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AskDproS Business Show

By Kesiena Aaron-Efe
Business owners or people in business share their stories on how they started, difficulties, success and suggest ways on how other business can improve their structure.
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Episode 12 - Barnaby Wynter - The Bucket Branding Company (Making Brands Famous)

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Episode 23 - Don and Dr Dina Preston-Ortiz - DEO Entertainment Group (Using Music as a Tool to Impact Entrepreneurs Positively)
Askdpros Media had the opportunity to sit with this two wonderful couple Don and Dr Dina Preston-Ortiz to share their story and business journey on Askdpros Business Show. Starting her music career at a young age and meeting her husband along the way, Dina went on to obtain her Doctorate degree in Business Administration. She and her husband has traveled and worked in 43 countries through their business DEO Entertainment Group.
December 1, 2020
Episode 22 - Tracy Lamourie - Lamourie Media (Helping You Find Your Voice)
Tracy Lamourie is the Founder and Managing Director of Lamourie Media, a 2020 Universal Women's Network Woman of Inspiration winner for Women in Media and the author of the upcoming book GET REPPED - Build Your Brand With Effective Public and Media Relations. She is a well known long time advocate on a myriad of important worldwide issues and an award-winning international publicist working across industries from major entertainment projects to small businesses. Tracy is passionate about amplifying important messages and being a voice for those who most need one. Recognised by media around the world for her 20-year campaign that ultimately helped free an innocent man from death row to her work getting clients major media attention and for her local community work, Winner of the FIRST PLACE PLATINUM award HamiltonSpectator ReadersChoice for PR 2018, Diamond 2019 and has been frequently quoted in the international media on both human rights issues and as a Public Relations thought leader . She is a 2020 RBC Women of Influence Nominee and was also nominated for the internationally prestigious 2020 Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership Prize. She frequently speaks on empowerment, entrepreneurship, leadership, how to get media attention, how anyone in any industry can get to the top of their field, on authenticity in business, on all aspects of business communications
November 23, 2020
Episode 21 - Raj Goodman - Goodman Lantern (Empowering Women with Content Writing)
Askdpros Media is please to introduce Raj Goodman who is the Founder/CEO of Goodman Lantern. He is a content creator/writer, he believes in gender equality and diversity within the work environment. Part of his goal is to empower women all over the world.
November 19, 2020
Episode 20 - Elzie Flenard III - The Mayor of Podcast Town (Helping podcasters grow)
Askdpros Media brings you Elzie who is The Mayor at Podcast Town. He is also a speaker, content creator and an entrepreneur who started by taking the first step. For Elzie, timing is so crucial in everything we do. Our conversation is packed with lots of takeaway.
November 9, 2020
Episode 19 - Simone Vincenzi - GTeX (Turning Experts into Authorities)
On this episode, we sat with Simone Vincenzi who started his entrepreneurial journey working in a restaurant at a young age. However, he invested his time in reading books with like minded authors. He is now a speaker who turns experts to authorities. One of the highlights from this episode is think about building your community as a business owner or an entrepreneur and in the long run your community will take care of your business. 
October 29, 2020
Episode 18 - Jacqueline Maddison - BeverlyHills Magazine (Teaching you Spiritual Principal to Success)
An innovative and strong-willed entrepreneur, Jacqueline Maddison, has forged business relationships along the way that have allowed full development of each of her professional visions. With a streamlined plan of action and relentless focus, her business plans flourish. She is an impeccable business woman, with excellent communication skills and a sharp intuition that guides her way. She is taking the business world by storm, and at such a young age! Keep a close watch on this young lady, she is going places. Originally from South Africa, born-again Christian entrepreneur, Jacqueline Maddison, tells her unique story of how she lost everything and rebuilt her life by her powerful relationship with God becoming Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Beverly Hills Magazine with NO MONEY! Her message of one of faith, hope, and charity. As a Spiritual Success Coach, you will learn the Spiritual Secrets of Success in her new book, the 7 Oracles of Success, where you can apply them to your own life to pursue your own impossible dream, step into your destiny, and live your dream life. She’s living proof, that if she can do it, so can you! What are you waiting for? God’s got a good plan for your life…Go for it! Believe in your dreams!
October 22, 2020
Episode 17 - Cameron Campbell - Coach Cam ( Helping You Get Your Goals)
Cameron Campbell, affectionately known as Coach Cam, is a servant, sports enthusiast and social entrepreneur who has spoken more than a thousand times for various sports and philanthropic organizations including the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball League(NBA) and Major League Baseball (MLB). He is a former division one (D1) football athlete and graduate of the University of Houston who transformed his passion for sports into a career serving students as an Athletic Director and Head Coach where he was recognized as the all time winningest coach. He is currently empowering others as a business consultant and owner of Texas Athletics Construction and will be releasing his highly anticipated book, Win the 1st Quarter of Your Day: Playbook For Wealth, Health, & Success 2020. His conversation with AskDproS Business Show is insightful and with a great takeaways. Please listen and be inspired.
October 13, 2020
Episode 16 - Dave Williams - Dave Williams Photography (Stories Through the Lens)
Dave Williams picked up the camera 30 years ago and has not dropped it since. Dave shared his business journey and how Susan his business partner inspired the brand. Key Takeaways - Importance of partnership in business, Branding, Start small then scale, Staying ahead of your competitors, working for free to gain experience, Business relationships, Staying true to your dream and goals. Few of the the takeaways but trust me this conversation is full of so much insight for entrepreneurs. Hope you get inspired
October 6, 2020
Episode 15 - Lee Chambers - Essentialise (Helping Entrepreneurs Live a Healthy Life)
Lee Chambers is an experienced life coach who helps entrepreneurs find their health path with his wellbeing programs. His coaching experience is unique, as individual coaches bring their talents and methods to their sessions. His approach to coaching fuses the scientific performance aspects from sports coaching, the bounty of benefits from the world of neuroscience, with the wisdom of ancient philosophers. To put it simply, His coaching style works on deep, honest connection to unlock the potential that is inside everyone, but not always easy to identify. He then take you on a journey of understanding, allowing you to build on top of your self-discovery. He has an intense passion for optimising his vitality, through optimal movement, nutrition and sleep. He also has the same desire to optimise his mind, through learning, business, modern philosophy and ancient intelligence. He relish the chance to enrich his clients with these principles in their sessions and watching them foster a passion for them too.
October 2, 2020
Episode 14 - Nir Bashan - The Creator Mindset (Think in a Creative Way)
Nir Bashan is a world-renowned creativity expert. He has taught thousands of leaders and individuals around the globe how to harness the power of creativity to improve profitability, increase sales, improve customer service and ultimately create more meaning in their work. Nir has spent the last two decades working on a formula to codify creativity. That formula is found in The Creator Mindset, which has been translated into two languages. He was one of the youngest professors ever selected to teach graduate courses at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and also taught undergraduate courses at the University of California at Los Angeles. He has worked on numerous albums, movies, and advertisements with famous actors and musicians ranging from Rod Stewart to Woody Harrelson. His work on creativity has won a Clio Award and was nominated for an Emmy. Nir is the founder and CEO of The Creator Mindset LLC, a company that conducts workshops, consulting, coaching, and keynote speeches at conferences and corporate events. His clients include AT&T, Microsoft, Ace Hardware, NFL Network, EA Sports, Suzuki, Activision and jetBlue. Nir lives in Orlando, Florida, with his wife, young son, and two Bernedoodles named P-Paws and Waylon Jennings.
September 24, 2020
Episode 13 - Adi Redzic - Think Change (Become the Best Version of Yourself)
Change is the only thing that is constant in life and on this episode we bring you someone who is so passionate about change. From the war-torn Balkans to the halls of power at the White House, Adi Redzic has demonstrated a keen ability to get to the core of any issue and help you and your organization succeed. Serial entrepreneur, book author, sought-after coach and speaker, Adi will offer you guidance and support you never knew you needed, but will be glad you got. Life and executive coaching, business and management consulting, leadership and communication training and professional speaking. Hope you get inspired to make that change.
September 15, 2020
Episode 12 - Barnaby Wynter - The Bucket Branding Company (Making Brands Famous)
Barnaby Wynter, Marketing and Rebrand Expert, Keynote Speaker, Paleontologist, Founder of The Brand Bucket Company, Author and Serial Entrepreneur. The role of marketing has fundamentally changed. I only know this because since 1985, Clients have asked me every day to help with their what next. The job is simple, make sense of marketing and harness the change in the new digital age where the buyer is in control of your brand when you are not. It is not easy. But together we can make sure you become the Go-To brand in your market. Currently The Brand Bucket approach is being embedded in a few select corporates via The Brand Bucket Company, a ten year old integrated marketing agency, supported by introductions to the approach via conference keynotes ,  masterclasses to CEO groups, mentoring sessions with business leaders and via books, blogs.
September 10, 2020
Episode 11 - Phil Pelucha - Billionaires In Boxers (Helping People and Businesses Find a Voice)
Phil Pelucha is passionate about empowering like minds with his innovations and creativity through his organization. As we know his Organization is also contributing to various charities across Africa. As the founder of Billionaires in Boxers, he is growing his brand globally to meet the needs and aspirations of all and sundry.
September 2, 2020
Episode 10 - Stacy Sherman - Doing CX Right (Humanising Businesses and Differentiating Brands)
Stacy Sherman is a CX Expert, Speaker, Author and a Mentor. She is humanising businesses and differentiating brands beyond price. As the founder of Doing CX Right, her goal is to improve customer and employee experience.
August 12, 2020
Episode 9 - Tristan wright - Evolve To Grow (Evolve to grow your business)
One half of Tristan Wright was a moderately successful engineer. The other half was passionate about cycling. Tristan turned his passion for cycling into a business which he went on to sell when it outgrew him. He has since gone from 'very low' to the height of his career as a business coach. He is now helping others grow their businesses through his brand Evolve To Grow. Interview out now on all major podcast platforms.
August 1, 2020
Episode 8 - Brenden Kumarasamy - Master Talk (Communicating to inspire others)
As daunting as public speaking can be, he went ahead to hone his skills to become a public speaker so as to impact other people positively and enable them to master their talk. His goal is to build MasterTalk to become a recognisable brand around the world. Brenden knew coaching every human being on earth with such a limited time would not be possible. He started out by making videos and appearing on podcast shows. These gave him leverage to share his message to the world; adding value to the lives of many, one word at a time.
July 21, 2020
Episode 7 - Trav Bell - The Bucket List Guy (Helping Others Live a Regret Free Life)
Someone first called him the bucket list guy 8 years ago because of the things he had done in his life up until then. His bucket list is the reason why he attacked life. It has always been his compass and motivation. It continues to give him purpose and bring meaning into his life. But it’s more than just about him and his list. He has dedicated his life to helping others wake up and live theirs before it’s too late. Trav Bell continues to spread this idea through his keynote speaking, podcast and blog.
June 26, 2020
Episode 6 - Grace Edjekohwo - Udofe Designs (Making a difference as a fashion designer)
Starting a business or growing a brand can be tedious, challenging, and overwhelming, especially as a non-expertise in that area. It requires a lot of resilience.  But due to Graces' doggedness and determination to succeed, with the little capital at her disposal, she forged on and created Udofe designs.  In this insightful episode, she shared her thoughts, strategic action plans, and how she started Udofe Designs from scratch.  She also talked about how her grandfather inspired her greatly when he emphasized on leaving a legacy.  The difficulties she encountered when she formed a partnership with a family member. The enormous advantages of Social Media and the need to have mentors to avoid mistakes. She also mentioned how to navigate to the top in a competitive industry like Fashion design. The interview is highly engaging, beneficial to all and sundry, especially in the area of Fashion or if you want to create a thriving business. I implore you all to listen and learn.
June 1, 2020
Episode 5 - Kehinde Osotimehin-Olorunleke - Belledjourcouture ( The Story of a Fashion Creator)
On episode of askdpros business podcast, I had a conversation with a fashion creator who was massively influenced by her dad. Kehinde’s love for fashion, style and loving what she does encourages her to keep pushing. For her, there is no limit as long as you enjoy the process and the journey will be easier.
May 26, 2020
Episode 4 - Kamar Oyenuga - ICIT Solutions ( From the US Army to a Software Programmer)
On this episode of askdpros business podcast, Kamar spoke about how he started his career as a US Army Officer. However, he discovered his passion for computer and software programming that lead him to gain the basic skills and experience which then landed him jobs with Microsoft and other IT organisations. Since then, he has gone on to start up his own IT solution firm. Please have a listen to Kamar’s business story and journey. Interview out now on all major platforms.
May 20, 2020
Episode 3 - Kirsty Fletcher - Greenbank Interiors (The Journey of an Interior Decor)
I had an amazing time on askdpros business podcast with Kirsty Fletcher who spoke about how she started her career, starting her own brand, the difficulties, lessons learnt along the way and her suggestions on how you can improve your brand as a business owner. Kirsty started her career in the IT sector, but has held numerous positions for the past fifteen years from personal assistant to office manager. Her passion for interior decor made her start her own brand. @greenbank_interiors started just over three years ago. She has built a huge community on social media by being relatable and communicating with her followers to have genuine relationships. Lots of takeaway for me and hope you learn a thing or two from Kirsty’s journey.
May 4, 2020
Episode 2 - Zac Benalloul - Benalloulsportsmanagement (The Young Basketball Agent)
You will never win playing a game somebody loves more than you, this young guy at just 16 years old is certainly playing a game he loves. Had an awesome conversation with Zac who is a young basketball agent and he is revolutionising the whole sport management world. Hope you get inspired by Zac’s remarkable business journey.
April 27, 2020
Episode 1 - Kesiena Aaron-Efe - Pilot (Let's Go)
The PILOT episode: Business owners tell their business stories on how they started, difficulties, achievements and suggest ways on how other businesses can improve their structure.
April 20, 2020