brand Conscious Kingdom and host of the award winning podcast FREADOM! #FREADOM is a LITerary podcast that explores knowledge, culture & all things BLACK! Knowledge is Power & we obtain it effectively through reading, comprehension and sharing our stories. Oratory narration has been a part of Black culture since the beginning of time, the podcast is her love letter to amplify the Black voice and share true, authentic stories. She discusses all things encompassing the Black Experience with an emphasis on highlighting fellow creatives!
October 12, 2020
Episode 26: For New Entrepreneurs
In this episode, the hosts discuss different tips as new entrepreneurs.
October 5, 2020
Episode 25: Interview with Tasha W.
Tasha Wilson also known as Tasha W: The Messenger of Hope, is a published author and transformational speaker. Her life's mission is to inspire millennial women on how to rise from a place of pain to a posture of promise. She uses her life experiences and educational background to help millennial women unlock the treasure that's within, confront pitfalls from the past, and explore the power of fearlessness.
September 28, 2020
Episode 24: Cognitive Distortions Part II
In this episode, the hosts continue their conversations about cognitive distortions.
September 20, 2020
Episode 23: Cognitive Distortions Part I
In this episode, the hosts discuss cognitive distortions and how they can influence your thinking. 
September 14, 2020
Episode 22: Interview with Nicole Sharma
Nic Hyl helps to make women feel beautiful in the skin that they are in, because they believe that all women are beautiful, no matter the portrayal that they are typically fed from the world. She grew up in Florida and was raised by Jamaican parents. A travel inspired life is in her soul. As she was working in NYC’s fashion industry under various designers and brands, her desire to express her opinion on fashion grew, until she finally launched my own brand.
September 6, 2020
Episode 21: Burnout
It is the 21st episode of the 21 Minutes or Less Podcast... throws confetti. In this episode, the hosts discussed different signs of burnout and how to avoid burnout. 
August 30, 2020
Episode 20: Interview with Brittiany Cierra
Brittiany Cierra is a storyteller with over a decade of experience, especially in the digital space. Her areas of expertise are full service marketing and culture critiques. She is currently the senior manager of Audience Development at BET while running her marketing agency Cur8ted Media, which has been in business for a year.
August 24, 2020
Episode 19: Low Grade Depression in the Current Political Climate
In this episode, the hosts talk about Michelle Obama's low grade depression, the current political climate, and the negative affects of consuming too much social media.
August 16, 2020
Episode 18: Interview with Jasmine Coicou
Jasmine is a Jesus Girl, wife, mom, Occupational Therapist and the creator of the Covered Planner. Her brand Covered is a community for the woman who is juggling wearing many hats to help her find the tools needed to gracefully carry out all of responsibilities while keeping her relationship with God first and while taking care of herself. She has sold over 500 planners since her brand launched in 2019.
August 9, 2020
Episode 17: Protect Your Energy
In this episode, the hosts discuss the recent incident concerning Megan Thee Stallion.
August 3, 2020
Episode 16: Interview with Greg Kirk
Greg and Aries met in 2012 at Clayton State University. They had an instant attraction, began dating and got married two years later. They enjoyed three years of married life before they were blessed with their oldest daughter Brave (3). One year and a few months later, another blessing came in the form of their youngest daughter Wish (1 1/2). Greg enjoys cooking and gaming. Aries loves everything beauty and making the Kirk house a home. Brave and Wish love the outdoors, reading, and their pets Beatrix, Loola, and Booba. You can catch the Kirk family on YouTube. They have recently began vlogging. Search JustTheKirks.
July 26, 2020
Episode 15: Overcoming Obstacles
The 21 Minutes or Less Podcast focuses on self care for entrepreneurs. In this episode, the hosts discuss overcoming their biggest obstacles. 
July 20, 2020
Episode 14: Religious or Spiritual?
In the episode, the hosts discuss whether they are religious or spiritual. They also speak about their prayer life and relationship with God.
July 13, 2020
Episode 13: Dealing with Disappointment
On this episode, the hosts discuss how they deal with disappointment and what forgiveness looks like for them. 
June 29, 2020
Episode 12: Self Esteem
In this episode the hosts discuss some of their self esteem issues that stemed from childhood.
June 22, 2020
Episode 11: Interview with Davida
Davida Roach, is a Charleston, SC native who moved to Atlanta August 2019. She is a serial entrepreneur and Wellness Influencer. Her first business is the Hair Bakery Boutique and she specialize in making custom closure wigs. As a Criminologist and past law enforcement officer, she is very passionate about women's safety so she created Dear Deanndra Inc., a nonprofit organization to prevent victimization for crimes targeting women that she named after her beloved sister Deanndra. As a Wellness Influencer, she is the Creator of Davida's Diary, a blogging platform that she use to empower men and women to be secured in her 6 pillars of security: spiritual, mental, emotional, physical, financial and sexual. They put the cure in secured which helps prevent both men and women from toxic relationships and behaviors. To expand her reach, she created the Secure Yourself Magazine to highlight different levels of security and wellness tips. Davida is also the author of "How I Turned My Misery Into My Ministry" which will give you the background on her experience with toxic relationships and how it prepared her for my purpose to help others go through what she did. It will also include a step by step guide to entrepreneurship and how to build your business. After reading the book, readers will feel empowered to turn THEIR misery into THEIR ministry.
June 15, 2020
Episode 10: Black Lives Matter
Throughout the last month, a bunch of protests, riots, and police brutality has occurred across America. This was prompted by the murder of George Floyd. This has left many Blacks to bring attention to the injustice we suffer. The 21 Minutes or Less Podcast was no different! This episode is dedicated to Breonna Taylor, who just had a birthday this past week, and was wrongfully murdered by the police in her home.
June 8, 2020
Episode 9: Pet Peeves
This episode explains the hosts pet peeves.
June 1, 2020
Episode 8: Are You Motivated to Procrastinate?
The ladies talk about how they procrastinate during the recording process of the 21 Minutes or Less Podcast, but appreciate the beauty of having a team for accountability. Charisma discusses how parenting can cause procrastination, while Keysha Milana and Nakiea describe how perfectionism stunts their productivity.
May 18, 2020
Episode 7: Jovan Interview
Exclusive conversation with Jovan Wallace of The Wallace Family Youtube Channel. He details his never ending hustles one by one, and discusses what a real man is to him.
May 11, 2020
Episode 6: Health & Wellness
As the ladies switch up their recording style, one of the hosts joins from afar this episode! The 21 Minutes or Less women discuss all things health! Physical health is related to every other type of health (mental, emotional, sexual, etc) so the ladies discuss there health in great detail.
May 4, 2020
Episode 5: The Real on Relationships [Part 3/3 in the Relationship Series]
The ladies start this episode talking about the misconceptions of dating and end with the juicy details of a threesome...or two. Find out which of the ladies had a threesome and who might be down to invite their husband to have a threesome!
April 27, 2020
Episode 4: The Real on Relationships Part 2/3
This episode continues the juicy chatter about relationships. Charisma details her dating her man when she was broke, Nakiea talks about paying for dates. Keysha discusses why she asked her ex for a break. It was so much gossip, the girls had to make a part 3!
April 20, 2020
Episode 3: The Real on Relationships, Part 1/3
Episode 3 gets intense as the girls dive into relationships do’s and don’ts, managing finances, and who’s relationship goals. Nakiea talks about being single until marriage, Keysha Milana talks about who she’s dating and explains her take on gender roles, and Charisma talks about a breakup with her and her husband. Tune in to hear all the juicy details!
April 13, 2020
Episode 2: Surviving Uncertain Times
Charisma talks about her baby shower being cancelled, as Coronavirus strikes Atlanta. The ladies detail the personal experiences about how their lives change as a result of the pandemic. Keysha Milana gets into future investments, and Nakiea describes her fear about the future...
April 6, 2020
Episode 1: Introducing the 21 Minutes or Less Podcast
Opening with talks of the Coronavirus, the 3 women detail how lives have changed as a result of the pandemic. The ladies describe each of their businesses and how they balance the daily tasks that come up along with entrepreneurship. A question is posed for audience members to dwell on: “If you had 21 minutes to live, how would you spend it?” The 3 ladies: Charisma, Keysha Milana, and Nakiea detail what health & wellness, entrepreneurship, and generating wealth means to each of them. Closing with Keysha Milana’s Mantra of the day, we give you enough food for thought to leave you feeling empowered and ready to tackle any tasks! All within 21 minutes or less.
March 30, 2020